Version 2.8.198.0 (Released August 24, 2018)

  • Improvement - Template and style data are now stored globally, in common application data.
  • Improvement - Global settings (including license data) are now stored in common application data.
  • Improvement - Outbound email subject and message body are now customizible in global settings.
  • Improvement - Outbound email subject can be overridden by scheduled tasks or command line interface.
  • Improvement - Refined scheduled task list layout and added progress bar (shown when task is running).
  • Improvement - Added filter application tips to the main window startup text area.
  • Improvement - Additional minor improvements and cosmetic fixes.

Version 2.7.196.0 (Released June 30, 2018)

  • Improvement - Improved root path correlation logic during report comparison.
  • Bug fix - Fixed incorrect permissions for local drive roots.

Version 2.7.194.0 (Released June 12, 2018)

  • Improvement - Minor user interface enhancements and fixes.
  • Bug fix - Fixed issues with default directory and drive shell handler after uninstall.
  • Bug fix - Other minor bug fixes.

Version 2.7.192.0 (Released May 21, 2018)

  • Improvement - Added the ability to disable automatic crash reporting.
  • Improvement - Added AD object picker support to applicable filter rule configuration controls.
  • Improvement - Folder detail subfolder listing now provides both total and immediate subfolder count fields.
  • Improvement - Folder detail subfolder listing now provides both total and immediate non-inheriting subfolder count fields.
  • Improvement - Updated language used to describe project authentication options.
  • Improvement - Updates to the product help file.
  • Bug fix - Deeply nested filter configurations were not correctly triggering appearance of vertical scrollbar.
  • Bug fix - File report reason column could be incorrect in some cases.
  • Bug fix - Fixed incorrect inheritence value in CSV exports.
  • Bug fix - Fixed possible "invalid character" error during XML/HTML export.
  • Bug fix - Fixed possible "the target is a file, not a directory" errors in some environments.

Version 2.6.187.0 (Released April 19, 2018)

  • Improvement - Improved folder tree node clickable area for context menu (right-click).
  • Improvement - Folder tree context menu now offers additional clipboard data copy options.
  • Improvement - Folder tree context menu can now copy permissions summary listing to clipboard.
  • Improvement - Added ability to expand folder tree nodes by depth (1, 2, or 3) via right-click context menu.
  • Improvement - Added option to authentication tab of project settings that determines impersonation logon type.
  • Bug fix - Compound simple permissions descriptions were not correctly comma delimited.
  • Bug fix - User account disabled status was not being detected correctly in some scenarios.
  • Bug fix - Special permissions could be under-represented in specific combinatorial scenarios.
  • Bug fix - Fixed slow XML report data export performance due to extraneous domain translations.
  • Bug fix - Fixed possible incorrect "paths are invalid or inaccessible" message during report comparison.

Version 2.6.180.0 (Released April 15, 2018)

  • Improvement - Data exports now honor applied filters in all cases.
  • Improvement - Multi-host share permissions data retrieval performance is greatly improved.
  • Improvement - Added ability to load project settings when launching from Windows shell context menu.
  • Improvement - Improved performance of well known domain sid enumeration in support of filtering.
  • Improvement - Consolidated storage of specific user settings to avoid extraneous writes.
  • Bug fix - Fixed incorrect enable/disable logic for scheduled task editor export config browse button.
  • Bug fix - Exports using configuration file from scheduler or CLI weren't honoring group member extraction setting.
  • Bug fix - Account lookup caching was not factoring in account locality in all cases.
  • Bug fix - Fixed path to hostname resolver optimization that neglected case sensitivity.
  • Bug fix - Project path history pruning now performed in case-insensitive fashion.
  • Bug fix - Folder tree SID exclusion context menu option is now disabled during analysis.
  • Bug fix - Fixed HTML tree export indentation bug that could occur with filtering applied.

Version 2.5.170.0 (Released April 10, 2018)

  • Improvement - Added taskbar jumplist support for access to recent projects.
  • Improvement - Added "loadonly" command line switch for loading project without immediate execution.
  • Improvement - Improved visibility of free pro edition trial option.
  • Bug fix - Fixed issue with project filtering not being applied correctly in some cases.
  • Bug fix - Resolved problem with project filter criteria selection.

Version 2.5.167.0 (Released March 27, 2018)

  • Bug fix - Fixed "value cannot be null" regression in 2.5.166.0.

Version 2.5.166.0 (Released March 26, 2018)

  • Improvement - Added support for new consultant license types.
  • Improvement - Improved progress display when importing permissions data from previously exported XML.
  • Improvement - Group member data exports are no longer restricted by filtering.
  • Improvement - No longer using WMI to build share permissions report by default (option added).
  • Improvement - Improvements to logging and error reporting.
  • Bug fix - File permissions report configuration could incorrectly limit file ownership report data.
  • Bug fix - Project state was considered dirty if edited and saved without making any changes.
  • Bug fix - Minor bug fixes, library updates, and performance improvements.

Version 2.4.161.0 (Released March 13, 2018)

  • Improvement - User interface changes to increase feature clarity and naming consistency.
  • Improvement - Added the ability to filter by folder owner.
  • Bug fix - Some user interface elements not updated correctly after project load.
  • Bug fix - Fixed rare crash that could occur when copying program license key to the Windows clipboard.
  • Bug fix - Free license version users weren't notified correctly of certain feature restrictions.
  • Bug fix - Additional minor corrections and UI enhancements.

Version 2.4.160.0 (Released February 15, 2018)

  • Improvement - Improved error reporting during command line interactions.
  • Bug fix - Fixed rare file removal exception that could occur following export cancellation.
  • Bug fix - Improved handling of scenarios where command line interface is used with incorrect license type.
  • Bug fix - User is no longer prompted to save project changes when launching from shell context menu.
  • Bug fix - Fix for rare "System.IndexOutOfRangeException" that could occur when using scan filtering.
  • Bug fix - Fix for rare "System.ArgumentException" error.
  • Bug fix - Fix for potential crash when using the active directory object picker.

Version 2.4.156.0 (Released February 8, 2018)

  • Improvement - Improved file size string formatting and consistency with Windows.
  • Improvement - Added the ability to exclude specific groups from group member expansion.
  • Improvement - Minor user interface improvements and corrections.
  • Bug fix - Exclusionary paths failed to match if they included a trailing backslash.
  • Bug fix - Filter rules that match parent nodes weren't working correctly in specific cases.
  • Bug fix - Fixed issue with folder tree node sorting ignoring current culture.
  • Change - Support for Windows XP and Server 2003 has been discontinued.

Version 2.3.144.0 (Released January 10, 2018)

  • Improvement - Circular group relationships are now handled explicitly and logged as warnings.
  • Bug fix - Fixed rare potential for stack overflow during group membership expansion.
  • Bug fix - Fixed possible "cannot insert duplicate items" error.

Version 2.3.137.0 (Released December 21, 2017)

  • Improvement - Added new "folder permissions list includes" filter match criteria.
  • Improvement - Added the ability to export folder report data as a single-page HTML collapsible tree.
  • Improvement - Added "folders" command line parameter, used to override project folders.
  • Improvement - Excel exports now include a summary page with application version, date and time, etc.
  • Improvement - Excel export group member page now includes display name and parent group columns.
  • Improvement - Excel exports now include page headers (date, time, worksheet name) and footers (page number) when printing.
  • Improvement - HTML export now includes group member table with links from the folder report.
  • Improvement - Minor compatibility and stability improvements in Excel export subsystem.
  • Improvement - HTML export header now only includes active (checked) project paths.
  • Improvement - HTML export header now indicates whether or not filtering is applied.
  • Improvement - Export dialog options are now retained automatically between uses.
  • Improvement - Share reporting can now target a specific set of hosts or domains.
  • Improvement - Inheritence icons are now shown for individual permissions in the folder view.
  • Improvement - A collapsible icon key has been added to the permissions folder view.
  • Improvement - Share reporting has improved robustness and error logging.
  • Improvement - Improved error handling for various edge cases where file system abnormalities are present.
  • Improvement - Improved discovery of domain hosts when adding project folders or enumerating shares.
  • Improvement - XML data exports now include event log entries (and XML imports can optionally restore them).
  • Improvement - HTML and Excel exports now have the option of including event log entries.
  • Improvement - Other various user interface updates and improvements.
  • Bug fix - Main window status bar filter indicator was incorrect for certain configurations.
  • Bug fix - Multiple program instances simultaneously exporting reports to Excel could result in export file corruption.
  • Bug fix - Resolved rare "Unable to load DLL penimc.dll" error that prevented app startup.
  • Bug fix - Availability of menu commands are synced with toolbar button state.
  • Bug fix - Minor bug fixes in task scheduler integration component.

Version 2.2.130.0 (Released November 15, 2017)

  • Improvement - Project filter can now be enabled or disabled without modifying the filter configuration.
  • Improvement - Report comparison tool now reports changes in group member permissions.
  • Improvement - Added the ability to filter by account enabled/disabled in nested group.
  • Improvement - Added ability to enable low priority I/O (see global settings).
  • Improvement - Upgrade notification area text has been clarified and the action link improved.
  • Bug fix - Using left arrow on an unexpanded tree view node would trigger a crash.
  • Bug fix - Exclusion editor view height has been adjusted to fix slight content clipping.
  • Bug fix - Some group expansion scenarios were not correctly inferred by filter configuration.

Version 2.2.124.0 (Released September 21, 2017)

  • Improvement - String filter types now support multiple values separated by pipe symbols.
  • Bug fix - Fixed inconsistent account display name resolution in certain cases.
  • Bug fix - Fixed regression that prevented the parents of nested groups from being displayed correctly.
  • Bug fix - Fixed possible "cannot insert duplicate items" error.
  • Bug fix - Fixed possible "index was outside the bounds of the array" error.
  • Bug fix - Fixed incorrect display of permissions scope in rare cases.

Version 2.2.121.0 (Released September 5, 2017)

  • Improvement - Improved handling of recursive directory structures when traversing reparse points.
  • Improvement - Use of scan-time (project) filtering is now considerably faster and more resource efficient.
  • Improvement - Double-clicking an entry in the subfolder or permissions lists now brings the assocaited tree node into view.
  • Improvement - Cancellation is now shown as being "in progress" as required.
  • Improvement - Significant general performance and resource efficiency improvements.
  • Improvement - Added the ability to filter by display name or display name in nested group.
  • Bug fix - Filtering on advanced permissions containment wasn't working as intended.
  • Bug fix - User accounts extracted from groups were not being shown as disabled when applicable.
  • Bug fix - Scan may not complete if the "skip reparse points" option was turned off.
  • Bug fix - Fixed broken hyperlink in main window welcome text.

Version 2.2.117.0 (Released August 25, 2017)

  • Improvement - Added more aggressive threading option (see global settings) for improved performance in many scenarios.
  • Improvement - Error log feature has been renamed to "Event Log" to better reflect its purpose and function.
  • Improvement - Group membership extraction feature has improved performance and accuracy.
  • Improvement - Execution cancellation now occurs more quickly in cases wehre group membership extraction is enagaged.
  • Improvement - Log view now offers a resizable splitter bar between the event list and detail view.
  • Improvement - Export configuration window is now accessible even when export data is not present.
  • Improvement - Task scheduler now displays current task state (e.g. ready, running, etc.).
  • Improvement - Task scheduler now allows running tasks to be stopped, and prevents running tasks from being edited.
  • Improvement - Task scheduler no longer shows tasks that have been disabled via the Windows Task Scheduler.
  • Improvement - Improved handling of memory exhaustion conditions.
  • Improvement - Numerous product performance enhancements.
  • Improvement - Product splash screen has been removed.
  • Bug fix - No longer attempting domain lookups for local system identities, which resulted in confusing error messages.
  • Bug fix - Resolved invalid character warning during save when using specific project filter criteria.
  • Bug fix - Fixed possible program hang when sheduled (or command line initiated) application intance runs out of memory.
  • Bug fix - Owners report tree list view was not correctly sorting subitems by aggregate file size.
  • Bug fix - Other minor bug fixes.

Version 2.1.107.0 (Released June 22, 2017)

  • Improvement - Added a maximum file node count project setting, which now defaults to 999,999 (-1 = unlimited).
  • Improvement - Added the "Display Name" column (hidden by default) to the flat folder report listing.
  • Improvement - Added "Display Name" to the list of supported folder report export columns.
  • Bug fix - Nested group members were incorrectly showing account names instead of display names in permissions nodes.

Version 2.1.102.0 (Released March 9, 2017)

  • Improvement - Reduced memory usage during Excel file format data export operations.
  • Bug fix - Command line and scheduler were not producing consistent results in some scenarios.
  • Bug fix - Passing the "silent" command line parameter (which is no longer required) would invalidate subsequent arguments.
  • Bug fix - Exports initiated via the command line or scheduler did not honor export column visibility settings.
  • Bug fix - Global options SMTP port was not initialized with the correct default value (port 25).
  • Bug fix - The "Monday" day of week selector in the scheduled task editor was not representing state correctly.

Version 2.1.99.0 (Released November 3, 2016)

  • Improvement - Added the ability to save (and reload) export configuration.
  • Improvement - Added support for specifying export configuration from command line or scheduler interfaces.
  • Improvement - Added ability to apply (site-wide or better) license code via the installer (command line parameter).
  • Improvement - Improved memory usage in instances where group member extraction is not enabled.
  • Improvement - Additional memory and performance optimizations.
  • Improvement - Various product documentation updates.
  • Bug fix - Fixed rare "maximum number of items that can be serialized or deserialized in an object graph" error.
  • Bug fix - Fixed error that could occur when attemtping to extract account identity information from NAS/SAN devices.
  • Bug fix - Other minor bug fixes.

Version 2.0.96.0 (Released September 28, 2016)

  • Improvement - Added official support for Windows Server 2016.
  • Bug fix - Resolved issue with trial license activation causing crash in rare circumstances.
  • Bug fix - Fixed rare "col must in range" error that could occur during Excel export.

Version 2.0.94.0 (Released September 7, 2016)

  • Bug fix - Fixed issue with Excel data export group membership links.
  • Bug fix - Corrected scan filter problem with permissions matching that of parent.
  • Bug fix - Folder permissions inheritance was incorrect in some circumstances.
  • Bug fix - Other minor bug fixes.

Version 2.0.86.0 (Released September 2, 2016)

  • Improvement - Added advanced new permissions filtering capabilities that can be applied during or after a scan.
  • Improvement - Added the ability to compare permissions reports in order to see what's changed.
  • Improvement - Added the ability to extract members from groups, allowing them to be shown in the folder tree.
  • Improvement - XML export and import functions have been updated to include group member data (when enabled).
  • Improvement - Excel export now includes an optional sheet that contains group membership (linked to from within the folder report).
  • Improvement - Excel export basic permissions column is now colorized.
  • Improvement - Excel export now splits the header row so that it stays on-screen during scrolling.
  • Improvement - File report now participates in filtering operations (honors filter visibility associated with parent folder).
  • Improvement - Memory management has been improved and overall working set footprint has been reduced.
  • Improvement - Export file compression (used by command line and scheduler interfaces) is now much faster on multi-core systems.
  • Improvement - Improved event logging throughout all application areas.
  • Improvement - Improved handling of "out of memory" error conditions.
  • Improvement - It's now possible to filter the error log viewer by severity.
  • Improvement - Permissions report data export and import operations can now be canceled.
  • Improvement - XML permissions exports now include a report creation date/time stamp.
  • Improvement - Data import tool now allows user to specify whether file, share, and owner report data is imported.
  • Improvement - When creating a new project, current project is now checked for changes and offers opportunity to save them.
  • Improvement - Users are now notified about major version license conflicts at app startup.
  • Improvement - Various user interface enhancements and corrections.
  • Improvement - Added an "Analyze with Permissions Reporter" shortcut for folders (and drives) within the Windows shell.
  • Improvement - Scheduled tasks are now always assumed to be running silently and will always trigger exit upon completion.
  • Improvement - Improved validation in the scheduled task editor.
  • Bug fix - Data export was ignoring user column selections (all columns were included in output).
  • Bug fix - Main window folder report tab count now accurate when filtering is applied.
  • Bug fix - Excluded reparse point folders no longer trigger the creation of folder nodes with an error state.
  • Bug fix - Fixed potential for incorrect project folder count in main window status bar.
  • Bug fix - Fixed cosmetic UI glitch in folder tree that prevented selection indicator from changing.
  • Bug fix - Fixed rare collection exception relating to the addition of file nodes during the analysis.
  • Bug fix - Fixed bug that could cause UI lockup (and high RAM usage) when browsing very large folder hierarchies.
  • Bug fix - The scheduler (and command line interface) will no longer email an empty zip file if all data export attempts fail.
  • Bug fix - Fixed Excel export max row check so that no additional data is output once the limit is reached.
  • Bug fix - Canceling the project save file dialog would incorrectly yield a successful save notification.
  • Bug fix - Recurring (daily, weekly, monthly) scheduled tasks used incorrect start date/time.

Version 1.6.67.0 (Released March 10, 2016)

  • Improvement - Product installer is now dual-signed with SHA1/SHA2.
  • Bug fix - SID to name conversion could fail in some circumstances.
  • Bug fix - Other minor bug fixes.

Version 1.6.65.0 (Released December 18, 2015)

  • Bug fix - Fixed extraneous "network authentication is not supported in the free edition" error in free product edition.
  • Bug fix - Resolved rare "collection was modified; enumeration operation may not execute" error.

Version 1.6.62.0 (Released August 5, 2015)

  • Improvement - Windows 10 is now officially supported.
  • Improvement - Minor user interface updates and enhancements.
  • Improvement - Minor updates to the built-in crash reporting subsystem.
  • Bug fix - Resolved rare crash that could occur when comparing/adding duplicate folder node items.
  • Bug fix - Now handling potential unhandled exception when importing computer names for share discovery.
  • Bug fix - Corrected basic permission string cache lookup key bug.
  • Bug fix - Corrected basic permission string translation logic bug.
  • Bug fix - Resolved bug in the project folder deduplication logic.

Version 1.5.60.0 (Released June 1, 2015)

  • Bug fix - Share report was showing permissions for non-disk objects in some scenarios.

Version 1.5.59.0 (Released May 29, 2015)

  • Improvement - File owners report now offers user-selectable report detail and treemap views.
  • Improvement - Significant scan time performance improvements in various scenarios.
  • Improvement - Added HTTP proxy server traversal configuration option to global settings window.
  • Improvement - You can now select an item in the log window to show details about it.
  • Improvement - Added option to limit file system analysis to a single thread.
  • Bug fix - Resolved possible owner report crash related to thread race condition.
  • Bug fix - No longer caching security principal data when SID lookups fail.
  • Bug fix - Main window state was not being correctly saved and restored.
  • Bug fix - Other minor bug fixes.

Version 1.0.56.0 (Released May 21, 2015)

  • Bug fix - Resolved incorrect column name in folder report view.
  • Bug fix - Resolved issue with permissions data import.
  • Bug fix - Other minor bug fixes.

Version 1.0.53.0 (Released May 14, 2015)

  • Improvement - First public version is released.

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