Release Notes for Zabbix 4.4.0alpha1

Zabbix Team is pleased to announce the availability of Zabbix 4.4.0alpha1.

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 http://www.gnu.org/copyleft/gpl.txt.

This document contains the release notes for Zabbix 4.4.0alpha1. Download it from downloads.

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


New Features and Improvements

ZBXNEXT-5250 Dropped support of screen element 'screen'
ZBXNEXT-5249 Added new dashboard widget "host availability"
ZBXNEXT-5238 Added edit control for the widget in dashboard view mode
ZBXNEXT-5183 Implemented support of simple triggers under items in export files
ZBXNEXT-5040,
ZBXNEXT-5219
Moved item real-time data to a new, seperate table in database
ZBXNEXT-1856,
ZBXNEXT-5223
Added web scenario and http agent with kerberos authentication delegation
ZBXNEXT-5211 Increased the maximum hosts name character length from 64 to 128 for autoregistration and lld
ZBXNEXT-1302 Added low-level discovery of block devices
ZBX-10574 Automated documentation link update upon release of new major version

Bug Fixes

ZBX-15954 Fixed functional macros resolving in maps
ZBX-15905 Reverted changes that introduced error with write permissions in assets directory
ZBX-15804 Fixed links for discovered hosts, items, triggers and graphs
ZBX-10786 Added placeholder for "required string" field in web monitoring
ZBX-16153 Fixed 500 internal server error when trying to preview pie/exploded graph without items
ZBX-16204 Fixed undefined offset in ccontrollerwidgetproblemhostsview

Installation and Upgrade Notes

Installation

See Zabbix Manual for full details.

Upgrade

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.

References

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