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New Features in CapaInstaller 5.5 - (September 2017)


CapaInstaller Self Service Portal

CapaInstaller 5.5 is now ready to ease the administrative burden additionally in the IT department offering CapaInstaller Self Service Portal. With a single click in the Self Service Portal users gets new applications provisioned without IT is intervened.

    • Use IT competencies more efficient
    • Increase IT productivity by reducing walk-ins, calls, and tickets
    • Let users handle new updates themselves when notified by IT
    • Get convergence between business offerings and employee needs


Mobile Device Management

Apple iOS

Managed Lost Mode

If Find My iPhone is turned on, the user who signed into iCloud on the device activate Lost Mode on iCloud.com. Use Lost Mode to lock a missing device, display a message on its screen, and determine its location.
With iOS 9.3 or later, you can also use MDM to place a supervised device into Managed Lost Mode. Managed Lost Mode is a dedicated mode that must be disabled by the administrator before the device can be used again. Like Find My iPhone, an administrator can send messages to the device while the device is in Managed Lost Mode. Unlike Find My iPhone, device location information can only be accessed by the MDM server when Managed Lost Mode is enabled. When enabled, the user won't be able to unlock the device until Managed Lost Mode is turned off and the user is notified if location information was accessed during that time.


Android

AppConfig

Many enterprise applications require users to enter URL, port, email address, and various configurations as part of a one-time setup of an application. These manual configurations can impact the adoption and success of an organization’s mobile app initiatives, increase the burden on a help desk fielding calls from users, and adds the burden of maintaining documentation that needs to be updated frequently as new updates to the application are made available.
By leveraging the native APIs recommended by the AppConfig Community, these configurations can be automatically set remotely by CapaInstaller. This simplifies the setup process for end users and alleviates the help desk and documentation burden.


Desktop Management

The communication layer in the CapaInstaller Desktop Management Agent has been improved - which places fewer demands on the network utilization and deployment servers.


Windows 10

Microsoft has made a clear prioritization, and new hardware models are Windows 10 ready and no longer Windows 7 compliant. As Windows 10 becomes the new standard for business, we have added even more features to support seamless deployment using CapaInstaller.


Discontinuation 

  • Support for SQL Server 2005


More Information

Improvements and build releases

For detailed release notes: https://support.capasystems.com

Downloading and Upgrading to CapaInstaller 5.5

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