Documentation forAppOptics

PHP Agent Release Notes

5.1.0 - June 14, 2021

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Supported versions

  • Added support for ARMv8 (AWS Graviton2)

5.0.3 - April 26, 2021

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Fixes

  • Removed 64KB limitation on event messages.
  • Disabled error events for unclosed Laravel spans. A message will be logged instead.
  • Improved start-up handling to avoid problems with Apache prefork.

5.0.2 - March 29, 2021

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Fixes

  • Fixed service error reporting for suppressed PHP errors
  • Added protection against crashes caused by NULL pointers

5.0.1 - March 16, 2021

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  • Fixed a problem with custom SDK usage from command line when CLI tracing is disabled
  • Reproducible builds for the PHP agent (security enhancement)
  • Adjusted traces to conform to Error Spec changes

5.0.0 - January 18, 2021

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  • Added support for PHP 8.0
  • Removed PHP 5 from feature release cycle (PHP 5 will stay on 4.x)
  • Adjusted traces to conform to RSC Spec

4.1.5 - January 15, 2021

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  • PHP 5 only
  • Adjusted traces to conform to RSC Spec

4.1.4 - October 29, 2020

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  • Added measures to prevent gRPC symbol collisions
  • Added support for Laravel 8

4.1.3 - October 14, 2020

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  • Improved Redis support for methods ‘hGet’ and ‘hGetAll’

4.1.2 - October 8, 2020

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  • Added support for Redis >= 5.3.0

4.1.1 - September 10, 2020

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  • Fixed handling of HTTP streams
  • Fixed code profiling for custom started traces

4.1.0 - Jun 24, 2020

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  • Enabled profiling for custom started traces
  • Added checks and protection against memory corruption
  • Improved handling of gRPC log messages

4.0.1 - Mar 09, 2020

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  • Fixed retrieval of EC2 metadata

4.0.0 - Mar 04, 2020

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  • Switched internal communication protocol to gRPC
  • Added HTTP proxy support
  • Added support for PHP 7.4
  • Added option to hide URL query parameters
  • Dropped support for old distros (CentOS 6, RHEL 6, Ubuntu 12.04, Debian 6/7)

3.8.4 - Jan 14, 2020

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  • Added logging of descriptive warning message on invalid service key or other soft disable states

3.8.3 - Dec 17, 2019

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  • Improved tracing of curl
  • Fixed a problem with profiling and custom SDK

3.8.2 - Oct 31, 2019

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  • Added support for Laravel 6

3.8.1 - Sep 30, 2019

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  • Fixed a conflict with the MongoDB extension
  • Added support for Microsoft Azure App Service

3.8.0 - Sep 11, 2019

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  • Added support for Trigger Trace
  • Added configuration option to change the EC2 metadata retrieval timeout

3.7.0 - Jul 11, 2019

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  • Added support for Laravel
  • Improved handling of environment variables

3.6.1 - May 09, 2019

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  • Added support for new API token format

3.6.0 - Apr 15, 2019

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  • Added trace ID injection into log messages
  • Fixed a memory issue with HTTP streams in PHP 7
  • Fixed corrupted transaction names
  • Fixed handling of invalid regular expressions for transaction filtering

3.5.1 - Mar 25, 2019

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  • Added support for PHP 7.3
  • Added support for Alpine Linux 3.9
  • Fixed issue with random characters in transaction names

3.5.0 - Mar 12, 2019

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  • Added transaction filtering to disable tracing on particular request URLs

3.4.1 - Mar 04, 2019

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  • Improved code profiling for long running requests
  • Reduced memory footprint of code profiling if disabled

3.4.0 - Feb 19, 2019

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  • Introduced code profiling
  • Modified handling of $_SERVER globals

3.3.6 - Jan 21, 2019

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  • Improved service name validation
  • Improved transaction name handling with CLI scripts
  • Use a default ‘max_ready_wait_time' value of 2 seconds for CLI (wait up to 2 seconds for AppOptics to become ready)
  • Fixed a memory issue with HTTP streams
  • Fixed optional parameters for Redis::connect()

3.3.5 - Nov 08, 2018

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  • Improved logging: allow to completely disable logging

3.3.4 - Nov 05, 2018

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  • Improved error reporting: always include backtrace

3.3.3 - Oct 17, 2018

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  • Added service name validation and automatic transformation of invalid service names

3.3.2 - Sep 19, 2018

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  • Fixed override of env variable APPOPTICS_DEBUG_LEVEL
  • Improved Network Interface detection
  • Log thrift internal messages as INFO instead of ERROR

3.3.1 - Aug 29, 2018

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  • Improved reporting of PHP errors
  • Fixed log level handling
  • Changed default log level to WARNING(2)
  • Added new config option: appoptics.enable

3.3.0 - Aug 15, 2018

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  • Fixed container ID detection on kubernetes
  • Fixed retrieval of MAC addresses
  • Improved Network Interface detection
  • Improved communication with AppOptics server (better host detection and optimized sending of data)
  • Optimization for FPM/FastCGI (sped up retrieval of initial settings)

3.2.5 - Jul 10, 2018

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  • Increased buffer size for events
  • Improved handling of multiple services
  • Rewrote code to address security/stability concerns
  • Fixed recovery of an expired account

3.2.4 - Jun 26, 2018

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  • Fixed 502 Gateway error on FPM/FastCGI

3.2.3 - Jun 21, 2018

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  • Fixed broken traces for phpredis when using pipeline/multi chains

3.2.2 - Jun 07, 2018

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  • Fixed multi-threaded (ZTS) mode
  • Disabled default instrumentation of ‘file_get_contents' (can be re-enabled via ‘appoptics.enable_wrap_file_get_contents = 1')

3.2.1 - May 28, 2018

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  • Fixed segfault on startup
  • Improved detection of Amazon EC2
  • Improved verbose logging

3.2.0 - May 24, 2018

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  • Added support for custom transaction naming
  • Optimizations for CLI apps (wait for ready, flush on exit)
  • Upgraded OpenSSL version

3.1.0 - May 17, 2018

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  • Added support for multiple VirtualHost services
  • Close inherited, unused sockets

3.0.11 - Apr 18, 2018

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  • Fixed memory leak
  • Reduced memory footprint
  • Added new config option: appoptics.max_transactions

3.0.10 - Mar 20, 2018

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  • Updated SSL protocol to TLSv1.2
  • Improved detection of Amazon EC2

3.0.9 - Feb 15, 2018

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  • Fixed segfault related to concurrency
  • Log level improvements

3.0.8 - Feb 12, 2018

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  • Added support for PHP 7.2

3.0.7 - Feb 08, 2018

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  • Added support for Alpine Linux 3.5, 3.6, 3.7

3.0.6 - Jan 24, 2018

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  • Fixed segfault related to cURL
  • Improved detection of docker ID on Mac OS X hosts and Amazon ECS

3.0.5 - Jan 08, 2018

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  • Improved detection of network interface devices

3.0.4 - Dec 18, 2017

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  • Disabled event reporting if context is not sampled
  • Various improvements (logging, memory management, docker container ID detection)

3.0.3 - Nov 16, 2017

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  • Reporting of HTTPMethod, HTTPStatus, and RemoteURL

3.0.2 - Nov 03, 2017

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  • Added new config options: appoptics.hostname_alias, appoptics.debug_level

3.0.1 - Oct 19, 2017

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  • Fixed cURL exception under Guzzle

3.0.0 - Oct 11, 2017

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  • Initial AppOptics PHP Agent Release