Notes - Version 220.127.116.11
||The Ethertest software supports the new
'Ethernet ComProbe'. The Ethernet ComProbe is an Ethernet
tap that can passively monitor Ethernet traffic without the
need for managed switches or making complex changes to
network configuration. The tap sends captured data to the
analysis PC via a USB port.
Notes - Version 18.104.22.168
||Users can now define separate filters for
different Frame Display view sets.
||Filters are now cached to improve
||SIP decoders for VoIP are now included in
||The Control Window now has a "Speedometer"
that shows the rate of decoding incoming frames.
||Overall performance improvement to FTS
|Release Notes -
- Frontline is pleased to announce the release
of a new feature for our communications analyzers which will
provide copy protection along with the ability to move/park
the software license. This feature will be included in the
Serialtest®, Ethertest®, MeshDecoder™, and NetDecoder™
analyzers. The release of these analyzers with copy
protection will occur in early September.
- The Frontline copy protected software can be
activated via the Internet, with manual browser activation
or with manual activation via email request or a telephone
call to Frontline. More detailed information on the license
protection functionality and activation options is available
in a separate document. (Installing, Activating, and
Managing Frontline Test System (FTS) Products.
- The Ethertest Analyzer now comes with the
new Dashboard feature that can be initiated from the Control
Window, Frame Display or Navigator Display.
Window with Network View and New Dashboard Buttons
- In addition to the customer requested
Network View, the Ethernet Dashboard View brings additional
capability to the Ethertest. The Dashboard View provides a
high level view of the key activities occurring on the
Ethernet communications network. Key features of this
release includes a 10-minute history of network utilization,
statistics on the top ten talkers (with a histogram for
each), a speed meter with background color change alert for
high network utilization, a meter to show bad packets
percentage and a meter to show the top talker percentage.
Also included is a chart for specific protocol activity.
User-defined alarms with email notification will be coming
in the next version. The Dashboard includes user definable
alarms with e-mail notification when an alarm is triggered.
You may define a group of allowable IP addresses and
Ethertest will let you know when an unauthorized IP address
As a reminder, the Ethertest Communications
Analyzer is a passive Ethernet network monitoring software
which works through the Network Interface Card in most PCs.
|Release Notes - Version
||Bug Fix: Ethertest Setup
The new release corrects a software issue
which caused a critical analyzer error when "Ethertest Setup" was
run from the Ethertest Setup Screen.
||Initial Introduction of the Network View
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