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What's New in Version 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.
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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 3.1 (September 29, 2009)

Auto-monitoring option

New Auto-monitoring option in application preferences allows automatic launching of host monitoring on application start up. If this option is turned on, then configured monitoring operation will be automatically started on application start up. It is useful, for example, if you need to make continuous host availability control by adding Ping Monitor to the system autostart, because Auto-monitoring option allows you to start host monitoring automatically.

Options update

Starting from this version you can change monitoring and notifications options without monitoring restart. New options are applied immediately after change even if monitoring is currently turned on.

New and improved features

The below features were first introduced or significantly improved in this release:

  • Improved diagnostics for connection failures

Resolved issues

This release contains a number of resolved issues the most important of which are listed below:

  • Connection status is reported as lost if remote host could not be resolved
  • Error when starting second instance of the application

Version 3.0.1 (August 31, 2009)

Resolved issues

This release contains a number of resolved issues the most important of which are listed below:

  • Some hyperlinks in the integrated help don't work
  • Typos in the integrated help

Version 3.0 (August 28, 2009)

New product name

Starting from this version, the product name was changed to EMCO Ping Monitor. The new name more accurately represents a current functionality of the application and a set of planned features.

Configurable database location

New tab on the Preferences page allows you to define a location of the database storage. Using this setting you can create multiple application configurations and easily switch between them, for example, when you take configuration from our colleague, while keeping your own configuration untouched.

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