Helm Update History

Helm(tm) 3.1.15 Update
WebHost Automation Ltd (c)2004

Release Date: 01 Mar 2004

Helm Update History

Updated Signup form to not include disabled plans
Updated Microsoft DNS secondary to use dns files
Fixed bit column group by casting error in SQL 7.0
Added extra log information to Helm Installer
Fixed make payment page accessible when balance is zero
Fixed extra buttons appearing on some interfaces
Fixed SmarterMail SMTP auth option on service edit page
Fixed file manager back button not returning correct path
Fixed resellers not being able to purchase extra feature bug
Fixed invoices being sent out when paid off

Added full multi-lingual support (See Helm website for language packs)
Added extra feature notifications
Added "Who's On" tool to view current Helm logons
Added mail folder option for SmarterMail
Added secure SMTP option for SmarterMail
Added WorldPay preauthentication support on set limits
Added SecurePay callback page function
Added ability for users to make any payment amount they like
Updated Frontpage errors showing clear text password
Updated default billing statement search to 90 days
Updated billing statement to show which invoices are (un)paid
Updated billing statement ordering for better comprehension
Updated invoicing to create a new invoice per day
Updated folder selection for FTP and FileManager for bigger sites
Fixed extra feature removed after being purchased
Fixed security issue: Reseller plan and package access
Fixed SmarterMail catch all account deletion bug
Fixed SmarterStats log format not displaying correct format
Fixed Helm database check always returned update required
Fixed FTP physical path bug
Fixed SimpleDNS MX record load bug
Fixed MerakMail local auto-responder bug
Fixed MerakMail local MRA bug
Fixed name server mask case sensitivity bug
Fixed purchasing extra feature with no fee or billing bug
Fixed removing extra feature not affecting limits bug
Fixed subdomain dedicated IP change bug
Fixed subdomain setting permissions timeout bug
Fixed payment receipt [AccountBalance] bug
Fixed IMail not creating host correctly when mail limit zero bug
Fixed ODBC DNS using UNC path bug
Fixed FTP only packages not creating physical folders bug
Fixed Domain Property deletion bug

Added holding page dynamic tags [DomainName], [UserFirstName] etc.
Added ability to customise DNS zone SOA responsible party email address
Updated billing statement to include selected search dates
Fixed subdomains added with external IP on NAT networks
Fixed SmarterMail domain alias MX record check bug
Fixed Merak Mail catch all bug
Fixed SimpleDNS port number communication issue
Fixed SmarterMail catch all removal bug
Fixed SmarterMail blank autoresponder bug
Fixed SimpleDNS MX read bug
Fixed duplicate service name in resource bug
Fixed DNS configuration ordering

Added support for international characters (some 3rd party services may not comply)
Added support for billing receipts to compliment the invoicing process
Updated mail account creation to automatically recreate DNS records
Updated personal details not to propercase where not required
Fixed unable to remove MIME type bug
Fixed unable to remove user with recurring transaction bug
Fixed SmarterMail IP allocation bug
Fixed SmarterMail port number assign bug
Fixed disabling email autoresponder bug
Fixed IIS memory leak/component restart bug
Fixed invoices not marked as paid bug

Added support for SmarterMail
Added support for NoChex payment gateway
Added support for SecurePay payment gateway
Updated MerakMail automatically creates email account if missing
Fixed username not allow ".", "-" or "_"
Fixed "command text" error when testing Helm database connection
Fixed Statistics redistribution bug
Fixed Database distribution bug
Fixed Smarterstats using wrong communication IP bug
Fixed SmarterStats log file path bug
Fixed SmarterStats remote server alloctation bug
Fixed domain quoted search bug
Fixed email account created when limit zero bug
Fixed user properties not deleted bug
Fixed ColdFusion Flash Remoting Virtual directory bug
Fixed DateTime bug with payment gateway callback
Fixed type mismatch error log bug
Fixed SmarterStats remove with no siteid bug

Fixed next user account number bug
Fixed multi-domain removal bug

Setup wizard now allows a choice of website interface
Fixed Imail Domain Alias Bug
Fixed bug where Imail fails with setup wizard
Fixed overflow error with account limits
Fixed Subdomains using shared/dedicated IPs
Fixed account number prefix bug
Fixed Account numbers must be alphanumeric bug
Fixed SmarterStats UNC path bug
Fixed FTP user account passwords not encrypted
Fixed Database user account passwords not encrypted
Fixed AWStats file not created correctly bug

Updated Helm Configuration Tool to be able to test SMTP settings
Updated Helm Configuration Tool to search and find SQL databases
Updated Helm WYSIWYG editor to ensure HTML headers are added to files
Updated MailEnable interface to not create postoffice account by default
Updated MailEnable interface to create postoffice if not exist
Fixed MRA creation for MailEnable to use Groups and not MailBoxes
Fixed NTFS permissions not revoking correctly
Fixed SmarterStats incorrect log file format selection
Fixed statistics graph overflow error
Fixed PayPal does not fully work with UK PayPal accounts bug
Fixed Livestats guest access logon bug
Fixed user look up failure in MS FTP interface

Added automated TCP/IP HOSTS file support
Fixed timeout issues when adding domains and subdomains
Fixed recurring payment added as unlinked transaction
Fixed domain registration add error when part of another
Fixed large bandwidth usage causes overflow

Added support for SmarterStats Statistics Server
Updated standard interface for better positional understanding
Updated standard interface for clearer success/failure messages
Updated Helm Configuration Tool updates System Identity Account (SIA) NT password
Updated Helm Configuration Tool updates Scheduled Tasks when SIA changed
Fixed invoice prefix bug
Fixed CNAME using wrong alias name
Fixed user will not delete with disconnected recurring payment
Fixed forget password tool sending emails to/from own email address
Fixed updating FTP account read/write permissions bug
Fixed showing/hiding QuickHelp clearing form data
Fixed extra features keep incrementing at each interval
Fixed changing site properties causes BOF/EOF
Fixed autoresponder disable bug
Fixed website repair tool not finding sites to fix
Fixed website repair tool not recreating sub domains bug
Fixed MRA not striping blank email addresses
Fixed Email addresses not allow 2 characters bug
Fixed service delete failure due to null bug

Fixed service lookup
Fixed anonfix tool type mismatch bug
Fixed various other small bugs

Added Multi-Recipient Address support
Added ability to disable domains
Added support for AWStats
Added support for configurable SSL folder
Added Bandwidth Usage reports inc. exporting to MS Excel
Added ability to turn on/off website settings (ASP, Perl, PHP etc.)
Added ability to install/remove/fix Frontpage Extensions
Added support for ColdFusion MX Flash Remoting
Added ability to enable/disable directory browsing
Added ability to sort tables columns in Standard Interface
Added easy to use date selector to Standard Interface
Added ability to specify parking page name
Added server connection info for both FTP and Email Account with clickable link to default FTP client
Added ability to update global admin password in config tool
Update MSDNS interface to use machine name for systems across different networks instead of IP
Updated to send mails through CDOSYS instead of CDONTS
Updated cgi-bin support to remove folder if not available and empty
Updates SSL support to remove SSL folder if not installed and empty
Updated to allow system mails to be send through external SMTP Server
Updated FTP to not allow the user 'anonymous'
Updated add domain and add domain reg. pages for better transfer description
Updated Helm web control panel for ISO standard, universal date format
Updated Helm System with ISO standard, universal date format
Updated holding page to be HTML page rather than ASP page
Removed Advanced Domain area to reduce click-throughs
Removed Domain/Domain Registration Menu screen to reduce click-throughs
Removed User menu screen to reduce click-throughs
Fixed Helm reassigning service to domain issue
Fixed FTP service distribution bug
Fixed IIS File Caching issues
Fixed billing balance 0.01 rounding problem
Fixed billing details not shown for reseller when admin level disabled
Fixed bandwidth analyser runtime check error
Fixed diskspace analyser runtime check error
Fixed bandwidth analyser overflow on very high traffic logs
Fixed problem where plans were not deleted when reseller was removed
Fixed currency display problem for email notifications
Fixed add domain issue when using non web services only
Fixed parent path issue on IIS6
Fixed create MailEnable email account if postoffice does not exist bug
Fixed MailEnable infinite loop bug when deleting postoffice that does not exist
Fixed some valid email addresses not allowed bug
Fixed Statistics Count issue
Fixed "Statistics not removed when domain deleted" bug
Fixed issue with update database users
Fixed issue with database user limits

Added support for livestats guest login to be optional
Fixed 19 character domain name bug
Fixed when domain deleted, dedicated IP address failed to detach
Fixed valid email address not allowed when creating email account

Added configuration wizard
Added server diagnosis tool
Added new message alert when logging in
Added support for Worldpay gateway callback URL provided by Helm
Updated user creation so welcome mail is optional
Fixed adding domains without webservice bug
Fixed domain alias can't be added when no web service
Fixed handling linkpoint sending incorrect data back to callback
Fixed Serv-U 40 character limit bug
Fixed domain alias email address check not allowing mixed characters

Fixed expiry date issue on domain registrations
Fixed Helm creating blank username for Serv-U services
Fixed New installations of MailEnable have different API bug

Added support for email forwarders to be catch all accounts
Added CNAME support for global DNS and domain DNS editors
Updated POP3 forwarding to be store and forward
Updated IIS handling system for improved stability
Fixed MSFTP username 20 char trimming issue
Fixed ODBC for Access UNC bug
Fixed database deletion issue when domain removed
Fixed filemanager root drive issue on detached domains
Fixed MailEnable update account domain aliases for catch all accounts
Fixed IMail main host alias not to be added to alias list
Fixed FTP issue where users were able to take over
Fixed MRA icon appearing where unnecessary. (MRA support in next version)
Fixed users being able to add SSL without reseller limit
Fixed users having file manager etc without reseller limit

Added shared SSL service
Added support for Coldfusion 5 support
Added support for LinkPoint payment gateway
Added domain file manager
Added WYSIWYG HTML editor
Updated resource limit descriptions from "x of x" to "x used, x available"
Fixed multi service issue with bandwidth analyser
Fixed multi service issue with disk usage analyser
Fixed multi service issue with bandwidth collector
Fixed multi service issue with disk usage collector
Fixed IIS log corruption read error for bandwidth analyser
Fixed PayPal currency code bug
Fixed PayPal currency code display bug
Fixed ODBC DSN creation error
Fixed MIME type creation bug
Fixed ASP.Net application mapping error

Added support for dedicated IP (IP based) web sites
Added domain alias support for email on top of web
Added ability to provide more than one payment gateway option
Added support for Authorize.Net payment gateway
Added support for 2CheckOut payment gateway
Added support for Propay payment gateway
Added support for Paypal payment gateway
Added support for payment by cheque (offline means)
Added support for payment by bank transfer
Added custom control panel headers and footers for administrators and resellers
Added custom side bar links for administrators and resellers
Added payment security for call back pages to only listen to requests for certain IPs
Added gateway validation so that call back page does ignores fake requests
Added additional database user details for customers
Added quick help information for custom HTTP errors
Added support for database connection information to be added to database services
Added support for administrators to always see the DNS Zone Editor
Updated add domain to not request for unnecessary information
Updated online help so that only relevant articles are shown
Fixed billing transaction to be able to be back dated
Fixed signup page to redirect correctly
Fixed database override issue
Fixed FTP override issue
Fixed disabling and enabling resources by reseller
Fixed purchasing unavailable plans
Fixed default Microsoft SQL service port
Fixed frontpage password box to hide password
Fixed domain aliases using wrong IP
Fixed IMs being deleted when user is removed
Fixed incorrect recurrance shown for recurring transactions
Fixed wrong invoice ID shown on invoice listing page
Fixed DNS record editing in DNS Zone Editor
Fixed FTP folder path issue when adding/editing FTP user accounts
Fixed mixed case database name problem
Fixed integer overflow error in statistics
Fixed bandwidth usage collection to check Frontpage and ASP.NET sites
Fixed disk space usage collection to check Frontpage and ASP.NET sites
Merak Mail
- Fixed Email forwarding bug
- Fixed Multi-domain issue
- Fixed Auto responder
- Added support for domain aliasing
- Update to POP3 forwarding to store email before forwarding
- Added support for domain aliasing
- Added support for domain aliasing
Microsoft IIS5, ASP.NET & FrontPage
- Optimisations in speed
- FrontPage publishing update. Advanced author access now included
- Improved reliability of IIS, Frontpage, domain aliases and subdomains creation and removal
- Fixed issue with removing frontpage user account
- Fixed ASP.Net script mapping error
Microsoft DNS
- Optimisations in speed and reliability
Microsoft FTP
- Fixed NT account removal bug
- Fixed FTP creation after domain setup issue
- Database removal fix
- Fixed user account override issue