Icinga Web 2.6.3

Icinga Web 2.6.3

We are happy to announce a new bugfix release for Icinga Web 2. Official packages are available on packages.icinga.com. Community repositories might need a while to catch up.

You can find issues related to this release on our Roadmap.

 

PHP 7.3

Now supported.

 

LDAP – Community contributions, that’s the spirit

With the help of our users we’ve finally fixed the issue that defining multiple hostnames and enabling STARTTLS has never properly worked. Also, they’ve identified that defining multiple hostnames caused a customized port not being utilized and fixed it themselves.

There has also a rare case been fixed that caused no group members being found in case object classes had a different casing than what we expected. (Good news for all the non-OpenLdap and non-MSActiveDirectory users)

  • LDAP connection fails with multiple servers using STARTTLS #3639
  • LDAPS authentication ignores custom port setting #3713
  • LDAP group members not found #3650

 

We take care about your data even better now

With this are newlines and HTML entities (such as  ) in plugin output and custom variables meant. Sorry if I’ve teased some data security folks now.

  • Newlines in plugin output disappear #3662
  • Windows path separators are converted to newlines in custom variables #3636
  • HTML entities in plugin output are not resolved if no other HTML is there #3707

 

You’ve wondered how you got into a famous blue police box?

Don’t worry, not only you and the european union are sometimes unsure what’s the correct time.

  • Set client timezone on DB connection #3525
  • Ensure a valid default timezone is set in any case #3747
  • Fix that the event detail view is not showing times in correct timezone #3660

 

UI – The portal to your monitoring environment, improved

The collapsible sidebar introduced with v2.5 has been plagued by some issues since then. They’re now fixed. Also, the UI should now flicker less and properly preserve the scroll position when interacting with action links. (This also allows the business process module to behave more stable when using drag and drop in large configurations.)

  • Collapsible Sidebar Issues #3187
  • Fix title when closing right column #3654
  • Preserve scroll position upon form submits #3661

 

Corrected things we’ve broke recently

That’s due to preemptive changes to protect you from bad individuals. Unfortunately this meant that some unforeseen side-effects appeared after the release of v2.6.2. These are now fixed.

  • Multiline values in ini files broken #3705
  • PHP ini parser doesn’t strip trailing whitespace #3733
  • Escaped characters in INI values are not unescaped #3648

Though, if you’ve faced issue #3705 you still need to take manual action (if not already done) as the provided fix does only prevent further occurrences of the resulting error. The required changes involve the transformation of all real newlines in Icinga Web 2’s INI files to literal \n or \r\n sequences. (Files likely having such are the roles.ini and announcements.ini)

Business Process 2.2.0

Business Process 2.2.0

Gut Ding will Weile haben. Or, Rome wasn’t built in a day. Though, I like the German version more because it’s not that quite a stretch.

Well, what this is all about you ask? It’s been the first quarter of 2017 when the first version of the Icinga Business Process Module had the chance to impress its audience. It’s gone rather quiet since then. But don’t worry, just two years later there is the solution to the so-called order it imposed on us: Chaos.

Okay, okay, straight to the point:

 

Drag’n’Drop

Previously it wasn’t possible to disable the automatically applied alphabetical order of nodes. It is now possible to simply grab a node and move it wherever you want it to. Or, to be the master of chaos, so to speak.

 

Importing Processes

Ever wanted to re-use a process you defined within a different configuration? Without duplicating it? This has been an undocumented feature but is now fully integrated into the UI and documented.

 

Usability and Visualization

Additionally the breadcrumbs and the tree view were adjusted and got a lighter design to help those with epilepsy. Well, not quite correct, we just thought a change is due. Besides, the navigation has been enhanced by allowing you to jump to the overview using the breadcrumbs and letting external info URLs open in a new browser tab.

 

The full changelog can be found here.

All issues and features related to this release can be found on our roadmap.

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