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What’s New Pandora FMS 7.0 NG 720

March 16, 2018

What’s New Pandora FMS 7.0 NG 720

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This last update package of Pandora FMS 7.0 NG contains several improvements aas well as visual changes and includes the resolution of some problems. A list of the most important changes can be found below.

Metaconsole and large environment enhancements

  • Optimized operation of systems with satellite server and incremental modules.

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  • New agent self-provisioning feature to assign an agent to one of Pandora FMS multiple servers within the infrastructure.
  • Corrections in the links to the images in the metaconsole.
  • The creation of the general report template in metaconsole has been improved.
  • We have optimized the self-validation of events in metaconsole.
  • Improvements have been made to the metaconsole API and user management.
  • “Command line snapshot” option included in the metaconsole.

Plugin improvements

  • Improvements have been made to the MySQL plugin and virtualization plugins: Nutanix, Xen and Vmware.
  • Improvements in plugin server logs.

Graphic improvements

  • Optimization of group creation.
  • New images for the visual console background.
  • Console auto-refresh and visual console paging has been optimized.
  • Improvements in group display in tree views, fixed menus, custom graphs with the ACL Enterprise enabled, SQL graphs, and graphics with decimal values.

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  • Optimization of fictitious node relationships.
  • The posibility to count items after searching in the tree view has been included.

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Improvements in Cluster display

With respect to the new cluster functionality announced in the previous release, we have continued to work on its optimization by making a series of improvements in the following aspects:

  • Cluster modules history.
  • Inclusion of the identification of cluster agents in the database configuration.

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Improvements in the functioning of policies and massive operations

  • A new script has been created to copy agents from one policy to another.
  • Optimization of the secure mode of agents in the application of policies.
  • New fields have been included in massive operations.
  • Improvements in the performance of massive operations to change the value of modules.
  • Filtering of uninitialized modules in massive operations has been improved.

Improvements in alerts and events

  • Service module alerts performance has been improved.

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  • We have optimized the way we evaluate rules in event alerts.
  • Improvements have been made in the responses to events.
  • We have created an event response macro.

General console improvements

  • Integration of Pandora FMS with CCM (Cisco Communication Manager).
  • Optimization of the ACL system.
  • Improvements in the queries with filters at programmed shutdowns.
  • The functionality of module_crontab in the software agents has been improved.
  • LDAP authentication of Active Directory users improved

Troubleshooting

  • Fixed problem in group recursion in the agents section of a policy.
  • Fixed bug when deleting macros in the plugin server.
  • Fixed authentication error in web modules.
  • Fixed problem when accessing to historical report data in the historical database.
  • Fixed status error when the histogram has no thresholds.
  • Fixed ACL bug in custom graphics.
  • Fixed Syslog server error.
  • Solved problem in the visual consoles with group All.
  • Fixed bug in SNMP interfaces on network maps.
  • Fixed error in Windows Security log monitoring event view.

Download Pandora FMS

The last updated version of Pandora FMS can be downloaded from the downloads section of our website:
https://pandorafms.org/en/features/free-download-monitoring-software/


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