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Reboot for ChromeOS (15.3+)

ChromeOS

What For an MDM (Mobile Device Management) administrator managing ChromeOS devices, the ability to remotely send a reboot command is a powerful tool for device maintenance and troubleshooting. This command ensures that devices are running smoothly, updates ar...

ChromeOS
FileWave Version
15.3.x
FileWave Version
15.4.x

Open Source Software included in FW v15.4.0

Downloads Open Source Software used in FileWave

FileWave is a device management solution that uses a variety of open source libraries and software (OSS) to provide its features and functionality. We believe in the importance of open source software and are committed to giving back to the community. By listi...

FileWave Version
15.4.x
OSS

Update your apps to the latest Firebase Cloud Messaging APIs and SDKs

Google General Info

What On December 5th, 2023, you may have received an email that begins as follows.... We’re writing to remind you that starting June 20, 2024 the legacy Firebase Cloud Messaging (FCM) APIs will be discontinued. What do you need to know? On June 20, 2024,...

EOL
FileWave Version
15.4.x
FileWave Version
15.3.x
ChromeOS

Finding packages in the WinGet Repository

Microsoft Windows Package Manager (WinGet)

What WinGet is a command line tool to manage applications on the Windows platform. Note that FileWave 15.4 or later is required. When/Why WinGet will install software.  But, to do so, we'll need to see if the package we are looking for is in the repository...

FileWave Version
15.4.x
recipe
winget
Windows

Upgrading a package with WinGet

Microsoft Windows Package Manager (WinGet)

What WinGet is a command line tool to manage applications on the Windows platform. Note that FileWave 15.4 or later is required. When/Why Of course, installing a package is only the beginning.  After we initially install any package, we'll have to come bac...

recipe
winget
FileWave Version
15.4.x
Windows

Uninstalling a package with WinGet

Microsoft Windows Package Manager (WinGet)

What WinGet is a command line tool to manage applications on the Windows 10 and 11 platform. Note that FileWave 15.4 or later is required. When/Why After we initially install any package, we most likely will have reason to uninstall it at some point...and ...

recipe
winget
FileWave Version
15.4.x
Windows

Confirming Firebase APIs are enabled for Chromebooks (15.4+)

ChromeOS

What When setting up Chromebooks you need to ensure that the right APIs are enabled. In FileWave 15.4 there are 2 APIs that are required that were not previously needed. You may have these enabled, but you should still do this process just in case they are no...

ChromeOS
FileWave
Server
FileWave Version
15.4.x

Kiosk 1.0 for macOS/Windows - EOL

End of Life Statements

What As the new desktop Kiosk 2.0 for macOS and Windows released with FileWave 15.3.0. In 15.3.x and 15.4.x the old Kiosk 1.0 is also included in the client. Noteworthy also is this new Kiosk is 64bit only.  When/Why Some functions are still performed by Ki...

FileWave Version
15.3.x
EOL
FileWave Version
15.4.x
FileWave
Kiosk

Android EMM Policies and Permissions

Android

Android EMM (Enterprise Mobile Management) allows you to create permissions and send policies. Permissions Types Permission settings may be configured on multiple levels. They are applied in this priority (low number wins). Application specific permission...

Android
FileWave Version
15.4.x

Microsoft WinGet Overview

Microsoft Windows Package Manager (WinGet)

What Microsoft Windows Package Manager, known as WinGet, is a tool that simplifies discovering, installing, upgrading, and configuring software packages on Windows 10 and 11. It operates through a command-line interface, enabling efficient software management...

Windows
FileWave Version
15.4.x
recipe
winget

Installing a package with WinGet

Microsoft Windows Package Manager (WinGet)

What WinGet is a command line tool to manage applications on the Windows 10 and 11 platform. Note that FileWave 15.4 or later is required. When/Why We'll certainly want to use WinGet to push software to our devices, and we can do that rather nicely in a Fi...

FileWave Version
15.4.x
recipe
winget
Windows

Troubleshooting Errors with WinGet

Microsoft Windows Package Manager (WinGet)

What WinGet is a command line tool to manage applications on the Windows 10 and 11 platform. Note that FileWave 15.4 or later is required. When/Why After we initially install any package there may be an error. This will offer some reasons for those errors....

FileWave Version
15.4.x
recipe
winget
Windows

Exporting & Importing Inventory Queries

FileWave Central / Anywhere Inventory Queries (Reports)

Description As of FileWave version 15.4, it is now possible to export and import Inventory Query definitions.  This makes sharing them easier than ever. Also export and share any included Custom Fields utilised in an exported query. Importing & Exporting ...

FileWave Version
15.4.x

FileWave Kiosk displays Company Information

Kiosk

Description As an enhancement to the FileWave Kiosk / App Portal on macOS, Windows, and iPadOS/iOS, version 15.4 includes a view for Organisation Information. Information Details for the organisation may be filled out in the Preferences tab of FileWave Cent...

FileWave Version
15.4.x
FileWave
Kiosk

Automatic updating of iOS/iPadOS Kiosk (15.3+)

Kiosk

What The New App Portal in FileWave 15.3.0 represents a significant upgrade designed to enhance the management and distribution of apps across iOS/iPadOS devices. This feature aims to simplify app deployment, allowing for a more streamlined and efficient proc...

Kiosk
FileWave Version
15.3.x

Setting the Primary Color, Name and Logo in Kiosk/App Portal (15.3+)

Kiosk

What This article provides step-by-step instructions for configuring the new Kiosk2 and App Portal introduced in FileWave 15.3.0, including how to set a primary color, name, and logo for the App Portal / Kiosk on FileWave v15.3.0+. When/Why For brand consis...

FileWave Version
15.3.x
FileWave
Kiosk

FileWave Version 15.3.0 (Unsupported)

Downloads Archived FileWave Versions (Unsupported)

The FileWave endpoint management suite allows you to manage your devices wherever they are, wherever you are, whatever they are, and all in one platform! In the 15.3.0 product release, we're proud to present the fully matured Kiosk for iOS and iPadOS, leaving...

FileWave Version
15.3.x

FileWave Version 15.2.1 (Unsupported)

Downloads Archived FileWave Versions (Unsupported)

The FileWave endpoint management suite allows you to manage your devices wherever they are, wherever you are, whatever they are, and all in one platform! Our goal in the 15.2 release is to complete iOS 17, iPadOS 17 and tvOS 17, together with macOS Sonoma (14...

FileWave Version
15.2.x

FileWave Version 15.2.0 (Unsupported)

Downloads Archived FileWave Versions (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 The FileWave endp...

FileWave Version
15.2.x

Evolution of OS Updates on Apple devices (15.3+)

Software Updates (Apple)

Despite being a critical task in Endpoint Management, OS Update management is unfortunately quite a chaotic journey. The days of merged-1.sucatalog.gz and /usr/sbin/softwareupdate. Initially, macOS softwareupdate command could be used to manually control Sof...

FileWave Version
15.3.x
FileWave Version
15.4.x
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