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v2.104.0 (January 20, 2022)

Published on 2022-01-20 00:00:00

Frame Console

Added:

  • Under Dashboard > Volumes, the created date/time and last used date/time fields are available in the list of volumes.

  • Administrator is not allowed to delete a production pool while another pool is being deleted.

  • Session ID and user name are added to the Session log dialog for each session.

  • Notification support for Publish and Clone tasks. Customers who configure Notification Center for email notifications will receive emails for these events.

Fixed:

  • Go Back button on the Task Info page returns the user to the page displaying the list of accounts, instead of Notification Center.

  • After navigating to Settings > Domain Settings, administrator is required to re-enter the existing values to clear the This field is required errors.

  • Under Dashboard > Users, when switching between tabs, Console displays an unnecessary warning dialog box and requires the administrator to save settings.

  • When editing SAML2 Permissions, the browser loses focus for each each key stroke as the administrator is entering a text value.

  • In Settings > Session, Keyboard Profiles are not displaying the keyboard profile in Chrome version 97.

  • Additional reliability fixes.

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v2.103.1 (December 25, 2021)

Published on 2021-12-25 00:00:00

Frame Console

Added:

  • Automatic backups can now be configured with a frequency between 1 and 24 hours.

  • Customer Administrators can now allow Launchpad users to download Frame App from their Launchpads by enabling this capability from Customer > Update > Settings in the Frame console.

  • An assigned persistent desktop can be unassigned (and assigned again later to another user).

  • Administrators can specify a CIDR when enabling RDP Debug mode on a powered off workload VM.

Fixed:

  • For BYO Networking accounts on Azure and AWS, the Administrator no longer specifies the DNS Servers in Dashboard > Settings > Domain Settings, as the DNS servers are specified in the Azure VNET and AWS VPC DNS options.

  • Additional security and reliability fixes.

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v2.102.9 (December 23, 2021)

Published on 2021-12-23 00:00:00

Frame App 6.8

Added:

  • Upgraded Chromium Embedded Framework (CEF) to use Chromium 95.

Fixed:

  • Frame App crashes when Advanced USB redirection is enabled and a mass storage device is plugged in or removed.

  • Additional reliability fixes for Advanced USB redirection.

Frame Terminal 6.8

Fixed:

  • Inability to reconnect to a Frame session with a multi-monitor device.

  • Reliability and supportability fixes

Frame VM Setup v1.4.6.6 (December 13, 2021)

Published on 2021-12-13 00:00:00

Frame Agent 1.4.9.0

Fixed:

  • If Microsoft Storage Spaces SMP service and/or Disk Defragmenter service are disabled and Sandbox, Utility server, Persistent Desktop, profile, or Personal Drive sizes must be increased, Frame Guest Agent will enable the services at session start to resize the disk volumes and then disable the services again. If neither of these two servers can be enabled, the user will still be able to start a Frame session.

  • Reliability fixes.

Frame VM Setup v1.4.6.5 (December 7, 2021)

Published on 2021-12-07 00:00:00

Frame Agent 1.4.8.0

Added:

  • Windows environment variables session_start_time and max_session_duration and registry keys HKCU\Environment\session_start_time and HKCU\Environment\max_session_duration to allow session start time and max session duration to be visible within a Frame session.

  • Frame checks if the Windows interactive logon is enabled in the workload VM and returns an error if the Windows interactive login is enabled. The Frame session cannot start if Windows interactive login is enabled.

Fixed:

  • Reliability fixes.

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FGA 7 End-of-Life Announcement

Published on 2021-12-07 00:00:00

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.

v2.102.0 (December 3, 2021)

Published on 2021-12-03 00:00:00

Frame Console

Added:

  • Application Mode 2.0 (Early Access) can be enabled through a slider in an Application Launchpad, in Session Settings.

  • Administrators can set a prefix of up to 6 characters for non-domain-joined instances under Dashboard > Settings.

Fixed:

  • Account Administrators can view virtual networks in Dashboard > Settings > Networking.

  • List of customers, organizations, accounts, and Launchpads are sorted alphabetically when specifying a role in SAML2 Permissions.

  • User volume backups table is not visible in Mozilla browser.

  • User volume backups are sorted in descending order of date/time.

  • Additional reliability fixes.

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Streaming Gateway Appliance 3.3.0 (December 2, 2021)

Published on 2021-12-02 00:00:00

Added:

  • UDP network statistics available on SGA management portal.

  • SSH_MGMT_PUB_KEY configuration variable for setting management user public SSH key, if required, added to SGA configuration file.

  • Support for manual deployment on Microsoft Azure.

  • SGA management portal assets are included in the SGA image in situations where the SGA has limited Internet access.

Fixed:

  • Handling of a configuration parameter value containing spaces.

  • Optimized WebRTC relay scalability.

v2.101.1 (November 24, 2021)

Published on 2021-11-24 00:00:00

Frame App 6.6

Added:

  • Show the USB device vendor ID and production ID in the list of USB devices that are available for redirection.

Fixed:

  • When a mobile phone is plugged into the local endpoint via USB, the images can be viewed in Windows Photo Viewer within the Frame workload VM through Advanced USB redirection.

  • Application installation no longer fails when user preferences cannot be saved.

  • Auto update no longer switches constantly between the download window and the main Frame App window.

  • Frame App now detects if more than one instance of Frame App is running and warns the user that specific features, like Advanced USB redirection, will not work.

  • For Frame App for Linux installation, application installs in the “/usr/bin” directory.

  • For Frame App for Linux, user is able to use the Windows key and an arrow key at the same time to move the application windows within the session.

  • For Frame App for Windows installer, prompt the user to restart their local machine if the Virtual USB Filter Driver is updated.

  • Additional reliability fixes.

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FGA v8.2.4.0 (November 23, 2021)

Published on 2021-11-23 00:00:00

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.

v2.101.0 (November 18, 2021)

Published on 2021-11-18 00:00:00

Frame Console

Added:

  • Frame administrator can increase the disk of an assigned persistent desktop VM, up to 512 GB.

  • Frame administrator can publish a specific Sandbox backup within a Frame account.

Fixed:

  • When accessing a Utility Server via Frame Remoting Protocol, the end user timezone is no longer applied in the Utility Server. Utility Server timezone is configured within the Utility Server OS.

  • Create Organization window closes when the Cancel button is selected.

  • Account names properly word wrap in the Dashboard.

  • Additional reliability fixes.

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v2.100.0 (November 4, 2021)

Published on 2021-11-04 00:00:00

Frame Gateway

Added:

  • Auto-deployment of SGA in public cloud for BYO networking Frame accounts will allow the SGA configuration to use a subset of the VNET or VPC CIDR containing the Frame workload VMs.

Fixed:

  • Improve reliability of deleting Azure subnets for Frame accounts created using Frame networking.

  • Improve reliability of deleting persistent desktop image backups in Azure.

  • AHV Cloud Service is available only when both Prism Central and Prism Element respond to Frame Platform.

  • Additional reliability fixes.

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Frame VM Setup v1.4.4.1 (October 28, 2021)

Published on 2021-10-28 00:00:00

Frame Agent 1.4.7.0

Fixed:

  • Reliability fixes.

Frame Guest Agent (Server) 8.1.20.0

Fixed:

  • Frame Remoting Protocol 8 reliability fixes.

Frame Guest Agent Tools 0.9.3.0

Added:

  • Revised versions of FrameADHelper, FrameProxyHelper, FrameScriptHelper, and FrameSysprepHelper tools in C:\ProgramData\Nutanix\Frame\Tools.

v2.99.0 (October 21, 2021)

Published on 2021-10-21 00:00:00

Frame Gateway

Fixed:

  • Encrypt AWS EBS volume when auto-deploying SGA VM.

  • Exception handling when Frame Guest Agent disconnects during the process of closing the session.

  • Exception handling when an instance type change request fails and need to rollback to the original instance type.

  • Domain-joined sandbox server name is preserved when restoring the Sandbox from a backup.

  • Performance optimizations and reliability fixes.

  • Quarantine security groups are no longer created for BYO networking in AWS or GCP.

  • Frame accounts to be created on an existing Azure VNET (BYO Networking).

Added:

  • If the Frame Guest Agent does not register with Frame Platform within 10 minutes of workload VM booting, reboot the workload VM.

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Frame VM Setup v1.4.3.5 (October 11, 2021)

Published on 2021-10-11 00:00:00

  • Frame Agent 1.4.5.0

Fixed:

  • Unable to start workload VMs and sessions on non-English Windows 10.

  • Unable to start sessions when Frame user password expires.

  • Frame Credential Provider 1.8.2.0

  • Frame Guest Agent (Server) 8.1.9.0

  • Frame Guest Agent Tools 0.9.2.0

  • Overlay File Service 1.4.403.0

v2.98.0 (October 7, 2021)

Published on 2021-10-07 00:00:00

Frame Console

Added:

  • In Dashboard > Servers page, an administrator can start a Stopped server, stop a Running server (with the option to wait to power off until the session is finished), and force stop (power off even if the user is in session) a workload VM.

  • In Dashboard > Servers page, domain-joined workload VMs joined to the Windows domain are now marked with a badge.

Fixed:

  • Performance optimizations in retrieving Audit Trail and Sandbox page data.

FGA v8.1.9.0 (October 4, 2021)

Published on 2021-10-04 00:00:00

Fixed:

  • Minor security fixes.

v2.97.0 (September 29, 2021)

Published on 2021-09-29 00:00:00

Frame Gateway

Fixed:

  • Allow BYO Azure cloud account validation when public IP addresses are not allowed to be provisioned.

  • Under specific situations, Gateway would report publish was successful when the workload VMs did not successfully reach Running status.

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FGA v8.1.8.0 (September 14, 2021)

Published on 2021-09-14 00:00:00

Added:

  • Support for AMD GPU hardware encoder in AWS.

  • Support for Ubuntu 20.04 on AHV.

  • Optimized audio/video capture and encoding pipeline.

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v2.96.0 (September 9, 2021)

Published on 2021-09-09 00:00:00

Frame Gateway

Added:

  • Frame-provisioned AWS elastic load balancers are now tagged.

  • Auto-deployment of an SGA cluster in Azure now provisions a NAT Gateway, rather than relying on a public IP per SGA instance.

  • Ability to migrate Frame accounts using FGA 7.X and server customization scripts to FGA 8.X.

Fixed:

  • AWS VPCs are not automatically deleted when Frame acccounts created using Frame-provisioned VPCs in a private network configuration are terminated.

  • Optimized data retrieval in REST API for single server and servers list.

  • Correct Frame Guest Agent type is used when an existing master image is re-imported into Frame.

  • Performance and stability fixes.

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Frame VM Setup v1.3.5.0 (August 30, 2021)

Published on 2021-08-30 00:00:00

  • Frame Agent 1.3.5.0

  • Frame Guest Agent (Server) 8.1.7.0

  • Frame Credential Provider 1.5.2.0

  • Frame Guest Agent Tools 0.8.0.0

  • Overlay File Service 1.4.403.0

FGA v8.1.7.0 (August 30, 2021)

Published on 2021-08-30 00:00:00

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.

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v2.95.0 (August 26, 2021)

Published on 2021-08-26 00:00:00

Frame Gateway

Added:

  • Support the ability to clone a Sandbox from one AHV cluster to another AHV cluster (“AHV Cloud Accounts”).

Fixed:

  • Issue where the persistent desktop instances are changed to different instance types that were not the instance type of the original production pool.

  • Enterprise profile volume in AWS deleted when the volume failed to attach.

  • Performance and stability fixes.

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v2.94.0 (August 13, 2021)

Published on 2021-08-13 00:00:00

Frame Gateway

Added:

  • Support the ability for Frame Administrators to reassign a persistent desktop to a different user.

Fixed:

  • Performance and stability fixes.

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FGA v7.23.24.0 (August 5, 2021)

Published on 2021-08-05 00:00:00

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)

Published on 2021-08-04 00:00:00

Fixed:

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

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

  • Core improvements.

v2.93.0 (July 29, 2021)

Published on 2021-07-29 00:00:00

Frame Gateway

Fixed:

  • Issue where Session failed to start error message is displayed when launching a Persistent Desktop that is in maintenance mode.

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FGA v8.1.0.0 (July 16, 2021)

Published on 2021-07-16 00:00:00

Added:

  • Ability to use AMD CPU hardware encoder (AWS)

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v2.92.0 (July 15, 2021)

Published on 2021-07-15 00:00:00

Frame Gateway

Fixed:

  • Provide error messages to the Frame Administrator when: (1) the maximum number of persistent desktops in a Frame account is exceeded and (2) for FGA 8.0, there are failures in publishing domain-joined instances due to Active Directory misconfiguration.

  • Additional performance optimizations and stability fixes.

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FGA Installer v2.0.2.0 (July 12, 2021)

Published on 2021-07-12 00:00:00

  • Frame Agent Setup 1.2.52.0

  • Frame Guest Agent (Server) 8.0.20.0

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