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Knox Manage (v2.1.4) release notes - September 30th 2018

Please refer to the below list of new features and improvements to be released with Knox Manage version 2.1.4 scheduled for Sunday, the 30th of September 2018.

New Features

1. Mobile Content Management (MCM) Support

This is a significant enhancement that many customers waited for. From this release, IT admins can remotely upload and distribute files to selective targets per Organization/User/Devices, or to all levels.

The size of each content should be less than 100MB. Console-wise, KM does not limit the total uploading capacity. Most of the major office, image, video file types are supported:

Office: .doc(x), .ppt(x), .xls(x), .gul, .hwp, .pdf, .rtf, .wks, .wpd, .txt

Image: .bmp, .gif, .jpeg, .jpg, .png, .psd, .tif, .tiff, .ico

Video: .3gp, .avi, .mkv, .mp4, .mov, .mpg, .mpeg, .rm, .swf, .wmv, wav, .mp3

Once deployed, end users can access files in the Content which is the menu in the KM agent. Native application for each content should be run for user to view the files.

Click Content > Browse contents list > Select a proper viewer app > Read the content

As of infrastructure for MCM feature, Knox Manage will utilize CDN (Contents Delivery Network) service of Akamai. The below diagram illustrates how it works.

2. Finding Offline Unenrollment Code of Deleted Devices

To date, Offline unenrollment code is available so long as the device is available in the Admin console. IT admins had to make sure to jot down the code before deleting; if deleted accidentally, it was impossible to find the code.

From this release, IT admins can find Offline unenrollment code in Audit Logs even if the device has been deleted from the Admin Console.

3. Dialer App Support in Multi Kiosk Mode

Dialer app has been added under the Utility Applications list in Kiosk Wizard components. IT admins can drag and drop Dialer app to the kiosk screen, and click the phone dialer icon to default set to automatically run the app.

4. Configuration of Kiosk Device Settings

To date, IT admins could either allow or disallow the entire access to the Device Settings of kiosk devices. Now, IT admins can configure which options from Device Settings to be available in kiosk devices.

5. New Admin Console Menu UX

The admin console menu has been updated for better user experience.

v2.1.4

Main Menu

1 depth

2 depth

Dashboard

   

Quick Start

   

Devices & Users

Devices

 
 

Users & Organization

 
 

Groups

 

Profiles

Device Management Profile

 
 

Application Management Profile

 
 

E-FOTA Management

 

Applications

Internal Applications

 
 

Public Applications

 
 

Kiosk Applications

 
 

Control Applications

 
 

VPP Applications

 
 

Categories

 

Content

Content Library

 

Service Overview

Notices

 
 

Alerts

 
 

Device Command in Queue

 
 

Log and Event

Device Logs

   

Audit Logs

   

Audit Events

 

History

Device Command History

   

Group Command History

   

Send Message History

Settings

Configuration

 
 

Android

Limited Enrollment

 

iOS

APNs Setting

   

DEP Server Settings

   

DEP Device Management

   

VPP Server Setting

   

VPP User Management

 

License

 
 

Message Template

 
 

Reference Data

 
 

Admin Console

Logo Setting

   

Administrators

   

Dashboard Management

   

Reports

Advanced

Certificates

External Certificates

   

Certificates Issuing history

   

Certificate Authority (CA)

   

Certificate Templates

 

AD/LDAP Sync

Sync Services

   

Sync History

   

Sync Exceptions

 

System Integration

Directory Integration

   

Directory Connector

 

EMM API

API Client

   

API Log

   

API Client Log

6. SIM Lock Option

SIM lock option is available in the Profiles menu. If SIM lock option is enabled, IT admins should set the default SIM PIN and the new PIN.

Default SIM PIN: IT admin should firstly check if SIM cards have default PIN set by operator. In that case, the already existing SIM PIN must be written.

New SIM PIN: Write a 4 to 8-digit number as to unlock SIM card. This field can be used to change a PIN number as well. If device is SIM-locked, user must enter this PIN number to reuse the SIM card.

When the device is unenrolled from KM, the SIM PIN number reverts back to its original one.

7. Prohibit Email Registration within the Knox Workspace

IT admin can prohibit end users from adding email accounts to the preloaded or Samsung email apps.

If set to Disallow, then any email accounts cannot be registered.

If set to Allow while domain allowlist is selected at the same time, only accounts of the allowed domain can be added.

8. Open APIs for Samsung Electronics B2B Shop

The below two open APIs are available for Samsung Electronics B2B shop.

Tenant creation: The tenant is created and password is updated in initial login-in.

URL: {KM_URL}/crs/oapi/tenant/createTenant

Add License: The license is registered to each matched tenant

URL: {KM_URL}/crs/oapi/license/registerLicense

9. Terminology Modification

Limited Enrollment (IMEI Management > Limited Enrollment)

The IMEI management option has been renamed as Limited Enrollment. KM can now allow only the predefined devices be enrolled. IT admins can add devices by IMEI or Serial numbers, or in bulk using excel file.

Device Status (Activated/Deactivated > Enrolled/Unenrolled)

Device status "Activated/Deactivated" has been updated to "Enrolled/ Unenrolled" for clear messaging. The enrolled device icon and the text description is added in user/organization, administrators menu, etc.

10. Several Details Enhanced

  • The cloud connector always applies when IT admin integrates AD/LDAP or registers CA. Customer does not have to choose whether to use or not.
  • Privacy Policy & Terms of Use is shown in the Admin console.
  • Position & enroll method cannot be viewed from the User & Organization list.
  • License buffer 10% is applied although customers cannot see any difference in the Admin console. They can use 10% more license, if the number of licenses exceeds the limit.
  • DLP (Data Loss Prevention) for Knox is eliminated from KM v2.1.4

Resolved Issues

  • [00149928, 00151664/ KMVOC-7135, 7258] Multiple apps kiosk apps icon missing
  • [00150977,00151266,00151322 / KMVOC-7196,7198,7199] Knox Manage Command issue / Failure with retrieving all devices pins to the Devices location dashboard / Failure with Reports generation
  • [00150838, KMVOC-7203] Knox container is not deleted even though KM agent is logged out
  • [00150318. KMVOC-7204] Knox Manage Admin console login issue
  • [00151423, 00151970 / KMVOC-7238,7239] Knox Manage Remote Support
  • [KMVOC-7276] Device filtering by OS version
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