Welcome to AppFirst’s Release Notes Directory
Each month, we’ll give you a run down of all the new features we’ve released with links to their dedicated blog post and help documentation. Enjoy!
- August 2014
- July 2014
- June 2014
- May 2014
- April 2014
- March 2014
- February 2014
- January 2014
- December 2013
- November 2013
- October 2013
- September 2013
New Dashboard Management – August 25
We changed our layout for Dashboard Management. This layout gives an improved interface for creating, editing, and navigating between your Dashboards.
Windows Collector Version 67 – August 22
Version 67 for Windows provides increased library stability, lower bandwidth requirements, and enhanced support for programs with intercept functions such as Citrix Xenapp.
Dashboard Summary Widget – August 12
There is now a Summary widget available in our widget marketplace. The Summary widget displays the Average Response Time, Uptime percentage, and the number of Alerts over a specified time period for either a Server Group, or all servers.
Support for Red Hat 7 – July 1
New UI Released in Production – July 18
AFv2 Bug Fixes – June 4
Numerous fixes to our new UI.
API Fixes – June 2
Updates to improve APIs.
Linux Collector Version 97 – May 16
Made improvements to network statistics.
Devices – April 10
Initial release of Devices supports VMware’s ESXi.
Solaris Collector – April 7
AppFirst recently released a collection agent for Solaris 10 and 11, on both the SPARC and Intel platforms.
Linux Collector Version 94 – March 31
Improved Log Search capabilities, bug fixes for KDE support, and new features to support Devices (coming soon).
API Support for Analytical Alerting – March 17
Updated New Relic Integration released into Beta – March 6
API v4 – February 28
API v4 introduces pagination into AppFirst.
Roles – January 23
Roles allows users to better manage account permissions in AppFirst.
Analytical Alerting – December 28
We’re taking alerting to the next level by introducing our Out-of-Band Analytical Alerting. Set up smarter alerts based on what’s “normal” for your applications and infrastructure.
Flag Visualization: Time Correction – November 20
As virtual machines become more popular, it’s important to keep the date/time information on that machine current otherwise it could be susceptible to time skewing. We’ll report if the host’s date/time are out of sync by more than 24 hours.
Log Search & Log Watch Public Beta – November 18
Our Log Search and Log Watch tools have been released in a public beta.
PagerDuty Integration – November 13
Combine AppFirst’s robust alerting features with PagerDuty’s notification, on-call, and escalation solution, to create a complete alert management solution.
CloudWatch Support – November 13
If you’re an AWS user using CloudWatch, you can now integrate all your CloudWatch metrics into the AppFirst platform.
Linux Collector Version 91 – November 11
Just some good ol’ bug fixes.
This latest release includes support for Windows 8.1 and Windows Server 2012 R2, along with some bug fixes.
Mark Alerts as Resolved – October 29
You can now mark alerts in AppFirst as “Resolved,” letting people know that even though something isn’t quite normal, everything is a-ok.
Solaris Collector (beta) – October 29
AppFirst is releasing support of our collection technology for Solaris platforms. We are doing a beta release for a few users to get validation and feedback.
Linux Collector Version 88 – October 4
This latest release includes a bug fix to address collector behavior during network instability.
Multi Value Widget – September 30
This new Dashboard widget allows you to visualize up to six different polled data metrics (Nagios plugins, Windows Performance Counters, and JMX metrics) into a single widget.
Linux Collector Version 87 – September 20
Version 87 for Linux includes many o’ bug fixes – some for Java, some for Collector Profiles, and some for memory and process information for CentOS.
Log Search & Log Watch (Beta) – September 18
We released our newest Log applications in Beta this month. Sign up for our Beta Program if you want to try!
Windows Collector Version 63 – September 12
Version 63 for Windows includes the ability to handle CPUs that have more than 32 cores, a fix for some exited processes reporting as not exited, and better resiliency for when the collector cannot contact our backend.
Application Templates – September 12
The workflow for creating, editing, and deleting Application Templates has been improved, including a number of bug fixes.