Mac Client 7.0.2 - Root Capacity Plugin, Python Framework, and Time Machine fixes

Originally published at: Mac Client 7.0.2 – Root Capacity Plugin, Python Framework, and Time Machine fixes — Watchman Monitoring®

Watchman Monitoring is proud to announce the latest version of its agent for macOS, 7.0.2 This version includes all the highlights from version 7.0.1 and delivers a root capacity plugin rewrite in preparation for better handling of purgeable space alerting. Updates to the Python framework, and fixes to Time Machine reporting.

Feature

  • Better handling for Mac Roman encoded files
  • Root capacity plugin rewrite

Change

  • Stop alerting on Crashplan demographics changes
  • Improved gathering of last logged-in user.
  • Updates to the Watchman Monitoring provided Python Framework

Bug Fixes

  • Fixed an issue with Time Machine on OS 10.13 reporting
  • Fixes to Time Machine reporting going stale during uptime check
  • Fixes an issue when reading Backblaze xml files with special characters in drive name
  • Fix Carbon Copy Cloner version 5 stale results

 

Highlights from 7.0.1

CrashPlan Client

  • Add additional error handling in CrashPlan Client
  • Prevent alerts when destinations are removed

P5 Plugins

  • Convert P5 Plugins to python3
  • P5 Treat lack of valid license as informational
  • P5 Info IndexError: list index out of range

FileVault Status

  • Fix FileVault Status on Mac OS X 10.11 thru 10.13

FileMaker Server

  • Let the FileMaker Server plugin run standalone
  • Server plugin conversion to Python3
  • Prevent failures when there is no backup status
  • Handle a missing Filemaker Server password

Laptop Battery

  • Fix missing battery serial numbers

Splashtop

  • Update plugin for Python3
  • Prevent inoperable Splashtop links for RMM installs

ABOUT THE UPDATE PROCESS

Please note: Installers created before March 8, 2022, contain python scripts, and will need to be replaced. Read more about old installer versions.

Watchman Monitoring is proud to announce the latest version of its agent for macOS, 7.0.2 This version includes all the highlights from version 7.0.1 and delivers a root capacity plugin rewrite in preparation for better handling of purgeable space alerting. Updates to the Python framework, and fixes to Time Machine reporting.

https://www.watchmanmonitoring.com/mac-client-7-0-2-root-capacity-plugin-python-framework-and-time-machine-fixes/