SoftActivity

TS Monitor version 5.0 with Webapp

April 17th, 2017

SoftActivity announces the release of major update 5.0 of its TS Monitor enterprise monitoring software for terminal servers. Now it combines logs from multiple servers into one Central Database powered by PostgreSQL and includes a new convenient web console for administrators and supervisors.

What’s new in version 5.0

  • new: SoftActivity Webapp for viewing reports, logs and screenshots in browser, combined from multiple servers. The webapp is installed on a customer’s server on-premise or in cloud;
  • new: now using PostgreSQL high-performance server database for storing logs from multiple servers. Installed on the customer’s server by SoftActivity installation package;
  • new: scalable architecture with components installed on the same or separate servers on-premise: TS Monitor client, SoftActivity Webapp Server, PostgreSQL Database Server. (View architecture diagram)
  • new: monitor either a single server or an enterprise terminal server farm;
  • new: create accounts in the web console for multiple admins and supervisors to view logs;
  • support of latest versions of Opera browsers for Internet recording;
  • WARNING: when upgrading from previous versions, old data is not automatically transferred to the new Webapp. To view previously recorded data simply click .salog file in your data directory to open the legacy Log Viewer
  • For more details read these new guides:

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SoftActivity TS Monitor 4.2 released

November 17th, 2016

SoftActivity is glad to announce the release of version 4.2 of its TS Monitor security software for motioning users activity on terminal servers.

What’s new in version 4.2:

  • new: support of Microsoft Windows Server® 2016;
  • new: to improve stability and reliability of recording, TsmSvc service automatically recycles every night;
  • minor improvements and fixes

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SoftActivity TS Monitor 4.1 released

July 6th, 2016

SoftActivity announces the release of new version 4.1 of its TS Monitor security software used by businesses to record sessions on their terminal servers.

What’s new in version 4.1 of SoftActivity TS Monitor:

  • new: installation of update now should not require a reboot of the server in most cases and should be much faster;
  • new: records Rename file operation with the names before and after;
  • new: records the source and destination folders for Move file operation;
  • new: added Spanish user interface language;
  • improved accuracy of time tracking for visited websites;
  • removed recording of legacy unsecure POP3/SMTP protocol and chat in Yahoo Messenger, MSN Messenger, ICQ and IRC. Outlook and Skype are still fully supported. This improves the program’s overall stability, performance and compatibility;
  • new: support of Dutch UI language in Skype;
  • minor fixes and improvements;
  • TS Monitor is now certified as Citrix® Ready;

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SoftActivity TS Monitor 4.0 released

March 9th, 2016

SoftActivity announces the release of new version 4.0 of its TS Monitor product.  SoftActivity™ TS Monitor is security software used by companies and organizations worldwide to record sessions on their terminal servers and monitoring users activity.

What’s new in version 4.0 of SoftActivity TS Monitor:

  • redesigned screenshot stamp with user name and date/time that does not cover window caption:
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  • improved screenshots of mouse clicks. Now records whole window instead of just a small rectangle around the click point;
  • improved: Log Viewer does not require Administrator rights anymore. To allow a non-administrator user to view logs on the server, assign Read access permissions for the database folder;
  • improved: clean up empty screenshot folders when cleaning up old log;
  • improved: application files are now digitally signed with SHA256 in addition to SHA1 for improved security;
  • improved accuracy of time tracking for visited websites;
  • support of new Outlook 2016 for email recording;
  • fix: sometimes user licenses where temporary lost (until service restart) in case user sessions were terminated on the server;
  • support of the latest browser versions and Windows Server updates;
  • new: support of Hungarian language in Skype;
  • other improvements and fixes

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SoftActivity TS Monitor 3.6 released

October 8th, 2014
  • fix: Internet history and Outlook email could stop recording on some computers after a random interval of time
  • added support of recent versions of Internet browsers and Skype
  • fix: some user sessions were not recorded on rare occasions
  • minor fixes and improvements

SoftActivity TS Monitor 3.5 released

March 4th, 2014
  • new: improvements of IntelliSnap™ mode for screenshots:
    • record screenshots of mouse clicks
    • record a screenshot of every typed word
  • new: easier update – minimized the chance that restart of the server is needed after updating or uninstalling this software (requires this version to be already installed)
  • new: monitored users now have an ability to move the optional warning window from a default top right corner of the screen
  • minor fixes and improvements

SoftActivity TS Monitor 3.4 released

January 13th, 2014
  • new: support of the latest version of Chrome for Internet recording
  • new: trouble starting the program on some servers
  • minor fixes and improvements