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Parallels Remote Application Server v.16.1 Release Notes

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  • Parallels Remote Application Server

Parallels Remote Application Server v16.1 (Novemeber 1, 2017)

Parallels RAS Core v16.1.0.18915

New

  • The ability to organize Remote PCs and manage them as pools.
  • Integration with RAS Performance Monitor
  • The ability to enable/disable the file transfer capability (new settings in RD Session Host, VDI Host, Remote PC and HTML5 GW properties).
  • Added policy setting to enable/disable the file transfer capability.
  • The ability to enable/disable the clipboard redirection capability when using Parallels HTML5 Client (a new setting in the HTML5 GW properties).
  • Effective access window now allows exporting information to a CSV file.
  • In places where host name can be entered, the ability to open the Browse for Computer dialog.
  • Added a notification when system cannot authenticate users because domain controller is not reachable.
  • Child processes identified with the parent published application in the Processes window.
  • The ability to change order of footer URLs in the Theme properties.
  • Reintroduced the ability to install RAS Proxy Gateway on 32-bit OSes.
  • The ability to start a remote control session from the Processes window.
  • The ability to lock a device from the client manager category.
  • The ability to configure firewall and remote access setting when pushing a VDI guest agent.
  • The ability to encrypt connections with GOST algorithm.
  • The ability to apply a certificate in PFX format to RAS Proxy Gateway.
  • Support for Citrix XenServer 7.2 hypervisor. The ability to view running sessions from VDI hosts.
  • The ability to execute remote operations within running sessions from VDI hosts.
  • The ability to customize the structure of directories of a user profile disk.

Improved

  • RAS Console: Improved UI of many pages. The Administration category has been restructured
  • RAS Console: Streamlined the process of applying settings. Improved: Error reporting when a user is not allowed to access a HTML5 gateway Theme.

Fixed

  • User accounts have been added to the "Remote Desktop users" group even though option is not enabled.
  • Radius retries settings not saved.
  • WIA not working due to not detecting Desktop Experience on non-English OSes.
  • Possible Publishing Agent service termination if there are network errors in a multi PA site.
  • Possible crash when uploading a file with zero size.
  • PC agent / VDI guest agent does not close session when a published application is closed.
  • RDSH scheduler fails if a schedule is created in the past.
  • Application run mode is not used when starting published applications.
  • RAS Console may fail to list VDI guests occasionally.
  • Failed to connect to VDI guest with an error "A specific machine was not found".

HTML5 Gateway:

Improved

  • Performance when listing applications and desktop.

Fixed

  • Authentication failed if password contains some non latin characters.
  • Pressing space key might scroll down the desktop.
  • RDP Session hangs when trying to download file from Internet explorer.
  • Applications may be listed in the wrong folder.

HALB v16.1.0.18914

Fixed

  • Clients are disconnected when failed HALB master comes back online.

RAS PowerShell v16.1.0.18915

New commands:

  • Get-RASVersion
  • Get-RASInvitationSettings, Set-RASInvitationSettings, Invoke-SendRASInvitation
  • Get-RASAgent, Update-RASAgent, Remove-RASAgent
  • Get-SiteStatus, Get-VDIHostStatus, Get-GWStatus, Get-PAStatus, Get-RDSStatus
  • Get-RDSSchedule, Remove-RDSSchedule,
  • New-RDSScheduleDisable, Remove-RDSScheduleDisable, Get-RDSScheduleDisable, Set-RDSScheduleDisable
  • New-RDSScheduleReboot, Remove-RDSScheduleReboot, Get-RDSScheduleReboot, Set-RDSScheduleReboot
  • Get-2FASetting, Set-2FASetting
  • Get-RASAllowedDevicesSetting, Set-RASAllowedDevicesSetting
  • Get-RASAuthSetting, Set-RASAuthSetting
  • Get-RASSessionSetting, Set-RASSessionSetting
  • Add-2FAExcludeGWIPList, Remove-2FAExcludeGWIPList, Add-2FAExcludeIPList, Remove-2FAExcludeIPList
  • Add-2FAExcludeMACList, Remove-2FAExlcudeMACList, Add-2FARadiusAttribute, Remove-2FARadiusAttribute

Improved commands:

  • Get-VDIGuest - Get list of VDIGuests created from RAS Template
  • Invoke-Apply - Changed Invoke-Apply to a Synchronise call.
  • Set-GW - The ability to enable\disable file transfer capability
  • Set-RDS, Set-RDSDefaultSettings - The ability to enable\disable file transfer capability
  • Set-VDIHost - The ability to enable\disable file transfer capability

Parallels Client (Windows) v16.1.0.18915

New

  • The ability to enable extended logging.
  • URL schema now supports OverrideArgs argument.
  • The ability to show notification when domain password is about to be expired.
  • Support for authentication with Etoken Smart Card.

Improved

  • Changed default connection timeout to 60 seconds.
  • Changed default for "Show desktop if published application does not start" to 30 seconds.

Fixed

  • A failure during password change may clear settings enforced by a policy. Parallels Client (Linux) v16.1.0.18912 (QA Verified)
  • 64-bit build of Linux Client.
  • The ability to enable extended logging.
  • URL schema now supports OverrideArgs argument.
  • Support for connection redirection policy.

Improved

  • Video playback smoothness.
  • Sound recording quality inside a remote session.
  • UI layout when Parallels Client runs on Raspberry Pi.
  • Use the system language as the default language.

Fixed

  • Failed to launch applications from shortcuts on Ubuntu 12.
  • USB drive may not get mapped to a remote session.
  • Black screen appears if incorrect password is specified during login to a remote session.
  • "Delete" button doesn't work for active connections.
  • "Minimize to tray" option is available even if system tray is not supported by Linux desktop environment.
  • All client-side monitors are used in a remote session published with a disabled multi-monitor option.
  • Desktop composition flag is not passed correctly to a remote session.

Parallels Client (Linux) v16.1.0.18912

New

  • 64-bit build of Linux Client.
  • The ability to enable extended logging.
  • URL schema now supports OverrideArgs argument.
  • Support for connection redirection policy.

Improved

  • Video playback smoothness.
  • Sound recording quality inside a remote session.
  • UI layout when Parallels Client runs on Raspberry Pi.
  • Use the system language as the default language.

Fixed - Failed to launch applications from shortcuts on Ubuntu 12. - USB drive may not get mapped to a remote session. - Black screen appears if incorrect password is specified during login to a remote session. - "Delete" button doesn't work for active connections. - "Minimize to tray" option is available even if system tray is not supported by Linux desktop environment. - All client-side monitors are used in a remote session published with a disabled multi-monitor option. - Desktop composition flag is not passed correctly to a remote session.

Parallels Client (Mac) v16.1.0.18912

New

  • The ability to view and clear the log file.
  • The ability to enable extended logging.
  • Smart Card redirection within an established RDP session.

Fixed

  • Local printers with comma in their name are not redirected to a remote session.
  • Client preferences window may disappear when switching between window tabs.

Parallels Client (iOS) v16.1.0.18896

New

  • Keyboard mode: PC keyboard.
  • URL schema now supports OverrideArgs argument.
  • Ability to show connections as a compact list.
  • Search for a connection by its name or address.
  • Ability to navigate a hierarchy of published folders.

Improved

  • Scrolling with SwiftpointGT mouse.

Fixed

  • Switch input language with CMD+Space shortcut when using hardware keyboard.

Parallels Client (Android) v16.1.0.18896

New

  • Keyboard mode: PC keyboard.
  • URL schema now supports OverrideArgs argument.
  • Ability to show connections as a compact list.
  • Search for a connection by its name or address.
  • Ability to navigate a hierarchy of published folders.

Fixed

  • Custom resolution may not be saved.

Parallels Client (Chrome App) v16.1.0.18912

Improved

  • Performance when listing published resources.

Fixed

  • A screen are was unusable when an application is maximized.

Reporting v16.1.0.18912

Fixed

  • Timeout during update can happen due to large amount of data.

Web Portal v16.1.0.18911

Improved

  • Logoff action logs off the RAS session completely.

Fixed

  • No published items displayed after user is forced to change password.

RAS Performance Monitor v16.1.0.18915

New

  • First release of RAS Performance Monitor.



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