Sixnet® Release Notes 3.60.118

2014-04-16

New Features:

ID Subject Description
13043 ET-2 Added 16ISOTC wiring diagram to help.
12665 IPm® Optimized clear configuration.

 

Fixed Issues:

ID Subject Description
13211 IPm Fixed issue where comm port could become inaccessible after a NVRAM format.
13118 IPm Clarified setting in advanced RTU configuration page.
13021 IPm Improved reliability of changing station numbers.
12971 IPm Improved Datalog configuration readback.
12970 ET-2 Addressed occasional communication failures.
12950 Tool Kit Fixed errors loading configuration after formatting battery backed RAM®.
12931 Firmware Loader Fixed freeze-up issue when upgrading firmware.
12919 Tool Kit Fixed problem with clearing RTU configuration.
12912 Tool Kit Fixed crash when resetting comm port.

 

3.55.102

2012-08-10

New Features:

ID Subject Description
10123 EtherTRAK®-2 Added heartbeat monitoring watchdog features.
6812 EtherTRAK-2 Support dashes in the station names in the main station list.

 

Fixed Issues:

ID Subject Description
10326 Tool Kit Improved naming consistency by changing the terminology in the IPm port configuration from "Ethernet1" and "Ethernet2" to "Network 1/Eth0" and "Network 2/Eth1" respectively.
10325 Tool Kit Changed the labels in IPm Advanced Ethernet from "Ethernet1" and "Ethernet2" to "Network 1/Eth0" and "Network 2/Eth1" respectively.
10324 Tool Kit Changed the text in the IPm redundancy configuration window from "Eth0" and "Eth1" to "Network 1/Eth0" and "Network 2/Eth1" respectively.
10256 Tool Kit Fixed bug that caused the initial discrete and analog output addresses to start at "-1" when a VT-IPm-1410 contained a remote link to a RM-RTU-8440 module.

 

3.54.109

2012-08-10

New Features:

ID Subject Description
10156 Installation Changed the Tool Kit installer and uninstaller icons to be aesthetically more appealing.
9665 Tool Kit Changed the Tool Kit icon to be aesthetically more appealing.
9242 Tool Kit Added the ability to delete more than one I/O transfer at once.
9237 Tool Kit Added the ability to delete more than one module at once.
9236 Tool Kit Increased Tool Kit speed when loading large project files.

 

Fixed Issues:

ID Subject Description
10133 Tool Kit Enabled Lead and Lag time entries for the IPm RS-485 port configuration.
10058 Tool Kit Fixed crashing problem after multiple "Read Back" operations.
9966 Tool Kit Disabled ineffective scaling values for I/O types LI, LO, FI, and FO. This helps to prevent some confusion about their operation.
9936 Datalogging Fixed the minimum log rate for the VT-IPm2m-113/213 so that it can be set below 200ms.
9905 ISaGRAF In ISaGRAF export: Fixed bug that always selected FIs for SIVM, removed redundant backup stations, and changed the maximum number of channels per device from 32 to 128.
9851 Datalogging Fixed a bug that would attempt to load SiteTRAK/RemoteLog sixlog datalog configurations the same way as IPms resulting in error code 0x02.
9823 Firmware Loader Fixed error when updating firmware from a zip file using Ethernet-only connection.
9793 ISaGRAF Automatically correct various ISaGRAF project file errors and discrepancies that could cause problems opening and running them.
9768 Tool Kit Fixed Modbus communications failure over RS-485 at certain baud rates on ET-2 modules.
9767 Tool Kit Fixed blank default module name when copying to another project.
9765, 8712 Tool Kit Fixed error when copying a module from an IPm to an IPm in another project.
9697 Tool Kit Fixed loading old projects which have IPms with on-board analog outputs and counters.
9673 Tool Kit Set default number of decimals to six for floating point inputs and outputs.
9658 Tool Kit Added descriptive error when Tool Kit upgrade file creation fails.
9652 Datalogging Fixed issue with datalogging that caused corruption of date stamps and data misalignment and also caused triggered events to to report incorrect discrete values.
9534 Tool Kit Fix mismatch between main datalog list and load advanced list.
9512 ISaGRAF Fixed debugging errors that would occur when running an ISaGRAF project that was created using an earlier version of ISaGRAF.
9482 Tool Kit Fixed issue with E2/EB-10RTD, E2/EB-8ISOTC, and E2/EB-16ISOTC resetting their scale values back to defaults after being configured.
9236 Tool Kit Set preferred base addresses for Tool Kit DLLs.
8975 Help Clarified SIVM information within the standard Tool Kit help.
8871 Tool Kit Fix invalid component update message during Tool Kit startup if ISaGRAF had been uninstalled.
7288 Help Fixed problem with help for the "Copy Prior" button while configuring tags.

 

3.53.109

2012-04-13

New Features:

ID Subject Description
6251 Firmware Loader Added the ability to find the matching firmware image file within a zip archive containing files for multiple IPm types.
9005 Tool Kit Add warning for consecutive underscores in tag names.
9013 Installation Add Windows 7 USB-to-serial driver support.
8975 Help Add SIVM information to the standard Tool Kit help.

 

Fixed Issues:

ID Subject Description
9587 Tool Kit Fixed invalid starting DI/DO values for new module configurations added to IPms.
9421 Datalog Fixed "Server not registered" error when starting the datalog server.
9531 Datalog Fixed Tool Kit crash when reading back datalog configuration information from a redundant station.
9412 Installation Fixed installation and registering of HTML Help components.
9508 Tool Kit Fixed display of secondary IP information in IPm redundant controller options if there is no second Ethernet port.
6429 Tool Kit Fixed Ethernet communication failure while running in 64-bit Windows 7.
9502 Tool Kit Fixed inter-station duplicate tag name error detection failure.
9384 Installation Fixed installation issues regarding uninstallation and updating new software components.
9013 USB Driver Eliminated failure message in log listing when installing in 64-bit Windows 7.
9330 Tool Kit Port settings are retained when changing a station type to another compatible type (for example, changing a VT-MIPM-131-D to a VT-MIPM-135-D).
9331 Tool Kit Analog scaling settings are retained when changing the station type between a VT-MIPM-131-D and a VT-MIPM-135-D.
9392 Log Viewer Fixed log viewer crashing issue when reading records from the ST-IPM-6350.
9406 Tool Kit Fixed range selection drop-down list for E2/EB-MIX24882 counter channels.
8996 Tool Kit Eliminate error message if automatic update web site is not accessible.
7090 Firmware Loader Update firmware loader version to 1.13.
8837 Tool Kit When tag names are auto-generated, consolidate double underscores.
9412 Installation Always include the HTML Help control.
8871 Installation In Windows 7, automatically configure Tool Kit for XP SP3 compatibility.
8684 Help Include "AlarmConfigurationHelp.pdf" document in Tool Kit installation.

 

3.52.114

2012-01-19

New Features:

ID Subject Description
7128 ISaGRAF Enabled export from a VT-IPm2m®-113 and VT-IPm2m-213 to ISaGRAF v3.x workbench.

 

Fixed Issues:

ID Subject Description
8615 SIVM Added help for the SIVM configuration pages.
8762, 8586 Tool Kit Fixed bug that caused data corruption and loss while saving ET-MIX24880-D remote link information.
7090 Firmware Loader Fixed the Firmware Loader Search Options dialog so it will now retain the selection settings.
8812 ISaGRAF Fixed bug that caused the error message "Unable to connect, Dialog with Resource failed" when attempting to download a new project to an RTU.
8732 Datalogging Fixed issue that caused the datalog information to be shifted into the wrong columns.
8516 Datalog Server Added the Citect Datalog Server to the Tool Kit installation.
8678 Tool Kit Fixed bug that would cause SIVM tag descriptions to appear in Station Status Module and Module Status Module tags.
8685 Tool Kit Fixed bug in the connection list that caused incorrect station name selections for the I/O Gateway/RTU Station connection type.
8676 Tool Kit Fixed problem with the IPm configuration opening to the wrong part if the firmware loader has been used.
8670 Tool Kit Fixed Ethernet settings window draw issue for ET-2 stations using DHCP. This fixes a window drawing problem that failed to display the '--DHCP--' text for the primary interface on initial open.
8213 Tool Kit Fixed EtherTRAK-2 remote I/O Links to use the correct IP address.
8544 Tool Kit Fixed internal reference bug for "IPm2m Onboard I/O".
8356 Tool Kit Fixed a bug that would create project file corruption that would cause an error when re-starting Tool Kit.
8360 Tool Kit Enabled the menu selections for "Upgrade Firmware" and "Show DHCP Status..." if ET-2s are selected from the tree view tabs.
8536 SIVM Fixed bug that left old SIVM data in an IPm after the module was removed.
8556 Installer Fixed uninstaller bug that would cause some files to be removed from the next installation of Tool Kit after a reboot.
8599 Tool Kit Fixed error locating remote station IP address when the station is not using Ethernet.
8602 Test I/O Fixed display of FO values in Test I/O to show zero decimal places instead of six when configured for zero.
8621, 8622, 8623, 8624 Tool Kit Added module specific help for E2/EB-10RTD and E2/EB-16ISOTC.
8630 Tool Kit Fixed invalid "First AO register" entry in the remote I/O analog options for E2/EB-10RTD and E2/EB-16ISOTC.
8533 USB Changed USB driver .inf file and directory name to generic, "USBSerial", and fixed uninstall error.
8359 ISaGRAF Fixed ISaGRAF v3.47 communications bug that displayed 'Error Creating Notification Thread'.
8372 Tool Kit Fixed bug that prevented disabling physical input reads for IPm stations.
8371 Tool Kit Fixed bug that caused a base EEROM write failure on VT-MIPM-131-D.
8368 Tool Kit For RTUs, list module numbers in sorted order in the selection combo box.
8407 ISaGRAF Fixed bug that included disabled tags in ISaGRAF export (false overlapped I/O error).
8411 Tool Kit Fixed problem with SIVM register start values being recalculated.
8369 Tool Kit Restore FI, FO, LI, LO scale value editing capability.
8267 Tool Kit Fixed bug in support of 0-20 mA AO configuration for E2-MIX24882.
8326 Tool Kit Fixed bug that would automatically add a prefix to a copy of a module/station that had none.
8215 ISaGRAF Fixed Link Setup not retaining the station number.

 

3.51.123X

2011-10-11

Fixed Issues:

ID Subject Description
8201 Tool Kit Fixed Tool Kit crashing when the user double-clicks in the RTU configuration's "Files to Load" or "User Software" lists.
7931 Tool Kit Fixed appearance of duplicate I/O transfers via remote link.

 

3.51.122X

2011-10-10

Fixed Issues:

ID Subject Description
7941 SIVM Fixed the SIVM display of wrong values for "Flow control" and "restart reason".

 

3.51.121X

2011-10-06

Fixed Issues:

ID Subject Description
7978 SIVM / Test I/O Fixed the display of LI and FI units for the SIVM in the Test I/O window.

 

3.51.120X

2011-10-05

New Features:

ID Subject Description
8204 Tool Kit Support 0-20 mA AI configuration in Tool Kit for E2/EB-MIX24882.

 

Fixed Issues:

ID Subject Description
8214 Tool Kit Fixed duplicate I/O tag error which occurred even when tag restrictions were disabled.
7979 Test I/O Fixed Eth1 speed and status so they are not blank for the VT-MIPM-245-D.

 

3.51.119X

2011-10-03

Fixed Issues:

ID Subject Description
7924 SIVM Fixed fluctuating AI-0 values when a SIVM is deleted from an existing configuration and loaded.
8211 SIVM/ISaGRAF Added SIVM reset with each station configuration load.
7879 Tool Kit Fixed the starting address for DO in MIX modules.
8196 Tool Kit Fixed saving of analog scaling information for combination I/O modules.
8109 Tool Kit Initially select "Output" in calibration if module is only AO.
7317 Tool Kit Fixed display of I/O transfers "To Discrete Out"/"To Analog Out" local start values.

 

3.51.117X

2011-09-26

Fixed Issues:

ID Subject Description
7949 Tool Kit Fixed crash issue when project file may contain invalid tags.
7887 Tool Kit Fixed crash issue when Analog Output Module type selected.

 

3.51.116X

2011-09-20

Fixed Issues:

ID Subject Description
8110 Tool Kit Fixed I/O transfer settings for ISO modules.

 

3.51.115X

2011-09-16

New Features:

ID Subject Description
7753 Tool Kit Added six32com.exe to display in About box.
7781 Tool Kit Add message to discrete tabs if no discretes are available.

 

Fixed Issues:

ID Subject Description
7090 Firmware Loader Firmware load issue with v1.11 loader. Would not find firmware if using a .zip.

 

3.51.111

2011-09-06

Fixed Issues:

ID Subject Description
7479 Configuration Fixed crash when trying to copy a station.
7781 Configuration Fixed blank analog and discrete tags for 16ISO20M.
7713 Configuration Fixed blank tag description for Analog I/O on E2 modules.
7801 Help Fixed issue where version reported under help can be one greater than the version in the installer.
7744 OEM Added some OEM P/N's.
7775 Redundancy Fixed Tool Kit crash on second deselection of redundancy.

 

3.50.088

2011-08-12

New Features:

ID Subject Description
7524 OEM Improved OEM rebranding flexibility.

 

Fixed Issues:

ID Subject Description
7512 EtherTRAK-2 Fixed bug that always showed high speed counter 4 enabled after performing a read back operation.
7366 SIVM Fixed bug that did not save the reset enable.
6520 Ring Switch Monitoring Default tag names are now consistent with naming used in other areas of the Tool Kit.
7516 SIVM Changed SIVM port names in port status section to match spec.
7471 EtherTRAK Fixed EtherTRAK configuration load failure when unit is at factory defaults.
7507 Licensing Fixed a bug where registered add-ons could be lost in some cases.
7577 SIVM/Redundancy Fixed duplicate tags when using Redundancy with a SIVM by removing the automatic tag assignments.
7291 ISaGRAF/OEM Updated publisher name and values to correct versions.
7142 Registration Fixed some awkward wording and generally improved the text.
7341 SIVM Added more meaningful value labels to the status registers.
7345 Help Fixed copyright attribution in Test I/O's Help/About.
7575 Install Fixed warning messages during DNP3 installation.
7152 USB Fixed reinstall of USB driver after manually deleting it from devices manager and then reinstalling the Tool Kit.
7166 UI Fixed issue with overlapping window buttons when installing E2-16ISO20M modules.
6523 Test I/O Fixed issue where E2/EB-16ISOTC modules display large values on disabled channels.
7689 Communications Fixed issue with communications manager locking communications in some cases.
7707 Configuration Loading Fixed bug which would reset the IPm after every config load. Now only does it if needed.
7735 Redundancy Setting redundant IP address of 0.0.0.0 (empty address) now works.
7707 Configuration Fixed issue which would reset the unit on every config load.

 

3.50.080

2011-07-26

Fixed Issues:

ID Subject Description
7515 SIVM Fixed bug that resulted in wrong tag names when changing the number of registers.
6935 SIVM Fixed bug that resulted in empty tag names when adding from context menu.
5775 Calibration Fixed reset problems when exiting the calibration wizard.

 

3.50.078

2011-07-01

New Features:

ID Subject Description
7239 EtherTRAK-2 Added 2 additional high speed counters to E2-MIX24882 (total of 4). Requires module hardware revision 0102.

 

Fixed Issues:

ID Subject Description
7372 Counter Time Base Fixed bug that overwrote counter time bases when changing sink/source settings.
7341 SIVM Fixed minor bug that displayed scaled min/max values for discrete tags.
7322 SIVM Fixed bug that failed to write [port status] values when I/O Transfers use station number instead of name.
7063 I/O Transfers I/O Transfers to remote I/O modules were not loaded with the correct IP address.
7197 Auto-Open Feature If the previous file was removed and the 'Auto-Open Last Project File' was enabled, the Tool Kit would crash.
6945 SIVM The [port status] section was not written when empty.

 

3.50.068

2011-05-27

Fixed Issues:

ID Subject Description
7105 Port Configuration After loading firmware, port settings may have failed to load depending on timeout value.

 

3.50.067

 

2011-06-02

New Features:

ID Subject Description
6660 SIVM Added SIVM. Requires IPm firmware 4.2.1014 and module daemon.
6636 0-20 mA Analog Outputs Added 0-20 mA capability to m2m-213 and E2-MIX24882 for analog outputs. Requires IPm firmware 4.2.1014 and E2 firmware 1.11.
6660 SIVM Added 'Redundancy Role' to redundancy module. This is used by the SIVM.

 

Fixed Issues:

ID Subject Description
6856 Repair Old Install Issues Upon running the .067 install, previous install and uninstall issues will be repaired. 'Control Panel -> Add or Remove Programs' list is cleaned of dead links.

 


 

3.50.056

2011-04-28

Fixed Issues:

ID Subject Description
6813 ISaGRAF Options Fixed bug that failed to store and read hot restart options.
6806 ST-MIX-12884 Counters Fixed bug that loaded 'Count Up' type only for ST-MIX-12884.
6802 m2m and combination I/O Fixed bug that left AO ranges at defaults (10V). 4-20 mA range is now loaded.
6790 Uninstall Fixed problem with slashes in 'I/O' paths which prevented the uninstall from completing properly.
6731 Test I/O Fixed bug Test I/O that displayed the wrong units for rate counters.
6694 EtherTRAK-2 Web UI Fixed bug in loading from the Tool Kit which resulted in the Web UI showing incorrect tag names.
6670 EtherTRAK-2 EtherTRAK-2 station names were not enforced to be unique which caused DAO errors.
6656 Remote I/O Links Fixed bug that failed to remove remote I/O links when the target EtherTRAK-2 was deleted.
6489 Import EtherTRAK-2 stations were missing from the 'I/O Definitions' import.
5737 Project Files Fixed bug that crashed the Tool Kit when opening a read-only file.
6741 Install Fixed missing .customize files for DNP3, AGA, and IEC60870.
6693 EtherTRAK-2 Fixed bug that crashed the Tool Kit when reducing the number of I/O in an EtherTRAK-2 station.
6719 IPm2m Fixed register shifting bug when the on-board I/O module is not the first in the list.

 

3.50.045

2011-04-01

New Features:

ID Subject Description
6596 IPm Added capability to monitor ISaGRAF. See the advanced tab of an IPm station configuration.

 

Fixed Issues:

ID Subject Description
6471 IPm2m Fixed AO register range problem in calibration of IPm2m (-213).
6412 IPm2m Fixed bug that prevented the high speed counter option for IPm2ms.
6400 Sixlog Fixed read back bug that resulted in corrupt record content configurations.
6387, 5985 Install Fixed uninstall warning messages. The Tool Kit is now using the NullSoft (NSIS) installer.
6385 Sixlog Fixed crash when stations report an error during reading of records.
6384 IPm2m Fixed bug that resulted in invalid analog tag names/ranges for AO registers.
6368 ST-GT-1210 FTP and Telnet options were incorrectly available in the UI.
6287 Watchdog Fixed bug that failed to save the freeze/drop settings under watchdog settings.
6174 Remote I/O Links Fixed bug that only included 8 counters for ET-2 MIX modules (corrected to 16).
5983 Install Fixed bug that requested a disk during repair option. The Tool Kit is now using the NullSoft (NSIS) installer.

 

3.50.043

2011-03-13

Fixed Issues:

ID Subject Description
6365 Uninstall Fixed uninstall error/warning that .tlb files did not unregister.

 

3.50.042

2011-03-09

Fixed Issues:

ID Subject Description
6368 ST-GT-1210 Fixed FTP and Telnet options bug that allowed them to be selected although not supported.
6399 IPm2m Fixed bug that shifted analog output tags in project files previous to v3.50.042.
6412 IPm2m Fixed bug where first channel not selectable as HS counter.
6471 IPm2m Fixed calibration for m2m analog outputs (range and register number).

 

3.50.041

2011-02-23

Fixed Issues:

ID Subject Description
6123 IPm Fixed missing sink/source option for mix modules and mini/micro IPms.
6350 IPm2m Fixed bug that loaded datalog configurations to flash instead of /nvram.
6235 EtherTRAK-2 The 'Specify an IP address' option now uses the specified IP instead of switching to the new IP address.
6174 EtherTRAK-2 Remote I/O links to EtherTRAK-2 mix modules now use 16 counters instead of the 8 previously assigned.

 

3.50.038

2011-02-07

New Features:

ID Subject Description
6164 IPm Added capability to freeze/drop and manual control with watchdog.

 

Fixed Issues:

ID Subject Description
6094 IPm Loading with incompatible communications settings caused the Tool Kit to appear to be locked up.
6184 IPm Removed 256 I/O point limitation from all IPm products.
6166 IPm2m Watchdog settings were not being displayed correctly.
6225 Datalog Server Fixed bug that caused serial port transfers to be missed by the server.
6235 EtherTRAK-2 When using 'Specify an IP' option in device setup, the station load operation will now use this IP for the entire process.

 

3.50.031

2011-01-14

New Features:

ID Subject Description
6013 E2-16DORLY Added the 16 channel relay module to the Tool Kit.

 

Fixed Issues:

ID Subject Description
5480 Datalog Server First set of records were being discarded.
6025 Find Ethernet Stations The search was not finding stations on the network.

 

3.50.028

2010-12-16

New Features:

ID Subject Description
5741 Redundancy Added support for Dual LAN Redundancy. A common IP address can be added to each interface of an ST-IPm.

 

Fixed Issues:

ID Subject Description
5934 EtherTRAK-2 Fixed raw min/max value bug when changing ranges in ISOTC module.
5887 Citect Export The browse button would not work if the Tool Kit could not find the folder in the registry.
5787 Tool Kit Fixed memory leak.