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Amazon EC2 monitoring

Product version Release date Agent version What’s new
V8.1.4.0.3 April 2018
(SaaS and on premises)
08.13.04.00
  • Component name reflects agent name.
  • Adds extended data retention support.
V8.1.4 August 2017
(SaaS and on premises)
08.13.03.00
  • New agent available in the Infrastructure Extension Pack (on premises).
  • Handles null end dates for scheduled events correctly.
  • Adds support for a forward proxy between the Amazon EC2 agent and Amazon Web Services.
V8.1.3.2 April 2017
(SaaS only)
08.13.02.00
  • Replace Instance ID with tag name when a tag name is available.
  • Allow data to be filtered and grouped based on tag name.
V8.1.3.1 September 2016
(SaaS only)
08.13.01.00
  • New agent available in the Infrastructure Extension Pack.

AWS Elastic Load Balancer monitoring

Product version Release date Agent version What’s new
V8.1.4.0.3 April 2018
(SaaS and on premises)
01.00.00.00
  • New agent available in the Infrastructure Extension Pack.

Azure Compute monitoring

Product version Release date Agent version What’s new
V8.1.4.0.3 April 2018
(SaaS and on premises)
01.00.01.00
  • Translation updates.
V8.1.4.0.2 February 2018
(SaaS and on premises)
01.00.00.00
  • New agent available in the Infrastructure Extension Pack.

Cassandra monitoring

Product version Release date Agent version What’s new
V8.1.4.0.6 December 2018
(SaaS and on premises)
08.18.12.00
  • New Cassandra_Cluster_Down threshold that monitors the state of the monitored instance.
  • Adds support for Ubuntu 18.04 operating system.
  • Adds support for SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 15 platform.
V8.1.4.0.1 December 2017
(SaaS and on premises)
01.00.02.00
  • General improvements.
V8.1.4 August 2017
(SaaS and on premises)
01.00.01.00
  • New agent available in the Base Extension Pack (on premises).
  • General improvements.
V8.1.3.2 April 2017
(SaaS)
01.00.00.00
  • New agent available in the Base Extension Pack.

Cisco UCS monitoring

Product version Release date Agent version What’s new
V8.1.4 August 2017
(SaaS and on premises)
07.20.05.00
  • General improvements.
V8.1.3.2 April 2017
(SaaS)
07.20.04.00
  • General improvements.
V8.1.3.1 September 2016
(SaaS)
07.20.03.00
  • General improvements.
V8.1.3 April 2016
(SaaS)
07.20.02.00
  • General improvements.

Citrix Virtual Desktop Infrastructure monitoring

Product version Release date Agent version What’s new
V8.1.4.0.5 September 2018 (SaaS and on premises) 08.14.00.01
  • General improvements
V8.1.4 August 2017 (SaaS and on premises) 08.14.00.00
  • The VDA Sessions page, which is accessible through the VDA Machine Details page was added.
  • The Machine Metrics widget was added to the VDA Machine Details page.
  • The Desktop Delivery Controller (DDC) configuration was enhanced to enable the agent to handle DDC fail-over in a distributed environment.
V8.1.3.2 April 2017 (SaaS only) 08.13.02.00
  • Adds support for agent running on Windows 2016.
V8.1.3.1 September 2016 (SaaS only) 08.13.01.00
  • Adds the ability to retrieve Windows Event Log Events for Virtual Delivery Agent (VDA) and Desktop Delivery Controller (DDC) machines.
V8.1.3 April 2016
(SaaS and on premises)
08.13.00.00
  • New agent available in the Infrastructure Extension Pack.

DataPower monitoring

Product version Release date Agent version What’s new
V8.1.4.0.4 July 2018
(SaaS and on premises)
07.10.12
  • General improvements.
V8.1.4.0.2 February 2018
(SaaS and on premises)
07.10.11
  • Transaction tracking between the WebSphere MQ agent and DataPower agent is supported.
V8.1.4.0.1 December 2017
(SaaS and on premises)
07.10.10
  • Updated group widgets.
V8.1.4 August 2017
(SaaS and on premises)
07.10.09
  • New group widget MQ Queue Manager and updated attributes.
V8.1.3.2 April 2017
(SaaS only)
07.10.08
  • Dashboard description included.
V8.1.3.1 September 2016
(SaaS only)
07.10.05
  • General improvements.
V8.1.3 April 2016
(SaaS and on premises)
07.10.05
  • General improvements.

DataStage monitoring

Product version Release date Agent version What’s new
V8.1.4.0.6 December 2018
(SaaS and on premises)
01.00.04.00
  • Ability to disable data collection for selected data sets.
  • Optimized data collection for Job Runs data set.
  • Support for SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 15 platform.
V8.1.4.0.4 July 2018
(SaaS and on premises)
01.00.03.00
  • General improvements.
V8.1.4.0.3 April 2018
(SaaS and on premises)
01.00.02.00
  • General improvements.
V8.1.4.0.2 February 2018
(SaaS and on premises)
01.00.01.00
  • General improvements.
V8.1.4.0.1 December 2017
(SaaS and on premises)
01.00.00.00
  • New agent available in the Base Extension Pack.

Db2 monitoring

Product version Release date Agent version What’s new
V8.1.4.0.6 December 2018
(SaaS and on premises)
07.10.14.00
  • HADR Monitoring Capabilities support for multiple standbys.
  • Database Status attribute adds value Stopped, which indicates that the database is not active and having zero active connections while it is healthy and ready to accept new connections.
  • New Db2 Server Information widget to display Db2 Server details.
  • New HADR Status – Local Databases page to display information about partner databases in the following widgets:
    HADR Databases Details table displays important attribute values for partner database; Log Gap (History) chart displays log gap trend vs time; Standby Flag Status table displays standby flag status values.
  • New UDB_HADR_Aux_Standby_Disconnect threshold to monitor secondary standby databases in HADR environment
  • Top 5 database memory usage widget updated to show the correct value.
  • Adds support for the following platforms: Ubuntu zLinux 18.04; SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 15 on x86-64 (64 bit); SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 15 for zLinux; and SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 15 for Power Linux Little Endian.
V8.1.4.0.5 September 2018
(SaaS and on premises)
07.10.13.00
  • Support for Linux on Power Systems™ (Big Endian) was added.
V8.1.4.0.4 July 2018
(SaaS and on premises)
07.10.12.00
  • General improvements.
V8.1.4.0.3 April 2018
(SaaS and on premises)
07.10.11.00
  • General improvements.
V8.1.4.0.2 February 2018
(SaaS and on premises)
07.10.10.00
  • General improvements.
V8.1.4.0.1 December 2017
(SaaS and on premises)
07.10.09.00
  • General improvements.
V8.1.4 August 2017
(SaaS and on premises)
07.10.08.00
  • Support for Linux for Power Systems (Little Endian) was added.
  • Support for Ubuntu ZLinux was added.
  • A script file was added to grant privileges to a Db2 user to view data for all the attributes of the Db2 agent for a monitored instance.
  • Support for Linux for System z was added.
  • Support was added for remote monitoring.
V8.1.3.2 April 2017
(SaaS)
07.10.07.00
  • Linux on Power® Little Endian (pLinux LE) is supported.
  • Added a script file to grant privileges to a Db2 user to view data for
    all the attributes of the Db2 agent for a monitored instance.
V8.1.3.1 September 2016
(SaaS)
07.10.06.00
  • General improvements.
V8.1.3 April 2016
(SaaS)
07.10.05.00
  • Commands were added for granting privileges to the default user
    (for Windows systems) and instance owner user (for Linux and AIX® systems) for viewing the data for some of the Db2 agent attributes.

Hadoop monitoring

Product version Release date Agent version What’s new
V8.1.4.0.5 September 2018
(SaaS and on premises)
08.14.05.00
  • Support added for monitoring Hadoop services: SmartSense and Druid.
  • Support added for monitoring Hadoop offering: Hortonworks HDP 3.0.0.
V8.1.4.0.4 July 2018
(SaaS and on premises)
08.14.04.00
  • Support added for monitoring Hadoop services such as Mahout, Atlas, and Falcon.
  • Support added for monitoring Hadoop offering: Cloudera CDH 5.13.
  • Support added for monitoring Hadoop offering: Hortonworks HDP 2.6.4.
V8.1.4.0.2 February 2018
(SaaS and on premises)
08.14.02.00
  • Support was added for monitoring the status of Hadoop services, such as HBase, MapReduce2, Tez, and Ranger.
  • Support was added for monitoring Hadoop offering: Cloudera CDH 5.12.
V8.1.4.0.1 December 2017
(SaaS and on premises)
08.14.01.00
  • Support was added for monitoring a Hadoop cluster that is secured with the Kerberos SPNEGO-based authentication, which uses Active Directory Key Distribution Center (KDC).
  • Support was added for testing connection to hosts of a Hadoop cluster that is secured with Kerberos SPENGO-based authentication, which uses MIT or Active Directory as Key Distribution Center (KDC).
  • Support was added for monitoring the following Hadoop offerings: Cloudera CDH 5.10 and CDH 5.11.
  • Support was added for monitoring the status of Hadoop services, such as Flume, Kafka, Titan, Spark, Knox, Pig, Slider, and Solr.
V8.1.4 August 2017
(SaaS and on premises)
08.14.00.00
  • Data Analytics Extension Pack renamed to Base Extension Pack (on premises).
  • Support for installing and configuring the agent on Windows 2016 and AIX® 7.2 systems was added.
  • Support for monitoring the following Hadoop offerings was added: Hortonworks HDP 2.5 and 2.6, Cloudera CDH 5.8 and 5.9, and IBM BigInsights® 4.2.
  • The test connection button for verifying connection to the Hadoop daemons that you specify when you configure the agent was added.
  • The agent configuration process was improved to reduce the configuration time and complexity. The configuration is simplified because the following prerequisite and configuration tasks are not required:
    1. Installing the plug-in on each node of the Hadoop cluster
    2. Configuring and updating the hadoop-metrics2.properties file
    3. Restarting the Hadoop daemons after you configure the hadoop-metrics2.properties file
    4. Configuring all the DataNodes and NodeManagers in the cluster
    5. Restarting the agent when more nodes are added to the cluster
  • Support for monitoring the status of Hadoop services, such as are ZooKeeper, Sqoop, Hive, HDFS, YARN, Ambari Metrics, and Oozie was added.
  • Support was added for monitoring a Hadoop cluster that is secured with the Kerberos SPNEGO-based authentication, which uses only MIT Kerberos V5 Key Distribution Center (KDC).
V8.1.3.2 April 2017
(SaaS)
08.13.00.00
  • Data Analytics Extension Pack renamed to Base Extension Pack.
  • Added support to install and configure the agent on Windows 2016 and AIX® 7.2 systems.
  • Added support for monitoring the following Hadoop offerings: Hortonworks HDP 2.5, Cloudera CDH 5.6, 5.7, and 5.8, and IBM BigInsights® 4.2.
  • Added the test connection button to verify connection to the Hadoop daemons that you specify when you configure the agent.
  • Improved the agent configuration process to reduce the configuration time and complexity. The configuration is simplified because the following prerequisite and configuration tasks are not required:
    1. Installing the plug-in on each node of the Hadoop cluster.
    2. Configuring and updating the hadoop-metrics2.properties file.
    3. Restarting the Hadoop daemons after configuring the hadoop-metrics2.properties file.
    4. Configuring all the DataNodes and NodeManagers in the cluster.
    5. Restarting the agent when additional nodes are added to the cluster.
V8.1.3.1 September 2016
(SaaS)
08.12.02.00
  • General improvements.
V8.1.3 April 2016
(SaaS and on premises)
08.12.01.00
  • The Hadoop agent is supported on Linux, Windows, and AIX operating systems.
  • New agent available in the Data Analytics Extension Pack (on premises).

HMC monitoring

Product version Release date Agent version What’s new
V8.1.4.0.4 July 2018
(SaaS and on premises)
06.22.11.00
  • HMC V8 R8.7.0 is now supported.
V8.1.4.0.3 April 2018
(SaaS and on premises)
06.22.11.00
  • General improvements.
V8.1.4 August 2017
(SaaS and on premises)
06.22.10.00
  • General improvements.
V8.1.3.2 April 2017
(SaaS)
06.22.09.00
  • General improvements.
V8.1.3.1 September 2016
(SaaS)
06.22.08.00
  • General improvements.
V8.1.3 April 2016
(SaaS and on premises)
06.22.07.00
  • Monitoring capabilities are provided for virtual I/O and for hardware events.

HTTP Server monitoring

Product version Release date Agent version What’s new
V8.1.4.0.6 December 2018
(SaaS and on premises)
08.18.12.00
  • General improvements.
V8.1.4.0.4 July 2018
(SaaS and on premises)
01.00.10.00
  • Apache 64-bit on Windows is now supported.
V8.1.4.0.3 April 2018
(on premises)
01.00.09.00
  • General improvements.
V8.1.4.0.1 December 2017 (SaaS and on premises) 01.00.08.00
  • Support for the Windows 32-bit IBM HTTP Server and Apache HTTP Server was added.
  • Support for Linux for System z® was added (Transaction tracking is not supported).
  • Support for Oracle HTTP server on Linux for System x was added.
V8.1.4 August 2017
(SaaS and on premises)
01.00.07.00
  • General improvements.
V8.1.3.2 April 2017
(SaaS)
01.00.06.00
  • General improvements.
V8.1.3.1 September 2016
(SaaS)
01.00.05.00
  • General improvements.
V8.1.3 April 2016
(SaaS and on premises)
01.00.04.00
  • Monitoring capabilities are provided for virtual I/O and for hardware events.

IBM Cloud monitoring

Product version Release date Agent version What’s new
V8.1.4.0.6 December 2018
(SaaS and on premises)
08.14.06.00
  • New agent available in the Advanced Agents.

IBM Integration Bus monitoring

Product version Release date Agent version What’s new
V8.1.4.0.5 September 2018
(SaaS and on premises)
07.30.08.00
  • Support for Linux on Power Systems™ (Big Endian) was added.
V8.1.4.0.4 July 2018
(SaaS and on premises)
07.30.08.00
  • General improvements.
V8.1.4.0.3 April 2018
(SaaS and on premises)
07.30.07.00
  • Agent online help is refreshed to use italic fonts for attributes that are available for display in dashboard pages and threshold events.
V8.1.4.0.1 December 2017
(SaaS and on premises)
07.30.05.00
  • Support for Linux for Power Systems™ (Little Endian) was added.
V8.1.4 August 2017
(SaaS and on premises)
07.30.05.00
  • Support was added for Linux for System z (Transaction tracking is not supported).
V8.1.3.2 April 2017
(SaaS only)
07.30.04.00
  • General improvements.
V8.1.3.1 September 2016
(SaaS only)
07.30.03.00
  • General improvements.
V8.1.3 April 2016
(SaaS and on premises)
07.30.02.00
  • The library path of the latest version of IBM MQ (WebSphere MQ) can now be automatically discovered during agent configuration on Linux and AIX systems.

ISM monitoring

Product version Release date Agent version What’s new
V8.1.4.0.6 December 2018
(SaaS and on premises)
07.04.05.00
  • Support for Windows 64-bit and Linux 64-bit platforms.
V8.1.4.0.5 September 2018
(SaaS and on premises)
07.04.00.04
  • Adds SaaS support.
  • Edit functionality for the Internet Service Monitoring Agent is enhanced. All the monitors that have configurable parameters can be edited.
V8.1.4.0.4 July 2018
(on premises)
07.04.00.03
  • New agent available in the Base Extension Pack.

J2SE Data Collector monitoring

Product version Release date Agent version What’s new
V8.1.4.0.3 April 2018
(SaaS and on premises)
8.1.4.0.3
  • Support was added for auto-discovery of entry point class (main class) and alias name of the J2SE application.
  • Transaction tracking and deep-dive diagnostics can be enabled and disabled locally by using configuration scripts.
V8.1.4.0.2 February 2018
(SaaS and on premises)
8.1.4.0.2
  • General improvements.
V8.1.4.0.1 December 2017
(SaaS and on premises)
8.1.4.0.1
  • Transaction tracking support for J2SE applications was added.
V8.1.4 August 2017
(SaaS and on premises)
8.1.4.0
  • New data collector to monitor the health and performance of Java applications and view diagnostics data, such as response time, throughput, request context, and method trace of requests.

JBoss monitoring

Product version Release date Agent version What’s new
V8.1.4.0.5 September 2018 (SaaS and on premises) 1.03.03.01
  • General improvements
V8.1.4 August 2017 (SaaS and on premises) 1.03.03.00
  • The transaction tracking and deep-dive diagnostics configuration process was simplified for the JBoss agent in the Advanced Agents offering.
  • Two dashboard widgets were added to the Garbage Collection Detail page. One widget shows the amount of heap memory that is freed since the last garbage collection, and the other widget shows the historical Eden/Survivor/Tenured (Old Gen) heap memory pool sizes.
V8.1.3.2 April 2017 (SaaS only) 1.03.01.00
  • Added transaction tracking and deep dive monitoring in the Advanced Agents offering.
  • Added a dashboard page to monitor datasource metrics.
  • Added support for monitoring the following JBoss offerings: WildFly 8.x/9.x/10.x, JBoss EAP 7.x, JBoss AS 7.x.
  • Added support for running the agent on the Windows operating system.

Liberty data collector

Product version Release date Agent version What’s new
V8.1.4.0.3 April 2018
(SaaS and on premises)
7.3.0.14.04
  • General improvements.
V8.1.4.0.2 February 2018
(SaaS and on premises)
7.3.0.14.02
  • General improvements.
V8.1.4 August 2017
(SaaS and on premises)
7.3.0.14.0
  • New data collector available in on-premises offering.
V8.1.3.2 April 2017
(SaaS only)
7.3.0.5.0
  • New data collector available in SaaS offering.

Linux KVM monitoring

Product version Release date Agent version What’s new
V8.1.4.0.4 July 2018
(SaaS and on premises)
07.21.10.00
  • General improvements.
V8.1.4.0.2 February 2018
(SaaS and on premises)
07.21.09.00
  • Support was added for RHEV-M 4.x.
V8.1.4.0.1 December 2017
(SaaS and on premises)
07.21.08.00
  • General improvements.
V8.1.4 August 2017
(SaaS and on premises)
07.21.07.00
  • The summary dashboard was updated to show the overall status of the hosts based on the CPU and memory utilization of your Linux Kernel-based virtual machines environment or application.
  • The Host Detail dashboard was updated to show details about the selected host.
  • The Hosts, Clusters, and Storage dashboard was updated to show details about the monitored virtual machines.
  • The Hosts group widget in the Hosts, Clusters, and Storage dashboard was updated to display the Max Scheduling Memory (GB) and the Live Snapshot KPIs.
  • The Virtual Machine Details dashboard was updated to show details about the virtual machine that you select on the Host Detail page.
  • The Storage Details dashboard was added to display details about the disks and disk snapshots in the storage pool.
  • The Network Transmitted/Received Data (GB) group widget was added to the Host Detail dashboard to display historical information of the total data (in GB) that is transmitted and received over the network.
V8.1.3.2 April 2017
(SaaS)
07.21.06.00
  • Updated the Hosts group widget in the Hosts, Clusters, and Storage page
    to display the Max Scheduling Memory (GB) and the Live Snapshot KPIs.
  • Added the Storage Details page to display details about the disks and disk
    snapshots in the storage pool.
  • Add the Network Transmitted/Received Data (GB) group widget in the Host Detail
    page to display historical information of the total data (in GB) that
    is transmitted and received over the network.
V8.1.3.1 September 2016
(SaaS)
07.21.05.00
  • Dashboards are available for the agent to monitor the deployment of your Linux Kernel-based virtual machines. The dashboards provide the following monitoring capabilities:
    1. The summary dashboard shows the overall status of the hosts based on the CPU and memory utilization of your Linux Kernel-based virtual machines environment or application.
    2. The Host Detail dashboard shows details about the selected host.
    3. The Hosts, Clusters, and Storage dashboard shows details about the monitored virtual machines.
    4. The Virtual Machine Details dashboard shows details about the virtual machine that you select on the Host Detail page.
V8.1.3 April 2016
(SaaS)
07.21.04.00
  • General improvements.

Linux OS monitoring

Product version Release date Agent version What’s new
V8.1.4.0.6 December 2018
(SaaS and on premises)
06.35.14.04
  • General improvements.
V8.1.4.0.5 September 2018
(SaaS and on premises)
06.35.14.02
  • Support for Linux on Power Systems™ (Big Endian) was added.
V8.1.4.0.4 July 2018
(SaaS and on premises)
06.35.14.02
  • General improvements.
V8.1.4.0.2 February 2018
(SaaS and on premises)
06.35.14.01
  • Memory upload interval is changed to 1 minute.
  • The IP address associated with the network interface is displayed on the Linux OS dashboard and System Information widget.
V8.1.4 August 2017
(SaaS and on premises)
06.35.14.00
  • Adds Linux for System z support
  • Adds Linux for Power Systems (Little Endian) support.
V8.1.3.2 April 2017
(SaaS only)
06.35.13.00
  • Adds Linux on Power Little Endian (pLinux LE) support.
V8.1.3.1 September 2016
(SaaS only)
06.35.12.00
  • Docker V1.8.0 or later is supported.
  • New attribute groups and widgets to enable the Linux OS agent to deliver Docker monitoring capabilities.
V8.1.3 April 2016
(SaaS and on premises)
06.35.11.00
  • Ability to monitor application log files, and to configure log file monitoring based on regular expressions.
  • For compatibility, the agent consumes the following information and formats: configuration information and the format file that was used by the IBM Tivoli Monitoring 6.x Log File Agent; configuration information and format strings that were used by the Tivoli Event Console Log File Adapter. These format strings allow the agent to filter the log data according to patterns in the format file and submit only the relevant data to an event consumer. The OS Agent sends data to the Performance Management server or through the Event Integration Facility (EIF) to any EIF receiver, such as the OMNIbus EIF probe.

Microsoft Active Directory monitoring

Product version Release date Agent version What’s new
V8.1.4 August 2017
(SaaS and on premises)
06.31.14.00
  • Group widgets and pages to display the details of Group Policy Object, Netlogon, Local Security Authority, and LDAP details were added.
  • The following data sets that you can view in the Attribute details tab were added:
    • Services Data Set
    • Replication
    • File Replication Service
    • Moved or Deleted Org. Unit
    • LDAP Attributes
    • Security Accounts Manager
    • DFS
    • Address Book
    • Event Log
    • Password Setting Objects
  • Data sets for ADFS, ADFS Proxy, and Asynchronous Thread Queue were added.
  • Group widgets and pages to display details of ADFS and ADFS Proxy were added.
  • Support for installing and configuring the agent on Windows Server 2016 systems was added.
V8.1.3.2 April 2017
(SaaS)
06.31.11.00
  • Added the group widgets and pages to display the details of Group Policy Object,
    Netlogon, Local Security Authority, and LDAP details.
  • Added the following data sets that you can view in the Attribute details tab:
    • Services Data Set
    • Replication
    • File Replication Service
    • Moved or Deleted Org. Unit
    • LDAP Attributes
    • Security Accounts Manager
    • DFS
    • Address Book
    • Event Log
    • Password Setting Objects.
  • Added the data sets for ADFS, ADFS Proxy, and Asynchronous Thread Queue.
  • Added the group widgets and pages to display details of ADFS and ADFS Proxy.
  • Added support to install and configure the agent on Windows Server 2016 systems.
V8.1.3 April 2016
(SaaS)
06.31.09.00
  • General improvements.

Microsoft Cluster Server monitoring

Product version Release date Agent version What’s new
V8.1.4 August 2017
(SaaS and on premises)
06.31.11.00
  • General improvements.
V8.1.3.2 April 2017
(SaaS)
06.31.10.00
  • General improvements.
V8.1.3 April 2016
(SaaS)
06.31.09.00
  • The Microsoft Cluster Server agent gets automatically configured after it is installed.

Microsoft Exchange Server monitoring

 

Product version Release date Agent version What’s new
V8.1.4.0.4 July 2018
(SaaS and on premises)
6.31.15.00
  • General improvements.
V8.1.4 August 2017
(SaaS and on premises)
6.31.14.00
  • The inbound time and outbound time attributes were added to the Reachability data set.
  • Pages and group widgets to display reachability details were added.
  • An eventing threshold for reachability was added.
  • Support for installing and configuring the agent on Exchange Server 2016 and Windows Server 2016 systems were added.
V8.1.3.2 April 2017
(SaaS and on premises)
6.31.12.00
  • Added the inbound time and outbound time attributes in the Reachability data set.
  • Added pages and group widgets to display reachability details.
  • Added an eventing threshold for reachability.
  • Added support to install and configure the agent on Exchange Server 2016 and Windows Server 2016 system.
V8.1.3.1 September 2016
(SaaS and on premises)
6.31.09.01
  • General improvements.
V8.1.3 April 2016
(SaaS only)
6.31.09.00
  • Services added in the Exchange Services tab of the
    agent configuration window for determining the Exchange Server status.

Microsoft Hyper-V Server monitoring

Product version Release date Agent version What’s new
V8.1.4 August 2017
(SaaS and on premises)
06.31.12.00
  • General improvements.
V8.1.3.2 April 2017
(SaaS and on premises)
06.31.11.00
  • General improvements.
V8.1.3.1 September 2016
(SaaS and on premises)
06.31.10.00
  • General improvements.
V8.1.3 April 2016
(SaaS only)
06.31.09.00
  • Removed the agent configuration panel. The agent configuration is not required.

Microsoft IIS monitoring

Product version Release date Agent version What’s new
V8.1.4.0.6 December 2018
(SaaS and on premises)
6.31.14.00
  • Support for FTP websites monitoring.
V8.1.4.0.1 December 2017
(SaaS and on premises)
6.31.12.00
  • Support for FTP websites monitoring.
V8.1.4 August 2017
(SaaS and on premises)
6.31.11.00
  • Support for installing and configuring on a Microsoft Windows Server 2016 system was added.
V8.1.3.2 April 2017
(SaaS and on premises)
6.31.10.00
  • Added support to install and configure the agent on the Microsoft Windows Server 2016 system.
V8.1.3 April 2016
(SaaS only)
6.31.09.00
  • General improvements.

Microsoft .NET monitoring

Product version Release date Agent version What’s new
V8.1.4.0.6 December 2018
(SaaS and on premises)
08.13.13.00
  • Tracking of failed requests. Their status shows as failed in the Latest Requests widget of the Middleware Transaction Details page. Latest Errors group widget lists recent failed requests along with the status code and error description.
  • Monitoring the user data available through ASP.NET Identity and ASP.NET sessions. The user data displays in the Users Top–5 widget of the Middleware Transaction Details page.
V8.1.4.0.5 September 2018
(SaaS and on premises)
08.13.12.00
  • General improvements.
V8.1.4.0.4 July 2018
(SaaS and on premises)
08.13.11.00
  • The IIS Response Time module now monitors the subtransaction and render time breakdown through JavaScript injection for ASP.NET web forms (.aspx pages) and ASP.NET MVC razor views, which satisfy following conditions:
    1. The page meets the W3C HTML standards.
    2. Response headers contain Content-Type: text/html, application/xml,application/json.
    3. Response content includes the < head > element.
  • The .NET agent uploads the deep dive data to Diagnostic Query Engine (DQE) service on the APM server. The DQE service deep dive dashboard quickly loads and displays the data.
  • The new situation NET_Slow_IIS_Request_Crit is added that triggers when the Slow Top 10 widget has requests with response time greater than 500 milliseconds.
  • The selective filtering tool is updated with the search box to search an application pool from the list of application pools.
  • The ProcListCaller utility is added to provide the list of processes that have loaded the .NET Agent CLR profiler (CorProfLog.dll).
V8.1.4.0.3 April 2018
(SaaS and on premises)
08.13.08.00
  • General improvements.
V8.1.4.0.2 February 2018
(SaaS and on premises)
08.13.07.00
  • Support was added for end user transactions by using IIS Response Time module.
V8.1.4.0.1 December 2017
(SaaS and on premises)
08.13.04.00
  • Monitoring support for ODP.NET was added.
  • Method trace details were added for HttpWebRequest.GetResponse() method.
V8.1.4 August 2017
(SaaS and on premises)
08.13.03.00
  • The following enhancements were added to the dashboard of the Microsoft .NET agent:
    • The MS .NET Status group widget on the Component page was updated to display the response times of database calls, status of .NET processes with high thread count, and Just in Time (JIT) compilation failures.
    • Data sets, pages, and group widgets were added to show JIT compilation details, database call details, GC handles and pinned objects collection for a selected .NET process, thread contention rate, and thread queue length.
    • Eventing thresholds were added for JIT failures, .NET request failures, slow commands, garbage collection, and the active threads in .NET processes.
V8.1.3.2 April 2017
(SaaS only)
08.13.02.00
  • Updated the MS .NET Status group widget on the Component page to display
    the response times of database calls, status of .NET processes with high
    thread count, and Just in Time (JIT) compilation failures.
  • Added data sets, pages, and group widgets to show JIT compilation details,
    database call details, GC handles and pinned objects collection for a
    selected .NET process, thread contention rate, and thread queue length.
  • Added eventing thresholds for JIT failures, .NET request failures, slow commands,
    garbage collection, and the active threads in .NET processes.
V8.1.3 April 2016
(SaaS only)
08.01.03.00
  • General improvements.

Microsoft Office 365 monitoring

Product version Release date Agent version What’s new
V8.1.4.0.1 December 2017
(SaaS and on premises)
01.00.02.00
  • General improvements.
V8.1.4 August 2017
(SaaS and on premises)
01.00.01.00
  • New agent available in the Base Extension Pack (on premises).
  • General improvements.
V8.1.3.2 April 2017
(SaaS only)
01.00.00.00
  • New agent available in the Base Extension Pack.

Microsoft SharePoint Server Monitoring

Product version Release date Agent version What’s new
V8.1.4 August 2017
(SaaS and on premises)
06.31.11.00
  • General improvements.
V8.1.3.2 April 2017
(SaaS only)
06.31.10.00
  • General improvements.
V8.1.3 April 2016
(SaaS only)
06.31.09.00
  • General improvements.

Microsoft SQL Server monitoring

Product version Release date Agent version What’s new
V8.1.4.0.6 December 2018
(SaaS and on premises)
6.31.18.00
  • General improvements.
V8.1.4.0.4 July 2018
(SaaS and on premises)
6.31.17.00
  • Support for multiple collations in ERRORLOG parsing based on collation settings in koqErrConfig.ini file.
  • Utility tool koqVerifyPermissions.exe to check if an existing SQL Server user has sufficient permissions to monitor the Microsoft SQL Server.
  • Utility tool permissions.cmd as an alternative to grant the minimum permissions to an existing SQL Server user for data collection.
V8.1.4.0.3 April 2018
(SaaS and on premises)
6.31.16.00
  • General improvements.
V8.1.4.0.2 February 2018
(SaaS and on premises)
6.31.15.00
  • General improvements.
V8.1.4.0.1 December 2017
(SaaS and on premises)
6.31.14.00
  • Tolerance support for SQL Server 2017 was added.
  • Support for Always On feature for the SQL Server developers edition was added.
V8.1.4 August 2017
(SaaS and on premises)
6.31.12.00
  • The Expensive Queries group widget was added to the Server Performance – Detail page to view the top 10 cached query plans according to the performance statistics of the Microsoft SQL Server.
  • Support for monitoring the Microsoft SQL Server 2016 was added.
  • Support for installing and configuring the Microsoft SQL Server agent on a Microsoft Windows Server 2016 system was added.
  • The new COLL_ERRORLOG_RECYCLE_WAIT environment variable was added to set the time interval (in seconds) for which the agent waits before it collects the MS SQL Error Event Detail attribute group data.
V8.1.3.2 April 2017
(SaaS only)
6.31.11.00
  • Added the Expensive Queries group widget in the Server Performance –
    Detail page to view the top 10 cached query plans according to the performance
    statistics of the Microsoft SQL Server.
  • Added support for monitoring the Microsoft SQL Server 2016.
  • Added support to install and configure the Microsoft SQL Server agent
    on the Microsoft Windows Server 2016 system.
  • Added the new COLL_ERRORLOG_RECYCLE_WAIT environment variable to set the
    time interval (in seconds) for which the agent waits before collecting data of
    the MS SQL Error Event Detail attribute group.
V8.1.3 April 2016
(SaaS only)
6.31.09.00
  • General improvements.

MongoDB monitoring

Product version Release date Agent version What’s new
V8.1.4.0.6 December 2018
(SaaS and on premises)
01.00.15.00
  • Support for SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 15 platform.
V8.1.4.0.1 December 2017
(SaaS and on premises)
01.00.14.00
  • Support for remote monitoring.
  • Support for monitoring In-Memory storage engine.
V8.1.4 August 2017
(SaaS and on premises)
01.00.13.00
  • Component page updated to display the number of MongoDB instances and their status.
  • Pages for displaying details of the MMAPv1 and the WiredTiger storage engines were added.
  • Input Output Information page was added to display cursor details and historical data for the queued operations, active connections, data flow, and the data access of the selected host.
  • Pages added to display details of the locks of version 2.x and version 3.x, or later.
  • Replication Details page added to display details of the replication member, oplog, and historical data of the replication lag and the space that is used by the oplog.
  • Support for monitoring the MongoDB cluster or replication setup when the primary node fails.
V8.1.3.2 April 2017
(SaaS only)
01.00.12.00
  • Updated the Component page to display the number of MongoDB instances
    and their status.
  • Added pages to display details of the MMAPv1 and the WiredTiger
    storage engines.
  • Added the Input Output Information page to display cursor details and
    historical data for the queued operations, active connections, data flow,
    and the data access of the selected host.
  • Added pages to display details of the locks of version 2.x and version 3.x, or later.
  • Added the Replication Details page to display details of the replication
    member, oplog, and historical data of the replication lag and the space
    that is used by the oplo.
V8.1.3 April 2016
(SaaS only)
01.00.10.00
  • General improvements.

MQ Appliance agent

Product version Release date Agent version What’s new
V8.1.4.0.6
(SaaS and on premises)
December 2018 03.00.06.00
  • General improvements.
V8.1.4.0.5
(SaaS and on premises)
September 2018 03.00.05.00
  • New agent available in Cloud APM, Advanced.

MySQL monitoring

Product version Release date Agent version What’s new
V8.1.4.0.5 September 2018
(SaaS and on premises)
01.00.15.00
  • Support was added for MySQL v8.0.11.
V8.1.4.0.4 July 2018
(SaaS and on premises)
01.00.14.00
  • General improvements.
V8.1.4.0.1 December 2017
(SaaS and on premises)
01.00.13.00
  • Tolerance support for the information schema tables being migrated to performance schema was added.
  • Support was added for deprecated tables of information schema through performance schema.
V8.1.4 August 2017
(SaaS and on premises)
01.00.12.00
  • Data sets and a configuration parameter were added to remotely monitor MySQL resources.
V8.1.3.2 April 2017
(SaaS only)
01.00.11.00
  • General improvements.
V8.1.3 April 2016
(SaaS only)
01.00.10.00
  • General improvements.

NetApp Storage monitoring

Product version Release date Agent version What’s new
V8.1.4.0.6 December 2018
(SaaS and on premises)
07.20.09.00
  • Search box added on the Event Details page that filters event data based on search criteria.
  • Details page added for LUNs.
  • User can check the details of related device mapped to each storage object on the Details page.
V8.1.4.0.5 September 2018
(SaaS and on premises)
07.20.08.00
  • The Overall Events Summary widget was added to the NetApp Storage Instance page. It displays the cumulative count of events. View all events across the environment, irrespective of severity or object by clicking the status bar represented as Total Events.
  • An Event Status column is added in every objects table, which shows event status prioritized based on time and then the level of severity.
  • The NetApp Storage Instance page now displays Events Summary table rather than a chart.
  • The Aggregate Details page is updated to display the related devices that are associated with the selected aggregate.
V8.1.4.0.4 July 2018
(SaaS and on premises)
07.20.07.00
  • The new Component page is added to display the details of agent connection state whether the data provider is up or down, along with IP address of monitored data sources. The individual status bar represents the number of nodes, aggregates, volumes, and disks that are in critical, normal, warning, or unknown state.
  • The new NetApp Storage Instance page is added to highlight key properties of clusters, aggregates, volumes, disks, and vServers. It also displays the Events Summary chart with the count of events that are occurred on each available storage entity or object in the environment. For example, if there are 12 volumes that are configured, and each volume has two events with severity as Critical, then the Event Summary chart shows the total count of events that are occurred on all the volumes available in an environment. In this case, the chart shows the bar with 24 critical events against the volume as an entity plotted on the X-axis.
  • The Node Details page is updated to show network port details.
  • The Volume Detail page is updated to display details of the associated snap mirrors and LUNs count for each selected volume.
  • The vServers Details page is updated to display information about network logical interfaces.
V8.1.4.0.1 December 2017
(SaaS and on premises)
07.20.06.00
  • General improvements.
V8.1.4 August 2017
(SaaS and on premises)
07.20.05.00
  • New agent available (on premises)
  • General improvements.
V8.1.3.2 April 2017
(SaaS only)
07.20.04.00
  • New agent available.

Node.js agent

Product version Release date Agent version What’s new
V8.1.4.0.6 December 2018
(SaaS and on premises)
01.00.13.04
  • General improvements.
V8.1.4.0.5 September 2018
(SaaS and on premises)
01.00.13.03
  • General improvements.
V8.1.4.0.3 April 2018
(SaaS and on premises)
01.00.13.01
  • By default, user sensitive information, such as cookies, HTTP request contexts, and database request contexts, are no longer collected by the Node.js agent. You can change this default behavior by specifying the new environment variable, SECURITY_OFF.
V8.1.4 August 2017
(SaaS and on premises)
01.00.13.00
  • New dashboard and group widgets to view garbage collection details and event loop details.
V8.1.3.2 April 2017
(SaaS only)
01.00.12.00
  • General improvements.
V8.1.3.1 September 2016
(SaaS only)
01.00.11.00
  • General improvements.
V8.1.3 April 2016
(SaaS and on premises)
01.00.10.00
  • Advanced configuration is improved. You have more control of the diagnostics data to be collected.

Node.js data collector

Product version Release date Agent version What’s new
V8.1.4.0.6 December 2018
(SaaS and on premises)
8.1.4.0.4
  • General improvements.
V8.1.4.0.3 April 2018
(SaaS and on premises)
8.1.4.0.3
  • By default, user sensitive information, such as cookies, HTTP request contexts, and database request contexts, are no longer collected by the Node.js data collector. You can change this default behavior by specifying the new environment variable, SECURITY_OFF.
V8.1.4 August 2017
(SaaS and on premises)
8.1.4.0
  • New data collector available in on-premises offering.
V8.1.3.2 April 2017
(SaaS only)
8.1.3.2
  • New data collector available in SaaS offering.

OpenStack monitoring

Product version Release date Agent version What’s new
V8.1.4.0.6 December 2018
(SaaS and on premises)
08.18.12.00
  • Support for monitoring virtual machine instances, such as the usage of the virtual machine instance CPU, memory, disk, and network interface controller.
V8.1.4.0.1 December 2017
(SaaS and on premises)
08.14.01.00
  • Support for OpenStack authentication V3 API.
V8.1.4 August 2017
(SaaS and on premises)
08.14.00.00
  • New agent available.

Oracle Database monitoring

Product version Release date Agent version What’s new
V8.1.4.0.6 December 2018 (SaaS and on premises) 08.00.00.02
  • General improvements.
V8.1.4.0.4 July 2018 (SaaS and on premises) 08.00.00.01
  • Updated help files.
V8.1.4.0.1 December 2017 (SaaS and on premises) 08.00.00.00
  • Agent version is changed to 8.0.
  • The configuration parameter Oracle JDBC jar file was added and the configuration parameters Oracle Home Directory and Oracle Instant Client Installation Directory were removed.
V8.1.4 August 2017 (SaaS and on premises) 06.31.10.00
  • The Oracle Database agent dashboard includes the following new features on the Instance Details page:
    • A table that displays information about the lock contention on the selected instance.
    • A table that displays information about the Oracle Real Application Clusters GCS and GES.
    • A table that displays details of the Automatic Storage Management (ASM) disk groups that are attached to the selected instance.
    • A view that shows detailed information per table space, which is visible if you click Bottom 5 Free Table Space.
    • A table that displays the historical details of the foreground and background processes that are attached to the selected instance. You can click the entity in the table and view a detailed table of all processes for that instance.
    • A table that displays the Top 5 Worst SQL queries (by run time) on the selected instance. You can click in the table and view a detailed table of the top 50 worst SQL queries for that instance.

PHP monitoring

Product version Release date Agent version What’s new
V8.1.4 August 2017
(SaaS and on premises)
01.00.13.00
  • General improvements.
V8.1.3.2 April 2017 (SaaS only) 01.00.12.00
  • General improvements.
V8.1.3.1 September 2016 (SaaS only) 01.00.11.00
  • General improvements.
V8.1.3 April 2016 (SaaS and on premises) 01.00.10.00
  • General improvements.

PostgreSQL monitoring

Product version Release date Agent version What’s new
V8.1.4.0.6 December 2018
(SaaS and on premises)
01.00.15.00
  • Support for SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 15.
  • Optimized data collection for CPU and Memory data sets.
V8.1.4.0.5 September 2018
(SaaS and on premises)
01.00.14.00
  • General improvements.
V8.1.4.0.1 December 2017
(SaaS and on premises)
01.00.13.00
  • Support was added for remote monitoring.
V8.1.4 August 2017
(SaaS and on premises)
01.00.12.00
  • Support for installing and configuring the agent on Windows systems.
  • Support for monitoring PostgreSQL V9.6.
  • The Status Overview page was updated so status is not critical when the buffer hit rate is zero.
V8.1.3.2 April 2017
(SaaS only)
01.00.11.00
  • Added support to install and configure the agent on Windows systems.
  • Added support for monitoring the PostgreSQL V9.6.
  • Updated the Status Overview page so that status is not critical when the buffer hit rate is zero.
V8.1.3 April 2016
(SaaS only)
01.00.10.00
  • General improvements.

Python data collector

(Python agent in V8.13 and earlier)

Product version Release date Agent version What’s new
V8.1.4 August 2017
(SaaS and on premises)
8.1.4.0
  • New data collector available in on-premises offering.
  • The Python agent is removed from the agent installation package and replaced by the Python data collector to monitor your Python applications.
V8.1.3.2 April 2017
(SaaS only)
8.1.3.2
  • New data collector available in SaaS offering.
V8.1.3 April 2016
(SaaS and on premises)
01.00.10.00
  • General improvements.

RabbitMQ monitoring

Product version Release date Agent version What’s new
V8.1.4.0.6 December 2018
(SaaS and on premises)
01.00.03.00
  • General improvements.
V8.1.4.0.1 December 2017
(SaaS and on premises)
01.00.02.00
  • General improvements.
V8.1.4 August 2017
(SaaS and on premises)
01.00.01.00
  • New agent available in the Advanced Extension Pack (on premises).
  • General improvements.
V8.1.3.2 April 2017
(SaaS only)
01.00.00.00
  • New agent available in the Advanced Extension Pack.

Response Time monitoring

Product version Release date Agent version What’s new
V8.1.4.0.6 December 2018 (SaaS and on premises) 08.14.00.06
  • General improvements.
V8.1.4.0.5 September 2018 (SaaS and on premises) 08.14.00.05
  • General improvements.
V8.1.4.0.4 July 2018 (SaaS and on premises) 08.14.00.04
  • General improvements.
V8.1.4.0.2 February 2018 (SaaS and on premises) 08.14.00.03
  • IBM HTTP Server Response Time module supports IBM HTTP Server version 7, 8, and 9 on Windows.
V8.1.4.0.1 December 2017 (on premises) 08.14.00.02
  • Adds support for the Windows 32-bit IBM HTTP Server and Apache HTTP Server.
V8.1.4 August 2017
(SaaS and on premises)
08.14.00.00
  • Adds Linux for System z support.
  • Adds support for the Windows 32-bit IBM HTTP Server and Apache HTTP Server (V8.1.4 Fix Pack 1).
  • Adds support for configuring user tracking for applications on the Agent Configuration page.
  • Add support for configuring session tracking for applications on the Agent Configuration page.
  • You can customize the locations that are applied to specific IP addresses or address ranges in the End User Transaction dashboards for your particular environment. Use the Geolocation tab on the Agent Configuration page to customize location values.
V8.1.3.2 April 2017 (SaaS only) 08.13.02.00
  • Adds support for configuring user tracking for applications and session tracking for applications in the Agent Configuration page.
V8.1.3.1 September 2016 (SaaS only) 08.13.01.00
  • You can customize the locations that are applied to specific IP addresses or address ranges in the End User Transaction dashboards for your particular environment. Use the Geolocation tab in the Agent Configuration to customize location values.
V8.1.3 April 2016 (SaaS and on premises) 08.13.00.00
  • End User Transactions dashboards now include user and device information, which was previously displayed in the Authenticated Users and Mobile Devices Users dashboards in the Users group. User, session, and device information are now sorted by location (country, state, and city) based on the IP address of the user.

Ruby agent

Product version Release date Agent version What’s new
V8.1.4.0.3 April 2018
(SaaS and on premises)
01.00.12.01
  • General improvements.
V8.1.4 August 2017
(SaaS and on premises)
01.00.12.00
  • General improvements.
V8.1.3.1 September 2016
(SaaS only)
01.00.11.00
  • General improvements.
V8.1.3 April 2016
(SaaS and on premises)
01.00.10.00
  • General improvements.

Ruby data collector

Product version Release date Agent version What’s new
V8.1.4 August 2017
(SaaS and on premises)
8.1.4.0
  • New data collector available in on-premises offering; general improvements in SaaS offering.
V8.1.3.2 April 2017
(SaaS only)
8.1.3.2
  • New data collector available in SaaS offering.

SAP monitoring

Product version Release date Agent version What’s new
V8.1.4.0.6 December 2018
(SaaS and on premises)
07.11.15.00
  • Support for SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 15 platform.
  • Support for SAP NW RFC SDK 7.50.
V8.1.4.0.5 September 2018
(SaaS and on premises)
07.11.14.00
  • Support for SAP NW RFC SDK 750.
V8.1.4.0.4 July 2018
(SaaS and on premises)
07.11.13.00
  • General improvements.
V8.1.4.0.2 February 2018
(SaaS and on premises)
07.11.12.00
  • Enhancement to CCMS feature: automation of idx file deletion. This automation works only when the SAP system is restarted.
V8.1.4.0.1 December 2017
(SaaS and on premises)
07.11.11.00
  • Support for SNC communication was added.
  • New situation for SAP system down was added.
V8.1.4 August 2017
(SaaS and on premises)
07.11.10.00
  • General improvements.
V8.1.3.2 April 2017
(SaaS only)
07.11.09.00
  • General improvements.
V8.1.3.1 September 2016
(SaaS only)
07.11.08.00
  • General improvements.
V8.1.3 April 2016
(SaaS only)
07.11.07.00
  • General improvements.

SAP HANA monitoring

Product version Release date Agent version What’s new
V8.1.4.0.5 September 2018
(SaaS and on premises)
01.00.06.00
  • SAP HANA Database can be monitored in stand by mode.
  • SAP HANA Database agent supports the Big Endian platform for Power System.
V8.1.4.0.4 July 2018
(SaaS and on premises)
01.00.05.00
  • General improvements.
V8.1.4 August 2017
(SaaS and on premises)
01.00.04.00
  • The License Expiry Days attribute and the HANA_License_Expiry_Crit_SYS and HANA_License_Expiry_Warn_SYS thresholds were added to monitor the number of days that are remaining before license expiration.
  • SAP Extension Pack renamed to Advanced Extension Pack (on premises).
V8.1.3.2 April 2017
(SaaS only)
01.00.03.00
  • SAP Extension Pack renamed to Advanced Extension Pack.
  • General improvements.
V8.1.3.1 September 2016
(SaaS only)
01.00.02.00
  • General improvements.
V8.1.3 April 2016
(SaaS and on  premises)
01.00.01.00
  • New agent available in the SAP Extension Pack (on premises)
  • The Cache Information Details group widget was added in the SAP HANA
    Database Details dashboard to provide information about the percentage of used
    memory, percentage of available memory, and hit ratio of the cache for the
    monitored database.

SAP NetWeaver monitoring

Product version Release date Agent version What’s new
V8.1.4.0.4 July 2018
(SaaS and on premises)
01.00.05.00
  • General improvements.
V8.1.4.0.3 April 2018
(SaaS and on premises)
01.00.04.00
  • Support was added for Spring Boot Applications.
V8.1.4.0.1 December 2017
(SaaS and on premises)
01.00.03.00
  • The capability to restore the SAP NetWeaver Application Server instance was added.
V8.1.4 August 2017
(SaaS and on premises)
01.00.02.00
  • New agent available in the Advanced Extension Pack (on premises).
  • General improvements.
V8.1.3.2 April 2017
(SaaS only)
01.00.01.00
  • Added data sets, group widgets, and pages to collect and view the transaction tracking and diagnostics data.
  • Added support to install and configure the agent on Windows 2016 systems.
V8.1.3.1 September 2016
(SaaS only)
01.00.00.00
  • New agent available in the Advanced Extension Pack.

Siebel monitoring

Product version Release date Agent version What’s new
V8.1.4.0.3 April 2018 (SaaS and on premises) 01.00.02.01
  • Update help files.
V8.1.4 August 2017 (SaaS and on premises) 01.00.02.00
  • New agent available (on premises).
  • General improvements.
V8.1.3.2 April 2017 (SaaS only) 01.00.00.00
  • New agent available in Cloud APM.

Skype for Business monitoring

Product version Release date Agent version What’s new
V8.1.4.0.6 December 2018
(SaaS and on premises)
06.31.17.00
  • Configurable option to make Synthetic Transaction Commands in the Synthetic Transaction Module executable by configured Test Users.
  • Configurable option for users to disable Synthetic Commands.
V8.1.4.0.3 April 2018
(SaaS and on premises)
06.31.16.00
  • Support for Windows Server 2016.
V8.1.4.0.2 February 2018
(SaaS and on premises)
06.31.15.00
  • The name of the agent is changed from Monitoring Agent for Microsoft Lync Server to Monitoring Agent for Skype for Business Server.
V8.1.4 August 2017
(SaaS and on premises)
06.31.10.00
  • The Lync Usage Summary group widget was added to the Lync Server Overview dashboard to view the front-end registration status and the quality of poor calls.
  • A dashboard to display the details of the Microsoft Lync Server usage was added.
V8.1.3 April 2016
(SaaS and on premises)
06.31.09.00
  • New agent available (named Microsoft Lync Server).

Sterling Connect Direct monitoring

Product version Release date Agent version What’s new
V8.1.4.0.3 April 2018
(SaaS and on premises)
01.00.01.00
  • The agent logging feature is improved.
V8.1.4.0.2 February 2018
(SaaS and on premises)
01.00.00.00
  • New agent available in the Base Extension Pack.

Sterling File Gateway monitoring

Product version Release date Agent version What’s new
V8.1.4.0.3 April 2018
(SaaS and on premises)
01.00.01.00
  • Agent fetches events for failed file transfer as a default behavior. You can change this default behavior by specifying the appropriate value for the new environment variable KFG_ALL_FGEVENTS.
V8.1.4.0.2 February 2018
(SaaS and on premises)
01.00.00.00
  • New agent available in the Base Extension Pack.

Sybase Server monitoring

Product version Release date Agent version What’s new
V8.1.4.0.6 December 2018
(SaaS and on premises)
08.10.02.00
  • General improvements.
V8.1.4.0.5 September 2018
(SaaS and on premises)
08.10.01.00
  • General improvements.
V8.1.4.0.4 July 2018
(SaaS and on premises)
08.10.00.00
  • New agent available.

Synthetic Playback monitoring

Product version Release date Agent version What’s new
V8.1.4.0.4 July 2018
(SaaS)
01.00.05.02
  • General improvements.
V8.1.4.0.3 April 2018
(on premises)
01.00.05.02
  • General improvements.
V8.1.4 August 2017
(SaaS and on premises)
01.00.05.00
  • New filtering feature for synthetic transactions.
V8.1.3.2 April 2017
(SaaS only)
01.00.04.00
  • New filtering feature for synthetic transactions.
V8.1.3.1 September 2016
(SaaS only)
01.00.03.00
  • You can prevent passwords that are stored in synthetic scripts from displaying in the Synthetic Script Manager.
V8.1.3 April 2016
(SaaS and on premises)
01.00.02.00
  • New agent available.

Tomcat monitoring

Product version Release date Agent version What’s new
V8.1.4.0.6 December 2018
(SaaS and on premises)
06.40.10.00
  • Cluster data set, which provides information about cluster properties.
  • Cluster Information widget that displays information from the Cluster data set (unless the agent is monitoring a non-cluster Tomcat setup).
  • Configuration panel variable, Tomcat Server Port, which represents the port on which Tomcat server is running. (Default: 8080).
V8.1.4.0.5 September 2018
(SaaS and on premises)
06.40.09.00
  • General improvements.
V8.1.4.0.4 July 2018
(SaaS and on premises)
06.40.08.00
  • Support for Tomcat V9.0.5 server.
V8.1.4.0.3 April 2018
(SaaS and on premises)
06.40.07.00
  • General improvements.
V8.1.4.0.2 February 2018
(SaaS and on premises)
06.40.06.00
  • Transaction tracking and deep-dive support for PLinux by upgrading the agent framework with the 8.1.4.0-IBM-APM-SERVER-IF0001 patch.
V8.1.4.0.1 December 2017
(SaaS and on premises)
06.40.05.00
  • Support for Linux for Power Systems (Little Endian) (Resource monitoring only).
V8.1.4 August 2017
(SaaS and on premises)
06.40.04.00
  • Support for Linux for System z.
  • Support for installing and configuring the Tomcat agent on Windows and SUSE Linux Enterprise 12 systems.
  • Data sets, dashboards, and group widgets for transaction tracking and deep-dive diagnostics.
V8.1.3.2 April 2017
(SaaS only)
06.40.03.00
  • Added support to install and configure the Tomcat agent on Windows and SUSE Linux Enterprise 12 systems..
V8.1.3 April 2016
(SaaS only)
06.40.02.00
  • General improvements.

UNIX OS monitoring

Product version Release date Agent version What’s new
V8.1.4.0.6 December 2018
(SaaS and on premises)
06.35.14.04
  • General improvements.
V8.1.4.0.5 September 2018
(SaaS and on premises)
06.35.14.03
  • General improvements.
V8.1.4.0.4 July 2018
(SaaS and on premises)
06.35.14.02
  • General improvements.
V8.1.4.0.2 February 2018
(SaaS and on premises)
06.35.14.01
  • Memory upload interval is changed to 1 minute.
V8.1.4 August 2017
(SaaS and on premises)
06.35.14.00
  • General improvements.
V8.1.3.2 April 2017
(SaaS only)
06.35.13.00
  • General improvements.
V8.1.3.1 September 2016
(SaaS only)
06.35.12.00
  • General improvements.
V8.1.3 April 2016
(SaaS and on premises)
06.35.11.00
  • Ability to monitor application log files, and to configure log file monitoring based on regular expressions.
  • For compatibility, the agent consumes the following information and formats: configuration information and the format file that was used by the IBM Tivoli Monitoring 6.x Log File Agent; configuration information and format strings that were used by the Tivoli Event Console Log File Adapter. These format strings allow the agent to filter the log data according to patterns in the format file and submit only the relevant data to an event consumer. The OS Agent sends data to the Performance Management server or through the Event Integration Facility (EIF) to any EIF receiver, such as the OMNIbus EIF probe.

VMware VI monitoring

Product version Release date Agent version What’s new
8.1.4.0.6 December 2018
(SaaS and on premises)
08.18.12.00
  • Component page enhanced to show the IP Address or Hostname of configured vCenter and its connectivity with the agent.
8.1.4.0.5 September 2018
(SaaS and on premises)
07.20.12.00
  • Support for HostVFlashManager monitoring.
  • ESX Server Dashboard shows the count of virtual machines in Critical, Warning and Normal status with respect to CPU utilization.
8.1.4.0.4 July 2018
(SaaS and on premises)
07.20.11.00
  • General improvements.
V8.1.4.0.3 April 2018
(SaaS and on premises)
07.20.10.00
  • General improvements.
V8.1.4.0.1 December 2017
(SaaS and on premises)
07.20.09.00
  • Network Summary and Disk Count were added on the ESX Server overview page.
  • Events group widget was added on Cluster summary page.
V8.1.4 August 2017
(SaaS and on premises)
07.20.08.00
  • The ESX Server group widget in the Server Summary dashboard was updated to show the SSH status.
  • Agent decoupling feature was added to view and select the agent node and its subnodes in the same view. When the VMware Virtual Infrastructure component was selected in the Select Component window, the Component Editor displayed a tree structure of the agent node with all its subnodes.
    • If the tree was expanded and the agent node was selected, all subnodes were automatically selected. The subnodes that were to be monitored could be individually selected.
    • If an agent node was selected when the tree was collapsed, all subnodes were automatically excluded.
    • When the ESX Server component was selected in the Select Component window, along with subnodes, stand-alone ESX Servers were also displayed in the Component Editor.
    • With the subnodes, stand-alone ESX Servers could be selected for monitoring.
    • After the application was created, the APM UI dashboard displayed a tree structure of the agent instance as parent and its nodes as children.
V8.1.3.2 April 2017
(SaaS only)
07.20.07.00
  • General improvements.
V8.1.3.1 September 2016
(SaaS only)
07.20.06.00
  • With the addition of the agent decoupling feature, you can view and
    select the agent node and its subnodes in the same view.
  • When you select the VMware Virtual Infrastructure component in the Select Component
    window, the Component Editor displays a tree structure of
    the agent node with all its subnodes.
  • If you expand the tree and select the agent node, all subnodes are
    automatically selected. You can also expand the tree and individually select the
    subnodes that you want to monitor.
  • If you select the agent node when the tree is collapsed, all subnodes
    are automatically excluded.
  • When you select the ESX Server component in the Select Component window,
    along with subnodes, stand-alone ESX Servers are also displayed in the
    Component Editor. With the subnodes, you can select stand-alone ESX Servers for monitoring.
  • After the application is created, the APM UI dashboard displays a tree
    structure of the agent instance as parent and its nodes as children.
V8.1.3 April 2016
(SaaS only)
07.20.05.00
  • The VMware VI agent dashboard is enhanced to include the following new features:
    1. The number of triggered alarms in the critical or warning state are
      also displayed on the Component page.
    2. A new table on the Cluster Summary page provides information about the
      proactive and failure alarms. You can click the triggered entity in the
      table and view the detail page of that triggered entity.
    3. A new table on the Cluster Detail page displays details of the ESX servers
      that belong to the selected cluster. You can click the ESX server and
      view the detail page of that ESX server.
    4. The Datastore table on the Cluster Detail page shows the over-commitment
      metric of the datastore.
    5. The Virtual Machines table on VM Detail page displays more performance metrics
      such as memory size, NICs, and disks. You can click these metrics and
      view their detail pages.
    6. New widgets and pages are added to display important performance metrics
      of the memory, disks, and network for the selected virtual machine.
    7. A new table on the ESX Server Detail page displays the network performance
      of the server network.
    8. The Datastore table on the VM Detail page and the ESX Server Detail page
      displays the latency metric of the datastore.
    9. A new table on the Datastore Detail page displays information about the
      virtual machine that is associated with the datastore. You can click
      the virtual machine in the table and view the Virtual Machine Detail page.
    10. The title of the % Memory (History) chart on the VM detail page was changed
      to Guest Memory(History).

WebLogic monitoring

Product version Release date Agent version What’s new
V8.1.4.0.3 April 2018 (SaaS and on premises) 08.14.01.00
  • Transaction tracking and deep-dive diagnostics are enabled on AIX – Previously these features were only enabled on Linux and Windows.
  • The Request Summary drill-down for servlets that are implemented with annotations for transaction tracking and deep-dive diagnostics is enhanced.
V8.1.4 August 2017 (SaaS and on premises) 08.14.00.00
  • Transaction tracking and deep-dive diagnostics were added to the agent in the Advanced Agents
    offering on Linux and Windows.
V8.1.3.2 April 2017 (SaaS only) 08.13.02.00
  • Fix help files for Brazilian Portuguese.
V8.1.3 April 2016
(SaaS and on premises)
08.13.00.00
  • New agent available.

WebSphere Applications monitoring

Product version Release date Agent version What’s new
V8.1.4.0.5 September 2018
(SaaS and on premises)
07.30.14.07
  • Support for Linux on Power Systems™ (Big Endian) was added.
V8.1.4.0.4 July 2018
(SaaS and on premises)
07.30.14.06
  • General improvements.
V8.1.4.0.2 February 2018
(SaaS and on premises)
07.30.14.02
  • General improvements.
V8.1.4 August 2017
(SaaS and on premises)
07.30.14.00
  • Support for Linux for System z was added (Transaction tracking is not supported).
V8.1.3.2 April 2017
(SaaS only)
07.30.13.00
  • Linux on Power Little Endian (pLinux LE) is supported. (Transaction tracking is not supported on pLinux LE systems.)
  • Added support for IBM WebSphere Application Server traditional V9.
  • Added the Memory Analysis dashboard to help you diagnose possible memory leaks by checking the heap usage information for each heap dump.
  • Added support to use the Application Health Status data set to create event thresholds for application status monitoring.
  • Simplified the manual configuration of data collector.
V8.1.3.1 September 2016
(SaaS only)
07.30.12.00
  • General improvements.
V8.1.3 April 2016
(SaaS and on premises)
07.30.11.00
  • The In-flight Requests Summary dashboard provides the capability to identify the request instances that are currently slow or hung. Now you can perform a soft cancel operation on an in-flight request by selecting the request and then clicking Cancel Thread in the In-flight Request widget on this dashboard.
  • All predefined eventing thresholds were refined to provide a better user experience. The enhancements and updates involve the condition that triggers an alert, the sampling interval, and the severity of the threshold.
  • The user interface of the agent is accessible to users with physical disabilities.
  • The configuration process was refined based on customer feedback and technical review to provide a better user experience.

WebSphere Infrastructure Manager monitoring

Product version Release date Agent version What’s new
V8.1.4.0.6 December 2018
(SaaS and on premises)
08.00.06.02
  • Support for AIX.
V8.1.4.0.4 July 2018
(SaaS)
08.00.06.01
  • General improvements.
V8.1.4 August 2017
(SaaS and on premises)
08.00.06.00
  • General improvements.
V8.1.3.1 September 2016
(SaaS only)
08.00.05.00
  • General improvements.
V8.1.3 April 2016
(SaaS and on premises)
08.00.04.00
  • General improvements.

WebSphere MQ monitoring

Product version Release date Agent version What’s new
V8.1.4.0.6 December 2018
(SaaS and on premises)
07.30.13.00
  • Support on IBM WebSphere MQ 9.1.
V8.1.4.0.5 September 2018
(SaaS and on premises)
07.30.12.00
  • Support for Linux on Power Systems™ (Big Endian).
V8.1.4.0.4 July 2018
(SaaS and on premises)
07.30.11.00
  • Remote monitoring is supported.
V8.1.4.0.3 April 2018
(SaaS and on premises)
07.30.10.00
  • Agent online help is refreshed to use italic fonts for attributes that are available for display in dashboard pages and thresholds.
V8.1.4.0.2 February 2018
(SaaS and on premises)
07.30.09.00
  • General improvements.
V8.1.4.0.1 December 2017
(SaaS and on premises)
07.30.08.00
  • MQ Service Status group widget to provide MQ service details.
  • Support for Linux for Power Systems (Little Endian).
V8.1.4 August 2017
(SaaS and on premises)
07.30.07.00
  • Support for Linux for System z (Transaction tracking is not supported).
  • Channel and queue long-term history data is supported.
V8.1.3.2 April 2017
(SaaS only)
07.30.06.00
  • General improvements.
V8.1.3.1 September 2016
(SaaS only)
07.30.05.00
  • General improvements.
V8.1.3 April 2016
(SaaS and on premises)
07.30.04.00
  • All predefined thresholds have a prefix of MQ_ instead of MQSeries_ as in previous versions.
  • Two thresholds, MQ_Channel_Initiator_Crit and MQ_Queue_Manager_Crit, were added to trigger critical alerts for the channel initiator server status and queue manager status.
  • The trigger condition of the MQ_Queue_Depth_High event was changed from static 80% to the high depth value of the queue.
  • The name of the Queue not being Read – Top 5 widget was changed to Queue in Use not being Read – Top 5.
  • The library path of the latest version of IBM MQ (WebSphere MQ) can now be automatically discovered during agent configuration.

Windows OS monitoring

Product version Release date Agent version What’s new
V8.1.4.0.6 December 2018
(SaaS and on premises)
06.35.14.04
  • General improvements.
V8.1.4.0.5 September 2018
(SaaS and on premises)
06.35.14.03
  • General improvements.
V8.1.4.0.4 July 2018
(SaaS and on premises)
06.35.14.02
  • General improvements.
V8.1.4 August 2017
(SaaS and on premises)
06.35.14.00
  • General improvements.
V8.1.3.2 April 2017
(SaaS only)
06.35.13.00
  • General improvements.
V8.1.3.1 September 2016
(SaaS only)
06.35.12.00
  • General improvements.
V8.1.3 April 2016
(SaaS and on premises)
06.35.11.00
  • Ability to monitor application log files, and to configure log file monitoring based on regular expressions.
  • For compatibility, the agent consumes the following information and formats: configuration information and the format file that was used by the IBM Tivoli Monitoring 6.x Log File Agent; configuration information and format strings that were used by the Tivoli Event Console Log File Adapter. These format strings allow the agent to filter the log data according to patterns in the format file and submit only the relevant data to an event consumer. The OS Agent sends data to the Performance Management server or through the Event Integration Facility (EIF) to any EIF receiver, such as the OMNIbus EIF probe.

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