2012-03-05 MonitorWare Agent 8.1 released

Adiscon is proud to announce the 8.1 release of MonitorWare Agent. This release includes performance enhancements and bugfixes.

With this release, we offer support for the “CEE enhanced Syslog Format, a format that intends to ease event processing. A multi-vendor community including Red Hat, MITRE, Balabit and Adiscon will build a better logging infrastructure and CEE enhanced syslog is a major building block. Adiscon is proud to be the first vendor to offer support for this format inside a tool for Microsoft Windows.

There is also an overall performance boost in the core engine. Also UDP Spoofing for IPv4 is now supported.

For more details read the version history

Version 8.1 is a free download. Customers with existing 11.x keys can contact our Sales department for upgrade prices. If you have a valid Upgrade Insurance ID, you can request a free new key by sending your Upgrade Insurance ID to sales@adiscon.com. Please note that the download enables the free 30-day trial version if used without a key – so you can right now go ahead and evaluate it.

MonitorWare Agent 8.1 Released (Build-IDs: Service 8.1.414, Client 8.0.1351)

MonitorWare Agent 8.1 Released

Build-IDs: Service 8.1.414, Client 8.0.1351


  • EventLog Monitor V2:
    Added support for resolving SID’s (Security
    Identifier) in. The Option is automatically enabled for the Security
    Channel, for all others the default is off.
    Added support for named
    properties if available.
  • Forward Syslog Action:
    Added support for new “CEE enhanced
    Syslog Format”
    Added support for real UDP Spoofing, currently
    for IPv4 only. Please read the manual for more details on UDP Spoofing.
  • Core Engine:
    Optimized Core code and increased overall
    processing speed of messages up to 100%.



  • Eventlog Monitor V2:
    Fixed minor issues with unitialized event
    Fixed a problem with the “Do not process existing entries”
  • ODBC Action:
    Hardened code against driver related crashes.
  • Forward Syslog Action:Optimized Code and removed some unnecessary calls for UDP syslog
  • Core Engine:
    Updated OpenSSL Code to 1.0.0g and build library
    without dll support. This means the openssl dll are not needed anymore.Fixed internal SSL Server issue. Due a bug, the wrong certificate
    could be used if multiple SSL enabled Services were configured.Fixed a bug closing Sockets which was introduced with the IPv6


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