It is not possible to monitor MySQL 8 with this version of MySQL Enterprise Monitor, nor is it possible to configure this version of MySQL Enterprise Monitor to use MySQL 8 as its repository. To monitor MySQL 8, you must use MySQL Enterprise Monitor 8.0.
The performance of the data aggregation process is improved in this release. (Bug #26950542)
The MySQL server, bundled with the MySQL Enterprise Service Manager, has been upgraded to MySQL 5.7.22.
The bundled JRE was updated to 1.8.0_172 for both the Agent and Service Manager.
The MySQL Enterprise Service Manager always used the default data purge values, regardless of what values were specified. (Bug #27869486)
MySQL Enterprise Monitor Agent parsed all
name=valuepairs, even if they were inside comments, or outside legal config sections in a Cluster
As of this release, only configuration values in legally defined sections are parsed. (Bug #27844552)
The Query Analyzer's Configure Query Analyzer link did not link to the Query Analyzer advisors. (Bug #27844552)
The documentation did not clearly state that the GUI-based advisors could not be copied as the basis for custom advisors. Only expression-based advisors can be copied in this manner. (Bug #27731494)
The Time Span and Graph From: labels did not display multibyte characters correctly. The character codes were displayed instead of the characters themselves. (Bug #27695440)
NDB Clusters with multiple MySQL nodes were listed as a single MySQL instance in the All Targets drop-down menu. (Bug #27556453)
The Zoom links on the Query Analyzer page did not alter the graph time range. (Bug #27410942)
The columns of the Current Emergency & Critical Events list, on the Overview page, contained chevrons, indicating it was possible to sort the events. It is not possible to sort the events of this list, the emergency events are always listed first, and the list is sorted by Current and Time. (Bug #27011755, Bug #27720503)
The Overview graphs contained no scale information. As of this release, the graph tooltips now contain timestamps.
The Last Seen column of the Unreachable Agents did not sort by date.
On Windows platforms, the agent service description contained an incorrect version number.
The emailed links were incorrect for events generated by the SQL Statement Generates Warnings or Errors and Average Statement Execution Time Advisor advisors.
It was not possible to edit any notification groups other than the first 10 displayed. The remaining groups were displayed as inactive.
The link to the Settings page, in the Important Product-Related Announcements section of the What's New page, did not link to the Settings page.