MobiControl v14.2.1 Release Notes

14.2.1 Build 4394 (December 03, 2018)

MD5 Checksum: 0ab53640cc20e90af8adc3123dc1cd93

Upgrade Observations

  • The MobiControl installer will warn on upgrade if it detects Profiles with the Webroot powered "Web Filter" and/or "Antivirus" device configurations. Future upgrades will not be allowed unless all "Web Filter" configurations are transitioned to "SOTI Surf", and all Android device agents are upgraded to v13.5 or higher to continue support for Antivirus.

Features and Improvements


  • System logs are no longer archived by default to files in new MobiControl installations. If needed, it can be enabled through Global Settings.
  • Improved performance of File and Package transfer to devices
  • Added support for performing device actions at the group level including, but not limited to:
    • Check in
    • Lock
    • Send Script (via Platform or SMS
    • Turn off
    • Sync Files
  • Introduced ability to configure the device search engine in a multiple Management Service environment by allowing the user to specify a Management Service FQDN (Fully Qualified Domain Name) in the MobiControl Administrator Utility
  • Added new Global Permission, Manage Device Scripts, that controls the right for a user/group to create, rename, edit or delete scripts

Android Enterprise

  • Set the "Disable Smart Lock" feature control to be enforced when the "Disable All Keyguard Features" feature control is active for Android Enterprise
  • Added ability to configure Wi-Fi Proxy settings within the Wi-Fi profile on Android Enterprise
  • Added ability for users to view ELM License Status in the Device Information panel once ELM has been activated
  • Added ability to enforce minimum Wi-Fi security level on Android Enterprise devices with Samsung ELM enabled via the "Enforce minimum Wi-Fi Security Level" feature control
  • Renamed "Disable Google Account Creation" feature control option to "Disable Account Creation" where administrators can disable "All Accounts" or "Google Account" creation on the device


  • Added new Restrictions option: Hide Control Centre


  • Added support for custom attributes on Linux devices.


  • Replaced "iOS" with "Apple" in MobiControl License Information dialog box
  • Added new device and user profile configuration - Custom SSL.

Bug Fixes


MC-51006 Removed erroneous "iOS-Only" labels from agent settings dialogs that were originally intended to distinguish between iOS / macOS support
MC-51488 Updates to apps installed via application catalog rule were not successfully pushed to Microsoft HoloLens devices
MC-55456 Random code appeared in VPP account dropdown when user perform multiple clicks
MC-57195 Refresh of Apple VPP account failed in MobiControl environments with lower performance databases.
MC-57493 Alerts maintenance failed during nightly maintenance
MC-57590 File sync where an invalid error was shown indicating partial synchronization of files
Fixed minor translation errors
MC-57849 TEM alert did not trigger on Android device agent.
Resolved issues when deploying profiles and packages to a larger device set.
MC-59429 First Name and Last Name macros missing when Android Agent enrolled with an LDAP AD
MC-61213 Unable to log out of MobiControl when single sign on user is logged in
MC-61874 Option to “Queue messages for offline device” in MobiControl web console when sending script to device was missing
MC-61898 Send message did not work correctly for macOS devices
MC-62907 Resolved issue for Deployment server crash when changing logs setting from MobiControl Administration Utility
MC-64451 Experienced difficulties uninstalling 14.2.1 device agent from a Windows Desktop Classic device
MC-64773 Fixed issue with Send Script action for Android Enterprise agent
MCMR-14252 Added support for offline Agent Build Service for Windows Mobile/CE platform
MCMR-14682 MobiControl Server did not verify custom agent certificate with the local trusted root storage
MCMR-15024 Corrected the API /devices/collectedData which returned no device information for devices which were included in sub groups
MCMR-15270 V14 did not show which Deployment Server a device was connected to under the “Logs” panel portion of the console
MCMR-15272 Deployment Server developed a high queue length after upgrading to v14.1.2
MCMR-15449 LDAP custom attributes were not displayed in the console
MCMR-15460 Incorrect manufacturer name appeared when running the “Carriers” report under Device Reports (Group View)
MCMR-16392 User could not launch DUO app from SOTI Surf after clicking the web link