Support to be added for macOS Ventura, additional noteworthy accompanying Agent Updates.

Ventura Support

Upon release of Watchman Monitoring’s Mac agent version 7.1, confirms support for macOS 13 (Ventura) and fully removes reliance on Rosetta 2. The release is planned for shipment prior to the final release of macOS Ventura.

Changes to the Contact Menu

With the forthcoming release, the Contact Menu will no longer support launching Applications “by name.” Contact menu items using “by name” should be changed to use the bundle ID or URL, see here for more information.

Deprecation of Mac OS X 10.11 and macOS 10.12

In the future, installation packages will require macOS 10.13 High Sierra. Computers which are running Mac OS X 10.11 El Capitan and macOS 10.12 Sierra will continue to report, however they will not receive updates and new installations will not be supported.

Removal of agents which do not support TLS 1.2

The previously announced for remote-removal of the agent on computers running either Windows XP or OS X 10.10 and lower will begin at the end of September 2022.

End of support for Linux

As with macOS 10.12 and below, the agent for computers running Linux has been deprecated. In cases where the python2 stack will not negotiate TLS 1.2, manual removal will be required. See here for information on manual removal.

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