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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.

Click here if you are looking for the current Production Release.



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Current Release

Version 9.4.0.185 [4 March 2024] is currently in testing.

[.066] * MAJOR FILE SIGHT DATABASE FORMAT CHANGE - reports will continue to work the same
[.076] * Fix for regression bug in the Email action editor
[.097] * Server status report can show monitor notes
[.097] * Current Errors group report can show monitor notes
[.097] * New user right to control who can set monitor notes
[.097] * File Sight monitor's Ignored Users list can contain local and Active Directory groups
[.097] * Users and groups can be deleted from the Ignored Users list in the File Sight monitor
[.098] * Fixed name replacement when copy/pasting monitor to same server
[.098] * Fix for session cookies timing out when an HTTP connection is reused for a while
[.127] * Additional change to further prevent Client De-Sync (CSD) attack
[.127] * Updated File Sight Driver (non-executable memory buffers, performance boost, diagnostics)
[.127] * Can no longer preserve File Sight data from v3.3 and earlier (16 years old at this point)
[.066] * Added Execute right to the Trusted Application rules
[.066] * Preventing negative performance counter values
[.066] * Live View lets you enter multiple comma separated filters
[.066] * Give the ability to change the SSL certificate and private key filenames
[.066] * Slowly cleaning out obsolete programs from the File Sight database
[.066] * Better at finding the appropriate Endpoint if coming through a proxy, gateway or VPN
[.066] * Fix for ignoring I/O when a wild card is used in the Programs to Ignore list
[.066] * Added file counts to the User Read/Write Amounts report
[.066] * Fixed a few more places where the server status report could render twice
[.066] * File Sight reports work better when the data is stored at the Satellite
[.066] * Enabled HTTP server on IPv6 by default for new installations
[.075] * Added File Activity Level report
[.075] * Added Dynamic Rules List rule "Has Monitor of Status"
[.075] * Fixed drill down links in some reports
[.075] * Doing some automatic index rebuilding to improve report performance
[.075] * Dynamic Groups can have different server chart definitions
[.109] * Improvement showing what changed in monitor configuration XML
[.109] * Web interface can scroll the navigation tree correctly
[.109] * File Sight prevents database errors when Satellites share a MS SQL Server with a Central Server and/or other Satellites
[.109] * Improved CA renewal detection to make it easier to delete the CA folder
[.109] * Fixed embedded Chromium from needing to login again so frequently
[.109] * Automatically use LDAPS instead of LDAP whenever possible
[.109] * Extra checks to remove deleted monitors from the run queue
[.109] * Updated to SQLite 3.44
[.116] * Force a good session in the External API if one doesn't exist
[.116] * Fix for some property operator handling in non-English
[.116] * Showing expired certificate errors more prominently
[.116] * Failed HTTP requests that failed to an IPv6 address will try again with IPv4
[.116] * Fix for Console not remembering login servers when logged in as non-admin
[.133] * New separate, smaller, default size for Monitoring Status History database table
[.133] * File Sight Rename/Moves will be shown in a small/more easily read format
[.133] * Making error when compressing databases visible
[.133] * Fixed All-Systems-GO race condition
[.134] * Fix for External API CREATE_CHART that wasn't honoring width and height
[.134] * PALowPriorityHelper_Net4 runs in 64-bit
[.144] * Added system audit entries for monitors start/ending maintenance, and for System Alerts
[.163] * Cleaning the Statistics database table more often
[.163] * Minor performance improvement - more noticable in larger installations
[.163] * Updated to curl 8.6
[.164] * Improved Broadcast message tracking
[.164] * $act.CustomProp can request custom properties from a Satellite in the case of a Satellite Down message
[.167] * Fix string sent for monitorCustomMessage in Powershell Execute Script
[.167] * Fix missing monitorCustomMessage sent with Satellite Down Messages
[.179] * Satellites can correctly inherit Custom Properties from the top Servers/Devices node
[.185] * Startup wizard fixes

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.

The updates look awesome ...! Keep up the good work and thanks! The new reporting tools are GREAT!

Don L., Maine Medical Center, USA ionicons-v5-b