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What's New in EZ Suite 11?

All products are IBM Notes 5, 6, 7, 8 and 9 compatible.


We are excited to introduce you to a variety of new functions and enhancements found in EZ Suite version 11 products. Explore some of these that are common to all the tools, and others that are specific to each EZ Suite software tool.

Please note that to incorporate these major updates, some menus and submenus have been changed. This redesign reflects a more optimal organization. Should you have any questions or concerns, please contact us at support@ytria.com.

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What's New in:


EZ Suite Complete (All Products)

scanez

aclEZ

agentEZ

databaseEZ

replicationEZ



EZ Suite Complete What's New in All EZ Suite 11 Products?


New NAB Presence Checker

The new NAB Presence Checker functionality allows you to check entries (Agent Signers, ACL Entries, Group Members, etc…) against the NAB. When enabled, this feature will apply red colour coding to indicate that the marked records were NOT found in the current Domino Names and Address book. For a detailed description of how this feature is used across the individual products, please refer to the links below.

'NAB Presence Checker


Please note that the new "Check Presence in NAB" option is enabled by default. If you have a large NAB and a poor connection, the NAB Checker process may stall your system.
This feature is present in scanEZ, aclEZ, agentEZ, databaseEZ and signEZ, and can be enabled/disabled in the Options menu (in scanEZ, this can be done in the ACL interface's "Expand..." drop down menu). The last chosen state remains on subsequent starts of the tool until it is changed by the user.

'NAB Presence Checker enabled



New Restriction of Product Functions

All tools can now be customized to define which functions are accessible/inaccessible to the user. Restrictions are assigned to a specific license key via the Key Depository Database. The Help menu in the products includes a link to a webpage explaining which features are currently restricted.

When configuring the license Key Depository from the login section of our website, you can now select the "Create new with restriction" function to specify your restriction details.

'Restriction Selection Interface

Restriction selection interface:

'Restriction Selection Interface

Restricted license keys in the Key Depository database:

'Restriction Selection Interface

New Switch ID Capability

It is now possible to switch ID's within each tool without affecting your Notes session. You can also have several sessions of the same tool (for example, scanEZ) opened under various IDs.

'Switch ID

Enhanced Modification Logging System

The Modification Logging system has been vastly improved since the last release. Log documents now contain more information on what has been done. Logging can be enforced and users are offered a way to document their changes by adding comments to log documents when applying their modifications within the products.

'Mod Log

Input of user comments

You can now include comments in all product/log reports and explain what was done in your own words. Note that using the new restriction system, you can enforce certain users to make comments describing their actions before saving the changes they made.

'Mod Log Comment



Additional Grid Filters

Your analysis and search experience provided by the standard Ytria grid is improved with additional Time, Date, and Number filters implemented for all the products.

'Mod Log Comment Log

Custom Formatting for Grid Cells and Groups

The new custom formatting allows you to set the format-type you wish to display in Cells or Groups. These settings can be customized for each column individually.

'Group and cell formatting

Tabs for Date and Number settings allow you to select your preferred format for each.

'Tabs for Date and Number settings

Example:
This shows you an example of different formats used on the same column for the Grouping (month and year) and for the cell itself (weekday, day month and time).

'Grouped by default Time/Date format

New XML Exporting

This powerful addition to the existing export methods in the right-click menu's "Grid Actions" section allows you now to export your selection in an XML format. This convenient format gives you the ability to work with your data the way you want.

'XML Exporting

New Vertical Column Titles (F11)

Since most EZ Suite products let you access huge amounts of information in the standard Ytria grid, it is vital to oversee your selected columns at all times. Use the F11 key to activate/deactivate the display of vertical column titles in all products.



Inline Product Tour

Activate the Inline Product Tour by pressing the F12 key. This tour highlights some of the key features in each product, and you can use the F12 key to jump to the next tip.



IBM Notes 9 Bug Fix

The issue regarding the error message obtained when selecting / changing server(s) in any of the Ytria tools in IBM Notes 9 has been resolved.







scanEZ What's New in scanEZ 11?


New Save and Load "My Selection" to File

You can now save your My Selections to a file by right-clicking on the upper-most folder, or from the Database menu directly. This file can later be loaded, so that you get to your important selection in no time.

Save this My Selection to file
Located in the right-click menu, you can use the "Save this My Selection to file" function to save the current Selection only.

Save this My Selection to file

Save all My Selections to file
You can also take a snapshot of all your My Selections using the Database menu's "Save all 'My Selections' to File" action.

Save all My Selections to file

Replace My Selections from file
You can load a snapshot of My Selections from file by replacing the current My Selection structure.

Replace My Selections from file

New Conflict Counter

The new conflict counter displays both the total number of parent-conflicts, and the total number of conflict documents found per parent.
In the example below, there are a total of 5 parent-conflicts. However, the last one at the bottom contains 2 actual conflict documents, so the total number of conflict documents adds up to 6.

Conflict Counter

New Phantom Parent Finder

The Document Analyzer now offers the option to find all phantom documents that were created by Notes during replication because the parent was missing.

Phantom Parent Finder

Enhanced DXL Import Dialogue

New parameters and import log management are now available and you are now able to import multiple DXL files at once.

DXL Import Dialogue

New NAB Presence Checker

In scanEZ's ACL interface, the NAB Presence Checker functionality allows you to check if an ACL entry/Resolved User (displayed in the 'members' column when the "Expand Nested Groups" feature is enabled) is present in the NAB. When enabled, this feature will use red colour coding to indicate that the marked records were NOT found in the current Domino Names and Address book.

NAB Presence Checker-scanEZ


Please note that the new "Check Presence in NAB" option is enabled by default. If you have a large NAB and a poor connection, the NAB Checker process may stall your system.
This feature can be enabled/disabled in the ACL interface's "Expand..." drop down menu. The last chosen state remains on subsequent starts of the tool until it is changed by the user.

'NAB Presence Checker enabled

New Selection Function in "Checkbox Selection" Menu

This new feature allows you to simply select checkbox selected documents in the current My Selection folder, or in another (highlighted in the image below) My Selection folder.



Enhancement of the notes.ini Editor

The new right-click menu lets you get the best out of the notes.ini editor by offering the full range of our popular Grid-Actions like the Find or Export commands and so much more!

notes.ini Editor





aclEZ What's New in aclEZ 11?


New NAB Presence Checker

The "Check Presence in NAB" feature in aclEZ allows you to check if an ACL entry is present in the NAB. When enabled, this feature will apply red colour coding to indicate that the marked records were NOT found in the current Domino Names and Address Book.

Besides the colour coding, an additional flag will mark these entries in the "Is in NAB" Column. This can be used for grouping to quickly let you spot ALL invalid ACL Entries and/or users on your server at once!

Please note that the new "Check Presence in NAB" option is enabled by default. If you have a large NAB and a poor connection, the NAB Checker process may stall your system.
This feature can be enabled/disabled in the Options menu. The last chosen state remains on subsequent starts of the tool until it is changed by the user.

'NAB Presence Checker enabled

Main Grid
If the "Check Presence in NAB" feature is enabled, all ACL Entries (displayed in the Name column) and actual resolved user records (displayed in the Members column if Nested groups are expanded) are checked for their presence in the NAB.

NAB Presence Checker-Main Grid

Global ACL Properties – Last Signer
In the Global ACL Properties panel, the "Last Signature – Signer" column values are checked against the NAB. You can also use the flag in the "Is 'Last Signature' in NAB" column to find databases with alien signers even faster.



Global ACL Properties – Mail Owner
In the Global ACL Properties panel, the "Mail Owner" column values are checked against the NAB. You can also use the flag in the "Is 'Mail Owner' in NAB" column to find 'orphan' mailboxes even faster.

Global ACL Properties – Mail Owner

New NAB Group Navigator Features



Check Presence in your NAB
Similarly to the main aclEZ grid, the NAB group Navigator also offers the way to check for the presence of each entry displayed. This is done on both the Tree and Grid layout interfaces:

- In the Tree layout interface, colour coding is applied to not only records that aren't found in the NAB, but also to all the groups that contain them.

Check Presence in your NAB

- In the Grid interface, records not found in the NAB have been tagged with the [X] characters so you can easily filter them.

Check Presence in your NAB

Manage group types
You can now manage group types with aclEZ's NAB group navigator. You can see the indicator icon in the Tree Layout and a new column that we added to identify group types in the Grid Layout.

Manage group types

You can also load only groups of a certain type using an additional filter.

Manage group types

Filter incompatible groups
A practical addition to the existing group-related filters, the incompatible groups filter will warn you if group A contains any groups different from its own type.

Filter Incompatible groups

Filter "ACL Only" type groups that contain email addresses
Enabling this filter will load all "ACL Only" type groups that contain email addresses instead of person records.

Filter Incompatible groups

Filter "Nested Groups Exceeding Max Count"
Loading your groups once having enabled this filter will show you all groups where the nested structure goes beyond 20 layers.

Filter Incompatible groups

Delete group members directly
Using aclEZ, you now have a way to delete members from groups without having to open your NAB. The "Remove member(s) from group(s)" feature is available in both the Tree and Grid layouts.

Delete group members





agentEZ What's New in agentEZ 11?


New NAB Presence Checker

Agent signature information is checked against the NAB. In case no record is found, the below colour coding is applied. You can also use the "Is 'Signer' in NAB" property to quickly get to all agents with incorrect signatures.




Please note that the new "Check Presence in NAB" option is enabled by default. If you have a large NAB and a poor connection, the NAB Checker process may stall your system.
This feature can be enabled/disabled in the Options menu. The last chosen state remains on subsequent starts of the tool until it is changed by the user.

'NAB Presence Checker enabled





databaseEZ What's New in databaseEZ 11?


New NAB Presence Checker

Mail Owner column values are checked against the NAB. In the case that no record is found, red colour-coding is applied. You can also use the "Is 'Mail Owner' in NAB" property to find 'orphan' mailboxes even faster.

NAB Presence Checker databaseEZ


Please note that the new "Check Presence in NAB" option is enabled by default. If you have a large NAB and a poor connection, the NAB Checker process may stall your system.
This feature can be enabled/disabled in the Options menu. The last chosen state remains on subsequent starts of the tool until it is changed by the user.

'NAB Presence Checker enabled

New "Load Current Space Used" Function

This feature gives you a reassessment of the percentage of space used for all applications on your server. This lets you quickly find databases that are unnecessarily eating up server storage.

New

New Vertical Column Titles (F11)

This very important feature enables you to oversee all 115 properties and settings managed by databaseEZ. Use the F11 button to activate/deactivate the display of vertical column titles.







replicationEZ What's New in replicationEZ 11?


New Cluster Analyzer Tool

Get a quick and extended overview of your clusters with replicationEZ's new cluster analyzer tool.

New Cluster Analyzer Tool

Select a server that belongs to the cluster you would like to analyze, and replicationEZ will work with the Cluster Directory Database on the specified server.

New Cluster Analyzer Tool

Get a global view of your cluster

Quickly highlight inconsistencies between the settings for databases set in the Cluster directory.



Check the effective presence of the related databases on the server and see discrepancy between the Cluster Directory and the reality.

New Cluster Analyzer Tool

Instantly see duplicates and missing replicas among your clusters.



New Replica Creator

Easily create new replicas in a few clicks. Simply select one or more databases you want to replicate and choose your destination server(s).

replicationEZ Replica Creator

When replicating a single database only, you can optionally specify a new path for the new replicas.

replicationEZ Replica Creator

New Multi-Server Conflict Counter

Identify databases that contain conflicts, even across multiple servers, and open those conflicts in scanEZ from the Conflict Counter panel directly. Resolve them as needed with scanEZ's conflict solver.



Enhanced "Discover Replicas" and "Replication History" Charts

When using the "Discover Replicas" or "Replication History Chart" features, replicationEZ now offers new "Setup Dialogs" to let you easily customize the process and outcome. Note that this setup can be bypassed by holding the Ctrl-key.

You can now restrict the scope of search for replicas only to first degree connections. And chart can be built separately from the process.

Discover Replicas Process and Chart

New chart options can be selected prior to generation.

Discover Replicas Process and Chart

Cancel any ongoing 'Discover Replicas' threads with this new 'Stop All' button.

Discover Replicas 'Stop All' button

An editable zoom percent field has been added to all charts to make it easier to get the big picture.

Discover Replicas - editable zoom

New Replica Finder

Find any replica of a database on a selected server. This is especially useful when there is no trace of these replicas in the replication history

New Replica Finder





signEZ What's New in signEZ 11?


New NAB Presence Checker

This feature in signEZ shows if the signer is present in the current NAB. Signer information is checked against the NAB. If no record is found, a red colour coding is used. You can also use the "Is 'Signed By' in NAB" property to quickly find all design elements with incorrect signatures.

signEZ NAB Presence Checker

Please note that the new "Check Presence in NAB" option is enabled by default. If you have a large NAB and a poor connection, the NAB Checker process may stall your system.
This feature can be enabled/disabled in the Options menu. The last chosen state remains on subsequent starts of the tool until it is changed by the user.

'NAB Presence Checker enabled

Using the NAB Presence Checker, two additional filters have been added to the "Settings" panel to either skip the design elements signed by signers that can't be found in the NAB, or process only them.

Additional Process Filters



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