Release Notes for Zabbix 2.1.2

Zabbix Team is pleased to announce the availability of Zabbix 2.1.2.

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 2.1.2. 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-1851
hid Finnish, Lithuanian and Swedish translations from the frontend
ZBXNEXT-1405
added IP to the warning about ignored messages because of their size
ZBX-6770
improved host macro resolving by using configuration cache to get hosts used in trigger expressions
ZBXNEXT-1098
added internal check support to Zabbix proxies
ZBX-6587
fixed Windows binary descriptions
ZBXNEXT-1528
added net.if.in, net.if.out and net.if.total item support on HP-UX platform

Bug Fixes

ZBX-6888
fixed javascript error in popups with "select all" checkbox
ZBX-6897
fixed synchronization of the "httptest" configuration table
ZBX-6898
fixed processing of queue request; items that are not checked will be included in the queue
ZBX-6889
fixed processing of availability data by the server
ZBX-6885
fixed host group error message on delete
ZBX-1583
removed duplicated indexes for 6 tables when using MySQL
ZBX-6864
fixed fullscreen parameter validation
ZBX-6865
fixed "NULL" value validation
ZBX-6863
fixed severity buttonset colour displaying
ZBX-6386
fixed discovered fields update validation in items, triggers and graphs
ZBX-6020
fixed displaying MySQL errors for PHP 5.5.0 and newer; thanks to Michel Meyers
ZBX-6746
fixed template linking to proxy if the agent with the same name is auto-registered
ZBX-6458
fixed "name" parameter validation for hostgroup.update method and improved error messages
ZBX-6838
fixed bug with SQL errors in the application popup window
ZBX-6817
fixed update for web scenarios, to link items to the right application
ZBX-6837
added possibility select templated hosts in item configuration list filter
ZBX-6795
corrected percentage value in graph pie charts
ZBX-6283
added graph filter gradation recalculation
ZBX-6451
fixed the amount of items and triggers displayed for "Status of Zabbix"
ZBX-6672
fixed Windows agent performance counters being capped to 100
ZBX-6808
fixed "Host metadata" field in actions and improved validation for action conditions
ZBX-6825
fixed names of the added items, when editing graph
ZBX-6843
fixed MySQL error while upgrading DB
ZBX-6826
fixed default values for graphs.width and graphs.height
ZBX-6793
removed irrelevant condition for pie graphs that decided whether data from history should be used
ZBX-4986
absolute URLs replaced with relative
ZBX-6831
fixed webtest item conversion in 1.8->2.0 database upgrade patch for MySQL
ZBX-6451
fixed items and items_unsupported internal checks counting discovery rules as items
ZBX-6527
fixed proc.mem calculations with getprocs() for AIX
ZBX-5924
fixed curl verify host option setting in ez texting
ZBX-6664
removed printing of informative line about -vv option after zabbix_sender failure if this option was already used
ZBX-6275
removed the "error" columns in the template item, trigger and discovery rule lists
ZBX-5604
fixed updating graphs and graph prototypes when items are not specified
ZBX-6586
added sid checking for logout action
ZBX-6819
fixed memory leak in snmp trapper regular expression processing
ZBX-6646
removed Micro and Milli units, unifieded length for y-axis values and fixed division by zero in graphs
ZBX-6777
added pointer cursor to the main menu tabs
ZBX-6699
added object flags in Host, Host group, Template and Item get methods
ZBX-6794
fixed host name displaying in pie charts
ZBX-6143
fixed choice for icon label location
ZBX-6372
in trigger filtering, trigger severity default value changed to "Not classified"
ZBX-6624
fixed incorrect y-axis interval names for "s" units
ZBX-282
added sensor item support for Linux kernels newer than v2.4

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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