Release Notes for Zabbix 2.2.1

Zabbix Team is pleased to announce the availability of Zabbix 2.2.1.

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 2.2.1. 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-2016 Changed the housekeeping settings to allow overriding item-level history and trend storage period if internal housekeeping is disabled
ZBXNEXT-2016 Removed the zbx_history_data_upkeep constant
ZBXNEXT-1256 Changed example directory size user parameter to return bytes
ZBX-7250 Made gettext an optional feature for the frontend
ZBX-1357 Updated american english, brazilian portuguese, french, italian, japanese, russian, slovak, turkish and ukrainian translations; thanks to zabbix translators
ZBXNEXT-1257 Dropped support for ucd-snmp

Bug Fixes

ZBX-7479 Fixed remote command execution from zabbix server if flexible user parameters are configured; thanks to recurity labs team for the report
ZBX-7461 Fixed compilation on kfreebsd and other operating systems which are not explicitly supported
ZBX-7339 Fixed item prototypes of openbsd and freebsd templates
ZBX-7332 Properly restore the original memory chunk after shared memory realloc fails, otherwise it could trigger a crash when syncing history at exit
ZBX-7373 Improved performance of pages that use latest history values; thanks to kenneth palmertree and maksim tkachenko
ZBX-7447 Fixed regex configuration form not being displayed in french and italian languages
ZBX-7444 Fixed agent crash on hp-ux when processing proc.num[] item
ZBX-4063 Fixed data selecting for graphs
ZBX-7391 Fixed items belonging to multiple applications being displayed only under the first one in the latest data page
ZBX-7347 Fixed custom step duration max size in action configuration
ZBX-7336 Fixed "database type" selection in setup step 3, improved sqlite3 check and removed storing setup supported databases in cookies
ZBX-7340 Fixed incorrect error messages when imported objects reference unexisting objects
ZBX-7445 Fixed frontend redundant call of history
ZBX-7277 Made item selection helper translatable
ZBX-6160 Fixed memory leak in configuration syncer process
ZBX-6160 Fixed "ora-01000: maximum open cursors exceeded" error
ZBX-7354 Fixed resetting linked template list when trying to add template with empty field
ZBX-7360 Fixed maximum ipmi sensor id length; thanks to openipmi author corey minyard
ZBX-7400 Fixed possible server crash when processing trigger functions with text or log items with oracle backend
ZBX-7400 Fixed possible server crash when sending messages with oracle backend
ZBX-7326 Improved escalator idle time calculations and statistics reporting
ZBX-7355 Fixed various prototype confirmation messages
ZBX-7408 Removed unnecessary variables and includes in slide show configuration
ZBX-7034 Improved alias parameter description in the example configuration files
ZBX-7337 Fixed undefined index debug profiler
ZBX-7337 Fixed input parameters validation in multiple pages
ZBX-7372 Fixed undefined indexes in script.getscriptsbyhosts method
ZBX-7350 Fixed displaying host prototypes in "status of zabbix"
ZBXNEXT-98 Refactored code for snmp checks
ZBX-7184 Added check to prevent host from being switched to unavailable state multiple times in a row
ZBX-7351 Fixed screen item not being saved if resource type is url
ZBX-7329 Fixed vmware related compiling error on freebsd
ZBX-7359 Fixed possible crash when parsing vmware datastore data
ZBX-7309 Fixed resolving of {item.value} macro in recovery messages
ZBX-7254 Fixed selected tab not being reset when opening the host mass update form
ZBX-7316 Fixed drule.delete method
ZBX-7293 Fixed typo in the plural form of a translatable string
ZBX-7307 Improved validation for copying graph
ZBX-7325 Fixed parent lld rule link color in the darkblue and darkorange themes
ZBX-7311 Fixed dragging of host interfaces
ZBX-7272 Fixed graph's grid with fixed y axis min/max values
ZBX-2008 Added support of audit success/failure severity for windows security log
ZBX-2008 Implemented automatic loading of wevtapi.dll file and its functions
ZBX-2008 Improved performance of eventlog monitoring
ZBX-7263 Fixed validation of filter parameters in tr_status.php
ZBX-7303 Removed link to item configuration for discovered items in latest data screen
ZBX-7289 Added server address and port number to "no active checks on server" message
ZBX-6920 Fixed displaying of soft linked it services that contain a dot in their name
ZBX-7037 Added agent.hostname to the list of supported items
ZBX-7317 Removed unused code in popup.php

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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