[hobbit] Xymon roadmap
denis at crewhub.net
Fri Jun 26 14:50:53 CEST 2009
Rich Smrcina wrote:
> On February 9, Henrik posted the following roadmap to the list. I
> haven't heard much lately so I don't know if it has changed.
> Version 4.4:
> * SNMP support for data collection
> * Status updates based on data collected in the RRD files (this is
> really nice - essentially, *any* value you put into an RRD file
> can trigger a new or modified status in Xymon. So you could eg.
> change the status of your "http" test to go red, if the response
> time of a webpage exceeds 5 seconds).
> * Status "flap" handling, to catch statuses that change rapidly.
> Version 4.5:
> * Support for communication between clients and Xymon to use
> compression and/or encryption.
> * Support for client authentication via SSL certificates (so
> you cannot spoof a client message).
> Version 4.6:
> * Revised web interface - eliminate the need for webserver-based
> authentication, and provide more fine-grained authorization
> for the various Xymon components.
> * Per-user custom login pages, so the login will always show those
> systems that the user has responsibility for / is allowed to
> Somewhere along the road I will also introduce a new "ping" test
> daemon - I am getting to the point where ping'ing all hosts take
> longer than 5 minutes (I have a lot of hosts). So something needs
> to be done, and I think I know how to do it.
Has someone an idea of the possibles releases regarding this mail of
henrik for the year coming ?
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