Release Notes for Zabbix 5.0.7

Zabbix Team is pleased to announce the availability of Zabbix 5.0.7.

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 5.0.7. 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-6319 Added systemd.unit.get item key to Zabbix agent 2
ZBXNEXT-6345 Added substitution of SID to account name and domain name in eventlog message
ZBXNEXT-6307 Added ability to read properties from a file
ZBXNEXT-6234 Added "Disk read/write request avg waiting time" items in Template Module Windows physical disks

Bug Fixes

ZBX-18086 Fixed missing data selection in data overview and trigger overview screens
ZBX-18418 Set trigger behavior of nodata() for proxy is the same as for server
ZBX-18761 Fixed possible heap overflow issues in IPC commonications when deserializing huge text values
ZBX-18736 Added missing idle statistics from lld manager process title
ZBX-18583 Changed system command execution to avoid parameter quoting issues
ZBX-17583 Fixed dashboard scroll to position where new widget is added
ZBX-18148 Fixed inability to edit action operation when using special characters in custom message
ZBX-18486 Fixed screen inheritance from a linked template in the full clone case
ZBX-18116 Fixed identical tags in webhook
ZBX-18706 Reworked Template "Ceph by Zabbix Agent2" OSD discovery
ZBX-18660 Fixed SNMP index returning as a number instead of string if there is a backslash
ZBX-18187 Fixed agent2 wmi.get returning the wrong result
ZBX-18543 Reworked ceph.osd.discovery metric
ZBX-17703 Fixed problem negative duration for timed triggers in case of database disconnect
ZBX-18694 Fixed crash when PSK connection is configured but PSK or PSK identity is empty
ZBX-18662 Improved pollers, unreachable pollers, Java pollers and pingers to use less memory
ZBX-18553 Increased ssh.run[] item data limit to 512KB for pre-processing, data storage limit still remains at 64KB
ZBX-18423 Fixed inconsistent macro expansion with Oracle DB compared with other databases
ZBX-18658 Changed {$AMI.PORT} macro value to 5038, added handling the "Follows" response and situations with unloaded modules
ZBX-18219 Fixed custom multiplier preprocessing step validation to accept a string with macros
ZBX-18198 Fixed tags not being expanded automatically on configuration form open
ZBX-18397 Fixed global macros clearing value on type change from secret to text when value is set and is the same as before
ZBX-18357 Fixed dashboard view_mode being reset to default on dashboard update

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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