EMCO Ping Monitor - What's New in Version 4.3

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: 6.1 | 6.0 | 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 4.3.1 (October 27, 2010)

Resolved issues

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

  • The application blocks system shut down on Microsoft Windows XP
  • Critical error on application start up if the carousel view is used for Monitored Hosts area

Version 4.3 (October 15, 2010)

Auto-stop host monitoring

Now you can configure application to stop host monitoring if connection to it is lost, cannot be retrieved or if defined number of outages happened during a specified time. It prevents you from getting too many notifications in a short time period, for example in case when network connection is instable.

In the Professional edition of the application you can override global auto-stop monitoring settings and define individual settings for hosts.

Report Statistics Now

In addition to an option that allows statistics resetting for selected host, now you can also forcing report statistics for a host. This action initiates tray notification, sending e-mail report, etc.

Ping Deviation

A list of reported ping characteristics has been extended and now includes standard deviation of the mean value. It shows how much variation there is from the average (mean value). A low standard deviation indicates that the data points tend to be very close to the mean, whereas high standard deviation indicates that the data is spread out over a large range of values.

New and improved features

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

  • Introduced additional placeholders to be used in Custom Actions and Connection Status Notifications.
  • Improved average response time calculation to produce more accurate results.

Resolved issues

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

  • Potential application hang up on start up
  • Ping interval is calculated wrong in some cases
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