Release Notes for Zabbix 2.2.0rc2

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

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This document contains the release notes for Zabbix 2.2.0rc2. 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

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[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


See Zabbix documentation for full details.


See Upgrade procedure for upgrade options and instructions. For version specific upgrade notes, see Upgrade notes for 2.2.0.

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