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2021 Releases

                                                - We added support for PowerShell 7 in the PowerShell event monitor
                                                - We added better error handling for when refreshing the interfaces tab
                                                - We fixed an issue affecting data point list dashboard panels
                                                - We fixed an issue affecting data retention settings
                                                - We fixed a confusing message on the interfaces tab for newly added devices
                                                - We fixed an issue with disk size calculations in the System Health and Drive Space monitors
                                                - We improved performance when event monitors return a large number of data points
                                            
                                        - We fixed an issue that affects remote nodes and certain types of event monitors
                                        - We fixed an issue with creating new reports
                                        - Recommended upgrade for all customers on 2021.10 and using FrameFlow's multi-site functionality
                                    
                                        - We added improved compatibility for domains with NTLM disabled
                                        - We fixed an issue where some buttons appeared grayed out
                                        - We fixed a problem where dashboards were not refreshing
                                        - We fixed an issue with the notification option to ping originating devices
                                        - We fixed a login issue affecting some IIS configurations
                                        - We fixed a performance issue affecting reports and some other operations that use graph data
                                        - We fixed an issue in the System Restart monitor that could result in exceptions
                                    
                                        - We added a new AWS Billing event monitor
                                        - We added a new AWS Discovery event monitor
                                        - We added a new AWS DynamoDB event monitor
                                        - We added a new device drill down dashboard panel
                                        - We added a new notification option for Microsoft Teams
                                        - We added a new notification option for PagerDuty
                                        - We added a new Microsoft Azure Billing event monitor
                                        - We added a new Microsoft Azure Discovery event monitor
                                        - We added a new VMware Discovery event monitor
                                        - We added the device group name on the setting tab for devices
                                        - We added new ability to include arrowheads on network diagram lines
                                        - We added the ability suppress alerts for a specified amount of time
                                        - We added a new ability to show icon background on network diagrams
                                        - We added the ability to use distribution lists with SMS notifications
                                        - We added different alert sounds for different status levels
                                        - We redesigned the settings page for authentication profiles
                                        - We fixed an issue with the multi-site import/export options
                                        - We fixed an issue with retrieving events using the REST API
                                        - We fixed issues with custom button device widgets
                                    
                                        - We fixed a problem affecting some context menus in the Dashboards section
                                    
                                        - We fixed a problem with editing network diagrams in the dashboards section
                                        - We fixed a problem with the System Restart monitor and the service account authentication option
                                    
                                        - We improved UI performance in cases there are lots of alerts in HQ
                                        - The inventory tab for Linux devices now shows file system names instead of mount points
                                        - We fixed a problem where the inventory tab did not appear for Linux devices
                                        - We fixed a problem with the PDF export option in the event history section
                                        - We fixed a problem with using SSH Command monitor content checks with multiple devices
                                        - We fixed a problem with monitoring some CloudWatch metrics
                                        - We fixed a problem with selecting custom data points in reports
                                        - We fixed a problem with assigning owners to devices and other elements
                                        - We fixed a problem where remote nodes might show an extra service called "F"
                                        - We fixed a problem where dashboard slideshow could consume excessive browser memory
                                    
                                        - We now show missing devices on network diagrams in gray, by default
                                        - We fixed a problem with navigating using the lightboard dashboard panel
                                        - We fixed a formatting issue in the event history section
                                        - We fixed duplicate text in some multi-site lost contact Telemetry notifications
                                        - We fixed an issue affecting failover over installations with Telemetry enabled
                                    
                                        - We added a new %%eventmonitornotes%% notification template token
                                        - We added a message preview column on the history tab for sites
                                        - Devices in maintenance windows now appear as paused on network diagrams
                                        - We fixed an issue where devices paused until a time did not appear paused on network diagrams
                                        - We fixed an issue with editing notification profiles when running the interface on IIS
                                        - We fixed some issues with how multi-site lost/regained contact messages are delivered
                                        - We fixed issues with displaying or not displaying info events in some dashboard panels
                                    
                                        - The inventory tab now always appears for Switch or Router device types
                                        - We fixed a display issue when refreshing or resizing device graphs
                                        - We fixed an issue with enabling logins in a clean install
                                    
                                        - The VMware Snapshot event monitor now reports on guests even if they are powered down
                                        - The configuration utility now uses proxy server settings if they were specified
                                        - We fixed a problem with selecting data points in some choosers
                                        - We fixed a sorting issue for data point list dashboard panels
                                        - We fixed an issue with pagination and some tables in HQ
                                        - We fixed a reconnection issue affecting Telemetry
                                        - We fixed a problem with delivering push notifications to the mobile apps
                                        - We fixed an issue with assigning tickets in multi-site installations
                                        - We fixed an incorrect error message in the VMware Snapshot event monitor
                                    
                                        - You can assign alerts to other team members from HQ and other parts of the interface
                                        - A new top level icon to show tickets that have been assigned to you
                                        - The logbooks feature has been renamed to 'tickets' and includes new features
                                        - The headquarters section now automatically refreshes
                                        - We added an option to pause/resume headquarters refreshing
                                        - The VMware Host event monitor can now report on CPU ready metrics
                                        - We added a new summary tab and filtering optons in the mobile apps
                                        - We fixed an issue with using network diagram lines in multi-site installs
                                        - We fixed an issue with editing outgoing email servers for notifications
                                        - We fixed an issue with the site import dialog box
                                        - We fixed a validation issue with saving data retention settings
                                        - We fixed a problem with suppressing monitor alerts when monitoring by group name
                                        - We fixed an issue with generating PDF versions of reports
                                        - We fixed a sorting issue in graph data tables when some date/time formats were selected
                                        - We fixed a problem with some combinations of settings in the Active Directory monitor
                                        - We added %%eventmonitordescription%% and %%devicedescription%% tokens for use in email templates
                                    

2020 Releases

                                        - We added a new Active Directory monitor option to ignore contacts
                                        - We added a new Active Directory monitor option to ignore accounts that have never logged in
                                        - We modified the way the suppress "once" option works
                                        - We added a %%ipaddress%% token for use in PowerShell and other scripting event monitors
                                        - We improved the performance for SNMPv1 and SNMPv2c monitoring (Beta)
                                        - We fixed an issue with using network diagram lines on multi-site dashboards
                                        - We fixed an issue with showing device widget tags
                                        - We fixed an issue with labels on some multi-graphs
                                        - We fixed a problem with how the Office 365 dashboard is displayed
                                        - We fixed an issue with navigating between event monitors
                                        - We fixed an issue with saving SNMP mappings
                                        - We fixed issues with saving email notification settings
                                        - We fixed issues with refreshing lists in the settings section
                                    
                                        - We fixed an issue saving authentication profiles
                                    
                                        - We fixed an issue with removing notification profiles
                                        - We fixed issues in the import/export configuration page
                                        - We fixed issues with editing network diagrams
                                        - We fixed an issue with sorting on the interfaces tab for devices
                                        - We fixed an issue with monitoring only favourite interface status
                                        - We added new data format type to the modbus event monitor to support bit values
                                        - We fixed an issue with missing quotes around service paths
                                        - We fixed an issue with navigating in the Sites section
                                        - We fixed an issue with delivering some kinds of reports by email
                                        - We fixed an issue with downloading the PDF version of a report
                                    
                                        - We added an option to enable two-factor authentication when logging in
                                        - We added support for IPv6 addressing for all devices and monitoring
                                        - We added a new event monitor for Amazon AWS Cloud Watch metrics
                                        - We added an option to make curved lines on network diagrams
                                        - We added a feedback icon in the header so you can send us your suggestions
                                        - We made the Actions menu more prominent in all parts of the interface
                                        - We added a new SNMP interface monitor option to alert about favorite interface status
                                        - We added new header sections showing more device and monitor information
                                        - We added a description field for device groups and for event monitors
                                        - We fixed an issue with filtered services on the O365 dashboard panel
                                        - We added info status support to all of the database event monitors
                                        - We fixed a few issues with making changes in spreadsheet views
                                        - We fixed issues with assigning inherited device properties
                                        - We reformatted and redesigned the icon chooser dialog box
                                        - We added new icons for switches and routers
                                        - We added new screen size guides to help design dashboards of specific sizes 
                                    
                                        - We added support for Strawberry Perl and other perl distros in the Perlscript monitor
                                        - We fixed a issue with detecting status in the SNMP interface event monitor
                                        - We fixed an issue with very old icon styles on network diagrams
                                        - We fixed a problem in the SNMP event monitor where it could show blank results under rare circumstances
                                        - We added support for the info status level in the Modbus event monitor
                                        - We fixed an issue with the display of some very old icon types on network diagrams
                                    
                                        - We fixed an issue with SNMP monitoring when interfaces have blank interface descriptions
                                    
                                        - We fixed an issue with error messages when SNMP event monitors can't connect
                                        - We fixed a setup issue that resulted in a message about service dependencies
                                    
                                        - We added hundreds of new icons that you can assign to your devices and on your dashboards
                                        - We added a new REST API for integrating with our monitoring and alerting engines
                                        - We added SNMPv3 support for MD5, SHA, SHA-224, SHA-256, SHA-384 and SHA-512 authentication
                                        - We improved monitoring performance when using SNMPv2c and SNMPv3
                                        - We added the ability to use auth profiles with the Advanced Web Site event monitor
                                        - We updated our mobile apps so you can now suppress and resume alerts from your phone
                                        - We updated our mobile apps to add an option letting you mark yourself as on or off duty
                                        - We added support for authentication profiles in the Advanced Web Site event monitor
                                        - We fixed an issue with the performance counter chooser appearing multiple times
                                        - We added the ability to specify SMS alert recipients using device and event monitor tags
                                        - We fixed an issue where event monitors with table data were not formatted correctly in HQ
                                        - We updated the Calculation event monitor so it now handles negative values properly.
                                    
                                        - We fixed a problem that could affect how graph data points were recorded
                                        - We fixed a problem with retrieving event history records in high-volume situations
                                        - We fixed a problem where the connection failure message did not appear if IIS was up but the service was down
                                        - We fixed a problem where reports could show incorrect y-axis labels
                                        - We fixed a problem with retrieving event history records using the API
                                        - We fixed an issue about session timeout and expiries when running on IIS (Build 4556)
                                    
                                        - Dashboard and report graphs now have options to generate trendlines and predictions
                                        - The selected event history filters are now saved when refreshing or navigating to a new item
                                        - If there are no events that match the filter, the message now clearly shows the selected filter settings
                                        - We fixed several issues on the HQ page
                                        - We fixed a problem with delivering reports by email
                                        - We fixed a problem with accessing the interface using Internet Explorer
                                        - We fixed a problem where the monitor spreadsheet was not hidden when navigating to a monitor
                                        - We fixed issues with playing sounds in the browser when there are new alerts
                                        - We fixed several issues with the option to group email alerts into one alert per monitor run
                                        - We fixed a problem with SSH monitoring when the password contained certain characters
                                        - We fixed a problem where the session timeout value was not being enforced
                                        - We fixed an incorrect message about there being no more mail servers to try
                                        - We fixed a display issue affecting graphs in the Cardo Dark theme
                                   
                                        - We added a new "info" alert level that shows status in blue
                                        - We added two new dashboard themes called Cardo and Cardo Dark
                                        - We added an option to show custom icons in the title bars of dashboard panels
                                        - We added a new grouping option for email notifications that replaces rate controls and throttling
                                        - We added a new option to the SNMP Bandwidth monitor to skip interfaces with traffic levels very low traffic levels
                                        - We added a new SNMP bandwidth option to ignore spikes over a specified threshold
                                        - We added a new option to mark interfaces as favorites or as ignored
                                        - We added an option to the SNMP bandwidth and interface monitors to only check favourite interfaces
                                        - We added a new Tag Library option to define the tags that you always want to be available
                                        - We added new options and data points to the TOPDesk event monitor
                                        - We redesigned the login page and the welcome page that appears after you log in.
                                        - We improved the detection of invalid bandwidth rates due to interface counter wrap arounds and resets
                                        - We updated the Dell iDRAC monitor to be compatible with a recent update of the iDRAC firmware
                                        - We updated the Windows Service monitor option to ignore selected servicesl, so it now accepts wildcards
                                        - We redesigned the event monitor tags section so it works more like the device tags section does
                                        - We updated the styling of counts on the device and status pages
                                        - We updated the Office API v1 code to use TLS 1.2 when connecting
                                        - We fixed an issue with formatting event text in the devices section
                                        - We fixed a problem where report graphs with no data for the selected time period could cause browser errors.
                                        - We fixed an issue with sorting device groups when there were mixed upper and lowercase characters
                                        - We fixed a problem with using apostrophes in SNMP mapping names
                                        - We fixed some vertical spacing issues on the settings tab for some event monitors
                                        - We fixed a problem with event monitor dependency option to match by event monitor only
                                        - We fixed various issues with exporting events to PDFs
                                        - We fixed an issue with sorting device groups when there were mixed upper and lowercase characters
                                        - We fixed a problem with the event monitor dependency option to match by event monitor only
                                        - We fixed an issue in the file event monitor related to checking content for missing files
                                        - We fixed a problem with alerts about missing email template files
                                   

2019 Releases

                                        Updates:
                                        - State change notifications now take into account the status control threshold that has been selected.
                                        - We updated the instructions for setting up Office 365 status monitoring with the v2 API.
                                        - We modified the the Office 365 status event monitor to use TLS 1.2 when connecting to get data.
                                        - We fixed a problem where the new status control feature did not work with global notification profiles.
                                        - We fixed a problem with system health monitoring for Linux systems when run on remote nodes.
                                        - We fixed a conflict on remote nodes between the SNMP service and the Update service.
                                        - We fixed a problem that could cause event monitors to show the wrong display name for devices
                                        - We fixed several issues where events that included HTML tags from outside sources could cause UI issues.
                                        - We fixed a problem where the admin history did not record events for deleting device groups.
                                        - We fixed a formatting issue for data point list dashboard panels
                                        - We fixed a Javascript error that sometimes occurred in SNMP monitor settings
                                        - We fixed alignment issues with dropdown listboxes in some places.
                                        - We fixed a couple of issues with exporting events to PDFs.
                                    
                                        New Features:
                                        - In HQ and in event history lists you can now click on the date to switch between absolute and relative dates.
                                        - Event history lists now default to searching the last 24 hours with options for longer searches.
                                        - We improved the display and formatting when managing users and login security.
                                        - We added a new HTML 2020 email template with better compatibility for desktop versions of Outlook.
                                        - We added a new notification option to control how many failures in a row it takes to change alert status.
                                        - The Windows bandwidth event monitor now records data points even if no thresholds has been specified.
                                        - We added support for connecting to Slack through a proxy server.
                                        - We updated the Office 365 Status event monitor to use a new API and added new features.
                                        
                                        Fixes:
                                        - We fixed a problem affecting system health dashboard panels with multiple monitors having the same base time.
                                        - We fixed a problem where message previews were missing from Headquarters.
                                        - We fixed a problem displaying current alerts panels for uses with the Dashboards Only role.
                                        - We fixed a problem where assigning a network diagram device to a group or tag resulted in a broken icon.
                                        - We fixed a problem where remote nodes could not apply SNMP mappings.
                                        - We fixed a problem with selecting multiple tags using the device group properties dialog.
                                        - We fixed a problem with exporting event history lists to PDFs.
                                        - We fixed a problem with selecting devices that have commas in their display names.
                                        - We fixed a message about a "bad data" when monitoring some Windows event event logs, especially on domain controllers.
                                        - We fixed a problem with monitoring Linux processes with the option to include command line parameters.
                                        - We fixed a problem where a helper utility for Linux system health monitoring was not being installed.
                                        - We fixed a problem where an incorrect device name could appear in Headquarters.
                                        - We fixed a problem where some export files might be truncated when downloaded.
                                    
                                        New Features:
                                        - We added a new service called Telemetry along with new alerting options and mobile apps for Android and iOS.
                                        - We added a new SNMP Table event monitor for checking values of dynamic values.
                                        - We added support for tables in the regular SNMP event monitor.
                                        - We added a new Python scripting event monitor so you integrate your Python scripts with our monitoring engine.
                                        - We added a new SNMP service which optimizes SNMP monitoring (in beta testing)
                                        - We added option to group email notifications into one email per event monitor run
                                        - We added a new %%REPORT_BUILD_DATE%% report token which shows the date the report was built.
                                        - We added options in the SNMP event monitor to alert based on bandwidth percentages.
                                        - We added a new TOPdesk event monitor which alerts based on the number of open tickets.
                                        - We added a new "HTML 2019" email template with a more modern look and feel.
                                        - The SNMP and Calculation monitors now use a spreadsheet display for editing the items to be monitored.
                                        - The monitoring queue report now has millisecond accuracy.
                                        - The SSL certificate event monitor now lists the exact day the certificate will expire, not just the relative time.
                                        - After upgrading, we now launch https://localhost if the integrated web server is disabled.

                                        Fixes:
                                        - We fixed a problem with build inventory reports for remote sites.
                                        - We fixed a problem with sector graphs with device filters have been applied.
                                        - We fixed a problem with building some report types for remote sites.
                                        - We fixed a problem with using the Calculation event monitor in multi-site configurations.
                                        - We fixed a rare problem where accessing a missing file using the integrated web server could cause the service to crash.
                                        - We fixed a problem with monitoring VMware 6.7 using the legacy event monitors.
                                        - We fixed a problem with labels on data point list dashboard panels with certain settings.
                                        - We fixed a problem with some notification settings and the option to alert after X failures in a row.
                                        - We fixed a problem with the database service when running on some AMD-based systems (build 4484)
                                        - We fixed a problem where the SNMP monitor option for missing values did not work (build 4484)
                                        - We improved overall performance when there are lots of alerts in Headquarters (build 4484)
                                        - We fixed an issue affecting some kinds of SNMP monitoring (build 4484)
                                    
– 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 fixed an issue with device counts on status dashboard panels when filters were selected.
– We fixed a problem with the notification option to alert based on device tags.
– We fixed several places where Chrome tried to incorrectly auto-fill usernames and passwords.
– We fixed a problem with avatar icon and logout button affecting upgrades from much older versions.
– We added more event monitors to the SNMP and PowerShell libraries.
– We fixed an upgrade issue affecting avatars the logout button.
– We fixed a problem with status levels on data point dashboard panels.
– We fixed a problem where the message preview was too long on the device status tab.
– We fixed a problem in the logbooks section when using Internet Explorer.
– We restored the ability to press enter in the search bar to select the top hit.
– We added a message preview column to the alerts listed on the Headquarters section.
– We adjusted green success colors in some dashboards elements to be more consistent with other parts of the interface.
– We now show the most recent event text for suppressed alerts in all parts of the interface.
– We fixed a problem where selecting devices in the tree caused the tree to refresh.
– We fixed a problem that caused data store maintenance to occur too frequently.
– We fixed a display issue affecting installations running on IIS and in a subfolder under the web root.
– We added an option to the list of alerts dashboard panel to show only suppressed alerts.
– We fixed a problem where if a device had a display name and then that display name was removed, the device name would be blank in Headquarters.
– We fixed an incorrect alert message for event monitors that occurred for some event monitor types.
- We fixed a notifications problem that could cause issues with multi-site communications (build 4451).
- We fixed a problem with the System Health event monitor and SNMPv2 monitoring (build 4453).
- We added a new option to the List of Alerts panel to select what types of suppressed alerts to include (build 4453).
- We fixed a problem with monitoring VMware 6.7 hosts with TLS 1.0 and TLS 1.1 disabled (build 4456)
- We fixed a user interface issue that affected some configurations in rare circumstances (build 4456).
- We updated the SQL Server event monitor to support the Microsoft OLE DB Driver 18 for SQL Server and TLS 1.2 connections (build 4456).
- We fixed a user interface issue that affected some configurations in rare circumstances (build 4456)
- We updated the SQL Server event monitor to support the Microsoft OLE DB Driver 18 for SQL Server and TLS 1.2 connections (build 4456).
- We fixed a problem where turning off data retention could still apply retention settings for 30 days (build 4458).
- We fixed a problem with generating some reports for devices with uppercase characters in their names (build 4459).
- We fixed an occasional message about "All pipes are busy" (build 4461).
- We fixed an issue affecting light board panels on classic dashboards (build 4461).
– 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.

2018 Releases

- 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.
– 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 compatibility 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

2017 Releases

- 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.

2016 Releases

– Note: 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.

2015 Releases

– 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.