New Features

Moogsoft Enterprise v8.0 contains the following new features.

Ticket

Release Note

MOOG-14340

You can now create multiple topologies, so different teams and technology domains can have their own physical and logical topological views. Moogsoft Enterprise can cluster alerts into Situations based on the topological relationships between the alerts. You can create topologies using the Topologies API and/or the Topology Loader utiilty. For details see Topology Overview.

MOOG-14123

Alert Analyzer (Entropy) enables you to visualize and understand the impact of entropy values in Moogsoft Enterprise and adjust them to effectively reduce operational noise. For details see Alert Analyzer Utility.

MOOG-12004

The Visualize feature is now GA. The Visualize tab in the Situation Room allows users to see details pertaining to the Cookbook and Recipe used to create the Situation. This includes a visual depiction of all of the Situations' alerts and their similarity to the reference alert. Provides a Situation list of all of the associated alerts. Administrators can also apply changes to the Cookbook and Recipe through Visualize. For details see Review and Adjust Clustering Settings with Situation Visualization.

MOOG-13485

Moogsoft Enterprise now enables audit logging of user sessions and authentication, authorization changes, and configuration changes. For details see Audit Logging.

MOOG-14127

We have added versioning for Cookbooks and Recipes. You can now view the change history and restore an earlier version of a Cookbook or Recipe. For details see Restore a Cookbook or Recipe.

MOOG-15151

You can now create a new Workflow Engine to trigger workflows based upon Situation Action messages. For details see Create a Situation Action Workflow Engine.

MOOG-14896

You can now invoke a specific Situation workflow or Alert workflow outside of the standard Moolet message processing chain. For details see Workflow Engine.

MOOG-13524

The database split configurer utility replaces the database split enabler utility. The database splitter is now always enabled by default, and cannot be turned off. For details see Configure Historic Data Retention.

MOOG-13524

The active database now retains event and snapshot data for two weeks by default (configurable). At the end of the retention period, the Housekeeper Moolet removes the event and snapshot data from the active database. You can only access this event and snapshot data from the historic database after this point.

INT-5635

The new PagerDuty integration enables bidirectional communication between Moogsoft Enterprise and PagerDuty. For details see PagerDuty.

INT-5566

The new Opsgenie integration enables bidirectional communication between Moogsoft Enterprise and Opsgenie. For details see Opsgenie.

INT-5683

The new Moogsoft Express Polling integration enables Moogsoft Enterprise to collect alert data from one or more Moogsoft Express systems. For details see Moogsoft Express Polling.

INT-5685

The new Moogsoft Express webhook posts data to when an alert occurs in Moogsoft Express. For details see Moogsoft Express Webhook.

INT-5705

The new AWS Flrelens integration enables you to route logs from ECS containers to Moogsoft Enterprise. For details see AWS FireLens.

INT-4368

On an integration’s data mapping screen, you can now specify the current time in agent mapping, view unmapped custom info fields and map them, map to a specified location in an array, map fields with default values, and unmap custom info fields. For details see Data Ingestion.

INT-5550

Brokers and UI integrations can now communicate via websockets instead of just on RabbitMQ.

INT-5551

Moogsoft Bridge is a new replacement and alternative to the Message Bus Cache LAM (mooms_cache_lam). It pushes events and messages from a local RabbitMQ cluster to the Message Bus, without requiring an inbound connection to the customers on-premise environment or local databases.

INT-5816

After upgrading integrations (RPM or Tarball) to v8.0, any UI integrations and brokers that were running on v7.3.x automatically update. Integrations that cannot be upgraded display as deprecated (xMatters, Dynatrace Synthetic).