WAPT 1.8 F.A.Q : 50 Questions about WAPT
Our WAPT users and followers are getting to know our formula : With each new version we release we dedicate an entire webinar to it! Between the presentation of the newest features and the exchanges with participants, it’s great to create these connections with our WAPT community.
As you can imagine, our webinars move pretty quickly and are filled with questions, so it’s understandable that you may have missed some announcements! So, if you’re someone that missed out on the live webinar or some questions, I have four pieces of good news for you!
- The webinar is already available for replay on our YouTube channel and in this article!
- We have compiled all of your questions to create this WAPT 1.8 F.A.Q article
- We have already published a F.A.Q similar to this in our previous article!
- If you still have a question that has not been answered by the end of this article, the comment space is saved for you !
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Discover the F.A.Q’s of WAPT 1.8
- General functions and features of WAPT
- Advantages and additional features of WAPT Enterprise
- The use of WAPT Self Service
- New features with WAPT 1.8
- (Potential) Features to come in future versions
- More in-depth technical questions
Discover how WAPT works
Can we create a group for "group pakages"?
Can WAPT be used to monitor/ over see your IT park?
Is it possible to back up the complete configuration of the WAPT server?
Does a classic Windows reboot launch "waptexit"?
Is it possible to run WAPT outside of a domain?
Is it possible to manage several sites (i.e. several parks) with WAPT?
Are there query templates to facilitate the use of WAPT?
How can you create a group of machines without the machines being in an Active Directory?
The advantages of WAPT Enterprise
Is it possible to apply default packages when installing the client with WAPT Community?
Is the reporting function available with WAPT Community?
Does the Windows Updates management via WAPT allow you to uninstall already installed updates?
Do you plan to create pre-installed Linux servers in OVA/OVF format?
Go Farther with WAPT Enterprise
Using WAPT Self Service
Is WAPT Self Service available in the Community Version?
Is WAPT Self Service planned to work on Linux?
Do I need a local admin account for an out-of-domain user to install software with WAPT Self Service?
How can I make sure that a user who is also the admin of his workstation does not have all the packages available in their WAPT Self Service?
Can a non-admin launch WAPT Self Service?
What’s new with WAPT 1.8
How do I migrate from WAPT 1.7 to version 1.8? What is the most secure procedure?
Can we deploy a package that is not in the Linux Repository, like a "tar.gz" or a "deb" for example?
What type of machine should be used to make it a local repository controlled in the WAPT console?
Simon demonstrates how to use this feature in our newest video. Feel free to watch it to learn more!
Are software applications for MacOS and Debian already available in the WAPT Store?
Do we need to resynchronize all packages on new repositories?
What is the procedure for installing WAPT on Linux?
We have just made a new video to show you how WAPT agents for Mac and Linux work! Feel free to watch them to learn more!
How does the transition from an existing hand mounted repository (NGINX) to a WAPT 1.8 managed repository work?
Is WAPT agent 1.8 still supporting repository search through DNS entries ?
Is synchronization done at "byte" or only at "full package"?
What is the frequency of synchronization? Is it automatic or manuel?
Is there a Linux version of the WAPT console?
(Potential) Upcoming features
Is WAPT based on the Python 3 language? If not, is it under development?
Is more refined user management provided in the WAPT console?
Is a Wake On Lan relay on remote repositories being considered for a future version of WAPT?
Is it planned to distribute pre-packaged WAPT in a VM or Docker container?
On the other hand, we do not plan to work on a version for Docker. However we know that some have already stumbled upon this question.
Are there plans to create rules based on the computer model to allow automatic deployment of packages?
Does WAPT allow you to manage "oneshot" (to take a machine out of the domain, etc.)?
Will there be an automatic refresh button in the WAPT console?
Is an RMM solution coupled with WAPT (via the WAPT agent, for example) planned?
Is a reporting solution via an external API being developed?
We have made a video presentation of this function. In addition there are many queries that are available on the Tranquil IT forum.
Do you plan to integrate an option to reboot Windows workstations from the console (shutdown.exe) at a later stage?
Is there a solution that exists to easily define the maturity of a workstation?
Is it possible to manage Drivers / BIOS of the machines thanks to WAPT?
Is it possible to run a batch or powershell script in a WAPT package?
Could you give an example of a validated architecture for roaming stations outside of the internal network?
Does Tranquil IT recommend putting WAPT in the Demilitarized Zone (DMZ)?
Is the "target_os" field updated progressively according to package updates in Tranquil IT's repository?
Can we manage client workstations over the internet, or do they have to be on the same VPN network?
Is it possible to manage the "double boot" using WAPT?
Is it possible to have a WAPT proxy for remote sites with low internet speed?
Is it possible to change/add permissions on folders or files?
Will "waptexit" run properly when rebooting Windows with FastBoot active?
Is there documentation planned to correct the issue of "This feature is being removed by major browsers and deprecated by RFC 2818?
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