Release Notes for Zabbix 5.4.2

Zabbix Team is pleased to announce the availability of Zabbix 5.4.2.

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 5.4.2. 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-6671 Added templates DELL PowerEdge R720 SNMP, R720 by HTTP, R740 SNMP, R740 by HTTP, R820 SNMP, R820 by HTTP, R840 SNMP, R840 by HTTP
ZBXNEXT-6706 Changed the group name to {#DATACENTER.NAME}/{#VM.FOLDER} for discovered VM
ZBXNEXT-6723 Updated template names
ZBXNEXT-6517 Added {#VM.FOLDER} macro with chain of vm parent folders to the vmware vm discovery
ZBXNEXT-6596 Added native linux proc.num support plugin to Zabbix agent 2
ZBXNEXT-6582 Increased "Attempts" to 100 and "Attempt interval" to 1h in media types

Bug Fixes

ZBX-19425 Fixed resolution of host macros when actions are executed on the server
ZBX-19585 Fixed crash when macro function is used in trigger prototype
ZBX-19431 Changed defaults of widgets in "Zabbix server health" dashboard to show problems for selected items only
ZBX-19362 Removed the multiplier of "Cache swap current size" item in Template App Squid
ZBX-19200 Fixed host, template, item, trigger and graph APIs returning unnecessary fields
ZBX-18896 Fixed semi-transparent loading layer does not cover entire modal window
ZBX-19534 Fixed pipeline items in Template Gitlab by HTTP
ZBX-19418 Fixed template import from version 5.0 with JavaScript preprocessing in item
ZBX-19349 Fixed parameters of some keys in "PostgreSQL by Zabbix agent 2"
ZBX-19219 Added Cisco image usage policy note and fixed directory structure for Cisco templates
ZBX-19532 Fixed x or y axis exceed limit during screen to dashboard conversion
ZBX-19508 Removed "Delete missing" column header from media type import popup
ZBX-18695 Fixed file_put_contents() runtime error if web server has no write permissions for zabbix.conf.php
ZBX-19424 Fixed trigger handling failing if host name looks like a number
ZBX-18265 Changed "Monitoring > Hosts > Latest data" to show Items without data by default
ZBX-19272 Fixed runtime error in settings helper
ZBX-18788 Fixed webhook parameters not being reset on media type change
ZBXNEXT-6700 Fixed macros in Template Gitlab by HTTP
ZBX-19548 Fixed PHP runtime errors in the "Problems by severity" vidget
ZBX-19318 Added sorting by itemids for trends flush to avoid deadlock
ZBX-19229 Fixed missing calendar popup on Host Dashboard page
ZBX-19203 Fixed filter values to be unset when switching between pages and resetting filter in latest data history screen
ZBX-19281 Fixed json format of vmware.datastore.discovery item
ZBX-18879 Fixed update vmware info about vCenter fullname and version
ZBX-18914 Fixed timeout issue with vfs.fs plugin for Zabbix agent 2
ZBX-19461 Fixed validation of the second parameter in history functions
ZBX-19123 Fixed sorting by name or status on action page
ZBX-19493 Fixed missing "Add a new widget" prompt on empty dashboard pages
ZBX-18941 Improved error messages on "Execute now" by adding item and host names
ZBX-19262 Fixed tag space trimming in mass update popup
ZBX-19255 Fixed update of http headers field in item and item prototype mass update form
ZBX-19447 Implemented item type validation by API
ZBX-19400 Added workaround for mysql_get_server_version returning the wrong MariaDB version
ZBX-18863 Fixed error when overviews skipped entries with numeric host/item/trigger names
ZBX-19388 Fixed inherited graph and graph prototype update if user has no permissions to child host or template
ZBX-18699 Fixed selected value appearance in popup host group filter
ZBX-19084 Fixed removal of inherited tags in "Tags" tab
ZBX-19357 Fixed dashboard slideshow not starting automatically when requested by URL parameter

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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