Dear friends of Checkmk,
the new beta release 2.1.0b2 of Checkmk is ready for download.
This test release ships with 64 changes affecting all editions of Checkmk, 8 Enterprise Edition specific changes and 0 Managed Services Edition specific changes.
This release will be in active maintenance until 2022-04-15. The passive maintenance will be until 2022-05-15. For details take a look at the Checkmk versions chapter of the Checkmk handbook.
Changes in all Checkmk Editions:
Checks & agents: * 13604 The agent controller featuring transport encryption and compression now supports Windows 7 as well * 13605 win-agent creates allow-legacy-pull on upgrade from 2.0(or earlier) version * 13772 Add Google Cloud Platform support * 13807 KUBE kube_cluster_info addition of Cluster Info agent plugin and labels for Kubernetes cluster * 13343 KUBE: kube_pod_info addition of the controller name * 13699 Move ruleset “Check for correct version of Checkmk agent” * 13763 Restructure and extend monitoring of agent plugins and local checks * 13769 kubernetes: addition of cluster name label to all k8s objects * 13697 “Check_MK Agent” service: Combine with new plugin service NOTE: Please refer to the migration notes! * 13698 Deprecate configuration variable ‘agent_min_version’ NOTE: Please refer to the migration notes! * 13344 KUBE: kube_pod_status updated rule set NOTE: Please refer to the migration notes! * 13703 FIX: “Remove all and find new” not working in 2.1.0b1 * 13761 FIX: cmk_site_statistics: Fix crash for pre-1.6 CRE sites * 13759 FIX: logwatch: Fix reclassification and persistance * 13694 FIX: Agent deployment: Don’t try to activate incompatible units * 13696 FIX: Checkmk Agent FreeBSD: Empty statgrab sections * 13411 FIX: Cisco Prime: Add host options * 13578 FIX: Do not ignore debian sec updates in apt * 13579 FIX: Expand discovery of FAST LTA checks * 13773 FIX: Fix aarch64 cpu detection * 13770 FIX: KUBE agent_kube handling of exception case when no cluster collector data is processed * 13809 FIX: KUBE kube_collector_info fix url representation * 13812 FIX: KUBE kube_cpu use latest cpu usage value when no new data is available * 13808 FIX: KUBE kube_replicas change replicas desired count from status to spec * 13410 FIX: KUBE: Adapt kubernetes labels to Checkmk’s labelling requirements * 13341 FIX: KUBE: Conversion of timestamps * 13787 FIX: KUBE: agent_kube handling of unscheduled pods * 13345 FIX: KUBE: kube_node_conditions handling of missing node conditions * 13786 FIX: KUBE: kube_pod_restarts handling of missing restart rates * 13342 FIX: KUBE: remove unnecessary labels from inventory * 13700 FIX: Move configuration options for some undesired agent properties * 13831 FIX: NFS and CIFS mounts: show default parameters in GUI * 13757 FIX: Ps check on Linux: Handle processes with deleted cgroups * 13577 FIX: Service creation when pinging all IPv4/v6 * 13774 FIX: Update list of available Infoblox services * 13740 FIX: Veeam: Make veeam_cdp_jobs section optional * 13775 FIX: Windows license localisation * 13704 FIX: apc_symmetra: Transformation of old rulesets failed * 13413 FIX: cisco_cpu_multiitem: remove unsupported CPUs * 13565 FIX: cmciii_lcp_water: crashed when water flow measurements are missing * 13776 FIX: cmciii_lcp_waterflow: sensor discovered regardless of whether there are measurements * 13816 FIX: fix chrony and systemd-timesynced interaction * 13758 FIX: ipmi_sensors: Fix crash due to incomplete IPMI data * 13739 FIX: jenkins_nodes: Allow negative timespan for Clock difference * 13563 FIX: kube_replicas: alert when replicas are not ready/not updated * 13778 FIX: liebert_system_events: show OK state when there are inactive events * 13539 FIX: lnx_thermal: Fix wrong temperature scaling and flapping vanished/new services * 13564 FIX: oracle_processes: crashed when used with 1.6 agent plugin for solaris * 13695 FIX: Adapt commandline interface of agent controller NOTE: Please refer to the migration notes! * 13702 FIX: Agent controller: rename register-surrogate-pull to proxy-register NOTE: Please refer to the migration notes! * 13540 FIX: Do not forward data from management board to host specific services if no host data is available NOTE: Please refer to the migration notes! * 13705 FIX: Special agents should not produce a check_mk section NOTE: Please refer to the migration notes!
Core & setup: * 13084 FIX: Reintroduce housekeeping job before activation runs
Linux distributions: * 13315 Add support for Checkmk Appliance 1.5+
REST API: * 13638 FIX: REST API: Two-factor protected accounts may not access API
Setup: * 13640 Deprecation of Web API NOTE: Please refer to the migration notes! * 13414 FIX: Fix copying of views into dashboard * 13672 FIX: Fix possible KeyError on ruleset page with predifined conditions * 13764 FIX: Make “Discard all pending changes” available * 13762 FIX: Ruleset “Cisco quality of service”: Add missing title to suboption
User interface: * 13392 GUI: Improve the two-factor authentication (2FA) page * 13390 FIX: Export rule representation for API: New page, styling and navigation * 13639 FIX: Fix displaying agent output on crash report page * 13674 FIX: Fix usage of system wide CAs after update
Changes in the Checkmk Enterprise Edition:
Agent bakery: * 13693 FIX: Dedecated agent updater systemd units * 12703 FIX: Drop experimental PySNMP backend
Core & setup: * 13295 Microcore config generation: made exceptions from worker processes more clear * 12704 FIX: Do not create Carbon data if no connection is configured * 12702 FIX: Improve performance of recurring downtimes
Reporting & availability: * 13723 SEC: Fix permission check when editing a report
The Checkmk Micro Core: * 13618 FIX: Checkmk free edition ships with same amount of fetcher helpers as enterprise
User interface: * 13760 FIX: Alert Statistics Dashlet: Fix crash (internal error)
Changes in the Checkmk Managed Services Edition:
You can download Checkmk from our download page: * checkmk.com/download.php
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Your Checkmk Team