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PA Storage Monitor Change History

Updates in 2020

8.1.0.11 * Better HTTP filtering of requests that come from localhost
* Better startup experience for first install
* Bulk Config's Set Credentials works with using existing credentials
* Registry configurable option to combine CSV report files
* Added 'By Satellite' to Bulk Config's server selector
* Scheduled Report 'contains' fields are restored properly
* Fixed Dynamic Server List "Monitor Title" 'does not contain' operator
* File & Directory Change monitor's Ignore Files list propagates as a template correctly
* Added ENABLE_MONITOR external API function
* Acknowledging errors can temporarily suppress alerts (see monitor's Advanced Options > Alert Suppression)
* New report CSS
* Updated Content-Security-Policy so IFRAMEs can load poweradmin.com help pages
* Upgraded to the latest PDF renderer
* Added Bulk Config operation Computers: Notes to set or clear notes on multiple devices at once
* Polished some start up wizard interaction
* Fix for Two Factor Authentication when using Active Directory for logins
8.0.4.20 * File & Directory Change monitor works with Bulk Config's Monitors: Set Monitor Parameters operation
* Charted titles change more reliably when the underlying statistic's alias is changed
* Added LOOKUP_CID and SERVER_ENABLE to the External API
* Updated from OpenSSL 1.1.1c to 1.1.1d

Updates in 2019

8.0.3.113 * Minor UI update to look less dated. See the View menu to change back
* Fix for rare crash
* Fixed the PDF button when used within the Console
* Decreased short term memory use, and a small performance increase
* Fix for form-post escaping
* Dynamic Server List rule for Server/Device names accepts wildcards
* Error History OK Time field will be filled in even if unacknowledged alerts
* Fix for User Access interface when rights not automatically granted to new users
* Quiet a false database error
* PALowPriorityHelper_net4 (Powershell 4/5) is now 64-bit
* Charts that are all 0 values show up better
* New Alerts menu to Broadcast text to user alert actions
* Default Message Templates will use the correct default language setting after it changes
* Run Now will override the monitor's schedule or dependencies
* Uninstaller will unregister from All-Systems-GO as needed
* Failed action notifications won't cycle and alert via the same failed action, causing a crash
* Improved computer name mapping, better local computer detection
* More helpful diagnostic message when a report fails to run
* Fix for Set Maintenance Schedule user right
* CSS change to prevent wrapping in the report index tree
* Added GET_NOTES and SET_NOTES to External API
* Protection against bad response from DNS server
8.0.2.15 * Two Factor Authentication can be enabled on a per-user basis at Settings > Remote Access > Filter User Access
* New User Right to control who can update Satellites and Fail Over
* Internal pings will work around Windows DNS cache failures
* Fix for race condition when launching the PALowPriorityHelper application
* Increased SQLite memory usage limit
* Changed cipher list ordering for Weak cipher list so Windows 2003 can still connect
* Address Resolver handles ISATAP IPv6 addresses
* Can use a remote login to the local Central Monitoring Service to get a full Local Console if: local Admin, admin rights in app, rights to top Servers/Devices group
* Can disable the local credential-less login
* Trend lines go out 33% beyond the chart
* Reordered some lines in the HTTP/S server to potentially reduce locking
* ReqResponseDN.dll is correctly updated by the installer
* Fixed internal lock that can freeze the service
8.0.1.172 * WMI (Inventory Collector), PDF, and charts use the .NET 4 Helper
* Current Errors Report will succeed in more situations
* Switched to newer MIB parser, and added a larger MIB library
* Defaulting to requiring a login to view web reports
* New User Right for setting maintenance schedules
* Fix for row variables in Execute Script actions
* Handle double-width charts in Executive Summary/Custom Group reports
8.0.1.150 * Old v7 Console will be replaced with a message to update short cuts
* Protection against crash in PAPDH
* Fix for Welcome Dialog with newer versions of IE
* A little better tracking of who creates computers when done via Network Scanner
* Remote Console failure to write to its log file will not broadcast a System Alert
* Master server won't do a Fail Over file sync for first 10 minutes of the service starting up
* Don't alert on monitors missing actions if the monitor (or server) is disabled
* Fixed rare crash triggered by mobile app usage
* Updated OpenSSL to 1.1.1c
* Satellite disconnected status shown on devices and monitors with a striped background
* Fix to ignore PAExec in the File & Directory Change monitor
* Explicit SSL/TLS version selection in the HTTP Settings dialog
* Better Live View (with simple filtering)
* Credential Manager will prompt if deleting credentials referred to by other devices
* Explicit SSL/TLS version selection in the HTTP Settings dialog
* Better Live View (with simple filtering)
* Resolve IP addresses in Active Directory Login Monitor for more meaningful alerts
* Fixed rare crash in IPv6 address resolver
* Logging will recover from network errors better
* Fix for File & Directory Change monitor so it again shows full path for Changed files
* Upgraded to AmCharts 3.21.15 from 3.20.4
* Charts can now be normal width, double width, or full width (double width is new)
* Execute Script monitors can overwrite their own status as they run
* Better chart resizing
* Event Log monitor will go into Can't Run Now if the search for bookmark times out
* Added audit change events for Servers/Devices and Actions
* Shortened Ping failures message with highlight on DNS lookup failure, and hint to cache DNS lookups
* Updated to SQLite 3.29.0
* Top-level Monitor Templates won't propagate into the *Automatic Configuration groups
* Upgraded to InnoSetup 6
* Satellites are automatically accepted by default
8.0.1.51 * 64-bit, which means almost no memory limitations.
* All-Systems-GO monitor to be assured your monitoring system is up and running
* IPv6 support
* Better performance when using RDP through a SNAP Tunnel
* More Bulk Config operations
* Group notes (similar to Server Notes)
* More flexible and powerful monitor settings
* New User Rights for more control
* SNMP Monitor uses the SNMP Retries registry setting instead of being hard-coded
* Monitors that cannot run will fire System Alerts at most once every 15 minutes (instead of on every run)
* Added SNAP Tunnel audit events
* Advanced Deduplication will block all actions on a duplicate as documented, not just notifications
* ChangeMonitorStatus from Execute Script monitors and actions can correctly update the running monitor's status
* Change to report page refresh functionality if an HTTP error happens
* Fixes for duplicate columns in the Group Overview report (column report)
* New Bulk Config to cleanup unknown Actions
* New Credential Manager
* Don't show Top X chart on a group when there are no devices in the group
* Fix for generating PDF of Custom Reports that might be for a different report
* Fixed a small memory leak
* Outgoing alert emails will be processed in parallel more for greater throughput if needed
* Restored the missing Hourly Error Count chart
* Write to Log File action has a configurable output template
7.3.0.435 * Monitors that cannot run will fire System Alerts at most once every 15 minutes (instead of on every run)
* Added SNAP Tunnel audit events
* Advanced Deduplication will block all actions on a duplicate as documented, not just notifications
* Added some database caching for frequent requests to increase performance
* Fix for Calculated Status monitor for rapidly running monitors
* Fixed Monitor Change auditing event
* Fix for Disk Space Monitor reporting predicted full disks, and then immediately reporting it is OK and under threshold
* Fix for Satellite Up/Down messages that were missing the Satellite name
* Added new All Actions Access permission
* Email send throttling can be controlled via registry setting
* View System Activity shows template propagation
* Disk Space monitor status will show all disks, even when alerting on each separately
* Removed [ ] around monitored values in Disk values
* Fix for template dependencies not propagating properly
* Enforce OpenSSL server cipher order
* Template propagation speed improvement when Satellites are involved
* Group-level Notes that can be added to Group reports (similar to Server Notes)
* Easy Config can query for IPv6 Neighbors
* Added $DeviceNameOrAliasOnly$ replacement variable
* Fix for Smart Config that wasn't adding actions when using a template as the base monitor
* Fixed device property "Date Added for Monitoring" from getting reset
* Prevent memory fragmentation when cleaning up the Login Event Database
* Reports can be run that are not limited by memory size
* Fix for dependencies on templates
* Fix for rare crash in SNAP Tunnels
* Increased reporting speed in some cases
* Updated expiring SHA1 code signing certificate
* Upgraded to IPWorks 16
* Handle very large emails more efficiently
* Using different heap memory management settings
* First template propagation will wait until the Central Service has been running for two mintues
* More efficient log file writer (easily handles 10X the logging)
* Added Bulk Config to enable/disable monitoring of Servers/Devices
* Bulk Config can be used to disable the internal HTTPS service within the Satellite (will break Inventory Collector)
* New Bulk Config operation - Computers: Allow/Prevent Template Propagation
* Improved Network Map device layout
* Fix for rare configuration synchronization failure
* Disabled servers leaving maintenance mode won't become enabled
* Prevent Bulk Config from misconfiguring a template with the Monitors: Set Monitor Parameters operation
* Much faster processing of GetNextID for large installations (used in template propagation)
* Added the ability to block some accounts (external customers for example) from seeing Recent Alerts on servers and Current Errors in groups
* Can start and end Immediate Maintenance on servers in Dynamic Groups
* Bulk Config's Monitors: Set Monitor Parameters works with the Active Directory Login Monitor filters
* Fix for regression crash in SNAP Tunnels
* Fixed View Template button at the top tempate bar in the Console
* Added Show Monitoring Coverage on Group reports user right
* Retry on failure to get VMWare ESX information
* Fix to the Startup Wizard
* Fixed the "Show devices that do not contain specified monitors" parameter for the Configuration Audit report
* Removed source of some Audit Failure login events in target servers' Security Event Logs
* Small reduction in memory usage for large installations
* Tool tips for most fields that are too long to display
* Caching domain lists
* Additional support for IPv6 for SNMP-based requests
* The Central Service and Fail Over Service will wait longer for Satellites to reconnect after just starting up
* Central Service will sync a fresher copy of the Satellite status database to the Fail Over Service
* Set Server Maintenance action shows server names with groups
* Monitors in Can't Run state (or Internal Error) will NOT move through Event Escalation steps, but instead reset escalation to the beginning.
* Email Message Digest age is registry configurable (defaults to 1 minute)
* Less memory usage when sending large host name lists to the central server
* Tighter syncing between the Console and Central Service
* Fix for ability to disable Drag and Drop in the Console
* Fix for very rare memory corruption bug that can happen during log rotation
* Added time stamps to Satellite up/down and also System alerts
* Ability to message digest all emails, including the first one in a while
* Change that should prevent the CompNameCache database from growing so much
* Fix for Day Light Savings transition date calculations
* Fix for rare race condition in Cache Manager that caused configuation updates to get lost
* Fixed units in the charts in email alerts
* Retries when an error occurs while retrieving ESX disk space
* Enhancement that reduces CPU usage on heavliy loaded systems
* Better SNAP Tunnel performance (RDP to Satellite for example)
* File & Directory Change monitor speed increase
* Increased report refresh reliability
* Added ability to have group reports refer to child group reports
* Data Sets in the report builder will show device aliases if defined
* Custom Group report Custom Charts can be separated by device
* Optimizations for increased performance

Updates in 2018

7.2.0.346 * Newly pasted servers will be disabled to give a chance to make any changes before enabling for monitoring
* Added explicit locale to javascript date/time rendering
* Update to enable retrieving monitoring data from ESXi 6.7
* Object selection user interface with very large lists (thousands) loads much quicker
* Fix for Bulk Config not filtering on monitor templates correctly in all cases
* Automatically use IE embedded browser if older than Windows 7 (Chromium browser won't work)
* Change FileNameID column into bigint for File System Analyzer tables FileName and FileInfo
* Don't clear actions when coming out of Can't Run if also now in Alert state
* Fixed hot-links to help pages
* Additional logging added
* Large report warning/redirect page will not be used when generating PDFs
* More diagnostics when Satellites can't connect
* External diagnostic ping done on a failed connection to the Central Service
* Fix crash that can happen when doing HTTPS logging
* Fix for crash in the File System Analyzer
* Satellite has 'FTP Logs to Support' button
* Fixed some non-English date parsing for report periods
* Calling StoreValue in scripts won't trigger a Monitor Changed audit event
* Newly added Custom Properties will show up in the Alert Reminders editor
* Trend lines in reports are shown with dashed lines
* Updated SQL ODBC driver client to version 17.2
* Fixed archived log files getting deleted too soon
* Fix for second try on failed File & Directory Change monitor's prescan count
* Cleaned up monitor changes in the audit report
* Added ChangeMonitorStatus to Execute Script monitors and actions
* Fix for potential missing status in the Group Overview (Column) report for CPU, Memory and Bandwidth
* Fix for users with low rights being able to register their mobile phone for alerts
* Find dialog can now also find monitors, actions and groups
* New Bulk Config operation to force re-propagation of all templates
* Copy Computer option in the Console will remap Monitor Dependencies
* Scheduled Reports and Ad Hoc reports can be grouped into folders via the new Report Group tab
* Extra logging around the Fail Over Slave status
* Unstable OS time alerted on (affects monitoring)
* Syslog action can send alerts in a single line of text for easier 3rd party integration
* Pasting a monitor will put it in a 5-minute maintenance mode. This behavior can be changed in Advanced Services > Advanced Settings "PastedMonitorMaintMin"
* Right-clicking a monitor in the Console will show the monitor's status information line (with truncation if needed)
* Fail Over Slave will do less when it is not active
* Fix for broken $DeviceName$ variable
* Large configurations are sent in batches to the Console if needed
* Similar to maintenance mode, monitors will ignore activity that happened while they were disabled
* New Monitoring Coverage report which can output data to CSV, etc
* PA Helper net4 will target .NET 4.6.1 to gain better access to TLS 1.2 support
* Fix for Directory Quota monitor not cleaning up directory records that no longer exist
* More flexible configuration for using only the Alias in reports
* Console loads much quicker
* Email server connections are disconnected after a failure so subsequent connection can succeed
* Fix for custom monitor templates turned into default monitors during Smart Config
* Better Satellite backoff when many are trying to connect at once
* Satellites make initial connection quicker
* Disk Space monitor won't automatically add both ESX and SNMP drives (which are duplicates)
* Event Deduplication closing of events will use the monitor's true type
* More diagnostics when configuring the Fail Over
* Support for using curl when the Windows TLS support is too old to connect
* Fix for converting non-English counter paths when propagating templates
* Disk Space monitor propagation will add new disks according to the Add Disks setting on the monitor
* Faster Console response
* Listing all .NET 4 versions that are supported in the .config files
* Fix for Fail Over Slave not receiving all configuration data
* Better Console performance for limited rights users
* Added IPv4 and IPv6 Inventory fields
* Protection against Action List loops
* Fixed issue with Inventory data getting deleted
* Quieted some nuisance alerts from the Fail Over
* Added $Satellite_Name$ replacement variable
* Configurable timeout while communicating with ESX, with increased default time
* CSV file output is a little easier to read
* Fix rare crash/memory corruption caused by multi-threaded reports
* Better mapping of templated dependencies to server-local monitors
* Fix for missing report PDF in email when email report images are disabled
* Better Satellite configuration message when a Satellite is connected to an inactive Fail Over
* Configuration syncing to a Fail Over works better with very large installations
* Limited access users will see the group reports defined at the top Servers/Devices level
7.1.1.54 Windows 7/2008 R2 or newer is required for the Console to use the embedded Chromium browser. Otherwise IE with some limitations will have to be used.
* Able to clear credentials in the Changed Stored Passwords dialog by entering a blank password
* Auto report forwarding in groups now works with the Executive Summary report
* Improved credential caching for remote cases
* Execute Script action will use a thread pool to control CPU and memory usage
* Execute Script actions run faster and more can run at once
* Execute Script and Call URL actions can be configured to run wherever the calling monitor ran
* Thread Pool will alert if it is falling far behind
* Updated 7za to version 18.05 because of CVE-2018-10115
* Added $AlertType$ replacement variable
* Added $AlertID$ and $AlertType$ columns to the Write to Log File
* Added warning to installer about Windows 7/2008 R2 requirement for embedded Chromium browser
* Fix for regression bug in ADD_SERVER external API function
* Fix for very rare crash when backing up the Configuration database for a Fail Over Slave
* File & Directory Change monitor is much faster
* Fix for remote access filter user interface involving groups that get moved
* Ability to copy and paste devices
* Better reconnection attempts for Satellites that are disconnected
* Alert Reminders can use Custom Properties
* Fix for Full Disk Date calculation
7.1.0.108 Windows 7/2008 R2 or newer is required for the Console to use the embedded Chromium browser. Otherwise IE with some limitations will have to be used.
* System Alerts that are fired for servers entering and leaving maintenance will use a Maintenance status instead of Alert status
* Possible to use the Fail Over without a shared database, though data monitored during Fail Over will NOT be available to reports
* New flat icons and buttons to modernize the look of the Console a bit
* Fixed rare deadlock
* Faster MIB parsing
* Monitors coming out of server maintenance will revert to their previous status instead of going to Scheduled
* Activity Chart shown in navigation column when the button bar is hidden
* Syslog Sender action can send alert description and/or row variables
* Changes to speed up Snap Tunnels, for better RDP tunneling experience
* Bulk Config's Computers: Set Automated Maintenance Schedule can clear all maintenance schedules if specified
* Fix for servers on Satellites that would come out of maintenance when the central service was restarted
* Ability to force Full Disk Prediction to only use a straight line formula
* Added SET_GROUP_PROP and GET_GROUP_PROP to the External API
* Added "Last" {day} of month to scheduled items (monitor, reports, maintenance, etc)
* Improved initial database connection error reporting
* Fixes for some errors in the language translation files
* Upgraded to CEF (Chromium) 3.3325.1756
* Monitors are automatically enabled (if needed) when promoted to a template
* Removed duplicate custom logo when report shown within frame of outer page when using Web interface
* Faster group reports in large installations
* Directory Quota monitor will erase quotas for monitors that have been deleted
* Fix for charts not showing up in PDFs generated from the web report
* Fix for SNMP drive names on Windows containing volume names and serial numbers
* Fix for File & Directory Monitor that could get stuck and always be busy
* ESX host connections will be cached for only 5 minutes
* Returning newly created ID for External APIs ADD_MONITOR, ADD_GROUP and optionally for ADD_SERVER
* Removed 3DES ciphers from High security setting
7.0.4.209 * SSH Execute Script monitors can use replacement variables now just like the Actions have been able to do
* Template selection in Smart Config is an extended-selection instead of single-selection control
* New HTMLEmail_NoDataFiles setting to not attach CSV files to reports
* Fix for saved CSV and PDF filenames (@@@ was getting appended)
* Log ping result if an HTTP/S connection fails
* Updated to OpenSSL 1.0.2n
* Detailed monitor activity chart can show data from the Satellites
* Ensure sent emails go to the Audit Log, regardless of the (separate) Perm Log setting
* Connection string editor/parser won't remove unrecognized fields
* Changes to help the StatIDs stay synced between the Central Service and Satellites
* Fix for editing Dynamic Server List rules (or any rules) to show enumerated values on existing rules
* Fixed broken translations
* Detecting SNMP errors more robustly
* Prevented DB_LIMIT errors when calculating monthly uptime
* Disk Space monitor will by default ignore temporary drives from /dev, /run, etc
* The Syslog Action can use replacement variables and custom monitor messages
* Diagnostic access checks are performed when the Service/Satellite starts to report to the user if there are problems with their configuration
* Dynamic Server Lists will trigger template propagation on server removes too
* Added $Notes$ replacement variable for us in actions, email templates, etc
* Protection against very large HTTP to HTTPS URL overflow
* Fixed memory leak
* Fixed small memory leak
* Users with limited rights will only see Actions that are attached to Monitors that they can see
* Fix for Restart Satellite command in the Console which would restart the Satellite service more than once
* Added several HTTP/S security headers
* Fix for sending emails when graphics, PDFs and attachments have all been disabled

Updates in 2017

7.0.3.242 * Alert Reminder messages will indicate which rule fired the reminder
* Fix so the Visual Status Map report can be used with the Lite License
* Better monitor dependencies from templates
* Forcing TLS 1.2 support when using Windows 8.1 or Server 2012 R2 where we know it is supported
* Added MERGEIMPORT command line option to import a configuration into an existing configuration
* Fix for Satellite Up/Down messages that use a different template
* Extra protection against corrupted MIB files
* Added rHTMLEMAIL_NO_PDF to disable PDF attachments in reports
* HTTP Server allocates less memory
* Fix for Log File action truncation when using UTF-8 files
* Dynamic Groups will be empty if their source Dynamic Server List is disabled (or not in an OK state)
* Double-signing (SHA1 with MS Cross-signing certificate, and SHA256) installers
* Added System Activity events for database cleanup activities
* The Start Application action can specify it should be run on the "Central/Satellite where the alerting monitor runs"
* Registry setting for Disk Space monitor to use previous Can't Run status instead of Alert if a drive can't be found
* Fix for the Service Monitor not keeping must run/must not run services when propagated from a template
* Importing BLOCK_AUTO_CONFIG setting from config cxml files
* Improved Windows AV detection in Inventory Collector
* Better error message when Powershell-based Execute Script times out
* Fix for Consoles not being able to login when "Local only" HTTP server filtering is on
* Fix so Satellites can do Smart Config with templates
* Fixed some error messages in the PA Desktop Notifier
* Satellite Down messages will have an AlertID like monitors so they can be tracked in third party systems
* Fixes for issues introduced in build 201
* Slightly less CPU usage
* Syslog sender optimization and logging

Updates in 2016

7.0.2.39 * 'Licensed To' in Console will update after license activation
* More efficient CPU usage
* Alert reminders won't be sent for disabled or in-maintenance monitors
* Faster handling of database requests when too many rows are returned
* Fix for disappearing server status charts
* Not showing report logo for reports shown within the web-based report frame (that already shows the logo)
* External API ADD_SERVER is handled asynchronously so it doesn't timeout while being worked on
* Fix for Bulk Config's Delete Monitor operation not working on templates
* Custom Property DISPLAYED_NOTES is now connected to the Notes that can be shown in the server status report
7.0.1.37 * Disk Full Prediction alerts added to the Disk Space Monitor
* New "Find Directory Changes" report will find and highlight source folders of large disk usage changes
* New "Archive Report" (backup report) will show folders where all files have not been accessed for X days
* File System Analyzer scans are 2 to 10 times faster
* Action Scheduler monitor for automating tasks
* New Monitoring System audit reports, which show emails were sent, servers into maintenance, etc
* Performance improvements (more responsive Console, more efficient CPU use and less memory usage in service
* Fix for rare crash involving multiple email alerts and alert charts
* Better CPU throttling in the File Age monitor
6.4.0.307 * Fixed sorting problem in the Console's navigation tree
6.4.0.306 * Added new All Servers part for Executive Summary reports
* Added Debug Logging as a setting that can be set via Bulk Config to Satellites
* Turned starvation warning alert counts way down
* Added Satellite name to Configuration Audit report
* Additional logging and diagnostics added
* Protection against bogus monitor starving alerts
* Changed installer's ODBC driver to: Microsoft ODBC Driver 13.1 for SQL Server
* Fixed problem with the Console viewing the Fail Over Slave's status page
* Won't sync DB Connection string to Fail Over Slave so it can be different if needed (different driver version for example)
* Fix for the local Console so it can login using the hostname, and not just 127.0.0.1
* Added IsDeviceType dynamic rule
* Added the $WinDir$ replacement variable
* Updated EULA indicating a customer's logos can be shown on our website unless asked not to
* Change to decrease number of error alerts when a monitor can't run because of a reboot
* Added option to control whether TLS 1.2 can be disabled (like for SSLv3, TLS1, and TLS1.1)
* Restored the missing "suppressed alerts for {0} before entering error state" message in alerts
* Satellites forcing command filter to * so that PASystemDetails and PALowPriorityHelper can connect
* File & Directory Change monitor won't report on deletes if settings have changed so it doesn't fire false positives
* First character of Live View can be a ! to show all lines that are NOT the given line
* Fix for broken language translation in the service
* Added a filter to View System Activities
* Added a FinishedTime column to the File System Analyzer Scan table
* Fixed API_GET_MONITOR_INFO which was not checking all status values
* Better interface for Dynamic Server List rule selection
* New registry-value based Dynamic Server List rule
* The File/Directory Size monitor can handle floating point thresholds
* File/Directory Size monitor can use floating point threshold values
* More accurate Is Still In Error rule for alert reminders
* Empty template-based monitors won't be propagated to servers/devices
* Disk Space monitor will honor the local "Add New Disks" setting
* Fix for ESXi 6.x that has known issues returning sensor data
* Server type probe was reporting almost everything as SNMP
* Disk space full prediction won't kick in with less than 3 days' data
* Added Monitoring Software Is Installed dynamic server list rule
* Fix for handling passed in credentials during Smart Config
* Added group-level template blocking during template propagation
* Template propagation will complete faster
* More precise probe to determine if a server is Windows or not
* Fix to some Dynamic Server List rules to filter out recently deleted servers/devices
* Don't block the email sending thread with an exception message box
* New GET_PERF_STATS external API
* More robust initialization
* Fixed appending \ to the end of disk space paths when SNMP or ESX
* File & Directory Change monitor won't alert about deletes just because a file is now being ignored
* Better handling of incomplete data coming back from VMWare ESX
* Faster template propagation
* Removed some internal bottlenecks
* Fix for very rare database locked-caused crash
* Added options for what alerts to combine in Email Digests
* New Custom Data Set report type for the File & Directory Change monitor
* Alert digests handle charts from multiple alerts
* Network scanner can ignore by ip address range
* Fix for reports that have to restart because they are collapsing (or not) to a single line per data set
* Compressing drill-down link data for customers running large numbers of reports
* Fix for thread balancing error
* Increased shutdown timeout value that was too short
* The Group Summary Report won't show dynamic group contents to prevent massive reports
* Additional efforts to get Central Service and Satellite to shutdown nicely
* Subscriptions will report sooner to prevent becoming unlicensed
* Diag's SETCONFIG command can set numeric values now as well as text
* Quicker service start reporting
* Reports stuck in a loop will break out and fail so other reports can run
* Fix for reports that can get stuck in a loop
* The Group Summary report will NOT show Dynamic Groups by default, but report settings can change that
6.3.0.356 * 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 about Ack Emails
* Upgraded AmCharts and ExtJS
* Changed how often a Satellite will switch hosts, and don't switch until trying for 45 seconds
* Fix for not being able to remove a report part for the Server Status report
* Fix for computer names not matching in some cases
* Updated to ImgSource v6
* Updated to CEF 3.2623
* Updated to OpenSSL 1.0.2h
* Updated to SQLite 3.13.0
* Added Credentials button to the Call URL configuration dialog
* Change in regex engine - moved from boost::regex to std::regex
* Getting email bodies handles mulitpart/alternative which helps Email Ack processing
* Look for Microsoft's ODBC Driver for SQL Server when building connection strings
* PagerDuty action can report configuration errors
* New FORCE parameter for the START_MAINTENANCE external API command
* Template propagation will take the target server type when progating a template
* Template progagation can be disabled on an individual server basis via right-click menu
* Fixed Scheduled Report renaming GUI bug
* Console poll cycle time can be synced from Central Service
* Monitoring System Auditing (user logins, service restarts, etc) added. Not visible yet - contact us for access
* Split the Disk Space monitor's Auto Add into Auto Add and Auto Remove options
* Protection against a slowing Console when there are thousands of reports
* Added Bulk Config - Cleanup: Reset All Server and Group Reports to Top Node
* Fixed RegEx filter to use regex_search instead of regex_match
* New Advanced Settings dialog make obscure settings more visible
* Complete logging for CRT installation
* Protection against duplicate/crossed reports
* Fixed deleting of empty groups (and not deleting non-empty groups)
* Better handling MIME encoded emails in Email Ack
* Fix for possible incomplete exports from the Console
* Added Group, Computer, Monitor, Template, and Action creation and deletion to the coming audit log
* Additional Satellite connection logging
* Call URL action correctly escapes variable values when using application/json content type
* Fix for Satellite Down notifications that use escalation, but none in the Do Immediately node
* Fix to handle credentials with a few specific characters
* Applying a configuration file to a device will also set the device type
* The Satellite update will update the installed Console as well
* Fixed inability to set User Quota quota values
* Fix for File System Analyzer Duplicate Report when using SQL Server
* Fix for VCRedist failing to install during setup when the temp folder contains a ~
* Fixed $CustomProp()$ in Satellite Down notifications
* Added in-depth heart beat chart in the Console (double-click current chart)
* Added ADD_MONITOR to External API
* Fix for alert charts that were not picking up the status report chart settings
* Fix for Disk Space monitor aliases that were getting lost
* Uninstall will not show the uninstall web page for Satellite or remote Consoles
* Fixed bug where Custom Properties set on templates could get reverted
* Regex syntax flag is configurable via Registry and Advanced Settings
* Added rel="noreferrer noopener" to target="_blank" links
* Fix for custom message templates that were not imported from file
* Bulk Config's Set Event Deduplication ID will also set the fire actions override values
* Can save PDF files directly when generating them from within the Console
* Smart Config's Action selection dialog supports multi-select, and has Select All and Unselect All buttons
* Setting to control truncation in Recent Alerts
* SimpleStatDB initialized by monitors in cases where it fails initially
* Upgraded to OpenSSL 1.0.2j, and disabled Triple-DES cipher when using High Security to prevent SWEET32 attacks
* Desktop Notifications will use top-most message boxes
* Fix for reports that get their cookie values mixed up
* Drop down list for help setting Custom Properties
* Network Message action properly truncates messages
* Added SATID parameter for ADD_SERVER external API
* Less memory reallocation
* Escalation support for individual items for monitors that can watch more than one thing, and can report on them separately
* Search for working credentials is faster
* New optional parameters supported for GET_MONITOR_INFO
* Added support for a configurable Details column in the ErrorHistory database
* New 'Is Domain Controller' Inventory property
6.2.0.220 * Template monitor dependencies on non-template monitors works better
* Better template dependency support when multiple monitors of the same type exist
* SetMonitorStatus support added to Execute Script for PowerShell
* Fix: Ability to uncheck dependency even if the hosting server exists in multiple groups (dynamic groups)
* Configuration Audit report has an option to show servers that have or don't have the specified monitors
* Fix for Network Map reports when displaying Dynamic Groups
* Fix for a monitor skipping sending Fixed alerts if it goes from Alert to Busy to OK
* Can't Run 'fixed' actions only run if 'alert' actions were also run for the original Can't Run event
* Monitor starvation (never getting to run) alert moved to System Alerts instead of putting monitor into Alert state
* Satellites will sync settings once per hour
* Additional diagnostic logging added
* Upgraded to SQLite 3.11
* Discovery for Satellites on the same network won't duplicate findings
* Optimized Status Overview report when multiple clients request it at the same time
* Console won't show login page after service is restarted
* Reduced some bottle necks - handles much heavier monitoring load
* Fix for internal Satellite StatID mismatch
* Less memory used to send configuration to Console and Satellites
* Limit Satellite requests for the statID cache
* Fix for database locking when cleaning up some SQLite-based databases
* Changes to allow for larger report generation
* Fix for database conversions (from SQLite to MS SQL, and vice-versa)
* Fix so Satellite starting/stopping System Alerts come through
* Optimization to use a little less memory
* Fix so Dynamic Server List monitors can be renamed
* Change to make adding new computers faster in large installations
* Registry setting to compress configuration backup
* Menu options for moving Groups and Computers
* Fix to prevent accidental drag-drop and icon stickiness
* Satellites forward data sooner when memory is tight
* Recent Alerts acknowledge buttons at the top and bottom of the report section
* Configuration backups use much less memory
* Fix for file handle leak when syncing files to Satellites and Consoles
* Logging thread will keep up under load better
* Optimization to make HTTPS requests quicker
* Closing SSL connections that are stuck sooner
* HTTPS handling threads ramp down as need allows
* Fix for some memory leaks in the central service
* Fixes so jumping forward with Day Light Savings will NOT make a monitor count as being behind
* Fixed Execute Script monitor which ignored alert suppression rules
* Monitors derived from templates will not be shown for Bulk Config operations that will get overwritten by the template anyway
* Added GroupPath property to Execute Script monitors (VBScript, Javascript and Powershell)
* Optimized HTTP server's thread usage -- can handle larger loads and is more responsive
* Not running Satellite reports if not requested
* Tracking memory usage in OpenSSL, SQLite and zLib
* Fixed memory leak in template propagation
* Preventing a possible deadlock when setting servers in maintenance via Bulk Config
* New CREATE_CHART External API function
* Logging who does RunNow commands
* Can indicate to add computers by IP in Network Scanner and Discovery dialog
* Fix for Message Templates not being backed up to the backup.axml file
* Protection against a type of corrupted database problem
* Added ToLog to PowerShell Execute Script action and monitor
* Better delete SQL for StatData tables - performs better in large installations
* Ability to initiate database cleanup from the Console (in Reports - right-click on the report type)
* Use non-running status when checking if dependencies are satisfied
* Configurable Console "Operations" commands when right-clicking a server/device
* Registry control of when cleanup happens for Error History and the StatData tables
* Cleaned up some long standing language translation file problems
* Cleaning up some Audit Errors occurring when using the Inventory Collector
* Database locking protection in the File & Directory Change monitor
* Enhanced diagnostic logging added
* Custom icons will be shown in the navigation tree of the web view
* Single dynamically resizing chart for generated reports (can be disabled via registry)
* User Access Control dialog allows a simpler view of the user list
* New User Access report
* Added support for multiple Directory Quota monitors to watch the same folders
* Console will show maintenance/disabled on Servers/Device icon
* PA Desktop Notifier can show the last 20 alerts it has received
* Richer Error Audit report
* Error Audit and Configuration Audit reports can query on Custom Properties
* Can reply with ACKALL to alert email to ack all alerts from the current computer(s)
* Logging failed CallURL POST data
* Option to allow Satellites to handle server's Scheduled Maintenance, which means the Satellite's timezone would be used
6.1.0.84 * Added Message Template support for actions
* Signing with SHA2 certificate as required by Microsoft
* Satellite updates use 1/3 less bandwidth
* Satellite installations can be prepared and imaged for use in multiple instances
* ESX datastore stats refreshed before retrieving
* Fix for Alert Suppression rules that were not propagating from templates
* Fix for action sorting in the Console
6.1.0.17 * Monitor template support
* Customizable group reports
* Scheduled scans for unmonitored devices
* PagerDuty alert action
* Desktop notification widget
* Configurable charts with configurable scaling
* Icons for servers and groups
* Dynamic server lists and groups based on server properties
* Monitor status will differentiate between the Server being in Maintenance or just the monitor
* Fix for SQL error when hourly filter filters out all data
* Fixed errors in the File/Directory Size monitor alert output
* The File/Directory Size monitor can explicitly alert on small/shrinking files/directories
* Better looking server status boxes on Group Summary/Overview and All Servers reports
* Fix for Free/Lite edition not being able to add Fixed actions to a monitor (introduced in 5.8)
* Reduce amount of memory used in large installations with many Satellites when the service starts up
* Less memory while doing configuration synchronization
* Configuration data is smaller in memory for very large installations
* Catch exceptions in scripts in the Execute Script monitor and actions
* Advanced Event Deduplication has an option to never suppress alerts
* Live View on Alert Reminders shows more information
* Added DedupeID to the Error Audit report, and made the ErrID field visible
* Added rel="nofollow" to PDF links in reports
* Can now pass /PASSWORD={pw} to Console along with existing /USER={user} and /SERVER={server:port}
* Added Group Path to the All Errors report
* Fix for exporting device templates where hostname in monitors didn't match case of hostname
* Updated to ZLib 1.2.8, Windows API version
* Per-monitor Dedupe "Fire if Dedupe" command override
* Install won't get stuck if ServerScript.dll can't be registered
* Updated to LibSSH2 1.6.0
* Inventory Collector will figure out best way to collect data, making it more template friendly
* Change to Disk Space monitor so it will get a full drive list even if an error is returned
* Monitor Grid can show Next Run Time and/or Last Run Time
* Fix for large reports showing unprocessed Python script
* Large lists of groups and servers load into the Console at least twice as fast
* Users that are View Report will not see the Ack column in the Recent Activities grid
* Users that are View Report will not be able to edit computer notes
* Drag & Drop in the Console can be disabled via registry setting
* Pressing Escape in the Console will cancel drag and drop
* GET_MONITOR_CONFIG and SET_MONITOR_CONFIG External API commands
* Ability to choose which IP address the HTTPS server binds to

Updates in 2015

5.8.0.307 * Fix for extremely large emails that block future alerts
* Disk Space monitor handles SNMP errors better
* Smart Config-created Disk Space monitors will default to using global setting for "add new disks"
* Fix for report drill-down links
* Call URL Action can now post arbitrary text with configurable encoding (for Slack integration, among others)
* CPU throttling is no longer a System Alert
* Fix for intermittent report, Inventory Collector and Powershell Execute Script failures
* Added PermLog for user logins for the application
* GroupID can be used for Event Deduplication
* Fix for Console showing a login page
* Added DO_QUIET and END_QUIET to the external API
* Added a Duplicate option to Scheduled Reports
* Fix for File System Analyzer not cleaning up
* Fix for Customize option on Copy Monitors to Computer Bulk Config operation
* Windows 2003/XP installs will create SSL certs with SHA1, and lower HTTPS security to compatible settings
* Splitting up File System Analyzer cleanup SQL commands for less memory usage
* New inventory property for the date when a server was added for monitoring
* CD/DVD drives won't get added to the Disk Space monitor when applied from a template
* Change to how chart precision is determined
* Upgraded to SQLite 3.8.10.2
* Fix for monitors sometimes not ending Training mode
* Fixed "Hide OK" Error Audit check box
* Inventory Collector pings slower during trace route
* File Age monitor behaves correctly when no _matching_ files are found
* Updated CEF (Chromium) to 3.2171.1979
* Change to configuration backup and restore to handle coming v6 features
* Fix for rare case where missing disk didn't cause an error in the Disk Space monitor
* Fix for database cleanup when using MS SQL Server
* Alert for monitors that are always Busy and don't get to run
* Report won't auto-refresh if you have scrolled down a bit
* Upgraded to OpenSSL 1.0.1p and disabled DHE ciphers to protect against LogJam
* Added support for 2048 and 4096 bit Diffie-Helman key-exchange setup parameters
* Disk Space monitor has option disk-size based thresholds for easier copy/paste/template usage
* Shipping dh2048.pem and dh4096.pem files rather than take hours to generate them
* Fixed variables used in Satellite up and down alerts
* Upgraded to ExtJS build 4.2.3
* Fix for Corporate Ultra unlimited license not being recognized as unlimited
* Fix for some grid columns not lining up under headers when using Chromium
* Fix for Ack race condition for alerts coming from Satellites
* Added GID and ALL options to external API request API_GET_SERVERLIST
* E-mail alert Acknowledgement will ignore auto-responder messages
* Fix for event escalation that would run actions too often if it got behind
* Fix for read only access to whole device tree when a PDF is generated
* Updated to EVO PDF converter v6.2
* Exposed AckedBy and AckedTime in Powershell Execute Script
* Restart of the Satellite will not cause the monitors to reset their status
* Fix for Satellite statistic IDs that can have the wrong value over time, causing charts to disappear
* Acknowledging an alert can stop further alerts via Event Deduplication
* HTTPS server will send configurable X-Frame-Options header to protect against click jacking
* Fix for errors showing up in Recent Alerts with a blank description
* Fix for bad tag in XML Configuration Audit report
* Changes so initial license installation is smoother
* First time SSL certificate creation via OpenSSL will use low priority processes
* Event Deduplication will look at the monitor's true Event/State type, rather than the Actions setting
* Acknowledge All Errors in Bulk Config gives the option to not fire acknowledgement actions
* Configurable info box sizes for the All Servers and Group Summary reports
* Group reports will indicate if a server's status is questionable because of a Satellite being offline
5.7.0.295 * Fixed File Age monitor when it doesn't find any matching files but needs to alert on All Old or All New
* Server Status Report charts dynamically widen to fill any extra space
* Can require Console remote login to use same version as Central Service
* New Connected Sessions report
* Disk Space monitor can report on errors separately
* New SSL certificates will use SHA-256 instead of SHA-1
* New installs will NOT support SSLv3 by default - existing users can go to Settings -> HTTP Server Settings
* New installs will use the strong cipher list by default
* Upgraded to EvoPDF 5.11
* Execute Scripts can read computer Inventory values
* Recently Acknowledged Alerts report part added to Server Status Reports
* Group Summary report has new "Don't show all-green servers" setting
* Group Overview report has new "Don't show all-green servers" setting
* 10% reduction in data exchanged between Central server and Consoles and Satellites
* Fixed threshold editing in the Directory Quota monitor
* Protection against 'connection storms' for sites with hundreds of Satellites
* Fix for filter backslash escaping
* Server Status Report charts can be disabled
* TLS 1.0 and 1.1 can be disabled via registry (SSLv2 and SSLv3 can already be disabled)
* Additional protection against cross-linked groups
* Added missing Vim25ServiceNet2.dll
* Server Report settings are inherited but also now merged with lower levels
* Preventing Disk Space Monitor's check for new drives from degrading and taking a long time
* Fix for users with limited rights to be able to create groups and devices within groups in their control
* Overlapping custom properties are correctly overridden going down the device tree
* File & Directory Change monitor can track direct child folder creation without monitoring all child folders
* Can copy from the Discovery Dialog's Add and Ignore lists (whichever has focus)
* Reduced CPU usage when doing security check
* Actions fire on OK only if they fired in an alert state
* Groups and servers can override the order that report parts show up (not just that they exist or their settings)
* Configuration Audit report can show credentials used by servers/devices
* Disk Space monitor's 'auto add disk' setting stays set
* Error History updates should post before actions fire
* Significant performance boost in core functions
* Bulk Config copy config to computers is handled asynchronously
* ActionType variable available in Execute Script actions
* Satellite down notifications were not replacing replacement variables
* Race condition in Write to Log File actions fixed
* Random deduplication field added to disable deduplication on individual monitors
* Fix for File & Directory Size monitor which was not alerting when no files found
* Better output for the HTML Configuration Audit report
* Less internal locking -- can support even more monitors
* Helper log file is log rotated
* Fix for File & Directory Size monitor alerting when it shouldn't
* Can disable image in outgoing report emails via registry setting HTMLEmail_NoImage = 1
* Fix for not being able to end immediate maintenance at the top level
* Fix for crash in report when access is denied for server
* Registry setting to disable MIB syncing
* Improvements to MIB parsing speeds
* Fixed incorrect MIME type when a report redirect happens
* Ability to disable an inherited chart for server reports
* Fix to CallURL action that was stuck using GET command
* Fix for rare crash in server discovery
* More flexible "Console needs to match service version" settings
* Suppressing error messages in reports that limited accounts (probably end customers) see
* Better memory management for large installations
* Fix for Fail Over file sync that sometimes fails
* Update Manager will only show automatically once per version update
* File sync to Fail Over will compress files before sending
* Digitally Signing all executables, including 3rd party where needed
* File Age, File & Directory Change, File/Directory Size and Directory Quota monitors can use standard variables including $CustomProp()$ in path
* Execute Script Action and Monitor can set Custom Properties
* Throttling Console config download if needed to reduce memory usage
* Compressing XML sent between Central Service and Consoles and Satellites
* Fix for $act.TimeInErrorStr not being correctly set in the Execute Script
* Added <generatePublisherEvidence enabled="false"/> to .config files so .NET apps won't authenticate their digital signature
* Less database locking during cleanup operations
* Fixed a few dialogs where the time unit could set incorrectly if using not using English
* Added SetComputerPropertyByID to Execute Script
* File Age, File/Directory Size, File & Directory Change monitors can use expansion variables in the file specs as well as paths
* Sub-groups with no access to parent can correctly still read inherited report settings
* Scheduled reports not shown to users who shouldn't have access
* Fix for extremely large reports displaying internal scripts
* Bug fixes
* Fix for getting disk space stats from ESX volumes with similar names
* Registry controllable PALowPriorityHelper drop-dead timer and thread levels
* Server order in the Group Summary and Group Overview reports can be configured
* Restricted user accounts can put servers/monitors into maintenance if they have that right
* Fix so unlicensed servers can be disabled
* Can set Max CPU throttle setting on Satellites via Bulk Config
* Fix for putting deep groups of servers into maintenance
* Execute Script will return msUNKNOWN if it can't find the monitor whose status is being requested
* Sending LastRun as UTC to account for time zone differences in Satellite deployments
* Improved hand off from one PALowPriorityHelper to another

Updates in 2014

5.6.0.163 * Updated to OpenSSL 1.0.1j (to protect against POODLE vulnerability)
* Server Status report charts shown in user's local time zone
* Find dialog works via Ctrl-F in more areas of the Console
* User can control Sent Email, Service Start/Stop and Monitor Change permanent logs
* Fixed problem where some .CSV files couldn't get saved from a Scheduled Report
* Fixed Execute Script (PowerShell) StoreValue method
* Satellite up/down notification template can be left empty, in which case the email template will be used
* Fix for shrinking Network Map
* Smart Config lets you specify a starting group for new computers
* Pie charts combine multiple data sets correctly
* Log rotation puts files into an Archive folder
* Fix for busy Satellites sending error events too slowly when under load
* Logging and fix for generating SSL certificates
* Fixed problem with retrieving disk space on ESX
* Added registry value that will disable all database cleanup
* Fix for Execute Script where an alert could say "Script indicates actions should not be fired"
* Performance increase
* New PermLog for servers entering and leaving maintenance
* Fix for a crash in the Group Status Column report
* Server leaving and entering maintenance mode system alerts can access server custom properties in Execute Script actions
* Fix for importing configurations, and for new installations
* Fixes for monitoring ESX statistics
* Console will give a hint if the HTTP server didn't start because of SSL certificate issues
* Server Status Report charts can use user-chosen units
* Standardized Permanent Log output, made easier to use in Excel, etc.
* SendMail function in VBScript will send as HTML if it sees a <!DOCTYPE in the body
* Smart Config can set server alias on new servers
* Fixed rare crash when network connection is dropped while SSL negotiation is taking place
* Fixed date in Permanent Logs
5.5.0.147 * Server Status report has new Full History links below Recent Alerts to see alerts from 1, 5, 15, 30 and 60 days back
* Recent Alerts can not only hide ack'd alerts, but now hide them when the monitor is OK
* For monitor copy/paste, copy now copies to TEXT and UNICODETEXT parts of clipboard
* Largest Files report will now work even if user information is not collected
* Servers won't exit Maintenance window if Satellite is disconnected
* Rotating and compressing log files
* Getting drive lists will gather Windows and SNMP when appropriate
* Registry configurable custom chart sizes for Scheduled Reports (for use in your own pages/apps)
* Configuration Audit report has option to show or not show item IDs
* Can right-click an Action and select Duplicate
* User Access gives the option of granting non-admins ability to put servers/monitors/groups into maintenance
* Event Escalation for Satellite Down notifications
* HTTP Server Settings option to choose stronger SSL/TLS settings
* Fix for Support & Maintenance expired reminders that come out too often
* Configuration Audit report shows Event Escalation
* New long term log file of email sent, and service start/stop times
* Removed odd character at the end of emailed SMS alerts
* Upgraded to OpenSSL 1.0.1h to fix the ChangeCipherSpec vulnerability
* Discovery scanner will check with Active Directory for list of server names
* Added Bulk Config option to set monitor Deduplication Field IDs
* Added SET_SERVER_PROP and GET_SERVER_PROP external APIs
* Added row Description value to Execute Script action
* Sending simultaneous reports with PDFs works better
* Improved the Group Overview report
* Fixed sorting of server names in All Errors report
* Exporting as a template gives an option to export Actions
* Updated to CEF 3.1750.1738
* Disk Space free/used bytes charts work on the server status report
* Fix for security bug that could allow users to see servers outside their group
* File Age monitor supports multiple extensions, and extensions to ignore
* Improved Windows OS detection in Smart Config
5.4.0.156 * Removed the RecommendUs dialog based on customer feedback
5.4.0.154 * Changes to Inventory Collector to clarify and minimize changed behavior based on customer feedback
* Email addresses can be marked as admin, and only admin will receive Broadcast messages (System Alerts)
* Passwords in Userlist.txt are encrypted when next used or service is started
* Added /norestart to vcredist during install
* Can set embedded Chromium proxy server via user-specific registry setting
* Report folders use IDs instead of names -- handles non-ASCII computer and group names better
5.4.0.148 * Configuration Audit report can be output in text, HTML or XML
* Improved SNMP disk detection
* Deduplication state is persisted across restarts
* Bulk Config can set ESX credentials
* Configuration Audit report can show Custom Properties
* Updated Monitor Status report with more information
* Changes to try and get diagnostic dumps in a few extreme circumstances
* Email alert subject and body can be overridden via script
* Upgraded to SQLite 3.8.3.1
* Fix for Alert Reminder emails that get the subject prepend or {id:} appended multiple times
* The application can remind you about Support & Maintenance expiring
* Two new fields added to the SNMP Trap action
* Loading PDFs, CSVs in the Console works now
* Fix for Directory Growth line chart where target folder is not the scan root
* Fix for ErrorHistory2 table creation
* Recent Alerts will show up for new installations
* Fixed broken this month/last month uptime calculator for inventory
* Fix for rare crash
* Log File Monitor will go into Can't Run Now instead of Can't Run if a file is in use
* Can reset immediate maintenance period while already in maintenance on servers and monitors
* Added subdirectory support for the Log File monitor
* Inventory Collector monitor filters on computer type
* Differentiating better between same-named Groups in expressions
* Inventory Collector is prevented from firing alerts
* Protection against divide by zero when sizing Javascript grids
* External API can start and end maintenance on individual monitors
* Upgraded to OpenSSL 1.0.1g to protect against the heartbleed vulnerability
* Upgraded Chromium embedded browser
* Fix Console delay for limited-scope users
5.3.0.191 * Better SNMP disk detection/labeling
5.3.0.188 * Updated to most recent stable release of all 3rd party components
* Can add ESX Server Type (for monitoring disk space)
* Increased and made configurable mail connection timeout
* Disk Space monitor will always show free space in alerts, even if checking % free
* Won't fire a global error message when a new version is out
* Fix for broken reports based on bad date range parsing
* Fix for Acknowledge notifications that were not being sent
* Execute Scripts won't send email when Quiet! is enabled
* Alert Reminder defaults to 7 days if no time frame is given
* Add Actions Bulk Config operates on Acknowledge Actions now
* Event Deduplication (in Advanced Services in the Console)
* Fix for database transfer problem
* Monitors can be put into maintenance mode individually
* Fix for backup SMTP server not being used when needed
* Database connection string handles the Failover Partner parameter
* Disk Space monitor can automatically add (new) unmonitored disks
* Error Audit report, and Alert Reminders, now have Recorded Monitor Status and Current Monitor Status fields
* Alerts without a defined From address can get sent
* Console can group similar monitors together
* Group Column report has better column sorting
* Settings get synchronized to Satellites more regularly
* Fix for broken File System Analyzer report drill down links
* Scheduled Reports with archived CSV and PDF can control overwriting
* Configuration setting to skip troubleshooting hint on a per-monitor-type basis
* Sending event Acks to Satellites in batches instead of individually
* Fix for User Quota monitor showing the user multiple times in some circumstances
* Configurable Recent Alerts columns
* Time parser can handle 'Current time - 0 hours'
* Expression properties show a tooltip with possible string values
* Added EXPORT_SERVER to the External API
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