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Pandora FMS 5.1 SP4 released!

January 14, 2016

Pandora FMS 5.1 SP4 released!

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After four months of tests and development focused on providing fixes the critical issues, we are proud to release the new Service Pack 4 of the 5.1 version of Pandora FMS, with some new features as usual and many bugs fixed.


  • New features in the API and CLI: create synthetic modules, manage planned downtimes, and manage Network, Data Server and Plugin modules to set inverse warning/critical intervals.
  • New ‘alert_template’ tag in agents’ XML files to subscribe a new module to an Alert Template.
  • New bulk operation available for edit Server plugins.
  • Allow POSIX extended regexps for module preconditions.
  • Added “working time” to availability reports.
  • Added secondary server options to Satellite Server.
  • Added module_timeout to agent plugins.
  • Added several UDP Server Authorized IP addresses to Windows agents.


  • Boolean modules’ graphs are displayed as digital signals rather than analog.
  • Satellite SNMP proc modules behave like SNMP Pandora FMS server´s proc modules.
  • Availability reports now round the results to just two decimals.
  • Removed config_file_encoding from agents’ configuration file. UTF-8 is now assumed.
  • Data Server now sorts queued files before applying the one XML per agent limit.
  • Satellite server now sends multiple files in a single connection (big performance improvement).



  • Fixed title and description in PDF reports
  • Several fixes in the Visual console
  • Fixed problems with bits of permissions in create policies
  • Fixed problems with compatibility with IE8-IE9
  • Repaired SLA report minor bug
  • Fixed change password in Metaconsole with expired passwords
  • Fixed problems with Group and Module´s bulk operations
  • Fixed “delete user from servers” in Metaconsole
  • Fixed error when syncing more than one server and any of them fail
  • Fixed PHP warning flood in certain sections
  • Fixed problems with legend when module contains no data
  • Fixed problems with recursion in the Manage agents section
  • Fixed total Agents’ count when the Group has the Propagate ACL enabled
  • Fixed to allow empty description at create/update plugin/data/network modules APIs
  • Fixed that an empty group is selectable when user’s group access restricts to create a custom report
  • Fixed that groups are shown with no access privileges
  • Fixed group naming in Metaconsole
  • Fixed CLI/API problems with downtime operations
  • Fixed problems with show comment in events
  • Fixed problems with pagination in the IPAM extension
  • Fixed SQL error when visualizing an agent’s inventory without inventory data.
  • Fixed error in the filter of module group in network map
  • Fixed error with dashboard when dashboard had maps made by user widget
  • Fixed JavaScript issues with GIS maps
  • Add auto-synchronization when login with Active Directory authenticated user
  • Improvements in Pandora FMS server in Windows systems
  • Fixed problems when counting agents in Metaconsole’s Tree view
  • Fixed problems in Reports that use the Monitor report item
  • Fixed module creation through Metaconsole’s wizard
  • Fixed cloning in policies
  • Windows scheduled tasks now run as SYSTEM user rather than interactive
  • Fixed unlinking modules from policy on module update
  • Fixed problems with planned downtimes
  • Prevents differences between input and db into inventory modules
  • Fixed problems with validation events in Metaconsole
  • Satellite Server now does not overwrite the previous blacklist until the scan is completed
  • Several fixes in the Agents’ UDP server
  • And much much more small corrections and fixes.


If you want to download the 5.1 SP4 version of Pandora FMS just go to the downloads area of Sourceforge.



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    • Carla Andres


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