Release Notes for Zabbix 3.2.2rc1

Zabbix Team is pleased to announce the availability of Zabbix 3.2.2rc1.

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 3.2.2rc1. 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-3451 improved nested host group selection, added data sorting in multiselect and added '*' support in group names
ZBXNEXT-3425 implemented more compact problem view in triggers list, event details and history of events
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
ZBXNEXT-3457 added support of user macros for trigger tags; dropped forward slash restriction in "Tag name" and "Tag for matching"
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-11359 fixed event acknowledgement in triggers list view when last event is a recovery event
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-11440 fixed memory leak when resolving simple macros
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-11454 fixed OK event not updating trigger state without open problems
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-11357 implemented exporting and importing of triggers and graphs when they use web items
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-11310 fixed event tag conditions checking, that contains operator 'not like' or '<>' in events without tags
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-11324 fixed undefined index in screen and map import pages
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-11326 fixed processing of web monitoring scenario level variables
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-11329 fixed host scripts pop-up menu not being displayed in Monitoring -> Problems section
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-11256 synchronized the trigger wizzard form with trigger edit form changes
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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