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Earlier news

2011

april 19: DomainScan Server Monitoring 7.2 released
This release introduce support for Windows 10.



august 12: DomainScan Server Monitoring 7.12 released
This release introduce support for Windows Server 2012 R2.



september 3: DomainScan Server Monitoring 7.11 released
This release introduce support for Windows 8 and Windows Server 2012.



juni 20: DomainScan Server Monitoring 7.1 released
This release brings system administrators exiting new features, which will present even more information about the network.
Most important is the introduction of rotating information that shows aggregate information about devices and users.

Also new is an updated visualization engine, where one can get even more information out of visualized information.

Furthermore, the backend has been updated and a few issues has been resolved.

juni 1: DomainScan Server Monitoring 7.1 Beta 1 released
This release sports some features, which will give you as a system administrator even more information about the network.
Most important is the introduction of rotating information that shows aggregate information about devices and users.

Also new is an updated visualization engine, where one can get even more information out of visualized information.

Furthermore, the backend has been updated and a few issues has been resolved.

2010

juli 12: DomainScan Server Monitoring 7.0 SR 1 released
v7.0 SR 1 is a minor update that fixed a few annoying problems in the scanning engine.

With these problems solved, DomainScan Server Monitoring is even more stable, and can be used with success by small and medium sized companies that wishes to monitor their servers and computers, without wanting to pay thousands of dollars, pounds or alike.

maj 5: DomainScan 7 ready for download
DomainScan 7 is now released, and as Freeware.
DomainScan 7 replaces DomainScan Pro 2.83 and is as stable as ever. Plus DomainScan 7 is updated in a number of ways.

A few highlights:
  • Full support for Windows 7 and Windows 2008 R2.
  • The scanning engine is updated and now even more reliable.
  • The virtualization engine is updated, and is more user friendly than ever.
  • Plus a number of behind-the-scenes improvements, which will improve both usability, reliablity and stability.


april 14: DomainScan is now freeware
As of version 7, DomainScan will only be available in one version - the full version, and it will be released as freeware.

The first beta is already available, and contains a few enhancements over the previous DomainScan Pro version, which this release will replace.

A few highlights from the current beta:
  • The virtualization engine is updated, and is more user friendly than ever.
  • Full support for Windows 7 and Windows 2008 R2.
  • Plus a number of behind-the-scenes improvements, which will improve both usability, reliablity and stability.


marts 29: Company announcement
Due to changing priorities within GH Software, some major changes has occurred and will occur in the coming months.

Primarily, GH Software is now a part of GHIT ApS - a IT consulting company in Denmark.

This will change the way that DomainScan will be maintained and updated in the future.
An announcement will be released in April.

2009

august 24: DomainScan v6.63 released
This release introduces a XML based flexible device list format, where one can add additional devices that DomainScan Standard must scan.

Also, an updated and much faster virtualization engine is included.

Furthermore, the scanning engine is updated in multiple areas, and is now even more stable; even in situations where monitored devices may behave oddly.

august 14: DomainScan Pro v2.83 released
DomainScan is now capable extracting information about security products, such as Antivirus or Firewall product.

Also, this release introduces a XML based flexible device list format, where one can add additional devices that DomainScan must scan.

Furthermore, the scanning engine is updated in multiple areas, and is now even more stable; even in situations where monitored devices may behave oddly.

juni 29: DomainScan v6.62 released
This release introduces a new dashboard that improves usability a lot thanks to the much more condensed nature of the information that is presented.
Furthermore, this edition sports a redesigned ping and port scanner utility as well as a couple of improvements in the scanning engine.

juni 15: DomainScan Pro v2.82 released
This update introduces a redesigned dashboard that improves usability a lot thanks to the much more condensed nature of the information that is presented.

Reporting features is also updated, and a number of new reports are added, including inventory and warranty reports.

A new unique feature is also introduced: One can now enter price and warranty information, so that DomainScan can be used to calculate asset values on the fly.
This feature is not even seen in highly expensive asset management tools, but has the potential to save a lot of otherwise tedious time calculating and determine asset values.

marts 18: DomainScan v6.61 released
This evolutionary release contains a number of enhancements and small changes that makes DomainScan an even better monitoring solution. Information presentation is slighty better, and aggregate information is now calculated and shown on the fly. Furthermore, one can now delete devices and users.
Finally, in the ongoing effort to make DomainScan as good as possible, a few bugs has been identified and resolved.



marts 11: DomainScan Pro v2.81 released
With this quality release, it is now possible to merge devices, users and domains.
Furthermore aggregate information is now calculated and shown on the fly when one clicks on a column header in the device or user panel.
Finally, the Field Chooser subsystem has been enhanced.

In the Scanning engine, communication with SNMP enabled devices has been enhanced and a few other issues are resolved.



januar 19: DomainScan Pro v2.8 released
This major update introduces a number of new and improved features.
The monitoring engine is updated and is much easier to use.
Tasks and Organization is improved
Notifications are now placed in its own module.
CPU load and memory load is collected on all devices and shown graphically.
The discovery engine is slightly updated, resulting in faster and more reliable scan cycles.
Windows Vista interoperability has improved and there is preliminary support for the upcoming Windows 7.

See the change log for all changes.


januar 19: DomainScan v6.6 released
This release introduces a number of new and improved features.
The scanning engine is updated, resulting in faster and more reliable scan cycles.
DomainScan will now collect basic hardware information, such as CPU load, installed memory, disc capacity etc.
The monitoring system is updated, and is easier to use.
Windows Vista interoperability has improved and there is preliminary support for the upcoming Windows 7.


januar 5: DomainScan v6.6 Beta 1 available
The upcoming freeware edition of DomainScan sports a number of enhancements.
Disk, processor and memory usage is now detected, as well as standard peripherals, such as USB, Firewire and PC Card adapter.
Furthermore, the scanning engine is enhanced and is more robust.

januar 5: GDB Database Analyzer v1.9 released
This release adds support for GDB revision 3.8, which is used by DomainScan Pro v2.8 and DomainScan v6.6.

2008

december 19: DomainScan Pro v2.8 Beta 2 available
The upcoming edition of DomainScan Pro sports a number of enhancements.
The entire monitoring system is updated, and usage is simplified. Device information window is updated. CPU and memory usage is now recorded for each device, so that one can track device performance better than ever.
The Bug Hunt license unit award also applies to this beta release!

august 20: DomainScan v6.53 released
This release enhances the freeware edition DomainScan in multiple areas; mostly behind the scenes. The scanning engine algorithm has been updated and is now more robust.
Furthermore a number of tweaks have been added to the user interface.

august 6: DomainScan Pro v2.74 released
This release enhances DomainScan in a number of ways; mostly behind the scenes. The scanning engine algorithm has been updated and is now more robust.
Support for SMTP servers that requires authentication is added.
With this release, DomainScan Pro is also capable of detecting the host of virtual devices (such as VMware and Microsoft).
Furthermore a number of tweaks have been added to the user interface.

juni 11: DomainScan Pro v2.73 released
This release features a lot of changes to the database engine, which leads to much faster database performance, and furthermore increases Client stability.
This update also features a completely redesigned service installation routine and many minor changes to the user interface.

DomainScan v6.52 is also released with the same enhancements as the Pro edition.

april 28: DomainScan Pro v2.72 released
A new 'matrix view' mode is added to the monitor overview which makes it simpler to supervise running monitors.
Also added is the possibility to launch admin shares from within DomainScan.
'Device usage' statistics are now collected and shown per user.

The freeware edition (DomainScan v6.51) is also released.

marts 31: DomainScan Pro v2.71 released
With this release, one can now assign users to a task, and DomainScan can nag this user, by sending daily emails, when the deadline has been reached.
Furthermore, one can now assign custom email addresses for every user.

marts 5: DomainScan Pro released
The DomainScan application has been renamed to DomainScan Pro, and a number of new exiting features are added; for instance filter functionality in the main window. DomainScan can now help one to remember when somebody needs to do something thanks to the ‘Task deadline’ functionality.

The freeware edition, DomainScan, is also released with updated and new features.

januar 21: DomainScan v2.63
In this release focus has been on improving the overall user experience. The setup wizard are therefore redesigned and simplified. Network and Service information is now separated. Furthermore, enhancements have been made in the Scanning Engine to resolve some minor issues.

2007

december 14: DomainScan v2.62 and DomainScan Light v6.31 released
The device and user information dialogs has been significantly redesigned.
Furthermore, users can now be set as being obsolete.

See the change logs for a full list of changes.

november 26: DomainScan 2.61 released
Windows Home Server is now supported. HOSTS file support is also added to this release as well.
Finally, this release spots several new data analysis reports.
See the change log for a full list of details.

november 9: DomainScan 2.6 released
In this update, IPv6 support is introduced. Also introduced is the note functionality, so that one can assign notes and deadlines to devices and users.
Multimedia audit are introduced as well.
Furthermore, the user interface has been reworked for improved usability.
Finally, the license unit schema has been simplified and will use app. 10% less license units than the previous releases.

november 5: DomainScan Light 6.3 released
IPv6 support is introduced in this release.
Furthermore, this release contains a significant update to the user interface, which focuses on easy-of-use.
See the change log for full details about the changes in this release.

oktober 29: GDB Database Analyzer v1.6 released
This release adds support for the upcoming GDB revision 3.5, which will be used by DomainScan v2.6 and DomainScan Light v6.3 which is due for release in November 2007.

oktober 24: DomainScan v2.6 Beta 1 released
This beta spots 2 important new features:
IPv6 is now supported.
And one has the ability to add notes and deadlines to all devices and users.
Furthermore, the main window is updated and is now simpler to use.

september 24: DomainScan v2.53 released
A number of monitor templates are shipped with this release, so that one can easily set DomainScan up to monitor SQL, IIS and other important services.

One can now test monitors against any known device.
And finally, a heartbeat function is also added.

september 3: DomainScan v2.52 released
This release introduces a number of new device types – SQL, Terminal server, Mail server and more. New is also instant statistics in the main window.
Also introduced, are a new set of device icons that will help to detect devices with problems easily. Furthermore, mails created by DomainScan, are now HTML formatted.

august 22: DomainScan Light v6.2 released
This release introduces new device types, and a completely redesigned icon representation for devices and users. This release also enhances the functionality, and it’s now possible to group devices and user in the main window.

juli 30: DomainScan v2.51 released
In this release, preliminary Windows Server 2008 support has been added.
Furthermore, the network search tools have been improved, and multiple devices can now be searched simultaneously with their default login credentials.

juli 16: DomainScan v2.5 released
This release sports numerous improvements: Scanning time has been reduced by up to 50%.
The monitor system is updated and one can now assign specific monitor-response paths.
The user interface has been updated for improved usability.
The event log is now exported as a standard CSV file for easier 3rd party integration.

juli 5: GDB Database analyzer updated
GDB Analyzer, the tool for updating and analyzing databases from DomainScan and DomainScan Light has been updated to support GDB revision 3.4, which will be the featured revision in DomainScan 2.5 as well as DomainScan Light 6.1

[July 2] DomainScan v2.5 RC 1 released
This release contains a number of fixed since Beta 2 and is now production stable. Among changes since v2.31 are a faster scanning engine, enhanced monitoring, redesigned device and user information dialogs and a general user interface polish.

[June 18] DomainScan v2.5 beta 2 released
This updated release is feature complete, and spots an entirely new event logging mechanism. The output is now CSV formatted for easy integration with 3rd party tools. Also, issues from beta 1 have been resolved.

[May 30] DomainScan v2.5 beta 1 released
This preview brings a number of new features. Most important is a redesigned preprocessing engine, which is up to 70% faster. The monitor system is also enhanced and it’s now possible to define that a response can only respond to events from selected monitors. The device and user information interface is updated. And much more.

[Apr 2] DomainScan v2.31sr1 released
This service release fixes a serious problem in DomainScan v2.31, which caused the Directory interface to seize working.

[Mar 28] DomainScan v2.31 released
With this release, it is now possible to gather process information during audit.
Furthermore, a few minor enhancements have been made to the scanning engine for improved performance on Windows 2003 server systems. Also enhanced is the Service Setup user interface, plus some minor changes.

[Mar 20] DomainScan Light 6 released
DomainScan Light (formerly known as NetScanG) features a completely new main interface, with a lot of enhanced features. Also added to this release is a SNMP browser. DomainScan Light is built upon the same platform as DomainScan v2.3.

[Mar 8] DomainScan v2.3 released
This release introduces a new task based interface with major changes and improvements.
Monitors has been enhanced, database synchronization is now multithreaded. The database engine now supports compression for reduced database size. The SNMP browser is redesigned. And much more.

[Mar 5] GDB Database analyzer v1.3 released
The database analyzer has been updated in order to support the upcoming engine upgrade in DomainScan v2.3

[Feb 26] DomainScan v2.3 Beta 2 released
Beta 2 features a number of improvements over Beta 1; better stability, improved information during the initial scan, a more polished user interface. Furthermore, it’s now possible to let DomainScan write all events and notifications to a separate log file.

[Feb 19] DomainScan v2.3 Beta 1 released
In this pre-release, a number of enhancements are introduced. The main interface is redesigned for improved usability. The database connector is multithreaded, and data compression is added to the database system. Furthermore, SNMP monitors are improved.

[Jan 8] DomainScan v2.27 released
A new domain GUI is introduced with this release, with improved directory integration (exchange servers is now detected). Also added; two new fields to the main window (CPU cores and login as).

2006

[Dec 11] DomainScan v2.26 released
This release contains updates to the monitor system; the disk monitor has been improved and can now monitor individual partitions, and the user interface is updated and simplified for easier usage. Furthermore, the regression line system is updated and is now dynamically calculated.

[Dec 11] NetScanG v5.25 released
In this update, the monitor system has been updated, with simplified usage and improved feedback. Also, the engine has been updated slightly.

[Nov 27] DomainScan v2.25 released
The outlook panel has been updated in this release in order to be more informative. Also, the setup wizard has been improved, the GH Software online module is updated, and a few tweaks are implemented.

[Nov 21] NetScanG v5.24 released
This is an incremental release with a few enhancements. First, installation has been improved, and will now install easier than before. Also, the GH Software online module has been updated, as well as minor enhancements to the user interface.

[Nov 6] DomainScan v2.24 released
In this release the Domain Report utility is redesigned and a few filters are added. Network tools are also redesigned and usability is enhanced. Further more, preliminary Windows Vista support is added.

[Nov 2] NetScanG v5.23 released
The network tools are updated with this release – so it’s now possible to send messages and shutdown multiple devices. Furthermore, this release has preliminary support for Windows Vista

[Oct 16] DomainScan v2.23 released
A reworked ping utility is included in this release, which features graphical ping response plot and a new interface makes it easy to keep focus even when multiple devices are pinged simultaneously. Remote desktop can now be launched from within DomainScan and the interface is slightly improved. This release also includes detection for x64 OS’es, VMWare virtual servers.

[Oct 9] NetScanG v2.22 released
This release brings an improved ping tool, with a much improved user interface. The address tracker is improved, as well as the setup wizard. The scanning engine is improved and will now cope better with network related problems, especially in multi workgroup/domain environments.

[Sep 25] DomainScan v2.22 released
DomainScan v2.22 brings a few subtle, but significant, changes. The user monitor can now detect and warn if local users are logged in. Regression lines can now show the interception points on the axes. Furthermore, the scan engine is fine tuned, and will now work faster in 'difficult' network environments.

[Sep 11] DomainScan v2.21 released
v2.21 in an incremental update that brings updates to the monitor system, an improved User directory interface plus some additional UI improvements.
The engine is slightly enhanced and will now scan the network a bit faster.

[Sep 4] NetScanG v5.21 released
In this version, the user monitor is re-implemented and Directory information can now be seen in NetScanG. Also, the Data analysis tool is slightly updated and a few enhancements have been implemented in the scanning engine for improved stability.

[Aug 16] DomainScan v2.2 released
In v2.2 a number of important features is included: Notifications – a unified way to collect and display noticeable information, for instance when new devices are discovered. A new unique user monitor is introduced, which can be used to monitor if users exceeds a number of unique logins or even if the user logs in. Furthermore, the entire monitor/response interface is redesigned for improved usability.
Finally, this release has undergone a new quality assurance checkup, which makes this the most reliable and streamlined release ever.

[Aug 9] NetScanG v5.2 released
Version 5.2 contains a number of usability oriented updates – including some redesigned controls.
Also, this release has undergone a new quality assurance checkup, in order to bring the reliability and usability to a higher level

[Aug 7] NetScanG v5.2 RC1 released
Version 5.2 contains a number of usability oriented updates – including some redesigned controls.
Also, in this release, a number of issues have been solved.
Database analyzer v1.2 is also released in order to support the updated database backend included in NetScanG v5.2.

[July 17] DomainScan v2.1 released
In v2.1, the user interface is updated, which makes DomainScan even easier to use and navigate thanks to the new ‘advanced’ mode.
The visualization engine is updated with a new interface and regression line support is implemented.
Kiosk mode support has been upgraded, and administrators can now turn certain features off on DomainScan Clients that are used by non-admin personnel.
See the change log for details.

[July 17] NetScanG v5.1 released
In NetScanG v5.1 multiple domain support and the device list feature has been implemented, which means that NetScanG now can monitor any network device.
Also, NetScanG features an updated visualization engine.
Furthermore, a number of back-end issues have been resolved.

[June 13] DomainScan 2.1 beta 1 released
In beta 1 an updated visualization engine is introduced, which implements a wider range of features, including instant regression line support.
The user interface is updated, and is now more user friendly, and a new advanced toolbar will help navigating faster though the features of DomainScan.

Also, NetScanG v5.1 beta 1 is released which also features the updated visualization engine, as well as a number of smaller changes.

[May 22] DomainScan 2.02 released
In v2.02, visualization support on hardware audit has been improved, and it is now possible to make an All-domains domain report. Database synchronization is improved and a few issues have been resolved.

[May 15] NetScanG 5.01 released
Version 5.01 is a minor update that improves stability, feedback on network problems and fixes issues found in v5.0.

[May 5] DomainScan 2.01 released
In version 2.01, a device list editor is added in order to create device lists easier. Furthermore, the user interface is slightly improved, and functionality on non-domain networks is improved.

[Apr 18] DomainScan 2 and NetScanG 5 available
DomainScan 2 and NetScanG 5 are built on a new common platform which will bring options that are unique for this class of software in terms of features, stability, ease-of-use and pricing.
DomainScan 2 introduces support for multiple domain monitoring, audit support, executive features, a monitor/response system and a new dynamic and transparent licensing system.

[Mar 27] NetScanG 5 Release Candidate 1 available
In RC1, a number of issues from Beta 2 are corrected. The scanning engine is now more error tolerant and initial installation and network scan is improved.

[Mar 20] DomainScan 2 and NetScanG 5 beta 2 available
DomainScan 2 beta 2 and NetScanG 5 beta 2 available
Beta 2 is feature-complete. A number of issues are corrected, including fixes for engine crashes. In Beta 2, security now works (DomainScan only) and the client interface is faster.

[Mar 13] DomainScan 2 and NetScanG 5 betas released
DomainScan 2 and NetScanG 5 betas released
The first preview of the next generation of DomainScan and NetScanG is now available.
The two versions is now entirely built on a shared technology platform and presents a number of new features which makes the two releases unique programs compared to other network monitoring tools.

2005

[Nov 30] DomainScan v1.71 released
In v1.71, the Scan Range Wizard is redesigned for easier usage. Furthermore, a few graphical bugs were corrected.
See the change log for more details.

[Oct 31] DomainScan v1.7 released
In version 1.7, WMI tool, ping tool and port scanner is redesigned and is now extremely flexible and utilizes the underlying multithreaded DomainScan batch engine for improved performance.
See the change log for more details.

[Sep 22nd] DomainScan v1.63 released
In version 1.63, the breakdown tools and the main menu are redesigned. A menu is added with short cuts to some of the commonly used Windows tools.

[Aug 15th] NetScanG v4.3 released
In version 4.3, the user interface is improved, and the notification system has been improved in order for NetScanG to provide better feedback.

[Aug 8th] Demodatabase 3 published
A 3rd DomainScan demo database has been released, in order for potential customers to test DomainScan before purchase.

[Aug 1st] DomainScan v1.62 released
DomainScan v1.62 is an incremental, but important, update.
Some issues in DomainScan Service have been resolved, and the user interface is slightly updated for improved usability. See the change log for details.

[July 11th] DomainScan v1.61 released
DomainScan v1.61 is a minor update where the user interface is improved.
Database connection error handling is improved, and the address tracker does now support wild card searches.

[June 22nd] NetScanG v4.2 released
In this version two new tools has been added - 'Send Message' and 'Shutdown'. These two tools make it possible to shutdown a remote computer and to send messages to remote computers.
An ignore list is also added, which can be used to exclude computers from the scan.
Significant improvements: Multi graph support. Find IP address can now perform wildcard searches. Reworked Installation Wizard.

[June 15th] DomainScan v1.6 released
DomainScan v1.6 adds a number of new features. For instance:
Processes, services and files can now be deleted, started, stopped from within DomainScan.
Wake-On-LAN and remote computer shutdown has been implemented.
Computer information can now show current hardware information.
Plus a lot of improvements, based on customer feedback.

[June 6th] DomainScan v1.6rc2 released
DomainScan v1.6 adds a number of new features. For instance:
Processes, services and files can now be deleted, started, stopped from within DomainScan.
Wake-On-LAN and remote computer shutdown has been implemented.
Computer information can now show current hardware information.
+ A lot of other improvements.
RC2 improves error handling and fixes a few issues found in RC1

[June 1st] DomainScan v1.6rc1 released
DomainScan v1.6 adds a number of new features. For instance:
Processes, services and files can now be deleted, started, stopped from within DomainScan.
Wake-On-LAN and remote computer shutdown has been implemented.
Computer information can now show current hardware information.
+ A lot of other improvements.

[Apr 15th] DomainScan 1.52 Released
DomainScan v1.52 is a minor update that brings some new functionality to the client part. Data can now be exported to HTML and multiple graphs can be shown at the same time. Further more, the installation wizard is redesigned for easier start-up.

[Apr 5th] DomainScan 1.51sr2 Released
Version 1.51sr2 is a critical update to DomainScan 1.5sr1, due to a critical bug service installation bug in sr1 (see bug #36 for information)

[Mar 28th] DomainScan 1.51sr1 Released
Version 1.51sr1 is a minor update that primarily fixes user-interface issues.
Error handling for the tools is improved, and all known bugs are resolved with this release.

[Mar 21st] DomainScan 1.51 Released
Version 1.51 is a minor update that primarily fixes user-interface issues.
Error handling for the tools is improved, and all known bugs are resolved with this release.

[Mar 18th] NetScanG 4.1 Released
In NetScanG v4.1, the interface now uses Windows XP style, if available.
A new tool - Port Test Lite - has been added, which makes it possible to test if some common ports (such as HTTP) are open.
A new installation wizard is also added for easier installation.

[Feb 22nd] DomainScan 1.5 Released
DomainScan v1.5 is a major update, which introduces a number of new features, which makes DomainScan an even more unique and useful tool.
A new tool is the port test tool, which can be used to test for open ports. The new Domain Report tool is an advanced and extremely useful tool that – in a few seconds – can produce a comprehendible presentation of resources in the domain.
The user interface is updated, Active Directory and WMI support is extended, and a lot of other changes make this the most important update yet.

[Feb 7th] DomainScan 1.5RC1 Released
DomainScan v1.5 is a major client update, which introduces a number of new features, which makes DomainScan an even more unique tool.
Amongst new features are a port test tool, Domain Report tool, better Active Directory integration and improved customizability. Plus much more.

[Jan 17th] DomainScan 1.12SR1 Released
DomainScan v1.12 SR1 is an evolutionary update that brings faster database read performance, some improvements to the user interface and an updated GH Software online module. Download it from the GH Software website.
SR1 fixes a bug in the license validation, which may cause some keys to be rejected.

[Jan 12th] DomainScan 1.12 Released
DomainScan v1.12 is an evolutionary update that brings faster database read performance, some improvements to the user interface and an updated GH Software online module. Download it from the GH Software website.

[Jan 10th] NetScanG v4 Released
v4 introduces a number of improvements and new features such as:
Ping Range function with exception ranges. Visualization unit. Even more user-friendly due to the reworked user interface. Better stability. Finally, NetScanG is now capable of monitoring 500 computers.

[Jan 3rd] NetScanG v4 RC1 Released
NetScanG v4 brings a number of improvements, including service pack detection, improved stability and the ability to monitor up to 444 computers. And it’s still freeware.


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