SUSE-RU-2021:1687-1: moderate: Recommended Beta update for SUSE Manager Client Tools

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Fri May 21 19:35:04 UTC 2021

   SUSE Recommended Update: Recommended Beta update for SUSE Manager Client Tools

Announcement ID:    SUSE-RU-2021:1687-1
Rating:             moderate
References:         #1177884 #1185178 
Affected Products:
                    SUSE Manager Tools 12-BETA

   An update that has two recommended fixes can now be


   This update fixes the following issues:


   - Upgrade to upstream version 2.26.0
     + Changes
       * Alerting: Using Alertmanager v2 API by default.
       * Prometheus/Promtool: Binaries are now printing help and usage to
         stdout instead of stderr.
       * UI: Make the React UI default.
       * Remote write: The following metrics were removed/renamed in remote
         write. > prometheus_remote_storage_succeeded_samples_total was
         removed and prometheus_remote_storage_samples_total was introduced
         for all the samples attempted to send. >
         prometheus_remote_storage_sent_bytes_total was removed and replaced
         with prometheus_remote_storage_samples_bytes_total and
         prometheus_remote_storage_metadata_bytes_total. >
         prometheus_remote_storage_failed_samples_total ->
         prometheus_remote_storage_samples_failed_total. >
         prometheus_remote_storage_retried_samples_total ->
         prometheus_remote_storage_samples_retried_total. >
         prometheus_remote_storage_dropped_samples_total ->
         prometheus_remote_storage_samples_dropped_total. >
         prometheus_remote_storage_pending_samples ->
       * Remote: Do not collect non-initialized timestamp metrics.
     + Features
       * Remote: Add support for AWS SigV4 auth method for remote_write.
       * PromQL: Allow negative offsets. Behind
         --enable-feature=promql-negative-offset flag.
       * UI: Add advanced auto-completion, syntax highlighting and linting to
         graph page query input.
       * Include a new `--enable-feature=` flag that enables experimental
       * Add TLS and basic authentication to HTTP endpoints.
       * promtool: Add check web-config subcommand to check web config files.
       * promtool: Add tsdb create-blocks-from openmetrics subcommand to
         backfill metrics data from an OpenMetrics file.
     + Enhancements
       * PromQL: Add last_over_time, sgn, clamp functions.
       * Scrape: Add support for specifying type of Authorization header
         credentials with Bearer by default.
       * Scrape: Add follow_redirects option to scrape configuration.
       * Remote: Allow retries on HTTP 429 response code for remote_write.
       * Remote: Allow configuring custom headers for remote_read.
       * UI: Hitting Enter now triggers new query.
       * UI: Better handling of long rule and names on the /rules and
         /targets pages.
       * UI: Add collapse/expand all button on the /targets page.
       * Add optional name property to testgroup for better test failure
       * Add warnings into React Panel on the Graph page.
       * TSDB: Increase the number of buckets for the compaction duration
       * Remote: Allow passing along custom remote_write HTTP headers.
       * Mixins: Scope grafana configuration.
       * Kubernetes SD: Add endpoint labels metadata.
       * UI: Expose total number of label pairs in head in TSDB stats page.
       * TSDB: Reload blocks every minute, to detect new blocks and enforce
         retention more often.
       * Cache basic authentication results to significantly improve
         performance of HTTP endpoints.
       * HTTP API: Fast-fail queries with only empty matchers.
       * HTTP API: Support matchers for labels API.
       * promtool: Improve checking of URLs passed on the command line.
       * SD: Expose IPv6 as a label in EC2 SD.
       * SD: Reuse EC2 client, reducing frequency of requesting credentials.
       * TSDB: Add logging when compaction takes more than the block time
       * TSDB: Avoid unnecessary GC runs after compaction.
       * Remote write: Added a metric
         prometheus_remote_storage_max_samples_per_send for remote write.
       * TSDB: Make the snapshot directory name always the same length.
       * TSDB: Create a checkpoint only once at the end of all head
       * TSDB: Avoid Series API from hitting the chunks.
       * TSDB: Cache label name and last value when adding series during
         compactions making compactions faster.
       * PromQL: Improved performance of Hash method making queries a bit
       * promtool: tsdb list now prints block sizes.
       * promtool: Calculate mint and maxt per test avoiding unnecessary
       * SD: Add filtering of services to Docker Swarm SD.
     + Bug fixes
       * API: Fix global URL when external address has no port.
       * Deprecate unused flag --alertmanager.timeout.


   - Update translation strings


   - Change the log file permissions as expected by logrotate (bsc#1177884)
   - Change deprecated path /var/run into /run for systemd (bsc#1185178)


   - Rename system migration to system transfer
   - Rename SP to product migration


   - Update translations string

Patch Instructions:

   To install this SUSE Recommended Update use the SUSE recommended installation methods
   like YaST online_update or "zypper patch".

   Alternatively you can run the command listed for your product:

   - SUSE Manager Tools 12-BETA:

      zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-Manager-Tools-12-2021-1687=1

Package List:

   - SUSE Manager Tools 12-BETA (aarch64 ppc64le s390x x86_64):


   - SUSE Manager Tools 12-BETA (noarch):



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