2 VMware View 4.6 : What’s New (1) Security Server Support for PCoIP Security servers now include a PCoIP Secure Gateway component. The PCoIP Secure Gateway connection offers the following benefits: Ensures the only remote desktop traffic that can enter the corporate data center is traffic on behalf of a strongly authenticated user. Simplified end-user experience when connecting to their View desktop from an external location. Users can access only the desktop resources that they are authorized to access. Removes the requirement for a 3 rd party SSL VPN solution. External end-users using PCoIP are no longer required to connect through a 3rd party SSL VPN solution as long as PCoIP is not blocked by any networking component Delivers an integrated solution to simplify configuration and management of View deployments in environments with external PCoIP users. Supports deploying security servers with PCoIP on Windows Server 2008 R2 and take full advantage of the 64-bit architecture.
3 VMware View 4.6 : What’s New (2) Enhanced USB Device Compatibility View 4.6 supports USB redirection for syncing and managing iPhones and iPads with View desktops. This release also includes improvements for using USB scanners, and adds to the list of USB printers that you can use with thin clients. Keyboard Mapping Improvements Many keyboard-related issues have been fixed. More than 160 Bug Fixes New Timeout Setting for SSO Users With the single-sign-on (SSO) feature, after users authenticate to View Connection Server, they are automatically logged in to their View desktop operating systems. This new timeout setting allows administrators to limit the number of minutes that the SSO feature is valid. Support for Microsoft Windows 7 Service Pack 1
4 VMware View 4.6 : Compatibility Supported VMware ESX/ESXi Releases with VMware View 4.6: VMware vSphere ESX/ESXi 4.1 and 4.1 Update 1 VMware vSphere ESX/ESXi 4.0 Update 2 and 4.0 Update 3 VMware ESX 3.5 Update 5 Supported VMware vCenter Server Releases with VMware View 4.6: VMware vCenter Server 4.1 Update 1
5 VMware View 4.6 : Release Notes and Download Release Notes: The release notes and other documentation for VMware View 4.6 can be found at http://www.vmware.com/support/pubs/view_pubs.html Download: The VMware View 4.6 GA is available on http://www.vmware.com/download/.
7 VMware View Client for iPad. VMware View Client for iPad makes it easy to access your Windows virtual desktop from your iPad with the best possible user experience on the Local Area Network (LAN) or across a Wide Area Network (WAN). VMware View 4.6 or later is required for the VMware View Client for iPad. Features: - Work on your Windows based VMware View virtual desktop right from your iPad giving you on the go access from any location. - Native iPad gestures for quick and easy navigation. Trackpad for better mouse targeting or the keyboard for efficient text input. - Simple setup and connectivity. Quickly reconnect to you desktop by selecting from the recent desktop list. - The adaptive capabilities of the PCoIP protocol are optimized to deliver the best user experience even over low bandwidth and high latency connections. - Access your View desktop over WiFi or 3G and with tight VMware View 4.6 integration your desktop is delivered securely to you wherever you are. Support: - The VMware View Client for iPad is supported with VMware View 4.6 or later. Get it for FREE at from the iTunes store!
10 VMware vSphere Client for iPad. The VMware vSphere Client for iPad is a companion interface to the traditional vSphere client, optimized for viewing and managing your vSphere environment on the go. With this client you can monitor the performance of vSphere hosts and virtual machines. Virtual machines can be started, stopped and suspended. vSphere hosts can be rebooted or put into maintenance mode. Features: - Search for vSphere hosts and virtual machines in your vSphere environment - Monitor the performance of vSphere hosts and virtual machines - Manage virtual machines with the ability to start, stop and suspend - View and restore your virtual machines’ snapshots - Reboot vSphere hosts or put them into maintenance mode - Diagnose vSphere hosts and virtual machines using built-in ping and traceroute tools Requirements: - vCenter Mobile Access (vCMA) virtual appliance available from the VMware Labs - Network connection to the vCMA virtual appliance; can use built-in VPN client - VMware vSphere and VMware vCenter Server 4.x or higher Get it for FREE at from the iTunes store!