Release Notes for Zabbix 5.0.21

Zabbix Team is pleased to announce the availability of Zabbix 5.0.21.

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 5.0.21. 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-7408 Added native support for the net.dns and net.dns.record keys in Zabbix agent 2, fixed Zabbix agent 1 SOA response formatting

Bug Fixes

ZBX-20530 Fixed compilation error on FreeBSD
ZBX-20570 Fixed --with-libevent option on FreeBSD
ZBX-20562 Fixed item names in rabbitmq and elasticsearch templates
ZBX-20443 Fixed requirement of admin rights for creating issues with custom fields and added option to close tasks in Redmine webhook
ZBX-20537 Fixed uptime oid for pfsense template
ZBX-12852 Fixed redundant query of vmware hv sensors info
ZBX-20005 Fixed main checkbox not being selected when all other checkboxes are selected
ZBX-19178 Fixed trigger wizard user interface breaking because of long expressions
ZBX-20564 Changed health state sensor item to lld in vmware hypervisor template
ZBX-20373 Fixed conf syncer appearing to be busy on proxy on network problem
ZBX-19956 Fixed missing proxy address after cloning proxy; fixed proxy address trimming on save
ZBX-20472 Fixed database lock crash in Zabbix Agent 2 using SQLite
ZBX-20502 Fixed host prototype discovery override in case LLD JSON contains duplicate hosts
ZBX-20059 Fixed duplicate metric values being inserted when there is network issue between Zabbix server and Zabbix proxy
ZBX-20228 Improved error reporting when SSL_write() or SSL_read() functions fail, removed redundant code that resulted in timeout on windows
ZBX-20339 Fixed incorrect smart plugin device type in Zabbix agent 2
ZBX-16896 Added interface speed metric to linux by agent templates
ZBX-20030 Fixed system.cpu.num runtime cpu change in Zabbix agent 2
ZBX-20396 Fixed expression for "Calculated value of innodb_log_file_size" item in MySQL templates
ZBX-20509 Changed host group in Squid, Morningstar templates
ZBX-19789 Added SourceIP support to ldap simple checks
ZBX-20680 Fixed reflected XSS issues

Installation and Upgrade Notes

Installation

See Zabbix documentation for full details.

Upgrade

Recompile Zabbix binaries and update front-end PHP files. 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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