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What's New

FortiMonitor 2021.4 includes the following enhancements:

December 1, 2021

Features

  • Instance Details page: Added an option to enable and disable debug logging mode for Agent-based instances.

  • ElastiFlow: GeoIP database support for Elastiflow 5.x.

 

Improvements

  • CounterMeasures: OnSight-based CounterMeasures now extract metadata from target instances to allow CounterMeasure actions towards instances associated with the OnSight.

  • Jira Service Desk integration: Custom fields are now included in incident notification payloads.

  • Meraki integration: The UI for creating new Meraki integrations has been improved.

  • Dashboards: Updated the Advanced Line Graph widget such that SNMP values that are 0 are displayed as 0 instead of N/A.

November 24, 2021

Features

  • The OnSight Management page is now available. To access the page, click Monitoring from the main navigation header then select OnSight Management.

    This page displays all of the OnSights in your environment including the following details:

    • OnSight name

    • Status

    • Version

    • Hardware

    • Metric count

    • Last sync time

 

Improvements

  • Integrations: Incident severity changes and updates are now automatically sent to your ServiceNow integration.

  • SNMP: SNMP OID descriptions are now displayed on all Instance Details page graphs and configuration tables.

November 18, 2021

Features

  • On-call schedules: Extended the iCal subscription for On-call from 60 days to 120 days.

  • CounterMeasures: CounterMeasures can now be triggered for custom incidents.

  • SNMP: Additional SNMPv3 SHA authorization algorithms have been added to the list of authentication options when creating a new SNMPv3 credential.

  • Instance Details page: The maximum speed of SNMP port metrics can now be configured individually from the Monitoring Config tab.

Improvements

  • Incident hub: Added support for translating SNMP trap numeric OIDs to human-readable format. SNMP trap related incidents now shows the label/name of device instead of its OID.

  • Added the Last Month and Last Year options to the list of available time ranges for Performance graphs on Instance Details and Incident Details pages.

November 9, 2021

Features

  • Incident hub: The number of active incidents for sub-groups and instances belonging to a group are now displayed when using the Groups filter.

  • Instance Details page: The Activity tab now shows which user started a maintenance.

November 4, 2021

Features

  • Synthetic checks: Traceroutes now use the FQDN from the MonitoringPoint instead of the instance’s primary FQDN. This is required for instances that have multiple synthetic checks running against it which go through different network paths.

  • Traceroutes can now be run for simulated incidents.

  • The FortiGate OS version of FortiGate devices provisioned in FortiMonitor are now displayed on the Instance Details page.

Improvements

  • Improved the handling of traceroutes to ensure that results are always displayed. For successful traceroutes, the trace results are displayed. For failed traceroutes, an error message is displayed.

  • CounterMeasures: A description of the CounterMeasure is now displayed on the CounterMeasure approval modal.

  • After deleting an instance from an instance group, users are now redirected back to the same instance group instead of the All Instances view.

  • Dashboards: Disabled stale data warnings when dashboards are paused.

Bug fixes

  • Dashboards: The Network Interface widget incorrectly displays blank columns.

  • Dashboards: Widgets are incorrectly showing the location name for checks ran from a DEM server.

October 29, 2021

Features

  • Improvements to how Attributes are displayed in the Control Panel.

    • Added a new Attributes page that can be accesses by clicking Attributes under the Settings tab for the main navigation header.

    • Add, edit, and delete attributes from the Attributes page.

Bug fixes

  • Custom plugin does not show the boolean values from the metric threshold.

  • Dashboard widget Tag filter Match All incorrectly matches any of the given tags.

 

What's New

FortiMonitor 2021.4 includes the following enhancements:

December 1, 2021

Features

  • Instance Details page: Added an option to enable and disable debug logging mode for Agent-based instances.

  • ElastiFlow: GeoIP database support for Elastiflow 5.x.

 

Improvements

  • CounterMeasures: OnSight-based CounterMeasures now extract metadata from target instances to allow CounterMeasure actions towards instances associated with the OnSight.

  • Jira Service Desk integration: Custom fields are now included in incident notification payloads.

  • Meraki integration: The UI for creating new Meraki integrations has been improved.

  • Dashboards: Updated the Advanced Line Graph widget such that SNMP values that are 0 are displayed as 0 instead of N/A.

November 24, 2021

Features

  • The OnSight Management page is now available. To access the page, click Monitoring from the main navigation header then select OnSight Management.

    This page displays all of the OnSights in your environment including the following details:

    • OnSight name

    • Status

    • Version

    • Hardware

    • Metric count

    • Last sync time

 

Improvements

  • Integrations: Incident severity changes and updates are now automatically sent to your ServiceNow integration.

  • SNMP: SNMP OID descriptions are now displayed on all Instance Details page graphs and configuration tables.

November 18, 2021

Features

  • On-call schedules: Extended the iCal subscription for On-call from 60 days to 120 days.

  • CounterMeasures: CounterMeasures can now be triggered for custom incidents.

  • SNMP: Additional SNMPv3 SHA authorization algorithms have been added to the list of authentication options when creating a new SNMPv3 credential.

  • Instance Details page: The maximum speed of SNMP port metrics can now be configured individually from the Monitoring Config tab.

Improvements

  • Incident hub: Added support for translating SNMP trap numeric OIDs to human-readable format. SNMP trap related incidents now shows the label/name of device instead of its OID.

  • Added the Last Month and Last Year options to the list of available time ranges for Performance graphs on Instance Details and Incident Details pages.

November 9, 2021

Features

  • Incident hub: The number of active incidents for sub-groups and instances belonging to a group are now displayed when using the Groups filter.

  • Instance Details page: The Activity tab now shows which user started a maintenance.

November 4, 2021

Features

  • Synthetic checks: Traceroutes now use the FQDN from the MonitoringPoint instead of the instance’s primary FQDN. This is required for instances that have multiple synthetic checks running against it which go through different network paths.

  • Traceroutes can now be run for simulated incidents.

  • The FortiGate OS version of FortiGate devices provisioned in FortiMonitor are now displayed on the Instance Details page.

Improvements

  • Improved the handling of traceroutes to ensure that results are always displayed. For successful traceroutes, the trace results are displayed. For failed traceroutes, an error message is displayed.

  • CounterMeasures: A description of the CounterMeasure is now displayed on the CounterMeasure approval modal.

  • After deleting an instance from an instance group, users are now redirected back to the same instance group instead of the All Instances view.

  • Dashboards: Disabled stale data warnings when dashboards are paused.

Bug fixes

  • Dashboards: The Network Interface widget incorrectly displays blank columns.

  • Dashboards: Widgets are incorrectly showing the location name for checks ran from a DEM server.

October 29, 2021

Features

  • Improvements to how Attributes are displayed in the Control Panel.

    • Added a new Attributes page that can be accesses by clicking Attributes under the Settings tab for the main navigation header.

    • Add, edit, and delete attributes from the Attributes page.

Bug fixes

  • Custom plugin does not show the boolean values from the metric threshold.

  • Dashboard widget Tag filter Match All incorrectly matches any of the given tags.