- Fixed problem with Mac addresses displaying incorrectly.
- Added icon for tablet devices.
- Two versions available : 32 and 64 bit.
- Updated SNMP and MAC OUI databases.
- Updated 32 bit version (NetBIOS disabled on 64bit)
- Fixed bugs with SNMP and ICMP
- Registered users need a new license (free of charge)
- Improved support for UAC (User Account Control) in Vista and Windows 2008 server
- New tabbed windows. Using the tabs above the views, you can switch faster between the maps and the lists
- New icon for NAS devices
- Improved the algorithm for detecting MAC addresses. ARP discovery is given less priority
- Support of new common dialogs in Vista and Windows server 2008
- E-mails can now be sent to an SMTP server with authentication
- 2300 new MAC OUI (Organizationally Unique Identifiers) added
- Bug fixes: random crashes after license installation, MAC Enterprises missing
- New customizable Label Sets for the graphical view. Choose between 8 different fully editable sets. The labels are now independent of the current sorting.
- New Label Editor in the Preferences. The Tooltip can now contain any of the available field (instead of 4 available previously). The maximum length of the tooltip text can be set.
- New license system using a license key. Upgrades are free for registered users.
- Text export is now by default restricted to users values. Internal NetworkView system values are now exported only if the 'Include System Fields' check box is enabled.
- New WMI implementation. Complete rewrite of the WMI code, using the same internal object as the script interface in order to provide VB script compatible requests.
- New NetworkView.ini file to store preferences and the new portable license.
- Added more SNMP and MAC OUI enterprises in the databases (total of 28’000 now instead of 11000)
- Change the databases to a compressed format.
- Added Import and Export buttons to use version 2.0x and 3.0 databases files.
- Added an option to search for MAC addresses in the maps
- Improved Find: substring search is valid for IP addresses and DNS names
- Added 4 new icons: phone, web cam / camera, handheld, UPS
- Added the $M-$ and $M:$ variables in custom menus. Allow formats like 00-00-00-00-00-00 and 00:00:00:00:00:00 when passing MAC addresses to external programs.
- NetBIOS is used to get more information on Windows based nodes: MAC address, computer and domain names
- WMI queries are now supported during discovery. This allows a full inventory of all Windows nodes. 16 queries can be defined with your own values (processors, RAM, Disks, and so on)
- Up to 8 WMI accounts to allow multi domain/workgroup WMI queries
- 3 methods to deal with 'not alive' or obsolete nodes. If a node is not reachable during an update, you can simply tell NetworkView to simply delete it, delete it only if it is older than a fixed number of days, or ask what to do with it
- Each node is marked with a date and time stamp when it is first discovered, and then keeps the date of its last update
- Session settings for discovery now include all the available parameters. The same tabbed dialogs used by the global application values are proposed.
- 3 additional methods for detecting MAC addresses: NetBIOS, WMI, SNMP (ARP only in 2.0x)
- A node can now be locked to prevent accidental deletion or modification
- New menus and toolbar button to update the current node, with 3 options (Refresh, Renew, Update with select)
- A Message Editor is provided to change the content of the alert messages
- Individual alert destination for each node. A e-mail can be sent to global addresses, addresses specific to the node or both
- Nodes can also be monitored without generating alerts
- A WMI browser is integrated : you can query all available classes (or Win32 only), and get the values for this specific class.
- Can be used in multi domain environments using the same credentials used by discovery
- Lists can now be customized with the new List Editor. Eight preconfigured Lists are proposed
- Program options are separated in two property sheets: Discovery Options and Preferences
- Administrator rights are not required any more (ICMP.dll used instead of raw sockets)
- The SNMP and MAC addresses databases are replaced by RAM based files loaded at program start. This enables the removal of all .ndx files of the previous versions, resulting in less files on disk and a more compact executable.
- Uses of built-in IP controls instead of separate edit fields for address entry
- Supports of all .nvd map formats from version 1.0
- 4 "recently used" map files are available. They are stored in the preferences, not in the local Registry.
- A new menu to register the .nvd file type. Doing this will enable double clicking on a map file.
- Contextual help using HTML Help
- New sort by NetBIOS domain
- A Blank button to create empty maps
- Terminal Service is now proposed in the custom menus
- Support for spaces and dots in file names.
- Command line: both "load a map" and "load a map and start monitoring" possible
- Log consoles are better organized : common log like e-mail and errors log are always available. Event and Discovery are available in all map views and in map lists. The 4 console log dialogs are now resizable.
- A Find button is available in the Log consoles.
- Even with all the new features, the size of 3.0 is smaller than 2.0x (nearly 10%).
- New icon for lists
- New Tile Vertically menu
- New NetworkView on the Web menu
- Toolbars have been reorganized
- New HTML help file
NetworkView 2, Japanese
- We are proud to announce NetworkView 2, Japanese version. Based on the current English version, it is adapted, translated and distributed by Canon System Solutions, Inc. Available immediately through download and in all major software stores.
- Optimization of the discovery and monitoring processes. 100% of the processor time was used during the discovery and monitoring processes. Now typically reduced to less than 5%.
- Miscellaneous corrections in the MIB browser.
- Problem with Redirect packets (type 5) in ICMP corrected.
- Mac addresses were accidentally blanked in some cases.
- The Mac address of the discovery machine could be wrong on multihomed systems
- Full interactive TCP port scanner. Lets you choose any single values, ranges or any combination of ports.
- Full "discovery time" TCP port scanner with export capabilities.
- New detailed TCP Port scan report.
- MAC addresses discovery. Retrieves all MAC addresses on you LAN by querying the local ARP table.
- OUI Database (Organizationally Unique Identifier) with more than 5000 NIC manufacturers. As in the SNMP database, a type and icon can be associated with each MAC address entry ).
- New MAC addresses report.
- Two new toolbar buttons for easy access to the MIB Browser and the Port Scanner.
- New toolbar button and menu to sort by MAC address.
- Map views: the sysName is displayed in the second label line if the DNS or NetBIOS name are not available. In the same way, if the SNMP Enterprise or device label is empty, the MAC Manufacturer is displayed. Parenthesis are used in these cases.
- Three additional custom contextual menus.
- Support for environment variable in custom menus.
- Option to export with the ,"" delimiter.
- An option to choose Tooltip content: Note, MAC address, Ports or SNMP.
- "Unclassified" is used for nodes without a known type, instead of "Not SNMP device".
- New map file structure. All 1.x files must be converted.
- Enterprises.* files replaced by SnmpOid.*.
- Note for registered users: upgrade to 2.0x is still free.
- If you are using version 1.3.5 and below but you need to ask for the new license file. Choose the "Upgrade" form and enter the requested information.
- If you are using version 1.4, your license is still valid.
- New option to discover nodes without ICMP: you can now populate your maps with nodes behind firewalls or with records in your DNS
- New Custom Alert option: this allows any external tool to be used for alerting : use a pager utility, a net send, or any command line utility that accepts parameters. Two modes available : an alert for each event, or a network status summary (same as e-mail).
- New node type and icon for Firewalls
- More information during SNMP discovery: the OID currently processed is displayed
- New "Find" button and menu to quickly locate a node (by name or IP address) in your current map
- Improved MIB browser with SET capabilities
- A new "Restore Default Settings" menu resets all values in the Preferences dialogs and MIB browser
- New Update function for maps : you can update existing maps by choosing DNS or IP address as the permanent ID of the node. Choose "DNS as ID" when you are in a DHCP environment, and "IP as ID" if nodes have change their names.
- New licensing system. The networkview.lic file is no more used. A new file (networkview.key) is necessary to enable all the features.
- New: more logical behavior for alerts. The three alert methods now work independently : you can use Sounds alerts alone, Log to file alone, e-mails alone, or any combination.
- Possibility to play sound alerts continuously.
- New Logs menu : you can view the four text files generated by NetworkView from this menu. Modeless dialogs.
- Correction of several bugs in 1.3.1.
- New enhanced MIB Browser : you can now save 10 favorite OID together with a text description. These favorites are kept in the Preferences database for future use.
- The internal display refresh is now optimized for large maps. It was previously very slow for maps with a few hundred nodes. Up to 30 times faster.
- A new display option : by enabling a checkbox in the Preferences, View, the map content will also resize when resizing the window.
- Time-outs of 20 seconds are now allowed in the monitoring process.
- A new policy for group licenses : you can now order NetworkView online with better and automatic discounts thanks to Register Now. Special prices from 3 licenses and up.
- The Japanese version of NetworkView is available from SMISOFT.
- The update is free for 1.0 to 1.2 registered users. To upgrade, just install the version 1.3 on your system. It will keep your preferences.db and enterprises.db database files.
- A new slider control lets you choose the number of nodes in the printed maps. This enables you to modify the general look of your maps, not depending on the screen or paper size. You can print as few as 10 nodes or as many as 300 nodes on the same sheet. Great if you want to print whole network segments on a plotter !
- A MIB browser, simple and flexible, to get any SNMP value from your nodes
- New sound alerts: you can play a beep, a little music or .wav files when UP and DOWN events occur
- Buttons to help you enter IP addresses: a few addresses are proposed based on all local addresses found in your system. The most frequent subnet mask are also proposed. A new routine also checks the subnet mask validity.
- Two additional icons for Laptop and Wireless nodes.
- A new error log containing only UP and DOWN event sequentially (.his). The previous log (.log) with the e-mail summary is still available.
- To increase the speed of discoveries, the routing information can now be disabled. This part can be very long and even cause problems with very large routing tables. The other SNMP information is retained.
- Even with all this new code, the NetworkView.exe is 8% smaller than version 1.2 !
- new SMTP alerting process, new custom menus, monitoring autostart, node information export (to file or clipboard) and a few fixes...
- Ports and Win9x support available.
- This new version now runs on the Win9x platform with Winsock 2.0. You can now use NetworkView almost everywhere from a floppy, even without SNMP !
- It uses five standard ports (FTP, TELNET, SMTP, HTTP, POP3) and three additional customizable ports to get even more information about the nodes in the network.
- Released to correct a bug with long lists. It was not possible to print the final pages of the report with a large network.
- Version 1.1 is still the next major release. It is almost ready, and will be tested it during the next days. No additional charge for registered users.
- Corrected a wrong description for Windows NT Standalone server. Default colors and parameters changed when creating Preferences.db.
- a few menus items and colors corrected. F1 Help button now works correctly
- Added EMF (Enhanced MetaFile) export for maps
- Bug fix: The max number of routes in preferences view was not used for manual routes
- Bug fix: A problem with font size when printing lists in Windows 2000 corrected.