[Checkmk Announce] New Checkmk beta release 2.1.0b6


Dear friends of Checkmk,
the new beta release 2.1.0b6 of Checkmk is ready for download.
This test release ships with 51 changes affecting all editions of Checkmk, 7 Enterprise Edition specific changes and 0 Managed Services Edition specific changes.
Additionally, we wanted to let you know that we are also preparing our user guide for the new version. Here you can find some articles that are relevant for new features of 2.1:
New agents: * docs.checkmk.com/master/en/agent_linux.html * docs.checkmk.com/master/en/agent_windows.html
Changes in all Checkmk Editions:
BI: * 13299 FIX: BI datasource program: Fixed aggregation assignment to affected hosts * 13300 FIX: BI special agent: no longer hangs during agent baking
Checks & agents: * 13255 Add EWS support to check_mailboxes active check * 13863 Check HTML Form Submit: Add option to use TLS without server certificate validation * 13802 KUBE: kube_collector_info shows number of Nodes with collector * 14041 brocade_fcport: Set “CRC errors rate” display format to two decimals * 13843 FIX: Active discovery check: use cached data * 13846 FIX: Agent encryption: Enforce TLS for registered hosts * 14027 FIX: Fix linux agent using 100% CPU * 13825 FIX: Fix salesforce special agent * 13878 FIX: Fix usage of piggyback data in simulation mode * 13815 FIX: KUBE agent_kube: fix namespace filtering options for DaemonSets & StatefulSets * 14066 FIX: KUBE kube_node_container_count: adjustment to properly handle configured levels * 13798 FIX: KUBE: Handle missing partition attribute * 13803 FIX: KUBE: Parse Objects without labels * 13799 FIX: KUBE: add data processing information to Cluster Collector * 13856 FIX: Pipe symbol in name of the NIC doesn’t lead to crash * 13996 FIX: Remove unresolved macros for additional IPs * 13997 FIX: Rule merging for fileinfo_group * 13821 FIX: Splunk System Message correctly reports service state * 13822 FIX: The printer input check correctly handles capacity unit other * 13845 FIX: cmk_agent_ctl_status: Fix crash upon empty section * 13847 FIX: local: Do not crash upon invalid metric names * 14039 FIX: netapp_disks: Fix WATO inline help * 14037 FIX: oracle_performance: Wrong monitoring state when using thresholds * 13986 FIX: postgres_stat_database: crash on empty values in database query * 14026 FIX: rename license graph * 14040 FIX: win_netstat: Add german translation for CLOSE_WAIT * 13801 FIX: KUBE: Update inventory paths NOTE: Please refer to the migration notes! * 13804 FIX: KUBE: add cmk/kubernetes/label/ to host label keys NOTE: Please refer to the migration notes! * 13800 FIX: KUBE: update section name kube_collectors_metadata_v1 * 13419 FIX: cisco_cpu_multiitem: fix Werk #13413 NOTE: Please refer to the migration notes!
Core & setup: * 13940 Long text in the inventory dashlet will now break into multiple lines * 13926 FIX: validation of error responses of the REST API * 13941 FIX: Barplot color is now correct for all hosts * 13929 FIX: checkbox tag-group handling * 13928 FIX: validation of custom tag-groups through the REST API
HW/SW inventory: * 13679 FIX: Better detection of physical CPUs and CPU cores on Solaris
Notifications: * 13897 SEC: Fix command injection vulnerability NOTE: Please refer to the migration notes! * 13876 FIX: Fix encoding of $SERVICEURL$ in notifications * 13877 FIX: Fix possible UnicodeDecodeError on notify of users via mail
REST API: * 13937 contact/service/host group responses now contain links to entries * 13938 Requesting a non existing BI aggregation now results in a proper 404 response NOTE: Please refer to the migration notes! * 13646 FIX: Fix host API calls in case a previous discovery failed
Setup: * 13297 Setup (WATO) now uses Redis for certain lookups to improve GUI performance * 13864 FIX: Host registration: Enable on sites with disabled Setup & check site name * 13880 FIX: Fix reset of automatic disk space cleanup settings on update NOTE: Please refer to the migration notes!
User interface: * 13298 Speed up loading time of user visuals * 13879 FIX: Fix SyntaxError on CSV and JSON export of views containing labels * 13882 FIX: Fix links to parents and childs of hosts * 13884 FIX: Fix possible exception on download of agent output
Changes in the Checkmk Enterprise Edition:
Agent bakery: * 13854 FIX: Agent bakery: Windows agent MSI is not signed anymore * 13851 FIX: Baked windows agent packages are not signed anymore
Checks & agents: * 13853 WATO supports windows agent controller parameters * 13855 FIX: Bakery sets windows agent product name correctly * 13008 FIX: Fix haproxy status on DOWN 1/2 and MAINT(via)
Metrics system: * 13862 InfluxDB Connections: Add option to use password store
Other components: * 13824 Bake mk_filestats for solaris
Changes in the Checkmk Managed Services Edition:

You can download Checkmk from our download page: * checkmk.com/download.php
Please mail bug reports and qualified feedback to feedback@checkmk.com. We greatly thank you for using Checkmk and wish you a successful monitoring,
Your Checkmk Team