Previous Frame Guest Agent Updates

FGA v8.2.4.0 (November 23, 2021)

Fixed:

  • Improved stability/reliability of Frame Remoting Protocol (FRP) 7 and 8 sessions under varying network conditions.

  • Improved reliability of Frame Guest Agent for Linux.

  • Improved reliability of Advanced USB redirection for different USB devices.

  • Enhanced support for iPad camera.

  • Additional stability fixes.

FGA 7 End-of-Life Announcement

Announcement:

Frame Guest Agent (FGA) 7 End-of-Life is officially planned for January 31, 2022. See the End of Life Announcement page for further details.

FGA v8.1.9.0 (October 4, 2021)

Fixed:

  • Minor security fixes.

FGA v8.1.8.0 (September 14, 2021)

Added:

  • Support for AMD GPU hardware encoder in AWS.

  • Support for Ubuntu 20.04 on AHV.

  • Optimized audio/video capture and encoding pipeline.

Fixed:

  • Frame Remoting Protocol (FRP) 8.0 (WebRTC) streaming issues.

  • Advanced USB redirection issues (requires FRP 8).

  • Additional core improvements.

FGA v8.1.7.0 (August 30, 2021)

Added:

  • Ability to scroll the Frame Start Menu in App Mode 2.0 (Application Launchpad).

  • Frame Start Menu in App Mode 2.0 responsive to Windows Taskbar orientation changes.

  • Support in App Mode 2.0 for application layering technologies.

  • Additional logging for supportability.

Fixed:

  • Ability to resume a FRP 8.0 session after being disconnected when uploading/downloading a file.

  • Ability to use webcam and microphone on local endpoint in a FRP 8.0 session.

  • Issue where streaming freezes and then recovers with a delay during a display window resize while in a FRP 8.0 session.

  • Ability to upload files to mapped network drives using the -uploadto Advanced Server Argument.

  • Streaming starts with a black screen for up to 60 seconds when using FGA 8.1.4.

  • Issue where image files from a local scanner cannot be uploaded to the workload VM.

  • Issue where the session remains open for a long time and does not timeout, if the user was unable to start a session in FGA 8.1.4.

FGA v7.23.24.0 (August 5, 2021)

Fixed:

  • Issue where iPad and iPhone users were unable to use touch at session start.

  • Issue with temporary video artifacts while streaming from CPU instances.

  • Problem where domain-joined persistent desktop sessions were not closing properly due to a Windows logoff failure which required administrators to reboot the VMs before users could start new sessions.

  • Problem with user input lag when using GPU-based instances with NVIDIA NVENC and browser d3d11 decoder enabled.

  • Additional stability fixes.

FGA v8.1.4.0 (August 4, 2021)

Fixed:

  • Using -uploadto Advanced Server Argument would not function as expected.

  • Streaming performance and stability issues when using AMD GPU endpoints.

  • Core improvements.

FGA v8.1.0.0 (July 16, 2021)

Added:

  • Ability to use AMD CPU hardware encoder (AWS)

Fixed:

  • Unable to change resolution on AMD (Frame Remoting Protocol 7.0)

  • Server becoming unresponsive when closing secondary displays (FRP 7.0)

  • Closing “middle” monitor closes session

  • Additional reliability fixes.

FGA Installer v2.0.2.0 (July 12, 2021)

  • Frame Agent Setup 1.2.52.0

  • Frame Guest Agent (Server) 8.0.20.0

  • Frame Video Driver 1.0.10

  • Frame Printer Driver 1.6.3

  • Frame Audio Driver 1.3.0

  • Frame Scanner Driver 1.2.1

  • Frame Virtual Pen Driver 1.1.0

  • Frame Virtual SmartCard Driver 1.1.0

  • Frame Virtual Drive 1.0.0

  • Frame Cloud Drive 1.3.6

  • Frame Config 1.2.0

  • Visual C++ Redistributable 2013 x86 12.0.30501.0

  • Visual C++ Redistributable 2013 x64 12.0.30501.0

  • Visual C++ Redistributable 2017 x86 14.16.27027.1

  • Visual C++ Redistributable 2017 x64 14.16.27027.1

  • Microsoft .Net Framework 4.8 4.8.03761.0

  • Frame AD Helper 1.0.0.0

  • Frame Proxy Helper 1.1.0.0

  • Liquidware ProfileDisk 6.8.4.7697

Fixed:

  • instance-registration.metadata gateway URL changed to gateway-external-api.console.nutanix.com

  • New Proxy Helper Tool to support updated gateway URL.

  • Setup will now require that the AHV disk type is SCSI.

  • Reliability improvements for the FGA upgrade process.

Frame Server 8.0.20.0 (June 28, 2021)

Added

  • Ability to set the profile disk/personal drive attach timeout with Advanced Server Argument -diskattachtimeoutms <timeout in milliseconds>. Default value of 90000 ms (90 sec) is used if this argument is not set. Applicable if a customer administrator sees that enterprise profile disks or personal drives fail to attach in the Session Trail.

  • Support ability to connect to a Frame workload VM using RDP for debugging purposes.

  • Support ability to issue a CTRL+ALT+DEL on both non-DJI and DJI Frame workload VMs.

Fixed

  • Installer 1.2.0.8 able to install FGA when the image has newer versions of Microsoft .NET Core.

Frame Server 7.23.20.0 (June 24, 2021)

Added

  • Ability to set the profile disk/personal drive attach timeout with Advanced Server Argument -diskattachtimeoutms <timeout in milliseconds>. Default value of 90000 ms (90 sec) is used if this argument is not set. Applicable if a customer administrator sees that enterprise profile disks or personal drives fail to attach in the Session Trail.

Fixed

  • Optimized the office productivity application use case where the estimated network bandwidth reported during the Frame session drops over time with the Advanced Server Argument -enhancedQoS.

  • Issue where Frame Server incorrectly treats GCP AMD-based instances as having a GPU and attempts to use the AMD display driver instead of the Frame Display Driver which results in a fixed display resolution, regardless of the size fo the browser window and physical display resolution.

  • Issue with idle timer getting triggered when a user closes a secondary display (multi-monitor use case)

v1.2.51.0 (June 14, 2021)

  • Frame Agent 1.2.47.0

  • Frame Guest Agent (Server) 8.0.19.0

  • Frame Credential Provider 1.5.2.0

  • Frame Guest Agent Tools 0.5.0.0

  • Overlay File Service 1.4.401.0

Fixed

  • Allow new lines, in addition to spaces, to delimit values in Advanced Server Arguments.

Added

  • Support for starting Frame Status Bar with or without network bandwidth or latency indicators.

  • Reliability improvements for the FGA upgrade process.

Frame Server 7.23.19.0 (May 27, 2021)

Fixed

  • Addressed issue where touch input stops working when touch contact moves off the screen

  • Improved file management for Linux non-persistent sessions (CentOS only)

  • Added streaming protocol improvements and bug fixes

Frame Server 7.23.16.0 (April 15, 2021)

Fixed

  • Addressed “choppy video” and “micro freezes” where the Frame Remoting Protocol is displaying rapidly moving content (e.g., video playback), with limited network resources (e.g., bandwidth and high latency).

  • Improved support for scanner driver connections

Added

  • Added Num Pad support for specific keyboard layouts: Dutch/Netherlands, Belgian, and French.

  • Provided new Advanced Server Argument -qpBasedVbvBuffer for use cases where there is rapidly moving content, with limited network resources.

v1.0.2.8 (Oct 21, 2020)

  • Frame Agent 7.23.0.0

  • Frame Explorer 1.4.0.0

  • Frame Proxy Helper 1.0.0

  • Frame Video Driver 21000.0.0.0

  • Frame Virtual Printer Driver 1.6.0

  • Frame Virtual Scanner Driver 1.2.1

  • Liquidware ProfileDisk 6.8.3.7453

v1.0.2.7 (Apr 15, 2020)

  • FramePrinterDriver 1.5

  • CloudDrive 1.3.5

  • Windows 1909 related fixes

v1.0.2.6 (Mar 26, 2020)

  • Send CTRL+ALT+DEL signal from cog menu for Domain Joined Instances

  • ALT+TAB Shortcut in Frame session

  • Liquidware ProfileDisk 6.8.3.7118

v1.0.2.5 (Jan 31, 2020)

  • Frame Virtual Card Reader driver 1.0.0.

  • ADHelper tool

  • Support for Windows 1909 in Sysprep Answer file (Unattend.xml)

  • Frame Video driver 1.0.6 (multi monitor support)

  • Frame Audio driver 1.0.3

  • CloudDrive 1.3.0