Release Notes for Zabbix 2.2.8

Zabbix Team is pleased to announce the availability of Zabbix 2.2.8.

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 2.2.8. 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-4054
added support for SNMP values of type OID
ZBX-1357
updated Brazilian Portuguese, Japanese, Polish and Russian translations; thanks to Zabbix translators

Bug Fixes

ZBX-8582
fixed SQL injection vulnerability in bar graphs
ZBX-8873
fixed incorrect event being generated after maintenance in case there are out of order events due to proxy
ZBX-8882
fixed message logging on DB2 errors
ZBX-8992
made Zabbix prefer the threshold sensor over a discrete sensor, in case both are available under the same name
ZBX-8506
fixed memory leak in wmi.get[]; thanks to Pedro Nunes for patch
ZBX-9016
fixed items not being processed again in case these items or their hosts are disabled and then reenabled
ZBX-5077
fixed percentile calculation formula and corrected accessed index, by which value is selected
ZBX-8486
fixed re-linking templates with web scenarios
ZBX-8919
fixed range selection in graphs in IE10 and IE11
ZBX-9017
fixed hostgroup.create and hostgroup.update API calls allowing setting readonly "internal" param
ZBX-9004
fixed visible corners in table cells in eventlog history
ZBX-8928
fixed history-related macros to obey the ZBX_HISTORY_PERIOD
ZBX-8952
fixed bug where an action condition of matching parent templates of a trigger worked with only the first template
ZBX-8982
turned strict OID validation off for single-variable SNMP requests
ZBX-8328
fixed UTF-8 string truncation for IBM DB2 databases to fit the column width
ZBX-8850
fixed fatal error in graph generation when there is no data and ZBX_UNITS_ROUNDOFF_LOWER_LIMIT is set to "2"
ZBX-8476
fixed queue being calculated incorrectly when there is even a slight time difference between server and proxy
ZBX-8832
fixed template application inheritance when linking template other templates
ZBX-8978
fixed propagation of the interfaces into discovered hosts in same order as in the parent host
ZBX-8849
fixed redundant linking with -lcrypto when linking with Net-SNMP
ZBX-8913
fixed JSON validation sometimes failing to process utf-8 sequences
ZBX-6542
updated description of HousekeepingFrequency parameter in the default server and proxy configuration files
ZBX-8833
fixed dynamic SNMP item cache working incorrectly for hosts with multiple SNMP interfaces, optimized cache performance
ZBX-8904
fixed item.get API to not read all host interfaces when option "selectInterfaces" is used
ZBX-8538
added Net-SNMP retry of 1 for cases where Zabbix will not be retrying itself
ZBX-8538
changed the strategy to decrease the optimal number of variables two times only
ZBX-8232
fixed performance issues in maps
ZBX-8948
fixed memory leak when checking Template condition during action processing
ZBX-6353
improved history cache performance when it's flooded with data from less than 1000 items

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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