New 9.2! May 20, 2013 Version 9.2 Build 1113
[+] Added option to disable logons for all servers in a group prior to a restart, for group processing mode In Order or All at Once.
[+] Right-click on a group to restart, shutdown, disable/enable logons, send a message to users, or logoff users on all servers in the group.
[!] Fixed misc issues in the Add Computers dialog.
[!] When adding a computer to a group, a blank computer would also be added.
Mar 25, 2013 Version 9.1 Build 986
[+] New add computer window makes it easier to add computers.
[+] New option to enable/disable a group by changing its value in the group properties row (already by checking/unchecking the group name in the tree view)
[+] Added options in the Group menu: Add a group, Add a computer, Rename a group, Remove a group.
[+] Console can remotely install clients with the new ShutdownPlus Rolling Restart installer exe format.
[!] Fixed the problem of a group sometimes not restarting its members if it is unchecked and then checked again later.
[!] Fixed the console crashing unexpectedly on some group names.
Feb 11, 2013 Version 9.1 Build 835
[+] Added compatibility with Windows Server 2012
[+] New graphics
New 9.1! Oct 1, 2012 Version 9.1 Build 801
[+] Cleaned up many popup messages and replaced with unobtrusive balloon messages.
[+] Changed showing time in message to more user-friendly text that is time-locale specific.
[+] Changed time displayed in computer list to reflect the locale.
[+] Admins can now show a custom message to end users before they are logged off.
[+] Admins can now choose Daily, Weekly, or Monthly recurrence patterns.
[!] Fixed the behavior where if the user did not press Enter after entering or changing data in a cell, the data would not be saved, when the user thinks it was saved.
[!] Removed startup delay if any computer
Jul 24, 2012 Version 9.0 Build 2341
[!] Fixed notifications sometimes not appearing and logons not disabling when the group is set to restart terminal servers individually, along with other settings.
[!] Fixed master console UI closing on Windows 2008 x86 when clicking on a checkbox when the group is set to restart terminal servers individually.
Jun 8, 2012 Version 9.0 Build 2396
[+] Log file now shows time remaining for a restart after stopping services and/or running commands.
[!] When disabling logons in Force Mode, a possibility existed when users did not get forced off.
[!] A queue was not aborting during the waiting period of notifications if the admin manually aborted it.
[!] Waiting time for users could be less than the notification time, causing terminal servers to wait until the end of the notification time to proceed to the next server.
[!] If a remote computer is running the console and not a client, the remote computer would not restart, but no indication was shown in the log file.
Jun 1, 2012 Version 9.0.2375
[!] Verification of computers changed the icon in the tree incorrectly.
[!] Computer operating system shown on console was showing as blank.
[!] XenApp LE on 6.0 was not getting reset to previous LE sometimes.
[!] Minor group log file fixes and additions.
[!] Minor licensing fix for clients and console with LAS synchronization.
May 24, 2012 Version 9.0.2359
[+] Entirely new UI incorporate all the new features, too numerous to mention.
[+] Centralized console allows Multiple Groups to hold one or more computers.
[+] Servers (non-terminal servers) and Desktops can be restarted in the same way as terminal servers.
[+] New restarting methods are added (per Individual Computer and All At Once).
[+] Services can be stopped before either the group initiates its restart, or before the computer begins its restart.
[+] Services that do not stop before a computer or group restarts can optionally prevent the subsequent of the computers in queue from restarting.
[+] Services can be checked for startup after a computer restarts before continuing to the next computer in queue.
[+] Remote computers can be verified and automatically fixed by the centralized console to ensure they restart.
[+] Icons in the tree display warnings or errors if the computer cannot be restarted.
[+] A Simple and Advanced view of groups ensures new and current Rolling Restart administrators s are able to use the software quickly.
[+] Client software is installable to remote computers from the centralized console.
[+] A new way to setup a restart of terminal server group can be accomplished using a graphical dialog.
[+] Updated/cleaner UI allows quicker configuration.
[+] Groups that use Restart Method "In Order" can have the processing of the group aborted at any point in processing.
[+] The same client installation is used for all clients, one for 32-bit and one for 64-bit).
[+] The previous client UI has been removed except for showing licensing and service status.
[+] New logic that identifies and optimizes the client software for each client OS it is running on is transparent to the admin and end user.
[+] Windows 2000 is now included (Professional, Server, and Terminal Server Edition) as a client to restart.
[+] New logging options separate the console, group, and computer logging.
[+] A new wizard quickly configures a group and its computers.
[+] More descriptive group logging incorporates the new features of the software.
[+] Message boxes, dialogs, and questions have all been updated with the latest UX guidelines.
Feb 24, 2012 Version 8.6.1373
[+] The Master UI shows a server’s Active and Disconnected users.
[+] If the only notification setup is for non-restarted servers, and all servers restart, an email is no longer sent.
[+] The Idle Timeout field can now have 4 digits.
[+] Servers added are in uppercase.
[+] The text of "Ignore logged on console sessions" implied disconnected remote console sessions. This now reads "Ignore active".
[+] Updated to more descriptive text on Servers tab for "Not Found" servers.
[+] Updated to more descriptive text on Schedule tab for servers that do not come back online.
[+] Added a control on the Schedule tab which shows a full date string for a more descriptive next restart date.
[+] On the Settings tab, the last entry in the log file now is displayed.
[!] Unchecking the master checkbox while a server is waiting in Silent Mode now removes the Rolling Restart LE on Citrix servers.
[!] A member server may report no users active or disconnected while in Silent Mode, thus restarting the server with active users.
[!] Increased the retry time to fix the issue of a member server not being restarted if the master server was unable to connect to it.
[!] Users would sometimes get a logons disabled message on Windows 2008/R2 servers running XenApp 6.0 or 6.5
[!] Changing from "Continue to the next server" to "Stop restarting any further servers" while actively processing did not take effect.
[!] Misc bug fixes with Wizard and adding/changing values in RR.
Oct 27, 2011 Version 8.6.1150
[+] Multiple servers can now be restarted, shutdown, have all their users logged off, or have their logons enabled or disabled from the master server simultaneously.
[+] At first installation, by default, Silent Mode is selected and notifications are deselected.
[+] Updated UI notification message if a server shows up as "Not Found". Improved speed of updating servers in UI.
[+] A notification is also sent out, in addition to writing to the log file, if further servers will not be restarted due to a server not coming back online.
[!] If queue looping with the master server in Silent Mode was enabled, the master server on the first loop would get restarted if multiple servers were skipped for Silent Mode.
[!] The log time waiting for a server to come back online, if the server did not come back online, waits longer than specified in the UI.
[!] Incorrect entry in the notification file showed a user as Active that was actually Disconnected.
Oct 18, 2011 Version 8.6.1136
[+] Changed "While waiting for users to logoff of the active server:" dropdown box text clarification. Expanded mouse-hover help.
[+] Refreshing servers on the master server now checks the service for the correct logon credentials.
[+] The master server can now be restarted manually from the master server console.
[+] Notification of same-day restarts now only shows if the new time to restart has not yet passed.
[+] More explanatory message sent via email after master server restarts itself.
[+] In addition to after restarting, logons are re-enabled immediately before the server is restarted, and the LE (Citrix with 2003) is set back to the previous LE.
[+] Updated tooltips for waiting for users to logoff control; updated server Logons status; other misc UI improvements.
[!] Master server would not restart in certain configurations when deleting spooler files or orphaned profiles.
[!] Improved the detection of a server coming back online.
[!] Fixed video link in Wizard.
Jul 21, 2011 Version 8.6.833
[+] Added Purchase and Product Page options to Help menu.
Jun 28, 2011 Version 8.6.783
[+] Added Rolling Restart Load Evaluator to reset when enabling logons on servers that do not restart.
[+] Updated misc UI text for German language.
[+] More descriptive error if incorrect logon permissions are set on the master server's service.
Jun 14, 2011 Version 8.6.725
[+] Reconnection Option added: Windows 2003 with Citrix, and Windows 2008/2008 R2 (with or without Citrix) now can allow users to reconnect to their disconnected session instead of disabling all logons while waiting for users to logoff of the server.
[+] Added an option of disabling new logons and allowing reconnections to disconnected sessions on all member servers simultaneously.
[!] Fixed issue where LAS activation would erroneously read "Could not find LAS server" when attempting to activate.
[!] Fixed issue where there is no DNS Suffix set on the computer, and thus cannot be activated with the LAS.
[!] Fixed problem of service starting when computer name > 15 characters.