This section summarizes the changes in each release. For information about upgrading Marvel, see Upgrading Marvel.
You must run the version of Marvel that matches the version of Elasticsearch you are running. For example, Marvel 2.3.5 requires Elasticsearch 2.3.5.
August 3, 2016
- Fixed sorting by number of unassigned shards in the indices table.
- Fixed the shard allocation tables to render when shards are relocating.
- Fixed the tooltips that are supposed to show for relocating shards in the allocation table, and also added tooltips for shards of all states.
- Removed Google Analytics beacon, and fix the optional phone-home call to not block page rendering.
July 7, 2016
- Using the time picker to select clusters now honors the full time range, rather than only clusters that sent updates within the last 10 minutes.
Phone home data omits
source_nodeinformation that was being erroneously picked up from the
- Shards in the Relocating state are no longer counted as Unassigned Shards.
- Removed Google Analytics Tag from UI.
- The UI rendering no longer blocks waiting for the phone home call to return.
- Fixed the "no data" page to run an automatic refresh cycle to look for data.
May 18, 2016
- Prevents exceptions from being logged if the node stats are temporarily empty.
April 26, 2016
Fixed a bug where non-elected master nodes all appeared as Offline in the node list.
You can workaround this in 2.3.0 and 2.3.1 by setting
- You can workaround this in 2.3.0 and 2.3.1 by setting
- Introduced the timepicker controls in the clusters page so you can view snapshots Marvel data.
- Added a link to go back to the previous page from the License page.
April 4, 2016
- Performance improvements for the Indices page
- Improvements for errors logged from the UI
- Adds support for Elasticsearch 2.3.1
March 30, 2016
- Automatic deletion of Marvel indices. By default, indices older than 7 days are deleted.
- Support for tribe nodes.
- Indexing Rate charts report indexing on the primary shards only. No longer the total of primary and replica shards.
- UI improvements in charts.
- The number of unassigned shards is now shown in the indices listing.
Marvel’s timestamped indices have now the format
.marvel-es-N-YYYY.MM.ddwhere N is the current Marvel template version (first version is 1).
- Adds the permission required for the Marvel plugin to work when HTTPExporter is configured for SSL.
March 15, 2016
- Fix a bug when Marvel is configured to export data over HTTP on a monitoring cluster protected by Shield (with SSL).
February 2, 2016
- Enable access to the License page from the cluster status bar.
- Allow configuration of a monthly interval for Marvel indices instead of limiting it to daily.
- Provide a sha1 hash for the Marvel app download.
- Minor UI improvements.
February 2, 2016
- Adds support for Elasticsearch 2.1.2
December 17, 2015
- Check the Kibana version to ensure compatibility.
- Respect opt-out for statistics reporting in all cases.
- Fixed transport address not showing on the node detail page.
- Fixed the table filtering on the node listing page.
November 24, 2015
- Display a node type indicator on the Node Listing and Node Detail pages.
- Show the online/offline status of nodes.
- Remove the Time Picker from the Cluster Listing page.
- Multiple fixes for showing historical data.
- Filter out derivative calculations where the start and end times are incomplete time buckets.
- Cluster table sorting.
Use the new Elasticsearch
_field_statsAPI to determine which Marvel indices are needed to generate the stats.
November 24, 2015
- Adds support for Elasticsearch 2.0.1.
October 28, 2015
Breaking ChangesMarvel 2.0.0 is a complete rewrite from Marvel 1.3. If you are upgrading from Marvel 1.3:
- Note that the Marvel agent plugin only needs to be installed on the Elasticsearch nodes you are monitoring.
If you need to stop collecting data from a node, remove the plugin or set
marvel.enabledconfiguration parameter to
marvel.agent.enabledparameter is no longer supported.
- The Marvel exporter settings have changed. If you are using a separate monitoring cluster, you will need to update your configuration. For more information, see Setting up a Separate Monitoring Cluster.
- Fully-integrated with Kibana 4.2 as a Kibana plugin.
- Supports Multiple clusters for Paid Subscriptions
- Reduced data footprint for Marvel indices
- Simplified dashboards for Indices and Nodes
- Better support for large clusters