Release Notes for Zabbix 2.1.6

Zabbix Team is pleased to announce the availability of Zabbix 2.1.6.

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 2.1.6. Download it from download.

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-2616 Upgraded the bundled DejaVu font from 2.33 to 2.34
ZBXNEXT-1763 Added link to inventory in Monitoring -> Maps and displayed link to inventory page for hosts without inventory data in Monitoring -> Latest Data
ZBXNEXT-1763 Added host related information under Monitoring
ZBX-6983 Changed the "Status of host group triggers" and "Status of host triggers" screen elements and the "Latest 20 issues" to display triggers without events
ZBX-6983 Renamed the "Status of host group triggers" screen element to "Latest host group issues" and "Status of host triggers" to "Latest host issues"

Bug Fixes

ZBX-7022 Fixed errors in Monitoring > Screens page when screen item has group and host dropdowns
ZBX-6978 Fixed leading and trailing spaces for translatable strings
ZBX-7033 Replaced HTML special characters with corresponding entity names and unicode characters
ZBX-7013 Strndup function was replaced to avoid compilation error when non-gnu compilers are used
ZBX-6904 Now ESC.HISTORY macro creates the same message content whithin the same escalation step when notification is sent to multiple recipients
ZBX-6987 Fixed possible crash in value cache when freeing items with out of order values
ZBX-7024 Fixed filtering by application name "0" in Monitoring > Overview dropdown
ZBX-7026 Removed automatic changing of "error" field when trigger and trigger prototype expression is changed
ZBX-7027 Improved request of proxies in Configuration > Hosts list and request of hosts in Administration > DM > Proxies
ZBX-3878 Fixed memory leaks in slide shows
ZBX-7017 Fixed problem with unwanted lists of services in IT services popup window
ZBX-6982 Changed background color in user and user group edit form for select tags
ZBX-6973 Fixed sql error in PostgreSQL database on saving host

Installation and Upgrade Notes


See Zabbix documentation for full details.


See Upgrade procedure for upgrade options and instructions. For version specific upgrade notes, see Upgrade notes for 2.1.6.

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