Knox Release Highlights - June 2021

Iwona Jusinska
Luglio 5, 2021

We are excited to share the past month's release highlights, upcoming releases and features, and content highlights of June 2021.

 

Release highlights

  1. Knox Cloud Services (KCS) v1.39 released on June 16, 2021
  2. Knox Manage (KM) v21.6 released on June 16, 2021
  3. KM v21.7 released on July 8, 2021
  4. KM Product Update Webinar: July 7 at 10:00am CEST. To join our session, you need to register in advance by following this link
  5. Enterprise Edition (EE) customers will not be able to generate EE Legacy License from August 1, 2021

 

Upcoming releases and features

Knox Product

Version

­Description

Release Date

EFOTA on MDM

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  • Existing EE customers are recommended to migrate to Knox E-FOTA as soon as possible. Knox E-FOTA can be provided for the rest of their device lifecycle. KE on MDM can be used only until its End of Service (Jul. 31, 2022)
  • New EE customers can use Knox E-FOTA included in Knox Suite

 

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EFOTA One

KCS 1.39

The major features of this release include:

  • Enroll devices without Google services - E-FOTA One can be still successfully enrolled 
  • License assignment changes - device uploaded by reseller with Auto Enroll or Auto Campaign enabled, even if EMM removes such device, the device will stay in the console
  • For VMware only, the last synced on time updates instantly once the new group is synced to Knox E-FOTA One using either Manage EMM groups, Sync now, or Periodic Auto Sync
  • Consolidated onboarding - now supported for all Knox services

 

Full Release Notes here.

June 16, 2021

Knox Manage

v21.6

The major features of this release include:

Android Enterprise

  • Shared Device for Multi Users
  • Password related enhancements
  • Resolving Managed Google Play account issues

Knox Service Integration

  • Add Secondary Admin by E-mail Invitation
  • Azure AD based SSO Login

MAM

  • Application Deployment Scheduling

iOS

  • Improvement on App Lock Usability
  • Support Additional MDM Policies

GDPR

  • Cookie Policy for KM Console

Others

  • Limited Enrollment UI Improvement
  • Limited Enrollment OpenAPI
  • Push Notification Message Length Limit Extension
  • 'Last Connection Date' Field in Device Detail Report 

Full Release Notes available here

June 16, 2021

v21.7

The major features* of this release include:

  • Knox Platform for Enterprise (KPE) license key
  • Changes to license policies for Knox Browser and Custom Animation features
  • Convert KM/Suite/KPE license
  • Device Command for Power Off
  • Device Lock for Disconnected Devices

Full Release Notes available here

June 16, 2021

Knox Configure

KCS 1.39

The major features of this release include:

  • Support Samsung Kids Configuration
  • Configure enhanced Kiosk Mode (Multi-app)
  • Prevention of EE License generation for EE devices after Aug. 2021
  • EE device support using existing Knox Configure (KC) license (Non-EE KC license)
  • Share license key support (KC for MSP)
  • Adaptive Brightness On/Off - For not supported device, add tooltips
  • Deprecated item - swipe_to_call_or_send_messages

Full Release Notes available here

June 16, 2021

Knox Mobile Enrollment 

KCS 1.39

The major features of this release include:

  • DualDAR option improvements
  • API and other enhancements
  • New notification center
  • UI screens and field-related enhancements

Full Release Notes available here

June 16, 2021

Knox Unified Service Portal

KCS 1.39

The major feature of this release include:

  • Unified approval status workflow
  • Knox Portal Dashboard renewal
  • Knox Services available in the unified service portal
  • Feedback and support menu access
  • Notification panel enhancements

June 16, 2021

Knox Managed Service Provider Portal

KCS 1.39

The major feature of this release include:

  • Manage license keys for multiple customers
  • Only jointly managed (full access) customers can be delinked
  • Removed trial license count limitation

 Full Release Notes available here

June 16, 2021

Samsung Care + for Business

KCS 1.39

The major feature of this release include:

  • Automatic License Registration
  • Local Language Support
  • Customize Table

Full Release Notes available here

June 16, 2021

Knox Asset Intelligence (KAI)

KCS 1.39

The major feature of this release include:

  • Remote device log collection
  • Daily Wi-Fi connectivity insights 

Full Release Notes available here

June 16, 2021

Knox Service Plugin (KSP)

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The ebilling schema will be removed from KSP at the end of July. Existing profiles that were created and associated with devices before the schema was removed will not be affected by this change

End of July 2021

Enterprise Edition

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EE Legacy License Generation & Activation

  • Customers will NOT be able to generate EE Legacy License from Aug. 1, 2021
  • Customers having EE Legacy License will be able to assign it to EE models launched before Aug. 1, 2021

EE Legacy License will not be available for EE models launched after Aug. 1, 2021

Aug. 1, 2021

*Subject to change without prior notice

 

Content highlights

 

[Knox Manage]

How to configure certificate-based authentication for Samsung Email app with Knox Manage

See how Knox Manage certificate services enhance security by using certificates. The video is about how to configure certificate-based authentication for Samsung Email app with Knox Manage. 

Knox: Certificate Authentication Email App | Samsung - YouTube

[Knox Asset Intelligence]

Getting started with Knox Asset Intelligence

See how Knox Asset Intelligence makes it easy to capture data insights from your Samsung devices. This video walks you through the simple steps on how to set up your devices to start gathering data with Knox Asset Intelligence. 

Getting started with Knox Asset Intelligence | Samsung - YouTube

[Knox Asset Intelligence]

Knox Asset Intelligence brings visibility to mobile device performance

Experienced IT managers have learned the hard way: Just because end users aren’t complaining, it doesn’t mean they are happy with their tech. But once mobile devices have been configured and distributed to your workforce, it’s often left up to the team members on the front lines to proactively provide feedback on what’s working and what’s hampering their productivity…

Knox Asset Intelligence brings visibility to mobile device performance | Samsung Knox

[Knox Suite]

Knox How Samsung is helping Walmart transform the retail associate experience

At Samsung Electronics, we’re passionate about bringing game-changing innovation and value to our enterprise customers. And we’re proud to equip these companies with the best-in-class technology and services they need to increase mobility, offer seamless digital experiences, and keep their information safe…

How Samsung is helping Walmart transform the retail associate experience | Samsung Knox

 

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