Release Notes for Zabbix 5.2.5

Zabbix Team is pleased to announce the availability of Zabbix 5.2.5.

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 5.2.5. 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-6385 Added template "Apache Ignite by JMX"
ZBXNEXT-6301 Extended set of collected VMware metrics for VM and HV
ZBXNEXT-6339 Added smart plugin to support S.M.A.R.T monitoring in Zabbix Agent 2
ZBXNEXT-6437 Added native support for system.sw.packages plugin in Zabbix agent 2
ZBXNEXT-6306 Added native linux support for key vm.memory.size in Zabbix agent 2
ZBXNEXT-6443 Added sha256() function to JavaScript preprocessing
ZBXNEXT-5809 Added VictorOps media
ZBXNEXT-6395 Added template "Jenkins by HTTP"
ZBXNEXT-6386 Raised javascript heap limit from 10 megabytes to 64 megabytes; fixed memory leak when heap limit is reached
ZBXNEXT-6441 Added function to configure HTTP authentication for embedded scripts
ZBXNEXT-6183 Added md5 checksum computation to preprocessing
ZBXNEXT-6399 Added support of host and item macros for Script item parameters

Bug Fixes

ZBX-19025 Fixed usage of LIMIT in SQL in user.update and user.delete API
ZBX-19029 Fixed Zabbix server and Zabbix proxy not remembering last log size when preprocessing is used
ZBX-17543 Fixed error in case if wmi.getall returned no items
ZBX-18377 Fixed expression in "Memory usage is too high" trigger of "Template DB Redis"
ZBX-18886 Implemented proper resource cleanup when sender terminates by signal
ZBX-18963 Fixed preprocessing for archivelog items in Oracle Templates
ZBX-18741 Fixed numeric value encountered
ZBX-18825 Fixed last year period calculation in service availability report daily mode
ZBX-18638 Removed triggers of the "Temperature" items, added the "Temperature sensor condition" items with triggers, removed unnecessary macros
ZBX-18720 Fixed full clone of discovered host having duplicate interfaces
ZBX-18449 Reworked trigger API validation
ZBX-18887 Fixed user session expiration when notification checks are performed in background
ZBX-18209 Fixed RegEx delimiter not being escaped in macro resolver
ZBX-18817 Fixed missing API and import validation for "unsupported check" preprocessing step
ZBX-18237 Fixed problem description icon in Monitoring->Problems in compact view mode being displayed above problem name
ZBX-18945 Fixed Zabbix agent 2 build Raspbian 10
ZBX-18309 Fixed reading log files with NULL character in log line
ZBX-18872 Fixed system.sw.os[name] for cases without quotation mark in /etc/os-release
ZBX-18885 Fixed SNMP agent item not accepting values that are bigger than 2KB
ZBX-18874 Fixed incorrect links in templates and webhooks documentation

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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