Product: OP5 Monitor
Release Date: January 30, 2019
Release Type: Major
OP5 is happy to announce the first public release of Monitor 8! For about a year already our developers have been working on the this release to make Monitor faster, modular and more focused on the customers' needs. It is also the first release where we did things a bit different with the new microservice architecture and the API-first approach to development. We are certainly excited about this new major branch of Monitor and are looking forward to hearing your feedback! To see what has changed you can browse the list below.
- Automatically discovers all the devices using the following methods:
- Seed IP, which is used as a starting point to build the device network graph.
- IP range is used to sweep the network for the devices available within the range.
- Covers a wide range of devices by supporting multiple protocols: LLDP, ICMP, SNMP v1, v2c, v3.
- Documentation can be found here: Autodiscovery
- A new configuration manager that enables saving/exporting Naemon configuration in the background.
- REST API for configuration export.
- Fully integrated in UI for smoother configuration management.
- Documentation can be found here: Nachos
- check_vmware 2.0
- The new VMware plugin monitors virtual infrastructures managed by a VMware vCenter or VMware ESXi servers, such as its data centers, clusters, hosts and virtual machines.
- It can check a wide range of different metrics and statuses depending on the targeted infrastructure, for example CPU load, memory usage, network activity, runtime states, etc..
- Documentation can be found here: VMware plugin 2.0
- Livestatus Caching
- A mechanism that allows accessing livestatus data while Naemon is restarting.
- Improves user experience while the system applies new configuration.
- Documentation can be found here: Cached Monitor
- More stable and responsive UI during configuration export process.
- Lots of small fixes and improvements.
How to upgrade
To update to OP5 Monitor 8.0.0 from any previous version of Monitor 7 follow these instructions:
yum clean all
yum install op5-release-up-7-to-8
yum --enablerepo='*7-to-8*' update
On EL7 make sure to run
If you have any questions surrounding this micro release, you are more than welcome to get in touch with us.
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