KACE SDA 5.0 - 5.0.1016 Hotfix Release Notes

Quest® KACE® Systems Deployment Appliance 5.0.1016 Hotfix Release Notes

Quest® KACE® Systems Deployment Appliance 5.0.1016 Hotfix Release Notes

This release notes document provides information about the Quest KACE Systems Deployment Appliance (SDA) 5.0.1016 hotfix.

About this hotfix

About this hotfix

The KACE Systems Deployment Appliance (SDA) provides a network-centric solution for capturing and deploying images. The KACE SDA provides a seamless cross-platform imaging solution from a single Administrator Console enabling you to provision Microsoft® Windows® and Apple® OS X® platforms. You can deploy the configuration files, user states, and applications as an image to a single device or to multiple devices simultaneously.

The KACE SDA provides the tools necessary to automate deployments in both homogeneous and heterogeneous hardware environments, and provides reliability of large-scale image deployments with multicast and task engine capabilities. The built-in driver feed automatically downloads Dell driver models, and the Package Management feature enables uploading third-party driver packages. You can also integrate the KACE SDA with the KACE Systems Management Appliance (SMA) to image the KACE SMA inventory. The KACE SDA is available as a virtual appliance.

The KACE SDA 5.0.1016 is a hotfix release of the product which offers several new features, improvements, and resolved issues.

New features and enhancements

New features and enhancements

The following new features and enhancements are included in this release:

Table 1. New features and enhancements


Issue ID

The KACE SDA now supports Mac OS 10.13 (High Sierra).


Resolved issues

Resolved issues

The following is a list of issues resolved in this release.

Table 2. Resolved Issues

Resolved issue

Issue ID

Deleted source media appeared in the Scripted Install Detail page drop-down menu.


After upgrading to 5.0.222, the RSA Restore share was not accessible.


The access log was not rolling over, causing the disk to fill.


WIM image deployment log issues caused deployment errors.


System image duplication times increased drastically in 4.x.


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