This Release Note applies to all 8.5.x releases of Log File Management Tool (LFMT) Indexer. Links in the Available Releases section enable you to access information regarding a specific release.
Releases are listed by version number rather than in date order. For this reason, a recent release may be listed after earlier releases, if the version number is lower. Except when otherwise noted in the information for a specific release, each release includes all of the features and corrections that were introduced for the applicable operating system at earlier dates, regardless of the version numbering.
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You can find Release Notes for particular releases of Log File Management Indexer at the following links:
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Log File Management Tool (LFMT) Package 8.5.101.00 contains LFMT Indexer release 8.5.101.00, LFMT Collector release 8.5.101.05, LFMT Client release 8.5.101.05, and Workbench Agent release 8.5.101.03.
- There are no new features included with this release of Indexer
- Improved performance of database queries accessing the file indices (LMST-647)
- Reduced the number of queries made to Configuration Server during the indexing process (LMST-642)
- Resolved an issue where the indexer connection to config server that was being initiated using the wrong application name (LMST-606)
- Handled the case where the indexer regular expression would cause an issue if the length exceeded 80 characters (LMST-527)
- Delete or rename the old Indexer directory.
- Install the new version of the Indexer to the same directory as the previous location.
- Ensure the database upgrade scripts have been run for version 8.5.101.xx of LFMT. These scripts are included in the utilities directory of the LFMT Collector’s install location.
- LFMT Package 8.5.100.00 contains LFMT Indexer release 8.5.100.03, LFMT Client release 8.5.100.03, LFMT Collector release 8.5.100.05, and Workbench Agent release 8.5.100.04
- Added improved logging statements to enable log file filtering by file id (LMST-584)
- LFMT Indexer periodically checks for files not indexed due to an unknown error (LMST-585)
- LFMT Indexer handles log lines > 256kb (LMST-418)
No special procedure is required to upgrade to this release
- LFMT Build 8.5.000.02 contains LFMT Client release 8.5.000.23, LFMT Collector release 8.5.000.28, and LFMT Indexer release 8.5.000.30.
- LFMT Indexer now properly cleans up log files outside the retention period (LMST-359)
- LFMT Indexer now supports Oracle database connections using service names (LMST-385)
- LFMT Indexer now recovers after a lost Configuration Server connection (LMST-390)
To connect to an Oracle database using a service name, add the following configuration option to the Oracle Database Access Point connected to the provisioned LFMT Indexer application:
- LFMT Build 8.5.000.01 contains LFMT Client release 8.5.000.20, LFMT Collector release 8.5.000.24, and LFMT Indexer release 8.5.000.23.
- LFMT Indexer now properly reconnects to Oracle databases. (LMST-328, LMST-332)
- LFMT Indexer now properly handles Configuration Server failovers. Previously the columns appname and apphost in the log_file database table would not be populated after a failover of CS. (LMST-333)
No special procedure is required to upgrade to this release.
- LFMT Indexer is configured as a separate application in Configuration Server.
- LFMT Indexer 8.5.000.19 requires the Java 8 Runtime Environment (JRE).
- LFMT Indexer 8.5.000.19 requires a new LFMT database.
- LFMT database(s) are configured using Database Access Point (DAP) configuration objects.
- LFMT Indexer 8.5.000.19 supports Windows 2012.
- LFMT Indexer 8.5.000.19 supports TLS connections to Configuration Server.
- LFMT Indexer 8.5.000.19 supports a distributed LFMT deployment.
- LFMT Build 8.5.000.00 contains LFMT Client release 8.5.000.18, LFMT Collector release 8.5.000.18, and LFMT Indexer release 8.5.000.19.
This is the first release of the LFMT Indexer 8.5 and, as such, it contains no corrections or modifications.
There is no upgrade procedure for this release.
Known Issues and Recommendations
The Known Issues and Recommendations section is a cumulative list for all 8.5.x releases. This section provides the latest information on known issues and recommendations associated with this product. It includes information on when individual items were found and, if applicable, corrected. The Resolved Issues section for each release describes the corrections and may list additional issues that were corrected without first being documented as Known Issues.
Index regular expression cannot exceed 80 characters in length.
ID: LMST-527 Found In: 8.5.100.03 Fixed In: 8.5.101.00
Workaround: Issue addressed in 8.5.101.00 version of the Indexer.
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