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PA File Sight Release Candidate

This page is where you can find our very latest release. Versions that make it to this page are considered solid and candidates for production release, but they haven't finished testing or received enough feedback yet. If we implement a feature or fix for you, we will typically send you to this page to try it out.

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Release Candidate Changes

Version 8.2.0.57 [August 2, 2020] is currently in testing.

[.10] * IgnoreScriptErrors variable added to $mon for Powershell Execute Script
[.10] * Fixed rare problem where older state could show up in monitor status
[.33] * Added RENAME_USER_ACCESS command line to rename user access settings
[.33] * Fixed Bulk Config's Monitors: Delete Monitors to work on template-derived monitors
[.35] * Fixed some problems with database transfers
[.35] * Fixed race condition during template propagation where some monitors might get lost
[.50] * Disk Space Full Check will by default use straight line prediction instead of looking at quadratic
[.51] * When a monitor comes out of Satellite Disconnected it will show its previous status
[.56] * Improvement to help prevent the internal HTTP server from getting behind
[.66] * Fix for UI glitch when chosing field values for reports
[.67] * Change for Endpoint status communication to Satellites so their clocks don't have to be synchronized as closely
[.68] * Internal changes to reduce CPU usage
[.72] * Changes to reduce CPU usage in large installations
[.80] * More shutdown logging
[.83] * GET_SERVER_PROP API function supports multiple property look ups per request
[.83] * Emailed report PDFs will use the report title for the PDF file name
[.88] * Better check for customer SSL/TLS certificates before regenerating
[.88] * Fixed case sensitive check in Include/Ignore extension check in PA File Sight monitor
[.88] * Not recording some temporary files that the File Sight Endpoint might see so it doesn't falsely consider some reads as copies
[.88] * More accurate file copy filtering in the Endpoint
[.91] * Performance improvement in File Sight monitor
[.96] * Fixed bug where directories not alerted on when two monitors watch the same folder
[.96] * Execute Script won't alert based on FireActions if $mon.ReportResults has already been called
[.100] * Larger file extension lists can be pasted into File Sight
[.106] * Rebuilt a library with (little used) SIMD extensions removed for broader CPU support
[.118] * Fix for missing Create (Read/Write) when a SACL/DACL change happens on the same file
[.123] * Added Group Name to Custom Group Report email subjects
[.123] * Better LDAP error when credentials are wrong
[.123] * Protect Console against a rare crash
[.123] * Added $mon.ComputerAlias for the Execute Script monitor
[.123] * Added operators % ^ & | to the expression evaluator
[.123] * Added support for multi-Item escalation in Execute Script monitors
[.8] * The Blocked User List shows by whom/how a user account was added
[.8] * Fix for Interpret Application Behavior for files with Alternate Data Streams
[.9] * When exporting computer config as a template, monitors are disconnected from templates as needed
[.9] * When importing computer config from a file, do not 'fit' monitors - import as-is
[.10] * Fix for group reports not showing internationalized titles
[.13] * Fix for File Sight not alerting on some directory reads
[.30] * Registry setting for optionally forcing HTTP connections to not get reused
[.30] * Registry setting so Run Now can optionally NOT override monitor period and dependencies
[.40] * Fix for Executive Summary report section titles




Updates / Upgrades

PA File Sight can be upgraded by simply installing the latest version on top of your existing installation. Your settings and databases will be upgraded as needed.

You might need to reset the PA File Sight service's Run As account (from Settings or the Windows Services applet), but other than that no further configuration changes will be needed.

 
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