1E Client 5.0 Release Notes – last updated 

These notes contain late-breaking information about 1E Client that you need to have to successfully install and use the product.  For the most up-to-date information please see the online readme. You should read these release notes and the online documentation for Tachyon thoroughly before installing the software.

New features in 1E Client 5.0

Tachyon client for Tachyon v5.0

  • Uses OpenSSL 1.1.1c for secure communication with the Switch and Background Channel
  • Tachyon.Performance.Metrics.exe is now included in the 1E Client, previously included in the Windows Endpoint Performance Integrated Product pack
  • Tachyon activity record and storage features enhanced to include:
    • Software Performance
    • Operating System Performance
    • Performance data
  • New modules: Http.post, Device.GetLocation, Device.SetLocation
  • Now uses SQLite 1.29.0
  • Windows support confirmed for Windows 10 1909
  • Non-Windows now supports Red Hat v8.0 and v6.0
  • MacOS now supports Catalina 10.15.1

Shopping client for Shopping v5.6

  • No changes - only hotfixes

WakeUp client for NightWatchman Enterprise v7.2.500 and v7.3

  • Now creates WakeUp firewall exception with name '1E Client (WakeUp)' and it's now port specific.

Nomad client for Nomad v7.0.100

  • No changes - only hotfixes

Online help

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Known issues

Current known issues related to installation of the 1E Client can be found on the Troubleshooting Known issues page of the 1E Client documentation.

1E Client Release History

Web Release-5.0 (18-MAR-2020)

1E Client 5.0.0.745 - 1E Client Non-Windows 5.0.0.745 - 1E Client Android 5.0.0.745 - TIMS 5.0.0.745

Tachyon client for Tachyon v5.0

  • Uses OpenSSL 1.1.1c for secure communication with the Switch and Background Channel
  • Tachyon.Performance.Metrics.exe is now included in the 1E Client, previously included in the Windows Endpoint Performance Integrated Product pack
  • Tachyon activity record and storage features enhanced to include:
    • Software Performance
    • Operating System Performance
    • Performance data
  • New modules: Http.post, Device.GetLocation, Device.SetLocation
  • Now uses SQLite 1.29.0
  • Windows support confirmed for Windows 10 1909
  • Non-Windows now supports Red Hat v8.0 and v6.0
  • MacOS now supports Catalina 10.15.1

Shopping client for Shopping v5.6

  • No changes - only hotfixes

WakeUp client for NightWatchman Enterprise v7.2.500 and v7.3

  • Now creates WakeUp firewall exception with name '1E Client (WakeUp)' and it's now port specific.

Nomad client for Nomad v7.0.100

  • No changes - only hotfixes

Contained fixes:

  • Q20775 - Agent - GetInboundMappedDriveHistory default columns does not contain 'Port' (TFS - 198528)
  • Q20773 - Agent - Some patches pending reboot have a GUID but no KB ID or Title. (TFS - 198284)
  • Q20739 - WakeUp - Improved logging for WakeUpAgt.exe at debug level (TFS - 195904)
  • Q20737 - Tachyon - Agent - Network.GetArpEntries() shows incorrect CIDR mask (TFS - 195491)
  • Q20733 - Nomad local SSD is not working (TFS - 192409)
  • Q20705 - WSA IPU doesn't fire Task Sequence after upgrade to SCCM 1906 (TFS - 186332)
  • Q20694 - Nomad - when an LST is created for a cloud DP a zero byte file causes download failure (TFS 187014)
  • Q20682 - Nomad - LSZGEN fails on long file path with Nomad SECure enabled (TFS 187318)
  • Q20680 - Nomad - LSZGEN issues on DP when CACHEPATH installer property has no trailing backslash (TFS 187334)
  • Q20678 - Nomad - Physical path in the LSZFILES virtual directory in IIS is not updated when LocalCachePath is changes after installation (TFS 188203)
  • Q20676 - Nomad downloads previous version of content (TFS 145160)
  • Q20674 - Nomad - Captive Portal Web page (eg Logon Page from Public Wifi) may cause issues with Nomad Downloads (TFS 156478)
  • Q20672 - Nomad fails to download updated task sequence references with ConfigMgr Pre-download option (TFS 182309)
  • Q20670 - Nomad service failure on PBA host with hidden share enabled during PBA backup (TFS 169339)
  • Q20666 - Nomad - PBA Size estimation doesn't update TS progress bar (TFS 184347)
  • Q20664 - Nomad not failing package on CRC failure (TFS 136381)
  • Q20662 - Nomad Status Message Improvements (TFS 107195)
  • Q20660 - Nomad service may fail whilst running cachecleaner manually (TFS 164341)
  • Q20658 - Nomad - Unable to download 0365 updates with Nomad (TFS 159484)
  • Q20624 - WSA doesn't fire Task Sequence after upgrade to SCCM 1906 (TFS 186332)
  • Q20612 - WSA wireless check (Readiness check) fails if the device connects to both wired and wireless networks (TFS 185832)
  • Q20592 - Nomad - 1EClient Nomad Module's install fails if Windows Firewall service is disabled or in stopped state (TFS 185011)
  • Q20590 - Tachyon - Agent- Methods - FileSystem.GetVersionInfo should return data even if OriginalFileName is missing, and should return SuccessNoContent instead of an error if it fails (TFS 184879)
  • Q20588 - Tachyon - Agent - 1E Client service terminates unexpectedly after a Patch.Deploy failure response using SCCM (TFS 185003)
  • Q20586 - Tachyon - Agent - Patch.Deploy returns 2 rows on success and none on failure if the PatchSpec is a GUID (TFS 184668)
  • Q20558 - WSA support in a multi domain environment (TFS 182470)
  • Q20556 - Tachyon - Agent - exception in Patch.List() while awaiting a reboot to install patches (TFS 183650)
  • Q20506 - WSA support for FireFox in WSA-ServiceNow (TFS 176154)
  • Q20504 - WSA support for ServiceNow integration with WSA in Shopping (TFS 176084)
  • Q20502 - Tachyon - Agent - Initial policy evaluation should be asynchronous (TFS 180719)
  • Q20500 - Tachyon - Agent - Exclusivity control for Scripting.Run* and NativeServices.RunCommand methods (TFS 180718)
  • Q20498 - Tachyon - Agent - Reduce noisiness of logging when Nomad is used (TFS 180717)
  • Q20496 - Tachyon - Agent - Nomad download should check Tachyon Agent cache first (TFS 180714)

Web Release-4.1 (21-JUN-2019)

1E Client 4.1.0.267 - 1E Client Non-Windows 4.1.0.267 - 1E Client Android 4.1.0.267 - TIMS 4.1.0.267

Tachyon client for Tachyon Platform v4.1

  • Tachyon Agent renamed as 1E Client
  • Enhancements:
    • Optimize ProcessUsage Minutes storage
  • Improvements to 1E Client on macOS 
    • Reading certificates from the macOS keystore
    • DMG file installations
  • Agent Historic Data Capture feature renamed as Tachyon Activity Record

Shopping client for Shopping v5.5.200

  • WSA enhancements:
    • Applications page includes all installed, normalized applications
    • Allow conditional download of Windows 10 upgrade packages
    • Check Windows 10 version readiness checks before upgrading
    • Perform In-place Upgrade compatibility check in WSA readiness checks
    • Allow Windows Servicing Assistant to exclude user state migration
    • Required for environments where TLS 1.0 is disabled.

WakeUp client for NightWatchman Enterprise v7.2.500

  • No changes other than renaming Tachyon Agent as 1E Client.

Nomad client for Nomad v7.0

  • 1E module library renamed as Nomad, replacing NomadBranch client, and extended to support Nomad 7.0
  • Nomad provides an efficient file transfer mechanism that integrates with Microsoft Systems Center Configuration Manager, providing a host of features that maximize download efficiency and minimize WAN link bandwidth usage, and reduction in the number of servers.

Contained fixes:

  • Q20428 - Tachyon - Device.GetOutboundPrinters() crashes when handling empty registry values (TFS - 173720)
  • Q20390 - Nomad - Allow WSA to exclude data backup (TFS 129030)
  • Q20384 - Nomad - Cache cleaner unable to remove content when cache already exceeded configured size (TFS 164413)
  • Q20382 - Nomad O365 download from untrusted forest not using Network Access Account (NAA) (TFS 169177)
  • Q20368 - Nomad - Active Efficiency Web service logs exception if FQDN is missing from client data (TFS 165641)
  • Q20350 - Nomad - Same "disqualified" master keeps winning elections. (TFS 163708)
  • Q20322 - Nomad - Don't download content to USB if it's already in the Nomad cache (TFS 129581)
  • Q20314 - Nomad - HTTP Proxy causes failures while downloading from Windows Update (TFS 165017)
  • Q20310 - Nomad Service Failure while logging disqualification details (TFS 163707)
  • Q20266 - Nomad - SMSTSNomad fails if the Nomad service is slow to start (TFS 154961)
  • Q20262 - Nomad - NMDS ExtraReplyDelayMS setting capped at 5000 (TFS 154089)
  • Q20260 - Nomad download logs CopyLoopWait CopyError: Missing File(s) (TFS 127424)
  • Q20256 - Nomad failing to download SU from Cloud Distribution Points (TFS 154773)
  • Q20254 - Nomad - TLS 1.2 compliance testing and fixes for Nomad (TFS 151453)
  • Q20252 - Nomad - CTM DP order with neighboring boundary group DPs (TFS 153928)
  • Q20250 - Nomad O365 downloads fail when requested range does not exist. (TFS 151169)
  • Q20248 - Nomad - Active Efficiency Nomad sync is failing with a "Arithmetic overflow error converting expression to data type bigint." error (TFS 71746)
  • Q20246 - Nomad - Cannot download software updates from Windows Update (TFS 120735)
  • Q20198 - Nomad - LSZ downloads fail when package contains files with Unicode names. (TFS 154033)
  • Q20196 - Nomad - Ignore Local SSD if machine is in a NomadInhibitedSubnet (TFS 127086)
  • Q20194 - Nomad - SSD queries may connect on inhibited subnets if the master moves (TFS 131988)
  • Q20192 - Nomad - Active Efficiency experiencing database deadlocks at high utilization (TFS 135419)
  • Q20144 - Nomad - Express Update support for Nomad (from on premises DP) (TFS 146643)
  • Q20142 - Nomad - RDC doesn't work in some cases (TFS 145476)
  • Q20138 - Nomad - SMSTSNomad does not set cache priority correctly (TFS 131034)
  • Q20136 - Nomad - Issues working Nomad HTTP with WINHTTP Proxy (TFS 125541)
  • Q20134 - Nomad - Disqualifications sent when too many connections reached over HTTP(S) (TFS 129719)
  • Q20132 - Nomad - Slow Nomad downloads from DP when BranchCache is enabled (TFS 109497)
  • Q20130 - NomadBranch Range Overlap Exception (TFS 116165)
  • Q20128 - Nomad Not Sending Error Status Messages (TFS 102476)
  • Q20056 - NomadBranch fails on NMDS_FIND HTTPPull when trying to restore a PBA user state backup; (TFS 143320)

Web Release-4.0 (04-APR-2019)

Tachyon Windows Agent 4.0.0.580 - Tachyon Non-Windows Agent 4.0.0.580 - Tachyon Android Agent 4.0.0.580

Tachyon client for Tachyon Platform v4.0

  • Patch module allows listing and deployment of Windows Updates, supporting the Patch Success application
  • Storage module allows persistent, secure storage and retrieval of data from instructions
  • Policy engine provides support for Guaranteed State application
  • Performance and usability improvements to file search methods
  • TIMS includes call-tip information for methods, simplifying instruction creation
  • Improvements to cipher suite selection for SSL connections
  • Support for macOS Mojave
  • Support for Windows 10 1809
  • Support for Windows Server 2019

Shopping client for Shopping v5.5.100

  • No changes

WakeUp client for NightWatchman Enterprise v7.2.500

  • No changes

Contained fixes:

  • Q20302 - Tachyon - Not able to connect to switch, after Tachyon Server reboot

Web Release-3.3.0 (19-OCT-2018)

Tachyon Windows Agent 3.3.0.1033 - Tachyon Non-Windows Agent 3.3.0.1033 - Tachyon Android Agent 3.3.0.1033

Tachyon client for Tachyon Platform v3.3

  • Integration of WakeUp Agent into Tachyon Agent
  • Federal Information Processing Standard (FIPS) Compliance
  • New GUID generation mechanism in the Tachyon Agent
  • Agent language generalized function to support resolution of environment variables
  • Agent language enhancements; IF statement and controlled exits 
  • FindFileBySizeAndHash method extended to accept different hash algorithms
  • Addition of new FileContent.AppendText, FileContent.WriteText, NativeServices.EnumerateWmiSchema and Scripting.RunText Agent methods
  • JSON accepts non-array results
  • OperatingSystem.ControlService extended to have a restart option
  • Add support for the Agent to launch a process as the current logged on user
  • Addition of SQL COMPAREVERSIONS function

Shopping client for Shopping v5.5.100

  • WSA enhancements:
    • Customization of all text strings
    • WiFi support for Wipe and Load Destructive deployments

WakeUp client for NightWatchman Enterprise v7.2.500

  • No changes

Contained fixes:

  • Q20148 - Tachyon - Remove enrolment check as part of client certificate validation
  • Q20091 - Tachyon - Discrepancies between the Process and ProcessUsage tables
  • Q20084 - Tachyon Agent uses excessive of CPU/RAM
  • Q20052 - WSA - Use new In-place Upgrade AppMigration API for WSA In-place Upgrades

Web Release-3.2.0 (31-May-2018)

Tachyon Windows Agent 3.2.0.638 - Tachyon Non-Windows Agent 3.2.0.638

Tachyon client for Tachyon Platform v3.2

  • Tachyon Agent Package (Mac) upgraded to  v3.2.0.641 to address issue with Software.GetInstallations() method being reported as "Not implemented/supported" on Mac
  • Tachyon Agent inventory methods to capture process and user usage - required for Tachyon-SLA integration
  • Agent can be installed without requiring connection to Tachyon server infrastructure
  • Switch connection optimizations around change of network and change of power state
  • Various new/enhancements to methods on existing modules (documented in SDK)
  • Process Stabilization statistics support (also available in v3.1 as a hotfix)
  • Support for in-memory caching of downloaded resource files
  • Passive Scan of Terminal Server/Client connection history, Mapped drive history, Print Servers/Clients (Windows only)
  • Active Scan of ARP cache data, port scanning, reverse lookups
  • Addition of Tachyon Instruction Management Studio installers
  • Ability to abort an instruction irrespective of current state

Shopping client for Shopping v5.5

  • Integration of WSA (Remote Worker) and Shopping Agent into new Tachyon Agent Shopping module
  • Extend Nomad COM API support for WSA

Contained fixes:

  • Q13472 - Shopping Agent Certificate does not contain Subject Alternate Name
  • Q13353 - Tachyon - Chassis type 31 (Convertable) should be reported as laptop
  • Q13215 - Tachyon - InstallDate fixes for Software.GetInstallations

Release To Support-3.1.0 (20-SEP-2017)

Tachyon Windows Agent 3.1.0.693 - Tachyon Non-Windows Agent 3.1.0.480

  • Windows Agent installer to remember existing configuration during upgrades
  • Windows Agent methods to improve integration with Nomad
  • Windows Agent support transition to/from a low power state by disconnecting from/reconnecting to the Switch (Improved timeliness of online status information for NightWatchman Integration)
  • Windows Agent support Nomad pause/resume job queue when Nomad is offline (Improved Nomad integration)
  • Windows Agent support for Quarantine methods
  • Extended support of various agent methods across platforms
  • Improvements to File System search methods
  • Add timeouts to Agent commands which invoke scripts
  • Improve Agent logging of methods and details on log rollover
  • Performance improvements in Agent's event tracing capture

Contained fixes:

  • Q13091 - Windows Update-related methods can return inconsistent results

Release To Support-3.0.100 (03-APR-2017)

Tachyon Windows Agent 3.0.100.161 - Tachyon Non-Windows Agent 3.0.100.123

  • Agent Upgraded from OpenSSL 1.0.2h to 1.0.2k (26th Jan 2017) to address a number of CVEs described in https://www.openssl.org/news/cl102.txt
  • Bug fixes and performance improvements across all components

Release To Support-3.0 (10-FEB-2017)

Tachyon Windows Agent 3.0.0.56 - Tachyon Non-Windows Agent 3.0.0.48

  • Agent historic data capture and storage (later renamed Tachyon Activity Record)
  • Agent language "foreach" expression
  • Dedicated storage of aggregated responses
  • Agent client certificate selection logic improvements
  • Agent File module extensions (GetHash, GetVersionInfo and GetDigitalSignature)
  • Agent ability to query for simple IOC definitions
  • Instruction workflow state machine selection
  • Additional penetration testing
  • Improved Agent digital signature checking algorithm
  • Switch-to-Agent keep-alive acknowledgement
  • Additional Agent installation options
  • Bug fixes and performance improvements across all components

Release To Support-2.0 (2-NOV-2016)

Tachyon Windows Agent 2.0.0.59 - Tachyon Non-Windows Agent 2.0.0.39

  • Enhancements for Agent support of Linux and Mac OSX platforms
  • Agent integration with 1E Nomad to download content
  • Agent CRL handling improvements
  • Agent reports timezone and outbound IP address/subnet
  • Enhanced security for non–windows agents to handle Application certificates with FQDN
  • Improvements to Tachyon Workflow to handle cancellation of instructions

Release To Support-1.5.1 (29-JUL-2016)

Tachyon Windows Agent 1.5.1.172 - Tachyon Non-Windows Agent 1.5.1.172

  • Support for Cryptographic Next Generation certificates
  • Agent support for querying HKEY_USER registry data
  • Agent Extensibility updates can be issued by Agent version number
  • Improved support for follow-on instructions targeting a list of device FQDNs

Release Candidate-1.5 (13-JUN-2016)

Tachyon Windows Agent 1.5.0.94

  • Upgrade to latest version of OpenSSL v1.0.2h
  • Improve security to enforce client certificates
  • Extended properties for defining Scopable Tags

Release Candidate-1.4 (13-MAY-2016)

Tachyon Windows Agent 1.4.0.130

  • Improvements to handling out-of-sequence instructions
  • Improve handling of Agent online/offline device status
  • Tachyon Agent installer supports upgrade (from v1.3)

Release Candidate-1.3 (15-APR-2016)

Tachyon Windows Agent 1.3.0.144

  • Monitoring events on Tachyon Agent devices

Release Candidate-1.2 (10-MAR-2016)

Tachyon Windows Agent 1.2.0.2

  • Support software uninstall by version

Release Candidate-1.1 (12-FEB-2016) 

Tachyon Windows Agent 1.1.0.4

  • Additional CRL checking by Agent

Release Candidate-1.0 (15-JAN-2016)

Tachyon Windows Agent 1.0.0.9 

  • Additional validation checks for services and Workflow