Security Explorer 8.x Version History
ENH = Enhancement or new feature
DEP = Deprecated function
FIX = Fixed defect
Security Explorer 220.127.116.11 GA (12 June 2012)
ENH: Added the ability to securely access and manage different Exchange Organizations in different forests from a single Security Explorer console.
ENH: Added the ability to configure a HTTP port number option for Exchange Server
ENH: Improved error reporting identifies which Roles are assigned to an RBAC scope when trying to delete that scope.
ENH: UI updated and refreshed with new icons for RBAC objects
ENH: Distribution groups of different types are now differentiated with unique icons
ENH: Added a "Description" field to the dialogs for creating and editing Role Based Access Control (RBAC) user roles.
ENH: Usability: Double-clicking on a 'non-expandable' Exchange object now opens the Properties dialog for that object.
ENH: Added the ability to manage mail users and create mailboxes for new users
ENH: Added the ability to manage the Active Directory permissions of mail contact objects
ENH: Management functions (grant, revoke, clone, export, and backup) can now be performed on the alphabetic mailbox groups.
ENH: A new Exchange permission report that lists all Inboxes (not mailboxes) which have non-owners with explicit permission access to the Inbox.
ENH: Added the ability to create "Enterprise Scopes" and "Favorites" in the Exchange module
ENH: Ability to create new Exchange Public Folder and Mailbox databases directly from the Security Explorer console
ENH: New 'Basic' and 'Advanced' management tasks added, including ones for bulk changes to account properties and group memberships
ENH: Enhanced performance during application startup by moving the license compliance check to separate thread.
ENH: The ability to visually distinguish between disabled and non-disabled user accounts (local or domain) is now a user-configurable option.
ENH: Search function now provides an option to search for disabled users (local or domain).
ENH: Added capability to select multiple groups and then show in the Group Contents dialog only those members that are common to all the selected groups.
ENH: Domain groups of different types are now differentiated with unique icons
ENH: Usability: The license number applied to the installation is now displayed on the License Dashboard.
ENH: The ACEFlags property is now included in the permission dataset when an ACE is copied
ENH: Usability: The window launched by Security Explorer's 'Show Permissions' context menu option now adds a Taskbar icon and is forced to the front.
ENH: Usability: Community requested enhancements to the NTFS Module's Grant and Revoke home page tasks.
ENH: Usability: NTFS and SharePoint permissions search feature now recourses through "nested" groups.
ENH: Usability: A module's 'Active Directory' node now binds to the domain where Security Explorer is installed and provides a context menu option to 'Connect To' other domains in the forest.
ENH: Usability: When Security Explorer deletes a folder or a registry key it now automatically clears and refreshes it's persistent cache.
ENH: UI updated and refreshed with new icons for domain and computer objects
ENH: Usability: Double-clicking on a Service, Task, Group, or User object (local and domain) now opens the Properties dialog for that object.
ENH: Speed and performance when manually entering a path has been improved.
ENH: Role Based Management provides the ability to show or hide modules based on the user's responsibilities.
ENH: Inclusion of ScriptLogic's Software Improvement Program framework
ENH: The "Properties" dialog for Services has been improved so that only properties appropriate to the target operating system are displayed.
ENH: The SharePoint authentication dialog now provides the ability to change credentials for any SharePoint node at will and more accurate guidance if a connection fails.
ENH: The SharePoint clone function now supports the importation of clone pairs via CSV files
ENH: Added the capability to remove one or more accounts from all SharePoint groups in a single operation.
ENH: Support for SQL Server 2012
ENH: Ability to discover, report and manage SQL Reporting Services (SRS) roles and permissions
DEP: Support for Exchange 2000 has been dropped from this release.
DEP: Support for SQL 2000 Server has been dropped from this release.
FIX: Selecting an active Exchange 2003 mailbox was followed by the message "Error: The mailbox cannot be opened"
FIX: Corrected a problem where modifying Exchange 2007 Public Folder permissions would display the error "The user already has some of the permissions specified to be added on the public folder"
FIX: Corrected an issue where the "Group Contents" and "Group Membership" functions did not display the contents or membership for the domain group selected in the Exchange Security tree.
FIX: Attempting to print or preview a group membership report displayed the message "Error: Index was out of range."
FIX: Resolved an issue in the Groups and Users module where the Group Contents window for domain local groups would not display groups from externally trusted domains.
FIX: Resolved a problem where the License Dashboard would not accurately identify the number of enabled users in Active Directory
FIX: Saving or exporting a permissions report from the report preview window could cause the program to become unresponsive when installed on a computer running Windows 2008 or Windows 7
FIX: Fixed an issue where the NTFS module's 'File System Report' would not execute while the application was in evaluation mode.
FIX: Resolved an issue where the 'Set Ownership' function would fail on paths exceeding 256 characters
FIX: Corrected problems with Security Explorer's command-line utilities failing to execute properly.
FIX: Corrected a problem where corrupt characters could be displayed for unknown accounts under the "Domain" and "Name" columns of the NTFS module's Permissions list.
FIX: Corrected a problem where group memberships were not enumerated correctly
FIX: Fixed a problem where the 'Set-SXPSharePointClone' command would fail to execute properly yet indicated the operation was successful.
FIX: Saving an exported SharePoint group membership report could cause the program to become unresponsive when installed on a computer running Windows Server 2008 R2
FIX: Corrected an issue where the SharePoint clone permissions function allowed the selection of an account deleted from AD but not deleted from the SharePoint site.
FIX: Corrected an issue where URL did not use the correct port number when using SSL
FIX: SharePoint permissions backups will now skip over objects the user has no access to and continue backup instead of stopping.
FIX: Resolved a problem where a clustered instance of SQL could not be expanded in the UI if Security Explorer was installed on a computer running Windows7.
FIX: Corrected a problem where changing the account for a scheduled task would display the message “Error: Tasks which have been registered previously with stored passwords must use the TaskFolder.RegisterTaskDefinition method for updates”.
FIX: Removed the "Display Group Contents" and "Display Memberships" items from Tools menu for the Tasks Management module
FIX: Error after try to create new Exchange mailbox database on clustered mailbox-role instance
FIX: Adds management of the tasks located in subfolders of a machine's Task Scheduler Library
FIX: It is impossible to copy task to task subfolder
FIX: Error in Search if empty Task exists on computer
FIX: Impossible to create task on local or remote windows Vista, 2008, 2008R2, 7 with 'Run whether user is logged on or not' option
FIX: Incorrect message if account information is not entered while copying tasks
FIX: Sluggish response during normal use
FIX: Bulk Change Users Properties Task: Incorrect reaction after select several Local users
FIX: The "Group's Content" home page task shows incorrect contents for a domain's Administrators group
FIX: It is impossible to create new groups if SharePoint admin is used in Alternate Credentials
FIX: User-defined server roles in SQL 2012 are not included in permissions backup of the SQL server instance
FIX: The 'Revoke Disabled' advanced task doesn't work for sub-objects in database
FIX: Problem where user mappings for new logins are not correctly saved
FIX: Correction of an error that could occur when a mailbox and associated AD user account are deleted and subsequently another AD user account and mailbox of the same name is created.
FIX: When assigning “Editor” permissions on a user’s calendar for another user, the “Read Items” permission is missing.
FIX: Error occurs after a check for pre-requisites of Exchange Web Services for Exchange 2010
FIX: Problems with creating and viewing multiple Public Folder databases in an clustered Exchange 2010 environment.
FIX: The navigation tree for the 'Group and User' and 'Exchange' modules will not connect to resources in trusted domains.
FIX: Problems with mailbox creation in a clustered Exchange mailbox server environment.
FIX: Problems with mailbox deletion in a clustered Exchange mailbox server environment.
FIX: An incorrect message appears when granting Mailbox and Public Folder permissions to a user that does not have mailbox in an Exchange 2003 environment.
Security Explorer 18.104.22.168 GA version (13 Sep 2011)
FIX: Corrected a problem where command-line utilities would throw an exception with event IDs 1026 and 1000 posted to the Application event log.
FIX: Corrected a problem where the SXPsharepointClone PowerShell cmdlet was not working as expected, even though returning code 0 (Success)
FIX: Replaced the ‘Description’ column in the ‘Group Contents’ window.
Security Explorer 22.214.171.124 General Availability version (16 May 2011)
ENH: Exchange Public Folders can now be displayed in a 'Tree' view instead of a flat list
ENH: Exchange Module includes a new option to grant permissions for users and groups to manage group contents.
ENH: Exchange Module includes a new option to 'Mail Enable' and 'Mail Disable' Public Folders
ENH: Exchange Module can now search all mailboxes for all users that have been assigned any delegate rights
ENH: Exchange Module includes a new option to create a Distribution Group from an existing AD Group.
ENH: Exchange Module includes a new option to manage mailbox folder permissions for multiple mailbox folders at once
ENH: Exchange Module includes a new option to view and configure “External Contacts”
ENH: Exchange Module: Exchange Tools Offer Additional Columns For Sorting When 'Mailboxes' Node Is Selected
ENH: Exchange Module's "Edit Distribution Group" dialog has been expanded to provide the same settings available through EMC
ENH: Exchange Module now includes “Propagate Permissions” options in Grant and Revoke dialogs
ENH: Search functionality for all modules improved to allow multiple names to be selected
ENH: Enhancements to user impersonation pre-requisites for Exchange permissions management
ENH: Exchange Module enhancements to role based access control configuration
ENH: Multiple accounts can be selected so Mailboxes for multiple users can be created at once
ENH: Exchange Module supports the new features introduced by Exchange 2010's Service Pack 1
ENH: New PowerShell Cmdlets to Grant, Revoke and RevokeUnknown, Clone, and Backup Exchange permissions
ENH: User accounts now show 'Display Name' when added to a group in the Groups And Users Module
ENH: Home Page for all modules featuring the most frequently used management tasks and formatted reports
ENH: NTFS Change Management logs what was changed, who made the change, and makes a backup of permissions before the change
ENH: NTFS Module's permissions restore (from backup) dialog has been enhanced
ENH: NTFS Module now include a "Force Down Tree" option for inheritance changes.
ENH: "Revoke All Permissions" option now available in all Modules
ENH: All Modules now have an option to remove the timestamp from the backup file name format
ENH: the diagnostic utility has been updated to include the Sharepoint and Exchange Modules
ENH: New Powershell Cmdlets for various Modules
ENH: Application configuration settings can now be shared by multiple users
ENH: Functions that are not applicable to a module are now hidden
ENH: Enhancements to the group membership functionality in the Sharepoint Module
ENH: An option to remove deleted accounts from SharePoint groups is available when removing SharePoint permissions for deleted AD accounts
ENH: SQL Module can now manage permissions of database assemblies, functions, and synonyms.
ENH: Task Module now supports the new Task style found in Vista/Windows2008 and later
ENH: Bulk Changes to Group Memberships and Account Properties now possible in Groups And Users Module
ENH: Clone Group Membership now available for Share, SQL, SharePoint, and Exchange permissions
ENH: Disabled Account Revoke Functionality for most modules
ENH: Disabled Account Searching for most modules
ENH: NTFS permissions backups now include System Access Control Lists (SACLs)
FIX: Enabling the Security Explorer context menu no longer allows you to "Manage" your computer by going to START right clicking "Computer" and selecting "Manage"
FIX: Error: No such interface supported is displayed when trying to clone user Sharepoint permissions using imported CSV file
FIX: Folders with an apostrophe in the name will cause error: SQLite error near "s":syntax error
FIX: Power shell error when exporting permission - [Export ProcessRecord] Exception: Object reference not set to an instance of an object. Return code -2147467261
FIX: Noticeable delays reported when expanding the “Mailboxes (All)” node in Exchange module
FIX: Task Management: Logon account name is missing for tasks runned as SYSTEM account
FIX: Corrected issue about domain visibility and accessibility under Active Directory tree node.
FIX: SharePoint Module: User and group AD accounts have the same icon in SharePoint Groups dialog.