Task Supervisor

March 2023

Version 4.3

March 9, 2023

New Features
  • Users are now able to delete Owners, Resources, Schedules and Ad Hoc Schedules. A second confirmation message will be displayed prior to deleting all data relating to the record being deleted.

  • The Task Supervisor web site has been enhanced to use the https protocol.

  • Windows 11 is fully supported.

Enhancements
  • Transport Layer Security (TLS) 1.2 support has been added to the installer for connections to Microsoft SQL Server.

  • A security update has been actioned to prevent Cross-Site Scripting (XSS) attacks.

  • A security update has been actioned to show generic failed login messages.

  • The web application has been enhanced to prevent cross-site request forgery.

  • The filtering on the Scheduled Tasks page has been enhanced.

  • The SMTP Components used to send email messages have been updated and now support SSL/TLS.

  • Password recovery now uses generic messages.

  • The web application has been updated to target .NET Framework 4.6.2 which addresses security vulnerabilities.

Fixes
  • Fixed an issue with minute recurring scheduled tasks failing to take daylight savings into account.

  • Fixed an issue with date selection jumping when viewing scheduled tasks.

  • The "Tasks Outstanding" report no longer includes minute recurring tasks that were deleted.

  • Fixed an issue when adding a new task if the first group has no schedules defined.

  • The Task Supervisor installer can now be launched directly from a root directory.

June 2019

Version 4.2
Enhancements
  • All gender assignment references have been removed from the product to comply with the requirements of GDPR.

November 2018

Version 4.1
Enhancements
  • Task Supervisor now includes the ability to restrict user Roles by Group.
Fixes
  • Task Supervisor now allows the completion of a task without needing to provide a comment.
  • Task Supervisor now allows the use of special characters in passwords.

July 2016

Version 4.0
  • The ability to automatically approve new users has been added.
  • The ability to automatically assign a role on self-registration has been added.
  • Visibility of task status has been added to within the administration view.
  • The ability to define alerting at Group level has been added.
  • The requirement for SMTP user / password for sending email has been removed.
  • Time zone details are now included on the alert.
  • Filter settings are remembered when F5 is used to refresh the display.
  • Task instructions have been added to the Task Detail report.
  • A 'Tasks per Week' column has been added to the Task Detail report.
  • A 'Day/Time field' has been added to the Task Detail report.
  • 'Task Percentage Completed' information is now available on the Task History report.
  • A Tasks Overrun report is now available.
  • A 'Schedule' column has been added to all reports.
  • 'Total Tasks Undertaken' information is available when exporting to Excel.
  • 'Total Time Allocated' has been added for each Group / Owner included on the report.
  • 'Volume of Tasks' information has been added to the totals shown on the Task History report.
  • The default orientation of reports has been changed to landscape so that all columns fit on a single page width.
  • The ability to AdHoc run a Schedule has been added.
  • The ability to cancel a task without specifying the 'Time Taken' parameter has been added.
  • The ability to filter by Owner on the Scheduled Tasks display has been added.
  • The ability to alert when a task is overdue has been added.
  • The ability to assign a task to a group of users has been added.
  • The ability to create tasks that recur every 'x' minutes has been added (where 'x' represents a number).
  • Mutilple hyperlinks and document links can now be included on a single task.
  • A SAN device's URL can now be used as a web page link within a task.

Archived Release Notes

Please check the following archive files for Task Supervisor release information prior to 2015.

October 2013

July 2013

 

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