[Checkmk Announce] New Checkmk stable release 2.1.0


Dear friends of Checkmk,
the new stable release 2.1.0 of Checkmk is ready for download.
We are proud to bring you the new Checkmk 2.1.0 release, with major improvements to future-proof your IT monitoring.
Take a look at our latest version page to learn more about Checkmk 2.1:
checkmk.com/product/latest-version
Additionally, we wanted to let you know that we have added articles dedicated to the new major features to our user manual. 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 Kubernetes: github.com/tribe29/checkmk_kube_agent/tree/main/deploy/charts/checkmk Influx: docs.checkmk.com/master/en/metrics_exporter.html Grafana: docs.checkmk.com/master/en/grafana.html Datadog: docs.checkmk.com/master/en/integrating_datadog.html Two-factor authentication: docs.checkmk.com/master/en/wato_user.html#2fa
This stable release ships with 31 changes affecting all editions of Checkmk, 2 Enterprise Edition specific changes and 0 Managed Services Edition specific changes.
This release will be in active maintenance until 2023-11-15. The passive maintenance will be until 2025-05-08. For details take a look at the Checkmk versions chapter of the Checkmk handbook.
Changes in all Checkmk Editions:
BI: * 13948 Switch BI check and agent to the REST API NOTE: Please refer to the migration notes! * 14114 FIX: Fix missing documentation URL in aggregation views * 14115 FIX: Fix moving of rules between rule packs * 14156 FIX: Fixed bug where bi aggregations were occasionally incomplete/missing
Checks & agents: * 14089 Checkmk agent TLS encryption and compression * 14126 KUBE agent_kube: clarify error messages caused by unsupported Kubernetes version * 14088 storcli_cache_vault: new plugin * 14093 FIX: Crash during automation discovery related to clusters * 14092 FIX: Fix wrong agent execution time for nagios based installations * 14068 FIX: KUBE agent_kube: adding case when pod conditions are not available * 14152 FIX: KUBE kube_cpu: changing check parameters back to cpu default values * 14094 FIX: Permission error during agent controller installation * 14050 FIX: mssql_counters: Fix crash in parsing mssql_counters * 14127 FIX: KUBE agent_kube: Option Cluster resource aggregation matches inline help NOTE: Please refer to the migration notes! * 14128 FIX: KUBE agent_kube: Option Monitor namespaces matches inline help NOTE: Please refer to the migration notes! * 14129 FIX: KUBE kube_pod_status: Option Interpretation of pod status matches inline help NOTE: Please refer to the migration notes!
Core & setup: * 13420 FIX: Fix section parsing with different separators
Dynamic host configuration: * 14153 FIX: dcd: resolving wrong format for phase_1 result
Other components: * 14279 FIX: NagVis: Updated to 1.9.32
REST API: * 13650 FIX: Updated rule export page for REST API
Setup: * 14051 FIX: Fix crash in activate changes
Site management: * 13902 SEC: Secure path for OMD hooks
User interface: * 14108 FIX: Fix KeyError if event console views are linked in dashboards * 14113 FIX: Fix arrangement of search results using “Show all results” in monitoring search * 14116 FIX: Fix missing reports in menu “Monitor” * 14112 FIX: Fix non functional “Show all results” button in monitoring search * 14117 FIX: Fix refresh of master sidebar snapin “Master control” * 13545 FIX: HW/SW Inventory: Fix loading paint function from local display hints * 13745 FIX: Main folder not selectable when bulk moving hosts * 14109 FIX: SLA: Fix reclassifying states to OK * 13944 FIX: Title: Long text in the inventory dashlet will now break into multiple lines
Changes in the Checkmk Enterprise Edition:
Agent bakery: * 13680 Agent Bakery: Make package compression optional * 14049 cmk-agent-ctl: Agent controller can be disabled on Linux NOTE: Please refer to the migration notes!
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