Whats new with the Mac Agent in 2017.1?

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    Description

     

    This document lists the new features and enhancement for the MacOS Agent in LANDESK 2017.1.

     

    Supported OS Versions

     

    Ivanti Endpoint Manager will support the following versions of OS X \ MacOS at launch:

    1. MacOS 10.12 Sierra
    2. OS X 10.11 El Capitan
    3. OS X 10.10 Yosemite

     

    New Features

     

    Mac On Demand Remote Control

    • As of CSA Patch 183 we have released On Demand Remote Control for Mac clients. Although not specifically released with Ivanti 2017.1, Mac On Demand RC is a big step forward in our Mac Management offering.
    • Please see this document for more information: How to use On Demand Remote Control for Mac

     

    Mac Provisioning:

    • Device Name Prompter has been reworked to properly apply the device name in all the necessary values.
      • ComputerName
      • HostName
      • LocalHostName
      • DHCPName

     

     

    Mac Patching:

    • Updated patching engine on the mac client. New engine provides:
      • Improved performance.
      • Improved control over patching behavior.

     

    Logging:

    • With the release of MacOS 10.12 (Sierra) Apple released a Unified Logging feature that is part of the operating system.
    • The Ivanti 2017 Mac Agent has been updated to include support for Unified Logging.
    • You can find more info here: How To: Gather Log Files for Mac using the Terminal