Release Notes for Zabbix 5.0.1rc1

Zabbix Team is pleased to announce the availability of Zabbix 5.0.1rc1.

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 5.0.1rc1. Download it from downloads.

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


ZBXNEXT-5902 Added Spiceworks integration guide
ZBXNEXT-5922 Increased max configuration cache size limit to 64GB
ZBXNEXT-1839 Added LLD for perf_counter; thanks to Ryan Armstrong for the patch
ZBXNEXT-5657 Added media "OTRS"
ZBXNEXT-5838 Added win perf_instance.discovery and perf_instance_en.discovery to agent2
ZBXCTR-2 Added agent2 PostgreSQL plugin and template
ZBXCTR-6 Added two way functionality for acknowledgement, close and annotation with SIGNL4
ZBXNEXT-5880 Added component version item to server and proxy remote monitoring templates

Bug Fixes

ZBXNEXT-3035 Fixed lld override validation and visualization; fixed discover control in prototype edit forms
ZBX-17711 Added double.sql file to source distribution tarball
ZBX-16162 Reverted fix graph line interruptions when discarding values with heartbeat
ZBX-17227 Fixed 4-byte utf-8 sequence handling in embedded scripts
ZBX-17689 Fixed issue with trigger for service status
ZBX-17607 Fixed unreachable poller being too busy due to snmp checks being attempted twice at a time
ZBX-17595 Fixed latest data all applications expansion with every refresh
ZBX-17662 Fixed a failing query when updating existing host prototypes
ZBX-17482 Fixed selected menu item appearance upon opening screens of any host
ZBX-17555 Fixed error message box position
ZBX-17629 Fixed markup in user media popup
ZBX-16347 Increased timescaledb chunk interval for trends and trends_uint to 1 month
ZBX-17747 Fixed javascript preprocessing output variable initialization to not trigger false positive memory allocation warning
ZBX-17684 Implemented host preselection in filter graph fields in monitoring -> hosts -> graphs section
ZBX-17553 Fixed notification window location
ZBX-17728 Fix invalid memory size in evaluate_macro_function()
ZBX-17109 Fixed agent request parameter type parsing
ZBX-17733 Fixed web.page.get,web.page,web.page.regexp keys on zabbix agent2 not to verify server's certificate chain and host name
ZBX-17470 Fixed element of filters is not focused on several pages
ZBX-17267 Fixed start time data loading in maintenance edit form
ZBX-17643 Fixed acknowledge option in context menu on problems page
ZBX-17550 Fixed log level check in case of debuglevel=0
ZBX-17280 Fixed runtime error in action operations
ZBX-17678 Removed unused code left from mbedtls support
ZBX-17691 Fixed server crashes on regexp preprocessing
ZBX-15484 Shadow global auto_increment variables for mysql

Installation and Upgrade Notes

Installation

SeeZabbix 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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