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What has changed in PRTG between V8.1.0 and 8.1.x?

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What changes were applied to PRTG 8.1 since the initial release of PRTG 8.1.0? Detailed release notes.

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Created on Oct 13, 2010 1:49:57 PM by  Dirk Paessler [Founder Paessler AG] (10,858) 3 4

Last change on Apr 4, 2012 10:55:31 AM by  Daniel Zobel [Paessler Support]



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November 16th 2010 - Version 8.1.2.1809/1810

  • New: [WebGUI] Improved object selector (used in map editor and for dependency setting), now supports search by name, tag, device or group.
  • New: If an incompatible version of IE is installed on the server PRTG will warn the user when PDF generation may fail.
  • Changed: [Installer] When installing an update after accepting the license terms the complete installation process (stopping services, copying new files, restarting services) runs without interaction in order to minimize downtime.
  • Changed: [Web Server] PRTG web server now only accepts HTTPS connections using SSL 3.0 (SSL 2 will not be accepted because it has security issues), see Why don't I get an SSL connection to the PRTG web interface? "This webpage is not available."
  • Bugfix: [WebGUI] Some flyouts of the main menu were shown "below the fold" and were not accessible

November 10th 2010 - Version 8.1.2.1775/1776

  • Bugfix: [Webserver] Removed a potential deadlock
  • Bugfix: [WinGUI] Fixed connection problems with code (bug was introduced in build 1760)
  • Bugfix: [WinGUI] Fixed various smaller bugs
  • Changed: [Notifications] MSN notification now works with multiple comma-separated addresses
  • New: [Sensors] New custom sensor "Demo EXE - Returns user of process.exe" returns the security context of the custom sensor for debugging (usually the same as the Probe Service)
  • Bugfix: Plus more than 20 minor fixes and changes

November 3rd 2010 - Version 8.1.2.1760/1761

  • New: Finalized English manual
  • New: Added Spanish translation of the user interface
  • New: Improved German translation of the user interface
  • New: [Sensors] sFlow sensor now supports VLANs
  • New: [Sensors] Auto-Acknowledge option for Ping sensor (if sensor goes in to ALARM it will automatically switch to ALARM (Acknowledged)). This is a useful feature for devices that are shut down from time to time
  • New: [Maps] Added multi-graph mapobjects for 2/30/365 days
  • New: [Help] Added manual search function to help center and manual pages
  • New: [Cluster] Added a dedicated cluster log
  • New: [Cluster] Todos are now synced between nodes
  • New: [WebGUI] Added a feedback link to the web interface (can be hidden in the system/website settings)
  • New: [WebGUI] Copyright string in graph PNG files (bottom left) can be changed by setting registry string key " HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Wow6432Node\Paessler\PRTG Network Monitor\V7\Server\Webserver\GraphExtraText"
  • New: [API] Image URLs (/graph.png) accepts graph background URL in “&bgcolor=” parameter (e.g. #ffffff, value must be URL encoded)
  • Changed: [Sensors] Improved packet handling for QoS sensor
  • Changed: [Sensors] Improved account impersonation for Custom EXE sensor
  • Changed: [Notifications] No more "summarization" for EXE / HTTP Notifications
  • Changed: [Monitoring] “Pause until” setting now survives a core server reboot
  • Bugfix: [Reports] Fixed a bug in reporting that a few users reported
  • Bugfix: [Help] Search returned incorrect results for manual pages
  • Bugfix: [Cluster] Improved configuration health and synchronicity checks for cluster nodes (if a failover node is unexpectedly out-of-sync it will be re-synced automatically and you will receive a ToDo email)
  • Bugfix: [Reports] Internal report data cache is now limited to 500 MB to avoid out of memory errors when many reports, historic data or sensor data API calls were processed in a short time
  • Bugfix: [Maps] The multi-graph map object did not work properly for public maps.
  • Bugfix: [Sensors] Packet sniffer sensor showed incorrect in/out direction of data streams in some scenarios
  • Bugfix: [Notifications] Fixed a bug that caused incorrect display of non-ASCII characters in email notifications
  • Bugfix: [Sensors] Fixed WMI Vital sensors in custom device templates
  • Bugfix: [WebGUI] Web interface "Logout" link did not work properly on Opera
  • Bugfix: [WebGUI] With certain access right settings the object selectors did not show all objects which should be accessible (for non-admin users only)
  • Bugfix: Plus more than 50 minor fixes and changes

October 19th 2010 - Version 8.1.1.1695/1696

  • Updated Manual
  • New: Added German Translation
  • New: Added SSH Inode Sensor
  • Bugfix: When uninstaller was run the PRTG services and the registry keys were removed from system even when user clicked "Cancel"
  • Bugfix: Toplist pie charts did not work when web server ran in "speed mode"

October 14th 2010 - Version 8.1.0.1675/1676

  • Updated Manual
  • Changed: Unknown sensor status is now listed in logs
  • Bugfix: [Sensors] WBEM ESX Host sensor did not work for some users
  • Bugfix: [WebUI] “Select All” checkbox was missing in the web based UI for some user account
  • Bugfix: [WebUI] Cloning/moving an object into the cluster probe created an error message
  • Bugfix: [Reporting] Some reports threw an access violation error under certain circumstances
  • Bugfix: [Reporting] Some reports contained incorrect data when schedules were used
  • Bugfix: [Reporting] Report “List of sensors” did not work for cluster installations
  • Bugfix: [Reporting]Some graphs had incorrect labels
  • Changed: Custom EXE sensor has a setting “write results to disk” (for debugging)
  • New: Maps now have a “security context” setting (in previous versions the map always used the creator’s account)
  • Changed: [Upgrading from V7] Inheritance for “HTTP proxy” setting now set to “false” when an HTTP Advanced sensor already had a proxy setting

September 29th 2010 - Version 8.1.0.1627/1628

  • Updated Manual
  • Bugfix: „port“ setting of SSH sensors did not work properly
  • Bugfix: Removed “Dependency” setting for rootgroup
  • Bugfix: Sensortree object selector did nor work when an object had “ in the name
  • Bugfix: Cluster info page did not work when a node in the nodelist was inactive
  • Bugfix: In some situations WBEM sensors did not work
  • Bugfix: Several minor bugfixes

September 27th 2010 - Version 8.1.0.1621/1622

  • New: "Sensors by type" list cascades now, if too many sensor types are used and the list would not fit onto screen
  • New : Multiedit-Checkboxes in tables are not shown any more if user does not have write rights to the corresponding object
  • Bugfix: Cancel Button on "Edit Usergroup" page did not work
  • Bugfix: 404 error if user clicks "back" after "add sensor" fails
  • Bugfix: "Settings" tab of the WinGUI sometimes did not work when IE8 was installed
  • Bugfix: Cloning of NetFlow sensors did not work for "toplist diskstorage" (hidden feature)
  • Bugfix: "Username" edit box of WebGUI's login dialog did not have focus by default.
  • Bugfix: Object-Connectors in maps did not work on /showmap.htm page
  • Bugfix: For a short moment two data tables were shown in the browser window when toplists are refreshed
  • Bugfix: In the XL view of the sensor tree the "show sensor by state" hide/display feature did not work properly
  • Bugfix: On the notification delivery settings page the "twitter" settings had not been removed
  • Minor Changes

September 22nd 2010 - Version 8.1.0.1607/1608

  • New Major Version, Initial V8 Release

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For a full overview of all versions, please see the Version History in our website

Created on Oct 13, 2010 1:55:12 PM by  Dirk Paessler [Founder Paessler AG] (10,858) 3 4

Last change on Jan 24, 2011 4:11:55 PM by  Daniel Zobel [Paessler Support]



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