[FRS-431] FusionReactor 7.x Release Notes

FusionReactor Rev. 7.x


Status: 25-Oct-2017

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Key Issue Type Summary
FR6064 New Feature CPU Sampler
FR6060 New Feature Thread Visualizer
FR6394 New Feature Websocket Compression for data travelling to FusionReactor Cloud
FR6868 New Feature Initial support for Clojure instrumentation
FR6820 Improvement Kafka (producer) instrumentation
FR6769 Improvement Support for Docker detection and reporting
FR5997 Improvement Debugger: Add more information when triggers are pending
FR6862 Improvement Metrics: Supply more diagnostic information when the instance has no permission to gather performance data from the host
FR6799 Improvement Add a link to FusionReactor Cloud underneath the cloud connection status icon
FR6798 Improvement Improve the 404 page which is returned when a request is flushed from history
FR6910 Improvement Kafka: Improve the coloring of Kafka consumer callback transactions in the Details page
FR6932 Improvement Reconnect to FusionReactor Cloud after a change of the instance name
FR6894 Improvement Thread Colours in FR are inconsistent across pages
FR6914 Improvement Track and report per-app Root (Master) and All Transaction throughput metrics
FR6928 Bug AWS CloudWatch: The client always uses eu-west-1 as the service endpoint, even if another region is selected in configuration
FR6771 Bug Daily Reports can slow down startup
FR6791 Bug NullPointerException from connection string processor
FR6792 Bug Wrong name is used for DB links
FR6804 Bug Oracle DB data source are all grouped under the name NULL with hostname unknown
FR6806 Bug __fusionreactor_exclude is ignored when specified on JDBC Connection URLs
FR6811 Bug IP address is initialized to if connection to License Service fails
FR6834 Bug Kill Thread command from Cloud can return incorrect new state of thread
FR6843 Bug StringIndexOutOfBoundsException when viewing the details of a request
FR6818 Bug Coldbox 3.8.1 can cause an Exception to be thrown when deriving the name of the transaction
FR6847 Bug StackOverflow on Oracle JDBC driver during close operation
FR6793 Bug Jersey/Grizzly instrumentation: Request Details are lost when page is refreshed
FR6801 Bug FR compression makes ColdFusion Admin (built-in web server) slow (servlet 3.1)
FR6825 Bug AWS CloudWatch plugin must honor Proxy settings
FR6863 Bug Negative time displayed on Network Usage on System Metrics
FR6861 Bug Disk IO Graph on system metrics is empty
FR6844 Bug Unable to manual activate license with proxy configured
FR6880 Bug Daily reports generates incorrect points when the clocks go forward
FR6814 Bug License cannot be renewed through proxy
FR6822 Bug Source file / Line number breakpoints no longer fire in Lucee 5
FR6800 Bug Cannot debug a class that has been recompiled with Lucee
FR6911 Bug ClassCastException on JMX MBean page (CF9)
FR6890 Bug FusionReactor doesn't reconnect to the Cloud in some circumstances
FR6917 Bug Changing License key via license.key file displays wrong About page in some cases
FR6924 Bug Proxy settings message says it can communicate with the internet even with incorrect proxy settings
FR6926 Bug Proxy window "Attempt Online Activation" doesn't do anything in some cases
FR6921 Bug Instance Manager: error installing FR into Tomcat servers (Windows)
FR6922 Bug Cannot license an install via manual activation
FR6945 Bug Tomcat 8 (Windows): uninstall leaves registry key in inconsistent state
FR6848 Bug Lucee exceptions are no longer tracked in FR
FR6938 Bug Test Proxy button on about page is showing undefined instead of the test result


Key Issue Type Summary
FR6864 Bug When the application servers runtime user does not have permissions to view the performance counters on Windows operating system then FusionReactor shows strange system uptime values.
FR6865 Bug Negative time showing on Network Usage on System Metrics when removing, adding or reconfiguring network cards on Windows operating systems.
FR6866 Bug Disk IO Graph on system metrics doesn't display data on the System Metrics page.


Key Issue Type Summary
FR6841 Bug StackOverflow on Oracle JDBC driver during close operation when using closeStatementOnClose API.


Key Issue Type Summary
FR6830 Bug StringIndexOutOfBoundsException when viewing the details of a request
FR6817 Bug NullPointerException in ColdFusionTransactionNamingPointcut using ColdBox 3.8.1
FR6810 Bug IP address is initialized to if connecting ODL fails
FR6812 Bug License cannot be renewed through proxy


Key Issue Type Summary
FR6795 Bug The error series is showing error avg duration as error duration sum.
FR6802 Bug Oracle DB data source are all grouped under the name NULL with hostname unknown.
FR6803 Bug Incorrect name is used for DB links.
FR6805 Bug Datasource properties like "__fusionreactor_exclude" do not work with mixins.


Key Issue Type Summary
FR6790 Bug NullPointerException when processing Macromedia Oracle JDBC connections strings.


Key Issue Type Summary
FR6786 Bug Release notes and third party links point to FR6 version not FR7.


Key Issue Type Summary
FR6779 Bug The Memory Profiler live heap view can crash the JVM when the environment has a very small thread stack size (-Xss) combined with a large number of classes loaded


Key Issue Type Summary
FR6770 Bug NullPointerException can occur during license renewal.
FR6768 Bug Monitoring kafka can log a stacktrace to the stdout on startup.
FR6763 Bug Reports can affect startup performance if the JVM shutdown just as the reports email was being sent.


Key Issue Type Summary
FR6248 New Feature 'WebRequest' metric support for running a standalone Jersey / Grizzly server
FR5992 New Feature Support for vert.x 3 metrics
FR6041 New Feature Support for Line performance in Lucee 5
FR6214 New Feature Support for Cassandra metrics
FR6321 New Feature Support for ColdFusion framework Framework One (FW/1)
FR6320 New Feature Support for ColdFusion framework Fusebox
FR6270 New Feature Support for Redisson (Redis)
FR5817 New Feature Make FusionReactor profiles available in FusionReactor Cloud
FR5851 New Feature Support simplified (single click) setting for set/unset breakpoints via de-compiled source and source files
FR5288 New Feature Support for X-Frame-Options HTTP header
FR6423 New Feature Ability to send FusionReactor metrics directly to AWS CloudWatch platform
FR6293 New Feature Visual indicator that a Developer license is in use
FR6424 New Feature Instrumentation of Garbage Collection (GC) Roots
FR6059 New Feature Instrumentation / graphing visualization for Java Management Extensions (JMX) MBeans
FR6065 New Feature Memory Sampling Profiler – able to show objects and bytes allocated
FR5188 New Feature Instrumentation metrics for MongoDB 3.0 Async driver
FR6429 New Feature Added Error JDBC and Web Request history
FR6446 New Feature Added Error JDBC and Web Request time series
FR6148 New Feature Added consumer metrics for Kafka™ distributed streaming platform
FR5738 New Feature Ability to Watch statements / variables in Production Debugger
FR5908 Improvement Improved FusionReactor support when running on IBM Java
FR6271 Improvement Improved FusionReactor Reports email when using Apple Mail Client
FR6450 Improvement Improved context reference information linking within the FR UI
FR6149 Improvement Added support for decompilation in Java 1.6
FR4618 Improvement Additional metrics – queryplan/explain information for MongoDB
FR5938 Improvement Added digest access authentication for Proxy Settings
FR6100 Improvement Added Microsoft NT LAN Manager NTLM Authentication to Proxy settings
FR5912 Improvement Improved charting / graphing components (Highcharts)
FR5715 Improvement Directly Pause/Suspend and debug a thread from the Running Requests and Thread screens
FR6222 Improvement Update to latest version of install4j (currently 6.1.3)
FR6221 Improvement Upgrade bundled JVM for FRAM to Java :
FR5928 Improvement Allow FusionReactor to specify its Enterprise Dashboard group when using remote registration
FR6169 Improvement Profiler metric information is now available for the Observer user role
FR5984 Improvement Thread list page is now sortable to enable faster identification of a specific thread
FR6145 Improvement Improvements to Manual License Activation experience
FR6384 Improvement Added latest DigiCert Certificate to Windows Setup
FR6237 Improvement Improvements to Test proxy button – so that it attempts both HTTP and HTTPS URL's
FR6262 Improvement Improvements to Transaction naming to allow flexible / automatic recognition of framework transaction pages
FR6035 Improvement Automatically obfuscate data which matches Credit Card number format
FR6335 Improvement Improved handling / recognition of CFML transaction names
FR3769 Improvement Improved generic FusionReactor JDBC monitoring – implementation of point cuts rather than specific driver support
FR4648 Improvement Improve transaction UI to allow for Sub Flavor filtering
FR6181 Improvement Improvements to FusionReactor Profile rendering
FR6430 Improvement Improvements to Allocated Memory Rendering
FR6426 Improvement UI Improvements to decompiler dialog – now using vertical split rather than horizontal
FR6355 Improvement Added filtering to FusionReactor Profile data
FR5826 Improvement Allow connection to cloud through Proxy server
FR6171 Improvement Performance improvements to FusionReactor monitoring
FR6244 Improvement Improved FusionReactor Cloud data transport
FR6263 Improvement Improved data obfuscation is now included in log files when obfuscation is enabled
FR6451 Improvement Added data-source / table name to the list view in JDBC transaction rendering
FR6448 Improvement Improved transaction meta data rendering
FR6445 Improvement Added restrictions on decompiler being used for Observer role
FR6565 Improvement Improvements to FusionReactor license handling when encountering network issues
FR6629 Improvement Redesigned the FusionReactor Production Debugger UI
FR6656 Improvement Improved user feedback when encountering licensing errors
FR6152 Improvement Improved FusionReactor shutdown time
FR6264 Improvement Improved performance of FusionReactor start up time
FR5927 Improvement Improved performance of de-compilation (methods)
FR5510 Improvement Improved the display of large collections in FusionReactor Production Debugger
FR5704 Improvement Improved Stack trace rendering on JDBC Requests
FR6336 Improvement Improved the Error Code and Exception tracking exclusions
FR6176 Improvement The Y axis of the memory graph correctly uses the appropriate scaling in Web Metrics Page
FR6084 Improvement Improvement to JSP transaction names
FR6347 Improvement Improved user feed back when decompiler fails
FR6164 Bug Monthly Report Downtime Value is incorrect
FR6151 Bug Data not being sent to FusionReactor Cloud after renewal of previously expired license
FR6097 Bug Reduced noise in log files when FusionReactor encounters network issues
FR6053 Bug Corrected issues related to modifying the proxy server settings
FR6016 Bug Latest version of Lucee ( application server is not being detected in FRAM
FR5874 Bug Corrected issues related to the use of HTTPS for licensing
FR6257 Bug Corrected issues related to using different versions of fusionreactor.jar and native library
FR6279 Bug Corrected issue related to FusionReactor Profiler settings
FR6120 Bug Corrected issue related to Production Debugger not sending Emails
FR6298 Bug Corrected issue related to using Production Debugger on Tomcat 8.0.3
FR6310 Bug Corrected memory leak in Enterprise Dashboard (in browser)
FR6043 Bug Fixed some documentation links
FR6292 Bug Connection issues with FusionReactor Cloud
FR6104 Bug Fixed rate limiting of CrashProtection emails
FR4787 Bug Fixed external access to FusionReactor when using Jetty
FR6232 Bug Fixed issue when using jdwp debug agent and FusionReactor native debug agent
FR6192 Bug Fixed issues with logging when using Production Debugger
FR6360 Bug Profiler throwing NullPointerException
FR6186 Bug Daily reports not sent correctly when there is a back log of emails
FR5365 Bug Transaction Logger configuration not updating correctly
FR6273 Bug Corrected Railo/Lucee detection in Instance Manager
FR6282 Bug Improved user feed back with connection issues to FusionReactor Cloud
FR6051 Bug Fixed issue related to CrashProtection graphs
FR6334 Bug Improved tracking of Server Errors in FusionReactor
FR6052 Bug Clear history button not present on Rejections page
FR6249 Bug InvocationTargetException starting FusionReactor on ServiceMix (Karaf)
FR6306 Bug ClassInfoNotFoundException when using Lucee 4
FR6300 Bug Unable to install break points in constructors
FR6315 Bug Multiple entries in Profiler for finished transactions
FR6287 Bug 'Set Home Page' on Databases page does not store selected DB connection
FR6030 Bug Corrected display of line number when in native code
FR6295 Bug Fixed NullPointerException when transforming class
FR6361 Bug Performance improvements to class transforming
FR6367 Bug Disabled autocomplete for password fields in FusionReactor
FR6285 Bug The table name is not always detected correctly on mssql
FR6241 Bug MongoDB collection name not always detected
FR6380 Bug Improved modal rendering
FR6250 Bug Corrected issue related to using FusionReactor on Atlassian Jira with Jira compression enabled
FR6414 Bug Daily report email not being sent correctly
FR6036 Bug Relations Tab – Chart does not fill out 100% of page width
FR6397 Bug ClassInfoNotFoundException in Railo 4.1.2
FR6482 Bug Breakpoints not displayed on the correct line
FR6225 Bug Fixed sub type filtering on some history pages
FR6463 Bug Fixed an issue related to using proxy server with authentication
FR6303 Bug Fixed possible deadlock when using Production Debugger
FR6341 Bug Lucee 4.5.2 creates lots of JDBCRequest when using Query of queries
FR6596 Bug Classes with Unknown source have no title in Production Debugger
FR6625 Bug Query Plans not always triggered as expected
FR6666 Bug Report DownTime target is incorrect
FR6677 Bug Improved port detection for FusionReactor webserver on Windows
FR6712 Bug Production Debugger can't remove cfm breakpoint

Issue Details

Type: Technote
Issue Number: FRS-431
Components: Installer
Resolution: Fixed
Last Updated: 25/Oct/17 1:39 PM
Affects Version:
Fixed Version: 7.0.0
Related Issues:

FRS-364: FusionReactor 6.x Release Notes