Release Announcement for AirWatch 8.3.5

Release Announcement for AirWatch 8.3.5

The AirWatch® team is excited to announce that AirWatch 8.3.5 is now publicly available.  

This release is now available for download on myAirWatch.

Software Delivery Notification

SDN # - AW_8.3.5

Release - 8.3

Work Items Addressed

  • CMAM-169308 — Enabled offline app deployment for Windows 10 devices, on-premise customers only. 
  • CMCM-185439 — Improved performance of NFS build structure.
  • CMCM-185420 — Enhanced Content List View to display all listed items.
  • CMDM-199392 — Improved Smart Group processing to display device actions after offline devices are newly enrolled.
  • CMDM-200250 — Added database script to change AirWatch Browser settings value for "Allow Connection to Untrusted Sites."
  • CMDM-200312 — Enhanced Admin Console session Timeout page timing.
  • CMDM-195555 — Managed 400 Bad Request handling when viewing AirWatch Agent device endpoint information.
  • CMDM-199459 — Added new field to the MaintainFileAction API to regulate manifest item execution and sequence.
  • CMDM-199541 — Enabled proper error message on deletion of Product Set while processing admin commands.
  • CMDM-201183 — Seeded upcoming Telecom Sample Service version to AirWatch Admin Console.
  • CMDM-201236 — Enhanced Assignment Groups field to reduce unintended Smart Group removal in AirWatch Admin Console.
  • CMDM-201130 — Improved date parameters and pagination in DeviceLite Search API.
  • CMDM-199184 — Enhanced Enrollment status reporting for devices enrolled while offline.
  • CMDM-199290 — Added new device compliance state for offline devices - "Undetermined Compliance State - Offline."
  • CMDM-197443 — Added admin task to move a device registered offline from Registered to Enrolled Upline.
  • CMDM-200556 — Enhanced admin ability to add uniquely identified repository files using repository file URL and client path.
  • CMDM-199352 — Console will generate UDID for offline enrollment automatically when device is moved from Registered to Enrolled
  • CMDM-201212 — Added logic to copy the device asset number to the zip/tar file name in absence of device serial number.
  • CMDM-200972 — Enhanced ability to delete File Actions and Profiles that are no longer linked to Products/Product Sets.
  • CMDM-199471 — Enhanced admin ability to edit privacy permissions for "Clear Device Passcode" and "Lock Device" settings.
  • CMDM-195412 — Implemented S/MIME support for Windows 10 devices.
  • CMDM-201024 — Hard-coded device friendly name to {User}-{Asset number} for offline devices.
  • CMEM-181670 — Improved export of Email List View page to display the same number of records that are exported.
  • CMEM-181751 — Ensured that encryption keys are sent to both SEGs in a multi-SEG setup.
  • CMEM-181846 — Improved JSON functionality in single policy update.
  • CMEM-181876 — Enhanced Secure Email Gateway cache refresh when API endpoint is not available.
  • FDB-231 — Implemented enhancements to foreign key constraints with an Organizational Group is deleted.
  • FDB-496 — Revised AirWatch Content Locker search sproc timeout settings.
  • PPAT-47 — Revised package name for Windows VPN Plugin with AirWatch Tunnel branding.
  • WMAGNT-1705 — Seeded WinMo 5.6.38.156 Agent into the AirWatch Admin Console.

Installation Procedure

Use the following step-by-step instructions to apply a feature pack or other patch to your version of AirWatch.

Important: Contact AirWatch if your SEG is on the same server as your AirWatch Admin Console or Device Services servers for instructions on how to proceed.

Consider retaining *.exe installation files in case there are issues.

  1.  Stop all the AirWatch services and websites on AirWatch Admin Console and Device Services servers.
  2. Back up your AirWatch Application Servers and AirWatch Database.
  3. Obtain the AirWatch_Application_8.3._FPXX_Install.exe and AirWatch_Database_8.3_FPXX_Setup.exe files from AirWatch Resources (resources.air-watch.com). These are the full installer files, which you run on your servers to apply the upgrade.
  4. Execute the AirWatch_Application_8.3_FPXX_Install.exe by right-clicking and running as administrator on each Console and Device Services server up until the point where all application servers state "IIS and all services are now stopped. Please upgrade your AirWatch database using the provided script", then immediately proceed to the next step.
  5. Run the AirWatch_Database_8.3_FPXX_Setup.exe executable on the AirWatch database server.
  6. Finish running the installers on each Console and Device Services server.
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