Release Notes for Zabbix 3.0.2rc1

Zabbix Team is pleased to announce the availability of Zabbix 3.0.2rc1.

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 3.0.2rc1. 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-3210
replaced user macro cache with expanded trigger expression caching
ZBX-1357
updated Chinese (China), Chinese (Taiwan), Czech, English (United States), French, Greek, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Polish, Portuguese (Brazil), Romanian, Russian, Slovak, Turkish, Ukrainian, Vietnamese translations; thanks to Zabbix translators
ZBX-10318
added disabling of [-] or [+] buttons when screen column or row cannot be removed or added

Bug Fixes

ZBX-10626
fixed crash in agent's collector process on Solaris 8
ZBX-10564
fixed trigger acknowledging in slide shows
ZBX-10571
fixed network discovery based on agent checks
ZBX-9162
fixed performance of the hostgroup.get method under MySQL
ZBX-10575
fixed history cache memory leak when floating value calculations resulted in out of bounds value
ZBX-10410
fixed possible crashes during history cache synchronisation during shutdown/crash
ZBX-10493
fixed memory leak when trying to reconnect to URL
ZBX-10435
fixed position of labels in the action operation form
ZBX-10608
fixed evaluation of action conditions with and/or evaluation type
ZBX-6491
fixed resolving of {ITEM.VALUE} macro in "System status" widget and Monitoring -> Triggers
ZBX-10563
fixed validation of timeperiods in maintenance create and maintenance update API methods
ZBX-10375
defined zbx_uint32_t to avoid conflicting uint32_t definitions
ZBX-10510
fixed action condition time period checking
ZBX-10155
prohibited creation of a trigger prototype without item prototypes in the expression
ZBX-6744
fixed "expression tree is too large (maximum depth 1000)" error when using SQLite3 in a large environment
ZBX-10530
fixed trappers and agent listeners accepting connections without a timeout
ZBX-10570
fixed incorrect select input height in FF
ZBX-10413
improved XML import validation
ZBX-4148
separated third-party library CFLAGS to avoid header file name conflicts
ZBX-9820
fixed overview of items and triggers with same name and multiple hosts
ZBX-10466
fixed event selection by trigger ID
ZBX-7422
fixed LLD discovery rule list showing 0 instead of blank space in interval column for trapper and SNMP trap items
ZBX-10316
fixed the regular expression preventing from adding web scenario steps
ZBX-10497
fixed proxy crash when processing metadata updates of log[] or logrt[] items
ZBX-10257
changed VMware items to become not supported if no VMware collector processes are started
ZBX-10262
fixed item.update modifying "delta" field for a templated item
ZBX-10318,ZBX-10517
added validation of vsize and hsize parameters in screen.create() and screen.update() methods
ZBX-10318,ZBX-10517
fixed validation of screen elements position in screen.create() and screen.update() methods
ZBX-10318
more secure removing of the screen columns and rows in GUI
ZBX-10086
restored old behaviour - do not disable core dump if compiled without encryption support
ZBX-10459
fixed compilation error with libxml2 versions before 2.7.0
ZBX-10372
fixed searching of network interface statistics in Solaris kstat
ZBX-4842,ZBX-10532
improved auditing of maintenance API operations
ZBX-10431
fixed net.tcp.listen on Linux when using netlink interface to obtain socket data; thanks to Andrey Melnikov for patch
ZBX-9700
fixed API receiving null and false instead of an array in method parameters
ZBX-10379
added context for text strings 'Filter' and 'Subject'
ZBX-10360
improved description for 'fuzzytime' trigger function in expression helper
ZBX-9659
changed setup condition for checking always_populate_raw_post_data
ZBX-10485
fixed database upgrade crash on attempt to substitute old-style comparison operators in empty trigger expressions
ZBX-10422
fixed layout of the history tables
ZBX-10386
fixed slideshow refresh rate
ZBX-10369
fixed unexpected deleting of screen items in screen.update API method
ZBX-10342
fixed item value not being cached by value cache if its timestamp seconds matches the oldest cached value timestamp, but the nanoseconds value is less
ZBX-10221
fixed MySQL transaction handling when execute query fails
ZBX-4894
fixed fping 3.x source IP option detection
ZBX-10429
fixed expression evaluation when a negated macro or function has a negative value itself
ZBX-10356
fixed user media form "send to" and "period" fields having incorrect "maxlength" property
ZBX-10320
fixed NFS based VMware datastore statistics
ZBX-10248
moved processing of zabbix[host,,items*] internal items to server if the host is monitored by a proxy

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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