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What are the release notes for the multi-platform probe?

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Where can I find release notes concerning just the multi-platform probe?

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Created on Jul 18, 2023 8:15:00 AM by  Jacqueline Conforti [Paessler Support]

Last change on Feb 16, 2024 8:03:36 PM by  Fruzsina Ébelle [Paessler Support]



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This article applies as of PRTG 24 and multi-platform probe 0.20.0

Important notice: We strongly recommend to only use multi-platform probe 0.20.0 with as of PRTG 24.1.93 Preview and later versions.

Multi-platform probe release notes


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Disclaimer


The multi-platform probe is currently in beta. Unexpected issues can occur. We do not recommend that you use the feature on your production system.


February 28, 2024 - Multi-platform probe 0.20.0

Features

  • Add the Multi-Platform Probe Health sensor
  • Add the System Health v2 sensor
  • Probe adapter integration in PRTG
    • You can now configure the connection of your PRTG core server to the NATS server via the PRTG UI. Your system must run as of PRTG 24.1.93.
  • Add the Scan Now feature

Changes

  • Multi-platform probes no longer pause when the PRTG core server restarts.
  • Logs are more structured and less redundant.
  • The NATS server installer now supports unattended installation.

Known issues

  • If you want to uninstall the multi-platform probe from a RHEL system, you must first deactivate it with the following command: sudo systemctl disable --now prtg.mpprobe.service

If you uninstalled the multi-platform probe without deactivating it first, you will need to reinstall the multi-plaform probe, wait until it connects, and then deactivate it. Then you can run the command to remove it from your system.

  • If you delete a multi-platform probe and want to restore it or if you accidentally click Deny instead of Accept on the PRTG web instance, you must restart the multi-platform probe with the following command: sudo systemctl restart prtg.mpprobe.service
    • Note: Make sure the multi-platform probe you wish to restore is not on the Deny GUIs list found under Setup | System Administration | Core & Probes | Probe Connection Settings.

Feburary 22, 2024

Change

  • Update the NATS server included in the NATS server for Paessler PRTG Windows installer to version 2.10.11

January 15, 2024 – Multi-platform probe 0.19.0

Features

Security

  • Add support for encrypted TLS connection to the NATS server. TLS is the new default security.

Bug fixes

  • Correct the version output that displays when using sudo /opt/paessler/mpprobe/prtgmpprobe --version.

Improvements

  • The NATS Server is now installed via an MSI installer.

Changes


September 27, 2023 – Multi-Platform Probe 0.17.1

  • Release the multi-platform probe in beta
  • Improve various internal processes

July 19, 2023 - Multi-platform probe 0.17

  • Release multi-platform probe in alpha
  • Improve security
    • Runs with minimal capabilities
  • Add support for Linux packages in .deb and .rpm
    • Note: If you had previously installed the multi-platform probe via the Linux installation script, you must uninstall it before you attempt to install the newest version.
    • Create a dedicated user account
      Note: This could affect existing Script v2 sensors on the multi-platform probe.
    • Move install location to /opt/paessler
    • Change logging system to journald
  • Remove Windows compatibility
  • Fix an issue with the NATS service file on CentOS
  • Add the SNMP Custom v2, SNMP Disk Free v2, and SNMP Uptime v2 sensors

February 16, 2023 - Multi-platform probe 0.16

  • Add the Script v2 sensor
  • Add example scripts for the Script v2 sensor
  • Add the HTTP v2 and Ping v2 sensors
  • Fix several installation issues

February 2022

  • Add support for ARM-based systems
    • This enables you to deploy your probe on systems like Raspberry Pi, AWS EC2 with Graviton CPU, and NAS systems.

December 2021

  • Release multi-platform probe in early alpha
  • You can use the following sensors with the multi-platform probe:
Beckhoff IPC System Health
Cisco Meraki License
Cisco Meraki Network Health
Cloud HTTP v2
Cloud Ping v2
Dell EMC Unity Enclosure Health v2
Dell EMC Unity File System v2
Dell EMC Unity Storage Capacity v2
Dell EMC Unity Storage LUN v2
Dell EMC Unity Storage Pool v2
Dell EMC Unity VMware Datastore v2
DNS v2
FortiGate System Statistics
FortiGate VPN Overview
HPE 3PAR Common Provisioning Group
HPE 3PAR Drive Enclosure
HPE 3PAR Virtual Volume
Local Folder
Microsoft 365 Service Status
Microsoft 365 Service Status Advanced
Modbus RTU Custom
Modbus TCP Custom
MQTT Round Trip
MQTT Statistics
MQTT Subscribe Custom
NetApp Aggregate v2
NetApp I/O v2
NetApp LIF v2
NetApp LUN v2
NetApp NIC v2
NetApp Physical Disk v2
NetApp SnapMirror v2
NetApp System Health v2
NetApp Volume v2
Network Share
OPC UA Certificate
OPC UA Custom
OPC UA Server Status
Ping
Port v2
Redfish Power Supply
Redfish System Health
Redfish Virtual Disk
REST Custom v2
Soffico Orchestra Channel Health

Created on Jul 18, 2023 10:57:47 AM by  Jacqueline Conforti [Paessler Support]

Last change on Feb 29, 2024 11:05:09 AM by  Fruzsina Ébelle [Paessler Support]




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