Release Notes for Zabbix 3.2.0beta1

Zabbix Team is pleased to announce the availability of Zabbix 3.2.0beta1.

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 3.2.0beta1. 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-1791 Added evaluation of logical expressions with unsupported items in trigger expressions and calculated items; thanks to users alix and calimero for patch
ZBXNEXT-2877 Added datacenter name to vmware hypervisors and virtual machines
ZBXNEXT-1262 Added support of nested host groups
ZBX-1357 Updated chinese (china), czech, english (united states), french, georgian, german, italian, japanese, korean, polish, portuguese (brazil), russian, slovak, spanish, turkish, ukrainian translations; thanks to zabbix translators
ZBXNEXT-1791 Enabled evaluation of nodata() and time-based functions for not supported items in trigger expressions and calculated items
ZBXNEXT-3201 Added history of events in monitoring->problems view
ZBXNEXT-3201 Added new filtering options in event.get() and problem.get() methods
ZBXNEXT-3201 Dropped monitoring->events view
ZBXNEXT-104 Implemented ability to manually close problems
ZBXNEXT-3358 Added a beautiful favorites icon
ZBXNEXT-3195 Implemented independent escalations for each problem event
ZBXNEXT-3277 Added global event correlation
ZBXNEXT-3274 Added event correlation on trigger level
ZBXNEXT-3201 Added high-performance view of current problems, implemented problem.get() method
ZBXNEXT-3296 Added basic filtering for several frontend pages
ZBXNEXT-2430 Added new items log.count[] and logrt.count[], added option for monitoring fast-growing log files
ZBXNEXT-3175 Added filtering for the list of templates and host groups
ZBXNEXT-821 Added possibility to view, copy, mass update and delete lld created elements
ZBXNEXT-3193 Added event_recovery table to link problem and recovery events, added problem table to cache active problem events
ZBXNEXT-3267 Added one minute delay for repeated snmp trap file error log entries
ZBXNEXT-3196 Added action option to pause escalations during maintenance
ZBXNEXT-178 Implemented web scenarios import/export
ZBXNEXT-2087 Added trigger and event tags
ZBXNEXT-1638 Added macro functions to allow substring extraction from item value macros in triggers and notifications
ZBXNEXT-2118 Added support of trigger option "ok event generation" and recovery expression
ZBXNEXT-1250 Added two new options "regexp" and "iregexp" to the third parameter <operator> of trigger function count(); thanks to michael kolomiets for patch
ZBX-1357 Updated chinese (china), chinese (taiwan), czech, english (united states), french, georgian, greek, italian, japanese, korean, polish, romanian, russian, slovak, turkish, ukrainian, vietnamese translations; thanks to zabbix translators
ZBXNEXT-3135 Removed id field from history text and log tables

Bug Fixes

ZBX-11109 Fixed processing of parameter housekeepingfrequency=0 in proxy
ZBX-11105 Fixed compiler warnings regarding unused function parameters
ZBX-11099 Reduced configuration cache lock time after host maintenance ends
ZBX-10476 Extended 'template os windows' template by 'service.discovery' lld
ZBX-9413 Fixed disabled hosts linking to a maintenance
ZBX-11100 Fixed minor bugs and use of magic numbers in ip range parsers
ZBX-11098 Corrected log messages about completion of the trend data synchronization
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-7602 Added error messages about invalid regular expressions in eventlog items
ZBX-11093 Fixed possible crash when copying cached correlation rules
ZBX-10901 Added missing highlighting for some ui elements in focused state
ZBX-11075 Fixed host full clone with discovered items and discovered triggers
ZBXNEXT-3351 Decreased padding in screens to make them more compact
ZBX-3101 Fixed event macro processing in recovery operations
ZBX-10761 Added upgrade patch to clean wrong values in 'triggers' table
ZBX-11059 Fixed duplicate notifications sending from one media type
ZBX-11050 Renamed constants screen_resource_triggers_overview => screen_resource_trigger_overview screen_resource_hosts_info => screen_resource_host_info screen_resource_triggers_info => screen_resource_trigger_info
ZBX-11050 Changed translation strings "alarm acknowledgements" => "event acknowledgements" and "status of triggers" => "triggers" and changed few other translation strings to singular form
ZBX-11060 Fixed copying correlation_mode, correlation_tag, tags of trigger and trigger prototype
ZBX-11073 Fixed compilation with net-snmp library support
ZBX-10263 Fixed incorrect record count in getpagingline() when search limit is reached
ZBX-10768 Fixed compilation warning on freebsd
ZBX-10561 Improved style consistency for disabled elements
ZBX-3823 Improved validation and error messaging when history, discovery, autoregistration and host availability data sent by passive and active proxies are processed on server
ZBX-10030 Fixed api action update method request with only "actionid" property
ZBX-9972 Changed service_sla constant to match database default goodsla value
ZBX-10049 Fixed optional field validation in drule.update api method
ZBX-10076 Fixed text information containing non-ascii characters being saved incorrectly to ibm db2 database in case of system locale misconfiguration
ZBX-9989 Optimized sql queries for graphs building

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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