Release Notes for Zabbix 5.0.0alpha1

Zabbix Team is pleased to announce the availability of Zabbix 5.0.0alpha1.

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 5.0.0alpha1. Download it from download.

The following sections describe the release in details and provide late-breaking or other information that supplements its main documentation.


ZBXNEXT-1423 Added ipmi.get item for IPMI sensor LLD
ZBXNEXT-5546,
ZBXNEXT-5548
Added support of default message templates for each media type
ZBXNEXT-5639 Added available agent 2 check restriction parameters
ZBXNEXT-5693 Reset page number when applying new filter, changing sort order or re-opening the page
ZBXNEXT-5554 Added webhook through proxy
ZBXNEXT-1898 Implemented strong cryptography for encoding frontend passwords
ZBXNEXT-5592 Dropped IBM DB2 database support for Zabbix server
ZBXNEXT-1085 Added available agent check restriction parameters
ZBXNEXT-4700 Reworked new action operation form as popup
ZBXNEXT-5412 Reworked new condition forms as popup
ZBXNEXT-1989 Increased maximum item key length to 2048 chars
ZBXNEXT-5414 Moved maintenance period configuration settings to modal window to decrease page refresh count
ZBXNEXT-5538 Moved Administration->User groups pages to MVC framework
ZBX-11991 Reworked event correlation operations page
ZBXNEXT-5413 Reworked discovery checks form as popup
ZBXNEXT-170 Implemented possibility to "unlink" specific templates in hosts and templates massupdate
ZBXNEXT-3322 Implemented popup submenus on page headings instead of select controls

Bug Fixes

ZBX-12899 Fixed check for circular dependencies of navigation tree items
ZBX-17049 Fixed non well formed numeric value in maintenance.create and maintenance.update; fixed undefined index in maintenance create and update popup
ZBX-17066 Fixed wrongly positioned context menu when launched by keyboard
ZBX-402 Fixed latest data reloading to updating asynchronously
ZBX-16695 Changed default width of various screen elements in Zabbix templates from 500 to 750 pixels
ZBX-11764 Fixed automake scripts; thanks to Tomasz Kłoczko for the patch

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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