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XIA Configuration Server v8.0

Automated technical documentation is now easier than ever...


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XIA Configuration Server v7.3

Automated technical documentation, now on your mobile device!

  • Support for tablet devices such as the Apple iPad
  • Support for documenting Windows Firewall with Advanced Security.
  • Improved performance and stability.

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XIA Configuration Server v7.2

We are proud to announce the release of XIA Configuration Server version 7.2


XIA Configuration Server version 7.2 adds:

As well as a large number of other improvements and fixes.

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XIA Configuration Server v7.1

We are proud to announce the release of XIA Configuration Server version 7.1



XIA Configuration Server version 7.1 adds:
  • The ability to document Microsoft network load balancing (NLB) clusters.
  • The ability to document Citrix XenApp 6.0 and 6.5 farms.
  • The ability to document generic network devices that could not otherwise be scanned with the XIA Configuration Client.
As well as a large number of other improvements and fixes.

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SNMP data collector and MIB browser integrated

We are pleased to announce that we have integrated an SNMP data collector and MIB browser into XIA Configuration.

This will help us to develop new agents for the software. Find out more about the MIB browser:

www.centrel-solutions.com/support/tools.aspx?feature=mibbrowser

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XIA Configuration Server v6 Released

23rd June 2014

CENTREL Solutions is happy to announce the release of XIA Configuration Server version 6.0. This new version provides:

  • Major improvements to the presentation in both web format and PDF output.
  • Major improvements to Microsoft failover cluster documentation including support for file share quorums and Hyper-V clustering.
  • Major improvements to the Active Directory agent including replication schedules, trust diagrams and inter-site links
  • Added the ability to document Windows Update configuration settings.

For more information please see www.centrel-solutions.com/xiaconfiguration

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XIA Configuration Server v5 Released

1st November 2013

CENTREL Solutions is happy to announce the release of XIA Configuration Server version 5.0. This new version provides:

  • Improved support for Windows Server 2012 and Windows Server 2012 R2
  • Support for the documentation of Microsoft Hyper-V Server
  • Custom credentials can now be used for scanning computers on workgroups and untrusted domains
  • The ability to document SSL certificates

For more information please see www.centrel-solutions.com/xiaconfiguration

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XIA Links Version 2.0 Released

CENTREL Solutions are pleased to announce the availability of XIA Links version 2.0. The latest version of the desktop application launcher now provides support for offline users allowing for redundancy during a server or network outage as well as providing greatly improved support for laptop users.

Files are stored as compressed RSA signed XML files to minimise the footprint and to help tamperproof the configuration.


This release also includes the ability to lock down the application in a more refined way using Group Policy. This helps when using the application in a restricted kiosk style and when replacing Novell Application Launcher.

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XIA Configuration Server 2012

XIA Configuration Server 4.0 is to be released 16th January 2012 - this is a major new release that builds on the success of previous versions of XIA Configuration and continues to expand it's agent capabilities and other functionality

Version 4.0 adds support for:
  • Documentation of Remote Desktop and Remote Assistance Settings
  • Terminal Services (Remote Desktop Session Hosts)
  • Improved XIA Configuration Cloud Hosting
  • Custom Attribute Extensibility
  • Item Creation Rules
  • Item History management
  • Improved Item Comparison User Interface

New Terminal Server Support

Terminal Server general settings

Windows Machines now include Remote Desktop and Remote Assistance Settings

Remote Desktop and Remote Assistance settings

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XIA Links 1.9 Released

12 December 2011

XIA Links v1.9 is now available for download. It includes updates to meet custom requirements for improved customisation and lock down:
  • Sections can now be nested within one another
  • You can configure the size of the main screen at startup
  • All "CENTREL Solutions" and "XIA" branding can now be replaced including the status bar text can now be customised to match the title bar
  • Help and tools menus can now be disabled
  • The "Show applications not found on this machine" can be disabled




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XIA Links 1.8 Released

10 October 2011

An update to XIA Links has now been released. This update includes

  • Improved branding including the ability to configure the title bar of the application
  • The ability to configure the startup section
  • Improved administrator's guide and installation instructions
  • The ability to disable the close button

For more information on XIA Links please see the XIA Links home page

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XIA Configuration 2011 Updated to Version 3.4

Created: 23 August 2011 19:39:02

CENTREL Solutions are proud to announce that XIA Configuration Server 2011 has been updated with improved support for SQL Server clusters and Windows Server 2008 R2.

Also note that, to improve support for Windows 2008 R2 running with UAC, the XIA Configuration installer is now a setup.exe file rather than an MSI. The client and local client installation remain msi files for easy deployment.

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XIA Configuration 2011 Released

Created: 13 June 2011 13:39:02

CENTREL Solutions are proud to announce that XIA Configuration Server 2011 has now been released. The new version includes:

  • Support for WINS servers;
  • Ability to document database internals including stored procedures, tables and functions;
  • Improved item comparison including the ability to side by side compare text such as that found in T-SQL code;
  • Access Based Evaluation now allows items to be hidden in the organisational view from users, a powerful feature for IT support providers;
  • Improved support for Scheduled Tasks;
  • Improved support for shared folders and NTFS permissions;
  • Improved user interface for DNS services;
  • Enhanced branding experience.
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