VMware Digital Workspace Newsletter - Week 20

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                           Week 20 -  2022             Weekly highlight:   Workspace ONE Hub Services  & Workspace ONE Access updates:   Removing the 3-Character Limit for People Search People Search (on Hub Web) will now allow searching with just one or two characters instead of the usual 3-character search. This enables support for searching names in logographic languages like Chinese, Japanese, etc.   Workflows Error Handling – Email Alerts upon failures Workspace ONE Experience Workflows error handling has been improved to send email alerts directly to Administrators   when a scheduled process fails to run successfully for any reason. All integration packs will now have an additional configuration parameter to include an email address to receive these notifications.   Saviynt Access Request Integration Pack for Workspace ONE Experience Workflows Hub Services customers with Workspace ONE Experience Workflows enabled can configure an integration with   Saviynt   to notify approve

Week 4 - VMware Digital Workspace Newsletter

 






 

 

 

Weekly highlight: 

 

How to Subscribe to Workspace ONE Known Issue Knowledge Base (KB) Articles (87444)

  • This resource shares how to easily subscribe to Knowledge Base (KB) articles for Workspace ONE known issues.
    Note: Subscription to a known issue article (or any article in the KB) will ensure that you receive email notifications each time the relevant article is updated.
  • More details in KB: https://kb.vmware.com/s/article/87444?lang=en_US





Week 04 Software Releases


System

Component

Release

Announcement

Release Date

iOS

Boxer

22.01

  • BINXI-18790 - [Email Search] Email Search is slow when the user types on Arabic keywords

  • BINXI-19021 - [Login] Prompt to enter a password is displayed when SDK and Boxer passcode are disabled

  • BINXI-19060 - [Email View] Email is not visualized properly after selecting it from the Inbox list

  • BINXI-18896 - [Email Attachments] Preview of a zip attachment is not displayed properly if the zip archive contains txt file

https://docs.vmware.com/en/VMware-Workspace-ONE-UEM/services/rn/VMware-Workspace-ONE-Boxer-for-iOS.html

24.01.22

Android

Boxer

22.01

Visual Scheduler

  • Pre-req: managed account on Exchange server - On-Prem or Office 365

  • Pre-req: this feature requires EWS to be enabled

  • Visual Scheduler displays when the attendees are not available in cumulative unavailability blocks

  • Users are able to resolve the conflicts by dragging and dropping the event and changing the event start and end time 

  • Suggested time slots feature automatically provides suggestions when is the best time to schedule the meeting, according to the availability of the invitee

  • The feature can be enabled/disabled from Advanced Settings > Enable features

    • Separate toggles for Visual Scheduler and Suggested time slots are available

Create and Edit screen redesign

  • Introduces complete redesign and refactoring of the Create and Edit Event experience

  • Major UI and UX improvements are introduced, together with a preview of the Visual Scheduler

  • The feature can be enabled/disabled from Advanced Settings > Enable features > New Event Create/Edit redesign

Allow replying to S/MIME protected emails without signing

  • The user will be able to use S/MIME only for encryption. This allows him/her to reply to signed emails even when he/she doesn’t have a signing certificate. 

Bug Fixes

https://docs.vmware.com/en/VMware-Workspace-ONE-UEM/services/rn/VMware-Workspace-ONE-Boxer-for-Android.html

24.01.22

Backend

UAG

2111.2

  • Fixes for several specific defects identified since the previous release. Refer to the Resolved Issues section for more details. If you are not affected by any of the issues listed in the Resolved Issues section, then there is no need to upgrade from the previous 2111.1 version.

  • Updates to Photon OS package versions and inclusion of Apache log4j-core version 2.17.1 in the authbroker component.

https://docs.vmware.com/en/Unified-Access-Gateway/2111.2/rn/unified-access-gateway-21112-release-notes/index.html

25.01.2022

Backend

WS1 Intelligence

22.01.19

Data Access Policies are now in general release. 

Data Access Policies in Workspace ONE Intelligence control what data your users, specifically Analysts, see in Dashboards and Reports. Workspace ONE Intelligence controls data by using Workspace ONE UEM organization groups. To restrict a user's data set, assign them to the Data Access Policy configured with the applicable organization group. 

https://kb.vmware.com/s/article/87394?lang=en_US

27.01.22

iOS

Content

22.01

What's New?

  • Improved viewer experience for office documents (Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Text file) 

  • Secure Signing the pdf - Users will have an option to digitally sign the pdf with the digital certificate/credentials derived from Piv-D.

  • Optimized overall performance of the application

  • Enterprise admins will have an option to control Content app access to their enterprise users during their shift hours and blocking access to app during off-shift hours to maintain content confidentiality.

Bug Fixes

https://docs.vmware.com/en/VMware-Workspace-ONE-UEM/services/rn/VMware-Workspace-ONE-Content-for-iOS.html

27.01.22

Android

Content

22.01

What's New

  • Improved viewer experience for office documents (Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Text file)

  • Thumbnail Preview - users will have advance browsing experience on the app, they can have a quick preview of the content without opening it with the help of thumbnails.

  • Optimised overall performance of the application

  • Multi-level Sync support - This feature allows WS1-Content admins to sync multiple level of content when documents are marked for auto-download to give users a reliable experience

Bug Fixes

https://docs.vmware.com/en/VMware-Workspace-ONE-UEM/services/rn/VMware-Workpace-ONE-Content-for-Android.html

27.01.22

(staged)

Workspace ONE UEM Modernization - Tenant ID and Customer Organization Group requirements for Smart Groups (87464)

  • As a continuation of the effort to modernize the Workspace ONE UEM system from an interdependent model to a microservice-based system, there are new updates coming to the Assignment Group creation workflow in the UEM Admin console.

  • With the implementation of the tenant level boundary using the Customer-type Organization Group (as specified in this KB), similar requirements will be placed on the creation of Assignment Groups and Smart Groups.

  • In the future, Assignments Groups and Smart Groups can only be created at or below your Customer-type OG.

  • Please check https://kb.vmware.com/s/article/87464?lang=en_US for more information.


RUGG-10555 - Relay Server Displays File Sync With A Server Is In Progress (87427)

  • After upgrade to Workspace ONE UEM 2111, the console displays 'file sync with a server is in progress' for the Pull Relay Server status.
    Pull Relay service logs displays the following error: "EXCEPTION ***
    System.Data.ConstraintException: Column 'ContentServiceItemID' is constrained to be unique."

  • Products will remain in a queued state and are unable to be re-processed

  • Our Product Team has been engaged and is actively working to resolve the issue.

  • KB-Reference: https://kb.vmware.com/s/article/87427?lang=en_US


How to Subscribe to Workspace ONE Known Issue Knowledge Base (KB) Articles (87444)

  • This resource shares how to easily subscribe to Knowledge Base (KB) articles for Workspace ONE known issues.
    Note: Subscription to a known issue article (or any article in the KB) will ensure that you receive email notifications each time the relevant article is updated.

  • More details in KB: https://kb.vmware.com/s/article/87444?lang=en_US


Ubuntu LightDM Support. (87459)

  • Certain Ubuntu Variants install lightdm as the default display manager.

  • From Ubuntu 18.04 and upwards, GDM has replaced LightDM as the default display manager. https://wiki.ubuntu.com/BionicBeaver/ReleaseNotes/18.04

  • We only provide support for GDM

  • When installing your ubuntu platform , if you choose a desktop environment such as mate that has lightdm as its default display manager, please ensure you adjust this

  • Other factors, such as Single sign-on (SSO)  will have a bearing on your options - for example,  KDE and the MATE Desktop Environment only works when your Linux desktop is using the GDM3 greeter (login screen).

  • KB-Reference: https://kb.vmware.com/s/article/87459?lang=en_US


Linux agent RPM package fails to install on some older RHEL 8 systems. (87416)

  • ‘no digest’ error when installing Linux agent rpm on RHEL 8.0 system

  • On a RHEL 8.0 system, import RPM GPG key and then install rpm package, installation failed with error message similar to below:

    rpm -ivh VMware-horizonagent-linux-2111-8.4.0-18798242.el8.x86_64.rpm
    warning: VMware-horizonagent-linux-2111-8.4.0-18798242.el8.x86_64.rpm: Header V3 RSA/SHA1 Signature, key ID 001e5cc9: NOKEY
    Verifying... ################################# [100%]
    Preparing... ################################# [100%]
    package VMware-horizonagent-linux-8.4.0-18798242.el8.x86_64 does not verify: no digest

  • Troubleshooting steps and identifies common issues for installing rpm on relative older RHEL 8.0 system.

  • Run below command to update the guest OS’s rpm system to the latest.
    yum install rpm

  • KB-Reference: https://kb.vmware.com/s/article/87416?lang=en_US


Workspace ONE (WS1) Location (GPS) Tracking Overview (2960934)


Highlighting High Priority KBs


Recently updated KBs


Digital Workspace Techzone, Blog and YouTube Updates


Third Party Blog and Technology Updates




Software Updates January 2022

System

Component

Release

Announcement

Release Date

Backend

Console OnPrem

21.11

https://docs.vmware.com/en/VMware-Workspace-ONE-UEM/2111/rn/vmware-workspace-one-uem-2111-release-notes/index.html

13.01.22

Backend

Photon OS

4.0 Rev2

https://vmware.github.io/photon/docs/overview/whats-new/

14.01.22

Backend

UAG

2111.2

https://docs.vmware.com/en/Unified-Access-Gateway/2111.2/rn/unified-access-gateway-21112-release-notes/index.html

25.01.22

Backend

ENS v2 OnPrem

22.01

https://docs.vmware.com/en/VMware-Workspace-ONE-UEM/services/rn/VMware-Workspace-ONE-Email-Notification-Service-2-for-On-Premises-Installation.html#resolved-issues-for-workspace-one-email-notification-service-2-version-22-01-resolved

20.01.22

Backend

WS1 Intelligence

22.01.19

https://kb.vmware.com/s/article/87394?lang=en_US

27.01.22

Backend

VIDM

3.3.6

https://docs.vmware.com/en/VMware-Workspace-ONE-Access/3.3/rn/VMware-Identity-Manager-336-Release-Notes.html

17.01.22

Backend

WS1 Access SaaS

January 2022

https://docs.vmware.com/en/VMware-Workspace-ONE-Access/services/rn/Workspace-ONE-Access-Cloud-2021-release-notes.html#new

06.01.22

Backend

Hub Services SaaS

January 2022

https://docs.vmware.com/en/VMware-Workspace-ONE/services/rn/Workspace-ONE-Hub-Services-Cloud-2021-Release-Notes.html#about

20.01.22

iOS

Boxer

22.01

https://docs.vmware.com/en/VMware-Workspace-ONE-UEM/services/rn/VMware-Workspace-ONE-Boxer-for-iOS.html

24.01.22

iOS

Content

22.01

https://docs.vmware.com/en/VMware-Workspace-ONE-UEM/services/rn/VMware-Workspace-ONE-Content-for-iOS.html

27.01.22

iOS

Workspace ONE SDK SWIFT

22.1

https://docs.vmware.com/en/VMware-Workspace-ONE-UEM/services/rn/VMware-Workspace-ONE-SDK-for-iOS--Swift-.html

21.01.22

Android

Hub

21.11

https://docs.vmware.com/en/VMware-Workspace-ONE-UEM/services/rn/Introducing-VMware-Workspace-ONE-Intelligent-Hub-for-Android.html

07.01.22

Android

Boxer

22.01

https://docs.vmware.com/en/VMware-Workspace-ONE-UEM/services/rn/VMware-Workspace-ONE-Boxer-for-Android.html

24.01.22

Android

Content

22.01

https://docs.vmware.com/en/VMware-Workspace-ONE-UEM/services/rn/VMware-Workpace-ONE-Content-for-Android.html

27.01.22

(staged)

Android

Relay

5.13

https://kb.vmware.com/s/article/81990?lang=en_US

07.01.22

Windows

Tunnel Win10

2.1.6

https://docs.vmware.com/en/VMware-Workspace-ONE-UEM/services/rn/VMware-Workspace-ONE-Tunnel-for-Windows.html

25.01.22

Other

ITSM Connector for ServiceNow

1.0.2

https://kb.vmware.com/s/article/87304?lang=en_US

13.01.22


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