ControlNow – Release update

Dear customers,

We have just finished a ControlNow release update in the ANZ and EMEA territories. The US territory will be deployed tomorrow morning UK time (outside of US business hours).

  • In this release we have updated the product references and imagery from GFI Cloud to ControlNow.
  • All online documentation and getting started guides have been rebranded for ControlNow
  • All product emails will now be coming from app-notifications@controlnow.com
  • Upload paths: New agent installations will use a new set of upload URLs. These new URLs will have to be added to customer firewalls as before where appropriate. There is a knowledge base article on support.controlnow.com with the detailed information
    • XP and Server 2003 devices will continue to use the old gficloud.com upload URLs.
  • All existing GFI Cloud agents will continue using their current upload URLs until we push a new agent release in our next release.

Also included in this release:

  • NEW: Computer count added to Software summary report
  • NEW: Added support for VIPRE Antivirus v7 in Monitoring Antivirus update check
  • NEW: Added support for VIPRE Antivirus Business v7 in Monitoring Antivirus update check
  • NEW: Added support for Webroot Secure Anywhere in Monitoring Antivirus update check
  • UPDATE: updated support for Windows Defender Antivirus in Monitoring Antivirus update check
  • UPDATE: updated support in for Windows Defender Antispyware in Monitoring Antivirus update check
  • UPDATE: Performance improvements on bulk group assignment to ensure appropriate policies are properly reflected in bulk updates.
  • UPDATE: Competitive Antivirus Removal Tool has been updated to the latest version (v649)
  • BUGFIX: 23392 – Web Protection Report is not properly sorting by Date
  • BUGFIX: 23186 – Windows defender AV check changed to Avast update check
  • BUGFIX: 22851 – process details do not all have a unit attached to them (process manager)

Regards,
The  ControlNow  team