Help Release notes for Site24x7 On-Premise Poller

Release notes for Site24x7 On-Premise Poller

Get to know the features released with every version of On-Premise Poller along with the major and minor issue fixes. Keep your On-Premise Poller upgraded for the best performance. 

Versions: 

5.1.1 - September 2021
5.1.0 - August 2021
5.0.0 - August 2021
4.7.2 - July 2021
4.7.1 - June 2021
4.7.0 - May 2021
4.6.9.1 - May 2021
4.6.9 - April 2021
4.6.8 - March 2021
4.6.7 - March 2021
4.6.6 - February 2021
4.6.5 - January 2021
4.6.4 - December 2020
4.6.3 - December 2020
4.6.2 - November 2020
4.6.1 - October 2020
4.6.0 - October 2020
4.5.2 - August 2020
4.5.1 - August 2020
4.5.0 - August 2020
4.4.9 - July 2020
4.4.8 - July 2020
4.4.7 - June 2020
4.4.6 - May 2020
4.4.5.1 - April 2020
4.4.5 - April 2020
4.4.4 - February 2020
4.4.3 - February 2020
4.4.2 - February 2020
4.4.1 - January 2020
4.4.0 - January 2020
4.3.3 - November 2019

4.3.2 - September 2019
4.3.1 - August 2019
4.3.0 - July 2019
4.2.7 - July 2019
4.2.6 - June 2019
4.2.5 - May 2019
4.2.4 - April 2019
4.2.3 - March 2019
4.2.2 - March 2019
4.2.1 - March 2019
4.1.0 - February 2019
4.0.0 - January 2019
3.3.0 - November 2018
3.2.3 - November 2018

3.2.2 - August 2018

3.2.1 - August 2018
3.2.0 - August 2018

3.1.9 - June 2018

3.1.8 - May 2018
3.1.7 - April 2018
3.1.6 - March 2018
3.1.5 - February 2018
3.1.4 - February 2018
3.1.3 - January 2018
3.1.2 - January 2018
3.1.1 - December 2017
3.1.0 - December 2017
3.0.0 - November 2017

Version: 5.1.1

Enhancements:

  • VMware ESXi hardware monitoring data collection.
  • On-Premise Poller latency between other On-Premise Pollers collected.
  • Nutanix Storage container monitor added.

Issue fixes:

  • VMware Horizon VDI monitoring encoding issue fixed.
  • Data collection issue for Datastore Snapshot monitor of VSAN type fixed.

Version: 5.1.0

Enhancement:

  • Improved the stability and performance of the network module.

Version: 5.0.0

Enhancement:

  • On-Premise Poller Java JRE version upgraded to 11.0.11

Issue fix (Network Monitoring):

  • Fixed the security vulnerabilities.

Version: 4.7.2

Enhancements:

  • Display vCenter version and build number in vCenter monitor.
  • Optimized data collection for VMware Tasks and Events.

Issue fixes:

  • Fixed ESXi monitor going down when multiple IPs are associated.
  • Windows uninstaller popup dialog.

Version: 4.7.1

Enhancements:

  • Collecting On-Premise Poller JVM heap metrics and system CPU usage.
  • VMware Datastore refresh WMS action.

Issue fixes:

  • Disabled Tasks and Events data in data collection.
  • VMware ESXi sensor metrics issue fix.
  • Network Module - Module repeated download issue fix.

Version: 4.7.0

Enhancements:

  • VMware Task and Events data collection optimized.
  • VMware ESXi Build number included in data collection.
  • VMware ESXi powered off error code introduced if the power status is not powered on.

Issue fixes (VMware Monitoring):

  • VMware VM Refresh tasks stopped.
  • VMware ESXi down alert fixed in vCenter based polling.

Version: 4.6.9.1

Issue Fix (Agentless Server Monitoring):

  • Fixed an issue related to fetching individual disk metrics.

Version: 4.6.9

What's New:

  • VMware monitoring: Configure interval for datastore storage refresh and infrastructure discovery.

Enhancement:

  • VoIP monitoring: IPSLA configuration details will be shown in the Monitor Summary page.

Issue fixes:

  • Issues with Test performance counter with respect to SNMP v2 fixed.
  • An issue related to CPU Utilization calculation for WMI-based Agentless server monitors has been fixed.
  • Network interface duplication issue fixes.
  • HA On-Premise Poller duplication issues that led to activating suspended monitors have been fixed.
  • Issues related to discovering and adding network devices within an IP range have been fixed.
  • Issues with VMware hardware sensor fixed.
  • Fixed issues related to VMware Datastore discovery via VMware ESX/ESXi monitor when performance data is not available for a datastore.

Version: 4.6.8

What's new (Network Traffic Monitoring):

  • Support for Application, DSCP, Protocol, Port, and IP range-wise threshold configuration.

Version: 4.6.7

What's new:

  • Support for VMware Horizon Universal Access Gateway.
Enhancement:
  • VMware monitoring master data collection enhancements.

Issue fixes:

  • Security issue fixes related to On-Premise Poller upgrade.
  • VMware Snapshot monitoring mid-tag issue fix.
  • vCenter polling optimization.

Version: 4.6.6

What's new (Agentless Server Monitoring):

  • WMI-based monitoring for Windows servers.
  • Multi-protocol support for Windows servers (to use both SNMP and WMI credentials, simultaneously).

Issue fix (Network Monitoring):

  • A security issue while connecting to the Network Module from the On-Premise Poller has been fixed.

Version: 4.6.5

Issue fix (Network Monitoring):

  • Internal table and framework fix.

Version: 4.6.4

What's new:

  • Support for 30-second poll interval for monitor types supported by the On-Premise Poller. The monitor types include Ping, Port, POP, SMTP, FTP, SOAP, RestAPI, and Website monitors, while the supported packs include MSPCUSTOMERPACK, TEAM, TEAMWEB, ENTERPRISEWEB, ENTERPRISEPLUSWEB, ENTERPRISE, ELITE, and ELITEWEB.
  • Support for VMware Snapshot monitoring

Enhancements:

  • VMware Horizon monitoring has been enhanced.
  • VMware monitoring support using vCenter credentials.

Issue fix:

  • Linux On-Premise Poller auto-upgrade failure has been fixed.


Version: 4.6.3

What's new (Network Monitoring):

  • Support for NetFlow configuration views like Application templates and DSCP templates.

Version: 4.6.2

What's new:

  • Ticketing based webhook integration support for inhouse third-party applications.

Enhancements (VMware VDI Monitoring):

  • RDS desktop pool monitoring enhanced. 
  • Preconfig, diagnostic scripts added.

Issue fixes:

Nutanix Monitoring

  • VM storage related metrics corrected.
  • New error codes introduced for easy analysis when a monitor goes Down.
Others
  • Issue fixes in SSL Certificates and URL monitor subagent flow.

Version: 4.6.1

Issue fixes (Network Monitoring):

  • Fixed issues with testing performance counters while using an SNMP v3 credential.
  • Minor bug fixes with Rediscover Interfaces.

Version: 4.6.0

What's new (Network Monitoring):

  • Support for NetFlow Analyzer.

Version: 4.5.2

What's new (Network Monitoring):

  • Options to upload MIB.
  • Testing the OID while adding a performance counter.
  • Custom categories support in device templates.
  • Counter type supported for performance counters.
  • New generic templates added.
  • Option to specify the template while adding device/server.

Enhancements:

  • VMware VDI enhancements: Session metrics.
  • VMware vMotion enhancements.
  • Network Monitoring and Agentless Server Monitoring: Network and Server discovery related enhancements. 

Issue fix:

  • Internet services monitoring: Using decimal point locale.
  • Network Monitoring: Templates and performance counters sync issue fix.

Version: 4.5.1

Enhancements:

  • VMware VDI Monitoring data collection enhancements and issue fixes.
  • VMware resource discovery enhancements.

Issue fix:

  • VMware NIC metric and ESX monitoring issue fixes.

Version: 4.5.0

What's new:


Version: 4.4.9

Enhancements:

  • VMware ESX Monitoring: Total memory of the host added. 
  • VMware VDI Monitoring:
    Machines metrics: Machine statuses like available, connected, disabled, disconnected, and problematic machine statuses like agent unreachable, startup error, invalid IP, etc and their trend over a period of time implemented. 
  • Desktop pools: Automated, manual, and RDS desktop pools metrics, and their trend over a period of time implemented. 
  • Nutanix Monitoring: Data collection improvements at the code-level and FQDN metric added.

Version: 4.4.8

Issue fix:

  • Issue with downloading the Network Module and RBM plugin in proxy environment has been fixed.

Version: 4.4.7

What's new:

  • VMware ESX monitoring: Duplex and network speed metrics added.
  • Monitor configuration refreshed when a monitor suspended.
  • On-Premise Poller reports: Backlog statistics fetched every hour.
  • On-Premise Poller keys in custom configuration files retained on upgrade.
  • VMware VDI monitoring: Desktop pool count metric corrected; metrics to monitor child servers like Connection server, vCenter server, View Composer server, and RDS server added.

Issue fix:

  • SSL, REST API Sequence monitoring issues fixed.
  • Fixed the issue with VMware VM not getting added when the name contains a "|".
  • Corruption issues with PluginModules.conf file in the On-Premise Poller conf directory which caused On- Premise Poller startup issues has been fixed.

Version: 4.4.6

Enhancements:

  • Metrics storage and retrieval in memory has been enhanced.
  • VMware VDI Monitoring data collection has been enhanced. 

Issue fix:

  • Issues fixed with REST API Monitoring using On-Premise Poller as the Location Profile.

Version: 4.4.5.1

Issue fix:

  • Network Monitoring: Fixed issues with the Network Module self monitoring which generated false alerts.

Version: 4.4.5

Enhancements (Network Monitoring):

  • Updates to the Rediscover Interfaces option to find new, modified, and deleted interfaces.
  • Data collection enhancements: We found a few REST APIs which were slowing down network data collection, and fixed them now. This will have a performance improvement and can reduce data collection time by upto two minutes.
  • Enhancements to prevent interface duplication

Issue fix:

  • Layer2 map: Fixed the incorrect interface name display issue.

Version: 4.4.4

Month of release: February 2020

What's new: 

  • Cluster Resource Pool Monitoring.

Issue fix:

  • Nutanix Monitoring discovery issues have been fixed.

Enhancements:

  • Data cleanup handled for string performance counters to overcome performance related issues in network module (Network Monitoring).

Version: 4.4.3

Month of release: February 2020

What's new: 

  • Nutanix Monitoring data collection has been added.
  • Log4J implemented for VMware data collection.
  • Added Linux On-Premise Poller service status information.

Issue fix:

  • REST API Monitoring issue fix.

Version: 4.4.2

Month of release: February 2020

What's new: 

  • Cluster Resource pool data collection has been implemented.
  • Added performance summary for VMware ESX/ESXi hardware sensors.

Version: 4.4.1

Month of release: January 2020

Issue fix: 

  • Real browser monitoring (RBM) download issue fixed.

Version: 4.4.0

Month of release: January 2020

What's new (Network Monitoring):

  • Added support for over 18 new device types and default performance counters.
  • Added around 14000 new vendor templates so that the devices are not classified as 'Unknown'.

Version: 4.3.3

Month of release: November 2019

What's new:

  • Network Monitoring: Switch stack monitoring (Beta) - Monitor your switch stacks and the switches connected to them. Break down monitoring to the level of every switch and check its health, performance, and status. You can also view the interconnections and monitor the hardware sensors.

Enhancements (Network Monitoring):

  • Enhancements to monitor and alert delay or issues with data collection. 
  • Performance improvements in data collection.

Version: 4.3.2

Month of release: September 2019

Issue fixes:

  • Network monitoring: Log file auto-growth issue has been fixed.

Version: 4.3.1

Month of release: August 2019

What's new

  • Release of VMware Virtual Desktop Infrastructure monitoring (Beta).
    • Support for new monitor types like Horizon View and Connection Server on the Site24x7 On-Premise Poller Windows agent (64 bit/32 bit).
    • VDI desktops: Collection of end-user experience and infrastructure metrics.
    • Powershell scripts to collect metrics using VMware PowerCli commandlets.

Issue fixes:

  • Network monitoring: Minor issues in REST API have been fixed.

Version: 4.3.0

Month of release: July 2019

What's new


Version: 4.2.7

Month of release: July 2019

Enhancements:

  • Snapshots metrics in VMware VM.
  • Data collection stats for all monitors.

Version: 4.2.6

Month of release: June 2019

What's new:

  • Resource Pool monitoring - Beta

Enhancement:

  • Internet services monitoring: Third party library used for DNS monitoring has been updated.

Version: 4.2.5

Month of release: May 2019

What's new:

  • Support for Agentless Server Monitoring - beta.

Version: 4.2.4

Month of release: April 2019

Issue fixes:

  • Issues with SFTP data collection is fixed.
  • Issues with Deferred reports directory is fixed.

Version: 4.2.3

Month of release: March 2019

Issue fixes:

  • Issues with data collection in URL monitors caused by glitch in UserAgent request headers is fixed.

Version: 4.2.2

Month of release: March 2019

Issue fixes:

  • Network monitoring: Data collection issue for String performance counters when On-Premise Poller and Server have different time zones is fixed.
  • Network monitoring: Data for monitors under configuration error is not sent to the server now. This will result in reduced data collection time for other devices.

Version: 4.2.1

Month of release: March 2019

Issue fixes:

  • Issues with report file path in windows poller is fixed.

Enhancements:

  • Support for string performance counters.
  • Self monitoring of the network module.

Version: 4.1.0

Month of release: February 2019

Issue fixes:

  • Issues with data collection in Datastore monitor is fixed. Now, VMware inventory refresh will happen every 15 minutes as opposed to the previous rule of every 10 polls.
Enhancements:
  • Data collection for space related metrics of VMware monitor.
  • Interface filters introduced during network discovery.

Version: 4.0.0

Month of release: January 2019

What's new:

  • In-memory storage method for data collection.
  • Mechanism for sending data to Site24x7.
  • Data storage incase of network issues will be retained for the last 24 hours only (previously data was being stored until the disk runs out of space).

Version: 3.3.0

Month of release: November 2018

What's new:

Issue fixes:
  • DNS monitor data collection issues fixed.
  • Network Monitoring: Start-up issues fixed.

Version: 3.2.3

Month of release: November 2018

What's new:

  • VMware ESX/ESXi monitor: Updates to support monitoring of all hardware sensors.
  • Font changes in On-Premise Poller.
Enhancements:
  • Enhancements in VMware datastore monitor data collection.

Version: 3.2.2

Month of release: August 2018

What's new:

  • Support for China (.cn) and India (.in) region servers.

Version 3.2.1

Month of release: August 2018

Issue fixes:

  • Network Monitoring: Hearbeat issue fixed.

Version: 3.2.0

Month of release: August 2018

What's new:


Version: 3.1.9

Month of release: June 2018

Enhancements:

  • GDPR related enhancements.

Issue fixes:

  • Fixed the issue of ESXi host getting locked because of too many login attempts with invalid credentials.
  • Fixed the issue of data collection in uneven intervals for scheduled monitors.
  • Fixed issues related to VMware Datastore child attribute monitoring like LUN.

Version: 3.1.8

Month of release: May 2018

What's new:

Enhancements:

Issue fixes:

  • Fixed the issue of multiple data collection for a single monitor.
  • Higher versions of ESXi host (>6.0.0) requires special handling while creating vSphere api Datastore objects. This has been handled.
  • Network Monitoring: No value will be persisted for performance counters if there is no value in OpM, previously we were persisting 0.

Version: 3.1.7

Month of release: April 2018

Enhancements:

  • GDPR related enhancements.

Issue fixes:

  • Datastore objects discovery issues in VMware VM monitors has been fixed.
  • JSON exception while parsing response data fixed.

Version: 3.1.6

Month of release: March 2018

What's new:

  • VMware resource pool monitor type and discovery added.

Issue fixes:

  • Thread interrupted exceptions handled to fix data collection issues.

Version: 3.1.5

Month of release: February 2018

What's new:

  • VMware datastore monitor type and discovery added.

Issue fixes:

  • Data collection issues fixed.

Version: 3.1.4

Month of release: February 2018

What's new:

  • Size of payload data sent by On-Premise Poller agent to Site24x7 servers changed to 100KB.
  • Network Monitoring: Support for tabular performance counters.

Version: 3.1.3

Month of release: January 2018

Enhancements:

  • VMware ESX data collector table data formatting related changes.

Issue fixes:

  • Delay in sending the payload data has been resolved. Removed unwanted log prints to reduce fast filling log files.

Version: 3.1.2

Month of release:  January 2018

What's new:

  • Support for Web Page Speed monitor.

Enhancements:

  • RBM: GDPR changes.

Issue fixes:

  • RBM: Issues in downloading the script and data collection exception issues fixed.
  • Support issue fixes: FTP monitors, DNS resolver, and HTTP connection establishment.

Version: 3.1.1

Month of release: December 2017

What's new:

  • VMware session collector has been included to check the number of active/inactive sessions while collecting data. 

Issue fixes:

  • Response headers issue fixed for URL monitors.

Version: 3.1.0

Month of release:  December 2017

What's new:

  • Included a parameter for identifying the request type while receiving configuration from Site24x7 servers for easy debugging.

Enhancements:

  • vCenter, ESX, and VM monitors data collector has been revamped for enhancing On-Premise Poller performance.
  • Network Monitoring: The statuses of devices and interfaces are now polled every minute and is updated in the server.

Version: 3.0.0

Month of release: November 2017

What's new:

  • On-Premise Poller support for WPA monitors and assert location support for RBM monitors.
  • On-Premise Poller metrics statistics added for debugging the payload sent to Site24x7 servers.
  • Network Monitoring: Network Module upgraded to ManageEngine OpManager version 12.3.
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