Oracle® Virtual Desktop Client for iPad

Release Notes for Version 1.0

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June 2011

Abstract

Part Number: E23380-01

This manual provides information about system requirements and new features for this version of Oracle Virtual Desktop Client for iPad.

Instructions for installing, upgrading, and uninstalling Oracle Virtual Desktop Client for iPad are also included.

Document generated on: 2011-07-04 (revision: 174)


Table of Contents

Preface
1. Audience
2. Document Organization
3. Documentation Accessibility
4. Related Documents
5. Conventions
1. New Features and Supported Platforms
1.1. New Features in Version 1.0 for iPad
1.2. Supported Platforms
1.3. Product Requirements
2. Installing and Upgrading Oracle Virtual Desktop Client for iPad
2.1. How to Install Oracle Virtual Desktop Client on iPad Platforms
2.2. How to Uninstall Oracle Virtual Desktop Client on iPad Platforms
2.3. How to Upgrade Oracle Virtual Desktop Client on iPad Platforms
3. Third-Party Legal Notices
3.1. CryptoLib
3.1.1. MD5 Message-Digest Algorithm

Preface

The Oracle Virtual Desktop Client for iPad 1.0 Release Notes provide information about system requirements and new features for this version of Oracle Virtual Desktop Client. The manual provides information on how you can install, upgrade, and uninstall Oracle Virtual Desktop Client for iPad.

1. Audience

This document is intended for new users of Oracle Virtual Desktop Client. It is assumed that readers are familiar with Web technologies.

2. Document Organization

The document is organized as follows:

3. Documentation Accessibility

Our goal is to make Oracle products, services, and supporting documentation accessible to all users, including users that are disabled. To that end, our documentation includes features that make information available to users of assistive technology. This documentation is available in HTML format, and contains markup to facilitate access by the disabled community. Accessibility standards will continue to evolve over time, and Oracle is actively engaged with other market-leading technology vendors to address technical obstacles so that our documentation can be accessible to all of our customers. For more information, visit the Oracle Accessibility Program Web site at http://www.oracle.com/accessibility/.

Accessibility of Code Examples in Documentation

Screen readers may not always correctly read the code examples in this document. The conventions for writing code require that closing braces should appear on an otherwise empty line; however, some screen readers may not always read a line of text that consists solely of a bracket or brace.

Accessibility of Links to External Web Sites in Documentation

This documentation may contain links to Web sites of other companies or organizations that Oracle does not own or control. Oracle neither evaluates nor makes any representations regarding the accessibility of these Web sites.

Access to Oracle Support

Oracle customers have access to electronic support through My Oracle Support. For information, visit http://www.oracle.com/support/contact.html or visit http://www.oracle.com/accessibility/support.html if you are hearing impaired.

4. Related Documents

The documentation for this product is available at:

http://www.oracle.com/technetwork/documentation/virtualdesktopclient-411777.html.

5. Conventions

The following text conventions are used in this document:

Convention

Meaning

boldface

Boldface type indicates graphical user interface elements associated with an action, or terms defined in text or the glossary.

italic

Italic type indicates book titles, emphasis, or placeholder variables for which you supply particular values.

monospace

Monospace type indicates commands within a paragraph, URLs, code in examples, text that appears on the screen, or text that you enter.

Chapter 1. New Features and Supported Platforms

This chapter describes the new features for this version of Oracle Virtual Desktop Client for iPad. Details of supported platforms and known issues are also included.

1.1. New Features in Version 1.0 for iPad

This release introduces support for running Oracle Virtual Desktop Client on an iPad tablet computer.

The following features are included in this release:

  • iPad graphical user interface (GUI) support

    • Simple, intuitive, and accurate gestures and navigation

    • Rich keyboard support, including additional keys for the iPad on-screen keyboard, enables enhanced user interactions with your applications

    • Fast and responsive interface

  • Multimedia

    • Smooth multimedia playback experience on Oracle Desktop Virtualization hosted applications, including Adobe Flash Player and Windows Media Player

    • Bidirectional audio enables clear two-way communication

    • Optimized multimedia delivery to the local client provides enhanced network utilization and scalability

  • Security

    • Comprehensive security provided by 256-bit AES encryption

    • Secure remote access, using your existing Virtual Private Network (VPN) software

    • Uses the ultra secure Appliance Link Protocol (ALP) with Sun Ray Software or Oracle Virtual Desktop Infrastructure

  • Multi-tasking

    • Increase productivity with the ability to instantly switch between virtual and native applications

  • Configuration

    • Simple configuration of connection settings

    • Auto discovery of available Sun Ray Software and Oracle Virtual Desktop Infrastructure servers

  • Connectivity

    • Click-and-go connectivity to configured and available desktops and applications

1.2. Supported Platforms

This release of Oracle Virtual Desktop Client is supported on the following platforms:

Devices

  • iPad

  • iPad 2

Operating Systems

  • iOS 4.2 or later

1.3. Product Requirements

Oracle Virtual Desktop Client works with the following server platforms:

  • Sun Ray Software version 5.1 or later

    Note

    You must enable access for Oracle Virtual Desktop Client before you can use it with Sun Ray Software. See the Sun Ray documentation for details.

  • Oracle Virtual Desktop Infrastructure version 3.2.2 or later

Chapter 2. Installing and Upgrading Oracle Virtual Desktop Client for iPad

This chapter describes how to install, upgrade, and uninstall Oracle Virtual Desktop Client for iPad.

Because Oracle Virtual Desktop Client is an iPad application, installing, upgrading, and uninstalling are done in the same way as for other iPad applications.

2.1. How to Install Oracle Virtual Desktop Client on iPad Platforms

Download and install the Oracle Virtual Desktop Client application from the App Store.

You can download the application to your iPad, or to another computer such as a Mac or a PC.

  1. On your iPad, or another computer, search the App Store for the Oracle Virtual Desktop Client application.

  2. Download the application from the App Store.

  3. (Optional) If you download the application to another computer, connect your iPad to the computer and follow the iTunes instructions on screen.

When the Oracle Virtual Desktop Client application is installed on iPad, an Oracle Virtual Desktop Client application is added to the Home screen.

See also your iPad documentation for details of how to install applications on iPad.

2.2. How to Uninstall Oracle Virtual Desktop Client on iPad Platforms

Delete the Oracle Virtual Desktop Client application from iPad.

  1. Touch and hold the Oracle Virtual Desktop Client application icon until the icon starts to wiggle.

    An X icon appears.

  2. Tap the X icon to delete the application.

  3. (Optional) If you have the Oracle Virtual Desktop Client application stored in your iTunes library on another computer, delete the application from iTunes.

See also your iPad documentation for details of how to delete an application from iPad.

2.3. How to Upgrade Oracle Virtual Desktop Client on iPad Platforms

Update the Oracle Virtual Desktop Client application on iPad.

  1. Go to the App Store.

    The App Store automatically checks for updates to your iPad applications.

  2. Follow the on screen instructions to update the Oracle Virtual Desktop Client application.

See also your iPad documentation for details of how to update applications on iPad.

Chapter 3. Third-Party Legal Notices

This chapter contains the legal notices for third-party software used by Oracle Virtual Desktop Client.

3.1. CryptoLib

* This is version 1.2 of CryptoLib
*
* The authors of this software are Jack Lacy, Don Mitchell and Matt Blaze
* Copyright (c) 1991, 1992, 1993, 1994, 1995 by AT&T.
* Permission to use, copy, and modify this software without fee
* is hereby granted, provided that this entire notice is included in
* all copies of any software which is or includes a copy or
* modification of this software and in all copies of the supporting
* documentation for such software.
*
* NOTE:
* Some of the algorithms in cryptolib may be covered by patents.
* It is the responsibility of the user to ensure that any required
* licenses are obtained.
*
*
* SOME PARTS OF CRYPTOLIB MAY BE RESTRICTED UNDER UNITED STATES EXPORT
* REGULATIONS.
*
*
* THIS SOFTWARE IS BEING PROVIDED "AS IS", WITHOUT ANY EXPRESS OR IMPLIED
* WARRANTY. IN PARTICULAR, NEITHER THE AUTHORS NOR AT&T MAKE ANY
* REPRESENTATION OR WARRANTY OF ANY KIND CONCERNING THE MERCHANTABILITY
* OF THIS SOFTWARE OR ITS FITNESS FOR ANY PARTICULAR PURPOSE.
            

3.1.1. MD5 Message-Digest Algorithm

    
/* MD5C.C - RSA Data Security, Inc., MD5 message-digest algorithm */
/* Copyright (C) 1991, RSA Data Security, Inc. All rights reserved. License to copy and use this 
software is granted provided that it is identified as the "RSA Data Security, Inc. MD5 
Message-Digest Algorithm" in all material mentioning or referencing this software or this 
function. License is also granted to make and use derivative works provided that such works 
are identified as "derived from the RSA Data Security, Inc. MD5 Message-Digest Algorithm" in 
all material mentioning or referencing the derived work. RSA Data Security, Inc. makes no 
representations concerning either the merchantability of this software or the suitability of 
this software for any particular purpose. It is provided "as is" without express or implied 
warranty of any kind. These notices must be retained in any copies of any part of this 
documentation and/or software. */