NightWatchman Enterprise 7.3 Web Release - last updated 

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

New features

This release introduces the following enhancements:

  • WakeUp support for ConfigMgr phased deployments and maintenance windows - for more details please refer to Using WakeUp with ConfigMgr
  • WakeUp console improvements - you can now export details and search for subnets on the Agents tab. Sort by subnet is also correct (done numerically). For more information please refer to Using the WakeUp console.
  • Report changes - the Wakeups for a week, Wakeups for any ConfigMgr deployments, and Manual Wakeups for collections reports now allow reporting by desktop and/or laptop computers. For more information please refer to Reporting.
  • Additional documentation has been provided to describe the meaning of the WakeUp status fields - please refer to Understanding WakeUp Status for details.


NightWatchman Enterprise release history

NightWatchman Enterprise 7.3 Web release (14 May 2020)

NightWatchman Management Center v7.3.0.198, WakeUp Server v7.3.0.800, 1E NightWatchman Agent v7.3.0.774, Web WakeUp v7.3.0.58

This release introduces the following enhancements:

  • WakeUp support for ConfigMgr phased deployments and maintenance windows - for more details please refer to Using WakeUp with ConfigMgr
  • WakeUp console improvements - you can now export details and search for subnets on the Agents tab. Sort by subnet is also correct (done numerically). For more information please refer to Using the WakeUp console.
  • Report changes - the Wakeups for a week, Wakeups for any ConfigMgr deployments, and Manual Wakeups for collections reports now allow reporting by desktop and/or laptop computers. For more information please refer to Reporting.
  • Additional documentation has been provided to describe the meaning of the WakeUp status fields - please refer to Understanding WakeUp Status for details.

  • The new version of 1E NightWatchman Agent has no functional changes, it contains hotfixes only.
  • Please see below for details of the WakeUp client module in 1E Client

NightWatchman Management Console hotfixes

  • Q20221 - Deadlocks errors in NWM.servicehost.log after the upgrade of NWM (TFS 147351)
  • Q13399 - SQL timeout exception while trying to get systems for scheduled alarm clock (TFS 126908)
  • Q13449 - NightWatchman Console running slowly after upgrade (TFS 132355)

WakeUp Server hotfixes

  • Q20191 - WakeUp Server will add excluded boundaries if it fails to connect to the AFWebService (TFS 153719)
  • Q20289 - Implement retry logic in fetching boundary info (TFS 155396)
  • Q13463 - WakeUp Server 7.2 crashing (TFS 133547)
  • Q13463 - WakeUp not waking the right machines at application deadline (TFS 132627)
  • Q13463 - WakeUp Server registration timer not working correctly because of bug in Sitemonitor thread (TFS 133419)

1E NightWatchman Agent hotfixes

  • Q20634 - Autologon after NightWatchman shutdown not working (TFS 186948)
  • Q20512 - tbNWM_Load_Reboots table is bloated with duplicate rows (TFS 173925)
  • Q13352 - Maintenance window start state is reported incorrectly for laptops and loop while creating Power Optimization report (TFS 128664)

Versions of 1E Client that support NightWatchman Enterprise 7.3.0

You are recommended to use the latest version of 1E Client when using WakeUp Server.

1E Client 8.0.4.261 Web Release-8.0 (29-OCT-2021)

1E Client 5.2.5.523 Web Release-5.2 (29-MAR-2021)

1E Client 5.1.0.922 Web Release-5.1 (18-AUG-2020)

1E Client 5.0.0.745 Web Release-5.0 (18-MAR-2020)

  • WakeUp client module - no changes other than hotfixes

1E Client 4.1.0.267 Web Release-4.1 (21-JUN-2019)

  • WakeUp client module - no changes other than hotfixes, and renaming Tachyon Agent as 1E Client

Tachyon Windows Agent 4.0.0.580 Web Release-4.0 (04-APR-2019)

  • WakeUp client module - no changes other than hotfixes

NightWatchman Enterprise 7.2.500 Web release (06 Dec 2018)

NightWatchman Management Center v7.2.500.122, WakeUp Server v7.2.500.721, 1E NightWatchman Agent v7.2.500.721, 1E Agent Mac v7.2.500.1, Web WakeUp v7.2.500.34, EnterpriseView v2.0.600.10, and Tachyon Windows Agent 3.3.0.1033

This release introduces the following enhancements:

  1. The 1EAgent is now the 1ENightWatchmanAgent and will install the NightWatchman agent only.
  2. The WakeUp agent is removed from the 1EAgent and integrated as a module in Tachyon 3.3.
  3. The Health agent functionality is completely removed from WakeUp agent module.
  4. The local WakeUp agent has also been removed from WakeUpServer installer. Install the Tachyon Agent on the WakeUp server to have use feature..
  5. The WakeUp ConfigMgr console collection and computer menu extensions have two new options when you run the WakeUp Server installer on a computer that has a ConfigMgr console:
    • Send WakeUp with Software Update Deployment Evaluation
    • Send WakeUp with Application Deployment Evaluation
  6. The NightWatchman agent now reports fully qualified domain names (FQDNs) to the NightWatchman server.
  7. The log files for WakeUp Server and the 1E Agent can now rollover multiple times. This means that more log information for those products can be maintained allowing persistent issue tracking.

  8. Integration with ActiveEfficiency cloud server has been removed.
    1. The power consumption data synchronization and the cloud-based savings report features are not available. Contact 1E Support if you require power consumption values.
    2. In the NightWatchman Management Console installer, the WakeUp integration with ActiveEfficiency feature has been renamed to Wake up peers that have requested Nomad content if no other peers are available.
  9. Support of TLS 1.1 and TLS 1.2.
  10. Support for Configuration Manager 1806.
  11. 1EAgentMac support on the latest macOS 10.14 Mojave

NightWatchman Management Center hotfixes

  • Q13449 - NightWatchman Console running slowly after upgrade (TFS 132355)
  • Q13399 - SQL timeout exception while trying to get systems for scheduled alarm clock (TFS 126908)
  • Q20221 - Deadlocks errors in NWM.servicehost.log after the upgrade of NWM (TFS 147351)

WakeUp Server hotfixes

  • Q13463 - WakeUp Server 7.2 crashing, WakeUp not waking the right machines at application deadline, and WakeUp server registration timer not working correctly because of bug in Sitemonitor thread (TFS 133547)

1E NightWatchman Agent hotfixes

  • Q20082 - Autologon issue with NightWatchman installed on Windows 10 clients (TFS 100024)
  • Q13352 - Maintenance window start state is reported incorrectly for laptops and loop while creating Power Optimization report (TFS 128664)

Tachyon Windows Agent (WakeUp client)

NightWatchman Enterprise 7.2 Web release (04 October 2017)

NightWatchman Management Center v7.2.0.326, WakeUp Server v7.2.0.156, 1E Agent v7.2.0.156, Web WakeUp v7.2.0.33, and EnterpriseView v2.0.500.3 

This release introduces the following features:

  • Computer Reclaim
  • Improved reporting console
  • Online / offline status ‘stoplights’ in the NightWatchman console (requires Tachyon server and client infrastructure)
  • Enhancements to NightWatchman policy management

NightWatchman Management Center hotfixes

  • Q12999 - 1E Nightwatchman, Process summaries never completes step 9, Generate pending reboot optimization summary
  • Q12998 - "1E NightWatchman, Process load” repeatedly fails at step 8
  • Q12996 - Reboot Optimization data load can fail when migrating clients
  • Q12941 - NWM 7.1 Reboot Optimization data load can fail when migrating clients
  • Q12885 - Sitecodes are often not populated

WakeUp Server hotfixes

  • Q13016 - WakeUp requests being queued for several minutes before being dispatched
  • Q12970 - WakeUp Server Crashing
  • Q12911 - Agent State Manager is not efficient enough to handle large numbers of subnets without clients or without systems currently on.

1E Agent hotfixes 

  • Q13130 - Nightwatchman fails shutdown reporting 'user initiated shutdown in progress'
  • Q13051 - NightWatchman client may use excessive (2Gb) of memory when running on Win 10
  • Q13049 - Sleepless Detection issue on Win10 1703
  • Q13047 - Nightwatchman shutdown fails on Windows 10
  • Q12939 - System going in to sleep even when Keep active is on
  • Q12935 - Sleepless detection is not supported by the latest Windows 10
  • Q12933 - NightWatchman Causing 25% CPU with power optimization process
  • Q12834 - Excessive Handle usage in NWM Agent
  • Q12832 - Excessive Logging when powercfg reports fail

NightWatchman Enterprise 7.1 Web release (09 May 2016)

NightWatchman Management Center 7.1.0.344, WakeUp server 7.1.0.263, Windows 1E Agent 7.1.0.263, Mac 1E Agent 7.1.0.72, Web WakeUp 7.1.0.12, and Enterprise View 2.0.300.21

This release introduces the following features:

  • Power optimization reports
  • Reboot optimization report
  • FIPS compliance for Web WakeUp and Enterprise View

Nightwatchman Management Centre hotfixes

  • none

WakeUp server hotfixes

  • Q12801 - Non-laptops are not preferred over laptops when looking for an available primary agent

1E Agent hotfixes

  • Q12758 - Keep Active doesn't show all the options

Web WakeUp hotfixes

  • Q12734 - Method WakeMachines in Web WakeUp API does not work

Enterprise View hotfixes

  • Q11913 - Error message in EnterpriseView does not show full error details if fails to connect to service 
  • Q11910 - EnterpriseView displays error for invalid group SIDs when there is no restricted access 
  • Q11559 - Running dashboard causes some tiles to timeout