We’re constantly updating FrameFlow to deliver great new features and functionality. Check out our change log below for complete details about the changes included in each release.
– We added a new Headquarters module showing a list of all active alerts.
– We added a new dashboard panel that shows a list of all active alerts.
– We added the ability to suppress and unsuppress notifications for selected alerts.
– We reduced the amount of CPU and disk i/o performed by the database service.
– We added a new Logbooks module which lists all logbooks together in one place.
– We added new logbook types which indicate the different statuses.
– We made it more clear in the interface when devices are in maintenance and/or paused by dependencies.
– We added columns to the device group list showing more fields like IP address and auth profiles.
– We fixed a synchronization issue with failover servers and site-specific device widgets.
– We updated the Linux/SSH Process event monitor to support process command line checking on Solaris
– We fixed a problem with setting network diagram backgrounds to their theme default color.
– We fixed an infrequent issue with SNMP bandwidth monitoring affected some types of devices.
– We fixed a problem with monitoring some VMware hosts that were using self-signed certificates.
– We updated the Linux/SSH Command event monitor to include error output in the results of the command.
– We fixed a problem where widgets for paused devices could overlap the Actions menu.
– We fixed an exception that occurred if a user had rights to a site but the site was deleted.
– We fixed an issue that affected system health reports for systems with more than 4 disks.
– We improved the display of system health panels when there are drives with very long names.
– We updated the HP ILO monitor for better compatibility with older iLO versions.
– We fixed a problem with how “Time Span in Seconds” data points are handled.
– We fixed a problem where Chrome could incorrectly autofill values in the search bar.
– We fixed a problem that could cause an exception while displaying a graph with certain types of data points.
– We updated dashboard sector graphs to better reflect the status of paused event monitors.
– The SNMP browser now remembers the profile that was used for the last scan.
– We fixed a problem with using the SNMPv3 in the SNMP browser.
– We fixed a problem with refreshing the interfaces tab for devices that use SNMPv3.
– We improved how the Active Directory event monitors detects the last date a user logged in.
– We improved user interface responsiveness when running on IIS
– We optimized various database settings for improved performance
– We added an indicator to better show the selected menu item
– We added an option to control the size of labels on network diagram lines
– We fixed a problem with going from the device spreadsheet to device when the device has a display name
– We added a new options to go to specific device tabs from the device spreadsheet
– We fixed a problem with aligning dashboard panels when some themes were selected
– We fixed a problem with SNMPv3 monitoring when usernames have spaces in them
– We added several new event monitors to the SNMP event monitor library
– We made the code editor for SQL commands larger and resizable
– We fixed an issue with SSH monitoring and some Windows local policy settings
– We added new options to include interface aliases in the results from the SNMP bandwidth and interface monitors
– We fixed a display issue in the chooser for maintenance windows
– We added option in the SNMP interface monitor to only record results for monitoring items
– We added a new option to control caching in the Performance counter event monitor
– We fixed a problem with selecting target device groups in the device finder and discovery monitors
– We changed the Select All button in the device chooser to only apply to filtered items if a filter is active
– We fixed a problem where devices excluded from an event monitor might appear in some lists
– We made it so percentage bars on system health panels have a limit on their minimum size
– We fixed a rare issue in the System Restart event monitor that could cause the helper service to crash
– We modified the tag chooser so it now shows all tags for all sites like it used to in previous releases
– We added the ability to assign SNMP profiles to devices and set SNMP event monitors to use them.
– The interfaces tab now uses the device’s SNMP profile or ‘public’ SNMPv1 if there no profile assigned.
– We added a column to the interfaces tab for interface descriptions and improved the formatting of other columns.
– We added a search option to the tag chooser dialog box.
– We improved error logging for email notifications.
– We improved error handling for some kinds of SNMP monitoring.
– We added a new option to the Windows Event Log event monitor to not alert if events contain a second set of string values.
– The device finder now shows all devices that it finds, including existing ones.
– We fixed a problem with the group chooser on the device finder.
– We fixed a problem in the device finder with detecting SNMP sysName values.
– We added a new SNMP event monitor for AVTECH Room Alert 3E sensors.
– Cloning an event monitor will now clone any owners that are directly set on the original event monitor.
– We added option to mark a site or site groups to do a full sync the next time the remote node calls home.
– We added the ability to change the folder where exports of your configuration will be stored.
– We fixed a problem where the Windows Inventory monitor could incorrectly alert about app list changes when it was set to monitor multiple systems.
– We fixed a problem where the POP3 event monitor could incorrectly alert about a failure to connect.
– We improved the error handling and message text for SNMP monitoring.
– We added a new event monitor for Ubiquiti Air Fiber 5 radios.
– We added an option in the Calculation event monitor to associate the results with a selected device.
– We updated the dashboard editor to allow finer placement of dashboard panels.
– The graphs tab no longer lists informational data points that can’t be graphed, such as string values.
– We fixed a problem where some dashboard panel titles could overflow the panel boundaries.
– We improved the performance of some user interface actions when there are a large number of devices.
– We added a new Office 365 status panel showing status of online services.
– We added a new option to the Office 365 status event monitor to ignore selected services.
– We fixed a problem where the Windows Update event monitor could continue to alert after the alert option was turned off.
– We updated the MQTT event monitor to allow you to specify credentials for connecting to your broker.
– We updated the Task Scheduler event monitor so it can check for multiple return statuses.
– We fixed a problem where the Logon Security event monitor was incorrectly alerting about some events.
– We improved the error handling in the SNMP inventory event monitor.
– We improved the display of interfaces in the inventory tab when there are many interfaces.
– We fixed a problem with creating new SNMP monitors along with SNMPv3 connection profiles.
– We fixed various issues with sorting the event monitor spreadsheet view.
– We fixed a problem with cloning scripting event monitors that are not assigned to devices
– We fixed a problem where an alert about no assigned devices could appear for scripting event monitors
– The system now keeps 30 days of configuration backup files instead of five.
– We added an option to download export files from the Import/Export section.
– When the device finder discovers multiple devices that resolve to the same name, it will now use the IP address for the duplicates instead of the duplicated host name.
– We added a new option in the SNMP browser to enable extended scans which can sometimes discover additional OIDs that are not found by regular scans.
– We added the ability to use SNMP profiles with the SNMP browser.
– We fixed a problem where duplicate login user names could be created.
– We fixed a problem with editing tags using the event monitor spreadsheet.
– We fixed a problem with the size of double and triple layout report graphs.
– We fixed a problem where older versions could still be listed in the Add/Remove Programs list.
– We updated the VMware monitors to include support for TLS 1.2 connections.
– We modified the integrated web server so it will no longer serve the contents of the IIS web.config file.
– We added a warning to let you know if an authentication profile is in use before you try to delete it.
– We fixed a problem with some status indicators on device spreadsheet views.
– We fixed a display issue that occurred when adding devices from the device chooser.
– We fixed a problem with the event monitor option to save and test the current settings.
– We fixed a problem with using certain non-alphanumeric characters when authenticating with Dell iDRAC systems.
– We fixed a problem with the mini-buttons for marking events as viewed/unviewed when some event history settings were selected.
– We rolled back some Windows Update event monitor features in order to improve its reliability and performance.
– We fixed a problem where some administration history events could incorrectly get a warning status.
– We improved the error handling in the IIS event monitor.
– We modified the Dell iDRAC monitor so it does not alert if a server has physical disks but no virtual disks
– We made it so the Save Changes toolbox option is now available for paused event monitors.
– We added an option to include a description with each of your global syslog filters
– We fixed a problem with authenticating to syslog methods in the API.
– We added an option in the Linux/SSH process event monitor to include process parameters with the process name.
– We added the option to add an SSH key authentication profile to the add authentication profile pop up dialog when adding a device.
– We also added added option in the Linux/SSH Process monitor to list all processes on separate lines.
– We added a new Linux/SSH YUM Update event monitor which is in beta testing and we’re looking forward to your feedback on it.
– We added new search options in the logbook section of the interface.
– We fixed a problem with failover monitoring that could affect the transfer of some configuration settings to the failover system.
– We added a new ability to define user groups and assign permissions based on group membership.
– We added options to set the ownership of devices, event monitors and reports.
– We added the ability to define device group properties and have devices automatically inherit properties. Read More
– We updated SSH command event monitor to add the ability to generate graph data points from your custom content checks.
– We added new default avatar styles that show your initials by default but you can still select a photo-based avatar.
– Now you can do batch editing of multiple items in the device and spreadsheet views.
– You can now include icons on your data point value dashboard panels.
– We added a new dashboard panel that shows SNMP monitoring values in table format.
– Graphs can now show negative values, for example, noise levels or chiller temperatures.
– We added a new device type for switches and routers.
– All scripting event monitor now have a new integrated code editor with language-specific syntax highlighting.
– In the Settings you can now globally filter out/reject incoming Syslogs using a set of rule-based definitions.
– We added new search options in the administration history.
– We added more filtering options for event list dashboard panels.
– We added a new notification action which can apply changes to event text before events are saved.
– Now you can use SSH keys when authenticating with Linux and other SSH-based systems.
– A new Actions toolbox menu replaces the previous UI model based on icon bars.
– If you set a device to the new “Switch or Router” type it will get a new Interfaces tab showing interface statistics.
– We added new comparison methods (matches, does not match, does not contain, regex match) to the syslog event monitor.
– Now you can add a column header to system health dashboard panels.
– We fixed a problem with the AD monitor option to not alert about disabled user accounts.
– We added a new log file which records a history of upgrades applied to the system.
– We fixed a problem related to logbook indicators in some event lists.
– We fixed a problem where the Window Terminal Services monitor could sometime report an incorrect status level.
– We now make sure tabular event data now removed before event text is posted to Slack channels.
– We added an option in the File and Linux File monitors to not trigger if lines with found text also contain other text values.
– The Office 365 mailbox monitor now records data points for mailbox count and total mailbox storage.
– We fixed a problem with detecting 32-bit apps in the Windows Inventory event monitor.
– New Office 365 event monitor for license usage (Beta)
– New Office 365 event monitor for mailbox sizes (Beta)
– Added new option to set the trigger level for device dependencies
– Office 365 monitors now associate events and datapoints with “office.com” device
– Improved the display and editing of code in all scripting event monitors
– Improved the ability of the service chooser dialog box to resize to content
– Fixed a problem with some Directory event monitor checks and large directories
– Fixed a problem affecting the MQTT event monitor
– Fixed a problem with the database utility option to delete datapoints
– Fixed font problems with some dashboards when viewed on MacOS
– Fixed a problem with detecting 32-bit apps in the Windows Inventory event monitor
– Fixed scaling issues with some device graphs
– Fixed issues related to the SNMP connection profiles
– The Task Scheduler monitor now shows an error message if PowerShell is not installed
– Fixed a problem affecting some PowerShell and SNMP event monitors
– Improved error logging for the iDRAC event monitor
– Fixed a problem with excluding devices from PowerShell and other scripting monitors
– Improved the failover’s heart beat check to be more reliable.
– Improved user interface performance when displaying multiple light panel dashboards.
– Improved performance for monitoring configurations with large numbers of devices.
– Improved performance for dashboards using light panels.
– Implemented parallel communications between the main service and the database service.
– System health panels for disks now use list mode when only disks are selected.
– System health panels now only show one decimal place for percentages.
– Fixed several issues affecting settings for the system health panel.
– Fixed a problem with entering credentials in the FTP event monitor.
– Added new report data grouping options for 5, 10, 15 and 30 minute intervals.
– Added new About section showing the currently installed version details.
– When the helper service stops it now also stops its child processes that are running.
– Updated the SNMP mapping interface to better handle large numbers of mappings.
– In the device status tab added mini-buttons to link to event monitor status and settings.
– Improved retry logic for iDRAC and HP iLO monitoring.
– Improved monitoring for iLO2 systems.
– Fixed a problem where log book icons could incorrectly appear on the event monitor status tab.
– Fixed a menu display issue when a new version is available for download.
– Fixed an issue with uploading images and MIB files.
– Fixed a problem with dragging reports to the root level in multi-site mode.
– Fixed an issue with selecting some settings in the HP iLO and iDRAC monitors when using IE.
– Fixed a problem with removing events for an event monitor.
– Fixed a problem where when the iDRAC monitor could not find fan health status it would say it could not find system health data.
– Fixed a problem where the list of unviewed events was reset after a service restart.
– Fixed a problem with disabling and selecting some options in the SSL certificate event monitor.
– Fixed a problem where with some combinations of settings the SSL certificate monitor could return blank log event text.
– Fixed a problem where settings a maximum number of items on a data list panel affected the sorting of values.
– Fixed a problem where reports which were built in older versions and contained single quotes in their titles could break the report editor interface.
– Fixed a styling issue which caused a scroll bar to appear on web page containers in some browsers.
– Fixed a problem where large SNMP maps could exceed a buffer size and then fail to load.
– Fixed a problem where the event monitor notes field could appear with an incorrect height.
– Fixed issues with renaming SNMP profiles and mappings.
– Fixed a problem with selecting checkboxes in some choosers.
– Fixed a problem where devices excluded from an event monitor by device group or tag were still listed on the device’s status tab.
– New user interface with a focus on workflow
– Redesigned report build merging the old concepts of templates and reports into just reports
– New report element type for a logo/banner
– New ability to include report tables for any data point
– New VMware event monitors break out functionality into different monitoring focuses and roles
– New dashboard element that uses data from SNMP Bandwidth monitors to show switch/router status
– New SNMP library tab on the Add Event Monitor dialog box provides pre-configured monitors
– New PowerShell library tab on the Add Event Monitor dialog box provides pre-configured monitors
– Redesigned the system health dashboard panel so it can show multiple metrics on a single panel
– New option on current status panels to select which devices will be included in the counts
– Data point list dashboard panels can now include multiple data points on one panel
– When adding a graph panel multiple data points can be selected
– Graph panels can now include up to 24 data points
– On network diagrams, data point indicators can show the combined status for multiple devices
– Data point value panels can now use the data point’s status for color instead of explicit thresholds
– Added new login role called “Dashboards (Personal Only)”
– Added new user settings dialog accessed from menu bar
– New ability for users to select avatars or upload photos
– New ability to specify SNMP authentication profiles
– New options to specified data retentation parameters for events and data points
– The monitors in the SNMP and PowerShell libraries now have fields for author and version
– Fixed several issues with sector graphs dashboard panels
– Fixed an issue with importing legacy unviewed legacy events
– Improved active notifications compability with Exchange servers
– Fixed a timing issue related to saving some settings
– Corrected a viewed/unviewed problem in event list panels showing only most recent events
– Corrected a problem device lists for remote site lightboard panels
– Faster retrieval of lists of unviewed events
– Improved error logging for Active Notifications when the mailbox cannot be accessed
– Improved the formatting of Active Notification logs
– Improved the display of logs using the View Logs option in the Logging section
– Added data points to the DHCP event monitor for used and available leases
– Added the IP address to the ping event monitor’s event logs when pinging a host
– Fixed issues with light panel displays on classic dashboards
– Fixed an issue affecting the translation of some SNMP MIB values
– Fixed problem moving network diagram elements when diagram is overlapping another panel
– Fixed several issues with context menus on dashboards
– Fixed issues where HTML tags in SNMP monitor variables could affect UI presentation
– Fixed an issue with the logon security event monitor options to warn about selected logins
– Multi-site device list, monitor list and lightboard panels can now show combinations across sites.
– Added new notes field for event monitors.
– Added ability to monitor SNMP trap variables to the SNMP trap event monitor
– Added regular expression support to the content checks in the File event monitor
– Added the ability to include or exclude traps using regular expressions to the SNMP trap event monitor
– Added search bar ability to find devices and monitors by their assigned tags (use prefix “tag:”).
– Added search bar ability to find devices and monitors by their notes (use prefix “note:”).
– Added search bar ability to find devices by their device type (use prefix “type:”).
– Added new display options for event monitor list panels.
– Improved handling of timeouts in the Advanced Web Site event monitor.
– Improved the reliability of some SNMP monitoring actions.
– Fixed an issue with the load more events button for event monitor histories.
– Reduced memory usage when event monitors have lots of last log events and data points.
– Increased performance and reduced browser memory usage during dashboard slideshows.
– SQL mirroring now mirrors logbook records to the database.
– On lightboard dashboard panels, the cursor now changes to indicate items can be selected.
– Fixed problem with SNMP calculations and the use of certain values as variable names.
– Updated SNMP monitoring engine and included additional diagnostics for error conditions.
– Fixed a multi-site monitoring issue affecting conditions where event monitors reach their timeout.
– Fixed an issue with site and app pool filters in the IIS event monitor.
– Fixed an issue where the uninstaller left behind two service links.
– Fixed a problem with filters on event list dashboard panels.
– Bandwidth graphs now include a 95th percentile indicator.
– The SNMP event monitor now formats according to data types in tables and text.
– Added extra checks for compatibility with older iLO systems.
– Added extra debugging to VMware checks.
– Fixed a problem with adding a Slack token when running on IIS.
– Fixed a data point type problem in the IIS Bandwidth monitor.
– Fixed a problem with a leftover token in email alerts when active notifications are off.
– Fixed a matching issue in the SNMP monitor when no postfix is assigned.
– Fixed a problem where editing a personal dashboard would release its ownership.
– Fixed a database memory allocation issue affecting some configs.
– Fixed a problem with how some international characters were handled.
– Fixed a browser memory usage issue affecting some slideshows.
– Fixed an issue with the Calculation event monitor and data points with postfixes.
– Fixed retention of VMware monitor snapshot settings.
– Fixed a data point collection issue in the Windows bandwidth event monitor.
– Fixed a settings option on the SQL mirroring settings page.
– Improved database performance and monitoring throughput.
– Added background database auto-compaction.
– Added new API method to add a log event.
– Data point value dashboard panels can now display string values.
– New option in the File event monitor to not warn if the file size is smaller than the last check.
– Fixed API issue with retrieving device events.
– Fixed a problem that caused a slow memory leak for some notification types.
– Fixed a problem that affected historical data retrieval in some configurations.
– Fixed a problem in how some ping event monitor settings were interpreted.
– Fixed a problem with leading and trailing spaces in supplied community strings.
– Fixed a problem with parsing floating point numbers in some locales.
– Fixed a problem with SNMP calculation values which included numbers in their labels.
– Fixed a problem with data point colors on dashboards when some datatypes and postfixes were selected.
– Fixed a problem with scaling for some disk and memory values.
– Fixed an issue affecting SNMP retries.
– Fixed an “event monitor not found” message on the device status page.
– Fixed a problem preventing dashboard only users from using dashboard slideshows.
– Fixed a problem affected authentication with local admin accounts.
– Fixed a problem with viewed/unview status for event monitors and devices.
– Fixed a problem that could cause excessive memory usage by the service and helper service.
– Fixed a problem with the SNMP monitor option to not warn about missing values.
– Fixed several issues with the System Restart event monitor.
– Fixed a problem with event monitor schedules that affected some event monitors.
– Fixed a problem with detecting some text strings in the Windows Event Log monitor.
– Fixed a rare problem with duplicate events listed on the history tab.
– Fixed error message that could infrequently appear from the ping event monitor.
– Fixed a problem with null characters being retrieved in SNMP calls.
– Fixed an issue with selecting devices in multi-site mode for some dashboard panel types.
– Fixed a problem with using the service chooser with device credentials.
– Fixed authentication problems when the domain name is not explicitly provided.
– Fixed several issues with the Windows DHCP monitor.
– Fixed a problem with leftover temporary files in the Device Failure event monitor.
– Fixed a problem with the reports section when logged in with a non-admin account.
– Fixed a problem with SNMPv3 monitoring for devices that don’t support it.
– Fixed a problem where remote nodes that could not call home would continually collect more and more pending data.
– Fixed an issue with the CalculationEventMonitor where tabular data might not strip out class attributes.
– Fixed an issue with the CalculationEventMonitor where an extra parameter was being passed to string.Format but wasn’t being used.
– Fixed potential browse memory leak caused by repeated application of onclick events to some checkboxes.
– Fixed a problem where the DHCP event monitor was leaving behind temporary files.
– Fixed potential browse memory leak caused by repeated application of onclick events to some checkboxes.
– You can now use the shift key to select ranges of items in the SNMP browser results.
– New high performance database replaces the previous disk-based data store.
– New state change notification options with more granual detection of status changes.
– New database utility for command line maintenance of collected data.
– New option to define dependencies between network devices.
– New ability to map raw SNMP values to more readable ones.
– Large improvements in scalability and monitoring options per second.
– Dashboard panels can now be more precisely sized and positioned.
– New Calculation event monitor can perform operations on multiple data points and alert.
– New Office 365 event monitor alerts based on status of Microsoft cloud services.
– New sector graph dashboard panel type shows hierarchical status for all devices.
– New ability for users to create personal dashboards available to only their login.
– New ability to define multiple dashboard slideshows.
– New report builder allows custom report designs.
– New option to test Windows-integrated IDs before adding them.
– New System Restart event monitor option to alert if a system was not restarted.
– New ability to control notification actions based on the tags assigned to a device.
– New Directory event monitor options to warn based on files added/removed.
– New Directory event monitor options to warn based on combinated file age and count.
– New HP iLO monitoring for for array controllers, logical drives, physical drives.
– New Windows Event Log option to warn based on number of matching events.
– New option in the Advanced Web Site monitor to specify Host header.
– The iDRAC event monitor now supports older iDRAC versions.
– Data point dashboard panels have new option to reverse status color levels.
– When pausing items for a specified duration, the administration history now shows the time they will be resumed.
– Improved the accuracy and detection of Linux memory usage.
– Various improvements to the search box.
– Dashboard slideshow transitions are now theme-aware and more subtle.
– SNMP monitors with turbo mode now support symbolic names.
– Major monitoring performance improvements for ping and SNMP.
– Fixed a problem with backslashes in email settings.
– Fixed a problem where site locked managers could edit global profiles.
– Fixed an issue with site views.
– Fixed an issue with the SSH Command event monitor.
– Fixed a problem with parsing decimal datapoints in the SQL Server event monitor.
– Fixed a problem with remote nodes and site-specific global profiles.
– Fixed an issue that could cause messages about invalid session IDs.
– Fixed an issue with running multiple SNMP trap event monitors on the same schedule.
– Fixed a problem where the system restart monitor could fail to connect to some systems.
– Fixed a problem with monitoring certain SNMP values.
– Fixed a problem with event monitor schedules that affected some event monitors.
– Added option to disable graph data processing (to help with debugging).
– IMPORTANT: If you are using the API you will need to upgrade the API after installing this release.
– The syslog event monitor now organizes messages by the originating device name.
– New options to format host names found by the device finder and discovery monitors.
– Fixed issues with the device finder in multi-site mode.
– Fixed a problem that could cause mismatches in event history records.
– Fixed a problem where the helper service could interfere with monitoring actions.
– Fixed an authentication issue affecting the iDRAC event monitor.
– Improved CPU detection in the iDRAC event monitor.
– Improved power supply detection in the HP iLO event monitor.
– New Syslog Event Monitor.
– New Disk I/O Event monitor.
– New Dell iDRAC Event Monitor.
– New SNMP UPS Event Monitor.
– New graphs section on status tab for devices and monitors.
– New event monitor for MQTT message monitoring.
– New ability to assign custom icons to devices.
– New notification option to run an SSH command.
– Many new options for designing dashboard grapsh.
– New option to view log files in the interface.
– New ability to remove items in chooser lists.
– New filter options in the Directory event monitor.
– New slide out graphs for key metrics.
– New ability to combine multiple data points on one graph.
– New ability to add device tags to key metrics.
– New login role for remote nodes.
– New tree option to expand/collapse all nodes.
– New helper service assists with monitoring actions.
– Reduced CPU usage when showing dashboards with many graphs.
– Clicking on menu bar statuses shows a dropdown with details.
– Added filter options to all data point choosers.
– Search bar shows the matching site name in multi-site mode.
– Ability to add logbook entry while pausing devices and monitors.
– New notification option to write to a Slack channel.
– New dashboard panel to show recent messages in a Slack channel.
– New ability to upload images for use in network diagram image objects.
– New ability to upload and manage SNMP MIB files.
– Faster service start up time for configs with many log events.
– POP3 monitoring supports POP3 over SSL.
– Improved display labels for metrics measured in bits per second.
– Fix for issue detecting items using the integrated SNMP browser.
– Fixed a problem with copying individual event monitors to other sites.
– Fixed an issue with running multiple commands in the SSH Command event monitor.
– Fixed a problem where devices with no assigned auth profile might appear to have the last used profile assigned to them.
– Fixed a problem with the the role to mark events as viewed.
– Fixed a problem with monitor option to save changes and test.
– Fixed an issue with showing some web page in web page container panels.
– Fixed an issue with pausing devices that were already paused.
– Redesigned the save settings option for device settings.
– Implemented several optimizations to improve multi-site communications and reduce bandwidth.
– Optimized graph data load times for faster dashboard displays.
– Optimized several calls that had bad performance when there were loads of last data points and events.
– New event monitors now default to the the last used credentials.
– Turbo mode SNMP v2c requests now use “get_bulk” for faster performance.
– Improved performance of non turbo mode SNMP monitoring
– Improved performance of multi-site most recent event dashboard panels.
– Fixed a problem with selecting dashboard themes using Firefox.
– Fixed a problem with marking events as viewed in multi-site mode.
– Fixed a problem with the displayed rights for manager level logins.
– Fixed a problem that caused a blank popup message for some dashboard panel types.
– Fixed a display issue in the multi-state event monitor.
– Fixed a problem with selecting network devices on multi-site device list panels.
– Fixed a problem affecting event list panels.
– Fixed a problem with multi-site event lists for most recent events only.
– Fixed a problem where graph data points were not recorded in the Advanced Web Site monitor for very long URLs.
– Fixed a popup message that appeared when save changes to some Advanced Web Site monitors.
– Fixed a problem with light panel filters on classic dashboards.
– Fixed a problem with selecting detection methods on the Rogue Machine event monitor.
– Fixed a problem with upgrading dashboards with network diagrams from earlier releases.
– Fixed a problem with moving event monitors using the right-click tree menu.
– Fixed a problem with upgrading dashboards with multiple network diagrams.
– Improved the display performance of the integrated SNMP browser.
– The template name is now included if an email notification has an non-existent template.
– When creating event monitors from the SNMP browser the matching data types are automatically selected.
– Improved the confirmation messages for deleting items to make them more clear.
– In the SNMP event monitor missing values in calculations are evaluated as zero instead of generating an error.
– Fixed a problem where limited logins would see “Access Denied” messages.
– Fixed a problem with last run time displays when some date-time formats were selected.
– Fixed a display issue with refreshing header status after an event monitor resumes.
– Fixed various issues with editing network diagrams on global dashboards.
– Fixed a problem where some report settings were not migrated from v2016.2 and earlier.
– Fixed issues with the services and processes tabs for devices.
– Added new option to allow all sites to be included in email summaries.
– Fixed a problem with downloading the remote node setup on the integrated web server.
– Fixed a problem with device and monitor filters on classic dashboards.
– Fixed issues with adding and updating maintenance windows.
– Fixed issues with maintenance windows that cross over midnight and some other thresholds.
– Fixed a problem with creating new event monitors in the SNMP broswer.
– Fixed a problem where email and Cloud Alert summaries included status for all sites.
– Fixed an issue with physical RAM detection when the FF system was set to use certain locales.
– Fixed a problem where the option to use slashes in date formats was reset when the settings page was reloaded.
– Fixed a problem where some failed logins could temporarily freeze the interface for other users.
– Fixed a problem with selecting the protocol in the Drive Space monitor.
– Fixed a performance issue when event monitors return a large number of data points.
– Fixed a case sensitivity issue in the event monitor chooser.
– Added a banner that appears when the license device limit has been exceeded.
– Fixed an issue with marking events as viewed using device group selections.
– Fixed several issues with searching event log archives.
– Fixed an issue with exporting individual event monitors.
– Fixed a problem with the Process event monitor and selecting processes to warn about.
– Fixed a problem with detecting some SNMP values.
– Fixed a problem an event monitor could be created with no devices assigned to it.
– Fixed a problem with selecting network devices on multi-site device list panels.
– Note: Some adjustments to existing network diagrams may be necessary after upgrading.
– New abilities to multi-select, group, align and distribute network diagram objects.
– New option to add multiple network diagram objects in one operation.
– New integrated SNMP browser in Tools section with ability to create new SNMP event monitors.
– New SNMP turbo option which enabled a new high-performance SNMP engine (Beta)
– New SNMP discovery options to look for SNMP values and auto-generate device tags.
– New status tabs for event monitors and network devices.
– New modern display type for current status dashboard panels.
– New gauge type for showing battery levels.
– New display options for graph dashboard panels.
– New option for master console failover (Multi-Site Only)
– New option for remote node failover (Multi-Site Only)
– New warning/error/critical thresholds for Windows Update event monitor.
– New option in network diagrams to hide an item if it is in a success state.
– New key metrics profiles control which values are displayed on the device summary tab.
– New ability to select which dashboards will rotate and set intervals for each.
– New slideshow mode for dashboards.
– New HP iLo 4 event monitor.
– New analog clock for dashboard panels.
– New options to select background images for network diagram dashboard panels.
– New ability to edit tags directly in the event monitor views.
– New ability to click on light board icons and go to devices or event monitors.
– Key metrics are displayed when mousing over network diagram elements.
– Fixed a problem where logins with limited permissions could escalate some operations.
– Fixed issues with the permission level to view/pause/resume devices.
– Fixed issues affecting the Multi-State event monitor.
– Fixed an issue with adding reports in multi-site mode.
– Fixed several issues in the API related to new warning and critical statuses.
– Fixed several issues with SNMP monitoring.
– The SNMP uptime event monitor now uses a better counter when connecting with SNMPv2 and SNMPv3.
– New option in the SNMP event monitor to control where the table is included.
– New options in the SNMP event monitor to control alert levels when a device cannot be contacted or when SNMP values are not found.
– New ability in the Drive Space event monitor to check by share name instead of physical drive letter.
– New ability in the SNMP event monitor to reorder items by drag and drop.
– Added support for AES and SHA in SNMPv3 monitoring.
– SNMPv3 passphrases are obscured in the interface.
– Fixed a problem with monitoring HTTPS sites which allow client certificates.
– Fixed a problem where some graph data types might not be formatted correctly.
– Fixed a problem which could affect multi-site monitoring after upgrading from certain older releases.
– Fixed minor UI issues with removing top level devices and event monitors in multi-site mode.
– Fixed a problem with viewing device and event monitor spreadsheets on Safari.
– Fixed an issue with accessing configuration reports in multi-site mode.
– Fixed typos in maintenance window tips.
– Fixed an issue with subtitle displays for rackmount network diagram objects.
– Fixed a problem with marking events as viewed when they are selected in a list.
– Fixed a user interface problem with a setting in the SSL Certificate event monitor.
– Tabular data in the SNMP event monitor now goes after the event text.
– Fixed a problem with the option to exclude success text in notifications.
– Fixed problems with running script notifications at remote sites.
– New option to always send email summaries.
– Fixed various issues with email summary content.
– Fixed problems with the display of reserved characters in log book entries.
– Fixed a problem with using https links in web panel dashboards.
– Fixed a problem with selecting multiple monitor groups in some dashboard panel types.
– Fixed problem with alignment option for clock panels.
– Fixed issues with choosers on multi-site dashboards.
– Added new option to lock panel positions while editing dashboards.
– New option to use file size specifier for red and orange thresholds in dashboard panels.
– Spreadsheet views now have row count in the leftmost column.
– Improved the display performance of some dashboard elements in large monitoring configurations.
– Fixed a problem with the web.config file for installs running on IIS.
– Fixed problem with alignment option for clock panels.
– Fixed issues with choosers on multi-site dashboards.
– Fixed a problem with color thresholds for data point list panels.
– Fixed some color issues when dark themes are selected.
– Fixed a problem with sorting event list dashboard when some options were selected.
– Fixed a problem with selecting fonts for some dashboard panel types.
– Fixed problems with selecting columns for event monitor list dashboard panels.
– Fixed a problem with maintenance windows that extended over midnight.
– Fixed a problem with the save changes toolbar icon for event monitors.
– Fixed a problem with saving device selections for scripting event monitors.
– Fixed problems with using device and monitor choosers when nagivating between report settings.
– Fixed various user interface problems when using the Edge browser.
– Fixed a problem with editing site notes using the sites spreadsheet.
– Fixed a problem with dashboard displays for panels with subtitles.
– Fixed sizing issues with the device and monitor chooser dialogs.
– Fixed where user interface settings were not preserved after the browser is closed.
– Fixed a problem with filters on cross site device dashboard elements.
– Fixed a problem with icon colors on dashboard event lists.
– Fixed a problem with menu options when switching between classic and panel dashboards.
– Fixed alignment issues when editing panel dashboards.
– Fixed a problem where scrollbars could appear on some dashboard panels when not required.
– Fixed a problem with backslashes in network diagram element titles.
– Fixed a problem with specifying community strings in the Inventory SNMP event monitor.
– Fixed a problem where the Windows event log monitor could warn about options that were not selected.
– Fixed a problem with selecting fonts for the clock dashboard panels.
– Fixed various issues with how logbook icons are displayed.
– Fixed a problem that could prevent some performance counters from being monitored.
– Fixed a problem where after logging in the home page would be displayed instead of the page originally requested.
– Fixed a problem where if the Windows event log event monitor could not connect to a system it could start over at the first event log record the next time it successfully connects.
– Added new panel dashboard types matching all classic dashboard functionality.
– Panel dashboard elements can now be resized using the mouse pointer.
– Optimized dashboard refreshing to increase performance and reduce CPU usage.
– Added new color chooser control for dashboard elements using color.
– Multi-Site dashboards now support panels.
– Added icons identifying each main section of the interface.
– Network diagram line objects are now dynamic and can reflect monitoring status.
– New rights-based security model allows for custom login roles.
– New ability to assign login rights to all members of an Active Directory group.
– New event monitor list panel option to show time in error for each event monitor.
– Improved display time for spreadsheet views with large numbers of devices.
– Added options to dashboard panels to control the maximum number of items to show.
– The filter in the device chooser is now applied on each keypress.
– System health memory reports are now based on memory usage instead of absolute values.
– Fixed a several problems with the event archive search feature.
– Fixed a problem with warning levels in the Process event monitor.
– Fixed several issues affecting the event monitor chooser.
– Fixed several issues affecting the Windows Service event monitor.
– Fixed issues with SNMP monitoring and displayed decimal places.
– Fixed issues with using color in SNMP tables.
– Fixed a problem with logging for voice modem operations.
– Fixed a light panel display issue in Microsoft Edge.
– Fixed a problem where the SNMP trap event monitor could prompt to add a device.
– Fixed a problem where canceling out of the dialog to add new monitor devices would save the save changes button disabled.
– Fixed a problem where the Advanced Web Site event monitor could fail to return data.
– Fixed a problem where the Device Failure event monitor did not return error codes.
– Fixed a problem with some types of inventory data collection.
– Fixed a display issue for toolbar icons when running on Chrome.
– Fixed a problem with the Settings section when viewing authentication profiles.
– Fixed a problem with the time detected value on the Inventory tab for devices.
– New option to export and import selected event monitors.
– New option to the login security event monitor to not warn about valid accounts.
– Fixed a problem affecting the SQL Server Performance event monitor
– Fixed issues affecting the Multi-State event monitor….
– Fixed issues affecting event monitors that are not assigned to specific devices.
– Fixed an issue that could cause an unexpected condition in the Performance Counter event monitor.
– Redesigned the way the Windows event log event monitor checks for events to work around an issue with older events being redetected.
– Fixed issues with the device and tag choosers in multi-site mode (Multi-Site Only)
– Fixed a problem with the Advanced HTTP event monitor.
– Fixed issues with login security options to limit site visibility (Multi-Site Only)
– Fixed a problem with using Active Notifications for events generated by remote nodes (Multi-Site Only)
– Fixed a problem with retrieving event log records using the API.
– Fixed issues with selecting and excluding devices in light panel and lightboard dashboards.
– Fixed a problem where the Device Failure event monitor could report scripting errors in certain monitoring configurations.
– Fixed a problem where the PowerShell event monitor was unable to generate warning or critical events.
– Fixed a problem with the device list dashboard element where the option to show paused devices did not work.
– The Event Monitors tab for devices now has direct link to monitor settings.
– New option in the Process event monitor to warn if the number of instances of a process is less than a specified value.
– New option in recent events dashboards to only show one event per device/monitor combination.
– Classic dashboards now use a small snap-to value to make it easier to arrange elements.
– Fixed a problem with selecting the device finder in multi-site mode.
– Fixed a problem with notification templates that have leading spaces in their names.
– Fixed a problem which could cause success alerts to be delivered incorrectly when a combination of notification parameters were selected.
– Fixed several issues affecting the SNMP event monitor.
– Fixed a problem that could prevent the failover banner from appearing.
– Fixed a problem where the device finder could report items that had already been added.
– Fixed a problem with the device finder option to select the group for new devices.
– Fixed problems with the views for paused devices and event monitors.
– Fixed issues with selecting dates for dashboard graphs.
– Fixed a problem where the SNMP event monitor may fail to detected values if certain MIBs are installed.
– Fixed various issues with editing classic and grid dashboards.
– Fixed a problem where extra forward slashes in the URL could cause user interface issues.
– Fixed a problem where certain characters in event history records could cause user interface display issues.
– Fixed inconsistencies in classic dashboard displays between editing and view modes.
– Fixed an issue affecting discovery and inventory event monitors (Multi-Site Only)
– Fixed missing link to the Administration History in multi-site mode (Multi-Site Only)
– New option in the Terminal Services event monitor to list the detected sessions.
– System health dashboard now shows numeric values for all percentages.
– The SQL Mirroring option now supports named SQL instances and TCP/IP connections.
– Fixed a problem that affected editing network diagram elements.
– Fixed a problem where the Active Directory event monitor option to ignore selected users did not work if user names had uppercase characters.
– Fixed a problem that affected the TCP Port event monitor.
– Fixed a problem with editing device tags.
– Fixed a problem with selecting custom date ranges for event monitor graphs.
– Fixed a problem with monitoring Audit Success/Failure events in the Windows Event Log event monitor.
– Fixed issues with selecting thresholds in the System Health event monitor.
– The System Health monitor now uses high resolution bandwidth counters when it is set to use SNMP v2c.
– Fixed various problems with the device failure event monitor.
– Fixed a problem that affected tree status icons when running the interface on IIS.
– Fixed a problem that affected dashboards-only users when running the interface on IIS.
– Improved error messages on login page when running on IIS and the FrameFlow service is stopped.
– Fixed various issues affecting SNMP monitoring.
– Fixed an issue that could cause the monitoring service to stop when certain notification actions were in use.
– Fixed a problem with the notification trigger for successes only.
– After upgrading from v7.0.8 or earlier you may need to refresh in your browser to display the user interface correctly.
– After upgrading from v7.0.8 or earlier you may need reconfigure settings for some of your event monitors.
– In v2015 the system health event monitor watches total network bandwidth. To monitor individual interfaces, use the Bandwidth event monitor.
– New support for success/warning/failure/critical event status levels.
– New option to exclude selected devices from an event monitor.
– New toolbar button to test event monitor settings.
– New options to control Event Archive retention.
– New SNMP event monitor options to calculate values based on multiple OIDs.
– New SNMP engine delivers 10 times or more increase in monitoring performance.
– New Windows DHCP event monitor watches leases and warns about unrecognized systems.
– New Active Notifications command for automatically adding new logbook entries.
– New ability to export event history records as PDFs.
– New system health dashboard option to exclude items in a success state.
– Redesigned interface for global/local auth and notification profiles (Multi-Site Only)
– Event monitors now allow thresholds to skipped by entering “-” for the value.
– Added new options to the Active Directory event monitor.
– Reduced the amount of disk I/O performed during regular monitoring operations.
– New option in the Process event monitor to allowd wildcards when specifying process names.
– The installation of remote nodes no longer requires the license.dat file. (Multi-Site Only)
– New user interface design with improved performance and display times.
– New options for searching event history records.
– New automated discovery based on and event monitoring model.
– New automated inventory and properties update based on an event monitoring model.
– New protocol option added for the IIS event monitor.
– New date/time choosers added throughout the interface.
– New network diagram item for showing the status of event monitor/device combinations.
– Performance counter event monitor can now watch multiple counters.
– Performance counter event monitor now supports tokens for %%devicename%% and others.
– Process event monitor now supports wildcards (*) in process name option.
– Shared folders event monitor now includes option to warn if the list of shares has changed.
– Fixed a problem where the SNMP event monitor did not warn if a selected OID was not found.
– Fixed an issue affecting summary reports.
– Fixed a problem with handling credentials for the Advanced Web Site event monitor.
– Fixed a problem with editing network diagrams created in older versions.
– Fixed a problem where graphs may not be generated for very long SNMP OIDs.
– Fixed a date formatting issue that affected mirroring to SQL Server.
– Fixed a problem where the SSH Command event monitor could report an incorrect error.
– Fixed a problem with available memory monitoring for Mac OSX Yosemite systems.
– Fixed a problem where the MySQL event monitor could not connect if newer MySQL drivers had been installed.
– Fixed a problem with the API method RunEventMonitor now.
– Fixed a problem where the HTTP event monitor could return a false error message.
– Fixed a problem with the blink option in the lightboard dashboard panel type.
– Fixed issues with the login security event monitor.
– Fixed various issues with the SSH/Linux Availability event monitor.
– Fixed a problem with monitoring some web sites using the Advanced Web Site event monitor.
– Fixed issues with retrieving and modifying tags using the API.