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README for Hotfix to Desktop Central 9

Enhancements and Bug Fixes between 90045 and 90059

Enhancements

  1. Remote Control feature is now supported for computers running MAC operating System.
  2. Ability to detect the Software Architecture as 32 bit and 64 bit for Windows computers has been introduced.
  3. The newly added computers in Active Directory will be automatically added to SoM based on the available licenses with appropriate notifications.
  4. Ability to send email notifications periodically, on the deployment status of the Automated Patch Deployment task has been introduced.
  5. Ability to lock the windows device remotely has been introduced.
  6. Ability to locate the windows device by using "Remote Alarm" feature has been introduced.
  7. Ability to rebrand ME MDM App on SAFE devices has been introduced.
  8. Ability to hide ME MDM App on Android devices has been introduced.
  9. Ability to re-order the packages, while creating/modifying a software configuration has been introduced.
  10. Processing User Configuration on a computer, when more than one user has logged in has been optimized.
  11. Drive Mapping is now enhanced to overwrite the existing drives.

Bug Fixes

  1. Issue in using "SoM privilege" for users with full control has been fixed.
  2. Issue in applying Active Sync Profile on Windows 8.1 devices has been fixed.
  3. While creating a Active Sync Profile, issue in listing "password" as a mandatory field has been fixed.
  4. Distribution Server Apache SSL Communication failed Issue has been Fixed.
  5. Issue in establishing database connection in some specific cases has been fixed.
  6. Issue in saving "File Folder Configuration", as Draft has been fixed.
  7. When a configuration is resumed, issue in re-applying the configuration to all the target, has been fixed.
  8. While configuring Mail Server Settings, issue in adding an email address which contains "$" symbol in user name has been fixed.
  9. When the APNs certificate is renewed, issue in not retaining the device enrollment time has been fixed.
  10. Issue in adding license details of the software applications which are not discovered in the network has been fixed.
  11. Issue in excluding USB devices, if the device name contains special characters has been fixed.
  12. Issue in generating a "Query Report" when the data is huge has been fixed.
  13. Issue in creating a software package using network share, when the folder name consists of some special characters has been fixed.
  14. Issue in modifying the existing software packages has been fixed.
  15. When a device is manually added to a Group, issue in applying the profiles/apps associated with the Group has been fixed.

Enhancements and Bug Fixes between 90033 and 90045

Enhancements

  1. Ability to view the live status of the Desktop Central agents has been introduced from all computer based views.
  2. Ability to invoke actions like scanning, establishing remote connections, chat sessions, invoking system Manager, etc. can be initiated from all computer based views.
  3. Ability to fetch "Nested AD User Groups" of a computer has been introduced.
  4. Deploying Configurations to computers belonging to an AD Group has been optimized.
  5. Ability to filter patches with advanced criteria has been introduced in Automated Patch Deployment.
  6. "Third Party Applications" are now included in the System Health Status calculation.
  7. Patch Approval process is now enhanced to approve the patches automatically.
  8. Mobile Device Management now supports managing Windows Phone 8.0 and later versions.
  9. Ability to generate Custom Reports, using predefined "time interval" like last week, last month etc., has been introduced.
  10. Ability to clone "Custom Reports" has been introduced.
  11. Ability to generate scheduled report based on usage of USB devices has been introduced.
  12. Time taken for Scheduled scanning is now optimized to scan and fetch computer details quicker.
  13. Ability to view comments for every license key which are added has been introduced.
  14. Ability to generate custom reports with more specific details like Mapped Logical disk, mother board details etc. has been introduced.

Bug Fixes

  1. When a user has been assigned to manage a remote office that has a Domain/Workgroup with a "-" in its name, there was an issue in showing this Domain/Workgroup under Define Target of a configuration. This has been fixed.
  2. When finger print authentication has been enabled in Samsung S5 devices, issue in applying passcode profile has been fixed.
  3. Issue in executing Wake on LAN task on specific cases has been fixed.
  4. Issue in deploying a patch/software application which exceeds 100 MB of size has been fixed.
  5. Issue in modify a scheduled scan task has been fixed.
  6. Issue in generating USB usage report has been fixed.
  7. Issue in allowing users to skip reboot during patch deployment in some specific scenarios has been fixed.
  8. In some specific cases, issue in viewing the configuration execution status for a computer/user has been fixed.
  9. Issue in generating "Domain Admin User Accounts", while using MSSQL database has been fixed.
  10. Issue in generating "Nested OU Reports", while using MSSQL database has been fixed.
  11. While trying to remotely connect a "Windows Surface Pro" or a "Windows Desktop" with a larger display, issue in not displaying the complete screen has been fixed.
  12. Issue in posting IMEI number of iOS devices from Desktop Central to ServiceDesk Plus has been fixed.
  13. Issue in establishing connection with the remote desktop in specific cases has been fixed.
  14. Issue in not suggesting the name of the computers, while using "Advanced Search" option in the Desktop Central console has been fixed.
  15. Issue in searching computers in "Computers With or without Software" report has been fixed.
  16. Issue in generating an empty report, while branch office details are filtered under Inventory > software details view, has been fixed.
  17. Issue in wrongly displaying the software installation time under computer's history tab has been fixed.
  18. Issue in filtering branch office details, under inventory > software details view has been fixed.
  19. Issue in wrongly generating "Systems with Prohibited software" report randomly has been fixed.
  20. Issue in generating an empty mail as a summary for "scheduled scan report" has been fixed.
  21. Issue in generating Custom Group details under "Computer view" in "All Patches" page has been fixed.

Enhancements and Bug Fixes between 90023 and 90033

Enhancements

  1. Desktop Central Agent is optimized to reduce CPU and memory usage.
  2. You can now manage screensavers, wallpapers and install font files using Display configuration
  3. When you configure Desktop Central MDM to track the location of the devices, it automatically downloads and configures Google Maps to show the device location on a map.
  4. Ability to view files with the modified date has been introduced in Remote Control - File Transfer.
  5. Desktop shortcut has been introduced to navigate to "Desktop" folder from the "Home" directory in Remote Control - File Transfer.
  6. While creating/modifying Groups, devices can now be identified using User Name, in addition to the Device Name.
  7. Ability to restrict users from disabling GPS, on their android device has been introduced.
  8. Ability to restrict users from disabling Cellular data, on their android device has been introduced.

Bug Fixes

  1. Issue in maintaining the Distribution Server details in random cases has been fixed.
  2. Issue in wrongly deploying the configuration when the active directory is not reachable has been fixed.
  3. Issue in using 'Deploy Immediately' option, while applying the configuration to a large target has been fixed.
  4. While deploying a configuration, issue in excluding 'custom group' from the target has been fixed.
  5. Issue in generating Patch Summary has been fixed.
  6. Issue in accessing Desktop Central from ServiceDesk Plus in integrate mode, while using third party certificates has been fixed.
  7. In integrated mode, issue in editing asset data, which was posted from Desktop Central to ServiceDesk Plus has been fixed.
  8. Issue in wrongly applying a registry file, while deploying a custom script configuration has been fixed.
  9. Issue in distributing paid Apps using redemption codes has been fixed.
  10. Issue in creating profiles using Internet Explorer browser has been fixed.

Enhancements and Bug Fixes between 90000 and 90023

Enhancements

  1. Ability to distribute paid iOS Apps using Managed Distribution has been added.
  2. Support for migrating unused VPP redemption codes to Managed Distribution Licensing is added
  3. Support for silent installation of Enterprise iOS App on supervised devices has been added.
  4. When a device is remotely wiped (corporate wipe), the unused redemption codes, if any, on that device will be available for use on other devices.
  5. In App Distribution, the previously chosen values for silent installation and notifications will be remembered.
  6. App upgradation has been enhanced with appropriate onscreen messages and mail notifications.
  7. When a app license is revoked from an iOS device, the App is removed from the device/App Catalog.
  8. When multiple versions of an App is installed on a device (by way of upgrading), issue in wrongly displaying the installed version has been fixed.
  9. Under Scheduled reports, you can now filter Missing/Applicable/Installed Patch Reports based on systems.
  10. Ability to automate Patch Repository cleanup process has been introduced.
  11. Ability to move MAC computers from one remote office to another has been introduced.
  12. Patch DB Sync mail alert, is now enhanced with details on latest patches and applications.
  13. Ability to wipe the data on the SD card for SAFE devices has been introduced.

Bug Fixes

  1. Issue in displaying the license details of an App when it has been modified is fixed.
  2. Issue in creating Exchange Active Sync Profile without user name for android devices, has been fixed.
  3. When a device which was wiped using Desktop Central is re-enrolled, issue in listing it as a new device has been fixed.
  4. Issue in initiating chat from computers running Windows 8.1 has been fixed.
  5. Issue in creating local admin account using configuration templates has been fixed.
  6. Issue in wrongly displaying the model name in place of the owner name in inventory has been fixed.
  7. Issue in wrongly updating the computer name in place of model name in ServiceDesk Plus has been fixed.
  8. Issue in continuously running more than one on-demand tasks, like Inventory/Patch scan, Deploy Immediately, etc., has been fixed..
  9. Issue while applying some specific criteria to the dynamic custom group has been fixed
  10. Issue in excluding AD groups while defining a target has been fixed.

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