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September 12, 2017
10-Strike Network Inventory Explorer updated to the v8.4. What's new:
- Added storing the inventory information in external SQL databases (MS SQL, MS Access, MySQL, Firebird, PostgreSQL supported).
- Added the MS Office components usage statistics collection.
- Improved processes of adding information to the computer card and warehouse.
- Added ability to track changes on the equipment list editing, moving a computer to another group, and some other events on the Computer Card window. The changes are recorded automatically.
- Added saving the summary table's template filters. This function can be used for the command line report creation or through the web interface.

 

August 16, 2017
10-Strike LANState Pro was updated to the version 8.6. What's new:
- WEB: Added the secure HTTPS protocol support in the web UI. Check the "Web" section of the program settings for the HTTPS access configuration.
- Added changing the connection line color for a host as a respond to the host's monitoring check result. You can configure the program to mark connection lines by red color if some connection fails.
- Added ability to configure response to a case when a process is started (not only when it is stopped as it was before) in the "Process existence" check result.
- Added ability to select all devices of a single type on the map.
- Added the "Test" buttons to the TCP, DNS, FTP, HTTP check configuration window (and to some other checks).
- Added storing the program visual settings on the program restart (fonts, etc.)
- Added ability to select all checks on the "Check List" window.
- Improved the network device icon arrangement algorithm.
- Improved the "JScript" and "VBasic" monitoring check operation.
- Fixed a site monitoring bug for the HTTPS protocol.
- Removed the "Record to Syslog" action from the Syslog monitoring alert which caused looping.
- Fixed an email sending issue when the standard connection is used (non-secure).
- Fixed the SNMP parameter copying error which raised when a host with the SNMP monitoring check was copied.

 

July 11, 2016
Our network diagrammer was been updated to the version 3.2. What's new:
- Renewed the window design.
- Updated and extended the network device icon database.
- Added ability to edit object hints.
- Added support for all security levels for SNMPv3: authorization (MD5, SHA) and encoding (DES, TripleDES, AES).
- Added the default icon size setting.
- Improved the network topology diagram creation algorithm (the device icon placement part).
- Fixed the diagram file importing from LANState.

 

July 1, 2017
The shared folder access monitoring tool was updated to the version 4.7. What's new:
- Improved design of the program windows.
- Divided the file creation/deletion event to two independent events. Now you can monitor only file deletion, file renaming, or file creation.
- Added the file size information to notifications generated on this file change (creation, renaming, etc.)

 

May 17, 2017
An urgent update 8.32 was released for 10-Strike Network Inventory Explorer. What's new:
- Added the column templates for preparing the summary table report listing computers vulnerable to (and protected from) the Wanna Cry virus family. The column templates allow you to search for the Windows version specific security updates installed on your computers.
- Added the Windows version filter templates for the summary table report. Using these filters you can prepare reports for one specific Windows version. These filters will be useful when used together with the columns templates described above.
- Fixed the summary table bugs which occurred when the Windows update/hotfix search is enabled in columns.

 

April 12, 2017
10-Strike Network Inventory Explorer v8.3 has been released. What's new:
- Added ability to manually add stored equipment to warehouses. You can move computers and equipment from warehouses to workplaces and back now.
- Added ability to create catalogues (lists of available items) for the warehouse and workplace asset tracking. You can take stock of equipment added to computers cards (for example, monitors, printers), placed in rooms (for example, routers, network printers), and moved to a warehouse.
- Returned ability to fill in custom fields in computer cards. You can create a dedicated catalogue with all possible values and to specify it for each custom field. You can create, fill in, and edit catalogues using the "Catalogues" toolbar menu.

 

March 29, 2017
10-Strike Network Monitor 5.3 has been released. What's new:
- Pro: Added user accounts and roles for multiple user access to the program. Users can have a specific set of rights for accessing the host database and program functions.
- Fixed the host moving bug when a destination folder was not visible. The automatic scrolling function was added to the host list.

 

March 21, 2017
Our traffic usage monitoring program was updated to the version 3.6. What's new:
- Improved the design of the program windows.
- Added ability to disable SSL for sending email alerts.
- Fixed found bugs.

 

February 21, 2017
10-Strike Network Monitor version 5.2 has been released. What's new:
- Pro: Added checking the database TCP port availability when installing remote monitoring servers.
- Pro: Fixed the critical bug when monitoring servers did not reconnect to the database after a disconnection.
- Added the fractional number support in the SNMP parameters' value monitoring.
- Added the "Check description" column on the dependent check selection window.
- The "Host / Check" column was split to two columns in the "Common statistics" table.

 

February 14, 2017
10-Strike LANState Pro version 8.5 has been released. What's new:
- Improved the design of the program windows.
- WEB: Added the slideshow function. Your maps will be rotated in the web UI mode according to the time interval specified in the program settings.
- Added the proxy server support for sending email notifications.
- Added the "Response timeout" parameter to the "Linux/SSH" monitoring check.
- Added the fractional number support in the SNMP parameters' value monitoring.

 

January 18, 2017
10-Strike Network Inventory Explorer was updated to the v8.2. What's new:
- Added ability to perform the computer maintenance history (service operations, writing off, distribution). You can specify the operation type, date, responsible person, and linked documents.
- Improved the computer card window. It contains the summary information on computers and includes the change log, found problems, data collection settings, etc.
- Added ability to maintain and edit catalogues with computer parts, peripherals, and users. The computer part names will be normalized automatically removing unnecessary words, symbols, and suffixes.
- If you are updating an older version of the program, the catalogues will be created and filled automatically on the first run. Computer cards will be filled too.
- You can now add unlimited number of devices to the computer card. There is no need to add custom fields in the program settings anymore.
- Starting from this v8.2, the program stores the computer hardware information and catalogues in the new internal SQLite database.

 

December 16, 2016
A new updated version 5.1 of 10-Strike Network Monitor was released. What's new:
- Added the new ink level check for monitoring the ink/toner level in network printers.
- Added the new network interface (switch port) check.
- Added ability to send e-mail alerts using proxy servers.

 

December 7, 2016
10-Strike Network Monitor version 5.0 was released! What's new:
- Pro: We have added a graphic network map so you can watch the network state in a more obvious way. Move icons, change its size, connect icons with lines, and add other objects for a better map look. The device states are displayed using colorful vector icons. Improve the old boring "table" host state look and start using the network map.
- Improved the dialog window design.
- Added the message decoding in the "Syslog monitoring" and "SNMP trap receiving" functions.
- Added the "Response time" parameter to the "Linux/SSH" check.
- Pro: Fixed the disk list receiving bug in the S.M.A.R.T. check.

 

October 26, 2016
10-Strike LANState Pro was updated to the version 8.4. What's new:
- Added the new ink level check for monitoring the ink/toner level in network printers.
- Added the new network interface (switch port) check.
- Added the "Linux/SSH" check for the performance monitoring of various parameters (cpu load average, hdd, mem) on *nix systems (linux, freebsd, android, etc.). This check allows you to execute any custom bash scripts or commands, and to process its output.
- Added a lot of new device icons of the standard network equipment: routers, hubs, switches, gateways, etc. The enhanced icon library is only available when a new copy of the program is installed and you did not configure your own device database.
- Added a new convenient dialog for creating new monitoring checks. It contains checks split in groups by applicable device types (switch, server, printer, etc.)
- Added ability to receive SNMP traps in the UTF-8 encoding.
- Optimized the network device searching algorithm.

 

October 17, 2016
Our network monitor was updated to the version 4.6. What's new:
- Added the "Linux/SSH" check for the performance monitoring.
- Added the new "Task Scheduler" function which allows you to configure the host checking via schedules. This can be useful when you do not need to execute some check too often.
- Added the "Total monitored downtime" and "Downtime rate" columns in the monitoring statistics report.
- Enhanced the downtime settings in the monitoring parameters. Configure downtime for each day of week.
- Pro: Fixed a critical bug in the agent and in the monitoring service. This bug could lead the agent to a higher CPU usage.

 

October 12, 2016
Our network diagramming program has been updated and the version 3.1 released. What's new:
- Added a new object type. It is an image. For example, you can add a photo of your server rack to the diagram, etc.
- Added standard network architecture items to the device icon library: routers, hubs, switches, controllers. The enhanced icon library is only available when the new program copy is installed and you did not configure your own device database.
- Added the search function to the device icon database.
- Added the automatic network diagram size adjustment for cases when you load background images.
- Added the host exporting to a CSV file.
- Fixed the error when the area border's color could not be set.
- Fixed the error when the area border's line width could not be changed.
- Fixed the UNDO function for the object formatting.

 

October 3, 2016
Our share access auditing program was updated to the version 4.6. What's new:
- Added ability to select the program log's records for a time period.
- Added ability to configure the alert email text format using substitution keys. Please check the Alert section of the program settings.
- Moved the program automatic startup to the Windows Scheduler service. This fixes the startup problem connected with the user logon.
- Added disabling SSL for sending email alerts from the program. This can be useful when the Exchange server is used for sending outgoing emails.

 

September 29, 2016
Our network mapping and monitoring program 10-Strike LANState Pro was updated to the version 8.3. What's new:
- Web: Added sound alarms in the web browser. The main program's sound alarms are duplicated in the web UI.
- Enhanced the downtime settings in the monitoring parameters. You can configure various downtimes for each day of week now.
- Added the "Total monitored downtime" and "Downtime rate" columns in the monitoring statistics report.
- Added the substitution key "sender OID" (in the SNMP trap monitoring).
- Added the search function on the Switch Connection Table window.
- Added the compact view mode for the main window (when the toolbar is hidden).
- Fixed the error when the area border's color could not be set.

 

July 20, 2016
Our network mapper 10-Strike LANState Pro was updated to the version 8.2. What's new:
- Added the automatic map size adjustment according to the loaded background image size.
- Fixed the area properties editing bug. If the area border width was more than 1 pixel, the border style was not changing.
- We have made the 10-host license free! The free license key is provided via email upon request on our web site.

 

July 7, 2016
The network bandwidth and traffic monitoring tool was updated to the version 3.5. What's new:
- Changed the main window design. We tried to simplify the program interface. The bandwidth and traffic charts are now displayed on one screen.
- Added the summary report with top 5 traffic consumers and visited sites.
- Added a simplified mode for the program operation for cases when you only need to monitor your PC's traffic. In this mode, only one sensor is monitored (your main network adapter). You can select the operating mode on the program's first start or change later in the program settings.
- We have made the 10-sensor license free! The free license key is provided upon request.

 

June 22, 2016
Our freeware network scanner has been updated to the v3.0. New features:
- Added columns for displaying network names and addresses in the host list.
- Changed the main window design.
- Improved the Network Scanning Wizard.

 

May 30, 2016
The network mapping and monitoring application 10-Strike LANState Pro has been updated to the version 8.1. What's new:
- Added more coloring to the device icons for better distinction.
- Added ability to disable SSL for sending email alerts.
- Fixed the "undo" support for the object formatting.
- Fixed found bugs.

 

April 18, 2016
A big long-awaited update for our network mapping and management program 10-Strike LANState Pro was released. The new version 8.0 features:

- We completely redesigned the program and changed the graphics engine to the new vector one. The map editor is more advanced now and supports all features of the new vector graphics. New vector device icons can now be resized to any size you want remaining the image quality. Compare this with old pixelated 16x16 and 32x32 icons!
- The network map can now be scaled arbitrarily (including the selected area zooming) providing good image quality.
- Pro: The Web UI was also totally redesigned for displaying the new vector icons. It has got new abilities and design.
- Changed the program interface to a new modern looking style.
- Added the true multiple document interface for opening, displaying, and editing several maps on the screen simultaneously.
- Added the new device type creation (instead of just changing icons for existing types as it was before).
- Added the vector icon and device type importing from the MS Visio icon set library files (.vss).
- Added ability to lock the line and area layers for getting more comfort while editing big maps.
- Updated the NIC manufacturer database.
- Added the device status color changing. This means if some monitoring checks fail for a device, its filling color changes to red so you can easily notice the failing device (or a group of devices) on the map. (The previous program versions were displaying failed devices by gray shadowing.)
- Added support for the multiple string device labels.
- Added ability to lock the diagram window at the bottom of the program window, just below the map. To do this, drag the "diagram and statistics" window down while the cursor appears near the map's lowest border.
- Added ability to select diagrams for displaying on the "diagram and statistics" window.
- Added ability to monitor values received during the "VBScript" and "JavaScript" monitoring check operation. You can monitor a wide range of various system parameters using these checks. For example, you can monitor the RAM usage.
- Added new substitution keys in the alert settings (on the "Run application" section).

 

April 4, 2016
10-Strike Bandwidth Monitor was updated to the version 3.4. What's new:
- Improved the IP address filtering algorithm in the "Do not count local traffic" function.
- Added the automatic COM port detection for sending SMS using a connected modem.
- Fixed a bug in the SMS sending procedure.

 

March 14, 2016
The share access monitor has been updated to the version 4.5. What's new:
- Optimized the monitoring process. Increased the program performance. Reduced the CPU load on big number of connections.
- Added settings for improving the program performance thanks to disabling some unneeded features ("Current events").
- Fixed bug with applying some black list settings in the Pro version.

 

February 16, 2016
Our hardware and software asset tracking tool was updated to the v8.1. What's new:
- Help file huge update: 26 new topics, updated topics and screenshots.
- Pro: Added ability to send notifications only about commercial programs installed.
- Added the data group filter to the Inventory Log so you can now watch changes for a selected data group only.
- Added ability to read binary data from the registry for the "Custom registry data" inventory item.

 

January 19, 2016
Our network host monitoring program 10-Strike Network Monitor 4.2 has been released. What's new:
- Added ability to monitor parameters which are received by the "VBScript" and "JavaScript" monitoring checks. With user scripts, you can monitor a wide specter of the system parameters. For example, you can monitor the RAM usage.
- Added new substitution keys in the "Run application" function.
- Added the automatic program log file cutting.
- Increased the maximum monitoring thread count limit in the program settings.
- Fixed the SNMP trap filter.
- Fixed other found bugs.

 

January 18, 2016
Our bandwidth monitoring software was updated to the version 3.3. What's new:
- Added ability to select all hosts in the tree for group operations.
- Added ability to continue the host searching starting from the current position in the tree.
- Fixed found bugs.

 

January 15, 2016
Our network diagrammer was updated: the version 3.0 released. What's new:
- Adapted the windows' design to Windows 10.
- Added the icon aligning to a grid with configurable spacing.
- Added the fast icon movement closer to a central device. This is a convenient function when you edit a new scanned network map.
- Fixed the map blinking when switching between them.
- Fixed found graphic editor's bugs.

 

December 10, 2015
Our network asset tracking program was updated to the v8.0. Starting from the version 8.0, the "10-Strike Network Inventory Explorer" program is released in two editions: Standard and Professional. The new Pro version allows you to perform more detailed SAM (Software Asset Management) and it is oriented on operation in big corporations with complex distributed structure (having multiple departments and branches). Now, the Pro version has got the built-in advanced software library containing 100+ thousand software products with categories, license types, and prices. It allows you to analyze installed paid software and the license costs, plan the unlicensed software deletion, maintain your own product library, and create advanced SAM reports on free or paid applications.

What's new:
- Pro: Added the software library including more than 100 thousand program titles.
The library allows you to improve the SAM (Software Asset Management) process, get more information on installed programs, count the licenses' total cost, and create new reports using this data. You can edit the existing library information and add new titles.
- Pro: Added displaying the software category.
- Pro: Added report on the software category.
- Pro: Added report on freeware products.
- Pro: Added report on paid software.
- Pro: Added the software category information and the license type (free/paid) to notifications about installed or deleted software.
- Pro: Added ability to filter software by category or license type during the application importing from the License Manager.
- Fixed found bugs.

We plan to add the following enterprise functions to the Pro version in future:
- Multiple user access with roles (limited or full access rights).
- Improved the external database synchronization.
- Improved Active Directory synchronization and integration.
- Centralized computer administration with ability to mass deploy software or scripts on remote computers (based on our inventory polling infrastructure). Mass product removal or deployment.
- Advanced reporting, statistics, and analytics center.
- Further program optimization for working with big amounts of data.

You can switch to the Pro version or check the Pro version's prices here.

 

November 2, 2015
Our network inventory tool was updated to the v7.5. What's new:
- Improved the Active Directory importing. Fixed bugs.
- Added the report on used license keys. You can see status of used keys. The program analyzes whether keys belong to added software orders.
- Fixed bug with sending messages to several recipients.
- Fixed bug in the "disabled automatic updates" detection.
- Added highlighting for the "Allowed" and "Denied" programs (from the white and black lists) in the Application Manager.

 

October 2, 2015
We have released a new program. It is a free network and TCP port scanner. Feel free to use it when you need to know what is connected to your LAN and find out the devices' addresses (IP or MAC). After the scan, the devices will be listed in a table which can be saved to a report. Or, you can ping the devices or try to get some information from them via various network protocols (SNMP, etc.)

 

September 18, 2015
Our network computer inventory software updated to the v7.4. What's new:
- Added the Mac OS support. Now you can collect the inventory data about hardware and software installed on Mac OS computers via SSH.
- Added ability to clear the database tables before exporting the data to external databases.
- Fixed bugs in the database exporting process.
- Added the computer description field to the inventory change notifications.
- Added a group of reports on the MS Office components. Now you can create a report on all installed components, on basic components, or on one selected component.
- Added displaying the "Client version" column on the "Relevance of Information (Old PCs)" window.
- Improved the Linux inventory data collecting: fixed some bugs and extended the hard drive information retrieving.

 

July 15, 2015
Our share monitoring program updated: the version 4.4 released. What's new:
- Added a filter for disabling recording to a log when certain remote users connect from certain computers to a certain folder. This helps to reduce the log file size and allows analyzing the critical information easier.
- Added the ability to create the "black/while" lists for connecting MAC addresses.
- Added alerting when a user from the "black" list connects or connecting user is not from the "white" list.
- Added the Unicode support (for cases when the default system language is changed).
- Fixed found bugs.

 

July 14, 2015
The file searching program for shares 10-Strike Network File Search Pro 2.3 has been released. What's new:
- Fixed the date filter bug.

 

July 1, 2015
The network mapping program 10-Strike LANState Pro was updated to the v7.8. What's new:
- (!) Changed the license policy. Now the license type depends on the total number of allowed hosts on maps. Users who ordered their licenses before this moment will not be affected.
- Added ability to substitute custom values instead of OID's in received SNMP traps ("Settings" - "SNMP").
- Added ability to use the date inserting substitution keys in the file name field in the file existence check.
- Added ability to export values of the host polling statistics to a CSV file ("Monitoring" - "Export all checks").
- Improved the program compatibility with some models of GSM (3G/4G) modems for sending SMS alerts.
- Improved the host checking on maps when a host is added from the new host scanning procedure (when a new host has several IP and MAC addresses).
- Fixed a bug in the downtime counting procedure (for the past period).
- Fixed a bug in filters of the SNMP traps receiver.

 

June 10, 2015
The hardware and software tracking tool updated to the v7.3. What's new:
- Added the MS Office-style ribbon bar panel. We hope it will help you accessing the program's functions easier. Possibly, you will find some useful functions you did not even know about. :)
- Added ability to edit the Agents' IP addresses (in addition to TCP ports) allowing even duplicated IP addresses for accessing multiple agents behind NATs (using the port forwarding on the switch having that IP address).
You can do this in the program settings -> "Remote Agents" -> "Managing Agents" -> "Select computers..." -> enable the "Configure agent polling behind NAT" option and click "Configure NAT IP address".
- Fixed minor bugs.

 

May 8, 2015
Our computer inventory tool updated to the v7.2. What's new:
- Improved the data collection engine.
- Added the WMI connection testing tool. Now you can diagnose WMI problems and solve them using the tool. The program can fix broken WMI and add exceptions to the Windows Firewall for WMI if necessary.
- Fixed various bugs and errors.

 

April 8, 2015
The network diagrammer was updated: the version 2.9 released. What's new:
- Improved the line attaching algorithm.
- Fixed the automatic size arrangement for areas without borders.

 

March 16, 2015
10-Strike Network Monitor the v4.1 was released. What's new:
- (!) Changed the license policy. Now the license type depends on the total number of allowed monitoring sensors. Users who ordered their licenses before this moment will not be affected.
- Added the extended logging while executing the SNMP requests.
- Added the "SMS center" parameter to the SMS settings.
- Added ability to import MAC addresses, descriptions, and names from text files in addition to host addresses.
- Added support for the date substitution key in the file existence check.
- Added ability to disable the main window themes and hide the toolbar.
- Fixed error in the downtime counting procedure (for the previous period).
- Fixed error in the "Do not run other checks from the list if the first check is passed/failed" functions for cases when several attempts are used.

 

March 5, 2015
Our network bandwidth monitor was updated to the version 3.2. What's new:
- Added support of all security levels for the SNMPv3 protocol: authentication (MD5, SHA) and encoding (DES, TripleDES, AES).
- Optimized the program operation with the traffic statistics. Improved the program's loading speed, decreased the memory usage.
- Added the "SMS center" parameter to the SMS settings.
- Added ability to disable the main window themes and hide the toolbar.
- Changed the default email encoding to UTF-8 for messages sent via SSL/TLS.

 

March 3, 2015
Network Computing Awards 2015 Finalist logo We are proud to announce that our network traffic usage program 10-Strike Bandwidth Monitor became a finalist for the 2015 Network Computing Awards in the "IT Optimisation Product of The Year" category.

Presented annually, the Network Computing Awards name companies, products, and services that have impressed readers of the UK's longest established computer networking publication.

The Network Computing Awards 2015 ceremony will take place on March 19, 2015 at Hotel Russell in London.

 

February 10, 2015
Our network mapper and monitor 10-Strike LANState Pro has updated to the v7.7. What's new:
- Added the "SMS center" option in the SMS settings.
- Optimized the web map generating in the graphic image mode.
- Fixed bug in receiving SNMP traps.
- Fixed the email encoding to UTF-8 by default for messages sent via SSL/TLS.
- Improved the program operation during long periods without restarting.

 

January 15, 2015
We have changed our license agreement and licensing policy. Starting from this date, when you order a license, you get one year of free maintenance (free updates and technical support) included in the license price. The registration codes are not limited in time and you can continue using ordered programs forever but you will not be able to install and use new updates after one year period from your purchase (you will only be able to use older versions without the maintenance prolongation). The 1-year maintenance prolongation costs 20% of the new license price. We plan to offer the 1-year maintenance and additional 2- and 3-year maintenance plans to you later. Please watch for updates.
Old customers will not be affected by this change.

 

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