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  • What's new for vWorkspace – January 2015

    Updated monthly, this publication provides you with new and recently revised information and is organized in the following categories; Documentation, Notifications, Patches, Product Life Cycle, Release, Knowledge Base Articles. Subscribe Documentation...
  • Feature Spotlight – Dell Wyse vWorkspace Advanced Targeting

    Recently whilst working on a project with a school it highlighted a perfect example of an advanced feature of Wyse vWorkspace. The school needed to adhere to their licensing and other preferences when it came to publishing desktops to their users, they...
  • Wyse WSM 7: Application Virtualization with Layering

    Wyse WSM (or Wyse Streaming Manager) delivers a Client Hosted Virtual Desktop from the cloud, providing a full-blown PC experience for users who need to run specialized or non-published applications and peripherals that don’t adapt well to VDI....
  • Product Release: Wyse vWorkspace Connector for Mac OS X version 8.5

    Good day, We just released version 8.5 of the vWorkspace Connector for Mac OS X. The Connector for Mac is desktop virtualization client software that enables you to access Windows and Linux based desktops, applications and data from your Mac anytime...
  • CONFIG.XML Deciphered

    This is an updated edit to a previous post from some time ago to raise its awareness of this great feature for pre v8.5 versions. In previous posts we had talked about how you could configure the Wyse vWorkpspace client to automatically get configured...
  • Auto-configuration of Provision Networks Clients

    One common question to our Technical Support Engineers is how do I auto-configure clients that are not logging on via Web-IT (the vWorkspace Secure Web Portal). This is for pre v8.5 connectors and farms. Stephen Yorke from our Technical Support Department...
  • Dell Wyse vWorkspace ThinShell 2.5.2

    It is my pleasure to introduce you to vWorkspace ThinShell. ThinShell is a shell replacement for Windows PCs and thin clients. Shell replacement allows organizations to transform their existing PCs into thin-behaving clients. ThinShell ...
  • What's new for vWorkspace – December 2014

    Updated monthly, this publication provides you with new and recently revised information and is organized in the following categories; Documentation, Notifications, Patches, Product Life Cycle, Release, Knowledge Base Articles. Subscribe Documentation...
  • vWorkspace 8.5 Performance Benchmark

    The inception of Wyse vWorkspace began in the early 2000’s with the development of management and optimization tools such as the Universal Printer and Automated Task Management. These tools, and others, were used to optimize and streamline Server...
  • Attention UK Mac Users - keyboard mapping

    Hello Guys and Girls, I was talking to a customer the other day about Macs and he mentioned that one of his bugbears was not being able to use his mac keyboard properly. For example, The \ key is obviously very helpful when connecting to a share \...
  • Latest release of vWorkspace 8.5: FAQ's

    What is the difference between Premier and Desktop Edition? Premier Edition supports users connecting to vWorkspace enabled RD Session Host (RDSH) and Legacy Windows Terminal Server. In addition, with the release of version 8.5, Wyse Streaming Manager...
  • What's new for vWorkspace - September 2014

    Updated monthly, this publication provides you with new and recently revised information and is organized in the following categories; Documentation, Notifications, Patches, Product Life Cycle, Release, Knowledge Base Articles. Subscribe Documentation...
  • What's new for vWorkspace - August 2014

    Updated monthly, this publication provides you with new and recently revised information and is organized in the following categories; Documentation, Notifications, Patches, Product Life Cycle, Release, Knowledge Base Articles. Subscribe What's...
  • New licensing options for vWorkspace

    In August 2014, we are introducing new ways to license vWorkspace. In the past, the most common way to license vWorkspace was based on the number of concurrent users (CCU). While CCU licensing has been popular for many years, feedback was that it was...
  • Dell vWorkspace Profile Editor

    In the early part of my career I was a programmer and from time to time I still get some enjoyment from putting code together, especially when I can create something that helps the vWorkspace community. So I have developed a small utility to help manage...
  • How to install and configure RDP8

    Hello, Recently we've seen a few customers having issue using RDP 8 and 8.1 with vWorkspace. We've seen issues where pre-reqs are missing. GPO's are not configured. Only one of the machines has RDP8 and issues where the vWorkspace...
  • What's new for vWorkspace - July 2014

    What's new for vWorkspace Updated monthly, this publication provides you with new and recently revised information and is organized in the following categories; Documentation, Notifications, Patches, Product Life Cycle, Release, Knowledge Base...
  • What's new for vWorkspace - June 2014

    What's new for vWorkspace Updated monthly, this publication provides you with new and recently revised information and is organized in the following categories; Documentation, Notifications, Patches, Product Life Cycle, Release, Knowledge Base...
  • What's new for vWorkspace - May 2014

    What's new for vWorkspace Updated monthly, this publication provides you with new and recently revised information and is organized in the following categories; Documentation, Notifications, Patches, Product Life Cycle, Release, Knowledge Base...
  • vWorkspace Web Access and Azure Multi-Factor Authentication

    Hello, Recently we were asked to look into utilising Azure MFA to be the on-premises 2FA provider for a customer's vWorkspace environment. Azure MFA is a very cool solution for 2FA that can integrate with IIS authentication to secure Microsoft...
  • Web Access - Application Click Delay

    In certain situations you may not want to allow end users to click on an application multiple times. This is possible to configure in AppPortal but is not currently available in Web Access. We’ve therefore come up with a way to achieve this with...
  • Notifications for old (previous) postings on the community

    Hello everyone, Kevin Robinson here the Support Leader for vWorkspace. I would like to apologize for the notifications that are going out to you all referencing old posts, the reason this is happening is because we are migrating and moving content...
  • What's new for vWorkspace - April 2014

    What's new for vWorkspace Updated monthly, this publication provides you with new and recently revised information and is organized in the following categories; Documentation, Notifications, Patches, Product Life Cycle, Release, Knowledge Base...
  • What’s new for vWorkspace - March 2014

    What's new for vWorkspace Updated monthly, this publication provides you with new and recently revised information and is organized in the following categories; Documentation, Notifications, Patches, Product Life Cycle, Release, Knowledge Base...
  • What's new for vWorkspace - February 2014

    What's new for vWorkspace Updated monthly, this publication provides you with new and recently revised information and is organized in the following categories; Documentation, Notifications, Patches, Product Life Cycle, Release, Knowledge Base...
  • VWorkspace 8.0 MR1 Optional Hotfix 333739 for Connection Broker

    This is an optional hotfix for 8.0 MR1 vWorkspace Connection Broker. This release provides support for the following - Feature Description Feature ID Connection Broker Hyper-V Catalyst Components...
  • What's new for vWorkspace – January 2014

    What's new for vWorkspace – January 2014 Patches vWorkspace 7.6 Optional Hotfix (Hotfix_323560) for solution SOL118782 vWorkspace 7.6 Optional Hotfix (Hotfix_323560) for solution SOL118782 in ZIP format. Please refer to the Support...
  • Guide to Optimising VDI and RDSH templates on VMware with vWorkspace

    Using SESparse disks with vWorkspace to avoid misaligned data Andrew Wood Dell Software Group Introduction: It is well documented that the older style vmfssparse disk format can cause misaligned data. This is due to the Grain size of 512bytes...
  • Optional Hotfix 336711 for 7.7 vWorkspace Virtual Desktop Extensions for Linux

    This is an optional hotfix for vWorkspace Virtual Desktop Extensions for Linux v7.7 This release extends support for the following distro - · CentOS 5.9 and 6.4 · RHEL 5.9 and 6.4 · Ubuntu 12.04 and 13.04 Download...
  • How to Shadow from the vWorkspace Management Console on 2012R2 Server (Remote Assistance)

    Hello vWorkspacers! As some of you will know, Session shadowing is back in 2012R2! This will show you how to make it work again through our Console. VWShadow.exe is what our console uses and this does not work on a 2012R2 box. ...
  • Guide to Optimising VDI and RDSH templates on Hyper-v with vWorkspace

    Guide to Optimising VDI and RDSH templates on Hyper-v with vWorkspace There are a number of ways virtual desktops can be deployed within vWorkspace, these days however the most common way is to use vWorkspace InstantPrep and Hypercache. When using...
  • Configuring Wyse® Enhanced UbuntuTM Linux Clients (T50) with Dell vWorkspace

    Hello, This article is desgined to help setup a Wyse T50 for first time use with vWorkspace, whilst in most instances INI files are recommended to configure thin client settings and connections available to users on the T50, in this particular blog...
  • vWorkspace 8.0 MR1 Mandatory Connection Broker Hotfix

    This is a MANDATORY hotfix for 8.0 MR1 vWorkspace Connection Broker. The following is a list of issues resolved in this release. Feature Description Defect ID Connection Broker Heavy load may...
  • Dell vWorkspace 8.0 MR1 Feature Spotlight : Secure Gateway Improvements

    Hello all, I wanted to share some of the new improvements we added into the Secure Gateway for vWorkspace 8.0 MR1 Firstly the biggest improvement is that you can now have all 3 proxies (RDP, Web Interface & Connection...
  • vWorkspace 8.0 MR1 Optional Hotfix 325392 for vWorkspace Server

    This is an optional hotfix for 8.0 MR1 vWorkspace Secure Gateway Server The following is a list of issues resolved in this release. Feature Description Defect ID Secure Gateway Secure Gateway...
  • Is vSphere 5.5 supported by vWorkspace ?

    Hello vWorkspace Community, VMware has recently released vSphere 5.5 and I know that some of you like to upgrade as soon as possible so you can check out the latest releases. I wanted to make you all aware that currently vWorkspace does not support...
  • What's new for vWorkspace – December 2013

    Documentation vWorkspace Connector for Android 2.1 System Requirements This document has been prepared to assist you in becoming familiar with the vWorkspace Connector for Linux. It lists the system requirements. Created: December 16, 2013 ...
  • What's New for vWorkspace - November 2013

    What's New for vWorkspace lists new and revised Dell Software documentation since the last release of this monthly publication. Subscribe to the RSS What's New for vWorkspace Documentation vWorkspace Connector for Linux 7.7 Connector...
  • What's New for vWorkspace - October 2013

    October 2013 What's New for vWorkspace lists new and revised Dell Software documentation since the last release of this monthly publication. Subscribe to the RSS What's New for vWorkspace Documentation vWorkspace 8.0 Connector for...
  • Thinshell Configurator 2.0

    I am pleased to release an update to the Thinshell Configurator. The Thinshell Configurator is a tool design to make the setup and configuration of Thinshell a little easier with some preset scenarios plus explanations of the various settings that can...
  • What's New for vWorkspace - September 2013

    What's New for vWorkspace lists new and revised Dell Software documentation since the last release of this monthly publication. Subscribe to the RSS What's New for vWorkspace Documentation vWorkspace 7.5 Mandatory Hotfix Read Me (308601...
  • What's New for vWorkspace - August 2013

    What's New for vWorkspace lists new and revised Dell Software documentation since the last release of this monthly publication. Subscribe to the RSS What's New for vWorkspace Documentation vWorkspace 8.0 Connector for Mac OS X 7.6...
  • Product Update: vWorkspace Connector for Mac v 7.6.1

    Good day, Today Dell released version 7.6.1 of the vWorkspace Connector for Mac. The Connector for Mac allows your users to execute Windows applications, hosted in a vWorkspace farm, on their Mac powered end points, such as a MacBook Air or a Mac...
  • Dell vWorkspace 8.0 Feature Spotlight: Hyper-V Load Balancing Statistics

    Hello, welcome to another blog post on Dell vWorkspace 8.0! Along with the improvements to Hyper Deploy and Hyper Cache in vWorkspace 8.0, we have also added some statistic improvements to the Management console for vWorkspace administrators to...
  • How to configure non-Windows vWorkspace Connectors using the config.xml file

    How to configure non-Windows vWorkspace Connectors using the config.xml file If you have remote vWorkspace users with non-Windows devices then an easy way to avoid configuration problems is to use a config.xml file. This XML file is used to provide...
  • What's New for vWorkspace - June 2013

    June 2013 What's New for vWorkspace lists new and revised Dell Software documentation since the last release of this monthly publication. Subscribe to the RSS What's New for vWorkspace. Documentation vWorkspace 8.0 Connector for...
  • Product Release: Dell vWorkspace - MokaFive Suite version 3.15.1

    Good day, I am happy to announce that Dell has released vWorkspace - MokaFive Suite version 3.15.1. With MokaFive Suite you can deliver a centrally-managed, corporate Windows 7 virtual machine to non-corporate computing end points running the MokaFive...
  • Dell vWorkspace 8.0 Feature Spotlight: EOP Multimedia Redirection Improvements

    The EOP Multimedia Redirection (MMR) feature includes support that redirects Microsoft Windows Media content to the client, where it is played using the local media player. This enables support for full fidelity playback of Microsoft Windows Media content...
  • What's New for vWorkspace - May 2013

    Here's a blog post that highlights some of the things are new or revised on our Dell vWorkspace support site since the last release of this monthly publication. Subscribe to the RSS What's New for vWorkspace. Documentation vWorkspace...
  • More on the AppPortal Custom Disclaimer

    AppPortal Custom Disclaimer In this article we'll talk a little bit more about the new AppPortal Custom Disclaimer feature of Dell vWorkspace 8.0. This new feature extends native support for custom disclaimers to the Windows AppPortal connector...