Release Notes for Zabbix 2.4.6

Zabbix Team is pleased to announce the availability of Zabbix 2.4.6.

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 2.4.6. 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-1357
enabled Czech locale to be displayed by default
ZBX-1357
updated Brazilian Portuguese, Chinese (Taiwan), Czech, Dutch, Japanese and Spanish translations; thanks to Zabbix translators
ZBXNEXT-786
made net.tcp.service[ntp] item work over UDP

Bug Fixes

ZBX-9375
fixed "Group" and "Host" dropdowns not setting values in "Events" page when navigating from trigger menu pop-up link and fixed availability reports filter dropdowns mistakenly using "Dropdown first entry" config
ZBX-9703
fixed a memory leak in SSH checks when configured public and/or private key is not a regular file
ZBX-9605
fixed an issue with start lines and end lines in vfs.file.regexp[] and vfs.file.regmatch[]
ZBX-9332
fixed correct display of green circle in maps and showing more unacknowledged problems than total number of problems
ZBX-9381
removed 'groupid' parameter from global search URLs sometimes causing inaccessible forms due to insufficient permissions
ZBX-9623
fixed possible SQL error when network discovery rule and LLD rule are processed at the same time
ZBX-8949
fixed possible deadlocks when deleting items on systems with MySQL backend
ZBX-9592
fixed possible crash due to uninitialized counterpath variable
ZBX-9595
added variable initialization for correct operation of system.swap.*[,pages] items
ZBX-9290
fixed log file reloading if its size is updated later than modification time
ZBX-9456
fixed system.cpu.util item to work correctly on OpenBSD 5.7
ZBX-9402
fixed sorting of elements in pages and fixed several requests returning more results than record count set in configuration
ZBX-4529
fixed security vulnerability in alerter script execution by using strong quoting for script arguments; thanks to Pavel for the report
ZBX-9385
fixed proc.num[,,run] and proc.num[,,sleep] always returning 0 on AIX hosts
ZBX-9511
fixed compiler warnings in discoverer, SNMP trapper, LLD, and DNS item code
ZBX-8299
fixed SQL errors in case a network discovery rule or check is deleted during processing
ZBX-9467
fixed agent compilation error related to "ifnet" and "ifnet_head" structs on OpenBSD 5.5 and above

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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