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EMCO Ping Monitor - What's New in Version 4.1

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: 5.2 | 5.1 | 5.0 | 4.7 | 4.6 | 4.5 | 4.4 | 4.3 | 4.2 | 4.1 | 4.0 | 3.1 | 3.0
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 4.1.1 (May 28, 2010)

New and improved features

The below features have been introduced for the first time or significantly improved in this release:

  • Improved organization of application preferences options. E-mail options were moved to the monitoring group.

Resolved issues

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

  • Potential application crash on stop monitoring
  • Incorrect work of outage condition if it's set to 1
  • Force application close option is enabled for close applications terminate action
  • If new host is added and connection to it is established successfully, terminate action that tracks not established connections isn't cancelled

Version 4.1 (April 26, 2010)

Start and stop host monitoring

Now you can not only start and stop monitoring of all configured hosts at once, but can manage monitoring state for every single host too. Start and stop monitoring actions for managing a selected host individually, are available in the context menu.

Individual notification settings for hosts

Using Professional Edition of the application now it's possible to set individual notification settings for every host. You can override global settings and configure a list of events for a particular host on which you will get e-mail and tray notifications. You can also specify a list of e-mail notification recipients individually for every monitored host.

Extended host configuration options

A list of host configuration options was extended to improve hosts identification. Now, in addition to host name or IP address, you can add optional label, description and category for every host. As the result, you can assign meaningful name for hosts, identified by IP addresses, and group hosts by categories in UI to simplify monitoring results browsing. Also you can define if configured host uses a dynamic IP address and in this case its host name should be automatically resolved into IP address on every ping.

Close application action

Using a new action, appeared in the list of terminate actions, you can configure application to be closed automatically after passing a specified time period since a start of monitoring process.

New and improved features

The below features have been introduced for the first time or significantly improved in this release:

  • Introduced an ability to reset ping statistics without stopping the monitoring process
  • Introduced a new option for specifying encryption type for connecting to mail server
  • Introduced reporting of ping statistics for an interval between last report and monitoring stop

Resolved issues

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

  • Wrong tab order in dialogs
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