What's New in Cumulus NetQ 2.4

Cumulus NetQ 2.4 extends its visibility into network-wide and device issues, and makes deployment easier. Moving to this release requires a fresh installation; however, you can backup and restore data from prior versions. You can upgrade from NetQ 2.4.0 to 2.4.1.

Cumulus NetQ 2.4.1 is a maintenance release that includes the following new features and improvements that enable you to:

  • Select multiple network snapshots for viewing or deletion
  • Manage table data in full-screen NetQ UI cards using pagination and a modified filtering mechanism
  • Manage threshold crossing alerts (TCAs) through NetQ UI
  • Restore master server using Admin UI
  • Add more than two worker nodes to your server cluster using Admin UI
  • Specify a proxy during NetQ Platform or Appliance provisioning
  • Set a CPU usage threshold for NetQ Agents
  • Track MAC address history in the network using netq show mac-history command

Cumulus NetQ 2.4.0 includes the following new features and improvements:

  • NetQ server clustering that provides high availability and 24x7 manageability
  • A push-button NetQ installation UI that makes the deployment of NetQ easy
  • What Just Happened (WJH) that provides visibility into network problems with real-time telemetry data for Mellanox switches
  • Threshold Crossing Alerts (TCAs) that allow detection and prevention of network failures for selected interface, utilization, and sensor events
  • Fast lookup memory table monitoring that enables detection of critical resource depletion
  • Early detection of the hardware issues by monitoring the sensors on Mellanox SN2700 and SN2410 platforms
  • Show or hide events on the topology diagram
  • Miscellaneous improvements in card displays in NetQ UI
  • Ubuntu 18.04 deployed as base OS for NetQ appliances

For further information regarding new features, improvements, bug fixes, and known issues present in this release, refer to the release notes.