ZABBIX 1.4.5


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ZABBIX SIA is proud to announce the availability of ZABBIX 1.4.5.

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 release notes for ZABBIX 1.4.5.

It is highly recommended to upgrade from earlier ZABBIX 1.4.x.

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 1.4.5

  • [ZBX-295] fixed processing of null values under Oracle
  • [ZBX-294,ZBX-296] Oracle related fixes
  • [ZBX-343] fixed possible hang of server trapper process
  • [ZBX-341] fixed compilation problem under Tru64/OSF
  • [ZBX-338] added png files for images_oracle.sql script
  • [ZBX-322] fixed possible incorrect autodiscovery
  • [ZBX-315] fixed irregulary stop of server on OpenBSD
  • [ZBX-206] fixed case sensitive hosts sorting
  • [ZBX-313] fixed problem with sqlite3 semaphore
  • [ZBX-292] fixed processing of negative values in availability report
  • [ZBX-182] fixed processing of icmpping if dns name cannot be resolved
  • improved speed of copying triggers to host
  • [ZBX-290] fixed possible server crash if host dns name is unknown
  • [ZBX-288] fixed compilation of the agent under Solaris 2.6
  • [ZBX-287] fixed compilation under FreeBSD 4.1 with older GCC
  • [ZBX-283] fixed SQL statement where INTEGER exceeds allowed range
  • [ZBX-277] fixed possible server crash when evaluating functions str(), regexp() and iregexp()
  • [ZBX-271] added support of system.boottime[] for OpenBSD & FreeBSD agents
  • [ZBX-268] added support of proc.num[], proc.mem[] & system.cpu.num[] for OpenBSD agents
  • [ZBX-263] fixed problem with processing of lastlogsize for log[] and eventlog[] items when history is set to 0
  • [ZBX-253] fixes problem in frontend with long int values
  • [ZBX-250] speed improvement for Triggers when use "{ITEM.VALUE}" macro
  • [ZBX-250] fixed 100% CPU on server side after unexpected connection loss
  • [ZBX-246] fixed header error in Monitoring->slideshows
  • [ZBX-243] speed improvements for processing of eventlog[] for windows agent
  • [DEV-92] added support of multiple windows agents, service description
  • [ZBX-7] added support of system.cpu.util[] for FreeBSD agents, thanks to 'brick'
  • [ZBX-222] fixed problem with slashes
  • [ZBX-210] added support of system.cpu.num[] for FreeBSD agents, thanks to 'freak'

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 earlier 1.4.x.

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 8
  • Solaris 9
  • 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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