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Change Logs

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DicksonOne v1.3.26

12/16/2020
Description Impact Recommendation

Security and Performance

  • New account security defaults were released to provide proactive guidance to new accounts.
  • Security improvements to the system were made.
No impact No testing needed

Bug Fixes

  • A bug regarding reference lines not displaying on the device graph was fixed.
  • A bug regarding communication issues regarding RF loggers when using the audible notification as part of a low-battery alarm was fixed.
  • A bug regarding the SSL fingerprint algorithm not updating properly via SSO will be fixed.
  • A bug regarding export download-links in emails for accounts that have SSO enforced was fixed.
No impact No testing needed

User Experience

  • The delete user/contact confirmation pop-up was updated.
  • A column was added to the manage gateways page to include firmware version details.
  • Archived devices are now removed from alarm templates when they are archived.
Low impact No testing needed

DicksonOne v1.3.25

10/23/2020
Description Impact Recommendation

Reports

  • An alarm coverage report was introduced to allow users to get a system-wide view of their devices, which alarms are applied to a device, and schedules for those alarms
No impact No testing needed

Calibration

  • A 3-month calibration interval was added to device settings
No impact No testing needed

User Experience

  • The delete device confirmation pop-up was updated to provide explicit details that warn users before taking action
  • An update to the back-to-normal email notification for device not-reporting alarms was made to eliminate the most recent reading from the email
No impact No testing needed

Bug Fixes

  • A bug that prevented users with manage access from registering RF loggers was fixed
  • A bug that prevented RF loggers to be replaced via the replace functionality was addressed
  • A bug that causes warnings to be captured in tabular reports was fixed
  • A bug that interfered with manual device data uploads was fixed
No impact No testing needed

RF Logger System

  • The site’s wording was updated to support the RF logger
  • A battery icon indicator for RF loggers was added
  • A low-battery alarm was introduced for RF loggers
  • RF logger firmware versions are captured in manage devices
  • Support for RF logger firmware files was added to the changelogs
  • RF gateways now support Over the Air (OTA) software updates
Low impact No testing needed

API

  • The REST API was updated to display if devices were replaced
  • The REST API now allows users to include or exclude replaced devices
Low impact No testing needed

Performance and Security

  • Site performance was improved so that the users and contacts page can load efficiently for users
  • An update was made to reporting to ensure continued performance
  • Security improvements to the system were made
Low impact No testing needed

Twilio Integration

  • An adjustment was made for the handling of Twilio account verification requirements to better support the integration
Low impact No testing needed

Alarm Schedules

  • Alarm schedules are introduced to allow users to schedule alarms to monitor during specific timeframes (days and hours) or remain active 24/7
  • An optional buffer for alarm hours was released so that alarms can be evaluated prior to an alarm schedule starting
  • After-hours notifications feature was added to alarm schedules so that users can determine if they should be notified when alarms are resolved after an alarm schedule has ended
  • An alarm coverage calendar was added so that users can view a snapshot of a device’s alarm configuration and corresponding schedule
  • Events will be updated to support the rollout of alarm schedules

Note: All existing alarms are configured with a schedule set to 24/7 unless edited by a user.

Minor impact Check new functionality

DicksonOne v1.3.24

07/24/2020
Description Impact Recommendation

Bugs

  • A bug that caused inaccurate times to be displayed in Alert annotations was fixed. 
No impact No testing needed

User Experience

  • Back to normal alert notifications for alarms (to the same recipient) are now grouped together when escalations are in use.
  • Events have been updated to include details when users opt-in and/or opt-out of subscription newsletters. The integrations page now allows users to select a recipient for when their Twilio rate limit for SMS/Text and Phone Call notifications has been reached. The integrations page now provides SMS/Text Message and Phone Call notification metrics.
Low impact No testing needed

Radio Frequency Logger (RFL)

  • New code was released to support the expansion of the DicksonOne product line by introducing the Radio Frequency Logger (RFL). 
  • The Unassigned Nodes page was added under Manage for users who will register RF Loggers.
  • The Gateways page was added under Manage for users who will register RF Gateways to be used in combination with RF Loggers.
Minor impact Check new functionality

DicksonOne v1.3.23

06/25/2020
Description Impact Recommendation

Bugs

  • A bug that caused reseller codes to be excluded during the account creation phase was fixed.
  • A bug regarding locations not loading due a excessive (200+) active alarm events was resolved.
  • A bug that caused the wrong time stamp to be displayed on the graph for not reporting alarms was fixed.
No impact No testing needed

User Experience

  • A Monitoring Points section was created within the locations view to better represent the devices that live within each location.
  • A manage locations button was added to the locations view for easy access to editing, adding and reviewing locations.
  • New code was released to support future developments.
Low impact No testing needed

Twilio Integration

  • A Twilio integration was released to support global accounts that send SMS and Phone Call notifications to the following country codes and accounts will be flagged on DicksonOne if the integration is required.
  • Users have the option to connect their own Twilio account to DicksonOne if they wish continue to send SMS and Phone Call notifications.

Note: If you do not have any users or contacts in a region that requires a Twilio integration, you do not have to do anything with your account and full functionality will continue as normal.

Minor impact Check new functionality

DicksonOne v1.3.22

05/22/2020
Description Impact Recommendation

Bug Fixes

  • A bug that caused alarm notification emails to include the wrong unit for the current value was resolved. 
  • A bug that caused odd characters to be displayed in event logs when making changes to the account datetime format was resolved. 
  • A bug that caused the wrong device value to appear in expiring subscription email reminders was resolved. 
  • A bug that caused poor resolution of certain channel colors on the graph was resolved. 
No impact No testing needed

User Experience

  • An adjustment was made to excursion events that appear on reports so that the events follow the account’s datetime format.
  • The settings pages were updated to include only the save, archive, and delete buttons where appropriate.
  • Alarm template events are now grouped together when users apply and/or remove multiple devices from the template at once. 
  • Alarm template events were updated so that they capture details regarding notification policy updates.
  • New code was released to support future integrations and developments. 
Low impact No testing needed

DicksonOne v1.3.21

03/26/2020
Description Impact Recommendation

Bugs

  • A bug in which datapoint values in Fahrenheit are incorrectly converted to the Celsius value as part of the Email subject line in notification alerts was resolved
  • A bug in which email addresses are not updated for monthly credit card subscription invoicing was resolved
  • A bug that prevents account managers from being able to edit existing users on their account was resolved
  • A bug regarding password verification through system checks was resolved
  • A bug that caused erratic dates/times in device exports was resolved
No impact No testing needed

Performance

  • Manual data uploads to devices was improved
  • Site performance regarding user and contact records was improved
Low impact No testing needed

User Experience

  • Sorting users and contacts by Name, Last Name, Role and Location via the search bar is now available
  • A warning message to inform managers when an email address for a user that is being added is already taken was implemented
  • Additional context for events that pertain to user lockouts in the Events page was added
  • Details regarding the permanent effect archiving has within the archive device confirmation modal were updated
  • New code was released to support a future integration for Text Message/SMS and Phone call notifications to all global regions
  • The Delete Device functionality has been moved to the Device Settings page where users can either Archive a device or Delete a device
  • Compare Devices functionality has been removed from the Device Overview page
Low impact No testing needed

DicksonOne v1.3.20

02/27/2020
Description Impact Recommendation

Bugs

  • A bug in which the system did not require a password when a user updated their current password was fixed
  • A bug that caused an error page to populate when a user updated their password was fixed
No impact No testing needed

Performance Upgrade

  • Changes to the codebase were made to address performance issues pertaining to Users & Contacts
Low impact No testing needed

DicksonOne v1.3.19

02/21/2020
Description Impact Recommendation

Bug Fixes

  • Fixed a bug that prevented event logs to not be displayed when using filters in the events page via Internet Explorer
  • Fixed a bug that caused Google Chrome to use HTTP instead on HTTPS for DicksonOne.com
  • Fixed a bug that caused inaccurate details to be displayed in the event logs when users make changes to account security settings
No impact No testing needed

User Experience

  • Customer account ID’s are now provided in My Profile on DicksonOne
  • The summary data timestamp in reports was adjusted so that the timestamp reflects the account timestamp format, e.g., MM/DD/YYYY versus YYYY/MM/DD
  • The calibration date found in the device settings page via sensors has been adjusted so that it respects central time
  • An update to Single Sign On (SSO) has been made to redirect users to their respective IDP URL when clicking log out
  • Event logs for when automated reports become inactive by the system has been added to the events page
Low impact No testing needed

Users and Contacts

  • The Users and Contact Book pages have been merged together to live as one page called Users & Contacts
  • The user and contact creation card has been merged into a single card
  • When adding an individual to DicksonOne, you will first input the individual’s contact information and then determine if the individual will be a contact or a user of the system
  • Helper text has been added to the user/contact creation card to provide better guidance to users
  • Users with manage access permissions are now able to add and edit contacts
  • The suspend functionality available to account owners only was removed as user access can be removed by disabling location permissions for users
Minor impact Check new functionality

DicksonOne v1.3.18

01/10/2020
Description Impact Recommendation

Bug Fixes

  • A bug was fixed that caused the timestamps to not auto-populate when viewing Summary Data within a Location via Monitoring Points
  • A bug was fixed that caused Monthly subscriptions to not get cancelled after exhausted failed credit card payment attempts
  • A bug was fixed that caused an incorrect value calculation to be displayed in the Alert pages when a Device’s unit is set to Celsius
No impact No testing needed

User Experience

  • The date picker found on the Device Overview, Alerts, Events and Report Builder pages has been restyled and updated.
  • The data point’s value and timestamp are now displayed with the data point on the graph when hovering over.
  • The Device Overview Graph’s time ranges are now displayed with the Date Picker by clicking into the Time frame displayed above the graph
  • Report descriptions and example images have been updated
  • The Network Configuration App page has been updated to include updated links and content
  • An update to the system was made so that when a user is deleted from the system any API keys that were assigned to the user are also deleted
  • The Radio buttons throughout the system have been restyled
Low impact No testing needed