IBM has released version 2.0 of IBM Endpoint Manager for Mobile Device Management (MDM).
New Major Features:
- Enhanced Multi-Tenancy Support – MDM now supports multi-tenancy with the addition of “enrollment” tags. See Additional Links section for more details.
- BlackBerry 10 support - BlackBerry 10 devices can now be managed through the Exchange Extender via the ActiveSync interface.
- Windows Phone 8 and Windows Surface RT support - These devices can now be managed through the Exchange Extender via the ActiveSync interface.
- Deny Email Access for Exchange – You can now deny email access to devices which are non-compliant in MS Exchange 2010 and Office 365.
- Expanded Lotus Traveler Security Policy Support – Lotus Traveler Security Policies now support a wider range of Android security policies using Lotus Traveler 8.5.3.
- Enhanced iOS Security Options - iOS Management Extender now supports enhanced authentication of iOS Clients via client-side certificates.
- Reworked Domain Tree Navigation - Reorganized the Mobile Device Management Domain to provide easier and more intuitive navigation.
- Android devices now do their first gather much more quickly (should now respond much more quickly on enrollment)
- Fixed a few potential app crashes for the iOS App
- Fixed issue configuring Authenticated Enrollment that used passwords with the “%” character.
- Fixed problem configuring LDAP with Chinese characters
- Sensitive information (like passwords) are now obfuscated in Exchange and Traveler configuration files.
- Now support ssid’s with spaces in the Android Wifi Wizard
- Added support for EAP-TTLS Android Wifi Profiles
- Fixed faulty relevance in Android Security Policy Wizard
- Fixed problem where Android Security Policies temporally report “failed”
- Fixed problem creating iOS Profiles for Exchange ActiveSync using certain characters (such as “\”)
- “Android_relay” will now always be configured correctly in the Setup and Configuration Wizard
- Now supports nonstandard BigFix ports in the Setup and Configuration Wizard
- Fixed potential problem creating concurrent actions in the Self Service Portal
- Timestamps in the Self Service Portal should now be displayed in the browsers local time
- Command status should now automatically update in the Self Service Portal
- Fixed device location not working in Self Service Portal for certain latitudes
- Cleaned up Fixlet “Category” “Source” and “Source Severity fields to be more consistent
- Added more OS labels to exchange, replacing previous “unknown” OSes
- Fixed problem where expired devices (devices that haven’t reported in several days) could not report back in
- Fixed various typos and descriptions
- Android devices now must be enrolled using the Enrollment server. You can no longer point them directly to a relay. This avoids the confusion with certain devices getting registered directly in Tivoli Endpoint Manager without specifying their user id.
- To upgrade your SSP, first upgrade your TSP (Fixlet 200: Upgrade
Trusted Service Provider) before upgrading your SSP (Fixlet 184: Upgrade
Self Service Portal)
- Upgrade your iOS and Enrollment Extender using Fixlet 94: Upgrade Management Extender for Enrollment and Apple iOS.
- Upgrade your Android Device Notification Service using Fixlet 199: Upgrade Android Device Notifier Service (GCM) on Server.
- Upgrade your proxy agents on any applicable management extender using Fixlet 191: Upgrade Proxy Agents.
- iOS app crash while connecting to a misconfigured servers. The iOS app in the app-store is expected to be refreshed by mid February which will fix this issue.
- Android agent crash for long licenses in old devices. The license text is being redone for the March 2013 release which will fix this issue.
Published site version:
- Mobile Device Management, version 54
Application Engineering Team
Tivoli Endpoint Manager
IBM Tivoli Software