Notas de versión

Pandora FMS NG 768 RRR

This is a minor update with new functionality and features. The latest version with maximum stability is Pandora FMS 772 Renaissance LTS (Long Term Support).

Regular releases (RRR) are monthly releases that bring together many changes and new functionalities. They are ideal for those users who need to be up to date and are not afraid of finding unpolished details. The LTS versions are oriented to consolidate all the changes of the RRR versions and offer maximum stability.

LTS versions are released once a year. Regular releases (RRR) are released approximately every 2 months.

This is a minor update with new functionalities and features. The latest version with maximum stability is Pandora FMS 767 HOPE LTS (Long Term Support).

Regular releases (RRR) are monthly releases that bring together many changes and new functionalities. They are ideal for those users who need to be up to date and are not afraid of finding some unpolished detail. The LTS versions are oriented to consolidate all the changes of the RRR versions and offer maximum stability.

New features and improvements

Improvement in credential store security

From this version onwards, Pandora FMS encrypts user password hashing using the algorithm CRYPT_BLOWFISH.

New application information display

With an “About” modal window that replaces the Web Console footer.

Pandora FMS version popup

New network monitoring: SFlow

The possibility of obtaining monitoring through SFlow has been incorporated into our flow management.

New dashboard widget: Data Matrix

The new “Data Matrix” widget has been added. Through this widget you may represent the information of the requested modules in a decompressed way, taking into account the value of the requested interval.

Pandora FMS data matrix

New macro _group_contact_

Added new macro _group_contact_ in event responses.

Sound alerts in Command Center

Added the sound alert configuration feature in the Command Center, just like the one from the nodes.

Pandora FMS sound console

New indicator in visual console: Orange box

We rescued a feature from version 6: the ability to display an orange box on visual certain console elements if the agent or module has a triggered alert, as well as recursive elements that reflect the status of the other visual console:

Pandora FMS orange box

New pie charts

Pie charts have been modified for more accurate representation of their data.

Pandora FMS new pie charts
Pandora FMS plugin LDAP

LDAP

PLUGIN – ENTERPRISE

New parameters have been added, –module_prefix to add a prefix to modules and –tentacle_address and –tentacle_port to be able to send data by Tentacle and be able to see those in Pandora FMS before installing the plugin.

See in library →

Known changes and limitations

Due to the arrival of EOL from versions PHP 7.4, 7.3 and 7.2, version LTS 767 “Hope” will be the last one that will support said versions, PHP being Pandora FMS official version for the coming ones.

Fixed vulnerabilities

Case# GitLab# Description

N/A

8297

Improved Pandora FMS access management

Feature extinction

Deleted process transactional monitoring. This feature has nothing to do with WEB transaction monitoring or application monitoring (WUX, UX) that keep on working and being further developed in each version.

Changes and improvements

Case# GitLab# Description

N/A

9847

Improved remote inventory plugin for Windows for using pandorawmic binary.

14021

9325

Added the possibility of choosing the representation of the unit of a thousand.

14021

932

Added the possibility of choosing the power to represent full numerical data in reports.

N/A

9412

Made visual modifications to Satellite server remote configuration to make it easier to use.

13830

9292

Improved trap saving and representation in the SNMP view so as not to lose performance when increasing the number of elements to be viewed.

N/A

8558

The inventory feature becomes OpenSource.

N/A

9535

The cluster monitoring feature becomes OpenSource.

N/A

7386

Modified API call management in order to hide the access credentials to it.

N/A

9763

Improved asynchronous service performance and synchronization.

N/A

9624

Added the possibility of monitoring through SFlow.

N/A

9554

Changed pie chart representation.

N/A

9530

Reinstated triggered alert representation by orange boxes.

N/A

8619

Added new widget to dashboards: “Data matrix”.

N/A

9740

Added the mail configuration feature to the Command Center.

N/A

9675

Modified merging notices, so that they only fire in the strictly necessary cases.

N/A

8809

Added Custom SQL report type to the Command Center.

N/A

9709

Changed the admin user to be created as local by default.

14267

9557

Added private dashboard automatic removal when deleting the associated user.

13884

9246

Added new macro _group_contact_ in event responses.

N/A

9801

Added block in PDF/CSV/JSON file generation so as not to be able to generate more than one simultaneously and thus not affect the tool's performance.

N/A

9286

Deleted the service forcing button for child services.

N/A

9120

Included the "not" button for a free text search in the events view.

13468

8849

Added the option to create a custom Link agent field.

13329

8770

Added the possibility of having bandwidth in absolute value in the network-bandwidth plugin.

N/A

8755

Modified the possibility of editing server plugins once they are deployed.

N/A

9135

Included the possibility of searching by name and user ID in events.

N/A

9516

Modified agent plugin editing in policies.

N/A

9447

Added entry control to the --create_event call of the CLI.

N/A

9152

Added the option to enable modules in bulk in agent views.

13786

8854

Included audible event alerts in the Command Center.

N/A

1270

Cascade automatic child, grandchild… module deletion.

N/A

7250

Visual enhancements in pandora_server.conf Web editor.

N/A

8535

Cluster monitoring from Enterprise version to the Open version.

N/A

9002

Transaction monitoring extinction (transaction server),

N/A

9059

Label and input visual correction in the agent group view.

N/A

9113

Added HTTPS support for API CHECKER.

13843

9196

Added service element edition into the Metaconsole.

N/A

9219

Deleted configuration file editing in collection or plugin ownership in policies with NMS license.

N/A

9463

Improved network map linking.

N/A

9878

Added server multiple selection in event filter editing (Metaconsole).

N/A

9903

Deleted the possibility of having different profiles with the same name.

N/A

9984

Corrected recon parameter order with SNMP v3.

N/A

9991

Renamed “skin” label by “theme” in user editing.

N/A

10037

Improvements in server auto-monitoring.

N/A

10082

Improved module double search tooltip in agent view.

N/A

10098

Better composer error control in PHP 7 when updating to Pandora 768 (it does not offer support for PHP 7).

N/A

10101

When changing from md5 to sha (access credentials) it is checked whether the table is varchar(60), if not it stays as md5.

N/A

1841

Added SO filtering to policies.

N/A

8538

Improve Azure monitoring.

N/A

9090

Added manual query to turn old plain-text “custom_data” into base64.

14021

9323

Enhanced 4-figure number display in reports to show the full number.

N/A

9587

Added double search in agent view to filter modules and alerts.

N/A

9643

Implemented pandora-exec for modern Windows (such as wmic).

N/A

9868

Deleted the footer and replaced by “About” section.

N/A

10025

Added option in the online installer to install the latest LTS version.

N/A

10096

Adapted snmp_remote.pl plugin to be able to execute it externally.

N/A

9618

Added the option to see the IP with which a remote module is being run from the agent view.

Bug fixes

Support# GitLab# Description

N/A

9684

Fixed connection error in NCM if the destination needs a prompt.

13394

8793

Fixed the deadlock in pandora_db when using Percona XtraDB cluster.

N/A

9995

Replaced the awk command by gawk for the AD plugin to avoid usage error.

N/A

9985

Fixed the use of the Deployment Center with PHP 8.

N/A

9983

Fixed error 500 in operations in bulk with PHP 8.

N/A

9982

Fixed bug in pandora-snmp-bandwith.pl plugin.

14484

9896/9275

Fixed the compilation of certain dependencies necessary for the correct use of NCM.

N/A

9833

Fixed user search in general search engine in the OpenSource version.

14523

9811

Fixed errors in reports that had availability type items.

N/A

9783

Fixed certain bugs in new network map refreshings.

14458

9780

Fixed the lack of information display in Discovery tasks.

N/A

9720

Fixed module histogram widget by not displaying state changes correctly.

14417

9706

Fixed the disappearance of drop-down menus in the module graphics view in dark mode.

N/A

9677

Fixed history database automatic partitioning.

N/A

9597

Fixed the default port in the integration with Ehorus.

N/A

9586

Modified the API call get_tree_agent, which displayed unnecessary information.

N/A

9548

Added certain fields in some database tables to avoid errors in the execution of pandora_db.

14180

9498

Fixed API call add_permission_user_to_group, which left the assigned profile group empty.

N/A

9483

Modified the correlation server to prevent its performance degradation.

14050

9349

Modified the tree view in the Command Center so that it does not show the agent hash when hovering over.

N/A

9978

Fixed enterprise ACLs to not allow configuration of a particular bulk operations page.

14580

9912

Fixed scheduled emails and report sending using Discovery tasks.

N/A

10000

Fixed error 500 in "tree_agents" API call with PHP 8.

N/A

9986

Fixed saving when creating an SNMP module that does not need a port, so that it is saved empty.

14571

9931

Fixed filtering in the event view when trying to select more than one server, where only the first one was selected.

N/A

9911

Fixed collection update when md5 is weight 0.

14569

9906

Fixed auto-refresh errors in Command Center event view.

14572

9873

Fixed custom images missing in visual console service elements.

14558

9851

Fixed wrong display of custom images on the login screen.

14463

9747

Solved the lack of some events when “Display all” is selected in filtering.

N/A

9721

Corrected the CLI call --add_event_comment that did not add the event ID into the comment.

N/A

9508

Fixed text overlay in dashboards when setting up a new widget.

14178

9496

Added input value validation in the creation of a new module using API.

12537

9221

Corrected module type's default value when creating modules in "MySQL Server Advanced Plugin".

12537

8950

Modified modules of the "MySQL Server Advanced Plugin" plugin that had erroneous data.

N/A

9061

Fixed Discovery section views.

N/A

9251

Added translation into sections that called to function ui_print_help_tip

N/A

9362

Modified tagent_data checking for big loads of data.

N/A

9440

Fixed “$bad_agents” counting.

14267

9556

Fixed counting and pagination in Dashboards view.

14349

9664

Removed modules in pendingdelete from the module selection view in scheduled downtimes.

N/A

9679

Fixed information sample in failed attempt register when obtaining a token.

14457

9738

Fixed node change in SQL reports after editing it (Metaconsole).

N/A

9759

Fixed common agent loading in module operations in bulk.

14480

9787

Fixed status update in the event information window in the General tab.

N/A

9817

Controlled profile duplication in agent creation.

N/A

9825

Fixed image upload through file manager in the Metaconsole.

N/A

9827

Fixed error related to external link without value as user home screen.

N/A

9831

Fixed password policy that only worked the first time.

N/A

9844

Fixed bug in alert filtering (it did not take into account “field content” in alert filter when selecting “mail to admin” in actions).

N/A

9908

Fixed failure in the Metaconsole event filter when modifying autorefresh.

N/A

9910

Fixed visual bug in template condition configuration/editing.

N/A

9922

Fixed the impossibility of filtering by tags in alert view.

N/A

9932

Fixed errors in SNMP browser.

N/A

9953

Fixed agent GIS information addition manually through PHP 8.

N/A

9966

Fixed issue with permissions from users created through API (user with manage users) of access to nodes in environments with Metaconsole.

14036

9969

Fixed errors when editing traps.

N/A

9972

Fixed typo in the log message when adding the bandwidth plugin module in Satellite.

14623

9973

Fixed error that did not allow to disable auto refresh in the Metaconsole.

N/A

9988

Fixed visual issue that did not allow to access the log view from the agent view.

N/A

9994

Fixed issue that did not allow to select “module group” when creating a modules.

N/A

9996

Fixed incorrect description in ssh module creation.

N/A

9997

Removed “using module component” from module editing.

N/A

9999

Fixed error in agent “full list of alerts” view.

N/A

10005

Fixed SQL errors when adding a new node o the Metaconsole.

N/A

10022

Fixed SQL error when adding inventory modules allowing to save without “Module” field.

N/A

10034

Fixed error that allowed to create empty/voisd ALC Enterprise profiles.

N/A

10036

Fixed visual error where the module legend overlapped with the circle graph in custom graphs.

N/A

10038

Fixed auto refreshing issue in event view (Metaconsole).

N/A

10041

Fixed error 500 in old correlation alerts.

N/A

10043

Fixed trap editing error that generated entities and did not allow editing.

N/A

10046

Fixed bug when deleting inventory modules individually.

N/A

10048

Fixed error in “Monitoring>Alert details” where when filtering by “mil to admin” it did not take into account the rest of the filters.

N/A

10049

Fixed error 500 when editing the cluster agent from the tree view (Metaconsole).

N/A

10074

Fixed error that did not allow to modify “content type” in SNMP alerts with “mail to admin” action.

14724

10075

Fixed error that did not show Compliance SLA percentage and Status in PDF reports.

N/A

10078

Fixed error 500 when deleting correlation alerts.

14706

10080

Fixed SQL error when creating external alert with action by default.

N/A

10104

Added Chrome to Ubuntu installation for proper execution in the console.

N/A

10119

Fixed alert view error in the Open version.

14783

10121

Fixed error 500 when creating custom MySQL.

N/A

10154

Fixed network map preview view with Discovery task performance.

N/A

9949

Fixed WUX widgets.

14544

10023

Fixed pandora_snmp_bandwidth.pl plugin.

N/A

10139

Fixed default visual consoles that used non-existent data.

N/A

8578

Fixed visual errors in integrations with eHorus.

N/A

9980

Fixed WUX executescript command when the response obtained 0.

N/A

10068

Fixed node collection synchronization when using PHP 8.

N/A

10040

Fixed connection error with AD in Command Center with PHP 8.

N/A

10114

Fixed error 500 in Command Center when using LDAP.

N/A

8047

fixed Kaspersky antivirus blocking to new WMIC version used by the Satellite server.

N/A

9633

Fixed typos in alert templates in french.

14650

10026

Fixed Command Center configuration order.

N/A

10123

Fixed warning due to a Js file being missing.

N/A

10052

Fixed network map calculation counting whew the mock node was taken into account.

N/A

10129

Fixed visual typo in the percentile time creation.

N/A

10088

Modified sample_agent query to improve its performance.

N/A

10131

Fixed error 500 in the module template view within an agent.

N/A

10135

Fixed error 500 in Command Center collection pagination.

Documentation update

Caso# GitLab# Descripción

N/A

10003

Fixed CLI call --create_event information.

N/A

10001

Added documentation of the tables used in the Command Center merging process.

N/A

9998

Added documentation of server plugin modification even if they are deployed.

N/A

9993

Added documentation about the use of email encryption in the Command Center.

N/A

9835

Updated Selinux documentation.

N/A

9803

Deleted transaction monitoring documentation.

N/A

9795

Added the documentation of the new "Data Matrix" widget.

N/A

9767

Updated information for installing software agents.

N/A

9743

Added documentation for the new event response macro _group_contact_.

14195

9533

Modified SQL report documentation to help perform correct queries.

N/A

9967

Updated information about visual console icons.

N/A

10113

Added cusom_data on base64 documentation.

N/A

10109

Added the new menu option “About”.

N/A

10145

Fixed support to Windows devices.

N/A

10060

Added documentation on dependencies included in ALT packages.

N/A

10128

Added IPAM documentation for importing through CSV.

N/A

10072

Updated new pie chart documentation.

N/A

10142

Updated server token “Dataserver_threads x” documentation.

N/A

9696

Added documentation to be able to use pmacct as alternate probe to that of Netflow.

Known bugs

This section presents some known bugs that will be fixed as soon as possible in upcoming versions.

Caso# GitLab# Descripción

14771

10156

The availability report content cannot be displayed without first clicking “Update Item”.

N/A

10152

It is not possible to add some groups to notifications.

14825

10146

The timestamp macro shows different date formats.

N/A

10147

There is some login slowdown in the node.

N/A

9866

Certain notifications are not fully displayed in descriptions.

N/A

10051

By setting a timeout to a module sometimes the module process is not stopped, therefore leaving a zombie process.

14803

10133

There are issues for Discovery IPAM task deletion.

14804

10136

pandora_manage does not modify the agent’s primary group from the Command Center.

14762

10132

There is an error in registration of a Windows machine when carrying out WMI requests.

N/A

9253

Failure in the usage of certain languages in the Command Center.

14800

10127

It is necessary to add the “id_nodo” field to the call to validate events from the API in the Command Center.

14417

9706

Menu display error in the module’s graph with dark mode.

N/A

9677

Failure in automatic partition creation in the history database.

N/A

10102

Visual typo in columns of service SLA reports.

N/A

10115

Login issues through LDAP when using special characters.

N/A

9924

Errors in visual console links.

14765

10112

Certain module types belonging to policies keep on running even if disabled from policies.

14735

10085

Lack of data time correspondence between graphs and serialized data.

N/A

9600

Server wrong status when there is a time zone difference between the server and the console.

N/A

9164

Process duplication creation in VMWare tasks.

These release notes describe new features, enhancements and fixed issues as well as some workarounds for known problems. For more information about previous versions, visit the release notes section of our website.

For information on minimum system requirements, please visit the installation section in the official documentation.

How to update Pandora FMS
  • Update Manager automatically. Requires internet connection in the Pandora FMS console.
  • Update Manager manually through OUM update files in the Pandora FMS console.
  • Manual installation of packages (rpm, deb ...) and subsequent update of the console through the web.

To update the server you will have to do it manually through RPM or tarball packages. The latest version (776 RRR) includes MR number 68, which must be applied as indicated in the official documentation.

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