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File Audit Plus Release Notes

Build 4211 (November 2017)

Fixes

  • File servers could not be added when the product was launched using Internet Explorer.
  • Issue with event processing after server restart.
  • Issue in scheduling reports when the time is in PM.
  • Unable to mail reports generated without authentication.
  • Driver start-up issues in Windows Server 2016.
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Build 4210 (October 2017)

Features

  • Generate on demand reports on shares, effective permssions, like privileged users, and orphaned files.
  • Classify files based on type, category and ownership.
  • E-mail alerts to notify data collection issues.
  • Support for Windows Server 2016.

Enhancements

  • Performance enhancement for generation and exporting of reports.

Fixes

  • The keyboard numpad issue is fixed.
  • Exporting Japanese and Chinese characters- issue fixed
  • Agent side makeover for better performance.
  • Agent installation and share selection fails- issue fixed.

Build 4201 (June 2017)

Fixes

  • Minor bug fixes.

Build 4200 (May 2017)

Features

  • Audit, report and get alerted on non-domain (workgroup) file servers.

Enhancements

  • View registry properties of agent.
  • Experience accelerated event processing.
  • Delete custom report views.
  • Customize alert table columns.
  • Prioritize alert mails.
  • Automate response to alerts that get triggered by executing batch commands.

Fixes

  • Identify cross-domain users issue- fixed.
  • Configure mail server when authentication is disabled issue- fixed.
  • Authentication of password with special characters issue- fixed.

Build 4120 (February 2017)

Features

  • View share and security permissions of configured files/folders in the file server with 'Permission' report.
  • View properties such as 'Size, Files count, Folders count' of configured files/folders in the file server with 'Properties' report.

Enhancements

  • Audit, report and get alerted on files/folders whose extension has been changed
  • Use Regex patterns to define which objects are to be excluded from auditing.

Fixes

  • Configure technicians when using Internet Explorer issue- fixed.
  • Auditing of read deny events issue- fixed.
  • A host of other minor issues have also been fixed to further enhance performance.

Build 4111 (December 2016)

Fixes

  • Performance enhancements for faster report loading.

Build 4110 (December 2016)

Features

  • Identify the machine (machine name and IP address)- from which the event was triggered.

Enhancements

  • Domain & server wise exclude 'computer accounts' from being monitored.
  • Configure drives under local folder in basic file server configuration.
  • Eliminate deny events for admin, arising due to User Account Control.

Fixes

  • A host of minor issues have been fixed to improve performance.

Build 4101 (November 2016)

Fixes

  • Events not reported after applying patch issue- fixed.
  • Configuring specific folder within share issue- fixed.
  • Minor bug fixes.

Build 4100 (November 2016)

ManageEngine FileAudit Plus has undergone a major revamp. The new build is easier to use and is also packed with additional features that ensure better data security and information management within your windows file server environment.

Features

  • ‘Access Analysis Reports‘- Pre-configured reports that provide a summary view of the- Most accessed/modified files, Most accesses by process/user and Files accessed/modified after N days.
  • ‘Storage Analysis Reports‘- Help isolate old, stale (unused), unmodified, large, hidden and non-business files and also provides graphical insight into how your disk space is being utilized.
  • Threshold based alerts- Lets the admin define a threshold limit beyond which alerts can be triggered, which allows for detection of ransomware and other similar attacks for instance.
  • Local files/folders can be audited.

Enhancements

  • Specific folders within any share can be audited (sub-shares).
  • Custom time periods can be defined.
  • ‘Access Audit Report’ has additional filters and custom views can also be created here.
  • Exclude users, file types, file name/ local path/ process name from being monitored both domain/server wise now.

Fixes

  • Mail Server TLS configuration issue- fixed.
  • Business hour configuration issue- fixed.
  • Exporting huge volumes of data issue- fixed.

Build 4016 (May 2016)

Fix

  • FileAudit Plus Agent .net 4.6.1 not supported issue- Fixed

Build 4015 (May 2016)

Enhancements

  • Memory usage has been optimized to handle large volumes of data dump from the agents.

Fixes

  • Updating domain credentials in IE browser issue- fixed.
  • Changing encryption types under mail server configuration issue- fixed.
  • E-mailing of disk space alerts issue- fixed.

Previous Releases

Build 4010 (March 2016)

Enhancements

  • Filters to export required data from reports.
  • FileAudit Plus Agent .net 4.0 supported.
  • Agent performance improved.

Fixes

  • Search in server and share configuration issue- fixed.
  • Existing domain controllers getting removed when adding new DC's issue- fixed.
  • Auditing getting stopped after disabling server in configuration issue- fixed.

Build 4002 (March 2016)

Enhancements

  • JRE migration from version 6 to 8.
  • Postgres migration from version 9.2.4 to 9.4.4

Build 4000 (Dec 2015)

Features:

  • Agent based auditing- Monitor file / folder related activities in real time.
  • Pre-configured reports- Keep track of all file / folder related activities like read, write, overwrite, delete, moved, renamed & permission changes.
  • Real time email alerts- Straight to your inbox with in-depth event analysis.
  • Schedule Reports- Automate periodic report generation for analysis.
  • Compliance requirements- Export data to CSV, PDF, XLS & HTML formats to satisfy compliance requirements of SOX, PCI and FISMA.
  • Dashboard- Graphical representation of important audit data.
  • Flat UI- Utmost clarity & ease of use.
  • Disk space alerts.
  • Archive Data - Save disk space with data archiving, also restore data when required.