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Resource Manager 6.7.0

This section contains important information about release 6.7.0 of Zenoss Resource Manager (Resource Manager). 

The following sections provide additional details about this release:

New or updated features

This update includes the following performance, reliability, and usability enhancements:

  • With this release, the following updated services are distributed in separate Docker images:
    • Memcached is updated to version 1.6.14.
    • Redis is updated to version 5.0.7.
    • RabbitMQ service is updated to version 3.8.30.
  • Embedded databases and other enabling technologies are updated:
    • MariaDB is updated to version 10.3.34.
    • Solr is upgraded to version 8.11.1.
    • Log4j is updated to version 2.17.1.
    • Nginx is updated to version 1.21.6.

Deprecation notice

In a future release of Resource Manager, the appliance packages for new installations of Zenoss Service Dynamics will be retired (no longer available). However, update packages for existing appliances will be provided. 

This deprecation notice describes a future Resource Manager release, which may change as product development plans or customer requirements change. For more information, please contact your Zenoss representative.

Update considerations

Please note the following update considerations:

  • The update process includes a rebuild of the Solr catalog. 
  • The base CentOS layer used in all Docker images no longer includes Nagios plugins.

Tested operating environments

The Resource Manager application is deployed in and managed by Control Center. The operating environments of Resource Manager are the Control Center environments that are tested with a given release. The following sections identify the tested operating environments of Resource Manager and Control Center.

Resource Manager, Control Center, and operating systems

The following table identifies the tested combinations of Resource Manager, Control Center, and operating system releases.

Resource Manager releaseControl Center
Minimum releaseHost OS
6.7.01.10.2

CentOS 7.9 (64-bit)

RHEL 8.6 (64 bit)

Hypervisors

HypervisorVersions
VMware vSphere5.0, 5.1, 5.5, 6.0, 6.5
Microsoft Hyper-VVersion 2.0 with Windows Server 2008 R2 SP1
Version 3.0 with Windows Server 2012 and 2012 R2

Public cloud platforms

Amazon Web Services (AWS) is fully tested.

Microsoft Azure has been tested only for collector pools. Creating a full Control Center deployment to operate Resource Manager has NOT been tested on Microsoft Azure.

Fixed issues

IDDescription
ZEN-28577The zencommand service sends an event with a empty summary on SSH connection failure
ZEN-32502Triggers occasionally fail to load or save notification contents
ZEN-32584Actions during maintenance windows are not recorded in audit log
ZEN-32990,
ZEN-33656,
ZEN-33710
Clickjacking and stored XSS vulnerabilities
ZEN-33714Passwords for email notifications are not hashed in the audit log
ZEN-33745Vulnerabilities in nginx 
ZEN-33755Solr logs INFO messages when set to WARN, filling disk
ZEN-33765,
ZEN-33802
Daylight savings time not supported when localizing times
ZEN-33827,
ZEN-33828,
ZEN-33829,
ZEN-33837
User with only ZenManager role (no global role) at administered object is unable to perform actions
ZEN-33831Event class mapping names do not support full stop characters
ZEN-33832Setting "_add=False" on ObjectMaps prevents them from being applied
ZEN-33833Unable to acknowledge events
ZEN-33834Random failed emails with <class 'socket.error'>
ZEN-33835Filtering Infrastructure view on production state returns incorrect results
ZEN-33838Trigger and Notification forms are unreadable when the "Everyone can view" option is enabled
ZEN-33839UnicodeDecodeError during ApplyDataMap displays a full traceback
ZEN-33856Remote code execution vulnerabilities (CVE-2021-44228 and CVE-2021-44832) in Solr/Log4j
ZEN-33971Longer text in graph legend results in dropped first word
ZEN-33995SshClient.py always reports "Unable to send event"
ZEN-34014XSS vulnerability in RabbitMQ
ZEN-34060zencommand tasks stuck in FETCH_DATA state after network or DNS outage
ZEN-34062

zenmail is unable to parse From address if it includes newline characters

ZEN-34068ADM transaction retries fail in bizarre ways (without logging)
ZEN-34069Zenbatch matches against device id, not the full device path
ZEN-34076Date/Time filtering not working when State Change column is present (Events)

Installed ZenPacks

This section lists ZenPacks that are automatically installed, those that are packaged but not installed, and those that are obsolete and should be uninstalled. For more information about ZenPacks, see the ZenPack Catalog.

This release of Resource Manager installs the following ZenPacks at the current version listed in the table.

ZenPack

Current
version
Previous
version
AdvancedSearch2.0.1Same
AixMonitor2.2.3Same
ApacheMonitor2.1.4Same
AuditLog1.4.1Same
AWS5.1.1Same
CalculatedPerformance2.5.2Same
CiscoMonitor6.0.05.12.0
CiscoUCS3.0.2Same
ComponentGroups1.8.0Same
ControlCenter1.6.2Same
Dashboard1.3.131.3.12
Dell.PowerEdge3.0.1Same
Diagram1.3.2Same
DistributedCollector3.1.11Same
DnsMonitor3.0.1Same
Docker2.1.12.0.5
DurationThreshold2.0.5Same
DynamicView2.0.0Same
EMC.base2.1.1Same
EnterpriseCollector1.9.0Same
EnterpriseReports2.6.0Same
EnterpriseSecurity1.2.0Same
EnterpriseSkin3.3.5Same
HP.Proliant3.3.5Same
HttpMonitor3.1.23.1.0
IBM.Power1.2.0Same
InstalledTemplatesReport1.1.2Same
JuniperMonitor2.1.1Same
LDAPAuthenticator3.3.4Same
LDAPMonitor1.4.2Same
Licensing0.3.0Same
LinuxMonitor2.3.3Same
Microsoft.Azure2.2.1Same
Microsoft.Windows3.0.22.9.4
MySqlMonitor3.1.0Same
NetAppMonitor4.1.0Same
NtpMonitor3.0.0Same
PredictiveThreshold1.3.0Same
PropertyMonitor1.1.1Same
PythonCollector1.11.11.11.0
RMMonitor1.2.21.2.1
SolarisMonitor2.5.2Same
StorageBase1.4.4Same
SupportBundle1.1.2Same
vSphere4.1.24.1.0
WBEM3.0.0Same
WSMAN1.0.5Same
ZenDeviceACL2.3.0Same
ZenJMX3.14.03.13.0
ZenMail5.1.0Same
ZenOperatorRole2.3.0Same
ZenPackLib2.1.2Same
ZenSQLTx2.7.1Same
ZenWebTx3.0.53.0.4

Packaged ZenPacks

The following ZenPacks are packaged with Resource Manager, but not automatically installed:

Obsolete ZenPacks

ZenMailTX is obsolete. If this ZenPack is installed at your site, uninstall it.