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OS Updates

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2 months ago

Windows Patch Management – now enhanced! 

Windows Patch Management is undoubtedly a highly sought-after feature, and we ensure that all our features are constantly refined and enhanced. We’re thrilled to announce a few new additions to Windows Patch Management. First, we have the new reports section: Patch and Update Reports, which will include two new reports, Available Updates and Devices Missing…

2 months ago

How to get Beta OS updates on iOS devices?

Hey y'all!  Apple just rolled out their latest OS version for iPhones. I've noticed a few phones in the market are getting the Beta update for the new iOS. Why aren’t our devices getting these beta updates? Does Hexnode put any restrictions on enrolled devices? I checked and no related policies were set up and…

2 months ago

AirDrop issue on macOS Sonoma Solved

Since updating to macOS 14 Sonoma, I've been encountering issues with AirDrop. Specifically, when trying to share files from my iPhone to my Mac, my iPhone displays a “waiting” message. While I can transfer files from my Mac to my iPhone without any problem, the reverse doesn't seem to work. This same problem also occurs…

2 months ago

Compliance by iOS Version

Mark Device non compliant based on iOS Version Im not sure what would be the quivalent in the US but in the UK we have Cyber Essentials & Cyber Essentials Plus which my company are very serious about complying with, it would be good if we could have something that would mark the device as…

3 months ago

Patches & Updates for Macs

Ensuring that device operating systems, along with every app and service, remain up-to-date is crucial in device management, regardless of the platform. To enhance the update experience for macOS users, we’re introducing a new section of policies for macOS devices – Patches & Updates! As the name suggests, this section will encompass various policies related…

7 months ago

MacBook Prompts to install Remote management profile after device Update

Hello, guys! I'm having a major issue with one of my devices. When updating the OS to Sonoma, the device prompts a non-skippable Remote Management screen, followed by the enrollment window. After providing the fields with admin credentials, the screen returns with the message 'Enrolling with management server failed. A server with the specified hostname…

12 months ago

Unable to block BETA OS installation

Hi, so there is a macOS public beta access utility that allows users to enroll their macs to the Apple Beta Software Program. Since I can’t think of any other way to block the beta updates, I thought I’d upload the beta access utility as an enterprise app and then just blacklist it. The problem…

1 year ago

Script to update and upgrade macOS devices

Hi all, I wanted to know if there is a way to silently deploy updates and simultaneously upgrade macOS devices. The script I found, prompts the users for the admin credentials to proceed, which disturbs the workflow as most of the users don’t know that. Is it possible to achieve silent update installation through a…

2 years ago

Custom Log function

I'd like to suggest a custom log function on every device. The log should be used to keep track of the actions on the IT-support. Example: 2022-09-13 14:40: User was asked to update device OS 2022-07-03 09:13: Device had new screen installed after user dropped device from desktop 2021-01-10 13:04: Device had faulty charger, replaced…