Containerized Private Minions Release Notes

Wednesday, August 21, 2019 - 11:15

Fixes

  • Fixed an issue related to running the CPM managed by a private Kubernetes cluster
Tuesday, July 30, 2019 - 13:58

Features

  • Users can now define variables exposed to the scripted monitors via a local JSON file

Fixes

  • Watchdog Alerts can now be disabled from the Private Locations page on the Synthetics user interface
Monday, July 22, 2019 - 14:00

Improvements

  • Further improvements to minion application logging to sanitize key parameters when debug logging is enabled. See security bulletin NR19-04.
Thursday, July 18, 2019 - 09:29

New features

  • Users can now define variables exposed to the scripted monitors via the $env object

Improvements

  • Improved container self-identification logic
Thursday, June 27, 2019 - 13:32

Improvements

  • Newly created monitors will now target API version 0.6.0
Tuesday, June 18, 2019 - 13:03

Fixes

  • Fixed graceful shutdown of the job runner for monitor api version 0.6.0
Thursday, June 6, 2019 - 17:05

Improvements

  • Added support for AWS SDK for JavaScript for scripted monitors.
Thursday, May 23, 2019 - 17:05

Improvements

Thursday, April 11, 2019 - 16:15

Features

  • Private Minions can now report to https://synthetics-horde.nr-data.net/ with static IP addresses. For more info, see the relevant documentation here.

IP Addresses:

  • 13.248.153.51
  • 76.223.21.185

Improvements

  • Improved HAR production by filtering out resources from the application cache.
Thursday, April 11, 2019 - 12:24

Improvements

  • Improved minion application logging to sanitize key parameters when debug logging is enabled.
Thursday, April 4, 2019 - 13:53

Fixes

  • Improve the cleanup of the Docker resources allocated to checks
Thursday, March 7, 2019 - 10:50

Fixes

  • Changes to our check detection logic that reduce the likelihood of false alerts for non simple monitors.
Thursday, February 28, 2019 - 21:48

Fixes

  • Changes to our shutdown logic to prevent data loss under certain conditions
Thursday, February 14, 2019 - 22:30

Fixes

  • Better error handling for minions unable to save data when the minion filesystem goes into read-only mode.
  • Health checks now shut down minions more reliably.
Thursday, January 24, 2019 - 15:00

Improvements

  • Deep DNS resolution support
  • Improves error reporting.
Thursday, January 17, 2019 - 08:30

Improvements

Improved graceful termination of the minion

Wednesday, January 9, 2019 - 18:34

Fixes

  • Minor bug fixes and improvements
Thursday, December 20, 2018 - 19:08

Features

  • Added new environment variable MINION_DOCKER_RUNNER_REGISTRY_ENDPOINT to allow use of a Docker registry that isn't quay.io. For example, registry.hub.docker.com can be used to pull the Minion Runner image from Docker Hub.

Fixes

  • We no longer require access to quay.io
Thursday, December 13, 2018 - 13:00

Features

  • Added additional logging for invalid Docker configurations.

Fixes

  • Bug fix for browser monitors that reported jobs as failed when they succeed on reattempt.
Wednesday, November 14, 2018 - 12:00

Fixes

  • Added help command to show usage examples as well as the list of all the available run options

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