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Pandora FMS 4.0.3 released!

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A new release of Pandora FMS is coming right after Christmas. Pandora FMS 4.0.3 is a minor update with new interesting features and a lot of bugs fixed in order to make this version more reliable.

One of the new features is Command snapshot. It allows you to get a static image of any command output of your system. With this new feature, for example, you can find out why the CPU usage of your server is high by comparing it with the "top" command output. The second new feature is Graphic comparison. It helps you be updated on the evolution of your system by comparing one time range with the previous one. It is very useful when big changes are made in your system.

We are committed to create a good product. That is why, this release has a lot of bugs fixed and the improvements mentioned below.

-Faster events view with several bugs fixed.
-Improved database management in order to get the main database and history database working in the same host
-Fixed bugs related to the enterprise ACL and policy management.
-Improved enterprise network servers.
-Improved the agent support for Solaris system and Logevent for Windows.
-Among other bug fixes and performance improvements.

You can download Pandora FMS 4.0.3 in different supports (ISO, VMware image, DEB, RPM and TAR.GZ) at http://pandorafms.com/Community/download/ and check the +800 pages documentation at http://pandorafms.com/

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