Release History

This release note includes the following topics:

Known issues

The following are known issues in Imaging Toolkit 11.0:

  • Issue:
    UEFI boot images will fail to boot.

    Currently no workaround. Engineering are investigating a solution.

  • Issue:
    Power policies may not be set as expected if TID 2018005 has been implemented in deployment projects.

    Remove the changes described in TID 2018005.
  • Issue:
    Launching Build Console web hyperlinks such as Documentation, Walkthroughs and Support, within a VMware Guest running Windows 10 with VMware Tools will display "Default Host Application" error.

    In the Windows 10 guest, select Control Panel>Programs>Default Programs>Set Default Programs, select Internet Explorer, then select Set this program as default.
  • Issue:
    Searching for Windows Updates using the Base Image Preparation Tool (Zimageprep) on Windows 10 and 8.x may fail if the machine is behind a proxy.

    Configure proxy settings using Web Proxy Auto-Discovery Protocol (WPAD).
  • Issue:
    Creating a Windows 8.1 and 7 base image with Windows updates may fail due to changes in Windows update.

    Review TID 2016003.

ENGL Imaging Toolkit 11.0 [Build 1411]

May 30, 2018

Updated platform support: Windows 10 or Server 2016 are required to install Imaging Toolkit 11.0 and launch Build Console. If you are running Build Console on an older Windows OS please use the Build Console Migration Tool to move Build Console to either Windows 10 or Server 2016.  

The following changes are included in this release:

  • Added: Support for Liquit Workspace
  • Added: Support for .NET 4.7.2
  • Added: Support for Windows ADK 1803
  • Added: Support for Windows Server 2016 deployment
  • Added: Ability to inject critical drivers in WinPE
  • Added: Build Console Migration Tool to ease hardware migration
  • Updated: Downloading multiple drivers will not prompt if an individual driver download fails
  • Updated: Local administrator password will be changed to match the project password
  • Updated: Power settings during build process
  • Updated: Ability to request an evaluation license via a proxy server
  • Updated: Driver analysis enhancements
  • Updated: Default ZENworks agent command line
  • Updated: Rebrand custom deployment to ENGL Deployment
  • Updated: Ziminst support for latest SLES imaging environment
  • Fixed: Updated drivers are not displayed in driver pack until Build Console is restarted
  • Fixed: Bundle assignment via bundle groups may cause logic rule processing to fail
  • Removed: ENGL Zwake
  • Removed: Support for ENGL Deployment Monitor 1.x
  • Removed: Support for Build Console running on any Windows version other than Windows 10 or Server 2016 (with Desktop)

ENGL Imaging Toolkit 10.0.9 [Build 1337]

December 5, 2017

The following changes are included in this release:

  • Added: Standalone Windows deployment process
  • Added: Support for .NET 4.7.1
  • Added: Support for Panasonic "one-click" bundles
  • Updated: ZESService is no longer disabled during build process for ZCM 11.4.3 and above
  • Updated: Documentation split based on deployment solution
  • Updated: Global integration settings contains a single selectable list of deployment solutions
  • Updated: Task view and File Library folder visibility is controlled by selected deployment solution
  • Updated: Driver analysis for Lenovo "driver install" packages
  • Updated: Driver analysis for AMD "software" packages
  • Fixed: Build Console may crash when creating multiple driver images
  • Fixed: Zim Menu:Default does not perform the specified action
  • Fixed: ZimW Dialog:ListFromFile sorts entries
  • Fixed: Build Console Deployment Wizard may crash when manipulating Windows 10 built-in applications
  • Fixed: Analysis of Dell update package may not produce a valid command line
  • Fixed: Build Console may crash when creating a catalog if the File Library path contains a space

ENGL Imaging Toolkit 10.0.8 [Build 1318]

September 12, 2017

The following changes are included in this release:

  • Added: Support for .NET 4.7
  • Added: Support for adding ZENworks Application to Windows startup
  • Added: Replace use of pkgmgr with DISM for hotfixes in Zupdate
  • Fixed: Build Console crash when creating more than one catalog file
  • Fixed: .7z files are not recognised when contained within another archive
  • Fixed: Failed authentication if password contains percentage sign
  • Fixed: support for latest ZCM imaging update versions
  • Fixed: Outdated drivers are not removed from a driver pack
  • Fixed: Zim (WinPE) fails to return the _LDAPCN value after authentication
  • Fixed: File:INI,Get reading a key with a value containing "=" causes the return value to be truncated
  • Fixed: SCCM Client setup reported as failed when the client requires a reboot

ENGL Imaging Toolkit 10.0.7 [Build 1289]

May 30, 2017

The following changes are included in this release:

  • Added: Support for Windows 10 1703 build
  • Added: ENGL Deployment Monitor 2.0 support
  • Added: Ability to send status updates via HTTPS to Deployment Monitor 2.0 server
  • Added: Ability to send custom status updates to Deployment Monitor 2.0 server
  • Fixed: Windows 10 Education does not allow licensing to be configured using KMS
  • Fixed: _Installer bundle is not created correctly on ZENworks 2017
  • Fixed: Entering characters into a dialog or form is very slow when Zim (in WinPE) first loads
  • Fixed: Driver path can contain illegal characters causing driver not to be installed

ENGL Imaging Toolkit 10.0.6 [Build 1263]

January 6, 2017

The following changes are included in this release:

  • Added: ZENworks 2017 support
  • Added: Imaging Toolkit installation on Windows Server 2016 support (Administrator machine)
  • Added: Zim Script SET:_MenuExpandLdapFilterVariables (default False) that controls whether variables are expanded when the menu item/submenu script line is processed
  • Fixed: Enhanced disk type detection (Linux)
  • Fixed: Crash when creating ZMG driver images from long file paths
  • Fixed: Driver analysis extraction failures
  • Fixed: Sysprep fails with Dutch Windows 10 if consumer apps are removed
  • Fixed: Zim (for Linux) failed to correctly handle SET:_MenuExpandTitleVariables
  • Fixed: Zim (for Linux) failed to correctly handle SET:_MenuExpandItemParamsVariables

ENGL Imaging Toolkit 10.0.5 [Build 1235]

October 19, 2016

The following changes are included in this release:

  • Added: Boot Media Wizard option to enable access to the WinPE command prompt using F8 (disabled by default)
  • Added: Build process checks ZCM agent service is running before device registration
  • Added: Driver download failure will fallback to mirror URL
  • Added: Import and deployment support for .NET Framework 4.6.2 and 4.6.1 media
  • Added: Improved analysis and deployment of Panasonic drivers
  • Added: ZimInst no longer requires ZCM version to be selected
  • Fixed: Driver analysis extraction failures
  • Fixed: Driver searches should be disabled for Xen virtual machines
  • Fixed: Driver setup command line with double-quotes fails validation
  • Fixed: Set:<var>,TokenCount() in Zim for Windows token count (now same as Zim for Linux)

ENGL Imaging Toolkit 10.0.4 [Build 1223]

July 20, 2016

The following changes are included in this release:

  • Added: Ability to include all Windows updates during base image creation
  • Added: Ability to select which built-in Windows 10 apps are included in the base image
  • Fixed: Application logic rule processing fails if ZESM resets the network connection
  • Fixed: Downloading Drivers through a Proxy Server may fail
  • Fixed: Project validation should report an error if the SCCM username is in an invalid format

ENGL Imaging Toolkit 10.0.3 [Build 1206]

June 24, 2016

The following changes are included in this release:

  • Added: ZENworks May 2016 imaging update support
  • Added: Ability to create USB boot media for WinPE imaging
  • Added: Windows 10 build number now included media property view
  • Added: Windows 10 build number now included in WinPE boot ISO and base image filename
  • Added: Performance improvements to WinPE imaging
  • Added: Encryption of Driver Installer configuration file
  • Added: Zim Script syntax files for Textpad and Notepad++ not include _Monitor and _WIM reserved variables
  • Added: Zim Script template now includes _error checks after WIM:Apply
  • Fixed: Zim _Form_<item>_File_Line not returning a value (Windows edition)
  • Fixed: Incorrect rights after restoring WIM based project
  • Fixed: Integration Wizard progress fails to update correctly
  • Fixed: Unable to use KMS with Windows 10 Education media

ENGL Imaging Toolkit 10.0.2 [Build 1186]

March 30, 2016

The following changes are included in this release:

  • Added: Ability to remove Windows 10 default and consumer apps
  • Added: NVMe (NVM Express) drive support
  • Added: Added PowerShell support to ZtoolkitCtrl
  • Added: Ability to move a ZENworks workstation object
  • Added: Ability to delete a ZENworks workstation object
  • Added: Extended Windows 10 version information in Build Console to display build and update date
  • Fixed: Application logic rule process fails when a ZENworks patch policy is assigned
  • Fixed: Variables in Zim LDAP list items not expanded correctly (WinPE)
  • Fixed: Driver analysis improvements

ENGL Imaging Toolkit 10.0.1 [Build 1163]

January 21, 2016

The following changes are included in this release:

  • Added: Windows 10 November Update (1511) support
  • Added: System Center Configuration Management 1511 support
  • Added: Active Directory certificate auto-enrollment during build process
  • Updated: Imported Windows 10 media description now includes build number
  • Updated: Driver download improvements
  • Updated: Driver analysis improvements
  • Fixed: Build Console crash when attempting to load project with encrypted passwords
  • Fixed: Build process crash when sending status updates to Deployment Monitor
  • Fixed: Build Console incorrectly calculates required disk space when creating driver images
  • Fixed: Failure to read ZENworks Image-safe Data (ZISD) during build process
  • Fixed: Failure to read/write ENGL Build Data (EBD) on UEFI hardware
  • Fixed: Hotfixes.zmg not restored to UEFI hardware in standard Zim template
  • Fixed: Windows 10 Volume License (VL) media cannot be used with KMS

ENGL Imaging Toolkit 10.0.0 [Build 1135]

September 11, 2015

The following changes are included in this release:

  • Added: Ability to automatically create a Windows base image with all critical Windows updates installed
  • Added: ZENworks 11 Configuration Management SP4 support
  • Added: System Center 2012 R2 Configuration Management SP1 support
  • Added: Windows 10 support
  • Added: .NET Framework 4.6 support
  • Added: Novell Client 2 SP4 support
  • Added: Notepad++ syntax file for zim.cfg
  • Updated: Build process will disable ZENworks update and Endpoint Security services during build
  • Updated: Build process will list any unknown hardware devices to the log
  • Updated: ZENworks imaging updates will be filtered based on patch level
  • Updated: Build process will log the ZCM server used for registration
  • Updated: Ability to check if ENGL WinPE is in automatic mode
  • Updated: Hard disk selection process in zimget.s
  • Fixed: Project setting for Geographic ID is not saved
  • Fixed: Log trace window is not refreshed
  • Fixed: Zupdate not showing new updates when "Include previously installed updates" was enabled
  • Fixed: Zim Goto and Gosub fail to expand variables
  • Fixed: Read-only fields in Zim forms get focus (WinPE)
  • Fixed: Zim form does not set focus to first available editbox (WinPE)
  • Fixed: Zim Dialog:Input functions do not set return variable (WinPE)
  • Fixed: Zim LDAP:Move fails (WinPE)
  • Fixed: Windows media catalog creation may fail
  • Fixed: ZISD is not written to the same location used by img if ZISD does not exist
  • Fixed: Ziminst does not validate media before attempting to proceed
  • Fixed: Mass-storage drivers are not always copied for base image creation