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Overview

This page presents release notes for JFrog Mission Control describing the main fixes and enhancements made to each version as it is released.

If you need release notes for earlier versions of Mission Control, please refer to the Release Notes in the Mission Control 3.x User Guide.

Before You Get Started!

Be sure to read the Mission Control 4.0 Release Notes carefully before installing or upgrading any version of Mission Control 4.X version to learn about the new features and functionality Introduced in the JFrog Platform.

Download 

Click to download the latest Mission Control version.

Installer Name Change!

From Mission Control 4.0, the installer naming convention has been changed to include the installer type...
The following table lists the official installer names.

Installer TypeInstaller Syntax
Linux archivejfrog-mc-<version>-linux.tar.gz
Composejfrog-mc-<version>-compose.tar.gz
RPM/Debianjfrog-mc-<version>.<rpm|deb>

Previous Versions

Previous versions of JFrog Mission Control are available for download in the Previous Releases page.

Installation

For installation instructions, please refer to Installing Mission Control

To upgrade to the latest version, please refer to Upgrading Mission Control


Mission Control 4.7

This section contains all the Mission Control 4.7 releases.


Mission Control 4.7.2

Released: March 31, 2021

Highlights

Project Support

This version introduces support for managing and monitoring projects. For more information, see Projects.

New Dashboard Trends 

The Dashboard Trends have been completely redesigned by enhancing existing trends and introducing new trends.  

See Viewing Trends in the Dashboard for full details.


List of metrics available in this version:

MetricProductsMetric GroupAvailable on SaaSChanges this version
Garbage CollectionArtifactoryStorageNoEnhanced
Local and Remote Repository storageArtifactoryStorageYesEnhanced
Optimization InfoArtifactoryStorageNoNew
Incoming HTTP RequestsArtifactoryIncoming HTTP RequestsYesNew
Incoming HTTP RequestsXrayIncoming HTTP RequestsYesNew
Slow QueriesArtifactoryPerformanceNoNew
DB ConnectionsArtifactoryPerformanceNoEnhanced
DB ConnectionsXrayPerformanceNoEnhanced
Xray PerformanceXrayPerformanceNoEnhanced
Scanned Components (Xray Data)XrayScanned ComponentsYesEnhanced
Heap SizeArtifactoryPerformanceNoEnhanced
Remote HTTP ConnectionsArtifactoryPerformanceNoEnhanced
ReplicationArtifactoryReplicationYesNo change
System MetricsArtifactorySystem MetricsNoEnhanced
System MetricsXraySystem MetricsNoEnhanced
P2P DownloadsArtifactoryP2PYesNew

Resolved Issues

  1. Fixed an issue whereby, the Get JPD List API returned duplicate entries if the tag filter matched multiple tags for the same JPD.

Mission Control 4.7.3

Released: April 15, 2021

Resolved Issues

  1. Fixed an issue, whereby the creation of a support bundle for Mission Control was not working properly. 

Mission Control 4.7.4

Released: May 20, 2021

Feature Enhancements 

Mission Control is now compatible with  PostgreSQL version 13.x.

Resolved Issues: 

  1.  Fixed an issue whereby, warning messages appeared in the logs when replicator was disabled.

Mission Control 4.7.5

Released: June 10, 2021

Resolved Issues: 

  1. Fixed an issue, whereby License Bucket Projects information was not included in the export. Users who had a License Bucket with Projects had to reimport those buckets. 
  2. Fixed an issue, whereby Insights metrics were failing for legacy Artifactory service ID jf-artifactory@*.

Mission Control 4.7.7

Released: June 30, 2021

Resolved Issues: 

  1. Fixed an issue, whereby registering an Artifactory version 6 server starting from version 6.23.19 and above was not working. 
  2. Fixed an issue, whereby the Elasticsearch password was taking the default password "admin" during Elastricsearch internal upgrades, causing the Mission Control upgrade to fail. 

Mission Control 4.7.8

Released: July 8, 2021

Feature Enhancements

Elasticsearch Upgrade

Elasticsearch version was upgraded to 7.12.1.

Resolved Issues: 

  1. Fixed an issue, whereby the Mission Control server shut down when it connected to an Amazon Elasticsearch Service instance.
  2. Fixed an issue, whereby the active_request_data index was getting auto-deleted when the index cleanup and the rollover configuration were set to the same value.

Mission Control 4.7.9

Released: July 22, 2021

Feature Enhancements

Elasticsearch Upgrade

Elasticsearch version was upgraded to 7.13.2.

Resolved Issues: 

  1. Fixed an issue, whereby the wrong version of Elasticsearch was displayed in the list of microservices on the Service Status page.

Mission Control 4.6

This section contains all the Mission Control 4.6 releases.

Mission Control 4.6.1

Released: December 2, 2020

Highlights

Elasticsearch Improvements

Elasticsearch calls are forwarded via router using port 8082.

Mission Control now supports Search Guard based credential support in Elasticsearch. 

Performance Improvements

Introduced general performance improvements to Mission Control, such as improvements in the system YAML and JPD monitoring services.

New Dashboard Trends

Added a new trend, the Artifactory Performance Trend which allows you to track performance bottlenecks, capture stack traces of specific failures, and monitor the state of Artifactory.

The new trend requires Artifactory 7.11.x. You need to perform a few steps when upgrading to Mission Control 4.6.1. For more information, see Upgrading Mission Control.

Logging Improvements

Mission Control is now included in the Live Logs, allowing admins to access the Mission Control logs from the JFrog Platform UI.

Resolved Issue

  1. Fixed the search.max_buckets error in Elasticsearch. 

Mission Control 4.6.2

Released: December 23, 2020

Feature Enhancements

JDBC Driver Upgrade

PostgreSQL JDBC Driver version was upgraded to version 42.2.12.

Resolved Issues:

  1. Fixed an issue, whereby Elasticsearch metrics indices were created on an hourly basis.
  2. Fixed an issue, when upgrading from Mission Control 4.5.0 to 46.1, Elasticsearch alias name was used as an index.
  3. Fixed an issue, whereby PostgreSQL DB entries were not cleaned up correctly.

Mission Control 4.6.3

Released: January 25, 2020

Feature Enhancements

Access Client Upgrade

Upgraded the Access client module to the latest version 7.12.4.

Elasticsearch and Search Gaurd Version Upgrade

Elasticsearch and Search Guard versions upgraded to Elasticsearch version 7.8.1 and Seach Guard version 48.0.0.

Resolved Issue

  1. Fixed an issue whereby, in some cases, the Storage Summary graph was displaying incorrect information.

Mission Control 4.6.5

Released: March 11, 2021

Feature Enhancements

Index Rollover Improvements

The index rollover is now specific for each Elasticsearch index.

Resolved Issues

  1. Improved the insight-service log, by fixing some log formatting issues.
  2. Improved the performance of Elasticsearch queries, such as fixing some issues for the replication_metrics_info REST API, and improved the response time for the artifactory_performance and xray_performance_metrics REST APIs.
  3. Fixed UI backward compatibility issues. 
  4. Changed error code for UI calls that are made for Dashboard Trends to 413 instead of 500 in case of large response data, so that 500 error redirection will be avoided.

Mission Control 4.5

Released: August 13, 2020

From Mission Control 4.5, the Control Executor service is no longer supported.

Highlights

Storage Garbage Collection Trends

The Storage Garbage Collection Trends tracks Artifactory storage garbage collection metrics. It enables you to track metrics such as the duration of garbage collection jobs and the total storage reclaimed by Artifactory. These metrics are presented in a visual graph to help you track possible performance issues and improve the garbage collection process.

PostgreSQL Version Bundling

All JFrog’s installers bundling PostgreSQL have been updated to use a newer PostgreSQL version 10.13.

Upgrading Mission Control

In Mission Control version 4.5.0 some improvements were made to the microservices. In order for these improvements to take effect, you need to run a migration script for Linux Archive upgrades, as described in Linux Archive Upgrade.

Resolved Issues

  1. Fixed an issue whereby, the license bucket migration from JFrog Mission Control version 3.x to 4.x did not work properly.
  2. Fixed issues in Replication Trends to display long-running replications.

Mission Control 4.4

Released: May 19, 2020

Feature Enhancements

Performance Improvements

Introduced the following improvements and enhancements to Mission Control:

  • Improved and enhanced performance in Trends Storage Summary.
  • Improved security for OSS dependencies identified by Xray. 
PostgreSQL Support

Mission Control now supports PostgreSQL versions 10.5 and 11.5.

Resolved Issues

  1. Fixed an issue whereby, when adding an existing JPD through the REST API, the previous token of the initially registered JPD was revoked, and the initial JPD was forbidden.
  2. Fixed an issue whereby, when downloading a Support Bundle, a few obfuscation issues occurred. 
  3. Fixed a bug whereby, when trying to log in to the JFrog Platform, an Out Of Memory error was generated due to gRPC server connectivity failure issues. 

Mission Control 4.4.1

Released: May 29, 2020

Mission Control 4.4.1 is compatible with Artifactory 7.4.1 and above.

Resolved Issues

Fixed an issue whereby, Mission Control had a compatibility issue with Microsoft Azure Cloud and PostgreSQL had SSL enabled.


Mission Control 4.4.2

Released: June 15, 2020

Mission Control 4.4.2 is compatible with Artifactory 7.4.1 and above.

PostgreSQL Support

Database connection pool management was improved to avoid unnecessary idle connections.


Mission Control 4.3.2

Released: 20 April, 2020

Mission Control version 4.3.2 is compatible with Artifactory 7.4.1 and above.

Highlights

Added Backward Compatibility for Artifactory Version 6.2

Artifactory 6.2 instances are now supported in the JFrog Platform web UI allowing users to register such instances, view details, and even add tags.

Improvements to Dashboard Replication Trends and Topology page

Performed multiple UX improvements to the Trends page and the Topology page has been redesigned to be more responsive.

Added Support for Elasticsearch 7.6.1

Previous versions of Mission Control are compatible with Elasticsearch version 6.6.0. This version adds support for Elasticsearch 7.6.1. 

This Mission Control version is not backward compatible with Elasticsearch 6.6.0, therefore if you have externalized Elasticsearch, please back up and upgrade before upgrading to this version.

Feature Enhancements 

Dashboard Topology Page Supports Display of Large Number of JPDs

The Dashboard Topology page been redesigned to be more responsive. When zooming out, nearby JPDs are displayed as a cluster whereas when zooming in the JPDs are displayed separately. 

Replication Trends View Improvements

Introduced the following improvements to the Replication Trends located under the Application | Dashboard | Trends page.

  • The Topology map is highlighted when hovering over a JPD cluster.
  • The Storage Summary checkboxes are disabled in a cloud environment.
  • The replication status color has been removed in the Topology arcs.
Attaching Licenses from a License Bucket is Included in Onboarding Wizard

The Onboarding Wizard now lets you attach a license or multiple licenses from a license bucket for your Artifactory instance.


Mission Control 4.2

Released: Feb 23, 2020

Resolved Issues

  1. Updated the Xray Scanning metric to display the Repos and Builds coverage.
  2. Fixed an issue in the Topology map linking to the replication details for a JPD.
  3. Fixed a few issues with the migration scripts.
  4. Fixed an issue around adding multiple JPDs with the same URL.
  5. Improved logging around adding and removing nodes. 
  6. Fixed an issue in the Trends page by retaining the same metric type when the JPD is changed.
  7. Fixed an issue with selecting location in the JPD registration page. 

Mission Control 4.0

Released: January 12, 2020

Deprecated Features
Mission Control 4.0 introduces several deprecated features. Learn More >
Also, read about the features that are currently out of scope and will be available in later releases. Learn More >

Breaking Changes
For a list of breaking changes in Mission Control and other services in the JFrog Platform. Learn More >

REST API Changes
For a list of REST API changes in Mission Control, click here >

Important: The JFrog Platform web UI is now accessed through port 8082 (For example, http://SERVER_HOSTNAME:8082/ui/). Accessing Mission Control directly for REST API and downloads is still possible through port 8081. Learn More >

Highlights

JFrog Platform

Announcing the new JFrog Platform, designed to provide developers and administrators with a seamless DevOps experience across all JFrog products, supporting the following main features:

  • Universal package management with all major packaging formats, build tools, and CI servers.
  • Security and Compliance that's fully integrated into the JFrog Platform, providing full trust of your pipeline from code to production.
  • Radically simplified administration with all configurations in one place.
  • Complete trust in your pipeline all the way from code to production.
  • Seamless DevOps experience from on-prem, cloud, hybrid or multi-cloud of your choice.

JFrog Platform New Functionalities

System Architecture

The new Mission Control architecture has been updated to align with all JFrog products in the Platform. Learn More >

Mission Control System.yaml

This release introduces a new system configuration file, allowing system configurations to be handled externally to the application, before/after the installation process. Learn More >

Installation and Upgrade

Mission Control 4.0 comes with a new installer, which affects the Install and Upgrade procedures. As part of the new installers, the file structure was changed and is now aligned with the other JFrog products.  

Upgrade Process Changes

Mission Control 4.0 will work only with services that are installed as part of a JPD. To upgrade, follow the instructions here.  

Unified User Interface
This version introduces a new UI that is unified for the entire JFrog Platform, including all JFrog products. If you are using Artifactory and other JFrog products such as JFrog Xray, JFrog Distribution, JFrog Mission Control and JFrog Insights, you will now be able to access them all from within a single UI with one URL address. Learn More >
Unified Permission Model

This version unifies all JFrog product permissions, allowing easier permission management across all products from one unified UI. The Unified Permission Model enables you to create a single permission target that applies to all products installed in the JFrog Platform. Since the products are unified within the Platform, you can now use a single permission target to control the permissions of all products. Learn More >

Managing Platform Deployments

You can register, manage, monitor and gain visibility on all your installed JFrog Platform Deployments (JPDs) and the installed services according to geographic locations in the JFrog Platform. The monitored services are Artifactory, Xray and Distribution. Start by registering your JPDs in the JFrog Platform. Learn More >

Dedicated JPD Health and Status Dashboard

The Topology Dasboard displays your registered JPDs across geographical areas in a map view with a set of indicators providing insight into the health of your services running on each JPD. You can view the status of your Access Federation and Replication in the map view and information about each of your Registered JPDs in the JFrog Platform.

Monitoring Metrics

The Trends view in the Dashboard displays metrics and a set of graphs related to Distribution, Replication, Security and Storage based on historical data collected and stored in the Unified JFrog Platform. For more information, see Viewing Trends in the Dashboard

Logging

All JFrog products now follow a standardized logging format and naming convention. Learn More >

Feature Enhancements

Replication Monitoring

Mission Control 4.0 now allows you to view all the configured replications including the most recent status for any of the registered JPDs. You can also view the status of the running replications. Historical trends are available to provide visibility into the performance and status of replications.

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