Version 7 development history


What's new in this version:

  • New device added: Rack firewall.
  • Added automatic update of visual data about scanning methods from monitoring server.
  • Added the display of information about device interfaces in Web interface and device hints.
  • Significant increase of application performance during operations with large maps.
  • Improved data gathering about BIOS in inventory.
  • Extended data output about PC and BIOS manufacturer in inventory reports.

Fixed errors:

  • Inventory error fixed when software data are gathered by a user with no rights for local system login.
  • Following error fixed: device statuses were not translated immediately after interface language change.
  • Fixed incorrect display of the huge values in the charts.
  • Following error fixed: negative values of monitoring results were not converted during display.
  • Fixed the search of dependent MIB files.
  • Following error fixed: MIB file was not reloaded after re-opening.
  • 'Context too long' error fixed during the work with monitoring server.
  • Visual errors fixed in line editor.
  • Fixed the display of tabs when using the large font.
  • Fixed the display of lists when using the large font.


What's new in this version:

  • New device added: Air conditioner, Mixing console, Rack switch, Remote control, USB hub, USB key.
  • Added ability to specify measurement units in WMI and SNMP scanning methods.
  • Added measurement units display in device status.
  • Added automatic conversion of monitoring results in device statuses, reports, charts.
  • Following scanning methods automated: “Always active”, “Any of connected”, “All connected”.
  • Added ability to connect lines to textboxes and links to other maps.
  • Inventory maintenance log implemented.
  • Added display of device address in IP addresses report.
  • Data gathering for inventory is expanded with the manufacturer of BIOS and PC.
  • Added display of External scanning method details for inactive devices.
  • Enhanced display of time intervals in the reports.
  • Application log extended.
  • Improved adding of scanning methods in device editor.
  • Improved simultaneous search in port scanner.
  • Added check whether map is up-to-date on map server when map is opened.
  • Data gathering about software during inventory process is now significantly faster and more extensive.
  • Processing of notification events is much faster.
  • Network map drawing in multithread mode for Web server is much faster.
  • Maximum image dimensions to export a map are increased to 30,000 pixels.

Fixed critical errors:

  • Fixed rare error in UDP and SNMP scanning, leading to monitoring stop.
  • Fixed rare 'KeyNotFound' error when restoring the inventory data.
  • Fixed error with “TimeOut” in trace route.
  • Fixed inventory queue error, leading to more frequent inventory process.
  • Fixed incorrect status display for duplicated devices in a hint after address change.

Fixed major errors:

  • Added error processing for a clipboard already being used.
  • Added the processing for a possible 'Out of memory' error on background image drawing.
  • Fixed measurement units display in charts.
  • Fixed incorrect drawing of multiline formatted captions in the links to other maps.
  • Fixed incorrect drawing of device captions in bold font during map zoom.
  • Fixed the search of external command files due to default System32 service location instead of application location.
  • Fixed the error of line export to Visio when line is connected to a port, which is not displayed.
  • Fixed the error when moving or clicking a map in the lists, when a map is reloading.
  • Fixed following error: renaming of device types was not considered in notification headers.
  • Fixed the error of sorting by duration in the summary monitoring log report.
  • Added protection from incorrect paths in environment variable PATH.
  • Fixed following error: device could be moved during exit from editor if mouse button is held.
  • Fixed incorrect fields sorting during a device or inventory report export.

Fixed minor errors:

  • Improved support of UNC in device addresses.
  • Improved the search of MIB files in SNMP MIB browser: uploaded files are searched by a name now instead of file full name.
  • Added a scrolling for very big device descriptions in a hint.
  • Added protection against duplicated scanning methods.
  • Added highlight for incorrect links to non-existing device collections.
  • Deleted display of unused device types in report filters.
  • Fixed possible short hang in network map wizard during the discovery of map segments.
  • Fixed possible short hang while obtaining a local MAC address.
  • Fixed incorrect selection of the element in the various lists after their deletion.
  • Fixed the selection of end device while trace route if there are several devices with the same address on a map.
  • Fixed error: scanner report didn’t consider map change.
  • Fixed possible blinking of the lists in various windows.
  • Fixed rare error in account settings, when there is no default account or there are several of them.
  • Fixed change of link type (child/link) if there are several similar links to another map.

Description of the main new features


What's new in this version:

  • Possibility to assign several scanning methods to one device.
  • Refresh rate profiles.
  • Renaming of device types.
  • Inventory report Summary.
  • Full-screen mode.
  • External commands are now available for execution if they are compatible with at least one of the selected devices.
  • Map refresh (F5) now updates only the selected devices (if any).
  • New %DESCRIPTION% macro to enter device description.
  • New devices in the category Peripherals: Gamepad, Graphics tablet, Interactive board, Screen.
  • New device category Schema: Access server, ATM switch, Bridge, Comm server, Gateway, Hub, ISDN switch, Multilayer switch, Router, Workgroup switch.
  • Some problems have been fixed in various modules.

Description of the main new features


Inventory module

  • Gather and display the following information:
    - Computer name, domain (workgroup), DNS name.
    - Operating system: name, upgrade pack, architecture, serial number and key.
    - Installed software: name, author, version, installation date and location, website link.
    - Motherboard: manufacturer, model, version, BIOS, serial number.
    - CPUs: name, manufacturer, frequency, socket type, CPUID.
    - Memory slots: manufacturer, volume, location, frequency, serial number, part number.
    - Drives: name, type, volume, free space, serial number.
    - Network cards: name, manufacturer, type, bandwidth, MAC and IP addresses, network mask, gateway, DNS servers.
    - Video cards: name, processor, memory, video mode, maximum frequency, drivers date and version.
    - Monitors: name, model, manufacture date, serial number, socket.
    - Printers: name, driver, port, DPI.
    - Input devices: mice and keyboards.
    - Audio cards, modems, batteries.
  • Ability of automatic (background) inventory.
  • Ability to schedule data gathering in automatic mode.
  • Automatic logging of inventory changes.
  • Search on inventory.

Password manager

  • Ability to specify which login to use for different devices.
  • Macros for substituting the user name and password in external commands.
  • Macros for substituting the user name and password in notification by external tools.
  • Using passwords for authorization in WMI browser.
  • Using passwords for authorization in the inventory.

Map tree

  • Separate button on toolbar to create a link to another map.
  • Ability to specify for a link that its map is a child for the current map.
  • Showing maps in a structured way (in a tree view) with unlimited levels of nesting.
  • Ability to create links to another maps by dragging a tab or a map from the tree.
  • Links show the map status by specific color.
  • Transfer state of a child map to the parent map.
  • Web-interface now displays the amount of devices and events both for current and child maps (those which a user can access).
  • Group operations for selected maps in the tree.


  • Closing tabs no longer closes the maps (the maps are left in the tree).
  • Ability to automatically hide or fix the device list and map tree.
  • New design of many interface elements.
  • Checkbox to disable/enable a device collection in settings.
  • Displaying the connected devices in Web interface.
  • Displaying lines by the color of inactive labels if one of the connected devices is inactive.

Description of the main new features