(July 8, 2016)
Users & Access Rights User accounts and access profiles has been redesigned.
Console Login Console requires logon and NetCrunch Administration right now.
Solaris Monitoring New monitoring engine and Monitoring Packs are available for Solaris monitoring now.
Integration Module Integration Profiles and Actions for: IFTTT, PagerDuty, Zedesk, Freshdesk, Trello, Slack, Twitter, HipChat actions.
Event Details New window for better alerting control.
SNMPv3 Context NetCrunch supports using context field
SNMP String Value Monitoring NetCrunch supports alerts based on string SNMP value conditions: equals to,not equals to,contains, not contains,matches regular expression, change (any to any)
Layer 2 Cisco Monitoring of Layer 2 segments on Cisco using SNMPv3
Disk Monitoring Extended monitoring of disks on Unix family systems
Improved Performance Views Bar chart has been improved and uses the same color schemes like other chart types. Additionally, small triangle next to the value shows the latest change direction. Charts support SNMP tick unit conversion to standard time units (seconds, milliseconds). All charts perform animations for better change indication.
Sensor Testing You can test it's configuration by using new Test button
Monitoring Packs Added packs: HP ProCurve Switch, Sophos Antivirus Server, vCenter Server 6.0, Cisco ASA VPN Tunnels Statistics, Cisco Unified Communications Manager, Java Application Server (SNMP), Veeam Backup and Replication Server, Barracuda Firewall, Generic Printer
Web Messages Another tab in the external events window. Messages can be send using REST API using HTTP protocol from any application.
Extended Trend ViewerNew chart types and, scaling and customizing units.
Improved Report Charts Charts in reports supports range charts for better min/max and average presentation on a single chart
Monitoring Issues Windownbsp;New window allows easier reviewing and fixing all issue categories. You can select all nodes affected by the issue and fix it with one click.
Node Notes Window New window delivers better note management. Each note can be easily commented by NetCrunch users and can have labels and due date. Notes can't be deleted but you can archive them with single click.
Disable tasks auto popup Now you can switch off auto popup feature and only observe blue dot with number of tasks that require you attention.
New Filtering conditions Now you can create view for nodes having IP address assigned or not assigned.
(WebAccess) Node Properties Tab Node properties are accessible in WebAccess in read-only mode.
(WebAccess) Monitoring Issues Monitoring Issues are accessible from web access now
(WebAccess) Auto collapsing Atlas Tree When no maps are available for the user (due to access rights settings) , the Atlas Tree is automatically collapsed.
SNMP MIB search improvement You can use multiple words when searching MIB objects (i.e. cisco status)
Manage Monitoring Packs folders You can rename and add new folders in Alerting & Reporting Settings window.
Atlas Configuration Wizard New wizard helps you better manage automatic Monitoring Packs. You can disable rules and packs according to you monitoring preferences. Additionally, creating default notification scheme has been improved - you can to set actions on alert close and decide to get notifications only for critical alerts.
API Key Manager Allows to manage API keys for applications that need to send data to NetCrunch using REST API. Currently it can be used for two-way PagerDuty integration.
Credential Manager Managing monitoring credentials has been moved to separate window and is much easier now.
Remote Sessions Window It can be used to see all connected users and to terminate any connection.
GrafCrunch 2.6 New GrafCrunch version is based on stable version of Grafana 2.6. The most important feature for NetCrunch users is that you can now connect to multiple NetCrunch servers and create summary dashboards on a single screen.
NCCLI Command line utility for resetting admin password
Auto Close Local Console Console run on NetCrunch server using remote access is closed automatically 3 minutes after user disconnected console.
NetCrunch Audit Pack New Monitoring Pack for for monitoring NetCrunch login events including failed login attempts.
(June 3, 2016)
(March 17, 2016)
(February 24, 2016)
(February 18, 2016)
Japanese Version Release
(February 2, 2016)
Email Alert Sensor Trigger alerts based on an email sender, subject or body. Match content using regular expressions.
Mailbox Sensor Monitor mailbox authentication, activity, performance and size
Text Log Sensor (XE Edition) Parses text files and converts each entry into a list of properties which later can be filtered like any other type of log.
Text Parsing Expressions Parsing expressions allows you to describe how to parse external text data. You can use regular expressions or other patterns. Apache common log format is also supported.
New Action:Modify Custom Field You can change or clear the node custom field.
New Action:Change Node Monitoring Time You can control node monitoring time when an alert occurs.
New View:Responding Nodes with Pending Alerts The view contains nodes that are not down but have some alerts pending. The separate view shows all Unresponsive Nodes
Improved Dynamic Views Now you can create dynamic views on pending alerts and relative time expressions.
Event Log:Recently Resolved Views New event log views that allow you to see resolved issues within a selected time range. Followings views has been added: resolved after hour, resolved after day, resolved in less than 10 minutes.
Extended XML & JSON support Alerting actions now can use XML or data formats (write to file, run SSH script, run Windows script)
Support for 64bit interface counters Interface monitor supports 64bit counters if available.
Redesigned Message Format Editor The new editor is much easier to use and allows you to create custom formats.
Alert on Issue Trigger alert on monitoring issues. For example when authentication fails.
SSH Public Key Authentication Now you can choose to use passwords or public key authentication for SSH monitors (Linux, BSD, Mac OS X)
Set Web Page Sensors for multiple ports Now you can add multiple sensors with the same url but different ports when you run multiple HTTP servers on a single node.
Monitoring ESX Datastores Now you can set alerts on ESX datastore metrics. The datastore view is also available in the Node Status window.
Extended NetCrunch Service Restart Option You can schedule restart of NetCrunch service weekly at given time. You can also see when next restart is planned.
Multi-instance counters Use single counter definition to trigger and specify multiple instances at once. In this way you can selected disks to be monitored or interface or any other counter with instance.
Encoding Support for Syslog & Traps You can specify code page encoding for Syslog and SNM traps.
Performance Improvements Optimized processor usage for monitoring threads.
(December 16, 2015)
(November 02, 2015)
(September 08, 2015)
Flow Server will automatically recognize data of NetFlow and sFlow protocols regardless of the port the data comes to.
(July 08, 2015)
Basic Http Sensor Added ability to check only HTTP header
Global Counters (Open Monitor and Flows) can be used by map widgets now
Various other minor issues have been fixed.
(June 09, 2015)
NetFlow/sFlow Complete update of NetCrunch Flow Server, with new analytics, sFlow support, custom application classification, Cisco NBAR support and more. Now all dashboards charts are clickable for drill down analysis. For instance you can click on the internet traffic peak, and see what type of traffic has caused the spike. Improved performance allows NetCrunch to handle up to 1M flows per minute.
Summary Dashboard Tiles about Monitoring Packs and Network Services are fully clickable, details about which nodes are affected are showed in popup after click.
Top Charts Dashboard Now you can compare trends for displayed values with one click.
Sensor Summary Sensor summary for sensor based monitors are available on summary dashboard and in node status window.
Automated Full Screen Flow dashboard can be added to display loop.
File over HTTP Sensor It can check file presence, file size or modification time. It also allows you to search the file content or it can be used for finding new text log entries.
Basic HTTP Sensor Sends simple HTTP requests like GET, HEAD or POST and checks the response code or search for text in response content. It supports regular expressions for text analysis. It also allows you to measure response time and response length.
New Event Log Views there are 8 new pre-defined event log views to display only Syslog or SNMP traps or Web Page/HTTP events and others.
SSH/Linux/OS X/BSD Added support for latest OpenSSH (> 6.7) implementations requiring stronger encryption.
Touch Screens Improved touch screen support in dashboards (reordering tiles, zooming)
Trend Viewer Selected trend line is now highlighted on chart.
(April 28, 2015)
Map Data Widgets (7 types) allowing to display live performance data on maps
POP3/IMAP Email Text Sensor allowing triggering of alerts based on mail Subject and Sender fields.
New Monitoring Packs: Exchange 2013 Client Access Role, Exchange 2013 Mailbox Role
Automated Full Screen (Auto Switch View) - automatically switch between atlas views and view pages (map, summary, top charts) at full screen.
Added tooltips with data point highlight to all performance charts and other charts in the program.
(April 2, 2015)
Event log database is now in Unicode format (data migration is required)
Faster Layer 2 Monitoring it is 5 times faster now. This decreases load on switches, especially these with a large number of ports
Redesigned and improved event log views and summary view
Added search ability to all node and event views
Improved and simplified selecting SNMP counters for monitoring
Webhook Action allows you to send REST requests as a response to alerts
Improved Alert Triggers can wait for given time before triggering alert (i.e. value must be over a given threshold value for 5 minutes)
Added 4 NetApp Monitoring Packs
Expanded Dynamic Views It's now possible to use all nodes' detail fields to create dynamic atlas views.
Improved Event Log View Event log hides confirmation events (events ending alerts) by default now, so you can better focus on alerts.
Improved Event Log View Alert duration is displayed for closed alerts
Full Screen Support Dashboards can be opened at full screen now (in console and web access).
Node Status UX Node Status window now shows the number of Pending Alerts in the header
New Top Charts View includes new tiles and displays recent values by default now. You can now zoom the display with up to 10 rows without scrolling.
New Summary Dashboard displays much more information using the same screen space. The Dashboard can be zoomed to adjust to your screen resolution.
Every created sensor has assigned reports and events by default now.
Trend zooming - is now possible in performance trend viewer.
Node Status UX window can be resized or maximized to full screen
New Node Performance View Old Counters view has been replaced with new Performance view showing current and last 24 hours
NetFlow You can click on top talkers in the NetFlow dashboard to see node menu (if node is in the Atlas)
Updated OpenSSL to version 1.0.2
Over 400 improvements and fixes overall
(January 16, 2015)
This is strongly recommended update for all existing customers as it contains over 200 bug fixes and improvements.
Improved performance of SNMPv3 monitoring (new optimized SNMP engine).
SNMPv2 is now the default setting and program uses bulk requests to lower network footprint.
Renewed WMI Tools
UX It is possible now to open node settings or execute tools directly from search results window.
Web Page Sensor - extended support for handling different login schemes (support for standard HTTP authentication and custom scripts).
It is possible now to export/import view template and use it for new views.
Alert & Report Settings - edit or delete user common alert definitions.
Improved handling of DNS queries
Many other UI improvements and fixes.
Overall stability and performance improvements.
The following issues have been fixed:
(November 14, 2014)
The following issues have been fixed:
(September 19, 2014)
This is strongly recommended update for all existing customers.
The following issues have been fixed:
(July 7, 2014)
This is strongly recommended update for all existing customers. The following issues have been fixed:
(June 23, 2014)
The following bugs and issues have been fixed:
(June 11, 2014)