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moodss 21.5 (stable) released

Moodss is a modular GUI application that can monitor systems, networks, and databases. It displays data in graphical viewers, sends emails and execute scripts on thresholds, archive data in a SQL database, and includes a daemon for background monitoring. Around 100 modules (counting Nagios plugins) are available.

In this release, the ability to edit thresholds per page was added in order to easily manage large quantities of thresholds, the email library was patched to ensure that messages data sections are properly terminated. The usual minor improvements and bug fixes were also made.

Posted by Jean-Luc Fontaine 2006-11-19

moodss 21.4 (stable) released

Moodss is a modular GUI application that can monitor systems, networks, and databases. It displays data in graphical viewers, sends emails and execute scripts on thresholds, archive data in a SQL database, and includes a daemon for background monitoring. Around 100 modules (counting Nagios plugins) are available.

In this release, an important bug in the File/Modules/Manage/Loaded dialog box was fixed (PLEASE UPGRADE from moodss 21.3), the thresholds dialog box opening and closing times were significantly improved and usual minor improvements were also included.

Posted by Jean-Luc Fontaine 2006-10-29

moodss 21.3 (stable) released

Moodss is a modular GUI application that can monitor systems, networks, and databases. It displays data in graphical viewers, sends emails and execute scripts on thresholds, archive data in a SQL database, and includes a daemon for background monitoring. Around 100 modules (counting Nagios plugins) are available.

In this release, performance on big dashboards with many thresholds was significantly improved and the snmptrap module was made compatible with the Tnm SNMP library version 3, also successfully tested on OS X. The usual minor improvements and bug fixes were also made.

Posted by Jean-Luc Fontaine 2006-10-09

moodss 21.2 (stable) released

Moodss is a modular GUI application that can monitor systems, networks, and databases. It displays data in graphical viewers, sends emails and execute scripts on thresholds, archive data in a SQL database, and includes a daemon for background monitoring. Around 100 modules (counting Nagios plugins) are available.

In this release, made sure that, when the moodss or moomps applications exit, the modules perform their termination procedure. The apache modules load properly again. Many improvements and bug fixes related to 64 bit platform support were made.

Posted by Jean-Luc Fontaine 2006-04-10

moodss 21.1 (stable) released

Moodss is a modular GUI application that can monitor systems, networks, and databases. It displays data in graphical viewers, sends emails and execute scripts on thresholds, archive data in a SQL database, and includes a daemon for background monitoring. Around 100 modules (counting Nagios plugins) are available.

In this release, in the predictor tool, allowed finding the main period of the analyzed data using a Fast Fourier Transform. A new myshow module was added for monitoring either the status or the system variables of a MySQL database server. The usual minor improvements and bug fixes were also made.

Posted by Jean-Luc Fontaine 2006-03-05

moodss 21.0 (stable) released

Moodss is a modular GUI application that can monitor systems, networks, and databases. It displays data in graphical viewers, sends emails and execute scripts on thresholds, archive data in a SQL database, and includes a daemon for background monitoring. Around 100 modules (counting Nagios plugins) are available.

By finding the best of powerful statistical models, using sophisticated methods such as ARIMA and artificial neural networks, moodss can now predict the future behavior of data cells, from their history recorded in a SQL database. The new predictor tool, obviously ideal for capacity planning, will also allow, in upcoming releases, a system administrator to receive emails such as "on server foo.bar.com, the disk sdb is likely to become full in 3 weeks".

Posted by Jean-Luc Fontaine 2006-01-22

moodss 20.4 (stable) released

Moodss is a modular GUI application that can monitor systems, networks, and databases. It displays data in graphical viewers, sends emails and execute scripts on thresholds, archive data in a SQL database, and includes a daemon for background monitoring. Around 100 modules (counting Nagios plugins) are available.

For this new release, in the GUI, stacked graph viewers now update properly when resized and when new cells are added, the display is no longer mangled. In the free text viewer, it is now possible to change the font size and the background color. Support for the SQL Server database was added. Other minor improvements and bug fixes are also included.

Posted by Jean-Luc Fontaine 2005-08-23

moodss 20.3 (stable) released

Moodss is a modular GUI application that can monitor systems, networks, and databases. It displays data in graphical viewers, sends emails and execute scripts on thresholds, archive data in a SQL database, and includes a daemon for background monitoring. Around 100 modules (counting Nagios plugins) are available.

In the moodss GUI, in real time mode, graph and statistics viewers now internally keep data cells history so they are not lost during viewers mutations and creations. The database range dialog box now includes a calendar widget. Fonts handling and preferences were improved, especially on Windows, where they follow the control panel settings. Other minor improvements and bug fixes are also included.

Posted by Jean-Luc Fontaine 2005-07-23

moodss 20.2 (stable) released

Moodss is a modular GUI application that can monitor systems, networks, and databases. It displays data in graphical viewers, sends emails and execute scripts on thresholds, archive data in a SQL database, and includes a daemon for background monitoring. Around 100 modules (counting Nagios plugins) are available.

In the moodss GUI, a View/Objects menu was added in order to find and bring to front a module table or viewer, useful in complicated dashboards. In the standalone binary, the moomps daemon is now also included. A few minor improvements and bug fixes are also included in this release.

Posted by Jean-Luc Fontaine 2005-07-01

moodss 20.1 (stable) released

Moodss is a modular GUI application that can monitor systems, networks, and databases. It displays data in graphical viewers, sends emails and execute scripts on thresholds, archive data in a SQL database, and includes a daemon for background monitoring. Around 100 modules (counting Nagios plugins) are available.

The daemon code was optimized in order to take less memory space. The default directory for the daemon dashboards was changed to /srv in compliance with the Filesystem Hierarchy Standard. A few minor improvements and bug fixes are also included in this release.

Posted by Jean-Luc Fontaine 2005-05-28

moodss 20.0 (stable) released

Moodss is a modular GUI application that can monitor systems, networks, and databases. It displays data in graphical viewers, sends emails and execute scripts on thresholds, archive data in a SQL database, and includes a daemon for background monitoring. Around 100 modules (counting Nagios plugins) are available.

Distributed monitoring was implemented, allowing, for example, a moomps daemon to export collected data to a number of moodss GUI clients, without them having to directly access the monitored machines. Many improvements and bug fixes are also included in this release.... read more

Posted by Jean-Luc Fontaine 2005-05-09

moodss 19.7 (stable) released

Moodss is a modular GUI application that can monitor systems, networks, and databases. It displays data in graphical viewers, sends emails and execute scripts on thresholds, archive data in a SQL database, and includes a daemon for background monitoring. Around 100 modules (counting Nagios plugins) are available.

In this version, an annoying bug that prevented database browsing was fixed. The title areas of displayed data tables now change color to reflect the states of the corresponding modules. A standard deviation column was added to the statistics table.... read more

Posted by Jean-Luc Fontaine 2005-02-24

moodss 19.6 (stable) released

Moodss is a modular GUI application that can monitor systems, networks, and databases. It displays data in graphical viewers, sends emails and execute scripts on thresholds, archive data in a SQL database, and includes a daemon for background monitoring. Around 100 modules (counting Nagios plugins) are available.

This new version features a new nagios module, which can use any Nagios compatible plugin, with automatic creation of preset thresholds. The ability to set minimum values in graph and bar charts was added, as well as the ability to change the background color and display a grid. The cpustats, memstats, mounts and ps related modules were made compatible with FreeBSD. The usual minor improvements and bug fixes were also made.

Posted by Jean-Luc Fontaine 2005-02-14

moodss 19.5 (stable) released

Moodss is a modular GUI application that can monitor systems, networks, and databases. It displays data in graphical viewers, sends emails and execute scripts on thresholds, archive data in a SQL database, and includes a daemon for background monitoring.

This new version adds the delta(), diff() and last() functions to user defined formulas, which allows the calculation of growth rates, for example. Of course, the minor improvements and bug fixes are present as usual...... read more

Posted by Jean-Luc Fontaine 2005-01-07

moodss 19.4 (stable) released

Moodss is a modular GUI application that can monitor systems, networks, and databases. It displays data in graphical viewers, sends emails and execute scripts on thresholds, archive data in a SQL database, and includes a daemon for background monitoring.
This new version includes the new psbyuser module, analogous to the ps module but with data aggregated by user. Almost all remote capable modules now use an optimized non-blocking implementation, using events or threads. Of course, the minor improvements and bug fixes are present as usual...

Posted by Jean-Luc Fontaine 2004-12-17

moodss 19.3 (stable) released

Moodss is a modular GUI application that can monitor systems, networks, and databases. It displays data in graphical viewers, sends emails and execute scripts on thresholds, archive data in a SQL database, and includes a daemon for background monitoring.
This new version includes the new psbyname module, analogous to the ps module but with data aggregated by process name. The moomps daemon now reports any problems before going into background. The ps module module now benefits from a non-blocking threaded implementation. Of course, the minor improvements and bug fixes are present as usual...

Posted by Jean-Luc Fontaine 2004-11-15

moodss 19.2.2 (stable) released

Moodss is a modular GUI application that can monitor systems, networks, and databases. It displays data in graphical viewers, sends emails and execute scripts on thresholds, archive data in a SQL database, and includes a daemon for background monitoring. This new version hopefully completely restores Tcl 8.3 core compatibility in the GUI. Updated myvars module for MySQL 4.1.7 support. Slightly improved rpm packaging.... read more

Posted by Jean-Luc Fontaine 2004-11-01

moodss 19.2.1 (stable) released

Moodss is a modular GUI application that can monitor systems, networks, and databases. It displays data in graphical viewers, sends emails and execute scripts on thresholds, archive data in a SQL database, and includes a daemon for background monitoring.
This new version restores Tcl 8.3 core compatibility. In moodss GUI, made sure initial font is readable even on very high resolution screens. Allowed rpm package to build on 64 bit architecture.

Posted by Jean-Luc Fontaine 2004-10-30

moodss 19.2 (stable) released

Moodss is a modular GUI application that can monitor systems, networks, and databases. It displays data in graphical viewers, sends emails and execute scripts on thresholds, archive data in a SQL database, and includes a daemon for background monitoring. This new version includes support for the SQLite database library version 3, and some minor improvements in order to allow inclusion in the Red Hat Fedora Extras packages repository.... read more

Posted by Jean-Luc Fontaine 2004-10-27

moodss 19.1 (stable) released

Moodss is a modular GUI application that can monitor systems, networks, databases, ... It displays data in graphical viewers, sends emails and execute scripts on thresholds, archive data in a SQL database, and includes a daemon for background monitoring.
This new version allows the user to choose the position of the data cells labels in graphs and bar charts viewers, added threads compatibility and messages to Perl modules, fixed a few bugs and added minor features.... read more

Posted by Jean-Luc Fontaine 2004-10-19

moodss 19.0 (stable) released

Moodss is a modular GUI application that can monitor systems, networks, databases, ... It displays data in graphical viewers, sends emails and execute scripts on thresholds, archive data in a SQL database, and includes a daemon for background monitoring.
This new version includes a very powerful feature: formulas can be created from any data cells coming from any data module, then used as any other data, graphed, recorded in database, for thresholds, ...... read more

Posted by Jean-Luc Fontaine 2004-09-12

moodss 18.4 (stable) released

Moodss is a modular GUI application that can monitor systems, networks, databases, ... It displays data in graphical viewers, sends emails and execute scripts on thresholds, archive data in a SQL database, and includes a daemon for background monitoring.
This new version adds the capability to use background
images in dashboards, which is especially useful combined
with iconic viewers, in order to build user friendly dashboards.... read more

Posted by Jean-Luc Fontaine 2004-07-11

moodss 18.3 (stable) released

Moodss is a modular GUI application that can monitor systems, networks, databases, ... It displays data in graphical viewers, sends emails and execute scripts on thresholds, archive data in a SQL database, and includes a daemon for background monitoring.
This new version fixes a bug that prevented saving preferences in certain conditions and allows circulating
through icons and iconic viewers using the Tab key.... read more

Posted by Jean-Luc Fontaine 2004-06-13

moodss 18.2 (stable) released

Moodss is a modular GUI application that can monitor systems, networks, databases, ... It displays data in graphical viewers, sends emails and execute scripts on thresholds, archive data in a SQL database, and includes a daemon for background monitoring. This new version features iconic data viewers and improved Japanese translations.

### CHANGES ###

- in moodss GUI:
- added a new viewer type: iconic, which allows associating a data
cell with an icon (GIF file chosen by the user), whose background
color changes according to threshold setting on the data cell
(will become even more useful when it is possible to use
background images, such as maps, in dashboards)
- icons (minimized tables) are now strictly restricted to canvas
area when moved, and can now reside in pages other than the first
- tables and viewers are now strictly restricted to canvas area when
moved
- icons (minimized tables) can now be dropped in other pages (via
page tags)
- when moving icons (minimized tables), coordinates are displayed in
message area
- in about dialog box, added license for KDE Crystal theme icons
- minimized tables are now restored properly, even in a page other
than the first, from a dashboard file
- default sizing mode is now automatic
- when main window is resized, scroll bars are adjusted so that all
tables, viewers and icons remain reachable
- when main window width was greatly reduced, message header text
could disappear
- in help and about dialog boxes, use a white background
- in distribution, included Japanese documentation for moomps
- included Japanese HTML documentation in Windows zip distribution
- the Japanese help and HTML documentations were improved
- updated myvars module for MySQL 4.0.20 support
- sources and project management now hosted at SourceForge
(http://sourceforge.net/project/moodss/), to benefit from the great
bugs, patches, ... and other tracking systems and utilities

Posted by Jean-Luc Fontaine 2004-06-02