Release Notes for Zabbix 6.4.0beta1

Zabbix Team is pleased to announce the availability of Zabbix 6.4.0beta1.

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 6.4.0beta1. 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-7912 Improved media type configuration
ZBXNEXT-3290 Added incremental proxy configuration sync
ZBXNEXT-7971 Increased max length of the "URL (after login)" field
ZBXNEXT-7931 Removed heartbeats support from Zabbix proxy
ZBXNEXT-2557 Added support of Zabbix proxies with legacy version
ZBXNEXT-6797 Increased length of host metadata
ZBXNEXT-3496 Added ability to add own links to Host and Event context menu
ZBXNEXT-6181 Added functionality to remove SQLite3 DB file on proxy version increase
ZBXNEXT-1616 Added monitoring of mount point options for Unix-like OSes
ZBXNEXT-7661 Implemented thresholds for dynamic background color in item value widget
ZBXNEXT-7830 Implemented better menu structure
ZBXNEXT-7832 Renamed setting "Dynamic item" to "Enable host selection" for URL, Plain text, Graph prototype, Item value, Graph classic widgets
ZBXNEXT-7852 Added incremental active check refresh for active agents
ZBXNEXT-6406 Removed requirement of host interface for server-originated checks

Bug Fixes

ZBX-17060 Fixed unexpected interface connection mode change during autoregistration
ZBX-21388 Fixed Zabbix agent 2 plugin read error and updated plugin support dependency for Zabbix agent 2
ZBX-20864 Fixed format specifier definitions on AIX
ZBX-21605 Fixed possible PHP runtime errors in several modal popup dialogs
ZBX-21097 Fixed filtering by "Resource ID" and "Recordset ID" fields for "Audit log" page
ZBX-21580 Optimized HPE MSA 2060 Storage by HTTP template to spread the load across preprocessing workers
ZBXNEXT-5535 Implemented preselected host pattern filter for autosuggest used in items pattern field in graph widget
ZBX-21579 Optimized HPE MSA 2040 Storage by HTTP template to spread the load across preprocessing workers
ZBX-21421 Fixed variable spelling in Kubernetes cluster state by HTTP template
ZBX-21544 Fixed value of query field being truncated to the first "=" sign when pressing parse button
ZBX-21581 Optimized HPE Primera template to spread the load across preprocessing workers
ZBX-21456 Fixed net.tcp.socket.count problem on agent2 when ipv6 is disabled
ZBX-21009 Fixed double escaping in trigger function upon host autoregistration
ZBX-21664 Fixed Zabbix server crashing during database upgrade when converting service times and there is downtime inside uptime
ZBX-21466 Fixed race condition in Zabbix agent 2 leading to permanently stuck mount reads

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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