Parallels DaaS: Updates Summary

Discussion in 'Parallels DaaS General' started by Rebecca Dalmas, Jan 30, 2024.

  1. Rebecca Dalmas

    Rebecca Dalmas Parallels Support

    Parallels DaaS v.20240221 (21 February 2024)

    New: Introduced instructional videos to the documentation, offering visual guidance for common tasks and features.

    Improved: Temporarily disabled the Application Page in Management Portal during subscription initialization for clarity.
    Improved: Improved error messaging for Asynchronous Operation Failures to provide clearer feedback.
    Improved: Transitioned from Let's Encrypt to ZeroSSL for certificate creation.
    Improved: Made documentation enhancements detailing prerequisites for a better setup experience.
    Improved: Positioning of the "More Options" (...) button across several interface pages.
    Improved: Validation on the Workspace Settings page.

    Fixed: Resolved scrolling issues in Mozilla Firefox for both remote app and desktop environments.
    Fixed: Irregular sign-out behavior in Web Client.
    Fixed: Irregular sign-out behavior in Management Portal.
    Fixed: Updated the "Access Restricted" message with the current links to the documentation and FAQs for better guidance.
    Fixed: Addressed an issue where Management Portal incorrectly displayed the dashboard during subscription initialization.
    Fixed: Corrected the absence of an error message when signing in without a Parallels DaaS license.
    Fixed: Synchronized Azure subscription status accurately during disconnection processes.
    Fixed: Ensured user authentication tokens are invalidated upon Azure subscription disconnection for enhanced security.
    Fixed: UI loading issues after Azure subscription disconnection for a smoother experience.
    Fixed: Enhanced the Connection Wizard display in the Management Portal on Safari for consistency.
    Fixed: Eliminated redundant displays of the End User Service Agreement in Google Chrome.
    Fixed: Adjusted Walkthrough alignment in Microsoft Edge for better readability.
    Fixed: Made all user details accessible in the Invite User Wizard for comprehensive management.
    Fixed: Scrollbar styling inconsistencies in Microsoft Edge on Windows and Chromium browsers on Linux.
    Fixed: Removed premature License Expired warnings before sign-in.
    Fixed: Ensured the Sign-In button responds under all conditions for reliable access.
    Fixed: Loading issues on the Virtual Machines page.
    Fixed: Streamlined Subscription initialization and certificate creation processes for efficiency.
    Fixed: Redirection issues in the User Management sections after page refreshes for intuitive navigation.
    Fixed: Occasional failures in subscription disconnection
    Fixed: Addressed "400 Bad Request" errors related to oversized request headers or cookies for smoother access.
    Fixed: Prerequisites PowerShell script now detects if PowerShell version is out of date.

    Parallels DaaS General Availability (30 January 2024)

    We're proud to announce Parallels DaaS, a cloud-native, Desktop-as-a-Service (DaaS) solution that offers users secure, instant access to their virtual applications and desktop environments.

    Quick, easy onboarding and management:
    • Modern, web-based management portal

    • Rich, at-a-glance dashboard view of registered users

    • Intuitive image management via any web browser

    • Built-in user profile management

    • Session Management
    • Robust security with unique control & data Isolation.

    • Supporting the latest security protocols for peace of mind
    System Management:
    • Pre-configured image instances available out-of-box

    • Modern, web-based Management Portal
    • Simplified maintenance with less chance of errors or downtime

    • Continuous monitoring and real-time alerts for IT outages

    • Bring Your Own Microsoft Azure Subscription 
    User Management:
    • Cloud-based identity & access service Entra ID (AD)

    • My Parallels Account Integration for Admin access

    • Rich, at-a-glance Dashboard view of registered users.

    • Built-in User Profile and Session Management
    User Experience:
    • Non-persistent Desktop experience.

    • Superior end-user experience and productivity

    • Multi-platform access with web browser client access
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