README for Desktop Central 10

Enhancements & Bug fixes between Build 92004 and DC 10

Server & General

  1. You can now expect zero downtime by configuring Desktop Central's "Failover Service".
  2. Support for MySQL has Ended.
  3. DB Migration tool has been enhanced to migrate any Source DB to PGSQL or MSSQL DB
  4. Postgres DB has migrated from 9.4.4 to 9.4.5.
  5. Deployment Policy is now enhanced to deploy configurations on weekly basis.
  6. Desktop Central data backup from MSSQL database has been optimized to increase the backup speed.
  7. You can now sync B2B apps, which are purchased using VPP.
  8. Kiosk in iOS now supports enabling/disabling device buttons and accessibility settings.
  9. Ability to fetch extended warranty for lenovo machines has been introduced.
  10. Custom group creation has been enhanced, to import computer details from csv file.
  11. You can now create "Dynamic Custom Group" based on IP Range.
  12. Ability to configure Exchange Profile for Outlook users has been introduced
  13. Google Authenticator can now be used for Two Factor Authentication
  14. Desktop Central server's performance related information will be tracked automatically, this behaviour can be customized.
  15. Ability to migrate Desktop Central from 32-bit to 64-bit version has been introduced
  16. Date column conversion issue in Power Reports export has been fixed.
  17. Issue in optimizing the PGSQL database in specific cases has been fixed.
  18. Issue in applying hotfix during specific cases, has been fixed.
  19. Issue in displaying nested groups in "Local Groups Members" report has been fixed
  20. Issue in upgrading Desktop Central server to a later version has been fixed.
  21. Issue in optimizing the PGSQL database in specific cases has been fixed.
  22. Issue in applying hotfix during specific cases, has been fixed.
  23. Issue in displaying nested groups in "Local Groups Members" report has been fixed
  24. Issue in upgrading Desktop Central server to a later version has been fixed.
  25. Host name mismatch issue while configuring NAT and enrolling devices has been fixed.
  26. Issue in scanning computers in specific cases has been fixed.
  27. Issue in sending e-mail alert when RAM has been added/removed has been fixed.
  28. Issue in modifying schedule scan in specific cases has been fixed.
  29. Issue in fetching warranty details for lenovo computers has been fixed.
  30. Issue in accessing DesktopCentral's mobile app in specific cases has been fixed
  31. Multiple Stored Cross Site Scripting Vulnerabilities has been fixed
  32. Reflected Cross Site Scripting Vulnerabilities has been fixed

Scope of Management (SoM)

  1. You can now automate Distribution Server and the WAN agents installation
  2. You can now view the global summary of SoM, using SoM dashboard.
  3. Now install agents using sudo privileges on Mac and Linux computers.
  4. Certificate Signature Algorithm used in Distribution Server has been updated to SHA-2
  5. Under SoM, you can now create and save "custom filters".
  6. Ability to exclude computers from SoM policy has been introduced
  7. Issue in defining target when you choose to copy the list of computers/users separated by "," has been fixed.
  8. HTTP Server Directory Listing Vulnerability in Distribution Server has been fixed
  9. You can now view the global summary of SoM, using SoM dashboard.
  10. Issue in replicating contents to Distribution Server has been fixed.

Agent

  1. Ability to configure Wake on LAN is now available in agent settings
  2. Issue in installing agents on Fedora 23, has been fixed.
  3. Issue in installing agents on Linux Mint, has been fixed.
  4. Issue in displaying Non English characters in agent related executables has been fixed.

Configurations

  1. Ability to upload icon for shortcut configuration has been introduced
  2. Custom Scripts created by users can now be shared to Desktop Central team
  3. Option to restrict others from viewing the configurations and tasks defined by an user has been introduced.
  4. Issue in creating Defragment task from configuration templates has been fixed.
  5. Issue in deploying configurations, if the target contains non-english characters has been fixed.
  6. Issue in deploying configurations within the specified deployment window, has been fixed.
  7. Issue in executing registry configuration using dynamic variables has been fixed.
  8. Issue in generating configuration reports based on users, has been fixed.
  9. Issue in modifying specific configurations has been fixed.
  10. Issue in deploying configurations as a collection has been fixed.
  11. Issue in deploying configurations, when the "target name" contains more than 50 characters has been fixed

Patch Management

  1. Ability to create a test group, to test the patches before approving them has been introduced.
  2. Under schedule reports, All patches computer view has been introduced.
  3. You can now sort the severity column for all Patch Management views.
  4. Ability to automatically deploy based on released/approved date has been introduced.
  5. Under patch management 'All systems view', time zone column has been introduced.
  6. Ability to deploy "rollup" updates in Automate Patch Deployment has been introduced.
  7. Support for Windows LTSB edition has been introduced.
  8. Deployment Policy has been introduced for Mac and Linux.
  9. APD tasks are now segregated, based on the created user.
  10. You can now create and save "custom filters" for views under patch management.
  11. Patch management now supports computers running Ubuntu operating system.
  12. Issue in showing declined patches as missing patches in rare scenario has been fixed.
  13. Issue in viewing the Remote Office name under All Patches computer views has been fixed.
  14. Issue in starting deployment at windows start time (around 12am) has been fixed.
  15. Issue in listing custom group for Remote Shutdown and Wake on LAN in patch edition has been fixed.
  16. Issue in wrongly displaying the number of computers in APD's system view, has been fixed.
  17. Memory consumption issue during patch scanning, in specific cases has been fixed.
  18. Issue in accessing modified Patch store location in Distribution Server has been fixed.
  19. Issue in deleting patches from distribution server has been fixed.
  20. Issue in accessing modified Patch store location in Distribution Server has been fixed.
  21. Issue in wrongly updating the status, when no missing patches are found has been fixed.

Software Deployment

  1. Self Service Portal has been extended with approval feature
  2. Template for disabling updates of Adobe Acrobat Reader DC has been introduced
  3. Self-service portal settings has been introduced, under Software Deployment
  4. Issue with software packages clean up has been fixed.
  5. Bandwidth issue, while using self-Service portal has been fixed.

Inventory Management

  1. Under inventory, now schedule file scan to fetch details of music, videos, photos and office docs files.
  2. Computer with/without specific software report is enhanced to include multiple software.
  3. Now all technicians with inventory write role can uninstall software.
  4. Inventory now displays pre-installed Android apps which can also be blacklisted henceforth.
  5. Issue in fetching warranty details for dell computers has been fixed.
  6. Under inventory, issues in categorizing large number of software has been fixed.
  7. Under software by manufacturer report, issue in tracking the number of purchased license count has been fixed.
  8. Under inventory, issue in displaying the correct OS CD key has been fixed.
  9. Issue in scanning linux machines, under Inventory Management has been fixed.
  10. Issue in adding exclusion, under prohibited software has been fixed.
  11. Issue in fetching ownership details of the computers running Windows OS, has been fixed.
  12. Issue in fetching warranty details for dell computers has been fixed.
  13. Under Inventory, issue in executing "scheduled scan" has been fixed.
  14. Issue in fetching RAM details of computers running Linux, has been fixed.
  15. Issue in fetching license key for Microsoft Office has been fixed.
  16. Issue in updating audit summary report, under inventory has been fixed.
  17. Issue in excluding computers under prohibited software has been fixed.
  18. Issue in wrongly updating the scanning status of computers, under inventory has been fixed.
  19. When Operating System is upgraded, issue in detecting the updated OS has been fixed.
  20. Issue in fetching the physical memory of computers in specific cases has been fixed.
  21. Issue in generating scheduled reports for inventory has been fixed
  22. Issue in adding software to category, under Inventory has been fixed.
  23. Issue in displaying "Inventory Summary Generation link" has been fixed.
  24. Under Inventory reports issue in displaying software records with invalid cd key or empty value, has been fixed

Remote Control

  1. Now remote session can be reconnected automatically after system reboot.
  2. Issue in establishing remote connection, in free edition has been fixed.
  3. Under remote control, issue in using different keyboard layouts has been fixed.

Mobile Device Management

  1. Geo-tracking has been enhanced to support both Google Maps and ZOHO Maps.
  2. In MDM, Infinite mail syncing in Exchange ActiveSync Payload is now supported in Samsung devices.
  3. MDM now supports Kiosk mode for Core Android devices, running OS 5.0 or later versions.
  4. Geo Tracking has been enhanced to support Google Maps and Zoho Maps.
  5. Global HTTP Proxy profile has been introduced for Android devices.
  6. Android NFC enrollment is now enhanced to support changing of app distribution source.
  7. In MDM, App search in Kiosk profile has been enhanced.
  8. MDM now supports enrolling devices with Apple Configurator 2.2.
  9. MDM introduces "Web Content Filter", to manage web contents on iOS devices.
  10. Restricting devices not enrolled with MDM from accessing Exchange Server using Conditional Exchange Access has been introduced.
  11. MDM provides full support for Windows Mobile 10, except for App Management.
  12. In MDM, issue in PFX Certificate password validation while creating VPN and WiFi profiles has been fixed.
  13. MDM provides full support for Windows Mobile 10, except for App Management.
  14. Issue in DEP enrollment due to certificate mismatch has been fixed.
  15. Issues in installing App Store apps in devices with iOS 9.3.2 has been fixed.
  16. Issue in group assignment for devices enrolled using Android NFC Enrollment has been fixed.
  17. Issues in iOS app distribution due to license count mismatch, on migration from Redemption codes to Managed distribution has been fixed.
  18. Issue in listing ME MDM App on Play Store in certain Android device models has been fixed.
  19. Issue in fetching location for devices enrolled using Android NFC Enrollment has been fixed.
  20. Issue in adding free iOS apps to App Repository has been fixed.
  21. When apps are distributed as "Apps without Apple ID" , issue in prompting user registration has been fixed.
  22. Issues in fetching VPP details has been fixed.
  23. Error message now shown in case of VPP sync failure.
  24. Issues in modifying DEP settings has been fixed.

Tools

  1. Under Tools now perform quick actions, and view its recent activity feeds.
  2. You can now "copy and paste" text, during a remote session, while using HTML 5 viewer.
  3. Issue in executing Wake on LAN automation has been fixed.
  4. Issue in saving Announcement, in Firefox browser has been fixed.
  5. Under System Tools,high cpu usage issue has been fixed.
  6. Issue in executing scheduled remote shutdown, in specific scenarios has been fixed.
  7. Issue in initiating chat using HTTPS mode has been fixed.
  8. Issue in initiating chat session when the user name contains non-english characters has been fixed.

ServiceDesk Plus Integration

  1. Under agent settings, you can now enable/disable the option to launch ServiceDesk Plus from Desktop Central's agent tray icon.
  2. Issue in showing the Desktop Central tabs when ServiceDesk Plus and Desktop Central was opened in same browser has been fixed.
  3. Issues with installing PPM in DC(integrated with SDP) in certain cases, has been fixed.

 

Security

  1. Service Trusted Path Escalated Privilege Vulnerability.
  2. Remote Code Execution Vulnerabilities has been fixed.
  3. CSRF - Attack on User Management Role Handling, has been fixed.
  4. Cross-Site Request Forgery Attack - Vulnerability has been fixed.
  5. Cross Site Scripting Vulnerabilities has been fixed.
  6. Apache upgrade to 2.4.23 and OpenSSL Version upgrade to 1.0.2h