Software Update: Lansweeper

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To map the devices in your network, you can use Lansweeper. This program works on a Windows machine with IIS and a sql database, and is able to inventory the existing software and hardware in the network without having to install a client program on each computer. All information can then be consulted via a web interface. Lansweeper is available as freeware for small environments and for larger environments will paid must become. Lansweeper version has been released and the changelog of the past few versions can be found below., LsPush, LsAgent Windows, SQL 370

  • Fixed: Asset exclusion changes are not always synced correctly between the on-prem installation and Cloud
  • Fixed: Editing an existing Microsoft Cloud Service credential results in an error saying the credential name already exists, even when the submitted name is in fact unique
  • Fixed: Hyper-V guests move between hosts when those hosts are part of a failover cluster setup
  • Fixed: If a Windows computer’s name fails to resolve to an IP address during a Rescan, Lansweeper does not try to scan the computer’s previously detected IP as a fallback, which it should
  • Fixed: Old scanning errors are not removed from the webpages of non-Windows assets and the assets’ Last Tried and Last IP Scan dates are not updated as they should be
  • Fixed: When rescanning a Hyper-V host that has multiple generic guests with the same name or MAC address, the links between the host asset and most of the guests are lost, LsPush, LsAgent Windows, SQL 360

  • Added: Full support for scanning, and installing Lansweeper on, the Windows 11 operating system
  • Added: Full support for scanning, and installing Lansweeper on, the Windows Server 2022 operating system
  • Added: The following built-in report: “OS: Not latest Build of Windows 11”
  • Added: The following built-in report: “OS: Not latest Build of Windows 2022”
  • Changed: Updated the built-in list of Windows OS codes and names
  • Fixed: The Lansweeper scanning service can in some cases become unresponsive, requiring it to be killed or the machine to be rebooted
  • Fixed: When silently running the Lansweeper installer with the /upgrade parameter on an installation that’s already on the same version as the installer, a new install is performed instead of the update being aborted with an error
  • LsAgent Linux, LsAgent Mac
  • Added: Support for LsAgent scanning of macOS Monterey
  • Changed: The LsAgent installers for Linux and Mac now come packaged with a newer version of .NET Core, .NET Core 3.1
  • Fixed: Various bugs that were previously already fixed in agentless scanning, LsPush, LsAgent Windows, SQL 350

  • Added: If a Lansweeper installation is linked with a Cloud site, it is now possible to edit scan settings both from Cloud and the on-premises web console
  • Added: It is now possible to use multi-factor authentication (MFA) when linking a Lansweeper installation with Cloud
  • Added: Notifications in the upper right corner of the web console for situations where there’s an issue with the sync to Cloud, eg where the sync server is down
  • Changed: Added a knowledge base link to the Warranty Tracking section of Configuration\Server Options
  • Changed: Made several changes to the software to correctly deprecate the use of old v1 Intune and Office 365 scanning targets
  • Changed: Rebranded the IT Asset Data Platform to “Cloud”, which caused naming changes in several buttons, options and menus
  • Changed: Revised some of the sync status messages in the Cloud configuration menu
  • Changed: Revised the visual layout of info, warning and error notifications in the upper right corner of the web console
  • Changed: Updated putty.exe in Program Files (x86)\Lansweeper\Actions to version 0.76
  • Fixed: If an auto-update package fails to install due to file corruption and is re-downloaded, the Install Updates button remains grayed out and cannot be clicked
  • Fixed: If the users’ domain cannot be contacted, the cleanup option to delete users not found in Active Directory can take a long time to complete and can cause high CPU usage on the Lansweeper server
  • Fixed: In new Lansweeper installations, the asset pages of Windows computers scanned with an up-to-date version of LsPush incorrectly indicate that an out-of-date agent is being used
  • Fixed: Long LsAgent version numbers cannot be viewed in full under Scanning\LsAgent Scanning
  • Fixed: Scanning errors that occur during Hyper-V or Windows cluster log scanning are not always visualized on the relevant asset’s Lansweeper webpage
  • Fixed: Several asset cleanup options under Configuration\Server Options are non-functional, eg “Permanently delete assets not seen in the last XX days”
  • Fixed: The Config and Software tabs of an Apple Mac asset are sometimes hidden even though scanned data is available
  • Fixed: The “new Lansweeper version available” popup still appears in some cases after a Lansweeper installation’s been updated by the auto-update feature
  • Fixed: The ResetWebUserRoles.exe tool throws the following error when opened or when hitting the Enable Built-in Administrator button: “Invalid column name AdminPassword. Invalid column name AdminUserName.”

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Release status Final
Operating systems Windows 7, Windows Server 2012, Windows 8, Windows Server 2016, Windows Server 2019, Windows 11
Website lance weeper
License type Freeware/Paid
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