Oracle® Secure Global Desktop

Platform Support and Release Notes for Release 4.7

Oracle Legal Notices

E26357-02

November 2012

Abstract

This document describes the new and changed features for Oracle Secure Global Desktop 4.7. It also lists what is supported and the known bugs and issues.

Document generated on: 2012-10-31 (revision: 1250)


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 Release 4.70
1.1.1. Secure Installation by Default
1.1.2. New X Server Implementation
1.1.3. Audio Recording for Windows Applications
1.1.4. Network Level Authentication Support for Windows Applications
1.1.5. New Virtual Server Broker for Oracle VDI
1.2. Changes in Release 4.70
1.2.1. SGD Client Installation Changes
1.2.2. Default Connection Method Changes
1.2.3. New Parameters for User-Defined SGD Broker
1.2.4. Local Launch No Longer Supported
1.2.5. Client Access License Pool Removed
1.2.6. Changes to Display Attributes for Application Objects
1.2.7. Removed Features in This Release
1.2.8. Documentation Changes
1.2.9. Changes to Supported Locales
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. Java Technology Version
2.3.5. SSL Support
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 Remote Desktop Services
2.4.4. X and Character Applications
2.4.5. Virtual Desktop Infrastructure
2.5. Removed Features
2.5.1. Changes in the Next Release of SGD
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. 6555834 – Java Technology is Enabled For Browser But Is Not Installed On Client Device
3.1.3. 6831480 – Backup Primaries List Command Returns an Error
3.1.4. 6863153 – HyperTerminal Application Hangs in a Relocated Windows Desktop Session
3.1.5. 6937146 – Audio Unavailable for X Applications Hosted on 64-Bit Linux Application Servers
3.1.6. 6942981 – Application Startup is Slow on Solaris Trusted Extensions
3.1.7. 6957820 – SGD Client Hangs When Using Smart Card Authentication for Windows Applications
3.1.8. 6962970 – Windows Client Device Uses Multiple CALs
3.1.9. 6970615 – SecurID Authentication Fails for X Applications
3.1.10. 7004887 – Print to File Fails for Windows Client Devices
3.1.11. 12300549 – Home Directory Name is Unreadable For Some Client Locales
3.1.12. 13068287 – 16-bit Color OpenGL Application Issues
3.1.13. 13117149 – Accented Characters in Active Directory User Names
3.1.14. 13354844, 14032389, 13257432, 13117470 – Display Issues on Ubuntu Client Devices
3.1.15. 13360596 – Pass-Through Authentication Issue With Oracle VDI
3.1.16. 13971245 – Package Removal Issues on Oracle Solaris 11
3.1.17. 14026511 – VDI Broker Connections Fail After an Oracle VDI Upgrade
3.1.18. 14021467 – Webtop Language Selection Issue
3.1.19. 14085800 – Active Directory Aged Password Handling Issue
3.1.20. 14147506 – Array Resilience Fails if the Primary Server is Changed
3.1.21. 14221098 – Konsole Application Fails to Start on Oracle Linux
3.1.22. 14237565 – Page Size Issue When Printing on Non-Windows Client Devices
3.1.23. 14287570 – Microsoft Windows Server 2003 Applications Limited to 8-Bit Color Depth for Large Screen Resolutions
3.1.24. 14287730 – X Error Messages When Shadowing From the Command Line
3.1.25. 14404371 – User Input Characters in the Authentication Dialog Are Unreadable
3.1.26. 14408025 – SGD Client Exits Unexpectedly on Ubuntu Linux
3.1.27. 14472019 – SGD Does Not Start on System Boot Up
3.2. Bug Fixes in Version 4.70
3.3. Documentation Issues in Release 4.70
3.3.1. Legacy VDI Broker Documentation Issue
3.3.2. Secure Mode Installation and Firewall Forwarding
3.3.3. Incorrect Windows Registry Key Path for Enhancement Module
3.4. Providing Feedback and Reporting Problems
3.4.1. Contacting Oracle Specialist Support