Release Notes for Zabbix 4.0.6rc2

Zabbix Team is pleased to announce the availability of Zabbix 4.0.6rc2.

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 4.0.6rc2. 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-5105 Added context menu for trigger name in event details page
ZBX-15286 Dropped support use of discovered items as master
ZBXNEXT-4898 Added support ipv6 for "net.dns" and "net.dns.record"
ZBXNEXT-5037 Added "skip" parameter for vmware.eventlog key
ZBXNEXT-4819 Implemented date and time showing in svg graph widget

Bug Fixes

ZBX-15839 Fixed broken layout of the breadcrumbs in safari browser
ZBX-15867 Fixed invalid dns being accepted when receiving discovery contents from zabbix proxy
ZBX-15821 Fixed sql statement performance used in template.unlink() method
ZBX-15578 Fixed ipmi errors in case of infrequent reading of values
ZBX-15098 Fixed undefined index in application selection popup window
ZBX-15351 Fixed php error in "problems by severity" if no problems
ZBX-15552 Fixed compilation with libressl as openssl replacement and openssl without psk support
ZBX-10317 Made info column on item list page always visible
ZBX-15322 Fixed graph area near grid line with 0 value
ZBX-15798 Fixed proxy configuration update failure on oracle; fixed failure on empty sql buffer on oracle
ZBX-15219 Fixed unwanted removing scenario post fields on scenario update
ZBX-11278 Reworked property state indicator in mass update screens
ZBX-15716 Fixed escalation cancel message is called if escalation interrupts with unfinished step or recovery
ZBX-15468 Fixed ldap configuration form not being able to save changes when user password field is empty string
ZBX-15669 Fixed page scroll after widget being added to dashboard
ZBX-15548 Fixed resolving of {item.value} macro in the trigger description
ZBX-15774 Fixed memory leak in housekeeper when elasticsearch is used
ZBX-15788 Fixed crash when substituting lld macros in calculated item formula expression
ZBX-15608 Fixed when widget graph show disabled trigger/problem
ZBX-10397 Fixed when global messaging severities unchecked if profile saved earlier
ZBX-15596 Fixed when widget in frontend can be created larger than api validation supports
ZBX-15308 Fixed timeselector in screens when page is opened with link containing sid argument
ZBX-15694 Fixed trimming of empty spaces for custom multiplier in item and item prototype preprocessing forms
ZBX-15196 Fixed "follow redirects" checkbox not being enabled by default for http agent in item, item prototype and lld rule create forms
ZBX-15670 Fixed inefficient vmware eventlog downloading
ZBX-15483 Fixed undefined index in item prototype update
ZBX-15270 Fixed graph widget configuration form cross browser issues
ZBX-15300 Fixed widgets extra space at the bottom
ZBX-8091 Added alphabetic ordering of net.dns.record respond
ZBX-15707 Fixed check box design when drag and drop an interface into snmp
ZBX-15535 Fixed validation of min/max value range in graph widget; fixed translation string in graph widget
ZBX-15648 Removed unused widget_hat_eventactionmcmds and widget_hat_eventactionmsgs constants
ZBX-15386 Fixed trigger overview not showing ok triggers
ZBX-14538 Fixed error message when value of lifetime or history/trends storage period is out of range
ZBX-15614 Fixed validation of y axis item on classic graph create and update
ZBX-15226 Fixed missing visual gap under page title
ZBX-15560 Fixed incorrect url argument formatting when parameters are non-indexed arrays
ZBX-15719 Fixed undefined index in trigger expression popup
ZBX-15332 Fixed dashboard svg graph update on timeselector interval change
ZBX-15728 Fixed agent startup problem in win 2008 r2 w/o sp1, removed dependency on version helper api
ZBX-15622 Fixed trigger expression test dialog not being usable with long trigger expressions
ZBX-13332 Fixed request-uri too long errors in popups; fixed lost focus, when closing error popup
ZBX-15607 Fixed possibility of zombie processes occurring when signaling agent during metric execution
ZBX-10496 Fixed links to installation instructions in readme file
ZBX-15625 Removed links leading to media type edit form for non-superadmins in reports->notifications page
ZBX-15703 Fixed use of uninitialized variable when receiving 0 bytes on listening socket
ZBX-15537 Fixed visual bug when filter tab was overlapped by sub navigation
ZBX-15539 Fixed validation of master item in item update form
ZBX-15532 Fixed undefined index error on problems page when trigger expression contains web items
ZBX-15488 Fixed permission check for inherited triggers
ZBX-15646 Fixed web-server 'request-uri too long' error in trigger description dialog

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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