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Official release of Snow Inventory Agent for Windows 5.2.0 -

Blog Post created by Myrja.Schumacher Employee on Jul 19, 2017

In addition to corrected defects below, the following features have been added to this release;
Hypervisor detection for Azure and Amazon EC2 environments. Specifically, the Manufacturer/Model fields will be set to Microsoft/Azure or Amazon.com, Inc./Elastic Cloud 2.

To maximize the value of this feature, additional functionality will be released in both Snow Inventory Server and Snow License Manager. For more details, please refer to the release notes for these products.

 

Release information

Product:                 Snow Inventory Agent for Windows

New version:         5.2.0

Release date:        July 19, 2017

Distribution:          MSI package at RTM and SUS on July 26

Current status:     Released

 

Enhancements in Snow Inventory Agent for Windows 5.2.0:

  • HYPERVISOR DETECTION FOR MICROSOFT AZURE AND AMAZON EC2:
    This version of the Snow Inventory agent for Windows i additional hypervisor detection for Azure and
    Amazon EC2 environments. Specifically, the Manufacturer/Model fields will be set to Microsoft/Azure or Amazon.com, Inc./Elastic Cloud 2. To maximize the value of this feature, additional functionality will be released in both Snow Inventory Server and Snow License Manager. For more details, please refer to the release notes for
    these products.

Corrections in Snow Inventory Agent for Windows 5.2.0:

  • If the time setting for inventory scheduling in the configuration file is invalid, the agent defaults
    scheduling to 09:00.
  • The error-handling mechanism for loss of network connectivity during data transmission has been
    improved to ensure that the agent service continues to run. (PRB0040791)
  • Compatibility issues with older versions of Windows such as Windows 2003 and XP have been
    corrected.
  • A problem with impersonation no longer causes the agent to stop scanning. (PRB0040698)

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