Java Release Notes

Recent Java agent release notes are listed below. If you would like a release that has been used extensively with a list of known issues, see Established releases (Java) for download link and version information.

Java Agent Release Notes

Tuesday, May 1, 2012 - 16:26 Download

Notes

  • Browser traces
  • Bug fix: OC4J does not start (introduced in 2.2.0)
  • Bug fix: AbstractMethodError calling getRemoteUser in Tomcat and Glassfish
  • Bug fix: Deployment does not use SSL port if SSL is configured (introduced in 2.2.0)
  • Bug fix: NullPointerException getting request URI in Jetty 4.x and 5.x
  • Bug fix: JSP compiler error with auto RUM in Tomcat 5
  • Bug fix: Transaction parameters removed if error is reported but response status < 400
  • Bug fix: No request parameters in Resin 3.x
  • Bug fix: AbstractMethodError calling getContextPath() with Tomcat 5.x (introduced in 2.2.0)
  • Bug fix: Ignore transaction before transaction started stops transaction reporting
Wednesday, April 18, 2012 - 15:54

Notes

  • Bug fix: ClassLoader.loadClass deadlock (introduced in 2.4.0)
Monday, April 2, 2012 - 18:39

Notes

  • Bug fix: AssertionError in WebLogic (introduced in 2.2.0)
Tuesday, March 27, 2012 - 10:52

Notes

  • Bug fix: ClassNotFoundException with JBoss AS 7 (introduced in 2.2.0)
  • Bug fix: NoClassDefFoundError with Glassfish 3.1.2 (introduced in 2.2.0)
  • Bug fix: ClassCastException with Glassfish 3.1.1 (introduced in 2.2.0)
  • Bug fix: Agent stops reporting web transactions (introduced in 2.2.0)
  • Bug fix: Instrumentation error in Jetty 7.5.4 (introduced in 2.2.0)
  • Bug fix: possible unknown host for external call with HttpClient 3.0.1 (introduced in 2.3.0)
  • Bug fix: stall error reporting broken
  • Bug fix: agent_enabled setting not working
  • Add stall_threshold setting for reporting stall errors
Monday, February 13, 2012 - 00:07

Notes

  • Bug fix: Agent logging breaks webapp log4j configuration (introduced in 2.3.0)
Wednesday, February 1, 2012 - 17:52

Notes

  • Play! framework support
  • Create web transactions using custom instrumentation
  • Use log4j instead of Java API logging
  • Bug fix: RUM auto instrumentation fixes
  • Bug fix: multiple app names in app_name setting out of order (introduced in 2.2.0)
  • Bug fix: possible java.lang.IllegalArgumentException with parameterized SQL (introduced in 2.2.0)
  • Bug fix: WebSphere instrumentation broken (introduced in 2.2.0)
Thursday, December 29, 2011 - 18:00

Notes

  • Bug fix: ClassFormatError and NoClassDefFoundError instrumenting proxy classes
  • Bug fix: transaction trace threshold not working (introduced in 2.2.0)
  • Bug fix: infinite loop instrumenting parameterized SQL statements
Tuesday, December 6, 2011 - 18:06

Notes

  • Performance improvements
  • Support server-side configuration
  • Bug fix: byte-code instrumentation causes class loading deadlock and OS memory explosion
Monday, November 7, 2011 - 18:17

Notes

  • Performance improvements
  • Bug fix: parse inner select SQL statements
  • Bug fix: execute SQL statement not recognized
Friday, October 7, 2011 - 18:23

Notes

  • Report slow SQL statements
  • Performance improvements
  • Continue to record metrics after transaction trace limit is reached
  • Bug fix: never drop data
  • Bug fix: Agent destructively reads request parameters in Resin
  • Bug fix: default transaction trace threshold should be apdex_f
  • Bug fix: Don't obfuscate digits in SQL statements that are part of table name
Tuesday, August 30, 2011 - 18:25

Notes

  • Bug fix: RUM: handle duplicate injection of our JS header and footer
  • Bug fix: fix the license key hint that is inserted into the auto-generated configuration file
  • Allow logging to standard out
  • Allow configuration of the agent via environment variables
Thursday, August 4, 2011 - 18:28

Notes

  • Bug fix: RUM: Tag files not compiling in Jasper
  • Bug fix: RUM: header not always inserted after meta tags
  • Bug fix: NullPointerException if filter config is null
  • Bug fix: Fix IE measurement problem in RUM footer
  • Bug fix: API calls should not throw exceptions
Thursday, June 16, 2011 - 18:30

Notes

  • Bug fix: Auto RUM compiler error instrumenting some JSPs
  • Bug fix: Auto RUM should inject header after meta tags
  • Bug fix: Installer does not modify start script if another javaagent switch is present
  • Bug fix: Agent breaks request URI parsing in Tomcat: JSESSIONID not removed (introduced in 1.4.0)
  • Bug fix: Some compilers unable to compile JSP with auto RUM
  • Installer support for Glassfish
Monday, May 23, 2011 - 18:34

Notes

  • Bug fix: JBoss fails to start with JMX errors (introduced in 1.4.0)
Monday, May 9, 2011 - 18:35

Notes

  • Auto Real User Monitoring
  • Support for X-Request-Start, X-Queue-Start, and X-Queue-Time request headers
  • Bug fix: newrelic-api.jar does not work with Java 1.5
  • Bug fix: NullPointerException instrumenting HttpClient
  • Bug fix: setting request attribute "com.newrelic.agent.TRANSACTION_NAME" not working (broken in 1.4.0)
  • Bug fix: uncaught exceptions not logged during startup
  • Bug fix: thread profiling fails if CPU time not supported
  • Bug fix: error is ignored only if it is the root cause
Monday, April 11, 2011 - 18:38

Notes:

  • Real User Monitoring
  • Bug fix: setting 'ignore_status_codes' to a single value is ignored
Thursday, March 17, 2011 - 18:40

Notes:

  • Component-based transaction naming
  • Agent API
  • Multiple applications enhancements
  • Send data to RPM in UTF-8 format
  • Bug fix: ClassCastException setting record_sql: off

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