StageNow 2.10

StageNow 2.10

StageNow 2.10 User Guide, Revision A

StageNow MN-002910

January, 2018


This guide covers StageNow 2.10.x and higher.

This guide provides the staging administrator with instructions for using StageNow 2.10 to create profiles for staging devices.

Supported Web Browsers

  • Firefox 29 or newer

  • Google Chrome 35 or newer

  • Internet Explorer 9 or newer

Sections of This Guide

  • Installing StageNow provides instructions for installing, uninstalling, and upgrading the StageNow staging solution, including system requirements.

  • Getting Started describes the StageNow solution, including information about users, use cases and supported devices.

  • Profiles provides information about StageNow Wizards, which allow the staging administrator to define software configurations and installation scenarios for enterprise devices.

  • Profile Wizards describes how to use the profile-creation Wizards.

  • Settings provides information for the staging administrator about configuring and managing settings for use in profile creation.

  • Setting Types lists the parameters and values available when creating settings.

  • Device Staging provides information for the staging operator about selecting a profile for configuring the target devices and deploying the profile material to the devices.

  • Troubleshooting describes errors that can occur in the StageNow Tool and provides possible solutions.

New in v2.10

Important News

  • StageNow 2.10 no longer supports the OSupdatepackage for Jelly Bean or KitKat devices.
  • The StageNow update file for devices running Android Lollipop and higher is distributed with the latest BSP or security incremental patch for the specific device(s).
  • The Wipe a Device guide now includes instructions for bypassing the Android Setup Wizard following an Enterprise Reset.

New Features

  • External Staging Server Support

    • Staging and deployment content can now be hosted on a server or system other than the StageNow workstation
    • An external staging server can use FTP, FTPS, HTTP or HTTPS protocols
  • Zebra VC80 devices can now be staged using a serial scanner (RS232)

  • When staging Zebra TC20/TC25 devices, administrators can now prevent Analytics Manager from being disabled

  • Support for MX 7.2 adds the following Setting Types and features:

  • Audio Manager new CSP:

    • Controls whether audio on a device plays only through a connected handset or through the handset and the built-in device speaker (supported on the Zebra VC80x only).

  • Display Manager new feature:

    • On VC80 devices, adds the ability to force the display to “Stay Awake” and remain on.

  • Power Manager new feature:

    • Turn ON/OFF “Doze Mode” energy saving features on the device. When enabled, only specially designated apps can prevent the device from entering a low-power state to preserve battery life.

  • Remote Scanner Manager new feature:

    • Supports RS-507 and DS-3608 scanners

  • Settings Manager new feature:

    • Enable/Disable application notification control on devices running Android Nougat

StageNow v2.10 now supports these operating systems and extensions:

  • Android Nougat
  • Android Marshmallow
  • Android Lollipop
  • Android KitKat
  • MX 7.2
  • MX 7.1
  • MX 7.0
  • MX 6.3
  • MX 6.2
  • MX 6.1
  • MX 6.0
  • MX 5.2
  • MX 5.1

Additional information

Included in the StageNow 2.10 download package:

  • staging_solution_signed.2.10.exe - StageNow v2.10 Tool Installable

  • StagingInstallGuide_V2.10.pdf - StageNow v2.10 Install Guide

Compatibility Notes

  • See the full list of Zebra Android devices that support StageNow 2.10

  • Zebra devices running Android Nougat, Marshmallow, Lollipop, KitKat and Jelly Bean that ship with the StageNow Client support all device configuration options offered by the StageNow tool.

  • The MX features supported by a given device depends on the versions of Android, OSX, and MX versions in the device BSP. Refer to the MX feature matrix to determine features supported by devices in your organization.

  • The free StageNow application can be downloaded and installed on any Windows 7 PC with no pre-requisite software and with no need to purchase, locate, license or install other components.