Release Notes for Zabbix 2.2.0rc2

Zabbix Team is pleased to announce the availability of Zabbix 2.2.0rc2.

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 2.2.0rc2. 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-1513
set autofocus for the event acknowledgement text field
ZBXNEXT-1998
added vmware.fullname[], vmware.version[] key support
ZBXNEXT-1975
increased the size of alerts table message field to 64KB also on Oracle database
ZBXNEXT-1371
added links to graphs, web monitoring and LLD rules in the search results; thanks to Volker Fröhlich and Marc for patches
ZBX-6832
improved default templates (e.g., split "Template App Agentless" into 12 templates for each service)
ZBXNEXT-1851
hid American English, Greek and Polish translations from the frontend

Bug Fixes

ZBXNEXT-1371
fixed links in global search results to LLD discovery for non-admin users to say "Discovery" instead of "Discoveries"
ZBX-7304
fixed wrong SQL statement in processing of escalations
ZBX-7186
fixed recovery-awaiting escalations staying in the database forever if their action, trigger or item is deleted
ZBX-7280
fixed map background in IE10
ZBX-7276
fixed count of displaying hosts in proxy list
ZBX-7299
fixed dashboard widget drag'n'drop not working on PHP setups without JSON
ZBX-7292
fixed resolving of macros in host interfaces
ZBX-7061
fixed warnings produced by clang static analyzer (e.g., Linux agent crash for item system.swap.in[sda3])
ZBX-7161
fixed full clone form not saving data after an unsuccessful submit
ZBX-7161
fixed the clone button in the host configuration form
ZBX-6528
fixed highlighting unmonitored hosts in Host inventory page
ZBX-7259
fixed "Show lines" field in Configuration > Screen > cell element to be a value between 1 and 100
ZBX-7286
fixed displaying double quotes as HTML entities in trigger menu pop-ups
ZBX-7284
fixed incorrect permissions when selecting a screen element from pop-up in screens and slideshow pages
ZBX-7282
fixed server or proxy crash while terminating database upgrade by TERM signal
ZBX-7275
fixed eventlog sometimes returning garbage value
ZBX-7269
fixed units and value type for vmware.vm.vfs.fs.size[{$URL},{HOST.HOST},{#FSNAME},pfree] item in "Template Virt VMware Guest" template
ZBX-7258
fixed vCenter VMs unique identifier for host names
ZBX-7283
fixed latest data table layout issues when switching hosts and the "Show details" filter
ZBX-5854
fixed host status indicator not displaying maintenance status in the host configuration form header
ZBX-7242
fixed sortable table elements not to change width while dragging them
ZBX-7213
fixed pre-loader image width and height for Internet Explorer
ZBX-7273
fixed newlines in default data strings for Oracle
ZBX-7141
made it clear agent of which particular type is unavailable for unknown triggers

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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