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ApexSQL VM Monitor release notes

Release:

2018.03.0078

Date:

May 28, 2018

Enhancements:

  • Baseline threshold adjustment

Fixes:

  • Open link to a new tab or window will open the blank page in Internet Explorer
  • The baseline calculated for precisely 7 days is not calculated per day of the week
  • The application is utilizing over 10 Mbps of network traffic when monitoring VMware ESXi
  • The inbound firewall rule to allow access to assigned web server port is not created during installation
  • Missing the VM measurement group's alert toggle button for the alerts filter in the group dashboard
  • The warning message that data has not been submitted yet appears even after saving the changes when navigating away from the repository purging page
  • If the user wants to add a new SMTP server from the 'add email profile' panel, he has to navigate away and lose settings
  • There is no information about permissions assigned to different user roles
  • There is no option for the user to disable maintenance period, thus forcing the user to delete and create it again instead
  • The Save button can be clicked and action executed even when no changes on the metric and baseline configuration page were made
  • The Alert action profile can be saved without a name
  • The created custom report is missing metric names and units in charts
  • The chart zoom to a full size doesn't work
  • Alerts numbers are not a link that leads to the alert page in the Virtual machines details table on the Hypervisor dashboard page
  • Warning message on broken connection should be thrown upon click Manage credentials when the instance is offline instead when Manage credentials are already loaded
  • The user with the reader role cannot change the layout for itself
  • The "Unknown error occurred" error is encountered when the local SQL Server instance is not accessible while trying to install the application
  • The 'Save configuration' button is not set to be always visible while scrolling
  • The table grouping option always change the 'date' grouping when switching between servers/groups
  • The instance dashboard appears as corrupted on the mobile web client when the hypervisor explorer is not collapsed
  • The page links in the Alerts page are listed vertically one below another causing the screen to look corrupted
  • When using the bookmarked pages or direct page address, the application will not open the specified page after entering credentials on the login page, but the main dashboard opens
  • After drilling down from the main dashboard to a server dashboard using the mobile client, the back button does not open the main dashboard
  • After the application service restart, the users remain logged in
  • The idle session timeout for the web client cannot be set per user
  • The deleted user stays logged in and has fully functional application if he does not log out by itself or until his session expires
  • The tree view occupies the whole page in the mobile version and cannot scrabble to the side to allow displaying anything but the tree-view
  • The hamburger button in the mobile version will not open and close tree-view
  • Selecting tab in the group Configuration page shows different tab when selecting the server instance and vice versa
  • The status column in the dashboard table is not positioned behind the Instance column
  • The availability alert will not be rechecked to raise the new availability alert if the server state is still offline after the purging operation completes
  • The import of the already existing custom metric overwrites existing one with the changed name
  • The SNMP trap alerting action test shouldn't be successful when the IP address cannot be resolved as valid
  • The chart title links are not functional
  • The field validation error message is not displayed when clicking on the Login button with empty Username, and Password fields
  • The baseline calculation for 7 days takes too long time and often do not complete at all
  • The baseline calculation will not validate that at least one metric is selected
  • The devices in the metric submenu on the Metrics page are not refreshed after enabling or disabling devices in the devices tab and navigating back directly to the Metrics tab
  • Running since info in the dashboard doesn't show correct data
  • The "Internal server error" is encountered when opening the Helper for the charts
  • The missing alert indicator left from chart title when alerts for that metric exists
  • The Edit user's "Username" field is accessible but doesn't allow editing
  • The warning "Your data will be lost" appears when an alert is resolved with comment
  • The 'Generate report on resolution' option doesn't work
  • The Group by hypervisor type combo box doesn't work on panel group dashboard
  • The bar charts don't show all bars due to the Y-axis scaling
  • The 'rotate all' button in the panel group dashboard does not check the current orientation of panels
  • The virtual machine monitoring cannot be disabled using the hypervisor explorer context menu
  • An alert profile cannot be created using 'add alert' option.
  • Only the instance metadata is removed after removing SQL Server from monitoring
  • The long name is cut off, and not visible in the dashboard panel
  • The long device names don't fit within the chart area
  • The tooltip that shows additional server info is missing on the group dashboard panels
  • The page is empty when navigating back using browser controls to the Home page
  • The alert's charts for availability metrics does not utilize the stepped line
  • The charts do not use values interpolation when periods longer than 30 minutes are used
  • The "OK " button is cut off in the application installer ¬†error dialogs
  • The charts order on the Memory page are not always displayed using the same order
  • Different disk devices are displayed in the Metrics tab submenus and the Devices tab on the Configuration page
  • The performance categories for both, the hypervisors and virtual machines are displayed at the same time in the baseline configuration tab
  • The measurement unit of the custom metric is not displayed in the chart
  • A tooltip box for a specific chart value is not fully visible when a value is close to the hypervisor explorer pane
  • The redundant vertical scroll bar under the Alerts action tab
  • The application allows entering and validating the identical old and new passwords when editing the user account
  • Missing the alert filter button for filtering CM alerts in the group dashboard
  • The threshold annotation is displayed in the metric charts for which alerting is disabled
  • The redundant scrollbar in the add user page
  • Check-boxes in the configuration page header does not reset when clicking on 'Reset'
  • Missing column name in the baselines view
  • The help link in the resources page lead to an unexciting page
  • If the page closes when the password validation error is displayed, the newly opened blank Add user page contains the same password validation error
  • If data validation fails during updating or adding of the maintenance period, the maintenance period table shows and entered data are lost
  • Upgrade or repair of ApexSQL VM Monitor alters the ApexSQL Monitor service causing the application cannot start

Release:

2018.02.0017

Date:

March 09, 2018

Fixes:

  • Monitoring of virtual machines cannot be re-enabled after is disabled in the Group dashboard
  • The special characters cannot be used for repository database name
  • The blank page is displayed after switching from subsystem details (Chart details) page to any dashboard page
  • The Configuration page is blank when switching from another page and virtual machine is selected in the tree view
  • High alerts for virtual machine availability cannot be opened
  • The memory available metric and other memory metrics charts do not have any values for Hyper-V hypervisors
  • The purge operation automatically triggers the repository index rebuild operation
  • Custom metrics, for "Memory" category, are not being measured
  • Existing custom metrics are not saved after being edited
  • Missing alerts read/unread indication on the Alerts page
  • The blank page is displayed when the "Back" button is clicked on under a web browser, in case when previous page is the Dashboard
  • The repository log file shrinks when the purge functionality is performed
  • Virtual machine cannot be excluded from monitoring under the Virtual machines configuration page
  • Hypervisor severity and alert summary number in Group dashboard table view are not correctly calculated
  • The application excessively triggers alerts for availability even when the availability state has not been changed
  • Baselines can be calculated for period shorter than 7 days
  • The manual port test in the setup dialog does not check for unsafe port numbers when HTTP and HTTPS ports are tested

Release:

2018.01.0014

Date:

January 22, 2018

Features:

  • Monitor virtualization host performance metrics
  • Monitor virtual machine performance metrics
  • Select which metrics will be monitored for individual host or virtual machine
  • Custom configuration for all metrics
  • Real-time graphical presentation of monitored metrics
  • Store metric historic data
  • Graphical presentation of historic data
  • Purging of historic data
  • Alerting
  • Individual alert management
  • Performance baselining
  • Create and export reports
  • Alert actions
  • Maintenance periods scheduling
  • Predefined user roles
  • GUI themes
  • Supports Microsoft Hyper-V 2012, 2012R2 and 2016
  • Supports VMware ESXi 5.5, 6.0 and 6.5