5.1. Changelog

Version 5.2.6

New features:

  • Detect and display Managed Status of MetaDefender Client instances

  • Engine status in health score

  • Search for instances by either instance name, address or version

  • Export a list of instances to CSV and PDF

Issues fixed:

  • "Managed Status" column width is a little smaller than "Address" one

  • Password support in API key section

Version 5.2.5

New features:

  • Ability to export Update History to Excel

  • Improve Management of Client Instances

  • Enhanced Logging for MetaDefender Central Management

  • Edit the language setting of MetaDefender Kiosk from Central Management

  • Update User Guide: Adding MetaDefender Kiosk

  • Update User Guide: UI Localization / Customization for MetaDefender Kiosk

Issues fixed:

  • Active Directory binds password is in clear text

Version 5.2.4

New features:

  • Update user guide: how to add products into CM

  • Update user guide: how to configure CM for manage an instance with HTTPS

  • Add configuration workflow rule for DLP engine in Core 4.12

Issues fixed:

  • The update folder is not cleared up after new engines are updated.

Version 5.2.3

Issues fixed:

  • Long group name overflows to next section.

  • UI text overlapping on small screen device, or shrink down browser.

Version 5.2.2

New features:

  • Added support for anonymous LDAP and Active Directory bind

Issues fixed:

  • Engines not updating over slow or limited network connections

  • Added more details in case of the UNKNOWN error message

  • License and engine status values were wrong on the Dashboard

Version 5.2.1

Issues fixed:

  • Schema upgrades may break c onfig update

Version 5.2.0

New features:

  • Support for centralized license management

  • Welcome wizard for administrator onboarding

  • Drive admin in case of non-activated instance

Version 5.1.2

Issues fixed:

  • Failed to upgrade schema version warnings in Update History

  • Configuration update fails on managed instances

Version 5.1.1

New features:

  • Reconnect Not Managed instances

  • LDAP user directory type

  • Multiple LDAP and AD servers support

  • Capability to manually specify API keys

  • Configurable number of parallel instances

Issues fixed:

  • Periodically upgrade schema version of instances

  • Central Management failed to deploy updates

  • Server profiles were not centrally manageable

  • Rights were not configurable for Unhealthy Instances

  • Clients were reported as Not Activated

Version 5.1.0

New features:

  • MetaDefender Central Management now has the ability to connect to:

    • MetaDefender ICAP Server from version v4.2.1

    • MetaDefender Email Security from version v4.1.3

    • MetaDefender Client from version v4.1.0

    • MetaDefender Kiosk from version v4.2.0

  • Centralized policy management for MetaDefender v4 product family

  • New-looking user interface

  • More informative Overview and Dashboard pages

Issues fixed:

  • MetaDefender v4.9.0 cannot be managed by Central Management

Version 5.0.0RC

New features:

  • Centralized policy/configuration management for Metadefender Core v4 instances

  • New looking, rearranged user interface

  • New instance grouping principles

  • Statistics on all grouping levels

  • Individual log message level override

  • Self-lockout protection, admins can not delete themselves

  • Active Directory integration

  • Role (user group) based rule availability configuration

  • Multiple user roles introduced with different access rights

  • Timezone changed to local in log messages

  • Instance tagging

Issues fixed:

  • Fixed unavailable instance handling

Version 4.2.0

New features:

  • Full audit log about any configuration changes via Web user interface or REST API

  • Able to disable applying update in user configurable time periods

  • Central Management can act as an update source for OESIS product line

  • Able to set up apikey for every user for easier REST API integration

  • Improved hardware detection in license component

  • Modified update distribution to support engine update delivery for Windows emulated engines

  • Improved activation process feedback on web user interface

Issues fixed:

  • Improved reliability of file detection of update pickup from folder feature

  • Fixed unstable update deployment process in certain cases

  • Fixed detection of failed updates on Core instances

  • Fixed message content format in Windows Event log

  • Fixed system wide proxy usage on Windows

  • Improved browser cache handling in case of product upgrades

  • Patched internal nginx web server to fix CVE-2016-4450

  • Improved logging of proxy usage

  • Improved handling of slow offline update package uploads

  • Detailed logging in case of SSL connection issues

Version 4.1.0

  • Added offline update picker feature to make it easy to apply offline updates without user interaction or scripting

  • Improved update deployment process

  • Improved speed of initial package generation

  • Decrease REST API calls to Metadefender Core v3.x instances

  • Improved reporting of unsuccesful update delivery

  • Show update in progress status on Web Management Console

  • Support package generation on Microsoft Windows

  • Added hardware related info into generated support package

  • Option added to log to a remote syslog server

  • Improved system issue notification on Web Management Console

  • Removed unmeaningful database age display of non-anti-malware engines

Version 4.0.1

  • Rebranded to Metadefender Central Management

  • Update deployment fixes

  • Added support for platform based licenses

Version 4.0.0

  • Initial release