Updates

We continue to manually analyze large sets of audit data, ensuring frequent updates to License Audit with all lessons learned. Also our users provide valuable feedback and tips. Accordingly improvements are released: Below table illustrates the most important improvements.

Do you have any tips and/or feedback? We’d love to hear from you!

2019

February 2019

– Final testing of CPU shell scripts to determine Oracle CPU count

– Working on first video lessons explaining each tab in the xls report

– Development of an ‘Oracle Server Worksheet, which includes all relevant CPU info resulting from shell scripts

January 2019

– Development of Partner Program, allowing SAM vendors to include License Audit technology in their services to clients ( contact us for info!)

– Start development of VMware CLI scripts to query vCenter environments

– Start development of shell scripts to determine Oracle CPU counts, which include scenario’s for OVM, Solaris Zones, LPARs

– Development of roadmap to better explain data to novice users (video instructions)

2018

December 2018
– Implemented two-factor authentication (2FA) for client portal, for better security and safety
November 2018
– Release of encryption script, allowing clients to locally encrypt all sensitive data such as hostnames, DBA users, instance names etcetera. We use AES-256 algorithms,  which is the first and only public accessible cipher approved by the NSA. In addition to offline decryption, we allow users to de-crypt online which is only applied to the users’ secure sessions. 
October 2018
– Improved XLS Report, added detailed usage evidence for options found, added more readability for RAC and standby environments
– Added ‘High Availability Environment’ tab in report, increasing the readability of data in large and complex infrastructures
– Improved design of web version frontend
– Miscellaneous improvements option detection
September 2018
– Hardware outputs scripts processing start development 
– Improvements in audit scripts outputs masking tool
– High Availability Architecture  groups concept preparing in reports
August 2018
– Created independent virtual machine, for deployment on-site in high-secure environments
– Added RAC Features copy functionality, for situations where not all RAC nodes were scripted
– Improved detection, processing and reporting of HA environments for complex infrastructures including Oracle HAA
July 2018
– Misc audit tool dashboard improvements
– Improvements in data consistency check (Multitenant, Stanby environments, OEM targets mapping)
– XLS report improvements
June 2018
– Improvements in pricing slider and ordering process
– Support tickets system improvements
May 2018
– Tweaks in xls report, adding OEM structure tab, adding outputs files processing details 
– Implementation DBID support for enhanced feature detection
– Added GDPR support rules on public and protected sites
April 2018
– Demo site improvements, including AES-Encryption/Decryption
– Spatial features usage detection changes and improvements
– Added ability to encrypt output from Oracle’s Review Lite script
March 2018
– Standby configuration detection improvements
– Added OEM structure views in front-end
– Miscellaneous tweaks and improvements in audit script
– Added AES-256 encryption
February 2018
– Improvement for Multitenant detection
– Dashboard design improvements
– Added Historical evidence type 
January 2018
– Added data consistency check for RAC Environments
– Improvements clarifications in Excel export report
– Frontend tweaking, optimization for mobile users 
– Improvements in data collection / New version of SQL scripts