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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