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Update August 2019

The most recent update to the Opmantek Virtual Appliance was released 6 Aug 2019 and can be downloaded here:  Opmantek-190806-VM-CentOS-7.6-64bit.ova. Installation and general use are described in more detail on the Getting Started page.

Highlights

  • The OS is CentOS 7.6
  • NMIS 8.6.8G
  • Open-AudIT 3.1.2-1
  • opReports 3.1.11
  • opFlow 3.0.14
  • opConfig 3.2.1
  • opEvents 2.4.4
  • opCharts 3.3.4

Update February 2019

The most recent version update to the Opmantek Virtual Appliance was released 27 Feb 2019 and can be downloaded here: Opmantek-190227-VM-CentOS-7.6-64bit.ova.  Installation and general use are described in more detail on the Getting Started page.

Highlights

  • The OS is CentOS 7.6.
  • opCharts was upgraded to version 3.3.3
  • opReports was upgraded to version 3.1.6
  • OpenAudIT was upgraded to version 3.0.0

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Highlights

  • All CentOS 6 updates up to and including 22 Dec 2018 have been applied.
  • opCharts was upgraded to version 3.3.2.
  • Open-AudIT was upgraded to version 2.3.1.
  • opReports was upgraded to version 3.1.5.
  • opFlow was upgraded to version 3.0.12.
  • opEvents was upgraded to version 2.4.2
  • opConfig was upgraded to version 3.1.1.

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The most recent version update to the Opmantek Virtual Appliance was released 5 Sep 2018 and can be downloaded here: nmis-8.6.7G-VM-CentOS-6.10-64bit.ova.  Installation and general use are described in more detail on the Getting Started page.

Highlights

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The most recent update to the Opmantek Virtual Appliance was released on 31 Jan 2018 and can be downloaded here: nmis-8.6.3G-VM-CentOS-6.9-64bit.ova.
Installation and general use are described in more detail on the Getting Started page.

Highlights

  • The appliance is now shipped as one single 'ova' file which simplifies deployment.
  • The new welcome/landing page shows an overview of your installed applications and their versions, and displays a notification when new application versions are released.
  • This version of the virtual appliance comes set up for Single Sign On, ie. login sessions are shared between NMIS and the other applications.
  • The Silver Searcher tool was added to the appliance (because that also understands our perl-style configuration file format).

 


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We've released an update of the Opmantek Virtual Appliance on 2 May 2017, which can be downloaded here: nmis-8.6.1G-VM-CentOS-6.9-64bit.zip.

Highlights

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On 23 Dec 2016 we've released an update of the Opmantek Virtual Appliance which can be downloaded here: nmis-8.6.1G-VM-CentOS-6.8-64bit.zip. Installation and general use are described in more detail on the Getting Started page.

Highlights

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This update of the Opmantek Virtual Appliance was was released on 1 Nov 2016 and can be downloaded here: nmis-8.6.0G-VM-CentOS-6.8-64bit.zip. Installation and general use are described in more detail on the Getting Started page.

Highlights

  • CentOS updates up to and including 1 Nov 2016 have been applied (including an update of MongoDB to version 3.0.13).
  • The VM timezone is now set to UTC.
  • On first boot, new SSH host keys and application secrets are generated, and the number of custom user accounts has been minimised.
  • NMIS was upgraded to version 8.6.0G.
  • opReports 3 was upgraded to version 3.0.8.
  • Open-AudIT and Open-AudIT Enterprise were upgraded to version 1.12.8.2.
  • opEvents was upgraded to version 2.0.6.
  • opConfig was upgraded to version 3.0.1.
  • opFlow was upgraded to version 3.0.8.
  • opCharts was upgraded to the new major version 3.0.6.

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This update of the Opmantek Virtual Appliance was released on 8 Jun 2016 (and refreshed on the 17 Jun 2016) and can be downloaded here: nmis-8.5.12G-VM-CentOS-6.8-64bit.zip. Installation and general use are described in more detail on the Getting Started page.

Highlights

  • CentOS was updated to version 6.8 and all updates up to and including 17 Jun 2016 have been applied.
  • The MongoDB installation on the VM is now using the "WiredTiger" storage engine, which provides substantial performance improvements over the older "mmap" system.
  • To simplify adjustments of your VM's networking parameters, we've added the text-mode-GUI application system-network-config.
  • NMIS was upgraded to version 8.5.12G.
  • opReports 3 was upgraded to version 3.0.7.
  • Open-AudIT and Open-AudIT Enterprise were upgraded to version 1.12.6.
  • opEvents was upgraded to version 2.0.5.
  • opConfig was upgraded to the new major version 3.0.0, which introduces numerous new capabilities.
  • opFlow was upgraded to the new major version 3.0.6, and the old legacy version 2 was removed.
    The underlying flow collector infrastructure was switched to nfdump, now defaults to using port 9995 and uses /var/lib/nfdump for interim storage.
  • opCharts was upgraded to the new major version 3.0.2.
  • All Opmantek applications on the Virtual appliance (except for opFlow) now offer non-expiring, free licenses (which are limited to 20 nodes). opFlow supports trial and full licenses.
    These licenses can be generated from within the applications.

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This update of the Opmantek Virtual Appliance was released on 29 Dec 2015 and can be downloaded here: nmis-8.5.10G-VM-CentOS-6.7-64bit.zip.

Highlights

  • All CentOS 6.7 upgrades and patches up to 24 Dec 2015 have been applied, and a few tuning/configuration adjustments were made.
  • opReports 3 was upgraded to version 3.0.4, and the old legacy version 2 was removed.
  • Open-AudIT and Open-AudIT Enterprise were upgraded to version 1.8.4.
  • opEvents was upgraded to a new major version 2.0.3, which brings in a substantial amount of new features and capabilities.
  • opConfig was upgraded to version 2.2.4.
  • opCharts was upgraded to version 2.6.2.
  • opMaps 2 has been discontinued and was removed from the Appliance.
  • All Opmantek applications on the Virtual Appliance (except opFlow) now offer non-expiring, free licenses (which are limited to 20 nodes).
    These licenses can be generated from within the applications.

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This update of the Opmantek Virtual Appliance was released on 11 Sep 2015. It can be downloaded here: nmis-8.5.10G-VM-CentOS-6.7-64bit.zip.

Highlights

  • The appliance now uses MongoDB 3.0 which performs quite a bit better than the old 2.4 version. MongoDB 3 removes the one global database write lock, which improves interactivity for our applications.
  • NMIS was upgraded to version 8.5.10G, and its variable files are now in JSON format (which loads quite a bit faster than the old .nmis file type).
  • opReports 3.x is available on the VM for the first time, in version 3.0.2. (The legacy version 2 is still present but should not be used - it's also not visible in the menus to avoid confusion.)
  • Open-AudIT and Open-AudIT Enterprise were upgraded to version 1.8.1 and 1.8.0, respectively.
  • opconfig was upgraded to version 2.2.2.
  • opCharts was upgraded to version 2.4.12.
  • opEvents was upgraded to version 1.2.6.
  • opFlow was upgraded to version 2.5.2.
  • All CentOS 6.7 upgrades and patches up to 10 Sep 2015 have been incorporated.
  • ...and a number of minor configuration adjustments.

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The latest release of the Opmantek Virtual Appliance was published on 23 Feb 2015, and you can download it here: nmis-8.5.6G-VM-CentOS-6.6-64bit.zip.

Highlights

  • NMIS was upgraded to version 8.5.6G.
  • Open-AudIT and Open-AudIT Enterprise were upgraded to version 1.5.3.
  • opconfig was upgraded to version 2.2.0.
  • opCharts was upgraded to version 2.2.2.
  • All CentOS 6.6 patches up to 20 Feb 2015 have been incorporated.
  • The cron configuration was improved and now uses snippets in /etc/cron.d/.
  • NMIS configurations and models are now automatically backed up (in a rolling 30 day sequence) in /data/nmis8/backups.
  • Log rotation configuration was adjusted and improved.
  • Lots of minor configuration adjustments.

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The newest release of the Opmantek Virtual appliance was published on 26 Nov 2014, and can be downloaded here: nmis-8.5.4G-VM-CentOS-6.6-64bit.zip.

Highlights

  • NMIS was upgraded to version 8.5.4G.
  • Open-AudIT and Open-AudIT Enterprise were upgraded to version 1.5.1.
  • opEvents was upgraded to version 1.2.3
  • opconfig was upgraded to the new major version 2.1, which provides improved performance and much better interoperability with the other Opmantek products.
  • opCharts was upgraded to version 2.0.4.
  • opReports is now at version 2.6.0
  • opFlow was upgraded to version 2.5.0, which features capped database sizes and uses storage more robustly.
  • All CentOS 6.6 patches up to and including 25 Nov 2014 have been applied.
  • Opmantek application logs and variable files have been consolidated further (in /var/log and /data, respectively).
  • Numerous smaller configuration fixes, log rotation improvements and the like were made.

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We've released an updated Opmantek Virtual Appliance on 11 Sep 2014, which can be downloaded here: nmis-8.5.2G-VM-CentOS-6.5-64bit.zip.

Highlights

  • NMIS was upgraded to 8.5.2G.
  • Open-AudIT and Open-AudIT Enterprise version were upgraded to 1.4.1.
  • opEvents was upgraded to 1.2.2.
  • A number of file cleanup, record purging and further log rotation cron jobs have been added to the VM.
  • All CentOS 6.5 patches up to the 10 Sep 2014 have been applied.

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The most recent update of the Opmantek Virtual Applicance was released on 21 July 2014, and can be downloaded here: nmis-8.5G-VM-plus-CentOS-6.5-64bit.zip.

Highlights

  • The appliance now also includes the new products opEvents 1.2.1 and opCharts 2.0.1.
  • All CentOS 6.5 updates up to the 19 July 2014 have been applied.

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The latest version of the Opmantek Virtual Appliance was released on 18 June 2014, and can be downloaded here: nmis-8.5G-VM-CentOS-6.5-64bit.zip

Highlights

  • All CentOS 6.5 updates up to 17 June 2014 have been incorporated.
  • The bundled products were upgraded to the current versions: NMIS 8.5G, Open-AudIT Community and Enterprise 1.3.2, opMaps 2.2.2, opReports 2.5.7, opFlow 2.2.2 and opConfig 1.1.9.

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The Opmantek Virtual Appliance was updated on 15 Apr 2014, and can be downloaded here: nmis-8.4.10G-VM-CentOS-6.5-64bit.zip

Highlights

  • All CentOS 6.5 updates up to the 15 Apr 2014 have been incorporated. This includes the openssl patches for the Heartbleed vulnerability.
  • The bundled Opmantek products have been updated to current versions: NMIS 8.4.10G, Open-AudIT Community and Enterprise 1.2.1, opMaps 2.2.2, opReports 2.5.6, opFlow 2.2.2 and opConfig 1.1.9.

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The most recent update to the Opmantek Virtual Appliance was released on 28 Feb 2014. The download link is unchanged: nmis-8.4.8G-VM-CentOS-6.5-64bit.zip.

Highlights

  • All CentOS patches up to the 28 Feb 2014 have been applied.
  • All bundled Opmantek products have been updated to the current versions: NMIS 8.4.8G (unchanged), Open-AudIT Community and Enterprise 1.2, opMaps 2.2.2, opReports 2.5.5, opFlow 2.3.2, opConfig 1.1.9.
  • A  security issue with the bundled Apache installation has been corrected, which could have been abused for denial-of-service attacks if the appliance was installed with unrestricted inbound access from the Internet.
  • Please note that the licensing system has been changed for all products: to evaluate the bundled commercial products you will require a new evaluation license. Full licenses are not affected by this change.

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