Release Notes


2018-05-21

platform appliance

  • Bug fix on applying group updates page

2018-05-13

platform appliance

  • Fedora 27 and 28 support added
  • Oracle Linux 6 and 7 support added
  • Amazon Linux 2 support added

2018-05-13

agent

  • Agents will now randomly sleep for a few seconds before checking in to improve performance.

2018-05-13

platform appliance

  • Performance improvements for dashboard page
  • Performance improvements for agents getting jobs on checkin

2018-04-29

platform appliance

  • Add table sorting for all pages that have information

2018-04-22

platform appliance

  • Various fixes around agent history showing up occasionally as JSON instead of a message

2018-03-27

platform appliance

  • Various package management bug fixes

2018-03-19

platform appliance

  • New 2FA method rolled out

2018-03-10

platform appliance

  • Added the ability to schedule jobs

2018-03-09

platform appliance

  • Added the ability to see when a reboot is required on a host in the agent listing

agent

  • Added reboot detection if packages / new kernels are installed that require a restart

2018-03-08

agent

  • Upgraded build pipeline to use new the new golang dep tool for dependency management
  • Bug fix for systems that had mis-behaving syslog daemons where a nil pointer would be returned when trying to log messages

2018-03-06

platform appliance

  • Add CVE counts to dashboards
  • Bug fix for 'Apply All' updates
  • Added the ability to upgrade CVEs from groups page

2017-11-27

platform appliance

  • Organizations can not customize the dead timeout for agents

2017-08-31

appliance

  • Initial appliance release and announcement made, contact help@sysward.com if you would like to trial the appliance.

2017-08-02

platform

  • Checkin API performance improvements to fix sporratic 500 errors

2017-07-30

platform

  • Add the ability to upgrade CVE & Security patches

2017-07-29

platform

  • Added an upgrade button to apply CVE patches

2017-07-19

platform

  • Updated support and contact forms to use new Zendesk and Zoho forms

2017-07-10

platform

  • Performance and detail enhancement to CVEs

2017-07-06

platform

  • Updated CVE listing pages
  • Added CVE counts to agent listing page to provide more detail on inspanidual agents
  • Added CVE tab to agents detail page

2017-05-14

agent

  • Add the ability to unregister the agent from the command line -unregister

2017-05-07

agent

  • Fix CentOS and Debian version information reported by agent

2017-05-06

agent

  • Convert agent builds to use Glide instead of Godep
  • Update to Go 1.8

2017-05-05

platform

  • Updated CVE details pages
  • Improved performance on CVE detection

2017-04-09

platform

  • Update supported OSs on main website

2016-06-19

platform

  • Users can now disable or enable email alerts (enabled by default)

2016-04-06

platform

  • Users can now sort by package name and priority under pending updates

2016-03-12

platform

  • Fixed a bug on the held/installed packages page where holding/unholding wouldn't work in certain browsers
  • Sub pages inside the agent view are now directly linkable

2016-02-22

platform

  • Ability to select inspanidual packages for installation/upgrade

2016-02-07

platform

  • Add support for custom hostname being filtered on

agent

  • Fix a bug with Ubuntu agent not detecting certain distro names properly
  • Add -hostname and -custom-hostname flags to set them in the dashboard

2015-12-17

platform

  • Fix security and update counts

2015-12-12

Agent Upates

  • Add the ability to tag an agent at runtime with -group flag

2015-12-01

agent

  • Fix a bug with Debian based systems and counting security related packages

2015-11-07

platform

  • New feature: CVE alerts now show in the dashboard when vulnerable software is detected by SysWard

2015-09-27

platform

  • Performance improvements on agent checkin (before: 150ms average, after: 5ms)

agent

  • Bug fix that was causing agent to hang on spotty connections and never finish running
  • OpenSUSE and SUSE are now supported operating systems

2015-09-10

platform

  • SUSE and OpenSUSE support added

2015-05-17

platform

  • New design released with UI and overview improvements
  • Custom hostnames can now be set for display within the UI
  • User auditing to track who has done what in the control panel

agent

  • Support for more operating systems, now including: CentOS 6 & 7, Ubuntu 12 & 14, Debian 6 & 7
  • HTTP and HTTPS Proxy Support ( read more: http://blog.sysward.com/2015/03/agent-proxy-support/ )

2015-05-07

platform

  • Fix small spelling error
  • Add loading indicator to packages page

2015-04-22

platform

  • New feature: User auditing released

2015-03-30

platform

  • Improvements to auditing to log when packages are held

2015-03-29

platform

  • Add support for group, os, and checkin sorting
  • Custom hostnames can now be set by just clicking on the agent hostname

2015-03-20

agent

  • Agent now supports HTTPS proxying

2015-03-18

platform

  • Fix UI bug where scrollbar would show up when no content was scrollable
  • Adjust 'dead agent' timeout to 10 minutes
  • Agent history is now searchable

2015-03-17

platform

  • UI improvements and better failed jobs page
  • Preserve ordering and sorting when upgrading a package

2015-02-26

platform

  • New feature: Packages page gives package overview for all systems

2015-02-09

platform

  • Fix display issues with Ubuntu/CentOS icons on dashboard
  • Fix ordering on pricing page

2015-01-24

platform

  • PayPal is now a supported payment method

2014-12-23

platform

  • Performance improvements to the agent API
  • Performance improvements to the dashboard

2014-10-24

platform

  • Users can now set their timezone
  • Agent list can now be exported as a CSV
  • Added sorting to security/regular update counts on agent list
  • CentOS/RHEL are now both supported

agent

  • CentOS/RHEL are now both supported

2014-10-23

platform

  • Various performance improvements

2014-10-18

agent

  • Apt will now choose to keep the old config instead of dpkg's

2014-10-09

platform

  • Organization owners can now remove users from their org

2014-09-29

platform

  • Jobs can now be cancelled before they run

2014-09-28

platform

  • Agent list can be filtered using hostname and group filters

2014-09-26

platform

  • New feature called Organizations allow you to invite multiple people to your account under a organization name.
  • Cleanedup display of IPv4/IPv6 on agent lists

2014-08-09

platform

  • Improvements to the package view page for agents/servers
  • Fix small grouping issue on packages

2014-07-23

platform

  • Display manually upgraded packages (user logged into server and upgraded something)
  • Better failure reporting - email alerts on job failures

2014-07-20

platform

  • Fix sorting of agents on list page

2014-07-14

platform

  • Ability to only apply security updates
  • Various backend enhancements

2014-07-11

platform

  • Added ability to setup 2 Factor Auth for all users
  • Fix pending update counts

2014-06-12

platform

  • Ability to hold and unhold packages
  • UI improvements
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