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EMCO Ping Monitor - What's New in Version 4.7

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.
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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 4.7.19 (August 6, 2015)

New and improved features

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

  • The application supports Microsoft Windows 10 and .NET Framework 4.6

Version 4.7.17 (October 16, 2013)

New and improved features

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

  • Microsoft Windows 8.1 and .NET Framework 4.5.1 are supported

Resolved issues

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

  • The application update process may hang in specific environments
  • Possible errors while updating the operations progress

Version 4.7.16 (May 27, 2013)

New and improved features

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

  • Added a placeholder for the connection status change time, which can be used in notification e-mails and custom action parameters.

Resolved issues

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

  • The subject of HTML e-mail notifications is encoded
  • Microsoft .NET Framework 3.5 is required by live update on PCs with only 4.0 or 4.5 famework version installed

Version 4.7.15 (May 14, 2013)

New and improved features

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

  • Added the brand-new Office 2013 look and feel
  • Reduced system memory usage

Resolved issues

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

  • Special characters in report data cause formatting problems in HTML email notifications
  • Line feed characters are replaced by HTML line breaks tags in plain text emails
  • An error while pausing the monitoring process for any host (both manual and automatic pause) that makes it impossible to control the monitoring activity
  • An error while drawing the main form

Version 4.7.14 (November 9, 2012)

New and improved features

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

  • Added options to sort and filter hosts by their connection statuses
  • Added an option to filter hosts by IP addresses
  • More descriptive names are given to the columns that display response time characteristics
  • When an IP range is specified, the End IP field is automatically filled with the value of the Start IP field on receiving the input focus

Resolved issues

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

  • A host cannot be resolved if its name contains non-ANSI characters, but it should not be treated as Internationalized Domain Name
  • The application requires Microsoft Visual C++ 2008 Redistributable to start

Version 4.7.10 (September 25, 2012)

New and improved features

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

  • Added an option to sort hosts by IP addresses
  • Added an option to filter hosts by host statuses
  • Monitoring statistics filtering has been improved
  • Indication if the host is auto-monitored is moved to a separate column

Resolved issues

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

  • An error happens when trying to perform the application update on a fast Internet connection
  • The application fails to initialize when loading hosts with the legacy format of settings

Version 4.7.8 (September 6, 2012)

Resolved issues

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

  • The application fails to start on Machines running Microsoft Windows 8 RTM

Version 4.7.7 (August 15, 2012)

New and improved features

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

  • Improved skin chooser interface
  • The new Metropolis Dark skin is added to the bonus skins set

Resolved issues

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

  • The application fails to start in specific environments
  • The application fails to start if the Application Log view is closed

Version 4.7.3 (May 29, 2012)

New and improved features

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

  • During the monitoring pause all actions are postponed until the monitoring process is activated again and the connection status is defined
  • The monitoring pause time do not affect the outage time and uptime
  • Not only custom actions, but all enabled actions are displayed in the Host Details pane
  • The On Monitor Start terminate action is considered to be obsolete and removed

Resolved issues

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

  • Possible SQL transaction error while logging
  • The Application Log structure is broken after automatic removal of logged events
  • Possible error while resetting the monitoring statistics

Version 4.7.2 (April 23, 2012)

New and improved features

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

  • Added support of Microsoft Windows 8 and .NET Framework 4.5

Resolved issues

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

  • Terminate actions are not initiated in some cases during monitoring of multiple hosts

Version 4.7.1 (March 13, 2012)

New and improved features

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

  • Added an option to reset all UI layouts to default state
  • Buttons on the Ribbon bar are regrouped to make the user interface more intuitive

Resolved issues

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

  • The application cannot work with Microsoft .NET Framework 4.0 installed
  • Application Log Auto Remove and Show Options are not respected when the application is running longer then a day

Version 4.7 (February 24, 2012)

Monitoring time intervals

If you don't need to make hosts monitoring after working hours, you can configure the application to make monitoring only on defined week days and/or at the defined time interval. The monitoring interval options can be configured using the Preferences dialog.

Notification loop

The new notifications configuration options allow to repeat e-mail, balloon and sound notifications, if required. For every notification type you can configure a number of times it should be repeated (including infinite repetition) and a time interval between notification repetitions. As a result notifications will be executed the defined number of iterations or until the next connection status change.

New Add Host dialog

The dialog windows that is used to add new hosts is updated. Configuration options for added hosts are displayed now as tabs on the left side of the screen, so you can see all available options without scrolling.

New and improved features

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

  • Added the option to specify custom sounds (WAV files) for sound notifications
  • Added columns that display passed pings count, failed pings count and last outage start time
  • Added highlighting of inactive hosts
  • Improved host copying behavior
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