Version: 4.1.2 (build 55) + Connector 4.1.2 (build 210) - March 31th, 2021
- 4.1.2 UR1 (build 72) + Connector 4.1.2 (build 212) - April 26th, 2021
- 4.1.2 UR2 (build 86) + Connector 4.1.2 (build 212) - May 6th, 2021
Purpose: Collecting and correlating data from different sources in the ecosystem to identify and resolve failures. Supports critical decisions during the process by data analysis and prediction.
- Insights Dashboard - A new data analysis-driven dashboard, providing compliance-related insights and recommended steps to improve environmental vulnerabilities and compliance
More information can be found in Insights
- Collect Endpoint Readiness Details - JetPatch will gather the endpoint readiness information and save it locally on the JetPatch Manager server or send it to a remote dedicated service.
More information can be found in Predictive Patching Data Collection.
- Predictive Patching - Support Predictive Patching for AIX servers.
More information can be found in Predictive Patching.
Purpose: Facilitating and automating the enterprise process, including the various interdependencies and stakeholders that need to be coordinated in order to work in a synergy
- AIX for Patch Management - Introducing support for a new Patch Management platform, AIX using a NIM server. Supported AIX versions are:
- AIX 6.1
- AIX 7.1
- AIX 7.2
- Solaris & SLES Patch Rollback - JetPatch now supports rollback patches in Solaris and SLES platforms. New rollback supported platforms are:
- Solaris 10
- Solaris 11.X
- SLES 11 SP4
- SLES 12 SP1+
- Remediation Plans Deletion - Canceled Remediation Plans can be deleted in the below circumstances:
- Users can delete a Remediation Plan directly from the Remediation Plan ticket (in the "Remediation Plans" board) by clicking more actions -> "Delete".
- JetPatch will delete remediation plans a default amount of days after they were canceled (configurable setting, default 365 days).
More information can be found in Remediation Plans Board
- Role-Based Access Control - Expanding RBAC for:
- Endpoints Scope - non-administrator users can only view the endpoints they are managing based on the users Servers Scope ("Smart Group" level) that was assigned for them.
- Automation Tasks & Scripts Management - non-administrator users can be limited to specific actions related to scripts and tasks, including task execution
More information can be found in RBAC: Overview of User Accounts and Permissions
- Vulnerability Systems Integrations - Handle report with whitespaces before/after the data
- Connector standalone MSI installation improvements
- Changing GPO settings for WUA configuration, including signed updates for 3rd party updates.
- Changing PowerShell Policy to allow script executions (JetPatch Endpoint Management prerequisites).
- Pulling 3rd party certificate for 3rd party updates.
More information can be found in Adding Non-Discoverable Endpoints
Purpose: Understanding the impact of patching actions across the environment and ensuring business continuity. The ability to proactively address implications ensuring successful and safe remediation
- Endpoint Readiness -
- JetPatch will analyze Readiness criteria for all Windows, including endpoints that do not appear in WSUS.
- Repository comparison (between the configured repository for the Endpoint to the required repository configuration in the readiness settings) is now not case-sensitive.
- Application Testing - In a joint collaboration, JetPatch and LoginVSI are Introducing a new combined end-to-end solution for automated patch deployment and testing.
More information can be found in the JetPatch & LoginVSI: Predict, Patch & Perform video and Enhance Patch Automation with Application Testing datasheet.
Want to hear more? Please contact your JetPatch Account Manager or the Sales team via the chat in jetpatch.com.
- SLA Improvements - The SLA report was changed to support deleted remediation plans
- Run Task - Display task details when hovering a task in the Run Task selection window
- Extend Logs & Alerts - Added more logs for:
- Remediation Plan creation.
- Remediation Plan status changes.
- Maintenance Schedule change for endpoints.
- Issues related to WSUS built-in activities.
- Built-in Scripts:
- New Scripts:
- Reset WUA Authorization for WSUS - Regenerate Windows Update Agent authorization properties for WSUS. This script is available both in Batch or Powershell.
- Advanced WUA reset - Resets Windows Update Agent authorization properties for WSUS and other settings.
- Register Windows Endpoint to WSUS - Register Windows Endpoint to WSUS based on the provided WSUS URL and configuration. Instruction can be found in Endpoint and JetPatch Configuration for WSUS.
- Check Windows License - Check whether a license is missing on a Windows endpoint.
- Third-party patching certificate Windows - Downloading the 3rd party certificate located in the JetPatch server for deploying 3rd party updates. Instruction can be found in Endpoint and JetPatch Configuration for WSUS.
- Change updater utility log rotation - Change updater utility log rotation to have 3 files of 10MB.
- Execute reboot for AIX computer - Execute reboot for AIX endpoint.
- Patch activity times now appear in every patch operation (UR2)
- SLES Scripts - Several major optimizations for Zypper usage.
- New Scripts:
- Remediation Plan Compliance Report - User can now choose 500 items for the "Patches Compliance And Installation Progress" and "Applicable Endpoints Compliance Status" tables in a remediation plan compliance report to support downloading PDF of the report. The scroll bar was removed as well from the tables.
- Management Table - A new filter for choosing "Smart Group" in the Management table.
- Endpoints Exemptions - The "untested" exception was changed to "Untested Endpoint".
- Discovery Sources -
- Active Directory will have a priority over other sources
- If there are multiple Active Directory Discovery Sources, the lowest Discovery Source (e.g. the closest to the discovered entry) will be shown as the endpoint Discovery Source.
- Remediation Plans Board:
- A user can now archive a plan directly from the "Cancel Plan" pop-up validation.
- Major performance improvements.
- Split Patch Execution - The default split patches for Linux was changed to 60.
- Support Button - Added a support button with links to the "Getting Started" and "Patching Checklist" guides, JetPatch Knowledge Center, Release Notes, and Report an Issue. In addition to the links, downloading JetPatch logs is available also.
- Creating new Script - JetPatch will raise an alert if the script EOL is not aligned with the provided operating systems.
- General Communication - Add Proxy authentication (user-pass).
- UI/UX Improvements - Minor UI/UX enhancement for tables, text, and pop-up messages.
- Management Table - Fixed an issue with results not updating when searching inside certain filters and selecting "Select All" option.
Endpoint Suspensions - Fixed an issue of wrong button text when a user wants to remove an endpoint suspension.
- Endpoint Readiness -
- Fixed an issue when sometimes the Readiness information of SLES server could not be parsed.
- Fixed an issue when the Linux Subscription criterion disappeared from the user view.
- Fixed an issue when the checkbox in the "Required Repository Configuration" settings didn't appear if the list was empty (UR1)
- Activity Details - Fixed an issue with the JetPatch application being stuck when reviewing large activity details.
- Built-in Scripts:
- Fixed an issue with the log rotation script for SLES (UR1)
- ITSM - Fixed an issue with JetPatch closing the ITSM ticker when all endpoints were not connected.
- Reboot Linux Computer scripts - Fixed an issue when the script didn't work on some RHEL 8 machines.
- Updates Approval Status - Fixed an issue when the Approval Status was not changed based on Remediation Plan activation.
- Solaris 10.4 Patch - Fixed an issue when failed to patch Solaris 10.4 using direct download because the fileset update was corrupted.
- Run Task - Fixed an issue when binary files of more than 62 MB were failed to be uploaded successfully to the endpoint.
- Endpoint Merge (UR2) - Fixed an issue of a wrong merge between endpoints.
- Improved failure message with the right cause if SMB operation failed
- Update release date information is missing for Oracle Linux 8 - The patch release date for Oracle Linux 8 does not show in the patches catalog.
- JetPatch upgrade can take up to 20 minutes due to some DB actions.
- There are new upgrading instructions for JetPatch on CentOS/RHEL 6. The instructions can be found in Upgrading JetPatch RPMs