Release Notes

What's new in version 6.2

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.

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