Release Notes (2022-11-09)

This section lists the new features, enhancements, bug fixes, and components available in the latest version of the Banyan Platform

  • Updated on Nov 09, 2022


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2022-11-09 Release Highlights

Important Notice: Banyan is releasing Access Tier v2, which features a guided installation flow and architectural updates. See Important Notices to learn more about the upgrade path from v1 to v2.

Generally Available Features

  • Trust Profiles:

    • Banyan is introducing Trust Profiles, which apply admin-defined Trust Factors to a specific subset of devices in an org.
    • Trust Factors can be applied to specific groups of devices (based on device serial number, OS, device ownership type, and user group), offering admins granular control over devices’ security posture.
  • Access Tier Version 2 - Simplified Installation and Management:

    • Banyan is introducing a new guided Access Tier installation flow in the Cloud Command Center.
    • Most of the installation process can now be completed directly through the Command Center’s UI.
  • Custom Help Messaging for End Users:

    • Admins can now create custom support messaging for end users from the Command Center, helping guide end users through authentication and authorization errors.

Enhancements and Updates

  • Enhanced WireGuard performance (bandwidth and speed) for Windows devices.

  • The desktop app registration process is now language-agnostic (we now support registration for non-English devices).

Bug Fixes

  • The Firewall Trust Factor now supports group policy firewall settings for Windows devices on the desktop app.

Component Versions

Client Components Server Components Management Components
Desktop App* v3.5.0 (Changelog) Netagent* v2.0.0 (Changelog) Shield* v1.48.0 (Changelog)
Mobile App v2.1.2 (Changelog) Connector* v1.8.0 (Changelog)  

* Updated in the latest release