Release Notes for Manager+Agents

Updated October 18, 2021

What's New in Manager+Agents 15.1

This version of Manager+Agents includes usability improvements, bug fixes, and software architecture improvements resulting in better performance and improved security.

In this release:

  • A new Agent picker has been added to Media Mover jobs, Agent reports, Agent upgrades, and Manager backups to Agents, allowing you to easily select multiple Agents at a time.

  • ObjectDropBox and ObjectUploader job templates now support the ability to move source data after a transfer completes.

  • Object Mover jobs that fail due to lack of available system resources are now retried on the next available Agent.

  • Object Mover and Media Mover templates now have conditional prompting to make job creation easier.

  • You can now add Field Notes to Agent, Boolean, and PickList prompts on custom job templates.

  • The native REST API documentation has been updated to provide better and more complete examples.

  • The REST API now allows you to set job labels.

  • In the Agent List, you can now choose to stop monitoring unreachable Agents.

  • Added support for Ubuntu 20.04 LTS Agents.

  • Added support for Apple M1 CPUs on macOS Agents.

Bug Fixes

  • Fixed issues in the Windows installer related to the progress bar, installation summary, and uninstall process.

  • Fixed an issue where the Data Transferred incorrectly displayed the Total Data value.

  • Fixed an issue where the Agent version would not update on the Agent List after upgrading the Agent.

  • Fixed an issue in job views and reports related to date preferences not being preserved.

  • Fixed an issue with Media Mover related to the Skip Source File Not Found On Send prompt causing jobs to fail.

Perl Upgrade

New installations of Manager+Agents version 15.1 include Perl version 5.32.1 to improve performance and security. Existing Manager+Agents deployments upgrading to version 15.1 will remain on the same version of Perl and can be manually updated. For more information see Upgrading Perl Versions in Manager+Agents 15.1.

Upgrade Path

This upgrade can be installed on Manager+Agents 13.1 or higher. Previous versions must upgrade to 13.1 before upgrading to this version. Contact Signiant Customer Support for more information.

Agent Configurations

Upgrading Manager+Agents does not preserve additional Agent configuration files other than sigsetup.inf. To save your additional configuration files, back up all INF files contained within the Agent hosts directory.

  • Linux: usr/signiant/dds/3rdparty/jboss/server/default/deploy/signiant.war/secure/hosts/

  • Windows: C:\Program Files\Signiant\Mobilize\3rdparty\jboss\server\default\deploy\signiant.war\secure\hosts\

End of Life Announcements

Manager+Agents 15.1 includes changes to the supported operating systems and deployment options. For more information, contact Signiant Customer Support.

End of Agent Support for Debian Linux 8 / Ubuntu Linux 17

Agent software no longer supports Debian Linux 8 and Ubuntu Linux 17. To upgrade to the latest version of Manager+Agents, you must upgrade any Debian or Ubuntu Linux Agents to a supported operating system.

End of Agent Support for Apple macOS 10.13 and earlier

Agent software no longer supports Apple macOS 10.13 (High Sierra) or earlier. To upgrade to the latest version of Manager+Agents, you must upgrade any macOS agents to version 10.14 (Mojave) or higher.

End of Life Reminders

The following Manager+Agents solutions are no longer supported and may require assistance from Signiant Customer Support to upgrade to a newer version of Manager+Agents.

Manager+Agents supported Media Shuttle portals

Manager+Agents backed Media Shuttle deployments are no longer supported. For more information, contact Signiant Customer Support for assistance migrating your Media Shuttle deployment to the cloud native Signiant Media Shuttle, which provides additional features and functionality to Media Shuttle.

Manager+Agents supported Media Exchange

Media Exchange deployments are not supported by Manager+Agents 15.0 or higher. To continue using Media Exchange, remain at Manager+Agents 14.1 or earlier.

Web Transfer API

Web Transfer API is not supported by Manager+Agents 15.0 or higher. To continue using Agents as TAPI-enabled servers, remain at Manager+Agents 14.1 or earlier.

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