Release Notes for Zabbix 2.2.7rc1

Zabbix Team is pleased to announce the availability of Zabbix 2.2.7rc1.

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 2.2.7rc1. 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-2478 Added configuration file option to disable snmp bulk requests
ZBX-8503 Increased limitation of command length for remote commands with agent
ZBX-1357 Updated chinese (taiwan), italian and polish translations; thanks to zabbix translators

Bug Fixes

ZBX-8877 Fixed filters not hiding/showing for ie11
ZBX-8885 Fixed building of zabbix daemons with ibm db2 support on systems with newer gcc compilers
ZBX-8072 Fixed bug when long messages were not truncated to 2kb when inserting into alerts table on db2 databases
ZBX-6174 Fixed "skipdependent" option in trigger.get api call to correctly handle cases when triggers on which they depend are disabled
ZBX-8887 Fixed error messages when saving graph with invalid width and height
ZBX-5561 Fixed configuration failure during cross compilation; thanks to christof lauber for the patch
ZBX-8860 Fixed flexible interval updating with mass update
ZBX-8621 Added validation of received snmp responses and warnings in case snmp responses are bad
ZBX-8754 Fixed crash in escalator when processing an alert without an user, but with a media type set
ZBX-8797 Fixed erroneous phantom node id detection from request parameter when using node-based system converted to nodeless
ZBX-8822 Fixed error message being set for vm.memory.size[] items on freebsd
ZBX-8693 Fixed "add" button in configuration->triggers->create trigger->add for ie11
ZBX-8815 Fixed adding of host groups to the host by discovery action
ZBX-8727 Fixed item multiplier value validation to support scientific notation correctly
ZBX-8514 Fixed bug where server would turn a passive proxy into a host if the proxy machine is running an agent that is discovered via network discovery
ZBX-8773 Fixed inventory mode resetting when adding template to a host
ZBX-8798 Fixed evaluation of trigger expressions where a suffixed number is followed by a subtraction
ZBX-8719 Optimized value cache database requests
ZBX-8659 Fixed graphs in screens not respecting "show legend" setting when in dynamic mode
ZBX-8679 Removed outdated and unused images
ZBX-8700 Fixed possible sql error in details of web scenario
ZBX-8650 Fixed undefined index in user.get method when using 'search' option, removed redundant code in cusermedia class and corrected user link in user groups page
ZBX-8701 Fixed disabled web scenarios being displayed in the web monitoring widget
ZBX-3407 Fixed nvps query to not fail on db2
ZBX-8646 Added a warning on unix/gnu/linux platforms if logrt[] directory has no 'execute' permission
ZBX-8541 Fixed queue calculation when hosts with active items return from no data maintenance
ZBX-8414 Fixed value cache statistics update when database contains only part of requested data
ZBX-8414 Fixed value cache single value request returning fail for not found items in low memory mode
ZBX-8616 Fixed link to host items in inventory->hosts host view
ZBX-8595 Fixed incorrect event message when handling eventlog

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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