Changelog

Release 29.0.1

Release 29.0.1 is a quick release outside of the normal schedule to address some bugs found in 29.0.0 mostly related to running as non-root, and Minion communication.

The codename for Horizon 29.0.1 is Emu.

  • Kafka topics should start with OpenNMS Instance ID for Twin (Issue NMS-13733)

  • opennms.spec file tries to find out if gid 1000 is used but doesn’t actually check hat (Issue NMS-13734)

  • Events from Hardware Inventory Provisioning Adapter and SNMP Metadata Provisioning Adapter cannot be distinguished (Issue NMS-13735)

  • Upgrade to 29: fix-permissions script fails changing ownership (Issue NMS-13736)

  • Minion user not authorized to read from topic OpenNMS.Twin.Sink (Issue NMS-13742)

  • opennms-plugin-provisioning-wsman-asset missing on Debian (Issue NMS-13747)

  • Upgrade to 29: "$RUNAS is not set" (Issue NMS-13748)

  • SNMP Metadata XSD does not allow multiple <config> elements (Issue NMS-13752)

Enhancement
  • Support multiple auth params for same SNMPV3 username (Issue NMS-13490)

  • Add retry for RPC calls (Issue NMS-13652)

  • Migrate Discovery settings from wiki into docs (Issue NMS-13730)

Release 29.0.0

Release 29.0.0 is the first in the Horizon 29 series, introducing running as non-root by default, optimizations to Minion communication, time-series improvements, support for Cortex for storing flow data, and more.

The codename for Horizon 29.0.0 is Turkey.

Bug

  • Add Validation for Metadata in Thresholds (Issue NMS-12689)

  • Prometheus collector won’t process untyped metrics (Issue NMS-12717)

  • Confd doesn’t replace telemetryd config in etc (Issue NMS-13265)

  • The node and interface counters of the Evaluation Layer are incorrect (Issue NMS-13283)

  • EvaluationMetrics.log is contaminated with non-related metrics. (Issue NMS-13284)

  • Meta-Data cannot be deleted using UI (Issue NMS-13314)

  • Maven: external HTTP insecure URLs are blocked (Issue NMS-13323)

  • Installation with non-root user failes on CentOS 8 (Issue NMS-13415)

  • Starting opennms with systemd as non-root fails with access denied for pid (Issue NMS-13417)

  • Fresh install requires to run fix-permissions script for iplike.so (Issue NMS-13418)

  • Docker not able to access etc overlay as non-root (Issue NMS-13436)

  • The Info ReST endpoint is not showing the services status (Issue NMS-13437)

  • Fix ipInterface PrimaryType Hibernate mapping (Issue NMS-13469)

  • Relaunch of bin/opennms script as opennms user fails due to missing arguments (Issue NMS-13470)

  • Reflected XSS in webapp notice wizard (Issue NMS-13496)

  • IFTTT integration not working anymore (Issue NMS-13501)

  • Minion stops processing flows with "Invalid packet: null" until restart (Issue NMS-13539)

  • Components that use JavaMail unable to use TLS 1.2+ (Issue NMS-13636)

  • Hardware information not displayed for some devices (SnmpMetadataProvisioningAdapter) (Issue NMS-13648)

  • Lock contention when processing large volume of REST API requests (Issue NMS-13655)

  • Clean unused data in srv001.txt and srv002.txt (Issue NMS-13657)

  • Nodes with complex hardware configuration are not correctly rendered (Issue NMS-13660)

  • automation cleanUpRpStatusChanges that references removed action with same name remains in default vacuumd-configuration.xml configuration (Issue NMS-13661)

  • ALEC in distributed mode doesn’t start on Sentinel (Issue NMS-13664)

  • property name importer.adapter.dns.reverse.level is incorrect in commented out example (Issue NMS-13670)

  • Fix JtiTelemetryIT smoke test (Issue NMS-13687)

  • START_TIMEOUT ignored when run from systemd (Issue NMS-13702)

  • macOS Monterey: older OpenNMS branches do not start anymore (Issue NMS-13703)

  • related events box in alarm detail shows all events when alarm has no node / interface / service / ifindex (Issue NMS-13705)

  • SNMP Metadata Provisioning Adapter: wrong line in debian/rules (Issue NMS-13717)

  • invalid permissions in /var/opennms on fresh install (Issue NMS-13725)

  • JMS Twin doesn’t work with minion user (Issue NMS-13726)

  • Remove reference to DHCP plugin from docs (Issue NMS-13727)

  • GeoIP Provisioning Adapter: SubnetUtils does not support IPv6 (Issue NMS-13728)

Enhancement

  • Change the webUI so it runs as a non-root user easily and reliably (Issue NMS-1231)

  • Create opennms user on install (Issue NMS-11970)

  • syslogd as non-root user (Issue NMS-11982)

  • opennms.service in non-root environment (Issue NMS-12005)

  • opennms init script "runas" setting (Issue NMS-12007)

  • TrapD won’t run as non-root user (Issue NMS-12026)

  • non-root user:group file permissions (Issue NMS-12034)

  • Documentation for reloadable daemons (Issue NMS-12611)

  • Incorporate node related information to events and alarms topic in opennms-kafka-producer feature (Issue NMS-12778)

  • Update Provisioning chapter (Issue NMS-12810)

  • Create docs about Newts confd parameters (Issue NMS-13005)

  • Allow OpenNMS Core service to run as non-root (Issue NMS-13016)

  • Improve usability and self-contained features of the Kafka Producer payload for metrics (Issue NMS-13191)

  • Upgrade Kafka components to 2.8.0 (Issue NMS-13264)

  • Monitor localhost in a fresh install (Issue NMS-13313)

  • Location dropdown on Add Node does not sort/filter (Issue NMS-13316)

  • Persist monitor status in RRD (Issue NMS-13324)

  • TSS 2.0: Improved Tag handling (Issue NMS-13356)

  • Provide ability to store aggregated flow data from Nephron in Cortex (Issue NMS-13372)

  • Investigate the Conversations related performance with Cortex & large amount of data (Issue NMS-13375)

  • Nephron: Get rid of convo_key and grouped_by_key (Issue NMS-13377)

  • Define Minion/OpenNMS Object replication Interfaces (Issue NMS-13401)

  • Integrate Object replication with Trapd (for SNMPV3 Users) (Issue NMS-13402)

  • Limit CollectionSet size in Kafka Producer to less than 1MB. (Issue NMS-13407)

  • Remove remote repository dependencies during Minion OCI build (Issue NMS-13432)

  • Implement gRPC broker for Object replication (Twin) (Issue NMS-13460)

  • Implement ActiveMQ broker for Object replication ( Twin) (Issue NMS-13461)

  • Implement In-memory broker for Object replication ( Twin) (Issue NMS-13462)

  • Implement Kafka broker for Object replication ( Twin) (Issue NMS-13463)

  • Changes to review bulk indexing with raw flow data (Issue NMS-13478)

  • Grpc IPC and Twin should be able to run from the same port (Issue NMS-13487)

  • Add Karaf Command to add query and publish Twin Objects (Issue NMS-13488)

  • delete the opennms-tools directory (Issue NMS-13563)

  • Upgrade Karaf to v4.3.2 (Issue NMS-13565)

  • Support partial updates to Twin API (Issue NMS-13576)

  • Optimize ip address handling in flow classification engine (Issue NMS-13577)

  • optimize repeated reloads of the flow classification engine (Issue NMS-13580)

  • The implementation of HealthCheck.performAsyncHealthCheck is not async (Issue NMS-13590)

  • Add 'tag' argument to health-check command (Issue NMS-13592)

  • Provide basic implementation for patch support for Twin (Issue NMS-13594)

  • Show Link State when viewing links on the Enlinkd topology maps (Issue NMS-13619)

  • Topologies menu (Issue NMS-13622)

  • Documentation for the new feature persisting flows in Cortex (Issue NMS-13635)

  • Discover LLDP topology on devices running MikroTik RouterOS (Issue NMS-13637)

  • Drop SQS support (Issue NMS-13640)

  • Remove Rest Client / OpenNMS Rest Health Checks on Minion (Issue NMS-13641)

  • Update docs with Twin implementation (Issue NMS-13642)

  • Check doc source for wiki links (Issue NMS-13688)

  • Create Release Notes for Horizon 29 (Issue NMS-13700)

  • Add Twin feature/strategy to conf.d/smoke test (Issue NMS-13701)

  • GeoIP Provisioning Adapter (Issue NMS-13704)

  • Allow PostgreSQL 14 (Issue NMS-13714)

  • Add hint for time sync on OpenNMS components (Issue NMS-13724)