Sun Ray Software Release Notes

Versions 5.3 and 5.3.x

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Component Licensing


June 2013


This document provides an overview of the new features, deprecated features, and known issues for the Sun Ray Software 5.3 and 5.3.x releases.

Document generated on: 2013-06-24 (revision: 1322)

Table of Contents

1. Sun Ray Software 5.3.2 Release
1.1. What's New in Sun Ray Software 5.3.2
1.2. Upgrading to Sun Ray Software 5.3.2
2. Sun Ray Software 5.3.1 Release
2.1. What's New in Sun Ray Software 5.3.1
3. Sun Ray Software 5.3 Release
3.1. What's New in Sun Ray Software 5.3
3.1.1. Installation
3.1.2. Multimedia
3.1.3. Oracle Linux Features
3.1.4. User Experience
3.1.5. Security
3.2. System Requirements
3.3. Deprecated Features
4. Known Issues
4.1. Installation Issues
4.1.1. uttsc does not work after upgrade
4.1.2. utpkgcheck does not work with Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4.2. Admin GUI Issues
4.2.1. Unable to log in to Admin GUI after upgrade (Oracle Linux)
4.2.2. Multiple authentication (Solaris)
4.2.3. Admin GUI Upgrade
4.2.4. Self-Registration GUI
4.3. Login Issues
4.3.1. Sun Ray Clients hang at 26D when choosing a remote host name from Choose Host From List option in the dtlogin screen
4.4. Screen Issues
4.4.1. Screen flickers on Sun Ray 3 and Sun Ray 3i Clients when viewing Configuration GUI
4.4.2. Gnome crashes on Oracle Linux after hotdesking when desktop resizing enabled
4.4.3. No screen lock for second Linux session (Linux)
4.5. Multimedia Issues
4.5.1. Windows desktop background may become black when playing videos in Windows Media Player and refreshing the desktop
4.5.2. When reducing the size of a video, the video starts playing inside the image of the previously set higher video size
4.5.3. Some Adobe Flash settings dialog controls are not responsive
4.5.4. RealPlayer rendering (Solaris)
4.5.5. Video image problems when hotdesking from two screens to one screen
4.5.6. Scaling down using XVideo
4.5.7. Sometimes VC-1 (WMV9) video does not play on the first attempt in Windows Media Player
4.5.8. Slow maximized XVideo playback in RealPlayer
4.6. Keyboard Issues
4.6.1. XKB (Linux)
4.6.2. Numeric keypad mapping (Linux)
4.6.3. Keyboard layout (Linux)
4.7. Kiosk Issues
4.7.1. Set kiosk application type correctly
4.8. Mass Storage Issues
4.8.1. Memorex TravelDrive 1GB not working on Sun Ray 2FS Client
4.9. Solaris Trusted Extensions Issues
4.9.1. Sun Ray interconnect configuration
4.9.2. Multihead role assumption
4.9.3. Flash disk allocation
4.9.4. Multiple slices/partitions
4.9.5. Audio
4.9.6. xscreensaver Links
4.10. Localization Issues
4.10.1. utselect and utwall (Linux)
4.11. VMware View Connector Issues
4.11.1. Authentication fails on VDM login screen when launching Windows 7 using Network Level Authentication (NLA)
4.11.2. Character input is not working with international keyboards
4.12. Smart Card Issues
4.12.1. Smart card LED blinks for approximately 40 seconds when installing Sun Ray Operating Software
4.13. Windows Connector Issues
4.13.1. Segmentation fault occurs when a Windows 2003 desktop automatically resizes during hotdesking
4.13.2. uttrace command used to troubleshoot USB redirection feature does not work
4.13.3. Windows login chime is distorted when using Windows connector on Oracle Linux 5.5
4.13.4. Windows connector may hang at the Windows welcome screen when connecting to a Windows 2008 R2 server
4.13.5. Color gradients are not displayed correctly in Windows 7 when theming enabled
4.13.6. Black mouse cursor is displayed in Windows 2008 R2 session when XRender is disabled
4.13.7. Scanning does not work when using scanner button
4.13.8. Explore window not launched automatically after inserting flash disk
4.13.9. Smart cards cannot authenticate users to a Windows Terminal Server
4.13.10. Copying a large file from Windows onto PCFS-formatted removable media does not work, due to known Linux limitations
5. Feedback and Support
5.1. Reporting Problems and Providing Feedback
5.2. Contacting Oracle Specialist Support
A. Sun Ray Operating Software