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- We fixed a problem affecting some context menus in the Dashboards section
- We fixed a problem with editing network diagrams in the dashboards section - We fixed a problem with the System Restart monitor and the service account authentication option
- We improved UI performance in cases there are lots of alerts in HQ - The inventory tab for Linux devices now shows file system names instead of mount points - We fixed a problem where the inventory tab did not appear for Linux devices - We fixed a problem with the PDF export option in the event history section - We fixed a problem with using SSH Command monitor content checks with multiple devices - We fixed a problem with monitoring some CloudWatch metrics - We fixed a problem with selecting custom data points in reports - We fixed a problem with assigning owners to devices and other elements - We fixed a problem where remote nodes might show an extra service called "F" - We fixed a problem where dashboard slideshow could consume excessive browser memory
- We now show missing devices on network diagrams in gray, by default - We fixed a problem with navigating using the lightboard dashboard panel - We fixed a formatting issue in the event history section - We fixed duplicate text in some multi-site lost contact Telemetry notifications - We fixed an issue affecting failover over installations with Telemetry enabled
- We added a new %%eventmonitornotes%% notification template token - We added a message preview column on the history tab for sites - Devices in maintenance windows now appear as paused on network diagrams - We fixed an issue where devices paused until a time did not appear paused on network diagrams - We fixed an issue with editing notification profiles when running the interface on IIS - We fixed some issues with how multi-site lost/regained contact messages are delivered - We fixed issues with displaying or not displaying info events in some dashboard panels
- The inventory tab now always appears for Switch or Router device types - We fixed a display issue when refreshing or resizing device graphs - We fixed an issue with enabling logins in a clean install
- The VMware Snapshot event monitor now reports on guests even if they are powered down - The configuration utility now uses proxy server settings if they were specified - We fixed a problem with selecting data points in some choosers - We fixed a sorting issue for data point list dashboard panels - We fixed an issue with pagination and some tables in HQ - We fixed a reconnection issue affecting Telemetry - We fixed a problem with delivering push notifications to the mobile apps - We fixed an issue with assigning tickets in multi-site installations - We fixed an incorrect error message in the VMware Snapshot event monitor
- You can assign alerts to other team members from HQ and other parts of the interface - A new top level icon to show tickets that have been assigned to you - The logbooks feature has been renamed to 'tickets' and includes new features - The headquarters section now automatically refreshes - We added an option to pause/resume headquarters refreshing - The VMware Host event monitor can now report on CPU ready metrics - We added a new summary tab and filtering optons in the mobile apps - We fixed an issue with using network diagram lines in multi-site installs - We fixed an issue with editing outgoing email servers for notifications - We fixed an issue with the site import dialog box - We fixed a validation issue with saving data retention settings - We fixed a problem with suppressing monitor alerts when monitoring by group name - We fixed an issue with generating PDF versions of reports - We fixed a sorting issue in graph data tables when some date/time formats were selected - We fixed a problem with some combinations of settings in the Active Directory monitor - We added %%eventmonitordescription%% and %%devicedescription%% tokens for use in email templates
- We added a new Active Directory monitor option to ignore contacts - We added a new Active Directory monitor option to ignore accounts that have never logged in - We modified the way the suppress "once" option works - We added a %%ipaddress%% token for use in PowerShell and other scripting event monitors - We improved the performance for SNMPv1 and SNMPv2c monitoring (Beta) - We fixed an issue with using network diagram lines on multi-site dashboards - We fixed an issue with showing device widget tags - We fixed an issue with labels on some multi-graphs - We fixed a problem with how the Office 365 dashboard is displayed - We fixed an issue with navigating between event monitors - We fixed an issue with saving SNMP mappings - We fixed issues with saving email notification settings - We fixed issues with refreshing lists in the settings section
- We fixed an issue saving authentication profiles
- We fixed an issue with removing notification profiles - We fixed issues in the import/export configuration page - We fixed issues with editing network diagrams - We fixed an issue with sorting on the interfaces tab for devices - We fixed an issue with monitoring only favourite interface status - We added new data format type to the modbus event monitor to support bit values - We fixed an issue with missing quotes around service paths - We fixed an issue with navigating in the Sites section - We fixed an issue with delivering some kinds of reports by email - We fixed an issue with downloading the PDF version of a report
- We added an option to enable two-factor authentication when logging in - We added support for IPv6 addressing for all devices and monitoring - We added a new event monitor for Amazon AWS Cloud Watch metrics - We added an option to make curved lines on network diagrams - We added a feedback icon in the header so you can send us your suggestions - We made the Actions menu more prominent in all parts of the interface - We added a new SNMP interface monitor option to alert about favorite interface status - We added new header sections showing more device and monitor information - We added a description field for device groups and for event monitors - We fixed an issue with filtered services on the O365 dashboard panel - We added info status support to all of the database event monitors - We fixed a few issues with making changes in spreadsheet views - We fixed issues with assigning inherited device properties - We reformatted and redesigned the icon chooser dialog box - We added new icons for switches and routers - We added new screen size guides to help design dashboards of specific sizes
- We added support for Strawberry Perl and other perl distros in the Perlscript monitor - We fixed a issue with detecting status in the SNMP interface event monitor - We fixed an issue with very old icon styles on network diagrams - We fixed a problem in the SNMP event monitor where it could show blank results under rare circumstances - We added support for the info status level in the Modbus event monitor - We fixed an issue with the display of some very old icon types on network diagrams
- We fixed an issue with SNMP monitoring when interfaces have blank interface descriptions
- We fixed an issue with error messages when SNMP event monitors can't connect - We fixed a setup issue that resulted in a message about service dependencies
- We added hundreds of new icons that you can assign to your devices and on your dashboards - We added a new REST API for integrating with our monitoring and alerting engines - We added SNMPv3 support for MD5, SHA, SHA-224, SHA-256, SHA-384 and SHA-512 authentication - We improved monitoring performance when using SNMPv2c and SNMPv3 - We added the ability to use auth profiles with the Advanced Web Site event monitor - We updated our mobile apps so you can now suppress and resume alerts from your phone - We updated our mobile apps to add an option letting you mark yourself as on or off duty - We added support for authentication profiles in the Advanced Web Site event monitor - We fixed an issue with the performance counter chooser appearing multiple times - We added the ability to specify SMS alert recipients using device and event monitor tags - We fixed an issue where event monitors with table data were not formatted correctly in HQ - We updated the Calculation event monitor so it now handles negative values properly.
- We fixed a problem that could affect how graph data points were recorded - We fixed a problem with retrieving event history records in high-volume situations - We fixed a problem where the connection failure message did not appear if IIS was up but the service was down - We fixed a problem where reports could show incorrect y-axis labels - We fixed a problem with retrieving event history records using the API - We fixed an issue about session timeout and expiries when running on IIS (Build 4556)
- Dashboard and report graphs now have options to generate trendlines and predictions - The selected event history filters are now saved when refreshing or navigating to a new item - If there are no events that match the filter, the message now clearly shows the selected filter settings - We fixed several issues on the HQ page - We fixed a problem with delivering reports by email - We fixed a problem with accessing the interface using Internet Explorer - We fixed a problem where the monitor spreadsheet was not hidden when navigating to a monitor - We fixed issues with playing sounds in the browser when there are new alerts - We fixed several issues with the option to group email alerts into one alert per monitor run - We fixed a problem with SSH monitoring when the password contained certain characters - We fixed a problem where the session timeout value was not being enforced - We fixed an incorrect message about there being no more mail servers to try - We fixed a display issue affecting graphs in the Cardo Dark theme
- We added a new "info" alert level that shows status in blue - We added two new dashboard themes called Cardo and Cardo Dark - We added an option to show custom icons in the title bars of dashboard panels - We added a new grouping option for email notifications that replaces rate controls and throttling - We added a new option to the SNMP Bandwidth monitor to skip interfaces with traffic levels very low traffic levels - We added a new SNMP bandwidth option to ignore spikes over a specified threshold - We added a new option to mark interfaces as favorites or as ignored - We added an option to the SNMP bandwidth and interface monitors to only check favourite interfaces - We added a new Tag Library option to define the tags that you always want to be available - We added new options and data points to the TOPDesk event monitor - We redesigned the login page and the welcome page that appears after you log in. - We improved the detection of invalid bandwidth rates due to interface counter wrap arounds and resets - We updated the Dell iDRAC monitor to be compatible with a recent update of the iDRAC firmware - We updated the Windows Service monitor option to ignore selected servicesl, so it now accepts wildcards - We redesigned the event monitor tags section so it works more like the device tags section does - We updated the styling of counts on the device and status pages - We updated the Office API v1 code to use TLS 1.2 when connecting - We fixed an issue with formatting event text in the devices section - We fixed a problem where report graphs with no data for the selected time period could cause browser errors. - We fixed an issue with sorting device groups when there were mixed upper and lowercase characters - We fixed a problem with using apostrophes in SNMP mapping names - We fixed some vertical spacing issues on the settings tab for some event monitors - We fixed a problem with event monitor dependency option to match by event monitor only - We fixed various issues with exporting events to PDFs - We fixed an issue with sorting device groups when there were mixed upper and lowercase characters - We fixed a problem with the event monitor dependency option to match by event monitor only - We fixed an issue in the file event monitor related to checking content for missing files - We fixed a problem with alerts about missing email template files
New Features: - In HQ and in event history lists you can now click on the date to switch between absolute and relative dates. - Event history lists now default to searching the last 24 hours with options for longer searches. - We improved the display and formatting when managing users and login security. - We added a new HTML 2020 email template with better compatibility for desktop versions of Outlook. - We added a new notification option to control how many failures in a row it takes to change alert status. - The Windows bandwidth event monitor now records data points even if no thresholds has been specified. - We added support for connecting to Slack through a proxy server. - We updated the Office 365 Status event monitor to use a new API and added new features. Fixes: - We fixed a problem affecting system health dashboard panels with multiple monitors having the same base time. - We fixed a problem where message previews were missing from Headquarters. - We fixed a problem displaying current alerts panels for uses with the Dashboards Only role. - We fixed a problem where assigning a network diagram device to a group or tag resulted in a broken icon. - We fixed a problem where remote nodes could not apply SNMP mappings. - We fixed a problem with selecting multiple tags using the device group properties dialog. - We fixed a problem with exporting event history lists to PDFs. - We fixed a problem with selecting devices that have commas in their display names. - We fixed a message about a "bad data" when monitoring some Windows event event logs, especially on domain controllers. - We fixed a problem with monitoring Linux processes with the option to include command line parameters. - We fixed a problem where a helper utility for Linux system health monitoring was not being installed. - We fixed a problem where an incorrect device name could appear in Headquarters. - We fixed a problem where some export files might be truncated when downloaded.
New Features: - We added a new service called Telemetry along with new alerting options and mobile apps for Android and iOS. - We added a new SNMP Table event monitor for checking values of dynamic values. - We added support for tables in the regular SNMP event monitor. - We added a new Python scripting event monitor so you integrate your Python scripts with our monitoring engine. - We added a new SNMP service which optimizes SNMP monitoring (in beta testing) - We added option to group email notifications into one email per event monitor run - We added a new %%REPORT_BUILD_DATE%% report token which shows the date the report was built. - We added options in the SNMP event monitor to alert based on bandwidth percentages. - We added a new TOPdesk event monitor which alerts based on the number of open tickets. - We added a new "HTML 2019" email template with a more modern look and feel. - The SNMP and Calculation monitors now use a spreadsheet display for editing the items to be monitored. - The monitoring queue report now has millisecond accuracy. - The SSL certificate event monitor now lists the exact day the certificate will expire, not just the relative time. - After upgrading, we now launch https://localhost if the integrated web server is disabled. Fixes: - We fixed a problem with build inventory reports for remote sites. - We fixed a problem with sector graphs with device filters have been applied. - We fixed a problem with building some report types for remote sites. - We fixed a problem with using the Calculation event monitor in multi-site configurations. - We fixed a rare problem where accessing a missing file using the integrated web server could cause the service to crash. - We fixed a problem with monitoring VMware 6.7 using the legacy event monitors. - We fixed a problem with labels on data point list dashboard panels with certain settings. - We fixed a problem with some notification settings and the option to alert after X failures in a row. - We fixed a problem with the database service when running on some AMD-based systems (build 4484) - We fixed a problem where the SNMP monitor option for missing values did not work (build 4484) - We improved overall performance when there are lots of alerts in Headquarters (build 4484) - We fixed an issue affecting some kinds of SNMP monitoring (build 4484)