List of revisions steadyPRINT 5.1.1

steadyPRINT Features, Enhancements, Modifications and Bug Fixes in Version 5.1.1

Features & Enhancements

Feature Description
steadyPRINT Server: SNMP monitoring for local printers Now, SNMP monitoring is also possible with IP printers of a local print server.
steadyPRINT Agent: Idle mode During an inactive session, the steadyPRINT Agent switches to the idle mode. This mode guarantees that no update or connection to the database takes place during an inactive user session.
steadyPRINT Agent: Display of adjusted icons of the steayPRINT Center in the steadyPRINT Agent Via the steadyPRINT Center, the administrator can store individual icons for print servers, folders and printers. The steadyPRINT Agent now makes the icons set up in the steadyPRINT Center available to the user.
steadyPRINT Center: Definition of execution date for specified printer configuration The installation of a local printer can now be planned and thus be executed at a desired point in time.
steadyPRINT Center: Display of group assignments for computers In the steadyPRINT Center the administrator can now see possible assignments by computer groups in the respective detailed view for a computer. Users have long since been using this view.
steadyPRINT Center: Drop down groups on the home screen All test runs on the steadyPRINT home screen are now closed by default and thus ensure a better overview.
steadyPRINT Center: Display of locked users in the steadyPRINT Center For each user the steadyPRINT Center shows whether he/she is currently locked.
steadyPRINT Center: Test run for enabled backup print server The administrator is now directly informed via the steadyPRINT home screen if the printing service is made available by one or more backup print servers.
steadyPRINT Center: Duplication of default profile Copying a profile in the profile views of the steadyPRINT Center settings is now also possible for default profiles.
steadyPRINT Center: Take over of a selected profile by clicking the Add-button In the profile views of the steayPRINT Center settings, the required profile including all settings can be copied by selecting a profile and subsequently activating the “Add” button.
Enhancements
steadyPRINT Center: Access to print servers from Trusted Domain not always possible If a print server is located in a Trusted Domain, the access is in some cases not possible due to an incorrect name resolution.
steadyPRINT Agent: Display of host computer in the support window
steadyPRINT Center: Display of the set filter in the component overview
steadyPRINT Center: Context menu on the user-interface for profile administration The profiles in the steadyPRINT Center settings can now be administered via the context menu in the profile views.
steadyPRINT Center: Enhancement of the test runs for the steadyPRINT dashboard An additional test to check the steadyPRINT web server in the steadyPRINT home screen checks the availability on log level and the correct configuration of the database connection.
steadyPRINT Center: Test run for SQL servers The new test for the SQL server checks its response times and warns if those are classified as “no longer sufficient”. In such cases, this could lead to long response times and limited connectivity to the database.
steadyPRINT Center: Enhanced checking for validation of print server and spooler functions before print server change Before the backup operation is switched back to the master print server, the steadyPRINT Center checks its function. Only if the status is defined as “Started”, the backup print server can be switched back to the master print server. However, problems occur if a printer connection is created via the affected print server immediately after the “Started”-status is entered. In this case the message “The RPC Server is not available” is displayed and the printer connection fails. Only after approx. 30 seconds or longer connecting is possible again. Therefore a so-called warmup check was added in order to limit such problems.

Modifications

Modification Description
steadyPRINT: License adjustment to current licensing Licensing has been adjusted to the current license model.
steadyPRINT Center: Reporting – Adjustment in design/labelings With regard to reporting, some labelings have been adjusted and the design has been slightly revised.
steadyPRINT Center: Exchange of product pictures
steadyPRINT Dashboard: Hiding local print servers

Bug Fixes

Bug Fixes Descriptions
steadyPRINT Center: Wrong wizard icons for adding assignments When adding printer assignments (via the steadyPRINT Center home screen), group icons were wrongly displayed for computers and users in the wizard.
steadyPRINT Center: Unexpected results with AD search in the wizard for adding printer assignments The search in the wizard for adding printer assignments (accessible via the steadyPRINT Center home screen) does not have the same behaviour than the usual AD search in the steadyPRINT Center. This has now been adjusted.
steadyPRINT Center: Manage sharing does not generate, as expected, the print server below the local print servers When clicking “manage sharing” via an inventoried printer, the local print server was in some cases not created with the respective print server as expected.
steadyPRINT CreateSteadyDB: SYSDATETIME is not supported by old SQL servers When updating the database to 5.1.0 by using the Microsoft SQL server 2005 or older, an error occurred which has now been fixed.
steadyPRINT Agent: Agent partly does not realize session changes With some users, the steadyPRINT Agent missed the session change which lead to the assignment of wrong printer connections.
Scenario:
1. User starts the Agent on a workstation and correctly receives the printer Connections.
2. User changes the workplace and creates a RDP-connection to the workstation.
3. User changes back again to the original workplace and receives wrong printer connections.
4. The client name is the same as in the RDP-connection.
This error has been fixed.”
steadyPRINT Center: Price per page does not have enough decimal places The price per page has been extended by an additional decimal place.
steadyPRINT Dashboard: Toner cartridge with undefined fill Level is not displayed A toner cartridge with an undefined fill level (SNMP values -1, -2, -3) was not displayed in the dashboard.
steadyPRINT: License error when specifying database server via FQDN If an administrator specifies the database server by using the FQDN in the setup, a license error occurs as the database instance name stored in the license is not identical. The comparison during the license check thus failed.
steadyPRINT Agent: Agent profile does not affect the stored terminal server with a trusted domain The following scenario describes a problem with evaluating Agent profiles with sub domains.
Scenario:
1. User creates a new Agent Profile “TS-Profile” via the sP Center and stores the terminal server TS01
2. User derives from the domain dev.steadyprint.com
3. TS01 derives from the domain steadyprint.com
4. User starts a published app and receives the default profile after starting the Agent as the evaluation does not work correctly. This behavior has been adjusted.
steadyPRINT Agent: User interface partially does not Display any printers Due to a sporadic display error, no printers were displayed in the steadyPRINT Agent.
steadyPRINT Agent: User Interface partially inactive with more than 20 printers If more than 20 printers were assigned to one user and if the steadyPRINT Agent was opened, the whole interface got partially stuck.
steadyPRINT Agent: Client cache reacts slowly Since a switchover in Version 5.1.0 the Agent’s cache has reacted very slowly. This behavior has been adjusted.
steadyPRINT Center: Display of local default printers not always correct The Agent displays a local default printer which the administrator does not see in the steadyPRINT Center. Due to this display error in the steadyPRINT Center, this printer could no longer be configured.
steadyPRINT Agent: Display of German user handout fails The Display of the German user handout is working again.
steadyPRINT Agent: Grey window caused by tray-icon wrapper-window In very rare cases, a “small window” appeared on the desktop background due to a display error.
steadyPRINT Agent: PrinterMappingInfo Konstruktor DbNull. Replace value by 0 at INT
steadyPRINT Agent: Error when assigning local default printers
steadyPRINT Center: Window too small when adding Agent updates Adjustment of window size for the Agents’ update administration in the steadyPRINT Center.
steadyPRINT Center: Store IP filter in Agent updates – Push-button added for abortion
steadyPRINT Center: Component overview displays several sessions with different versions Due to an incorrect filter, the component overview displayed several sessions with different versions.
steadyPRINT Center: Display of old Agent versions partly incorrect The component overview of the steadyPRINT Center didn’t show the correct number of Agents with an older version due to an incorrect filter.
steadyPRINT Center: Blank lines in the report “Computer with installed Agents” Due to an incorrect filter, the reporting displayed blank lines.
steadyPRINT Center : Reporting – Adjustment of sorting and columns The sorting during an export has been adjusted.
steadyPRINT Center: Timeout for update queries adjustable
Installation: steadyPRINT webserver not working after update installation After the update of the steadyPRINT webserver, it should now be working as usual.
steadyPRINT Server: Shifting to non-existing backup server Due to an internal time-depending error, the steadyPRINT Server reported a print server failure despite a fallback configuration not set up.
steadyPRINT Server: Events are closed if Printer is temporarily unaccessible