Parallels Remote Application Server version 16.5 update 2 (December 07, 2018) RAS Core v16.5.2-20589 Improved: Second level authentication - Dualshield provider can now be used in a multi-domain environment. Improved: Modified the High cipher strength string to achieve the A rating in SSL Lab testing. Improved: Optimized the drag and drop transfer for selected applications. Fixed: Moving an RDSH server from one site to another could result in the Agent status reported as being "not verified". Fixed: When using a round-robin load balancing method, servers would not load balance connections correctly in some cases. Fixed: Some fonts would not print correctly in NextGen applications. Fixed: A printed page was scaled incorrectly in some cases. Fixed: On a guest VM recreation, a corresponding computer object could be accidentally removed from Active Directory. Fixed: An RDP session was shown as active for some time in the Parallels RAS console after the session logoff. Fixed: The IP address field could become empty for a running guest VM in the Parallels RAS console. Fixed: In the event of a logon storm, multiple users could be connected to the same VDI guest VM. HTML5 Gateway: Fixed: An incorrect number of remaining days could possibly be stated in the password expiration reminder message. HALB v16.5.2-20588 Fixed: On a rare occasion, HALB could stop working after configuring SSL Offloading due to incorrect certificate file formatting. Parallels Client (Windows) v16.5.2-20590 New: Option for enhanced move/size of published application windows. Improved: Optimized the drag and drop transfer for selected applications. Fixed: When in desktop replacement mode, and a published desktop is set to start automatically on machine startup, the desktop is started in the background. Fixed: When closing some applications, a black box remains where the application window used to be. Fixed: Single sign-on may not work in case of switching between user accounts in Windows. Fixed: Unexpected behavior when moving published applications across monitors after changing monitor placement. Fixed: Blank pages instead of the actual content could be printed from Internet Explorer. Parallels Client (macOS) v16.5.2-20585 New: Support Dark Mode on macOS 10.14 Mojave. New: Connect automatically to a newly registered RAS farm. Fixed: Published applications launching via URL Schema commands. Fixed: Impossible to restore minimized windows for some published applications. Parallels Client (Linux) v16.5.2-20588 Fixed: Published applications launching via URL Schema commands. Fixed: Launching published applications via HTML5 Client could fail with the "Invalid Credentials" error. Fixed: A maximized published application window could be displayed incorrectly. Fixed: When establishing a connection, incorrect user credentials could be used if multiple connections for the same farm exist in Parallels Client, each using different user credentials. Fixed: Printers are not redirected to a remote session if redirection is configured via policies. Known problems: Authentication with smart card may not work properly with the Linux client Parallels Client (iOS) v16.5.2-20594 New: Automatically adjust the pointer position in the Dumbo mouse mode. Improved: Automatically adjust the application toolbar position to keep it visible when the keyboard is shown. Improved: Show the scale factor in the Dumbo mouse mode only when a remote screen is actually zoomed in. Improved: UI appearance on iPhone XS, iPhone XR, and iPhone XS Max. Fixed: Published applications launching via URL Schema commands. Fixed: Multiple temporary connections can be created after a published application is launched via URL Schema. Parallels Client (Android) v16.5.2-20594 New: Automatically adjust the pointer position in the Dumbo mouse mode Fixed: Published applications launching via URL Schema commands. Fixed: Multiple temporary connections can be created after multiple published applications are launched via URL Schema. Fixed: On tablet devices, a remote screen scrolls unnecessarily in the Touch mouse mode. Fixed: Parallels Client crashes on startup after a fingerprint is removed from a device. Fixed: Parallels Client crashed sometimes after connecting to a remote session. Fixed: Shortcuts to published applications are not removed after the connection is reconfigured for another RAS farm. Parallels Client (Chrome App) v16.5.2-20585 New: Display password requirements to the user when changing the AD password. New: Added AD password expiration notification. A user will be notified when the password expiration date approaches and will be able to change the password. CloudPortal v18.104.22.16888 Fixed: Specifying description of the client results to many popups with Size Limit Parallels Remote Application Server version 16.5 update 1 hotfix 3 (November 16, 2018) RAS Core v22.214.171.12460 Fixed: Applications in folders were not showing to the end user. Parallels Remote Application Server version 16.5 update 1 hotfix 2 (November 09, 2018) RAS Core v126.96.36.19958 Fixed: Possible crash in Publishing Agent when using multiple sites. Parallels Remote Application Server version 16.5 update 1 hotfix 1 (October 11, 2018) RAS Core v188.8.131.5254 Fixed: Installer not unregistering components during uninstallation causing upgrade failure Parallels Remote Application Server version 16.5 update 1 (October 8, 2018) RAS Core v184.108.40.20651 New: Added support of VMware ESXi 6.7 and VMware vCenter 6.7 New: Added delegation of session management to custom administrators for specified themes New: Added new counter "RAS Client connections" to Secure Client Gateway counters New: Added command line tool to add a root administration account Updated: EULA Improved: Scanning redirection over TWAIN Fixed: Client password policy is not applied under certain conditions Fixed: Scanning redirection on Win2003 does not work under certain conditions Fixed: RAS Agents statuses are not always correct Fixed: Sometimes guest VM is no longer provided to clients if there was an attempt of direct connection Fixed: User may connect to a guest VM with a disconnected session of another user Fixed: VDI agent may crash on a clone creation on Hyper-V 2008r2 HTML5 Gateway: Fixed: Audio redirection HALB v220.127.116.1153 Fixed: Appliance does not accept connections when system is out of resources RAS PowerShell v18.104.22.16851 New: Added RAS Objects and Enums to Documentation Reporting v22.214.171.12447 New: Added option in "Applications Usage report" to show "RAS published applications only" or "All applications" Parallels Client (Windows) v126.96.36.19948 New: Added prompt for permission elevation when installing RAS Client through the RAS Client Downloader Parallels Client (Linux) v188.8.131.5246 New: Support for FIPS 140-2 compliance (Linux 64-bit) Fixed: Sometimes remote session windows remain on screen after one was logged off from the remote session Fixed: Remote session closes unexpectedly Parallels Client (Mac) v184.108.40.20647 New: Added a virtual PDF printer when using RAS Universal Printer Improved: Overall stability Fixed: Some key combinations from AZERTY French keyboard worked incorrectly Fixed: Microphone redirection doesn't work on macOS 10.13 Parallels Client (Chrome App) v220.127.116.1146 New: Policies - Support for more granular options Parallels Remote Application Server version 16.5 hotfix 1 (August 8, 2018) RAS Core v18.104.22.16878 Fixed: Sessions manager might report old sessions. Fixed: Full clone guest agent update may fail to power on a guest VM. Fixed: Template update fails with "Guest agent didn't respond" error. Fixed: After deployment a forwarding gateway is has Not Verified. Fixed: First launch of an App-V application may fail. Parallels Client (Mac) v22.214.171.12476 Fixed: Microphone not redirected on macOS 10.13. Parallels Client (iOS) v126.96.36.19923 Fixed: Switching between connections causes a published application to disappear. Fixed: Possible failure when launching published applications. Fixed: Unable to authenticate when second level authentication is enabled. Parallels Client (Android) v188.8.131.5222 Fixed: Possible failure when launching published applications. Fixed: Application crashing when attempting to configure using the invitation email. Reporting v184.108.40.20674 Fixed: Possible upgrade failure from version 16.2. Parallels Remote Application Server version 16.5 (July 11, 2018) RAS Core v220.127.116.1163 New: Console authentication Added support for RAS Single Sign-On. Improved the authentication logon and connections configuration windows. Ability to add domain administrators as root admin accounts on new installations. Automatic logon if a single farm is configured. Ability to auto logoff RAS Console administration session after a set idle time. New: Improved notification system Create multiple notifications of the same type. Notification grace period. Trigger notification can be set to be triggered when value is below or above a threshold. Configurable notification intervals. Send emails to non RAS administrators. Run scripts when notification is triggered. Added additional information to the notification emails. New: Client policies Split policies into granular blocks for greater flexibility. The policies can now also be applied based on of the client operating system. New settings: Client options: Force PC keyboard Display: Acceleration Mode Browser: Open application in new tab Local devices and resources: Allow file transfer commands Open application in (tab / new window): HTML5 only New: Licensing and Publishing agent Added support for maximum number of concurrent users limit when using SPLA license key. Ability to auto promote secondary Publishing agent to master. Ability to set a Publishing agent to run in stand-by mode. New: Security & Authentication Radius Allow "Forward the first password to Windows authentication provider" for non challenged requests. New Radius sub types: Azure MFA, Duo, FortiAuthenticator, and TekRadius. Added support of Elliptic-curve Diffie-Hellman (ECDH) ciphers to RAS secure proxy gateway. Ability to set the expiry date for self signed certificates created in RAS Console. Support for FIPS 140-2 compliance added to RAS secure proxy gateway. Optimized blocking of unwanted tunnelling sessions in the gateway. New: Themes enhancement Introduced support for white labelling of Parallels Client (Windows). HTML5: support logos of different sizes. HTML5: ability to hide Parallels Client download link. HTML5: ability to override post logon message. New: RDSH Groups and auto provisioning of RDSH from a template An RDSH group can now make use of a VDI template to auto provision servers depending on the need. An RSDH server can only reside in to a single RDSH group. New: VDI Improvements VDI Host agent is now installed together with Publishing agent. VDI Host agent can now manage multiple VDI hosts. Retain guest VM MAC address on recreation. VM Guest counter is now unique per template rather than a global value. Ability to specify a number of guests to be cloned once after template creation. Enhanced clone preparation stability. Improved VDI sessions information and management. Ability to retrieve guest VM logs from RAS Console. Updated VDI appliance OS to TurnKey Linux 14.2 (Debian Linux 8 (Jessie)) Deprecated support of Windows XP and Windows Vista. New: Improved RAS Console UX improvements: Improved representation of performance metrics in the Farm \ Site view. Added Disk access counters in Site view. Ability to update a set of agents during a RAS administration session. RDSH UPD settings The Designer has been relocated under the Site category. Ability to import and export Published applications filtering by MAC address. Ability to import and export Farm Audit Settings processes. New publishing device OS filtering. Validation of property sheet is triggered only when the OK button is clicked. Client version column in the Client manager category now display additional information to distinguish portable version of the client. Suppress "Applying Settings window" for admins with view permissions only. Ability to configure HTTP proxy settings from the Administration category. Ability to replicate application target information across all servers and sites. New: Ability to revert settings changes. New: Share universal printer driver instance for same printer type. New: Ability to browse and publish existing App-V applications available on RDS hosts. New: Added system performance counters to RAS secure proxy gateway, RAS publishing agents and RAS RDSH agent. Improved: Shell detection for grouping applications. Improved: Reduced the size of RAS appliances. HTML5 Gateway: Redesigned user interface. Added support for the following policies: "Remote audio recording", "Prohibit change password", "Redirect URLs/MAILTO to the client device", "Keyboard Mode", "Allow file transfer command", "Allow clipboard redirection". New: Drag & Drop will upload files to the remote server. New: Ability to launch applications in a separate browser tab. Improved: CredSSP protocol updated to mitigate against CVE-2018-0886. Improved: Session persistance is now based on cookies. Improved: Shortcut keys for desktop session rearranged. HALB v18.104.22.16861 New: Updated HALB appliance OS to TurnKey Linuz 14.2 (Debian Linux 8 (Jessie)) RAS PowerShell v22.214.171.12463 New Commands: Invoke-RDSProcessCmd- Sends an RDS Process command (Cmds: Kill). Invoke-RDSSessionCmd - Sends RDS session commands. Invoke-PAPromoteToMaster - Promote to Master of a RAS Publishing Agent server. Set-PAPriority - Change priority of a RAS Publishing Agent server. Invoke-VDISessionCmd - Sends VDI session commands. Invoke-VDITemplateCmd - Invokes a VDI template commad (Cmds: EnterMaintenance, ExitMaintenance, RecreateGuests). Add-PubAppFileExt - Adds a file extension for the specified published application. Remove-PubAppFileExt - Removes a file extension for the specified published application. Set-PubAppFileExt - Modifies the file extensions of the specified published App. Copy-PubItem - Copies/duplicates a Published item. Move-PubItem - Moves a Published item. Invoke-PubItemCmd - Invokes a Published item command (Cmds: SortFolder). Set-PubItemClientOSFilter - Modifies the filter of type 'Client OS' for the specified published resource. Get-PubItemIcon - Retrieves a published icon and save it to a file path Get-RASPrintingSettings - Retrieves the Parallels RAS Universal Printing settings. Set-RASPrintingSettings - Update RAS Universal Printing settings. Get-RASScanningSettings - Retrieves the Parallels RAS Universal Scanning settings. Set-RASScanningSettings - Update RAS Universal Scanning settings. Add-RASPrintingAutoInstallFont - Adds an Auto install font to Parallels RAS Universal Printing settings. Remove-RASPrintingAutoInstallFont - Removes an Auto install font from Parallels RAS Universal Printing settings. Get-LicenseDetails - Retrieves Parallels RAS license details. Invoke-ClearRASAgentLogs - Removes the Log file of one or more RAS Agents. Invoke-RetrieveRASAgentLogs - Retrieve the Log files of one or more RAS Agents. Set-RASAgentLogLevel - Updates the Log Level of one or more RAS Agents. New-RASFarm - Creates a new RAS Farm setup on the specified server Remove-RASFarm - Removes a RAS Farm currently connected to. Get-RASSystemSettings - Get the RAS system settings Set-RASSystemSettings - Updates the RAS system settings Improved Commands: Set-RDS - Added new parameters. Set-RDSDefaultSettings - Added new parameters. Set-GW - Added new parameters. Set-PA - Added new parameters. Set-PubFolder - Can pass '.ico' for -icon param. Set-PubRDSApp - Added new parameters & can pass '.ico' for -icon param. Set-PubRDSDesktop - Can pass '.ico' for -icon param. Set-PubVDIApp - Can pass '.ico' for -icon param. Set-PubVDIDesktop - Can pass '.ico' for -icon param. New-PubFolder - Added new parameters & can pass '.ico' for -icon param. New-PubRDSApp - Added new parameters & can pass '.ico' for -icon param. New-PubRDSDesktop - Added new parameters & can pass '.ico' for -icon param. New-PubVDIApp - Added new parameters & can pass '.ico' for -icon param. New-PubVDIDesktop - Added new parameters & can pass '.ico' for -icon param. Set-2FASetting - Added new parameters. Set-RASSessionSetting - Added new parameters. New-VDITemplate - Added functionality to convert a VM into a template (previously was required to be a VDIGuest). Set-RASFarmSettings - Added new parameters. New-RDSGroup - Added RDSH template parameters. Set-RDSGroup - Added RDSH template parameters. Add-RDSGroupMember - Added check that can only add standalone RDS servers (not from template). Remove-RDSGroupMember - Added check that can only remove standalone RDS servers (not from template). Set-RASLBSettings - Fixed Load Balancing method type, was bool and now enum with proper values. Add-PubItemUserFilter - Accepts an SID of the user/group account to add for the filter. Remove-PubItemUserFilter - Accepts an SID of the user/group account to remove from the filter. New-RASSession - added connection retries . Fixed Commands: Invoke-ExportSettings - Fix export with UNC path. Invoke-ImportSettings - Fix import with UNC path. Get-InvitationEmailSettings - Renamed command (Before was: Get-RASInvitationSettings). Set-InvitationEmailSettings - Renamed command (Before was: Set-RASInvitationSettings). Send-InvitationEmail - Renamed command (Before was: Invoke-SendRASInvitation). Send-TestEmail - Renamed command (Before was: Invoke-TestMailboxSettings). Parallels Client (Windows) v126.96.36.19964 New: Add an option to show pinned/unpinned, or hide connection bar for desktop sessions. New: Support for FIPS 140-2 compliance (64 bit client only). New: Support multiple certificates on a smart card. New: Display password requirements when changing active directory password. New: Deprecated support of Windows XP and Windows Vista. Improved: Updated trusted.pem root certificates. Improved: Task-bar application grouping Improved: No flashing of windows security pop up during smartcard logon. Parallels Client (Linux) v188.8.131.5267 New: Support for FIPS 140-2 compliance (Linux 32-bit and Linux ARMv7). New: Policies - Add support for "Enable extended logging". New: Policies - Support for more granular options. Improved: Updated trusted.pem root certificates. Fixed: Authentication fails with Gemalto smart cards Parallels Client (Mac) v184.108.40.20666 New: Policies - Add support for "Enable extended logging". New: Drag'n'Drop support for files in RTFD format Improved: Updated trusted.pem root certificates. Fixed: Save Password does not work when authenticating with different domain from NetBIOS. Fixed: Icon of a published Firefox app appears with a black background. Fixed: Change keychain entry name from "2X Client" to "Parallels Client". Fixed: Possible crash when remote application window is closed. Parallels Client (iOS) v16.5.20218 New: Policies - Add support for "Enable extended logging". New: Policies - Support for more granular options. New: Automatic logoff from a RAS farm after prolonged inactivity. New: Quick screen zoom by double-tapping in Dumbo mouse mode. New: Ability to pin keyboard on the screen. Improved: On-screen toolbar appearance. Fixed: Copy-paste of a text in RTF format from a remote session to a local app on iOS 11. Fixed: Possible crash on RAS connection removal if a policy has been pushed from it. Fixed: Remote session doesn't lock in portrait or landscape orientation. Fixed: Possible crash on connections import. Parallels Client (Android) v16.5.20218 New: Policies - Add support for "Enable extended logging". New: Policies - Support for more granular options. New: Automatic logoff from a RAS farm after prolonged inactivity. New: Quick screen zoom by double-tapping in Dumbo mouse mode. New: Ability to pin keyboard on the screen. New: Keyboard "Text" mode: send whole words and phrases to a remote session. Improved: On-screen toolbar appearance. Fixed: Possible crash when setting custom resolution for a remote session. Fixed: Possible crash when scrolling through published applications. Fixed: Default apps in Contacts are replaced with Client. Fixed: Crash on Android 8 after adding published item shortcut to a Home screen. Fixed: Crash on Android 8 if Client is minimised while on published items screen. Parallels Client (Chrome App) v220.127.116.1161 New: Connection properties advanced settings - reconnection support . New: Policies - Add support for "Reconnection". New: Policies - Add support for "File transfer command". New: Support for remote audio recording (not supported for accelerated client). Improved: CredSSP protocol updated to mitigate against CVE-2018-0886. Improved: Updated trusted.pem root certificates. VDI Appliance v18.104.22.16861 New: Updated HALB appliance OS to TurnKey Linuz 14.2 (Debian Linux 8 (Jessie)) Reporting v22.214.171.12464 CloudPortal v126.96.36.19964 RAS Performance Monitor v188.8.131.5261 New: Added the following counter to the RAS Gateways: Cached Sockets. Wyse connections over SSL. Wyse connections. Client Manager Connections over TCP SSL. Client Manager Connections over TCP. HTML5 Connections over SSL. HTML5 Connections. Redirected HTTPS. Redirected HTTP. UDP RDP Tunnels over DTLS. UDP RDP Tunnels. Tunneled RDP over SSL. Tunneled RDP. Cached Threads. Total threads. Known Issues Core Excluded fonts might still be embedded in print job. RDSH Groups and auto provisioning of RDSH from a template The agent status of a newly added RDSH host might be shown as "non verified". Scheduled server group reboot does not include servers created from a RDSH template. VDI Upgrade of VDI template might fail with error 'Guest agent didn't respond'. Log message [E 06/00000039/TXXXX/PXXXX] dd-mm-yy hh:mm:ss - Failed to get persistent guest id for XXXXXXXX-XXXX-XXXX-XXXX-XXXXXXXXXXXX in host X, might shown in the log. Log can be ignored. Guest VMs listing might fail on vCenter 6.5.0. URL/email redirection does not work. Console might hang on attempt to remove "failed to create" guest if AD is inaccessible. Scheduled tasks to disable VDI hosts are ignored. RAS Gateway A Gateways set in forwarding mode might result in a "non verified" state. Setting the gateway to the normal mode and back to the forwarding mode from RAS Console running on the gateway can fix the problem. App-V Applications might fail to start if launched for the first time. Wait a few seconds and retrying to lunch the application solves the problem. PowerShell Using New-VDITemplate with option -FolderNamePath will not generate VMs in the desired folder. Parallels Client (iOS) If the Legacy client is also installed on a device HTML5 Client might detect and use it instead of using Parallels Client. App Launcher might become empty if an idle RAS session has been logged off automatically. Parallels Client (Chrome) Audio redirection might crash the client on low spec chromebooks.