EMCO Network Inventory - What's New in Version 5.4

Below you can find a list of the latest product releases. Click on the release version to see what new features, improvements and bug-fixes appeared in a particular release.
 Release: 5.8 | 5.7 | 5.6 | 5.5 | 5.4 | 5.3 | 5.2 | 5.0 | 4.8
Please note that the list of versions only contains the versions defined as major updates. Changes from minor and bug-fix releases are represented here as changes to the corresponding major update versions that include those changes.

Version 5.4.1 (December 30, 2008)

New Alternative Credentials interface

Credentials specifying process is improved to make it easy to fill all the authentication information you need by just several clicks. After each click on network element the pop-up dialog is shown to input the user name and password to use to access the selected network element. The alternative credentials interface is now represented by the tree with user friendly look and feel. The credentials tree can be easily built using the Machine Tree from management tab, including or excluding Machines themselves.

Resolved issues

This release resolves a number of issues, the most important of which are listed below:

  • Possible Access Violation after opening database
  • Switching On/Off Auto Fetch and Auto Update operations problem

Version 5.4 (December 8, 2008)

Performance improvements

The overall time required to collect information from remote PCs was significantly reduced due to the new data collection approach. Depending on particular environment now connection to remote PC and data retrieving can be executed up to 5 times faster than before.

New reports look

All reports available for Management Tools, including Reconcile Licenses, Change Log and other operations were updated to use the same style as Machine Data report.

Alternative credentials management

Alternative credentials management was improved to support complex network environments which have multiple domains and workgroups. To collect inventory information from every workgroup or domain you can configure separate administrative credentials that should be used to access it.

Extended NT platform support

Set of information collected from remote PCs working under Windows NT was extended. Collected data was extended by the information about System Accounts, Network Protocols and Fonts.

Resolved issues

This release resolves a number of issues, the most important of which are listed below:

  • Wrong OS detection on remote PC where Windows 2008 or Windows XP x64 are installed
  • File export operation cancellation causes error on repeated execution
  • File system scan failure when wrong criteria is used
  • Remote Registry Service should be started automatically with configured credentials
  • Settings stored by using 'Remember my decision' dialog option are skipped sometimes
  • Machine summary area can't be scrolled by the mouse wheel
Product Facts

Did you know that Network Inventory does not need any client software installed on your computers for successfull auditing?

Did you know that Network Inventory allows you to create your own reports by using built-in Report Builder?

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