VMware EUC Newsletter - Week 6





Week 6 - 2023







Weekly highlight:


Upcoming Change for Workspace ONE UEM Basic Administrator Password & Session Policies (90067)

  • VMware will be modifying the following configurations related to Basic Console Administrators:
    • Maximum failed login attempts lowered to 6
    • Password complexity level will be enabled by default and set to letters and numbers
    • Minimum password length will be increased to 7 characters
    • Maximum password expiration period (age) will be lowered to 120 days
    • Idle Session Timeout will be lowered to 15 minutes





Release Updates Week 06:



KB Highlights & Announcements Week 06:

Discontinuation Notice for Unsupported VMware Identity Manager Connector (90808)

  • This article is intended to be a notice for an upcoming change that will discontinue the functionality of all unsupported VMware Identity Manager Connectors that are versions and earlier.
  • This will be a two phased approach. In the first phase, a change will take place on or immediately after March 15, 2023 in all Workspace ONE Access hosted tenants.
  • When the first phase takes effect in March, Workspace ONE Access tenants with and earlier Connectors no longer will be able to create, edit, or delete directories.
  • The second phase will happen on or immediately after April 15, 2023 and this change will completely cease all functionality of legacy VMware Identity Manager Connectors. 


iOS/iPadOS 14: Crash seen during launch of Intelligent Hub 23.01 (90871)

  • It has been observed that some users who are on iOS 14 and iPadOS 14 are observing a crash on launch of Intelligent Hub 23.01 when the intelligent hub is pushed as managed app from AppStore or deployed via VPP method.
  • The Product team is looking into solutions to remedy this crash.



MACOS-3545: New macOS models containing the M2 Pro or M2 Max chip are not properly characterized upon enrollment into Workspace ONE UEM (90675)

  • When enrolled into Workspace ONE UEM, the following device models may not be properly identified as their specific model.  Any resources such as profiles, applications, sensors, etc., that are assigned to these devices may not properly be deployed.
    • Mac Mini M2
    • Mac Mini M2 Pro
    • MacBook Pro 14" M2 Pro
    • MacBook Pro 14" M2 Max
    • MacBook Pro 16" M2 Pro
    • MacBook Pro 16" M2 Max
  • The following patches are available to resolve this issue.  This KB will be updates as any additional patches are released:
    • UEM 2203 -
    • UEM 2204 -
    • UEM 2206 -
    • UEM 2209 -
    • UEM 2210 -



High Priority KBs

  • [Action Needed] - Refresh Old Android Enrollment QR Codes
    VMware is making changes to enhance the security posture of cloud-based endpoints related to this enrollment method on March 1st, 2023. As a result of this change enrollment using some older QR codes may fail. As a resolution, new QR codes will need to be generated as replacements for affected QR codes.
  • VMware Tunnel Proxy End of Support Life Announcement (87345)
    VMware is announcing End of Support Life for the Tunnel Proxy component of the VMware Tunnel solution. This will be effective January 30, 2023.
  • VMware Workspace ONE UEM New Control Plane SaaS Deployment Schedule (86243)
    Workspace ONE UEM has undergone a complete re-architecture to modernize the platform using microservices and containers to enable increased scalability and performance and increase the rate of innovation. Now after having conducted significant and careful testing, these architecture updates, including a new control plane, will be deployed to UEM SaaS environments over the next several weeks, with options available to on-premise customers after this roll-out (Later in 2022).
  • Support Access Policies for Customers with Expired SaaS EUC Licenses (89494)
    In alignment with VMware's Corporate Standards and those of the industry as a whole, VMware customers who have purchased SaaS (Software-as-a-Service) licenses for EUC (End-User Computing) products can expect the behavior outlined in the KB regarding Support access when their subscription has a status of Active Pending Cancellation or Expired/Cancelled.


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