Release Notes v.5.1.x


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The recent 5.0 major release contained a lot of new features, so the Grafana 5.1 release is focused on smoothing out some rough edges and iterating over some of the new features.

Release Highlights

5.1.3 (2018-05-16)

  • Scroll: Graph panel / legend texts shifts on the left each time we move scrollbar on firefox #11830

5.1.2 (2018-05-09)

  • Database: Fix MySql migration issue #11862
  • Google Analytics: Enable Google Analytics anonymizeIP setting for GDPR #11656

5.1.1 (2018-05-07)

  • LDAP: LDAP login with MariaDB/MySQL database and dn>100 chars not possible #11754
  • Build: AppVeyor Windows build missing version and commit info #11758
  • Scroll: Scroll can’t start in graphs on Chrome mobile #11710
  • Units: Revert renaming of unit key ppm #11743

5.1.0 (2018-04-26)

  • Folders: Default permissions on folder are not shown as inherited in its dashboards #11668
  • Templating: Allow more than 20 previews when creating a variable #11508
  • Dashboard: Row edit icon not shown #11466
  • SQL: Unsupported data types for value column using time series query #11703
  • Prometheus: Prometheus query inspector expands to be very large on autocomplete queries #11673

5.1.0-beta1 (2018-04-20)

  • MSSQL: New Microsoft SQL Server data source #10093, #11298, thx @linuxchips
  • Prometheus: The heatmap panel now support Prometheus histograms #10009
  • Postgres/MySQL: Ability to insert 0s or nulls for missing intervals #9487, thanks @svenklemm
  • Postgres/MySQL/MSSQL: Fix precision for the time column in table mode #11306
  • Graph: Align left and right Y-axes to one level #1271 & #2740 thx @ilgizar
  • Graph: Thresholds for Right Y axis #7107, thx @ilgizar
  • Graph: Support multiple series stacking in histogram mode #8151, thx @mtanda
  • Alerting: Pausing/un alerts now updates new_state_date #10942
  • Alerting: Support Pagerduty notification channel using Pagerduty V2 API #10531, thx @jbaublitz
  • Templating: Add comma templating format #10632, thx @mtanda
  • Prometheus: Show template variable candidate in query editor #9210, thx @mtanda
  • Prometheus: Support POST for query and query_range #9859, thx @mtanda
  • Alerting: Add support for retries on alert queries #5855, thx @Thib17
  • Table: Table plugin value mappings #7119, thx infernix
  • IE11: IE 11 compatibility #11165
  • Scrolling: Better scrolling experience #11053, #11252, #10836, #11185, #11168
  • Docker: Improved docker image (breaking changes regarding file ownership) grafana-docker #141, thx @Spindel, @ChristianKniep, @brancz and @jangaraj
  • Folders: A folder admin cannot add user/team permissions for folder/its dashboards #11173
  • Provisioning: Improved workflow for provisioned dashboards #10883

Minor

  • OpsGenie: Add triggered alerts as description #11046, thx @llamashoes
  • Cloudwatch: Support high resolution metrics #10925, thx @mtanda
  • Cloudwatch: Add dimension filtering to CloudWatch dimension_values() #10029, thx @willyhutw
  • Units: Second to HH:mm:ss formatter #11107, thx @gladdiologist
  • Singlestat: Add color to prefix and postfix in singlestat panel #11143, thx @ApsOps
  • Dashboards: Version cleanup fails on old databases with many entries #11278
  • Server: Adjust permissions of unix socket #11343, thx @corny
  • Shortcuts: Add shortcut for duplicate panel #11102
  • AuthProxy: Support IPv6 in Auth proxy white list #11330, thx @corny
  • SMTP: Don’t connect to STMP server using TLS unless configured. #7189
  • Prometheus: Escape backslash in labels correctly. #10555, thx @roidelapluie
  • Variables: Case-insensitive sorting for template values #11128 thx @cross
  • Annotations (native): Change default limit from 10 to 100 when querying api #11569, thx @flopp999
  • MySQL/Postgres/MSSQL: PostgreSQL datasource generates invalid query with dates before 1970 #11530 thx @ryantxu
  • Kiosk: Adds url parameter for starting a dashboard in inactive mode #11228, thx @towolf
  • Dashboard: Enable closing timepicker using escape key #11332
  • Datasources: Rename direct access mode in the data source settings #11391
  • Search: Display dashboards in folder indented #11073
  • Units: Use B/s instead Bps for Bytes per second #9342, thx @mayli
  • Units: Radiation units #11001, thx @victorclaessen
  • Units: Timeticks unit #11183, thx @jtyr
  • Units: Concentration units and “Normal cubic metre” #11211, thx @flopp999
  • Units: New currency - Czech koruna #11384, thx @Rohlik
  • Avatar: Fix DISABLE_GRAVATAR option #11095
  • Heatmap: Disable log scale when using time time series buckets #10792
  • Provisioning: Remove id from json when provisioning dashboards, #11138
  • Prometheus: tooltip for legend format not showing properly #11516, thx @svenklemm
  • Playlist: Empty playlists cannot be deleted #11133, thx @kichristensen
  • Switch Orgs: Alphabetic order in Switch Organization modal #11556
  • Postgres: improve $__timeFilter macro #11578, thx @svenklemm
  • Permission list: Improved ux #10747
  • Dashboard: Sizing and positioning of settings menu icons #11572
  • Dashboard: Add search filter/tabs to new panel control #10427
  • Folders: User with org viewer role should not be able to save/move dashboards in/to general folder #11553
  • Influxdb: Dont assume the first column in table response is time. #11476, thx @hahnjo

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