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FileWave Version 11.0.0 (Unsupported)

These downloads are provided for the purposes of migrations and should not continue to be used in production. You should upgrade to either the most recent release or the one prior. They can always be found here: Supported FileWave Versions

FileWave Management Suite

Included in the Installer

  • Admin
  • Server
  • Booster
  • Client



  • OS X 10.10 through 10.11 (binaries are 64 bit only)
  • Windows Server 2008 R2, Server 2012, and Server 2012 R2
  • Linux CentOS 5.11 x86_64, 6.7 x86_64, and 7.2 x86_64 (binaries are 64 bit only)


  • OS X 10.8 through 10.11 (binaries are 64 bit only)
  • Windows Server 2008 R2, Server 2012, and Server 2012 R2
  • Windows 7, Windows 8, Windows 8.1 and Windows 10
  • Linux CentOS 5.11 x86_64, 6.7 x86_64, 7.2 x86_64 (binaries are 64 bit only)


  • OS X 10.10 through 10.11 (binaries are 64 bit only)
  • Windows 7, Windows 8.1, and Windows 10


  • OS X 10.8 through 10.11 (binaries are 64 bit only)
  • Windows 7, Windows 8, Windows 8.1, Windows 10, Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Server 2012, and Windows Server 2012 R2

Mobile Clients

  • iOS 8 and iOS 9
  • Android 4.1, 4.2 *known issues, 4.3 (Jelly Bean), 4.4 (KitKat), 5.0–5.1.1 (Lollipop)

New Features

  • Pre/Post-flight scripts allow to set scripts that should be executed at different stage of the installation of a package (+ ability to get the execution log).
  • Ability to login via LDAP/AD for administrators in the FileWave Admin console.
  • FileWave MDM and server installer are now 1 package.
  • All FileWave data is now on the same postgres database.
    • More consistent behaviour.
    • Better scalability of existing server and mdm installs via the power of postgresql.
  • Client communication can now be passed through boosters if present
    • Avoids to have the server being accessible to the clients directly in bigger networks.
    • Will allow in the future for much better bandwidth usage and advanced caching on the booster at every model update.
  • The Fileset status now shows you information about scripts execution and dependencies.
  • New mode for clients that can now be inventory only, so they will report data to inventory but will not install any Filesets.
  • Boosters now report statistics and settings to inventory.
  • The Admin console now has a new pane for information on boosters.
  • Updated the profile editor with new iOS 9.3 options.
  • Integrated the iOS 9.3 Lost mode functionality (equivalent to the Missing state in FileWave).

Additional Information

Included Open Source Software

Bundled with FileWave Server

    • Apache 2.4.18 + mod_wsgi 4.4.21
    • OpenSSL 1.0.2g
    • PostgreSQL 9.3.12
    • Qt 5.5.1
    • ZeroMQ 4.1.3
    • expat 2.1.1
    • python 2.7.11
      • django 1.6.11
      • six 1.9.0
      • nose 1.3.6
      • pyscopg 2 2.6.1
      • requests 2.6.0
      • ldap3
      • dateutil 2.4.2
      • oauthlib 0.7.2
      • pytz 2015.2
      • Werkzeug 0.10.4

Dashboard libs:

    • angular 1.3.15
    • momentjs 2.10.2
    • ui_bootstrap tpl 0.12.1
    • boostrap 3.3.4
    • kendo ui 2015.1.408
    • font-awesone 4.3.0

Observe Client libs:

    • Vine 4.01
    • UltraVNC:


  • FW-12175: locked clients stay with their current model number.
  • FW-13636: email warning not displayed in Scheduled reports.
  • FW-14386: Deploying files to the home folder of a user could overwrite the rights of his/her home folder.
  • FW-14118: UI fixes in the superprefs editor.
  • FW-14517: made sure parameterised profiles handle properly unicode characters
  • FW-14527: ldap extraction could in some cases extract multiple times the same group.
  • FW-14535: made sure in some cases that VPP associations do work even if the device is not fully enrolled
  • FW-14862: Boosters now report their disk space to inventory
  • FW-14792: Fixed poor performance when deleting a fileset with lots of files.
  • FW-14466: Reinstalling a fileset with dependencies now offers you the option to reinstall the dependencies along with it.
  • FW-14776: Review profile installation on OSX to be consistent and robust.
  • FW-14790: Closed properly the sockets, freeing system resources when an admin console connects.
  • FW-13637: VPP applications assigned to OSX devices are now sent to the device token for installation when no user is logged in.
  • FW-13954: Windows user switching would not give the right result as last_logged_in_user
  • FW-13915: Implemented the search for VPP apps that are no more present in the app store.
  • FW-14042: Fixed inventory queries that could fail when negating a an "is not" operator.
  • FW-14345: iBooks installs are reported correctly in the fileset report dialog.
  • FW-14627: added man page for fwcontrol.
  • FW-14766: Added an option to validate one application from the client info view.
  • FW-14780: Made sure the OS X software updates are exposed to the client machines depending on their current OS version.
  • FW-14783: Fixed a potential issue that could lead to desktop machines not reporting their data to inventory and generating an exception in the server logs.
  • FW-14805: Fixed installation of receipt-free PKG filesets on OS X.
  • FW-14813: Improved the dialog ordering when closing one dialog on OS X.
  • FW-14894: Add an admin command line option to set the critical flag on a fileset.
  • FW-14914: Added a sync button to the VPP assistants.
  • FW-14966: Fixed fwxserver -clientIdentifiers
  • FW-14980: Reviewed all the display names of all inventory fields.
  • FW-14991: added iOS wallpaper command.
  • FW-14996: FileWave client name is now correctly updated in inventory for desktop clients.
  • FW-15002: Made sure a not already modified profile doesn't ask the end user to save them.
  • FW-15077: Delay software update scan in case a transaction is already ongoing.
  • FW-15087: Made the reboot dialog centered.
  • FW-15159: improved security level of engage appliance.


Your existing FileWave Server must be version 10.x or higher before you can upgrade to FileWave 11.x.
Please take a moment to run the Migration Check tool ( ) before performing your upgrade.


Please read: 

This article contains important information that will help ensure your upgrade runs smoothly.  It is strongly advised that you review this for each release, since new notes or instructions may have been added.

FileWave 11 will require updated backup scripts, please be sure to update these after a successful upgrade.

Upgrading to FileWave 11 will require upgrading your FileWave Imaging Appliance (IVS) to version 4.0 or greater. FileWave 11 servers will not communicate with older IVS installations. The FileWave Engage Server must be version 1.1.0 or greater for compatibility.


VPP Device Assignment requires that your iOS devices are upgraded to iOS 9 -- creating "VPP Device Assignment" associations to iOS 8 devices may cause loss of user data!

The new feature of VPP app assignment to devices will cause the creation of a VPP user with no organization linked to all MDM Apple devices (iOS and macOS). If you have queries that fetch the VPP users for VPP organization, you'll have to add a criteria "VPP Organization.token name is not null."

It is not recommended to convert all associations from user to device association at once, as Apple limits the number of requests per min. Read more at

Location Tracking

The location reporting feature in FileWave is disabled by default.
It is recommended that you verify that this feature is in accordance with your organization’s policies and AUP (Acceptable Use Policy). Notify your end users before activating location reporting, as enabling the feature will prompt for permission to location information.
Read more... The Location Tracking KB (

Installers currently unavailable - A potential issue affecting an extremely small subset of customers has been identified and a fix has been found.

A fix will be published as soon as possible, so we recommend waiting for the new version before upgrading to make sure you will enjoy FileWave 11 without issue. Thank you for your patience.