Release Notes for Zabbix 2.0.12rc2

Zabbix Team is pleased to announce the availability of Zabbix 2.0.12rc2.

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 2.0.12rc2. 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

ZBX-7811
added example robots.txt file
ZBXNEXT-1889
made startup.sh and shutdown.sh scripts for Java gateway work in /bin/sh
ZBX-7597
added description of the returned value types to the agentd manpage
ZBX-1357
updated Brazilian Portuguese, Italian, Japanese, Persian, Russian, Slovak and Ukrainian translations; thanks to Zabbix translators

Bug Fixes

ZBX-7856
fixed zbx_stat() not working with directories in Windows
ZBX-7301
do not put logrt[] item into unsupported state if log files do not exist (fixed as part of ZBX-6731 solution)
ZBX-8111
fixed possible XSS in tables with vertical header row cells
ZBX-8108
fixed reading /proc virtual files without rewinding the file position
ZBX-7825
fixed saving of the history data in sequential time order on proxy side
ZBX-4675
added error checks to avoid partial configuration loading
ZBX-6542
added additional information in the default server configuration file about HousekeepingFrequency parameter
ZBX-7856
added workaround for Windows _wstat64() not working with symlinks
ZBX-8030
fixed {HOSTNAME} macro resolving
ZBX-7046
fixed get_ip_by_socket returning an empty string for IPv4 addresses when Zabbix is compiled with IPv6 support
ZBX-7966
fixed possibility to copy a templated graph
ZBX-7930
improved execution time in Maintenance page
ZBX-7872
removed discovery item prototype from calculation of required performace (NVPS)
ZBX-5778
removed counting items in queue if host is in maintenance with no data collection
ZBX-6151
fixed graph prototype and trigger prototype validation so item prototypes are no longer allowed from multiple discovery rules and fixed filter by flags not overriding in item.get method
ZBX-5804
added overflow/wrapping detection to calculated items
ZBX-7659
fixed handling of hosts without any interfaces
ZBX-5379
added stale PID file detection for Java gateway
ZBX-5558
fixed Java gateway error messages not being shown in the console on startup
ZBX-6731
faster processing of log files by agent on Unix
ZBX-6729
faster processing of log files by agent on Microsoft Windows
ZBX-6933
added substitution of eventlog parameter insertion strings
ZBX-7853
changed log level from warning to information when listener, active checks and collector processes start
ZBX-7674
implemented batch processing of IT services to resolve deadlocks and improve performance
ZBX-5789
improved performance of processing discovered graphs by the low-level discovery rule
ZBX-5789
fixed updating of low-level discovered graphs: the graph identifier never will change
ZBX-7708
fixed trigger prototype error message and trigger form default description value
ZBX-7739
removed unused label in screen configuration page when no elements exist

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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