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Version 2.7.1888 (Mar 3, 2005)

  • Added: Inclusions in Site Import Settings
  • Changed: Browser listing updated to support more recent browsers
  • Changed: Log files with resolved names now supported
  • Fixed: Bandwidth By Server web service function no longer caches results incorrectly, which was causing rapid calls to different servers to return identical data.
  • Fixed: Email reports were changed to accomodate more email viewer applications
  • Fixed: FTP works with more FTP servers
  • Fixed: International date formats supported on different servers
  • Fixed: Rare memory issues with the web interface were resolved
  • Fixed: Upgrades no longer require uninstall
  • Fixed: W3Cex Log files that contain non-IIS rows should import successfully

Version 2.6.3 (Oct 25, 2004)

  • Added: Option to strip out ;jsessionid=X from query string
  • Added: Query string item exclusions
  • Fixed: Communication between two servers of different locales will now function properly
  • Fixed: Editing user from system admin failed on some users
  • Fixed: NULL rows paused import on site
  • Fixed: Several other minor issues were fixed

Version 2.6.0 (Nov 21, 2003)

  • Added: Auto-detection of local log file types
  • Added: Getting Started Help now embedded into the application for easy reference
  • Added: New report - Return Visit Summary
  • Changed: Licensing menu item has moved to Help menu and has been renamed "Product Activation"
  • Fixed: Padding at the end of logs created by IIS will no longer falsely report bad rows

Version 2.5.2 (Oct 22, 2003)

  • Added: Web service svcGlobalConfig added to allow bulk configuration utility to process sites. (Bulk configuration utility available by submitting a request to support@smartertools.com)
  • Fixed: A date issue was fixed dealing with FTP transfers from boxes with non-US locale settings
  • Fixed: Site Info page now allows administrators to choose to view another page of log file details
  • Fixed: When using GMT offsets of +0000 or any non-hourly GMT offset, SmarterStats would fail to import rows from Common or NCSA logs

Version 2.5.1 (Sep 26, 2003)

  • Added: More detailed error emails when MRS not authorized
  • Fixed: Email reports were failing to be sent on some setups
  • Fixed: Interactive reports now function in locales that are not en-us

Version 2.5.0 (Sep 17, 2003)

  • Added: Default setting for SmarterLog directory has been added (administrators only)
  • Added: Interactive report that shows top missing links
  • Added: Interactive reports for Direct Referrers (those that directly link to a resource)
  • Added: New users by day/month reports, which count a user only the first time they appear in the date range selected
  • Added: Skinning now supports multiple skins being installed at the same time. Skin implementation can also be overridden by browser, platform, and browser version.
  • Added: System administrators may add servers from the manage servers screen (enterprise version only)
  • Added: System administrators may add sites from the manage sites screen
  • Added: System administrators may now use enter on the manage sites screen
  • Added: Window size can be chosen to allow user to select what size graphs and tables they desire
  • Changed: Geographic database updated
  • Changed: Help was adjusted to make it more easily viewed
  • Changed: Interactive reports are now case-insensitive
  • Changed: Interactive reports dealing with referrers now include the “No Referrer” statistic
  • Changed: Interactive reports were renamed to make them more easily understood
  • Changed: Look and feel of default skin adjusted to allow for better browser compatibility
  • Changed: Microsoft .Net Framework removed from the installer to make it a smaller download. Framework is downloaded from the web if needed.
  • Changed: Must register to use the free version
  • Changed: Report item filters box now shows report names sorted in alphabetical order
  • Changed: Report item list in custom reports is sorted
  • Changed: Spider and browser lists updated
  • Changed: Standard reports and Custom reports have been combined into one menu item called “Reports”
  • Changed: Top 404 and 500 error reports are now case-insensitive
  • Changed: Unique users by day/month reports now count a user once in each day/month
  • Fixed: A path-related statistics issue was found and corrected
  • Fixed: Alignment and titles were fixed on interactive reports
  • Fixed: An internationalization issue was identified that halted log parsing
  • Fixed: Browse for folder on Add/Edit Site was not working before first site added.
  • Fixed: Email reports did not have the correct style
  • Fixed: Email reports were displaying a tag in the subject when manually sent by a user
  • Fixed: General settings field “send problem emails” did not save correctly.
  • Fixed: Many browser issues are addressed
  • Fixed: Printed reports did not have the correct style
  • Fixed: Service Setting admin page works when server name is different from actual NetBIOS name (Enterprise version only).
  • Fixed: The IP interactive reports were not combining bandwidth correctly. This issue has been addressed.
  • Fixed: W3C log files created on Windows .Net Server 2003 that included the sc_win32_status imported incorrectly. This issue has been corrected.

Version 2.0.0 (Jul 25, 2003)

  • Added: 65 new report items have been added giving end-users over 125+ report items to view.
  • Added: Ability to monitor good and bad lines in log files per log file. This replaces the previous total log line count for each log file.
  • Added: Additional information about the status of a site import to better monitor a sites status.
  • Added: An auto report generation option has been added for end-users who do not want to automate the "get report" button.
  • Added: Browse button in the site configuration to help choose ftp paths for standard log files.
  • Added: Browse button in the site configuration to help choose local or remote directories for SmarterStats log files.
  • Added: Browse button in the site configuration to help choose local or remote directories for standard log files.
  • Added: Email me this report for end-users is now available on all reports. (Enterprise Only)
  • Added: End-users can configure exclusions for directories on site imports.
  • Added: Feature to email administrators if service is not available. (Enterprise Only)
  • Added: Geographic Reporting for each continent on views, visits, hits, and bandwidth
  • Added: Geographic Reporting for USA view on views, visits, hits, and bandwidth
  • Added: Geographic Reporting for World View on views, visits, hits, and bandwidth
  • Added: Support for Ensim Web Appliance Pro to allow full automation of adding/deleting of sites. (Requires extra download)
  • Added: Support for the common Apache log file format.
  • Added: Support for the common Iplanet log file format.
  • Changed: Default style colors and slight design changes for better presentation.
  • Changed: Graph styles have been changed for better presentation.
  • Changed: Report items that show referral url's are now hyperlinked.
  • Changed: Some report item names have changed due to end-user requests to be more descriptive.
  • Changed: The welcome page statistics now follow the users filters.
  • Fixed: Issue in SmarterStats web server when large data was being posted back.
  • Fixed: Speed issue when FTP downloading log files over slow connections.