This is a release announcement for Nagios NDOUtils, NRPE and new Nagios Plugins. Below are the full changes and enhancements for each release. We recommend all Nagios users upgrade to these versions.
Below is the full change list:
NDOUtils - 2.1.3 -------------------------------- Fixes: -Check results since version 3.0 have had a hard-coded 64KB limit. There is now a configuration variable to change the limit. -Added a broker-event for the end of a timed event so that a broker module can take action if needed -mysql passwords can now contain special characters that previously caused problems -In three places, ndomod was freeing a buffer before it was done using it causing nagios to crash under certain circumstances -Changed release date to ISO format (yyyy-mm-dd) -Fixed a typographical error in an include NRPE - 3.1.0 -------------------------------- Enhancements: -Added a configuration option to change the value of NASTY_METACHARS -While processing an 'include_dir' statement, to read a directory of configuration files, those files will now be sorted by name -Previously, nrpe could only send messages to the system log. It can now write to a log file by using the new 'log_file=' parameter in nrpe.cfg -Previously, check_nrpe could only send messages to the system log. It can now write to a log file by using the new '--log-file=' or '-g' options Fixes: -Some messages were only being written to the screen. They will now be written to the system log, or the new logfile described above -Changed the 'check_load' command in nrpe.cfg.in so it now has reasonable thresholds -Solaris 11 detection was broken in configure and has been fixed -If '-f' was passed on the command line to check_nrpe, the '-a' option was being ignored -Added the missing LICENSE file -When the configuration file specified that TLS version 1.2 or above should be used, nrpe was allowing versions 1.0 and 1.1 -The "Remote accepted a Version xx Packet" message was being logged with a severity of LOG_INFO. That has been changed to LOG_DEBUG to make it easier to filter out unneeded messages in the system logs -nrpe was crashing when the SSL key and/or SSL cert files were symbolic links to files that do not exist -Updates to README files, documentation, and a lot of spelling errors -Changed release date to ISO format (yyyy-mm-dd) -Changed the unit description for the systemd service file -Added reload command to systemd service file -check_nrpe will now return a status of UNKNOWN instead of CRITICAL when the '-u' parameter is set, and it cannot communicate with the remote device -The number of messages being sent to the system logs when running nrpe under xinetd.d has been reduced. -Fixes allowing the use of openssl version 1.1.x -If the 'nrpe_user' is numeric, PATH and other environment variables were not being set properly -Fixed a problem when building rpm's Nagios Plugins - 2.2.1 -------------------------------- Fixes: -check_users was not accepting a threshold of zero -check_http was reporting warning where it should report ok when the '-e' flag was given -check_snmp was not accepting the command line flags that tell it to use IPv6 -check_swap had minor errors when calculating thresholds and disk space -check_uptime had backward help text for thresholds -check_http was prematurely reporting success when checking the validity of the certificate -check_mysql now has uptime in the metric counts -check_http would fail if the last header did not end with a line-feed -check_mailq - Fix for Postfix and better Sudo Checking -check_users would crash if either warning or critical thresholds were not provided -check_dns was failing because the 'nslookup' program changed how it printed the results -check_mailq: fixed the nullmailer regular expression Ubuntu 16.04 -check_swap was returning OK, if no swap activated -Building of RPMs on Amazon Linux was failing