Release Notes

CurrentWare Suite

Version 5.1.2
Oct 26, 2016

  • New Report – Employee Productivity Report. Assign categories and websites that are productive or unproductive to your company, to access the overall efficiency of your employees.
  • New Report – Social Media Activity. Display activities exclusively form the social media category.
  • New Report – Search Engine Keywords. Tracking of search engine keywords by your employees.
  • Added the “Run Backup Now” button on the Database Backup Scheduler to perform one-time backup.
  • Added an easier way to install additional CurrentWare Solutions on the CurrentWare Console.
  • Added an option to select Categories in Email Alerts.
  • Added a new feature to log blocked URLs to help identify URLs to be added to the Allowed list.
  • Implemented a new methodology to detect missing cwProvider layers (BrowseControl) and reinstall the layers automatically.
  • Fixed an issue with the Remote Client Uninstall does not happen on slower computers.
  • Added a delay to the BrowseReporter warning message and show client icon in the system tray.
  • Removed a bug with email format validation in the Email Settings for Microsoft Exchange Server.
  • Optimized duplicate computer name validation by using MAC address as the unique identifier.
  • Added a separate log file for automatic client upgrade.
  • Resolved an issue causing high CPU usage on Windows 10 client computers.
  • The quota measurement in Quota Limit has changed. Only Internet browsers will affect the quota.

Version 5.1.1
Sept 12, 2016

  • BrowseReporter is compatible with the latest version of Chrome (version 53)
  • Enhanced Category Filtering with URL based filtering for Search Criteria
  • Fixed an issue with USB tracking not working when multiple drives are connected
  • Modified Installer compression method

Version 5.1.0
July 7, 2016

  • New BrowseReporter Feature – Tracking Application Usage.
  • 4 new reports for Application Usage.
  • Optimized Exclusion List, Tracking Scheduler and Delete Data for Application Usage.
  • Added more details to the upload message from Request latest data/
  • Enhanced Internet Scheduler by listing the status (Enabled or Disabled) on the the window.
  • Removed URL limits from Internet Scheduler’s Custom Allowed or Blocked list.
  • Removed the one minute gap discrepancy between each schedule on the Internet scheduler.
  • Added more categories to Category Filtering
  • Display Warning message is compatible with HTML codes
  • enPowerManager – Added the option to enable or disable Require a password on Wakeup
  • Database Scheduler – Added the option to change backup location
  • Added Search capability in the License Management window
  • Added maintenance reminder to keep your support plan up to date.
  • Added new log – CWUserActivity.log
  • Added a link to provide product feedback
  • Upgraded to .NET Framework v3.5
  • Note: Windows XP is not compatible with version 5.1 onwards.

Version 5.0.7
June 1, 2016

  • Fixed a bug with BrowseReporter’s PCs/users selection
  • Fixed a bug with Email Report’s corrupted profiles from previous version
  • Enhanced Web Filtering for Download Filter for Windows 10
  • Enhanced Category Filtering’s IP Bypass for Windows 10
  • Enhanced URL Filter’s Allowed list for Windows 10

Version 5.0.6
April 20, 2016

  • CurrentWare is fully compatible with Windows 10
  • BrowseControl can control the Internet access of Microsoft Edge
  • Enhanced Remote Screen Capture to capture 2nd monitor from any position (not just when it is on the right hand side)
  • Enhanced AccessPatrol’s USB File Operations Report
  • Added an option to enable advanced log files from the CurrentWare Console
  • Added an option to modify the CurrentWare Server service start up type (to automatic delayed start)
  • Added an option to enable/disable Check for update
  • Modified BrowseControl to restrict Internet access from Outlook Web search
  • Fixed an issue with Email Report not sending due to “Operation not yet implemented”
  • Fixed an issue with Download filter

Version 5.0.5
March 14, 2016

  • Enhanced URL upload mechanism
  • Fixed an issue with the operator permission
  • Fixed an issue with exporting to .PDF while using Email Report

Version 5.0.4
Dec 29, 2015

  • BrowseReporter’s Internet tracking is compatible with Windows 10’s Microsoft Edge browser.
  • Optimized the Automatic Client Upgrade process.
  • Reduced the client upgrade file.
  • Remote Client Install is now compatible with Windows 10 client computers.
  • Modified the Remote Client Install window.
  • Modified the Email Report email content.
  • Changed the location of the log files.
  • Added an option to enable Bandwidth tracking on the CurrentWare Server installer.
  • Optimized the URL data upload process for BrowseReporter.
  • Fixed a bug with the Custom Category Scheduler.
  • Fixed a bug with importing URLs to the URL Filter.
  • Fixed a bug with URL upload when the URL contains special characters.

Version 5.0.3
Nov 5, 2015

  • New Feature! USB File Transfer History (AccessPatrol) – report on files that were copied and deleted onto a USB drive.
  • New Feature! Email Alert (BrowseReporter) – receive an email notification alert every time a user exceeds a limit based off specific websites visited.
  • Added upload port option in Server manager Setting.
  • Added an option to expand or collapse the folders on the CurrentWare Console.
  • Optimized database compression for Firebird database 64-bit.
  • Optimized the CurrentWare Client service when using proxy settings.
  • Optimized AppBlocker for Windows 10.
  • Automatically download and install .Net Framework v3.5 during the CurrentWare Server installation.
  • Fixed a bug where email report fails to send when the report size is more than 10MB and when multiple emails are scheduled at the same time.
  • Fixed a bug in the Internet scheduler for custom category.
  • Fixed a bug with the database backup scheduler for 64-bit machines.
  • Fixed a bug with the power scheduler in enPowerManager.

Version 5.0.2
August 12, 2015

  • Compatible with Windows 10
  • New BrowseReporter Upload method – Upload Queue Manager allows you to manually choose which computers/users you want to upload data from.
  • New Database Maintenance option – automatically compress the Database after deleting URLs.
  • Added a new feature for enPowerManager – When shutting down a computer, implement a detection rule to determine whether to continue the shutdown or wait until the user is finishing their work.
  • Added a new port to enhance communication between the CurrentWare Client and Server.
  • Added an option to bypass private IP addresses with Category Filtering to optimize connection to intranet portals and applications.
  • Added a 2nd Client Service (cwHelper.exe) to keep the CurrentWare Client running stablely.
  • Opitmized Firebird for 64-bit operating system.
  • Fixed an issue where sometimes BrowseReporter may show duplicate entries on the report.
  • Fixed an issue with data upload caused by incorrect symbol.
  • Fixed an issue where the custom date range was displayed incorrect when used with Email Reports.
  • Fixed an upgrade issue where the database is not upgrading if the version installed is older than version 4.4.0

Version 5.0.1
June 9, 2015

  • Added Compatibility Support for Chrome 64-bit

Version 5.0.0
April 21, 2015

  • Fixed an issue with Category Status email reports not sending after category subscription expired
  • Fixed an issue with the CurrentWare Client Password character limitation
  • Fixed an issue with the Last N Day not letting you select less than 7 days
  • Fixed an issue with the Database Back up Scheduler
  • Fixed an issue with the Bypass list to bypass Application launched over the network.
  • Email Reports supports Exchange server
  • Added a new option called “Auto Delete URL Scheduler” – automatically delete URLs that are older that x number of days. This feature will help administrator maintain the database by reducing the overall file size by deleting older data automatically.
  • Added a new option – Ad-hoc data upload (Manually upload)
  • Added Software Update Notification – Check for Update
  • Added the option to edit a Report Profile

Version 4.4.8
March 12, 2015

  • Fixed an issue with BrowseReporter not tracking Internet activities on Google Chrome v41

Version 4.4.7
Nov. 28, 2014

  • Fixed an issue with Web filtering on Windows XP computers
  • Remove a day restriction with Run Report’s Last N day reporting period option

Version 4.4.6
Nov. 14, 2014

  • Added new reporting period options – Last N Days
  • Added new BrowseReporter feature – Add a Custom Logo
  • BrowseReporter is now compatible with Internet Explorer in Metro Mode (Windows 8)
  • BrowseControl is now compatible with IPv6 traffic.
  • Fixed a bug with Category look up when connecting through a proxy server.
  • Fixed a bug when the display warning message not showing up when connecting through a proxy server.
  • Fixed a bug with the download filter and blocking of MP3 files
  • Fixed a bug with Copy group settings not copying “Download filters” in some scenarios

Version 4.4.5
Oct 22, 2014

  • Fixed an issue where BrowseReporter cannot track Internet activities from Google Chrome version 38
  • Fixed an issue of Internet Explorer 11 crashing on Windows 8.1 64-bit
  • Fixed a few issues that caused the install and uninstall of the CurrentWare Server to encounter errors
  • Updated the User Guides

Version 4.4.4
Sept 20, 2014

  • Fixed a few compatibility issues with the CurrentWare Server installer

Version 4.4.3
August 22, 2014

  • Added a new feature to allow customized logo to be added to BrowseReporter Reports
  • Added a new feature: Track Asset – export user and computer details to an excel sheet
  • Optimized active time tracking when users are browsing on pages that redirects dynamically
  • Updated Crystal Report to SAP Crystal Report (New version)
  • Added vcredist_x86 and vcredist_x64 to the installer
  • Fixed an issue that prevented Bandwidth tracking from tracking on computers with dual NIC

Version 4.4.2
July 17, 2014

  • Fixed an issue that caused Firefox to crash when it is low on memory
  • Fixed an bug where BrowseReporter is not uploading URLs due to invalid special characters

Version 4.4.1
June 10, 2014

  • Fixed a bug when multiple computers have the same computer name, active user will be blank for both computers
  • Fixed a bug where the cwServer cannot CF look up when the cwServer is connected through a proxy
  • Fixed a bug where a window user is logged into the computers more than 100 times – user will be missing
  • Fixed a bug where HTTPS Filtering cannot properly filter a website, causing it to display the “Page not loading” error message
  • Added an Option to disable tracking when computer is offline
  • Automatically fill in the computer name of the CurrentWare Server on the Remote Client Install window.

Version 4.4.0
March 19, 2014

  • Added two new BrowseReporter reports: URL Category and URL Category Summary
  • Added Custom Category Blocked list for BrowseControl’s Internet Scheduler
  • Added a button to save screenshots to a directory for BrowseReporter’s Remote Screen Capture
  • Fixed an issue with Internet Explorer 11 crash upon launch
  • Fixed an issue with the Install menu being disabled
  • Optimized an issue with Chrome crash (“Server Busy” error message)
  • Added a notification for the CurrentWare Server when the file size reaches 1GB
  • Added a new welcome window when you launch CurrentWare Console for the first time
  • Modified the wsck32.dll file to fix a special portal connection issue for a customer
  • Modified the Delete URL’s before date option to select the option automatically when you select the date
  • Modified enPowerManager’s WOL option to work over Subnet

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