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PA Server Monitor 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.

Current Preview Release

Version 6.3.0.156 [July 20, 2016] is currently in testing.

NOTE: Because of the new Message Template feature, Consoles will need to be version 6.1.0.50 or newer before they can connect to this version. It is highly recommended that Satellites are upgraded as well.


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New features include:

* Change to handle Slack call in Call URL action
* MAINT x can be added to Ack emails to put a server into maintenance, though it has to be enabled via the registry. More info
* Only the first 4 lines of an ack email are checked for ack commands
* Upgraded AmCharts and ExtJS
* [.25] Changed how often a Satellite will switch hosts, and don't switch until trying for 45 seconds
* [.25] Fixed chart glitches caused by upgrading chart component
* [.29] Update to IPMI parser based on customer feedback
* [.29] Fix for not being able to remove a report part for the Server Status report
* [.39] Fix for computer names not matching in some cases
* [.42] Fix for SNMP Trap monitor
* [.48] Fix for SSH script buffer boundary condition
* [.48] Enabled SSH diagnostic tracing to the libssh2 library
* [.48] Updated the IPMI parser
* [.48] IPMI handler will automatically figure out which driver to use
* [.51] Fix for some SNMP Walks that ended prematurely
* [.51] Improved SSH failed login details
* [.51] Bandwidth Monitor GUI fixes
* [.57] Fix for crash caused when email acknowledge process receives an email with no ack keywords
* [.82] Upgraded to new Microsoft compiler which means new redistributable DLLs
* [.82] Updated to ImgSource v6
* [.82] Updated to CEF 3.2623
* [.82] Updated to OpenSSL 1.0.2h
* [.82] Updated to SQLite 3.13.0
* [.82] Fix for email Ack checker that was checking too many lines
* [.82] Added Credentials button to the Call URL configuration dialog
* [.82] Handle charting multiple CPU instances for SNMP and ESX
* [.82] Getting email bodies handles mulitpart/alternative which helps the Email monitor and the Email Ack processing
* [.82] ErrorHistory will be able to return the same ErrID even if simple deduplication is being used
* [.97] New Microsoft Redistributable DLLs
* [.97] Look for Microsoft's ODBC Driver for SQL Server when building connection strings
* [.97] PagerDuty action can report configuration errors
* [.97] Fix for startup race condition in the Console
* [.97] New FORCE parameter for the START_MAINTENANCE external API command
* [.101] Installing an update to Microsoft's Universal CRT (KB3118401) which has a fix for a known hang
* [.101] Template propagation will take the target server type when progating a template
* [.101] Template progagation can be disabled on an individual server basis via right-click menu
* [.111] Reverted to to previous Microsoft compiler - new UCRT requirements were a hassle for customers
* [.116] Fixed Scheduled Report renaming GUI bug
* [.116] Console poll cycle time can be synced from Central Service
* [.116] Event Log monitor can also filter on the username in the event
* [.125] File Sight Lite will highlight that it can do reports * [.125] Monitoring System Auditing (user logins, service restarts, etc) added. Not visible yet - contact us for access
* [.125] Performance monitor fix for counters that don't get added when copying a monitor or using templates
* [.125] Split the Disk Space monitor's Auto Add into Auto Add and Auto Remove options
* [.134] Protection against a slowing Console when there are thousands of reports
* [.134] Added Bulk Config - Cleanup: Reset All Server and Group Reports to Top Node
* [.134] Fixed RegEx filter to use regex_search instead of regex_match
* [.144] New Advanced Settings dialog make obscure settings more visible
* [.144] Complete logging for CRT installation
* [.144] Linux memory usage statistics now ignores cached and memory buffers (see http://www.linuxatemyram.com/ )
* [.144] Protection against duplicate/crossed reports
* [.154] Can disable automatic Network Scanner monitor creation
* [.154] Fixed deleting of empty groups (and not deleting non-empty groups)
* [.154] Better handling MIME encoded emails in Email Ack
* [.154] Quicker service shutdown by exiting Inventory Collector monitors when needed






Updates / Upgrades

PA Server Monitor 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 Server Monitor 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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