Release Notes for Zabbix 3.0.5rc2

Zabbix Team is pleased to announce the availability of Zabbix 3.0.5rc2.

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 3.0.5rc2. 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-3106
improved concurrent VMware item polling speed, reduced size of cached VMware data
ZBX-11136
increased width of input fields
ZBX-1357
updated Chinese (China), French, German, Korean, Persian translations; thanks to Zabbix translators
ZBXNEXT-3389
removed value length limitation in zabbix_sender when reading data from file/stream

Bug Fixes

ZBX-11220
fixed visibility of latest event in Monitoring->Events page
ZBX-11204
fixed parameter parsing in calculated items when it contains double quote escaping
ZBX-5448
fixed possible delay when proxy sends cached history to server
ZBX-7595
fixed long SNMP OID not being accepted
ZBX-7108
fixed error when upgrading graph_theme table in proxy database from 1.8 to 2.0
ZBX-9068
fixed forms behaviour when enter key is pressed
ZBX-11245
fixed escaped double quote parsing in quoted parameters in array in item key parameters
ZBX-11175
fixed compilation failure for OpenBSD 5.8, 5.9, 6.0
ZBX-11137
fixed validation of new host group when creating/updating template
ZBX-11151
implemented dynamic default sortorder for graph item, default sortorder increases by one with each entry of graph item
ZBX-8897
increased performance of Monitoring->Events page
ZBX-10758
added converting of SNMP lld rules in XML import
ZBX-11131
removed mistaken support of {ITEM.VALUE} and {ITEM.LASTVALUE} macros in trigger URLs
ZBX-11143
added missing space in CTrigger.php SQL query
ZBX-11040
added "page navigation" context to translation strings "First" and "Last"; replicated translations for "First" and "Last" in "page navigation" context from 2.2 branch
ZBX-11070
disallowed zabbix admin accessing notifications of users that does not share any user group
ZBX-11057
fixed drawing lines of items with scheduled interval when graph data is selected from trends
ZBX-8801
made "Trigger status" be always remembered in "Monitoring" -> "Triggers" and "Monitoring" -> "Overview", even if "All"
ZBX-10974
fixed filter being reset when moving to a different page in "Monitoring" -> "Triggers"
ZBX-11020
fixed "host.create" so that both "inventory" and "inventory_mode" are optional
ZBX-8489
removed ODBC request answer size limitation
ZBX-10830
fixed SNMP trap to convert non-printable values from SNMPv3 to hexadecimal
ZBX-11071
fixed closing success and error messages in IE
ZBX-11124
fixed memory leak in process of deleting hosts, which occurs during lld processing
ZBX-11109
fixed processing of parameter HousekeepingFrequency=0 in proxy
ZBX-11099
reduced configuration cache lock time after host maintenance ends
ZBX-9413
fixed disabled hosts linking to a maintenance
ZBX-11100
fixed minor bugs and use of magic numbers in IP range parsers
ZBX-11072
fixed problem with string truncation for IBM DB2 databases which contain the char '\r'
ZBX-11081
fixed compilation error with curl library
ZBX-10901
added missing highlighting for some UI elements in focused state
ZBXNEXT-3351
decreased padding in screens to make them more compact
ZBX-11059
fixed duplicate notifications sending from one media type
ZBX-11073
fixed compilation with Net-SNMP library support
ZBX-10263
fixed incorrect record count in getPagingLine() when search limit is reached
ZBX-10621
fixed hanging of dragged widget while updating content
ZBX-10621
removed excessive white space in dashboard
ZBX-10713
fixed incorrect macro {ESC.HISTORY} that gathers history about one event to different actions
ZBX-10759
fixed trigger prototypes status when host become unavailable
ZBX-10971
fixed memory leak when action is removed from configuration
ZBX-10721
made the third parameter (<port>) of "net.tcp.service" optional
ZBX-11015
fixed proc.cpu.util for non-privileged agent on Solaris
ZBX-10753
fixed server reconnection attempts to MySQL on start and while running in case MySQL stopped or restarting
ZBX-11012
fixed expansion of macro {DISCOVERY.RULE.NAME}
ZBX-10504
reduced padding around graphs to account for decreased padding in CSS
ZBX-10591
fixed header widget being broken by selects with long values
ZBX-10987
fixed table header line not being visible in dark theme
ZBX-10797
fixed evaluation of user macros in calculated items

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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