NetCrunch Release Notes

Since version 10

  • 49 Releases
  • 628 Fixes
  • 572 Features


Version 14.1.1

(May 13, 2024)

5 Fixes
  • critical Regression - many important fixes from version 14.0.3 have been lost
  • critical Changes in the Text Expressions window were not saved
  • critical Changes in the Parsing Expressions window were not saved
  • critical Changes in the IP network map can negatively affect the style of all physical segment maps.
  • major Syslog message in Shift-JIS encoding was decoded incorrectly

Version 14.1.0

(April 23, 2024)

4 Features

23 Fixes
New Features & Improvements
  • Isolated nodes Physical segment maps now show disconnected switches to indicate that a switch is missing.

  • New Device Type NetCrunch recognizes now Windows Server 2025

  • Routing Map/ VPN connections NetCrunch now sees connections between networks connected with VPN previously being isolated islands.

  • Web Console UX Improvement New pop-up window frames are easy to drag and resize, and have a Windows 11 look and feel.

  • critical Data Receiver Sensor doesn't work.
  • critical Integrations and sensors (Web page & Basic HTTP) don't work over proxy.
  • major Fixed missing scrollbar in Common Alerts tab that prevented access to some items [MP0018]
  • major Fixed incorrect display of images with Japanese file names in graphical data views [MP0019]
  • major [Event Details] Missing closing reason when selecting from the 'Resolved' or 'Ignored' dropdown values.
  • major [User & Access Rights Manager] Wrong API key name is displayed after reopening the window.
  • major No filtering in the bottom panel of the Flow Analytics window. Bottom panel shows global data instead.
  • major NCCLI hangs when the atlas is not loaded
  • major Fix dragging on dashboards when the view is scrolled down
  • major Cannot add node with DNS name starting with digit
  • major Fixed 'Data Parser' PythonRequester.exe which caused timeout on other sensors after running Python script with infinite loop.
  • major Fixed lost "Data Format" in Data Receiver sensor settings after upgrading from v13 to v14 [MJ0021]
  • major Fixed syslog message encoding format change (Shift-JIS/UTF-8)
  • major Fixed missing traffic data in the physical segments view when template-based interface identification is enabled on the switch.
  • major Fixed "Authentication Failed" error in device configuration sensors (HP-Procurve) after upgrading from NC 13 to NC 14
  • major Fixed an issue that caused e-mail notifications to display incorrectly when angle brackets were used in the text. [MP0017]
  • major Fixed SNMP monitor counters showing the same values for 4-6 consecutive checks when monitoring was overloaded.
  • major Fixed inconsistent interfaces number shown in Overview, Interfaces and Licensing State [MJ0018]
  • major Fixed status widgets that displayed gray instead of green color for OK status [MJ0017]
  • minor Web console menu doesn't show alert item like desktop console
  • minor Undo does not work when restoring geo location in graphical data views
  • minor Multiple values are not handled properly for geolocation field in node setting properties tab.
  • minor Web Access - missing counter history button on the Performance tab of the Node Status window


Version 14.0.3

(February 29, 2024)

65 Features

18 Fixes
New Features & Improvements
  • 150+ New MIBs Precompiled

  • 2000+ new symbols Expand your visualization options with a fresh library of Azure, AWS, Google, and VMware symbols.

  • 3,000+ new icons Choose from a vast selection of icons with distinct styles (solid, regular, light, thin) and 7 background shapes.

  • Ability to add caption to icons, symbols, shapes & pictures and defined the caption position and background

  • Add multiple graphs at once Ability to add multiple charts with few clicks for enhanced data visualization.

  • Add multiple nodes in Graphical Data Views Easily add multiple nodes at once in Graphical Data views.

  • Atlas View creation simplified Build custom Atlas Views effortlessly with the new wizard, including a quick mode option (ctrl+click).

  • Auto zoom option in Graphical Data View Maintain a consistent view by preventing automatic zooming in panels.

  • Automatic data format detection In sensors that need parsing external data (i.e., HTTP REST), NetCrunch can intelligently identify data formats for seamless sensor setup.

  • Connection line flow animation Connection lines now have new animations.

  • Customizable node status policy Define your own conditions for node status changes, ensuring accurate reflection of network health.

  • Customize rectangles Each corner can be individually rounded.

  • Data Receiver replaces Generic Agent and the protocol now allows the removal of the counter value

  • Desktop Console Significant performance Improvements

  • Detailed interface view Visualize VLAN and port mapping information directly in any Node Group view.

  • Disable Monitoring operation has two modes now Suspend mode - for short pauses without closing alerts or deactivate mode for decommissioning or more extended monitoring breaks with closing active alerts.

  • End-of-Life monitoring Stay informed about approaching device end-of-life dates for Windows and ESXi systems.

  • Enhanced gauge widget with graph You can combine gauges and graph elements for richer visualizations.

  • Expanded VMware monitoring Trigger alerts on VM flag changes, monitor alarms by default

  • Expanded activity log coverage for configuration changes Now, activity log records include updates for alerting scripts, backup configuration, rediscovery, email server settings, GSM configuration, NC service auto-restarts, probe configuration, HTTP proxy settings, connection profiles, and node state policy profile changes, providing comprehensive oversight of system modifications.

  • Export node grid views Share valuable data insights by exporting node grid views to CSV format.

  • Gauge & bar widget enhancements Display threshold ranges, notify state change with flash animation.

  • Geographic location integration Add nodes locations and visualize them on Google Maps for intuitive network insights.

  • Graphical Data Views editor improvements Copy & paste for data source. Copy for series. Ability to select all connected elements.

  • Grid view updates Enjoy updated grid views with more filterable fields and multi-value filtering capabilities.

  • Improved search Find what you need faster with better search result ranking.

  • Invert pictures for dark theme Pictures have options to be automatically inverted for dark theme (smart inversion with color preservation)

  • Light and dark theme options for Graphical Data displays Themed color palette enhances aesthetics and consistency across views. New views are now themed by default, providing a cohesive visual presentation out of the box.

  • Link widget status reference to another widget Ability to set a status reference to another widget for streamlined monitoring and data visualization

  • MAC address enhancements View the NIC producer name when displaying MAC addresses for additional context.

  • Manage user profile in Web Console Manage your user profile and settings directly within the web console.

  • Map tab is back Node group views can have maps now - these views always include all node icons from the view.

  • More conscious alert actions Enabling alert restriction now requires deliberate confirmation.

  • Multiple Graphc improvements in Graphical Data Views - Enjoy enhancements like hiding axes, setting min/max values, per-series scaling, unit per-series conversion, tooltip grouping, negating series, zero-based, or auto zoom Y.

  • New Bandwidth sensor Accurately track and analyze network bandwidth usage.

  • New Graphical Data View Types Geo maps featuring geographic contour maps and coordinate-based point location alongside 150+ geographic maps with country and region data. Additionally, maps are now easily positionable and scalable within the viewport.

  • New bar widget options allows utilize stripes and thick bar styles.

  • New connection line types Add visual interest with zigzag, spring, and slanted lines.

  • Node Alert History Enhancements View 100 recent alerts by default for quicker troubleshooting and filter by a sensor or monitoring pack.

  • Node settings wizard improvements Indicate the best way to monitor the node in a few steps.

  • Nodes tab default view changed to "Health & Status"

  • Notes moved to node status window Access your notes conveniently within the node status window.

  • Physical segments and interface monitoring via probes Gain visibility into physical network segments and interfaces directly through probes.

  • Picture management Organize pictures in folders (document, shared, public)

  • Print & save as PDF Share your visualizations by printing or saving them as PDF files.

  • Program Wide Dark Mode Support Enjoy a sleek, eye-friendly dark theme across the platform, including dashboards and diagrams.

  • Redesigned node status window The improved Node Status Window gives a more comprehensive overview of node health.

  • Rescan the functionality is back.

  • Resizable widgets Widgets that were previously only scalable can now be resized.

  • Revamped setting windows make program setup easier

  • Save trend viewer options Options are now stored in the user profile for enhanced customization.

  • Search for any connected device In a top search, you can find where any device is connected by searching by MAC address even if it's not in the Atlas.

  • Security Update to NodeJs 20.11.1

  • Sensor data is always available Access stored data (configuration, software) for sensors even if the node is down.

  • Sensor duplication Create multiple sensors with ease by duplication and changing parameters that differ.

  • Shape, icon, symbol, and picture actions Link them to other atlas views or web pages.

  • Shapes and icons enhancements Utilize default style with predefined colors for different states, enhancing visual clarity and consistency.

  • Streamlined node monitoring settings and properties Manage your monitoring settings with greater ease thanks to intuitive improvements.

  • Test button for OS monitor setup Test any Windows, Linux, macOS, BSD, or Solaris monitor within its configuration window.

  • Trend viewer with advanced features Weakly heatmap chart for spotting trends over time. Delta bars for visualizing ongoing changes in trends. Percentile lines (99.9, 95, 90) for identifying statistical outliers.

  • Updated config sensor profiles Monitor a broader range of devices with 48 updated and 19 new configuration profiles.

  • Value panel widget new options Add the ability to display graphs and set the color for value or the background.

  • Value, gauge & bar widget change indicators Widgets allow us to visualize the direction of the change with arrows.

  • Web page sensor refinement Exclude specific resources from web page monitoring, focusing on critical elements.

  • Widget size uniform - make the size of multiple widgets uniform with one click.

  • major Issue with Basic HTTP sensor alert closure [MJ0007]
  • major Adjusted "Access" permission for web access to prevent disabling monitoring on a node. [RM0009]
  • major Cloud connection Issue for AD-linked users via web access. [RM0012]
  • major GrafCrunch issue resolved: List of nodes now loads properly. [RM0028]
  • major Issue triggering "SSL Certificate Changed" alert post-upgrade from NC 12 to NC 13. [RM0007]
  • major GrafCrunch: Incompatibility with node variable queries in version 12. [MD0022]
  • major Connectivity issue with probes in language versions. [MP0002]
  • major Issue with sensors not saving in templates. [MP0003]
  • major Restricted user permissions now reflect correct node alerts in atlas via console notifications. [RM0010]
  • major "Win32 Error: Access is denied" in WMI sensors on NC server node operating in a workgroup. [MP0015]
  • major Remove display of unused/unavailable Windows hardware, hotfix, and software sensors from overview dashboard. [RM0013]
  • major Added timeout option for Hyper-V sensor to address random timeout errors on monitoring engines. [RM0025]
  • major Email notification subject now displays ">" and "<" characters correctly. [MP0007]
  • major Freshservice integration restored. Updated API version implemented. [RM0021]
  • major Increased socket utilization on NC server machine due to IPMI sensors. [RM0018]
  • major Device config - Fortinet FortiGate error
  • major Fortinet switches are not displayed in physical segments view.
  • major Device config sensor issue on Extreme Network switches. [RM0011]


Version 13.0.9

(November 14, 2023)

8 Fixes
  • critical Can't execute "Run Windows Program" action
  • major Probe disconnection issue
  • major Can't update probe from a previous version
  • major AWS Alarm sensor list only first 50 alarms [MP0016]
  • major WMI Sensor - Access denied when running in workgroup mode
  • major Dynamic Node Group View settings not saved in specific scenario
  • minor Atlas tree view filter not saved [MP0009]
  • minor Fortinet switches not displayed in Physical Segments View

Version 13.0.8

(October 02, 2023)

14 Fixes
  • major Desktop console crashes after using "Exclude nodes" button in new Dynamic Views folder.
  • major Parameters missing in event details [MJ003]
  • major Allow set timeout for Hyper-V monitoring
  • major SSL Certifcate sensor error "Certificate authority is invalid" despite adding root certificate to NetCrunch [MJ0002]
  • major NetCrunch doesn't show web message data sent from browser [MP0011]
  • major Message format encoding error if message contains `>` or `<` characters [MP007]
  • major Freshservice integration not working [RM0021]
  • major Alert rule imported from Monitoring Pack overrides rules in previous Monitoring Packs [MJ0001]
  • major Automated screen scenario not saved after editing
  • major Actions not triggered when a action restrictions set to atlas folder [MJ0006]
  • major Can't add Monitoring Packs with ESXi events to ESXi Node [MP0012]
  • major Can't connect to NC Server remotely in an isolated network [RM0026]
  • minor Searchbox issues when adding alert or data collector
  • minor Actions are not triggered for "Any Interface is UP" secondary alert [MJ0005]

Version 13.0.7

(July 20, 2023)

8 Fixes
  • critical IPMI sensors leak sockets in case of errors
  • critical SSL Certificate sensors leak memory which could lead to high memory utilization [RM0019]
  • major It took long time to wait for data in Alerts/Analytics window
  • major Sometimes historgram chart was empty in Alerts/History window
  • major ConnectWise integration issue, NC ignores manually entered API Request URL (refers to ConnectWise on-prem only) [RM0020]
  • major Data collector sections order not saved [RM0016]
  • major Web Console - In node status interfaces the chart was invisible
  • major Sessions do not expire causing inability to connect. [MP0006]

Version 13.0.6

(May 25, 2023)

1 Fixes
  • critical Wrong encryption key prevents program from accessing device configuration and hardware configuration data.

Version 13.0.5

(May 23, 2023)

9 Fixes
  • critical Can't load atlas after upgrade from NC 11 in Japanese edition [RM0017]
  • major Can't login thruogh NetCrunch Connection Cloud if user name or password contains non letter characters
  • major Notification window shows sometimes on top of other applications
  • major Windows service alert doesn't close in certain situation [MP0004]
  • major First attempt to generate Report from Current View doesn't work for the first time after console is opened.
  • major Report Scheduling Scheme hour shifted depending on time zone [RM0015]
  • major Email Data sensor can eat lot of memory if mailbox is too big
  • major Sometimes, connection to vCenter could be lost and not restored properly
  • major Can't define closing event in Alert Correlation

Version 13.0.4

(April 13, 2023)

7 Fixes
  • critical Mail notification doesn't work.
  • critical Flow Collector doesn't work in Japaneese version
  • major User with limited node permissions could receives notifications to all nodes (regardless of access rights)
  • major Duplicated Data Collectors in Performance Reports tab.
  • major Template containing sensor is not applying these sensor to the node
  • major Device Config sensor doesn't work on ExtremeNetwork switches
  • major Process terminate button doesn't work

Version 13.0.3

(March 27, 2023)

5 Fixes
  • critical Console could not connect to server in localized version [MP0001]
  • critical Monitoring probe could not connect to localized version
  • major Missing console notifications in Polish version
  • major Console and probe connects properly to NetCrunc connection cloud in all language versions
  • major Web console works properly through NetCrunch Connection Cloud in all language versions

Version 13.0.2

(March 02, 2023)

1 Features

5 Fixes
New Features & Improvements
  • Language versions available

  • major Event rule for SNMP trap - value changed after saving
  • major Security update to NodeJs 18.14.2
  • major Many missing translations
  • major Additional interfaces not counted properly in NetCrunch Server tab [RM0005]
  • minor In Analytics view, custom event view couldn't be deleted

Version 13.0.1

(February 17, 2023)

8 Fixes
  • critical Monitoring ESXi through vCenter didn't work
  • major Added support for OpenSSH 8
  • major After upgrade from v11 NetCrunch could stop writing events to database until the server restart
  • major Summary and Top chart dashboards experienced several tile dragging and reordering issues
  • major Latest security updates for NodeJs, CEF and OpenSSL
  • major GrafCrunch connection issues
  • minor Various issues regarding graphical views
  • minor The interface status window shows transfer in kilobytes while everywhere else it is in kilobits

Version 13.0.0

(February 07, 2023)

55 Features

42 Fixes
New Features & Improvements
  • 30+ New Shape Widgets Including flow diagram shapes

  • Add animations and transformations to pictures, text and symbols depending on reference object state

  • Add shadow to pictures, symbols and text

  • Added actions column in Active alerts and history to display summary of action execution.

  • All SNMP Views can now be edited with YAML

  • Allied Telesis switch is now supported by physical segments monitor

  • Automated Full Screen supports active alerts view now

  • Automatic Full Screen shows node icon views with grouping (similar to automatic maps in v11)

  • CSV export of node grid data is back [MD0030]

  • Camera Snapshot Image Is displayed in tooltip if widget is linked to image sensor object

  • Check Button in sensor settings allows collecting sensor data on demand now

  • Cisco ASA 5525 Flows are now supported

  • Cisco symbols can be used to represent nodes

  • Concurrent policy editing Multiple users can edit node settings and alerting policy at the same time now

  • Connection Line Styles Added 4 New connection line styles including elbow, curved-elbow, arc and s-curve.

  • Connection Lines Markers You can add markers to line such as arrow or circle

  • Disable IP SLA You can now disable IP SLA monitor for a node if not needed

  • Edge connections Now you can connect shapes on a Graphical Views using points on their edges

  • Full support for Windows Server 2022 - NetCrunch can monitor and can be installed on latest Windows Server version

  • Global search results support multiselection now

  • Graphical Editor. Shows guideline to better resize and align elements

  • IP SLA/NQA you can add operations to multiple devices at once (using multi selection)

  • IP SLA/NQA Operations can be edited in multi-selection

  • IP SLA/NQA object state can be linked to widgets on Graphical Views

  • IP SLA/NQA status window has been redesigned and shows uptime for each operation now

  • Interface Monitoring Schemas are now available from monitoring menu

  • Link appearance of shapes, pictures, connections and texts with object state. Now, you can change visual properties of graphical elements depending on the reference object state (node, alert, interface, service, etc.)

  • Locked Nodes in Physical Segments. When you move nodes in physical segments maps, they are automatically locked so the next layout refresh will not touch them

  • NQA support for Huawei devices

  • News articles added to top menu notifications to keep you up to date

  • Node Icons grouping. The view allows grouping icons up to two levels now

  • Node icons & tiles views support multi-selection now

  • Nodes Software View Allows you to review summary changes in applications and hotfixes per each node

  • Override Interface Speed for realistic bandwidth monitoring

  • Physical Segments automatically selects best monitoring protocol supported by all your devices

  • Physical Segments Map Layouts. The program now selects the best layout that fits your data. You can override it by selecting `Tree`, 'Start' or `Graph` layout

  • REST API supports getting all IP SLA/NQA operations

  • Refresh routing map automatically when NetCrunch detects new router or the node is removed from the Atlas

  • Registry Sensor Allows monitoring changes to Windows registry keys and values

  • Relevant toltip for IP SLA/NQA is displayed if widget is linked to IP SLA/NQA operation

  • Routing Map Layouts. NetCrunch offers now two map layouts 'Network' and 'Graph'

  • SSH Terminal is available in Web Console if the connection is secure (HTTPS)

  • Sensor Monitoring Packs you can create Monitoring Packs for sensors now

  • Sensor Object Tooltip NetCrunch display data of any sensor object in JSON format

  • Sensor testing can update Sensor data if sensor is already configured and you run test without changing any parameters it will update sensor status and data

  • Silent console install is now possible as it's in .msi format now

  • Software Inventory View We added aggregated view of installed (Windows) Software and Hotfixes.

  • Software Sensor allows monitoring installed Windows software and notify on it's changes

  • Symbol Widget allows adding almost 300 classic Cisco icons now

  • Tools Menu We added ability to open device web page, remote desktop or SSH from node menu

  • Tooltip on history histograms shows number of events per each bar

  • View Status Widget Allows linking to other Atlas view and has compact display mode now

  • Windows Hotfix Sensor tracks all installed hotfixes on Windows machine and alerts on changes

  • You can override subnet mask for a better node/network management

  • ifAlias Column has been added to interface views (Interfaces & SNMP Views)

  • critical Node properties in Web Console were not accessible
  • critical SNMPv3 profile passwords may be accidentally cleared when edited
  • critical Sensors can become disabled even after server restart due to the racing condition during server shutdown
  • critical GrafCrunch was not able to select nodes if there were thousands in the Atlas
  • critical Wrongly encoded console options could lead to NCServer service crash and restart
  • critical Network Service monitor for HTTP & HTTPS was sending empty header causing issues on web servers (IIS) [PM0001]
  • critical Cookie vulnerability. NetCrunch sets `Secure`, `HttpOnly` and `SameSite` cookie attributes to prevents cookie related attacks now
  • major Web Page Sensor triggers now `page loading error` when receives 404 status code
  • major When ading write section to SNMP it was set to v1 instead of v2c by default
  • major In certains situation saving events could take seconds instead of milliseconds
  • major SMTP server settings changes are applied until NetCrunch Service restart [TG0025]
  • major Port status could be wrong until server restart if device port attachment changed
  • major Default time ranges cannot be saved in the specific scenario [TG0027]
  • major Alert regarding Windows Service not triggered in certain circumstances [TG0029]
  • major Web Page Sensor page statistics counters better match a real web browser data
  • major Sometimes task notification dropdown in top menu was not showing up
  • major Import nodes from file was not importing node names
  • major Printing from Performance Trends wasn't properly fit the chart on the page
  • major NetCrunch doesn't send report to Admin user (versions affected v11, v12) [RM0004]
  • major IP Tools creates new process each time it opens which hangs on exit causing high CPU usage
  • major In event query editor dropdown didn't show for `in` operator
  • major Time difference for Windows Event Log events [MD0021]
  • major Web Page sensor should properly handle 404 status as a warning
  • major Battery Widget was grayed out in a specific scenario [TG0016]
  • major Graphical View conversion was not working properly in localized program versions
  • major NetCrunch could realign physical segments maps when user was editing it
  • major Only first column added to a custom view in Nodes tab was saved
  • major Some reports in Reports could not be selected due to missing scrollbar
  • major Sorting by IP address was not working properly
  • major Monitoring Probe node could not be added to Graphical View
  • major AV after editing the automatic Monitoring Pack in German version [MD0024]
  • major Some elements on map could be missing after importing v11 atlas [TG0015]
  • major Various fixes to Graphical Editor improving overall UX
  • minor Fixed rendering issues in Firefox browser
  • minor Physical segment view name can be changed now
  • minor Folder view was displaying empty views regardless of Atlas tree filter settings
  • minor Text is properly positioned inside shapes
  • minor Active alerts view was not supporting folders
  • minor Drawing of thick connection lines and shape borders was inconsistent
  • minor Hardware Config sensor status is now displayed in the sensors group in node status overview
  • minor Resizing shapes and picture was working properly when using bottom right corner
  • minor Resizing elements in Graphical Views was moving element sometimes


Version 12.1.1

(July 23, 2022)

3 Fixes
  • critical Large Event Database could not be imported to version 12
  • critical Can't add anything to business status node
  • critical In certain condition console could crash on start

Version 12.1.0

(July 07, 2022)

21 Features

29 Fixes
New Features & Improvements
  • Active Alerts view is customizable now [MD0017]

  • Atlas View Status you can enable the displaying of status for any Atlas view, including IP Networks

  • Customizable Physical Segments you can customize the layout of the physical segments' map

  • Customizable Views in Node Tab You can customize and store node views

  • Graphical Editor popup menu on the mouse right-click shows available options

  • IP Tools 'Timeout' and 'Try Count' options were added to SNMP scanner

  • Live Interface Status allows copying MAC address to the clipboard

  • Monitoring Pack - Meinberg LANTIME (SNMP)

  • Monitoring Pack - Atlantis ILIO (SNMP)

  • Monitoring Pack - Kentix

  • Monitoring Pack - Ruckus SmartZone (SNMP)

  • Monitoring Pack - Ruckus ZoneDirector (SNMP)

  • Monitoring Pack - Stormshield (SNMP)

  • Node Icon widget has new options: clear/light text & clear/dark text

  • Node Tiles View Allows sorting

  • Password resetting issues were fixed

  • Revamped Network Services Status The window shows status, response time and availability for each service

  • SNMP config file SNMP engine parameters can be customized using `engine.cfg.yaml`

  • Settings Menu - All settings are available from NetCrunch menu now

  • Shape shadow new options allow to change the color and to center it

  • Status Dashboard Sections of Active Alerts and Monitoring Issues are leading to relevant views

  • major After creating new Atlas some features were not available until console restart
  • major Sometimes report generator was not closed, which could lead to system resource exhaustion
  • major Microsoft 365 Service sensor was not working due to Microsoft API change [MD0018]
  • major Unable to install program when no Internet connection [JK0001]
  • major The scanner might hang when rescanning Local networks
  • major 'Check Now' option was not working properly when a node was monitored by the probe
  • major Service monitoring using SSL not working properly when monitored by the probe
  • major SNMP Views fields were missing when trying to edit data
  • major Flow Collector service not started after installation
  • major Various upgrade issues
  • major Scanning public address IP range was not working [TG0014]
  • major SNMP Views editor has been replaced with a new YAML-based definition editor
  • major Various UX issues
  • major Backup could be incomplete. Missing SNMP Views, custom device profiles and custom pictures
  • major Using a SNMP profile with a context could cause SNMP errors on other nodes
  • major Sending retry packets was not working properly for SNMPv3
  • major Search in web console was sometimes returning partial results
  • major IP Networks custom maps not converted during an upgrade
  • major Some views in SNMP Views could not be edited
  • major Various licensing issues
  • minor Drag&drop operation might not work in Monitoring Dependencies view
  • minor Dragging dashboard tiles was not working properly
  • minor Adding folders to Atlas Status dashboard was not possible
  • minor Desktop console stability issues
  • minor Search node by MAC address was not working
  • minor Search not available when any Server Task was running at the same time
  • minor Ordering in Atlas Tree not working properly
  • minor Changing name of newly created custom folder/view in SNMP Views Editor was not working
  • minor Deleted node was not removed from the Recent list in the Search field


Version 12.0.2

(May 24, 2022)

2 Fixes
  • critical Interface monitoring could stop working after upgrade due XML format errors in snmppp.cnt
  • major Program couldn't' find the licence from previous version

Version 12.0.1

(May 19, 2022)

143 Features

6 Fixes
New Features & Improvements
  • AWS Alarm Sensor allows keeping track of most important AWS alarms, and extends monitoring to warn about states like insufficient data

  • AWS Auto Scaling Sensor tracks changes within Auto Scaling Group and observe multiple states of group instances

  • AWS Cost Sensor monitors the use of budgets and estimated cost of using AWS services

  • AWS EBS Sensor monitors EBS in terms of performance and resources used by a single EBS instance

  • AWS EC2 Sensor monitors the network load, disk usage, and CPU utilization for each available EC2 instance resources

  • AWS ELB Sensor allows monitoring the health of user's applications and their performance in real-time

  • AWS ElastiCache Sensor offers insight into ElastiCache performance allowing settings triggers to take corrective action before performance issues occur

  • AWS SQS Sensor monitors performance and workload parameters to avoid queue overload and spot large number of empty receives

  • Audit Log/Activity saves the configuration activity of users in a separate encrypted database

  • Azure API Management Services Sensor provides information on API metrics, such as Requests and Utilization to ensure its optimal performance

  • Azure CosmosDB Sensor monitors service availability and alerts user when availability drops

  • Azure Cost Sensor monitors the use of budgets and estimated cost of using Azure resources

  • Azure Insights Components Resource Sensor monitors user's live applications by detecting performance anomalies along with providing analytics tools

  • Azure Kubernetes Cluster Sensor allows collecting metrics for the managed Cluster notifying user e.g. when allocable memory is running out

  • Azure Load Balancer Sensor helps to evenly distribute loads (incoming network traffic) across a group of backend resources or servers

  • Azure Logic Apps Sensor allows you to monitor performance and behavior of the Microsoft Cloud technology called Azure Logic Apps

  • Azure SQL DB Sensor allows monitoring performance and behavior of the databases managed in Azure SQL DB

  • Azure Server Farm Sensor monitors Azure Server Farm resource, using Azure Monitor metrics

  • Azure Service Bus Sensor allows monitoring the metrics of the cloud apps connected to the Service Bus namespace.

  • Azure Storage Account Sensor detects potential service problems, monitors cost-related service usage, and observes key parameters of the service

  • Azure Website Sensor monitors the usage and performance of the web applications that are deployed to the cloud with Azure Web Apps.

  • Cloud Service Node allows monitoring of a single cloud service (Azure, Amazon AWS, Google, and other services)

  • Dark mode implemented in a lot of windows like status, top charts, alerts, and nodes

  • Device Config Management allows adding custom profiles in YAML along with a built-in editor

  • Device Config Management allows monitoring and storing configuration changes for a variety of devices such as switches, routers, firewalls, and other

  • Device Config Sensor allows monitoring and backup of device configuration using Telnet or SSH protocol

  • Eltek (SNMP) checks battery, fan, and rectifier as well as gathers information about voltage, current, and temperature.

  • Export Trends & Events allows exporting trends and events from NetCrunch using the NCCLI command-line utility

  • Extended Discovery Exclusions allows setting exclusions for given address space and specifying exclusions by e.g. IP address

  • GUDE Expert PDU Energy 8341-Series (SNMP) informs about environmental issues like possible condensation or temperature/humidity fluctuations

  • Gitlab Cloud Sensor monitors the status of the latest build/job on a specific project in GitLab cloud repository

  • Google Analytics Metrics Sensor monitors several metrics of a Google Analytics view using the Google Analytics Reporting API v4 and OAuth2

  • Google Analytics Users and Sessions Sensor measures metrics related to users and sessions based Google Analytics Dashboard

  • Google Drive Sensor monitors a Google Drive free storage and trash size using the Google API and OAuth2

  • GrafCrunch upgraded to Grafana based on version 7.x

  • Graphical Views are fully interactive and come with a new modern editor available in Desktop and Web Console

  • HPE 3PAR StoreServ Sensor monitors state and utilization statistics of the storage objects

  • Hardware View (Windows nodes) shows data from Windows machines such as the amount of memory, number/kind of CPUs, and storage information

  • Hillstone Firewall (SNMP) monitors multiple metrics from Hillstone Firewall e.g. IPSec attacks count, online users, dropped packets.

  • Hillstone Firewall - System (SNMP) alarms if something is wrong with HA, fan, or power supply, informs about memory, CPU, and active sessions usage

  • Improved Access Profile management is no longer limited to 64 profiles

  • Improved Active Alerts view provides Alert source column now

  • Improved Automated Full Screen Views and moved to web console

  • Improved Event Details window displays all types of operations related to a given alert

  • Improved Event Details window visualizes precisely all kinds of thresholds

  • Improved Trend Viewer - a new version allows using more types of charts and provides user with additional options to display min, max, and avg lines

  • Interactive Graph Widgets - update automatically (according to data time interval). Users can easily open trend viewer or given node menu

  • Interactive Widgets - all of the widgets are interactive and allow easily drilling down for the root cause analysis

  • Interface Monitoring Remote Probe supports SNMP and interface monitoring now

  • Limit Threshold collects values over a given period of time and notifies user if the limit is exceeded

  • Microsoft 365 Service Status Sensor monitors the state of Microsoft 365 services and alerts you if some services are in a degraded or interrupted state

  • Microsoft Cloud Applications- OneDrive Sensor monitors OneDrive storage usage using OneDrive API, and OAuth2 for authorization

  • Monitoring Dependencies Manager allows to easily review all monitoring dependencies

  • Monitoring Dependencies Manager enables dragging & dropping of its elements

  • Monitoring Dependencies Manager supports probes and remote address spaces

  • Monitoring Dependency is now possible to be rescanned

  • Monitoring Pack - APC ATS (SNMP) monitors Input/Output frequency, voltage, current, and power. Alerts when there are problems with the power supply.

  • Monitoring Pack - APC NetBotz Rack Monitor (SNMP) informs when any of multiple events occur, like smoke detection, temperature too high, and others.

  • Monitoring Pack - AVG Antivirus

  • Monitoring Pack - AVG Internet Security

  • Monitoring Pack - Adaware Antivirus

  • Monitoring Pack - Adaware Total Security

  • Monitoring Pack - Asustor Disk (SNMP) monitors free space and disk temperature

  • Monitoring Pack - Asustor System (SNMP) checks processor and memory utilization. Gathers information about system and CPU temperature, fan, and network

  • Monitoring Pack - Asustor UPS (SNMP) monitors battery status, charge level, and voltage

  • Monitoring Pack - Avast Premium Security

  • Monitoring Pack - Axis Video (SNMP) alerts about failures and other undesirable events. Monitors also temperature.

  • Monitoring Pack - BitDefender

  • Monitoring Pack - BitDefender Parental Control

  • Monitoring Pack - BullGuard Antivirus

  • Monitoring Pack - BullGuard Internet Security

  • Monitoring Pack - BullGuard Premium Protection

  • Monitoring Pack - Carel (SNMP) monitors multiple metrics (e.g. temperatures, fans, humidity) and alarms when something is wrong.

  • Monitoring Pack - Cisco UCS - PSU and Fan (SNMP) checks fan, fan module, and PSU statuses

  • Monitoring Pack - Citrix Netscaler (SNMP) alerts if CPU/Memory usage is too high or there are too many server/client connections.

  • Monitoring Pack - Comodo Antivirus and Internet Security

  • Monitoring Pack - Comodo Endpoint Protection

  • Monitoring Pack - ESET

  • Monitoring Pack - Exchange 2016 monitors key Windows services and performance counters of the Mailbox multi-role server

  • Monitoring Pack - F-Secure

  • Monitoring Pack - G Data Antivirus

  • Monitoring Pack - G Data Internet Security

  • Monitoring Pack - G Data Total Security

  • Monitoring Pack - Janitza monitors measurements of voltage, current and frequency, gathers data like active/reactive energy, real/reactive power

  • Monitoring Pack - Kaspersky Endpoint Security

  • Monitoring Pack - Kaspersky Home Products

  • Monitoring Pack - Kaspersky Security Center

  • Monitoring Pack - Kaspersky Small Office Security

  • Monitoring Pack - Linux - CPU (SNMP) monitors CPU load.

  • Monitoring Pack - Linux - Disk (SNMP) monitors disk utilization, swap available, volume free space, and physical disk I/O operations

  • Monitoring Pack - Linux - Memory (SNMP) monitors system memory utilization.

  • Monitoring Pack - Malwarebytes

  • Monitoring Pack - McAfee Total Protection

  • Monitoring Pack - Nasuni Filer - Statistics (SNMP) monitors transmitted and received bits/second, cache, and number of connected clients

  • Monitoring Pack - Nasuni Filer - System Health (SNMP) monitors updates, license usage, temperature, errors from Power Supply, and RAID

  • Monitoring Pack - Nasuni Filer - Volume (SNMP) informs about antivirus policy violations and state. Monitors also Volume state

  • Monitoring Pack - Norton

  • Monitoring Pack - Panda Dome

  • Monitoring Pack - Pingdom

  • Monitoring Pack - Ruckus - System Health (SNMP) alerts when memory usage or CPU utilization is high. Informs when services are disabled

  • Monitoring Pack - Socomec Modulys UPS (SNMP) informs about environmental, battery, and UPS issues. Monitors also Input and Output phases.

  • Monitoring Pack - Socomec UPS (SNMP) gathers data about Input/Output Current, Frequency, Voltage. Informs about battery problems.

  • Monitoring Pack - Sophos Endpoint Protection

  • Monitoring Pack - Sophos Home

  • Monitoring Pack - Trend Micro

  • Monitoring Pack - Tycon monitors voltages and currents on 4 on-board relays, the internal and external temperature of the device

  • Monitoring Pack - VIPRE

  • Monitoring Pack - Veritas Backup Exec Agent monitors key Veritas Backup Exec Agent Windows Services.

  • Monitoring Pack - Veritas Backup Exec Events monitors specific Veritas Backup Exec Windows Event Log events.

  • Monitoring Pack - Veritas Backup Exec Server monitors key Veritas Backup Exec Server Windows Services.

  • Monitoring Pack - Veritas NetBackup Client monitors key Veritas NetBackup Exec Client Windows Services.

  • Monitoring Pack - Veritas NetBackup Server monitors key Veritas Backup Exec Agent Windows Services.

  • Monitoring Pack - Webroot SecureAnywhere

  • Monitoring Pack - Windows Defender (2016-2019)

  • Monitoring Pack - ZoneAlarm

  • Monitoring Pack - eScan

  • Monitoring Pack - pfSense (SNMP) collects statistics about firewall packet rates, alerts if the number of dropped packets is worrying

  • Monitoring Probe can be used both remotely for monitoring isolated networks and as additional monitoring engines for the NetCrunch server

  • Monitoring Targets allows finding all related monitors in one place and creating a new node if necessary

  • NetApp ONTAP Sensor monitors the health and performance of NetApp storage components

  • NetApp SANtricity Sensor collects various performance metrics and checks e.g. the current status of Storage Polls, Volumes, Controllers, Drives

  • NetCrunch Server Dashboard allows quick access to the current NetCrunch load and health, shows resource utilization history for the last 7 days

  • New MP - Cybernetics iSAN Series Storage (SNMP) alerts when the temperature of the CPU or chassis is high. Informs also about disk, power supply, and array issues

  • Node Traffic view allows data to be presented in a cleaner way and searching through the talker's list

  • Palo Alto Firewall Sensor monitors IPSec site-to-site VPN tunnels configured on the Palo Alto device

  • Physical Segments map can be easily dragged and zoomed at the given point like a normal map

  • Recent section in the Search field containing the last 5 clicked search results

  • Revamped overview dashboard with support for dark mode

  • Revamped top charts with support for dark mode

  • Routing Map could be searched and navigated like other maps

  • Routing map is zoomable and draggable like a regular map

  • SNMP Views brings new engine supported by a monitoring probe. If the node has a writable SNMP profile, you can easily modify the device's SNMP data

  • SSL-related Sensors allow additional root certificates not included by default in the Mozilla certificate package used by NetCrunch

  • SSL-related Sensors allow adding custom certificates to a designated folder

  • Settings tab includes all the settings previously placed in the top menu

  • Status Dashboard brings new tooltips for a quick overview of particular nodes or alerts

  • Tasks tab which is a small utility to track simple tasks with attachments

  • Veeam Backup & Replication Sensor monitors the capacity of backup repositories informs user if the available space in any repository is low

  • Windows Hardware Sensor (partial replacement for the old inventory module) tracks configuration changes and can notify user of a specific change

  • Zoom Account Sensor reads actual configuration settings of Zoom account and monitors changes to the configuration of the Zoom account

  • Zoom Operation Logs Sensor allows accessing the use of Zoom services on one's entire account every day of the month

  • Zoom Plans Usage Sensor monitors usage of Zooms plans

  • Zoom Status Sensor monitors the status of Zoom services

  • Performance views have been removed
  • Inventory View tab - is replaced by Hardware Config node view
  • Removed Routing Map appearance options
  • NetCrunch can't no longer be installed on Windows Server 2012R2 and Windows 8.1
  • Removed 44 outdated Monitoring Packs for deprecated Anti-virus software (including Norton 360, Kaspersky Endpoint Security 8, McAfee Total Protection 2013 etc.)
  • major Service Desk Plus ticket cannot be created for some of the language versions


Version 11.0.12

(January 24, 2022)

12 Fixes
  • critical DB Sensors couldn't connect to Firebird databases using ODBC drivers [RK0035]
  • major Overall stability improvements
  • major Search not working in alerts/history tab
  • major Unable to decode syslog message without RFC header [MD0011]
  • major Atlas options where not saved on service shutdown
  • major Unexpected timeout in Python parsers
  • major Alert for last modified file in Folder sensor not working correctly in a case when many files (1k+) have long names [SP0012]
  • major Range thresholds operator changing after saving alerting rule [RK0034]
  • major Duplication of Flows sources for some devices (e.g. stacked switches) [RK0032]
  • major Alerts for Windows Services not triggered after re-enabling monitoring [TG0011]
  • minor NCDiag zip contained invalid paths
  • minor Localization issues

Version 11.0.11

(November 22, 2021)

8 Fixes
  • major Overall stability improvements
  • major Issue with reading Windows event log file list when node is monitored by local user [SP0009]
  • major Proper handling of path to nonexistent script in Remote SSH Script sensor
  • major HTML element check alerts not working correctly in Web Page sensor
  • major 'Follow redirects' option not working correctly in Web Page sensor
  • major The option for saving alerting message to a file not working correctly in Run Windows Script alerting action [MD0015]
  • major Mitigated occasional problem with ESXi monitors' failing requests with status 500 [MD0016]
  • minor False positive alerts for SNMP Traps when OID received includes OID used in alerting rule

Version 11.0.10

(September 01, 2021)

7 Fixes
  • major Overall stability improvements
  • major Generating alerts for Windows Services with "Manual" startup type
  • major Displaying performance data for database sensors
  • major Script sensor support for special characters in user/password [MD00014]
  • minor Incorrect message for DELL EMC alert on sensor status change
  • minor Freshservice integration incorrect error handling
  • minor SNMP Traps sent in short intervals (1-2s) were received in incorrect order when grouping was enabled [RK0028]

Version 11.0.9

(July 05, 2021)

18 Fixes
  • critical Atlas data deleted when uninstalling the program [TG0006]
  • major Console losing connection when changing NetCrunch settings for an Atlas with many (70K+) alerting rules [RK0026]
  • major Reading counters from NTP server by Time Difference sensor [RK0024]
  • major Support for dynamic counters with multiple instances in Hyper-V/VM monitor
  • major Linux monitor not working correctly with Linux distributions with no netstat
  • major Web Console not working correctly with password protected keys generated with OpenSSL 1.1.1k [RK0025]
  • major Support for the NetCrunch Server and Console located in different time zones
  • major Deleting nodes could cause OS View to freeze
  • major Reading the Windows Event Log list when using a local user [SP0009]
  • major 'Set alert' button not working correctly for SNMP Traps in external messages window
  • major 'Run SSH Script' action not using an updated script [RK0027]
  • minor Reading counters from database when query includes whitespace characters [SP0010]
  • minor Search box missing in node configuration wizard
  • minor Saving multiple monitoring profiles in Credential Manager at once.
  • minor Error handling when ESXi Monitor was added to a node with HTTPS
  • minor Saving changes in alerting rules for Web Messages, in specific scenario
  • minor Some interface names displayed incorrectly on the Node Status / Performance tab
  • minor Missing nodes automatically created for the ESXi/Hyper-V guests in Remote Probe settings

Version 11.0.8

(May 25, 2021)

20 Fixes
  • critical TruVision Recorder sensor not working correctly
  • critical Web Page sensor could stop working after some time [RK0019]
  • critical Run SSH Script action not executing script [RK0023]
  • critical Windows Update and Windows Task Scheduler sensors when many, not working correctly [RK0020]
  • major Connections not fully cleaned after Desktop Console close
  • major Issue with email sending when SMTP server stops responding and remaining connection prevented failover
  • major DisplayName parameter not passed properly to `Run Windows Program` action
  • major Closing floating map window without leaving edit mode first lead to memory corruption of Desktop Console
  • major Apache sensor support for redirections
  • major After update, some of monitoring packs were missing in case of specific licenses [SP0008]
  • major Folder sensor filtering by file mask not working correctly [RK0022]
  • major Adding alerts/collectors to DELL EMC sensor
  • major Issue with collecting counters when multiple sensor of the same type added to the same node [RK0017]
  • major Synchronization issue in NetFlow server causing memory corruption
  • minor Gray rectangles can stay on screen for some time in Web Console nodes view
  • minor CSP rules improving Safari (iOS & Mac OS) connection to NetCrunch Web Server
  • minor Unable to remove template from the node
  • minor Sensors connecting over HTTP/S by using DNS Name not working correctly in specific circumstances [RK0018]
  • minor Web Page sensor support for slowly loading pages [RK0021]
  • minor Empty 'Uptime' column in SNMP tab

Version 11.0.7

(April 22, 2021)

21 Fixes
  • critical Remote probe re-connecting issues [RK0016]
  • critical Possible local system privilege escalation vulnerability [RK0013]
  • critical Folder sensor when checking large folder with millions of files [RK0015]
  • critical Data Parsers/Text Parsing Expressions issues
  • major Alerts for SNMP variable value when no relevant MIB compiled [RK0011]
  • major Missing first collected counter sample after adding sensors or OS monitors counter
  • major Server performance could be degraded by needless checking code
  • major Counters defined by collecting policy where missing when adding first sensor
  • major Missing support for newer versions of UnityOS in DELL EMC sensor
  • major Alerts History tab when Atlas monitoring schedule is changed [MD0012]
  • major WMI Registry Counters sensor was wrongly reading objects from 32 bit registry
  • major Alerting actions executed as root (su) [SP0006]
  • major Processes system view not working correctly for Mac OS nodes
  • major Missing support for new webhook format in MS Teams integration [SP0007]
  • major Loading Windows service list was too long when creating alerting rule
  • minor Incomplete 'Top 10 Nodes Availability' and 'Nodes Summary Map' reports
  • minor Removing objects from Business Status Node
  • minor SFTP file access type not working correctly for small files [RK0014]
  • minor Passing common parameters to the alerting action script [MD0007]
  • minor Syslog message decoding when facility = kernel
  • minor Internal SMTP server now working correctly with Gmail

Version 11.0.6

(February 18, 2021)

10 Fixes
  • major Incorrect values for Windows Performance counters when using WMI connection type [RK0009]
  • major OS Monitors still collecting counters after disabling
  • major Generic Agent not receiving data from cURL request [MD0006]
  • major Updating IPSLA operation settings
  • major IP Tools is working only in desktop console mode
  • minor Incorrect notification about new version available
  • minor Incorrect 'Closed at' value for the active alerts
  • minor Layout issues/typos in the PL/DE/FR language versions
  • minor ESXi Uptime counter [RK0010]
  • minor Custom cookies not used in Web Page sensor [SP0004]

Version 11.0.5

(January 18, 2021)

22 Fixes
  • major System Uptime sensor not working correctly when using WMI
  • major Alert for 'value is missing' [RK0005]
  • major False positive Kaspersky reporting AdRemCefHelper.exe as malware
  • major Monitoring NetCrunch machine windows performance counters
  • major Some reports were empty due to wrong paths
  • major Radius sensor not working correctly after 255 requests [RK0007]
  • major Translation issues in French and German language versions
  • major GrafCrunch update when NetCrunch Server port was changed [TG0002]
  • major Several problems related to monitoring templates
  • major Allow sending email using TLS without authentication
  • minor Possibility to resize Node column in Alerts History [MD0005]
  • minor Missing icon for minor severity alert in notification panel
  • minor Missing data for Windows Disk Performance counters after upgrade [TG0001]
  • minor Premature connection closing in generic agent REST handler
  • minor Missing scrollbar in Action Log [RK0006]
  • minor [Web Console] Sorting by node column in node table was not working
  • minor Missing custom application definitions in Flows, after importing the Atlas
  • minor [RK0006] Missing scrollbar in action log (Event Details window)
  • minor Missing hint for interfaces in expression editor [RK0008]
  • minor Sensor tiles on dashboard missing Sensor Identifier
  • minor Missing grid views in web console
  • minor Wrong Interfaces tile state in multiselection

Version 11.0.4

(December 09, 2020)

19 Fixes
  • major Problems with managing user access rights
  • major Problem with sending reports to the admin user (MD0003)
  • major Missing features for Legacy Licenses which were available in NC10.9 (MD0004)
  • major Problem with Windows Monitor after upgrade from 10.9.3
  • major Filtering by atlas view was not working in the node selection window
  • major Unable to update existing NetCrunch Server instance
  • major Problem with ESXi monitoring when credentials contain special characters (MD0002)
  • minor Logging into NetCrunch console with a password that includes comma (SP0001)
  • minor NetCrunch not accepting underscore character in DNS Names (RK0003)
  • minor Alert for 'Windows Service not running' (RK0002)
  • minor Values form 'Data Center' custom field don't appear in the list in the filtering expression (RK0001)
  • minor Logging into NetCrunch console using DNS Name (MD0001)
  • minor Alerting action using parameter name instead of its value (SP0003)
  • minor Missing SNMP Trap parameter in Event Details and e-mail notification (SP0002)
  • minor Problem with IP tools stopping after a few minutes
  • minor Integration with ServiceDesk Plus server using self-signed SSL certificate
  • minor The wrong browser used to sign in to the licensing portal with Google
  • minor Redundant options in the node context menu appeared after the upgrade
  • minor Nodes tab shows blank on Safari browser

Version 11.0.3

(November 03, 2020)

2 Fixes
  • major Overall stability fixes
  • major Issues with upgrading localized editions data

Version 11.0.2

(October 30, 2020)

25 Features

16 Fixes
New Features & Improvements
  • Event Log Analytics Views Provides a comprehensive view on typical time ranges (24hr, 7 days, and 30 days) providing various summary views.

  • IP Tools for Desktop and Web 12 IP Tools that can be run locally (desktop) or remotely (from NC server or any Remote Probe)

  • Improved Camera Sensor Camera sensor supports now several new alerts such as ` Alert if the camera image could have been tampered`, ` Alert if the camera image differs from the reference image` and alert `On motion detection`

  • Improved DICOM C-ECHO Sensor supports `Calling EA title` and `Called EA title` configuration.

  • Improved Event Log History View New history view offers broad view on alert history (event log) and allows ad hoc analysis providing quick filtering and grouping.

  • Improved Notifications NetCrunch now integrates with Windows 10 notification system offering a much better experience. Notifications are also present in the web console window now.

  • Improved Remote Probe Remote Probe is now capable of monitoring: ESXi, vCenter, Windows, Linux, Mac OS, BSD, Solaris, SNMP Traps, Syslog Messages, Web Messages, Generic Agent Requests, IPSLA, 70+ Sensors, 70+ Networks Services, and over 150 Monitoring Packs

  • Improved Windows Monitoring Windows can be monitored by RPC (remote registry - recommended) or by WMI

  • Monitoring Pack - Basic Windows Authorization Monitoring Generating an alert in case of multiple failed login events happening over a short time, when logon attempt was made with explicit credentials or with special privileges assigned.

  • Monitoring Pack - Basic Windows GPO Monitoring Tracking changes in Group/Domain/Authorization Policies, generating an alert when such an event occurs.

  • Monitoring Pack - Cisco Meraki Cloud Controller (SNMP) Shows a collection of statistics from interfaces. Detects and informs about many important events like rogue DHCP server, client IP conflicts, cable errors, and others

  • Monitoring Pack - HW group - Damocles (SNMP) Shows values gathered from Damocles sensors. It can display information from metrics related to water, gas, electricity, and others.

  • Monitoring Pack - HW group - PWR (SNMP) Designed to monitor external M-Bus meters on HWG-PWR devices

  • Monitoring Pack - HW group - STE (SNMP) Collects values of temperature and humidity from external sensors

  • Monitoring Pack - HW group - STE2 (SNMP) Similar to the 'HW group - STE (SNMP)'. This Monitoring Pack contains a report that allows to display values from temperature and humidity sensors

  • Monitoring Pack - HW group - WLD (SNMP) Reports about water leak detections

  • Monitoring Pack - NVIDIA Quadro GPU Dedicated for NVIDIA Quadro graphic cards. Alerts about high GPU, Memory, and Bus usage. Shows metrics also from Core Clock, Fan Speed, Temperature, and Power Consumption.

  • Monitoring Pack - ZyXel USG Flex (SNMP) Alerts when Memory, Flash, or CPU usage is high. Gathers information from VPN.

  • Notes View See aggregated notes from all nodes of selected Atlas view.

  • Reporting Enhancements New Report Viewer and enhanced reporting capabilities for performance reports

  • Support for timezones Support for NetCrunch server, probes, and console located in different time zones.

  • Unified Trend Viewer which provides same user experience for desktop and web console

  • Update Apache Web Server Monitor supports monitoring of latest Apache servers

  • Web Console Update Includes notification, trend viewer, better grid views, external events and many more...

  • vCenter Monitoring New sensor allows monitoring ESX hosts through vCenter.

  • major Issue with no data for Memory counters on the Nodes with some BSD versions
  • major Issue with Linux Monitor not receiving data from the Nodes with SSSD authentication
  • major Issue with some alerts not being closed properly
  • major Issue with remote connections not being cleared properly
  • major Issue with License file being removed when uninstalling NetCrunch
  • major Issue with possibility to add a Node with incorrect Monitoring Time by API
  • minor Issue with action 'Trigger Webhook' when destination URL uses TLS 1.3
  • minor Layout issue with more than 1k simultaneous Monitoring Issues
  • minor Layout issue with adding alerts/collectors for IP SLA Single Operation in specific scenario
  • minor Issue with IP SLA tags not being displayed in Sensor Test
  • minor Issue with some folders/files not being removed after uninstallation
  • minor Issue with missing icons for Windows Server 2012 R2 and older
  • minor Issue with templates displayed on the Monitor View
  • minor Issue with improperly displayed search bar in System Views for Hyper-V Nodes
  • minor Issue with Event Preview incorrectly displayed in specific case
  • minor Issue with incorrectly displayed Services Status in Event Details


Version 10.9.3

(August 07, 2020)

11 Fixes
  • critical Sometimes server could not start because of wrong XML encoding in UserProfiles.XML file
  • major After entering wrong character in top charts filter server crashes on wrong RegExp
  • major Issue with wmi object status when monitoring change from "any" to "unknown" state
  • major Fix managing folders in Monitoring Packs & Policies window
  • major Default request timeout when connecting to DB services in SQL sensors was too small
  • major Fixed AV when closing Monitoring Packs & Policies after adding a folder
  • major Improved overall stability of Desktop Console and NetCrunch Server
  • minor Fixed missing counter descriptions when selecting windows counters
  • minor SNMP should not count ICMP errors not related to SNMP
  • minor Custom SNMP profiles were displayed when re-scanning the Atlas
  • minor Wrong number of selected data sources on Flow dashboard

Version 10.9.2

(June 26, 2020)

11 Fixes
  • critical Random console crash when changing network map view
  • critical Server memory leaks happening in certain cases
  • major Performance improvements in processing monitoring of over 1000 nodes
  • major Performance issues with processing a large SNMP tables
  • major Problem with hanging Flow Analytics window
  • major Web page sensor resource load error alert
  • major SNMP request limiter not working properly
  • major MIB Browser was showing all variables from all modules instead from the module selected in the MIB list
  • major Error in processing SNMP tables introduced in 10.9.1
  • minor MIB Browser when copying OID to clipboard wrong value has been copied when the list was filtered
  • minor IP SLA status layout glitch

Version 10.9.0

(May 15, 2020)

17 Features

12 Fixes
New Features & Improvements
  • New Integration Service Desk Plus (on premises) integration added

  • New Monitoring Pack: Checkpoint VPN Shows and informs about status and state of VPN tunnel, decryption errors

  • New Monitoring Pack: Fortigate VPN Monitors VPN traffic and session statistics

  • New Monitoring Pack: Nutanix Hypervisor Monitors cluster state, storage capacity and processor, memory of the Hypervisor

  • New Monitoring Pack: Nutanix Storage Monitors disk space, container and storage pool capacity

  • New Monitoring Pack: Nutanix VM Gathers data and alerts about memory and processor related to Nutanix virtual machines

  • New Monitoring Pack: Pulse Secure Hardware Monitors MAG application blade temperature, RAID, fans, power supplies statuses

  • New Monitoring Pack: Pulse Secure Network Interfaces Alerts if any interface went down

  • New Monitoring Pack: Pulse Secure System Health Alerts about high usage of CPU, memory and disk, swap and log file capacity

  • New Monitoring Pack: Pulse Secure Users Monitors counters related to web, cluster and concurrent meeting users

  • New Monitoring Pack: RDP Services Monitors status of Windows Services related to RDP, additionally shows number of sessions on a given machine.

  • New Monitoring Pack: SMSEagle Monitors overall condition of the SMSEagle device, signal strength, messages statistics, processor, memory, disk, interfaces, network services and any other parameters

  • New Network Service Monitor - Windows RDP

  • New Sensor - Windows Registry This sensor uses WMI to retrieve and monitor values from Windows Registry

  • New Sensor - Windows Task Scheduler This sensor monitors the status of Windows Task Scheduler tasks. It can trigger an alert if task configuration has changed or if a task has not run on time.

  • New system view for Windows - Windows Scheduled Task This view shows list of tasks, their status, triggers, and other vital information related to Windows Task Scheduler

  • REST API update It is now possible to select monitoring provider (probe) when adding nodes via REST-API

  • critical Issue where the state of alerts raised by nodes monitored by the remote probe was incorrect.
  • major Fixed false spikes in data transmitted metric of interface traffic
  • major Issue related to 'Write to Windows event log' action
  • major Fixed 'Port Aggregator changed' false alert
  • major Fixed random gaps in Flow trends
  • major Fixed empty expanded charts (SNMP counters) at node performance status
  • major Issue related to E3Meter monitoring Pack where counters were showing 'no data'.
  • major Issue where a node with SNMP v3 with encryption goes down and then up - error related to snmp is raised even when credentials weren't changed.
  • major Issue related to switching between data sources in the flows.
  • major Issue where network Services and Sensors disappeared from the Node after removing monitoring template
  • minor Added 'Disabled by License' filter to 'Interface Monitoring' filtering condition
  • minor Copying a view will now copy custom layout (if present)


Version 10.8.2

(March 03, 2020)

1 Features

10 Fixes
New Features & Improvements
  • Updated OpenSSL To version 1.0.2u

  • critical Issue related to multiple 'node down' events generated in a specific scenario
  • major Issue where changing NetCrunch server port would result in System and sensor monitors to fail.
  • major Issue where widgets weren't properly rendering in high resolution
  • major Issue where calculated counters weren't properly collected after configuration save
  • major Issue related to gaps in trends based on SNMP counters
  • major Issue related to conditional alert that triggers two actions
  • major Issue related to the wrong value saved and displayed by the script sensor that is used the same parser.
  • major Console and Server stability fixes
  • major Issue related to Issues generated on ESX hosts
  • minor Minor fixes and performance improvements

Version 10.8.1

(December 09, 2019)

19 Features

18 Fixes
New Features & Improvements
  • Cisco CBQoS sensor The sensor allows monitoring of QoS statistics via SNMP.

  • Generate Self-Signed Certificate for Web Access It's possible to create certificate directly from NetCrunch Console

  • IP SLA Multi-operation sensor The sensor monitors multiple operations using single configuration.

  • LDAP Authentication Sensor The sensor connects to LDAP (Lightweight Directory Access Protocol) server and tries to bind using specified Distinguished Name and password.

  • Netflow - Support for IPFix from vCenter virtual switch

  • New Authentication protocols for SNMP version 3 New HMAC-SHA-2 authentication protocols for USM using a Hashed Message Authentication Code (HMAC) based on the SHA-2 family of hash functions: SHA-256 (truncated to 192 bits), SHA-512 (truncated to 384 bits)

  • New Monitoring Pack: Fortinet Generic (SNMP) Monitors fan, power supply and temperature sensors

  • New Monitoring Pack: Allied Telesis AlliedWare Plus (SNMP) Shows and informs about memory, processor, PSU, fans and temperatures parameters and issues

  • New Monitoring Pack: Aruba Access Point (SNMP) Monitors processor, memory, Access Point state and Radio parameters

  • New Monitoring Pack: Fortinet FortiSwitch (SNMP) Monitors processor, memory and disks

  • New Monitoring Pack: HPE Nimble Storage - Disk Array (SNMP) Shows and informs about RAID, array and disks parameters and issues

  • New Monitoring Pack: HPE Nimble Storage - Network (SNMP) Monitors links and Fibre Channel links.

  • New Monitoring Pack: HPE Nimble Storage - System (SNMP) Monitors fan, power supply, temperatures, controllers and SAS links

  • New Monitoring Pack: Tripp Lite - Cooling (SNMP) Monitors temperature sensor, compressor pressure and other parameters

  • New Monitoring Pack: Tripp Lite - PDU (SNMP) Monitors output and input power parameters

  • New Monitoring pack: Tripp Lite - UPS (SNMP) Monitors temperature, battery, input and output power parameters

  • TACACS+ Sensor Checks the server connectivity and tries to authenticate a specified user.

  • TFTP support for all file or folder related sensors

  • WMI Battery Sensor The sensor monitors battery connected to the computer system (Laptop battery or UPS connected to the computer)

  • critical 7 security vulnerabilities related to web console discovered after independent 3rd party security audit
  • major Desktop Console Stability Fixes - We put much effort in this release to improve desktop console stability.
  • major Issue with not releasing server connections by Web Console sessions
  • major Fix problem with data gaps on trend charts for Windows and SNMP monitors
  • major Linux and ESXi Alerts (performance triggers) were not cleared properly after NetCrunch Server restart
  • major In certain situation trends data could contain gaps
  • major Template Nodes support using custom profiles now
  • major After switching dahboard to full screen and back, a graphical map could be not visible
  • major Issue related to ESX node status - Virtual machines where host memory column always shows 0
  • major Overall stability and performance improvements
  • major Issue related to wrong device type assigned to ESXi 6.5 by the discovery wizard
  • major Issue related to node template fields were incorrectly shown as empty after template creation based on a node
  • major Issue where sensor couldn't be edited if "- " (dash) was present in page id
  • major Issue where links on physical segments were shown as 'not monitored' incorrectly.
  • major Issues related to NetCrunch Server high handle utilitization (leaking)
  • major Issue related to backup creation on atlas when monitoring is disabled
  • major 'Set Monitoring Engine Parameters' do not change authentication profile
  • major Issue where remote connection to NetCrunch server wasn't closed properly


Version 10.7.1

(September 30, 2019)

4 Fixes
  • major Added missing DBRequester.exe file required for SQL monitoring
  • major Some Windows System Views were showing empty or data were appearing after a long time
  • major Rare issue where Python parser could replace already configured parsers in sensors
  • major Rare issue related to interface monitoring (disable by license)

Version 10.7.0

(September 21, 2019)

22 Features

13 Fixes
New Features & Improvements
  • Added Hyper-V pages Similarly to ESX and ESXi/VM this view contains all information related to Hyper-V virtualization hosts and Hyper-V virtual machines

  • Added Uptime column for Windows machines on a Windows tab

  • Device type can be set for nodes monitored by remote probes This feature will put all nodes with device types to filtered views like all nodes monitored by NetCrunch server directly.

  • Improved charts in Performance Tab located in Node Status window Click on chart to see data from 24h, 7days or 30 days with min,max and avg. values.

  • Improvement - IP SLA A test functionality has been added to IP SLA sensor

  • Improvement SQL Sensors Added option 'No database' for queries that aren't using specific databases

  • Improvement for Email Round Trip Sensor Added timeout property for maximum time to wait for the message to receive

  • Monitoring Pack - CyberPower Environment (SNMP) Shows and informs about values gathered from humidity and temperature sensors

  • Monitoring Pack - CyberPower PDU (SNMP) Monitors Power Supplies and Rack PDU

  • Monitoring Pack - CyberPower UPS (SNMP) Monitors information about battery, temperature and UPS power parameters

  • Monitoring Pack - Ironport (SNMP) Monitors system, disk and queue utilization of email security appliance.

  • Monitoring Pack - Riedo Networks E3METER (SNMP) Monitors information about temperature, humidity and power parameters.

  • Monitoring Pack - Rittal CMC III (SNMP) Monitors overall condition of the CMC system, CMC unit and state of sensors connected to it.

  • Monitoring Pack - Rittal CMC TC (SNMP) Monitors overall condition of the chassis and all devices connected to CMC PU.

  • Monitoring Pack - Riverbed SteelFusion (SNMP) Monitors counter related to CPU, Connections and Bandwidth

  • Monitoring Pack - Riverbed SteelHead (SNMP) Monitors counter related to CPU, Connections and Bandwidth

  • Monitoring Pack - Server Technology Sentry 3 (SNMP) Monitors power and environment parameters

  • Monitoring Pack - Sophos XG Firewall (SNMP) Alerts about high usage of CPU, Memory, Disk and Swap.

  • Putty has been updated to version 0.71

  • Python Parsers You can use Python scripts to create Data Parsers and Text Parsing Expressions now

  • Update OpenSSL to version 1.0.2t

  • WBEM Sensors WBEM data, WBEM object, WBEM WQL query: object allowing WBEM monitoring over HTTP/SOAP protocol

  • critical Correlations monitoring pack - no correlation alert could be defined
  • major Issue related to REST API where credential type couldn't be accessed with a user different than admin
  • major Issue where Network Service down alert was generated after node monitoring was enabled.
  • major Issue where source node couldn't be selected for SNMP counters in templates
  • major Issue where Windows Service alerts were closed by wrong events
  • major Issue related to alert definition duplication in nodes managed by templates.
  • major Issue related to conditional alert "Pending for more than" that was generated incorrectly.
  • major Issues related to map objects painted at the wrong places
  • major Issue related to drawing glitches on maps
  • major Issue related to the description of the counter with all instances selected.
  • major Issue related to the incorrect counter description when all instances are selected in Add SNMP counter window
  • minor Issue when switching between data parsers could remove contents of the parser.
  • minor Missing translations


Version 10.6.1

(June 27, 2019)

1 Features

15 Fixes
New Features & Improvements
  • Updated: OpenSSL Updated to version 1.0.2s

  • major Issue with 'Run SSH script' not working correctly in some cases
  • major Issue with incorrectly drawn maps in Web Access
  • major Issue with hidden pending alerts signaled on dashboards but missing in the Event Log view in specific cases
  • major Issue with WQL Query:Object sensor incorrect counter list displayed for a specific query
  • major Issue with WMI Object sensor not supporting query for a specific instance
  • major Issue with needless 'Service UP' event triggered in specific cases
  • major Issue with specific Cisco switch models missing on a routing map
  • major Issue in custom reports which were missing 'Down Since' column
  • major Issue with adding counters in GrafCrunch on nodes with thousands of monitored metrics due request timeout
  • major Issue where specific counters in SQL sensor resulted 'no data'
  • major Issue causing AppCrash in TrendViewer when stopping NCServer service
  • major Issue with SQL sensor not supporting queries using CAST function
  • major Issue with event details not displaying in Web Access
  • minor Issue with ESX Server view not cleaned properly after Atlas change
  • minor Dashboard issue with alerts switching their place due to unstable sorting

Version 10.6.0

(May 21, 2019)

18 Features

22 Fixes
New Features & Improvements
  • Added Unified Scaling to performance views Now you can visually compare values on the charts as they ax scales match each other.

  • Added filtering We added a filtering/searching option to node interfaces, port mapping, node performance status, and calculated counters window.

  • Connection broker Increased number of concurrent connections to 5

  • Emerson Leiberts UPS (SNMP) Monitoring Pack

  • Extreme Networks (SNMP) Monitoring Pack

  • Huawei (SNMP) Monitoring Pack

  • MSMQ - Windows Message Queueing Monitoring Pack

  • Network Interface Status Window The window gives you a better view of the current state and traffic history of the selected interface. (Opened by clicking on a link in physical segments or routing map)

  • New remote probe version Allows monitoring 75 services and all supported sensors including WMI, cameras, SQL and many more.

  • Revamped node performance status Beside new cleaner charts, it allows filtering by a monitored object or counter name

  • Revamped port mapping allows now easy searching for nodes connected to a port directly or indirectly

  • Service discovery support in remote probe Nodes monitored by the remote probe can use service discovery feature as regular nodes.

  • Support for Extreme Networks switches in Layer 2 mapping

  • Support for Huawei switches in Layer 2 mapping

  • Updated: Node status Now contains information about MAC Address, Connected to (if available), VLAN (if available)

  • Updated: OpenSSL to version 1.0.2r

  • Updated: WMI Sensors Added Authentication Level parameter to WMI sensors

  • Updated: Windows Process and Process Group Summary Added support for Virtual Bytes and Private Bytes counters

  • critical A security vulnerability in the Web client protocol
  • major Issue that false Network Service is up event was generated.
  • major Issue where traffic monitoring stopped working after some time
  • major Various issues regarding custom fields
  • major Issue with GrafCrunch connection using Admin account
  • major Missing enable/disable switcher in External Events
  • major The console could chock for a moment when many (> 1000) sensors are added to the Atlas
  • major Issue where viewing report in pdf format was not possible in WebAccess
  • major Issue with legacy licenses losing the option for linking user account with AD account
  • major Issue where custom timeout value for HTTP connection was not used
  • major Optimizations related to widget managing in multiselection
  • major Optimizations related to sensor managing and editing in multiselection
  • major Optimization related to actions on large number of nodes in multiselection (editing, removing etc.)
  • major Web Console issue with incorrect refreshing of the 'Map' view
  • major Issue with reports could not be sent to Notification Groups
  • minor User configuration is now saved with quick backup
  • minor Issue with incorrect Traffic presentation for multiple Interfaces
  • minor Issue where wrong popup menu was displayed in undocked Event Log
  • minor Overall performance and stability improvements
  • minor Fixes and improvements in performance views
  • minor Issue with incorrect 'New Version available' notification
  • minor Issue with Windows Processes System View - memory column is now sorted correctly


Version 10.5.1

(February 08, 2019)

4 Features

6 Fixes
New Features & Improvements
  • Added new Device Type Added support for Windows 2019

  • German, Japanese, Polish Language Release

  • Improvement Loading Physical Segment view has been optimized

  • Limit SNMP pending request This option can be used to limit how many requests are sent by NetCrunch to SNMP devices to avoid device overload

  • critical Issue where remote probe couldn't connect to NetCrunch server
  • major Issue where startup script wasn't executed
  • major Issue where Interface alerts were not correctly upgraded from version 9.3
  • major Issue where web browser options were missing after restarting NCServer service
  • major Issue where 'Monitoring Time' option were always set to default (5min) after upgrade or import of Network Atlas
  • minor Stability fixes

Version 10.5.0

(January 18, 2019)

16 Features

12 Fixes
New Features & Improvements
  • 130 New MIBs added to MIB database

  • Ability to filter multi-instance counters Filtering has been added to multi-instance performance counters. For example, you can now select all disks except cd-rom.

  • Active Directory Replication Sensor This sensor checks a Windows Domain Controller for replication errors.

  • Custom Fields You can convert edit field to pick list and vice versa now

  • Generic ZyXEL IES Series Monitoring Pack (SNMP) Includes monitoring of chassis, system parameters, voltage, temperature and fan status.

  • Generic ZyXEL ZyWALL Monitoring Pack (SNMP) Includes monitoring of CPU, Memory utilization, blocked packets, VPN tunnels and network interfaces.

  • Improved Windows Processes View It's possible to see parameters of the processes

  • Manage access to NetCrunch through AD groups It's possible to assign NetCrunch access Profile to Active Directory Group

  • Monitoring Packs It's possible to convert user-created Static Monitoring Packs to Dynamic Monitoring Packs and vice versa

  • NetCrunch REST API Add, remove, get information about nodes, views, credentials, folders, and sensors via REST requests.

  • Notification Panel Information about: program updates, missing monitoring credentials, license or subscription expiration dates, and newest articles in Knowledge Base or in our blog, are now all accessible in the new notification panel.

  • Pending Reboot Sensor Windows sensor for checking pending reboots.

  • Pending Updates View New System View available on Windows nodes

  • Script Sensor Improvement Added support for PSCredential object for PowerShell Scripts

  • Security Update OpenSSL has been updated to version 1.0.2q

  • Windows Updates Sensor The sensor monitors the status of Windows updates on a computer. Counts installed updates, updates available to install and updates that weren't installed or failed to install.

  • critical Unable to add alert "Network interface UP"
  • critical Sometimes, after adding sensors Monitoring Engine was not available
  • critical Sometimes, scheduled reports were not sent
  • critical TruVision recorder sensor couldn't connect to some devices
  • major DNS Name were not resolved automatically for workstations added by network scan
  • major Undefined is not a function issue on Hyper-V Hosts/Virtual Machines
  • major Data collectors couldn't be added to node Flows setting
  • major Missing options in Event Log Details Pane
  • major Issue related to custom port in MSSQL database sensors
  • minor After switching from simulated to a regular Network Atlas, some nodes may incorrectly appear as unlicensed
  • minor Stability fixes
  • minor "Play sound" notification error on the server start


Version 10.4.2

(October 27, 2018)

1 Fixes
  • minor Stability fixes

Version 10.4.1

(October 16, 2018)

1 Features

2 Fixes
New Features & Improvements
  • Language Version Release English, French, German, Japanese, Polish versions available

  • critical Manually created alert definitions were not upgraded to version 10.4.0
  • minor Stability fixes

Version 10.4.0

(October 06, 2018)

83 Features

27 Fixes
New Features & Improvements
  • 'Data Center' custom field added 'Data Center' default value is the same as the read-only 'DataCenterInfo' field from ESXi system. The field value can be modified in NetCrunch, although the change is not transferred outside to the ESXi system.

  • 100+ precompiled SNMP MIBs added with support for various vendors and devices

  • 3000+ Device Vendors added to OUI database

  • 5 Monitoring Packs Updated Cisco ASA VPN Tunnels (SNMP), Dell OpenManage (SNMP), HP Systems Insight Manager (SNMP), IIS, Juniper EX Switches HealthMon (SNMP), Juniper SRX (SNMP)

  • APC UPS Hardware (SNMP) Monitoring Pack added

  • Added Pick List field type in custom node fields

  • Added support for /31 and /32 network mask nodes with such masks are added to "Singletons" view under IP Networks

  • Amazon SNS Integration Send message through Amazon Simple Notification Service

  • Basic SIP Sensor Checks connection and session negotiation with SIP server

  • Buffalo TeraStation (SNMP) Monitoring Pack added

  • Cisco ADSL (SNMP) Monitoring Pack added

  • Cisco CBQoS (SNMP) Monitoring Pack added

  • Cisco Nexus Monitoring Pack added

  • Cisco UCS (Unified Computing System) (SNMP) Monitoring Pack added

  • Console performance enhanced several important performance and stability improvements (e.g. reduced the number of requests from console to server)

  • DELL iDRAC IPMI Sensor

  • DICOM C-Echo Sensor

  • Dell EMC Isilon OneFS (SNMP) Monitoring Pack added

  • Dell EMC Sensor

  • Dell EqualLogic Disk (SNMP) Monitoring Pack added

  • Dell EqualLogic Health (SNMP) Monitoring Pack added

  • Dell iDRAC (SNMP) Monitoring Pack added

  • Device Types added Cisco Nexus n6000 and Dell Networking N2048 are now recognized by NetCrunch

  • Docker Container Sensor Allows remote monitoring of docker containers

  • ESXi/VM View Page added, it contains all virtual machines from a given Atlas view

  • Eaton ATS (SNMP) Monitoring Pack added

  • Eaton UPS (SNMP) Monitoring Pack added

  • Filtering of interface improved New ifAlias filter added to interface monitor filters

  • Folder Sensor Improvement New counter and two new alert conditions for Folder Content check added

  • Fortinet Fortigate Monitoring Pack added

  • Fujitsu iRMC (SNMP) Monitoring Pack added

  • Generic UPS (SNMP) Monitoring Pack added

  • HP BladeSystem Health (SNMP) Monitoring Pack added

  • HP ProLiant Disk (SNMP) Monitoring Pack added

  • HP ProLiant Network Adapter (SNMP) Monitoring Pack added

  • HP iLO IPMI Sensor

  • HTTP Basic and REST HTTP Sensor Improvement Two new counters for HTTP Basic and REST HTTP sensor added

  • Hyper-V Host Monitoring NetCrunch now detects and allows you to configure Hyper-V monitor

  • Hyper-V VM monitor Monitors statuses of VMs and gets important VM metrics from Hyper-V

  • IBM IMM (SNMP) Monitoring Pack added

  • IBM IMM IPMI Sensor

  • IBM System x Disk (SNMP) Monitoring Pack added

  • IBM System x System Health (SNMP) Monitoring Pack added

  • ICMP Jitter Sensor for checking network connection quality

  • IPMI Log Sensor allows monitoring messages in IPMI log

  • IPMI Sensors Improvement Added support for authentication with the encryption key (KG) for all IPMI Sensors

  • Important Security Update! OpenSSL updated to 1.0.2p version

  • Improved Searching of Monitoring Packs All Monitoring Packs can be filtered by search tags; Monitoring Packs and Policies display the number of matching entries

  • Improved monitoring of Juniper switches Traffic data on Physical Segments is read from the physical interfaces instead of logical ones

  • Interface monitoring improvement Interface monitoring for secondary interfaces is disabled automatically now to prevent duplicated monitoring and unnecessary license consumption

  • Interface monitoring improvement Creation of event rules for Network Interface State - now it's possible to select interface by filtering interface properties

  • Interface monitoring improvements Added one new alert: Event Trigger for Network Interface Performance Counter and one new collector: Network Interfaces Trend Report

  • Juniper NetScreen (SNMP) Monitoring Pack added

  • LenovoEMC System Health (SNMP) Monitoring Pack added

  • MS Project Server 2013 Monitoring Pack added

  • MS Project Server 2016 Monitoring Pack added

  • MS SQL Server 2012-2017 Monitoring Pack added

  • Messagebird SMS Integration Send messages through MessageBird service

  • Microsoft Teams Integration Send messages to Teams server

  • Mikrotik Router (SNMP) Monitoring Pack added

  • Monitoring Pack QNAP Disk (SNMP)

  • Netgear ReadyNAS System Health (SNMP) Monitoring Pack added

  • Organization Filter for Actions allows executing an action only for nodes that belong to given organizational group

  • Palo Alto Networks Firewall (SNMP) Monitoring Pack added

  • Physical Segments improvement Interface utilization on physical segments map is displayed with more precision now (up to five decimal places)

  • Poseidon (SNMP) Monitoring Pack added

  • QNAP System Health (SNMP) Monitoring Pack added

  • RMON Traffic (SNMP) Monitoring Pack added

  • Remote Script Sensor Allows executing monitoring scripts remotely using SSH (scripts must be present on a remote machine)

  • SSL Certificate Sensor improvement added new alerts (e.g. weak public key) and additional certificate fields checked by sensor

  • Script Sensor allows executing scripts located on NetCrunch server machine

  • SharePoint 2013 Monitoring Pack added

  • SharePoint 2016 Monitoring Pack added

  • SonicWall System Health (SNMP) Monitoring Pack added

  • SonicWall VPN Traffic (SNMP) Monitoring Pack added

  • Synology Disk (SNMP) Monitoring Pack added

  • Synology System Health (SNMP) Monitoring Pack added

  • System Views added Services, Processes and Sessions lists displayed in the Node Status of Windows nodes

  • Traceroute Sensor

  • Web Browser Window GrafCrunch or a device web page can be added as a window or tab in NetCrunch desktop console

  • Windows Print Queue Monitoring Pack added

  • iNodes Sensor

  • interSeptor Pro Environment (SNMP) Monitoring Pack added

  • critical Connection to server could be lost after choosing certain Performance Objects during alerts or data collectors' setup
  • critical Discovery packet error in SNMPv3 monitor
  • critical After an upgrade from NC9.3 to 10, sensor counters (for EmailMailbox:POP3, Generic Agent, File:Windows, File:Text and Folder:Windows) were not updated properly
  • major 'Node is DOWN' alert was not generated under certain circumstances related to monitoring dependencies
  • major State of Atlas Tree loaded incompletely after console restart (missing bookmarks)
  • major Selecting some WMI namespaces was impossible. Now NetCrunch scans namespaces three levels down and allows entering any namespace by hand
  • major File Sensor using Windows protocol could stop working after second monitoring time due to interference with Windows Monitor
  • major Monitoring VMware vCenter Server Appliance 5.5 with OS Linux monitor could fail because of "SSH handshake" error
  • major Port Mapping is visible now regardless of interfaces monitor status
  • major Issue with incorrect MIB grouping after adding new MIBs to NetCrunch
  • major Printer Sensor worked incorrectly on non-printer SNMP devices
  • major Custom HTTP Headers fields in sensor settings became empty and could not be modified
  • major Alerts for counters containing colon in instance couldn't be displayed in Node Status > Performance view
  • major After applying 'All Alerts' filter in Custom View in Event Log, pending alerts from whole atlas were displayed
  • major Issue with rendering Atlas folders
  • major After some time 'no data' was displayed on the Availability chart located in the Node Status > Network Services view
  • major Sometimes after server restart creating performance triggers alerts was not possible
  • major Port mapping and VLANs weren't displayed for specific Juniper switch models
  • major Data collectors for Flow Global Counters could not be added because of empty source node list
  • major Missing value alert wasn't working for Generic Agent Sensor
  • major REST HTTP sensor's counters couldn't be added to data widgets and performance charts
  • major Wrong data was displayed for particular SNMP counters
  • major Data wasn't shown in port mapping for specific HP switch
  • major Sometimes, AdRemCefHelper processes were running after closing NetCrunch console and they could overutilizing the processor
  • minor Monitoring Time displayed in Node Status wasn't displayed for non-IP nodes
  • minor Missing icons in Select Monitoring Pack dialog
  • minor Down by Dependency  state wasn't displayed in Node Status


Version 10.3.2

(June 06, 2018)

8 Fixes
  • critical Flow server could stop working because of incoming text encoding
  • critical Flow server could stop working when incoming flow field was too long
  • major WMI namespace list should be read from the remote node instead of NetCrunch server node
  • major Fixed issue where single alert could close all alerts related to single alerting rule
  • major Fixed issue related to adding alerts to interfaces
  • major Fixed issue related to missing resource counters in Web Page sensor
  • major Fixed issue where monitoring could be disabled after NC Server machine restart
  • major Fixed issue where counters weren't collected after NC Server restart

Version 10.3.1

(May 11, 2018)

10 Fixes
  • critical NetCrunch server couldn't connect to ESXi after the upgrade because of missing DLL
  • critical Creating/opening Atlas lead to deadlock in certain cases
  • major Fixed SNMP issues in handling a large number of SNMP requests (> 60K)
  • major ESXi monitor did not try to reconnect if ESXi machine wasn't available at NetCrunch Server start
  • major Interfaces were incorrectly counted after server restart
  • major Counters on Remote Probe Node weren't collected properly
  • major Multi-counter charts (charts grouped by counter) weren't displayed properly
  • major Fixed issue related to reading Windows counter name index on localized systems requiring Unicode encoding (i.e. Japanese, Russian)
  • major The Atlas was in inconsistent state after the import
  • major After importing the Atlas which had custom grid layout dashboards were missing

Version 10.3.0

(April 26, 2018)

11 Features

11 Fixes
New Features & Improvements
  • Desktop Console stability and performance have been improved

  • Dynamic Views filter extended. You can now set dynamic view filtering upon interface monitoring state

  • Generic IPMI Sensor is the new sensor that allows monitoring any parameters provided by the device

  • GrafCrunch and Grafana plugin updated to the latest version (5.0.1)

  • Help Desk Integrations have been updated to latest versions of APIs (OPS Genie, Mojo Helpdesk, JitBit)

  • IP Address Prefix can be changed on multiple nodes at once by multi-selection

  • Interface Monitoring - you can now setup interface monitoring policy using a filtering expression

  • Oracle Database Connectivity parameters have been improved

  • Physical Segments map layout has been improved

  • Security Updates - Open SSL has been updated to the latest version. Java runtime updated to 10.0.1

  • Web Console browser compatibility improvements

  • critical Fixed Issue where images could occasionally disappear from the map
  • critical Fixed Issue where images could occasionally disappear after atlas import
  • critical Fixed Issue where last selected map layout wasn't saved
  • major Fixed issue related to changing encoding options for Syslog also changed encoding options for SNMP Traps
  • major Fixed issue with Squid3 monitoring pack restrictions
  • major Check for update wouldn't detect new version of NetCrunch available
  • major Device type Discovery wasn't working for ESX version 6.5
  • major Fixed issue related to configuration of COM GSM Devices
  • major Fixed issue where IP addresses of nodes would disappear when custom fields were added in multi-selection
  • major Fixed issue where widgets would became blank occasionally
  • major Fixed issue related to DNS sensor where only MX record were returned in sensor Test


Version 10.2.0

(March 20, 2018)

18 Features

14 Fixes
New Features & Improvements
  • Active Interfaces NetCrunch monitors only active interfaces by default

  • Basic IPMI Sensors Monitor various hardware parameters using IPMI

  • Create Icon from Jpeg Easily create icons with transparent background from Jpeg images

  • Data Integrity Check The program checks for Atlas Data integrity before performing a backup, to avoid creating broken backups

  • Data Parser It allows define external data formats (using XPath, JSONPath, DOM Selectors) or Javascript to transform any external data into NetCrunch counters and status objects

  • Dynamic Field in Reports Table reports support custom fields now

  • IP Camera Sensors Get snapshot from camera and place as widget on the map. Supports HTTP and ONVIF cameras

  • Improved Documentation Documentation is up to date now and contains many new topics

  • Language Version Japanese version available

  • New Web Trend Viewer A new trend viewer in Web Console

  • REST HTTP Sensors New sensor can process any HTTP request result

  • SQL Sensor Enhancements Added support for SQL based sensors queries with AS, JOIN, CAST and CONVERT

  • SSH Remote Ping Run ping remotely using SSH connection

  • Snapshot Image Widget New widget can display snapshot image status objects (from camera or any other source)

  • Support Legacy SMTP servers Round-trip email sensor supports authentication-less SMTP servers now

  • TruVision Recorder Monitor parameters of video recorders by Intelogix

  • WMI HDD Health Sensors Monitor HDD disks using SMART technology

  • XPath, JSONPath and DOM Selectors New text parsing expression allow easy parsing XML, HTML and JSON data

  • critical Faulty libraries caused NetCrunch Server app crash on some machines
  • critical NC internal SMTP server wasn't not working properly
  • major Missing Message Format after upgrade
  • major After server temp directory cleanup NetCrunch Server could stop synchronizing settings with the console.
  • major Flow Server was throwing an exception on invalid flow template data
  • major NC was hanging on 'Progress Window' during Atlas upgrade
  • major Fixed wrong path to pre-generated SSL certificate
  • major SSL Certificate sensor was connecting using IP Address instead by DNS Name
  • major Fixed saving changes in integration profiles
  • major After double click on the node, 'Status' window could open for incorrect node
  • major '%Processor Utilization' counter wasn't collected
  • major NetCrunch Server not restarted automatically after license activation
  • major WMI Sensors stopped working after remote machine has been restarted
  • major Overall stability fixes


Version 10.1.1

(January 31, 2018)

4 Features

8 Fixes
New Features & Improvements
  • Documentation Update New features are fully documented now

  • Language Versions English, German, French, Polish versions available

  • Migration Available new upgraded licenses for version 9 customers

  • Uptime sensor Added alert when restart of the device is detected

  • major SQL Query:Data Sensor is properly processing single records now
  • major Integrations were broken in the previous release
  • major One of Alcatel devices has been improperly classified
  • major Port mapping showed no data for Alcatel switch
  • major UI. Creating Report from View feature has been fixed
  • minor NetCrunch protocol definition wasn't updated for Flow Analyzer
  • minor UI. In certain situation adding alerts to syslog or traps was not possible
  • minor UI. SNMP profiles in SNMP View window were not working properly

Version 10.1.0

(January 22, 2018)

8 Features

4 Fixes
New Features & Improvements
  • HTTP Sensor Has follow redirect option now

  • Improved Atlas Wizard It gives you a better overview of all automatic monitoring packs enabled for the Atlas

  • New Icon Manager Window The revamped window allows for searching and tagging newly added icons

  • New Node Settings Wizard The new wizard allows quick setting basic settings like device type, credentials, and an icon for the node

  • Other UI fixes Improved icon rendering, ability to switch between group and list view when selecting sensors

  • Overview/Nodes Dashboard It handles up to 100 nodes in the view

  • Smart Printer Sensor New sensor allows much better SNMP printer monitoring than existing monitoring packs

  • Static Status Sensor It can be always OK (green) or you can set it manually to the desired status

  • critical Connecting SQL sensor to Oracle server has been fixed
  • major Flow node classification could not work correctly when nodes have been added and deleted multiple times
  • major WMI counter processing fixed. Some counter could not been processed correctly when entered with differect character case. (Counter paths should be case insensitive)
  • major Overal Server and Console stability fixes


Version 10.0.2

(December 22, 2017)

35 Features

61 Fixes
New Features & Improvements
  • 9 WMI Sensors allows monitoring data using advanced WQL queries. Available sensors are File Shares, Process, Process Summary, Remote Ping, Time Difference, WMI Data, WMI Object, WMI Perfomn, WQL Query:Object

  • Business Status Node allows you to combine status of various elements such as nodes, services or sensors into one, virtual node status

  • Data File Sensor allows for polling data from a remote file using various channels such as FTP/S, HTTP/S, SSH/Bash, SFTP, Windows/SMB

  • Event suppression is available in every edition and supports triggers and sensor events

  • Extended Multiselection NetCrunch fully supports multi-selection operations on all node settings now

  • Flow Dashboard available for every Atlas View and it supports multiple flow sources now

  • Full IPv6 support Every monitor, node, and sensor now accepts IPv6 addresses. If a node is monitored by DNS name

  • GrafCrunch updated to the latest version of Grafana. It supports organization group filters now.

  • Improved Dynamic Folders work smarter and do not create views if not needed

  • Improved device discovery allows discovering more device types

  • JS Parsing Expression allows using Javascript (ES6) for parsing text expressions

  • Layer 2 Maps Improvements Layer2 maps support Etherchannels now. The main view shows switches with their connections.

  • Link Aggregation Monitoring Pack Allows monitoring switch ports

  • Network interfaces identification is extended and interfaces can be identified by ifAlias or any other pattern

  • New Integrations for sending MQTT messages and for sending text messages through SMS Eagle and AlertOps services

  • New range trigger simplifies checking values in or out of range

  • Node Monitoring Templates allows for easy managing of settings for multiple nodes

  • OpenSSL security update to version 1.0.2n

  • Organizational Groups Add nodes to an organizational group and assign a user to the given group. As a result, the user will see nodes from the given group only.

  • Over precompiled 8500 SNMP MIBs NetCrunch comes with improved SNMPv3 support and thousands of new MIBs precompiled

  • Password for SSL certificate is supported now

  • Performance improvements reduce the processor utilization by 60% during normal server operations

  • Physical Segments Monitoring Pack Allows monitoring if node port link has been changed

  • RADIUS UX Sensor allows for checking authentication process and validates the response from a RADIUS server

  • Redundant Mail Servers allows you to define up to 10 SMTP servers, which are checked in order to send a notification email

  • Remote Probe is lightweight probe that can check 70+ network services performance and availability, including SNMP Ping and HTTP ping

  • Remote Sensor Node You can create a node just to receive data from a remote agent

  • SQL Sensors supports executing SQL query to popular databases. It supports SQL Server, Oracle, PostgreSQL, MySQL, MariaDB, and ODBC sources.

  • SSL Certificate Sensor allows checking of the SSL certificate expiration date, and various certificate properties

  • SVG Node icon support allows to use SVG icons to represent nodes

  • Sensor Consolidation Every sensor has been upgraded, and some were consolidated

  • System Uptime Sensor checks device uptime and supports WMI, SSH/Bash, and SNMP protocols

  • Text Log Sensor allows for remote log monitoring by using ssh/bash

  • Updated Status widget can now display status of any sensor object (built-in or custom)

  • Updated VLAN support VLAN dynamic folder has been added to default Atlas views and VLAN column is available in node details grid

  • critical Fixed several memory leaks in Server
  • critical Fixed issue with possible loss of Sensors configuration after Server restart
  • critical Memory leak in Flow Server could happen in certain conditions
  • critical Several important stability and performance improvements
  • critical Occasionally Desktop Console could hang
  • critical Restarting the Server could break the Atlas in certain conditions
  • critical Console could lose connection to the Server in certain conditions
  • critical In the case of very specific circumstances, all Atlas data could be lost
  • critical Fixed several Server deadlocks (causing server to emergency restart)
  • critical After disconnecting Console window disappeared and after reconnection only toolbar was working
  • critical Sometimes after Initial installation layout has not been loaded properly and UI was broken
  • critical Fixed memory leaks in Connection Broker
  • major Fixed displaying traffic on Physical Segments
  • major Fixed issue with sending daily reports by email
  • major Atlas tree could be empty or incomplete in specific circumstances
  • major Fixed a few issues with dragging/copying nodes
  • major Fixed several issues in Dynamic Folders
  • major Several issues fixed in MIB Compiler
  • major Several fixes in Widgets
  • major Generic Agent Sensor - Event based on expiration doesn't use Retention Time
  • major Fixed issue with displaying Avaya switches in Physical Segments view
  • major Authentication profile was set to default if monitoring time was changed for multiple nodes
  • major Fixed adding new fields for multiple nodes
  • major Fixed issue with changing filtering of automatic discovery
  • major New nodes added via External Events now have proper IP and mask
  • major Fixed possible gaps in trends from Network Service counters
  • major Fixed issue with displaying the same traffic speed value for Interfaces with the same name
  • major Fixed issue with displaying traffic data for certain switches on Interfaces tab
  • major Fixed issue with automatic enabling of monitoring after disabling it for a specified period of time
  • major SNMP counter alerts had no correlations when imported from a Monitoring Pack
  • major Windows Event Log Monitor was not reconnecting when unknown error occured
  • major %HD Bandwidth Utilization counter was not properly calculated for 10 Gb interfaces
  • major Fixed automatically setting dependency for ESX virtual machine
  • major Better support for Atlases with several thousand nodes
  • major Fixed possible gaps in Raw data for UNIX based systems
  • major Fixed issue with traps containing the Source Host variable
  • major Fixed issue with setting SNMP variable manually
  • major Fixed issue with getting event log list for Windows Event Log
  • major Fixed adding sensor counters to Reports in Monitoring Packs
  • major Fixed several Linux actions
  • major Fixed issue with monitoring time of leading service after disabling extended monitoring
  • major Fixed integration with JIRA
  • major Fixed issue with possibility of generating false alerts after Server restart
  • major WebAccess stability fixes
  • major Fixed Solaris tab in WebAccess
  • major Fixed issue with all alerts which contain sign '<' in the alert info or parameters
  • major Fixed issue with unrecognized response on certain Network Services
  • major Apache sensor now works with HTTPS
  • major Fixed issue with displaying Memory counter's values for CentOS7
  • major Fixed integration with ConnectWise
  • minor Fixed adding Network Service with Timeout less than 1000ms
  • minor Fixed problem with Alerting Message Formats causing an issue with saving Parameter in Footer field
  • minor Fixed issue with closing Pending Alerts after disabling Node Monitoring from Node Settings
  • minor Fixed opening View in WebAccess when View name contains a non-breaking space
  • minor Fixed some issues with Notify user or Group action
  • minor Fixed displaying Alert Close Reason in column
  • minor Fixed issue with deleting many nodes
  • minor Now Layout is set to Custom Edited Map instead of Default on first connection of Console
  • minor Many layout and minor issues fixes
  • minor Fixed displaying on HiDPI screens
  • minor Fixed problem with sharing pictures between two Consoles