ZABBIX 2.0.8


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21 August 2013

Zabbix SIA is proud to announce the availability of Zabbix 2.0.8.

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 2.0.8. 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 2.0.8

:: Updated translations

Updated Dutch translation.

:: List of Improvements included into 2.0.8

  • [ZBXNEXT-1405] added IP to the warning about ignored messages because of their size
  • [ZBX-1357] updated Dutch translation; thanks to Zabbix translators

:: Complete List of Bug Fixes and Improvements included into 2.0.8

  • [ZBX-6889] fixed processing of availability data by the server
  • [ZBXNEXT-1405] added IP to the warning about ignored messages because of their size
  • [ZBX-6020] fixed displaying MySQL errors for PHP 5.5.0 and newer
  • [ZBX-1357] updated Dutch translation; thanks to Zabbix translators
  • [ZBX-6746] fixed template linking to proxy if the agent with the same name is auto-registered
  • [ZBX-6840] fixed undefined indexes for triggers in Monitoring > Maps and Dashboard
  • [ZBX-6672] fixed windows agent performance counters being capped to 100
  • [ZBX-6831] fixed webtest item conversion in 1.8->2.0 database upgrade patch for mysql
  • [ZBX-6527] fixed proc.mem calculations with getprocs() for AIX
  • [ZBX-5924] fixed curl verify host option setting in ez texting
  • [ZBX-6798] improved error messages from UnixODBC library for Database Monitor items
  • [ZBX-6797] added configurable ODBC login timeout

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 XP, 2000, 2003, 2008, Vista

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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