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Version 8
=Version 8=
==8.1.1 (Build 26923) April 18, 2019==
* Enhancement: Last entered SNMP "Agent IP Address", "Community", "Version", "Auth Type", "User", and "Data Type" is saved and used as default for subsequent new SNMP Watch Items.
*Bug Fix ( Correct registry entry for "unquoted windows service path vulnerability". The fix places quotes around the "imagePath" entry in the registry for the WebWatchBot service (WWBServer) which can be done manually by editing this entry in the registyr path: "HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Services\WWBServer"
*Bug Fix ( Report pathname with spaces won't open in Firefox. When reports are generated, spaces in a pathname will be converted to an underscore "_".
*Bug Fix ( Importing from older versions of WebWatchBot can in some cases, not import reports due to a missing or incorrect report creation date.
*Bug Fix ( Error when trying to open a report through the schedule item dialog after the report has been previously opened.
*Bug Fix ( Export of SNMP setting for the community option so it can be imported properly.
*Bug Fix ( Output view not showing the output file from last run under certain conditions for the following Watch Types: SNMP, Process, Service, Event Log, SMTP, POP3, FTP, DNS, Port, SFTP
*Bug Fix ( SNMP Values not being saved or displayed in the log correctly.
==8.1.0 (Build 26523) January 27, 2019==
*Enhancement: Schedule Export of all watch items.
*Enhancement: Schedule alarm reset for all watch items.
*Various minor bug fixes.
==8.0.2 (Build 26365) September 6, 2018==
*Bug Fix: ( Fixed bug where failed trace-route contains incorrect statistics.
*Bug Fix: ( WebWatchBot Manager (Windows Client) shortcut now launches with elevated privilege, preventing common startup problem such as no access to registry or control of Windows service. User may still be prompted by UAC (User Account Control) in Windows.
*Bug Fix: ( WebWatchBot Upgrade (Installation) shortcut now launches with elevated privilege, preventing common startup problem such as no access to registry or control of Windows service. User may still be prompted by UAC (User Account Control) in Windows.
*Change: After copying one or more Watch Items, the dialog asking to open the newly copied Watch Item(s) is no longer displayed.
*NOTE: During installation, text added to notify users on "Windows User Account" screen, NOTE: This user account will be used to log into SQL Server if "Windows Authentication" is selected on previous screen for Database Server
==8.0.1 (Build 26324) May 6, 2018==
*Bug Fix ( Certain watch type settings missing values in drop-down lists, causing them to only use defaults for new watch items. Fixed for disk, file, performance counters, process, service, event log, and SNMP.
*Bug Fix ( IMAP & IMAPS Watch Types not saving credentials correctly, causing failures.
*Bug Fix ( Corrected issue causing Port Watch Type properties dialog to not open.
*Bug Fix ( Email Round Trip Watch Type: if login authentication fails for the incoming mail server, incorrectly reported as a search for message failure.
*Bug Fix ( Email Round Trip Watch Type: Incorrect credentials for outgoing mail server can fail but watch item still reports success.
==8.0 (Build 26321) April 2, 2018==
===New Features for WebWatchBot version 8:===
*Email Round Trip - Monitor the round trip of an email through new mail server types (IMAP, IMAPS, and SMTPS) and existing mail server types (SMTP, POP3). Email Round Trip (ERT) allows monitoring of availability and performance of an end-to-end email delivery process, to ensure that your incoming and outgoing email services are working properly, and emails are sent and delivered within the time expected.
*IMAP - The Monitoring of an IMAP (Internet Message Access Protocol) mail server ensures that connections can be successfully established and actions are carried out within the time expected.
*IMAPS - The Monitoring of an IMAPS (Internet Message Access Protocol Secure) mail server ensures that connections can be successfully established and actions are carried out within the time expected.
*SMTPS - This watch type allows monitoring of an SMTPS (Simple Mail Transfer Protocol Secure) mail server to ensure that connections can be successfully established, to monitor Response Time, and to verify transactions between the monitor and the mail server.
=Version 7=
==7.0.5 (Build 26312) August 20, 2017==
*Bug Fix( Corrected SQL Server setup script for compatibility with non-English installations.
*Bug Fix( Removed "Sound" alert action, due to compatibility issues with some versions of Windows.  This feature was only available when running in non-service mode, which is used by a small segment of the user base.
==7.0.4 (Build 26312) August 8, 2016==
*Bug Fix ( After running a report, e.g. performance report, an error occurs. The error message in the event log shows: "Error: -2147217913 Msg: IDispatch error #3079 Description: [Microsoft][SQL Server Native Client 10.0][SQL Server]The conversion of a varchar data type to a datetime data type resulted in an out-of-range value. Error 1 of 2)", date format dd/mm/yyyy causes error. Fixed.
*Bug Fix ( Watch Items with dependencies send multiple email alerts after an alarm is reset. Fixed.
*Bug Fix ( Fixed issue with changes to escalation rules overwriting Watch Item that are NOT using escalation rules.
*Bug Fix ( Resolved issue with email alert formatting and text inaccuracies for Watch Items with dependencies. There were issues with background color, and information on the cause of alarm trigger and reset.
*Bug Fix ( Resolved issue with email alert downtime reporting for Watch Items with dependendies. Reported downtime was based on base Watch Item and not dependent Watch Item.
*Bug Fix ( Modified "Send Full/Short Report" for updated website.
*Bug Fix ( Resolved issue with Import/Export: Importing from previous version would import Watch Items, but the log file would not load until WebWatchBot restart. Statistics would not update until WWBUpgrade.exe was executed.
==7.0.3 (Build 26304) March 31, 2016==
* Enhancement: Database Watch Type: Added option for reverse search, to trigger failure if the search text is NOT found.
* Enhancement: Install: New dialog allowing selection of Windows user account for the WebWatchBot Service (WWBServer), either Local SYSTEM account or a specified user account.
* Bug Fix ( PING: If using "Dart" ping component, an internal timeout is set to the maximum response time even when "timeout" checkbox in the Watch Item properties is not checked. Changed so that the minimum timeout is 1000ms or the maximum response time set, whichever is higher.
* Bug Fix ( Web Client: Fixed issue with log files not displaying on the Manager page.
* Bug Fix ( Copying a Watch Item, selecting "Yes" or "Yes to All" to the prompt to open the Watch Item properties after copying causes crash. Fixed.
==7.0.2 (Build 26295) November 18, 2015==
* Bug Fix: Event Log Watch Types not retrieving error when failed to connect. Fixed so that the last error is shown in output and logged.
* Bug Fix: Reports: Uptime/Downtime for All Watch Items: report heading and chart numbers were not matching. Fixed.
* Bug Fix: Reports: Uptime/Downtime chart. Changed value for pie chart to use total number of seconds and not minutes. Using the later, would at times, show incorrect percentages.
* Bug Fix: Suspending and Activating large number of Watch Items will perform faster.
* Bug Fix: Reports: Improved overall performance of generating a report
* Bug Fix: Reports: Cancelling a report is more responsive
* Bug Fix: Reports: No summary data produced or incorrect computations for reports for "All Watch Items" on installations with very large databases.
==7.0.1 (Build 26095) April 29, 2015==
* Bug Fix ( Better handling of error conditions with service failing to start. Detection of threads not starting properly.* Bug Fix ( Fix bug where certain HTTP pages would return HTTP 400 because of request for gzip compression when it is not needed.* Bug Fix ( Import error with export list from versions prior to version 7.
==7.0 (Build 25926) February 2, 2015==
* Enhancement: Dependencies* Enhancement: SFTP* Enhancement: During installation, new dialog for Windows user account to assign to WebWatchBot service (WWBServer) and the WebWatchBot application pool in IIS. Streamlines the configuration process and reduces errors.* Bug Fix ( Creating a new Watch Item, would not start the Watch Item until the service is restarted or the Watch Item is suspended and activated. Occurs only in 7.0 Beta 1.
=Version 6=
==6.5.0 (Build 26128)April 29, 2015==
* Enhancement: Added undocumented registry setting for reports: REPORTS_RUN_IN_SEPARATE_PROCESS, now being used by scheduled reports instead of always running reports in a separate process. Resolves issues with permission/access not being able to run reports.
Change: Popup notification window will close automatically when connectivity is restored since the dialog should not need to be closed explicitly.
* Bug Fix ( Extended the Custom Watch Type's field "CustomCommand" to accept longer command strings.
* Bug Fix ( Changed WWBUpgrade to use registry settings for SQL command timeout. Was being ignored and the install script would timeout after 2 minutes.
* Bug Fix ( During database maintenance, if the backup fails, a warning is issued instead of failing maintenance completely.
* Bug Fix ( Fix for HTTP error 12019, ERROR_INTERNET_INCORRECT_HANDLE_STATE which means a corruption during HTTP Post of data which can happen intermittently under rare circumstances.
* Bug Fix ( Fix statistics not being updated after a Watch Item or Transaction is imported. Caused by database tables not being aligned during import.
* Bug Fix ( Fix bug where certain HTTP pages would return HTTP 400 because of request for gzip compression when it is not needed.
* Bug Fix ( Import error with export list from versions prior to version 6.5.
==6.4.0 (Build 25485) October 28, 2013==
* Bug Fix ( "Refresh Current View" in Explorer causes crash. Fixed.
* Bug Fix ( If a report is running and the server is shutdown, when the server starts back up, the report's status is still "Running". Need to update all reports on service startup
* Bug Fix ( WebWatchBot Online: "Create Date" column is not colored properly in sub-headings * Bug Fix ( Desktop Client: On-demand reports that are set to open after running, don't.
* Bug Fix ( When the trial expires, WWBGui hangs and the service tries to authorize every 15 seconds.
* Bug Fix ( New reports for Watch Item aren't runnable until service restart.
==6.1 (Build 25150) November 27, 2012==
* Enhancement: Introducing, WebWatchBot WS (Web Services). A way to connect to the internals of WebWatchBot. First supported web method is DisableCheck, which allows for a Watch Item to be suspended and activated.
* Enhancement: Added new Transactions setting "Persist Form Data" which will persist selected form variable values from the previous step. New settings window allows for the input of form variable names. When the Transaction is run, the specified form variables value will be saved from the previous step.
* Enhancement: Repeat Alarm Action. New option in Watch Item/Transaction properties, Alarm tab. When enabled, an alarm trigger action is repeated until the alarm is reset.
* Enhancement: Maintenance periods are no longer factored into uptime/downtime in the Uptime/Downtime report.
* Enhancement: Added undocumented registry setting for reports: REPORTS_RUN_IN_SEPARATE_PROCESS - When set to TRUE, runs reports in a separate process instead of in a separate thread. Set to FALSE(default) to run in a separate thread.
=Version 5=
=Version 4=
=Links to other release history=*[[Release_History | Version 6.0 - 8.x (current)]]*[[Release_History_(v4-v5) | Version 4.0 - 5.0]]*[[Release_History_(Version_3.0_and_Older) | Version 3=.0 and older]]
=Version 2=
=Version 1=

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