Release Notes for Zabbix 6.0.0alpha1

Zabbix Team is pleased to announce the availability of Zabbix 6.0.0alpha1.

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 6.0.0alpha1. 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-6470,
ZBXNEXT-6775
Implemented new audit log; added new auditlog to user and token API
ZBXNEXT-6810 Implemented audit on server (processing of LLD rules and discovered hosts)
ZBXNEXT-6802 Implemented audit for server (linking templates - host, host prototypes)
ZBXNEXT-6702 Added {#FSLABEL} macro in item names of the "Windows filesystems by Zabbix agent/agent active" templates, changed vfs.file.cksum[/etc/passwd] key to vfs.file.cksum[/etc/passwd,sha256] in Unix templates
ZBXNEXT-6813 Dropped support of British English as frontend language
ZBXNEXT-6688 Added new items for Agent and Agent2
ZBXNEXT-6601 Added monoinc() and monodec() functions
ZBXNEXT-6470,
ZBXNEXT-6768
Implemented audit for server (except for linking and LLD)
ZBXNEXT-6772 Added new prometheus label matching operators != and !~
ZBXNEXT-6470,
ZBXNEXT-6715
Made auditlog workable with new auditlog DB structure
ZBXNEXT-4029 Implemented password policy support
ZBXNEXT-6773 Added new aggregation functions count, exists_foreach and item_count
ZBXNEXT-6755 Added support of alerting in services
ZBXNEXT-3022 Improved scalability of services
ZBXNEXT-6674 Added tag based mapping of problems in services
ZBXNEXT-6528,
ZBXNEXT-6669
Moved auditlog calls from frontend sections Images, Proxies, Graphs and Graph prototypes, Services, and Maps to API
ZBXNEXT-6679 Improved performance of template linking on Zabbix Server
ZBXNEXT-284 Added timeout parameter to zabbix_sender and zabbix_get

Bug Fixes

ZBX-19395 Changed version in links of the templates and the media

Installation and Upgrade Notes

Installation

See Zabbix documentation for full details.

Upgrade

Recompile Zabbix binaries and update front-end PHP files. 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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