[Check_mk Announce] New Check_MK beta release 1.4.0b8

Check_mk Announcements checkmk-announce at lists.mathias-kettner.de
Tue May 23 08:44:21 CEST 2017

Dear friends of Check_MK,

the new beta release 1.4.0b8 of Check_MK is ready for download.

This new beta release ships with 19 minor fixes affecting all editions of
Check_MK and 5 fixes for the Enterprise and Managed Service Edition. The
most important change (#4725) reduces the memory usage of the Check_MK
check helpers .

Changes in all Check_MK Editions:

* 4723 FIX: Web-API: Fixed effective_attributes parameter for get_host/get_all_hosts calls
* 4724 FIX: Web-API: Fixed create_folder parameter of add_host call
* 4719 FIX: Folder host list: Improved performance for folders with a large number of hosts
* 4684 FIX: Fixed visualization of on/off toggles in global settings
* 4685 FIX: Fixed exception when trying to reset a global setting twice

* 4688 FIX: Emit error message in livestatus response

HW/SW inventory:
* 4660 FIX: win_os: Fixed wrong OS information if eg. ESX is installed on Windows host

Event console:
* 4731 FIX: Fixed exception when receiving SNMPv3 INFORM messages: ignore them now

Core & setup:
* 4716 FIX: Fixed broken config when selecing "empty" icon as host/service icon image
* 4728 FIX: Check_MK service: Fixed handling of "State in case of empty agent output"

Checks & agents:
* 8289 FIX: wagner_titanus_topsense.smoke: Adapted levels to be more user friendly
* 4736 FIX: ucs_bladecenter_if: Fixed crash if fabric interconnects are aggregated
* 4732 FIX: systemd: Don't kill child processes of the agent
* 4726 FIX: ps: Process memory graph: Removed duplicated "resident size" metric
* 4661 FIX: msexch_isstore, msexch_isclienttype: Split up check files. Second one needs its own check plugin file if using Nagios core
NOTE: Please refer to the migration notes!
* 4722 FIX: agent_ucs_bladecenter: Fixed broken special agent

* 4658 FIX: Fixed permissions in BI packs using rules from other packs

Other components:
* 7651 FIX: pnp4nagios: Fixed broken custom time range selection
* 7650 FIX: NagVis: Updated to 1.9b19

Changes in the Check_MK Enterprise Edition:

* 4720 FIX: The settings of the MK Notify daemon could be lost when saving other global settings
* 4721 FIX: Improved error handling when a ruleset value can not be rendered on agent bakery page

Core & setup:
* 4725 FIX: Significant improvement of Check_MK check helper memory usage
* 4718 FIX: Fixed memory leak in Check_MK check helpers when started in verbose mode
* 4689 FIX: Fixed buffer overflow when importing cmcdump data

Agent bakery:
* 4717 FIX: Fixed "corrupted package" archive messages when installing DEB packages baked on SLES

You can download Check_MK from our download page:
 * http://mathias-kettner.de/check_mk_download.html

Please mail bug reports and qualified feedback to feedback at check-mk.org.
We greatly thank you for using Check_MK and wish you a successful monitoring,

Your Check_MK Team

Mathias Kettner GmbH
Kellerstraße 29, 81667 München, Germany
Registergericht: Amtsgericht München,  HRB 165902
Geschäftsführer: Mathias Kettner
Tel. +49 89 1890 435-0
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