Oracle® Secure Global Desktop

Platform Support and Release Notes for Release 5.1

Oracle Legal Notices

E41493-04

October 2013

Abstract

This document describes the new and changed features for this release of Oracle Secure Global Desktop. Information on supported platforms and known bugs and issues are included.

Document generated on: 2014-03-11 (revision: 2609)


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 5.1
1.1.1 Support for Android Client Devices
1.1.2 HTML5 Support for Chrome Browsers on Desktop Platforms
1.2 Changes in Release 5.1
1.2.1 Retirement of rpm Command for Installation on Linux Platforms
1.2.2 Retirement of Webtop Terminology
1.2.3 Changes to Supported LDAP Directories
1.2.4 Performance Improvements for Large SGD Datastores
1.2.5 Changes for the Tablet Certificate Profile Script
1.2.6 Using Forced Authentication on the Tablet Workspace
1.3 Changes in Future Releases of SGD
1.3.1 Retirement of 32-bit Installation Platforms
2 System Requirements and Support
2.1 SGD Server Requirements and Support
2.1.1 Supported Installation Platforms for SGD
2.1.2 Supported Upgrade Paths
2.1.3 Third Party Components for SGD
2.1.4 Supported Authentication Mechanisms
2.1.5 SSL Support
2.1.6 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 Third Party Components for the SGD Gateway
2.3.4 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
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, 16339876 – Display Issues on Ubuntu Client Devices
3.1.15 13971245 – Package Removal Issues on Oracle Solaris 11
3.1.16 14026511 – VDI Broker Connections Fail After an Oracle VDI Upgrade
3.1.17 14021467 – Workspace Language Selection Issue
3.1.18 14147506 – Array Resilience Fails if the Primary Server is Changed
3.1.19 14221098 – Konsole Application Fails to Start on Oracle Linux
3.1.20 14237565 – Page Size Issue When Printing on Non-Windows Client Devices
3.1.21 14287570 – Microsoft Windows Server 2003 Applications Limited to 8-Bit Color Depth for Large Screen Resolutions
3.1.22 14287730 – X Error Messages When Shadowing From the Command Line
3.1.23 14404371 – User Input Characters in the Authentication Dialog Are Unreadable
3.1.24 14690706 – Display Issues on a Tablet Device When the RANDR X Extension is Disabled
3.1.25 15903850 – Printing From a Tablet Device Fails Sometimes
3.1.26 16003643, 17043257 – Currency Symbols Are Not Displayed Correctly on a Tablet Device
3.1.27 16244748 – SGD Client Does Not Install When Using a Sun Ray Client
3.1.28 16275930 – Unable to Access SGD Servers When Using the SGD Gateway
3.1.29 16310420 – External Keyboard Issue for iPad Tablets
3.1.30 16420093, 17559489 – Log In Process Fails for Mac OS X Users
3.1.31 16613748 – Unable to Generate Mobile Configuration Profiles For Some SGD Gateway Deployments
3.1.32 16634591 – Gnome Terminal Application Exits Unexpectedly
3.1.33 16814553 – Multiple Authentication Prompts When Accessing My Desktop Using a Safari Browser
3.1.34 16854421 – Unexpected Text Characters When Using Android Client
3.1.35 17454752 – SGD Client Does Not Start Automatically on 64-bit Oracle Linux Platforms
3.1.36 17601578 – Poor User Experience When Displaying Applications on Mac OS X Platforms
3.2 Bug Fixes in Version 5.1
3.3 Providing Feedback and Reporting Problems
3.3.1 Contacting Oracle Specialist Support