Nagios Core 4.x Version History

4.1.1 – 08/19/2015

FIXES

  • Fixed CGI’s not being able to read object configuration data when dependencies were present (John Frickson)
  • Fix for exclude (!) not working for dependencies (John Frickson)

4.1.0 – 08/18/2015

ENHANCEMENTS

  • Make sticky status for acks and comments configurable enhancement #20 (Trevor McDonald / Scott Wilkerson)
  • Add host_down_disable_service_checks directive to nagios.cfg #44 (Trevor McDonald / Scott Wilkerson)
  • Promoted JSON CGIs to released status (Eric Stanley)
  • New graphical CGI displays: statusmap, trends, histogram (Eric Stanley)
  • httpd.conf doesn’t support Apache version > 2.3 (DanielB / John Frickson)

FIXES

  • Fix for not all service dependencies created (John Frickson)
  • Fix SIGSEGV with empty custom variable (orbis / John Frickson)
  • Fix contact macros in environment variables (dvoryanchikov)
  • Fixed host’s current attempt goes to 1 after going to hard state (John Frickson)
  • Fixed two bugs/problems: Replace use of %zd in base/utils.c & incorrect va_start() in cgi/jsonutils.c (Peter Eriksson)
  • Fixed: Let remove_specialized actually remove all workers (Phil Mayers)
  • Fixed log file spam caused when using perfdata command directives in nagios.cfg (shashikanthbussa)
  • Fixed off-by-one error in bounds check leads to segfault (Phil Mayers)
  • Added links for legacy graphical displays (Eric Stanley)
  • Update embedded URL’s to https versions of Nagios websites (scottwilkerson)
  • Fixed doxygen comments to work with latest doxygen 1.8.9.1 #30 (Trevor McDonald)
  • Fixed makefile target “html” to PHONY to fix GitHub issue #28 (Trevor McDonald)
  • Fixed typo as per GitHub issue #27 (Trevor McDonald)
  • Fixed jsonquery.php 404 not found error, and disabled Send Query button until form populates #43 (Scott Wilkerson)
  • Fixed linking in Tactical Overview for several of the Host entries in Featured section #48 (Scott Wilkerson)
  • Fixed passing limit and sort options to pagination and sort links #42 (Scott Wilkerson)
  • Added form field for icon URL and clean-up when it changes in CGI Status Map. (Eric Stanley)
  • Added options to cgi.cfg to uncheck sticky and send when acknowledging a problem (Trevor McDonald)
  • Low impact changes to automate the generation of RPMs from nagios.spec file. (T.J. Yang)
  • Update index.php (Trevor McDonald)
  • Fixed escaping of corewindow parameter to account for possible XSS injection (Scott Wilkerson)
  • Typo correction (T.J. Yang)
  • Make getCoreStatus respect cgi_base_url (Moritz Schlarb)
  • Adjusted map layout to work within frames (Eric Stanley)
  • Fixed map displays are now the full size of browser window (Eric Stanley)
  • Fixed labels and icons on circular markup no longer scale on zoom (Eric Stanley)
  • Got all maps except circular markup working with icons (Eric Stanley)
  • Fixes to make legacy CGIs work again. (Eric Stanley)
  • Fixes to make all/html target tolerant of being run multiple times (Eric Stanley)
  • For user-supplied maps, converted node group to have transform (Eric Stanley)
  • Fixed issue transitioning from circular markup map to other maps (Eric Stanley)
  • Fix displayForm to trigger on the buttom press (Scott Wilkerson)
  • Fix fo getBBox crash on Firefox (Eric Stanley)
  • Fixed map now resets zoom when form apply()’d (Eric Stanley)
  • Fixed so close box on dialogs actually closes dialog (Eric Stanley)
  • Corrected directive in trends display (Eric Stanley)
  • Fixed minor issue with link in trends linkes (Eric Stanley)
  • Fixed issue with map displaying on Firefox (Eric Stanley)
  • Added exclusions for ctags generation (Eric Stanley)
  • Update map-popup.html (Scott Wilkerson)
  • Initial commit of new graphical CGIs (Eric Stanley)
  • Fixed Github bug #18 – archivejson.cgi returns wrong host for state change query (Eric Stanley)
  • Status JSON: Added next_check to service details (Eric Stanley)
  • Fixed escaping of keys for scalar values in JSON CGIs (Eric Stanley)
  • build: Include <sys/loadavg.h> if it exists. (Eric J. Mislivec)
  • lib-tests: test-io{cache|broker} need -lsocket to link. (Eric J. Mislivec)
  • lib-tests: test-runcmd assumes GNU echo. (Eric J. Mislivec)
  • lib-tests: Signal handlers don’t return int on most platforms, and using a cast was the wrong way to resolve this. (Eric J. Mislivec)
  • Fix some type/format mismatch warnings for pid_t. (Eric J. Mislivec)
  • Fix build on Solaris. (Eric J. Mislivec)
  • runcmd: Fix build when we don’t HAVE_SETENV. (Eric J. Mislivec)
  • Fixed checkresult output processing (Eric Mislivec)
  • Corrected escaping of long output macros (Eric Mislivec)
  • Fixed null pointer dereferences in archive JSON (Eric Stanley)
  • Fixed memory overwrite issue in JSON string escaping (Eric Stanley)
  • JSON CGI: Now escaping object and array keys (Eric Stanley)

4.0.8 – 08/12/2014

ENHANCEMENTS

  • Removed 8 kB string size limitation in JSON CGIs (Eric Stanley)
  • Re-implemented auto-rescheduling of checks (Eric Mislivec)
  • Avoid bunching of checks delayed due to timeperiod constraints (Eric Stanley)
  • Limit the number of autocalculated core workers to not spawn too many on large systems (Eric Mislivec, Janice Singh)

FIXES

  • Removed quotes from numeric duration values in JSON CGIs (Eric Stanley)
  • Fixed escaping in JSON CGIs so all required characters are escaped, and in the correct order (Eric Stanley)
  • Fixed segfault in archive JSON CGI when plugin output was empty (Eric Stanley)
  • Fixed several possibilities for buffer overflow (Eric Mislivec, Dirkjan Bussink)
  • Fixed Tracker #582, #626: Handle VAR=VAL assignments at the start of simple commands (Eric Mislivec, Phil Randal)
  • Fixed Tracker #630: Recognize ‘<‘ and ‘>’ as redirection operators (Eric Mislivec)
  • Corrected worker communication protocol documentation (Phil Mayers)
  • Fixed init script to leave config test log in a better location, let sysconfig override init script variables, and not remove nagios.cmd when attempting to start with another instance running (Eric Mislivec, Robin Kearney)
  • Fixed Tracker #361: Downtime notifications not displayed properly (Andrew Widdersheim)

4.0.7 – 06/03/2014

ENHANCEMENTS

  • Added value of custom variables to Object JSON output for hosts, services and contacts (Eric Stanley)

FIXES

  • Fixed bug #616: Unescape plugin output read from checkresult files, fix multiline perf data concatenation, and avoid extra memory allocation and copies. (Eric Mislivec)
  • Fixed bug #609: Image on home page doesn’t have correct image path prefix. (Derek Brewer)
  • Fixed bug #608: Extra newline in service check timeout output string. (Mauno Pihelgas)
  • Fixed bug #596: Crashes checking contact authorization for host escalations. (Alexey Dvoryanchikov – duplicates #590, #586)
  • Fixed bug #496: Syntax error in exfoliation’s common.css. (Karsten Weiss)

4.0.6 – 04/29/2014

ENHANCEMENTS

  • Added name of authenticated user to JSON CGI results object (Eric Stanley)
  • Added Nagios Core version to the Status JSON CGI programstatus query (Eric Stanley)
  • Added daemon status to main page (Eric Mislivec)

FIXES

  • Fixed bug #600: Service Check Timeout State always returns OK (0) status (Mauno Pihelgas, Eric Stanley)
  • Fixed bug #583: Status Check Output of (No output on stdout) stderr: (Eric Stanley – duplicate of bug #573)
  • Fixed bug #573: Service checks returns (No output on stdout) stderr (Eric Stanley)
  • Fixed bug #438: Reloads during downtime causes wrong availability calculations (Eric Stanley)
  • Fixed feed updates when daemon can not access external networks (Eric Mislivec)
  • Archive JSON: Fixed bugs calculating availability (Eric Stanley)
  • Archive JSON: Allow missing logs to be skipped (Eric Stanley)

4.0.5 – 04/11/2014

FIXES

  • Fixed bug #595: Nagios 4 security fix (Alexey Dvoryanchikov, Eric Stanley)
  • Fixed bug #594: Nagios 4 fix contactgroups parsing (Alexey Dvoryanchikov, Eric Stanley)
  • Fixed bug #577: Nagios 4 checks stalled when write to socket failed (Alexey Dvoryanchikov)
  • Fixed bug #580: Nagios 4 memory leak (Eric Stanley)
  • Fixed init script to remove the switching of users when performing configuration verification which was causing failures if nagios user was set to nologin (Scott Wilkerson)
  • Fixed auto creation of RAMDISK via environment variables in init script to properly check existence using $RAMDISK_DIR environment variable. (Scott Wilkerson)
  • Fixed unreferenced variable NagiosVarDir in daemon-init (Eric Mislivec)
  • Fixed bug where audio alerts wouldn’t work with a 0 height and width – https://support.nagios.com/forum/viewtopic.php?t=26387 (Scott Wilkerson)

4.0.4 – 03/14/2014

ENHANCEMENTS

  • JSON CGIs moved to beta status (Eric Stanley)

FIXES

  • Fixed bug #491,#553: Rebuilt the daemon-init scripts back to something that should work on all systems (Scott Wilkerson)

4.0.3 – 02/28/2014

ENHANCEMENTS

  • Aliased hourly_value to importance and minimum_value to minimum_importance and deprecated the former (Eric Stanley)
  • Added host and service importance macros (Eric Stanley)
  • Added notifications on flexible downtime expiration (Dan Wittenberg)

FIXES

  • Bug #548: Temporary fix that rejects all external command during restart to prevent Core from crashing (Eric Stanley)
  • Corrected calculation of host importance and importance defaults (Eric Stanley)
  • Fixed bug #498: Nagios 4 enable_environment_macros=1 not working (Eric Stanley, Alexey Dvoryanchikov)
  • No longer checks whether logs can be written when verifying configuration (Eric Stanley)
  • Fixed CGI bug where the CGI could read past the end of the list of CGI variables, potentially crashing the CGI (Scott Wilkerson)
  • Fixed inheritance of hourly_value from host and service templates (Scott Wilkerson)
  • Fixed bug #502: 4.0.0: Configuration -> Service Escalations = incomplete list (Eric Stanley)
  • Fixed bug #523: quotes and double quotes in plugin message are converted to HTML escapes in Nagios 4.0 (duplicate of bug #524)
  • Fixed bug #524: URLs returned in plugin check results are not correctly displayed (Eric Stanley)
  • Fixed bug where passive service checks would return “Service check timed out after 0.00 seconds” (Scott Wilkerson)

4.0.2 – 11/25/2013

FIXES

  • Fixed bug 528: Nagios 4.0.1: Logrotation: Only current host- and servicestates saved in rotated logfiles (duplicate of 507)
  • Fixed bug 507: Nagios 4.0.0 – Problem during log rotate (Stefano Ghelfi)
  • Fixed bug 530: RPM spec file sets wrong permissions on plugins directory (duplicate of bug 494)
  • Fixed bug 494: nagios.spec fixes (with patch) (Karsten Weiss)
  • Fixed bug 515: Segsegv after starting up nagios (duplicate of bug 526)
  • Fixed bug 513: Crash while entering downtime for service (duplicate of bug 526)
  • Fixed bug 529: Core Worker failed to reap child in 4.0.1 Description
  • Fixed bug 514: scheduled downtime not showing in web interface (Eric Stanley)
  • Fixed bug 526: sort_downtime() corrupts scheduled_downtime_list causing segfault (Adam James)
  • Fixed bug 492: Nagios 4 fails to remove/add checks upon reload (Eric Stanley)
  • Fixed Bug 484: Beta4.0.0b4 service checks returning (No output on stdout) (Eric Stanley)
  • Fixed Bug 470: statusmap doesn’t display info (Cameron Moore)
  • Fixed Bug 499: Security issue in daemon-init.in, function check_config (Tómas Edwardsson)

4.0.1 – 10/15/2013

ENHANCEMENTS

  • Added compiler flags in RPM spec file to reduce compiler noise (Dan Wittenberg)
  • Added logging of failure in dlclose() call (Anton Lofgren)
  • Added a simple query handler interface, nagios-qh.rb (Dan Wittenberg)
  • Multiple code simplifications, additional error handling in downtime code (Andreas Ericsson)

FIXES

  • Reverted commit f99a9a7b which set check_interval to 1 if it was configured as zero.
  • Corrected order of arguments when logging unknown hosts/services (Scott Wilkerson)
  • Downtime initialized before retention data read (Eric Stanley)
  • Patches to make RPM build again (Dan Wittenberg)
  • Ensure that scheduled_downtime_depth never drops below zero (Andreas Ericsson)

4.0.0 – 09/20/2013

See changes in What’s New page of documentation