SmartCode VNC Manager Version History

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6.19.04/Aug/2017
NEW Support for SCCM Remote Control viewer
NEW Starting with the v6.20 build High DPI awareness turned off. See the following KB article.
NEW Starting with the v6.20 build .Net 4.6 or newer is required.
6.18.01/Apr/2017
NEW Remote Exec: Added ability to log output produced by a remote tool to a file.
NEW VNC viewer: Improved compatibility with Xvnc server.
6.17.07/Jan/2017
NEW RDSH Sessions Manager: Client Address colument no uses EndPointAddress value if the ClientAddress property is empty.
NEW RDSH Settings Manager: Implemented support for configuration of additional settings (Enable Automatic Reconnection, Logons, Redirect Smart Cards, Use RD Easy Print Driver, User Permission).
FIX RDSH Sessions Manager: Display bitness is shown as 1 for 24 and 32 bit sessions.
FIX RDSH Settings Manager: Failure to connect to Windows 10 and Windows Server 2016 computers.
6.16.02/Jan/2017
NEW VNC Deployment Wizard: Support for remote installation of UltraVNC v1.2.1.2.
NEW VNC Deployment Wizard: Support for remote installation of TightVNC v2.8.5.
NEW Built-in VNC viewer optimizations.
NEW Improved handling of scenarious when a folder with configuration profile settings is missing.
FIX SQL configuration profile: Active Directory computers that were dragged and dropped to a Register Computer folder weren't saved.
6.15.019/Oct/2016
NEW Improvements to the network scan and Dynamic Search Folders. Implemented better handling of computers with changing IP address. Fixed several race conditions.
NEW Deprecated support for installing SmartCode VNC Manager on Windows XP, Vista, Windows Server 2003 and 2008. The minimum supported OSes are: Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 R2. The management tools continue to support the deprecated OSes.
6.14.012/Sep/2016
NEW VNC Deployment Wizard: UltraVNC: Support for primary, secondary and max CPU settings.
NEW Support for sending console messages via msg.exe (see the following KB article: https://www.s-code.com/kayako/index.php?/Knowledgebase/Article/View/84/9/).
FIX High-DPI display related fixes.
6.13.09/Aug/2016
NEW VNC Deployment Wizard: Support for remote installation of UltraVNC v1.2.1.1.
FIX SQL Configuration Profile: Unable to create database if the database name contains spaces.
FIX Crash when the Retry button is clicked in the Configuration Profile Failed to Load window.
FIX Miscellaneous bug fixes.
6.12.02/Apr/2016
NEW VNC Deployment Wizard: Support for remote installation of UltraVNC v1.2.1.0.
FIX Several most reported app crashes have been fixed.
FIX Other bug fixes.
6.11.13/Jan/2016
NEWSignificantly improved support for high DPI displays.
NEWAbility to change font size of the computers list (View->Zoom...).
NEWImproved performance of the built-in VNC viewer.
NEW Added support for TeamViewer v11 and Dameware v12.
NEW Ftp configuration profiles: improved support for secure ftp connections. Added support for TLS v1.2
NEW Improvements to the built-in SSH client.
NEW Deprecated support for Microsoft Virtual Server 2005.
6.10.428/Nov/2015
NEWVNC Deployment Wizard: Support for remote installation of UltraVNC v1.2.0.9.
FIXWindows 10 compatibility fixes.
6.10.21/Mar/2015
NEWSupport for Unicode clipboard transfers when connected to UltraVNC server.
NEWImproved compatibility with Hyper-V on Windows Server 2012 R2.
FIX Installed Software Manager: Fixed sorting by Install Date column.
6.10.12/Jan/2015
NEW VNC Deployment Wizard: Support for remote installation of UltraVNC v1.2.0.5.
NEW Improved compatibility with Amazon S3.
NEWTrial period will be reset.
FIX Failure to uinstall VNC remotely on Windows XP and Windows Server 2003 based computers.
FIX Miscellaneous bug fixes.
6.9.1222/Dec/2014
FIX On rare occasions SmartCode VNC Manager crashes when remote server closes VNC connection.
6.9.1116/Nov/2014
NEW External Tools: Added ($COMPUTER_NAME) automatic variable.
NEW External Tools: Added ($COMPUTER_DESCR) automatic variable.
NEW Added support for TeamViewer v9 / v10 and Dameware v11.
FIX Other optimizations and bug fixes.
6.9.1012/Apr/2014
FIX Fixed security vulnerability TLS heartbeat read overrun (CVE-2014-0160).
FIX Other optimizations and bug fixes.
6.9.97/Dec/2013
NEW VNC Deployment Wizard: Support for remote installation of RealVNC v5.0.6.
NEW VNC Deployment Wizard: Support for remote installation of TightVNC v2.7.10.
NEW Hyper-V related features have been updated with support for Windows Server 2012 / 2012 R2 and Windows 8 / 8.1
FIX Other optimizations and bug fixes.
6.9.813/Oct/2013
FIX Fixed many problems related to layout problems when running on high DPI displays, for example Surface Pro. The Prefferences window still has some minor layout issues; we will be fixing those in the next update.
6.9.716/Jul/2013
NEW VNC Deployment Wizard: Support for remote installation of RealVNC v5.0.5.
NEW VNC Deployment Wizard: Support for remote installation of TightVNC v2.7.7.
NEW Support for DameWare Mini Remote Control v10.0.
FIX Windows 8 and Windows 8.1 Preview compatibility fixes.
FIX Other optimizations and bug fixes.
6.9.66/Jan/2013
NEW VNC Deployment Wizard: Support for remote installation of RealVNC v5.0.3.
NEW VNC Deployment Wizard: Support for remote installation of TightVNC v2.6.4.
FIX VNC Deployment Wizard may report that a VNC has been uninstalled but the installation remains.
FIX Windows 8 compatibility fixes.
6.9.511/Jul/2012
NEW VNC Viewer: Improved support for handling of so-called "dead" keys, for example accent key on Spanish keyboard.
NEW VNC Deployment Wizard: Support for remote installation of RealVNC v5.0.1.
FIX VNC Thumbnails view: System.OutOfMemoryException exception.
FIX AMT manager crashes if an invalid hostname is entered as a remote computer address.
6.9.42/Jul/2012
NEW VNC Deployment Wizard: Support for remote installation of TightVNC v2.5.2.
6.9.328/Jun/2012
NEW Added ability to link a Logon Credentials template to a Windows Credential Manager entry. (screenshot).
Future builds of the VNC Manager will include support for popular password managers, such as LastPast, Roboform and other.
FIXMinor bug fixes.
6.9.114/Jun/2012
NEW VNC Deployment Wizard: Support for remote installation of RealVNC v5.0.0.
NEW Reset VNC Server Password Wizard: Support for RealVNC v5.
6.8.158/Jun/2012
FIXWindows 8 Release Preview compatibility fixes. Several other minor fixes and optimizations.
6.8.1428/May/2012
NEW VNC Thumbnails View: Added ability to control remote computer’s desktops from the thumbnails view. It has been made possible to switch between View-Only and Full Control modes (screenshot)
NEW VNC Thumbnails View: Increased maximum item size from 500x500px to 1440x1440px.
NEW VNC and Hyper Thumbnails View: Now it's possible to add a new computer to the thumbnails view via the Quick Add control.
FIXRemote Exec: When a remote task is being executed, clicking on the Cancel button may fail to stop the executing process.
6.8.1321/May/2012
NEW When you attempt to close a VNC viewer tab or remove a VNC thumbnails view item that is in process of establishing connection to a remote computer, the VNC Manager no longer hangs and waits until the connection process is over.
FIX VNC thumbnails view and VNC viewer: Fixed a memory leak.
6.8.1111/May/2012
NEWSetup: In order to reduce the start-up time of SmartCode VNC Manager, we added the ability to pre-compile the application's assemblies with ngen.exe tool (screenshot).
FIXLinked Active Directory computers lose inventory details (MAC, WMI inventory, etc).
FIXSeveral other minor fixes and optimizations.
6.8.91/May/2012
NEWVNC Quick Uninstall settings and VNC Deployment Wizard uninstall task: Added "Skip the remaininig packages on first found" setting.
6.8.830/Apr/2012
NEWVNC Deployment Wizard: Support for remote installation of TightVNC 2.5.1 (32/64 bit).
Note that after installing this build the following settings will be reset to their default values: Quick VNC Deployment - Uninstalla Packages, Detect Installed VNC Distributions. Saved VNC deployment jobs will be lost.
FIXHigh memory usage when VNC Thumbnails automatic screenshots feature is enabled.
6.8.712/Apr/2012
NEWVNC Deployment Wizard: Support for remote installation of RealVNC Enterprise 4.6.3 (32/64 bit).
NEWRDP client: Added ability to enable/disable Credential Security Support Provider (enablecredsspsupport).
6.8.62/Apr/2012
NEWImplemented Intel® AMT Power Control tool (Cold Restart, Cold Turn Off, Turn On).
NEWAdded "Quick Filter" to the Management and External tools lists.
NEWShutdown / Restart Computer tool has been enhanced with support for multiple threads and now resides in a modeless non-blocking window.
6.8.520/Mar/2012
NEWVNC Thumbnails View: Improved performance when VNC Thumbnails View has large number of items added.
NEWQuick Filter: Filter Subgroups setting has been implemented for Virtual Connections
FIXVNC Manager may crash with System.Runtime.InteropServices.SEHException.
6.8.415/Mar/2012
NEWLogMeIn: Added ability to open in embedded (tabbed) or via stand-alone web browser window.
NEWLogMeIn: Added ability to auto-fill login details.
NEWVirtual Connections: Added Hyper-V Virtual Machine Pass-Through connection. Note: it's still possible to establish a Hyper-V connection via a registered computer. The new feature offers more user-friendly way for establishing Hyper-V connections.
NEWQuick Search has been implemented for Virtual Connections items
NEWAdded Hyper-V Virtual Machine to the list of the supported Quick Connections
FIXThe LogMeIn Connection Url field does not allow entering url that contain more than 100 characters.
FIXVNC Manager crashes with System.InvalidCastException.
FIXRemote Tools: Duplicate tools may appear in the tools list.
FIXLicensing: Registration fails to store your serial number if the Organization field is empty.
6.8.35/Mar/2012
NEWVNC viewer: Added support for SecureVNC v2.3 DSM plugin.
FIXVNC Deployment Wizard: Information about installed VNC distribution was not stored.
FIXVNC viewer: Upon establishing a connection scrollbars may not be visible.
6.8.221/Feb/2012
NEWVNC Deployment Wizard: Updated UltraVNC deployment package to v1.0.9.6.2
NEWVNC Deployment Wizard: UltraVNC deployment package has been updated to set SoftwareSASGeneration registry value to 1. On Windows 7 and newer OSes this allows Send Ctrl+Alt+Del feature to work properly.
NEWSSH and Telnet clients: Added Select Windows Text and Select All Text commands.
NEWLogin Credentials: Added Copy Username and Copy Password commands that allow quickly copy the username or password for selected credentials template to the Clipboard. This feature has been added to the Tools \ Options \ Logon Credentials and to the logon credentials selector window.
6.8.17/Feb/2012
NEWAdded ability to register and launch LogMeIn and Windows Remote Assistance connections.
FIXSQL Configuration Profiles: One "WMI column" gets stored in the database.
6.5.1030/Jan/2012
NEWVNC viewer: When connected to an UltraVNC server running on Vista / Windows7, the Auto Reconnect feature has been fine tuned to better handle cases when UltraVNC server breaks connection upon user logoff.
NEWWMI Column feature: Minor improvements have been implemented.
FIXVNC Deployment Wizard fails to uninstall TightVNC 2.0.x.
6.5.912/Jan/2012
NEWUI improvements. Made scrolling throw large management tools list much more user friendly.
6.5.83/Jan/2012
NEWConnection History: Implemented ability to add and edit notes for connection events.
FIXPing Remote Computer may crash if an invalid address was entered.
FIXClicking F1 key while using built-in VNC/RDP/SSH viewer causes local help window to appear.
FIXMultiple minor fixes and performance improvements.
6.5.716/Dec/2011
NEWShow uptime of a remote computer. This feature can be turned on/off via Tools \ Options \ Computer Status Scan \ Runtime Inventory.
NEWComputer Status Updater: Several performance related improvements have been implemented.
NEWNEW: Updated with support for TeamViewer 7
6.5.66/Dec/2011
NEWWMI Columns: Improved handling of cases when one of the WMI properties is not supported by the WMI class.
FIXAll Active Directory related features have been updated to being able to handle distinguished paths that contain special characters
FIXRDP client: Taskbar may be visible in the Full Screen mode.
6.5.528/Nov/2011
NEWAdded Password Generator tool
6.5.422/Nov/2011
NEWRegistry Editor: Added ability to browse HKEY_USERS registry branch
NEWIn the Tools \ Options, added ability to re-order Remote Tools
FIXUpon application restart VNC thumbnails view contains entries with empty names
6.5.317/Nov/2011
NEWRemote Desktop Services Sessions Manager: Allows you to list and manage (disconnect / logoff /message) Remote Desktop Services sessions.
NEWRemote Desktop Services Settings Manager: Implemented several usability improvements.
6.5.22/Nov/2011
NEWLinked Active Directories: Rename, change Description and ManagedBy attributes for Organizational Units.
NEWLinked Active Directories: Added CN=Computers container.
NEWAbility to pass TeamViewer Partner ID and Password to an external tool. Ability to pass password can be useful if you use TeamViewer as an External Tool and want to establish a direct connection to a TeamViewer instance.
NEWTeam Viewer connection settings have been made "settings inheritance" aware.
FIXIncludes several Linked Active Directories, Settings Inheritance related and other minor fixes.
6.5.125/Oct/2011
NEWLinked Active Directories: Ability to add an Active Directory to the VNC Manager's tree.
NEWTrial period will be reset.
FIXOptimizations and bug fixes.
6.1.730/Sep/2011
FIXDynamic Search Folders: Scanned computers ignore parent folder settings inheritance.
FIXYou may receive NullRefference error when you attempt to refresh an Entire Network folder.
FIXOther minor fixes.
6.1.613/Sep/2011
NEWVNC / RDP viewers: Added support for Ctrl+Alt+Break (Switch Full-screen Mode) keyboard shortcut.
NEWVNC viewer: Added "Send Ctrl Key" command to the full-screen toolbar.
NEWChanged behavior of the Quick Connect command. Now if the Quick Connect text box is empty, the hostname of the currently selected object will be used instead.
NEWDropbox /Amazon S3 / FTP configuration profiles: Added ability to refresh configuration settings from server.
FIXVNC / RDP viewers: Window frame is visible on an adjustment monitor when VNC/RDP viewer is used in the full screen mode.
FIXVNC viewer: in the full-screen mode, when the top toolbar is pinned, it remains on top of other windows.
6.1.59/Sep/2011
FIX
NullReferenceException when using VNC viewer in the full-screen mode.
FIXVNC viewer: "Empty desktop size" error when accepting listening connection from or establishing connection to a TightVNC server without password set.
6.1.48/Sep/2011
NEWVNC viewer: Added support for sending Ctrl+Alt+Del command to a remote computer via Ctrl+Alt+End keyboard shortcut. This feature can be disabled via Tools \ Options \ Common Settings \ Built-in Remote Clients.
FIXVNC viewer: Scrollbars displayed in the full screen mode when the remote screen resolution is the same as the local screen resolution.
FIXMinor UI fixes.
6.1.331/Aug/2011
NEWVNC thumbnails view: Added ability to switch active monitor (UltraVNC only running on computers with multiple monitors).
6.1.112/Aug/2011
NEWVNC viewer: Added "Send Ctrl+Alt+Del Upon Successful Connection" setting. By default this setting is turned off. It can be enabled via Tools \ Options \ Common Settings \ Built-in Remote Clients.
NEWGot rid of the "Please Wait…" modal window that was shown while Entire Network entries are being fetched.
NEWFaster handling of configuration profiles with large (hundreds) number of registered computers.
FIXMultiple bug fixes.
6.0.39.0 5/Aug/2011
NEW: VNC Deployment Wizard: TightVNC deployment package has been updated to the v2.0.4.
FIX: When SQL configuration profile is used, information about detected VNC distribution is lost after exiting and re-launching the application.
6.0.38.0 1/Aug/2011
FIX: VNC viewer: Minor bug fixes.
6.0.37.0 19/July/2011
NEW: Domain Membership Manager: Simplified the user interface. All the commands now attempt to use the logon credentials associated with a registered computer first and prompt the user to enter the credentials if the default credentials didn't work.
FIX: Minor fixes to the VNC Thumbnails view.
6.0.36.0 13/July/2011
NEW: Task Manager: Added ability to show per process CPU usage.
Requires the following hotfix to work properly on Windows Server 2003: http://support.microsoft.com/kb/932370
NEW: Remote Exec window has been made modeless. Other minor UI improvements.
FIX: Task Manager: Application crash may occur if a column (Options \ Select Columns) was added or removed while a list of processes is being fetched.
6.0.34.0 4/July/2011
NEW: VNC Viewer: When using the built-in VNC viewer with “screen stretch” mode enabled, you can switch between GDI and GDI+ scaling modes. The GDI+ mode delivers much nice looking results. Use Tools \ Options \ Common Settings \ Built-in Remote Clients \ VNC Viewer \ “Screen Stretch rendering engine” to switch between GDI and GDI+ screen scaling engines. Click here for more details.
NEW: Checking for updates through a proxy server. Use Tools \ Options \ Common Settings \ Software Updates to adjust your proxy connection settings.
6.0.33.0 29/June/2011
NEW: Quick Connect text box has been added to the viewer form toolbar.
FIX: It might take several seconds for the Registered Computer Properties window to appear.
FIX: You may receive "Key not found" error when attempt to launch a remote connection.
FIX: You may receive "Unable to get value of the property AutoCompleteSaveForm" error while using the built-in web browser.
FIX: Launching a Quick Connect command from a viewer tab causes VNC Manager to crash.
FIX: VNC Manager crashes when you attempt to execute Add to Hyper-V Thumbnails View command on an Entire Network computer.
6.0.31.0 24/June/2011
FIX: UltraVNC deployment package has been updated to fix not working Ctrl+Alt+Del on Vista / Windows Server 2008.
6.0.30.0 RTM 21/June/2011
NEW: Settings Configuration profiles that allow you to create multiple SmartCode VNC Manager configurations and switch between them.
NEW: Settings Configuration Profiles: support for Dropbox.com
NEW: Settings Configuration Profiles: support for Amazon S3
NEW: Settings Configuration Profiles: support for FTP and FTPS
NEW: Settings Configuration Profiles: support for Microsoft SQL Server
NEW: Settings Configuration Profiles: support for Microsoft SQL Azure
NEW: Added support for TeamViewer, DameWare Mini Remote Control and HP Remote Graphics clients
NEW: New connection history implementation with ability to quickly jump from a connection history log entry to the corresponding registered computer.
NEW: Built-in SSH client has been updated to support wider range of SSH servers.
NEW: Added Start/Stop/Pause Hyper-V Virtual Machine command to the registered computer context menu
NEW: Fetch Logged On Users: Ability to switch between the Registry Scan and WMI Query methods. Click here for more information.
NEW: Added ability to show result of a WMI query as part of the registered computers list. Click here for more information.
NEW: Ability to switch between ARP (local subnet) and WMI (any network) methods for querying MAC address during registered computers updating. Use Tools \ Options \ Registered Computer Status Check page to configure MAC query settings
NEW: Ability to link Credentials Templates to a Registered Computer entry. Click here for more information.
NEW: Ability to initiate connections and open built-in management tools via command line arguments. Click here for more information.
NEW: VNC Deployment Wizard: Support for UltraVNC 1.0.9.6.1 deployment.
NEW: VNC Deployment Wizard: Support for TightVNC 2.0.3 deployment.
NEW: VNC viewer: Support for legacy VNC servers (such as RealVNC 3.3.7) that use RFB v3.3 protocol
NEW: VNC viewer: Improved compatibility with Mac OS X VNC Server
NEW: VNC viewer: added support for IPv6
NEW: Dynamic Search Folders: Added "Clear Computers List for All Folders" command.
NEW: Dynamic Search Folders: Added "Copy Dynamic Search Folders Settings" command. Click here for more information.
NEW: Export to Text File feature in all the management tools has been updated with the following enhancements: Export to Microsoft Excel file, better handling of data with commas and new line separators and ability to filter data before exporting
NEW: Open Network Share context menu command can use a registered computer log on credentials to open a network share in the Windows Explorer. Note: this feature is turned of by default. Use Tools \ Options \ Registered Computers List \ Context Menu page to turn it on. Click here for more information.
NEW: Added Quick Connect text field that allows you to establish a remote connection without need to open the Quick Connect window.