Before installing Gibraltar, you need to have .NET 2.0 SP1 or later installed.
If .NET 2.0 is installed without SP1 or SP2 installation will proceed but the application
will fail to start.
Uninstall any previous version of Gibraltar before installing a new version.
On computers with Visual Studio installed the installation will pause for a while
at 99% while it updates the help content. Please do not interrupt this process
which, depending on the speed of your computer and how many other products have
integrated with Visual Studio Help, may take from one to ten minutes.
This release of Gibraltar includes both a new Analyst and Agent. You are encouraged
to upgrade to the newest Agent at your earliest convenience. These versions
are backwards compatible with previous versions of Gibraltar (meaning they can open
and work with data produced by those versions) however there were minor updates
that will cause a compatibility warning if you attempt to use a version of Gibraltar
Analyst prior to build 2.00.0445 to read data recorded by this newer version of
the Gibraltar Agent. Accordingly, we recommend upgrading both Analyst and
Agent to the latest version.
This specific release is an update to Gibraltar 2.0.1 to fix issues reported in
the initial release (build 2.00.0445) and to introduce the ability to do offline
Offline License Activation for Gibraltar Analyst
There is now a fully integrated process to activate licenses on computers
without a network connection. Follow the instructions in the licensing
wizard to generate a license request offline and then get a license file from
Offline activation is also now less likely to be necessary in environments that
use a proxy server for web communication if the proxy server is configured for
the current user. If you have any difficulty in performing license
activation, please contact support immediately.
Improved ASP.NET Heath Monitoring Messages
Based on feedback from customers we've enhanced the log messages
automatically recorded by the Gibraltar Agent for ASP.NET in response to ASP.NET
- Fixed: Event Metrics can throw null reference exception in some rare
initialization race conditions when used from reflection. This can affect
the Gibraltar Agent for ASP.NET, so all ASP.NET users are highly recommended to
- Fixed: Process-specific performance utilization metrics display as a
decimal instead of a percentage when graphed, making it difficult to compare
process-specific and system processor utilization metrics on a graph.
- Fixed: Percentage value metrics were not upscaled (so 10% shows as 0.10).
- Fixed: Configuration wizard fails if email option is enabled but no server
password is specified.
- Fixed: Configuration wizard misses existing items in configuration files
and Visual Studio project files if their case has been altered from their
- Fixed: Configuration wizard fails to copy Agent redistributables to
existing applications and ASP.NET Web Sites.