Geneos GA3: Compatibility Matrix

Supported Geneos Versions

ITRS supports all released versions based on the current plus the previous major versions of Geneos. Please note, only the latest major version (currently GA3.x.x) will receive regular fixes and enhancements. In exceptional circumstances, critical fixes may be back ported to previous major versions where it is not reasonably possibly to upgrade to newer versions.

Supported Geneos Versions:

  • Geneos versions GA3.x.x (current major version)
  • Geneos versions GA2011.2.x (previous major version). Please note, these versions may not be supported on some newer platforms, databases, browsers and applications.
  • Open Access versions 1.2 (end of life 31 July 2019)
  • Active Console Lite versions 2.x (end of life 30 September 2018)

Operating System Support

  • All 32-bit applications are assumed to be running on 32-bit operating system architectures, or 32-bit applications running on 64-bit operating system architectures running in 32-bit mode.
  • All 64-bit applications are assumed to be running on 64-bit operating system architectures.
Operating Systems Versions Supported
Windows Win Vista, Win 7, Win 8, Win 8.1, Win 10 [GA3.8 +] Win 2008
Win 2008 R2, Win 2012, Win 2012 R2
Linux Linux Redhat: RHEL 5.x [kernel 2.6.18]
Linux Redhat: RHEL 6.x [kernel 2.6.32]
Linux Redhat: RHEL 7.x [kernel 3.10.0]
Linux Suse: SLES 10.4, 11.x, 12.x
Solaris x86 10, 11
Solaris Sparc 10, 11
AIX 6.1, 7.1, 7.2
   
Geneos Components Supported Operating Systems
  Windows Linux Solaris x86 Solaris Sparc AIX
Active Console 2 (32-bit) (tick)

 

 

 

 

Active Console Lite (java) (tick)

 

 

 

 

EUEM Netprobe (64-bit)

 

(tick)

 

 

 

File Agent (32-bit) (tick)

(tick)

(tick)

(tick)

(tick)

File Agent (64-bit)

 

(tick) (tick)    
Fix Analyser 2 Netprobe (64-bit)

 

(tick)

 

 

 

Gateway 2 (32-bit)

 

(tick)

(tick)

(tick)

 

Gateway 2 (64-bit)

 

(tick) (tick)

 

 

Licence Daemon (32-bit)

 

(tick)

(tick)

(tick)

 

Licence Daemon (64-bit)

 

(tick) (tick)

 

 

Netprobe (32-bit) (tick)

(tick)

(tick)

(tick)

(tick)

Netprobe (64-bit)   (tick) (tick) (tick) (tick)
Open Access (32-bit) (tick) (tick) (tick)

 

 

Open Access (64-bit)

 

(tick)

 

 

 

Wed Dashboard (Web Server) (32-bit)

 

(tick)

(tick)

(tick)

 

Wed Dashboard (Web Server) (64-bit)

 

(tick)    

 

Web Montage (Web Services) (java) (tick) (tick) (tick)

 

 

Web Slinger (32-bit)

 

(tick)

 

(tick)

 

           

 

Supported Plug-ins in Netprobe Supported Operating Systems
 

Windows

Linux

 

Solaris x86

Solaris Sparc

AIX

API

(tick)

(tick)

(tick)

(tick)

 

API Streams

(tick)

(tick)

(tick)

(tick)

 

Bloomberg B-Pipe

(tick)

(tick)

 

 

 

Citrix Plug-ins (EOL 30th September 2018)

(tick)

 

 

 

 

Clearvision Status

(tick)

 

 

 

 

Combo

(tick)

(tick)

(tick)

(tick)

(tick)

Component Versions

(tick)

(tick)

(tick)

(tick)

 

CPU

(tick)

(tick)

(tick)

(tick)

(tick)

Desktop PC Monitoring

(tick)

 

 

 

 

Device IO

 

(tick)

(tick)

(tick)

 

Disk

(tick)

(tick)

(tick)

(tick)

(tick)

E4JMS Plug-ins (Tibco EMS)

(tick)

(tick)

(tick)

(tick)

 

Effix Status (tick) (tick) (tick) (tick)  

End User Experience Monitoring (EUEM)

Available on EUEM Netprobe

Extractor

(tick)

(tick)

(tick)

(tick)

(tick)

Fidessa

 

(tick)

(tick)

(tick)

 

Fidessa DQ

 

(tick)

(tick)

(tick)

 

FIX

(tick)

(tick)

(tick)

(tick)

(tick)

Fix Analyser

Upgrade to Fix Analyser 2

Fix Analyser 2

Available on Fix Analyser 2 Netprobe

Fix Cameron Status (tick) (tick) (tick) (tick) (tick)

FKM

(tick)

(tick)

(tick)

(tick)

(tick)

FLM

(tick)

(tick)

(tick)

(tick)

 

FTM

(tick)

(tick)

(tick)

(tick)

(tick)

Gissing (tick) (tick) (tick) (tick)  

GL Greffon

(tick)

(tick)

(tick)

(tick)

 

GL Lost Orders

 

 

(tick)

(tick)

 

GL Order Book

 

 

(tick)

(tick)

 

GL Permissions

(tick)

(tick)

(tick)

(tick)

 

GL Router

(tick)

(tick)

(tick)

(tick)

 

GL SLC

(tick)

(tick)

(tick)

(tick)

 

GL SLC Relay

(tick)

(tick)

(tick)

(tick)

 

GL SLE

(tick)

(tick)

(tick)

(tick)

 

GL SLE TCP

(tick)

(tick)

(tick)

(tick)

 

Hardware

(tick)

(tick)

(tick)

(tick)

(tick)

Informix

 

(tick)

(tick)

(tick)

 

IBM i Job

 

(tick)

 

 

 

IBM i Message

 

(tick)

 

 

 

IBM i Pool

 

(tick)

 

 

 

IBM i Queue

 

(tick)

 

 

 

IBM i Subsystem

 

(tick)

 

 

 

IBM i System

 

(tick)

 

 

 

IPC

 

(tick)

(tick)

(tick)

 

IX Message Analyser

(tick)

(tick)

(tick)

(tick)

 

JMX Plugins

(tick)

(tick)

(tick)

(tick)

(tick)

Market Data Monitor

(tick)

(tick)

(tick)

(tick)

 

Message Tracker

(tick)

(tick)

(tick)

(tick)

 

MIB Monitor

(tick)

(tick)

(tick)

(tick)

 

MISS-X (tick) (tick) (tick) (tick)  

MQ Channel Details

Deprecated Plugin. Replaced by MQ Channel Plugin

MQ Channel

(tick)

(tick)

(tick)

(tick)

(tick)

MQ Channel Overview

Deprecated Plugin. Replaced by MQ Channel Plugin

MQ Queue Details

Deprecated Plugin. Replaced by MQ Queue Plugin

MQ Queue Info

(tick)

(tick)

(tick)

(tick)

(tick)

MQ Queue Overview

Deprecated Plugin. Replaced by MQ Queue Plugin

MQ Queue

(tick)

(tick)

(tick)

(tick)

(tick)

NET Ping

(tick)

(tick)

(tick)

(tick)

 

Network

(tick)

(tick)

(tick)

(tick)

(tick)

NYXT Mamastats (tick) (tick) (tick) (tick)  
NYXT Papastats (tick) (tick) (tick) (tick)  

Oracle

(tick)

(tick)

(tick)

(tick)

(tick)

Orc

(tick)

(tick)

(tick)

(tick)

 

PATS Status

(tick)

(tick)

(tick)

(tick)

 

PATS Trading Breaches

(tick)

(tick)

(tick)

(tick)

 

PATS Users

(tick)

(tick)

(tick)

(tick)

 

Perfmon

(tick)

 

 

 

 

Processes

(tick)

(tick)

(tick)

(tick)

(tick)

RMC Interface

 

(tick)

(tick)

(tick)

 

RTIC Latency (32-bit Netprobe only)   (tick) (tick) (tick)  

SETS SLC

(tick)

(tick)

(tick)

(tick)

 

SQL Toolkit

(tick)

(tick)

(tick)

(tick)

(tick)

State Tracker

(tick)

(tick)

(tick)

(tick)

(tick)

SU

 

 

(tick)

(tick)

 

SWX   (tick) (tick) (tick)  

Sybase

(tick)

(tick)

(tick)

(tick)

(tick)

Sybase Server

(tick)

(tick)

(tick)

(tick)

(tick)

TCP Links

(tick)

(tick)

(tick)

(tick)

(tick)

TIB GSM (tick) (tick) (tick) (tick)  

TIB RV

(tick)

(tick)

(tick)

(tick)

 

TIB RV Publisher

(tick)

(tick)

(tick)

(tick)

 

TIB RV Stream

(tick)

(tick)

(tick)

(tick)

 

TIB Tic (tick) (tick) (tick) (tick)  
TIB View (tick) (tick) (tick) (tick)  

Toolkit

(tick)

(tick)

(tick)

(tick)

(tick)

Top

(tick)

(tick)

(tick)

(tick)

 

Tradeview (previously called Datacom)

Supported only on Tradeview devices

Trading Technologies

(tick)

(tick)

(tick)

(tick)

 

Trap Monitor

Limited

(tick)

(tick)

(tick)

 

Triarch Latency (32-bit Netprobe only)   (tick) (tick) (tick)  
UL Bridge (tick) (tick) (tick) (tick)  

UNIX Users

 

(tick)

(tick)

(tick)

(tick)

Veritas Cluster Server

(tick)

(tick)

(tick)

(tick)

 

Web Monitor

(tick)

(tick)

(tick)

(tick)

 

Win Apps

(tick)

 

 

 

 

Win Cluster

(tick)

 

 

 

 

WIN CPU

Deprecated Plug-in. Replaced by CPU Plug-in.

Win Services

(tick)

 

 

 

 

WMI

(tick)

 

 

 

 

WTS Plugins

(tick)

 

 

 

 

X Broadcast

(tick)

(tick)

(tick)

(tick)

 

X Mcast

(tick)

(tick)

(tick)

(tick)

 

X Multicast

(tick)

(tick)

(tick)

(tick)

 

X Ping

(tick)

(tick)

(tick)

(tick)

 

X Route

(tick)

(tick)

(tick)

(tick)

 

X Services

(tick)

(tick)

(tick)

(tick)

 

X Top

(tick)

(tick)

(tick)

(tick)

 

X Traffic

(tick)

(tick)

(tick)

(tick)

 

X25 Links

Deprecated Plug-in

           

Database Support

Database Versions Supported
MySQL 5.1, 5.5, 5.6, 5.7
SAP ASE (Sybase) 15.5, 15.7, 16.0
Oracle 11.1, 11.2, 12.1
MSSQL Server 2008, 2008 R2, 2012, 2014
IBM DB2 DB2 9.7, 10.1, 10.5
POSTGRES (from GA3.1.1) 9.3, 9.4
MariaDB (from GA3.6) 5.5, 10.0, 10.1
   

 

Database MySQL Sybase Oracle MSSQL DB2 POSTGRES MariaDB
Active Console 2 (tick) (tick) (tick) (tick)

 

 

 

Gateway 2
- MSSQL server is only supported for Gateway 2 running on Linux platform.
(tick) (tick) (tick) (tick) *

 

 

(tick)
Plug-in: Fix Analyser 2 (tick)

 

 

 

 

 

 

Plug-in: Message Tracker (tick)

 

(tick)

 

 

 

 

Plug-in: Oracle

 

 

(tick)

 

 

 

 

Plug-in: SQL Toolkit
- MSSQL server is only supported on Linux and Windows Netprobes.
- DB2 is NOT supported on Solaris Sparc 64-bit Netprobe.
(tick) (tick) (tick) (tick) (tick) (tick) (tick)
Plug-in: Sybase

 

(tick)

 

 

 

 

 

Plug-in: Sybase Server

 

(tick)

 

 

 

 

 

               

Browser Support

Browser Versions Supported
Chrome Latest stable version
Firefox ESR 31, 38, 45.x [GA3.8.3 +], 49.x [GA3.8.3 +]
Internet Explorer 8, 9, 10, 11
   
Geneos Component IE Firefox ESR Chrome
Gateway 2 (Express Report 2 only) (tick) (tick)  
EUEM Netprobe (EUEM Plug-in)   (tick) (tick)
Fix Analyser Netprobe (Fix Analyser 2 Reports) (tick) (tick)  
Web Dashboard (Web Server) (tick) (tick)  
Web Montage (Web Services)
-This is not supported on Internet Explorer versions older than IE 9.
(tick) (tick) (tick)
       

Application and Plug-in Specific Information

Geneos Component Application Support Notes
Bloomberg B-Pipe Plug-in Bloomberg B-Pipe plug-in is available in Geneos version GA3.0.17 and newer.
Citrix Plug-in Citrix Presentation Server versions 4.5 and Citrix XenApp 5.0 are supported. For XenApp 6.0 and newer, Citrix now provides a Windows powershell based api that can be used with Geneos Toolkit plugin. Please contact ITRS support for more information.
E4JMS (EMS) Plug-in
  • TIBCO Enterprise Message Service (EMS) versions 6.0, 6.1, 6.3, 7.0, 8.0, 8.1, and 8.2 are supported.
  • Java versions 1.6.x, 1.7.x and 1.8.x are supported. It is recommended you configure Plugin to use java version that is packaged with or supported by your version of EMS.
Fidessa Plug-in (Users View) Fidessa plugin uses a command line utility called netstat. On Linux this utility is part of net-tools package. By default, net-tools package is no longer included in minimal RHEL 7 + distributions. Please make sure netstat utility is available on the host where Fidessa plugin is run.
IBM i Plug-in
  • IBM i Operating System versions 6.1 and 7.1 are supported.
  • IBM i Server must be IBM i, i5/OS, or OS/400 V4R3 or higher.
  • Requires JRE (supported versions 1.6, 1.7 and 1.8).
JMX Plug-in
  • JMX plugins running on AIX platforms (versions 5.3 and 6.1) are only supported in Geneos version GA3.0.17 and newer.
  • Generic connection to a JMX enabled application is supported for Java versions 1.6.x, 1.7.x and 1.8.x.
  • WebSphere connection to an IBM WebSphere Application Server is supported on WebSphere versions 7.0, 8.0, 8.5 and 8.5.5. It is recommended you configure Netprobe to use java version that is packaged with your version of WebSphere.
  • WebLogic connection to an Oracle WebLogic Server is supported on WebLogic versions 10.3, 11.1, 12.1 and 12.2. It is recommended you configure Netprobe to use the java version that is packaged with your version of WebLogic
FLM Plugin
  • Support for FLM plugin on 64-bit versions of Linux and Solaris x86 Netprobe is available in Geneos versions GA3.0.14 or newer.
  • As part of the enhancements to the FLM plugin in Geneos version GA3.0.14, we have upgraded the libraries used for subscribing to market data feeds. As a result, you need to be aware of the new support matrix for the different market data feeds currently supported in FLM plugin.

    The table below illustrates the support matrix for the different market data feeds currently supported in FLM plugin.
    Netprobe PlatformRFA (OMM)RFA (MDI)GLTTNYXT
    windows(tick)(tick)(tick)

    (tick)

    linux(tick)

    (tick)

    (tick)

     

     
    linux_64(tick)

     

    (tick)

     

    (tick)

    solaris sparc     
    solaris x86(tick)(tick)(tick)  
    solaris x86_64(tick) (tick)  
    Aix     
          

     

    Notes:
    RFA feed support on Solaris Sparc platform has been withdrawn. RFA API 7.x libraries do not support Solaris 8.
    RFA API does not support legacy (MDI) connection type on 64-bit platforms.
    NYXT feed support on Linux, Solaris Sparc and Solaris x86 platforms has been withdrawn. OpenMAMA API now only.
    The 64-bit Solaris x86 version of the Netprobe does not support charting for FLM plugin Reporting feature
    .

     

Market Data Monitor (MDM) Market Data Monitor plugin is available in Geneos version GA3.0.17 and newer. This provides feed adapter libraries used for subscribing to market data feeds. Table below illustrates the different market data feeds and their supported platforms.
Netprobe PlatformRFA (OMM)RFA (MDI)GLTTNYXTBloombergExegyQuantFeed
windows(tick)(tick)(tick)

 

(tick)(tick)(tick)
linux(tick)

(tick)

(tick)

 

 (tick)  
linux_64(tick)

 

(tick)

 

(tick)

(tick)

(tick)

(tick)

solaris sparc        
solaris x86(tick)(tick)(tick)     
solaris x86_64(tick) (tick)     
         

Ability to consume Thomson Reuters Elektron Pulse data is available in Geneos version GA3.7 and newer.
To consume Elektron Pulse data, you will need an updated definition file enumtype.def from or based on TREP Template version 15.91 or newer. Definition file is provided in the Netprobe package or this can be downloaded from Thomson Reuters Customer Zone.
MQ Plugins
  • IBM Websphere MQ versions 7.0.x, 7.1.x and 7.5.x are supported.
  • SSL enabled connections on the Linux platform will require MQ version 7.1 or newer.
  • MQ plugins running on AIX platforms (versions 5.3 and 6.1) are only supported in Geneos version GA3.0.14 and newer.
TCP-Links TCP-Links plugin uses a command line utility called netstat. On Linux this utility is part of net-tools package. By default, net-tools package is no longer included in minimal RHEL 7 + distributions. Please make sure netstat utility is available on the host where TCP-Links plugin is run.
Trapmon Plugin Trap Monitor plugin on windows Netprobe does not support the new Mib Files, Custom View and Clear trap command features.
Veritas Cluster Server Plugin Veritas Cluster Server plugin supports Symantec Veritas Cluster Server versions 5.0, 5.1, and 6.0.
Win Cluster Plugin Win Cluster plugin supports Windows Server Failover Clustering (WSFC) on Windows Server 2008 R2 and Windows 2012 Enterprise and Datacenter editions.
This plugin is available on windows Netprobe from version GA3.0.10 onwards. 
WTS Plugins WTS Licenses plugin requires Microsoft Licensing Reporter Tool (lsreport.exe) installed and functioning. This tool is no longer supported by Microsoft in Windows Server 2008 and newer. 
   

Deprecated and Removed Features

This section documents any features deprecated or removed in GA3.x.x versions of Geneos and lists any useful alternatives or upgrade paths.

Deprecated Features

Deprecated features are no longer supported by ITRS, but users can continue to use them if they wish. You should avoid depending on any deprecated features as they may be removed in any future releases.

Geneos Components Versions Affected Description Alternatives
Netprobe: Deprecated Plugins GA3.0.0 + Support ended 30th June 2013

 

  • Brass – QMS --> No Planned Replacement
  • Wombat-Papa Stats --> NYXT Mama Stats
  • Wombat-Mama Stats --> NYXT Papa Stats
  • Latency – RTT --> Message Tracker 
  • BGD – TRIARCH --> No Planned Replacement
  • BGS – TRIARCH --> No Planned Replacement
  • ISFS – TRIARCH --> No Planned Replacement
  • SNMP – MIBS --> Mib Monitor
  • Sink --> No Planned Replacement
  • Source --> No Planned Replacement
  • TIB – Link --> No Planned Replacement
  • Reuters Bridge Feed --> No Planned Replacement
  • Reuters Plus --> No Planned Replacement
  • Remote SQL --> SQL Toolkit
  • Fidessa-Markets --> No Planned Replacement
  • Fidessa-To --> No Planned Replacement
Netprobe: Datacom Plugin GA3.0.22 + Plugin renamed in GA3.0.22 Datacom Plugin renamed to Tradeview Plugin
Netprobe: Plugins
  • MQ Channel Details
  • MQ Channel Overview
  • MQ Queue Details
  • MQ Queue Overview
  • Win-CPU
  • X-25 Links
GA3.1.x + No longer supported
  • MQ Channel Details à MQ Channel
  • MQ Channel Overview à MQ Channel
  • MQ Queue Details à MQ Queue
  • MQ Queue Overviewà MQ Queue
  • Win-CPU à CPU
  • X-25 Links à No Planned Replacement
       

Removed Features

Removed features are no longer supported and have been removed or disabled in Geneos.

Geneos Components Description Alternatives
Active Console 1 Active Console 1 is no longer available to download. Support ended 30th June 2013. Migrate to Active Console 2
Gateway 1 Gateway 1 is no longer available to download. Support ended 30th Nov 2013 Migrate to Gateway 2
Express Report (Standalone Version) Express Report (Standalone Version) is no longer available to download. Support ended 31st July 2013 Migrate to Express Report 2 (Part of Gateway 2)
Visio to Dashboard Converter Visio to dashboard Converter is no longer available to download. Support ended 30th June 2013 No planned replacement
Setup Converter Setup Converter is no longer available to download. Support ended 30th Nov 2013 No planned replacement
Web Montage: GA3.0.x and older Support for Web Montage versions GA 3.0.x and older ended on the 15th September 2015 Upgrade to GA3.1.x or newer  
Netprobe: Platform Support Netprobe is no longer supported on Linux Redhat version 3. Migrate to Linux Redhat version 4 or newer
Gateway 2: Platform Support Gateway 2 is no longer supported on Linux Redhat version 3 and 4.

Gateway 2 is no longer supported on Solaris (x86 & sparc) version 8 and 9.
Migrate to Linux Redhat version 5 or newer
Migrate to Solaris version 10 or newer
WebServer: Platform Support WebServer is no longer supported on Linux Redhat version 3 and 4.

WebServer is no longer supported on Solaris (x86 & sparc) version 8 and 9
Migrate to Linux Redhat version 5 or newer
Migrate to Solaris version 10 or newer
Geneos: Platform Support End support for Windows XP, Vista and Windows 2003 Migrate to Windows 7 / 2008 or newer
Geneos: Platform Support End support for AIX 5.3 Migrate to AIX 6.1 or newer
Geneos: Platform Support End support for Solaris 8 and Solaris 9 Migrate to Solaris 10 or newer
Geneos: Platform Support End support for Linux 4 (kernel 2.6.9) Migrate to Linux 5 or newer