ZABBIX 1.4.3


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ZABBIX SIA is proud to announce the availability of ZABBIX 1.4.3.

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

This document contains the release notes for ZABBIX 1.4.3.

It is recommended to upgrade from ZABIX 1.4, 1.4.1 and 1.4.2.

The following sections describe the release in detail and provide late-breaking or other information that supplements its main documentation.

:: Fixes and minor improvements included into 1.4.3

  • [ZBX-218] fixed problem "Unable to add performance counter" on start of win agent
  • [ZBX-192] fixed active checks stops after connection loss
  • [ZBX-152] fixed inefficient check of user permissions
  • [ZBX-189, CVE-2007-6210] fixed super-user permissions of user commands
  • [ZBX-183] fixed compilation problem with undefined res_query()
  • [ZBX-34] fixed transaction related conflict in DBget_maxid
  • [ZBX-181] fixed Activate/Disable items from applications
  • [ZBX-176] fixed static compilation of Jabber support
  • [ZBX-100] fixed Oracle compilation errors
  • [ZBX-159] added support of vm.memory.size[available] under Linux
  • [ZBX-172] fixed incorrect SQL caused by character ' in item key
  • [ZBX-106] support of 16 processors for system.cpu.util[], other fixes
  • [ZBX-133] added more debug information on semaphore related errors
  • [ZBX-164] added support of units for values used in notifications
  • [ZBX-168] pass DNS or IP address instead of host name to external scripts
  • [ZBX-108] fixed change() and abschange() for negative integer values
  • [ZBX-114] fixed permissions for history of events
  • [ZBX-91] added Portuguese translation
  • [ZBX-166] accept SSL peer certificate even if domain name does not match CN
  • [ZBX-154] fixed processing of comma in zbx.fs.size[]
  • [ZBX-110] all phrases "slideshow" replaced by "slide show"
  • [ZBX-160] fixed to send \r\n instead of \n
  • [ZBX-149] fixed incorrect processing of vm.memory.size key in FreeBSD
  • [ZBX-109] added support of vm.memory.size[pfree] Linux, FreeBSD & Win agents
  • [ZBX-122] added Hungarian translation
  • [ZBX-118] fixed show_popup_menu display problem
  • [ZBX-116] fixed typo in data.sql, "interfice"
  • [ZBX-130] added refresh of unsupported active checks
  • [ZBX-134] fixes for hostid/groupid validation on Node switch
  • [ZBX-131] fixed viewing password on install in plain text
  • [ZBX-81] fix for item delay calculation problem in graphs
  • [DEV-75] Empty command result window
  • [DEV-74] Scripts of all nodes are displayed
  • [ZBX-107] do not display log related items in the queue
  • [DEV-43] support of new macros {ITEM.VALUE}, {ITEM.VALUE1}, etc
  • [ZBX-30,ZBX-47] better dependencies
  • [ZBX-48] fixed server crash if incorrect syntax of aggregate items is used
  • [ZBX-95] fixed patch.sql to work with buggy PHPMyAdmin
  • [ZBX-59] removed button "Switch Node"
  • [ZBX-19] fixed SMS sending
  • [DEV-46] added "save&return" button in acknowledgements
  • [DEV-50] improved validation of incoming parameters
  • [ZBX-76] added number of members in host groups
  • [ZBX-92] fixed overwriting of new information for distributed monitoring
  • [ZBX-90] fixed displaying of last line of a log file in the Latest Data and Overview
  • [ZBX-88] changed method to GET in all forms which affect displayed info
  • [ZBX-57] fixed problem in zbx_tcp_check_security !=
  • [ZBX-67] fixed synchronization of binary data between nodes under PostgresSQL
  • [ZBX-77] fixes for refreshing pages in Monitoring
  • [ZBX-75] fixed warning in history of events
  • [ZBX-68] fixed iframe resize on refresh in Screens
  • [ZBX-65] fixed sideeffect on massupdate items, 'application' entries are cleaned from all affected items"
  • fixed setting trigger status to unknown on trigger update, now only if expression is changed
  • fixed problem with Enabling/Disabling actions
  • [ZBX-72] fixed occured error after graph refresh
  • [ZBX-67] added synchronization of binary data between nodes
  • [ZBX-70] fixed even more compilation warnings
  • [ZBX-69] eliminated compilation warnings "_GNU_SOURCE redefined"
  • added synchronisation of last value and timestamps for distributed monitoring
  • [ZBX-1] fixed wrong status of function "nodata" after server restart
  • [ZBX-33] fixed problem in table names in data.sql for PostgreSQL
  • [ZBX-32] fixed incorrect processing of IP ranges in ip_in_list
  • [ZBX-35] fixed processing of PROFILE related macros
  • support of macro {ITEM.LASTVALUE} for notifications and trigger names
  • fixed SQL statement in SLA processing
  • updated Spanish translation
  • [ZBX-24] fixed Queue to show status of current node only
  • [ZBX-12] fixed calculations in ZABBIX availability report
  • [ZBX-11] fixed Free BSD 4.x 64 bit-related issues
  • [ZBX-10] added Russian translation
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  • fixed PostgreSQL error in synchronization of graphs
  • minor grammar fixes
  • fixed compilation of ZABBIX agent under Mac OS/X
  • fixed memory leak when processing non-existant trapper item
  • fixed unefficient SQL in browsing of events
  • fixed iregexp()
  • fixed detection of __VA_ARGS__
  • added numeric parameters support for trigger description "$1 $2 .. $9"
  • fixed SQL problem in Configuration->Graphs, all graphs selected

Installation and Upgrade Notes


See ZABBIX Manual for full details.


See ZABBIX Manual for a detailed upgrade procedure. No upgrade of database schema required for upgrade from 1.4, 1.4.1 or 1.4.2.

Pre-release testing


ZABBIX Server has been tested on the following platforms:

  • CentOS Linux 4.4, Intel
  • CentOS Linux 5.0, Intel
  • FreeBSD 6.2, Intel
  • Solaris 10, Intel
  • Ubuntu Linux, AMD64, kernel 2.6.11, MySQL 4.x
  • Ubuntu Linux, Intel, kernel 2.6.15, MySQL 5.0.22


ZABBIX Agents have been compiled and tested on the following platforms:

  • AIX 5.2
  • FreeBSD 4.11, 5.4
  • HP-UX 11.00
  • Linux 2.6.11 (Ubuntu)
  • Linux 2.6.15 (Ubuntu)
  • Linux CentOS
  • NetBSD 2.0
  • OS/X 10.2
  • Solaris 10
  • Tru64 5.1B
  • Windows XP

Note that agents are available pre-compiled from for a limited number of versions and platforms.

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