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Changelog

Only quarters where notable changes were made are listed. Quarters are listed in falling order, with the most recently-made change at the top and the oldest-made change at the bottom.

  • Q1 = January - March

  • Q2 = April - June

  • Q3 = July - September

  • Q4 = October - December

Q2 2024

Q2 2024

Publication date

Technology

Details

2024-05-23

Snow Automation Platform 3

Updated information on supported Microsoft Windows Server and SQL Server versions and editions, and Web client requirements.

Publication date

Technology

Details

2024-03-27

Snow Atlas

The requirements have been moved to System Requirements

2024-03-27

Package Builder

The requirements have been moved to Platform tool requirements.

2024-03-12

Snow Integration Manager

Topic title has been updated from Snow Integration Manager 5 to Snow Integration Manager 6.

2024-02-08

Snow Inventory Agents

Snow Inventory Agent for Windows: version 5 has been removed, version 7 has been added

Snow Inventory Agent for macOS: version 5 has been removed, version 7 has been added

Snow Inventory Agent for Linux: version 5 has been removed, version 7 has been added

Snow Inventory Agent for Unix: version 6 has been removed, version 8 has been added

Q4 2023

Publication date

Technology

Details

2023-11-23

All

Editorial update.

2023-10-18

Snow Commander

Snow Device Manager 5

Editorial update.

2023-10-03

Snow Inventory Agents and Oracle Scanners

Snow Inventory Oracle Middleware Scanner, Snow Inventory Oracle Hardware Scanner, and Snow Inventory Java Scanner have been added to the page.

Q3 2023

Publication date

Technology

Details

2023-09-28

Snow License Manager 9 and Snow Inventory Server 6

In Network configuration, added a row for SMTP Relay.

2023-09-13

Snow License Manager 9 and Snow Inventory Server 6

Updated Network configuration and added the column Used for.

Q2 2023

Publication date

Technology

Details

2023-05-19

Snow Integration Manager 5

Updated the Operating system minimum requirements.

2023-05-10

Snow Inventory Oracle Scanner

In the Installed software table row, OpenJDK has been changed to Oracle OpenJDK for clarity.

2023-05-05

Snow License Manager 9

Clarified Web client requirements.

Q1 2023

Publication date

Technology

Details

2023-03-15

Snow License Manager 9 and Snow Inventory Server 6

Updated Software requirements for Snow License Manager and Snow Inventory.

2023-03-13

Snow Inventory Oracle Scanner

The following updates were made to the Snow Inventory Oracle Scanner 5, 6, and 7 and Snow Inventory Oracle Scanner 8 tables:

  • Oracle Database Lite Mobile Server and Oracle Database Lite were removed from the list of Oracle DB editions.

  • IBM Java on AIX and HP-UX Java were removed from the list of supported Java implementations.

2023-02-01

Snow Automation Platform

Updated information around supported versions of Microsoft Windows Server and Microsoft SQL Server.

Editorial updates.

Added information on revision.

2023-02-01

Snow License Manager 9

Updated Web client requirements.

2023-02-01

Snow Integration Manager

Upgraded the Microsoft .NET framework from 4.7.2 to 4.8 version.

2023-02-01

Snow License Manager 9 and Snow Inventory Server 6

Network configuration:

  • Added a row to include the communication from Snow License Manager to Snow Inventory Server.

  • Updated the Default configuration column for configurable servers that include http/https with Snow License Manager's IIS configuration.

Updated Software requirements for Snow License Manager and Snow Inventory.

Q4 2022

Publication date

Technology

Details

2022-12-16

Snow License Manager 9

Updated the Web client requirements.

2022-10-05

Snow Automation Platform 3

Snow Device Manager 5

Snow License Manager 8

Removed Microsoft Internet Explorer 11 from the list of supported browsers.

Q3 2022

Publication date

Technology

Details

2022-09-22

Snow Integration Manager 5

Editorial updates.

2022-09-20

[all]

Snow License Manager and Snow Inventory Server:

  • Includes the software and hardware requirements for Snow License Manager 9 and Snow Inventory Server 6 as a collective solution.

  • A common Database Server requirement for Snow License Manager 9 and Snow Inventory Server 6.

  • New section Network configuration added.

New section Snow Commander added.

Risk Monitor: Updated the redirect links under Required Snow technologies.

2022-09-16

Snow Inventory Server 6

Editorial updates.

2022-09-07

Snow Inventory Agents

For Snow Inventory Agent for Windows, removed browsers Microsoft Edge Legacy and Microsoft Internet Explorer 11 from the list of supported browsers for Cloud Application Discovery and Metering.

2022-08-19

Snow Integration Manager

Added Microsoft Windows Server 2022 to the OS component.

2022-07-01

[all]

New section Snow and third-party products added.

Q2 2022

Publication date

Technology

Details

2022-06-15

Snow Inventory Agents and Oracle Scanner

Added table for Snow Inventory 7 Agent for Unix.

Added table for Snow Inventory Oracle Scanner 8.

2022-06-03

Snow Inventory Server 6

Bullet point updated in the Database server section for COMPATIBILITY_LEVEL.

Editorial updates.

2022-06-02

Snow License Manager 9

Replaced the Server Recommendations section with newly consolidated Hardware requirements that shows server sizing available for up to 300,000 units.

Added the section Software requirements.

Added a sentence under the Hardware requirements section saying that the corresponding server sizings are also applicable for both Snow Inventory Server 6 and Snow Integration Manager.

2022-06-02

Snow Integration Manager

Provided link to the Hardware requirements section from this topic.

2022-06-02

Snow Inventory Server 6

Reworked the Database requirements table and added Software requirements for Master Server and Service Gateway.

Provided link to the Hardware requirements section from this topic.

Q1 2022

Publication date

Technology

Details

2022-03-08

Snow Integration Manager

Removed the version Microsoft Windows Server 2008 R2 from the OS component.

2022-03-01

Risk Monitor

Added a new section with system requirements for Risk Monitor.

2022-01-25

Snow Inventory Server

Terminology update in the Application Servers

2022-01-19

Snow License Manager 9

Added support for Microsoft Windows Server 2022 to Snow License Manager 9.

2022-01-14

Snow License Manager 8

Snow License Manager 9

Moved Dependencies on other Snow products to Snow Product Dependencies.

2022-01-14

Snow Integration Manager

Moved major version dependencies to Snow Product Dependencies.

2022-01-14

Snow Inventory Server/Agent compatibility

Moved section to Snow Product Dependencies.

Q4 2021

Publication date

Technology

Details

2021-11-17

Snow Inventory Agent for Windows

Added that as from version 6.8.1, Snow Inventory Agent for Windows is compatible only with Snow Inventory Server version 6.6.0 or later.

2021-11-05

Snow Inventory Agent for Linux

Added that as from version 6.4.0, Snow Inventory Agent for Linux is compatible only with Snow Inventory Server version 6.6.0 or later.

2021-11-05

Snow Inventory

Editorial updates.

Q3 2021

Publication date

Technology

Details

2021-09-15

Snow Inventory 6 Agent for macOS

Added ARM-based Apple M1 chip as supported processor architecture.

2021-09-13

Snow Distribution 5.5

[all]

Removed section for Snow Distribution 5.5.

Editorial and structural updates.

2021-09-06

Snow License Manager 8 and 9

Added details on database server permissions that are required.

2021-08-09

Snow Inventory 5 and 6 Agents for Linux

Clarified text around testing of Agents on the latest available Linux distributions at the date of release.

Q2 2021

Publication date

Technology

Details

2021-06-22

Snow Integration Manager 5

Removed Inventory Data Processor 4.6 from Installed software requirements.

2021-06-15

Snow Inventory Oracle Scanner

Added 19c to the list of Oracle DB versions, to reflect that the Oracle Scanner is compatible with this version as from the SIOS 6.2.0 release.

2021-06-08

[all]

Editorial updates to the structure.

2021-06-03

Snow Inventory Server 5

Snow Inventory Server 6

Snow Inventory Agent 5 and 6 for Windows

Snow Inventory Agent 5 and 6 for macOS

Snow Inventory Agent 5 and 6 for Unix

Changed sections to show that Snow supports operating systems and Microsoft SQL Server versions that are supported by their respective vendors; details are found in the respective sections of every technology.

2021-05-24

Snow Integration Manager 5

Removed Snow License Manager 7 from requirements of Installed software.

2021-05-07

Snow Inventory Server 6

Added details on database-server permissions that are required.

2021-05-05

[all]

Added section: Changelog with all history from previous KB article.

Q1 2021

Publication date

Technology

Details

2021-03-16

Snow Inventory 5 and 6 Agents for Windows

Snow Inventory 5 and 6 Agents for Windows

Removed a Note section from both technologies. Removed the mention of web application metering from macOS.

2021-01-28

Snow Inventory 5 and 6 Agents for Windows

Added a note in the Operating System section on how Microsoft Visual C++ Redistributable is required to be installed on Windows (for Inventory Agent for Windows to work).

Q4 2020

Publication date

Technology

Details

2020-12-17

Snow Inventory Oracle Scanner

Corrected typos in the Snow Inventory Oracle Scanner 5 and 6 section.

2020-12-07

Snow License Manager 8 and 9

Snow License Manager 8 and 9/Dependencies on other Snow Products:

  • Removed Snow Inventory Client for Windows, version 3.5

  • Changed from "Transport of inventory data from Snow Inventory clients over HTTP" to "Transport of inventory data from Snow Inventory agents over HTTP"

2020-11-23

Snow Inventory 5 and 6 Agents for macOS

Added info on support for macOS 11 Big Sur.

Added info on Cloud application metering and web application metering, with supported browsers.

2020-11-23

Snow Inventory 5 and 6 Agents for Windows

Updated info about supported browsers for Cloud Application Metering.

2020-11-23

Snow Inventory Server

Snow Inventory Agents

Section on Snow Inventory server/agent compatibility rewritten for better readability.

2020-11-23

Snow License Manager

Inserted page breaks before sections on server recommendations for better readability.

2020-10-26

Snow Inventory 5 and 6 Agents for Windows

Changed the name of Citrix XenApps to Citrix Virtual Apps and the name of Citrix XenDesktop to Citrix Virtual Desktops.

2020-10-26

Snow Inventory 5 and 6 for Linux

Changed a sentence for clarification around libraries.

2020-10-26

Snow License Manager 8 and 9

Snow Inventory Server 5 and 6

Database requirements: Added that availability groups for high availability (HA) are not supported.

Q2 2020

Publication date

Technology

Details

2020-05-19

Snow License Manager 9

Snow Inventory Server 6

Added support for Microsoft SQL Server 2019 and Microsoft Windows Server 2019.

2020-05-15

Snow Inventory Oracle Scanner 5 and 6

The section Snow Inventory 5 and 6 Agents for Oracle Scanner was incorrect and changed to Snow Inventory Oracle Scanner 5 and 6.

2020-04-23

Snow Inventory Agent 5 and 6

Added which distributions Snow Inventory 5 and 6 Agents for Linux are tested on.

Clarified Processor architecture for Snow Inventory 5 and 6 Agents for Linux, macOS, and Windows.

Added info about Installed software for Snow Inventory 5 and 6 Agents for Oracle Scanner.

Q1 2020

Publication date

Technology

Details

2020-03-26

Snow License Manager

This change reverts "SQL Server 2012 or later"—a change made on 2020-02-04—to "Microsoft SQL Server 2012, 2014, 2016, or 2017".

2020-03-05

Snow License Manager

Snow Inventory Server

Snow Integration Manager

In the headings, removed ".X" as a version identifier for Snow License Manager, Snow Inventory Server and Snow Integration Manager. For example, replaced "Snow License Manager (8.X)" with "Snow License Manager 8".

2020-03-05

Snow Inventory Agent [all]

Combined the requirements for Snow Inventory 5 and 6 Agents. Specific changes are described per Agent.

Snow Inventory Agent for Windows:

  • Operating systems - required versions are described with an interval instead of specifying each version.

  • Deleted rows: Configuration, Ports.

  • PowerShell scripting support - required versions are described with an interval instead of specifying each version.

  • Virtual application technologies - footnote deleted.

  • Web application metering - List of supported operating systems deleted.

Snow Inventory Agent for Unix:

  • Clarified the requirements for installed software.

Snow Inventory 6 Agent for Linux:

  • Operating system and Required libraries - List of supported operating systems deleted and replaced with the content of Required libraries. A note added to clarify the requirements for the required libraries.

Snow Inventory Agent for Oracle Scanner:

  • Oracle DB version - Added version 18c.

  • Oracle DB edition - Added Trusted Oracle Database 8 Enterprise Edition, Oracle Database Express Edition, Oracle Database Standard Edition Two, Oracle Database Personal Edition, Oracle Database Lite Mobile Server, and Oracle Database Lite.

  • Replaced Operating system with information about Installed software.

2020-02-20

Snow Automation Platform

Removed Microsoft Windows Server 2008 as requirement for Operating system for 1000+ users. Added Microsoft Windows Server 2019 as database requirement.

2020-02-07

Snow Automation Platform

Removed Microsoft SQL Server 2008 as a database requirement.

2020-02-04

Snow License Manager

SQL Server support for SLM 9: changed "Microsoft SQL Server 2012, 2014, 2016 or 2017" to "SQL Server 2012 or later".

2020-01-24

Snow Integration Manager

Removed the following from section Snow Integration Manager 5.X:

  • The note "For utilizing PVU information from ILMT, BigFix, or TAD4D".

  • The sections Snow Integration Connector Requirements, Snow for ITSM, and Snow for ServiceNow 3.X.

  • Added note about where to find information about individual connectors and 3rd party technologies in the section Snow Integration Manager 5.X.

2020-01-09

Snow Inventory 6 Agent for Windows

Updated Supported browsers from "Mozilla Firefox 57.0.4 or higher" to "Mozilla Firefox 69 or higher".

2020-01-09

Snow Integration Manager

Removed Microsoft SCCM 2007 from the document.

Q4 2019

Publication date

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Details

2019-12-06

Snow Inventory 6 Agent for Linux

Updated Required libraries from GLIBC 2.3.4 to GLIBC 2.12.

2019-11-21

Snow Inventory 6 Agent for macOS

Removed v. 10.8 and added v. 10.15 to OS version requirements.

Removed footnote from OS version requirements.

2019-10-23

Snow Inventory 6 Agent for macOS

Removed all mentions of macOS in regard to Inventory Agent for macOS 10.6.

2019-10-23

Snow Inventory Client

Removed the Inventory Clients section.

2019-10-22

Snow Automation Platform

Changed the list of supported web browsers to:

  • Internet Explorer, version 11 or higher.

  • Microsoft Edge, version 42 or higher.

  • Mozilla Firefox, version 62 or higher.

  • Apple Safari, version 12 or higher.

  • Google Chrome, version 70 or higher.

2019-10-10

Snow Integration Manager

Removed listings of the individual versions for all 3rd party supported solutions.

Changed "Database requirements" to "Authentication".

Changed the line "A database user account with read access to the database" to "A user account with read access to the database".

Q3 2019

Publication date

Technology

Details

2020-07-09

Snow Integration Manager

Added table for WMware Workspace ONE to MDM/EMM Tools section.

2020-07-02

Snow Inventory 5 Agent for Windows

Made the following correction for supported operating systems: Replaced "Microsoft Windows XP (x86, x64)" with "Microsoft Windows XP SP3."

Q2 2019

Publication date

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Details

2019-06-27

Snow Inventory 6 Agent for Linux

Added operating systems RedHat Enterprise Linux 7.6 and 8.0.

2019-06-12

Snow Inventory Server

Changed minimum requirements for Microsoft .Net Framework from 4.5 to 4.7.2.

2019-06-11

Snow Inventory Server

Added section Snow Inventory Server.

2019-05-13

Snow Inventory 5 Agent for Windows

Added the following supported operating systems together with a footnote saying "Supported by Inventory agent versions 5.0.0-5.2.4":

  • Microsoft Windows XP (x86, x64).

  • Microsoft Windows Server 2003 R2 (x86, x64).

  • Microsoft Windows Server 2003 (x86, x64).