Release Notes for Zabbix 4.0.1rc2

Zabbix Team is pleased to announce the availability of Zabbix 4.0.1rc2.

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 4.0.1rc2. 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-4725
added filter fields to select templates and hosts by directly linked templates; made proxy filter field visible in configuration hosts field
ZBXNEXT-4796
added 'fullscreen' and 'kiosk' URL arguments to allow to set layout mode via link
ZBXNEXT-4782
improve out of memory error message by adding statistics and backtrace; improve something impossible has just happened error message by adding backtrace
ZBXNEXT-4271
improved escalator performance by using nextcheck index instead of reading whole table

Bug Fixes

ZBX-14904
fixed possible PHP errors in "Problem hosts" widget
ZBX-15057
fixed possible crash when syncing host groups
ZBX-14807
fixed selection box for graphs on monitoring screens
ZBX-14779
extended support of system.stat[ent], system.stat[cpu,pc], system.stat[cpu,ec] on IBM AIX to LPAR type 'dedicated'
ZBX-14851
fixed the host visible name in the event details/messages from server when using long utf8 text
ZBX-14887
fixed max count of records in the single json that proxy can send to the server
ZBX-14972
fixed the case where data from non-monitored VMware services are not removed from vmware cache
ZBX-14856
added support for OpenSSL 1.1.1
ZBX-14971
added note on runtime control with PID numbers larger than 65535 to server, proxy and agentd help messages and man pages
ZBX-14734
fixed the verification of the assignment of two web checks with the same name from different templates to one host
ZBX-14749
fixed cloning inherited host prototype on host
ZBX-14663
fixed calculation of Y zero position in graph
ZBX-14865
fixed "Field "parent_itemid" cannot be set to NULL" error message while importing multiple templates
ZBX-14925
added support of user language specific url link in support icon, supported languages: english as default, japanese, russian
ZBX-14854
improved preprocessor worker performance
ZBX-14798
fixed incorrect zero rounding in date and time fields
ZBX-14954
fixed sql error in escalator when working with Oracle, PostgreSQL (less than v9.4) databases
ZBX-14952
fixed incorrect translation string in en_US locale
ZBX-14757
fixed fields becoming writable upon form refresh in host prototype form
ZBX-14915
fixed 'follow redirects' checkbox in web scenario step's dialog
ZBX-14811
fixed color of the host name in the title of the Screens
ZBX-14776
fixed sorting when changing status of media type
ZBX-14711
fixed triggers in trigger overview being filtered by trigger severity and trigger status change time instead of problem severity and problem creation time
ZBX-14689
fixed updating of the Graph list of host when selecting a group of hosts
ZBX-12217
removed links to templates with no permissions for templated triggers, trigger prototypes, graphs, graph prototypes, host prototypes and web scenarios
ZBX-14861
fixed trigger evaluation result not visible in test dialogue when expression is too long
ZBX-14723
fixed zoom button for time selector in IE browser
ZBX-14888
fixed table markup on overview and system info pages
ZBX-14652
fixed plain text Latest data when selecting more than 1 item
ZBX-14618
fixed host prototype status checkbox resets after adding template
ZBX-14632
fixed minor typos in comments and tests
ZBX-14834
fixed icon misplacement in problem view
ZBX-14803
fixed incorrect profile update causing page filter to sometimes show duplicate values
ZBX-10784
fixed validation of double/Numeric(float) values
ZBX-14727
fixed selection of data for trigger overview and graphs if first drop down entry is "none"
ZBX-14615
fixed Java gateway not to mark host unreachable in case of invalid username and password
ZBX-14585
fixed JMX endpoint not being included in error message in case of connection errors
ZBX-14650
fixed web.page.regexp item parameters description
ZBX-14764
fixed crash that could occur when OpenIPMI pollers are configured
ZBX-14882
fixed crash in vmware collector when receiving invalid xml
ZBX-14908
fixed crash when processing internal trigger events and deleting triggers at the same time

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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