Release Notes for Zabbix 3.4.2rc1

Zabbix Team is pleased to announce the availability of Zabbix 3.4.2rc1.

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 3.4.2rc1. 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-4091
improved permission schema of the dashboards for normal administrators
ZBXNEXT-4099
removed starting point from all OIDs; shortened old IOS Cisco templates names
ZBXNEXT-4067
added preprocessing_queue item/graph/screen widget in Template App Zabbix Server
ZBXNEXT-4084
renamed action acknowledgment operation 'Notify all who left acknowledgement and comments' to 'Notify all involved'
ZBXNEXT-4084
added users who received notifications regarding the problem to 'Notify all involved' acknowledgment operation recipient list
ZBX-1357
enabled Turkish translation to be displayed by default
ZBX-1357
updated Chinese (China), English (United States), Japanese, Korean, Turkish translations; thanks to Zabbix translators
ZBXNEXT-4054
implemented feature to open first available dashboard from the list
ZBXNEXT-4046
implemented dashboard widget minimum height limit

Bug Fixes

ZBX-12708
fixed service port validation if auto-discovery is performed by the zabbix proxy
ZBX-12718
fixed crash when using item of log value type as master item for dependent items
ZBX-12720
fixed processing of log keys with non log value types for items monitored by proxies
ZBX-12530
fixed non well formed numeric value encaunteration in slideshow; implemented getBBox workaround for Firefox
ZBX-12688
fixed false positives on 'High bandwidth usage' trigger in Template_Module_Interfaces_* templates
ZBX-11675
fixed crash that could occur during connection failures to MySQL
ZBX-12617
fixed sorting by host name for items on availability report page
ZBX-12699
added support of strings in "sortfield" and "sortorder" parameters, and added sorting by "name" for dashboard.get()
ZBX-12577
added item select filter for simple graph to allow select only supported item
ZBX-12647
fixed map minimum severity option in screens
ZBX-12696
fixed trigger not being calculated for newly received item values if last one of those is unsupported value
ZBX-12548
fixed notification sound not being played for message with timeout set to greater than minute
ZBX-12653
fixed heap corruption in Windows agent; thanks to Ronnie Kaech for the patch
ZBX-12660
fixed result of hostinterface.replacehostinterfaces method
ZBX-12469
added new context for 'Second' string to be properly translated in maintenance period form
ZBX-12616
fixed trapper item "Allowed hosts" field user macro support
ZBX-12493
fixed address and ports array size in zbx_init_ipmi_host() to match OpenIPMI internals
ZBX-10820
fixed potential loss of data when server/proxy processes zabbix_sender data
ZBX-4252
eliminated sending of DNS AAAA queries when checking IPv4 incoming connection in agent or for trapper item and A queries in case of IPv6
ZBXNEXT-2102
fixed multiple browser sensitive javascript bugs in navigation tree widget and improved coding style
ZBX-12623
fixed label macro resolving in maps
ZBX-12578
implemented widget field validation before dashboard is loaded and fixed undefined index for tag field in dashboard widgets
ZBX-12499
fixed macro expansion in map editor
ZBX-12597
fixed graph not being displayed if item update interval contains macro
ZBXNEXT-3807
fixed delayed first refresh in map widget; improved coding style
ZBX-12500
fixed regular expression pre-processing step to fail if the pattern does not match input data
ZBX-11042
allowed libcurl to choose SMTP authentication mechanism other than PLAIN
ZBX-12374
fixed frontend side DNS parser logic to be same as server side DNS parser logic
ZBX-8997
fixed trigger expression validation test form
ZBX-12558
fixed scroll duration in dashboard after adding a new widget
ZBX-12434
fixed housekeeping of problems and events for deleted items and triggers; added optional database patch to cleanup problems for deleted items and triggers
ZBX-12646
fixed incorrect SQL query in availability reports
ZBX-12545
fixed undefined index error on latest data page when host was deleted in another session
ZBX-12416
optimized data selection of user preferences stored in profiles
ZBX-12321
fixed removal of multiselect options using backspace button
ZBX-11607
fixed a rounding of large unsigned numbers
ZBX-12668
removed delay between sending batches of cached historical data by active proxies
ZBX-12554
fixed item helper description for proc_info and diplay order for vfs.dir.size
ZBX-12605
fixed line graph was displayed as points for data taken from trends
ZBX-12404
fixed visibility of item data first row for 'latest data' page and 'audit log' page
ZBX-12546
fixed maps not loading without built-in JSON support
ZBX-12634
fixed incorrect subnet mask calculation when CIDR is less than 8
ZBX-12635
fixed processing of lld rules in not supported state
ZBX-12186
fixed parallel processing of multiple values for same lld rule
ZBX-12527
fixed inconsistency of 'mode' parameter check in vfs_dir_size(); thanks to MATSUDA Daiki for patch
ZBX-12327
fixed XML import when preprocessing param value is space character
ZBX-12569
fixed possible SQL errors in dashboard.create() and dashboard.update() methods
ZBX-11887
fixed improper DB::refreshIds() call when selected row is locked
ZBX-12618
fixed memory related bugs in item preprocessing
ZBX-12022
fixed trigger resolving in services configuration; fixed popup window size
ZBX-12396
fixed an error in screens if screen trigger overview element contains deleted host group
ZBX-12429
fixed template replacement in mass update form

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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