ZABBIX 2.0.15


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10 August 2015

Zabbix Team is pleased to announce the availability of Zabbix 2.0.15.

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 2.0.15. 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 2.0.15

:: Support of NTP check over UDP

Added support of UDP for NTP related checks.

:: Updated translations

Updated Czech and Polish translations.

:: List of Improvements included into 2.0.15

  • [ZBXNEXT-786] made net.tcp.service[ntp] item work over UDP
  • [ZBX-8839] added timeout configuration option to Java gateway
  • [ZBX-1357] updated Czech and Polish translations; thanks to Zabbix translators

:: Complete List of Bug Fixes and Improvements included into 2.0.15

  • [ZBXNEXT-786] made net.tcp.service[ntp] item work over UDP
  • [ZBX-8839] added timeout configuration option to Java gateway
  • [ZBX-1357] updated Czech and Polish translations; thanks to Zabbix translators
  • [ZBX-9703] fixed a memory leak in SSH checks when configured public and/or private key is not a regular file
  • [ZBX-9657] fixed timeout error being recognized as success when executing scripts on nodes
  • [ZBX-9623] fixed possible SQL error when network discovery rule and LLD rule are processed at the same time
  • [ZBX-9592] fixed possible crash due to uninitialized counterpath variable
  • [ZBX-9290] fixed log file reloading if its size is updated later than modification time
  • [ZBX-9456] fixed sustem.cpu.util item to work correctly on OpenBSD 5.7
  • [ZBX-4529] fixed security vulnerability in alerter script execution by using strong quoting for script arguments; thanks to Pavel for the report
  • [ZBX-8299] fixed SQL errors in case a network discovery rule or check is deleted during processing
  • [ZBX-9467] fixed agent compilation error related to "ifnet" and "ifnet_head" structs on OpenBSD 5.5 and above
  • [ZBX-5717] fixed incorrect calculation of icmppingloss[] due to floating-point errors
  • [ZBX-9436] fixed zabbix_server to not exit in case of database connection loss in the middle of transaction
  • [ZBX-9352] fixed execution of remote commands on the server in case trigger expression contains multiple hosts
  • [ZBX-3507] fixed SMS sending with Huawei GSM modems
  • [ZBX-9251] added missing socket closing to avoid large number of opened sockets
  • [ZBX-9410] fixed agent logging to eventlog (syslog option) on Windows
  • [ZBX-9367] fixed "Status of Zabbix" and "System status" widget default refresh intervals
  • [ZBX-5656] fixed maintenance.create and maintenance.update methods "timeperiods" parameter to be an array of arrays
  • [ZBX-9331] changed value type of system.stat[kthr,*] items in "Template OS AIX" to float and added them to "Performance" application
  • [ZBX-9368] fixed possible SQL errors when linking of several templates
  • [ZBX-9344] fixed infinite looping in[] in case there is no password prompt
  • [ZBX-9281] fixed undefined offset in template screens when resource is URL
  • [ZBX-4633] fixed host inventories not displaying all filtered results when record count exceeds global limit
  • [ZBX-9284] added Zabbix log file locking to avoid incomplete logging on log file rotation
  • [ZBX-9087] fixed DB_ID validation expression to properly validate upper bound of received value and fixed various front-end forms not properly validating IDs
  • [ZBX-9241] fixed possible vfs.fs.discovery item crash on AIX systems
  • [ZBX-9104] fixed repeated error messaging if SSH channel failed to close
  • [ZBX-8993] added check for a valid reference of a global regular expression in LLD rules
  • [ZBX-9088] fixed parsing of SNMP traps for correct processing of delayed traps
  • [ZBX-9093] fixed API host.create method for MySQL strict mode when given partial data in "inventory" property
  • [ZBX-9168] fixed incorrect keys and added missing keys in the item key helper
  • [ZBX-9197] fixed PHP fatal error "Call to undefined function array_fill_keys()" in trigger.get method with PHP<5.2.0
  • [ZBX-9195] fixed lastlogsize and mtime being updated on proxy for unsupported items; thanks to Yoshinori Komuro for patch
  • [ZBX-8828] made ICMP items go unsupported if ICMP packets cannot be sent to their host
  • [ZBX-9176] fixed {DISCOVERY.SERVICE.NAME} macro to expand properly for HTTPS and Telnet services
  • [ZBX-9126] fixed processing of trigger/graph prototypes in case when all item prototypes in trigger/graph prototypes were changed

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.

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 2.2 LTS or Zabbix 2.4. Please contact Sales for pricing and more details.


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