Release Notes for Zabbix 5.0.5rc1

Zabbix Team is pleased to announce the availability of Zabbix 5.0.5rc1.

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This document contains the release notes for Zabbix 5.0.5rc1. Download here.

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 Documentation Proxy Server
ZBXNEXT-6232 Added LTE monitoring in Template Net Mikrotik SNMP Templates
ZBXNEXT-6189 Added "Template Tel Asterisk by HTTP" Templates
ZBXNEXT-6020 Added template "Template App Ceph by Zabbix Agent2" Templates
ZBXNEXT-6180 Added Squid template Templates
ZBXNEXT-6142 Added Ceph monitoring plugin Agent
Implemented ability to dump the history cache contents API Frontend Proxy Server
ZBXNEXT-6159 Added "Template App PHP-FPM by HTTP" and "Template App PHP-FPM by Zabbix agent" Templates
ZBXNEXT-6157 Reworked UI for setup to simplify db encryption configuration Frontend
ZBXNEXT-6118 Added template "Template DB Oracle by Zabbix Agent 2" Templates
ZBXNEXT-6258 Added system.swap.size metrics native support to Agent 2 Agent

Bug Fixes

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

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 5.0.5.

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