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Release Notes - 0.8.7a

Important Security Fixes

  • Possible SQL injection issue was resolved.
  • Important Bug Fixes

  • Additional support for RRDTool graph minimum and maximum Y-axis limits added for RRDTool 1.2.x.
  • Support for opacity and alpha added for RRDTool 1.2.x.
  • Support for si units with logarithmic scaling added for RRDtool 1.2.x
  • Fixed issues with cron interval detection that was causing issues with polling intervals less than 5 minutes.
  • User manager now allows usernames with spaces and dashes.
  • Upgrade Notes

    From the release of 0.8.7 and forward Cactid will now be known as Spine. If you are currently using Cactid, you will need to download and install Spine.


    bug#0000895: "Use Per-Data Source Value (Ignore this Value)" runs only when when checking "Allow Empty Input"
    bug#0001029: Add --autoscale-min (rrdtool 1.2.x only) and --autoscale-max (using upper AND lower limit)
    bug#0001035: Allow for --logarithmic scaling without autoscaling
    bug#0001038: Data sources in RRAs have random order, messing up predefined CDEFs
    bug#0001043: Graph Templates drop down populates with duplicates
    bug#0001046: Upgrade from 0.8.6j to 0.8.7 defaults to Authentication Method NONE
    bug#0001052: Graph template - GRINT creates CF function DEF
    bug#0001055: Invalid date format - "half hour" not the GNU Date format
    bug#0001057: SQL error when using 'Auth Method' None when no 'guest' user exists
    bug#0001058: Graph Filter dropdowns do not respect user graph permissions
    bug#0001059: Potential SQL injection vulnerability
    bug#0001060: RRDtool 1.2.15 complain for garbage characters when rrdtool_function_xport is used
    bug#0001061: cmd.php: potential call to invalid "availability_method" key on wrong hash
    bug#0001064: Log file viewer inefficient filtering uses excess memory
    bug#0001066: doc change for using COUNTERs as integers only
    bug#0001067: Fixed extra spaces in GPRINT. Better Alignment for Autopadding
    bug#0001068: doc change for patching cacti when running SELinux
    bug#0001070: Cron interval detection causes multiple pollers to run
    bug#0001073: Max OIDS is not saved in device view
    bug#0001078: Undefined variable: rra in graph.php on line 241
    bug#0001079: Dates are not stored in host table using correct format
    bug#0001080: Graph Export Generates SQL Errors
    bug#0001081: Usernames with spaces and dashes are not able to save
    feature#0001035: Allow for --units=si on logarithmic scaled graphs (rrdtool-1.2.x only).
    feature#0001069: add opacity/alpha channel to graph items (rrdtool-1.2.x only).
    feature#0001065: Move to Top for List and Tree View. Omit boring scrolling
    feature: add availability pings to host interface
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