Knox Release Highlights - March 2020

Samsung Knox Team
Março 31, 2020

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

Release highlights

  1. [Knox Suite] Launch expected by end April 2020, to include Knox Mobile Enrollment, Knox Manage, Knox Platform for Enterprise and Knox E-FOTA. Knox Configure functionality available through Knox Manage & Knox Service Plugin over time
  2. [Knox Suite & Enterprise Edition] Enterprise Edition devices to have Knox Suite as the Software bundle by end June 2020. Existing software bundle of Knox Configure & Knox E-FOTA on MDM will still be an option
  3. [Knox Manage] Samsung Knox Manage v20.2 was released on Feb. 27, 2020; release note available here
  4. [Knox Manage] Knox Manage Latest EMM agent version:
    • Android: 20.2 (2.2.7.06)
    • iOS: 20.02
  5. [Knox E-FOTA] Knox E-FOTA One now in G.A – Will update with Knox Cloud Services family going forward
  6. [Managed Service Provider] Knox Managed Service Provider Portal launched with Knox Cloud Services 1.28 release
  7. [Knox Cloud Services] Update 1.29 de-scoped due to COVID-19
    • In 1.29: Knox E-FOTA, Reseller Portal
    • Deferred to 1.30: Knox Mobile Enrollment, Knox Configure, Managed Service Provider

 

Upcoming releases and features

Knox Product

Version

­Description

Release Date

E-FOTA Adv

SWM-v11.2.0.35-

Samsung1.27.4

 

vdm-11.2- samsungb2b- 1.1.0.67

 

No feature updates

Factory reset is now allowed by default

By default, end users can now perform a factory reset on devices managed by Knox E- FOTA Advanced. A user might perform a factory reset to resolve a technical issue with their phone, for example. To learn how to change this setting, see Manage devices: Set factory reset restrictions

Jan. 6, 2020

Future

Update Summary:

  • Error fix: sub. domain deletion
  • Error fix: friendly name option in campaign creation
  • Error fix: device group creation
  • Error fix: 'allow new devices to be added' function in campaign creation
  • Error fix: device registration
  • Performance enhancement: 'Export Report' function on device list table

Feb. 16, 2020

Knox Manage

20.4

Knox Suite G/A

  • Knox Suite license integration
  • Secure Browser
  • Boot Animation management

KSP (Knox Service Plugin) support

  • Premium feature support

Apr. 23, 2020

Knox Suite

N/A

  • License Integration in Knox Manage
  • SSO Login through Samsung Account

Apr. 23, 2020

Knox Mobile Enrollment

1.30

1.29 deferred

  • Exact 1.30 feature set TBC

Apr. 22, 2020

Knox Configure

1.30

1.29 deferred

1.29 for Knox Deployment Program only

Exact 1.30 feature set TBC

Knox Deployment Program enhancements:

Exact 1.29 feature set TBC

Mar. 25, 2020

Apr. 22, 2020

Knox Platform for Enterprise

3.5

3.6

3.6.1

  • Android 10 release for S20 device
  • Next Note flagship
  • Android R release

Feb. 01, 2020

Q3 2020

Q4 2020

Knox Service Plugin

1.1.92

Unchanged

  • Device user inactivity detection 
  • Hard key mapping 
  • Configure roam trigger, duration and delta
  • Disable blacklisting of SSID
  • Disable DHCP check & renewal
  • Disable 2nd SIM
  • WIPS config
  • VPN over tethered connection

Feb. 01, 2020

Unchanged

Knox E-FOTA One

1.29

Release of Knox E-FOTA to General Availability – No release Notes available.

Backlog issues from BETA being worked on:

  • Firmware sorting improvement (Planned at 1.30 release)
  • EMM disconnection workflow improvement
  • New feature release management (i.e. block the new feature apply to the customer console, New apk client update)
  • Support multi-UEM connection
  • Postpone (incl. timer) duration update (Planned at 1.29 release)

 

Internal backlog of issues also TBC.

Mar. 25, 2020

Knox Managed Service Providers Portal

1.30

1.29 deferred

  • Exact 1.30 feature set TBC

Apr. 22, 2020

 

Content highlights

[Knox Manage]

How does Knox Manage secure your growing mobile fleet? 

[Knox Premium/Knox Manage]

End-of-Service notice – Knox Premium (SDS IAM&EMM) 

[Knox Platform for Enterprise]

Introducing the Samsung Galaxy S20: Our most secure device yet 

[Knox E-FOTA]

Announcing Samsung E-FOTA One for improved OS management

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