Release Notes for Zabbix 2.2.12rc1

Zabbix Team is pleased to announce the availability of Zabbix 2.2.12rc1.

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 2.2.12rc1. 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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