Knox Release Highlights - August 2020

Iwona Jusinska
August 31, 2020

We are excited to share the past month's release highlights, upcoming releases and features, and content highlights of August 2020.

Release highlights

  1. [Knox Suite & Enterprise Edition] Enterprise Edition devices to have Knox Suite as the Software bundle was released successfully. Existing software bundle of Knox Configure & Knox E-FOTA on MDM will still be an option. More information in the following blog post
  2. [Knox Manage] Samsung Knox Manage v20.8 was released on Aug. 27, 2020; release note available here; Knox SP zero-day support being the main highlight
  3. [Knox Manage] Knox Platform for Enterprise premium license is supported for AE Knox Service Plugin from Knox Manage v20.6
  4. [Knox Manage] Knox Manage Latest EMM agent version:
    • Android: 20.8 (2.3.3.03)
    • iOS: 20.06
  5. [Knox Service Plugin] Side button configuration for MS Teams and XCoverPro button configuration for specified applications released
  6. [Knox Mobile Enrollment and Knox Configure] Supported EMM lists updated
  7. [Knox Cloud Services] Update 1.34 released on Sept. 2, 2020 (Other Knox Products)
    • Included in 1.33: Knox Configure, Knox Mobile Enrollment, Knox Deployment Program; in 1.32: Knox E-FOTA Advanced, Knox Managed Service Providers
  8. [Knox E-FOTA Advanced] End of Sales effective 17:00 (KST) Oct. 30, 2020
  9. [Knox E-FOTA Advanced] Client token expiration affecting clients between 1.1.0.29-1.1.0.67

 

Upcoming releases and features

Knox Product

Version

­Description

Release Date

Knox E-FOTA Advanced

All

 

End of Sales Notice

  • Announced on Apr. 20, 2020, Knox E-FOTA Advanced will be EOS from 17:00 (KST) on Oct. 30, 2020

Oct. 30, 2020

Knox Manage

20.10

Knox Suite Unified console

  • Knox Mobile Enrollment console integration

Enhanced Work Profile (COWP)

  • Alert for removing SIM card
  • Alert Notification to IT admin (via email/SMS)

3rd party Integration

  • Azure AD integration

Oct. 22, 2020

Knox Mobile Enrollment

1.33

Unchanged

  • Increase to the supported EMMs in Device Owner (DO): 
    • Miradore
    • Matrix42
    • Cortado
    • TinyMDM
  • Change Airwatch to Workspace ONE UEM in Device Owner dropdown

July 20, 2020

Unchanged

Knox Configure

1.33

Unchanged

  • Create profiles with API

July 29, 2020

Unchanged

Knox Platform for Enterprise

3.5

3.6

3.7

  • Android 10 release for S20 device
  • Android 10 release for Note 20 devices
  • Android 11 (R) release (S20, others later)

Feb. 01, 2020

Aug. 2020

Q4 2020

Knox Service Plugin

1.2.26

  • Device input method settings
  • Side key mapping for Microsoft teams and XCoverPro key mapping for apps
  • Quick panel configuration
  • Lockscreen deep settings
  • Language and input deep settings
  • Sound and vibration deep settings
  • Brightness and filters deep settings
  • Client Certificate Management (CCM) 

July 2020

 

Knox E-FOTA One

1.32

Unchanged

  • Support for Blackberry and SOTI
  • Automatically pushing the latest firmware version of a particular OS
  • Monitor active campaigns through the Dashboard
  • Sharing a commercial license key between US and EU tenants
  • Preventing accidental unenrollment when syncing from an EMM
  • Change in number of seats in the Knox E-FOTA One trial license
  • Improvement in firmware download speed
  • Firmware notification emails temporarily stopped
  • UX improvements

June 24, 2020

Unchanged

Knox Managed Provider Portal

1.32

Unchanged

  • Administration management

June 24, 2020

Unchanged

Reseller Portal

1.33

Unchanged

  • SoldToCode (STC) enhancements

July 29, 2020

Unchanged

 

Content highlights

[Knox Platform for Enterprise]

What’s new in Knox 3.6

[Tizen]

What's new in the Knox Tizen for Wearables v2.5.0?

[HW]

Samsung Together IV - Born rugged, built for purpose

[Soln]

Partner solution catalogue now live

 

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