Release Notes for Zabbix 3.0.0alpha2

Zabbix Team is pleased to announce the availability of Zabbix 3.0.0alpha2.

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 3.0.0alpha2. 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-2662 added a new predefined period (3 days) for the timeline
ZBXNEXT-2581 added returning of permissions for usergroup.get
ZBX-8820 improved bulk acknowledge of events
ZBXNEXT-210 changed macro type labels in template configuration form
ZBXNEXT-1241 added host inventory mode setting for new and discovered hosts
ZBXNEXT-494 added support for proc.cpu.util key on Linux and Solaris platforms
ZBX-1357 updated Czech and Japanese translations; thanks to Zabbix translators

Bug Fixes

ZBXNEXT-1078 removed 'proc.mem[]' 5-th parameter (memtype) value 'dvm' on AIX
ZBX-9807 fixed undefined offset errors in configuration export when processing triggers that have items with discovered applications
ZBX-9810 fixed trigger prototype expression inheritance incorrectly assigning an invalid expression to child objects and trigger expression test popup displaying a missing class
ZBX-7847 added functionality that stops polling inactive IPMI hosts
ZBX-9430 fixed Windows eventlog item incorrectly interpreting 0x00000103 return value as an error
ZBXNEXT-2662 fixed a map element editing form
ZBXNEXT-2662 fixed possibility to change the colours of trigger severities
ZBXNEXT-2662 fixed layout of checkboxes with labels
ZBXNEXT-2662 fixed layout of host inventory form
ZBXNEXT-2662 fixed media editing in user form
ZBXNEXT-2662 fixed saving of collapsible widgets in "Event detais" and "Global search" pages
ZBXNEXT-2662 fixed displaying of vertical headers under IE10, IE11 and Edge
ZBXNEXT-2662 fixed displaying of eventlog severities
ZBX-9655 fixed crash if MYSQL connection object initialization failed
ZBX-9667 fixed disabled triggers or triggers having disabled hosts or items affecting trigger dependency calculations
ZBX-9738 fixed deletion of related action operations when deleting a host group
ZBX-9625 fixed interface list bug in host form
ZBX-9804 fixed monitoring graph scroller and calendar
ZBX-9607 fixed step form in web scenario
ZBX-9791 fixed typo in maps.inc.php
ZBX-9668 improved handling of VMware performance counter instances without data
ZBX-9677 fixed compilation warnings in the escalator.c module
ZBX-9682 fixed parsing of numeric item key parameters
ZBX-9516 fixed displaying of the "Go" button after deleting applications
ZBX-9639 fixed chart width validation
ZBX-9729 fixed replacement of {MACRO<1-9>} with {MACRO} where only {MACRO} is acceptable
ZBX-9809 fixed action operation validation
ZBX-9814 fixed function prototype declaration created in ZBXNEXT-2760
ZBX-9716 fixed possible event record number wraparound issues in the old Windows Eventing support
ZBX-9258 fixed Alias for log[], logrt[] and eventlog[]

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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