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4.5.17 Updates

January, 2020

Enhancements

AppDynamics introduces REST APIs to perform CRUD operations on the health rules, policies and health rule schedules. You can use these APIs to create and maintain alerting configurations at scale. For more information, refer:

  • Health Rule API
  • Policy API
  • Health Rule Schedules API

4.5.16 Updates 

November 14, 2019

Enhancements

  • The flow map icon () now displays next to an application in the Waterfall View snapshot. 
  • The Waterfall View snapshot supports only the display of downstream applications (now shown with the flow map icon). 
  • The Cross-BT Hovercard now shows calls from upstream business transactions.
  • The AppDynamics Controller has certified support for SSO integration with the following SAML 2.0 identify providers (IDPs):
    • Okta
    • OneLogin
    • Ping Identity
    • Azure Active Directory
    • IBM Cloud Identity

  • Health Rule Schedules

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4.5.15 Updates 

November 1, 2019

Enhancements 

  • Metric Retention

In AppDynamics SaaS version 4.5.15, retention of one-minute granularity of metrics data in the Controller is increased from one day to eight days. Throughout the AppDynamics SaaS version 4.5.15 interface, you can see the increase in metrics data granularity in time-series charts and grid-type windows or widgets. For example, you can see the increase in metrics granularity retention in the Metrics Browser, Custom Dashboards, Database Monitoring, Server Monitoring, Network Visibility Monitoring, End User Monitoring, and Mobile Monitoring pages. As part of this metrics data retention change for SaaS version 4.5.15, metrics data are rolled up to a lower granularity in the user interface automatically when large time ranges are selected. You can select shorter time ranges to view more granular metrics. The number of data points for any given period that is displayed in AppDynamics charts and grids depends on the browser and monitor resolution. 

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4.5.14 Updates 

September 17, 2019

Enhancements

  • Cross-BT Correlation

When a business transaction (BT), that represents the endpoint of a service, calls another BT that represents the endpoint of another service, that is a "cross-BT" call. This is typical of One-App-Per-Service architectures, where multiple applications each correspond to different services and BTs represent service endpoints.

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4.5.13 Updates

August 26, 2019

Enhancements

  • You can now see Application context in the audit report for all the entities, enabling a better understanding of application information at the top level.
    • Modifications to Business Transaction config are audited in the context of an Application
    • Modifications to Alerts/Health Rules are also audited with Application Name to facilitate a consistent end-user experience
  • Application Analytics
    Analytics now has a home page. See Application Analytics Notes for more information. 

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4.5.12 Updates

July 31, 2019

Enhancements

  • The Tiers & Nodes dashboard by default only shows the tiers and nodes that receiving performance data for the selected timeframe. You can use a filter to view tiers and nodes receiving performance data, not receiving performance data, or all tiers and nodes.
  • Whenever a user is deleted from the user list, any custom dashboard that the user has created becomes non-functional with no permissions, and is unable to execute properly. This impacts all associated dashboard-based reports and shares. You can solve this problem using the Recover function.

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4.5.11 Updates

July 8, 2019

Enhancements 

  • Application name is added to the entities that are defined in the Controller Audit for OBJECT_CREATED and OBJECT_UPDATED. See Controller Audit Log for more details.
  • Flash is disabled by default for the entire Controller UI.
  • The Metric Browser also only shows by default the nodes for business applications that are receiving performance data for the selected timeframe. You can also use a filter to view nodes receiving performance data, nodes not receiving performance data, or all nodes.
  • AppDynamics enables the monitoring of all containers on the host machine through the sim.docker.monitorAPMContainersOnly property.  By default, only containers with APM agents running inside are monitored but this behavior can be changed by setting this property to false. 
  • You can now set permissions for the Analytics API Key on Connected Devices. 

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4.5.8 Updates

March 25, 2019

Enhancements

  • The medium-sized Controller has been certified to run on Amazon Web Services (AWS) with Aurora database support. See Controller System Requirements
  • Anomaly detection and root cause analysis, powered by the Cognition Engine, is now generally available for all SaaS customers.
  • The pipe '|' or colon ':' can now be used interchangeably for the metric selection to work. See Using Wildcards in Metric Definitions

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4.5.0 Updates

July 11, 2018

Enhancements

Application Performance Management

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