Release Notes for Zabbix 5.2.0alpha1

Zabbix Team is pleased to announce the availability of Zabbix 5.2.0alpha1.

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 5.2.0alpha1. 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-5965 Added support for load balancing by change user session storage driver from file based to encrypted cookies
ZBXNEXT-6073 Added item log macros support in trigger names, operational data, descriptions, event tags, event values and trigger URL
ZBXNEXT-82 Reworked part of parameters from definitions file to configurable parameters using frontend; added new API for settings, authentication, housekeepeing
ZBXNEXT-2156 Implemented ability to create hosts without interfaces
ZBXNEXT-2754 Added YAML as default import/export format
ZBXNEXT-250 Added support of global and per-user time zones for frontend, notifications and for time limit when notifications are sent
ZBXNEXT-3362 Added ability to set the default system language

Bug Fixes

ZBX-18249 Fixed Oracle ODBC Template issues
ZBXNEXT-6052 Added filter and showing additional details in the list of dashboards
ZBXNEXT-6054 Moved Configuration -> Applications to MVC
ZBX-17955 Fixed "medias" parameter named inconsistency in user.create and user.update API methods
ZBX-17548 Don't store text items with history 0 in proxy history

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

Zabbix 5.2 Manual

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