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migVisor Metadata Collector Notes

Release

Date

Issue

Note

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5.4.0

MIG-25489

Disabled query definition updates in mMC-5.3.2.0 and below.

mMC-5.4.0 includes changes in the query definition file structure. mMC in lower versions becomes from here on deprecated, and it is recommended to switch to using the newest version to enjoy the latest capabilities.

5.4.0

MIG-22258

Aligned the naming of mMC artifacts between CLI and GUI.

5.4.0

MIG-22269

Updated the naming convention for mMC to include its version.

5.4.0

MIG-23444

UI/UX Scan tab enhancements under the Add/Edit Database Data Source dialog:

  • For Oracle:

    • Removed the “Extended Scan” option.

    • Replaced the Analyze Workload toggle with the Workload Repository dropdown menu.

  • For SQL Server:

    • Removed the “Extended Scan” option.

    • Added controls to determine the collection period and scanning of read-only databases in the future.

[mMC GUI] Databases

5.4.0

MIG-19073

EULA enhancements:

  • Included the migVisor EULA PDF as part of the mMC distribution.

  • Added the possibility to view migVisor EULA locally instead of downloading it.

mMC GUI

5.4.0

MIG-21311

Renamed DB2 engine name to DB2 LUW to specify the distribution type currently supported by migVisor.

[mMC CLI] Configuration File Format

Command Constructor

mMC CLI

5.4.0

MIG-22118

mMC CLI enhancements for Oracle sources:

  • Replaced the -workload parameter with --workload-repository.

  • Added the “dynamic-views” and “awr” workload repository options.

mMC CLI

5.4.0

MIG-23370

UI/UX Data source testing and scanning status enhancements:

  • Updated operation status indicators.

  • Replaced the “Saved“ and “Uploaded“ statuses with a new "Completed" status.

  • Deprecated the “Incompleted“ status.

[mMC GUI] Databases

[mMC GUI] Applications

5.4.0

MIG-17406

UI/UX Databases tab enhancement:

  • Implemented database instance representation for PostgreSQL, MySQL, and SQL Server in mMC GUI.

  • Changed the Test icon in the Actions panel.

[mMC GUI] Databases

[mMC GUI] Applications

Data Source Archive

Export Data Source Configuration

5.4.0

MIG-19421

UI/UX Implemented a new snack bar notification type to display notifications that have a shorter life span.

Operation Modes

5.4.0

MIG-21954

Updated the sample multisource_config_application.csv configuration file to:

  • Include the addition of SQL Server and DB2 LUW sources.

  • Reflect the updated naming for primary dialects.

Improved the description of the -l, --local help option in mMC CLI.

[mMC CLI] Configuration File Format

mMC CLI

5.3.2

MIG-22921

Enhancements for PostgreSQL and MySQL sources:

  • Added the ability to scan all instance databases under Add database sourceConnection in mMC GUI.

  • Enhanced the CSV configuration file with a new "Scan All Instance Databases" option.

[mMC GUI] Databases

5.3.2

MIG-22929

Enhancements for PostgreSQL and MySQL sources:

  • Added the --all-instance-dbs optional parameter in mMC CLI.

  • Enhanced the CSV configuration file with a new "Scan All Instance Databases" option.

mMC CLI

5.3.1

MIG-22372

Enhanced the CSV configuration file with a new "Scan All Instance Databases" option for SQL Server sources.

5.3.1

MIG-22404

Enhancements for SQL Server sources:

  • Added the --all-instance-dbs optional parameter in mMC CLI.

  • Enhanced the CSV configuration file with a new "Scan All Instance Databases" option.

mMC CLI

5.2.3

MIG-22076

Reinstated the option to scan all databases in an instance for SQL Server datasource.

5.2.1

MIG-20269

Added collection metrics for DB2 sources.

5.2.0

MIG-15695

Added support for DB2 as a source.

Supported Sources and Targets

DB2 LUW mQE

5.2.0

MIG-19201

Renamed the EULA file to include the migVisor brand name.

5.1.1

MIG-19143

MIG-18811

UI/UX updates to mMC GUI:

  • “General” tab renamed to “Connection”

  • Fields from the "CDB" tab are moved to the "Connection" tab

  • Fields from the "Kerberos Authentication" tab are moved to the "Connection" tab (HBase)

  • “Analyze Workload” toggle moved to the “Scan” tab (Oracle)

  • “Extended Scan” options added to all relational DB engine “Scan” tabs, availability varies.

5.1.1

MIG-19145

Improved UI/UX in the data source discovery user interface.

5.1.0

MIG-17427

Incorporated the migVisor EULA into mMC CLI.

5.0.0

MIG-17016

Implemented a Graphical User Interface to the consolidated migVisor Metadata Collector, replacing the previously stand-alone Code Analyzer (mMC-CA), mMC-HBase Scanner, and legacy mMC.

mMC GUI

4.4.1

MIG-18022

Adjusted scanning using single-type configuration files:

  • Removed the requirement to have DB Engine header.

  • Changed scanning logic so that, if a DB engine is specified in a file name but the file itself contains multi-type data source configurations, mMC will ignore data sources that don't match the DB engine specified in the file name.

Configuration File Format

4.4.0

MIG-7577

SUP-678

SUP-714

SUP-727

SUP-808

SUP-812

SUP-982

SUP-984

SUP-926

Introduced mMC CLI for scanning relational and NoSQL databases alongside Java and C# applications, all under a single standalone, command-line application.

migVisor Metadata Collector (mMC) CLI

4.3.2

MIG-15323

Implemented periodic security assessment enhancements.

4.2.0

MIG-9764

Fixed an issue with applications missing name after mMC-CA code scanning.

4.2.0

MIG-10466

Spanner assessment enhancements: Improved detection of stored procedures, Triggers and Functions under different syntax conditions and code locations.

4.1.0

MIG-2289

Added support for scanning HBase source code via mMC-CA, the migVisor Metadata Collector -Code Analyzer (HBase application scanning).

4.1.0

MIG-2289

Introduced mMC HBase Collector, a separate mMC version supporting scanning of HBase source clusters (HBase API scanning).

4.1.0

SUP-684

Improved handling of Oracle CDB wrong credentials provided in ‘test’ connection functionality.

4.1.0

SUP-673

Fixed an issue with Oracle discovery functionality.

4.1.0

SUP-661

SUP-659

SUP-684

Fixed the ‘Illegal argument’ scan error in a specific SQL Server setup.

4.0.0

MIG-4848

Introduced mMC-CA, the migVisor Metadata Collector - Code Analyzer edition, a separate mMC version supporting application source code scanning.

4.0.0

MIG-6880

Added an Extended Scan Mode option to collect workload data for MySQL and PostgreSQL sources.

3.0.3

SUP-325

Refined connection properties to ensure connectivity to mirrored SQL Server instances.

3.0.3

SUP-492

Added an option to exclude read-only SQL Server databases from scanning.

3.0.3

SUP-466

Limit the length of Source Tag to 32 characters.

3.0.3

MIG-4182

Changed the naming convention for dbConfig_<ENGINE>.txt files to have src as a prefix instead of db and form srcConfig_<ENGINE>.txt files in the mMC directory.

Data Collection

3.0.3

MIG-5098

Removed the redundant 4th digit in the migVisor versioning system.


3.0.2

MIG-2619

Reordered the Release-notes.txt file so that the most recent release notes appear first.

3.0.2

SUP-487

Fixed an issue preventing the manual set of the Number of parallel threads.

3.0.2

SUP-486

Fixed an issue interfering with the database discovery functionality.

3.0.1

SUP-482

Set the default value of ‘Number of parallel threads’ to 4 to reduce the risk of dynamically determining a too high value due to high resources on the host.

3.0.1

SUP-481

Increase the limit set on the number of sources allowed to be added to the mMC via the ‘Add sources’ step.

3.0.0

MIG-3112

Added support for scanning MongoDB source clusters.

Terminology

2.4.1

SUP-426

Fixed an issue with the bulk-import functionality that prevented importing large number of databases under some conditions.

2.4.0

SUP-418

Improved security features in mMC by adding an encryption mechanism to obfuscate passwords stored in the dbConfig.txt file.

2.4.0

MIG-2238

Split the mMC dbConfig.txt file based on the database engine type.

2.4.0

MIG-1984

Split the mQE query definition file based on the database engine type.

Terminology

2.3.0

SUP-415

Added an option to add source tags by the mMC in the pre-scanning stage.

Custom Tags

2.2.1

SUP-410 SUP-413

Fixed an issue where the mMC resulted in a single DB scan operation when scanning all databases in a SQL Server instance.

2.2.0

SUP-105

Added a link to the migVisor release notes in the mMC info section.

2.2.0

SUP-52

Improved logging and UI visibility for cases of duplicate connection names.

2.2.0

SUP-44

Improved UX when validating the input fields under the Edit Connection form.

2.1.0

MIG-2598

Changed the port used by mMC and mConsole for secure communication from 8443 to 443.

2.0.2

SUP-302

SUP-54

Fixed the Scan all databases in instance functionality when adding a connection so SQL Server 2008.

2.0.1

MIG-1643

Added support for connection using Windows Authentication for SQL Server databases.

2.0.0

MIG-709

TCO beta functionality.

TCO

1.0.39

SUP-130

Added the ability for a user to provide query time-out value for query execution during scan.

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