Release Notes for Zabbix 2.2.12

Zabbix Team is pleased to announce the availability of Zabbix 2.2.12.

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 2.2.12. 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-1357 Enabled chinese (china), greek, korean, romanian, ukrainian, vietnamese translations to be displayed by default
ZBX-1357 Updated chinese (china), chinese (taiwan), english (united states), french, japanese, korean, polish, russian, ukrainian, vietnamese translations; thanks to zabbix translators
ZBX-9859 Improved performance of screen.get method for an unprivileged user

Bug Fixes

ZBX-9162 Fixed performance of the hostgroup.get method under mysql
ZBX-10493 Fixed memory leak when trying to reconnect to url
ZBX-6491 Fixed resolving of {item.value} macro in "system status" widget and monitoring -> triggers
ZBX-10510 Fixed action condition time period checking
ZBX-10155 Prohibited creation of a trigger prototype which belongs to a host and a template simultaneously
ZBX-10155 Prohibited creation of a trigger prototype without item prototypes in the expression
ZBX-10155 Prohibited creation of a trigger prototype without permissions to a host or template in the expression
ZBX-6744 Fixed "expression tree is too large (maximum depth 1000)" error when using sqlite3 in a large environment
ZBX-10316 Fixed the regular expression preventing from adding web scenario steps
ZBX-10257 Changed vmware items to become not supported if no vmware collector processes are started
ZBX-10262 Fixed item.update modifying "delta" field for a templated item
ZBX-10372 Fixed searching of network interface statistics in solaris kstat
ZBX-4842, ZBX-10532 Improved auditing of maintenance api operations
ZBX-10387 Fixed overview vertical column rotation for ie in japanese language
ZBX-10369 Fixed unexpected deleting of screen items in screen.update api method
ZBX-10342 Fixed item value not being cached by value cache if its timestamp seconds matches the oldest cached value timestamp, but the nanoseconds value is less
ZBX-4894 Fixed fping 3.x source ip option detection
ZBX-10320 Fixed nfs based vmware datastore statistics
ZBX-10356 Fixed user media form "send to" and "period" fields having incorrect "maxlength" property
ZBX-10221 Fixed mysql transaction handling when execute query fails
ZBX-10366 Fixed parsing of vmware responses containing too deep xml data
ZBX-9991 Fixed functionality that adds last selected host group to new host groups list
ZBX-10319 Fixed graphs consuming 100% cpu when given incorrect "stime" parameter in url
ZBX-10358 Fixed error message in template screen cloning
ZBX-10215 Fixed host availability not being updated for connection errors on timeouting items
ZBX-10313 Changed wmi.get[] to accept utf-8 encoded namespace and wql query, fixed wmi.get[] to return utf-8 encoded strings
ZBX-9661 Fixed bug when vmware collectors could sometimes use 100% of cpu without processing any data
ZBX-8635 Fixed undefined index in trigger expression constructor popup
ZBX-9938 Fixed displaying incorrect number of hosts that have acknowledged problematic triggers in dashboard host status widget when "problem display" is "unackowledged only" in dashboard filter
ZBX-10251 Fixed "countoutput" calculation in map.get api method
ZBX-9733 Fixed possibility to start several agents on the same port on windows
ZBX-9991 Fixed functionality that adds last selected host group to new template groups list
ZBX-10270 Fixed http proxy environment variables not being taken into account in web monitoring
ZBX-10232 Fixed sql errors with invalid "year" parameter in it services report
ZBX-1357 Added more details to readme file about how to add new language
ZBX-10150 Fixed "countoutput" calculation in screen.get api method
ZBX-10170 Fixed column names vertical rotation in firefox v43
ZBX-9904 Fixed server response when active proxy sends in historical data, info string was missing
ZBX-10219 Fixed pointer type in sizeof()
ZBX-10177 Fixed resource leak in sensor[] on linux kernel versions 2.6 and higher
ZBX-10154 Improved sender.pl script to take advantage of buffering (increases performance and makes communication with daemons more robust)
ZBX-10138 Fixed action based host removal when hosts to be deleted have host prototypes
ZBX-10064 Fixed history cache synchronisation with database on shutdown
ZBX-9458 Fixed low level discovery macro substitution in calculated item formulas
ZBX-10110 Fixed using japanese in global search
ZBX-10099 Fixed buffer flushing error when executing script on a host
ZBX-10077 Fixed deleting of profile data for current user
ZBX-10126 Fixed compilation error in sensors.c on linux 2.4 kernels
ZBX-10084 Fixed removing trigger-related network map elements
ZBX-9928 Fixed triple sms being sent by single action with cinterion mc35i modem
ZBX-9931 Removed 2kb item key length limitation when sent to agent
ZBX-9932 Removed 1kb zabbix_get item key length limitation
ZBX-9820 Fixed overview of items and triggers with same name and multiple hosts

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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