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Monitoring Agent Changelog

Monitoring Agent 6.2.0.397

Released 2017-12-07

  • Performance improvement: Make all uses of listDatabases use nameOnly flag.

Monitoring Agent 6.1.0.387

Released 2017-10-26

  • Rename “Group” to “Project” on the Windows installer

Monitoring Agent 6.0.0.381

Released 2017-06-15

  • Use HTTP basic auth to authenticate HTTPS requests between the Monitoring Agent and cloud.mongodb.com

Monitoring Agent 5.7.0.368

Released 2017-04-19

  • Do not print an error message when monitoring a newly created sharded cluster for which the config.settings document does not yet exist.

Monitoring Agent 5.6.0.364

Released 2017-01-23

  • Support for macOS Sierra.
  • Compiled with Go 1.7.4.

Monitoring Agent 5.5.0.358

Released 2016-12-13

  • Ensure that replica set members in STARTUP2 can be monitored successfully.

Monitoring Agent 5.4.2.354

Released 2016-11-21

  • Fix: Prevent slow collection of database-specific stats from affecting main metrics collection loop.

Monitoring Agent 5.4.1.350

Released 2016-11-07

  • Allow managed Monitoring Agents to be run as a service on Windows.

Monitoring Agent 5.2.0.331

Released 2016-09-14

  • Update of underlying Go driver.
  • Partial support for upcoming major release of MongoDB 3.4.0.
  • Partial support for Kerberos on Windows.

Monitoring Agent 5.2.0.331

Released 2016-08-24

  • Support for Power Linux.

Monitoring Agent 5.1.0.323

Released 2016-07-12

  • Support for automatically backing off of monitoring interval for auto-scaled mongos deployments.

Monitoring Agent 5.0.0.309

Released 2016-06-22

  • Support for high resolution monitoring for Cloud Manager Premium Plans.
  • Support for multiple active monitoring agents.
  • Explicit monitoring of arbiters.

Monitoring Agent 4.3.0.265

Released 2016-05-16

  • Retrieve information on mongos in a cluster by querying the config servers.

Monitoring Agnet 4.2.0.263

Released 2016-04-20

  • Added support for log rotation.
  • Added a sticky header to log files.

Monitoring Agent 4.1.0.251

Released 2016-02-18

  • Use systemD management on RHEL7 and Ubuntu 16.04.
  • Set ulimits in the packaged builds.

Monitoring Agent 4.0.0.242

Released 2016-01-07

  • Added the ability to customize the Kerberos configuration file location.

Monitoring Agent 3.9.1.238

Released 2015-10-14

  • Upgraded build to Go 1.5.1.

Monitoring Agent 3.9.0.233

Released 2015-10-08

  • Support for MongoDB 3.2.0 config servers as replica sets

Monitoring Agent 3.8.0.222-1

Released 2015-09-16

  • Built with Go 1.5.0.

Monitoring Agent 3.7.0.212

Released 2015-08-10

  • Updated retrieval logic for oplog information to retrieve from either serverStatus or the oplog collection as determined by the roles of Monitoring Agent user to avoid authentication errors related to oplog information retrieval in MongoDB logs.

Monitoring Agent 3.6.0.201

Released 2015-07-15

  • Added optimization to ensure that profile data collection is not impacted by clock skew.
  • Stopped collecting data-base specific recordStats information.

Monitoring Agent 3.5.0.197

Released 2015-06-24

  • Updated documentation and setting URLs to cloud.mongodb.com

Monitoring Agent 3.4.0.190

Released 2015-06-03

  • Adds an optimization to ensure the Monitoring Agent’s database stats collection tasks do not synchronize.

Monitoring Agent 3.3.0.183

Released 2015-04-22

  • Added an explicit timeout for SSL connections to mongod instances
  • The Kerberos credentials cache now uses a fixed name.

Monitoring Agent 3.2.0.177

Released 2015-03-31

Upgraded the version of the MongoDB Go driver (mgo), which fixes a rare deadlock while monitoring mongos processes.

Monitoring Agent 3.1.0.173

Released 2015-02-23

  • Ability to monitor and back up deployments without managing them through Automation. Specifically, you can import an existing deployment into Monitoring, which allows you to use Cloud Manager to monitor and optionally back up the deployment. See Add Existing MongoDB Processes to Cloud Manager.
  • Support for x.509 certificate authentication.
  • Improved support for collecting database statistics from secondaries as well as primaries.
  • The Deployment tab now displays all deployment information, for both servers and processes, on one page, with icons for selecting view options.

Monitoring Agent 3.0.0.167

Released 2015-01-28

Stagger the timing of DNS look-ups, to avoid triggering a rare issue in glibc 2.19 on Ubuntu 14.04.

Monitoring Agent 2.9.0.164

Released 2015-01-08

Improved error handling on Windows.

Monitoring Agent 2.8.0.143

Released 2014-11-12

  • The Monitoring Agent will now identify itself to the Cloud Manager servers using the fully qualified domain name (FQDN) of the server on which it is running.
  • Improved connection management for monitored MongoDB processes.

Monitoring Agent 2.7.0.136

Released 2014-10-29

  • Improve correctness of database statics collection by moving data collection into separate internal thread.
  • Adds support for non-default Kerberos service names.
  • Adds support for RHEL7.

Monitoring Agent 2.6.0.123

Released 2014-09-30

Now uses the listDatabases to retrieve a list of databases.

Monitoring Agent 2.5.0

Released 2014-09-10

Added support for authentication using MongoDB 2.4 style client certificates.

Monitoring Agent 2.4.1.108

Released 2014-08-25

The default value for sslTrustedServerCertificates is now true. Users upgrading from 2.4.0 and using SSL will need to set the value of sslTrustedServerCertificates in their configuration file. See sslTrustedServerCertificates for more information.

Monitoring Agent 2.4.0.101

Released 2014-07-29

  • Upgraded agent to use Go 1.3.
  • Updated mgo driver, which includes fix for MGO-34. All DNS lookups should now timeout appropriately.
  • Added support for connecting to hosts using LDAP authentication.
  • Added support for version and -version.
  • Agent now displays git commit hash of Monitoring Agent in the log file.
  • Updates to the configuration file format.

Monitoring Agent 2.3.1.89-1

Released 2014-07-08

  • Fixes issues with connecting to replica set members that use auth with an updated Go client library.
  • Added support for HTTP proxy configuration in the agent configuration file.
  • Agent includes support for an Offline data collection mode.

Monitoring Agent 2.2.0.70-1

Released 2014-05-28

Improved logging for MongoDB 2.6 config servers when connecting with a user that has the built-in clusterMonitor role.

Monitoring Agent 2.1.4.51-1

Released 2014-05-09

  • Reduce log spam when a mongod connection attempt fails, or the when connecting to a 2.0 mongod.
  • Prevent high CPU use when monitoring unreachable mongod.

Monitoring Agent 2.1.2.43-1

Released 2014-04-15

Reduction in unnecessary log messages for unsupported operations on monitored MongoDB 2.2 instances.

Monitoring Agent 2.1.0

Released 2014-03-26

  • Added Kerberos support for the new 2.x Monitoring Agent.
  • Windows click to install MSI agent installer.
  • Fixed duplicated profiling data error.

Monitoring Agent 2.0.1

Released 2014-03-18

  • Enhanced ability to stay connected when network connections become unstable due to firewalls and other factors.
  • Included HTTP network proxy support for new 2.x Monitoring Agent with same environment variable mechanism available to the Python version of the Monitoring Agent.

Monitoring Agent 2.0.0

Released 2014-03-11

A new 2.x Monitoring Agent with no Python dependencies for deployments not using Kerberos authentication or connecting to the internet via proxy.

Monitoring Agent 1.6.8

Released 2014-01-06

  • Added a periodic diagnostic log message to the Agent that includes active host count.
  • Removed deprecated agent auto-update.

Monitoring Agent 1.6.7

Released 2013-12-16

  • Added optional support for validating MongoDB SSL certificates and custom CA certificate paths.
  • Improved robustness of host IP address detection.

Monitoring Agent 1.6.6

Released 2013-11-30

  • Added kerberos support for agents running on Python 2.4.x.
  • Added logging when the dbstats command fails.

Monitoring Agent 1.6.5

Internal release only, not released.

Monitoring Agent 1.6.4

Released 2013-11-18

  • Added support for the agent to connect to MongoDB deployments that use Kerberos.
  • Allowed the Monitoring Agent to send data to the Cloud Manager server after detecting changes, such as adding a new host.

Monitoring Agent 1.6.3

Internal Release Only - not published

Monitoring Agent 1.6.2

Released 2013-11-05

  • Fixed bug that led to high CPU service with log collection and the agent’s connection to a mongod instance failed.

Monitoring Agent 1.6.1

Released 2013-10-21

  • Added options in the agent’s ‘settings.py to suppress database specific statics at the agent level.
  • Improved error messages in agent logs.

Monitoring Agent 1.6.0

Released 2013-10-07

For monitored instances on MongoDB 2.4.x series, fixed a bug that reported monitored mongod instances as down during foreground index builds.

Monitoring Agent 1.5.9

Released 2013-08-12

Agent now collects timestamps associated with hardware metrics, so that Cloud Manager can display more accurate minute-level charts.

Monitoring Agent 1.5.8

Released 2013-07-15

Increased collection of data on shard names.

Monitoring Agent 1.5.7

Released 2013-04-23

Removed the writeBacksQueued queued call.

Monitoring Agent 1.5.6

Released 2013-03-20

Removed an error from the log if the agent is unable to collect profiling stats.