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11/5/2020, 2:47 PM UTC

Deploy 19.2.137.0

New Features

  • Deploy: Added the -UseScanUserCredentials parameter to the Deploy command.

Changes/Improvements

  • Inventory: Improves CPU usage.
  • Inventory: Scan Profiles window moved to a page in the main console tree.
  • Inventory: Clarify error when a target doesn't meet system requirements for .NET installation.
  • Inventory: Limit Detailed Reboot Reason to 2000 characters to prevent performance degradation.
  • Byte sizes are now displayed as decimals rounded to 1 decimal point.

Bug Fixes

  • File copying to target always uses specified credentials instead of the Background Service user.
  • Inventory: PowerShell & WMI Pages display correct info. when switching between computers.
  • Inventory: Fix custom share for target service when ADMIN$ share has been removed.
  • Deploy: Allow space in install file name.
  • Inventory: Cancelling Wake-on-LAN does not cause an increase to CPU usage.
  • Inventory: Reboot is the default selection when opening Reboot/Shutdown Tool.
  • Inventory: Fix PowerShell scanner XML export for custom variables.
  • Handle UnauthorizedAccessException when a console user is no longer authorized.
  • Inventory: Fix credentials for .NET 4.8 installation so file copy will use the background service user.
  • Inventory: Fix error in Print Preview for pages with decimal numbers and memory sizes.
  • Deploy: Deployment notifications not sending attachments.
  • Inventory: PowerShell Scanners that return no output no longer throw an error.
  • Deploy: Save button shouldn't be enabled after being clicked for new packages with description.
  • Inventory: Fixes slow load times when using multiple custom fields.
  • Deploy: Fix collection condition for computers in workgroup environments (not on a domain)
  • Abort scanners when "Allow Scan" is disabled.

8/11/2020, 2:42 PM UTC

New Features

  • Inventory: Scan Profiles and Scanner creation is now available from the Toolbar.
  • Inventory: Scan Profiles can now be run as "Logged on User"
  • Inventory: PowerShell Scanners will display a tooltip if the script contains parameters.
  • Inventory: PowerShell Scanner properties that represent a quantity of bytes will be displayed as file size.
  • Inventory: Add variables to PowerShell Scanner.

Changes/Improvements

  • .NET Framework 4.8 is now the minimum required version.
  • Inventory: Updated built-in .NET Framework collection to 4.8.
  • Inventory: Removed an unused database table, which may reduce CPU usage.
  • Inventory: Change 'Scan as' option to apply to individual scan profiles.
  • Inventory: Heartbeat will now test all known addresses.
  • Show actual network exception instead of "Computer not found" error.
  • Test multiple addresses in Name Resolution has been combined with Ping before scanning and Ping before deployment.
  • Inventory: Editing a PowerShell scanner now displays which Collections and/or Reports may be affected.
  • Show granular Ping or Wake errors instead of just Offline Status.
  • Change 'Computer unreachable or offline' error so it doesn't mask native Windows errors.
  • Distinguish between Kerberos and NTLM errors for target mismatches.

Bug Fixes

  • Inventory: Computers no longer marked as "Offline" on failed scan.
  • Copy files to target as background user instead of deploy/scan user.
  • Fix webcast message after F5 refresh.
  • Inventory: Tools in newly created folders are now immediately available.
  • Inventory: PowerShell Scanner fields that are a ScriptProperty return their intended data.
  • Inventory: Imported Collections and Reports now connect to the correct PowerShell Scanner.
  • Inventory: The PowerShell page of the Computer window now sorts the same way as Reports.
  • Fix null reference with Busy Icon.
  • Inventory: Fix error 'The maximum message size quota... has been exceeded' related with 'Reason for Reboot'
  • Inventory: Fix delayed scan status updates for 'Pinging' status.
  • Fix missing DLL Microsoft.Windows.APICodePack.Shell.
  • Fix problem with 'Multiple connections to a server...not allowed' obscuring actual errors.
  • Verify hostnames before scanning or deploying.
  • Deploy: Fix ping before deployment with multiple addresses.

4/28/2020, 8:56 PM UTC

New Features

  • Inventory: The PowerShell scanner displays a warning if a specified file does not exist.
  • Inventory: Add built-in scan profiles for the PowerShell scanner.
  • Inventory: Add PowerShell Scanner.
  • Deploy: Ability to reorder packages for Deploy Once using the Select PDQ Deploy Packages window.

Bug Fixes

  • Remove ephemeral X509 assets after use to prevent memory leak to ROM.

3/2/2020, 4:05 PM UTC

New Features

  • Inventory: Add setting to scan as Scan User or Local System.

Changes/Improvements

  • Deploy: Move packages tab in Schedules window.

Bug Fixes

  • Deploy: Aborted deployments no longer show exceeded timeout error.

1/21/2020, 3:39 PM UTC

New Features

  • Add Ping and Wake-on-LAN columns to schedule details.
  • Add timeframe limits to heartbeat trigger.
  • Add timeframe limits to interval trigger.

Changes/Improvements

  • Deploy: "Run As" now defaults to use package settings in Deploy Once.
  • Remove XPS from report export options.
  • Retire the Agent entirely.

Bug Fixes

  • Fix help links in remote repair.
  • Inventory: Computer Uptime filters could be off by several hours.
  • Fix "Do not send for Retry Queue" not being honored.
  • Fix redeploy from failed step for timeouts.
  • Fix check for new versions using a proxy.
  • Improve the way Newtonsoft.Json is handled.

11/19/2019, 2:49 PM UTC

New Features

  • 'Deploy Once' now works on folders.
  • Add Status column to Deployment panel.

Changes/Improvements

  • Improves the UI of the Reboot/Shutdown tool, making it simpler to use. (#201)

Bug Fixes

  • Deploy: Fix error code not returned from deployment step.
  • Prevents excess Event Log messages from the Agent.
  • 'Failed to connect to service manager' (handle is invalid)

10/29/2019, 12:55 PM UTC

New Features

  • Run As options added to remote Tools.
  • Command to repair corrupted database (RepairDatabase)

Changes/Improvements

  • Removed the ability to install the Agent.

Bug Fixes

  • Fix error 'No such column: Stage'.
  • Fix error mode 'Continue' on nested packages.
  • Null reference exception when deleting a dynamic collection (#164)
  • Using WoL on a computer with an updated IP address no longer attempts to wake previous IPs (#155)
  • Resolved an issue that could cause the PDQ Deploy Package Library to request packages from the wrong endpoint.
  • Improve report performance (#188)
  • Fix 'Check for new version failed' for .NET Framework 4.7 and lower.
  • Remove unused SC Manager connection (#185)

9/19/2019, 8:58 PM UTC

Deploy Additions:

  • Option to turn off Auto Download in Preferences > Auto Download.
  • Ability to prioritize deployments using Deploy Once as well as prioritizing already queued deployments or specific targets within a deployment.
  • Selecting Targets has been consolidated into one button allowing you to link to target sources or choose individual computers.
  • The Target Service preferences page is now easier to use.
  • New System variables for Server host name.
  • In order to improve our products and hopefully fix bugs before they reach the end user, we now gather anonymous data. You can opt-out in Preferences > Logging.
  • Additional information displayed on the License window, including Technical Contact.
  • The Package Library now includes a column for the download size.
  • Windows Server 2019 has been added to the O/S Version Conditions.

Deploy Fixes:

  • The error "The device is in use by an active process and cannot be disconnected" has been fixed.
  • Setting the 'Once' Schedule Trigger in the past now displays visual warnings in the schedule itself and on the All Schedules page.
  • Auto Download packages would occasionally display the opposite icon for both edited and unedited package.
  • Client console machines are now able to connect by name to the server regardless of the IP addresses the server is listening to.
  • Occasionally, running deployments were aborted with queued ones when 'Stop deploying to remaining queue targets' was selected.
  • When doing a refresh of the console, packages now prompt for unsaved changes.
  • Deleted deployments would occasionally reappear after restarting the console.
  • Deleting steps in a package occasionally resulted in the step numbers being displayed incorrectly.
  • Variables used as the Install File path on an Install Step no longer throw an exception.
  • Skipped steps in a Nested Package deployment no longer reflect a green checkmark in the output display.
  • Pasting in Credentials no longer duplicates a previously entered domain.
  • Using LAPS credentials in PDQ Inventory and selecting 'Use PDQ Inventory Scan User credentials first, when available' in PDQ Deploy no longer prevents the use of the LAPS credentials.
  • PowerShell steps no longer add a single space that was preventing the use of signatures.
  • PowerShell steps can now run without issue when the PowerShell execution policy is set to AllSigned on a target.

Inventory Additions:

  • In order to improve our products and hopefully fix bugs before they reach the end user, we now gather anonymous data. You can opt-out in Preferences > Logging.

Inventory Fixes:

  • The error "The device is in use by an active process and cannot be disconnected" has been fixed.
  • The Metropolis Dark theme contained some elements that were hard to read.
  • CPU L2 and L3 Cache columns now show in KB, MB, or GB.
  • Links in Remote Control under Preferences have been updated.
  • Active Directory OU items are now removed from the tree when all computers in the OU are removed from PDQ Inventory.

9/16/2019, 3:59 PM UTC

New Features

  • Inventory - Active Directory OU items are now removed from the tree when all computers in the OU are removed from PDQ Inventory.
  • Inventory - Links in Remote Control under Preferences have been updated.
  • Inventory - CPU L2 and L3 Cache columns now show in KB, MB, or GB.
  • Inventory - The Metropolis Dark theme contained some elements that were hard to read.
  • Inventory - In order to improve our products and hopefully fix bugs before they reach the end user, we now gather anonymous data. You can opt-out in Preferences > Logging.
  • Deploy - Server 2019 has been added to the O/S Version Conditions.
  • Deploy - The Package Library now includes a column for the download size.
  • Deploy - Additional information displayed on the License window, including Technical Contact.
  • Deploy - In order to improve our products and hopefully fix bugs before they reach the end user, we now gather anonymous data. You can opt-out in Preferences > Logging.
  • Deploy - New System variables for Server host name.
  • Deploy - The Target Service preferences page is now easier to use.
  • Deploy - Selecting Targets has been consolidated into one button allowing you to link to target sources or choose individual computers.
  • Deploy - Ability to prioritize deployments using Deploy Once as well as prioritizing already queued deployments or specific targets within a deployment.
  • Deploy - Option to turn off Auto Download in Preferences > Auto Download.

Bug Fixes

  • Deploy - PowerShell steps can now run without issue when the PowerShell execution policy is set to AllSigned on a target.
  • Deploy - PowerShell steps no longer add a single space that was preventing the use of signatures.
  • Deploy - Using LAPS credentials in PDQ Inventory and selecting 'Use PDQ Inventory Scan User credentials first, when available' in PDQ Deploy no longer prevents the use of the LAPS credentials.
  • Deploy - Pasting in Credentials no longer duplicates a previously entered domain.
  • Deploy - Skipped steps in a Nested Package deployment no longer reflect a green checkmark in the output display.
  • Deploy - Variables used as the Install File path on an Install Step no longer throw an exception.
  • Deploy - Deleting steps in a package occasionally resulted in the step numbers being displayed incorrectly.
  • Deploy - Deleted deployments would occasionally reappear after restarting the console.
  • Deploy - When doing a refresh of the console, packages now prompt for unsaved changes.
  • Deploy - Occasionally, running deployments were aborted with queued ones when 'Stop deploying to remaining queue targets' was selected.
  • Deploy - Client console machines are now able to connect by name to the server regardless of the IP addresses the server is listening to.
  • Deploy - The Package Library icons would occasionally display the incorrect icon when edited.
  • Deploy - Setting the 'Once' Schedule Trigger in the past now displays visual warnings in the schedule itself and on the All Schedules page.
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