Release notes

Requirements

  • Splunk 7.x and later only
  • Technical addon: Splunk Enterprise or Splunk Universal Forwarder v7.x is required for servers running the Technical Addon
  • Technical addon: Python 3.x interpreter OR Perl with Time::HiRes and Text::CSV / Text::CSV_XS modules available

Hint

Python 3 support

  • From the release 1.1.0 of the Add-ons, Python 3.x is required (unless using Perl)
  • The last release supporting Python 2.x is the release 1.0.11

metricator-for-nmon

Release notes:

V1.1.3:

  • Fix - Issues in OOTB alert macros not taken into account properly the minimal duration defined

V1.1.2:

  • Fix: OOTB alert should be checking for values higher than rather than equal or higher to honor custom thresholds

V1.1.1:

  • Fix: fixes from ealier release version 1.0.29 were not properly incorporated into the new major release 1.1.x

V1.1.0:

  • Migration to dark theme
  • Fix Issue #65 / Fix Issue #66 - better handling of durations and end of alerts in builtin alerts for CPU, Memory and File-systems
  • Migration to JQuery 3.x for simple xml dashboards
  • Allows tagging a file-system as a shared file-system, to handle unique alerting when a file-system is shared across multiple servers
  • Fix issues with baseline macros in Splunk 8.x and a change in behaviour with the gentimes command
  • Various UI fixes

V1.0.29:

  • Issue #63: Mcatalog Errors in Dropdown Menu Filters

V1.0.28:

CAUTION: For Splunk 7.x and later

  • Issue #61 - Avoid calls to mcatalog with metric_name as metric_name, replace groupby, avoid pipe where when where direct call is possible
  • Issue #62 - UI Nmon predict and mexplorer issues

V1.0.27:

CAUTION: For Splunk 7.x and later

  • appinspect failure on mcatalog command
  • appinspect warning for earliestTime and latestTime deprecation
  • Inventory generation might run in trouble if data is delayed, runs over last 48 hours instead 24 hours

V1.0.26:

CAUTION: For Splunk 7.x and later

  • Issue #57 - Nmon WOW dashboard waiting for input
  • Issue #58 - HTML views render in error starting Splunk 8.0.1 if a Simple xml view has an empty label
  • Issue #59 - M-EXPLORER - Invalid token call in host-prefilter text input causes invalid term and view failure

V1.0.25:

CAUTION: For Splunk 7.x and later

  • Fix Issue #56 - Splunk 8.0.0 modal bootstrap windows compatibility issues
  • fix Issue #54 - CPU dashboard showing more hosts than the filtered list of hosts

V1.0.24:

CAUTION: For Splunk 7.x

  • fix Issue #51: Typo in Alert Center introduced in Version 1.0.23

V1.0.23:

CAUTION: For Splunk 7.x

  • fix Issue #49: Incorrect TOP processes units in Nmon Wall of performance
  • fix Issue #50: Alerting center UI filtering issues and improvements

V1.0.22:

CAUTION: For Splunk 7.x

  • Fix Issue #48: Prevents user from entering a frameID with white spaces

V1.0.21:

  • unpublished

V1.0.20:

CAUTION: For Splunk 7.x

  • Fix Issue #47: 7.2 compatibility issue with multiselect form and default selection
  • Fix Issue #46: Access to UARG data from TOP views issues
  • Fix Issue #45: Remove useless OStype auto-lookup inherited from Nmon legacy
  • Fix Issue #44: frameID props level mapping for non metrics should use OUTPUT vs OUTPUTNEW
  • Fix Issue #43: Solaris NMON ANALYSER view issue with drilldown field names causing URL malformed

V1.0.19:

CAUTION: For Splunk 7.x

  • #42: Linux distribution name identification improvement (nmon-config datamodel update)
  • #41: Steal CPU percentage management for virtual machines

V1.0.18:

CAUTION: For Splunk 7.x

  • #40: Transition to span=1m as a standard - fix memory queries overload

V1.0.17:

CAUTION: For Splunk 7.x

  • #39: AIX memory usage monitoring improvements
  • #38: Missing by clause statement in memory alerting

V1.0.16:

CAUTION: For Splunk 7.x

  • #37: Performance improvements for disk usage related queries
  • #36: AIX lpar measurement issue in some queries when comparing to cpu_all

V1.0.15:

CAUTION: For Splunk 7.x

  • #32: Remove pricing pattern from menus
  • #31: Safecenter - user feedback on headings color
  • #30: Overview - fillnull IO/Wait pressure
  • #29: Overview sort error

V1.0.14:

CAUTION: For Splunk 7.x

  • #27: JQuery vulnerability issue for the integrated viz addons (bullet chart amd radial meter, CVE-2016-10707/CVE-2015-9251)
  • #28: Add per core CPU usage in Nmon summary

V1.0.13:

CAUTION: For Splunk 7.x

  • #26: threshold and exclusion interfaces improvements

V1.0.12:

CAUTION: For Splunk 7.x

  • #25: Support for the HEC Technical Addon TA-metricator-hec-for-nmon

V1.0.11:

CAUTION: For Splunk 7.x

  • #24: Splunk 7.1 compatibility issues with mexplorer and mpredict dashboards

V1.0.10:

CAUTION: For Splunk 7.x

  • #22: Splunk 7.1 compatibility issues with min/max checkboxes
  • #23: Inventory interfaces per OS are not referenced in a per OS pages

V1.0.9:

CAUTION: For Splunk 7.x

  • #21: auto-refresh improvement

V1.0.8:

CAUTION: For Splunk 7.x

  • #20: fix for macros nmon_span and baseline_span

V1.0.7:

CAUTION: For Splunk 7.x

  • #19: Old documentation links fixing

V1.0.6:

CAUTION: For Splunk 7.x

  • fix baseline macros issues (Issue #17)

V1.0.4:

CAUTION: For Splunk 7.x

  • App certification failure due to non existing data model object in TCO - Total Cost of Ownership per server report

V1.0.3:

CAUTION: For Splunk 7.x

  • First public release of the metricator-for-nmon application

TA-metricator-for-nmon

Release notes:

V1.1.1:

  • Fix: Addressing potential issues identifying Perl interpreter when Python is not available, introduced in release 1.1.0

V1.1.0:

  • Python3 only support (Python2 support is dropped from this release, the Add-on nows supports Python3 or Perl)
  • Nmon 16m binary updates
  • Fix Ubuntu 20 support

V1.0.10:

CAUTION: For Splunk 7.x

  • Fix Issue #15 - Allows zero metrics values

V1.0.9:

CAUTION: For Splunk 7.x

  • fix Issue #13: Solaris 10 compatibility issues

V1.0.8:

CAUTION: For Splunk 7.x

  • Appinspect failure due to sarmon binaries
  • nmon16g update campaign (added for AMI, Ubuntu 18.04, SUSE 15, last CentOS/RHEL, etc.)
  • Reduced Python requirement for Nmon processing to include Python 2.6.x (allows parallel usage of Python / Perl)

V1.0.7:

CAUTION: For Splunk 7.x

  • nmon16g update campaign (added for AMI, Ubuntu 18.04, SUSE 15, last CentOS/RHEL, etc.)
  • Reduced Python requirement for Nmon processing to include Python 2.6.x (allows parallel usage of Python / Perl)

V1.0.6:

CAUTION: For Splunk 7.x

  • fix Issue #10: appinspect failures due to nmon.conf not containing expected stanza name

V1.0.5:

CAUTION: For Splunk 7.x

  • fix Issue #9 - fifo processes starting improvements and cleaner fixes

V1.0.4:

CAUTION: For Splunk 7.x

  • fix: Issue #6 - Error in Perl parser with UPTIME data generation for 5/15 min

V1.0.3:

CAUTION: For Splunk 7.x

  • parsing support for the TA-metricator-hec-for-nmon
  • Add static icons to avoid appinspect failures
  • move create_agent.py in bin

V1.0.2:

CAUTION: For Splunk 7.x

  • Allow parallel run with TA-nmon for migration purposes

V1.0.1:

CAUTION: For Splunk 7.x

  • First public release of the TA-metricator-for-nmon application

TA-metricator-hec-for-nmon

Release notes:

V1.1.1:

  • Fix: Addressing potential issues identifying Perl interpreter when Python is not available, introduced in release 1.1.0

V1.1.0:

  • Python3 only support (Python2 support is dropped from this release, the Add-on nows supports Python3 or Perl)
  • Nmon 16m binary updates
  • Fix Ubuntu 20 support
  • Fix invalid metric messages in Splunk

V1.0.10:

CAUTION: For Splunk 7.x

  • Fix Issue #8 - Allows zero metrics values

V1.0.9:

CAUTION: For Splunk 7.x

  • fix Issue #7: Solaris 10 compatibility issues

V1.0.8:

CAUTION: For Splunk 7.x

  • Appinspect failure due to sarmon binaries
  • nmon16g update campaign (added for AMI, Ubuntu 18.04, SUSE 15, last CentOS/RHEL, etc.)
  • Reduced Python requirement for Nmon processing to include Python 2.6.x (allows parallel usage of Python / Perl)

V1.0.7:

CAUTION: For Splunk 7.x

  • fix Issue #5: appinspect failures due to nmon.conf not containing expected stanza name

V1.0.6:

  • fix: Issue #4 - fifo processes starting improvements and cleaner fixes

V1.0.5:

  • fix: Issue #2 - Error in Perl parser with UPTIME data generation for 5/15 min

V1.0.4:

CAUTION: For Splunk 7.x

  • fix: Missing repeat for REX matching in transforms.conf

V1.0.3:

CAUTION: For Splunk 7.x

  • Initial version

SA-metricator-for-nmon

Release notes:

V1.0.4:

CAUTION: For Splunk 7.x

  • fix: missing repeat for REGEX dimensions extraction for data transmit over http
  • fix: removed indexes.conf for certification requirements

V1.0.3:

CAUTION: For Splunk 7.x

  • Support for the TA-metricator-hec-for-nmon
  • Add static icons to avoid appinspect failures

V1.0.1:

CAUTION: For Splunk 7.x

  • First public release of the SA-metricator-for-nmon application

DA-ITSI-METRICATOR-NMON

Release notes:

V1.0.10:

CAUTION: For Splunk 7.x

Version 1.0.10:

  • Entity health dashboards refactoring, performance improvements and fix missing mini charts

V1.0.9:

  • unpublished

V1.0.8:

CAUTION: For Splunk 7.x

  • fix #9: Regression in KPI basesearches due to span=1m transition in version 1.0.7

V1.0.7:

CAUTION: For Splunk 7.x

Issue #8 - Multiple fixes:

  • Management of CPU Steal percentage for virtual machines
  • Remove useless dimensions in various queries for optimisation purposes
  • Manage PowerLinux with dedicated OS health views for LPAR tab
  • Remove unused panels
  • Various improvements and fixes in panels

V1.0.6:

CAUTION: For Splunk 7.x

  • fix #7: AIX - error in OS health view for paging memory

V1.0.5:

CAUTION: For Splunk 7.x

  • fix #6: multiple fixes (search perf improvements, incorrect mem TOP, etc)

V1.0.4:

CAUTION: For Splunk 7.x

  • fix #5: AIX OS health view panel not using dynamic timerange

V1.0.3:

CAUTION: For Splunk 7.x

  • fix #4: Solaris - storage OS health view improvements
  • fix #3: Avoid macros conflicts
  • fix #2: AIX - fix health view for paging

V1.0.2:

CAUTION: For Splunk 7.x

  • fix #1: Multiple fixes (no diskgroup issues, performances improvements)

V1.0.1:

CAUTION: For Splunk 7.x

  • Missing eventtype definition for perf events

V1.0.0:

CAUTION: For Splunk 7.x

  • First public release of the DA-ITSI-METRICATOR-NMON ITSI module