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Product Update, July 2020 (v20.7.0 and 20.7.1)

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In July, we released the v20.7.0 and 20.7.1 Controller and Enterprise Console as well as key product enhancements and agent updates. We also resolved a series of issues associated with the previous release.

 

Please note: customers are advised to check backward compatibility in the Agent and Controller Compatibility documentation

 

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Feature Enhancements

Heads Up - What Else You Should Know

Beta Programs

Resolved Issues

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What highlights should I know about?

These release highlights include the newest features and capabilities at-a-glance this month. In the grid below, we’ve flagged who may be most interested or impacted in your organization by each enhancement.

 

Category
Enhancement 
User and Performance Analyst
Admin and Implementer
Developer
Cloud Native
PHP Agent Update  
Cluster Agent – Auto-Instrumentation for Java applications
 
AIOps Platform
Application Analytics  
Ease of Use
On-premises Availability for Experience Journey Maps  
Effortless BRUM Agent Configuration  
System Admin Updates
Alerting Templates  
Alert Sensitivity Tuning  
Access to Download from Account Page    

 

Cloud Native

  • The PHP Agent 20.7.0 release enhances the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) compliance for data filtering. This helps you to redact any sensitive data (URLs, Exit calls, or cookies), which is shown in the Controller. (Released July 16, 2020)

  • With our latest release of the Cluster Agent, you can now take advantage of APM auto-instrumentation for your Java applications, deployed using the DeploymentConfig resource. (Released July 24, 2020)

AIOps Platform

Application Analytics The End User Monitoring (EUM) filter has been added to the Analytics Home page with options to display browser and mobile sessions. (Released July 16, 2020)

 

Ease of Use

 

System Admin Updates

  • You can now export a configured alerting template and save it for later use, as well as import a previously saved template and apply it to your applications. (Released July 16, 2020)

  • Alert Sensitivity Tuning allows you to fine-tune the sensitivity configurations of your health rules to better define and evaluate the metric expression. (Released July 16, 2020)

  • With access to Downloadable artifacts from your Account page, users can download artifacts without visiting the Downloads page. There is no impact to your CI/CD pipeline or any automation you may have implemented. Read the FAQ here to learn more. (Ongoing release started in June 2020)

 

Heads up – What else you should know 

  • AppDynamics received FedRAMP authorization at the moderate impact level in June 2020. If you are a government customer and are interested in leveraging the FedRAMP authorized SaaS solution, learn more and get in touch here

  • Your AppDynamics Certification exams have moved! Beginning on July 28, 2020, the AppDynamics Certifications Program is transitioning to a new process for candidates. Temporarily, the process is independent of our new AppDynamics University experience. This is the first step in a longer-term, multi-stage migration plan as our platforms evolve and we strive to provide you with more effective services.

    If you’ have previously received a registration confirmation for your exam, please see How to register for and access AppDynamics certification exams.

 

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Resolved Issues

The following list notes key issues that were resolved this month. To see a complete of this month's resolved issues, see Resolved Issues by Month.

 

Analytics
  • BO definition in a draft state with duplicate names will loop forever in UI (ANALYTICS-12263)

 

Authentication
  • Encountered LDAP sync failure while updating user outside Hibernate session (L4A-12447)

 

Controller
  • The Pods tab does not display the pod list after the re-registration of the Cluster Agent (CLUSTERMON-1358)
  • The Network Dashboard flow map does not display the backend nodes of the database (DBMON-66280)
  • (20.4 - syd-p-con-1:) Missing DB backend nodes in Network Dashboard Flowmap (DBMON-6641)
  • Snapshots are not loaded, 500 Internal Server Error is displayed (DIAGPLAT-807)

 

User Interface
  • When you open an Event UI and re-load the background UI, the refreshed background UI display is distorted (ALERT-5349)
  • Remove Alerting Template RBAC constraints (ALERT-6028)
  • The¬†Connect backends to Database Visibility to track health status¬†message is displayed even when it’s not required (DBMON-6529)

 

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Please note: customers are advised to check backward compatibility in the Agent and Controller Compatibility documentation

 

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