News & Announcements
Date Today: 24/05/2013
Service Desk from PurplePixie
With great excitement I would like to announce the latest product from PurplePixie, an open-source service desk / helpdesk system called FreeDESK.
This is now available as an alpha release in an early stage of development and we welcome all FreeNATS users to download it and give it a try.
As the kind of wonderful people FreeNATS users are we know you might find FreeDESK useful and, importantly to us, have some feedback/problems/comments/suggestions you would like to make.
The FreeDESK website with download and contact details is at
. Please check it out.
Smallest NMS in the World
Some of you may have heard about the Raspberry Pi, a new ARM-based tiny computer on a board capable of running Linux. Well mi...
Forum Registrations Blocked
Unfortunately owing to massively increased spam of an ever more dubious nature new user registrations for the forum have been te...
Russian and Italian Language Packs
The latest development release (1.14.0a) now includes language packs for Russian and Italian. Credit for the Russian pack goe...
User Survey 2011
In a continued effort to find out how people are using the system and any improvements or modifications they would like to see I...
From a user suggestion HTTP Authentication (Basic HTTP-AUTH) has been implemented. This feature is available as of version &l...
IMAP and SMTP Bugs Resolved
Thanks to user Marc bugs with the IMAP and SMTP test modules have been identified and now resolved. These would both cause tests...
Festive FreeNATS Greetings
A quick note to hope all FreeNATTERS out there had a good Christmas and wishing you all the very best for 2011. In 2011 I am ...
Mailing List 14/11/2010
Dear FreeNATTERS,I hope you are well in your far-flung corners of the globe and your LANs are behaving themselves. It looks like...
New Virtual Appliance Trial
Following a long search for a suitable replacement for rPath we believe the answer lies in TurnKey LAMP, an appliance based on U...
FreeNATS now has multi-lingual support. Version 1.10.0a incorporates a new system to allow the use of language packs. Most of th...
Sprechen sie Deutsch?
Any FreeNATTERS out there speak German? There's been a video posted on the newordner.net website which mentions FreeNATS but the...
Windows Desktop Alerter
Following a number of false starts I am pleased to announce today the release of WinDAN, a Windows Desktop Alerter for NATS. ...
Mailing List 10/04/2010
Dear FreeNATTERS, I hope you are well and your networks continue to thrash away fighting the good fight and passing spam emai...
Win32 Nodeside Script Update
Thanks to a suggestion from Alex the Win32 nodeside script has been updated to include information on running processes (in addi...
Mailing List 15/01/2010
Dear FreeNATTERs, Happy New Year! I hope you all had a good festive season and have eaten and made merry. * New Features *...
URGENT: rPath Upgrade Bug
ATTENTION ALL VM APPLIANCE USERS A bug has been found with the rPath update option in the web interface whereby wget and comm...
The latest alpha (1.08.0) features the inclusion of utility links. These links allow you to display up to three custom links ...
Just a reminder; the extras package is now available in alpha releases from 1.06.0 upward. The extras are additional scripts ...
Upgrade Script Bug
Please note that the update scripts on versions prior to 1.07.0 used the now depreciated reply flag within cp. This may have ...
Mailing List 170809
Dear FreeNATTERS, I hope this finds you well with your network free of packet loss and servers serving promptly and correctly...
POSIX Nodeside Bug
Thanks to user Shaun M a bug has been identified with the FreeNATS POSIX node monitor (version 0.04) with regard to disk space. ...
Mailing List 260509
Dear FreeNATTERS, Greetings to you one and all. I hope your networks continue to be strong and mighty and that you are still ...
The phpBB forum.purplepixie.org has come under a bit of an attack recently from spammers posting all sorts of deliciously disgus...
Thanks to the unbridled power of the Verrotech Control Panel, Google Analytics and Spyder on search.purplepixie.org I'm able to ...
Sorry About 1.04.0a
Sorry but 1.04.0a was not packaged correctly and as such the DB schema update would have probably failed. In investigating th...
Mailing List 28/04/2009
Dear FreeNATTERS, I hope all is well in your world both physical and virtual. I am writing this from sunny Namibia where the s...
Mailing List 12/02/2009
Dear FreeNATTERS, Just a quick note to say that the ropey support and release schedule is liable to get a bit more ropey in th...
I have just changed my email over to google. I thought all had gone well with the switch and no mail was lost but it appears som...
Upgrading to 0.02.3 or Beyond
Please be aware than 0.02.3 brings in a few changes to the way test runs work. Primarily you need to know that: (a) the datab...
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