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 download.

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 Server
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 API Frontend
ZBX-10318 Added disabling of [-] or [+] buttons when screen column or row cannot be removed or added Frontend

Bug Fixes

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

Installation and Upgrade Notes

Installation

See Zabbix documentation for full details.

Upgrade

See Upgrade procedure for upgrade options and instructions. For version specific upgrade notes, see Upgrade notes for 3.0.2.

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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