PANDORA FMS 747 RELEASE
These release notes describe new features, improvements and fixed issues in Pandora FMS NG 747. They also provide information about upgrades and describe some workarounds for known issues.
NEW FEATURES AND DEVELOPMENTS
Improved SNMP and WMI remote scan wizards
SNMP and WMI monitoring allows quick and custom remote monitoring deployment with just a few clicks. We have improved the existing wizards and added a system of profiles and modifiable templates for maximum automation. It will be possible to define what type of remote modules you want to add to a new device. You may also apply certain modules automatically if it is a Cisco router or a Sonicwall firewall and likewise for a Windows or a Linux server. We have many default modules and we have added a logic that allows to automate and extend it.
Pandora FMS contains many modules by default, but the administrator can define his own conditional templates and even apply the wizard to the policies, allowing totally customized massive deployments with ease.
DB2 Monitoring in Discovery
In this update 747, a new monitoring has been added to Discovery: DB2.
DB2 configuration and monitoring is similar to that of Oracle, it will also have default modules, in addition to the possibility of entering custom queries.
New log viewer system in Metaconsole
In previous releases, several changes have been made to log collection and display. This release, it is the turn of Pandora FMS Metaconsole. As in nodes, the log display view has been included within the Metaconsole, with an additional feature to filter logs by node, agent, source, date, etc.
New last value report
A new type of report has been included by which the last value of a module common to a number of agents will be obtained. From this update onwards, it will be necessary to create just one item for all the same modules in the report.
Importing groups in the Metaconsole
This release includes mass group creation in the Metaconsole by importing through CSV files, a feature that was already available in nodes.
VMware monitoring improvement
VMware system monitoring has been optimized with a large number of virtual network entities. Now, this task can be done faster thanks to network discovery through a multithreading process.
CHANGES AND KNOWN LIMITATIONS
SNMP Interfaces, SNMP and WMI wizards
Module creation and display using SNMP interfaces, SNMP and WMI wizards have been modified and the wizard works differently (see above, in new features).
Default console and audit log generation paths have been modified to: /var/www/pandora_console/logs. In new clients, both logs will be disabled by default and must be enabled in the console configuration. In existing installations, the path changes to the new path.
Would you like to find out more updates? These are just some of the changes this release brings. If you want you can see the complete content in this link.
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El equipo de redacción de Pandora FMS está formado por un conjunto de escritores y profesionales de las TI con una cosa en común: su pasión por la monitorización de sistemas informáticos.
Pandora FMS’s editorial team is made up of a group of writers and IT professionals with one thing in common: their passion for computer system monitoring.