NXLog Manager version 5.6 Release Announcement

We are happy to report, that the release of NXLog Manager v5.6 is now available.

The new 5.6 version mainly focuses on performance, stability and bug fixes.

  • Updated heap settings (performance related)
  • Additional changes to agent communications
  • Docker image updates
  • New logging level

Please see the release notes for important information

If you have feedback, would like to see additional improvements, reach out to us.

Download a fully functional trial version of NXLog Manager 5.6 here.

Changelog

# **NXLog Manager 5.6.5620**
02-20-2022

## **Added**

  - [#3307] Configure Docker packages to use SSL/TLS out of the box  
  - [#3210] Allow agents to connect with expired certificates  
  - [#3223] Add support for NXLog EE v5+ default locations  
  - [#3362] Add example in jetty-config.xml for disabling insecure TLS versions
  - [#3387] Explain local agent configuration change in the manager guide  
  - [#3363] Add SSL/TLS Debugging instructions to the User Guide  
  - [#3478] Document Docker memory settings  
  - [#3447] Document NXLog agent configuration file location change  
  - [#3488] Document heap size for manager  

## **Changed**
  - [#3195] Updated User Guide  
  - [#3196] Updated User Guide: Fixed incorrect anchors  
  - [#3287] Improve SSL/TLS documentation in the User Guide  
  - [#3366] Updated User Guide to use consistent naming for `NXLog Manager`  
  - [#3508] Update web browser requirements  
  - [#3558] Updated documentation to include Systemd commands  
  - [#3585] InnoDB tables need a primary key in newer versions for Galera support  
  - [#3634] Check and tune workflows and hibernate parameters for connecting agents
  - [#3665] Add pooling support for agent command related objects
  - [#3668] Migrate serverinfo from quartz job to spring managed
  - [#3671] Update agent initial connection threads to support pooling
  - [#3802] Implement cachingwebservicetemplate for heap optimizations

## **Fixed**
  - [#3232] Added fix for long certificate names  
  - [#3239] Correct agentInfo inconsistencies (agentwithmodules and RUNNING output) 
  - [#3401] Fixed an issue with assinging templates  
  - [#3417] Agent update reload taking too long  
  - [#3461] Agents list view not working properly  
  - [#3492] Fix General SSLEngine problem  
  - [#3550] Fix issue with dbi modules throwing exception on validation  
  - [#3537] Fixed an issue causing the license facility to not start 
  - [#3566] API `startagent` endpoint returns an error while starting
  - [#3597] Fixed rrd access denied messages 
  - [#3607] Fixed high CPU utilization in some cases
  - [#3730] Fixed a case where disabled users could still login
  - [#3681] Unable to delete agent groups
  - [#3685] Adding a dashboard panel after autopopulated list is empty resulted in error  
  - [#3691] Empty pattern match field throws error
  - [#3694] Fixed `auditTrailRetentionDays` parameter which was previously ignored
  - [#3710] Fixed a case where deleting an agent would cause errors  
  - [#3711] Fixed issue with duplicate entry while importing certificates
  - [#3714] Fixed generated agent config to keep modules ordered  
  - [#3715] Fixed an issue where an agent connecting after the agent certificate was deleted would cause an inconsistency
  - [#3728] Fixed bug caused by unchecking "Use parameters as default" during initial setup wizard
  - [#3731] Fixed issue where multiple pm or om modules would not be comma separated in generated config
  - [#3733] Fixed an issue that could cause config to not be updated while saving modules6  
  - [#3734] Unable to edit description field on template
  - [#3739] Fixed null pointer exception on restart button click
  - [#3747] Unable to edit existing template
  - [#3751] Fixed an issue where restarting individual modules would fail
  - [#3760] Fixed an error while adding a chart to the statistics tab'v5.6  
  - [#3761] Fixed soap response error with unexpected variables
  - [#3781] Ui becomes unresponsive 
  - [#3786] Issues with connecting to agents in listen mode
  - [#3792] Manager wont start with trace logging in cluster mode
  - [#3797] Fixed missing data in agent info tab
  - [#3798] Fixed issue with configuring the im_linuxaudit module
  - [#3804] Fixed error in dashboard for charts with deleted agents
  - [#3807] Fixed null pointer error while adding agent to manager cluster

## **Performance**
  - [#3125] Profile and optimizations
  - [#3649] Profile monitoring: add profiling aspects
  - [#3650] Hibernate bytecode enhancement
  - [#3795] Memory performance improvement for debug logs

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