Release Notes for Zabbix 2.1.5

Zabbix Team is pleased to announce the availability of Zabbix 2.1.5.

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 2.1.5. 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-836
added Windows agent WMI query support with wmi.get key
ZBXNEXT-1267
changed network discovery to take in account proxies when identifying discovered hosts
ZBXNEXT-322
improved value cache multi-process performance by unlocking it during database requests
ZBX-6883
added possibility to use empty parameters in the trigger functions
ZBXNEXT-1633
added vSphere (vCenter hypervisor) datastore and network monitoring keys
ZBXNEXT-1786
implemented script name tree in menu popups
ZBXNEXT-1786
redesigned menu popups using jQuery Menu
ZBXNEXT-1786
updated jQuery-ui to latest
ZBX-6976
changed minimal php version parameter
ZBX-6846
the print link work with javascript instead of reloading the whole page

Bug Fixes

ZBX-4476
fixed nodata() calculation for new items
ZBX-6950
fixed termination character sequence for smtp connection termination
ZBXNEXT-1689
improved performance of the latest data page
ZBX-6989
fixed write cache statistics to account for fragmentation when calculating free space
ZBX-6952
fixed XSS vulnerability in user themes, thanks to Lincoln and Bernhard Schildendorfer for reporting
ZBX-6816
added URL parameter validation for graph items in bar reports page
ZBX-6937
fixed discovery check validation
ZBX-6992
fixed PostreSQL query errors due to missing "AS" keyword for aggregate functions in Monitoring > IT Services
ZBXNEXT-1633
resolved problem with passive proxy saving
ZBX-6938
fixed undefined hostid on delete, fixed filter parameters losing after returning from edit form
ZBX-6984
resolved problem with empty "Members" column on Configuration->Host groups page
ZBX-6967
added missing spaces between icons
ZBX-6804
optimized min item clock calculation for graph; thanks to Volker Fröhlich
ZBX-6968
fixed add/remove favorites icon javascript
ZBX-6946
fixed octal numbers problem in trigger expression test
ZBX-6902
reverting Solaris system.swap.size calculation from "swap -s" (used in 2.0.7, 2.0.8) to "swap -l"-like algorithm (as in 2.0.6)
ZBX-6955
fixed library order in linking, fixed compiler warnings, improved performance of zbx_snprintf_alloc() function
ZBX-6981
fixed SQL error during lld trigger creation
ZBX-6866
fixed being able to add graph items from other hosts for templated graphs
ZBX-6854
fixed javascript error on pages with checkboxes, but without main checkbox
ZBX-6873
fixed errors in page switching after executing an action

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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