Release Notes for Zabbix 5.2.4rc1

Zabbix Team is pleased to announce the availability of Zabbix 5.2.4rc1.

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 5.2.4rc1. 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

ZBXCTR-13 Added custom query support for PostgreSQL plugin and template, fixed unix-socket support
ZBXNEXT-5862 Added Rocket.Chat media
ZBXNEXT-6389 Added template for NetApp FAS3220
ZBXNEXT-6419 Added tablespace metrics to Oracle Templates
ZBXNEXT-6331 Updated plugins: ceph, docker, memcached, mysql, oracle, redis — unified functionality (parameters describing and parsing, URI parsing, using sessions, errors handling)
ZBXNEXT-6210 Added native support for proc.mem key in Zabbix agent 2
ZBXNEXT-6367 Added metrics to the official MySQL template
ZBXNEXT-6330 Added Microsoft Exchange Server 2016 template
ZBXNEXT-6219 Added "HashiCorp Vault" template
ZBXNEXT-6231 Added Apache ActiveMQ template
ZBXNEXT-6358 Removed detailed information from Reports -> Notifications page
ZBXNEXT-6364 Removed long lists of cloned objects from host and template full clone forms
ZBXNEXT-6291 Implemented breadcrumbs on host dashboards page
ZBXNEXT-6257 Implemented Check for not supported value preprocessing step test

Bug Fixes

ZBX-18942 Fixed missing SID valiadion in authentication update route
ZBX-18893 Changed frontend config file permissions to 0600
ZBX-18860 Fixed crash of log item during "Check for not supported value" preprocessing step
ZBX-18884 Fixed crash in web monitoring and web.page.* keys when encoding non ASCII characters in URL
ZBX-18865 Fixed dbConditionInt (db.inc.php) returning wrong result in rare cases
ZBX-18853 Removed hardcoded teams_endpoint check
ZBX-16216 Fixed semaphore not being cleaned up when stopping Zabbix agent
ZBX-18815 Fixed displaying incomplete list of inherited trigger tags under rare circumstances
ZBX-18556 Fixed gaps in time labels of classic graphs related to DST transitions
ZBX-18468 Changed preprocessing for item "PHP-FPM: Ping" in PHP-FPM templates
ZBX-17369 Fixed retrieval of decimal values from WMI
ZBX-18410 Fixed retrieval of Nth most recent values in trigger function strlen
ZBX-18722 Fixed runtime error when creating user group without users
ZBX-18644 Replaced deprecated gethostbyname function with getaddrinfo
ZBX-18387 Made directory error handling for the UserParameter command in C agent the same as in GO agent
ZBX-18802 Fixed close problem task to be deleted when problem event is deleted
ZBX-17716 Fixed 'UserParameter' parsing and possible buffer overrun
ZBX-17865 Fixed displaying of long problem names on problems and event pages
ZBX-18796 Improved update performance of the preprocessing rules in item.update(), itemprototype.update() and discoveryrule.update() methods
ZBX-17169 Added locale forced to English in userparameter pgsql.ping.time [*] in agent configuration
ZBX-18623 Fixed the global search showing number of objects that user has no permissions
ZBX-18637 Fixed item update form when changing type from calculate or DB monitoring to script item type
ZBX-18612 Added error message for when real-time data export file become inaccessible
ZBX-18784 Fixed memory leak when handling vmware events
ZBX-18625 Fixed host level tags were not inherited in Trigger -> Tags configuration form

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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