Release Notes for Zabbix 2.0.17rc1

Zabbix Team is pleased to announce the availability of Zabbix 2.0.17rc1.

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

This document contains the release notes for Zabbix 2.0.17rc1. 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

updated English (United States), French, Japanese, Korean, Polish, Ukrainian translations; thanks to Zabbix translators

Bug Fixes

fixed "expression tree is too large (maximum depth 1000)" error when using SQLite3 in a large environment
fixed the regular expression preventing from adding web scenario steps
fixed MySQL transaction handling when execute query fails
fixed error message in template screen cloning
fixed inconsistencies in with schema.tmpl
fixed SQL errors with invalid "year" parameter in IT services report
added more details to README file about how to add new language
fixed history cache synchronisation with database on shutdown
fixed low level discovery macro substitution in calculated item formulas
fixed triple SMS being sent by single action with Cinterion MC35i modem

Installation and Upgrade Notes


See Zabbix Manual for full details.


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.


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