January Newsletter: New Year, New Features, and More from JumpCloud

Control System Update Behavior Across Macs and Windows

In an effort to deliver better control over Windows and Mac system updates, we have just released update settings policies for both Windows and macOS. These policies allow admins to deliver predictable system update behavior on their managed Windows and macOS systems. Decide how your fleets handle OS updates as they’re released, instead of reacting to them after the fact. For example, you can set updates to install automatically on a specific day and time, at a set frequency, or you can let a local admin determine the update behavior. Contact us to learn more.

New Update: System Search / Filter Enhancement

We are always striving to improve the JumpCloud Admin Console experience. With an enhanced System Search and new Filter By capability, locating a particular system is a breeze. Now when searching for a system, you can choose a system attribute to search within, thus refining the results. You can also filter systems by operating system (Windows, Mac, Linux), system status (Active or Inactive), or disk encryption status (encrypted or not encrypted) to optimize your system searches.

Coming Soon: Simplify User Importing and Onboarding Activities

Today, when a JumpCloud user is created within the directory, we prevent the username from being changed. This has prevented any potential conflict between the agent-provisioned local user account and the existing local user account. However, it has also created friction points with other administrative tasks.

Coming soon, JumpCloud will allow any username to be modified prior to a user object being bound to a resource.

This enhancement will allow admins to simplify the importing and onboarding chores associated with user creation, such as applying standard user naming conventions, matching usernames to existing systems, or associating identities with resources that have disparate UIDs.

Reach out to customer success or your account manager to learn more and receive release updates!

Customer Success Corner: Implementation Made Easy

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*** This is a Security Bloggers Network syndicated blog from Blog – JumpCloud authored by Zach DeMeyer. Read the original post at: https://jumpcloud.com/blog/january-19-newsletter/

Zach DeMeyer

Zach DeMeyer

Zach is a writer and researcher for JumpCloud with a degree in Mechanical Engineering from the Colorado School of Mines. He loves being on the cutting edge of new technology, and when he's not working, he enjoys all things outdoors, making music, and soccer.

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