Release Notes for Zabbix 5.0.13

Zabbix Team is pleased to announce the availability of Zabbix 5.0.13.

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 5.0.13. Download it from download.

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-6671 Added templates DELL PowerEdge R720 SNMP, R720 by HTTP, R740 SNMP, R740 by HTTP, R820 SNMP, R820 by HTTP, R840 SNMP, R840 by HTTP
ZBXNEXT-6596 Added native linux proc.num support plugin to Zabbix agent 2
ZBXNEXT-6582 Increased "Attempts" to 100 and "Attempt interval" to 1h in media types
ZBXNEXT-6643 Added templates HPE ProLiant DL360 SNMP, HPE ProLiant DL380 SNMP, HPE ProLiant BL460 SNMP, HPE ProLiant BL920 SNMP
ZBXNEXT-6595 Added Nginx Plus template
ZBXNEXT-6587 Added template for Cisco UCS Manager
ZBXNEXT-6626 Updated Zabbix Server according to the latest template guidelines
ZBXNEXT-6662 Increased field size to 2000 characters in web scenario variables and web scenario step variables and post fields
ZBXNEXT-6590 Added templates ZYXEL ISP switches and DSLAM

Bug Fixes

ZBX-19431 Changed defaults of widgets in "Zabbix server health" dashboard to show problems for selected items only
ZBX-19362 Removed the multiplier of "Cache swap current size" item in Template App Squid
ZBX-19200 Fixed host, template, item, trigger and graph APIs returning unnecessary fields
ZBX-19349 Fixed parameters of some keys in "Template DB PostgreSQL agent 2"
ZBX-19219 Added Cisco image usage policy note and fixed directory structure for Cisco templates
ZBX-18695 Fixed file_put_contents() runtime error if web server has no write permissions for zabbix.conf.php
ZBX-19424 Fixed trigger handling failing if host name looks like a number
ZBX-18265 Changed "Monitoring > Hosts > Latest data" to show Items without data by default
ZBX-19318 Added sorting by itemids for trends flush to avoid deadlock
ZBX-19203 Fixed filter values to be unset when switching between pages and resetting filter in latest data history screen
ZBX-18879 Fixed update vmware info about vCenter fullname and version
ZBX-18914 Fixed timeout issue with vfs.fs plugin for Zabbix agent 2
ZBX-19123 Fixed sorting by name or status on action page
ZBX-18941 Improved error messages on "Execute now" by adding item and host names
ZBX-19447 Implemented item type validation by API
ZBX-18863 Fixed error when overviews skipped entries with numeric host/item/trigger names
ZBX-19388 Fixed inherited graph and graph prototype update if user has no permissions to child host or template
ZBX-18699 Fixed selected value appearance in popup host group filter
ZBX-19084 Fixed removal of inherited tags in "Tags" tab
ZBX-18788 Fixed webhook parameters not being reset on media type change
ZBX-19358 Fixed memory leak in case of duplicate vmware hv uuid
ZBX-19299 Added more precise epsilon for float64
ZBX-19208 Fixed imprecise logfile timestamps in Agent2 on Windows
ZBX-19248 Fixed retrieving of all data from separate database tables inside of API methods when empty value for filter is passed
ZBX-19320 Fixed SAML advanced configuration ignores "baseurl" option; added custom option "use_proxy_headers"
ZBX-19017 Fixed massupdate form of discovered hosts with enabled inventory mode
ZBX-19300 Updated jquery version
ZBX-19344 Changed regular expression for trunk active channels counting in template Asterisk by HTTP
ZBX-19139 Fixed memory errors in cmdline parsing on freebsd
ZBX-19359 Fixed error in logsource function due to empty source
ZBX-19340 Optimized history cache to reduce storage of metadata-only records
ZBX-19373 Fixed security vulnerability for links having target="_blank"
ZBX-19354 Fixed typo and added override for MongoDB templates
ZBX-18524 Improved preprocessing diagnostic information to include oldest values in queue and totals to include done, queued, processing and pending
ZBX-8999 Fixed exporting of images separately from other objects

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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