Release Notes for Zabbix 5.4.2

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

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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


See Zabbix documentation for full details.


See Upgrade procedure for upgrade options and instructions. For version specific upgrade notes, see Upgrade notes for 5.4.2.

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