Release Notes for Zabbix 4.0.5rc1

Zabbix Team is pleased to announce the availability of Zabbix 4.0.5rc1.

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 4.0.5rc1. 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-5046 Added non-destructive resizing and reordering of dashboard widgets
ZBXNEXT-401,
ZBXNEXT-4907,
ZBXNEXT-4955
Added monitoring of internal metrics from an external zabbix instance

Bug Fixes

ZBXNEXT-4941 Changed overflow statements to execute one by one for oracle for better performance
ZBX-15664 Fixed "undefined index" errors on maps with enabled automatic icon mapping
ZBX-15667 Fixed wrong default zabbix server status for new installation
ZBX-15512 Fixed performance issues and significant memory consumption on several pages which contains host popup menus
ZBX-15512 Fixed performance issues in "problems by severity" widget
ZBX-15593 Fixed database upgrade patch to stop upgrade on commit failure
ZBX-15611 Fixed crash in configuration syncer when there are groups with same name and when removing preprocessing steps from item
ZBX-15242 Fixed value trimming and duplicate catching in svg graph pattern fields
ZBX-15250 Fixed selection box height calculation in classic graph
ZBX-15316 Fixed problem with socket inheritance preventing windows agent from restarting under certain circumstances
ZBX-15379 Fixed -wimplicit-fallthrough warnings when compiling with gcc 7 and -wextra
ZBX-15179 Fixed when message about blocking user login is displayed only on next login attempt
ZBX-15494 Fixed handling numbers that written in scientific notation
ZBX-15533 Fixed cutting and trimming event tags and values
ZBX-15442 Fixed reporting idle time in datasender's process state information
ZBX-15424 Fixed when multiselect doesn't trim values and recognizes untrimmed values as new ones
ZBX-14644 Fixed maintenance time periods "start_date" field being reset to "1920" instead of db default value when updating via edit form
ZBX-15271 Added link to documentation in all man pages
ZBX-15422 Fixed sql errors when linked template have item prototype with equal key as host item
ZBX-15456 Fixed incorrect style property in monitoring->problems; removed unused id from filter 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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