Release Notes for Zabbix 1.9.5

Zabbix Team is pleased to announce the availability of Zabbix 1.9.5.

Zabbix is an enterprise-class open source distributed monitoring solution. Zabbix is released under the GPL, thus it is free of charge for both commercial and non-commercial use. A complete text of the license is available at http://www.gnu.org/copyleft/gpl.txt.

This document contains the release notes for Zabbix 1.9.5. Download it from downloads.

The following sections describe the release in details and provide late-breaking or other information that supplements its main documentation.


New Features and Improvements

ZBXNEXT-831 macros in interface IP addresses and DNS names are resolved in cache
ZBXNEXT-841 added "config" table to configuration cache, refresh_unsupported now is read from cache and synced with proxies
ZBXNEXT-807 implemented configuration cache for triggers
ZBXNEXT-674 added host area functionality for maps
ZBXNEXT-738 added configurable colors and blinking for alarm states OK/PROBLEM
ZBXNEXT-827 move misc/conf to the top level source directory
ZBXNEXT-746 added trigger sorting by severity and host name
ZBX-1357 updated Latvian, Russian and Ukrainian translations; thanks to Zabbix translators
ZBXNEXT-783 added Inventory -> Overview report and filter to Inventory -> Hosts
ZBXNEXT-467 renamed net.tcp.dns(.query)[] to net.dns(.record)[], added Windows support, retrans and timeout parameters and IP parameter support for UNIX
ZBX-3828 added Turkish translation; thanks to Murat Koç
ZBXNEXT-677 added system.hw.* and system.sw.* items for Linux
ZBXNEXT-780 all items (including user parameters and external checks) can also return only whitespace

Bug Fixes

ZBX-3962 fixed memory leak in poller processes
ZBX-3901 fixed make errors due to "cp -n" under RHEL with --enable-java option
ZBXNEXT-828 remove outdated spec files
ZBX-3841 returned functionality of a macro {HOSTNAME} as in the version 1.8.x
ZBX-3841 fixed processing of {HOST.NAME} macro in item keys
ZBX-3858 fixed host selection in action condition popup
ZBX-3852 fixed duplicate HTML IDs in events.php
ZBX-3846 fixed typo in map creation info message during export

Installation and Upgrade Notes

Installation

See Zabbix Manual for full details.

Upgrade

Recompile Zabbix binaries and update front-end PHP files. Execute a database patch if migrating from Zabbix 1.8.x. See Zabbix Manual for a detailed upgrade procedure.

Commercial support

Zabbix Company provides a full range of Professional Services. We also provide trouble-free Upgrade Service for easy migration from earlier versions of Zabbix. Please contact Sales for pricing and more details.

References

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