Release Notes for Zabbix 2.4.5rc1

Zabbix Team is pleased to announce the availability of Zabbix 2.4.5rc1.

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 2.4.5rc1. 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-8839
added timeout configuration option to Java gateway
ZBX-1357
updated Brazilian Portuguese, Chinese (China), Italian and Japanese translations; thanks to Zabbix translators

Bug Fixes

ZBX-9457
fixed server crash in case ValueCacheSize=0; thanks to MATSUDA Daiki for patch
ZBX-5717
fixed incorrect calculation of icmppingloss[] due to floating-point errors
ZBX-9436
fixed zabbix_server to not exit in case of database connection loss in the middle of transaction
ZBX-9355
added host name and names of conflicting templates to the error message when templates fail to link due to a duplicate item, fixed linking of templates containing web scenarios
ZBX-9352
fixed execution of remote commands on the server in case trigger expression contains multiple hosts
ZBX-9394
fixed SMS sending with Teltonika modems
ZBX-3507
fixed SMS sending with Huawei GSM modems
ZBX-7446
fixed vmware.hv.status item always returning 0 (gray) status
ZBX-9346
fixed importing trigger dependencies and maps that contain the triggers expressions with old style operators
ZBX-9410
fixed agent logging to eventlog (syslog option) on Windows
ZBX-9365
fixed array_combine() function giving a warning message for PHP versions < 5.4.0
ZBX-9395
fixed overview triggers and data page to display results when the option to select first dropdown entry is set to "None" and a group is selected
ZBX-9402
fixed trigger list sorting
ZBX-9102
fixed "System status" dashboard widget performing poorly
ZBX-5656
fixed maintenance.create and maintenance.update methods "timeperiods" parameter to be an array of arrays
ZBX-9331
changed value type of system.stat[kthr,*] items in "Template OS AIX" to float and added them to "Performance" application
ZBX-9368
fixed possible SQL errors when linking of several templates
ZBX-9343
fixed user ID being zero in audit logs for login/logout actions
ZBX-9375
renamed "Latest events" to "Events" in menu popup for trigger map elements and fixed its link not setting corresponding trigger in filter
ZBX-9251
added missing socket closing to avoid large number of opened sockets
ZBX-9344
fixed infinite looping in telnet.run[] in case there is no password prompt
ZBX-9369
removed validation of DB_ID from user profile for removed medias and fixed incorrect DB_ID validation for arrays in bar reports page
ZBX-9348
fixed possibility to enable/disable LLD trigger
ZBX-9268
fixed misleading message in discovered object indicator tooltip when deletion date is in the past
ZBX-4633
fixed host inventories not displaying all filtered results when record count exceeds global limit
ZBX-9286
fixed configuration.import, when trigger expression have a user macro
ZBX-9283
improved proc_info item (Windows only) to get more information about the processes
ZBX-8875
fixed undefined index in screens with dynamic graph prototype elements when host is not selected
ZBX-9203
fixed host scripts menu popup not properly displaying script name when name contains HTML tags

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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