NetCrunch Release Notes

NetCrunch Release Notes

Since version 10.9

  • 7 Releases
  • 91 Fixes
  • 25 Features

11.0

Version 11.0.6

(February 18, 2021)

10 Fixes
Fixes
  • major Incorrect values for Windows Performance counters when using WMI connection type [RK0009]
  • major OS Monitors still collecting counters after disabling
  • major Generic Agent not receiving data from cURL request [MD0006]
  • major Updating IPSLA operation settings
  • major IP Tools is working only in desktop console mode
  • minor Incorrect notification about new version available
  • minor Incorrect 'Closed at' value for the active alerts
  • minor Layout issues/typos in the PL/DE/FR language versions
  • minor ESXi Uptime counter [RK0010]
  • minor Custom cookies not used in Web Page sensor [SP0004]

Version 11.0.5

(January 18, 2021)

22 Fixes
Fixes
  • major System Uptime sensor not working correctly when using WMI
  • major Alert for 'value is missing' [RK0005]
  • major False positive Kaspersky reporting AdRemCefHelper.exe as malware
  • major Monitoring NetCrunch machine windows performance counters
  • major Some reports were empty due to wrong paths
  • major Radius sensor not working correctly after 255 requests [RK0007]
  • major Translation issues in French and German language versions
  • major GrafCrunch update when NetCrunch Server port was changed [TG0002]
  • major Several problems related to monitoring templates
  • major Allow sending email using TLS without authentication
  • minor Possibility to resize Node column in Alerts History [MD0005]
  • minor Missing icon for minor severity alert in notification panel
  • minor Missing data for Windows Disk Performance counters after upgrade [TG0001]
  • minor Premature connection closing in generic agent REST handler
  • minor Missing scrollbar in Action Log [RK0006]
  • minor [Web Console] Sorting by node column in node table was not working
  • minor Missing custom application definitions in Flows, after importing the Atlas
  • minor [RK0006] Missing scrollbar in action log (Event Details window)
  • minor Missing hint for interfaces in expression editor [RK0008]
  • minor Sensor tiles on dashboard missing Sensor Identifier
  • minor Missing grid views in web console
  • minor Wrong Interfaces tile state in multiselection

Version 11.0.4

(December 09, 2020)

19 Fixes
Fixes
  • major Problems with managing user access rights
  • major Problem with sending reports to the admin user (MD0003)
  • major Missing features for Legacy Licenses which were available in NC10.9 (MD0004)
  • major Problem with Windows Monitor after upgrade from 10.9.3
  • major Filtering by atlas view was not working in the node selection window
  • major Unable to update existing NetCrunch Server instance
  • major Problem with ESXi monitoring when credentials contain special characters (MD0002)
  • minor Logging into NetCrunch console with a password that includes comma (SP0001)
  • minor NetCrunch not accepting underscore character in DNS Names (RK0003)
  • minor Alert for 'Windows Service not running' (RK0002)
  • minor Values form 'Data Center' custom field don't appear in the list in the filtering expression (RK0001)
  • minor Logging into NetCrunch console using DNS Name (MD0001)
  • minor Alerting action using parameter name instead of its value (SP0003)
  • minor Missing SNMP Trap parameter in Event Details and e-mail notification (SP0002)
  • minor Problem with IP tools stopping after a few minutes
  • minor Integration with ServiceDesk Plus server using self-signed SSL certificate
  • minor The wrong browser used to sign in to the licensing portal with Google
  • minor Redundant options in the node context menu appeared after the upgrade
  • minor Nodes tab shows blank on Safari browser

Version 11.0.3

(November 03, 2020)

2 Fixes
Fixes
  • major Overall stability fixes
  • major Issues with upgrading localized editions data

Version 11.0.2

(October 30, 2020)

25 Features

16 Fixes
New Features & Improvements
  • Event Log Analytics Views Provides a comprehensive view on typical time ranges (24hr, 7 days, and 30 days) providing various summary views.

  • IP Tools for Desktop and Web 12 IP Tools that can be run locally (desktop) or remotely (from NC server or any Remote Probe)

  • Improved Camera Sensor Camera sensor supports now several new alerts such as ` Alert if the camera image could have been tampered`, ` Alert if the camera image differs from the reference image` and alert `On motion detection`

  • Improved DICOM C-ECHO Sensor supports `Calling EA title` and `Called EA title` configuration.

  • Improved Event Log History View New history view offers broad view on alert history (event log) and allows ad hoc analysis providing quick filtering and grouping.

  • Improved Notifications NetCrunch now integrates with Windows 10 notification system offering a much better experience. Notifications are also present in the web console window now.

  • Improved Remote Probe Remote Probe is now capable of monitoring: ESXi, vCenter, Windows, Linux, Mac OS, BSD, Solaris, SNMP Traps, Syslog Messages, Web Messages, Generic Agent Requests, IPSLA, 70+ Sensors, 70+ Networks Services, and over 150 Monitoring Packs

  • Improved Windows Monitoring Windows can be monitored by RPC (remote registry - recommended) or by WMI

  • Monitoring Pack - Basic Windows Authorization Monitoring Generating an alert in case of multiple failed login events happening over a short time, when logon attempt was made with explicit credentials or with special privileges assigned.

  • Monitoring Pack - Basic Windows GPO Monitoring Tracking changes in Group/Domain/Authorization Policies, generating an alert when such an event occurs.

  • Monitoring Pack - Cisco Meraki Cloud Controller (SNMP) Shows a collection of statistics from interfaces. Detects and informs about many important events like rogue DHCP server, client IP conflicts, cable errors, and others

  • Monitoring Pack - HW group - Damocles (SNMP) Shows values gathered from Damocles sensors. It can display information from metrics related to water, gas, electricity, and others.

  • Monitoring Pack - HW group - PWR (SNMP) Designed to monitor external M-Bus meters on HWG-PWR devices

  • Monitoring Pack - HW group - STE (SNMP) Collects values of temperature and humidity from external sensors

  • Monitoring Pack - HW group - STE2 (SNMP) Similar to the 'HW group - STE (SNMP)'. This Monitoring Pack contains a report that allows to display values from temperature and humidity sensors

  • Monitoring Pack - HW group - WLD (SNMP) Reports about water leak detections

  • Monitoring Pack - NVIDIA Quadro GPU Dedicated for NVIDIA Quadro graphic cards. Alerts about high GPU, Memory, and Bus usage. Shows metrics also from Core Clock, Fan Speed, Temperature, and Power Consumption.

  • Monitoring Pack - ZyXel USG Flex (SNMP) Alerts when Memory, Flash, or CPU usage is high. Gathers information from VPN.

  • Notes View See aggregated notes from all nodes of selected Atlas view.

  • Reporting Enhancements New Report Viewer and enhanced reporting capabilities for performance reports

  • Support for timezones Support for NetCrunch server, probes, and console located in different time zones.

  • Unified Trend Viewer which provides same user experience for desktop and web console

  • Update Apache Web Server Monitor supports monitoring of latest Apache servers

  • Web Console Update Includes notification, trend viewer, better grid views, external events and many more...

  • vCenter Monitoring New sensor allows monitoring ESX hosts through vCenter.

Fixes
  • major Issue with no data for Memory counters on the Nodes with some BSD versions
  • major Issue with Linux Monitor not receiving data from the Nodes with SSSD authentication
  • major Issue with some alerts not being closed properly
  • major Issue with remote connections not being cleared properly
  • major Issue with License file being removed when uninstalling NetCrunch
  • major Issue with possibility to add a Node with incorrect Monitoring Time by API
  • minor Issue with action 'Trigger Webhook' when destination URL uses TLS 1.3
  • minor Layout issue with more than 1k simultaneous Monitoring Issues
  • minor Layout issue with adding alerts/collectors for IP SLA Single Operation in specific scenario
  • minor Issue with IP SLA tags not being displayed in Sensor Test
  • minor Issue with some folders/files not being removed after uninstallation
  • minor Issue with missing icons for Windows Server 2012 R2 and older
  • minor Issue with templates displayed on the Monitor View
  • minor Issue with improperly displayed search bar in System Views for Hyper-V Nodes
  • minor Issue with Event Preview incorrectly displayed in specific case
  • minor Issue with incorrectly displayed Services Status in Event Details

10.9

Version 10.9.3

(August 07, 2020)

11 Fixes
Fixes
  • critical Sometimes server could not start because of wrong XML encoding in UserProfiles.XML file
  • major After entering wrong character in top charts filter server crashes on wrong RegExp
  • major Issue with wmi object status when monitoring change from "any" to "unknown" state
  • major Fix managing folders in Monitoring Packs & Policies window
  • major Default request timeout when connecting to DB services in SQL sensors was too small
  • major Fixed AV when closing Monitoring Packs & Policies after adding a folder
  • major Improved overall stability of Desktop Console and NetCrunch Server
  • minor Fixed missing counter descriptions when selecting windows counters
  • minor SNMP should not count ICMP errors not related to SNMP
  • minor Custom SNMP profiles were displayed when re-scanning the Atlas
  • minor Wrong number of selected data sources on Flow dashboard

Version 10.9.2

(June 26, 2020)

11 Fixes
Fixes
  • critical Random console crash when changing network map view
  • critical Server memory leaks happening in certain cases
  • major Performance improvements in processing monitoring of over 1000 nodes
  • major Performance issues with processing a large SNMP tables
  • major Problem with hanging Flow Analytics window
  • major Web page sensor resource load error alert
  • major SNMP request limiter not working properly
  • major MIB Browser was showing all variables from all modules instead from the module selected in the MIB list
  • major Error in processing SNMP tables introduced in 10.9.1
  • minor MIB Browser when copying OID to clipboard wrong value has been copied when the list was filtered
  • minor IP SLA status layout glitch
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