5. Appendix

5.1. Glossary

A server application for exposing metrics to Prometheus
IBM’s mainframe product line
A server application for monitoring and alerting
Hardware Management Console for IBM Z

5.2. Change log

5.2.1. Version 0.4.0

Released: 2019-08-21

Bug fixes: - Avoid exception in case of a connection drop error handling. - Replace yaml.load() by yaml.safe_load(). In PyYAML before 5.1,

the yaml.load() API could execute arbitrary code if used with untrusted data (CVE-2017-18342).

Known issues: See the `list of open issues`_.

5.2.2. Version 0.3.0

Released: 2019-08-11

Bug fixes: - Reconnect in case of a connection drop.

Known issues: See the `list of open issues`_.

5.2.3. Version 0.2.0

Released: 2018-08-24

Incompatible changes: All metrics now have a zhmc_ prefix.

Bug fixes: Uses Grafana 5.2.2.

Known issues: See the `list of open issues`_.

5.2.4. Version 0.1.2

Released: 2018-08-23

Enhancements: The description now instructs the user to pip3 install zhmc-prometheus-exporter instead of running a local install from the cloned repository. It also links to the stable version of the documentation rather than to the latest build.

5.2.5. Version 0.1.1

Released: 2018-08-23

Initial PyPI release (0.1.0 was for testing purposes)

5.2.6. Version 0.1.0

Released: Only on GitHub, never on PyPI

Initial release