What's New in Version 6.2.0

January 2019

Version 6.2.0 improves support for hypervisors, includes a number of other enhancements, and resolves several issues reported in previous versions.

  • Support for hypervisors has been improved:

    • Added support for VMware ESXi 6.7 and later.

    • Added support for Citrix XenServer 7.4 and later.

  • Added the ability to detect and report on applications installed via the Microsoft Store.

  • Added detection of installation keys and serial numbers for the latest and upcoming Microsoft products:

    • Microsoft Project 2019

    • Microsoft Outlook 2019

    • Microsoft Windows 10, version 1809 and version 1903 

    • Microsoft Windows Server 2019

    • Microsoft SQL Server 2019

  • Added detection of Microsoft Visual Studio installation keys and serial numbers.

  • Full information about product versions and build numbers of Microsoft SQL Server is now reported.

  • Now the Peripherals > Disk Drives section reports if logical disks were created with the SUBST command.

  • Memory reporting has been improved. Now the Memory field in the System Overview section more accurately reports the total amount of system memory of Windows computers.

  • Added support for macOS 10.14 Mojave.

  • Expanded the number of network device manufacturers that can be detected by the Inventory Analyzer.

  • The Inventory Analyzer no longer scans the Recycle Bin for files.

  • Linux audit improvements:

    • The Network > Network Adapters section now shows DNS names of network adapters.

    • The Hardware > System BIOS and Chassis and Hardware > Slots sections now display more details about hardware.

    • The User > User Accounts section now shows account groups.

  • The Audit Snapshot Viewer now supports the quick search feature in all tables. Press CTRL+F to activate the filter box in the grid’s upper right corner.

NOTE:
For instructions on how to update Alloy Audit Tools, see Update instructions.
For things to consider before updating, see Update considerations.