Release Notes

  • Added new action “Download Repair Point” to download repair point of the machine from the Persystent Server to the local Persystent Cache partition.
  • Added new action “Install Repair Point (Local)” to install the repair point from the local Persystent Cache partition instead of having to download it from the Persystent Server.
  • Added new action “Download Repair Point from Machine” to download repair point of specified machine from the Persystent Server to the local Persystent Cache partition.
  • Added new action “USMT Restore User Profiles from Machine” to restore user profile backup of another machine.
  • Added new action “Change Computer Name (PE)” to change computer name of the machine in the PE environment. This will use registry modifications to apply new computer name to the machine.
  • Added new action “Remove Machine” to remove the machine from the Persystent WebUI. This will delete the machine from Persystent and all its information (Inventory, repair points, histories, etc.).
  • Added new action “Upload Repair Point (PE)” to upload the repair point of the machine from Windows PE environment.
  • Added new action “Apply Bitlocker Policy” to either enable or disable Bitlocker on the target machine. This will enforce whatever Bitlocker policy is assigned to the machine.
  • Added option to Boot to Persystent PE environment when machine fails to boot to the operating system so that it can be self-healed.
  • Added Driver Management. Persystent will automatically download drivers for specific models that are in the environment for both OS Deployment and Windows PE.
  • Added ability to show/hide tasks on the Client Build Wizard.
  • Added ability to export snapshot of a machine to USB drive for restoration for disaster recovery.
  • Added option to synchronize Base Image(s) to selected servers only.
  • Added option to synchronize Applications(s) to selected servers only.
  • Added Disk Cleanup policy to perform disk cleanup on client machines based on policy.
  • Fixed installation of CAB Drivers with install with Install Drivers (Windows) action.
  • Fixed failing to register server in the database when running PE Builder utility, the first time.
  • Fixed deletion of Persystent Cache partition when imaging using No Cache option.
  • Changed installation of drivers from Persystent Client Service to PE environment when deploying base image to a machine.
  • Fixed “Select All” option on Application Management tab on the WebUI.
  • Fixed USMT Backup User Profile action which used to fail in some cases.
  • Fixed application installation which used MSI installer.
  • Fixed downloading of Base Image or Repair point when using HTTPS during image deployment or disaster recovery.
  • Fixed actions to return valid information to the WebUI when there are failures during execution.
  • Added cleanup of Application files during daily server maintenance process.
  • Added option to perform disk cleanup on the Client Build Wizard. This is useful when the hard drive is not initialized.
  • Fixed purging of base images and applications when there is no master server set.
  • Fixed syncing of base images and applications when repository servers are on different network. It will use secondary IP to connect to the master server if the primary connection fails.
  • Fixed inclusion of Public and Default profiles in the repair point.
  • Fixed inclusion of C:\Windows\InfusedApps and C:\Program Files\WindowsApps when taking a repair point of a machine.
  • Removed having requirement of .Net Framework 4.7 on client machine and in Windows PE.
  • Fixed cleaning up of logs on the client machines based on policy.
  • Fixed cleaning up of Application install folder after application has been installed successfully on the client machine.
  • Fixed cleaning up of USMT folder after using USMT backup or USMT restore actions on the client machine.
  • Fixed issue where file filters were not getting updated on the client machines in some scenarios.
  • Fixed capturing of Model of the machine when creating a Base Image.
  • Added complete output of USMT Backup User Profiles and USMT Restore User Profiles as an action history so that the user would know what profiles were actually backed up and restored.
  • Fixed notification text when asking user to reboot the machine when inheriting a Bitlocker enabled machine.
  • Added new policy to create Persystent partition or not when imaging machines or inheriting existing machines.
  • Added support for REST APIs to schedule tasks and get results.
  • Added support to create WIM image or traditional Base Image from Imaging Console.
  • Added new policy to create Windows Recovery partition or not when imaging machines.
  • Added new policy to specify size of Windows Recovery partition when imaging machines.
  • Added new policy to specify size of the Windows Boot partition when imaging machines.
  • Added new policy to specify size of the Windows MSR partition when imaging UEFI machines.
  • Added new action to send Slack message to specified channel or user. This can be used to notify after specific task is completed.
  • Added new report for Bitlocker for compliance reporting.
  • Added new action to create Persystent partition on existing machine.
  • Added new action to delete Persystent partition on existing machine.
  • Moved BitLocker policies from Server to Pre-Boot policy so that multiple BitLocker configuration can be supported.
  • Added support for wildcards for excluding files from repair. For example, you can now exclude *.log from repair process.
  • Added support for repair a machine with Persystent when a machine fails to boot to the OS from Windows Recovery Menu.
  • Modified forced restart when inheriting BitLocker machine to use restart option with snooze where user can save and close existing work.
  • Fixed Install Application option on the Notifier Agent on machines without Persystent partition.
  • Fixed issue of imaging machine from Offline USB when there is no network connection.
  • Fixed issue of new Dell machines booting to Dell Recovery partition instead of Persystent partition.
  • Added version check on Client Build Wizard and Imaging Console to make sure that both client and server are running same version.
  • Added support to capture partial repair point (Snapshot) of the machine in Windows in the background while user is working.
  • Added support to export base images to a folder instead of a zip file to speed up the export process and requiring less space.
  • Added support to track location of machine based on policy.
  • Added support to download drivers of the machine when using Download Base Image action.
  • Added support for download of WIM image using Download Base Image action.
  • Added new action to restore a machine’s repair point (Snapshot) to another machine.
  • Added new action to clear application install history so that they can be reinstalled again after imaging.
  • Added new action to install drivers for Operating System.
  • Added new action to install drivers for Persystent PE Environment.
  • Fixed deleting of user profiles in High level repair on some Windows 10 machines.
  • Added support for blacklisting applications that are installed on the machine.
  • Added support to define success codes for application installations.
  • Enhanced support of APIs / SCCM Plugin
  • Returns success or error code for every command.
  • Added ability view available tasks
  • Added ability to schedule any available task on a machine.
  • Added ability to get schedule execution status.
  • Removed notifications when installing Persystent Client on the machine using MSI.
  • Added new action to clean local Persystent repository on the machine to free up space.
  • Added support to view user profile, data and settings that are backed up using USMT on the WebUI.
  • Enhanced support for HTTPS for WebUI and Client Server communication.
  • Fixed reporting of size for Application Inventory.
  • Fixed Notifier issue when using RDP to a machine.
  • Fixed execution of task over and over where polling interval was less than amount of time it took to execute the task.
  • Add option to remove Persystent Agent automatically when creating base image.
  • Added check to verify if the machine has necessary space to create new snapshot or downloading of a base image.

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