Release Notes for Zabbix 2.0.1rc2

Zabbix Team is pleased to announce the availability of Zabbix 2.0.1rc2.

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 2.0.1rc2. 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-5150
added support of Numeric (unsigned) type for aggregated items
ZBXNEXT-1259
added a script file existence and permissions check for the "Script" media type
ZBXNEXT-801
maximum number of monitored disks increased to 1024, with dynamic increasing of shared memory size
ZBXNEXT-1256
added example Solaris partition LLD user parameter
ZBX-5074
redesigned action configuration page
ZBX-1357
updated Brazilian Portuguese, French, Greek, Japanese, Ukrainian and Russian translations; thanks to Zabbix translators
ZBXNEXT-1019
updated jQuery to 1.7.2 and jQuery UI to 1.8.20
ZBXNEXT-829
added Zabbix server availability check

Bug Fixes

ZBX-5094
removed trailing backslash from returned value {#FSNAME} by Windows agent
ZBX-2801
removed incorrect message after removing of master node
ZBX-5188
fixed incorrect graph themes being used for graphs from child nodes
ZBX-5155
fixed importing of triggers with dependencies from 1.8 to 2.0
ZBX-5184
fixed availability displaying for all types in host properties
ZBX-5136
fixed XML import handling of short and long empty tag syntax
ZBX-5154
fixed host group tab not adding selected hosts to the host group
ZBX-5176
fixed trigger events not being deleted when changing it to a templated trigger
ZBX-5042
fixed server crash while synchronizing host_inventory table
ZBX-5042
fixed possible SQL errors during node synchronization
ZBX-5133
fixed error when adding the first map element
ZBX-5115
fixed API object names being case sensitive
ZBX-5058
init.d scripts updated for Zabbix 2.0
ZBX-5143
fixed regular expression deletion action ignoring cancelation in confirmation dialog
ZBX-5148
fixed linking of item prototypes by a discovery rule
ZBX-5061
fixed Oracle SQL errors when executing data.sql
ZBX-5123
fixed Oracle SQL error while linking a template by server
ZBX-5156
fixed incorrect values in node edit form
ZBX-5140
fixed usermacro.get returning macros from all nodes by default
ZBX-5106
fixed trigger dependencies not being mapped to new triggers when cloning a host
ZBX-5106
fixed trigger dependencies on web triggers not being removed when cloning a host
ZBX-5128
fixed pagefilter->groupid
ZBX-5073
fixed parent template links in items, triggers, graphs and discovery rules
ZBX-5104
fixed severity colors in trigger forms
ZBX-5104
fixed trigger severity control working incorrectly on fast clicks
ZBX-5119
fixed maintenance till day
ZBX-5105
fixed server name not shown in page title
ZBX-4863
fixed graph Y marker positions and values when setting a minimum value for the Y scale
ZBX-4861
fixed excess queries upon no-change graph saving
ZBX-5090
fixed errors when fully cloning a host that contains trigger prototypes with web items in the expression
ZBXNEXT-1256
fixed example Linux partition LLD item
ZBX-4980
fixed error in decoding of big base64 encoded values
ZBX-5081
fixed simple slide show update changing slideids in a database
ZBX-5092
fixed the get method "nodeids" parameter not working in some APIs
ZBX-5000
fixed "all" shown instead of "not selected" in Monitoring -> Discovery
ZBX-4793
fixed processing of SNMP strings terminated with a NUL character
ZBX-4793
added support for display-hint when getting SNMP octet string values
ZBX-5080
fixed incorrect JavaScript parameter encoding in the map editor
ZBX-5245
fixed subfilter going out of screen when there are too many items
ZBX-4974
fixed showing of groups w/o templates when linking a template
ZBX-5096
fixed error when creating a hostgroup with too long name
ZBX-4985
improved hostgroup area icon layout
ZBX-5078
fixed item prototype application linking when fully cloning a host
ZBX-5053
fixed Y max/min value validation for calculated graph scales
ZBX-5029
fixed inherited item interface being updated incorrectly when changing it's type
ZBX-4958
fixed undefined indexes when switching auth method
ZBX-5071
fixed macros being deleted when leaving the "macro" and "value" fields empty
ZBX-5076
fixed possible server or proxy crash when using Calculated, DB Monitor, SSH or Telnet items
ZBX-5032
fixed media type selection in user properties
ZBX-4864
fixed graph Y axis label alignment
ZBXNEXT-1225
fixed multiple design issues
ZBX-4932
fixed weekly top 100 trigger report using incorrect time period
ZBX-3106
fixed supported types for calculated items
ZBX-5030
fixed IT services query in Oracle
ZBX-5041
changed {HOSTNAME} macro to {HOST.NAME} in the default templates
ZBX-4974
fixed and improved several popups
ZBX-5020
fixed undefined functions prior requirement check in setup.php
ZBX-5016
fixed graph borders in screens
ZBX-4962
fixed varchar default saving in MySQL
ZBX-4977
fixed GUI messaging
ZBX-4994
fixed SQL error when trying to remove host interface used in items
ZBX-4918
fixed value mapping when resolving {ITEM.LASTVALUE} and {ITEM.VALUE} macros
ZBX-5013
fixed requirements check in frontend setup
ZBX-4923
fixed IDs sorting before update and delete
ZBX-5026
fixed error messages when creating IT Service
ZBX-3897
fixed processing of proc.num[] item under FreeBSD; thanks to Jim Riggs

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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