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Parallels Remote Application Server v.15.5 Release Notes

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  • Parallels Remote Application Server 15.5

Updates Summary

Parallels Remote Application Server 15.5 Update 1 (December 19, 2016)

RAS Core v15.5.15679

New

  • User Profile Disk feature includes an option not to change the server current UPD settings.
  • Publishing Agent has an option to change the IP on which it communicates with other Publishing Agents.
  • Email alerts now include RAS version and build number.

Improved

  • If connection between Publishing Agents is dropped, services are able to re-establish connection and re-synch information.
  • Releasing a managed devices restores previous settings.
  • "Show unmanageable devices" does not require a console restart to work.
  • Stability improvements to Universal Printing.
  • Various shell improvements when switch between mobile and desktop devices.
  • Possible crash in VDI guest agent when it fails to connect to VDI Host agent.

Fixed

  • Corrected information about the total number of active session in the information category.
  • Japanese invitation email subject not read correctly by some mail clients.

Parallels Client (Windows) v15.5.15676

Improved

  • Security improvements when desktop is replaced.Improved: Stability of the universal scanner redirection.
  • Support for redirection of PDF printers.

Fixed

  • Auto install fonts not respecting disabled option.

Parallels Client (Linux) v15.5.15676

Improved

  • Autostart VDI and RPC connections. Fixed: Raspberry PI client not launching due to wrong OpenSSL library version.

Parallels Client (Mac) v15.5.15675

New

  • Universal Printer support for Bonjour printers.

Improved

  • Non aligned multi monitor support.
  • Cursor handling on non focused windows.
  • Japanese keyboard handling.

Parallels Client (Chrome App) v15.5.15673

Improved - Corrected NLA information links.

CloudPortal v15.5.15676

Improved

  • Android client detection.

Fixed:

  • HTTP to HTTPS redirection in the Administration page.

Parallels Remote Application Server 15.5 RTM Patch 1 (November 11, 2016)

RAS Core v15.5.15569

Improved

  • Licensing Activation by sending Farm ID with the Hardware ID

Fixed

  • Filtering of Published Items when filtered by IP, GW and Client Name


Parallels Remote Application Server 15.5.0 (November 2, 2016)

RAS Core v15.5.15566

New:

  • Multiple active Publishing Agents architecture: allows better load distribution, increased system performance, faster failover and session connections.
  • Added support for User Profile Disks.
  • Universal Printer can now use the client machine name rather than the user name in the printer name rules.
  • Configure Universal Printing and Universal Scanning compression level.
  • Client Manager allows the administrator to disable Print Screen key.
  • Changed the Client Manager to manage devices separately for each site, allowing different administrators to manage each site's devices.
  • Added process information to the Terminal Server session management view.
  • Support for wildcards when adding MAC addresses filters on published items.
  • Enabling of HTML5 gateway without the gateway to have SSL enabled for SSL offloading setups.
  • Support for high resolution icons in published applications.
  • Support for KMS licenses when using RAS VDI templates.
  • RAS guest VMs cloned from a template are added to a configured Active Directory OU.
  • Deprecated support for workgroups in RAS VDI templates.
  • Added a new administrator permission role to manage devices.
  • Changed the default cipher strength to high.
  • Added email notifications for licensing events.
  • Grace period when concurrent users exceed the limit increased to 30 days.
  • Added support for Windows Server 2016.
  • Upgraded to OpenSSL v1.0.2.

Improved:

  • Running applications published from %ProgramFiles% for 32 and 64 bit.
  • Licensing information.
  • Logging of RAS components with an easier to use solution and additional log files.
  • Email notification generated by system events.
  • Various performance, stability and usability improvements.

HTML5 Gateway

New:

  • Ability to define a policy to launch applications using the installed Parallels Client or fallback to Parallels HTML5 Client.
  • Support for embedding the Parallels HTML5 Client in other web pages.
  • Added description to published items as a tooltip.
  • Grouping of similar items on the taskbar.
  • Saving of favorite applications per user per farm.
  • Automatic redirection from http to https.
  • Added logging.
  • Change domain password.

Parallels Client (Windows) v15.5.15558

New:

  • Administrator can control if the user can make use of multi monitors.
  • Added support for automatic launching of published applications and desktops.
  • Added the Logoff and Disconnect actions to the Show Sessions window.
  • Option to disable RDP-UDP tunnelling.
  • Parallels Client for Windows with support for high-DPI icons.
  • Auto start applications when the user logs into a RAS connection.
  • Deprecated support for RDP folders.
  • Added an option to control printer hardware information cache.
  • Upgraded to OpenSSL v1.0.2
  • Deprecated folders for non RAS connections.
  • Allow wrapping of a 3rd party credential provider with RAS Single Sign-On component.

Parallels Client (Linux) v15.5.15557

New:

  • Added additional support for the RemoteFX acceleration.
  • Redesigned UX for better user experience.
  • Add an option to swap mouse buttons.
  • Added support for automatic launching of published applications and desktops.
  • Support for custom paths for disk drive redirection.
  • Upgraded to OpenSSL v1.0.2.

Parallels Client (Mac) v15.5.15561

New:

  • Added additional support for RemoteFX acceleration.
  • Mapping Cmd and Control keys to Windows Win and Control keys.
  • Bi-directional audio (microphone redirection).
  • Multi-monitor support.
  • Added support for Retina display to desktop sessions.
  • Automatically adjust remote desktop resolution when the local desktop resolution changes.
  • Added support for automatic launching of published applications and desktops.
  • Upgraded to OpenSSL v1.0.2.
  • Miscellaneous improvements.

New Parallels Client (iOS) v15.5.15550

New:

  • New look and feel with new connections list, new applications list (includes high resolution icons if it is enabled on the server side) and new toolbar.
  • Improved touch gestures support, e.g. smart tap, magnified click, magnified drag.
  • Optimized for mobile platforms keyboard and mouse cursor modes.
  • Application switcher provides intuitively and smooth switching among running applications even if they running on different RDS of VDI hosts.
  • Portrait mode fits remote session resolution to the screen resolution of the device upon device rotation.
  • Sound input (microphone support) enables working with published softphone software.
  • Added acceleration mode “RemoteFX Adaptive” supports using new codes H.264, ClearCodec and RemoteFX Progressive if it is supported by the remote RDS or VDI host.
  • Control policies support is aligned with Parallels Clients on desktop platforms and allows administrators to control save password option or adding new connections (Parallels RAS, Standard RDP).

New Parallels Client (Android) v15.5.15550

New:

  • New look and feel with new connections list, new applications list (includes high resolution icons if it is enabled on the server side) and new toolbar.
  • Improved touch gestures support, e.g. smart tap, magnified click, magnified drag.
  • Optimized for mobile platforms keyboard and mouse cursor modes.
  • Application switcher provides intuitively and smooth switching among running applications even if they running on different RDS of VDI hosts.
  • Portrait mode fits remote session resolution to the screen resolution of the device upon device rotation.
  • Sound input (microphone support) enables working with published softphone software.
  • Added acceleration mode “RemoteFX Adaptive” supports using new codes H.264, ClearCodec and RemoteFX Progressive if it is supported by the remote RDS or VDI host.
  • Control policies support is aligned with Parallels Clients on desktop platforms and allows administrators to control save password option or adding new connections (Parallels RAS, Standard RDP).

Parallels Client (Chrome App) v15.5.15557

New:

  • Added additional support from RemoteFX acceleration.
  • Added support for automatic launching of published applications and desktops.
  • Support for time zone redirection.
  • Support for Control Policies.

CloudPortal v15.5.15564

New:

  • Added support for automatic launching of published applications and desktops.
  • Icons for Desktop shortcut and Favicon icon
  • Improved support of Safari web browser.
  • Using a secondary IIS application pool to increase performance.
  • Improved uploading process of clients installation.
  • Improved replication of settings by allowing retries if replication fails.
  • Upgraded to OpenSSL v1.0.2.
  • Various performance improvements.

Reporting Engine v15.5.15557

New:

  • Upgraded to OpenSSL v1.0.2
  • Various performance optimisations.

HALB v15.5.15557

New:

  • Upgraded to OpenSSL v1.0.2.

VDI Appliance v15.5.15557

New:

  • Upgraded to OpenSSL v1.0.2.



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