Oracle® Secure Global Desktop

Platform Support and Release Notes for Version 4.63

Oracle Legal Notices

E38359-01

April 2013

Abstract

This document describes the new and changed features for Oracle Secure Global Desktop 4.63. It also lists what is supported and the known bugs and issues.

Document generated on: 2013-04-04 (revision: 1637)


Table of Contents

Preface
1. Audience
2. Document Organization
3. Documentation Accessibility
4. Related Documents
5. Conventions
1. New Features and Changes
1.1. New Features in Version 4.60
1.1.1. Automatic Recovery After Array Failover
1.1.2. Dynamic Launch
1.1.3. Active Directory and LDAP Enhancements
1.1.4. Dynamic Drive Mapping
1.1.5. Windows Client Drive Mapping
1.1.6. New Attributes for Configuring Windows Applications
1.1.7. New Attributes for Application Load Balancing
1.1.8. 32-Bit Color Support for Windows Applications
1.1.9. Allow SSH Downgrade Attribute
1.1.10. Span Multiple Monitors Profile Setting
1.2. Changes in Version 4.60
1.2.1. Improved Clock Synchronization Reporting for Arrays
1.2.2. Citrix ICA Protocol Not Available for Windows Applications
1.2.3. Application Start Time Shown on the Webtop
1.2.4. User Session Idle Timeout Attribute
1.2.5. Web Page Security Improvements
1.2.6. Support for Arabic and Hebrew Keyboards
1.2.7. Input Method for UNIX Platform Applications
1.2.8. UNIX Audio and SGD Enhancement Module Version
1.2.9. DNS Name Warning Message
1.2.10. Changes to Syslog Message Format
1.2.11. New Default PDF Printer Driver for Windows Applications
1.2.12. Changes to tarantella start and tarantella stop Commands
1.2.13. New Name for SGD Terminal Services Client
1.2.14. Secure SOAP Connections No Longer Required
2. System Requirements and Support
2.1. SGD Server Requirements and Support
2.1.1. Hardware Requirements for SGD
2.1.2. Supported Installation Platforms for SGD
2.1.3. Supported Upgrade Paths
2.1.4. Java Technology Version
2.1.5. Required Users and Privileges
2.1.6. Network Requirements
2.1.7. Clock Synchronization
2.1.8. SGD Web Server
2.1.9. Supported Authentication Mechanisms
2.1.10. SSL Support
2.1.11. Printing Support
2.2. Client Device Requirements and Support
2.2.1. Supported Client Platforms
2.2.2. Supported Proxy Servers
2.2.3. PDF Printing Support
2.2.4. Supported Smart Cards
2.3. SGD Gateway Requirements and Support
2.3.1. Supported Installation Platforms for the SGD Gateway
2.3.2. SGD Server Requirements for the SGD Gateway
2.3.3. Apache Web Server
2.3.4. Supported Cipher Suites for SSL Connections
2.4. Application Requirements and Support
2.4.1. Supported Applications
2.4.2. Supported Installation Platforms for the SGD Enhancement Module
2.4.3. Microsoft Windows Terminal Services
2.4.4. X and Character Applications
2.4.5. Virtual Desktop Infrastructure
2.5. Deprecated Features
3. Known Issues, Bug Fixes, and Documentation Issues
3.1. Known Bugs and Issues
3.1.1. 2205237 - Seamless Windows Display Problems When Restarting a Disconnected Session
3.1.2. 6456278 - Integrated Mode Does Not Work for the Root User
3.1.3. 6482912 - SGD Client Not Installed Automatically
3.1.4. 6555834 – Java Technology is Enabled For Browser But Is Not Installed On Client Device
3.1.5. 6598048 – French Canadian Keyboard Not Mapped Correctly for Windows Applications
3.1.6. 6665330 – Font Errors When Starting VirtualBox Software From a Java Desktop System Session Displayed Using MyDesktop
3.1.7. 6801579 – Kana Mode Unavailable for Solaris OS Applications on Microsoft Windows Client Devices
3.1.8. 6809365 – Application Start Failures and Quotation Marks in the User’s DN
3.1.9. 6831480 – Backup Primaries List Command Returns an Error
3.1.10. 6863153 – HyperTerminal Application Hangs in a Relocated Windows Desktop Session
3.1.11. 6921995 – Load-Balancing JSP Does Not Work When Java Technology is Not Available
3.1.12. 6937146 – Audio Unavailable for X Applications Hosted on 64-Bit Linux Application Servers
3.1.13. 6942981 – Application Startup is Slow on Solaris 10 OS Trusted Extensions
3.1.14. 6957820 – SGD Client Hangs When Using Smart Card Authentication for Windows Applications
3.1.15. 6961236 – Error Messages in Tomcat Log
3.1.16. 6962970 – Windows Client Device Uses Multiple CALs
3.1.17. 6963320 – Cannot Connect to SGD Using Version 4.5 of the SGD Gateway, or Using an Upgraded Version 4.6 Gateway
3.1.18. 6969404 – PDF Printing Issue on Solaris 10 OS Platforms
3.1.19. 6970615 – SecurID Authentication Fails for X Applications
3.1.20. 6974464 – Kiosk Mode Display Issue on Ubuntu Clients
3.1.21. 6979110 – Localized Documentation Not Available
3.1.22. 7004887 – Print to File Fails for Windows Client Devices
3.1.23. 7014475 – LDAP Login Filters Are Not Preserved on Upgrade
3.1.24. 7020250 – Audio Module Install Fails on 64-Bit SUSE Linux Platforms
3.1.25. 7022104 – Automatic Configuration of Secure Connections Fails on an Upgraded Server
3.1.26. 12309146 – Administrators Unable to Search Parent OUs in Active Directory
3.1.27. 12309185 – Cached LDAP Passwords Fail After an Upgrade
3.1.28. 12309385 – Gateway Protocol Translation Fails from HTTPS to HTTP
3.1.29. 12309559 – Java Detection Fails When Using Internet Explorer 9
3.1.30. 13117149 – Accented Characters in Active Directory User Names
3.1.31. 13242998 – Configuring Ciphers for the SGD Gateway
3.1.32. Sun Type 7 Japanese Keyboard Issues
3.1.33. Start Menu Items Not Sorted Alphabetically
3.1.34. Microsoft Windows Server 2003 Applications Limited to 8-Bit Color Depth for Large Screen Resolutions
3.2. Bug Fixes in Version 4.63
3.3. Documentation Issues in Version 4.60
3.3.1. Default Printer for UNIX, Linux, and Mac OS X Platform Client Devices
3.3.2. Client Profile Setting for Spanning Multiple Monitors
3.3.3. Correction to the “Array Resilience” Section
3.3.4. Correction to the “Dynamic Launch” Section
3.3.5. Editing a List of Attributes From the Command Line
3.3.6. Incorrect Documentation URL and Customer Feedback Email Address
3.3.7. Deprecated --force Option Included in the Documentation
3.3.8. Correction to the “SGD Remote Desktop Client” Section
3.3.9. Avoiding Port Conflicts for the X Protocol Engine
3.3.10. Correction to --suffix-mappings Option Documentation
3.3.11. Correction for tarantella object new_windowsapp Command
3.3.12. Documentation for tarantella config reload Command
3.3.13. Correction for the Windows Audio Sound Quality Attribute
3.3.14. Correction to “Upgrading the SGD Gateway”
3.3.15. Correction to Printing Troubleshooting Topic
3.4. Providing Feedback and Reporting Problems
3.4.1. Contacting Oracle Specialist Support
3.5. Changes to Third Party Legal Notices for Version 4.63