Portal 6.2.X Release Notes

Software Requirements

Supported Browsers

  • IE 9 and higher
  • Firefox 3.6 and higher
  • Google Chrome latest

Supported Operating Systems

  • Windows
  • Mac OS X

Other combinations of browsers and operating systems may be suitable for the Portal, but they have not been thoroughly tested. Some elements of the graphical interface may appear unusable or disproportionate in size in unsupported combinations of browsers and operating systems.

Nexthink Dependency Matrix

The Portal communicates with the Engine and, therefore, it depends on its version. The following dependency matrix applies:

  Engine 6.2 Engine 6.1 Engine 6.0
Portal 6.2 OK Not OK Not OK
Portal 6.1 Not OK OK Not OK
Portal 6.0 Not OK Not OK OK


Fixed Issues

Customer issues

  • [Support 12275, 12279, 12286][PRT-4362] - Navigation through the last week of 2015 freezes the date picker. In weekly view, line charts in the dashboards may also break.

Internal issues

  • [LIC-179] - The Local License Manager is bypassing the proxy settings configured in the Web Console.


New Features

Dashboard descriptions

  • [PRT-3477] - Display of dashboard descriptions.
  • [PRT-4316] - Edition of dashboard descriptions.
  • [PRT-4318] - Informative blocks in dashboard descriptions: configuration, process, tip, and warning.

History details of count metrics

  • [PRT-4192] - Details of count metric in the past.

User permissions and options

  • [PRT-4223] - Improved rights management to optionally grant users the permissions to publish investigations using the Web API, synchronize with Active Directory, and manage the deployment of the Collector.
  • [PRT-4221] - Option to never log out a user (no session timeout). Useful for having a Portal constantly running on a big screen.

New aggregates and fields

  • [PRT-3407] - Total network traffic and Total web traffic.
  • [PRT-4480] - Crashes and freezes per usage.
  • [PRT-4481] - Average traffic per device.
  • [PRT-4483] - Cumulated web requests (renaming in data model).
  • [PRT-4482] - Boot and logon duration.
  • [PRT-4479] - High CPU time per application.

User interface

  • [PRT-3740] - The name of role-based categories no longer starts with "ro:".
  • [PRT-4336] - Improved metric precision.
  • [PRT-4227] - Added a Full name column in the Accounts management page.
  • [PRT-4293] - Connection to the Portal via HTTPS by default (redirection from HTTP enabled).

Fixed Issues

Customer issues

  • [Support 11439][PRT-4362] - Software metering module keeps loading undefinitely in a slow portal environment.

Internal issues

  • [PRT-3995] - Correct formatting of total active days.
  • [PRT-4284] - Upload license file does not work with IE9.
  • [PRT-4349] - The list of prevented aggregates for an execution should not include outgoing network traffic.
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