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Known issues

Workspace Environment Management service contains the following issues:

  • Instances of Adobe Reader installed on Windows Server 2012 R2 prevent Workspace Environment Management from associating PDF files with other PDF reader applications. Users are forced to select the PDF reader application each time they open a PDF. [WEM-33]

  • Agent host machine names listed in the WEM service administration console Active Directory Objects tab do not update automatically to reflect changes to machine names. To display the new name of a machine in the Machines list, you must manually delete the machine from the Machines list, and then add the machine again. [WEM-1549]

  • In the administration console Active Directory Objects tab, using Add Object and Check Name to search and add objects allows only one object to be added at a time. You must close and then reopen the Select Computers or Groups dialog to add another object. (The on-premises version of Workspace Environment Management allows multiple objects to be identified and added without closing the dialog each time.) [WEM-1620]

  • After you migrate your on-premises WEM database to the WEM service, you must reinstall the WEM service agent even if the latest version is installed on your machine. This is necessary because the agent cache cannot synchronize with the WEM service database unless you reinstall the WEM service agent. [WEM-2396]

  • In Transformer (kiosk) mode, and with Log Off Screen Redirection enabled, WEM might fail to redirect the user to the logon page after logging off. [WEM-3133]

  • When you click Apply Filter or Refresh Report on the Administration Console > Monitoring > User Trends > Devices Types tab, you might not be able to view the report. Instead, you are returned to the Administration Console > Actions > Applications > Application List tab. [WEM-3254]

  • On Windows 10 version 1809 and Windows Server 2019, Workspace Environment Management fails to pin the applications to the task bar. [WEM-3257]

  • After WEM upgrades to the latest version, if you still use the earlier versions of the agent, the agent fails to work properly in offline mode. This issue occurs because of the scope changes of the agent local cache file in the latest release. As a workaround, delete the old agent local cache file, and then restart the WEM Agent Host Service (Norskale Agent Host service). [WEM-3281]

  • On the Security tab of the administration console, if you create an AppLocker rule for a file with an .exe or a .dll extension using a file hash condition, the rule does not work. This issue occurs because WEM calculates the hash code of that file incorrectly. [WEM-3580]

  • On the Security tab of the administration console, if you create an AppLocker rule for a file using a publisher condition, the rule does not work. This issue occurs because WEM resolves the file name incorrectly. [WEM-3582]

  • Attempts to map a network drive to users fail if you select the character # as the drive letter for that network drive in the Assign Filter & Drive Letter window. This issue occurs because WEM currently does not support assigning a random letter to a network drive by using “#.” [WEM-3752, LD1014]

  • Attempts to migrate your WEM database into the WEM service can fail. The issue occurs when the entries in the VUEMTasksHistory table of your on-premises WEM database contain special characters. As a workaround, delete those entries from your on-premises WEM database, and then restart the migration process. [WEM-3817, UCOHELP-1567]

  • If you click Add OU on the administration console, WEM might not display anything on the Organizational Units window. The issue occurs when a forest (current or trusted) contains a large number of OUs. As a workaround, you might need to click Cancel and then click Add OU multiple times. [WEM-3818, UCOHELP-1211]

  • The Application Security feature does not work on Windows servers that use non-English Windows operating systems. This issue occurs because WEM fails to start the Application Identity service in non-English language environments. [WEM-3957, LD1185]

For known issues related to WEM service of earlier versions, see Known issues in previous releases.

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