Release Notes for Zabbix 5.0.23rc1

Zabbix Team is pleased to announce the availability of Zabbix 5.0.23rc1.

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This document contains the release notes for Zabbix 5.0.23rc1. 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-5580 Added macros and fixed filesystem utilization triggers for Windows, Linux and some other templates
ZBXNEXT-7559 Updated smart.disk.discovery and smart.disk.get metrics for Zabbix agent 2 and updated S.M.A.R.T passive and active templates

Bug Fixes

ZBX-20951 Fixed dependent item discovery validation in LLD
ZBX-20783 Fixed Zabbix agent2 not to fail when global regular expression is received with empty delimiter
ZBX-20746 Fixed auto-suggest in graph widget configuration not showing discovered item names
ZBX-20844 Fixed external check becoming unsupported when Zabbix server or Zabbix proxy is stopped
ZBX-20299 Fixed not detecting user macros by "Test item" dialog if they are used in the calculated item formula
ZBX-20458 Fixed incorrect view of disabled range slider in Firefox
ZBX-20538 Changed PostgreSQL plugin to handle connection per user and not per database for Zabbix agent 2
ZBX-20567 Improved preprocessor queue performance with items taking long time to preprocess
ZBX-20398 Added mitigation for PID file not being created in time
ZBX-20595 Fixed server discovering dependent item with prototype as master item if prototype discovery was disabled with LLD overrides
ZBX-19638 Fixed incorrect host name in graph prototype widget when graph have items from separate hosts
ZBX-18522 Updated Readme for RabbitMQ templates

Installation and Upgrade Notes


See Zabbix documentation for full details.


See Upgrade procedure for upgrade options and instructions. For version specific upgrade notes, see Upgrade notes for 5.0.23.

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