Release Notes

This is a detailed list of updates and changes in individual Simple Failover builds.

Version 2.1 builds

See also Simple Failover v. 2.1 released.

Build 102 - October 5th 2018

  • Fixed: Polling method "DNS" / "Request recursion" option not working (flag not set in request).
  • Fixed: Program crash when receiving DNS requests in a certain format.

Build 101 - April 11th 2018

  • Added: Support for polling HTTPS websites using TLS 1.1 and TLS 1.2 (in addition til SSL3 and TLS 1.0) on Windows 7 / Server 2008 R2 and later.
  • Update: Installer signed with "code sign" certificate. To improve download / install experience.
  • Update: Updated help file. New styling. Open source (each page links to source on GitHub). Details.
  • Update: Updated various Internet links throughout UI.

Build 100 - October 31st 2016

  • Added: HTTP "PUT" method and custom HTTP headers for HTTP notification and HTTP DNS update.
  • Fixed: Could not start service (in paused state) after trial expired.

Version 2.0 builds

See also Major new features in v. 2.0 and Retired features and breaking changes in v. 2.0.

Build 104 - May 24th 2016

  • Added: New "Test notification result" dialog to display command line output (exit code, standard output / error) and HTTP response (headers and body) when using the "Test..." button in the Notification Properties dialog.

Build 103 - August 27th 2015

  • Fixed: Program crash when polling DNS server over IPv6.

Build 102 - May 7th 2015

  • Added: New polling method "DNS" - Now Simple Failover can also monitor DNS servers.
  • Fixed: Error when updating DNS via HTTP - "The 'User-Agent' header must be modified using the appropriate property or method".
  • Fixed: Logged "Poll successfull for server XYZ - response: <nothing>"

Build 101 - June 3rd 2014

  • Fixed: On 64 bit systems, the main Simple Failover window would open at Window login when "Launch user interface to system tray at Windows login" option was enabled (should only show tray icon).
  • Fixed: Program crash if HTTP API client closed connection before HTTP response was sent.

Build 100 - April 11th 2014

  • First offical v. 2.0 release
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