Release Notes for Zabbix 2.2.6

Zabbix Team is pleased to announce the availability of Zabbix 2.2.6.

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 2.2.6. 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 updated Chinese (Taiwan) and Polish translations; thanks to Zabbix translators
ZBX-8275 implemented web scenario cloning
ZBX-8473 improved performance of deleting triggers by API and server - events will be deleted only by the housekeeper
ZBX-1357 updated Brazilian Portuguese, Japanese, Polish, Slovak and Spanish translations; thanks to Zabbix translators

Bug Fixes

ZBX-7721 added support for discovering more than 100 hypervisors on large vcenter installations to vmware collector
ZBX-8629 fixed crash in get_string() function when checking "Database monitor" items
ZBX-4800 replaced JSON.org library with Android JSON library; thanks to Volker Fröhlich for legal research
ZBX-4800 fixed typo in item name in "Template JMX Generic": "mpTenured" -> "mp Tenured"
ZBX-8488 fixed items being shown in queue with a delay of more than 44 years
ZBX-8444 changed the interval for checking sleeping escalations to improve performance
ZBX-8608 added support of IP masks for action conditions
ZBX-8603 fixed web scenario fields "http_proxy" and "retries" not updating properly when linking template to host
ZBX-8415 fixed possible server crash on LLD hosts or host groups update
ZBX-8236 fixed few memory leaks in Windows agent
ZBX-8563 added field "logtimefmt" to exported items
ZBX-7621 changed virtual machine disk and network discovery to use device name instead of instance id in discovered item name
ZBX-8338 fixed SNMP walking code so that it intelligently chooses either a string or numeric representation for an OID index
ZBX-8577 added wmi.get[] to the list of suggested items
ZBX-8216 fixed screen import error
ZBX-8510 fixed possible deadlocks when updating IT services
ZBX-8512 fixed processing of web.page.regexp without a newline character in the end of http GET response
ZBX-8424 fixed finding last event for triggers
ZBX-8424 changed range limit when looking up eventids to the upper bound of a 64bit integer
ZBX-8493 fixed usergroup.massadd API call to not create duplicate entries in "rights" table
ZBX-8492 fixed maintenance periods without hosts/hostgroups to be accessible by both admins and superadmins
ZBX-8428 fixed item.get API call to return values for "lastvalue", "lastclock", "lastns", "prevvalue" only for last 24 hours
ZBX-8371 fixed issue when maintenance items with their hosts/host groups removed are not accessible in configuration
ZBX-8366 fixed table header display in Monitoring -> Overview for IE11

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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