Portal 6.1.x Release Notes

Software Requirements

Supported Browsers

  • IE 9 and higher
  • Firefox 3.6 and higher
  • Google Chrome latest

Supported Operating Systems

  • Windows
  • Mac OS X

Other combinations of browsers and operating systems may be suitable for the Portal, but they have not been thoroughly tested. Some elements of the graphical interface may appear unusable or disproportionate in size in unsupported combinations of browsers and operating systems.

Nexthink Dependency Matrix

The Portal communicates with the Engine and, therefore, it depends on its version. The following dependency matrix applies:

  Engine 6.1 Engine 6.0 Engine 5.3
Portal 6.1 OK Not OK Not OK
Portal 6.0 Not OK OK Not OK
Portal 5.3 Not OK Not OK OK


Fixed Issues

Customer issues

  • [PRT-4362] [Support 11439] - The software metering module is not able to load when the Portal is installed in a slow environment.

Internal issues

  • [PRT-4336] - Display an appropriate number of significant digits for numeric values of metrics in the Portal.


New Features

  • [PRT-4151] - Session protection from CSRF by means of secure tokens.
  • [PRT-3948] - Sort rows in a table if they are compatible (same units).
  • [PRT-4183] - Improve the mechanism to search for metrics when adding them to a widget.
  • [PRT-4154] - Display value 0 instead of - for activity metrics when the value is known.
  • [PRT-4172] - Configurable list of allowed security protocols for the Jetty web server.
  • [PRT-4157] - Better display of empty values in service dashboards.
  • [PRT-4156] - Improve the display of empty values in the table widget.
  • [PRT-4186] - V5 widget management from V6 (only if you have V5 content).
  • [PRT-4206] - V5 content in V6 roles.
  • [PRT-4230] - Edition of the investigation within V5 Issue widget possible from V6.
  • [OT-224] - Support for new data privacy level: anonymized users and devices.
  • [PRT-4194] - Configurable maximum number of metrics in the Portal.
  • [PRT-4238] - New aggregate Successful HTTP ratio for activity metrics.

Fixed Issues

Internal issues

  • [PRT-4073] - Set default sorting to descending in the table widget for top metrics with lowest aggregate.
  • [PRT-4181] - Seldom freezing display when creating a software metering module.
  • [PRT-3080] - Synchronization with the Engine occasionally remains in the in progress state indefinitely.
  • [PRT-4165] - Upgrade to Java 8. Upgrade jetty version from 9.2.0 to 9.3.2.
  • [PRT-4185] - Keep table widget settings when navigating through hierarchy or time, or when resizing the screen
  • [PRT-4026] - Duplicated error messages in the software metering module when changing the hierarchy.
  • [PRT-4079] - Tooltips overlapping legends in the line chart widget.
  • [PRT-4015] - Metion metrics in both the compute and clear messages of the software metering widget.
  • [PRT-4037] - Action menu not working correctly on landing page in some cases.
  • [PRT-4158] - Changing the admin domain of a user can make the user loose access to previous personal content.
  • [PRT-3722] - Extend to 4 digits the check of version compatibility with other Nexthink components.
  • [PRT-4145] - Fix error message in Appliance Management when the user does not have the right to add appliances.
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