Release Notes for Zabbix 2.2.5rc1

Zabbix Team is pleased to announce the availability of Zabbix 2.2.5rc1.

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 2.2.5rc1. 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-8278
prepared frontend for mbstring.internal_encoding ini option deprecation in php 5.6+

Bug Fixes

ZBX-8405
fixed typos in item descriptions for JMX Tomcat, FreeBSD, HP-UX, Linux and OpenBSD templates
ZBX-8011
fixed escalator giving false 'no media defined' errors
ZBX-8359
changed servers timer processes title line to display amount of hosts that have changed maintenance status; active maintenance period count is no longer displayed
ZBX-8270
fixed disk space reporting for large AIX file systems (>= 16 TB)
ZBX-8422
removed php mutex locking from server code because of not being used and incompatible licensing issues
ZBX-8394
corrected misspelled "template" variables in API
ZBX-8248
fixed vfs.file.regexp, vfs.file.regmatch and web.page.regexp to handle carriage returns properly
ZBX-8285
fixed widget "History of events" and frontend messaging to use visible host names
ZBX-8151
fixed XXE vulnerability on XML import using obsolete libxml versions; thanks to [email protected] for the report
ZBX-8354
removed period in caption for "Distribution of values for multiple periods" bar report
ZBX-8092
fixed items being polled at the same time after host becomes enabled
ZBX-8324
fixed there being too many expressions in a list in a SQL query
ZBX-8373
fixed the argument to system.cpu.num[] being ignored on HP-UX

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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