Management Console Update 18.0.2

  • 16 April 2014
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PRODUCT UPDATE BULLETIN 18.0.2-  April 16th 2014

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The Early Adopter release of the new Webroot SecureAnywhere® Global Site Manager console has included a stream of planned updates and additional requests.  With this release of 18.0.2, we are introducing over ten enhancements and refinements to both Global Site Manager (GSM) and the Standard console.

NEW – Search for and report on deactivated endpoints – Allows the administrator to easily search for any deactivated endpoints as well as using report option to create a deactivated endpoints report. (GSM and Standard console)
Web Threat Shield Tooltip refinement – Updates the tooltip information to offer a better explanation of the Web Shield’s Web Filtering setting and what it means to have it on or off. (GSM and Standard console) NEW – Release Notes access via Login page – Now an Administrator can access Release Notes from a new “More Information” panel on the initial console login page. (GSM) NEW – Ability to add comments to Overrides and Audit – The powerful override function now allows comments to be added for easier tracking of why an override was created. Plus a new change log is available that provides an audit record for any overrides made. (GSM and Standard console)Change User references to Admin – The Administrator sign-in drop down menu has been changed to read “Manage Admins” instead of “Manage Users.” (GSM and Standard console)
NEW – Rename of Global Site Manager Admins (View Only) – Clarifies the two Global Site Manager multi-site administration levels compared to the basic Site Administration level. (GSM) NEW - Highlight Trial Sites and Exclude from Used Seat Count – Ensures that Trials are not confused with actual customer site licenses and are not charged for. (GSM and Standard console) NEW - Rename GSM console – Easily rename a console from within GSM (GSM)NEW - Add new billing cycles – The Administrator can set-up the Billing cycle they wish for individual sites. (GSM) NEW - Export GSM data to CSV – Lets the Administrator download and export Usage Reports to a CSV file. (GSM) NEW - Site Administrator details visibility on the Administration Page - All the Administrators associated with a Site and their Admin level are visible in the Admins page. (GSM)
 
  1. NEW - In the Group Management view, Admins can easily search for and uncover any deactivated endpoints.  [img]http://sw.nohold.net/Webroot/Images/search%20for%20deactivated%20endpoints.png[/img] Easily search for deactivated endpoints  
  2. NEW – Admins can use the new report option to create a deactivated endpoints report.  [img]http://sw.nohold.net/Webroot/Images/deavtivated%20endpoints%20report.png[/img] Simply select deactivated endpoints to report on them  
  3. Web Threat Shield has expanded Tooltip information to clarify the effect of switching web filtering setting on or off   [img]http://sw.nohold.net/Webroot/Images/clear%20tooltips.png[/img] Clearer Tooltip for Web Filtering policy option   
  4. NEW – Direct access to Release Notes from the Administrator Login page.  [img]http://sw.nohold.net/Webroot/Images/release%20notes%20and%20community%20links.png[/img] Easier access to Release Notes & Community links on the Login page  
  5. NEW – Administrators now have the option to add explanatory comments to policy Overrides to explain the reason for the override to other Administrators.  [img]http://sw.nohold.net/Webroot/Images/notes%20for%20overrides.png[/img] Easily add explanatory comments to policy overrides  
  6. NEW – A new Change Log file provides transparency about when and who made changes to any Overrides.  [img]http://sw.nohold.net/Webroot/Images/audit%20record%20of%20overrides.png[/img] Easily track and audit any override changes  
  7. The Administrator sign-in drop down menu has been changed to read “Manage Admins” instead of “Manage Users.”  [img]http://sw.nohold.net/Webroot/Images/manage%20admins%20menu.png[/img] Changed Manage Users to Manage Admins  
  8. NEW – The rename of Global Site Manager Admins (View Only) clarifies the two Global Site Manager multi-site administration levels versus the basic Site Administration level.  [img]http://sw.nohold.net/Webroot/Images/assign%20admin%20levels.png[/img] Easily distinguish and assign Administration levels  
  9. NEW – The highlight trial sites function lets you allocate Trials and have those seat counts excluded from the chargeable license count.  [img]http://sw.nohold.net/Webroot/Images/easily%20manage%20trials.png[/img] Easily manage Trials  
  10. NEW - Rename a GSM console lets you edit Console names for easier administration.  [img]http://sw.nohold.net/Webroot/Images/edit%20console%20names.png[/img] Simply edit Console names  
  11. NEW - Add new billing cycles lets an Administrator set-up the Billing cycle they want to charge for individual sites/customers.  [img]http://sw.nohold.net/Webroot/Images/set%20charging%20rules.png[/img] Easily set charging rules  
  12. NEW – The ability to export GSM data to CSV lets an Administrator download and export usage reports to a CSV file.  [img]http://sw.nohold.net/Webroot/Images/report%20on%20license%20usage.png[/img] Easily report on endpoint license usage by site  
  13. NEW – The Site Administrators’ for each site and their Administration levels are now made visible on the Admins page.  [img]http://sw.nohold.net/Webroot/Images/site%20admin%20rights.png[/img] Easily see who has site Administration rights

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