Release Notes for Zabbix 2.3.2

Zabbix Team is pleased to announce the availability of Zabbix 2.3.2.

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 2.3.2. 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-2301
added a way to disable SNMP bulk operations per interface
ZBX-2603
added validation while working with regular expressions
ZBX-8278
prepared frontend for mbstring.internal_encoding ini option deprecation in PHP 5.6+
ZBXNEXT-2222
added trigger status filter to the trigger overview page
ZBX-8339
removed auto login/logout controls while editing guest user
ZBXNEXT-2203
added information on the reason log[] and logrt[] items became not supported
ZBXNEXT-2254
added support for custom PostgreSQL schema to frontend and updated setup wizard
ZBX-8329
added styling for disabled buttons and inputs
ZBXNEXT-2344
added links on group names in "Web monitoring" widget
ZBX-1357
updated Brazilian Portuguese, Japanese, Polish, Russian and Slovak translations; thanks to Zabbix translators
ZBX-7399
improved multiselect by adding popup select window
ZBX-8113
changed frontend configuration wizard to store info in session instead of cookies

Bug Fixes

ZBX-7941
changed page footer to show debug in fullscreen mode again
ZBX-8011
fixed escalator giving false 'no media defined' errors
ZBX-8450
removed carriage return stripping from text values when inserting data into the database
ZBX-8439
fixed layout problems in host and template configuration, host inventory in Safari
ZBX-8443
fixed host mass update form to be displayed correctly in Opera
ZBX-8437
fixed JS errors after show/hide frontend filter
ZBX-8411
fixed item selection by click-and-drag and element form hiding in sysmap configuration with IE8
ZBX-8406
fixed typos "overriden" to "overridden", "occurence" to "occurrance", changed "WEB" to "web" in translations and database patch files
ZBX-8397
removed outdated queue related code from frontend and API
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-8375
fixed multiple issues in various forms: removed duplicate hidden fields, added missing field translations, added JS confirmation message encoding and fixed displaying submitted values on failure
ZBX-8240
fixed multiselect input placeholder behaviour on IE8, input cursor issue and removed "clear field" button for multiselect in IE10+
ZBXNEXT-1782
fixed testing of trigger expressions that contain nested parentheses
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-8377
fixed dark orange theme input fields being displayed light blue, submit button hover not displaying as disabled and made readonly and disabled input fields more readable on all browsers
ZBX-8332
removed redundant screen import code from 1.8 importer
ZBX-1215
changed captions of items and periods to be autogenerated by default in barreports
ZBX-8378
fixed bar graphs to automatically resize vertically thus preventing broken charts when captions are very long
ZBX-8380
fixed disabled confirmation text label in "Administration/Scripts" for IE8
ZBX-8370
fixed misc. bugs in barreports (input validation, default captions, caption escaping)
ZBX-8382
fixed trigger severity sound not stopping in user profile form on "Stop" button press
ZBX-8315
fixed host interface import (from 1.8 and up) to correctly create new or reuse existing interfaces
ZBX-8248
fixed vfs.file.regexp, vfs.file.regmatch and web.page.regexp to handle carriage returns properly
ZBX-7459
fixed saving and editing of regular expression having trailing, leading, or repeating spaces
ZBX-1268
fixed log trigger expression editor to show only usable sorting arrows
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-8355
changed confusing context for date format translations
ZBX-7921
fixed default values for screen item colspan/rowspan to 1 in frontend and database
ZBX-8288
fixed problems with vertical table headers sometimes being offset
ZBX-8213
fixed possible crash when processing eventlog on Windows 2000,2003,XP
ZBX-8040
wait for proper SMTP response before sending first command
ZBX-8358
fixed overview screen elements being displayed incorrectly after refreshing
ZBX-8196
added validation for sorting parameters
ZBX-8334
fixed selecting group prototypes in HostPrototype::get() using Oracle backend
ZBX-8320
corrected help item strings by removing double spaces in sentences and "IP" used in uppercase letters
ZBX-8061
fixed VMware cluster functions returning notsupported despite clusters being discovered normally
ZBX-8348
fixed processing of LLD triggers; function references in the trigger expression could be out of order
ZBX-8053
changed label "Latest data" to "Monitoring" in host inventory view
ZBX-8333
renamed screen item adding, updating and deleting messages
ZBX-8197
fixed all data not being shown on a graph if the period is set to or more than 2 years
ZBX-8330
fixed a bug with grouped buttons in discovery rules for SNMP checks
ZBX-8318
added "d. m. Y" date format to recognized formats in frontend and set "Y-m-d H:i:s" as fallback
ZBXNEXT-2124
fixed submap problem count calculation in Monitoring -> Maps when application filters are active
ZBX-8301
restricted "unique" attribute to Zabbix agent & SNMP checks in discovery rule creation
ZBX-8095
fixed a bug in item queue that updated item's nextcheck but not its position in the queue
ZBX-8343
fixed a bug in binary heap that could cause a slightly inconsistent ordering of elements in the queue
ZBX-8325
fixed a crash with Oracle when inserting a large number of records
ZBX-8336
fixed server crash when value cache is working in low memory mode
ZBX-8327
fixed possible crash when processing Windows eventlog
ZBX-8306
added Percona database support when compiling with --with-mysql configuration option
ZBX-8287
added truncating of long text values to maximum field length before inserting them into database
ZBX-3163
fixed trigger evaluation order so that it takes dependencies into account
ZBX-7373
improved performance of latest data and item overview pages by taking data for a limited period only
ZBX-8200
improved performance of Monitoring -> Events page
ZBX-7536
changed popups to display host visible name instead of hostname
ZBX-8292
fixed host prototype creation
ZBX-8092
changed the way the number of active triggers is calculated in the dashboard and zabbix[triggers] item
ZBX-8092
added disabled triggers to the configuration cache for correct macro expansion in notifications
ZBX-7901
improved value cache database operations when caching count based requests
ZBX-8172
fixed null JSON value decoding
ZBX-8188
fixed IPMI items staying supported when sensor data becomes unavailable
ZBX-8216
fixed screen import error
ZBX-8245
fixed repeating of actions while sorting / paging
ZBX-5567
removed parameter "not_proxy_hosts" from hostgroup.get API method and frontend code
ZBX-8271
fixed importing of maps with LLD discovered hosts

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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