[Checkmk Announce] New Checkmk stable release 1.5.0p23

Checkmk Announcements checkmk-announce at lists.mathias-kettner.de
Mon Oct 28 22:12:30 CET 2019

Dear friends of Checkmk,

the new stable release 1.5.0p23 of Checkmk is ready for download.

This maintenance release ships with 42 changes affecing all editions of Checkmk,
7 Enterprise Edition specific changes and 0 Managed Services Edition specific changes.

Changes in all Checkmk Editions:

* 10106 FIX: GUI: Fix mismatched unit on PING packet-loss graph
* 10120 FIX: Fixed error handling in automation calls
* 10261 FIX: API: The edit_users call can now be used to edit LDAP users

User interface:
* 10265 FIX: Password policy: Do not apply expiration time for LDAP users
* 10350 FIX: Fixed #rows on rulesets pages

Site management:
* 10371 FIX: omd restore: Fix possible version issues when default version is not the site version
* 10256 FIX: Debian Buster: Fix missing check_snmp active check plugin

* 8793 FIX: notifications crash if non ASCII characters are present in the plugin output
* 8794 FIX: mail: SSL/TLS and STARTTLS options were not used

HW/SW inventory:
* 10346 FIX: lnx_if winperf_if if solaris_addresses: Fixed sorting interfaces; otherwise the inventory history may be polluted
* 10347 FIX: if: Moved last change field to status data tree; otherwise the inventory history may be polluted
* 10219 FIX: HW/SW Inventory: Fixed filtering inventory tree if permitted paths are configured in contact groups
* 10223 FIX: HW/SW Inventory: Do not save inventory tree if Checkmk service calculates status data inventory
* 10351 FIX: HW/SW Inventory: Do not pollute inventory archive if two numerations have different order but same entries
* 10207 FIX: HW/SW Inventory History: Skip delta trees if no changes

Event console:
* 8797 FIX: Show the Contact Person in the Event Details view
* 10307 FIX: Resolve conflict event console archive event
* 10040 FIX: Fix wrong core host name in events when using host name rewriting

Core & setup:
* 10361 FIX: MKTimeout exceptions no longer fails with no argument

Checks & agents:
* 10059 RAM Leak Protection for Windows Agent 1.5
* 8999 FIX: tcp_conn_stats: display of all tcp metrics in one single graph
* 10300 FIX: sym_brightmail_queues: bug fix where WATO configuration did not alter behaviour
* 10105 FIX: oracle_rman: don't crash on intermittent connection loss
* 7720 FIX: oracle_logswitches: Handle db error maybe provided via the agent output
* 10211 FIX: netapp_api_volumes: Fixed scaling of latency values for ALL protocols
* 10348 FIX: mssql_databases: Do not alert if instance is not running
* 10151 FIX: mssql: Sanitize mssql ini file name
NOTE: Please refer to the migration notes!
* 10006 FIX: mk_logwatch: Do not crash upon non-matching optional subgroups and rewrites
* 10154 FIX: mgmt_ipmi_sensors: Missing service details for IPMI sensors services
NOTE: Please refer to the migration notes!
* 10267 FIX: dell_compellent_disks would not see more than 9 disks
* 10102 FIX: cifsmounts: Now displays performance data as check plugin nfsmounts does
* 10358 FIX: check_mail_loop: Fixed exception: Failed to fetch mail NR ('NoneType' object has no attribute '__getitem__')
* 10101 FIX: aws_rds.{bin_log_usage,transaction_logs_usage,replication_slot_usage}: Fixed discovering services
* 10103 FIX: agent_aws: Skip S3 buckets for which the location cannot be retrieved (AccessDenied)
* 10210 FIX: agent_aws: Fixed FilterLimitExceeded while collecting EC2 instance attributes
* 10189 FIX: Windows Agent reports allowed IP addresses correctly
* 10085 FIX: Service discovery page: Do not show long output of services
* 10308 FIX: Recover performance data output for averaged bandwidth use in IF checks
* 8914 FIX: Fix calculation of latency for netapp_api_vs_traffic 2
* 10108 FIX: Fix apt check when switched to "dist-upgrade" and encountering auto removals
* 10094 FIX: Checkmk Discovery: Fixed crash if a host has no data sources configured
* 10091 FIX: Agent AWS: Let EC2 services become stale if the instance was terminated

Changes in the Checkmk Enterprise Edition:

Reporting & availability:
* 10401 FIX: Instant reports are deactivated under the correct permission
NOTE: Please refer to the migration notes!

Metrics system:
* 8843 FIX: Fix adding single service metrics to custom graphs

Core & setup:
* 10309 FIX: Predictive Levels is robust against receiving no data at all

Checks & agents:
* 8796 FIX: mknotifyd: fix wrong state file age output
NOTE: Please refer to the migration notes!

Agent bakery:
* 10213 FIX: mrpe: Bake MRPE for Solaris
* 7172 FIX: Fix automatic agent updates on Solaris
* 10221 FIX: Bake Solaris Agent: Include custom files

Changes in the Checkmk Managed Services Edition:


You can download Checkmk from our download page:
 * https://checkmk.com/download.php

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

Your Checkmk Team

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