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Re: Linux installation packages

6 weeks ago, by Andrew in WiFi Guard Forum

Unfortunately we had to discontinue Linux builds, at least for the time being. There were very few purchases, while preparing and testing Linux releases takes a lot of time, especially to maintain compatibility between a range of distros and their versions. All this made the Linux support unviable. The unmaintained packages can still be downloaded here: DEB, TAR.GZ.

Re: Parsing Nmap-returned data into custom columns

6 weeks ago, by Andrew in Network Scanner Forum

Generally there would be two ways of doing this: First method: NMap Integration Go to Options - Integration with NMap and add a new scan item like this: Run your scan and Nmap will launched against devices and its XML output will be captured and parsed. If this takes too long, that may be because it's launched with -F and there is no way to pass -p to specify ports at the moment. We

Re: Suggestion: Use seed routers to discover and import connected switches

6 weeks ago, by Andrew in Switch Port Mapper Forum

Thank you for your feedback. I have a couple of ideas of how we can improve the UI, including letting one choose what fields form the entry name. At the moment the name is made of sysName, sysDescr and sysLocation, which indeed results in way too long names. I will post an update here soon.

Re: Suggestion: Chart appearance options

6 weeks ago, by Andrew in NetMaster Forum

We have halved the size of the chart ticks, which should now accommodate twice as much data. While it's not accessible as a setting, you can set a custom value in the registry. The minimum value is 2. HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\SoftPerfect\NetMaster\Chart\TickWidth If you do so, please close NetMaster via File - Exit in the main menu to ensure your change is not overwritten. This is wh

Re: "Failed to setup system event" error when starting emulation

6 weeks ago, by Andrew in Connection Emulator Forum

What version of Windows are you using there? If it's Windows 10, it's only supported since 1.6.1.

Re: Suggestion: Chart appearance options

7 weeks ago, by Andrew in NetMaster Forum

That's a good point. I guess we can either add a setting to choose the chart line width, or simply make the current charts more dense. I will post an update here shortly, please stay tuned.

Re: Suggestion: Use seed routers to discover and import connected switches

7 weeks ago, by Andrew in Switch Port Mapper Forum

No worries. That's a good point and I suppose many admins would find it useful. The new builds present a choice of target group and which device is to be added as a router. Please let me know how it works for you.

Re: Suggestion: Use seed routers to discover and import connected switches

7 weeks ago, by Andrew in Switch Port Mapper Forum

We have just added SNMPv3 support in SNMP Device Discovery. You can now specify SNMPv3 credentials and these will be automatically assigned to detected devices. The new builds can be downloaded here. When both a community and SNMPv3 credentials are specified, the software will attempt to connect using the highest version first. That is SNMPv3 will be attempted first, followed by SNMPv2 and SNM

Re: How to see how long there has been no response from an inactive device

7 weeks ago, by Andrew in Network Scanner Forum

Sure, that may be a way to do it. You can fully customise the font and background, even conditionally. Here is a sample of what it can look like:

Re: Possible bug: Deleting additional filter options results in an access violation

7 weeks ago, by Andrew in Network Scanner Forum

That is indeed a bug, which surfaced recently due to an improved memory manager. Thank you for reporting it. We have just fixed it in the latest builds - please update your installation. Regarding the filter in Port Mapper: at the moment only one filter is supported, i.e. only one condition can be specified. I'll check if we can implement multiple conditions support like in Network Scanner.

Re: Suggestion: Use seed routers to discover and import connected switches

7 weeks ago, by Andrew in Switch Port Mapper Forum

That's actually a good idea to allow one to scan for SNMPv3 devices with known credentials. This way you indeed wouldn't need to assign them to each and every entry manually. We'll do our best to add it tomorrow, though it's more likely to take a couple of days. I will post an update here, please stay tuned.

Re: Suggestion: Port Mapper/Network Scanner hybrid app

7 weeks ago, by Andrew in Switch Port Mapper Forum

I am afraid it's not really possible to combine these applications. Not only they serve different purposes, they are also written in different languages (Port Mapper is written in a cross-platform way, whereas Network Scanner is tied to Windows). Having said that, both Network Scanner and Port Mapper have extensive command-line support and can be configured to launch third-party applications.

Re: Suggestion: Use seed routers to discover and import connected switches

7 weeks ago, by Andrew in Switch Port Mapper Forum

Perhaps you could just use the SNMP Device Discovery feature located under Device Manager? It will scan a network range and send SNMPv1 and SNMPv2 probes with the specified community name. This way you can easily discover and import switches. It will find SNMPv3 devices as well, as far as I remember.

Re: Date or time since the last port state change

7 weeks ago, by Andrew in Switch Port Mapper Forum

We do listen to feedback from our users and try adding useful features and fix bugs promptly

Re: How to see how long there has been no response from an inactive device

7 weeks ago, by Andrew in Network Scanner Forum

There no built-in fictionality for this, but I guess we could add some kind of Network History tool. It would list MAC addresses, IP addresses, how many times they were seen and when they were seen last. More statistics and details could be added later to this tool. Does this sound like what you are looking for?

Re: Norton Security false positive flagging

7 weeks ago, by Andrew in RAM Disk Forum

We do report false positives to antivirus vendors right away, and encourage all users to report such false detections as well. The more people send reports to antivirus vendors at fault, the faster they normally resolve the issue. Some detections like WS.Reputation.1 (like this one is from Norton) resolve by themselves over time. We also scan files with a large array of antivirus products aggr

Re: How to copy a file to multiple target PCs

2 months ago, by Andrew in Network Scanner Forum

The Network Scanner itself cannot copy the file for you. However, if you have administrative shares enabled, you can scan the target computers to make them appear in the list. Then select them all and choose Actions - Create Batch File from the main menu. The command line template would be something like: xcopy C:\Source\*.* \\%0\C$\Destination This will enable you to generate a batch fi

Re: Using RAM disk for browser cache

2 months ago, by Andrew in RAM Disk Forum

We have a perfect app for you: Cache Relocator. It creates a permanent symbolic link to a RAM disk location. This works regardless of how Chrome was started.

Re: Suggestion: Remember the size of usage window

2 months ago, by Andrew in NetMaster Forum

Good idea! We have just implemented it. Simply download the new build, install it over, and NetMaster will remember the window size and tab width set by the user.

Re: Getting "Found an older version installed on your computer"

2 months ago, by Andrew in RAM Disk Forum

Two things can trigger that message: 1) Either at least one of these keys is still present HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Services\SPVDPort HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Services\SPVVEngine 2) Or there is ramdiskws.exe file still left in the RAM Disk installation folder. Please double-check whether these have been removed.

Re: Set Windows Temp folders

2 months ago, by Andrew in RAM Disk Forum

Some applications may not pick up the new values until they are restarted or until you log off and then log on again. But the newly set values will be reflected in RAM Disk GUI right away if you change either the TEMP or TMP variable with setx:

Re: Ways to set paths to Windows TEMP folders

2 months ago, by Andrew in RAM Disk Forum

There is a couple of ways of reading and changing these data, though not within the RAM Disk application. These are called environment variables, and Windows uses four of them to determine the location of temporary folder: System-wide %TEMP% System-wide %TMP% User-specific %TEMP% User-specific %TMP% When you change the Windows temporary folders location in the RAM Disk app, it updates

Re: Family pack license

2 months ago, by Andrew in RAM Disk Forum

The reason we don't offer family licences for the RAM Disk is its target audience. Essentially, it is a product for experienced users, businesses and IT geeks running resource-consuming software and/or wishing to squeeze every bit of performance out of their systems for their work-related needs. RAM Disk is not normally installed on kids computers. However, if that's what you want to do, we do

Re: No mounted drives are shown in the list when a drive is actually mounted

2 months ago, by Andrew in RAM Disk Forum

Perhaps you have mounted an image file and not a RAM Disk? Please check under Image - Unmount image in the main menu. If the R:\ drive is present there, that means you simply associated an image file with the drive letter. In that case you read and write data directly to that image, on the hard disk, not in RAM. If so, there is no RAM disk in use and there is no benefit. This function is only

Re: Lower speed on server board

2 months ago, by Andrew in RAM Disk Forum

We did observe similar behaviour on a new Xeon machine with ECC memory comparing to a regular mid-range laptop. Contrary to the expectations, RAM Disk performed better on the laptop rather than the hi-end Xeon system. Not sure about the reason; could be the ECC memory or something else. Would you be able to try a different product on your two systems (for example Imdisk) and let us know how it

Re: User access rights on RAM disk

2 months ago, by Andrew in RAM Disk Forum

The file system is initialised with default security settings. Another possible way is to use an image file and discard any changes: Create an image file of the required size. In the latest version of RAM Disk is will be sparse and take very little physical space. Mount the image file and format is as NTFS. Then set the security permissions that allow full access for MSSQLSERVER. Unmount

Re: Feature suggestion: Dark mode

2 months ago, by Andrew in NetMaster Forum

Perhaps in the future. At the moment there is no built-in support for skins. However, NetMaster does respect system colours. So if you enable a dark Windows colour scheme (like High Contrast #1), it would look similar to a dark mode, like this:

Re: Host Process for Windows services

2 months ago, by Andrew in NetWorx Forum

For Windows 7 disabling the BITS (Background Intelligent Transfer Service) may help. Click Start - Run - services.msc, locate the Background Intelligent Transfer Service and set its state to Disabled in the properties.

Re: Host Process for Windows services

3 months ago, by Andrew in NetWorx Forum

Usually it's sufficient to change your network connection status to Metered. When a connection is configured as a metered connection, Windows will assume that your bandwidth is limited and download much less data. Here is a Microsoft guide on how to configure a connection as metered.

Re: Feature suggestion: Log data usage by remote server

3 months ago, by Andrew in NetMaster Forum

We might be able to add this as an option, but you are right - the database will be huge. We had similar functionality in NetWorx where we kept data on a per application - per IP address - per day/hour basis. That is, how much data an application sent to a specific IP address on a certain hour of a certain day. For those who used P2P applications like BitTorrent the database grew to multiple g