Version 5.8

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Version 5.8 has not yet been released and is work in progress.


Release 5.8.0

WiP; changes up to af12cc40e48331f8c98294239cef60393218a46d
  • Build system: Support for libtool 1 has been dropped. Thanks to Ruben Kerkhof. #1898
  • Build system: The build system has been switched to non-recursive make. Thanks to Ruben Kerkhof. #2085
  • APC UPS plugin: The plugin's configuration is now optional. Without a <Plugin /> block reasonable defaults will be used. Thanks to Pavel Rochnyack. #2351
  • cURL, DBI, memcachec, Oracle, PostgreSQL, Tail, Tail CSV plugins: The ability to configure the plugin field of generated metrics has been added. Thanks to Pavel Rochnyack. #1681, #1707
  • DPDKStat plugin: The plugin has been refactored to make DPDK related utility functions reusable. Thanks to Krzysztof Matczak. #2130
  • Processes and TCPConns plugins: The OpenBSD implementation has been changed to use kvm_openfiles with KVM_NO_FILES. Thanks to Jeremie Courreges-Anglas. #2061
  • Intel PMU plugin: This new plugin collects CPU performance metrics using Intel's Performance Monitoring Unit (PMU). Thanks to Serhiy Pshyk. #2276
  • Intel RDT plugin: Support for collectd's logging infrastructure has been added. PQoS monitoring groups are being reset on start-up to fix potential previous unclean shutdowns. Thanks to Roman Korynkevych. #2089.
  • IPMI plugin: Support for System Event Log (SEL) has been added. Thanks to Roman Korynkevych. #2091
  • IPMI plugin: Support for remote IPMI controllers has been added. Thanks to Pavel Rochnyack. #2024
  • mcelog plugin: This new plugin subscribes to Machine Check Exceptions (MCE) and dispatches notifications. Thanks to Maryam Tahhan, Volodymyr Mytnyk, Taras Chornyi and Krzysztof Matczak. #2003
  • Netlink plugin: The dropped packets metric has been added. Thanks to Denys Fedoryshchenko. #2053
  • NUT plugin: The ConnectTimeout option has been added. Thanks to Pavel Rochnyack. #2354
  • ovs events plugin: This new plugin reports link state changes from Open vSwitch (OVS). Thanks to Volodymyr Mytnyk. #1971
  • Processes plugin: The I/O operations reported for selected processes has been fixed. The metric ps_disk_octets has been renamed to io_octets because it actually contains the number of I/O operation by the process, not just disk related I/O. Same for io_ops (previously ps_disk_ops). The new metric disk_octets has been added and is reporting disk I/O only. Thanks to Pavel Rochnyack. #2232
  • SNMP Agent plugin: This new plugin implements an SNMP AgentX subagent that receives and handles queries from SNMP master agent and returns configured metrics. Thanks to Roman Korynkevych, Serhiy Pshyk and Pavel Rochnyack. #2105, #2362
  • UUID plugin: Support for libhal has been removed. Thanks to Ruben Kerkhof. #2080
  • virt plugin: The plugin has been updated to use virConnectListAllDomains(). Thanks to Denis Silakov. #2051
  • virt plugin: Support for domain tags has been added. Thanks to Francesco Romani. #2048
  • virt plugin: Connection handling has been improved. Thanks to Francesco Romani. #2100, #2101
  • Write Graphite plugin: Additional tests have been added. Thanks to Florian Forster.
  • Write Prometheus plugin: Label values are now properly escaped. Thanks to Florian Forster. #2035
  • Write TSDB plugin: The options ResolveInterval and ResolveJitter have been added to control DNS lookup behavior. This prevents DNS flooding in case TSDB is not available. Thanks to Yves Mettier. #2059
  • ZFS ARC plugin: Header lines are now ignored in the Linux implementation. Thanks to YmrDtnJu. #2097