Beta Release Notes

5.7.4 Beta Release Notes

Improvements

  • Improved performance when running as a service.
  • Improved loading/viewing of large periods of data.

5.7.3 Beta Release Notes

New Features

  • File > Import SampleSet now allows the importing of new Flex Storage files (pp_sample) as well as PP2 files.

Improvements

  • Improved handling of errors on startup related to existing legacy sessions.ppdata files.

Known Issues

  • Testing Route Adjustment via ‘Test’ button closes alerts panel. (Windows)
  • Migration from v4 does not work properly. (Windows)
  • With shorter focus periods, Timeline Graphs sometime add data a few seconds late. (macOS)
  • Packet loss configuration settings sometimes reset incorrectly. (macOS)
  • High packet loss percentage is not always displaying correctly on Timeline Graphs. (macOS)

5.7.2 Beta Release Notes

New Features

  • Flex Storage refactors the way that PingPlotter stores trace data allowing for improved performance, the ability to store data in daily or monthly intervals, and improved ease of clearing data.
  • Final Hop Only engine configuration option allows users to trace the final destination only on new traces, ignoring all intermediate hops.
  • Route length column can now be added to summaries, giving the ability to see hop count for a trace.

Improvements

  • Added floating point support for PP2 file format.
  • Improved how list files are imported, allowing for custom DNS names.
  • On startup, PingPlotter will no longer keep users from running due to malformed data.
  • Improved how PingPlotter tells users if a DNS name is invalid when starting a trace.
  • Improved how comments appear, making them easier to read.
  • Improved how PingPlotter draws Timeline Graphs.

Fixes

  • Improved application shutdown times.
  • Resolved an issue with data aggregation when using a legacy database.
  • Resolved a scenario where aggregation could begin before trace data is imported.
  • Resolved an issue causing Flex Storage Beta builds to expire prematurely.
  • Resolved an issue that would sometimes cause the User Interface to freeze.
  • Resolved an issue that sometimes caused a straight line to appear where there should be no data.
  • Resolved some reported issues for importing workspaces, PP2 files, and list files.
  • Resolved an issue where PingPlotter would not color the background correctly when there is no data. (Windows)

Known Issues

  • Testing Route Adjustment via ‘Test’ button closes alerts panel. (Windows)
  • Migration from v4 does not work properly. (Windows)
  • With shorter focus periods, Timeline Graphs sometime add data a few seconds late. (macOS)
  • Packet loss configuration settings sometimes reset incorrectly. (macOS)
  • High packet loss percentage is not always displaying correctly on Timeline Graphs. (macOS)

5.6.5 Beta Release Notes

  • Clicking on a timeline graph for a target not currently present in the route should no longer display an error message.
  • Resolved an issue causing an error message or a frozen interface when attempting to draw colored backgrounds in timeline graphs.
  • Web interface is now functioning, but currently lacks full CloudConnect functionality.

Known Issues

  • Web interface does not properly display Agent combo box in summaries or target pages.
  • Sometimes, when a machine does not have internet connectivity, the Agent ComboBox is left enabled, which can cause errors upon starting a trace.