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MetaLAN Administrator 2.7.1 Released18 December 2016
One stop Windows Systems Management. Update to the latest version or download the free 30 day trial now. MetaLAN Server 2.7.1 or later required for Server Mode.
MetaLAN Server 2.7.1 Released12th December 2016
MetaLAN Server periodically scans a network and stores the information in a database for quick retrieval by MetaLAN Administrator. Use is included in the MetaLAN Administrator license. MetaLAN Administrator 2.7.1 or greater required.
Mini Contract Manager 2.3.7 Released16 April 2016
Multi User Contract Life Cycle Management. Download the free 30 day trial now.
MetaLAN in Technet Magazine1 March 2008
Read the review of MetaLAN in Microsoft's Technet Magazine.
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Network Computers report "The RPC server is unavailable" and do not appear in MetaLAN
If this error is reported for Windows 7 (and later) computers this can be because WMI is blocked by the Advanced Firewall.Allow WMI through the Firewall using Group Policy
How to manually migrate MetaLAN Server to a new server
To manually migrate the MetaLAN Server database to a new server follow the steps in this article.Manually migrate MetaLAN Server to a new server
Microsoft Update KB2507938 stops MetaLAN Server19th July 2011
MetaLAN Server stops collecting information after Microsoft Security Update for Windows KB2507938 is installed.
Using MetaLAN in Server Mode
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.More Information