Knox Release Highlights - May 2020

Samsung Knox Team
Maio 31, 2020

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

Release highlights

  1. [Knox Suite] Launched successfully on April 23, 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 early July 2020. Existing software bundle of Knox Configure & Knox E-FOTA on MDM will still be an option
  3. [Knox Manage] Samsung Knox Manage v20.4 was released on April 23, 2020; release note available here
  4. [Knox Manage] KPE Premium license will be supported for Android Enterprise Knox Service Plugin from Knox Manage v20.6; June 25
  5. [Knox Manage] Knox Manage Latest EMM agent version:
    • Android: 20.4 (2.3.1.08)
    • iOS: 20.04
  6. [Managed Service Provider] Knox Managed Service Provider Portal launched with Knox Cloud Services 1.28 release and refreshed with 1.30 update
  7. [Knox Cloud Services] Update 1.30 released on April 22, 2020 (Knox Configure, Managed Service Plugin)
    • Included in 1.29: Knox E-FOTA, Knox Deployment Program
  8. [E-FOTA Advanced] End of Sales effective 17:00 (KST) Oct. 30, 2020
  9. [E-FOTA Advanced] Client token expiration affecting clients between 1.1.0.29-1.1.0.67
  10. [Knox Premium] Final notice issued of EOS (End of Service) on June 30, 2020 for Knox Premium, the predecessor to Knox Manage

 

Upcoming releases and features

Knox Product

Version

­Description

Release Date

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

20.6

KPE license support with Android Enterprise

  • KSP Premium feature
  • Secure Browser

Improved license management

  • License details (Usage per key, License info per product)
  • License upgrade to Knox Suite (from KM or KM+KPE)

iOS VPP enhancement

  • Device based license assignment

Android Enterprise COSU Validation

June 25, 2020

Knox Suite

N/A

Knox Suite license key in 3rd party EMM (KS key activation via KSP)

End of June 2020

Knox Mobile Enrollment

1.31

  • Allow IT admin to control email messaging
  • QR code display enhancements
  • QR code configuration enhancements
  • Device and device user permission enhancements
  • Additional KME country support

May 20, 2020

Knox Configure

1.31

Un-assign device action added to Devices screen

KDP enhancements:
  • Enterprise Edition (EE) device count now available at SamsungKnox.com
  • Add SoldToCode (STC) option in KDP portal

May 20, 2020

Knox Platform for Enterprise

3.5

3.6

3.6.1

  • Android 10 release for S20 device
  • Next Note flagship
  • Android 11 (R) release

Feb. 01, 2020

Q3 2020

Q4 2020

Knox Service Plugin

1.1.92

Unchanged

  • Push-To-Talk key configuration
  • Language usage configuration
  • Numeric font size setting
  • APN settings enhancement
  • Device settings eg. Hide WiFi
  • USB connection type setting
  • Clipboard data restrictions
  • Password visibility control

May 2020

Knox E-FOTA One

1.31

  • Support for Microsoft Intune
  • Firmware management for AT&T and Verizon Wireless users
  • Firmware sync notification
  • Enhancements to the firmware list
  • Enhancements to the dashboard
  • Activity log 
  • Support for Microsoft Edge and Internet Explorer
  • Knox E-FOTA client installation through Knox Service Plugin
  • Enhancement to the Knox E-FOTA One card in the SamsungKnox.com dashboard

May 20, 2020

Knox Managed Service Provider Portal

1.31

  • Unchanged

May 20, 2020

 

Content highlights

 

[Knox Manage/KS]

Knox Manage Remote Support Tool: Helping provide business continuity and effective bedside support during the COVID-19 pandemic

[HW]

IP68 and MILSPEC: How they protect your smartphone investments

[DeX]

Introducing a special online event, Samsung Together

[Knox Validated Program]

Introducing the Knox Validated program for Enterprise Mobility Management (EMM) Solutions!

 

 

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