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.

 

Documentation

vWorkspace Virtual Desktop Extensions 8.5 Administration Guide

The VDE for Linux provides the vWorkspace broker with a means to manage and control a Linux virtual desktop. It also provides the basic functions...

Created: March 19, 2015

 

vWorkspace Virtual Desktop Extensions 8.5 System Requirements

The VDE for Linux provides the vWorkspace broker with a means to manage and control a Linux virtual desktop. It also provides the basic functions...

Created: March 19, 2015

 

vWorkspace Virtual Desktop Extensions 8.5 What’s New

The VDE for Linux provides the vWorkspace broker with a means to manage and control a Linux virtual desktop. It also provides the basic functions...

Created: March 19, 2015

 

vWorkspace Thinshell 2.5.3 Administration Guide

vWorkspace ThinShell is an application that provides a streamlined UI in place of the Microsoft Windows shell (Windows start menu, task bar...

Created: March 9, 2015

 

vWorkspace Thinshell 2.5.3 What’s New

vWorkspace ThinShell is an application that provides a streamlined UI in place of the Microsoft Windows shell (Windows start menu, task bar...

Created: March 9, 2015

 

vWorkspace Thinshell 2.5.3 Release Notes

vWorkspace ThinShell is an application that provides a streamlined UI in place of the Microsoft Windows shell (Windows start menu, task bar...

Created: March 9, 2015

 

vWorkspace Thinshell 2.5.3 System Requirements

vWorkspace ThinShell is an application that provides a streamlined UI in place of the Microsoft Windows shell (Windows start menu, task bar...

Created: March 9, 2015

 

vWorkspace Virtual Desktop Extensions 8.5 Release Notes

The VDE for Linux provides the vWorkspace broker with a means to manage and control a Linux virtual desktop. It also provides the basic functions...

Created: March 19, 2015

 

vWorkspace Connector for Linux 7.7.3 Release Notes

vWorkspace manages, provisions, and brokers connections, transforming the desktop infrastructure into an on-demand service with optimized user...

Revised: March 19, 2015

 

vWorkspace 8.5 System Requirements

vWorkspace manages, provisions, and brokers connections, transforming the desktop infrastructure into an on-demand service with optimized user...

Revised: March 25, 2015

 

vWorkspace Connector for Android 8.5 System Requirements

This document outlines the minimum system requirements for installing and running the vWorkspace Connector for Android.

Revised: March 25, 2015

 

 

Patches

vWorkspace 8.0.1594 Mandatory Hotfix (433319) for solution 148421

VMWare Linked Clone operation ignores resource pool selection. Please refer to the Support Portal knowledgebase article 148421 for...

Created: March 2, 2015

 

vWorkspace 8.0.1429 Mandatory Hotfix (319989) for solution 116124

vWorkspace 8.0.1429 Mandatory Hotfix (319989) for solution 116124 in ZIP format. Please refer to the Support Portal knowledgebase article...

Revised: March 3, 2015

 

vWorkspace 8.0.1432 Mandatory Hotfix (321755) for solution 116359

vWorkspace 8.0.1432 Mandatory Hotfix (321755) for solution 116359 in ZIP format. Please refer to the Support Portal knowledgebase article...

Revised: March 3, 2015

 

vWorkspace 8.0.1440 Optional Hotfix (318403) for solution 116648

This is an optional hotfix for PNTools, vWorkspace and Windows Connector that fixes issues with EOP Flash Acceleration and WMI provider for RDSH...

Revised: March 3, 2015

vWorkspace 8.0.1462 Mandatory Hotfix (327208) for solution 117946

This is a mandatory hotfix for vWorkspace 8.0 MR1 setups that use Hyper-V 2012 R2 servers. Please refer to the Support Portal knowledgebase...

Revised: March 3, 2015

 

vWorkspace 8.0.1464 Optional Hotfix (325392) for solution 118919

This is an optional hotfix for vWorkspace Secure Gateway that fixes issues with the certificate import function and also some wildcard certificates...

Revised: March 3, 2015

 

vWorkspace 8.0.1469 Mandatory Hotfix (333063) for solution 119102

Heavy load may cause the Connection Broker to declare RDSH servers offline and prevent users from retrieving application lists and launching...

Revised: March 3, 2015

 

vWorkspace 8.0.1475 Optional Hotfix (333739) for solution 120636

This is an optional hotfix that provides support for the following feature - Hyper-V Catalyst Components support for fast provisioning virtual...

Revised: March 3, 2015

 

vWorkspace 8.0.1476 Optional Hotfix (331043) for solution 121301

This is an optional hotfix for the Connection Broker and Diagnostics and Monitoring and for the following roles in vWorkspace 8.0 MR1: vWorkspace...

Revised: March 3, 2015

 

vWorkspace 8.0.1505 Java Connector Optional Hotfix (349219) for solution 122725

This is an optional hotfix to address an issue where session does not launch if client is updated to JRE Version 7 Update 51. Please refer to...

Revised: March 3, 2015

 

vWorkspace 8.0.1521 Optional Hotfix (342720) for solution 126752

This is an optional hotfix to address the following issue - Linked Cloning fails with vSphere 5.5. Please refer to the Support Portal...

Revised: March 3, 2015

 

vWorkspace 8.0.1530 Optional Hotfix (342678) for solution 126747

This is an optional hotfix and can be installed on the following vWorkspace roles, PNTools and Windows Connector. Please refer to the Support...

Revised: March 3, 2015

 

vWorkspace 8.0.1539 Java Connector Optional Hotfix (372144) for solution 129159

This release should only be applied if you are experiencing the following situations with the Java Connector for vWorkspace: Automatic logon flag...

Revised: March 3, 2015

 

vWorkspace 8.0.1501 Optional Hotfix (346414) for solution 122723

This is an optional hotfix Update for EOP Print and the Data Collector. Please refer to the Support Portal knowledgebase article 122723 for...

Revised: March 3, 2015

 

vWorkspace 8.0.1521 Optional Hotfix (362760) for solution 127785

This is an optional hotfix to address the following issue - Web Access Roles Please refer to the Support Portal knowledgebase article 127785...

Revised: March 3, 2015

 

vWorkspace 8.0.1565 Mandatory Hotfix (397455) for Windows Connector for solution 135257

Windows connector fails to establish RDP session through Secure Gateway when SSLv3 is disabled on the Secure Gateway. Please refer to the...

Revised: March 3, 2015

 

vWorkspace 8.0.1306 Optional Hotfix (398905) for solution 137069

This release should only be applied if you are experiencing the following situation: Provide support for provisioning on SCVMM 2012 R2. Please...

Revised: March 3, 2015

 

vWorkspace 8.5981 Mandatory Hotfix (419566) for solution 146740 (Connection Broker and Instant Provisioning)

This is a MANDATORY hotfix that addresses issues with the Connection Broker and Instant Provisioning. Refer to the release notes for complete list...

Revised: March 4, 2015

 

vWorkspace 8.5.1992 Optional Hotfix (423606) for solution 147636 (PNTools and RDSH)

This is an optional hotfix that addresses issues in vWorkspace roles - PNTools and RDSH. Please refer to the Support Portal knowledgebase...

Revised: March 4, 2015

 

 

Downloads

 

vWorkspace ThinShell 2.5.3

vWorkspace ThinShell is an application designed to replace the Microsoft Windows shell and provide a better login experience for users. vWorkspace...

Created: March 9, 2015

 

vWorkspace 8.0.1

vWorkspace manages, provisions, and brokers connections, transforming the desktop infrastructure into an on-demand service with optimized user...

Revised: March 2, 2015

 

vWorkspace 8.0.1 (x64)

vWorkspace manages, provisions, and brokers connections, transforming the desktop infrastructure into an on-demand service with optimized user...

Revised: March 2, 2015

 

 

Knowledgebase Articles

148604 - Password reset service cannot access domain

Password reset service producing “cannot connect to domain” error when trying to reset password through the Web portal.

Created: March 4, 2015

 

149881 - How do I upgrade my license to version 8.5

I have an existing vWorkspace license for 8.0.1 (or earlier) how do I update the license to an 8.5 compatible one?

Created: March 27, 2015

149618 - When using instant provisioning which SIDs are cloned?

We are provisioning Windows 7 desktops via VMware linked clones and using Rapid & Instant provisioning to customise the deployed desktops. We...

Created: March 24, 2015

 

149298 - Can you use Windows keys when in fullscreen mode with the html5 connector?

When interacting with a VDI in “HTML5 mode” with the browser full screened (F11), can hot keys or Windows keys be directed into the VDI...

Created: March 18, 2015

 

149228 - Managed application is not visible on Mac Desktop in Desktop integrated mode.

Managed applications are not visible on the Mac OSX Desktop in Desktop integrated mode. Desktop icons are shown on Desktop with a Windows connector.

Created: March 16, 2015

 

149415 - RDP disconnection when using Internet Explorer

When using Internet Explorer within an RDP session, the session disconnects and it may be observed that the VM reboots The issue is seen most...

Created: March 19, 2015

 

148421 - Mandatory Hotfix 433319 Version 8.0.1594 for Connection Broker role

This is a MANDATORY hotfix for vWorkspace Connection Broker role. It addresses an issue wherein VMWare Linked Clone ignores the Resource Pool...

Created: March 2, 2015

 

148502 - Saving Windows Credentials Store with Metaprofiles

Is it possible to use Metaprofiles (User Profile Management) to save the Windows Credentials Store (for example saved Outlook passwords) so that...

Created: March 3, 2015

 

148511 - Roaming seamless app may not appear after reconnect from another machine

When user is roaming between client machines and running seamless app, it may not appear at all upon reconnect. Issue is random in nature.

Created: March 3, 2015

 

149124 - Why are there no USB components within a vWorkspace RDSH role install?

There is no “Quest Software USB Virtual Hub Terminal Server Service” or similar running on the server, nor any drivers or systrays. I&#39...

Created: March 13, 2015

 

149881 - How do I upgrade my license to version 8.5

I have an existing vWorkspace license for 8.0.1 (or earlier) how do I update the license to an 8.5 compatible one?

Created: March 27, 2015

 

149883 - Wyse ThinOS - all applications display

When using WYSE ThinOS 8.0.214 only the Application Type=Desktop is presented to the users when logging onto the thin client However with the...

Created: March 27, 2015

 

150009 - Advanced Target not working as expected

When setting an advanced target with a grouped “or” clause it does not work as expected - for example: ([User Group] is equal to...

Created: March 31, 2015

 

150014 - Alternative to IIS

Can the vWorkspace Web Access role be configured with another web server like apache, on a linux server for example?

Created: March 31, 2015

 

149541 - Redirection not working for Web Access

When creating a new website, the default.aspx should get edited automatically and a redirector setup to point to the new website, for example...

Created: March 23, 2015

 

149700 - USB Device not shared after reboot

After a reboot some devices are only showed as “Not Plugged in” in the Virtual USB Hub and will not be connected to the VDI Session. The...

Created: March 25, 2015

 

149777 - Each time AppPortal starts, a new configuration is reported.

At AppPortal startup, the user is prompted that a new configuration is present on the broker and requests for download. However, no changes have...

Created: March 26, 2015

 

149800 - vWorkspace application icon disappears from Windows taskbar

When in a VDI session in desktop integrated mode, upon minimizing the session via the top connection bar, every so often the application minimizes...

Created: March 26, 2015

 

150008 - Remote Control - Remote assistance grayed out

Since upgrading to 8.5, the Remote Assistance option is always grayed out

Created: March 31, 2015

 

149483 - Does the vWorkspace Connector for Mac support SSO / Kerberos

When Mac's are joined to the Active Directory domain and have Kerberos tickets, can these tickets be used to authenticate to the vWorkspace...

Created: March 20, 2015

 

148627 - vWorkspace console can't communicate with SCVMM

When trying to communicate with SCVMM server, vWorkspace Management console produces error “ERROR CHyperV updateVMs: Unable to connect to the...

Created: March 4, 2015

 

148910 - Is Silverlight supported for redirection

When playing sliverlight videos the audio is very choppy and barely comprehensible, can it be redirected to the client for better performance?

Created: March 10, 2015

 

149046 - Cannot publish client content with URL

When publishing application with type “Content – Client” in vWorkspace Management console, providing URL as a target - it's not shown...

Created: March 12, 2015

 

149938 - Issue when typing on laptop whilst in remote session

End users accidently touch touchpad which activates mouse and accidently clicks on various things while typing

Created: March 30, 2015

 

149939 - Hardware acceleration using a GPU

We're looking into possible ways to accelerate our vWorkspace desktops with regards to graphics performance is there some setup you would recommend...

Created: March 30, 2015

 

150009 - Advanced Target not working as expected

When setting an advanced target with a grouped "or" clause it does not work as expected - for example: ([User Group] is equal to [Group1]) AND...

Created: March 31, 2015

 

85787 - Cannot connect to a published application.

When trying to connect to a published application you may get the following error: “The remote computer requires Network Level Authentication...

Revised: March 3, 2015

 

110423 - vWorkspace 8.0 Hotfix Summary

Revised: March 3, 2015

 

145381 - ThinShell 2.5.2 does not connect to vWorkspace 8.5 Farm

ThinShell 2.5.2 does not connect to vWorkspace 8.5 farm when vWorkspace 8.5 connector is installed. It prompts error "Public member...

Revised: March 10, 2015

 

87291 - One User to Many VMs

Revised: March 6, 2015

 

141873 - vWorkspace Connectors feature list

What are supported and unsupported features of vWorkspace Connectors on different platforms?

Revised: March 12, 2015

 

149668 - Disconnects appear to happen every 30 minutes on a Windows 8 client over WiFi

Continuous spontaneous disconnects occur in a vWorkspace environment. This occurs from multiple types of devices (Windows 8.1 laptops, Windows 8...

Revised: March 31, 2015

 

146533 - How to specify multiple brokers in WNOS.INI for Wyse ThinOS Client

Wyse thin clients are pulling pre-configured WNOS.INI file, which has an entry VDIBroker= How to specify multiple brokers there?

Revised: March 16, 2015

 

149688 - How to upgrade vWorkspace 7.x license

How to get an upgraded vWorkspace or vMAC license.

Revised: March 30, 2015

 

116259 - vWorkspace 8.0 MR1 Hotfix Summary

Revised: March 3, 2015

 

132542 - Volume controls in virtual machine do not work with Flash Redirection

When using EOP Flash Acceleration the volume controls in the virtual desktop do not affect the sound played on the client computer.

Revised: March 19, 2015

 

147429 - vWorkspace 8.5 Hotfix Summary

This document will help you determine which hotfixes should be applied in your vWorkspace 8.5 environment.  

Revised: March 5, 2015

 

92907 - USB redirection in vWorkspace

What are the limitations of USB redirection in vWorkspace?

Revised: March 13, 2015

 

118532 - Webaccess Error "An Unexpected Error has occurred"

When attempting to launch an application in Webaccess, the User receives the following error message “An Unexpected Error has occurred”

Revised: March 26, 2015

 

148083 - Shift key appears to be stuck on in VDI when using multiple keyboard languages

Shift key appears to be stuck on in VDI when using multiple keyboard languages, making all text come out as capital letters.

Revised: March 2, 2015

 

89591 - Unable to install additional roles or features to a vWorkspace server due to: "Error 1330. A file...

Revised: March 4, 2015

 

149692 - vWorkspace Licensing error after installing RDSH role on Server 2008 R2

When attempting to install Remote Desktop Session Host , an error message occurs as follow “Error launching application [HyperV Test Perm...

Revised: March 30, 2015

 

120650 - Session is logged in using local credentials rather than credentials provided

You may see an issue where the local credentials are passed through to the remote machine rather than the manually provided credentials in...

Revised: March 30, 2015

 

57574 - Understanding the vWorkspace License model

Understanding the vWorkspace License model: what are the difference license options available?

Revised: March 25, 2015

 

148041 - Installing and Setting up VDE for Linux

This document includes information about installing and configuring the vWorkspace Virtual Desktop Extensions (VDE) for the Linux environment.

Revised: March 24, 2015

 

91033 - Enhancement Request: The ability to pass left or right handed mouse settings to a vWorkspace session

Revised: March 16, 2015 

 

Product Life Cycle

Product Life Cycle -vWorkspace