Pandora FMS: Flexible Monitoring System / News: Recent posts

5.1 is coming

Reviewing our Roadmap, we can see that version 5.1 is so close. May 2014 is the selected date for the release.

The new feature's list is available. This is a summary:

Official support on Windows.
IPAM (IP Address management)
Satellite Server
Network L2 topology detection (via SNMP)
Improved Enterprise network map
Cascade protection on module dependency
New extension for easy VM ware Plugin configuration
Combined graph as item in Visual Console
QR code generator for sharing public visual console links
Support on appliance for PerconaDB, replacing MySQL
Netflow support integrated by default in the appliance CD
Improvements on alert recovery
New radial networkmap topology view
SLA Report improvements
Dynamic bindings for SNMP traps
Global macros in agents (requested via Uservoice)... read more

Posted by Zarzuelo 2014-03-28 Labels: 5.1

Pandora FMS 5.0 SP2 released

SP2 for 5.0 series is a minor release for bug fixes, it includes several fixes in console and some fixes for server:

Console issues

Fixed string simple values in visual console for bug #463.
Fixed WMI components form fails due to bad javascript code for bug #462.
Improvement of the usability on the mobile console for tablet devices.
Added criticity subquery to events grouped query to fix bad criticity bug #406.
Disable controls from the google maps in GIS to fix arrows controls.
Fix styles in group view for groups without states where letters were not visible, Bug #432.
API: fixed the get events filtered by group.
Mobile: Fixed a bug loading events filtering by group when a group has no events.
Several fixes in mobile network map.
Fixed a problem withmodule graph filter regarding to event and period filter.
API: Fixed the get events when not found theagent, before it returned the systems events, now it returns an empty list.
Fixed sql error in tag tab in Treeview and other minor fixes.
Corrected agent counting by module group.
Fixed that some multibyte charactersare recognized as invalid characters on module creation.
Insert Data extension, now uses UTF-8 for output XML encoding.... read more

Posted by Sancho Lerena 2013-12-27 Labels: 5.0

For 4.1 users: Pandora FMS 4.1.1 is out

For everyone that still using 4.1, a new minor version with several bugfixes is here: Pandora FMS 4.1.1

Changelog:

  • Several fixes on API.
  • Event filter fixed, on nonexistent agent.
  • Fixed SNMP v3 credential importing module from template.
  • Updated some icons and zoom fixes in Google Maps on GIS.
  • Some fixes on network server.
  • Fixed problem in Export Server with spaces and not basic ASCII characters.
  • Fixed some issues with policies and collections.
  • Fixed subgroups issue in ACLs on tree view.
  • Added description field on massive module editions.
  • Update manager fixes.... read more
Posted by Zarzuelo 2013-12-17 Labels: release

New VMWare image of Pandora FMS 5

A VMWare image with Pandora FMS 5 pre-installed is now available at our Sourceforge project page.

This applicance is based on our CentOS appliance CD (More info in the documentation at http://wiki.pandorafms.com/index.php?title=Pandora:Documentation_en:Appliance_Install).

And it is valid for ESX/ESXi, workstation, virtualdisk, parallels, etc.

You can download it directly from https://sourceforge.net/projects/pandora/files/Pandora%20FMS%205.0/Final/PandoraFMS_5.0_VMWare_ovf_vmdk.zip/download

Posted by Zarzuelo 2013-11-05 Labels: VMWare Appliance CD

Pandora FMS 5.0 released !

We are proud to announce that we have just released Pandora FMS 5.0, a greatly improved version that offers a more intuitive, interactive and efficient user experience when monitoring your systems.

There are hundreds of new features, some of them complex, like Netflow support or the new log collection feature. Others like the improved Business Process Monitoring are upgrades of previous features. Try the new interface, with it's powerful and interative HTML5 graphs, our new reports templates, the new event system or the new Hyper-V, Informix or XEN Plugins.... read more

Posted by Sancho Lerena 2013-10-17 Labels: pandora monitoring release

Pandora FMS 4.1 released !

Pandora FMS 4.1 released!

Four months after the latest stable version was released and two release candidate versions, we are We are happy to announce that the new Pandora FMS 4.1 is already available. This new version aims to be a much more reliable and long term stable version, which is why it comes with thousands of lines of code changed, more than 100 contributions since the 4.0.3 and over 80 small bugs fixed. ... read more

Posted by Sancho Lerena 2013-07-08 Labels: pandora fms release pandora

Sourceforge project upgrade.

We've upgraded our Sourceforge project on 1th May 2013.

This imply new SVN code repository URL, and new tracker features and look&feel. I hope this will be an improvement !

Posted by Sancho Lerena 2013-05-01

Pandora FMS 4.0.3 is out !

A new release of Pandora FMS is coming to make the beginning of this new year nicer. This new 4.0.3 version is a minor update with a few new interesting features and a lot of bugs fixed to make this version more reliable.

One of the new features is command snapshot. It allows you to get a static image of any command output of your system. With this new feature, for example, you can find out why the CPU usage of your server is high, by comparing it with the "top" command output. ... read more

Posted by Sancho Lerena 2013-01-19

Pandora FMS 4.0.2 released !

Pandora FMS 4.0.2 released!

A new version of Pandora FMS is ready! This new 4.0.2 version is a minor update, which means several new features were added but the big effort was to fix bugs and improve existing features.

Some of the new features are: a gateway for SSH and Telnet, a new update system for the console, a new Tree View and new ready-to-use plugins for IPMI, DNS and UPD among others. Also, +250 bugs were fixed and several improvements were made, like an improved Visual Console editor, improved local and remote inventory including new modules and bug fixes, improved interfaces for Massive Operations, Policies and Synthetic Modules, performance enhancements for server plugins and much more.... read more

Posted by Sancho Lerena 2012-06-26

Translators needed for Pandora FMS

We need help to finisish translation on several languages for Pandora FMS 4.0 version. https://translations.launchpad.net/pandora-fms

Posted by Sancho Lerena 2011-09-19

Pandora FMS 4.0 RC1 released !

This is our first testing release for 4.0 version.

All testers and people interested in working with the latest version are welcomed. Please submit bugs and suggestions in our tracker.

Posted by Sancho Lerena 2011-08-19

Pandora FMS 3.2 released !

Pandora FMS 3.2 is finally out! The Pandora FMS Project is pleased to announce the latest release of Pandora FMS two release candidates and months of testing. In 3.2 version you'll find more a lot of new features and bug fixes since last release, six months ago.

Fore more details browser on our website at http://pandorafms.org

Posted by Sancho Lerena 2010-12-29

Pandora FMS 3.1.1 released

Pandora FMS 3.1.1

This is "maintance release" for 3.1 version. This has a lot of fixes from the stable 3.1 version published six months ago. It contains a few features, but is mostly a bugfix release. Also a few security issues has been patched.

RPM, DEB and tarball packages has been released. For more information about how to upgrade from 3.1 to 3.1.1, see our online documentation at:... read more

Posted by Sancho Lerena 2010-11-12

Pandora FMS 3.2 need translators !

Please contribute with your native language in our web translation system for Pandora FMS 3.2 version. Translate it's easy and quick using the excellent Launchpad system:

https://translations.launchpad.net/pandora-fms/trunk/+translations

Posted by Sancho Lerena 2010-08-31

New RHEL/CentOS RPM for Pandora FMS 3.1

hanks to the help of our Japanese contributors Kikuchi and Junichi, we have been created a specific packages for RHEL plattforms, which differs a lot from the SUSE packages, not only on the RPM format, also on dependencies, paths, usernames, permissions, etc.

A new download section called "RPM Redhat" has been added to our download page on Sourceforge, with packages for Unix agent (perl), Server and Console.... read more

Posted by Sancho Lerena 2010-07-02

Pandora FMS v3.1 RC1 has been released.

This is a major upgrade from 3.0 version and includes a lot of new features. This version is a Release-Candidate, similar to a beta version, but with months of testing done.

This includes a vmWare/VirtualBox image, RPM packages, DEB packages and of course, source tarballs and the Windows Agent Installer. We've also updated our user guide with a stunning 420 page manual in PDF.

More information about this release at our website at ... read more

Posted by Sancho Lerena 2010-05-24

New Windows Agent (3.1 RC1)

Hi everybody,

We've published a RC1 version of Windows Agent for 3.1 version.

This agent has two major features since 3.0 version:

- Able to execute plugin agents, similar to the mechanism used in Unix
agents. Two basic plugins has been provided (disk space and process table). Another plugin is published in the SVN repository, to parse event log and return a Log4x output format. All plugins has been developed in VBScript and are a good sample of the powerful behind the plugin agents architecture.... read more

Posted by Sancho Lerena 2010-04-26

Pandora FMS 3.0 final version released !

Pandora FMS v3.0 has been released. This is a major upgrade from 2.0
version and includes a lot of new features and a surprising performance boost. This version is a final version, with months of depth testing, after two public RC versions (RC1 and RC2).

This includes a new installation CD (Software appliance based on
OpenSUSE11), an vmware/VirtualBox image, RPM packages, DEB packages and of course, source tarballs, a Windows Installer (including a new silent installer mode), and the 320 page user manual in PDF (English & Spanish version).... read more

Posted by Sancho Lerena 2009-12-29

Pandora FMS 3.0 RC2 released !

Pandora FMS v3.0 RC2 has been released. This is a major upgrade from 2.0 version and includes a lot of new features and a surprising performance boost. This version is a Release-Candidate, this is similar to a beta version, but with months of testing done. Since RC1, one month ago we have fixed about 50 bugs.

This includes a new installation CD (Software appliance based on
OpenSUSE11), an vmware/VirtualBox image, RPM packages, DEB packages and of course, source tarballs. Some files has not changed since RC1, like the Windows Installer (for our Windows agent), and the 360 page user manual in PDF.... read more

Posted by Sancho Lerena 2009-11-10

Pandora FMS v3.0 RC1 Released

Pandora FMS v3.0 RC1 has been released. This is a major upgrade from 2.0 version and includes a lot of new features and a surprising performance boost.

This includes a new installation CD (Software appliance based on OpenSUSE11), an vmware/VirtualBox image, RPM packages, Windows Installer, Source Tarballs and a 360-page user manual in PDF.

More information about this release at our website at http://pandorafms.org

Posted by Sancho Lerena 2009-10-20

New site for Module Information Exchange

Our team has developed a new website for exchange all kind of information about Pandora FMS: articles, network modules, agent modules, server and agent plugins, WMI queryes, and other stuff, like image backgrounds for the visual console, etc.

Take a look at http://pandorafms.org/index.php?sec=community&sec2=repository&lang=en

Posted by Sancho Lerena 2009-08-13

Pandora FMS 2.1 Released!

We are glad to release Pandora FMS 2.1

This is the first maintenance release for the stable Pandora FMS 2.x series. It's stable
code from 2.0 with the small fixes since November.

This is the changelog for Pandora 2.1:

Agents

Linux and Windows agents:

- Supported asynchronous types on agents.
- Added support for multiple servers, so data could be sent to other if main server is not alive, or send a copy of information to another server.
- Included FTP transfer mode in the main agent.
- Tentacle client is now included and installed in the Linux package.... read more

Posted by Raúl Mateos 2009-03-02

Pandora FMS 2.0 final version released

Development of stable version 2.0 of Pandora FMS is over. After a long testing period, Pandora FMS team has finished development for this version, that introduces great features from previous version.

Some changes from last version are:

* WMI Remote Monitoring Server (Windows).

* Plugin Server to reuse user-programmed network checks.

* Prediction Server to detect anomalies in patterns.

* Export Server to replicate data across multiple Pandora FMS setups.... read more

Posted by Sancho Lerena 2008-11-03

Pandora FMS 2.0 Beta is out!

After lot of hard work, we finally released the new PandoraFMS website along with the first Beta of the new PandoraFMS 2.0, which includes loads of new features, such as automatic updates, prediction server, automatic networks maps, remote agent configurations, WMI servers, new
graphs, new reports etc.

http://pandorafms.org
http://pandorafms.com

Posted by Sancho Lerena 2008-09-04

Pandora FMS 1.3.1 released!

After a long period of testing, Pandora FMS team has finished
development for this stable version that introduces several improvements
for stability, performance increase and usability issues and a lot of
bugfixes from 1.3 version.

New documentation

It is not really new, but about 60% of current documentation is new
stuff and the other 40% has been revised. Added a lot of images and
schemes and translation has been revised.... read more

Posted by Raúl Mateos 2008-05-01