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Update path from v2.x to latest version


Update path from v2.x to the latest version:

  • Upgrade the existing instance to v2.5.2

  • Deploy a new instance of v2.6.1

  • Migrate your data from the old instance to the new instance by following the migration guide

  • Upgrade to the latest version



User Documentation



Release Notes



Version 4.1

  • Release date: 2017-12-05

What's new in this release

  • IMX-683 InfiniMetrics Call Home
    • This feature allows for sending performance data at high resolution in order to enable new proactive support capabilities and further enhance current support. The Call home data is sent via HTTPS.



Version 4.0

  • Release date: 2017-10-08

What's new in this release

  • IMX-744 Support for InfiniBox 4.0
  • IMX-674 Support filtering the volumes/filesystems table by pool, and the hosts table by cluster.
  • IMX-673 Added a column picker in entity tables.
  • IMX-658 Added pool performance charts.
  • IMX-653 Monitor all clusters in 10 second resolution.
  • IMX-647 Monitor all hosts in 10 second resolution.
  • IMX-461 Monitor all mapped filesystems in 10 second resolution.
  • IMX-460 Monitor all mapped volumes in 10 second resolution.

Improvements

  • IMX-714 Stream the response data when exporting to CSV, to support larger amounts of data.
  • IMX-713 Merge the chart selection dropdown and the SAN/NAS selection dropdown into one unified list.
  • IMX-696 Include deleted replicas in the replication throughput charts.
  • IMX-695 When downsampling charts data, use time slots rounded to the nearest minute or 30 seconds.
  • IMX-684 Move chart settings from the "cog" menu to right-click context menu.
  • IMX-662 Added cluster name column in hosts list.
  • IMX-661 Added pool name column in volume/filesystem list.
  • IMX-659 Added context menu items to go from hosts to their cluster and back, and from volumes/filesystems to their pool and back.
  • IMX-650 Volume, host and filesystem tables load incrementally to support large a number of entities.

Fixed issues

  • IMX-688 Exporting data of Replication charts fails



Version 3.0.5

  • Release date: 2017-09-13

Fixed issues

  • IMX-715 InfiniMetrics does not remove filesystems which were deleted from InfiniBox
  • IMX-679 Replication charts wrongly show the average throughput instead of the total throughput

Known issues

  • IMX-688 Exporting data of Replication charts fails



Version 3.0.4

  • Release date: 2017-09-11

Known issues

  • IMX-688 Exporting data of Replication charts fails



Version 3.0.3

  • Release date: 2017-07-13

Fixed issues

  • IMX-689 InfiniMetrics fails to connect when proxy is being used
    • The workaround in version 3.0.2 to either remove the proxy settings or update /etc/init/gunicorn.conf to pass the environment variable no_proxy to the child process

Known issues

  • IMX-715 InfiniMetrics does not remove filesystems which were deleted from InfiniBox
  • IMX-688 Exporting data of Replication charts fails



Version 3.0.2

  • Release date: 2017-07-12

Improvements

  • IMX-667 Support monitoring a large number of hosts and volumes when their polling interval is greater than 10 seconds
  • IMX-665 Log collection now includes munin graph images
  • IMX-656 Reduce system resources usage (CPU, memory and disk throughput)
  • IMX-634 The polling interval of hosts can now be modified via the API
  • IMX-633 InfiniMetrics uses the appliance proxy settings to access InfiniBox systems
  • IMX-619 Updating monit memory alert threshold to 90%
  • IMX-309 Support resizing the annotation search dialog
  • IMX-298 When searching for an annotation, display it with a larger marker
  • IMX-294 When searching for an annotation, make the annotations visible in case they were hidden

Fixed issues

  • IMX-678 Fixed a case where adding a system when clickhouse-server is not running fails
  • IMX-642 Prevent errors when the user types a non-ASCII character when adding volumes or filesystems
  • IMX-632 When NAS service is down, continue collecting data from other services
  • IMX-628 Prevent changing the timezone (automatically revert to UTC)
  • IMX-622 Fix a problem with the "select all" checkbox after changing the polling interval of hosts, volumes or filesystems

Known issues

  • IMX-715 InfiniMetrics does not remove filesystems which were deleted from InfiniBox
  • IMX-689 InfiniMetrics fails to connect when proxy is being used
    • The workaround in version 3.0.2 to either remove the proxy settings or update /etc/init/gunicorn.conf to pass the environment variable no_proxy to the child process
  • IMX-688 Exporting data of Replication charts fails



Version 3.0.1

  • Release date: 2017-03-01

Improvements

  • IMX-583 Make system status messages clearer and more actionable
    • There are now 4 different system status messages:
      • Authentication error: InfiniMetrics tried connecting to the system but the username or password are invalid.
      • System unavailable: InfiniMetrics tried connecting to the system but got an HTTP error.
      • System unreachable: InfiniMetrics could not connect to the system at all (the system's URL is probably wrong or cannot be resolved).
      • Metrics collection not running: the system status is OK but the metrics collection process is down.
  • IMX-533 Microsoft Edge browser is now supported
  • IMX-505 When the system is unreachable, the login form now shows which username to login as

Fixed issues

  • IMX-617 Monitored entity data API returns data for all volumes instead of a specific one
  • IMX-609 Abort the migration procedure when attempting to migrate directly from v2.5 to v3.0
    • Users must install v2.6, migrate to it, and then upgrade normally to v3.0
  • IMX-607 Position of the chart collapse/expand icon is wrong in Firefox
  • IMX-605 Sometimes when selecting a time range, the chart reverts back to the previous range
  • IMX-604 Ensure all monitors recover when a system that became unavailable returns to normal
  • IMX-596 Cannot add filesystems and volumes when system is v2.x
  • IMX-594 Extended ASCII characters are not supported in passwords
  • IMX-592 API: specifying "page=last" stopped working
  • IMX-590 When time zone is not set to UTC, Infinimetrics wrongfully reports that the system is unreachable
  • IMX-588 It is impossible to login when SSL redirect is active
  • IMX-587 API documentation wrongfully claims that timestamps should be suffixed by "Z"

Known issues

  • IMX-678 Fixed a case where adding a system when clickhouse-server is not running fails



Version 3.0

  • Release date: 2016-12-22

What's new in this release

  • IMX-577 Support for InfiniBox 3.0
  • IMX-481 API support for adding volumes and filesystems to be monitored
  • IMX-369 When exporting data, the user has an option to downsample the data to 15, 30 or 60 minute averages
  • IMX-173 Added charts of replication throughput per linked system and per replicated volume (InfiniBox 3.0+ only)

Improvements

  • IMX-530 Changed the InfiniMetrics icon to distinguish it from the InfiniBox GUI
  • IMX-524 Shift+click can now be used to select multiple rows in tables containing a checkbox column
  • IMX-483 When the database is starting up, a user-friendly message is displayed instead of an error
  • IMX-295 An annotation is added to the charts marking each InfiniMetrics upgrade

Fixed issues

  • IMX-565 Fixed Read Performance chart to show correct data for NAS operations, throughput and latency.
  • IMX-517 Table row selection is now preserved when changing the date range
  • IMX-501 A search field was added to the pools list
  • IMX-372 Improved accuracy of read cache charts (InfiniBox 3.0+)

Known issues

  • IMX-617 Monitored entity data API returns data for all volumes instead of a specific one
  • IMX-609 Abort the migration procedure when attempting to migrate directly from v2.5 to v3.0
    • Users must install v2.6, migrate to it, and then upgrade normally to v3.0
  • IMX-596 Cannot add filesystems and volumes when system is v2.x
  • IMX-592 API: specifying "page=last" stopped working



Version 2.6.1

  • Release date: 2016-12-06

Fixed issues

  • IMX-568 Fixed width of chart selection dropdown in Chrome on macOS
  • IMX-566 Fixed disk size check during migration from v2.5.x
  • IMX-565 Fixed Read Performance chart to show correct data for NAS operations, throughput and latency.

Known issues

  • IMX-617 Monitored entity data API returns data for all volumes instead of a specific one



Version 2.6

  • Release date: 2016-11-21

What's new in this release

  • IMX-509 Added a system settings page. The page includes disk space usage, connection settings and log collection

Improvements

  • IMX-545 Retain full resolution data for a whole year, without downsampling.
  • IMX-544 Improved performance when generating charts spanning days, weeks or months.
  • IMX-538 Added model and capacity fields to the systems API.
  • IMX-530 Changed the InfiniMetrics icon to distinguish it from the InfiniBox GUI
  • IMX-494 Streamlined navigation between all charts belonging to the same system.
  • IMX-493 Preserve the visibility state of annotations when moving between charts.
  • IMX-479 Each chart can now be collapsed or expanded.
  • IMX-456 The base operating system has changed to 64bit
    • Upgrade from previous versions is not supported. Check the data migration guide for instructions on importing data from appliances of previous versions
  • IMX-442 InfiniMetrics now periodically checks for updates and notifies the user when available
  • IMX-441 The IO by Size chart now includes charts for both SAN and NAS (requires InfiniBox v2.2.8 or better).
  • IMX-437 The IO charts now include lines for total operations, total throughput and average latency.
  • IMX-436 Unmap operations are now included in the System Totals chart, and are no longer separate.
  • IMX-435 Chart lines can now be toggled on and off via the chart legend.
  • IMX-247 The selection of time ranges on the chart is now more intuitive.

Fixed issues

  • IMX-518 Fixed sorting by timestamp of monitored entity data in the API.

Known issues

  • IMX-617 Monitored entity data API returns data for all volumes instead of a specific one
  • IMX-568 Fixed width of chart selection dropdown in Chrome on macOS
  • IMX-565 Fixed Read Performance chart to show correct data for NAS operations, throughput and latency.



Version 2.5.2

  • Release date: 2016-11-21

Improvements

  • IMX-546 Various security fixes
    • Due to the security fixes, upgrading from previous versions requires a reboot.



Version 2.5.1

  • Release date: 2016-07-26

What's new in this release

  • IMX-406 Support for Internet Explorer 11

Improvements

  • IMX-458 InfiniMetrics now emits custom events when running low of disk, RAM and CPU resources
  • IMX-444 New style for management web interface on port 5480

Fixed issues

  • IMX-470 Fixed a case whee the REST API did not use the page_size query parameter
  • IMX-446 Fixed a case where InfiniMetrics did not update object names
  • IMX-430 Fixed the table header for the filesystems tab

Known issues

  • IMX-530 Changed the InfiniMetrics icon to distinguish it from the InfiniBox GUI



Version 2.5

  • Release date: 2016-05-18

What's new in this release

  • IMX-382 The user's choice to see NAS/SAN/Both is now saved
  • IMX-376 Support for InfiniBox 2.2.8 and filesystem counters
  • IMX-246 When aggregating entities, their internal IDs are included in the URL

Improvements

  • IMX-417 The total capacity from all systems was added to the main dashboard
  • IMX-397 Total number of systems is limited to 20
  • IMX-393 Performance metrics are now displayed in base 1024 and capacity metrics in base 1000
  • IMX-392 Link to System GUI was added to the main dashboard
  • IMX-390 Aggregated charts limit in increased from 10 to 32
  • IMX-386 Entities that were deleted from the InfiniBox are not automatically removed from InfiniMetrics
  • IMX-263 Fixed a scaling issue in graphs
  • IMX-258 Added right-click menu item to show or hide annotations

Fixed issues

  • IMX-373 Fixed sorting in hosts table
  • IMX-371 Fixed a case where the read cache hit ratio surpassed 100%

Known issues

  • IMX-470 Fixed a case whee the REST API did not use the page_size query parameter



Version 2.3.1

  • Release date: 2016-01-12

What's new in this release

  • IMX-246 When aggregating entities, their internal IDs are included in the URL

Fixed issues

  • IMX-359 Upgrade from v2.0 breaks VAMI HTTPS interface
    • In v2.0, the lighttpd package is not installed and not being installed as part of the upgrade. In addition, the upgrade script replaces /opt/vmware/sbin/vami-lighttpd with a broken symlink.
    • As a workaround, run the following commands inside the appliance after upgrade:
      rm /opt/vmware/sbin/vami-lighttpd
      cp /opt/vmware/sbin/vami-lighttpd-1.4.29 /opt/vmware/sbin/vami-lighttpd
      sed -ie 's/include .lighttpd.conf.ssl.//' /opt/vmware/etc/lighttpd/lighttpd.conf
      rm /opt/vmware/etc/lighttpd/lighttpd.conf.ssl
      /etc/init.d/vami-lighttp start
      

Known issues

  • IMX-406 Support for Internet Explorer 11
  • IMX-373 Fixed sorting in hosts table
  • IMX-369 When exporting data, the user has an option to downsample the data to 15, 30 or 60 minute averages



Version 2.3

  • Release date: 2016-01-07

What's new in this release

  • IMX-277 New design for InfiniMetrics
  • IMX-226 New read performance report
    • Report available for InfiniBox 2.2

Fixed issues

  • IMX-338 Fixed a case where infinimetrics did not start after upgrade
  • IMX-301 Fixed a case where the web service started before the database after upgrade
  • IMX-280 Appliance fails to start on first boot after install if Network is not available

Known issues

  • IMX-359 Upgrade from v2.0 breaks VAMI HTTPS interface
    • In v2.0, the lighttpd package is not installed and not being installed as part of the upgrade. In addition, the upgrade script replaces /opt/vmware/sbin/vami-lighttpd with a broken symlink.
    • As a workaround, run the following commands inside the appliance after upgrade:
      rm /opt/vmware/sbin/vami-lighttpd
      cp /opt/vmware/sbin/vami-lighttpd-1.4.29 /opt/vmware/sbin/vami-lighttpd
      sed -ie 's/include .lighttpd.conf.ssl.//' /opt/vmware/etc/lighttpd/lighttpd.conf
      rm /opt/vmware/etc/lighttpd/lighttpd.conf.ssl
      /etc/init.d/vami-lighttp start
      



Version 2.2.1

  • Release date: 2015-11-16

Fixed issues

  • IMX-287 Some heartbeat events contained NaN which is not JSON compliant

Known issues

  • IMX-359 Upgrade from v2.0 breaks VAMI HTTPS interface
    • In v2.0, the lighttpd package is not installed and not being installed as part of the upgrade. In addition, the upgrade script replaces /opt/vmware/sbin/vami-lighttpd with a broken symlink.
    • As a workaround, run the following commands inside the appliance after upgrade:
      rm /opt/vmware/sbin/vami-lighttpd
      cp /opt/vmware/sbin/vami-lighttpd-1.4.29 /opt/vmware/sbin/vami-lighttpd
      sed -ie 's/include .lighttpd.conf.ssl.//' /opt/vmware/etc/lighttpd/lighttpd.conf
      rm /opt/vmware/etc/lighttpd/lighttpd.conf.ssl
      /etc/init.d/vami-lighttp start
      
  • IMX-280 Appliance fails to start on first boot after install if Network is not available



Version 2.2

  • Release date: 2015-11-15

What's new in this release

  • IMX-268 Global NAS counters
    • For InfiniBox 2.2
  • IMX-121 New top hosts and top clusters report

Improvements

  • IMX-353 Various security fixes to the web servers and kernel
    • Due to the security fixes, upgrading from previous versions requires a reboot.
  • IMX-234 Support for larger scale environment IMX deployments

Fixed issues

  • IMX-215 Counters and objects are not sorted alphabetically
  • IMX-213 The find annotation feature is fixed
  • IMX-210 Fixed Add Monitor window column list width

Known issues

  • IMX-359 Upgrade from v2.0 breaks VAMI HTTPS interface
    • In v2.0, the lighttpd package is not installed and not being installed as part of the upgrade. In addition, the upgrade script replaces /opt/vmware/sbin/vami-lighttpd with a broken symlink.
    • As a workaround, run the following commands inside the appliance after upgrade:
      rm /opt/vmware/sbin/vami-lighttpd
      cp /opt/vmware/sbin/vami-lighttpd-1.4.29 /opt/vmware/sbin/vami-lighttpd
      sed -ie 's/include .lighttpd.conf.ssl.//' /opt/vmware/etc/lighttpd/lighttpd.conf
      rm /opt/vmware/etc/lighttpd/lighttpd.conf.ssl
      /etc/init.d/vami-lighttp start
      
  • IMX-280 Appliance fails to start on first boot after install if Network is not available



Version 2.0

  • Release date: 2015-05-27

Improvements

  • IMX-207 Version bump to align with InfiniBox 2.0

Known issues

  • IMX-280 Appliance fails to start on first boot after install if Network is not available
  • IMX-215 Counters and objects are not sorted alphabetically
  • IMX-213 The find annotation feature is fixed
  • IMX-210 Fixed Add Monitor window column list width



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    Robert Dale

    Where is the user Guide ! the title is "... Release Notes and User Guide"

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    INFINIDAT Ltd.

    Robert, please see the "User Documentation" section at the top of the page.