Release Notes for AppDynamics Application Performance Monitoring for PCF tile

Note: Upgrades from AppDynamics v1.x are not supported. If you previously installed AppDynamics v1.x, uninstall it and install the latest version.

4.6.27

Release Date: April 30, 2019

  • Maintenance Release

4.6.22

Release Date: April 1, 2019

  • Maintenance Release
  • Added support to fetch credentials from user provided service with name appdynamics automatically
  • Added SSL support for .NET agents

4.6.13

Release Date: March 1, 2019

  • AppDynamics extension buildpack support for .NET Core Linux, .NET Core Windows, .NET HWC, Python and Golang applications now available

4.5.605

Release Date: Feb 4, 2019

  • Maintenance release
  • Updated tile to use Xenial stemcell.

4.5.556

Release Date: December 11, 2018

  • Java support added to the AppDynamics Extension Buildpack.
  • AppDynamics Extension Buildpack now supports Advanced configuration for the AppDynamics Java Agent.
  • When AppDynamics Extension Buildpack is used in tandem with the java_buildpack sensitive information is automatically masked.

4.5.545

Release Date: November 28, 2018

  • The AppDynamics Application Analytics Agent is no longer part of this tile.
  • AppDynamics Application Analytics for PCF is released as a separate tile on the Pivotal Network.

4.5.541

Release Date: November 19, 2018

  • Maintenance release

4.5.514

Release Date: October 30, 2018

  • Added AppDynamics Buildpack
  • .NET applications supported by hwc buildpack can be instrumented now by using the AppDynamics Buildpack in tandem with hwc_buildpack (v3.0 or later) using MultiBuildPack approach.
  • Must use cf CLI v6.38 or later and HWC Buildpack v3.0 or later for using multi buildpacks

4.5.470

Release Date: October 1, 2018

  • Maintenance release
  • Analytics Agent uses TrustStore created automatically by the buildpack.

4.5.460

Release Date: September 11, 2018

  • Platform Metrics has been moved and managed as a different tile starting this release
  • The tile now contains AppDynamics Service Broker and AppDynamics Transactional Analytics

4.4.407

Release Date: August 28, 2018

  • Maintenance release
  • Analytics Agent uses offline Java buildpack to cater Cloud Foundry installations that do not have access to GitHub to fetch buildpacks on the fly

4.4.358

Release Date: August 15, 2018

  • Maintenance release
  • Updated libraries used by Machine Agent’s PCF extension
  • Dashboard UI improvements

v4.4.337

Release Date: July 23, 2018

Features
  • Added Transactional Analytics Support.

v4.4.335

Release Date: July 16, 2018

Features
  • Improvements in dashboard application
  • Simplified SSL enabled communication configuration between tile and AppDynamics Controller
  • Set the certificate in the security-config of the BOSH Director, the tile picks it up automatically. For information, see Security Page.

v4.4.322

Release Date: July 12, 2018

Features
  • Simplified SSL configuration for SAAS AppDynamics controllers, but importing DigiCert Root CA automatically to key store.
  • Dashboard improvements.

v4.4.244

Release Date: June 19, 2018

Features
  • Improvements to the AppDynamics Dashboard Application
  • Fixes issues noticed on AppDynamics Dashboard Application installation on some private cloud deployments.

v4.4.231

Release Date: June 11, 2018

Features

This major release now contains an AppDynamics Machine Agent and an extension that talks to a custom nozzle and collects KPI metrics from the cloud-foundry environment. Also, a dashboard application is included that automatically generates the custom dashboard on AppDynamics Controller. For more information, see AppDynamics KPI Dashboard and Metrics.

The tile contains:

  • AppDynamics Service Broker, for instrumentation of applications
  • AppDynamics Machine Agent, for collecting KPI metrics through Loggregator
  • AppDynamics Dashboard Application, for displaying the above collected metrics in a neat UI dashboard on controller

Limitations

The tile requires having

  • PCF Ops Manager: v2.0.7 or later, or any v2.1.x or v2.2.x versions

Note: The tile cannot be used for OpsManager with Cloud Foundry versions later than v2.0.7, since the Loggregator component (reverse_log_proxy) needed for extracting the KPI metrics is not exposed.

v4.4.135

Release Date: May 2, 2018

APM-only Release

Features
  • Tile now packages the vendor dependencies of the service broker instead of just specifying them in requirements file. This is to enable installs of customers without access to standard pypi.org servers for Python package installs.

v4.4.91

Release Date: April 24, 2018

APM-only Release

Features
  • New Service Broker implements OpenServiceBrokerApi(2.11)
  • Lighter on Memory Requirement
  • Works only with PCF v2.0 or later
Limitations
  • Machine Agent metrics based on the old JMX bridge have been deprecated.
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