Geneos Compatibility Matrix

Supported Geneos Versions

ITRS supports all released versions based on the current plus the previous major versions of Geneos. Please note, only the latest major version (currently GA4.x.x) will receive regular fixes and enhancements. In exceptional circumstances, critical fixes may be back ported to previous major versions where it is not reasonably possibly to upgrade to newer versions.

Supported Geneos Versions:

Operating System Support

Operating Systems Versions Supported
Windows Win Desktop 7, 8.1, 10
Win Server 2008, 2008 R2, 2012, 2012 R2, 2016
Linux Linux Redhat: RHEL 5.x [kernel 2.6.18] (Netprobe and Plug-ins ONLY)
Linux Redhat: RHEL 6.x [kernel 2.6.32]
Linux Redhat: RHEL 7.x [kernel 3.10.0]
Linux Suse: SLES 11.x, 12.x
Solaris x64 10, 11
Solaris Sparc 10, 11
IBM AIX 7.1, 7.2
IBM i (OS/400) 7.1, 7.2, 7.3
IBM Linux on Power Red Hat Enterprise Linux Server 7.2 (Maipo) [Little Endian]
   
Geneos Components Supported Operating Systems
  Windows Linux IBM Linux on Power8 Solaris x64 Solaris Sparc IBM AIX
Active Console 2 (32 bit) (tick)

 

 

 

 

 

Active Console 2 (64 bit) (tick)          
EUEM Netprobe (64 bit)

 

(tick)  

 

 

 

Fix Analyser File Agent (32 bit) (tick)          
Fix Analyser File Agent (64 bit)

 

(tick)   (tick) (tick) (tick)
Fix Analyser 2 Netprobe (64 bit)

 

(tick)  

 

 

 

Gateway 2 (32 bit)

 

 

 

 

(tick)

 

Gateway 2 (64 bit)

 

(tick)   (tick)

 

 

Licence Daemon (32 bit)

 

 

 

 

(tick)

 

Licence Daemon (64 bit)

 

(tick)   (tick)

 

 

Netprobe (32 bit) (tick)

 

 

 

 

 

Netprobe (64 bit) (tick) (tick) (tick) (tick) (tick) (tick)
Open Access (32 bit) (tick) (tick)   (tick)

 

 

Open Access (64 bit)

 

(tick)  

 

 

 

Wed Dashboard (Web Server) (64 bit)

 

(tick)   (tick) (tick)

 

Web Montage (Web Services) (java) (tick) (tick)   (tick)

 

 

Web Slinger (32 bit)

 

(tick)  

 

(tick)

 

             

Note: IBM i operating system is monitored remotely by Netprobe run on Linux operating system.

 

Supported Plug-ins in Netprobe Supported Operating Systems
 

Windows

Linux

IBM Linux on Power

Solaris x64

Solaris Sparc

IBM AIX

API

(tick)

(tick)

(tick)

(tick)

(tick)

 

API Streams

(tick)

(tick)

(tick)

(tick)

(tick)

 

Bloomberg B-Pipe

(tick)

(tick)

 

 

 

 

Citrix Plug-ins (EOL 28th February 2019)

(tick)

 

 

 

 

 

Clearvision Status

(tick)

 

 

 

 

 

Combo

(tick)

(tick)

(tick)

(tick)

(tick)

(tick)

Component Versions

(tick)

(tick)

(tick)

(tick)

(tick)

 

CPU

(tick)

(tick)

(tick)

(tick)

(tick)

(tick)

Desktop PC Monitoring

(tick)

 

 

 

 

 

Device IO

 

(tick)

(tick)

(tick)

(tick)

 

Disk

(tick)

(tick)

(tick)

(tick)

(tick)

(tick)

E4JMS Plug-ins (Tibco EMS)

(tick)

(tick)

(tick)

(tick)

(tick)

 

End User Experience Monitoring (EUEM)

 

(tick)

 

 

 

 

Extractor

(tick)

(tick)

(tick)

(tick)

(tick)

(tick)

Fidessa

 

(tick)

(tick)

(tick)

(tick)

 

Fidessa DQ

 

(tick)

(tick)

(tick)

(tick)

 

FIX

(tick)

(tick)

(tick)

(tick)

(tick)

(tick)

Fix Analyser 2

 

(tick)

 

 

 

 

FKM

(tick)

(tick)

(tick)

(tick)

(tick)

(tick)

FLM

(tick)

(tick)

 

(tick)

(tick)

 

FTM

(tick)

(tick)

(tick)

(tick)

(tick)

(tick)

GL Greffon

(tick)

(tick)

(tick)

(tick)

(tick)

 

GL Lost Orders

 

 

 

(tick)

(tick)

 

GL Order Book

 

 

 

(tick)

(tick)

 

GL Permissions

(tick)

(tick)

(tick)

(tick)

(tick)

 

GL Router

(tick)

(tick)

(tick)

(tick)

(tick)

 

GL SLC

(tick)

(tick)

(tick)

(tick)

(tick)

 

GL SLC Relay

(tick)

(tick)

(tick)

(tick)

(tick)

 

GL SLE

(tick)

(tick)

(tick)

(tick)

(tick)

 

GL SLE TCP

(tick)

(tick)

(tick)

(tick)

(tick)

 

Hardware

(tick)

(tick)

(tick)

(tick)

(tick)

(tick)

Informix

 

(tick)

 

(tick)

(tick)

 

IBM i Job

 

(tick)

(tick)

 

 

 

IBM i Message

 

(tick)

(tick)

 

 

 

IBM i Pool

 

(tick)

(tick)

 

 

 

IBM i Queue

 

(tick)

(tick)

 

 

 

IBM i Subsystem

 

(tick)

(tick)

 

 

 

IBM i System

 

(tick)

(tick)

 

 

 

IPC

 

(tick)

(tick)

(tick)

(tick)

 

IX Message Analyser

(tick)

(tick)

(tick)

(tick)

(tick)

 

JMX Plug-ins

(tick)

(tick)

(tick)

(tick)

(tick)

(tick)

Market Data Monitor

(tick)

(tick)

 

(tick)

(tick)

 

Message Tracker

(tick)

(tick)

 

(tick)

(tick)

 

MIB Monitor

(tick)

(tick)

(tick)

(tick)

(tick)

 

MQ Channel

(tick)

(tick)

(tick)

(tick)

(tick)

(tick)

MQ Queue Info

(tick)

(tick)

(tick)

(tick)

(tick)

(tick)

MQ Queue

(tick)

(tick)

(tick)

(tick)

(tick)

(tick)

NET Ping

(tick)

(tick)

(tick)

(tick)

(tick)

 

Network

(tick)

(tick)

(tick)

(tick)

(tick)

(tick)

NYXT Papastats

(tick)

(tick)

(tick)

(tick)

(tick)

 

Oracle

(tick)

(tick)

(tick)

(tick)

(tick)

(tick)

Orc

(tick)

(tick)

(tick)

(tick)

(tick)

 

PATS Status

(tick)

(tick)

(tick)

(tick)

(tick)

 

PATS Trading Breaches

(tick)

(tick)

(tick)

(tick)

(tick)

 

PATS Users

(tick)

(tick)

(tick)

(tick)

(tick)

 

Perfmon

(tick)

 

 

 

 

 

Processes

(tick)

(tick)

(tick)

(tick)

(tick)

(tick)

RMC Interface

 

(tick)

 

(tick)

(tick)

 

SETS SLC

(tick)

(tick)

(tick)

(tick)

(tick)

 

SQL Toolkit

(tick)

(tick)

(tick)

(tick)

(tick)

(tick)

State Tracker

(tick)

(tick)

(tick)

(tick)

(tick)

(tick)

SU

 

 

 

(tick)

(tick)

 

Sybase

(tick)

(tick)

 

(tick)

(tick)

(tick)

Sybase Server

(tick)

(tick)

 

(tick)

(tick)

(tick)

TCP Links

(tick)

(tick)

(tick)

(tick)

(tick)

(tick)

TIB RV

(tick)

(tick)

 

(tick)

(tick)

 

TIB RV Publisher

(tick)

(tick)

 

(tick)

(tick)

 

TIB RV Stream

(tick)

(tick)

 

(tick)

(tick)

 

Toolkit

(tick)

(tick)

(tick)

(tick)

(tick)

(tick)

Top

(tick)

(tick)

(tick)

(tick)

(tick)

 

Tradeview (previously called Datacom)

Supported only on Tradeview devices

Trading Technologies

(tick)

(tick)

(tick)

(tick)

(tick)

 

Trap Monitor

Limited

(tick)

(tick)

(tick)

(tick)

 

UNIX Users

 

(tick)

(tick)

(tick)

(tick)

(tick)

Veritas Cluster Server

(tick)

(tick)

 

(tick)

(tick)

 

Web Monitor

(tick)

(tick)

(tick)

(tick)

(tick)

 

Win Apps

(tick)

 

 

 

 

 

Win Cluster

(tick)

 

 

 

 

 

Win Services

(tick)

 

 

 

 

 

WMI

(tick)

 

 

 

 

 

WTS Plug-ins

(tick)

 

 

 

 

 

X Broadcast

(tick)

(tick)

(tick)

(tick)

(tick)

 

X Mcast

(tick)

(tick)

(tick)

(tick)

(tick)

 

X Multicast

(tick)

(tick)

(tick)

(tick)

(tick)

 

X Ping

(tick)

(tick)

(tick)

(tick)

(tick)

 

X Route

(tick)

(tick)

(tick)

(tick)

(tick)

 

X Services

(tick)

(tick)

(tick)

(tick)

(tick)

 

X Top

(tick)

(tick)

(tick)

(tick)

(tick)

 

X Traffic

(tick)

(tick)

(tick)

(tick)

(tick)

 

Database Support

Database Versions Supported
MySQL 5.5, 5.6, 5.7
SAP ASE (Sybase) 15.7, 16.0, 16.1, 16.2
Oracle 11.2, 12.1, 12.2
MSSQL Server 2012, 2014, 2016, (2017 coming soon)
IBM DB2 DB2 10.1, 10.5
POSTGRES (from GA3.1.1) 9.4, 9.5, 9.6, (10 coming soon)
MariaDB 10.0, 10.1, (10.2 coming soon)
   

 

Database MySQL Sybase Oracle MSSQL DB2 POSTGRES MariaDB
Active Console 2 (tick) (tick) (tick) (tick)

 

 

 

Gateway 2
- MSSQL server is only supported for Gateway 2 running on Linux platform.
(tick) (tick) (tick) (tick) *

 

 

(tick)
Plug-in: Fix Analyser 2 (tick)

 

 

 

 

 

 

Plug-in: Message Tracker (tick)

 

(tick)

 

 

 

 

Plug-in: Oracle

 

 

(tick)

 

 

 

 

Plug-in: SQL Toolkit
- MSSQL server is only supported on Linux and Windows Netprobes.
- DB2 is NOT supported on Solaris Sparc 64 bit Netprobe.
- Sybase and MSSQL server are NOT supported on Linux on Power OS.
(tick) (tick) (tick) (tick) (tick) (tick) (tick)
Plug-in: Sybase

 

(tick)

 

 

 

 

 

Plug-in: Sybase Server

 

(tick)

 

 

 

 

 

               

Browser Support

Browser Versions Supported
Chrome Latest stable version
Firefox ESR 52.x
Internet Explorer 11
MS Edge 40.x
   
Geneos Component IE MS Edge Firefox ESR Chrome
Gateway 2 (Express Report 2 only) (tick) (tick) (tick)  
EUEM Netprobe (EUEM Plug-in)     (tick)  
Fix Analyser Netprobe (Analyser 2 Reports) (tick) (tick) (tick)  
Web Dashboard (Web Server) (tick) (tick) (tick) (tick)
Web Montage (Web Services) (tick) (tick) (tick) (tick)
         

Application and Plug-in Specific Information

Geneos Component Application Support Notes
ActiveMQ monitoring integration
  • Requires 3 JMX Server Plug-in instances
  • Verified with ActiveMQ version 5.15.3
Amazon Web Services monitoring integration
  • Requires 6 Toolkit Plug-in instances
  • Verified with Python 2.7 or higher, and Python 3.7 or higher

Cassandra monitoring integration
  • Requires 6 JMX Server Plug-in instances
  • Verified with Cassandra version 3.11.1
Citrix Plug-ins (EOL 28th February 2019) Citrix Presentation Server versions 4.5 and Citrix XenApp 5.0 are supported. For XenApp 6.0 and newer, Citrix now provides a Windows powershell based api that can be used with Geneos Toolkit plug-in. Please contact ITRS support for more information.
Docker monitoring integration
  • Requires 2 Toolkit Plug-in instances
  • Verified with Docker version 17.12.0-ce and Centos 7
E4JMS (TIBCO EMS) Plug-ins
  • TIBCO Enterprise Message Service (EMS) versions 7.0, 8.0, 8.1, 8.2 and 8.3 are supported.
  • Java versions 1.6.x, 1.7.x and 1.8.x are supported. It is recommended you configure Plug-in to use java version that is packaged with or supported by your version of EMS.
Elasticsearch monitoring integration
  • Requires 8 Toolkit Plug-in instances
  • Verified with Elasticsearch version 6.1.2 and Python 2.7/3.6
End User Experience Monitoring Requires EUEM Netprobe (Linux 64 bit only). Requires Mozilla Firefox and Selenium IDE for creating user interaction scenarios. EUEM has been verified to work with Selenium IDE version 2.9.1.
Fidessa Plug-in (Users View) Fidessa plug-in uses a command line utility called netstat. On Linux this utility is part of net-tools package. By default, net-tools package is no longer included in minimal RHEL 7 + distributions. Please make sure netstat utility is available on the host where Fidessa plug-in is run.
Fix Analyser 2 Plug-in Requires Fix Analyser 2 Netprobe (Linux 64 bit only) with File Agents that can run on Linux, Solaris (x86 and Sparc), Windows and AIX for collecting Fix Logs. FIX Analyser 2 plug-in tracks the state of FIX (protocol version 4.2 and 4.4) orders.
FLM Plug-in The table below illustrates the support matrix for the different market data feeds currently supported in FLM plug-in.
Netprobe PlatformRFA (OMM)RFA (MDI)GLTTNYXT
netprobe-windows-x64(tick)(tick)(tick)

 

netprobe-linux-x64(tick)

 

(tick)

 

(tick)
netprobe-solaris-x64(tick)

 

(tick)

 

 

Note: RFA version 8 supports the microseconds and nanoseconds timestamps that are useful for RawLatency and DataQuality solutions.

RFA API does not support legacy (MDI) connection type on 64-bit platforms.
The 64 bit Solaris x86 version of the Netprobe does not support charting for FLM plug-in Reporting feature.

 

Gateway Publishing

Supported adapters for Gateway publishing:

Gateway Platform Nanomsg Kafka
Gateway-linux-x64 (tick)
Nanomsg Gateway Publishing adapter End of Life date is set on the 30th of November 2018.
(tick)
Gateway-solaris-x64

 

(tick)
Gateway-solaris-sparc

 

 

 

See Publishing data to external systems for more information. 
Hadoop (HDFS and YARN) monitoring integration
  • Requires 4 JMX Server and 3 Toolkit Plug-in instances
  • Verified with Hadoop version 3.0.0 and Python 2.7/3.6
IBM i Plug-ins
  • IBM i Operating System versions 7.1, 7.2 and 7.3 are supported
  • IBM i Server must be IBM i, i5/OS, or OS/400 V4R3 or higher
  • Requires JRE (supported versions 1.7 and 1.8)
ITRS Synthetic Monitoring
  • Requires 4 Toolkit Plug-in instances
  • Verified with Python 2.7 or higher, and Python 3.7 or higher

JMX Plug-ins
  • Generic connection to a JMX enabled application is supported for Java versions 1.6.x, 1.7.x and 1.8.x.
  • WebSphere connection to an IBM WebSphere Application Server is supported on WebSphere versions 8.5 and 8.5.5 (9.0 coming soon). It is recommended you configure Netprobe to use java version that is packaged with your version of WebSphere.
  • WebLogic connection to an Oracle WebLogic Server is supported on WebLogic versions 10.3, 11.1, 12.1 and 12.2. It is recommended you configure Netprobe to use the java version that is packaged with your version of WebLogic.
Kafka monitoring integration
  • Requires 4 JMX Server instances
  • Verified with Kafka version 1.0.0
Kubernetes monitoring integration
  • Requires 3 Toolkit Plug-in instances
  • Verified with Kubernetes (client and server) version 1.9.3, Python version 2.7/3.6
Market Data Monitor (MDM) Market Data Monitor provides feed adapter libraries used for subscribing to market data feeds. Table below illustrates the different market data feeds and their supported platforms.
Netprobe PlatformRFA (OMM)RFA (MDI)GLTTNYXTBloombergExegyQuantFeed
netprobe-windows-x64(tick)(tick)(tick)

 

(tick)(tick)(tick)
netprobe-linux-x64(tick)

 

(tick)

 

(tick)(tick)(tick)(tick)*
netprobe-solaris-x64(tick)

 

(tick)

 

 

 

 

 

To consume Elektron Pulse data, you will need an updated definition file enumtype.def from or based on TREP Template version 15.91 or newer. Definition file is provided in the Netprobe package or this can be downloaded from Thomson Reuters Customer Zone.

* Beginning GA4.8.0, QuantFeed no longer supports Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 (RHEL 5) platforms. This is due to a change in requirements for the QuantFeed OS 3.8.4.8 library.

Note: RFA version 8 supports the microseconds and nanoseconds timestamps that are useful for RawLatency and DataQuality solutions.

MongoDB monitoring integration
  • Requires 10 Toolkit Plug-in instances
  • Verified with MongoDB version 3.6
MQ Plug-ins IBM MQ versions 7.5.x, 8.0.x, 9.0.x are supported.
PostgreSQL monitoring integration
  • Requires 1 SQL Toolkit Plug-in instances
  • Verified with PostgreSQL version 9.6
TCP-Links TCP-Links plug-in uses a command line utility called netstat. On Linux this utility is part of net-tools package. By default, net-tools package is no longer included in minimal RHEL 7 + distributions. Please make sure netstat utility is available on the host where TCP-Links plug-in is run.
Trapmon Plug-in Trap Monitor plug-in on windows Netprobe does not support the new Mib Files, Custom View and Clear trap command features.
Veritas Cluster Server Plug-in Veritas Cluster Server plug-in supports Symantec Veritas Cluster Server versions 5.0, 5.1 and 6.0
Web Dashboard (Web Server) There is a Web Dashboard package available without a JRE packaged. Users need to make sure Web Dashboard can access a supported JRE environment. We support the latest available update of Java 1.8.x 
Win Cluster Plug-in Win Cluster plug-in supports Windows Server Failover Clustering (WSFC) on Windows Server 2008 R2 and Windows 2012 Enterprise and Datacenter editions. 
WTS Plug-ins WTS Licenses plug-in requires Microsoft Licensing Reporter Tool (lsreport.exe) installed and functioning. This tool is no longer supported by Microsoft in Windows Server 2008 and newer. 
Zookeeper monitoring integration
  • Requires 2 JMX Server Plug-in instances
  • Verified with Zookeeper version 3.4.11
   

Upcoming changes to Geneos Compatibility and Life Cycle

This section outlines the upcoming changes to Geneos Compatibility and Life Cycle. ITRS will always work with you to minimise impact of any changes, and to listen to your feedback.

If you have any queries, please contact ITRS Support.

End of Support Notices

Notice of Change Affected Components End of Support Date Alternatives / Upgrade Path
End of support for Active Console Lite Active Console Lite 30 September 2018 Active Console 2
End of support for Nanomsg Gateway Publishing adapter Gateway 30 November 2018 Use Kafka Gateway Publishing adapter
End of support for Citrix Plug-ins Netprobe: Citrix Plug-ins 28 February 2019 Citrix monitoring Integration [coming soon]
End of support for Web Montage Web Montage (Web Services) 31 July 2019 Te be announced
End of support for Open Access Open Access Cluster Node, Open Access Java Client (API) 31 July 2019 To be announced
       

Deprecated and Removed Features

This section documents any features deprecated or removed in GA3.x.x versions of Geneos and lists any useful alternatives or upgrade paths.

Deprecated Features

Deprecated features are no longer supported by ITRS, but users can continue to use them if they wish. Users should avoid depending on any deprecated features as they may be removed in any future releases.

Geneos Components Versions Affected Description Alternatives
Netprobe: Deprecated Plug-ins GA3.0.0 + Support ended 30th June 2013

 

  • Brass – QMS --> No Planned Replacement
  • Wombat-Papa Stats --> NYXT Mama Stats
  • Wombat-Mama Stats --> NYXT Papa Stats
  • Latency – RTT --> Message Tracker 
  • BGD – TRIARCH --> No Planned Replacement
  • BGS – TRIARCH --> No Planned Replacement
  • ISFS – TRIARCH --> No Planned Replacement
  • SNMP – MIBS --> Mib Monitor
  • Sink --> No Planned Replacement
  • Source --> No Planned Replacement
  • TIB – Link --> No Planned Replacement
  • Reuters Bridge Feed --> No Planned Replacement
  • Reuters Plus --> No Planned Replacement
  • Remote SQL --> SQl Toolkit
  • Fidessa-Markets --> No Planned Replacement
  • Fidessa-To --> No Planned Replacement
Netprobe: Datacom Plug-in GA3.0.22 + Plug-in renamed in GA3.0.22 Datacom Plug-in renamed to Tradeview Plug-in
Netprobe: Plug-ins
  • MQ Channel Details
  • MQ Channel Overview
  • MQ Queue Details
  • MQ Queue Overview
  • Win-CPU
  • X-25 Links
GA3.1.x + Support ended 31st March 2015
  • MQ Channel Details à MQ Channel
  • MQ Channel Overview à MQ Channel
  • MQ Queue Details à MQ Queue
  • MQ Queue Overviewà MQ Queue
  • Win-CPU à CPU
  • X-25 Links à No Planned Replacement
Netprobe: Plug-ins
  • Effix Status
  • Fix Analyser
  • Fix Cameron Status
  • Gissing
  • NYXT mama
  • RTIC Latency
  • SWX
  • TIB GSM
  • TIB Tic
  • Tib View
  • Triarch Latency
  • UL Bridge
GA4.2.x + Support ended 30th April 2017

 

  • Effix Status--> no replacement
  • Fix Analyser --> upgrade to Fix Analyser 2
  • Fix Cameron Status --> no replacement
  • Gissing --> Upgrade to TR ConteX
  • integration to Geneos provided by TR
  • NYXT mama --> no replacement
  • RTIC Latency --> Upgrade to Market Data
  • Monitor (MDM)
  • SWX --> no replacement
  • TIB GSM --> no replacement
  • TIB Tic --> no replacement
  • Tib View --> no replacement
  • Triarch Latency --> no replacement
  • UL Bridge --> Upgrade to ULLink
  • integration to Geneos provided by ULLink

 

Removed Features

Removed features are no longer supported and have been removed or disabled in Geneos.

Geneos Components Description Alternatives
Active Console 1 Active Console 1 is no longer available to download. Support ended 30th June 2013. Migrate to Active Console 2
Gateway 1 Gateway 1 is no longer available to download. Support ended 30th Nov 2013 Migrate to Gateway 2
Express Report (Standalone Version) Express Report (Standalone Version) is no longer available to download. Support ended 31st July 2013 Migrate to Express Report 2 (Part of Gateway 2)
Visio to Dashboard Converter Visio to dashboard Converter is no longer available to download. Support ended 30th June 2013 No planned replacement
Setup Converter Setup Converter is no longer available to download. Support ended 30th Nov 2013 No planned replacement
Web Montage: GA3.0.x and older Support for Web Montage versions GA 3.0.x and older ended on the 15th September 2015 Upgrade to GA3.1.x or newer  
Geneos: versions GA2011.2.x and older End support for Geneos versions GA2011.2.x and older Upgrade to Geneos version GA3.x and newer
Geneos: Platform Support End support for Windows XP, Vista and Windows 2003 Migrate to Windows 7 / 2008 or newer
Geneos: Platform Support End support for AIX 5.3 and 6.1 Migrate to AIX 7.1 or newer
Geneos: Platform Support End support for Solaris 8 and Solaris 9 Migrate to Solaris 10 or newer
Geneos: Platform Support End support for Linux 4 and older for Netprobe
End support for Linux 5 and older for all other components
Migrate to Linux 5 or newer for Netprobe
Migrate to Linux 6 or newer for all other components