Release Notes for Zabbix 5.0.6rc1

Zabbix Team is pleased to announce the availability of Zabbix 5.0.6rc1.

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This document contains the release notes for Zabbix 5.0.6rc1. 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-6353 Added Morningstar devices monitoring templates Templates
ZBXNEXT-6316 Added iTop media Templates
ZBXNEXT-6281 Added template "Hadoop by HTTP" Templates
ZBXNEXT-6275 Added Template "Zookeeper by HTTP" Templates
ZBXNEXT-2480 Removed autocomplete from fields having sensitive data Frontend
ZBXNEXT-6253 Added native system.users.num support to Zabbix agent 2 Agent
ZBXNEXT-6129 Added UnitFileState to systemd.unit.discovery for Zabbix agent 2 Agent
ZBXNEXT-6236 Added template "Apache Kafka by JMX" Templates
ZBXNEXT-6247 Improved LLD rule processing after reconnecting to proxy Server
ZBXNEXT-6201 Added "Template DB Apache Cassandra by JMX" Templates

Bug Fixes

ZBX-18517 Updated Apache Tomcat by JMX template Templates
ZBX-18155 Removed positional macros from item names on 'Web monitoring' page API
ZBX-18655 Fixed insert of duplicate key value in interface_snmp for lld host discovery Server
ZBX-18551 Fixed item mapping for LLD overrides Server
ZBX-18650 Fixed logic for processing LLD rule duplicates after reconnecting to proxy Server
ZBX-18588 Fixed screen item field "max_columns" being overwritten during import Frontend
ZBX-17705 Fixed fatal error raised in event notifications when a large amount of notifications is shown Frontend
ZBX-5842 Fixed ability to detect username existence from unsuccessful login message API Frontend
ZBX-18518 Fixed characters counter which were removed in script modal window Frontend
ZBX-18414 Fixed override be saved with custom expression even when all rows are removed Frontend
ZBX-18497 Fixed macro resolving in http basic authentication username and macros fields Frontend
ZBX-18143 Fixed ability to download image of non-existent graph Frontend
ZBX-18359 Fixed long data row formatting for OracleDB Installation
ZBX-18581 Fixed ORA-40478 exception in queries Agent
ZBX-18564 Moved taskid calculation to transaction when creating remote command task Server
ZBX-18487 Increased trapper verbosity for DebugLevel=4 when rejecting sender data Proxy Server
ZBX-18185 Fixed compilation error on Solaris 10 Agent
ZBX-18317 Fixed fatal error when updating only discovered triggers and their properties API
ZBX-18163 Fixed deletion of one last remaining main host interface to show error instead of silently deleting the interface API
ZBX-18505 Fixed build failing to compile for Zabbix agent 2 on ARM/v7 and ARM/v6 Agent
ZBX-18380 Changed trigger of the net.if.speed item in the Windows network module template Templates
ZBX-18494 Removed recovery mode NONE in trigger "Operating system description has changed" Templates
ZBX-18531 Fixed "Template App Ceph by Zabbix Agent2" pool discovery Templates
ZBX-18058 Updated the list of item keys and their descriptions Frontend
ZBX-18476 Changed Fan, Temperature, Voltage LLD rules in Template Net Arista Templates
ZBX-16155 Fixed "Template Net TP-LINK" readme 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 5.0.6.

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