Release Notes for Zabbix 5.2.0alpha2

Zabbix Team is pleased to announce the availability of Zabbix 5.2.0alpha2.

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 5.2.0alpha2. 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-6139 Added GetHeaders method to CurlHttpRequest javascript object
ZBXNEXT-6116 Added SysAid media type
ZBXNEXT-6167 Added diaginfo runtime command to log internal diagnostic information
ZBXNEXT-6106 Added Host context menu to hosts listed on 'Web monitoring' page
ZBXNEXT-6065 Added SolarWinds Service Desk webhook
ZBXNEXT-6117 Added media "TOPdesk"
ZBXNEXT-5540 Added LLD rules for stand-alone and CAPsMAN APs
ZBXCTR-10 Added iLert media type
ZBXNEXT-5898 Added user macro expanding in item description
ZBXNEXT-6085 Added host prototype tag support
ZBXNEXT-2603 Increased user macros values maximum size from 255 to 2048
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-18230 Fixed import data normalizer to convert strings recursively and process some of the custom extended rules and validations
ZBX-18322 Enabled Memcached and MySQL plugins for Windows
ZBX-17982 Added non-trigger event types support to webhooks
ZBX-18190 Removed triggers for items Log growths, Log shrinks for MSSQL ODBC template
ZBX-18122 Fixed russian character in setup section and templates for Oracle ODBC and PostgreSQL agent2
ZBX-18074 Fixed unresolved macros in item names in data overview table
ZBX-18195 Changed log level increase command for Agent 2 to match Agent 1
ZBX-17984 Added support of ipv6 and unix sockets for memcached plugin
ZBX-18189 Fixed crash when performing housekeeping with disabled value cache
ZBX-18267 Fixed {ITEM.NAME<1-9>} and {ITEM.KEY<1-9>} macro expansion when host is configured without any interfaces
ZBX-18181 Fixed undefined index when importing host with non-existing interface and host interfaces not being deleted if interfaces are not present in import file
ZBX-14503 Updated JMX template to follow guidelines
ZBX-18196 Added overriding of triggers for IPMI Threshold sensors discovery
ZBX-18021 Changed Opsgenie media to handle extra options Tags and Teams
ZBX-18050 Removed proxy name from host breadcrumbs
ZBX-18202 Added new default item keys for item type "Zabbix aggregate"
ZBX-18124 Fixed discovered host group prototype saving during import
ZBX-17692 Fixed column sizes and paddings for items in graph edit form
ZBX-17812 Fixed incorrect copying of severeties in Problem widgets
ZBX-17886 Fixed SNMP type item test form not sending and resolving interface macros
ZBX-18183 Fixed displaying negative time in convertUnitsS() function
ZBX-18103 Fixed host connection macro in Slack media type
ZBX-18072 Fixed Discord API version in Discord media type
ZBX-17952 Fixed compression availability not being checked when deleting history
ZBX-17981 Fixed Discord endpoint validation
ZBXNEXT-6052 Fixed "Shared" tag being displayed for users that are not the dashboard owners
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

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