Release Notes for Altoros Heartbeat for PCF

These are release notes for Altoros Heartbeat for Pivotal Cloud Foundry (PCF).

v1.0.2

Release Date: October 25, 2017

Features included in this release:

  • Concourse monitoring
  • HAProxy monitoring
  • Dashboards bootstrapping mechanism improvements
  • Inactive metrics are stored for 30 days now by default

Note: Inactive metrics are stored for 30 days by default and will be removed after this period. If you need to store inactive metrics for a different period of time, please change the Days to keep inactive metrics parameter with the needed value on the Heartbeat Metrics Storage Configuration tab.

v1.0.1

Release Date: October 6, 2017

Features included in this release:

  • Decreases the persistent disk space taken by the service frontend
  • Improves description of properties in the tile configuration UI
  • Fixes the RabbitMQ monitoring issue
  • Adds support for syslog logs from both Metron and blackbox

Note: The service frontend no longer requires 100 GB of persistent disk space. You can now downscale to 5 GB

v1.0.0

Release Date: September 18, 2017

Features included in this release:

  • Support for a High Availability mode of operation
  • Back-end and front-end VMs are separated to improve flexibility and scalability
  • New versions of components
  • The Heartbeat URL is now monitoring.%system-domain%

Known issues in this release:

  • Alerts are not enabled automatically after installation of the Altoros Heartbeat for PCF tile. To enable alerts, open the alerting dashboard and click the save icon.

v0.8.95

Release Date: September 6, 2017

Features included in this release:

  • Monitoring external services (MySQL, PostgreSQL, Memcached, MongoDB, RabbitMQ, and Redis)
  • Monitoring external Memcached installations (e.g. ElastiCache Memcached)
  • Monitoring external MongoDB installations
  • PCF v1.9 is no longer supported

Fixed issues in this release:

  • The missing BOSH metrics in PCF v1.11

Known issues in this release:

  • Alerts are not enabled automatically after installation of the Altoros Heartbeat for PCF tile. To enable alerts, open the alerting dashboard and click the save icon.

v0.8.94

Release Date: August 31, 2017

Features included in this release:

  • Service instance update
  • Automated update of all service instances upon PCF tile upgrade
  • Support for monitoring Altoros Log Search for PCF (Elasticsearch)

Known issues in this release:

  • Alerts are not enabled automatically after installation of the Altoros Heartbeat for PCF tile. To enable alerts, open the alerting dashboard and click the save icon.

v0.8.93

Release Date: August 21, 2017

Features included in this release:

Known issues in this release:

  • After renaming the org/space with the Altoros Heartbeat service instance, access to metrics of this org/space is unavailable. For instructions on how to fix the issue manually, contact Altoros support team.
  • Alerts are not enabled automatically after installation of the Altoros Heartbeat for PCF tile. To enable alerts, open the alerting dashboard and click the save icon.

v0.8.92

Release Date: August 16, 2017

Features included in this release:

  • Remove the minor version number from stemcell criteria to allow the user to apply stemcell security patches
  • VM requirements decreased in Resource Config

Fixed issues in this release:

  • A bug affecting performance

Known issues in this release:

  • After renaming the org/space with the Altoros Heartbeat service instance, access to metrics of this org/space is unavailable. For instructions on how to fix the issue manually, contact Altoros support team.
  • Alerts are not enabled automatically after installation of the Altoros Heartbeat for PCF tile. To enable alerts, open the alerting dashboard and click the save icon.

v0.8.91

Release Date: August 3, 2017

Features included in this release:

  • Added support of external MySQL for PCF Elastic Runtime
  • Added support of on-demand version of Crunchy PostgreSQL
  • Minor updates of dashboards
  • Update the version of carbonapi
  • Update Grafana version
  • Forbidden creation of service instance in admin’s org/space
  • Added delete-uaa-client errand
  • Changed VM requirements in Resource Config

Known issues in this release:

  • After renaming the org/space with the Altoros Heartbeat service instance, access to metrics of this org/space is unavailable. For instructions on how to fix the issue manually, contact Altoros support team.
  • Alerts are not enabled automatically after installation of the Altoros Heartbeat for PCF tile. To enable alerts, open the alerting dashboard and click the save icon.

v0.8.90

Release Date: July 20, 2017

Features included in this release:

  • Open Beta
  • PCF monitoring with predefined dashboards
  • UAA integration
  • The possibility to use the service in a multitenant mode
  • Services monitoring (RabbitMQ, Redis, MySQL, Crunchy PostgreSQL, Dingo PostgreSQL) with predefined dashboards
  • Basic apps monitoring with predefined dashboards
  • JMXTrans integration

Known issues in this release:

  • Creation of service instances inside the org/space that grant users admin access to Altoros Heartbeat (the org/space specified at the Grafana configuration step during the installation process) is not supported.
  • After renaming the org/space with the Altoros Heartbeat service instance, access to metrics of this org/space is unavailable. For instructions on how to fix the issue manually, contact Altoros.
  • Alerts are not enabled automatically after installation of the Altoros Heartbeat for PCF tile. To enable alerts, open the alerting dashboard and click the save icon.
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