4.2. Windows - Persistent agent

7.6.247.0: August 06, 2019

  1. Renamed the agent name to OPSWAT Client

  2. Support scan threats with multiple MetaDefender Core instances behind a load balancer layer 7

  3. Support localization for notifications and text on the agent's tray icon. Note that: MetaAccess will support administrators to upload a rebranding package for the agent from the console soon.

  4. Minor changes:

    1. Managed by field on About dialog now shows Account name instead of an email.

  5. Bugs fixed:

    1. Couldn't query cross-domain API on Microsoft Edge browser if a device has not enabled loopback for Microsoft applications

  6. Updated built-in SDK signature: OESIS 4.3.810.0

Known issues:

- Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 devices must install KB2533623 and KB3033929 in order to upgrade to the latest version

- If a user exits the agent tray icon, the agent couldn’t popup approved actions when a user inserts a portable media

- A user needs to enable Show Notifications on the agent tray icon to see notifications about portable media

- The agent has not supported portable media feature if user 2 logs into a device while user 1 is still logged in

- OPSWAT Client has not supported iTunes drive. In other words, if a user inserts an iOS device on an endpoint which installed iTunes, the user is still able to access the phone via iTunes

- OPSWAT Client couldn't detect mobile devices sometimes, the user needs to unplug and plug in the mobile device again

7.6.239.0: June 25, 2019

  1. Enhanced retry mechanism to slow down frequency the agent re-sends reports if the server is slow.

  2. Distinguished browser name for 32-bit and 64-bit vsersion browsers

  3. Updated built-in SDK signature: OESIS 4.3.770.0

Known issues:

- Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 devices must install KB2533623 and KB3033929 in order to upgrade to the latest version

- If a user exits the MetaAccess tray icon, the MetaAccess agent couldn’t popup approved actions when a user inserts a portable media

- A user needs to enable Show Notifications on the MetaAccess tray icon to see notifications about portable media

- The agent has not supported portable media feature if user 2 logs into a device while user 1 is still logged in

- OPSWAT Client has not supported iTunes drive. In other words, if a user inserts an iOS device on an endpoint which installed iTunes, the user is still able to access the phone via iTunes

- OPSWAT Client couldn't detect mobile devices sometimes, the user needs to unplug and plug in the mobile device again

7.6.233.0: June 04, 2019

  1. Support to auto-block MTP/PTP mobile devices

  2. Enhanced threat scans: the agent filters a scan result based on configured policies

    1. If the agent scans device against with MetaDefender Cloud, the agent filters scan results based on configured number of trusted engines

    2. If the agent scans device against with MetaDefender Core, the agent filters scan results based on results from MetaDefender Core

  3. Updated built-in SDK signature: OESIS 4.3.752.0

Known issues:

- Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 devices must install KB2533623 and KB3033929 in order to upgrade to the latest version

- If a user exits the MetaAccess tray icon, the MetaAccess agent couldn’t popup approved actions when a user inserts a portable media

- A user needs to enable Show Notifications on the MetaAccess tray icon to see notifications about portable media

- The agent has not supported portable media feature if user 2 logs into a device while user 1 is still logged in

- OPSWAT Client has not supported iTunes drive. In other words, if a user inserts an iOS device on an endpoint which installed iTunes, the user is still able to access the phone via iTunes

- OPSWAT Client couldn't detect mobile devices sometimes, the user needs to unplug and plug in the mobile device again

7.6.231.0: May 24, 2019

  1. Fixed: agent couldn't submit the log file to the server

  2. Updated built-in SDK signature: OESIS 4.3.695.0

7.6.229.0: May 14, 2019

  1. Support to upload allowed/blocked files to MetaDefender Vault if it's enabled on a policy.

  2. Support to exclude CD/DVD drives for auto-blocking portable media drives

  3. Updated built-in SDK signature: OESIS 4.3.695.0

7.6.223.0: April 11, 2019

  1. Fixed: RefreshNotificationAre process consumes high CPU when the agent starts and no active users log in.

  2. Updated built-in SDK signature: OESIS 4.3.619.0

7.6.222.0: April 02, 2019

  1. Re-branded to OPSWAT Client

  2. Supported threat detection with multiple scan options

  3. Updated text for menu on Tray Icon

  4. Added support for AccessData FTK Imager mounted drive for Portable media security feature

  5. Bugs fixed:

    1. Display multi-trayicon on taskbar

  6. Updated built-in SDK signature: OESIS 4.3.619.0

Known issues:

- Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 devices must install KB2533623 and KB3033929 in order to upgrade to the latest version.

- If a user exits the MetaAccess tray icon, the MetaAccess agent couldn’t popup approved actions when a user inserts a portable media.

- A user needs to enable Show Notifications on the MetaAccess tray icon to see notifications about portable media.

- The agent has not supported portable media feature if user 2 logs into a device while user 1 is still logged in.

7.6.206.0: Feb 26, 2019

1. Bugs fixed:

  • Couldn't copy files/folders if file path has Unicode characters or environment variable

  • The agent didn't rollback if the agent couldn't start after upgrade

  • The agent didn't update its tray icon's status correctly sometimes.

  • Multiple agent's tray icon appeared on the system task bar on some devices.

2. Updated built-in SDK signature: OESIS 4.3.586.0

Known issues:

- Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 devices must install KB2533623 and KB3033929 in order to upgrade to the latest version.

- If a user exits the MetaAccess tray icon, the MetaAccess agent couldn’t popup approved actions when a user inserts a portable media.

- A user needs to enable Show Notifications on the MetaAccess tray icon to see notifications about portable media.

- The agent has not supported portable media feature if user 2 logs into a device while user 1 is still logged in.

7.6.203.0: Jan 22, 2019

  • Supported ability to copy files from a portable media drive to a network drive and vice versa. Note: to copy mapped network drives, a user needs to exit the agent tray icon and then open it again. Follow this KB to open a tray icon

  • Bugs fixed:

    • Auto-apply portable media settings when an administrator changes the portable media protection settings on a policy without re-inserting a portable media drive

    • Agent didn't update its tray icon status when a user re-scans security issues/infections/missing patches

  • Updated built-in SDK signature: OESIS 4.3.512.0

Known issues:

- Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 devices must install KB2533623 and KB3033929 in order to upgrade to the latest version.

- If a user exits the MetaAccess tray icon, the MetaAccess agent couldn’t popup approved actions when a user inserts a portable media.

- A user needs to enable Show Notifications on the MetaAccess tray icon to see notifications about portable media.

- The agent has not supported portable media feature if user 2 logs into a device while user 1 is still logged in.

7.6.199.0: Jan 03, 2019

  • Bug fixed: MetaAccess blocked the GoogleStream drive when a user restarts a machine even when Portable media protection is disabled on a policy

Known issues:

- Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 devices must install KB2533623 and KB3033929 in order to upgrade to the latest version.

- If a user exits the MetaAccess tray icon, the MetaAccess agent couldn’t popup approved actions when a user inserts a portable media.

- A user needs to enable Show Notifications on the MetaAccess tray icon to see notifications about portable media.

- The agent has not supported portable media feature If a user 2 logs into a device while a user 1 still logs in.

- The MetaAccess agent treats GoogleStream drive as a portable media drive and the GoogleStream drive will be blocked if the drive is mounted after the agent enables blocking portable media feature

- When an administrator disables/enables the portable media protection feature from the cloud console, the user needs to unplug and plug the portable media again to unblock/block the portable media.

7.6.198.0: Dec 28, 2018

  • Agent couldn't run a custom script when it's enabled on a configured policy

  • Updated built-in SDK signature: OESIS 4.3.411.0

7.6.197.0: Dec 26, 2018

1. Auto-block portable media when a user inserts it to a device and only allow users perform actions configured from the cloud

2. Bugs fixed: Multiple MetaAccess tray icons were shown on the device after the agent upgrades to a new version.

3. Updated built-in SDK signature: OESIS 4.3.411.0

Known issues:

- Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 devices must install KB2533623 and KB3033929 in order to upgrade to the latest versio

- If a user exits the MetaAccess tray icon, the MetaAccess agent couldn’t popup approved actions when a user inserts a portable media.

- A user needs to enable Show Notifications on the MetaAccess tray icon to see notifications about portable media.

- The agent has not supported portable media feature If a user 2 logs into a device while a user 1 still logs in.

- The MetaAccess agent treats GoogleStream drive as a portable media drive and the GoogleStream drive will be blocked if the drive is mounted after the agent enables blocking portable media feature

7.6.182.0: Oct 23, 2018

  1. Updated built-in SDK signature: OESIS 4.3.363.0

7.6.181.0: Sep 25, 2018

  1. Updated built-in SDK signature: OESIS 4.3.299.0

7.6.179.0: Sep 10, 2018

  1. Bugs fixed

    • The agent is reporting an invalid serial number

  2. Updated built-in SDK signature: OESIS 4.3.267.0

7.6.178.0: August 18, 2018

  1. Bugs fixed

    • Got multiple app icon when I run Gears.exe multiple times

  2. Updated built-in SDK signature: OESIS 4.3.215.0

7.6.175.0: July 31, 2018

  1. Not report privacy information to the cloud if it's enabled

  2. Bugs fixed

    • Agent couldn't rollback if it’s failed to upgrade on Windows 10 which has not updated to Windows Update 1803

  3. Updated built-in SDK signature: OESIS 4.3.152.0

7.6.172.0: June 26, 2018

  • Bugs fixed

    • Detect wrong lock screen timeout

    • Agent couldn't upgrade due to failed in getting upgrade URL

  • Updated built-in SDK signature: OESIS 4.3.122.0

7.6.165.0: May 08, 2018

  • Reported encryption state as “not supported” instead of “unencrypted” if a product is not supported to detect encryption state.

  • Bugs fixed

    • Custom Check got timeout on PowerShell 2.0

    • Agent couldn't upgrade because upgrade service detects wrong agent version

  • Updated built-in SDK signature: OESIS 4.3.29.0

7.6.164.0: April 11, 2018

  • Bugs fixed: Agents are reporting the same device ID with an invalid serial number

  • Updated built-in SDK signature: OESIS 4.2.1624.0

7.6.163.0: April 10, 2018

  • Reported if an infected file which detected by a local AV exists on the system along with local malware threat log

  • Bugs fixed: Agent couldn't upgrade because an agent temporary folder is cleaned up

  • Bugs fixed: Agent couldn't upgrade because the watchdog service is not running on the system

  • Updated built-in SDK signature: OESIS 4.2.1611.0

7.6.159.0: March 12, 2018

  • Updated the agent tray icon

  • Report the last reboot timestamp to the cloud

  • Fixed upgrade SDK failed when files damaged by the system

  • Popup a warning message to request end-users reboot their system if the upgrade is failed once a day

  • Enhanced custom check to launch a proper PowerShell version on 64bit systems

  • Updated built-in SDK signature: OESIS 4.2.1554.0

7.6.143.0: Jan 30, 2018

  • Fixed issue where lock screen timeout was detected incorrectly in some cases

  • Fixed partial agent upgrade

  • Fixed agent registration to the cloud with different device ID for the same device

  • Updated built-in SDK signature: OESIS 4.2.1487.0

7.6.137.0: Jan 19, 2018

  • Fixed reporting Device ID as an invalid serial number on some devices which manufactures don't fill in a serial number

  • Updated built-in SDK signature: OESIS 4.2.1460.0

7.6.136.0: Jan 09, 2018

  • Able to run a custom script based on configuration on the cloud

  • Fixed a device re-added after an admin deletes it sometimes

  • Updated built-in SDK signature: OESIS 4.2.1460.0

7.6.133.0: Dec 12, 2017

  • Show Tray Icon by default when a user installs an agent

  • Fixed reporting Device ID as “0” for virtual machines which run on Virtual Box

  • Updated built-in SDK signature: OESIS 4.2.1418.0

7.6.132.0: Nov 21, 2017

  • Enhanced missing patches report with all patch management products

  • Added ability to rescan missing patches

  • Enhanced PIN code feature to block a user after 5 unsuccessful tries

  • Serial number now used as hwid instead of UUID

  • Updated built-in SDK signature: OESIS 4.2.1397.0

7.6.127.0: Oct 31, 2017

  • Added ability to show reminder and grant access notifications when an admin grants a device temporary access

  • Rebranded the product name to OPSWAT MetaAccess

  • Users are required to enter a PIN code when uninstalling the agent if it's enabled on the cloud

  • Update built-in SDK signature: OESIS 4.2.1369.0

7.6.121.0: Sept 27, 2017

  • Added support for HTTPs for cross-domain API

  • Rebranded the product name to MetaAccess

  • Update built-in SDK signature: OESIS 4.2.1273.0


7.6.84.0: August 8, 2017

  • Only perform remediation actions on approved products

  • Incorrect lock screen timeout detection– the lock screen timeout was being detected as ‘disabled’ on some devices even when it was enabled. This has been fixed

  • Update built-in SDK signature: OESIS 4.2.1249.0

7.6.81.0: July 18, 2017

  • Added ability to rescan health and threat reports

  • Added the ability to display notifications on the tray icon for end-users

  • Update built-in SDK signature: OESIS 4.2.1226.0

7.6.79.0: June 28, 2017

  • Report full domain name when a device joins to a domain

  • Update built-in SDK signature: OESIS 4.2.1192.0