LOGINventory Changelog

New in version 6.3.1

January 12th, 2015
  • Bug fixes:
  • Localization: Various minor bugs have been fixed.
  • PowerShell: Script «Software_Installed_Not_Installed. ps1» has been improved.
  • MS Exchange inventory: the DATA path were not expanded in environment variables.

New in version 6.2.3 (September 5th, 2014)

  • New features:
  • LMC: Report templates available.
  • PowerShell: New PS commandlet Get-LiUserAccounts.
  • Bug fixes.
  • LMC: Copy of 'License Management' node remains simple folder.
  • LMC: query filter condition for timestamp 'Today'.

New in version 6.1.2 (May 7th, 2014)

  • LOGINsert: Tray application for comfortable access to LOGINventory6 Configuration, Windows Services and Windows Event log.
  • LOGINsert: Subdirectory ‘In Progress’ in Data directory no longer needed.
  • Setup: Only complete installation of the base modules (LMC, LOGINquiry, LOGINsert, Configuration).
  • Because of ‘Portable LMC’ is the ‘Viewer Only’ installation no longer necessary.
  • Setup: Select whether LOGINsert service should be started manually or automatically.
  • Configuration: Shows the “Do not use SQL Compact Edition in productive environments to avoid performance issues” hint if licenses are added and SQL CE is configured.
  • Offer automatic repair of the DbProviderFactory section in ‘machine.config’ which is sometimes corrupted by third party software.

New in version 5.11.0 Build 5779 (January 24th, 2014)

  • Bug Fixes:
  • XML-Export Tool: Asset export from Microsoft Access database failed
  • XML-Export Tool: Asset export from MySQL database failed
  • LOGINfo: VMs missing on ESX 5.1 and 5.5.

New in version 5.11.0 Build 5756 (November 30th, 2013)

  • Features:
  • XML-Export Tool: Export assets and license information for LOGINventory6.
  • Bug Fixes:
  • LOGINfo: SNMP: system.sysname will be used as PCname, except:
  • system.systemname is empty or
  • system.systemname contains a blank or
  • system.systemname contains ’Ricoh’ or
  • system.systemname contains ’NRG’ or
  • system.systemname contains ‘Unknown’
  • LOGINfo: Decrypts invalid license key from Window 8 and Office 2013
  • WebInterface: Suppress dialog box when license violation occurs.
  • PS Sample Scripts: Updated to be compatible for PS version 3 and 4.

New in version 5.11.0 Build 5730 (September 23rd, 2013)

  • Features:
  • LMC: Pop-up on LOGINventory license violation.
  • LOGINconfig: XmlExport to transfer asset data to ‘LOGINventory 6′.
  • WebInterface: ‘Licensing report’ node added.
  • LOGINfo: Move software packages containing “KBnnnn” or “Hotfix” to ‘Hotfixes’ group.
  • Bug Fixes:
  • LOGINfo: Default value for ping timeout increased from 500 ms to 2000 ms.
  • LOGINfo: Check for “SCANIP is in local ip addresses” fixed.
  • LOGINsert: No update or insert of assets on LOGINventory license violation.

New in version 5.10.0 Build 5701 (July 22nd, 2013)

  • Features:
  • Licenses: Sum up available active licenses.
  • LOGINfo: Avoiding scan error 1219 “Conflicting credentials” by trying alternate connections.
  • LOGINfo: Ignore LOGINfo.ini in program folder.
  • LOGINfo.ini: Display LOGINfo.ini pathname in resulting .LI5 for debugging.
  • Manual/Installation guide: Enhanced documentation.
  • Bug Fixes:
  • PS Sample Scripts: Use numeric comparison on numbers (default: alphabetic).
  • PS Sample Scripts: Handling of special date values (e.g. ‘now’).

New in version 5.10.0 Build 5679 (June 6th, 2013)

  • Features:
  • LMC: Microsoft Volume Activation information will be shown even in assets details.
  • LMC: In “Software”-”Hotfixes” – the filter “Installed” is set to ‘yes’.
  • BugReporter: User information will be pre-populated.
  • Manual: Minor improvements.
  • BugFixes:
  • LOGINfo.ini: The (obsolete) command !defaultscan causes LOGINfo to stop processing the INI-file; the following lines will be ignored.
  • LOGINfo: On computers with IE6 the display name can be confusing.
  • LOGINfo: Net-SNMP settings ignored if not available.
  • Setup: It is not possible to enter a UNC path for the DATA directory during Setup.

New in version 5.10.0 Build 5663 (June 6th, 2013)

  • Features:
  • BugReporter: Is now used only for MMC plug-in bugs; all other components will display a message box and/or write to logfile.
  • Setup: LOGINventory5 components modified to be found by Windows 8/Windows Server 2012 “Apps search”.
  • BugFixes:
  • LOGINfo: Sporadically missing “UserFullname” on Windows desktop OS.
  • LOGINfo: Scanning a Hyper-V server installed with non-English language returns no data about installed VMs.
  • LOGINfo: Scanning a computer via SNMP, returns no software package entry for the operating system.
  • LOGINfo: When scanning with option “Net-SNMP” activated, but without installed NET-SNMP package, LOGINfo falls back to Windows build-in SNMP v1 and read-community “public”.
  • Fixed: Abort scan with error code 126 (The requested module was not found).
  • LOGINfo: Scan while using NET-SNMP but with wrong parameter aborts with error code -1073741819.
  • Fixed: Return error code 5 (Access denied).
  • LMC: When using “Scan Now” for an asset, “Done” files will not be saved in the DATA directory subfolder.
  • LOGINsert: If an error appears during insert data, LOGINsert finished and called the BugReporter.
  • Fixed: LOGINsert continues to insert next file, until all files will be done or “MaxInsertErrorCount” (default: 5) errors will occur.

New in version 5.10.0 Build 5648 (June 6th, 2013)

  • Features:
  • LMC: New sub-node “Physical Memory” added to Hardware node.
  • New properties “Scan MAC”, “System SKU” and “System Family”.
  • Manual / Troubleshooting Guide: Some supplements.
  • BugFixes:
  • LOGINfo.ini: For the scan server (only),
  • !include %Computername%.ini
  • did not work.
  • LOGINfo: Detect BitLocker encryption state without credentials.
  • LOGINfo: For local scan, only 32-bit environment variables had been used, even if it’s a 64-bit system.
  • LOGINfo: Command line parser: Allow multiple blanks between arguments.
  • LOGINquiry: Consistent value (150) for “max. parallel scans” in “Range” and “Global Settings” dialogs.

New in version 5.10.0 Build 5630 (June 6th, 2013)

  • Features:
  • LOGINfo: New property “Physical RAM Size” shows total size of installed RAM modules. Existing property “Memory Size” shows total size of available memory (e.g. without memory used for video).
  • For virtual machines with dynamic memory, “Physical RAM Size” shows the initial memory size (e.g. 512 MByte), “Memory Size” shows the size of assigned memory (e.g. 1256 MByte).
  • LOGINfo: Windows 2000 is no longer a valid OS for LOGINfo.exe and LOGINfoW.exe; you can use LOGINfoL.exe instead.
  • Manual / Install Guide / Troubleshooting Guide: Some supplements.
  • BugFixes:
  • LOGINfo: LOGINfo, LOGINfoW could not be executed on CPUs without SSE2.
  • LMC: Using the condition “is less than Today – n days” in a query did not work so far in conjunction with MySQL databases connection.
  • Configuration: Selection of database type “ODBC (MySQL, PostgreSQL)” had not been saved.

New in version 5.10.0 Build 5616 (December 28th, 2012)

  • Features:
  • LMC: New global node for Virtual Machines
  • LMC: New software node for Apps
  • LMC: Show queries as VMs and Software -> Apps
  • LOGINfo: Software inventory for Windows Store Apps (former Metro Apps).
  • LOGINfo: Allow SNMP for Windows CE, even if switch ‘NoSNMP’ is on.
  • LOGINfo: If a Windows PC cannot be inventoried by WMI, you now can switch off fallback to registry only.
  • LOGINfo: New RPC timeout: Default 600 seconds.
  • LOGINquiry: ‘Account’ was renamed to ‘Identifier’ to not mix it up with ‘User’ name.
  • Configuration: Support for ‘Microsoft Access Database Engine 12.0’. ‘Microsoft Access Jet 4.0’ is no longer supported and will not work on Windows 8, 64 bit, or Windows 2012, 64 bit. It is recommended that you use Microsoft SLQ Server [Express].
  • Configuration: Support for ‘Microsoft SQL Server 2012’.
  • Setup: Automatic installation of ‘Microsoft Access Database Engine 2010’, 32 bit, on Windows 8/2012 when using installation package ‘LOGINventory.zip’ instead of ‘LOGINventory5.zip’.
  • Setup: Do not configure default database connection JET 4.0 on Windows 8/2012
  • Setup: Reset IIS when LOGINventory components are locked.
  • WebInterface: Icons are saved in the images folder of liwi if you have appropriate privileges. This increases performance on large data loads.
  • Manual / Install Guide / Troubleshooting Guide: Some supplements.
  • BugFixes:
  • LMC: Printing problem of recycle bin items solved.
  • LMC: Value ‘scan timestamp’ does no longer differ from ‘scan date’ and ‘scan time’.
  • LMC: Restarting LOGINventory in the same MMC session.
  • LMC: Property names streamlined.
  • LOGINfo: Ascii ‘\x95’ in software display name forces LMC crash. Replaced by ‘-‘.
  • LOGINfo: SNMP: system.sysname will not be used as PCname, if system.sysdescr contains ‘NRG’ or ‘Ricoh’ or system.sysname contains a blank.
  • Configuration: LDD-Export from MSSQL server could produce duplicate records.
  • Setup: Administration rights required, to run the setup.
  • Setup: WebInterface module will be automatically updated, if previous version is installed.
  • Setup: WebInterface configuration file will be updated for using version 5.10.
  • WebInterface: ‘Export’ and ’Refresh’ actions are shown if calling user was affected by an access role
  • WebInterface: Using Mac Address as PCUID does not lead to malformed URL’s asp.net error.

New in version 5.9.0 Build 5512 (October 3rd, 2012)

  • Features:
  • LOGINfo: Inventory of assets in non-trusted domains and workgroups for Windows Vista and later; just like it is possible for Windows Server 2003 or Windows XP .
  • LOGINfo: Improved SNMP inventory for VMware, Linux, Macs and other assets.
  • LOGINfo: No longer automatic SNMP fallback for MS Windows computers; previous behavior can be enforced.
  • LOGINfo: Memory size and CPU count for ESX VMs.
  • LOGINfo: Determination of Oracle Database resp. Oracle Client software packages on Windows.
  • LMC: VM guest to asset mapping.
  • Configuration: When changing DATA directory, INI files and LOGINfo*.exe will be copied to the new destination.
  • Manual/Install Guide: Some supplements.
  • Bug Fixes:
  • LMC: Monitor duplicates now will be eliminated.
  • LMC: Top 5 Operating Systems are now sorted correctly when working with MySQL.

New in version 5.8.0 Build 5433 (August 7th, 2012)

  • Features:
  • Setup: Unattended installation with installation type
  • Tools/PowerShell: Additional sample scripts added
  • Manual/Install Guide: Some supplements
  • Bug Fixes:
  • LMC: After closing LOGINventory5 in the Microsoft Management Console, a re-opening of LOGINventory5 results in a crash (with BugReporter)
  • LOGINfo: It’s not possible to use additional INI-files as parameter in the command line. These should work like using include files in the LOGINfo.ini
  • LOGINfo: SNMP error occurs because of odd SNMP implementation on some HP printers –> missing information like marker count
  • LOGINfo: User information missing for user logon via remote onto a virtual machine with desktop operating system.

New in version 5.7.0 Build 5359 (May 7th, 2012)

  • BugFixes:
  • LOGINquiry: Sometimes, elements from an exclude list had been scanned nevertheless.
  • LMC: Error message when closing LMC: MMC has detected an error in a snap-in.
  • WebInterface: In view “Software”/”Packages” column “Installations” had alphabetic sorting (now: numeric).

New in version 5.7.0 Build 5342 (April 3rd, 2012)

  • Features:
  • BugReporter: Empty bug reports can’t no longer be send (accidentally)
  • BugFixes:
  • Database access: Export problems for Access-Databases resolved
  • LMC: Splash screen now shows static loading message

New in version 5.7.0 Build 5304 (February 11th, 2012)

  • Features:
  • Journal: Add file path and execute by double click action
  • LicenceMgmt: New default-properties added to license
  • LMC: Offline folders are displayed
  • Configuration: DATA directory may be an UNC path again
  • Setup: Unattended setup of client systems (see installation guide)
  • BugFixes:
  • LMC: Username now shown in Query-Assets

New in version 5.6.0 Build 5228 (December 5th, 2011)

  • Features:
  • LMC: General performance improved
  • LMC: Print HTML-Asset-View function added
  • LMC: License Management performance improved
  • LicenseManagement: relevant assets now shown below license group
  • Scanner: convert WMI HRESULT to Win32 error code
  • Scanner: IP-scan and logon-script now get same values for current user
  • Setup: Additional menu entry (when “PowerShell” activated)
  • Setup: Update “LogInfo*.exe” files in DATA directory
  • BugFixes:
  • LMC: Filterbar does not get lost on using forward and backward button in LMC
  • LMC: Fixed user display bug
  • Configuration: After installation in “viewer mode”, data directory disabled but error about empty path occurs
  • Setup: .NET framework version number displayed in setup dialog
  • WebInterface:
  • BugFixes:
  • Setup: If file “web.config” still exists (former installation), don’t overwrite.

New in version 5.5.0 Build 5131 (October 18th, 2011)

  • Features:
  • LMC: Domainuser and UserFullname added to Asset-Nodes
  • LMC: performance improved for large package lists
  • LOGINquiry: Task Form shows Time elapsed
  • Webinterface: url represents node pathes (e.g. root/assets/mypc) instead of node ids. This enables bookmarking of every page within Webinterface
  • Webinterface: userfriendly error page
  • BugFixes:
  • Webinterface: Comments of analyses now displayed

New in version 5.5.0 Build 5092 (September 8th, 2011)

  • Features:
  • Scanner: Now better detects activated Microsoft MAK VLKs
  • Documentation: Installation Guide improved
  • BugFixes:
  • LMC: ScanNow-Bug fixed (didn’t use LOGINfo.ini)

New in version 5.5.0 Build 5076 (August 11th, 2011)

  • Features:
  • LMC: Install-Location is added to packagelist
  • LOGINquiry: Import scan ranges, set up groups for imported ranges
  • Migration: Works on x64-Systems
  • Setup: WebInterface and Powershell included
  • Documentation: WebInterface and PowerShell Document moved to Main-Document
  • Documentation: All Files in XPS and PDF
  • BugFixes:
  • LOGINquiry: Range state (Enabled, Disabled, Excluded) is set on importing LOGINventory4 scan databases

New in version 5.5.0 Build 4979 (June 30th, 2011)

  • Features:
  • LicenseManagement: Added feature to handle concurrent licenses
  • LMC: Reassigning PCUID Action
  • LOGINsert: Do not write eventlog entries for scan result 0
  • LOGINfo: Control chars such as line feeds etc. within property values of inventoried assets may be removed with the flag !SET REPLACECONTROLCHARS=1
  • Manual has been restructured and revised
  • BugFixes:
  • LOGINventory: Returns #1/1/1899# in case of invalid datetime values and does not crash any longer

New in version 5.5.0 Build 4973 (June 18th, 2011)

  • Features:
  • LicenseManagement: Added feature to handle concurrent licenses
  • LMC: Reassigning PCUID Action
  • LOGINsert: Do not write eventlog entries for scan result 0
  • BugFixes:
  • LOGINventory: Returns #1/1/1899# in case of invalid datetime values and does not crash any longer

New in version 5.4.0 Build 4880 (March 12th, 2011)

  • BugFixes:
  • LOGINfo: ASNTYPE 128 for NetSnmp is handled correctly
  • LOGINfo: Crash when using snmp.conf settings on SNMP scan fixed
  • LOGINfo: Renames .tmp files in executing user context instead of using provided credentials

New in version 5.4.0 Build 4867 (March 12th, 2011)

  • Features:
  • Reporting: Row height optimized
  • BugFixes:
  • MMC: Starting with pcuid commandline argument does not work on 64 Bit machines

New in version 5.4.0 Build 4852 (February 8th, 2011)

  • Minor Update featuring some added inventory items

New in version 5.3.0 Build 4791 (January 19th, 2011)

  • BugFixes:
  • LOGINfo: new logon sequence avoids rare error if User Account Control is enabled
  • LMC: Analyse bug with IP address conditions fixed
  • LMC: Problems with Access Control solved
  • LMC: Packagenode bug in Analyses removed

New in version 5.3.0 Build 4776 (January 19th, 2011)

  • Features:
  • LOGINquiry: Improved credential management (Domain field)
  • BugFixes:
  • Database: Support for MySQL 5.5.8
  • LMC: History-Query Null-Reference Bug in Evaluation time fixed
  • LMC: Query-Print Problems solved
  • Migration: Query Migration problem solved

New in version 5.3.0 Build 4577 (December 26th, 2010)

  • LOGINfo: Office 2010 Keys gathered well
  • LOGINfo: HyperV crash problem solved

New in version 5.3.0 Build 4321 (October 28th, 2010)

  • Empty Eventlog Action BugFixes:
  • LOGINsert: PostgreSQL inserting log entries crash fixed

New in version 5.1.5 Build 3633 (June 25th, 2010)

  • Features:
  • LMC: Scan-Now action (inventory currently selected asset)
  • LMC: Simply add Software to a License group by using Context-Menu in the Software list
  • LMC: More file types may be chosen for custom logo in printing
  • Printing: Selected columns and sorting from LMC used
  • LOGINquiry: Improved scan cycle
  • LOGINquiry: Items may be excluded from scan using the asset name (NetBios or FQDNS)
  • BugFixes:
  • LMC: Package managed information is displayed correct
  • LOGINsert: Fixed some escaping issues with POSTGRESQL

New in version 5.1.5 Build 3535 (May 10th, 2010)

  • Features:
  • LMC: Simply add one or multiple Software entries to a license group via the context menu
  • LMC: Printing performance improvements
  • LMC: Computer Description is shown in Assets
  • LOGINventory: Full support for the LOGINventory5 Powershell Add-On
  • LOGINquiry: Improved Range-Properties and Range-Source Dialog
  • LOGINquiry: Improved dialog if running as a scheduled task
  • LMC/LOGINfo: Interface Type, Interface Alias and Interface State is discovered for SNMP Devices
  • Manual: German manual available
  • BugFixes:
  • Add-In: Some templates revised for more stability

New in version 5.1.0 Build 3386 (April 9th, 2010)

  • New Features:
  • German language support
  • LOGINquiry (IP-Scanner)
  • New user interface; enhanced performance; more settings available
  • LOGINventory Management Console (LMC)
  • Column widths, sortings and selected views (Default or HTML) can be saved
  • New reports node showing predefined reports. For now, there is a License List Report to give you a comfortable overview of all licenses created
  • Maintenance can be ignored in License Management
  • Assetmanagement options for Computers
  • Manage a computer, start Remote Desktop or start Remote Assistance via the LMC Action Pane
  • Network node lists CDP information like Connected IP, Connected Interface
  • Switchtable shows VLANs
  • Bug Fixes:
  • Improved compatiblity with Windows 7 (Vista) – User Account Control
  • Improved selection an refreshing behaviour in LMC
  • Manual Properties dialog can be opend if a Asset node is selected in LMC
  • Dashboard shows correct DATA directory

New in version 4.5 (March 21st, 2007)

  • LOGINventory Computers and Devices are moved to the Recycle Bin.
  • The Time Machine enables you to select the point in time you want your data to be displayed and reported.
  • Switch Table is shown on Devices (Switches).
  • New node Package Usage below Computer, Software.
  • Spain and French language support.
  • Nodes below Computers, Devices are now refreshable (contextmenu, F5).
  • Windows Vista support.
  • LOGINfo SNMP values can be gathered over LOGINfo.ini.
  • WMI values can be gathered over LOGINfo.ini.
  • New flag SNMPCONNECTTIMEOUT for LOGINfo.ini.
  • Cores and Logical Processors are now scanned for Windows Vista.
  • Snmp-*.ini sample files added.
  • Computers containing * in computername can be scanned now.
  • LOGINfo now runs BELOW_NORMAL_PRIORITY to provide better user experience.
  • Windows Vista support.
  • LOGINsert It is now possible to run a command after inserting data .
  • LOGINsert now runs BELOW_NORMAL_PRIORITY to provide better user experience.
  • Spain and French language support.
  • Setup No installation on Windows NT 4.0 Terminal Server possible.
  • Spain and French language support.