Containerized Private Minions Release Notes

Containerized Private Minions Release Notes

Monday, November 11, 2019 - 13:12

New features

Minions now capture more page metrics when you run a Synthetics simple or scripted browser checks!

  • firstPaint and firstContentfulPaint paint performance values are now being collected.
  • longRunningTaskCount is now being computed ( longRunningTasksAvgTime, longRunningTasksCount, longRunningTasksMaxTime, longRunningTasksMinTime).
  • Navigation timing metrics are now being collected: loadEventStart, loadEventEnd, unloadEventStart, unloadEventEnd, domComplete, domInteractive, domContentLoadedEventStart, domContentLoadedEventEnd.
  • All of these values are available as attributes on the SyntheticRequest event, in Insights, NR1, and on the monitor results page.

Refer to Google's Performance and navigation timing API's for more details:

Thursday, October 17, 2019 - 15:16

Improvements

  • Removes support for Oracle JDK and adds support for openJDK.
  • Removes dangling Docker network connections at boot.
Wednesday, September 25, 2019 - 12:15

Features

  • Adds support for new format Private Location Keys with unique Synthetics prefixes. Current Private Location Keys will continue to be supported.
  • Supports running Private Location jobs from EU based accounts.
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

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