InstantKB 2016 Active Directory Released



Hi All. I'm delighted to announce today the release of our InstantKB 2016 Active Directory Module and our InstantKB 2016-3 update. The InstantKB 2016 Active Directory Module provides enterprises with a seamless single sign on experience for InstantKB that integrates with existing Active Directory authentication models.

Alongside the Active Directory Module we've also released a small update for InstantKB today. The InstantKB 2016-3 update contains some significant performance improvements and adds support for the Active Directory Module.

What's New

It's only been a week since our InstantKB 2016-2 release so unlike previous releases there are only a few improvements with this update.

InstantKB 2016 Active Directory Module

  • Complete conversation of source code to C#
  • Automated Integrated Windows Authentication By Default
  • Improved InstantKB account creation via windows authentication
  • Improved installation experience & set-up

InstantKB 2016-3

  • Significant performance improvements to email checking routine (using the check email button should now only take a few seconds)
  • Fixed bug with reference to Admin.ks if logged in as administrator or support agent
  • Added support for Active Directory Module

Installing the Active Directory Module

Before you get started with the InstantKB 2016 Active Directory Module we would first suggest upgrading to the latest InstantKB 2016-3 release.

Whilst you can use the InstantKB 2016 Active Directory module with InstantKB 2016-1 or above some functionality may not be available via the InstantKB administrator control panel unless your using InstantKB 2016-2 or above.

Downloading InstantKB 2016-3

InstantKB 2016-3 has been added for all existing InstantKB 2016 customers. You can download InstantKB 2016-3 right now from your My Licenses page. For upgrade instructions please refer to our InstantKB 2016-2 to InstantKB 2016-3 upgrade notes.

Downloading the Active Directory Module

If eligible the InstantKB 2016 Active Directory Module will be available for download on your My Licenses page. For installation instructions please refer to the Docs/ReadMe.txt within the Active Directory download.

If you've purchased our InstantKB Active Directory module and don't see this available for download within your account please don't hesitate to contact us or submit a support request.

That's It!

As always we hope you enjoy the InstantKB 2016-3 update and newly released Active Directory Module. If we can assist with any upgrade concerns or questions of course please don't hesitate to contact us or submit a support request.