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Minor and major improvements, bug fixes and new features introduced in the latest releases of agentEZ.
See a clear overview of what's new in the latest version.

Release #

  • New - Automation tag functions have been expanded to include the following tags:
  • StopAutomation
  • Fixed – Compatibility with CIAO! has been restored.
  • Fixed - Various stability fixes and enhancements have been implemented.
  • Fixed – An issue causing intermittent 'Agent not run' flag inconsistency has been remedied.
  • New – Date filters in flexYgrid columns now contain new date selection picker module.
  • New – NAB group and name exploration/selection panels ('Names') now offer additional information columns: 'Full Name', 'NoteID', and 'NAB Filename'.
  • New – 'Export to File' feature now provides a default file name when exporting to any format.
  • Fixed – Improvements to the EZ Suite installation database and process execution fix installation problems in which some users were unable to install due to target folder restrictions.
  • Fixed - Stability enhancements have been added in the Ytria Update utility.
  • Fixed – The latest LibXL architecture has been implemented for Excel file export.
  • Fixed – flexYgrid panels have gotten general stability enhancements.
  • Fixed – Various bug fixes in grid-data Copy (specifically Ctrl + C command) functions were made to remedy the following issues:
        1- Erroneous text was displayed ("Exporting selection to file...") in progress dialog when using Ctrl+C in a grid with many rows selected.
        2- A memory limitation problem was encountered using Ctrl+C to copy HTML parts to the clipboard.
  • Fixed – An issue that occurred when exporting or copying grid data to HTML format resulted in settings of '<b> X </b>' for checked checkbox cells being returned as corrupt has been corrected.
  • Fixed/New - Automation tag function fixes have been made for the following tags:
        • List and Loop
        • SetVar
        • ShellExecute (in loop)
        • FilePath
        • EditEntries
        • CopyMoveDocsToDbs
        • CopyItems
        • CreateItem
  • Fixed – Various minor issues with Group and Sort actions on group totals within flexYgrid panels have been corrected.
  • Fixed – An issue with the grid status bar summary information incorrectly showing group header row counts has been fixed.
  • All products in EZ Suite 16.5 include major changes/improvements to automation language functions, as well as other cross-product enhancements. For more information please see the page "What's New in EZ Suite 16.5?"
  • All products in EZ Suite 16 include numerous major changes/improvements, including a complete redesign of data handling/grid mechanics. For more information please see the page "What's New in EZ Suite 16?"
  • New -Open Server dialog: Option to save server names in Notes.ini for future reference, as well as manage the list.
  • Fixed - Now you can Switch ID or use Full Admin Access after trying to open a database without the proper access rights; single-database products (like scanEZ) will re-open the db, server products (like aclEZ) will keep the db in the tree to re-open.
  • Improved -Select a Server dialog: Better management of the ‘Other & list Servers from Passthru Connexion’ documents.
  • New - Now you can specify folders to load when selecting a target server to open in the tool, so no need to load them all. You can add folders as well as save a list of folders to re-use (saved in the file YtriaServerFoldersList.txt).
  • Fixed - When grouping by Agent Schedule, the information was sometimes inconsistent.
  • New - Vastly improved version of the Modification Log template.
  • Fixed bug: Notes version for ODS 52 is now displayed correctly.
  • Fixed bug: Export to Excel from grid with grouping.
  • Fixed bug: Numbers with decimals are now handled correctly. (This was only an issue with version 12.0.5)
  • New Options: Append and Add Non-Contiguous in Export dialogue (also available through Automation).
  • Switch ID and Full Admin Access improved - now uses saved password.
  • Optimized Grid Filter.
  • New server tree right-click menu item: 'Refresh'.
  • Fixed and improved Automation & Excel Export.
  • URL created with https only when required.
  • Fixed bug when closing documents.
  • Passthru Server type connections are now properly listed in Server list dialogues.
  • Improved: 'Select a server' dialog.
  • New: 'Recent Server or DB' list is now case insensitive.
  • Fixed: 'Create Folder' issue when adding a document to newly created folder.
  • Fix: 'Restore Saved Agent Properties' issue.
  • Fixed bug: Crash occurred only in IBM Notes 7 and older.
  • Added ability to close the Help Center dialog with the 'Esc' key.
  • Fixed bug: Could set up a date beyond 31st of the month. This has been resolved.
  • Added new eXtensible Markup Language (XML) scripts to automate processes in the EZ Suite.
  • Added new "Load Automation XML" feature option accessible from Server or Database menu.
  • Updated java widgets to launch from IBM Notes and IBM Domino Designer.
  • Improved Database Selection Filter panel. It now includes Full Path search option.
  • Enhanced Server Selection Dialog Box (with QuicK Search, etc.).
  • Enhanced NAB Presence Checker and Group Expander with option to include additional NAB databases.
  • Improved standard Regular Expression (Regex) and Formula dialog boxes with Show History button and interface. Past Regex and formulas can be selected for use or they can be deleted from the History.
  • Enhanced Open Database dialog box with Ctrl+F to find databases on selected servers, sticky display preferences (Title and/or File Name) and F3 key to find next matches.
  • Added new distinguishable icon for redirection directories in the Selection Tree for easier identification.
  • Improved Quick Search. Query is no longer limited to the sorted column, and allows subsequent selection of any column to conduct the search.
  • Added new Set Column Width option enabling the user to define the number of characters to display for the selected column.
  • Enhanced grid exporting to copy/paste grid contents in HTML, Rich Text and Simple Text formats in any word editor program or IBM Notes.
  • Enhanced group and cell formatting dialog boxes. Custom formatting of dates and numbers can be applied to both groups and cell at the same time from either dialog box.
  • Added new Register by Email option for when internet is unavailable.
  • Improved YtriaUpdate to handle Windows 7 UAC security restrictions.
  • Enhanced Names dialog box with new options.
  • Fixed Bug: Optimized code for the grid.
  • Added new native Excel options to Grid data exporting, including the use of custom, pre-formatted excel books. Supports both Excel 97-2003 and Excel 2007-2010 output file formats.
  • Added new button "Save Agent Timeline to clipboard". Supports BMP, PNG, JPEG and GIF formats.
  • Added new option "Exporting Agent Timeline to file" to copy the agent timeline to clipboard or save it in BMP, PNG, JPG or GIF file formats.
  • Fixed bug: Stored Password management available immediately upon initialization of your Notes Session.
  • Fixed bug: When using Find All, Find First or Find Next, the resulting rows are now displayed in an expanded and visible format.
  • Fixed bug: In the Name dialogue's Address Book, loading a new NAB properly resets any current grouping.
  • Fixed bug: In the Name dialogue, when closing the Group Member List dialogue, the focus correctly returns to the grid (and not the Server List).
  • Added new shortcuts to the Main Grid: Shift +, Shift -, +, -, *.
  • New Address Book dialogue: includes extensive new search and filtering options.
  • New Password option: You can now save an empty password for the currently used ID (In menu: Options/ Password Options…).
  • Added a Server Name column in Grids which feature a Database Name column.
  • Minor bug fixes and code optimization.
  • Added a progress bar when loading NAB content for Member Presence.
  • Fixed Bug: When refreshing the Database Panel, the information at the top of the Main Grid remained.
  • Fixed bug: Was unable to change default NAB. "OK" button disabled.
  • Fixed Bug: Product launched with YtriaLauncher does now display the complete server name.
  • Optimized code in NAB Presence Checker.
  • Fixed bug: 'Is Mail Owner in NAB' would continue checking when there was no default NAB.
  • Optimized processes related to the 'Modification Log Database' and the 'Switch ID' process.
  • Optimized processes related to the 'Modification Log Database' and the 'Full Access Admin' process.
  • Optimized code for 'Switch ID' processing.Fixed bug: Agent Timeline ->Copy to Clipboard. If Scrollbar was at the bottom of the window, chart copied to Clipboard was incorrect.
  • Improved Installation Database: Streamlined installation process.
  • Added new Switch ID functionality. Available in the main menu.
  • Added new Restriction Settings functionality: agentEZ can now be customized to define which functions are accessible/ inaccessible to the user.
  • Added new Modification Log Database. It is now possible to enforce a log of all modifications made by agentEZ
  • Added new "Modification Log Comment" option. This allows input of user comments (explain who did what in your own words)
  • Added new NAB Checker functionality: checks if signer is present in the NAB.(Signers that are NOT in the NAB are indicated in red.)
  • Added 'uncheck selected' and 'uncheck non-selected' database options in main grid.
  • Added new Time and Date filters. ( Located in the filter options at the top of each grid column.)
  • Added new Custom Formatting of both Cells and Groups. ( Located in the filter options at the top of each grid column.)
  • XML export is now available in the Main Grid's Export menu.
  • Added new title-bar to help identify multiple open instances of agentEZ.
  • Fixed a bug with Notes 9 where reading of the 'desktop.dsk' produced an error. This is now resolved.
  • Added ability to open agentEZ with a server in a partially loaded state. This works when the tool is launched from the Ytria toolbar in Notes if a database is open; also works when launching agentEZ from replicationEZ.
  • Added new ‘Re-name Agent’ command in main grid right-click menu..
  • Enhanced ‘Change “Run on”’ and ‘Runtime properties’ dialogs to provide contextual feedback on current settings.
  • Enhanced right-click menu to be more sensitive to context; actions now available when partially loaded and fully loaded agents are selection but
  • Minor cosmetic and performance-related bugfixes
  • Updated Ytria XML engine to version 2.0; many changes and enhancements were added. Old Ytria XML files are not compatible with the new engine. Documentation will be available shortly
  • Renamed 'Save Properties for Selected Agents' to more accurate 'Save Subset of Properties for Selection'; also added explanatory tooltip in the menu item
  • Fixed sorting bugs: 'Schedule type' is now sorted by value rather than alphabetically; 'Agent Schedule' is now sorted by chronological period value rather than alphabetically
  • Fixed bug in grid-type windows where 'Sort by Count' was using the number of visible items (when a column header filter was engaged) rather than the total number of items
  • Enhanced grouped item counting feature in grid-type windows. Now when a column header filter is engaged, the number of visible items and total number of items in a grouping will both be displayed, separated by a slash character
  • Added new "Copy as Application Link" right-click option in the main grid. This allows you to copy the application links of the database associated with any selected agents in the main grid
  • Improved functionality of "Open", "Save", and "Export"-type dialogs
  • Fixed sundry minor bugs related to cosmetics and performance
  • Fixed bug where 'Group by Count' was case-sensitive and would sort some items incorrectly
  • Changed name of 'Field Chooser' item in Grid-type windows to more accurate and descriptive 'Add columns to grid'
  • Fixed a bug in 'Export to File' where the status of checkboxes was shown incorrectly
  • Fixed issue where Modification Log databases stored outside of Notes data directory could sometimes not be found
  • Fixed a bug where a warning dialog requesting a restart could be shown in error
  • Fixed a crash that could occur when using localized (Non-English) versions of the software
  • Sundry minor user interface improvements
  • Fixed a bug that could sometimes prevent an agent selection from being properly saved
  • Fixed a bug where a crash could occur if the columns were added or removed using the Grid Data Composition panel when no agents were loaded
  • Fixed inaccurate terminology used in describing databases where the 'disable background agents for this database' property is set. Rather than saying 'No Background Agent,' the database type will now correctly display 'Background agents disabled'
  • Added new 'Reload Database (and cancel any modifications)' option for reloading databases associated with your main grid selection
  • Added change logging capabilities
  • Added new Domino Designer on Eclipse integration via new Ytria Designer Widget: includes the ability to select agents in the Designer client and open them directly in agentEZ
  • Improved XML exportation: now DBID and Replica ID information is recorded
  • Improved 'Grid Data Composition' panel: Now agent information is categorized according to its position in Domino Designer properties dialog; plus you can load and save your preferences
  • Improved graphical user interface: The software now distinguishes between Advanced templates (colored blue) and regular templates (green)
  • Added new 'Reload Database (and cancel any modifications)' option for reloading databases associated with your main grid selection
  • Added change logging capabilities
  • Add new Domino Designer integration: includes the ability to select agents in the Designer client and open them directly in agentEZ
  • Improved XML exportation: now DBID and Replica ID information is recorded
  • Improved 'Grid Data Composition' panel: Now agent information is categorized according to its position in Domino Designer properties dialog; plus you can load and save your preferences
  • Improved graphical user interface: The software now distinguishes between Advanced templates (colored blue) and regular templates (green)
  • Added a new notes.ini entry: YtriaUpdateFileName to handle potential Windows Vista/7 UAC issues
  • Improved tracing capabilities
  • Fixed pop-up issues for full version users
  • Fixed results window from appearing after signing each database
  • Fixed warning message: Now appears after a failed agent modification
  • Fixed grid refresh after signing agents
  • Fixed copy and paste issue in grouping grid
  • Fixed minor usability issues when selecting agent from timeline
  • Fixed Teamstudio CIAO! compatibility regression
  • Added new feature to rename agents
  • Improved toolbar installation process and fixed minor toolbar issues
  • Fixed compatibility issues with Teamstudio CIAO! Edition 25
  • Fixed "Sign and Save" menu option for agents (if not modified could not save)
  • Fixed minor display and usability issues
  • Fixed date format when displaying the "Agent Schedule" property
  • Added the ability to save/load your current database selection using an XML file
  • Added the ability to save/load your agent grid selection using an XML file
  • Added capability—right-click in Output panel—to export a list of database errors to an XML file; which can be re-opened (with another ID)
  • Added ability to set "Run on behalf of" with corresponding owner information from profile documents (lets you set the owner for a large number of Out of Office agents)
  • Added new Grid Data Composition panel (allows you to exclude non-essential agent information from grid; this can dramatically improve performance when dealing with very large data sets)
  • Added keyboard modifier: Ctrl+agentEZ icon will open and focus on the currently selected database in the Notes client
  • Added a progress bar when copying (Ctrl+C) 5000+ rows in grid
  • Improved text filters in grid (now case insensitive)
  • Improved grid text filter: Must now press enter to apply the filter (previously filtered in real-time and unnecessarily slowing down the grid)
  • Improved grid copy and paste (ignores carriage return within a row of data)
  • Improved agent data reloading to ensure accurate agent data is displayed
  • Grid column headers now included during a copy and paste
  • Fixed minor bugs and display issues
  • Fixed rare license key recognition issue
  • Added new information options: Last Modify By and Last Modification On (must be activated, not available by default)
  • Renamed and improved visibility of "Group By This Column" contextual menu item (used to toggle grouping of columns in a grid)
  • Improved YtriaUpdate download process through the use of Amazon S3/CloudFront
  • Improved error messages: Now includes the display of the active username
  • Improved Export to: Add filename extension if not set
  • Improved Export to: Use Windows Regional settings for item separator (rather than forcing a comma)
  • Implemented Shift + Click for multiple check box selection in tree
  • Implemented the display of 'Run On' information for ServerStart triggered agents
  • Fixed a bug where the 'Enabled' check box was not always being shown properly
  • Added new menu item: Maintain a list of your favorite servers
  • Added option to set a comment to be used by Teamstudio CIAO during check in/check out process
  • Improved agent logs feature: Can now open multiple agent logs
  • Fixed a random message from appearing (offering a full product evaluation)
  • Fixed other minor miscellaneous issues
  • Improved product registration (specifically how Activation Codes are verified)
  • Fixed a product launch issue from an encrypted USB key
  • Fixed date display issues verNamesCNx.
  • Fixed Ytria update bug which displayed popup even when product was up-to-date.
  • Fixed potential crash and minor issues in grid.
  • Fixed other minor miscellaneous issues.
  • Fixed minor interface and display refresh issues.
  • Fixed YtriaAgentEZOptions in Notes.ini (previously had the opposite intended effect).
  • Added agent schedule chart feature (agent timeline or agent Gantt chart)
  • Added date formatting capability to all grouping grids
  • Improved and simplified product registration process
  • Added column to display 'Inherit From'.
  • Added colour-coding scheme in database selection panel.
  • Added F1 key for Online Help Documentation.
  • Added new menu item in Help > Online Quick Start Guides (Printable).
  • Improved YtriaUpdate process.
  • Improved crash reporter.
  • Improved listing of servers that can be selected.
  • Replaces (YtriaServerNamesCN) Notes Environment Variable for server list with: YtriaServerNamesCNx.
  • Fixed Ytria update bug which displayed popup even when product was up-to-date.
  • Fixed potential crash and minor issues in grid.
  • Fixed other minor miscellaneous issues.
  • Fixed minor interface and display refresh issues.
  • Fixed YtriaAgentEZOptions in Notes.ini (previously had the opposite intended effect).
  • Fixed "Password Options" bug issue when the user ID file is in a network (example: "\\server\path\").
  • Fixed product crash when Cancel button is pressed in a progress dialog box.
  • Fixed bug: Incorrectly constructed URL, for "Open in NotesClient", if server has many OU (Organisation Unit), O (Organisation) and C (Country).
  • Fixed Bug: Sever tree control not working in R4.
  • Teamstudio CIAO!: The name of product is now set as default comment (instead of an empty comment).
  • Fixed a potential crash resulting from "Proxy Settings" dialog box.
  • New filtering system in grid windows.
  • Fixed a display issue in the Change Generic Properties dialog.
  • Added: Select tree now displays a database name in bold whenever an entry from it is selected in the grid panel.
  • Fixed a rare crash that could occur while exporting to file.
  • Added localization capabilities.
  • Added Full Access Administration option (Options > Full Access Administration).
  • Added "Run Agent on Server" menu item.
  • Improved user interface for greater consistency and usability (re-mapping of shortcuts, improved menu, and contextual menu consistency in application).
  • All R8 agent properties are managed.
  • Automatically opens the Open Server dialog on start up (with the last opened server).
  • Fixed communication and license key issues in the Ytria registration system.
  • Fixed a regression, so that there is no longer a single '|' at the end of the design element names.
  • Added 'Agents Suppression' option.
  • Added Options"Force Designer Access to Edit Agents" (default) and "Use Notes API Security" options. You cannot by default modify a shared agent running on a server if you don't have at least 'Designer Access'. However, you can always choose using less security and work with the 'Use Notes API Security' option.
  • Added the possibility to sign agents with Another ID using 'signEZ'.
  • Improved CIAO! management: When saving changes, the Ytria dialog for CIAO! comments appeared only once; If the user makes another modification and saves, the Ytria dialog for CIAO! comments no longer appeared. Now the Ytria dialog for CIAO! comments is shown at every save (with the previous user's comments).
  • Improved registry writing and reading for Windows Vista.
  • Improved error message: When an agent save failed, error message didn't indicate agent name and agent path.
  • Fixed a 'Automatically Load Detailed Agent Information' agent log display bug.
  • Fixed copy and paste in the grid. Rows are now pasted in the order that they appear in the grid.
  • Renamed Option item to 'Automatically Load Detailed Agent Information'
  • Changed filter look and functionality.
  • Fixed regular expression saving: asks user to replace if a label is already used.
  • Fixed crash when Status column in Roles grid is clicked.
  • 'Ungroup All' in grouping grid no longer changes your current sorting.
  • Users can now select databases and to retrieve data when ready (Apply button).
  • Time limited license keys would not allow a user to load all agent information without re-entering the license key.
  • Added Ctrl+C copying capability to grid panel.
  • Improved thread error detection.
  • Initial release.