Environment Manager 10.x / Windows 10 compatibility

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    Environment Manager 10.0Environment Manager 10.1Environment Manager 2018.1

    Environment Manager introduced Windows 10 OS support with EM 8.6 SP2 & Windows Server 2016 OS Support with EM 10.1, however as both OS's continue to receive Feature Updates periodically this page will provide a status on capabilities depending on Environment Manager version in use.

    The table below outlines the Out-Of-Box capabilities on each version, however if an alternative is available this will be highlighted in an Information section.

     

    For further information on the currently maintained versions of Windows 10/Server 2016, please refer to the article here - https://community.ivanti.com/docs/DOC-61131

     

     

    Start MenuWindows 10

    Windows

    Server 2016

    1607170317091803
    Personalization Tile Roaming
    EM 10.0NNNNN
    EM 10.1 FR1/FR2YNNNY
    EM 10.1 FR3/FR4Y*Y*Y*Y*Y*
    EM 2018.1Y*Y*Y*Y*Y*
    EM 2018.3Y*Y*Y*Y*Y*
    *Roaming the Start Menu consistently with Local/Persistent Windows 10 Profiles on 1709 is under investigation. We are in the process of updating a community configuration to address any issues in this area which will be available shortly.
    Start Menu Tile Panel Resize Roaming
    EM 10.0
    EM 10.1 (FR1/FR2/FR3)YNNNY
    EM 10.1 FR4YYYYY
    EM 2018.1YYYYY
    EM 2018.3YYYYY
    Remove all default application & tiles (including Suggested Apps/Advertisements)
    EM 10.0/10.1 FR1/FR2/FR3/FR4/2018.1/2018.3)NNNNN
    Pin/Unpin Win32 application to Start Menu App list & tile layout
    EM 10.0/10.1 FR1/FR2/FR3/FR4/2018.1/2018.3)Y*Y*Y*Y*Y*
    *Currently a pinned Win32 Application will be displayed with the Process name rather than Display name (eg: WinWord rather than Word 2016)
    Pin/Unpin Windows Store application to Start Menu app list & tile layout
    EM 10.0/10.1 FR1/FR2/FR3/FR4/2018.1/2018.3)NNNNN
    Create/Add Applications to Start Menu Tile Group
    EM 10.0/10.1 FR1/FR2/FR3/FR4/2018.1/2018.3)N*N*N*NN*
    Set a Start Menu tile size & live option
    EM 10.0/10.1 FR1/FR2/FR3/FR4/2018.1/2018.3)N*N*N*NN*
    Set a Default Application List / Tile Layout
    EM 10.0/10.1 FR1/FR2/FR3/FR4/2018.1/2018.3)Y*Y*Y*Y*Y*

    *At present customers can use the Windows 10 Group Policy option to import a default xml for users. This includes option to assign to set the size and tile group - https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/windows/configuration/customize-windows-10-start-screens-by-using-group-policy

     

    TaskbarWindows 10Windows Server 2016
    1607
    170317091803
    Policy Action to pin/unpin Win32 applications
    EM 10.0/10.1 (FR1/FR2/FR3/FR4) 2018.1 & 2018.3Y*Y*Y*Y*Y*
    Policy Action to pin/unpin Windows Store applications
    EM 10.0/10.1: (FR1/FR2/FR3/FR4) 2018.1 & 2018.3N*N*N*N*N*
    Personalization Taskbar Roaming
    EM 10.0/10.1 (FR1/FR2/FR3/FR4) 2018.1 & 2018.3YYYYY
    At present customers could use the Windows 10 Group Policy option to configure a taskbar, including ability to remove Store Application - https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/windows/configuration/customize-windows-10-start-screens-by-using-group-policy

     

    EDGE Browser PersonalizationWindows 10Windows Server 2016
    1607170317091803
    Favourites/Reading List/Settings
    EM 10.0/10.1 FR1/FR2NNNNN/A*
    EM 10.1 FR3YYYYN/A*
    EM 10.1 FR4YYYYN/A*
    EM 2018.1                   Y*
                       Y*                   Y*                   Y*                 NA*
    EM 2018.3                   Y*                    Y*                   Y*                   Y*                 NA*
    Cookies/History
    EM 10.0/10.1 (FR1/FR2/FR3/FR4)NNNNN/A*
    EM 2018.1 & 2018.3                N                  N                  N                  N                  N/A*
    *EDGE Browser is not available on Server 2016

    *Roaming EDGE consistently with Local/Persistent Windows 10 Profiles is under investigation. We are in the process of updating a community configuration to address any issues in this area which will be available shortly.

     

     

    File Type Associations (FTA) Windows 10

     

    Windows Server 2016

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    Policy Action prevents FTA reset during session (eg: PDF reset)
    EM 10.0/10.1 FR1/FR2/FR3NNNNN
    EM 10.1 FR4YYYYY
    EM 2018.1                  Y                  Y                   Y                  Y                     Y
    EM 2018.3                  Y                  Y                  Y                  Y                     Y
    Personalization Roaming
    EM 10.0/10.1 (FR1/FR2/FR3/FR4)N*N*N*N*N*
    EM 2018.1 & 2018.3N*N*N*N*N*

     

    * A Community configuration that enables FTA roaming is available for download: UWM Windows 10 File Type Association Roaming - Policy & Personalization