BeyondTrust Discovery Agent Release Notes

January 9, 2024


  • There is a product dependency on having the .NET 6 Hosting package installed.

New Features and Enhancements:

  • Added checks to ensure that Sudo is installed on the target before elevating target commands.
  • The scanner now returns all DNS Aliases and DNS Addresses as part of the Asset Event NVP data, ensuring accuracy when discovering and naming scanned databases and their hosts.
  • Added new methods to determine if a target is a DC.

Issues Resolved:

  • Resolved an issue with data parsing for Palo Alto devices where the echo of the command was being returned in NVP data, causing scanning of the devices to onboard the prompt as a user.
  • Resolved an issue where Error 400: BadRequest was occurring when running the testc command to test the central policy setup.

Known Issues:

  • The installation dialogs have string substitutions errors.


  • Direct upgrades to this version are supported from versions 20.1.0 and later releases.
  • This release is available by download from the BeyondTrust Client Portal at
  • The MD5 signature is: 2b8055bcfca1c7c277e3584568c8cfdc
  • The SHA-1 signature is: 6650de9f72ccae0c2dcf65b4a3f9b618f9d85852
  • The SHA256 signature is: 20a3b1a852b2a1d21d52aaa8fde5bdf4b7ba3773c1b367241b1e10dc2b759ff8