Release Notes for Zabbix 2.2.16rc1

Zabbix Team is pleased to announce the availability of Zabbix 2.2.16rc1.

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 2.2.16rc1. 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-1859
improved performance by not inserting events of auto registration if no such action was enabled, insert/update/select in a bulk on auto registration data from proxy
ZBX-10694
added rollup health sensor item to vmware hypervisor template

Bug Fixes

ZBX-11509
fixed system.run command parameter to be quoted only if it contains special characters
ZBX-4661
fixed possible crash when Oracle database is not available
ZBX-11521
fixed JS error in media popup
ZBX-11397
fixed system.hw.chassis key to read DMI tables through sysfs and fall back to /dev/mem only if sysfs is not available
ZBX-11411
added check for LLD macro values in calculated item formula to be numeric
ZBX-11483
improved API script.execute validation
ZBX-11347
fixed resolving of {HOST.IP}, {HOST.DNS} and {HOST.CONN} macros in item key parameters for items without interface
ZBX-9781
changed vfs.fs.size, vfs.fs.inode checks to be executed in separate process/thread to avoid lockup with stale NFS mounts
ZBX-11223
rewritten calculated item formula parsing, simple macro parsing and LLD macro parsing; fixed several problems with function parsing
ZBX-11121
disallowed leaving user without linked user groups with usergroup.update, usergroup.massupdate, usergroup.delete API methods
ZBX-11292
fixed getting network interface statistics on Oracle Solaris 10/11
ZBX-11219
renamed second argument for net.dns and net.dns.record items from "zone" to "name"
ZBX-8457
fixed user macro resolving for templated host and templates
ZBX-10906
fixed agent active checks being delayed if system time was pushed back
ZBX-10842
fixed sql error when updating httptest with applicationid and without httpstepid parameters
ZBX-10842
prevented disappearing of step items when updating httptest without applicationid, httpstepid parameters
ZBX-10842
fixed connecting web scenario applicationid to created steps when updating with API httptest.update mehtod
ZBX-9656
prevented updating comments for discovered triggers
ZBX-11221
fixed MySQL connection issue by overriding user defined auto commit setting
ZBX-10694
reverted hypervisor health status to HostSystem.overallStatus property
ZBX-11213
fixed database monitoring keys

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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