Oracle® Secure Global Desktop

Platform Support and Release Notes for Release 5.3

Oracle Legal Notices
Oracle Documentation License

June 2017

E65656-03


Table of Contents

Preface
1 New Features and Changes
1.1 New Features in Release 5.3
1.1.1 Automatic Installation of the SGD Client Using Java Web Start
1.1.2 Oracle Linux 7 Added as a Supported Platform
1.1.3 Support for Deploying SGD as a VM Template
1.1.4 Discovering an SGD Gateway
1.1.5 New Application Server Objects for Oracle Hypervisor Hosts
1.1.6 IPv6 Support for SGD Gateway Deployments
1.2 Changes in Release 5.3
1.2.1 New Version of the SGD Client for Mac OS X Platforms
1.2.2 Retirement of Windows Audio Sound Quality Attribute
1.2.3 Updated X Server Implementation
1.2.4 Changes to Configuration for VMS Applications
1.2.5 Changes to Attribute Names for Application Objects
1.2.6 Disabling Automatic Installation Using Java Plug-in Software for Specific Browsers
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 Network Requirements
2.3.3 SGD Server Requirements for the SGD Gateway
2.3.4 Third Party Components for the SGD Gateway
2.3.5 SSL Support
2.4 Application Requirements and Support
2.4.1 Supported Applications
2.4.2 Network Requirements
2.4.3 Supported Installation Platforms for the SGD Enhancement Module
2.4.4 Microsoft Windows Remote Desktop Services
2.4.5 X and Character Applications
2.4.6 Virtual Desktop Infrastructure
2.4.7 Oracle Hypervisor Hosts
2.4.8 Microsoft Hyper-V
2.5 Removed Features
3 Known Issues, Bug Fixes, and Documentation Issues
3.1 Known Bugs and Issues
3.1.1 12200816 – Java Technology is Enabled For Browser But Is Not Installed On Client Device
3.1.2 12268127 – Backup Primaries List Command Returns an Error
3.1.3 12275351 – HyperTerminal Application Hangs in a Relocated Windows Desktop Session
3.1.4 12290728 – Audio Unavailable for X Applications Hosted on 64-Bit Linux Application Servers
3.1.5 12292281 – Application Startup is Slow on Solaris Trusted Extensions
3.1.6 12296955 – Windows Client Device Uses Multiple CALs
3.1.7 12298582 – SecurID Authentication Fails for X Applications
3.1.8 12300549 – Home Directory Name is Unreadable For Some Client Locales
3.1.9 12304903 – Print to File Fails for Windows Client Devices
3.1.10 13354844, 14032389, 13257432, 13117470, 16339876 – Display Issues on Ubuntu Client Devices
3.1.11 14147506 – Array Resilience Fails if the Primary Server is Changed
3.1.12 14221098 – Konsole Application Fails to Start on Oracle Linux
3.1.13 14237565 – Page Size Issue When Printing on Non-Windows Client Devices
3.1.14 14287730 – X Error Messages When Shadowing From the Command Line
3.1.15 14690706 – Display Issues on a Tablet Device When the RANDR X Extension is Disabled
3.1.16 15903850 – Printing From a Tablet Device Fails Sometimes
3.1.17 16003643, 17043257 – Currency Symbols Are Not Displayed Correctly on a Tablet Device
3.1.18 16244748 – SGD Client Does Not Install When Using a Sun Ray Client
3.1.19 16275930 – Unable to Access SGD Servers When Using the SGD Gateway
3.1.20 16310420 – External Keyboard Issue for iPad Tablets
3.1.21 16420093, 17559489 – Log In Process Fails for Mac OS X Users
3.1.22 16613748 – Unable to Generate Mobile Configuration Profiles For Some SGD Gateway Deployments
3.1.23 16814553 – Multiple Authentication Prompts When Accessing My Desktop Using a Safari Browser
3.1.24 16854421 – Unexpected Text Characters When Using Android Client
3.1.25 17601578 – Poor User Experience When Displaying Applications on Mac OS X Platforms
3.1.26 19875716 – Application Close Issues When Using Safari Browser on iOS 8
3.1.27 19996614 – Audio is Not Played on a Linux Client Device
3.1.28 20421590 – Lock File Issues With Oracle Access Manager WebGate
3.1.29 20220383 – Proxy Authentication Dialog Issue
3.1.30 20463642 – Credential Caching Issues for HTTP Proxy Authentication on Windows Clients
3.1.31 20676754 – Legacy Settings Present in SGD Gateway Setup Program
3.1.32 20693954 – Audio Recording Issue for Linux Clients
3.1.33 20506611 – Enhancement Module Installation Issue on Oracle Linux UEK R3
3.1.34 20678796 – Mac OS X Client Device Uses Multiple CALs
3.1.35 20821979 – tarantella status Command Returns Parser Errors
3.1.36 21478016 – Mac OS X SGD Client Issues
3.1.37 21530993 – ABRT Errors When Closing Oracle Linux 7 Applications
3.1.38 22563362 – OSS Audio Driver Module Issue on Oracle Linux Platforms
3.1.39 22639281 – UNIX Authentication Issue on Oracle Linux Platforms When Using the Kerberos PAM Module
3.1.40 22915586 – Upgrade Issue for Apache Web Server on Oracle Solaris Platforms
3.1.41 23151133 – Password Expiry Message Issue When Using Enhanced Network Security
3.1.42 23232908 – Issue With Context Parameter for Disabling Use of Java Plug-in Software
3.1.43 23305143 – Diffie-Hellman Parameter Generation is Slow During SGD Install
3.1.44 23592020 – Key Mapping Issues on Oracle Linux 7 Platforms
3.1.45 24311356 – Browser Workarounds for Using Untrusted Certificates with the HTML5 Client on Desktop Platforms
3.1.46 25687260 – Locate Pointer Issue on Linux Client Platforms
3.2 Bug Fixes in Version 5.3
3.3 Providing Feedback and Reporting Problems
3.3.1 Contacting Oracle Specialist Support