MetaLAN Server is part of the MetaLAN Systems Management Suite.
The MetaLAN Server service periodically scans your network and stores the information it collects for quick retrieval by MetaLAN Administrator and License Manager, software inventory tool.
Compatible with Windows, XP, Server 2003, Vista, Server 2008, Windows 7, 32bit and 64bit versions.
We recommended you read the installation guide before installing.
Support for MetaLAN Administrator 2.5
Added LDAP discovery.
Copy, Paste and Paste from file support added to computer filter.
List can be line, comma or semicolon separated.
Choose LDAP container in setup wizard.
Backward compatible with version 1.x of MetaLAN Administrator.
Microsoft WMI Registry Conector can return junk strings:
(MetaLAN junk string detection is sufficiently reliable
that the bug should not lead to any significant error
in inventory reporting)
CPU description may not be reported correctly
for Windows XP and Server 2003 please see
ProbeServer does not require regular maintenance to continue to work reliably.
However, if you want to keep the database in tip top condition you can use the database tool.
Remove old or redundant data like software titles that are no longer installed on the network.
This version is also compatible with MetaLAN Server 184.108.40.206
A free program that converts FloppyBase image files into stand alone self extracting and self creating image files. i.e. you don't need any other software to re-create the floppy disk. Image life limited to 30 days.
If MetaLAN will not manage or control Windows XP Service Pack 2 and above computers it may be due to the Windows Firewall. Click one the following links to get a guide on how to create a Group Policy to configure Windows Firewall for remote management.
MetaLAN™ can run as a standalone application. However, using MetaLAN Server will reduce and distribute the network load required for data collection. MetaLAN Server offers a central location for the collection and distribution of the data collected from the computers on the network. Best of all, MetaLAN Server included free when you buy MetaLAN.
Hammer Software will be moving offices on the week of the 11th of Feb.
Our usual snappy response times may be a little less snappy while we are setting up.
We apologise for any delays during this time.
MetaLAN 2.5.4 Released
31 January 2012
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