Release Notes for Zabbix 2.0.15

Zabbix Team is pleased to announce the availability of Zabbix 2.0.15.

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 2.0.15. 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-786
made net.tcp.service[ntp] item work over UDP
ZBX-8839
added timeout configuration option to Java gateway
ZBX-1357
updated Czech, Japanese and Polish translations; thanks to Zabbix translators

Bug Fixes

ZBX-9703
fixed a memory leak in SSH checks when configured public and/or private key is not a regular file
ZBX-9657
fixed timeout error being recognized as success when executing scripts on nodes
ZBX-9623
fixed possible SQL error when network discovery rule and LLD rule are processed at the same time
ZBX-9592
fixed possible crash due to uninitialized counterpath variable
ZBX-9290
fixed log file reloading if its size is updated later than modification time
ZBX-9456
fixed system.cpu.util item to work correctly on OpenBSD 5.7
ZBX-4529
fixed security vulnerability in alerter script execution by using strong quoting for script arguments; thanks to Pavel for the report
ZBX-8299
fixed SQL errors in case a network discovery rule or check is deleted during processing
ZBX-9467
fixed agent compilation error related to "ifnet" and "ifnet_head" structs on OpenBSD 5.5 and above
ZBX-5717
fixed incorrect calculation of icmppingloss[] due to floating-point errors
ZBX-9436
fixed zabbix_server to not exit in case of database connection loss in the middle of transaction
ZBX-9352
fixed execution of remote commands on the server in case trigger expression contains multiple hosts
ZBX-3507
fixed SMS sending with Huawei GSM modems
ZBX-9251
added missing socket closing to avoid large number of opened sockets
ZBX-9410
fixed agent logging to eventlog (syslog option) on Windows
ZBX-9367
fixed "Status of Zabbix" and "System status" widget default refresh intervals
ZBX-5656
fixed maintenance.create and maintenance.update methods "timeperiods" parameter to be an array of arrays
ZBX-9331
changed value type of system.stat[kthr,*] items in "Template OS AIX" to float and added them to "Performance" application
ZBX-9368
fixed possible SQL errors when linking of several templates
ZBX-9344
fixed infinite looping in telnet.run[] in case there is no password prompt
ZBX-9281
fixed undefined offset in template screens when resource is URL
ZBX-4633
fixed host inventories not displaying all filtered results when record count exceeds global limit
ZBX-9284
added Zabbix log file locking to avoid incomplete logging on log file rotation
ZBX-9087
fixed DB_ID validation expression to properly validate upper bound of received value and fixed various front-end forms not properly validating IDs
ZBX-9241
fixed possible vfs.fs.discovery item crash on AIX systems
ZBX-9104
fixed repeated error messaging if SSH channel failed to close
ZBX-8993
added check for a valid reference of a global regular expression in LLD rules
ZBX-9088
fixed parsing of SNMP traps for correct processing of delayed traps
ZBX-9093
fixed API host.create method for MySQL strict mode when given partial data in "inventory" property
ZBX-9168
fixed incorrect keys and added missing keys in the item key helper
ZBX-9197
fixed PHP fatal error "Call to undefined function array_fill_keys()" in trigger.get method with PHP<5.2.0
ZBX-9195
fixed lastlogsize and mtime being updated on proxy for unsupported items; thanks to Yoshinori Komuro for patch
ZBX-8828
made ICMP items go unsupported if ICMP packets cannot be sent to their host
ZBX-9176
fixed {DISCOVERY.SERVICE.NAME} macro to expand properly for HTTPS and Telnet services
ZBX-9126
fixed processing of trigger/graph prototypes in case when all item prototypes in trigger/graph prototypes were changed

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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