ZABBIX 2.0.13


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10 September 2014

Zabbix SIA is proud to announce the availability of Zabbix 2.0.13.

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 2.0.13. Download it from

This release fixes known issues of Zabbix 2.0.x and introduces new minor features. A nice overview of the new functionality is at

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

What's New in 2.0.13

:: Updated translations

Updated Brazilian Portuguese, Italian, Japanese, Persian, Slovak and Ukrainian translations.

:: List of Improvements included into 2.0.13

  • [ZBX-7098] improved handling of log file rotation/truncation for logrt[] and log[] items
  • [ZBX-1357] updated Slovak and Ukrainian translations; thanks to Zabbix translators

:: Complete List of Bug Fixes and Improvements included into 2.0.13

  • [ZBX-1357] updated Slovak and Ukrainian translations; thanks to Zabbix translators
  • [ZBX-3407] fixed NVPS query to not fail on DB2
  • [ZBX-8646] added a warning on UNIX/GNU/Linux platforms if logrt[] directory has no 'execute' permission
  • [ZBX-8629] fixed crash in get_string() function when checking "Database monitor" items
  • [ZBX-4800] replaced library with Android JSON library; thanks to Volker Fröhlich for legal research
  • [ZBX-6229] removed pretty formatting from Java gateway JSON responses
  • [ZBX-4800] fixed typo in item name in "Template JMX Generic": "mpTenured" -> "mp Tenured"
  • [ZBX-8608] added support of IP masks for action conditions
  • [ZBX-8151] fixed XXE vulnerability on XML import using obsolete libxml versions; thanks to pnig0s@Freebuf for the report
  • [ZBX-8358] fixed overview screen elements being displayed incorrectly after refreshing
  • [ZBX-8348] fixed processing of LLD triggers; functions in a trigger expression could have incorrect ordering
  • [ZBX-8343] fixed a bug in binary heap that could cause a slightly inconsistent ordering of elements in the queue
  • [ZBX-8327] fixed possible crash when processing Windows eventlog
  • [ZBX-8188] fixed IPMI items staying supported when sensor data becomes unavailable
  • [ZBX-7576] when pinging a broadcast address ignore responses from other addresses
  • [ZBX-6531] fixed memory leak in filesystem discovery on AIX systems
  • [ZBX-8241] fixed duplicate display of actions in media type list
  • [ZBX-8269] fixed processing of active checks in agent
  • [ZBX-8238] fixed updating agent 'mtime' for logrt[] items; thanks to Yoshinori Komuro for patch
  • [ZBX-7098] improved handling of log file rotation/truncation for logrt[] and log[] items
  • [ZBX-8198] decreased verbosity of Windows agent with DebugLevel=4
  • [ZBX-7875] fixed wrongly reported system version for Windows 8.1 and Server 2012 R2

Installation and Upgrade Notes


See Zabbix Manual for full details.


Recompile Zabbix binaries and update front-end PHP files. Execute a database patch if migrating from Zabbix 1.8.x. See Zabbix Manual for a detailed upgrade procedure.

Pre-release testing

Zabbix Server

Zabbix Server has been tested on the following platforms:

  • Ubuntu Linux, AMD64, kernel 2.6.11, MySQL 5.x
  • Ubuntu Linux, Intel, kernel 2.6.15, MySQL 5.0.22, PostgreSQL 8.3
  • RedHat EL 5.3, Intel, kernel 2.6.18, Oracle 11gR2
  • Slackware Linux, x86, kernel, MySQL 5.1.x

Zabbix Agents

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

  • AIX 5.2
  • FreeBSD 4.x, 5.x, 6.x
  • HP-UX 10.x, 11.x
  • Linux 2.4.x, 2.6.x
  • Linux CentOS
  • NetBSD 2.0
  • OS/X 10.2
  • Solaris 8, 9, 10
  • Tru64 5.1B
  • Windows 2000, Server 2003, XP, Vista, Server 2008, 7, 8, Server 2012

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

Commercial support

Zabbix Company provides a full range of professional services. We also provide trouble-free upgrade service for easy migration from earlier versions to Zabbix 2.0.x. Please contact Sales for pricing and more details.


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