Version 5.6

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Changes

Release 5.6.0

Changes through bef004d66a12b74fb64990cd47f681f2efebf5d0

  • collectd: Support for a timeout has been added to FLUSH callbacks. Thanks to Manuel Luis Sanmartín Rozada.
  • collectd: A number of unit tests for commonly used functions have been added.
  • Zone plugin: This new plugin reads per-zone CPU usage on Solaris. Thanks to Mathijs Mohlmann and Dagobert Michelsen.
  • Processes plugin: Improve reliability of thread counts on Linux. Thanks to Manuel Luis Sanmartín Rozada.
  • Processes plugin: Counting of context switches was added for Linux. Thanks to Manuel Luis Sanmartín Rozada. #1036
  • APC UPS plugin: Parsing of end markers has been fixed. #617
  • APC UPS plugin: The PersistentConnection option has been added. #617
  • Write Redis plugin: The Database, MaxSetSize, Prefix and StoreRates options have been added. Thanks to Brian Kelly and Sebastian Pfahl.
  • MySQL plugin: mysql_bpool_pages-flushed has been renamed to mysql_bpool_counters-pages_flushed because the value is cumulative. Thanks to Marek Becka.
  • OpenLDAP plugin: Support for "simple authentication" has been added. Thanks to Marek Becka. #1087
  • Set target: The MetaData option has been added. Thanks to Yves Mettier and Kevin Bowling. #1106, #1656, #1913
  • MQTT plugin: This new plugin sends metrics to and/or receives metrics from an MQTT broker. Thanks to Marc Falzon, Jan-Piet Mens, Nicholas Humfrey and Florian Forster. #805, #1124
  • Disk plugin: Support for FreeBSD has been added. Thanks to Xin Li, Brad Davis, Ruben Kerfhof and Kevin Bowling.
  • ZFS_ARC plugin: Several new statistics have been added and a couple of obsolete ones removed. Thanks to Brad Davis, Brian ONeill, Ruben Kerkhof.
  • PowerDNS plugin: The recursor metrics have been updated to 3.7.3 and missing rr types have been added. Thanks to Ruben Kerkhof.
  • DBI plugin: The Interval option has been added to Database blocks. Thanks to Michal Bebjak.
  • Sensors plugin: The UseLabels option has been added. Thanks to Christian Fetzer.
  • Write HTTP plugin: The LogHttpError option has been added. Thanks to vzubko.
  • Memory plugin: Reporting of ARC memory on Solaris has been added. Thanks to Brian ONeill.
  • virt plugin: The PluginInstanceFormat option has been added. Thanks to Ruben Kerkhof. #1100
  • notify_nagios plugin: This new plugin sends notifications to Nagios as a passive check result. Thanks to Florian Forster.
  • GPS plugin: This new plugin reports the number of sattelites seen by and precision of a GPS receiver. Thanks to Nicolas Jourden. #1346
  • statsd plugin: The CounterSum option has been added. Thanks to Florian Forster. #929, #1282, #1311
  • Write Graphite plugin: The ReconnectInterval option has been added. Thanks to Toni Moreno and Florian Forster.
  • GenericJMX plugin: Support for TabularData and the PluginName option have been added. Thanks to David Crane. #1290, #1291