PKWARE Release Notes – December 2020                                       

 

Release Version: Smartcrypt December 2020

General Availability Date: January 7, 2021




Introduction

The following ‘minor’ release provides new product functionality, resolution to customer reported issues and other general improvements to the PKWARE software.

 


Updated Components and Versions

PKWARE ComponentVersion

PKWARE Enterprise Manager

v18.8.94

Archive Client Application - Persistent Data Encryption (PDE) Agent

v16.70.0008

Transparent Data Encryption (TDE) Agent

v3.40.3

Smartcrypt SDK

Java 2019.7.4 / .NET 2020.2.4

Smartcrypt Mobile App for iOS

1.5.32

Smartcrypt for Intune Mobile App for iOS

1.7.2

Smartcrypt Mobile App for Android

1.5.9

Smartcrypt for Intune Mobile App for Android

1.5.9

 

PKWARE Enterprise Manager / Archive Client Application Version Compatibility

PEM
PEM VersionArchive Client Applications

 PEM v18.8.94

  December 2020

PDE Agent: 16.7.0008 (Dec ’20) 16.60.0011 (Sept ’20) and 16.50.0007 (June ‘20) 

TDE Agent: v3.40.3

 

 

 

Supported 3rd Party Platforms

The following PKWARE and 3rd Party products and versions listed below represent those which have been tested for quality, interoperability, and functional operation. Customers are strongly encouraged to maintain their environment in accordance with the versions and dependencies listed below, to avoid unforeseen issues with compatibility or unexpected behavior.

 

PKWARE Enterprise Manager

Operating System

Version

Microsoft Windows

Windows Server 2019, 2016, 2012, 2012 R2, 2008 R2

Browser Type

Version

Internet Explorer / Edge

Internet Explorer 11 / Edge 86.x

Firefox

84.x

Google Chrome

87.x

Safari

14.x

Database Type

Version

PostgreSQL

12.5

MSSQL

SQL Server 2016, 2014, 2012

Web Server

Version

Internet Information Server (IIS)

IIS 10.0, 8.5, 8.0, 7.5

Archive Client Application

Operating System Type

Version

 Microsoft Windows

Windows Server 2019, 2016, 2012, 2012 R2, 2008 R2, Windows 10, 8.1

 MacOS

Big Sur (11), Catalina (10.15) and Mojave (10.14)   

 Linux – RedHat

RedHat 5 or greater   

 Linux – SUSE

10 and greater on x86, and x86_64

 Linux - Ubuntu

12.04 (LTS) and greater on X86 and X86_64

 UNIX – IBM AIX

7L version 7.1 (7100-00) or higher, 6L Version 6.1 (6100-00) or higher with required patches

 UNIX - Solaris

10 or greater on UltraSPARC and X86

 UNIX – HPUX

11iv2 with patches

 IBM z/OS  

  Software: z/OS 2.4, z/OS 2.3, z/OS 2.2, z/OS 2.1, z/OS 1.13             

  Hardware: z10-EC, z10-BC, z-10, z196, z114, zEC12, zBC12,

  z13 (2964), z13 (BC (2965)), z14, zR1, z15



 IBM i

  Software: IBM i 7.4, 7.3, 7.2, 7.1

  Hardware: Power 7, 8 and 9

Operating System Type - Mobile

Version

Smartcrypt for iOS

14 

Smartcrypt for Android

11  

Smartcrypt SDK

 Language

Version

 Java

 v2019.7.1

Dependencies:

  • Java 8 or higher JRE

 Application Operating System

Version

 MacOS

Catalina (10.15)

 Windows

Windows Server 2019, 2016, 2012, 2012 R2, 2008 R2 (64-bit)

Windows 10, 8.1 (64-bit)

 Linux – RedHat

RedHat 8 (64-bit)

 Linux – SUSE

Linux Enterprise Server 12, 11

 Linux – Ubuntu

Ubuntu 18.04, 16.04 (64-bit)

Language

Version

  .NET

  v2020.2.4

Dependencies:

  • NET Framework 4.6.1 and higher on Windows
  • .NET Core 2.1 on all platforms (LTS release from Microsoft)

 Application Operating System

Version

 Windows

Windows Server 2019, 2016, 2012, 2012 R2, 2008 R2 (64-bit)

Windows 10, 8.1 (32-bit + 64-bit)

 MacOS

Catalina (10.15)

 Linux – RedHat

RedHat 8 (64-bit)

 Linux – Ubuntu

Ubuntu 18.04, 16.04 (64-bit)

Other PKWARE Components

 Component

Version

Transparent Data Encryption (TDE) Agent - Server

Windows Server 2016, 2012, 2012 R2, 2008 R2

Transparent Data Encryption (TDE) Agent – Desktop

Windows Server 2019, 2016, 2012, 2012 R2, 2008 R2, Windows 10, 8.1

Smartcrypt Reader - Windows

Windows 8.1 and higher

Smartcrypt Reader – macOS

macOS 10.13 and higher

 

 

 

 

Features and Improvements

The following capabilities have been added to the Manager, Client or both in the current release.

 

PKWARE Enterprise Manager

PKWARE Enterprise Manager

Summary

Appliance / Windows

Version 18.8.94

Features

  • Integration with Microsoft Double Key Encryption
    • Ability for customers to create, manage and securely store the Double Key Encryption key in the PKWARE Enterprise Manager
  • Policy Controls
    • Define whether encryption activities will include or exclude data compression
    • Configure whether end users can create split file archives
  • Discovery and Remediations – PREVIEW FEATURE
    • Support for identifying sensitive information in image files

Archive Client Application

Summary

Windows, Mac, Linux

Version 16.70.0008

Features

  • Policy Controls
    • Define whether encryption activities will include or exclude data compression
    • Configure whether end users can create split file archives
  • Discovery and Remediations – PREVIEW FEATURE
    • Support for identifying sensitive information in image files

 

Fixed Issues

Component

ID

Title

Description

SEM

MGR-4064

Javascript error when displaying page in SEM as read only admin

Javascript error when displaying page in SEM as read only admin

SEM

MGR-3867

Windows SEM upgrading issues

Various customer reported problems when upgrading a Windows SEM with the PowerShell script

SEM

MGR-3995

Appliance OS upgrade processing error

Fixed issues when upgrading between versions, the upgrader used to not reject an invalid upgrade where required components were are not present.

SEM

MGR-3972

IWA endpoints were case sensitive

Fixed endpoints used for IWA to ensure they are case insensitive.

SEM

MGR-3959

Devices page in UPN Mode displayed duplicate column

Fixed duplicate column by removing it

SEM

MGR-3948

Read only admin given controls to make changes

Fixed issue by hiding controls from read only admins that would error when pressed

SEM

MGR-3897

Apache configuration setting to allow for IWA stability

Changed Apache setting to allow more domains to be able to do IWA

 

 

PKWARE Enterprise Manager Virtual Appliance – OS and Major Packages

In the December 2020 release PKWARE has introduced a new version of the PKWARE Virtual Appliance, referred to as ‘Appliance version 2’. This virtual appliance replaces the prior version of the virtual appliance and contains a new collection of updated 3rd party packages.

 

Virtual Appliance Version and Software Compatibilities

  • The PKWARE Enterprise Manager (PEM) software that is compatible with the PKWARE Virtual Appliance Version 2 is PEM 18.8.x and newer.
  • The latest version of the PKWARE Enterprise Manager (PEM) software that is compatible with the PKWARE Virtual Appliance Version 1 is PEM 18.7.86 (released September 2020).
  • A migration path is supported between PKWARE Virtual Appliance v1 and PKWARE Virtual Appliance v2. For information regarding migration, please contact your PKWARE support representative.

 

The major packages included in the PKWARE Virtual Appliance Version 2, include the following:

PKWARE Enterprise Manager Virtual Appliance

Package / OS

Version

Ubuntu

20.04.1 LTS

Dotnet-host

5.0.1-1

Dotnet-runtime

3.1.10

Apache2

2.4.41-4ubuntu3.1

Postgresql

12+214ubuntu0.1

Openssl

1.1.1f-1ubuntu2

Python3

3.8.2-0ubuntu2

For a full list of the packages included in your appliance, see the Systems/Packages page.

 

 

PKWARE Software Checksums

Smartcrypt Enterprise Manager with TDE Agent

·       SHA256 Checksum: 8AA55FD7643BFC2C6964F0755494544F518E7A1451D022CE67E756D641369851

Smartcrypt Archive Client

 

Windows / Mac:

  • Windows 64-bit
    • SHA256 Checksum: 35c9e12a82a0c38e94f6fcd74dc0583a788e233ea4ba96efb181d5c6c365ea95
  • Windows 32-bit
    • SHA256 Checksum: 96411f29ef63f01579868b1c6c56bbb288b1b10d83830bd41b33d752bdd2b74f
  • Windows Masking 64-bit
    • SHA256 Checksum: 2a5334193e018626bfb0b9bdbf20f3402d81efd246b0a759c0f980ee5fdff7b2
  • Windows Masking 32-bit
    • SHA256 Checksum: a92e3985bb412a1080d1addc250fffb2fed0dddd815d6975d59ef4d2d0e39bf6
  • macOS
    • SHA256 Checksum: 8db375d3e9cb2e57231de1a7f9b8cf1f66346f4b59427b28d3b41fb2edce631d

Linux / Unix:

  • Smartcrypt_CLI-16.70.0008-i386.rpm
    • SHA256 Checksum: EDD2803C5844812519352CAE23A94EC50D7DB9965F73DCFE4AE217FD73437D37
  • Smartcrypt_CLI-16.70.0008-x86_64.rpm 
    • SHA256 Checksum: DC7B996CD088B9ACB5BE537985F881317A1DA0E165AB4AC6B4D20FDB36EC4A64
  • Smartcrypt_CLI-16.70.0008-i386.deb 
    • SHA256 Checksum: CCACA1702A0CFDB62E640F55085C62E283D63C0F7595CB1FFCFA88E8A2E18E39
  • Smartcrypt_CLI-16.70.0008-x86_64.deb 
    • SHA256 Checksum: 976CDB322C1C0AF2099EDA3ECE50C3CB4C87C9A8A09871E443227077A9F9BA06
  • Smartcrypt_CLI-16.70.0008-ia64.depot 
    • SHA256 Checksum: 66DFFAFD31D54905A43888B7FABCCD71FF09E4F1B463D582807291DA5320DEED
  • Smartcrypt_CLI-16.70.0008.bff 
    • SHA256 Checksum: 66275130F28ACF05D75C71A797220C0ED0B829E97AA07653C99F0DE707B1F34D
  • Smartcrypt_CLI-16.70.0008-sun4u.pkg 
    • SHA256 Checksum: AF4E88C0FAB88810AF41CF8A1A879E9544A813C4ED6925D170EBA31C48BF56B5
  • Smartcrypt_CLI-16.70.0008-i86pc.pkg 
    • SHA256 Checksum: FE732DDC9B6A412503F209A5D0175EDC0EB0F5939B677F8116F6D4713ABBB92E

Windows Desktop TDE:

  • x64_DesktopTDE 
    • SHA256 Checksum: 39410409BEC0DF3C82C293FE007D46BCC601A6FC7339DFC0A437F6C705868AA8
  • x86_DesktopTDE
    • SHA256 Checksum: 201D7A877658F81D235FD47ED4BB7F20B2D50C16419B2A8D89987576508E48DC

Windows TDE:

  • x64_TDE_Windows_3.30.4.0 

·       SHA256 Checksum: 8BA64B4A9138DE792FC8B9B979092234F31591C7E57139E60551F8D05AB80A25

  • x86_TDE_Windows_3.30.4.0 
    • SHA256 Checksum: E12DF881FB5095098171C58823461BE3F3154A5D96FA432187A656CE23EDAD1C

PKWARE Classification

  • PKWARE Provided Bundled Install
    • SHA256 Checksum: 63E1133FAB22E9071BB46FD77E95919A7F4DCB12B31F0D34A282D24F06F53170
  • PKWARE Provided Bundled Install
    • SHA256 Checksum: 63E1133FAB22E9071BB46FD77E95919A7F4DCB12B31F0D34A282D24F06F53170

 

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