Release Schedule

We are constantly working to improve the Sentry Power Manager product. Along with these major releases, incremental patch builds are made available when required.

CURRENT VERSION OF SPM is 6.0

Version 6.0 -- Some of the exciting features and benefits are listed as follows

> Support for PRO2 PDUs
> Simplified SNAP configuration
> Added competitive device support
> New summary views
> Digital look current meters
> Report and Trend previews within configuration
> New reports for Cords, Device Lines, Phases, and Branches
> Map color legends now editable
> SFTP support
> SSL Certificate loading
> RAID status on SPM-APPR appliance
> Ability to remove link PDUs
> Slideshow for Views
> Mouse-over status displays
> Open tab memory through logout
> Ubuntu 12.04 update
> Improved status rollups
> Simplified Trend configuration
> Improved list search filter

View the SPM 6.0 Release Notes


Version 5.4 -- Some of the exciting features and benefits are listed as follows

> Hub and Node
> LDAP enhancements
> Energy Reports
> Power reports
> Carbon foot print report
> Power billing report
> PUE trending added for Zones and Locations
> API - Added cabinet devices
> -48 volt DC product support
> Added support for the CW-2H CDU with 7.0x firmware
> Outlet Locking display
> CDU User Login Passwords can now be changed via SNAP
> SPM License screen now displays the number of CDUs used and remaining
> Added all existing competitive device templates to build
> Added description to Alert Lists
> Added location:cabinet:cdu, location:cabinet and object name to the subject line of email alerts
> SPM Setup

View the SPM 5.4 Release Notes


Version 5.3-- Some of the exciting features and benefits are listed as follows:

> API Enhancements
> Avocent ACS device support
> Backup files now include date modified
> Branch current monitoring support for new Server Technology Products
> Custom Device Templates (Software Key Required) P/N SPM-CDT
> Device discovery modified to allow entry of one IP address and a number of consecutive addresses
> Device Control Queue – added button with the ability to clear the queue through the web interface
> Email alerts are grouped instead of sending one at a time
> HTTP and HTTPS dual support for SPM user interface
> IPv6 support for CDU – SPM communication
> LDAP – added Group Search ability for Open LDAP & SunOne support to determine User Group membership
> Log Entries
> Logging for POPS devices performance improvements
> PDF Trends – improved look
> Reports
> RF Code Sensor integration support (Software Key Required) P/N SPM-RFC
> Send Test Trap Button
> Sensor support for competitive devices
> SMTP
> SNAP
> SNMPv3 support
> Support Package
> Temperature/Humidity Probes on the link unit
> Ubuntu 10.04

View the SPM 5.3 Release Notes


Version 5.2-- Some of the exciting features and benefits are listed as follows:

> Console command line enhancements
> Enhanced the readability of log entries to make them more user friendly
> Added STI CDU configuration options (GUI and API)
> Added 2nd trap destination field in System Setup
> Support Tools enhanced
> Added the ability to manage backup and firmware files directly from the web interface
> Added the ability to configure a remote mount point for backups via SAMBA
> Added SNMPv3 support for both STI and competitive devices
> Competitive Devices Enhancements (device dependent)
> Added Cabinet Devices feature
> Added Cabinet Redundancy feature
> Trending enhancements/features
> Commands will no longer reside in tables for extended periods of time
> Both failed and successful SNMP & SNAP commands will be logged
> Watchdog will restart backend daemons if they terminate for any reason
> User interface will notify the user via a “NAG" screen if the backend daemons are not running

View the SPM 5.2 Release Notes


Version 5.1-- Some of the exciting features and benefits are listed as follows:

> SPM now available as a VMWare Virtual Server
> SNAP
> Email can be enabled or disabled without deleting settings
> Search now includes all system object types
> Objects list now include: Contact Closures, Enclosures, Environmental Monitors, Infeeds, Lines, Outlets, & Sensors
> User created views
> Objects list now include: Contact Closures, Enclosures, Environmental Monitors, Infeeds, Lines, Outlets, & Sensors
> TACACS+ is now supported
> Admin Users can now see what users are logged into the system under System Setup> Manage Users> User Login
> New Discovery Tool allows evaluation users a quick setup
> New Discovery Tool allows evaluation users a quick setup
> New Discovery Tool allows evaluation users a quick setup

View the SPM 5.1 Release Notes


Version 5.0-- Some of the exciting features and benefits are listed as follows:

1) User defined custom NOC views
2) Unique search capabilities
3) A number of new Scheduling features
4) New consolidated management interfaces
5) Circuits (for 3-phase load balancing)
6) Intelligent Data Management
7) Global Thresholds
8) Integrated on-line help (no written manual starting in version 5.0)
9) SPM now provides Servertech DC products the option to add a user defined voltage per outlet so that power information can be calculated

View the SPM 5.0 Release Notes