Release Notes for Zabbix 5.0.5

Zabbix Team is pleased to announce the availability of Zabbix 5.0.5.

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 5.0.5. 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-6245 Added locks section to diaginfo runtime command to log adresses of the mutexes and read write locks
ZBXNEXT-6232 Added LTE monitoring in Template Net Mikrotik SNMP
ZBXNEXT-6189 Added "Template Tel Asterisk by HTTP"
ZBXNEXT-6020 Added template "Template App Ceph by Zabbix Agent2"
ZBXNEXT-6180 Added Squid template
ZBXNEXT-6142 Added Ceph monitoring plugin
ZBXNEXT-6167,
ZBXNEXT-6168
Implemented ability to dump the history cache contents
ZBXNEXT-6159 Added "Template App PHP-FPM by HTTP" and "Template App PHP-FPM by Zabbix agent"
ZBXNEXT-6157 Reworked UI for setup to simplify db encryption configuration
ZBXNEXT-6118 Added template "Template DB Oracle by Zabbix Agent 2"
ZBXNEXT-6258 Added system.swap.size metrics native support to Agent 2

Bug Fixes

ZBX-18396 Fixed undefined offset in item test form
ZBX-18415 Fixed value caching for item test dialog when opened by 'Test all steps' button
ZBX-17975 Fixed Hostname and HostnameItem for Zabbix Agent 2 test and print execution
ZBX-18464 Fixed javascript Uncaught TypeError when clicking on disabled multiselect item
ZBX-18411 Set maxQueryMetrics default values for vcenter depending on its version
ZBX-18443 Fixed undefined index in item prototype form when creating dependent item using wizard
ZBX-18438 Fixed missing asterisk mark for "timeout" field in item, item prototype and LLD rule edit forms
ZBX-18327 Fixed undefined index when invalid URL is given
ZBX-17178 Fixed multi-line value truncation in snmp lld
ZBX-18378 Fixed map context menu not opening for images with URLs
ZBX-18462 Fixed inconsistent auto-registration behaviour for hosts without metadata on Oracle DB compared to other databases when using Zabbix proxy
ZBX-18118 Sorted event tag macro selection
ZBX-18456 Fixed encryption field sent in form for non-supported encryption database
ZBX-18407 Fixed dependent items not working if it's master item is calculated and host is monitored by Zabbix proxy
ZBX-18364 Fixed inconsistency with autoregistration behaviour for hosts without metadata on Oracle compared to other databases
ZBX-18210 Fixed preprocessor crashing on Solaris due to incorrect byteorder
ZBX-18383 Fixed the value of the {$HAPROXY.FRONT_SUTIL.MAX.WARN} macro in Template App HAProxy by HTTP
ZBX-18365 Added Fping 5.0 support to Zabbix
ZBX-18385 Fixed segmentation violation in oracle plugin
ZBX-18193 Added logging for snmp_cache_reload
ZBX-18400 Fixed http(s) requests from JavaScript to use SourceIP parameter in connections
ZBX-17877 Fixed details not displayed on SNMP interfaces within select element
ZBX-17493 Added discarding of incoming values outside history/trends storage periods on server
ZBX-18417 Fixed unexpected tag errors while importing JSON-exported data
ZBX-17916 Removed inserting of "wait" into "system.run[]" when executing frontend scripts
ZBX-18386 Fixed server crash after removing snmp host interface from parent host
ZBX-18199 Changed the default log filename for agent2 on windows
ZBX-18366 Fixed agent reporting absence of 'Processor Information' counter on old Windows systems
ZBX-18238 Fixed JavaScript error when "invalid URL" error is displayed
ZBX-18343 Fixed in screen "host issue" problem stay even after problem resolved

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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