Release Notes for Zabbix 3.0.6

Zabbix Team is pleased to announce the availability of Zabbix 3.0.6.

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 3.0.6. 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 Updated english (united states), persian, russian, spanish, ukrainian translations; thanks to zabbix translators
ZBXNEXT-2010 Added vmware.hv.datastore.size keys for vmware datastore capacity monitoring
ZBXNEXT-1859 Improved performance by not inserting events of auto registration if no such action was enabled, insert/update/select in a bulk on auto registration data from proxy
ZBXNEXT-3487 Added new key for virtual memory monitoring on windows
ZBX-10694 Added rollup health sensor item to vmware hypervisor template
ZBXNEXT-2969 Added support for suffixed and negative trigger function parameters

Bug Fixes

ZBX-11509 Fixed system.run command parameter to be quoted only if it contains special characters
ZBX-4661 Fixed possible crash when oracle database is not available
ZBX-11445 Fixed update of item host interface from items massupdate form
ZBX-10531 Fixed ie not displaying color picker
ZBX-11521 Fixed js error in media popup
ZBX-11397 Fixed system.hw.chassis key to read dmi tables through sysfs and fall back to /dev/mem only if sysfs is not available
ZBX-11411 Added check for lld macro values in calculated item formula to be numeric
ZBX-11483 Improved api script.execute validation
ZBX-11347 Fixed resolving of {host.ip}, {host.dns} and {host.conn} macros in item key parameters for items without interface
ZBX-11475 Fixed copying sharing properties while cloning screen or network maps
ZBX-9781 Changed vfs.fs.size, vfs.fs.inode checks to be executed in separate process/thread to avoid lockup with stale nfs mounts
ZBX-11195 Fixed icon mapping visual issues in edit form
ZBX-11390 Fixed error hint displaying
ZBX-11246 Added disabled "delete" button for edit forms of templated item, item prototype, web scenario and discovery rule
ZBX-11223 Rewritten calculated item formula parsing, simple macro parsing and lld macro parsing; fixed several problems with function parsing
ZBX-11121 Disallowed leaving user without linked user groups with usergroup.update, usergroup.massupdate, usergroup.delete api methods
ZBX-9926 Fixed displaying of lld graphs in host screens if user has no rights to templates group
ZBX-11149 Added support of openssl 1.1.0
ZBX-11191 Fixed web scenarios not updating step items when giving only "applicationid" and steps with "httpstepid" properties
ZBX-11191 Fixed updating templated web scenario steps by prohibiting to directly change the step name or giving different amount of steps than in template
ZBX-11191 Improved web scenario step validation by adding required fields
ZBX-11292 Fixed getting network interface statistics on oracle solaris 10/11
ZBX-11125 Prohibited zero in first parameter of nodata() trigger function
ZBX-11349 Removed possibility to create items, triggers and graphs with empty names after low level discovery macro substitution
ZBX-11244 Fixed parsing of json text when php is compiled without json library
ZBX-11219 Renamed second argument for net.dns and net.dns.record items from "zone" to "name"
ZBX-8457 Fixed user macro resolving for templated host and templates
ZBX-11367 Fixed xml import when non-snmp interfaces have incorrect parameter "bulk"
ZBX-10388 Removed duplicated data and reduced traffic for hint popups
ZBX-11331 Fixed js error in configuration->discovery edit page
ZBX-10906 Fixed agent active checks being delayed if system time was pushed back
ZBX-11038 Removed compression for the generated css files, added "sass" folder to the distribution archive
ZBX-11335 Added mariadb database support when compiling with --with-mysql configuration option; thanks to dmitry smirnov for patch
ZBX-11122 Fixed comparisons between signed and unsigned integer expressions to eliminate build warnings
ZBX-10842 Fixed sql error when updating httptest with applicationid and without httpstepid parameters
ZBX-10842 Prevented disappearing of step items when updating httptest without applicationid, httpstepid parameters
ZBX-10842 Fixed connecting web scenario applicationid to created steps when updating with api httptest.update mehtod
ZBX-9656 Prevented updating comments for discovered triggers
ZBX-11221 Fixed mysql connection issue by overriding user defined auto commit setting
ZBX-11291 Fixed lld rule not validating "lifetime" field
ZBX-11209 Fixed visual bugs in various browsers
ZBX-10958 Fixed displaying of user name for inaccessible users; fixed warnings in phpunit test; fixed undefined offsets in screen "action logs"
ZBX-11091 Fixed parsing of xml file which contains tag with attributes but without child tags; it could cause significant memeory leak
ZBX-10694 Reverted hypervisor health status to hostsystem.overallstatus property
ZBX-11276 Removed extra double quotes in host interface form
ZBX-11300 Fixed variable used in forecast function
ZBX-11146 Fixed validation of item update interval 0
ZBX-11021 Fixed discoverer to log that it has started before snmp library initialization
ZBX-11213 Fixed database monitoring keys

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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