ActiveEfficiency Server 1.10 release notes – last updated

These release notes contain late-breaking information about ActiveEfficiency. For the most up-to-date information, see the online release notes and known issues.

New features

This release adds the following Nomad features:

  • Nomad Dashboard replaces Configuration Manager Role-based Access Control (RBAC) with simpler AD group access control to improve dashboard performance
  • Updates to the ActiveEfficiency installer to support installation where TLS 1.0 is disabled

This is a maintenance release including rolled up hotfixes.



ActiveEfficiency Server release history

1.10.100.10 (18 March 2020) maintenance release

Contained Fixes

  • Precache may fail if column 'Full_Domain_Name0' in the synonym view 'vSMS_R_System' contains NULLs (TFS 195161)

Rolled Up Hotfixes:

  • Q20743 - Disable Allow Remote Server configurations in SQL (TFS 187102)
  • Q20594 - Active Efficiency Nomad sync is failing with a "String or binary data would be truncated" error (TFS 183631)
  • Q20480 - Precache job tile can cause TEMPDB space issues (TFS 171024)
  • Q20426 - Nomad Sync in AE is failing due to primary key constraint on reporting.NomadFinalStats table (TFS 173128)
  • Q20408 - “Internal server error” error message is shown on drill down in “Where’s my content cached” view (TFS 171003)
  • Q20388 - Large number of discarded FQDN entries getting created in the AE Devices table (TFS 142927)
  • Q20328 - Nomad Dashboard shows incorrect PreCache Download Progress Status for content older than MaxNomadDashboardDataDays (TFS 156963)
  • Q20290 - Nomad Sync "Version Distribution" step execution time increased (TFS 159802)
  • Q20226 - Nomad sync is failing with a "String or binary data would be truncated" (TFS 157663)
  • Q20210 - Active Efficiency experiencing database deadlocks at high utilization (TFS 135419)
  • Q20208 - Nomad clients not using SSD results efficiently (TFS 149739)
  • Q20711 - Scout device query takes excessive time to complete on ConfigMgr CB1906 (TFS 189031)
  • Q20554 - Genuitec MyEclipse not being picked up by ActiveEficiency/AppClarity (TFS 176888)
  • Q20468 - Scout Query performance improvements (TFS 176670)

1.10.0.62 (08 November 2018)

New features:

  • Nomad Dashboard replaces Configuration Manager Role-based Access Control (RBAC) with simpler AD group access control to improve dashboard performance
  • Updates to the ActiveEfficiency installer to support installation where TLS 1.0 is disabled

Contained Fixes:

  • Nomad dashboard not showing data for users in child domain (TFS 133705)
  • Nomad dashboard performance mainly due to RBAC (TFS 128801)
  • ActiveEfficiency Scout causing high CPU loads in Shopping/ActiveEfficiency Server production environments (TFS 149123)

Rolled Up Hotfixes:

  • Q20120 - Active Efficiency web service experiencing a number of Cannot insert duplicate key row errors (TFS 135420)
  • Q20118 - Remove 302 HTTP redirects from content registration (TFS 143299)
  • Q20116 - 500 Exceptions in AE WebService (TFS-142998)
  • Q20114 - Active Efficiency is getting database deadlocks during Nomad sync (TFS-131711)
  • Q20112 - Clicking into Client health graph throws JavaScript error and will not render Client Health Details page (TFS-132125)
  • Q13394 - ActiveEfficiency Devicegroup Sync fails with invalid FQDN (spaces and single quotes) (TFS-125361)
  • Q13392 - Nomad Sync not working if we have the Device Collection Names with more than 127 Characters (TFS-129699)
  • Q13390 - Dashboard shows machine failed on Client Health after item re-mediated and reported (TFS-127551)
  • Q13335 - Active Efficiency Nomad sync is failing with a "String or binary data would be truncated" error during device collection sync (TFS-116274)
  • Q13333 - NomadSync fails : Cannot insert duplicate key row in object 'dbo.Devices' with unique index 'IX_Devices_Fqdn'. (TFS- 117113)
  • Q13331 - Support for CM Distributed Views in AE for Nomad (TFS-115300)

1.9.910.4 (7 November 2017) 

New features:

  • Nomad Single-Site Download support for Office 365 Updates
  • Support for Nomad Download Pause
  • Nomad Dashboard enhancements and performance improvements

Contained fixes

  • 78384 - Nomad Sync choking all SCCM processes on SQL server

  • 79777 - Dashboard is not displaying data, returns error 400

  • 79795 - Nomad Sync seems to be locking CM Console

  • 88536 - Active Efficiency Nomad sync is failing with a "Arithmetic overflow error converting expression to data type bigint." error

  • 89146 - Unable to access Nomad Dashboard if user account is in top level domain and AE is installed on child domain server

  • 91340 - AppClarity Sync issues making machines inactive causing fluctuating numbers 
  • 100122 - Nomad Dashboard PreCache Tile does not get updated when selecting different ADSite

  • 103061 - Trouble viewing the Precaching Jobs In SCCM Console 1702 since upgrade of CM, AE and Nomad

1.9.800.6 (9 March 2017) 

New features:

  • Support for hardware replace and refresh

Contained fixes

  • 71657 - Active Efficiency Nomad sync is failing with a "String or binary data would be truncated" error
  • 71651 - Nomad unable to register content in AE, duplicate DeviceIdentities
  • 62491 - Active Efficiency causing high CPU and Disk IO 
  • 61290 - Nomad Dashboard is showing data older than the configured one
  • 66735 - Nomad Dashboard stats incorrect 
  • 69017 - Getting a character string is too long. Maximum length is 8000 error when accessing the dashboard 

1.9.700.43 (3 February 2017) 

New features:

  • Support for hardware replace and refresh

Contained fixes

  • 62491 – Active Efficiency causing high CPU and disk I/O
  • 66735 – Nomad Dashboard stats incorrect
  • 69017 – Getting a character string is too long.  Maximum length is 8000 error when accessing the dashboard

1.9.600.39 (9 Nov 2016)

New features:

  • Nomad Dashboard now allows users to export results in Word/Excel/PDF format
  • In Nomad Dashboard Client Version Distribution panel, users can now drill into individual bars of the histogram to reveal an expanded view, with filter fields pre-populated with bar parameters i.e version
  • Nomad Dashboard now includes links to 1E.COM, Help and Support
  • Contains end-points to support the resumption of AppClarity's sync functionality (it resumes from the point it was interrupted)

Contained fixes

  • 55382 – AppClarity sync restarts when interrupted. Introduce a resume functionality with or without manual intervention.
  • 56385 – User in nested AD group cannot access the dashboard
  • 53391 – ActiveEfficiency to return "Unknown Device/Chassis type Peers" to Nomad for acting as SSD master
  • 61148 – Scout sync exception string or binary data gets truncated 
  • 64678 – Nomad Dashboard failing with violation of primary key constraint
  • 51437 – ActiveEfficiency unable to add data because of duplicate Device Identities entries from AE Scout
  • 53052 – Scout Sync throwing Conversion failed when converting the nvarchar value 'U' to data type int.

1.9.500.140 (02 September 2016)

New features:

  • Support for Nomad 6.1 Dynamic Pre-caching enhancements
  • Support for Nomad Dashboard

Contained fixes

  • 51028 – Client version column titles misaligned
  • 51700 – When there is no data available for the dashboard user, CachingMetrics for latest deployment shows error 500.
  • 52117 – Client health status keeps on trying to load data instead of showing "No Data", in case of insufficient permissions

1.9.400.6 (07 June 2016) maintenance release

  • Improvements to the synchronization process with Configuration Manager

1.9.200.2 (5 Feb 2016) maintenance release

New features:

  • Support for new features in Nomad 6.0.200 pre-caching

Contained fixes:

  • Fixed issue with AppV applications where they were not removed from ActiveEfficiency Server after having been removed from Configuration Manager
  • Fixed issue where previous versions of products are still displaying as installed even after upgrade

1.9.0.26 (10 Aug 2015) Web release 

New features:

  • Support for Nomad 6.0 pre-caching feature

Contained fixes:

  • Scout does not delete inventory in migration mode