Release Notes for Zabbix 5.0.31rc1

Zabbix Team is pleased to announce the availability of Zabbix 5.0.31rc1.

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 5.0.31rc1. 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-7962 Fixed the discovery rules for interfaces in OPNsense and PFSense templates
ZBXNEXT-6119 Added an option to retrieve all JSON data from the container info key in Zabbix agent 2 docker plugin
ZBXNEXT-8058 Reduced locking between the history syncers, trappers and proxy pollers

Bug Fixes

ZBX-21227 Improved error logging during the agent start for Windows service
ZBX-21538 Fixed the `history.get` API method blocking `drop_chunks` requests during housekeeping
ZBX-21956 Fixed the severity sign overlapping a trigger name in the map element configuration
ZBX-22215 Fixed incorrectly quoted parsing of the function parameter
ZBX-21936 Fixed actions not being displayed in an *Action log* widget
ZBX-21254 Removed `kernel.maxproc` from the processes graph in Linux by Zabbix agent templates
ZBX-21754 Improved value cache warmup when retrieving the two last values with one day update interval
ZBX-21862 Updated tablespaces query for the Oracle plugin in Zabbix agent 2
ZBX-21665 Fixed an infinite loop of the SMART plugin for Zabbix agent 2
ZBX-19138 Fixed the configuration of Redis plugin in Zabbix agent 2 configuration files
ZBX-21563 Changed the order in which the escalation steps and recovery operations are executed
ZBX-21783 Fixed Zabbix JS timeout validation
ZBX-22126 Fixed trends being deleted from cache and retrieved from a database when data is older than one hour after receiving
ZBX-17419 Optimized API queries when searching by names in the hosts and items tables
ZBX-21540 Moved some static items under LLD rules to improve the performance in Oracle by Zabbix agent 2 template
ZBX-22071 Extended the description for an OPSGenie media type
ZBX-20845 Fixed the availability of an SNMP interface in the case of wrong credentials
ZBX-21441 Added the overriding to skip metadata collection on ZFS and BTRFS for Nix templates
ZBX-21927 Fixed crash on the Oracle database when connection is lost
ZBX-21696 Fixed Windows agent 2 unicode path support for log* items
ZBX-21903 Fixed the agent 2 timeout behavior for the `net.tcp.port` item
ZBX-21039 Fixed README for PostgreSQL by Zabbix agent 2 template
ZBX-21806 Fixed fatal PHP error in case incorrect variable type for controller action is given
ZBX-21799 Fixed an undefined offset error during the host import process
ZBX-21206 Reverted the PostgreSQL connection to be per database for Zabbix agent 2 PostgreSQL plugin
ZBX-20397 Fixed the alignment of a draggable object
ZBX-20356 Fixed Zabbix agent 2 to remove and re-add the performance counters on failed collection and to keep query always open
ZBX-21296 Updated the Oracle plugin and Oracle agent 2 template documentation grant select variables and added new grant
ZBX-21884 Changed `system.sw.packages[<package>,<manager>,<format>]` to `system.sw.packages[<regexp>,<manager>,<format>]`

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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