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Opsview Monitor 5.0.2

5.0.2 Features and Enhancements

With Opsview Monitor 5.0.2, we have introduced the following enhancements:

  • Dashboard now automatically reloads if it has been running for 24 hours without any interaction if tab cycling is enabled
  • Problems Page now allows filtering by Hostname and Service Check name, sorting has also been added to the last check time and status columns.
  • REST API - The REST API for status/service has been updated to includes sorting by duration since last state change
  • A Watchdog Service Check has been added in Application - Opsview Master
  • Image tags have been added to custom.css for .top-toolbar-logo and .opsview-logo (SC: 12053)

5.0.2 Bug Fixes

  • X-Frame-Options in apache_proxy.conf are set by default to avoid clickjacking
  • Dashboard tab cycling no longer leaks memory when enabled
  • Host groups are now getting listed by name rather than by id (SC: 12072)
  • The REST API /rest/login DELETE method no longer returns wrong status code when unauthenticated
  • ExtDirect calls no longer show catalyst_detach when auth ticket expired
  • Hashtag screen no longer shows access denied error when using autologin guest account
  • Hashtags "Filter by selected Hosts" when a host with no service checks is removed
  • The 404 error page was shown when Network Analyzer only partially installed
  • Problems shared links are now generated correctly
  • Host and Service Check check attempts no longer allow 0 as a value
  • Timed exceptions now generate configuration successfully for multiple checks (SC:11431)
  • Host edit now works correctly when SNMPv3 authprotocol is set to md5 or privprotocol is set to des
  • Host edit now displays information about Cisco devices correctly
  • SNMP testing via Host edit when a Host is monitored on a slave and using SNMPv2 now works correctly (SC: 12060)
  • Service Check cloning no longer clones the hosts from the original service check
  • Resolved a scenario where a slave could not be deleted because it was being used as a Flow Collector but no access to edit screen was possible due to no Network Analyzer feature
  • The dashlet loading icon error has been resolved
  • Adding a Flow Collector when user permissions only allow a single monitoring server has been fixed
  • Fixed Auto Discovery only saving filtered records in the "exclude networks" grid when search is used
  • Saved links for hashtag performance view when duration was not 1 month has been fixed.
  • Issues when removing filters in the checker have been resolved
  • A language issue in Problems regarding filtering has been solved
  • My System now reflects when a slave server has been added
  • A selection of host group organizer issues have been resolved
  • A handful of tips issues have been resolved
  • Host edit validation failure with SNMPv3 parameters when SNMPv2c is chosen have been resolved
  • Image tags have been added to custom.css for .top-toolbar-logo and .opsview-logo (SC: 12053)
  • Fixed scheduled scans created in a pending state when Auto-Discovery scan is currently running
  • import_ndoconfigend has been modified to start after opsviewhd
  • check_opsview_netflow_disk_usage has been fixed, as the opsviewnfd.conf is now empty when no sources configured
  • A pidfile is now used for opsviewd on SLES
  • Resolved an security vulnerability which could have allowed unauthenticated access to the file system of an Opsview Monitor system by issuing a specially crafted HTTP GET request

To upgrade, see the Upgrade Notes

Opsview Monitor 5.0.1

5.0.1 - Bug Fixes

  • Problems - We have now introduced auto-refresh on the Problems page.
  • HTTPS - Resolved a defect where the logo would not correctly display on the login screen when viewed via HTTPS.
  • Rehoming - Fixed a defect where customers who have rehomed Opsview (e.g. system.company.com/opsview as opposed to opsview.company.com) were experiencing various failures. This is now entirely resolved and rehoming works as expected.

Opsview Monitor 5.0.0

5.0.0 Features and Enhancements

With Opsview Monitor 5.0, we have introduced the following features: New User Interface:

  • New menu system section - Modern, searchable menu which splits Opsview Monitor into three sections; Monitoring, Settings and Help. There is also a 'Most Used' section where the 12 most-clicked menu options will appear. Menu can be loaded by pressing the menu icon OR 'CTRL+ALT+M'.
  • New events viewer section - Redesigned events viewer section that scales to thousands of events easily. Provides in-depth, intuitive filtering along with exporting and audible notifications.
  • New graph center section - View 100's of graphs in five clicks or less; can be used to show all graphs within a hashtag, host(s), host group(s), all hosts using a service check / host template and more.
  • New host groups, hosts and services section - completely redesigned section for viewing health of host groups, hosts, and service checks, all within the same view. Investigate windows for hosts and services allow focused investigation of items. Mass actions have been redesigned to make it easier to recheck, acknowledge, downtime and set the status of service checks.
  • New hashtags section (formerly 'keywords') - list and grid view (small, medium, large) of hashtags in a new, modern looking section.
  • New 'Problems' section - allows you to view the health of all non-OK service checks in a single, filterable list.
  • Tips engine - series of guides on each screen which walk you through the usage and all elements of the screen.
  • Shareable Links - button on the toolbar that allows you to create custom views and share them with other users via a unique URL.
  • 'My System' - dedicated section for you to view the health of Opsview Monitor and all of its processes, export diagnostics, add new Software Keys and more.
  • Bulk edit of hosts - Hosts can now be bulk edited, changing items such as the monitoring server, check period, host templates, hashtags, and more.
  • Export - Exporting to .csv, .json or .xml from majority of screens.
  • Sorting and filtering - The majority of list pages can be sorted and filtered now, using the inline column headers to sort and filter on fields such as status, handled/unhandled, service check name and more.
  • Opsview Monitor Watchdog
    • Monitoring of each individual process used in Opsview Monitor provides much greater performance and stability through auto restarting any process which has failed.
  • Improved RRD performance
    • RRD performance has been improved to ensure graphs are updated much quicker.
  • Settings improvements

    • We have invested a great amount of time reinventing the host edit window; allowing you to test every facet of your configuration before you submit changes and reload. This includes detecting when variables (formerly 'attributes') are required for a service check, and the ability to test a service check (with said variables) at the settings level ahead of a reload.
  • Platform changes

    • Debian 8 is added as a supported operating system
    • Opsview now requires 64bit CPUs on all supported operating systems
    • IE11 is added as a supported browser, with IE9 dropped
  • REST API improvements

    • The Graph API now supports searching for hsm based on hostname, servicename and metricname with wildcards.
    • Status and Runtime queries supports has_perfdata flag to only include services with performance data.


  • Improved language support for German and Spanish
  • All notes for objects are converted to an HTML format. Comments within Nagios will be migrated into the notes for the host or service

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