New Check_MK beta release 1.5.0b2


Dear friends of Check_MK,

the new beta release 1.5.0b2 of Check_MK is ready for download.

We are making good progress in stabilizing the 1.5.0 release. One reason for
this is the helpful feedback we received from you. Thanks a lot for this!
Please keep up testing our beta releases and give us feedback in case you
experience any problems.

To focus on the 1.5 beta feedback we have created a dedicated mail address:

feedback-1.5-beta@check-mk.org

All mails to this address will be used to improve the 1.5 and are
completely free of charge.

This test release ships with 48 changes affecing all editions of Check_MK,
10 Enterprise Edition specific changes and 0 Managed Services Edition specific changes.

This release will be in active maintaintenance until 2018-05-26.
The passive maintenance will be until 2018-06-25. For details take
a look at the Check_MK versions chapter of the Check_MK handbook.

Changes in all Check_MK Editions:

WATO:
* 5913 FIX: webapi: Fixed handling of the option mode in service discovery
* 5982 FIX: BI: Only show bulk move action when targets are available
* 5980 FIX: BI: Fixed deletion of single aggregations

User interface:
* 6020 FIX: View permitted group selection: Increased size of select fields
* 5992 FIX: HW/SW Inventory: Fixed AttributeError if any plugin provides wrong data structure
* 5978 FIX: Fixed possible exception when user has invalid idle timeout value configured
* 5974 FIX: Fixed possible exception on background job detail page
* 5976 FIX: Fixed possible “AttributeError” exception on custom graph list page
* 5977 FIX: Fixed broken dropdown fields in several places
* 6027 FIX: Fixed availability CSV export when summary is disabled
* 5800 FIX: Availability: UNMONITORED timeperiods were incorrectly used in computation results in certain scenarios
* 5979 FIX: Availability: Fixed broken highlighting of timeline entries on hover
* 5975 FIX: Agent output / SNMP walk download: Now processed asynchronously

Site management:
* 5985 FIX: htpasswd command is now available in all sites
* 6032 FIX: Debian/Ubuntu: Disable possible duplicate startup on systemd based systems

Other components:
* 6026 FIX: Updated pnp4nagios to 0.6.26
* 6030 FIX: NagVis: Updated to 1.9.8

Linux distributions:
* 6023 Add build support for Ubuntu 18.04 (bionic)

HW/SW inventory:
* 6025 docker_node_network: Inventory information about docker networks
* 6024 docker_container_network: Show nodes networks and ports
* 5983 FIX: docker_node_images: Fixed mixups between images of same repository and different tags

Event console:
* 6010 Service levels in event console rules can now have a precedence
* 6009 FIX: Rewrite event text in cancel events, too
* 5835 FIX: Improve performance of various event console queries.
* 5837 FIX: Fixed overflow event text for local limits.
* 5834 FIX: Fixed SNMPv3 credential handling in the event console.
* 5836 FIX: Event Console messages without a service level can be matched against service level 0 now.

Core & setup:
* 5973 FIX: Fixed broken SNMP walk download via GUI

Checks & agents:
* 5987 docker_container_mem: Check memory usage of docker containers
* 5988 docker_container_diskstat: Check disk usage of docker containers
* 5967 FIX: stormshield_cluster: Firewall configuration synchronization status results have not been mapped correctly
* 5968 FIX: raritan_pdu_ocprot: Now displays performance data
* 5754 FIX: netapp_api_vf_stats: now uses the correct number of CPUs
* 5713 FIX: mk_logwatch: Fix message rewriting and continuation patterns
* 5989 FIX: fireeye_content: Fixed exception, in case content update has never been performed
* 5757 FIX: esx_vsphere_sensors: ignore ‘Unknown’ sensors
* 5972 FIX: docker_node_info: Fixed crash when a node with older version reports null labels
* 5971 FIX: docker_node_disk_usage: Fix “No JSON object could be decoded” exception with older docker versions
* 6019 FIX: docker_container_cpu: Fixed calculation of CPU utilization
* 6028 FIX: chrony: Fixed incompatibility with RedHat 7.5
* 5756 FIX: check_mk_agent.linux, check_mk_agent.openwrt: specify message digest for encrypted agent output explicitly
* 5923 FIX: Windows: section MRPE was incorrectly formatted
* 5922 FIX: Windows agent: Many WMI queries could lead to integer overflow
* 5841 FIX: MSSQL plugin: fixed instance connection setup if at least one, but not all instances, use TCP ports
* 5840 FIX: MSSQL plugin: fixed detecting of default instance MSSQLSERVER in AlwaysOn environments
* 5801 FIX: Fixed incorrect check parameter assignment after tabula rasa
NOTE: Please refer to the migration notes!
* 5799 FIX: Availability: Fixed error in duration computation when merging identical states

BI:
* 5981 FIX: Fixed displaying of BI aggregation with icons

Changes in the Check_MK Enterprise Edition:

WATO:
* 5969 FIX: Fixed possible “params” exception when editing sites after update
* 6022 FIX: Analyze configuration: Enabled livestatus proxy is now deceted correctly

Reporting & availability:
* 6035 FIX: Improved error handling when images can not be rendered
* 6034 FIX: Fixed adding combined graphs to reports

Metrics system:
* 5802 FIX: Graph rendering: fixed automatically scaling of vertical axis
* 6021 FIX: Combined graphs: Fixed handling of optional metrics

Livestatus proxy:
* 5970 Cascading livestatus proxy is now possible

Agent bakery:
* 5275 FIX: cmk-update-agent: Fix run-as-plugin mode (Regression since 1.5.0b1)
* 6029 FIX: Fixed error handling when RPM building fails
* 5984 FIX: Agent RPMs: Add missing “Vendor” RPM header

Changes in the Check_MK Managed Services Edition:

NO CHANGES

You can download Check_MK from our download page:
* http://mathias-kettner.de/check_mk_download.html

Please mail bug reports and qualified feedback to feedback@check-mk.org.
We greatly thank you for using Check_MK and wish you a successful monitoring,

Your Check_MK Team


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