v5.5 Releases

Recast Software Version 5.5.2405.1503

Release Date: May 15, 2024

Version 5.5.2405.1503 includes new features and bug fixes. Upgrade to this Recast Software release by downloading it from the Recast Portal. For instructions on updating to this version, see our articles on upgrading Right Click Tools, Endpoint Insights, Privilege Manager, and Application Manager.

Features

Privilege Manager

Run Actions From Configuration Manager Console Extensions

You can now run Privilege Manager's Retrieve Local Account Password and Generate Activation Code actions directly from your Configuration Manager console. 

Application Manager

Automatic Application Cleanup

You can now enable cleanup features for old application versions. In addition to basic cleanup functionality, you can choose to retire and/or remove previous application versions automatically from Configuration Manager when the deployment of a newer version begins.

Remove an Application from a Deployment Process

On the Applications page, we've added the ability to remove an application from an existing deployment process.

Bug Fixes

Recast Management Server

Routes: Corrects the prioritization of newly created routes.

Right Click Tools

Licensing: Fixes a problem receiving new Community licenses via the Recast Portal after an existing license expires.

Endpoint Insights

Overall Software Update Status Dashboard: Adds previously missing results. (Customer-Reported Bug 14812)

Application Manager

Deployments

  • Fixes delays when deployments are scheduled to run 'As soon as possible' outside of the UTC+0 time zone. (Customer-Reported Bug 15045)
  • Fixes an inability to add an application to a different deployment process after it is deleted from a deployment process that is running.

Applications

  • Adds the missing 'Warning' or 'Error' deployment process status when an application import fails.
  • Fixes duplicate titling that appeared in the Application Availability and Application Deadline sections under Global Deployment Settings.
  • Fixes an issue where a previous dependency version is incorrectly added to supersedences when a new application version has an older version as a dependency.




Recast Software Version 5.5.2404.1007

Release Date: April 10, 2024

Version 5.5.2404.1007 includes new features and bug fixes. Upgrade to this Recast Software release by downloading it from the Recast Portal. For instructions on updating to this version, see our articles on upgrading Right Click Tools, Endpoint Insights, Privilege Manager, and Application Manager.

Features

Right Click Tools

Retrieve BitLocker Recovery Keys from Configuration Manager

With our new Right Click Tool, you can now view and copy BitLocker keys stored in ConfigMgr.

BitLocker Compliance Web Dashboard Updates

We've introduced some improvements to the BitLocker dashboard in your Recast Management Server. 

  • Decluttered charts and legends only display categories that include at least one device
  • The table's new Key Storage column displays recovery key storage locations
  • For greater accuracy, the count at the top of each tab displays the number of devices rather than a percentage of devices

Content Distribution Monitor Improvements

It's now easier to view and sort a large number of distribution points on the Content Distribution Monitor dashboard.

  • Distribution point bar charts sort alphabetically
  • Individual bar chart rows no longer resize
  • A scroll bar lets you see distribution points that extend beyond the viewable area

Application Manager

Reimport Applications

You can now reimport an application version in Configuration Manager without waiting for a new version to be published in the Application Manager catalog.

Bug Fixes

Recast Management Server

Recast Agent

  • Adds missing Agent versions after upgrading from Recast Software v5.3.2311 to v5.3.2312. (Customer-Reported Bug 13151)
  • Fixes an issue where the Recast Agent service incorrectly established multiple connections to the Agent Gateway.

Endpoint Insights

TLS Reports: Fixes an incorrect TLS version in charts when drilling down to the list report.

List of Computers by BitLocker and TPM Status: Fixes alphabetical sorting by computer name.

End-of-Life Announcements

With this release, Recast Software retires Shift Left.

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