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 http://www.gnu.org/copyleft/gpl.txt.

This document contains the release notes for Zabbix 2.1.6. 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-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

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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