Release Notes for Zabbix 2.1.4

Zabbix Team is pleased to announce the availability of Zabbix 2.1.4.

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 2.1.4. 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

implemented host prototypes
implemented monitoring of vCenter and vSphere

Bug Fixes

fixed MySQL errors when updating configuration of the proxy
fixed updating of lastlogsize and mtime in the proxy's database
added missing indexes in child-tables for foreign key contraints, rename some indexes to meet naming convention
allowed to translate "Internal" in a different way in authentication, event and user context
removed unused API methods
improved validation messages
fixed mass delete in template list, improved code quality in hosts and templates

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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