Improved: The program now encrypts the contents of the server list .KHW file
Fixed: If there was a monitor in a certain folder, and the user selected the ALL MONITORS folder and moved that monitor to the ALL MONITORS folder, the program showed two copies of that monitor on the screen
Added: Wake On Lan function as a result of a server malfunction event
Fixed: The program opened two monitor edit dialogs if the user clicked a certain menu item
Fixed: The program did not substitute global macroses when sending certain alerts for NT event log and SNMP trap monitoring types
Added: The user can now drag&drop folders in the monitors folder tree
Fixed: The program did not show latest state change records in the monitor popup window if amount of records was too big
Added: The Search Monitor menu item
Added: The program now creates a .BAK version of the server list file
Fixed: After saving a change to the server list file, the program started saving the file on the periodical basis
Fixed: The program did not show the program Preferences dialog when it launched from the Server Properties Dialog
Added: The Test button in the "BDE Action" reaction dialog page
Improved: The Intermediate Servers Combo now shows gray checkmarks on folders
Fixed: The user was unable to specify the BDE alias for BDE-related monitoring and alerting functions
Fixed: The program did not load disk space properties while importing the Disk Space monitoring type
Improved: The new protocol between server and client modules now generates less traffic than in the previous versions of the program
Improved: The "User Agent" field of the HTTP monitoring type has been changed
Added: Now the program remebers the monitor sort order for each individual folder
Improved: Default monitor list column widths has been changed to better reflect the data
Fixed: The program did not pass correct parameters to the external applications if parameters contained spaces
Added: The program can now react to the server failures by executing SQL queries against PostgreSQL servers
Fixed: The program was unable to connect to the server module if the user changes server listening port and then restarts both client and server
Added: TCP script action as a result of a server check failure
Improved: The %COMMENT% server macro
Improved: The server malfunction action list is separated into two groups
Fixed: It was impossible to delete a monitor of the "SNMP Traps" type if it was checked at least once
Fixed: Reports failed to run if they were called thru the program's web interface with the date parameters in a wrong format
Fixed: The program showed empty values in the "check length" column for the monitors that showed very short (0 ms.) check length
Added: File Date monitoring type
Fixed: Memory leaks in the client module when creating a new monitor
Fixed: Email alert message body limit was set to only 25 bytes
Added: Launching processes on remote computers as a reaction to the monitor status changes
Fixed: The program did not save user permissions in the Server Properties Dialog for the monitors of the Permissions check type
Fixed: The installation did not install the program help file if the user selected client module installation only
Added: Remote process monitoring using WMI
Fixed: Black squares when printing the network map
Improved: The Client Module alerts that it won't load previously created monitors if launched in unregistered version
Improved: If the user has changed the server port number in the program preferences dialog, the Client Module was nable to connect to the Server Module listening the new port number automatically after restart
Improved: Web interface template now correctly scaled according to the screen width
Improved: Help|About box
Fixed: Reports crashed it called with the empty date parameters (e.g. from the web interface)
Added: Printable manual was included in the program installation
Improved: The program does not require the Server Module restart after the list of SMTP servers for email notifications has changed
Fixed: The program crashed when trying to monitor a RAS server
Fixed: The %LIVE_SERVER_COUNT% and %DEAD_SERVER_COUNT% macros sometimes showed incorrect values in the program alerts
Added: WMI (WQL) monitoring
Fixed: The program did not checkmark child items when the user put check mark on a folder in the Monitor Selection Dialog of the Object Properties Dialog of the Network Map
Added: The Server Module is a new application included in the package that helps you start/stop/restart the Server Module and the Watchdog Application
Improved: The Import function now supports Maintenance and Intermediate Server options
Fixed:The Network Map portion of the program did not drag&drop multiple items at one time
Fixed: The File Existence monitoring always showed the monitor is UP if the file contents checking was enabled
Improved: The client module now changes the tray icon when it loses connect to the server
Improved: Program preferences are now separated into Server and Client branches
Fixed: The network map did not show the status of the network group elements
Fixed: Adding a scheduled report in the program's Preferences Dialog did not always work correctly if the Server and Client components worked on different PCs
Added: Separated front end and back end
Fixed: The program crashed if the network map was linked to an absent background .BMP file
Added: AOL Instant Messenger alerts
Fixed: ICQ alerts now support international characters
Fixed: The Server Module did not show network map thru the web interface when running under Windows 2003 operating system
Fixed: Only the first-level folder tree items appeared in the Intermediate Server combo
Fixed: The File Existence monitoring type always showed the UP state if the user specified that the monitor is down if the file does not exist
Added: PostgreSQL monitoring
Added: "NET SEND" function now works even under Windows Vista
Fixed: National characters problem fixed in the "NET SEND" function
Fixed: Only the first-level folder tree items appeared in the Intermediate Server combo
Fixed: Server macros did not work for the external application execution as a result of the server event
Added: Windows Vista support
Added: The program is now separated into the Client and Server modules
Improved: Help system changed to HTMLHelp
Added: Event escalation by email
Added: %PREV PERIOD LENGTH% and %PREV PERIOD LENGTH STR% macros in alert templates
Added: Date picker window in the web interface reports
Added: Log file name macros in the Text Log monitoring type
Improved: The Parent Server combo now suports XP styles
Fixed: The program did not launch HTTP alerts on the event log events
Fixed: Global macros did not work in the HTTP alerts
Fixed: The program now ignores invalid certificates when performing HTTPS monitoring
Added: The program can now launch HTTP(s) URLs as a reaction for the server events
Improved: The File Existence monitoring type now supports file name wildcards
Added: File Compare monitoring type
Improved: The user can now drag&drop multiple items in the network map
Fixed: Telnet monitoring type freezed in some configurations
Fixed: The program crashed in certain situation when the user tried to access a certain network map group thru the web interface
Added: Text log monitoring
Improved: The Event Log configuration dialog now allows you to select event source, event category, event ID from the list instead of typing this information using keyboard
Improved: VBScript, JScript, PerlScript and all SQL-related dialogs allow you to load the script text from a disk file
Added: Registry monitoring
Added: %ALERT TIME% macro in the server alerts
Improved: The Add Server dialog in the network map element editor now contains server folders
Improved: The File Size monitoring types can now detect the size of the file opened by a different process in the exclusive mode
Fixed: The File Size monitoring type did not work with huge files
Fixed: MS Exchange monitoring could crash or display a dialog when trying to connect to Exchange Server
Added: TCP Script monitoring type
Added: The user can now invoke the program to check all servers in a certain folder
Added: New server macros: %PREV STATE LENGTH% and %PREV STATE LENGTH STR%
Improved: The program now alerts the user if he/she tries to configure the database server monitor without having a client software installed
Fixed: Now program now does not send alerts if a server changes it's state when one of it's intermediate servers is down
Added: Maintenance profiles
Improved: The Cancel button added in the "would you like to save changes" dialog when exiting the program
Fixed: The program does not request the user to save the changes twice when exiting the program
Fixed: The program crashed sometimes when the user attempted to enter a network map group thru the web interface
Added: Microsoft Exchange monitoring
Added: You can now specify authentication information for the File Existence monitoring type
Added: Folders in the Parent Server Combobox in the Server Properties Dialog
Added: The user can now specify more than one intermediate server for the server record he/she selected
Added: New check type: ActivePerl script
Added: New action type: ActivePerl script execution
Added: The program can now execute server checks and perform actions user a different user account (impersonation)
Added: The Network Administrator can now restrict user web interface to certain folders.
Added: Dead Servers and Live Servers views in the main program window .
Improved: Live Server Count and Dead Server Count counters do not change when the server received the "being checked" state.
Added: Shapes, images, rectangles in the network map.
Added: Installer now adds the "exception" to the Windows XP Firewall, allowing the program's built-in web server work properly.
Improved: The user can now select a service from the list rather than type it in a combo box on the Server State Monitoring Page and the Restart Page of the Server Properties Dialog.
Fixed: The program freezed during SMTP session under some conditions.
Fixed: The program's built-in web server did not always show the contents of the web page to the user.
Fixed: The program's built-in web server did not always show the web page pictures to the user.
Added: Network map in the web interface.
Added: Folders in the web interface.
Added: Telnet monitoring improved (signal strings).
Added: Global macros.
Improved: The "Intermediate Server" combo box in the Server Properties Dialog did not have a horizontal scroll bar.
Improved: A server behaved incorrectly if it's intermediate server stopped responding and had the "server is down after X failed checks" set to something greater than 1.
Improved: SNMP Traps monitoring.
Fixed: The program stopped sending email alerts if at least one incorrectly formed message was created in the current session of the program.
Added: MySQL Monitoring.
Improved: Preferences dialog GUI.
Fixed: Stability issues were fixed.
Fixed: A folder did not become red if a server from that folder became unavailable in some cases. An article about how
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Added: New server macros for alerts.
Added: MIB import function for SNMP Traps monitoring type.
Added: Watchdog application can now detect that the program hangs, and restart it in this case.
Improved: MIB import routines for SNMP MIB monitoring type and Set SNMP Variable action.
Improved: TCP/IP routines improved to better reflect to the user's actions.
Improved: The program can now generate and send automatic reports including only certain server folders.
Fixed: Telnet monitoring.
Fixed: File Size monitoring.
Fixed: In the ODBC logging feature, the date of the event if the server is of the NT Event Log monitoring type.
Fixed: In the ODBC logging feature, the error text was not written to the specified field in the case of the NT Event Log monitoring.
Added: MSN alerts.
Added: HTTP proxy for ICQ alerts.
Improved: The Preferences Dialog window is now opened on the requested page when the program automatically opens it from the Server Properties Dialog. Few controls were moved from the General to the new Advanced page in the Server Properties Dialog.
Added: Trace Route monitoring type.
Added: The user can now specify certain server folder in the program reports.
Added: The user can now select a computer in the File Size and Disk Space monitoring type dialogs.
Improved: TTL and packet size parameters for the ICMP onitoring type.
Fixed: The program did not show the window of the program it was launching as a result of a server state change if running as Windows NT service.
Fixed: Memory leaks.
Fixed: Few bugs were fixed in the built-in web server.
Added: New action type: Set SNMP variable.
Added: New monitoring type: File Size.
Fixed: The program did not change the value of the "Intermediate Server" option for the servers when the user attempted to edit the server record in the dialog.
Added: Server monitoring log in an ODBC database.
Added: File|Merge menu item.
Improved: Network Scanner GUI.
Fixed: The program cleared the "Intermediate Server" field if editing more than one server at one time.
Added: Network Scan menu item.
Added: Ability to specify folder path in the export file.
Fixed: The program did not add description of the event when sending alerts when the server check length exceeded the pre-defined value.
Added: ICQ server alerts.
Added: File/folder/share security permissions monitoring.
Fixed: The user was able to create multiple folders with the same name in the same folder tree hierarchy.
Added: Ability to load servers from an ODBC data source on the periodical basis.
Fixed: A small bug is the HTTP monitoring type was fixed.
Fixed: The program sent a notification for a server when the server state changed after it's parent (intermediate) server state changed.
Fixed: Web interface allowed the users to view list of servers if the user specified only user name without specifying the password.
Fixed: Text truncation on the Alert Templates page of the Server Properties Dialog.
Fixed: The program did not add an icon to the system tray when launched minimized.
Fixed: A small visualization bug was fixed in the network map window.
Added: File Count monitoring type.
Added: Watchdog application.
Improved: The Scheduler option can now fire the pre-defined events on the regular basis (i.e. every X serconds).
Bug fixed: The program freezed when launching reports if working as NT service.
Bug fixed: Icons distortion in the program's main menu.
Improvement: Syntax hilighting in the SQL editor windows.
Improvement: Syntax hilighting in the VBScript editor windows.
Improvement: The program now does not suggest the user to enter the name of the file being saving if it is not really necessary.
Improvement: The program now displays the name of the user account in the Fle|Preferences|NTService dialog.
Bug fixed: The program terminated when running in the Service mode if the user choosed to minimize main program window.
Bug fixed: It was impossible to clear the "Intermediate Server" option if it was previously set for a certain server record.
Bug fixed: The External Application check type did not always behave correctly.
Bug fixed: The Performance Counters monitoring type did not always work correctly.
New feature: Server comments page in the Server Properties Dialog.
Improvement: The Regular Alerts button now shows the actual regular alerts status for the selected servers.
Bug fixed: MS Terminal Services monitoring type did not always work correctly.
Bug fixed: Regular alerts did not always work correctly.
New feature: Network Map print and print preview.
New feature: New SMTP/POP3 Loop monitoring type.
New feature: Network Map ""Show Grid" and ""Align to Grid" menu items.
New feature: The program can now add an icon to tray even in the service mode.
New feature: External icons for the network map elements.
New feature: Network map background.
Improvement: "Unknown certificate" problem fixed in the HTTPS check type.
New feature: New monitoring type: Performance Counters.
Improvement: "Unknown certificate" problem fixed in the HTTPS check type.
New feature: NTP (Network Time Protocol) monitoring.
Bug fixed: Network Map visualization bugs were fixed.
New feature: Network Map.
New feature: Scheduler check type.
Bug fixed: The program crashed when exiting
or closing a previously loaded server list.
Bug fixed: The 'All Servers' folder did not turn it's color
to red when one of it's nested servers became unavailable.
Enhancement: Now you can set up the program to add an icon
to the system tray when running as service.
Bug fixed: Memory leaks.
Bug fixed: The program got frozen when clicking the
CheckAll button under some conditions.
Added: Now the program shows response time chart for each
server in the bottom frame of the main window.
Bug fixed: The program did not make it's main window
topmost when restoring from the Windows tray.
Enhancement: When a server goes down, the program uses the red
color to mark this not only the server's folder,
but also all parent folders in the right frame of the main window.
Enhancement: Plugin API have been enhanced, the optional ShutdownPlugin()
function was added.
New action type:
Server monitoring events can now be recorded
in the Windows Event Log.
The program added a false error message to Event
Log when running as service.
The program's File|Preferences|NTService
window did not always displayed the service status correctly.
The program's main window did not hide
the history tip window when the Server Properties Dialog opened.
The program was sending scheduled reports not using the specified date and time.
The program unwanted symbols to the search strings specified by
the user in the Server Properties Dialog on the HTTP, EbentLog
and FileExistance pages
The Check Type Combo disapeared after dropping down on computers
with low monitor resulution.
The MIB Import feature crashed if the user tried to import a corrupted MIB file.
The HTTP(S) monitoring routine did not always correctly process
URLs like http://host:port/uri
Enhancement: Now you can change properties of multiple
servers in one operation.
New action type: BDE SQL query execution.