Check_MK stable release 1.4.0p9

The following information has been provided by the Check_MK announce mailing list.

Dear friends of Check_MK,

the new stable release 1.4.0p9 of Check_MK is ready for download.

This maintenance release ships with 33 changes affecing all editions of Check_MK,
7 Enterprise Edition specific changes and 2 Managed Service Edition specific changes.

Changes in all Check_MK Editions:

* 4954 FIX: Host/Folder properties: fixed displaying of inherited checkbox tag group values
* 4953 FIX: Fixed possible exception during activation when files are modified while activating
* 4995 FIX: Fixed broken link from contact group list page to rulesets
* 4996 FIX: Backup targets: Fixed possible MemoryError exception when editing a target
* 4994 FIX: Analyze host rulesets: Fixed rendering of some values (e.g. Count, size and age of files)

User interface:
* 4950 FIX: Virtual host tree: Fixed navigating back to root of tree
* 4969 FIX: Service discovery view: Fixed sorting service descriptions
* 4988 FIX: LDAP: Improve error handling in case of authentication failures
* 4992 FIX: Fixed sending fake DOWN states for hosts when using Nagios core
* 5002 FIX: Fixed possible exception related to multisite_user_connectors on login failures
* 4949 FIX: Fixed grouping by host-/servicegroup in availability views
* 4952 FIX: Fixed broken alert statistics view (regression since 1.4.0p8)

* 4852 FIX: Livestatus connections: fixed bug where data from previous connection got reused

Event console:
* 4993 FIX: Fixed visibility of events for users with limited access to events
* 5003 FIX: Fixed missing filtering by effective contact groups of events
* 4951 FIX: Added missing host custom variables to notifications created by the EC

Checks & agents:
* 4973 FIX: zpool: Fixed missing include statement which causes undefined ‘df_inventory’ error if using Nagios core
* 4976 FIX: wmi_cpuload: Fixed UNKNOWN service state due to werk #4742
* 4914 FIX: statgrab_mem: Plugin is now prioritized over solaris_mem if both is available
* 4915 FIX: solaris_mem: Unified graphs and Per-O-Meter with common memory checks
* 4884 FIX: oracle_logswitches: Fixed missing oracle.include
* 4980 FIX: mssql_counters.file_sizes: Added readable titles of related metrics
* 4972 FIX: mk_inventory.aix: Use MK_VARDIR instead of MK_CONFDIR for the state file
* 4978 FIX: ipmi: Ignore sensors with state ‘na’
* 4968 FIX: f5_bigip_cluster_status_v11_2: Now has its own check plugin file; This updates werk #4819
NOTE: Please refer to the migration notes!
* 4801 FIX: emc_datadomain_fs: Fix broken filesystem graph
* 4849 FIX: Windows mrpe scripts: strip leading whitespaces in mrpe command
* 4848 FIX: Windows Agent / fileinfo: fixed another issue, where meta information (size,age) was not accessible
* 4844 FIX: Windows Agent / Fileinfo: now able to read files meta information (size, age) even when file is locked
* 5021 FIX: Make sure that the output of the event console active check is valid
* 4850 FIX: Improved WATO service discovery performance
* 4846 FIX: ESX monitoring: fixed incomplete data, when the xml response from the esx server includes newlines

Changes in the Check_MK Enterprise Edition:

Reporting & availability:
* 5001 FIX: PDF exports: Default graph layout options were not applied
* 4957 FIX: Group headers of views are now displayed in PDF reports

Metrics system:
* 4997 FIX: Fixed visibility of metric toggle switch in graph designer
* 4563 FIX: Fix issue with @ in metric title

* 5018 FIX: Handle vanished service groups correctly

Core & setup:
* 4956 FIX: Fixed possible exception in cmc.log when working with piggyback data

Agent bakery:
* 4991 FIX: Fixed the Installed-Size header of baked deb packages

Changes in the Check_MK Managed Service Edition:

* 4959 FIX: Web-API: Fixed calls related to groups when using CME
* 4958 FIX: Group changes are added only to affected sites

You can download Check_MK from our download page:

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We greatly thank you for using Check_MK and wish you a successful monitoring,

Your Check_MK Team