ControlPlane

Licence: Freeware
Version 1.3.8 | Release Date: 2012-10-02 | Download

This is ControlPlane 1.3.8.

Changes from version 1.3.7 include:

Bug Fixes:

  • Fix issue causing ControlPlane to stop changing contexts when going to sleep due to inactivity.
NEW:

  • WiFi evidence source no longer loops, it reacts to network configuration changes. This reduces CPU usage. Please let me know if this prevents the WiFi evidence source from working properly for you.
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Known issues

  • If ControlPlane needs to install or replace the privileged helper tool the action that uses the privileged helper tool will report that the action failed immediately after. This is a false positive and the action will not "fail" the next time it is run.

Misc:

  • Updated USB vendor tables
  • Updated OUI tables
Version 1.3.7 | Release Date: 2012-09-24 | Download

This is ControlPlane 1.3.7.

Changes from version 1.3.7 include:

Bug Fixes:

  • Fixes crash in active application evidence source.
  • Fix issue WiFi evidence source that would cause it to stop noticing changed WiFi networks under certain conditions.
  • The helper wasn't signed before, it now is

NEW:

  • WiFi evidence source no longer loops, it reacts to network configuration changes. This reduces CPU usage. Please let me know if this prevents the WiFi evidence source from working properly for you.

Known issues

  • If ControlPlane needs to install or replace the privileged helper tool the action that uses the privileged helper tool will report that the action failed immediately after. This is a false positive and the action will not "fail" the next time it is run.

Misc:

  • Updated USB vendor tables
  • Updated OUI tables
Version 1.3.6 | Release Date: 2012-09-11 | Download

This is ControlPlane 1.3.6.

Changes from version 1.3.5 include:

Bug Fixes:

  • Fixes crash in active application evidence source.
  • Fixes issue preventing audio output evidence source from detecting changes.

NEW:

  • WiFi evidence source no longer loops, it reacts to network configuration changes. This reduces CPU usage. Please let me know if this prevents the WiFi evidence source from working properly for you.

Known issues

  • If ControlPlane needs to install or replace the privileged helper tool the action that uses the privileged helper tool will report that the action failed immediately after. This is a false positive and the action will not "fail" the next time it is run.

Misc:

  • Updated USB vendor tables
  • Updated OUI tables
Version 1.3.5 | Release Date: 2012-09-05 | Download

This is ControlPlane 1.3.5.

Changes from version 1.3.4 include:

Bug Fixes:

  • Fix some rare crashes.
  • Fixes an issue preventing ControlPlane from moving to the default context if configured to do so.
  • Screen brightness action is queued until the screen is unlocked if it is locked.
  • Fixes an issue with open action.

NEW:

  • Active application evidence source. Allows ControlPlane to respond to the currently active application.
  • Attached power adapter evidence source. Detects which power adapter you have connected to your portable Mac, based on serial number.
  • Toggle Notification Center alerts action.
  • Toggle 'Context is Sticky' action.
  • Support for Snow Leopard has been dropped.

Known issues

  • If ControlPlane needs to install or replace the privileged helper tool the action that uses the privileged helper tool will report that the action failed immediately after. This is a false positive and the action will not "fail" the next time it is run.

Misc:

  • Updated USB vendor tables
  • Updated OUI tables
Version 1.3.4 | Release Date: 2012-09-05 | Download

This is ControlPlane 1.3.4.

Changes from version 1.3.3 include:

Bug Fixes:

  • Fix some rare crashes.
  • Fixes an issue preventing ControlPlane from moving to the default context if configured to do so.
  • Screen brightness action is queued until the screen is unlocked if it is locked.

NEW:

  • Active application evidence source. Allows ControlPlane to respond to the currently active application.
  • Attached power adapter evidence source. Detects which power adapter you have connected to your portable Mac, based on serial number.
  • Toggle Notification Center alerts action.
  • Toggle 'Context is Sticky' action.
  • Support for Snow Leopard has been dropped.

Known issues

  • If ControlPlane needs to install or replace the privileged helper tool the action that uses the privileged helper tool will report that the action failed immediately after. This is a false positive and the action will not "fail" the next time it is run.

Misc:

  • Updated USB vendor tables
  • Updated OUI tables
Version 1.3.3 | Release Date: 2012-09-05 | Download

This is re-release of ControlPlane 1.3.3 that removes a bad design decision on my part.

Changes from version 1.3.2 include:

Bug Fixes:

  • Fix some rare crashes.
  • Screen brightness action is queued until the screen is unlocked if it is locked.

NEW:

  • Active application evidence source. Allows ControlPlane to respond to the currently active application.
  • Attached power adapter evidence source. Detects which power adapter you have connected to your portable Mac, based on serial number.
  • Toggle Notification Center alerts action.
  • Toggle 'Context is Sticky' action.
  • Support for Snow Leopard has been dropped.

Known issues

  • If ControlPlane needs to install or replace the privileged helper tool the action that uses the privileged helper tool will report that the action failed immediately after. This is a false positive and the action will not "fail" the next time it is run.

Misc:

  • Updated USB vendor tables
  • Updated OUI tables
Version 1.3.2 | Release Date: 2012-08-01 | Download

This is ControlPlane 1.3.2 intended for users of Mountain Lion and Lion. Please note that support for Snow Leopard has been removed and will not return.

Changes from version 1.3.1 include:

Bug Fixes:

  • No bug fixes in this release.

NEW:

  • Status message can be set in Messages on Mountain Lion and in iChat on Lion using the same action. If you upgraded from Lion and you had an iChat status action set it will now work again with Messages.
  • Use Notification Center if available, falls back to Growl otherwise.
  • Support for Snow Leopard has been dropped.

Previous changes since version 1.2.3

  • Display brightness action modified to work with Mountain Lion, may fail to change brightness on external Apple cinema displays. Looking for feedback on this.
  • Updated helper tool to use SMJobBless so that helper tool is signed.
  • App is code signed for additional security.

Known issues

  • If ControlPlane needs to install or replace the privileged helper tool the action that uses the privileged helper tool will report that the action failed immediately after. This is a false positive and the action will not "fail" the next time it is run.

Misc:

  • Updated USB vendor tables
  • Updated OUI tables
Version 1.2.3 | Release Date: 2012-06-14 | Download

This is ControlPlane 1.2.3.

I apologize for the rapid number of updates recently if you've been keeping up. After the launch of 1.2.1 and 1.2.2 I discovered some large issues with the Bonjour evidence source. I hope they are now fixed. Enjoy!

Changes from version 1.2.2 include:

Bug Fixes:

  • Toogle bluetooth action should be more reliable after sleep
  • Core Location based evidence source should be more reliable
  • Fix all known crashes in bonjour evidence source, reduce if not eliminate memory leaks
  • Fix possible crash in WiFi evidence source
  • Fix crash in attached monitor evidence source
  • Fix issue that would cause WiFi evidence source to stop updating in some circumstances

NEW:

  • Toggle Natural Scrolling in Lion!

Known Issues:

  • Display brightness action is simply disabled for Mountain Lion

Misc:

  • Updated USB vendor tables
  • Updated OUI tables
Version 1.2.2 | Release Date: 2012-06-10 | Download

This is ControlPlane 1.2.2. Changes from version 1.2.1 include:

Bug Fixes:

  • Toogle bluetooth action should be more reliable after sleep
  • Core Location based evidence source should be more reliable
  • Fix potential crash in bonjour and WiFi evidence sources

NEW:

  • Toggle Natural Scrolling in Lion!

Known Issues:

  • Display brightness action is simply disabled for Mountain Lion

Misc:

  • Updated USB vendor tables
  • Updated OUI tables
Version 1.2.1 | Release Date: 2012-06-10 | Download

This is ControlPlane 1.2.1. Changes from version 1.2.0 include:

Bug Fixes:

  • Toogle bluetooth action should be more reliable after sleep
  • Core Location based evidence source should be more reliable

NEW:

  • Toggle Natural Scrolling in Lion!

Known Issues:

  • Display brightness action is simply disabled for Mountain Lion

Misc:

  • Updated USB vendor tables
  • Updated OUI tables
Version 1.2.0 | Release Date: 2012-02-06 | Download

This is ControlPlane 1.2.0. Changes from version 1.1.8 include:

This release further addresses the most common crashes reported by users and is recommended to improve the stability of ControlPlane

Bug Fixes:

  • CoreLocation map is back
  • Bonjour Evidence Source is now much much faster

What's NEW:

  • Toggle Remote Login (ssh)
  • Toggle TFTP and FTP
  • Toggle Web Sharing
  • Action menu is now categorized
  • More user friendly names for rules types and actions
  • Updated documentation
  • Other small tweaks I've managed to forget about :)

Known Issues:

  • Display brightness action is simply disabled for Mountain Lion

Misc:

  • Updated USB vendor tables
  • Updated OUI tables
Version 1.1.8 | Release Date: 2012-02-06 | Download

This is ControlPlane 1.1.8. Changes from version 1.1.7 include:

This release further addresses the most common crashes reported by users and is recommended to improve the stability of ControlPlane

Bug Fixes:

  • Fix issue preventing CoreLocation evidence source from working properly. If you have any issues with the CoreLocation based service please contact me via http://github.com/dustinrue/ControlPlane/issues

Known Issues:

  • When adding or editing a CoreLocation rule the map won't actually load, but the data should be correct and the resulting rule should work fine.

NEW:

  • Support for Tedium! Tedium allows you to switch Time Machine backup destinations. You can get Tedium at http://www.tediumapp.com/get-tedium/

Misc:

  • Updated USB vendor tables
  • Updated OUI tables
Version 1.1.7 | Release Date: 2012-02-06 | Download

This is ControlPlane 1.1.7. Changes from version 1.1.6 include:

This release further addresses the most common crashes reported by users and is recommended to improve the stability of ControlPlane

Bug Fixes:

  • Fix issue where updating the menu bar icon while it was hidden would cause a crash.

NEW:

  • Support for Tedium! Tedium allows you to switch Time Machine backup destinations. You can get Tedium at http://www.tediumapp.com/get-tedium/
  • ControlPlane's website has been changed to www.controlplaneapp.com

Misc:

  • Updated USB vendor tables
  • Updated OUI tables
Version 1.1.6 | Release Date: 2012-01-31 | Download

This is ControlPlane 1.1.6. Changes from version 1.1.5 include:

This release further addresses the most common crashes reported by users and is recommended to improve the stability of ControlPlane

Bug Fixes:

  • Hopefully fixes bug with growl notifications when multiple notifications were sent at the same time.
  • Fix issue where updating the menu bar icon while it was hidden would cause a crash.

NEW:

  • Support for Tedium! Tedium allows you to switch Time Machine backup destinations. You can get Tedium at http://www.tediumapp.com/get-tedium/
  • Toggle Printer Sharing
  • ControlPlane's website has been changed to www.controlplaneapp.com

Misc:

  • Updated USB vendor tables
  • Updated OUI tables
Version 1.1.5 | Release Date: 2012-01-13 | Download

This is ControlPlane 1.1.5. Changes from version 1.1.4 include:

This release further addresses the most common crashes reported by users and is recommended to improve the stability of ControlPlane

Bug Fixes:

  • Fix issue where WiFi evidence source would continue to match rules after WiFi was disabled
  • Fix issue with ShellScript actions failing if parameters were used
Version 1.1.4 | Release Date: 2012-01-03 | Download

This is ControlPlane 1.1.4. Changes from version 1.1.3 include:

This release further addresses the most common crashes reported by users and is recommended to improve the stability of ControlPlane

Bug Fixes:

  • Fixes stability issues in various pieces of ControlPlane such as the FireWire Evidence Source, Bluetooth Evidence Source, ShellScript Evidence Source and others

Enhancements

  • Shell script action has been updated to accept any type of script
  • Updated documentation
Version 1.1.3 | Release Date: 2011-12-17 | Download

This is ControlPlane 1.1.3. Changes from version 1.1.2 include:

This release further addresses the most common crashes reported by users and is recommended to improve the stability of ControlPlane

Bug Fixes:

  • Fixes stability issues in various pieces of ControlPlane such as the FireWire Evidence Source, Bluetooth Evidence Source, ShellScript Evidence Source and others
  • Adds workarounds for some types of crashes as reported by users.
  • Fixes issue with CoreLocation where the system would continue to report old location data. Issue #87
Version 1.1.0 | Release Date: 2011-11-30 | Download

This is ControlPlane 1.1.0. Changes from version 1.0.10 include:

Bug Fixes:

  • Fix empty IP rule description field
  • A preferences icon has been replaced with the ControlPlane logo
  • Fix issue that caused the Bluetooth evidence source to cause a mac to immediately wake from sleep

New Features:

  • ControlPlane can now send crash logs directly to ControlPlane developers
  • European Portuguese (pt-PT) localization
  • New display sleep power management action
  • ControlPlane will now change the display brightness on connected monitors that support it, such as Apple's Cinema Display
  • ShellScript evidence source allows users to write their own scripts to be used as evidence sources. Refer to https://github.com/dustinrue/ControlPlane/wiki/Shell-Script-Evidence-Source for more information

General:

  • Update Growl SDK to 1.3.1
Version 1.0.10 | Release Date: 2011-10-29 | Download

This is ControlPlane 1.0.10. Changes from version 1.0.9 include:

  • Fix bug that could cause ControlPlane to crash under some circumstances
  • Fix crash in QuitApplication action
  • Fix bug with IP rule
  • New Toggle Internet Sharing action
  • New Toggle Firewall action
Version 1.0.9 | Release Date: 2011-10-09 | Download

This is ControlPlane 1.0.9. Changes from version 1.0.8 include:

  • Fix issue in CoreLocation evidence source preventing it from matching rules.
  • Fix issue that caused ControlPlane to attempt rule matching with evidence sources that weren't enabled. This should improve battery life while ControlPlane is running.
  • Improve RunningApplication evidence source.
  • Fix issue with DefaultPrinter action preventing it from determining if the action failed or not.
Version 1.0.8 | Release Date: 2011-10-07 | Download

This is ControlPlane 1.0.8. Changes from version 1.0.7 include:

  • Fixes a crash on startup issue introduced in 1.0.7
  • NEW! CoreLocation support. Create rules using OS X's location services.
  • Fix for changing the default printer, requires that any existing default printer rules be recreated
  • New option to have ControlPlane restore the previous context. If disabled ControlPlane will always start from an unknown state and then figure out the context. This allows rules to be rerun when you restart your computer or restart ControlPlane
Version 1.0.7 | Release Date: 2011-09-06 | Download

This is ControlPlane 1.0.7. Changes from version 1.0.6 include:

  • NEW! CoreLocation support. Create rules using OS X's location services.
  • Fix for changing the default printer, requires that any existing default printer rules be recreated
  • New option to have ControlPlane restore the previous context. If disabled ControlPlane will always sta rt from an unknown state and then figure out the context. This allows rules to be rerun when you restart your computer or restart ControlPlane
Version 1.0.6 | Release Date: 2011-09-05 | Download

This is ControlPlane 1.0.6. 1.0.6 is the biggest release of ControlPlane yet! Changes from version 1.0.5 include:

  • Speak text
  • Frequency of mail checking
  • Start Time Machine backup
  • Lock/Unlock keychain
  • Change display brightness
  • Play iTunes playlist
  • Change default browser
  • Open URL
  • Enable/Disable Time Machine

Bug fixes:

  • Potential crash when changing required confidence level

Miscellaneous

  • A lot of code clean up
  • Many existing actions migrated to Scripting Bridge rather than AppleScript
  • Updated French translation
  • Updated USB/vendor databases

Big thanks to David Jennes for all of his hard work put into this release. Please report any bugs you see.

Version 1.0.5 | Release Date: 2011-09-01 | Download

This is ControlPlane 1.0.5. Changes from version 1.0.4 include:

  • A large number of under the hood changes that allow ControlPlane to be more robust.
  • Preference file has been migrated to proper identifier
  • Icon was modified to be easier to see on dark backgrounds
  • Updated Credits
  • Updates OUI/USB vendor databases

Big thanks to David Jennes for all of his hard work put into this release. Please report any bugs you see.

Version 1.0.4 | Release Date: 2011-08-28 | Download

This is ControlPlane 1.0.4. Changes from version 1.0.3 include:

  • New Sleep/Wake evidence source by David Jennes.
  • AppleScript support by David Jennes.
  • Improved ToggleBluetooth action.
  • Updated Documentation.
  • More robust IPEvidence source.
  • Updated Credits
  • Updates OUI/USB vendor databases
Version 1.0.3 | Release Date: 2011-08-21 | Download

This is ControlPlane 1.0.3. Changes from version 1.0.2 include:

  • Return of the Bluetooth Evidence Source. Please report any problems via the mailing list.
  • Improved WiFi Evidence Source. WiFi Evidence Source now listens to the "wifi always scans" option. This should improve connection reliability and throughput.
  • Ability to add ControlPlane to login items via preferences.
  • Ability to display the icon, current context or both in the menu bar.
  • Updated Credits
  • Updated documentation
  • Updates OUI databases
Version 1.0.2 | Release Date: 2011-08-03 | Download

This is ControlPlane 1.0.2. Changes from version 1.0.1 include:

  • Unmount disk action is fixed, report any issues you find
  • VPNAction now supports Cisco VPN Type
  • ToggleWiFi Action is fixed thanks to user contribution!
  • Updated Credits
  • Updated documentation
  • Updates OUI databases
Version 1.0.1 | Release Date: 2011-07-30 | Download

Ability to enable/disable growl notifications
Updated usb-vendor/oui data
Fixes some misspellings in help
Direct link from main menu to discussion group

Version 1.0.0 | Release Date: 2011-07-29 | Download
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