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Release Name: 5.3.3

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Changes: == 5.3.3 * Sending embedded options to server for local & plugin overrides. * Reading options for local plugins * Added support for an account-specific public key (scout_rsa.pub) == 5.3.2 * New --name="My Server" option to specify server name from the scout command. == 5.3.1 * Write a log message if a full disk prevents Scout from creating a history file. == 5.3.0 * Ping over http instead of https. All plan retrievals and check-ins are still SSL * Added ability to post troubleshooting report back to scoutapp.com == 5.2.2 * More graceful handling of *rare* client_history.yaml corruption == 5.2.1 * Added private-key based code signing * Added local plugin overrides * Added local ad-hoc plugins == 5.1.5 * Added sleep interval directive. Agent will only sleep when used in non-interactive mode. == 5.1.4 * Normalized header formats == 5.1.3 * Added debug output when contact with server cannot be established * Updated to json_pure 1.4.2 == 5.1.2 * Added backtrace to Plugin code compile errors == 5.1.1 * Fixed Counter functionality for per-minute metrics == 5.1.0 * Agent now reports data on initial install * If history file is empty, Agent will resume normal checkin when it can write history file again (thx @jnewland) * inclusion of counter functionality (thx @lindvall) == 5.0.3 * fixed regression: Error when running `scout AGENT_KEY` without first running scout and manually entering the agent key == 5.0.2 * fixed silent failure when plugin didn't inherit from Scout::Plugin * beefed up error reporting == 5.0.1 * plugin errors are now reported to scout server as errors, for easier plugin troubleshooting == 5.0.0 * crontab must now run Scout every minute, regardless of what plan you are on * Support for server downtime notifications * Pings server every minute. Performs actual checkin on schedule provided by server * Support for plugin option definition via an inline YAML file. * Easier format for providing plugin arguments in test mode (scout help for details) * Prints plugin arguments, including defaults, when run in test mode == 4.0.2 * Check-in once after all plugins are run instead of once for each plugin for better efficiency == 4.0.1 * Fixed a regression that broken support for some very old plugins == 4.0.0 * Switched to the new API URL's * Converted to JSON (using the vendored json_pure) from Marshal * Upgraded to the data protocol used by the scout_agent * Added SSL certificate verification to increase security * Honor Last-Modified headers from the server to improve efficiency * Added support for individual plugin timeouts * Inserted a KILL signal for old processes to keep things running * Removing obsolete clone action * Removed non-functional test code * Cleaned up Rake tasks for development * Started sending an HTTP_CLIENT_HOSTNAME header to the Scout server * Changed history file storage to be by plugin ID, instead of name == 2.0.7 * Improved PID file error messages * Adding a redundant Timeout to work around Net::HTTP hangs == 2.0.6 * Adding plugin dependency support via the new needs() class method * Improved Scout error backtraces (patch from dougbarth) == 2.0.5 * Another Version bump to update gem servers == 2.0.4 * Version bump to update gem servers == 2.0.3 * Added documentation for Scout#data_for_server method for new plugin creation * Added Version option for printing the current version * Removed a spurious "puts" debug statement == 2.0.2 * Fixed the logging bug I introduced by moving the PID check into the Command class == 2.0.1 * Added some safety code to ensure SystemExit exceptions are not caught in our rescue clauses == 2.0.0 * Reworked scout executable to work off an underlying command structure, similar to Subversion (a bare call and a call with just the key are supported for backward compatibility) * Added various helper functions to Scout::Plugin to ease development * Added a client clone command for instant setups == 1.1.8 * Rectifying missing checkin -- this unifies 1.1.6 and 1.1.7 changes to gem == 1.1.7 * Introducing a delta for the plugin run interval, now allowing runs even if they are up to 30 seconds early == 1.1.6 * minor documentation update in scout installation wizard == 1.1.5 * A more robust solution for plugin removal * Added seconds to logging == 1.1.4 * Trim all space from the client key during install * Trying a fix for the plugin removal errors == 1.1.3 * Fixed bug with running plugin using the -p option, new ensure wasn't returning the data == 1.1.2 * Fixed the plugin interval not running on time due to a ">=" bug == 1.1.1 * Fixed the double plugin load bug * Ensuring that plugins are unloaded, even on error == 1.1.0 * Using better url.path + url.query if present to properly encode URLs == 1.0.9 * Fixed bug when plugin code would not compile, throws Exception * Added ability to test/call scout on non-https servers (for debugging) * Client now sends client version to server * Client can send single values (using report, alert, error symbols) or multiple values (using reports, alerts, errors symbols) * Added test suite, which is now the default rake task == 1.0.8 * Added optional report field scout_time * Changed #error method name to #scout_error to fix conflict with Logger#error == 1.0.7 * Increased the plugin timeout to 60 seconds * Added PID file protection to the client so only one copy will run at a time * Fixed a bug that caused the wrong error message to be shown for the case when a plugin times out == 1.0.6 * Improved error backtrace for local testing == 1.0.5 * Added more documentation to Server and Plugin classes * Fixed an issue where expand_path(~) would not work if HOME was not set, which should help Scout run in OS X's LaunchDaemon using launchd == 1.0.4 * Enhanced the -o option to take a Ruby Hash * Fixed an issue where a failed plugin run would cause the client to skip all other plugins == 1.0.3 * Refactored to allow testing of plugins locally using -p or --plugin option and -o or --plugin-options option == 1.0.2 * Updated to use SSL by default for all communication to scout server * Added elif dependency == 1.0.1 * Fixed bug relating to history file – not using specified history file path == 1.0.0 * Initial release