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uberAgent 5.2.1: Elasticsearch 7, GPU Usage, IE Enhanced Protected Mode

  • by Dominik Britz
  • May 6, 2019

We are happy to announce the newest version of our user experience and application performance monitoring product. uberAgent 5.2.1 adds support for Elasticsearch 7 and brings many other improvements.

For a full list of changes, please consult the release notes. As always, upgrading is highly recommended (instructions).

Elasticsearch 7

uberAgent now fully supports the latest Elasticsearch version. Instructions on how to prepare Elasticsearch for uberAgent are available here.

GPU Usage

Even Better Robustness

uberAgent has long supported GPUs, and with version 5.2.1 the GPU detection is even more robust. Per-machine and per-process GPU compute usage now switch to an alternative algorithm if the original algorithm fails (observed with Nvidia Grid). This requires Windows 10 1709 or later.

GPU Engine per Process

uberAgent now determines per process which GPU engine is used most heavily (requires Windows 10 1709). This makes GPU monitoring on a process level much more accurate. Different uses like video decoding, or 3D acceleration can be clearly distinguished.

Internet Explorer Enhanced Protected Mode

uberAgent collects metrics about web app performance from all major browsers through add-ons, including Internet Explorer. The add-on now works in Internet Explorer’s Enhanced Protected Mode, too.

About uberAgent

The uberAgent product family offers innovative digital employee experience monitoring and endpoint security analytics for Windows and macOS.

uberAgent UXM highlights include detailed information about boot and logon duration, application unresponsiveness detection, network reliability drill-downs, process startup duration, application usage metering, browser performance, web app metrics, and Citrix insights. All these varied aspects of system performance and reliability are smartly brought together in the Experience Score dashboard.

uberAgent ESA excels with a sophisticated Threat Detection Engine, endpoint security & compliance rating, the uAQL query language, detection of risky activity, DNS query monitoring, hash calculation, registry monitoring, and Authenticode signature verification. uberAgent ESA comes with Sysmon and Sigma rule converters, a graphical rule editor, and uses a simple yet powerful query language instead of XML.

About vast limits

vast limits GmbH is the company behind uberAgent, the innovative digital employee experience monitoring and endpoint security analytics product. vast limits’ customer list includes organizations from industries like finance, healthcare, professional services, and education, ranging from medium-sized businesses to global enterprises. vast limits’ network of qualified solution partners ensures best-in-class service and support anywhere in the world.


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