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Release Notes File for PageGate Version 8.2.1

 

Changes since 8.2.0

 DB synch import routines do a better job of recovering from network connectivity problems

 Fixed interface file deletion issue

 

Changes since 8.1.1

 Added Filter, SubjectFilter, and InterfaceFilter template settings for use with filter pack

 XMPP protocol supports replies (i.e. 2-way)

 XMPP protocol supports/forces SSL connection when using port 443

 XMPP protocol will auto-subscribe a new user when the sender's name in a message is set to SUBSCRIBE

 Minor changes to module startup timing after cleanup routine

 Minor changes to GUI Client shutdown routine

 Minor changes to the default global template values for new installs/upgrades

 PGFilter - fixed display for value of <All> section in Debug mode

 PGFilter - fixed problem where literal searches in All only searched the first line

 PGFilter - \r \n and \### syntax now supported as literals in RegEx replacement text

 Connector logs now include both DB Msg and Sent Msg entries

 Fixed problem with connectors where current multi-part messages wasn't being continued after hitting msg limit and reconnecting

 Updated installer version

 

Changes since 8.1.0

 PG Monitor - npp integration not showing possible recipients in list - fixed

 PG Monitor - npp integration mistaking sent messages as module errors - fixed

 PG Admin - sometimes has trouble creating GetAscii folder on network drives - fixed

 Updated guilist.htm template to include code to check for empty fields on submit

 GetWeb wasn't automatically restarting after the nightly cleanup routine - fixed

 Tweaked module shutdown timing during cleanup routine to improve speed

 

Changes since 8.0.3

 Increased the timeout for SMTP TLS connections

 Modified the 'paste registration from clipboard' routine to ignore spaces before the field name colon

 Made change in GetTAP and TAP2ASCII modules so multiple TAP fields can be parsed out of a single TAP block

 Updated connectors to ignore unsolicited line state messages when using telnet over TCP/IP

 Updated connectors so DTR is not dropped every time modem is reset for GSM-AT protocol

 Connectors sending via SMTP weren't encoding "=" propery in email bodies - fixed

 Services are now given more time to start before being asked to start again

 PG GUI Client sometimes had trouble/error closing - fixed

 PG GUI Client - improved reliability of message counters

 PG GUI Client - recipient list filtering only worked for local recipients, when there is a local recipient list setup - fixed

 Updated HTTP/SSL component to improve compatibility with https ssl certificates

 

Changes since 8.0.2

 Changed how the Max Chars value is used in HTTPGET, HTTPPOST, RawSerial and RawTCP protocols

 Updated GetTAP's routine for separating ad-hoc recipient names and recipient id's so that the pininfo file can accept

   alpha values for recipient id's

 Fixed problem with GUI Client preset message selection when using non-default sort order

 Fixed problem where held messages were being delivered immediately

 

Changes since 8.0.0

 Added HttpPostType template setting - default value = Form, optional value = HeadBody

 Fixed problem with database synchronization between PageGate servers

 Fixed problem with InterMessageDelay template variable - was only activating between multi-part messages

 

Changes since 7.0.26

 Added GSM-AT-IP protocol

 Added TAP-IP protocol

 Added XMPP protocol

 New TAP-IP Server module (TAP over TCP/IP)

 New Serial2ASCII interface modules

 New SMS Gateway Android App

 New PG Filter Pack

 Support for Windows Server 2016

 Added UseSMSM2M template setting to support alternate GSM-AT commandset

 Added UseTelnet template setting for RawTCP, GSM-AT-IP protocols

 In PG Admin added "Copy from" function to recipient, group and display group member screens

 Added InterMessageDelay template setting

 Added login support for RawTCP protocol

 Added init string support to RawTCP protocol

 Added Received, Content-Type and Content-Transfer-Encoding headers to outbound SMTP messages

 Improved SMTP delivery logging

 Improved port scan tool in PG Admin and added DNS port check

 Added DNS lookup tool in PG Admin

 Added UseAlternateDNS template setting for MX lookups

 In PG Admin added progress indicators to import and export routines

 Message limit handling added to TCP, Serial and GSMAT protocols

 Expanded length of carrier username and password fields to 100 characters

 Added SMTP_Timeout and POP_Timeout registry settings for mailserver inbound connections

 Added ResponseRecipient template variable for use with HTTPPOST and HTTPGET protocols

 When 'Forward To' is being used, messages with a blank sender now use the postmaster address

 Fixed problem where RawSerial protocol was sending the message text twice

 Added logging of full response to HTTPGET and HTTPPOST protocols

   (sometimes isn't logged to PG Monitor and only to disk - due to length)

 Added PGM_IP0 registry setting to hard-code localhost IP address for PG Monitor logging (default is 127.0.0.1)

 PG can now auto-detect some GSM-AT modem commands

 Reply Carrier added to Connector 2-way settings, so a Carrier's communications settings can be used

 Added 'Reply Check' polling interval setting to global connectors screen

 Improved GSM-AT delivery performance

 Added support for Andorid NotePage SMS Gateway application

 Database synchronization routine now imports/exports templates for carriers and recipients

 Added ForwardThroughRecipient registry setting to modify the behavior of 'Forward To' messages

 Fixed problem with WCTP protocol where non-standard ports sometimes weren't recognised

 Improved scheduling of connectors according to both carrier and recipient priority

 Improved log archiving routines

 

Changes since 7.0.25

 GetMail does a better job of handling multi-line quoted-printable encoded subject headers

 Connectors are a little more lenient about required carriage-returns in the TAP protocol (some Zetron terminals not providing them correctly)

 Added option (registry setting) to allow GetAscii to process hidden files

 Fixed logging problem in GetAscii for files that are unreadable (logged an incorrect recipient name)

 Added ModemWakeupCommand template setting

 GUI client was not allowing alpha characters to be used in ad-hoc recipients - fixed

 The SNPP Server pininfo file will now accept "*","*","<recipient>" entry

 Increased the ODBC timeout from 1 to 3 seconds for linked SQL tables

 Fixed poblem with GetAscii's "changing" file type

 

Changes since 7.0.24

 Added "ExpandTabs" template setting to convert tab characters to multiple spaces

 Fixed problem with connectors getting duplicate 'dialer' field error when failing over messages

 Nightly routine will now skip inaccessible log files during trim routine

 

Changes since 7.0.23

 Fixed problem sending via WCPT when host responses used single quotes around xml tag values

 Change made to scheduler so error #10065 won't retry

 All modules now use quoted paths internally

 Fixed problem with reports in PG Admin when there was an apostrophe in the recipient name

 Fixed report: sent messages - by sender - totals only

 Fixed problem importing recipients using simplified text file option

 

Changes since 7.0.22

 PG Admin GetMail Settings static DNS field always displayed system DNS values, even if static value was set and being used

 Added X-Mailer header to outgoing SMTP messages

 SNPP server MaxConnection setting was being ignored - fixed

 The 'dialer' field was being left as null when new messages were created. New default value is 0 (zero)

 Marking multiple messages as 'FAILED' by connectors was slow - fixed

 Added 'Large Font' option in GUI Client

 Carriers using TAP protocol now look for more strict message sequence replies when sending

 

Changes since 7.0.21

 Added "IgnoreCD" template setting to ignore modem CD line when sending via TAP, UCP, and SERIAL protocols

 Updated scheduler to give detailed info about any null values found in the database

 Fixed problem with GetMail using AdHoc recipients where only the PIN from the first message's subject was used

 Fixed problem with FaxSvr protocol where first recipient received all messages from a group

 Made some changes when writing to the messages table to solve some delays when using linked tables with MS SQL Server

 Changed default template value for SMTPHelloHost to %InternetDomain%

 

Changes since 7.0.20

 Update to GetMail to improve processing of multipart messages

 GUI Client will now allow multiple copies to be run on the same computer when using serverlist feature

 PG Monitor Good/Bad fields made read-only

 Added capability to add pauses to RawTCP and RawSerial delivery protocols

 Connectors will translate accented characters to non-accented version when StripNonPrintable is set in the template

 The GetAscii module now won't truncate messages to their maximum input size (6000 chars) until after processing the lookup table

 In SMTP sessions, increased wait for response after sending message body from 30 to 45 seconds

 Updated TAP protocol to send EOT when carrier message limit is reached

 Fixed problem with GetTap where it rarely and intermittently used an incorrect sender value

 

Changes since 7.0.14

 Update made to GetMail module to better handle some types of base64 encoded email messages

 Removed colon and tab characters from default subject delimiter list

 Shortened default subject search length to 40 characters

 Lengthened the recipient's ID/PIN field to 80 characters

 

Changes since 7.0.13

 Minor speed improvement to process state checking routines

 Minor changes in module start/stop logging syntax

 SnppMessOnly setting moved from registry to template settings

 

Changes since 7.0.12

 PG GUI Client arrow key in recipient list now moves to first recipient in the list, not first created recipient in the database

 Minor update to help mail server process shut down more reliably

 Updated PG Admin's Microsoft treeview control to newer version

 Improved speed of loading recipients from database into PG Admin's tree at startup

 Minor speed improvement for the SMTP protocol (less small packets sent)

 

Changes since 7.0.11

 GetMail was mis-handling end of line characters in messages using content type HTML and Quoted Printable encoding - fixed

 Fixed problem in PG Admin where switching from one recipient advanced screen to another, and applying changes, the canges are improperly applied to the new recipient

 The little used 'nopage' feature has been depreciated

 Update made to PG Admin's Send Message routine to work with new versions of MS SQL and linked tables

 

Changes since 7.0.10

 GetMail can now process subject lines that have different encoding than the message body

 SMTP and WCTP delivery will use the Postmaster email address if no sender address is provided

 New option to keep GetTap direct connections active indefinitely (no EOT)

 Fixed problem in GetTap when incoming ad-hoc PIN is out of range, and follows a valid ad-hoc PIN message in same session

 Tweaked connector priorities to encourage internet based protocol carriers to use non-serial port connectors more often

 PG Admin import routines will now indicate where import errors occur in the import text files

 GetMail now accounts for systems that (incorrectly) end email headers with CRLFLF instead of CRLFCRLF

 The touch tone reciever module now supports modems that use single character unsolicited response codes (i.e. R for Ring)

 

Changes since 7.0.9

 Fixed problem with routine that stripped non-printable characters (control characters) in messages

 

Changes since 7.0.8

 Fixed problem sending WCTP messages using HTTPS

 Lengthened host field for carriers

 

Changes since 7.0.7

 Fixed problem when sending WCTP in enterprise host mode and using WCTPResponsesTo, where invalid attribures are sent

 

Changes since 7.0.6

 Fixed problem in GetTap module causing DB errors when using ad-hoc ranges

 Some windows in PG Admin could get hidden behind the main window - fixed

 Added support to WCTP carriers to allow reply redirection (if supported by the carrier)

 Fixed template problem where 'From' and 'To' settings were applied after the message text was processed

 

Changes since 7.0.5

 Fixed problem where PG Admin was getting errors on some screens if there were more than 32767 objects in its tree

 Connectors using GSM modems will now send an <ESC> to cancel a message, after a message is not accepted by the modem (usually a network issue)

 Connectors using GSM modems will wait for the +CDS message after sending a message, if the +CNMI command is used in the connector's init string

 Added support for Data24-7 wireless carrier lookup service

 Improved PGStray behavior for starting PageGate modules

 Changed connectors to use the server's machine name instead of the workstation's machine name in the SMTP HELO comand, by default

 

Changes since 7.0.4

 ***Important - Fix for problem where if multiple messages are being sent by the same connector, to the same carrier, all messages sent in that specific delivery session may contain the same text

 Fixed problem where the 'StripNonPrintable' template setting was adding extra spaces

 Added AM/PM field to requeue messages form in PG Admin

 

Changes since 7.0.3

 Fixed problem with database upgrade routine where carrier template entries were being created instead of recipient templates

 Fixed problem with template settings not being processed correctly on non-english versions of Windows

 Added notification list support for failover events

 

Changes since 7.0.2

 Fixed problem with templating system where it was applying the priority of the subject and body values, in the wrong order

 

Changes since 7.0.1

 Fixed problem in PG Admin where 'template' object was not available for recipients or carriers after the first 1000

 Fixed problem in PG Admin when choosing the 'Groups' object under an ad-hoc recipient

 Fixed content-type: variable sent to webservers during WCTP transactions - was causing failures with some WCTP hosts

 Fixed 3134 error when receiving email messages for ad-hoc email recipients

 Fixed problem with templating system where it was applying the priority of the settings in the wrong order.

 

Changes since 7.0.0

 Improved db retry routines for when database is busy

 Moved support dlls back into program folder from common folder

 

Changes since 6.1.1

 Support for non-standard characters after ID= in TAP protocol

 Added 'Domain' field to carriers screen, allowing it to be set at carrier level

 Fixed POP collection timeout problem while in DATA command

 POP retrievel routine compensates for servers that send incorrect <CR> and <LF> singletons

 Connectors and mailserver now dynamically get the DNS servers from Windows, or can be set manually

 SMTP carriers can now have unique relay server settings

 Added registry setting to PG Monitor to allow for custom Sender for NPP messages

 Totally new message format templating system added

 Accented characters changed to unaccented versions when using StripNonPrintable template option

 Added FAXSrv delivery protocol - can use MS Fax service

 Added logs zip function (right-click logging in PG Admin)

 Added database zip function (right-click database in PG Admin)

 Added priority setting to carriers (lower numbers = higher priority)

 Added priority setting to recipients (lower numbers = higher priority)

 The folder naming convention for the archived logs has been changed to YyyyyMmmDdd to avoid date order confusion and also help sort order

 

Changes since 6.0.16

 Added HTTPPOST protocol

 Added HTTPGET protocol

 Added SSL/TLS (port 465) and STARTTLS (port 587) support to connectors for SMTP delivery

 Separated username and password fields in advanced carrier settings

 Added support for forced 'from' address in SMTP

 Fixed problem with POP collection only happening at GetMail startup

 Fixed problem where some protocols weren't failing over if COM port didn't exist

 Improved PG Admin port scan and modem scan routines

 New and improved program installer and uninstaller

 Outdated 'what's this?' help removed from forms

 Added server start/stop right-click menu to PG Admin

 Made sort order on guilist.htm template case insensitive

 Updated rights checking on settings screen

 In PG Admin, made member list screens stretch to form size

 Improved support for new versions of Windows: UAC, security, virtualization, etc.

 

Changes since 6.0.15

 Fixed a problem with automatic import/export where it could hang if the import/export file becomes unavailable

 Fixed a problem where the SNPP Server module wouldn't start with some non-US locale settings

 Added the ability to set a slight pause between messages (changed value from sec to ms)

 

Changes since 6.0.14

 Added field for Fax Class in PG Admin, for fax type carriers

 Connectors now report fax class in logs for fax type carriers

 Added the ability to set a slight pause between messages

 

Changes since 6.0.13

 Some read timeouts weren't happening in the mail server - fixed

 

Changes since 6.0.12

 Dial-up-networking capabilities removed from mail server service

 

Changes since 6.0.11

 Added SMTP_Force_Auth registry setting to allow authentication method to be locked, in connectors, for msg delivery

 Updated MX resolver .dll to resolve timeout issues with some DNS servers

 Update to handle message locking better when using linked tables to SQL server

 Added small delay to RawTCP connector protocol before shutting down the connection to the host

 Resolved problem where SNPP authentication was being sent with every message, instead of once per connection

 

Changes since 6.0.10

 Fixed problem in connectors - wouldn't deliver messages when using linked tables to SQL Server

 

Changes since 6.0.9

 Fixed another date/time format related problem when running on foreign language version of windows

 Allowed non-printable characters (outside the 'normal' ascii range) to be included in template files

 

Changes since 6.0.8

 Updated PG Admin to allow serial ports above 16 to be entered for GetTAP and GetSerial

 

Changes since 6.0.7

 Fixed problem when editing recipients - sometimes wrong carrier was shown

 Carrier list is now alphabetized

 Changed default install folder to be off root

 

Changes since 6.0.6

 Slight delay added to modem reset routines, to help with some modems that don't respond quickly enough

 

Changes since 6.0.5

 In SMTP messages, the SendSubject option was being ignored, and subjects were being sent no matter what - fixed

 When new recipients are created for SMTP carriers, Send Subject is now checked by default

 

Changes since 6.0.4

 Add %Carrier% variable to templates

 Fix %Pin% variable in templates

 Improve retrieval of multiple GSM replies

 Fix problem in PGAdmin and PGSched on systems running foreign language version of Windows

 Update connectors so that if one type of SMTP authentication fails, it will try other types - if available

 Update mail server module to handle comments in email addresses better

 Updated GetMail interface to allow SpamKeywords list to also look in the message subject

 

Changes since 6.0.3

 Updated database date/time routines to get date and time separators from the system (instead of hard coded / and :

 

Changes since 6.0.2

 Connectors: workaround for buggy CDMA modems that give 'infinite' response to CMGL command

 Connectors: delay initial reply check for GSM modems, allowing outgoing messages to happen first

 

Changes since 6.0.1

 Fixed problem with PGC not restoring properly from task bar

 Added %Message% variable support in subject templates (.stp) files

 Fixed error 9 in PGSTray.exe when starting services

 

Changes since 6.0.0

 Fixed problem where Connectors could only send WCTP to ports 80 and 443

 Updated comm routines for GetSerail

 Fix for PGAdmin and PGStray, getting errors on system with LOTS of processes running

 

Changes since 5.0.9

General:

 Basic 2-way support (accept replies) for cellular modems (GSMAT protocol)

 Optimizations for database access, code execution, and processor utilization

 Improved compatibility with newer operating systems

 Many minor cosmetic and bug fixes

 

GUI Client

 Optimized database access

 Improved compatibility with newer operating systems (esp Win7)

 

Connectors:

 New optimized serial port handling routines

 Support for serial ports above COM16

 Improved support for USB modems

 Improved support for cellular modems (GSMAT protocol)

 Improved support for fax modems (FAX protocol)

 New FILE protocol that allows messages to be written out to text files

 Custom filter programs can post-process messages written by the File protocol

 Improved message subject handling (especially SMTP protocol)

 Support for subject templates

 New macros supported in message templates (%OriginalRecipient%, %LastRecipient%)

 CRAM-MD5 authentication support (SMTP)

 Improved proxy server support (WCTP)

 HTTPS support (WCTP)

 

GetAscii:

 Larger lookup tables are now possible

 Custom filter programs can be made to pre-process all incoming messages

 

GetMail:

 Support for additional MIME types in email messages

 Improved message parsing

 

GetSerial:

 New optimized serial port handling routines

 Support for serial ports above COM16

 Improved support for USB modems

 Larger lookup tables are now possible

 Improved logging

 

GetTap:

 Greatly improved logging

 Improved message handling and parsing

 New optimized serial port handling routines

 Support for serial ports above COM16

 Improved support for USB modems

 

GetWeb:

 Minor updates only

 

Scheduler:

 Improved database efficiency

 

SMTP Server:

 Improved compatibility with newer operating systems

 Improved support for running as an application

 Improved support for running as a system service

 Support for authentication for relayed messages

 

SNPP Server:

 Improved compatibility with newer operating systems

 Greatly improved support for running as an application

 Better logging when running as an application

 Improved support for running as a system service

 

TAP2ASCII

 New multiple incoming TAP servers available, for multiple modem or direct serial TAP connections

 

Changes since 5.0.8

 Fixed problem with sending of success/failure notifications

 Fixed problem when client security is not enabled, but admin security is, and using Windows credentials to try to get to client setup screen

 Fixed problem where interfaces were filtering out 'group_list' groups instead of 'display_group' groups.

 Increased number of recipients in envlope of incoming SMTP connections to 500

 

Changes since 5.0.7

 Send subject option on recipients changed to ALWAYS send something for the subject (sends 'Text Message' if

   a subject can't be found in the message test

 Domain POP collection can now use DomainAliases too

 Changed 'Show All Dialers' in PGMonitor to 'Show All Connectors'

 Added AdHoc support to the GetTap interface

 GetTap has been expanded to accept messages up to 2000 characters in length (was 240)

 Getmail will accept the subject of a message even if the body can't be read

 

Changes since 5.0.6

 Fixed problem where message text from incoming emails were converted to lowercase

 Fixed problem where incoming POP messages were sometimes marked as duplicates

 Fixed problem where recipients weren't recognized in some POP messages

 Removed control character encoding (transparent TAP) in Raw Serial protocol

 Fixed db error with synchronization importing recipients with web service enabled

 Fixed truncation problem in decoding multipart mime email messages

 Improved timeout detection on SMTP connections

 Fixed problem where email-only type recipients were leaving .pro files in the MailIn folder

 Added capability for multi-line presets messages in GUI Client

 

Changes since 5.0.5

 Fixed totals on recipient sent message report (message total for each recipient was cumulative)

 Fixed syntax error in query expression when sending via GSM

 Fixed problem with domain POP collection where some headers had first character truncated

 Fixed problem with local domain being case sensitive for domain pop collection

 Fixed problem with too large of a timeout value for POP collection

 Fixed UIDL collection problem where same message is retrieved multiple times

 

Changes since 5.0.4

 Fixed problem with ad-hoc recipient processing introduced in v 5.0.2

 

Changes since 5.0.3

 Fixed problem with Advanced Ascii processing when the multiple character wildcard is changed from '*' to something else

 Changed logging to show ascii value of characters in '<>' instead of using a generic '^' character

 Fixed hourglass behavior on import screens

 Fixed auto-conversion of full recipient name to short name when the apostrophe is used

 Made changes to get rid of sporatic 3219 errors in GUI Client

 Added support for displaying a list of pagegate servers in GUI Client on startup (serverlist.txt)

 Fixed error 9 problem when using the brows button for selecting a new database location if current is invalid on startup

 Fixed problem using failure notification lists if the failure happend connecting to the carrier

 

Changes since 5.0.2

 Small delay added to initial 220 response of server, for some slow servers

 IP address text added to log for initial SMTP connection

 Improved how default values for advanced and unused settings are handled when creating and editing carriers and recipients

 Fixed 'Enabled' box on Ad-Hoc Mail screen.

 Fixed problem where the ad-hoc feature could be used to send a message to a id/pin that matched an existing recipient with that interface disabled

 Added spam keyword detection capability to GetMail interface

 

Changes since 5.0.1

 fixed error in PG Admin when a static recipient was set for GetAscii advanced ascii or GetSerial, and the recipient was deleted

 fixed problem where an extra colon was being left in SMTP messages if the "don't send from" option is used

 lengthened password fields in database (means a database version update too)

 

Changes since 5.0.0

 Fixed error message that was displayed after database rebuild in PG Admin

 Changed behavior of dropped connections in pgmailserver

 Reworked email filtering in pgmailserver and pggmail

 

Changes (since 4.0)

 General

   Microsoft Vista Support

   Greatly enhanced security options, including 'managers' allowed only to maintain their own group of recipients

   Database synchronization between PG servers (master/slave configuration)

   Improved logging (additional logging detail levels and log search function)

   Audit logging/tracking

   Message Archiving with 'Archive Manager' version of PG Admin for archiving old messages and accessing them

   Improved reporting (including speed improvements in some reports)

   (support for linked tables to MS SQL Server - not sure we should advertise this yet)

 PG Server

   SNPP server add-on (for incoming messages)

   Touch tone receiver add-on (for incoming messages)

   Fax delivery capability

   Raw Serial and Raw TCP delivery protocols

   HTTPS support for WCTP delivery

   Message templates, which allow customized formatting of message text

   Pin length can be automatically limited by carrier (important for carriers who use different length pin numbers for different protocols)

   Failure/Success notifications can be sent to groups of email recipients

   User's PG login name, Windows login name, and machine name tracked for each message

 PG Client

   Pre-programmable buttons can also be programmed to automatically select recipients and groups

   When recipients are selected, a list of predefined messages can be displayed for selection (preset prompting)

   Clients can be locked into only seeing a predefined set of recipients and groups (display groups)

   Message length in message entry box can be limited

   A failure warning can be set to popup on failed messages, even if the PG Client is minimized

   Send confirmation option added

   Can now requeue messages from the history screen

   New hot-keys added

   New improved security options (individual logins for a users & use of Windows login credentials)

   Can view all groups a recipient belongs to

   Macro variables to allow a recipient's carrier, pin, and manager on its info screen

   Reporting improvements

 PG Monitor

   Can be integrated with a stand-alone copy of NotePager Pro to send wireless alerts of the PageGate Server's health

   Decreased network overhead

 

Changes (since 3.7)

 SNPP protocol supported

 UCP protocol supported

 WCTP protocol supported

 GSM modems and phones supported

 Serial (RS232) monitoring interface added

 TAP incoming interface added

 Failover recipients supported (if messages fail to one recipient they can be sent to another)

 Failover for carriers supported

 Improved reporting in PG Admin

 Added reporting to PG Client

 GetMail interface can now filter incoming email messages

 GetAscii can now monitor for changes in files

 GetAscii can parse info out of data files

 Messages can be held for recipients until a time of day

 Extra comment fields added to each recipient and group

 PG GUI Client can filter recipient list according to comment fields

 Hot-Key shortcuts added to PG Client

 2 more levels of passwords added to PG Admin

 GUI Client now supports 100 preset messages

 GUI Client can now display the members of a group (shift-click on the group's name in the recipient lists)

 GUI Client can now be minimized to the regular Windows taskbar

 GUI Client in the history log can be copied and modified or resent

 PG Monitor updated

 The number of messages delivered in a single connection can be limited

 Dialers can be set to deliver internet based messages only (set modem port to 0)

 A new web template has been added that has the same look as the GUI Client

 Some minor cosmetic updates

 

Changes: (since 3.6)

 Problem with GetWeb saying that messages are rejected even though they aren't, fixed

 Problem with Group-List web pages not being updated correctly fixed

 Problem with Group List report fixed

 Group-List webpages now shows groups with a {G} prefix

 GUI Client window is now sizeable

 GUI Client now tracks messages sent to groups by individual message

 GUI Client's programmable button labels are now able to be changed

 Dialers can now auto-detect most modem init strings

 

Changes: (since 3.5)

 Group report added

 Archive log option added

 Group and Ad-Hoc label location now settable in GUI Client

 Problem with GetAscii sending duplicate messages fixed

 Problem with PG Admin allowing duplicate recipients fixed

Changes: (since 3.5 beta sp3)

 Problem when printing history file from GUI client fixed

 Option added to not send 'from' field as part of the message text

 Fixed problem in scheduler when messages are sent to an empty group

 More options made available for ad-hoc recipients

 

Changes: (since 3.5 beta sp2)

 PGAdmin

 Preliminary help file documentation completed

 Tone wait string not displaying correctly - resolved

 Duplicate mailbox names are no longer allowed

 New report added for messages sent by recipient

 

 PGDial1

 Error encountered after sending message - resolved

 

 PGSched

 Problem sending to groups fixed

 

 GUI Client

 Name changed to 'PageGate GUI Client'

 System tray icon behavior improved

Changes: (since 3.5 beta sp1)

 Temporary evaluation keys no longer expire prematurely

 Context sensitive help has been added. Full help file still does not include documentation for new email service.

 

Changes: (since 3.5 beta)

 PG Admin

 The service pack version (SP) is now displayed on the top right corner of PG Admin when showing version info.

 The formatting of the 'Pending Msg' button on the pending messages screen has been fixed.

 On the 'Dial Up Networking Settings' screen, the 'Enabled' checkbox was not staying checked: fixed.

 

 Dialer1/GetMail

 Coordinated dialing between dial-up networking and message delivery now works correctly.

 New log entries for dial-up networking progress added.

 

 Scheduler

 Trims new dial-up networking logs as part of nightly cleanup routine.

 Problem with scheduling future/repeating messages (error message) resolved.

 

 NotePager Net Client

 The main screen stayed disabled after exiting the options screen with the 'X': fixed.

 

 GUI Interface

 The status of the interface was not being reported correctly to PG Monitor.

 

Changes: (since version 3.16)

 PageGate now has all email function built-in (MDaemon is no longer used/required)

 In this beta release, the help documentation has not been changed to reflect this change

 See the following documentation for features, capabilities, and setup of the new email server

 

Changes: (since version 3.15)

 New setup program - smaller and faster

 Problem with NotePager Net not updating status logs fixed

 Problem with too many users accessing database error fixed

 Promptless setup options for administrators (see pgreadme.txt)

 

Changes: (since version 3.14)

 A memory leak was fixed in pagegate.exe when running on Windows9x

 

Changes: (since version 3.13)

 This version uses the newly released MS Jet Database engine v4.0 sp4

 Problem with on-call groups fixed

 NotePager Net's 'Use these setting for all local users' setting works

 Improved automatic database rebuild routines

 Message count report format improved

 Problem with PG Monitor becoming permanently minimized fixed

 Problem in schedule when using multiple dialers fixed

 

Changes: (since version 3.12)

 Problem fixed where NotePager Net sometimes did not retain the prog buttons

 Problem fixed where full name group list web pages didn't update correctly

 Problem fixed causing NotePager Net to give an error on the initial run

 

Changes: (since version 3.11)

 New Feature in NotePager Net GUI Client: The administrator can now disable various capabilities of NotePager Net to simplify the interface (i.e. Spell Check, Pre-Programmed messages, etc.)

 Problem fixed in GetMail causing collection loop

 Problem fixed in Scheduler in repeating messages

 

Changes: (since version 3.10)

 Problem fixed where the cleanup routine was dropping leading zeros in the registration key information

 Problem fixed where only the first 5 recipients were shown in NotePager Net's local recipient list screen

 Memory leak in PageGate.exe fixed

 Problem fixed not allowing administrators to add new recipients

 Problem fixed where modem in use error was not displayed correctly

 

Changes: (since version 3.07)

 General

   PageGate is now fully Windows 2000 compatible

   PageGate's database has been upgraded to be compatible MS Access 2000

 NotePager Net (GUI) client:

   local recipient lists can be stored in a shared folder

   on a workstation, program settings can be saved for all users or just a single user

   smaller fonts can be used in the recipient pick lists

 Email

   messages sent as an attachment inside another mail message are accepted

 Web

   full names can be shown on group-list web pages

 

Changes: (since version 3.06)

 New version of the jet database engine used (v4.0) to resolve

 intermittent database corruption problems

 

Changes: (since version 3.05)

 Added new options when canceling messages from PG Admin

 Readme and Release notes files can be viewed prior to install

 Cosmetic fixes to PG Admin, PG Monitor and installation programs

 Added to troubleshooting and faq sections of the help file

 Minor bug fixes