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NETx BMS Server
Version 2.0.8000 | Service release | 17.07.2017
BMS Server

New Features

  • Pseudo KNX type EIS15A (i.e. 14 bytes of binary data) added.
  • LUA functions for HTTP POST requests.

 

Improvements

  • Documentation for Extension Manager is now online.
  • Documentation for LUA XCON callbacks added.
  • Server items can be read during the OnStartEvent() LUA function.
  • BACnet: improved polling behavior.
  • Database: improved behavior when DB gets full.

Fixes

  • Issue with KNX device monitoring fixed.
  • Aliasing of clustered server items fixed.
  • Memory leak when using EIS15 fixed.

 

 

 

WebServer

 Improvements

  • Fonts in web visualization are now the same size as in the editor.

 

Fixes

  • Double quotes in server calendar title lead to frontend crash – fixed.
  • Possible problem when creating server calendar entry fixed.
  • Projects on x86 / 32 bit machines were not working – fixed.

 

NETx BMS App
Version 1.0.0.4 | 09.03.2016

 

Improvements

  • Support for new KNXnet/IP routers and interfaces
  • Deterministic assignment of KNX group addresses to KNX lines

 

NETx KNX OPC Server
Version 3.5.7220 Direct (KNX) & UD | Service release | 23.06.2016

Fixes

  • time zone for geo calculations corrected
  • ETS import / priority "Alarm" from .esf file corrected
  • String item update is now case-insensitive
  • Networking issues in Main/Backup-switchover

 

 

NETx Voyager
Version 5.0.7330 OPC and Direct (KNX) | Service release | 07.03.2017

Improvements

  • OPC only: Charts, trending: database query for large datasets improved

 

Fixes

  • Configuration: messaging / field for email encryption was misplaced

 

 

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NETx BMS Server
Version 2.0.7350 | Service release | 09.05.2017
BMS Server
Improvements

  • XCON settings are now persistent to survive BMS Server restart.
  • BACnet device names allow hierarchical structuring.
  • BACnet properties can be mapped as server items.
  • Documentation for LUA functions nxa.SendHex(), nxa.SendHexTo() added.
  • ExtensionManager now works with official SSL certificate of NETxAutomation.
  • Bad ETS Object definitions are reported as warnings instead of error.


Fixes
  • Main-Backup-synchronization problem after network outage fixed.
  • XLogic function (LOCAL) VARIABLE EXISTS bad return value fixed.
  • XLogic function SET PERSISTENT DATA misbehaviour fixed.
  • Modbus setting IgnoreQualityForItems misbehaviour fixed.
  • BMS Studio opened wrong files under certain circumstances - fixed.

 

 

WebServer

Improvements

  • Warning message instead of exception when deleting the cache fails.


Fixes

  • Wrongful redirection to login page fixed.
  • Problems with long filenames solved. Webserver data is now located in directory %ProgramData%\nxa.
  • Webserver retries to open socket 3 times and does not retry inifitely.
  • Strange colors of picture button borders fixed.
  • Missing evaluaion of dynamic URL parts after page switch fixed.
  • Bad Y-axis scaling in metering chart fixed.

 

 

Version 2.0.7320 | Service release | 02.02.2017
BMS Server

Fixes

  • Documentation of task definitions corrected

 

 

WebServer

 Fixes

  • Metering Chart: possible browser crash prevented

 

 

BMS Client Editor

 Improvements

  • Metering chart: 1 value per month in yearly view


Fixes

  • Server calendar: potential crash fixed
  • Problem with large .png files fixed
  • Charts: problem with y-axis auto-scaling fixed

 

 

 

Version 2.0.7313 | Service release | 11.01.2017
BMS Server

Fixes

  • Persistent custom items created in LUA did not restore their value after startup.
  • LUA function nxa.SetItemData() did not consider the source parameter.
  • Documentation for LUA function nxa.Tick() corrected.

 

 

WebServer

 Fixes

  • Web data is now placed in %PROGRAMDATA%\nxa – This fixes problems with pathnames longer than 260 characters.
  • Image / Distortion of image when using the stretch option fixed.
  • PictureButton / +/- Value using float value fixed for non-English cultures
  • Graph / Spline possible browser crash prevented

 

 

MaRS Module

 Improvements

  • Existing documents are backed up before overwritten by actions.
  • Different time frames per element in documents with multiple elements allowed.



Fixes
  • Yearly report contained invalid dates.
  • Problem with table scrolling fixed.

 

 

 

Version 2.0.7301 | Service release | 25.11.2016
BMS Server

 New

  • Extension manager allows installation of drivers, plugins, XLogic, etc. from a remote repository
  • KNX NAT mode supported
  • KNX DPT and Item Type available as server item properties
  • BACnet explorer supports custom UDP port
  • XDB.AutoPurge - optionally purge oldest records if DB runs out of space
  • LUA email functions support sending attachments
  • New LUA function: nxa.DiffDate()
  • New XCommands: AVG (average) and ForwardValue


Improvements
  • detailed error message when sending mail fails
  • detailed error message when XCommand Event Definition table check fails
  • BMS Client projects in default workspace removed
  • ignore excess response bytes from Modbus device
  • XLogic editor: improved check of logic module
  • XLogic editor: improved graphics
  • documentation of XCommand Event Definition extended
  • Item ID added to extended logging output
  • XCON LUA callbacks included in documentation
  • setup routine deals with specific SQL Server installation errors


Fixes
  • Modbus devices are now correctly polled after connect
  • SNMPv3 trap issues fixed
  • VingCard driver now supports room numbers larger 65535
  • VingCard response parsing error fixed
  • Fidelio/Opera driver timing problem fixed
  • Fidelio/Opera packets are not sent in simulation mode anymore
  • BMS Server allows reconnect if no response from Fidelio/Opera server is received
  • HSFS IDs must be unique now
  • DB remote connection problems fixed
  • when XCommand is called from LUA numerical parameters are now forwarded correctly
  • open .xlua library issues fixed
  • XLogic Editor: XCommand connectors are not disappearing anymore
  • XOR XLogic function fixed
  • XCommand Event Definition type ON_VALUE_CHANGE are triggered correctly now
  • Meter Definition use correct default value of type now



WebServer

 New

  • No stop time required if used action has start tasks only

   
Improvements
  • Server calendar German translation completed
  • Detailed error message if BMS Client file missing
  • Historical Data Chart: display interpolation even if values are outside of visible range


Fixes
  • Historical Data Chart: min/max aggregated charts working now
  • Item quality of drop-down is no longer ignored
  • Item quality of multi-text is no longer ignored
  • Home page and standby page are switched correctly now
  • Stretched images are correctly displayed
  • Display problems with animated GIFs fixed
  • Label field size no longer increases with its content
  • Zooming on touch devices fixed
  • Sliders on touch devices are working now
  • Bad date format in metering chart fixed
  • Monthly view of Server Calendar redesigned
  • Values are not set in server even if control sends to items of different data type
  • Label text color is displayed correctly when value outside limits
  • Scaling of label elements fixed
  • No WebServer crash by bad config of remote BMS Server
  • Deadlock issue in WebServer fixed

 

Version 2.0.7271 | Service release | 09.02.2016
BMS Server

 Fixes

  • Regression bug in pop-up groups fixed

 

 

Version 2.0.7270 | Service release | 02.02.2016
BMS Server

 New

  • Demo project "NETx_Demo_Enterprise"

 

Improvements

  • New XLogic commands "VingCardEvent", "HotelCheckinCheckout"
  • Fidelio/Opera: only send changes on server start

 

Fixes

  • BACnet: COV notification acknowledgments are not handled properly
  • BACnet: transmitter failure for confirmed COV notifications
  • KNX: gateway disconnects for special single gateway errors

 

 

WebServer

 Improvements

  • Label for y axis

 

Fixes

  • Historical data chart in pop-up group
  • Metering chart monthly view not working

 

 

BMS Client Editor

New

  • Demo project "NETx_Demo_Airport"

 

 

Version 2.0.7260 | Service release | 04.12.2015
BMS Server

 Improvements

  • New XCommand block PARENT ITEMID to determine parent ItemID of an item; respective LUA function is nxa.ParentItemID().
  • "project" as additional parameter for onClientConnectedEvent() LUA event.
  • Better reporting on database connection problems

 

Fixes

  • Memory leak in XLogic when using local variables
  • Memory leak in PluginMan
  • Description field of Modbus items was not set

 

 

BMS Client Editor

 Improvements

  • New limits: 100 pages, 2500 elements possible
  • .jpg images support

 

Fixes

  • Search item function restored
  • Single quote character broke Historical Data Chart

 

 

Version 2.0.7250 | Service release | 25.09.2015
BMS Server

 Fixes

  • Regression fix: VLinks
  • Correct handling of Error Response for Modbus RTU

 

 

Version 2.0.7222 | Service release | 22.09.2015
BMS Server

 Improvements

  • Database size is now available in the item tree
  • Native Modbus RTU over TCP/UDP support
  • BMS Studio option to generate support data

 

Fixes

  • VLinks from metering module to virtual items not working
  • Geodata not calculated in time zones < UTC + 0
  • LUA function nxa. ExtTime() returns wrong milliseconds
  • Excel import for KNX group addresses
  • Read error for some KNX DPTs

 

 

Version 2.0.7217 | Service release | 20.07.2015
BMS Server

Improvements

  • Update to MS SQL 2014 (only for new installations)
  • Windows 10 support
  • Language support for BMS Studio: German
  • KNX DPTs for DALI Gateways
  • New BMS Client Editor

 

 

NETx BMS App
Version 1.0.0.3 | 25.04.2016

Fix

  • problems with some KNXnet/IP routers and interfaces within ETS 5.5

 

 

Support

  • for new KNXnet/IP routers and interfaces

 

 

 

Version 1.0.0.2 | 27.01.2016

Fix

  • DPT_5.010 as default for 1 byte group addresses without configured DPT


Support
  • Support for new KNXnet/IP routers and interfaces

 

 

NETx KNX OPC Server
Version 3.5.7203 Direct(KNX) & UD | Service release | 22.01.2015
  • Support for Windows 8/8.1 and Windows Server 2012/2012 R2

 

 

NETx Voyager
Version 5.0.7320 OPC | Service release | 02.02.2017

Improvements

  • Metering chart: 1 value per month in yearly view
  • richtx32.ocx will be updated during installation
  • Mail encryption supported

 

Fixes

  • Server calendar: potential crash fixed
  • Multi calendar: events did not trigger properly
  • Problem with large .png files fixed
  • Charts: problem with y-axis auto-scaling fixed

 

Version 5.0.7301 OPC | Service release | 27.09.2016 

Fix

  • Regression bug no metering data visible

 

Version 5.0.7300 Direct(KNX) | Service release | 23.09.2016 
  • Update to OPC version

 

Version 5.0.7300 OPC | Service release | 23.09.2016

New

  • Group acknowledgement of alarms
  • Multi-screen support and possibility to choose workspace through command-line parameters VOF[:<screen-numbers>] [<workspace-name>]
  • Allow multiple instances of voyager on a single machine

 

Improvement

  • Historical Data Chart now allows aliases of historical items, too

 

Fix

  • .csv export of item IDs now considers graph elements as well
  • .png files occasionally were recolored when project was saved
  • Historical Data Chart binning bug in yearly view
  • Transparent background bug in labels

 

Version 5.0.7270 OPC | Service release | 16.06.2016

New

  • Demo projects Smart_Home_EN and Smart_Home_DE
  • Multi-internet / dynamic URLs

 

Improvement

  • Drop-down-dist / multiple receive-items allowed
  • Graph / display interpolation even if values are outside of visible range
  • Metering chart / improvements in yearly view
  • Library / file names of images are now length-restricted
  • Server calendar / no stop time required if action does not contain stop items

 

Fix

  • Alarm list / position remains in case of alarm
  • Alarm sound stops properly when multiple alarms occured
  • Editor / window layout was not saved
  • Multi-internet / ItemID export also considers items of dynamischen URLs
  • Editor / element counting corrected
  • Drop-down-list / ItemID export also considers List Content Item
  • Graph, metering chart / paging buttons in "Custom" range restored
  • Trending / possible crash prevented
  • Multi-picture / change of size during rotation fixed
  • Server connection / error in dialog fixed
  • Processor / issue with name field fixed
  • Button / issue with first value after restart fixed
  • Homepage timeout hast to be less than standby timeout

 

Miscellaneous

  • Dropped support of .ico files as images
  • Documentation: server calendar

 

Version 5.0.7261 Direct(KNX) | Service release | 04.12.2015
  • Update to OPC version

 

Version 5.0.7261 OPC | Service release | 04.12.2015

Fix

  • Problem with single quote character in Historical Data Chart
  • Search function has been re-established
  • Import/export issues with alarms in Spanish version

 

 

Version 5.0.7260 OPC  | Service release | 25.09.2015

Fix

  • Correct handling of alarm group

 

 

Version 5.0.7260 Direct(KNX) | Service release | 25.09.2015
  • Update to OPC version

 

 

Version 5.0.7250 OPC | Service release | 15.09.2015
  • Critical fix within alarm module
  • Pop-up with a single element possible
  • Further minor improvements

 

 

Version 5.0.7217 Direct(KNX) | Service release | 08.05.2015
  • Falcon driver update to 2.2