ITRS OP5 Monitor 9.0 Beta release notes contain the list of features and information that you should know in order to access the Beta version of OP5 Monitor.
This Beta release is an early version of the next major update OP5 Monitor 9.0. The OP5 Monitor 9.0 Beta release is available to all existing OP5 Monitor users.
ITRS released these Beta features to collect feedback to provide you with the best possible product. For the beta period, support is limited to reporting any bugs or issues encountered to ITRS Support since features may change without notice.
Warning: The OP5 Monitor 9.0 Beta release version is not suitable for production use. Do not use this Beta version to upgrade your existing applications in production.
Updates to the OP5 Monitor 9.0 Beta release version will be delivered continuously throughout the beta period. For more information, see Changelog.
These are the release highlights of the OP5 Monitor 9.0 Beta release:
Note: Beta features and products may change in future releases, depending on the feedback.
Support for EL8 providing a modern operating system as a base. In the Beta release, the Red Hat Enterprise 8, 8 Stream, and Rocky 8.x distributions are supported. However, the OP5 Monitor will not support the older OS versions such as 7. All EL8 based distributions come with an updated set of dependencies such as PHP 7.2, MariaDB 10.5, RabbitMQ 3.8, and many more.
Updated plugins to provide a more relevant set of plugins, and reduced the number of default plugins. Many older and obsolete plugins have been removed, and plugins with duplicate functionality have been removed as well. The initial Beta release contains a limited set of plugins, see Plugins. However, the number of plugins is expected to increase during the Beta development period.
Email templates have been updated with a newer and fresher look.
The OP5 Monitor UI has been refreshed with new logos and colours.
You can now set the root password of MySQL without impacting OP5 Monitor functionality.
Session IDs are now regenerated on login.
Cronjobs have been replaced with
PNP4Nagios and Nagvis have been updated to the latest versions.
Logger has been removed from the OP5 Monitor since its functionality is obsolete. We recommend that you use the ITRS Log Analytics for a full fledged logging solution.
These are the following limitations of the OP5 Monitor 9.0 Beta release:
It is currently not possible to perform an offline installation.
Slim Poller is currently not supported.
No available upgrade path from OP5 Monitor 8.x
Compatibility between different versions in the beta period is not guaranteed.
To install the OP5 Monitor 9.0 Beta, follow these steps:
Download the OP5 Monitor 9.0 tarball.
Extract the downloaded file with the command:
tar -zxf op5-monitor-9beta.tar.gz.
Move into the extracted directory by running:
Run the OP5 Monitor installer script with the command:
Alternatively, you can run the script below once the tarball is downloaded to easily install the beta version:
tar -zxf op5-monitor-9beta.tar.gz cd op5-monitor-9beta ./install.sh --noninteractive
install.sh without arguments to install OP5 Monitor in the interactive mode. You can also use the command line options listed below to modify the behaviour.
By default, the OP5 Monitor is installed from the RPM packages that are bundled in the same archive where the installer script is located.
||Shows the version number and exit.|
||Install or update OP5 Monitor using the default settings
without prompting for user input. Implies
||Increase console logging verbosity, and can be used twice
||Disables ANSI colours in the console output.|
||Do not use the RPM repos bundled in the installer archive. If
set with a
||Custom path to the RPM repository (dir containing
||Path to the custom config file for package manager. It is
also possible to customize DNF behaviour by passing
CLI options in the
||Show this help message and exit.|
OP5 Monitor installer script:
usage: install.sh [-h] [--noninteractive] [-v] [--assumeyes] [-C] [--custom-repo [CONFIG]] [--repo-dir DIR] [--dnf-config FILE] [-V]
Updates to the OP5 Monitor 9.0 Beta release version will be delivered continuously throughout the beta period.
You can fetch the updates using
dnf update and refer to the changelog details below to monitor the notable changes.
The changelog contains the list of changes that you should be aware of such as added features, changes in existing functionality, and bug fixes. This also includes the release date of each version.
|Issue key||Component||Release description||Release version date|
|MON-13001||Autodiscovery||IP addresses with a maximum length of 15 characters are now correctly discovered. Also, the timeout of a running discovery job has been increased.||2022-01-18|
|MON-12987||Naemon, Livestatus||Naemon and Livestatus have been updated to 1.3.0 to stay in sync with upstream. For more information, see Naemon changes.||2022-01-17|
|MON-12986||Plugin||Fixed the warning message in the
These are the supported plugins in this Beta release: