Release Notes for Zabbix 2.2.9

Zabbix Team is pleased to announce the availability of Zabbix 2.2.9.

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 2.2.9. 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-2354 separated VMware performance collector based statistic retrieval from VMware data retrieval and added items to monitor custom performance counters
ZBX-1357 updated Japanese, Polish and Slovak translations; thanks to Zabbix translators

Bug Fixes

ZBX-9344 fixed infinite looping in telnet.run[] in case there is no password prompt
ZBX-9281 fixed undefined offset in template screens when resource is URL
ZBX-4633 fixed host inventories not displaying all filtered results when record count exceeds global limit
ZBX-9283 improved proc_info item (Windows only) to get more information about the processes
ZBX-9284 added Zabbix log file locking to avoid incomplete logging on log file rotation
ZBX-9143 improved proc.num under Windows to handle more processes
ZBX-9232 fixed processing of eventlog messages to avoid incomplete messaging for events which description could not be found
ZBX-9285 fixed memory leak when processing host prototypes
ZBX-9279 optimized VMware requests to reduce amount of transferred data
ZBX-9087 fixed DB_ID validation expression to properly validate upper bound of received value and fixed various front-end forms not properly validating IDs
ZBX-7719 added configurable timeout for VMware data gathering requests
ZBX-9241 fixed possible vfs.fs.discovery item crash on AIX systems
ZBX-9104 fixed repeated error messaging if SSH channel failed to close
ZBX-9183 fixed eventlog message collecting in case of error formatting the log message; thanks to Kodai Terashima
ZBX-9233 fixed processing of bogus negative value of performance counter
ZBXNEXT-2354 fixed VMware virtual machine network and disk transmission rates being reported in kilobytes rather than bytes
ZBX-8448 fixed host and template permissions validation when an object belongs to both read and read-write groups
ZBX-8448 added read-only groups in host and template edit forms as grayed out when object belongs to both read and read-write groups
ZBX-8448 fixed template edit form losing host and template linkages by adding grayed out objects when they belong to both read and read-write groups
ZBX-8448 fixed trigger and trigger prototype "enable/disable" action when trigger belongs to read-only group
ZBX-9013 fixed action operation incorrect sorting in edit form which sometimes caused duplicate and missing operations
ZBX-8993 added check for a valid reference of a global regular expression in LLD rules
ZBX-9088 fixed parsing of SNMP traps for correct processing of delayed traps
ZBX-9093 fixed API host.create method for MySQL strict mode when given partial data in "inventory" property
ZBX-9168 fixed incorrect keys and unified key parameters in the item key helper
ZBX-8584 fixed vmware eventlog items sometimes returning duplicate values
ZBX-9195 fixed lastlogsize and mtime being updated on proxy for unsupported items; thanks to Yoshinori Komuro for patch
ZBX-9010 fixed audit actions not displaying most recent logs when record count exceeds maximum
ZBX-8555 fixed 'broken pipe' errors when executing remote commands. This was happening because pipe was closed without reading from it
ZBX-8828 made ICMP items go unsupported if ICMP packets cannot be sent to their host
ZBX-9163 fixed SNMPERR_TOO_LONG error being wrongly treated as a network error; thanks to Santal for patch
ZBX-6047 fixed system.boottime and system.uptime returning incorrect results on Solaris zones
ZBX-9176 fixed {DISCOVERY.SERVICE.NAME} macro to expand properly for HTTPS and Telnet services
ZBX-9154 fixed compilation error with Oracle backend
ZBX-9042 unified "mass update" spelling in trigger configuration page
ZBX-9153 fixed vmware.version item key being listed as vmware.eventlog in the item key helper
ZBX-8405 fixed typo in item key helper for system.cpu.num item description
ZBX-8846 fixed non-existent page displaying
ZBX-9126 fixed processing of trigger/graph prototypes in case when all item prototypes in trigger/graph prototypes were changed

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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