Introducing VMware AirWatch® Win32 Agent v8.0 for Windows

The VMware AirWatch® team is excited to announce that AirWatch Win32 Agent v8.0 for Windows is publicly available. 

What’s New in this App Version

  • Added support for device staging for Windows devices.
    • Stage a device to enroll it into AirWatch before sending the device to the end user.
    • Staging enrolls the device and updates the device registry in AirWatch to assign the device to the end user.
    • This enrollment method prepares the device with device management and associated profiles and apps before shipping the device to the end user.
    • Device Staging requires the device to be domain joined.
    • You can also stage non-domain joined devices using the Windows command line.
  • Added device and user context to device profiles. Profiles are now set at the device or user level. This functionality allows you to set user-specific profiles while also creating profiles for the general device level.

Bugs Fixed in this App Version

  • WPCAGNT-183902: Fixed issue where external USB devices were incorrectly encrypted with BitLocker encryption when connected to a device encrypted through the Encryption profile.
  • WPCAGNT-183900: Improved the message displayed when incorrect login credentials are entered during enrollment.

Customer Impact

Take advantage of these updates by meeting the minimum requirements and downloading AirWatch Win32 Agent v8.0 for Windows. 

Minimum Requirements

  • Windows 10
  • AirWatch v9.0+

How to Download AirWatch Win32 Agent v8.0 for Windows

  • Prior Version is Installed – Direct end users to update the app when prompted. The application seamlessly updates over the existing application version without disrupting device enterprise functionality.
  • Prior Version is Not Installed – Direct end users to download it from awagent.com

Support Contact Information

To open a Support Request, please call your local AirWatch support line or submit a Support Request via myAirWatch

Best Regards,

The AirWatch Team

 

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