Documentation
Last updated March 9, 2004.


Software Updates
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  • v1.91 - September 13, 2009
  • v1.80 - November 7, 2006
  • v1.76 - July 26, 2006
  • v1.75 - May 24, 2006
  • v1.74 - April 17, 2006
  • v1.73 - March 29, 2006
  • v1.72 - February 16, 2006
  • v1.69 - December 22, 2005
  • v1.51 - September 23, 2005
  • v1.49 - June 6, 2005
  • v1.47 - June 2, 2005
  • v1.46 - May 31, 2005
  • v1.45 - May 10, 2005
  • v1.43 - January 10, 2005
  • v1.42 - December 3, 2004
  • v1.41 - October 29, 2004
  • v1.38 - June 1, 2004

Warning: When updating from v1.29 and earlier to v1.30 and later, you will need to connect the Sniffter to a DHCP network with Internet access. After installing the new software, connect the Sniffter to the Internet so it can download its configuration information.

Contact Tom Logic LLC if you need an older version that is no longer available on the website.

 
     

 

 

 

 

 

Changes in recent releases:

Each release always contains updates from all previous releases.

v1.91 - 2009-09-13

  • If your Sniffter100 is running v1.47 or earlier, you need to install and run v1.49 once before you can upgrade to this version.
  • Added Multicast Listen to Network Tools. Can listen for UDP packets on any multicast IP and port. Useful to check for a barker channel or program guide on an IPTV network.
  • Updated support for Motorola Canopy hardware. Contact sales@tomlogic.com to have this feature enabled on your units (it's a free update, we just need to know how you configure your Subscriber Modules). Sniffter can display Canopy Status, change Canopy IP and reconfigure SM to your default settings.

v1.80 - 2006-11-07

  • If your Sniffter100 is running v1.47 or earlier, you need to install and run v1.49 once before you can upgrade to this version.
  • Fixed bug present in all previous releases that, for some users, broke DNS and other UDP protocols on PPPoE connections.
  • Added support for Motorola Canopy hardware.

v1.76 - 2006-07-26

  • If your Sniffter100 is running v1.47 or earlier, you need to install and run v1.49 once before you can upgrade to this version.
  • Fixed bug from v1.69 that broke PPPoE.

v1.75 - 2006-05-24

  • If your Sniffter100 is running v1.47 or earlier, you need to install and run v1.49 once before you can upgrade to this version.
  • Added support for Pannaway RGN210 modems.
  • Added support for Huawei SmartAX MT800 modems.
  • New Modem Status interface:
    • Now in the Main Menu. Easily check the modem even if DHCP fails.
    • Autodetects the modem from all known modems. Email or call us if you have a modem that doesn't work.
    • Standardized output for all modems.
    • Displays more information than previously for some modems, including IP and MAC addresses.
    • Easier for us to add support for more modems.
    • * Actiontec GT704 modems temporarily not supported, but may be back in a future release.
  • Note: PPPoE is broken in this release.

v1.74 - 2006-04-17

  • If your Sniffter100 is running v1.47 or earlier, you need to install and run v1.49 once before you can upgrade to this version.
  • Added traceroute functionality, including reverse DNS lookups on the IP addresses.
  • Note: PPPoE is broken in this release.

v1.73 - 2006-03-29

  • If your Sniffter100 is running v1.47 or earlier, you need to install and run v1.49 once before you can upgrade to this version.
  • Added support for querying SpeedTouch 510 modems (in addition to existing support for SpeedTouch 5x6).
  • Added support for querying Paradyne 621x (tested with 6210, should work with 6211 and others).
  • Confirmed that existing Paradyne module can query 6382 (in addition to 6381).
  • Disabled "Update VVU Firmware" feature on MNLC Edition to make room for code to query more modems.
  • Fixed a bug in the Ping module that could result in incorrect percentage loss calculations.
  • Note: PPPoE is broken in this release.

v1.72 - 2006-02-16

  • If your Sniffter100 is running v1.47 or earlier, you need to install and run v1.49 once before you can upgrade to this version.
  • Fixed a bug in the VisionNet 203ER modem module.
  • Fixed a bug that could cause the Sniffter100 to power off when starting a speed test.
  • Fixed some SNMP bugs that affected the DOCSIS CableModem module.
  • Added support for querying Comtrend CT-507 DSL modems.
  • Added support for querying 2Wire HomePortal (1000HG) modems.
  • Fixed bug in upload speed test that could result in an "error 100".
  • Note: PPPoE is broken in this release.

v1.69 - 2005-12-22

  • If your Sniffter100 is running v1.47 or earlier, you need to install and run v1.49 once before you can upgrade to this version.
  • Speed Test results work correctly with speed test files larger than 4MB.
  • Speed Test should now work when Sniffter100 is connected with PPPoE.
  • Confirmed that SpeedStream 5100 modem status code works with SpeedStream 4100 as well.
  • Added support for querying VisionNet 203ER line of modems (tested with W203ER-4 and 203ER models).
  • Added support for querying SpeedTouch 5x6 modems (tested with 546).
  • Note: PPPoE is broken in this release.

v1.51 - 2005-09-23

  • If your Sniffter100 is running v1.47 or earlier, you need to install and run v1.49 once before you can upgrade to this version.
  • Speed Test results now correctly compute kbps using 1K=1000 instead of 1K=1024.
  • Upload speed test can connect to more server types.
  • Added support for querying SkyPilot SkyConnector broadband wireless equipment.

v1.49 - 2005-06-06

  • You will need to upgrade to this version before you can upgrade to v1.50 and later.
  • Small enough to work on newer Sniffters (shipped 2004 and later), unlike v1.46 and v1.47.
  • Updates flash memory on all Sniffters to accommodate future software releases >224KB in size.

v1.47 - 2005-06-02

  • Added support for querying XAVi X7722r+ modems.
  • Updated Westell Wirespeed module to work with all Westell Wirespeed models (tested with 2000 and 6000).
  • Moved all CPE/Modem modules to a separate menu in Network Tools.

v1.46 - 2005-05-31

  • Download Speed Test now tops out around 3500kbps (measured on 7000kbps 25ms link).
  • Added support for querying Actiontec R1520 and Paradyne 6381 modems.

v1.45 - 2005-05-10

  • Test PC NIC now detects computers configured with a static IP and reports the address.
  • Download Speed Test now tops out around 2500kbps instead of 1800-2000kbps.
  • Added support for querying Efficient Networks SpeedStream 5100 and Actiontec GT-704 modems.
  • Added error counts to Westell Modem Status information.
  • Improved display of cable pinouts in Cable Ref/Tone Gen module.
  • Can now press up and arrows during cable test to toggle between showing pin numbers and an arrow for pins that go "straight through". This makes it easier to find cable faults (for example, displays ^4^2^^^^ instead of 14325678).
  • Fixed UI bugs with entering an IP address in the Ping Test.

v1.43 - 2005-01-10

  • New Auto-Test Internet option from main menu, automatically makes DHCP connection, performs download and upload speed tests, and displays results on a single screen.

v1.42 - 2004-12-03

  • Server used for upload speed test now configurable.
  • Slight change to network startup to fix issue with certain networks.

v1.41 - 2004-10-29

  • New test to measure Upload Speed in addition to Download Speed. Note: Test uses speed.sniffter.com as server and may underreport. Please use 1.42 release which can use your server instead.
  • Powers up faster, so you don't have to hold the power button so long to turn the Sniffter on.
  • Remembers backlight setting when turned off (toggle backlight by holding power button for 3 seconds while Sniffter is on).
  • Cable Test now identifies T1/E1 cable and T1/E1 crossover cable (1->4, 2->5) pinouts.

v1.38 - 2004-06-01

  • Minor fixes related to code that downloads configuration data on newly upgraded units.

v1.37 - 2004-04-11

  • Fixed bug in VVU Status display.
  • Set timer to enable backlight back to 3 seconds (was set too short in a recent release).

v1.36 - 2004-03-09

  • Can now select an available IP from the ARP Scan for temporary use.

v1.35 - 2004-02-12

  • To aid in proving that the Internet connection is live, the Sniffter can connect to the Internet and display up-to-date stock indicies.
  • Just for fun, the Sniffter can also connect to the Internet and display a fortune cookie.
  • Adds support for new LCD displays based on KS00073 instead of HD66712.

v1.34 - 2004-02-06

  • When using static IP, Sniffter checks to make sure the address isn't already in use before using it.
  • Can now scan a network and report on the number of IP addresses used and available, display a list of the used addresses with their corresponding MAC, and display a list of the unused addresses.

v1.32 - 2003-12-16

  • Added support for querying status of Westell Wirespeed ADSL modems.
  • NLC Etherset Status now displays up/downstream rates as kbps (instead of bps) and error counts are displayed with commas for readability.

v1.30 - 2003-10-21

  • Configuration data is stored on a central server instead of the software build. This allows for configuration updates in the field and eases distribution of new software releases.
  • When exiting to the previous menu, it is displayed at the previously scrolled position instead of scrolling back to the top.
  • Waits for button press after resetting NLC Residential Gateway.
  • Improved status display during speed test.

v1.25 - 2003-08-11

  • While waiting for response from DHCP server, can now hit left arrow to exit or right arrow to abort and use static IP.
  • When using a static configuration, don't display Domain Name and Host Name in Network Settings (since they're blank anyway).

v1.24 - 2003-06-10

  • Sniffter is now pingable during NAT/firewall check.

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