Release Notes for Zabbix 2.2.17

Zabbix Team is pleased to announce the availability of Zabbix 2.2.17.

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

This document contains the release notes for Zabbix 2.2.17. 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

updated Czech, French, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Polish, Portuguese (Brazil) translations; thanks to Zabbix translators

Bug Fixes

fixed potential integer underflow/overflow in the housekeeper process
fixed wrong averages in web monitoring if a web server doesn't respond to a request
fixed Oracle and MySQL column limit calculation when using UTF-8
fixed reading files with vfs.file.regmatch[] and vfs.file.cksum[] keys on windows
fixed handling database failure during transaction commit
fixed vmware.eventlog item values to have unique timestamps in history table
fixed possible deadlocks when removing obsolete VMWare services
fixed resolving macros for the IP and DNS fields in interfaces that are linked to the main interface with {HOST.IP} and {HOST.DNS} macros
fixed displaying maintenance icon for trigger element in maps
fixed applications being reset in templated items and item prototypes when modifying its parent
fixed "system.stat" returning not supported after Zabbix agent restart on AIX
fixed threaded metric to handle interruption by a signal
fixed default operation step duration to be included in minimal step calculation instead of overriding
fixed zabbix_get to match zabbix_server protocol

Installation and Upgrade Notes


See Zabbix Manual for full details.


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.


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