ZABBIX 2.2.17


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27 February 2017

Zabbix Team is pleased to announce the availability of Zabbix 2.2.17.

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

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This release fixes known issues of Zabbix 2.2.x and introduces new minor features..

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

What's New

:: New Features and Improvements

:: Bug Fixes

  • [ZBX-10902] fixed wrong averages in web monitoring if a web server doesn't respond to a request
  • [ZBX-11655] fixed Oracle and MySQL column limit calculation when using UTF-8
  • [ZBX-11719] fixed reading files with vfs.file.regmatch[] and vfs.file.cksum[] keys on windows
  • [ZBX-11587] fixed handling database failure during transaction commit
  • [ZBX-9889,ZBX-11674] fixed vmware.eventlog item values to have unique timestamps in history table
  • [ZBX-11635] fixed possible deadlocks when removing obsolete VMWare services
  • [ZBX-11481] fixed resolving macros for ip and dns fields in interfaces that are linked to main interface with {HOST.IP} and {HOST.DNS} macros
  • [ZBX-11527] fixed displaying maintenance icon for trigger element in maps
  • [ZBX-11354] fixed applications being reset in templated items and item prototypes when modifying its parent
  • [ZBX-11494] fixed "system.stat" returning not supported after Zabbix agent restart on AIX
  • [ZBX-11479] fixed threaded metric to handle interruption by a signal
  • [ZBX-11534] fixed default operation step duration to be included in minimal step calculation instead of overriding
  • [ZBX-11528] fixed zabbix_get to match zabbix_server protocol

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 of Zabbix. Please contact Sales for pricing and more details.


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