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20.8.2237.2

The August 2020 Turbo Server release includes the following major new features:

  • New Server Log Archives feature allows administrators to create and download log archives directly from the administration site.

    Turbo Server Log Archives
  • New Cloud Storage Test feature allows administrators to test their storage configurations before committing any changes.

    Turbo Server Cloud Storage Test
  • New Precache Applications and Default Domain settings have been added to workspaces. The precache settings controls which workspaces are automatically cached to the Application Server; the Default Domain setting sets the default domain used to login when launching applications in the cloud with non-temporary profiles.

    Turbo Server Workspace Settings

Other improvements include:

  • Custom date range selector added to the Reports page.

  • CSV and PDF download options added to the Reports page.

  • Improved administration site loading speeds, navigation behavior, input validation, and error handling.

  • Cloud Storage service secrets can now be edited in place.

  • Daily log file rotations enalbed on proxy service logs. Logs are now moved to the ProgramData directory.

  • Moved the Application Server logs directory from ProgramData into the Turbo Server install directory.

This update includes fixes for the following issues:

  • HTML5 file transfers may fail when logged in as a domain user.

  • RXP service logs were not being saved to the Turbo Server install directory when using a non-default install directory.

  • Optimize Storage was not automatically restarting the Hub server to complete the optimization.

  • Single Sign On client secret input was not obscured on the administration site.


20.7.2154.1

The July 2020 Turbo Server release includes the following major new features:

  • New Notice and Consent feature allows adinistrators to display a form that the user must agree to during the login process.

    Notice and Consent
  • New Cache Temporary User Profiles setting automatically controls whether temporary user profiles are persisted or deleted from the server periodically (approximately every 10 minutes after logout by default).

    Cache Temporary User Profiles
  • Application Server now supports Windows Server 2019.

  • New Server command line interface commands for importing repositories and adding applications to a workspace.

Other improvements include:

  • Allow remote applications to display Windows Logon screen messages

  • Allow remote applications to display Windows session reconnect selections.

  • Improved server installation and upgrade time by removing unnecessary user write permissions configuration. Temporary profiles do not require write permissions to system folders by default.

  • Removal of legacy administration site UI components that were not security compliant.

  • Removed redundant Temporary Layers setting in the application components tab.

  • Clean up temporary folders generated by the web server.

  • Mask SQL connection string passwords in the administration text field and logs.

  • Applications added to workspaces now default to Merge User isolation.

  • Application license counters are reset when the settings are changed.

  • Disable application persistence by default when adding a new applications to the workspace.

  • Improved compatibility of third-party storage APIs such as OneDrive when connecting behind web proxies.

  • Improve portal loading speeds.

  • Allow launching applications directly from the application launch page URL.

  • Kerberos login method in HTML5 asks for credentials instead of using temporary profile.

This update includes fixes for the following issues:

  • Corrected behavior of Enable assembly cache setting.

  • Application servers will only subscribe to the default workspace by default to reduce initial front load after upgrade.

  • Fixed server diagnostics page when loading international date time formats.

  • Fixed server diagnostics log download timeout.

  • Compatibility improvements for network tunneling.

  • Cloud storage authentication token may not refresh behind firewall.

  • Login may fail after updating server license.

  • Portal footer logo positioning may overlap with application tiles.

  • Incorrect input validation for Federation domain inputs.

Note

The component layering as specified by the Turbo Server Portal was incorrectly ordered in previous version.

Administrators should reverse the ordering of any application components that depend on a specific component ordering.


20.6.2050

The June 2020 Turbo Server release includes the following major new features:

  • Application Licensing controls are now available as part of Workspace Administration. Administrators can configure license controls based on named or concurrent users or devices.

    Application Licensing
  • Light and dark Portal Theme options are now available on the Appearance settings. This allows for use of dark wallpaper images.

    Portal Dark Theme
  • Server Logs can now be viewed and downloaded from the Administration site.

    Server Diagnostics
  • Added support for Windows Domain User Logins when launching applications in the cloud.

    HTML5 Windows login

Other improvements include:

  • The Device Keys table now includes a Windows User column.

  • Drag & Drop now supported in the HTML5 client file browser.

This update includes fixes for the following issues:

  • The Portal now redirects users with expired credentials back to their previous page after a successful Single Sign On.

  • The Workspace Administration site now shows the user's full name, when available, in the top right instead of the login name.

  • Fixed a T: drive connection issue, HTML5 permissions error, and incorrect help text on server farms with a single Domain URL configured.

  • The Turbo Server service may intermittently fail to start on Windows Server 2012r2.

  • Performance monitoring does not function properly for non-administrative service accounts.

  • Incorrect Database is not empty warning during installation under certain circumstances.

  • SAML logout may not complete successfully when the HTTP-POST binding is configured on the identity provider.


20.5.1967.6

This minor update patch release includes removal of a UI component that is vulnerable to a security exploit.

This code was unused and does not impact functionality in any way. Update to this patch release is strongly recommended.

This update also includes the following improvements:

  • The portal now shows the user's full name if available in the top right instead of the login name.


20.5.1967.4

The May 2020 Turbo Server release introduces a new file browser with drag and drop support to the Turbo HTML5 client.

This release also introduces support for F5 and other stateless load balancers, allowing greatly increasing scaleability.

This update also includes the following improvements:

  • Improved image caching logic to provides a faster first launch experience.

  • Turbo Server now uses 64-bit Java. The default Java heap size is increased from 1GB to 2GB.

  • The Workspace service no longer requires a restart requirement when changing user authentication settings.

  • Added a Used Memory graph to domain dashboard page.

  • Improved the Help text for the Cloud Storage and User Authentication setups to simplify Single Sign On configuration.

This update includes fixes for the following issues:

  • OneDrive tokens to not refresh properly under certain circumstances.

  • HMAC signatures to gateway websocket tunnel connections now support security with stateless load balancers.

  • Turbo Server service may not restart successfully after system reboot.

  • Installer reports an error if the T: driver fails to install.

  • Installation of Turbo Server may fail as a non-administative user.

  • Input sanitation on the SAML SSO form is improved.

  • Redirection improvements when logging in to the Workspace administration site.

  • Key statistics display on the Workspace administration dashboard is improved.

  • Non-user sessions are automatically filtered from the Sessions graph on the Domain dashboard page.


20.4.1867.1

This update includes the following improvements:

  • The Hub storage directory has been relocated to a custom directory that is configurable in the administration site. If you are migrating existing data, please make sure that the target drive has enough space before changing the path.

  • Updated the SSLCipherSuite in the embedded Apache configuration to disable export ciphers which are affected by FREAK attacks.

  • Updated session eventing API to improve support for load balanced Portal servers.

This update includes fixes for the following issues:

  • Issue parsing SAML assertion tokens under certain circumstances.

  • Added network tunnel routing for public API endpoints required to launch applications from external Portals.


20.4.1835

This update includes the following major new features:

  • New! Generic SAML 2.0 support provides Single Sign-On (SSO) login configurations for authentication services that support SAML 2.0.

  • New! Domain Dashboard shows real-time graphs detailing the total CPU, memory, number of sessions, and other resource usage information for the application servers.

Other improvements include:

  • A new Authentication Endpoints describes the authentication endpoints provided by the Portal server.

  • The Launch Configuration Service settings is now found on the API Keys page.

  • A new Optimize Storage feature allows cleanup of unreferenced blocks from the block storage.

This update includes fixes for the following issues:

  • Fixed an issue locating application configurations when running applications from a load balanced portal.


20.3.1788

This update includes the following major new features:

  • A new Domain URLs section allows configuration of public-facing Hub, Portal, and other Turbo web service URLs to be configured.

  • A new Internal Hostname or IP Address section displays hostnames or IP addresses used to resolve internal services such as connections to internal application servers and proxies.

  • A new Block Storage section in the Hub server settings allows validation and repair of block storage.

Other improvements include:

  • A new Firewall and Security section on the server settings page provides information on ports required by the server roles.

  • The Turbo Server service now runs in 64-bit mode, allowing utilization of large RAM systems.

  • The Turbo Server install reports service shutdown errors.

  • Communication between the Broker and Application Server now uses standard SSL ports.

  • The Cloud Storage setup process has been streamlined.

  • A Startup File Arguments field in the Workspace application settings page allows configuration of startup files from the web UI.

  • Added pagination and search controls to user group tables.

  • Allow the merge isolation setting to be applied during cloud launches.

This update includes fixes for the following issues:

  • Improved performance when listing and synchronizing large Active Directory services.

  • Synchronizing Active Directory groups with cylical dependencies results in an infinite loop.


20.3.1717

This update includes the following major new features:

  • Major upgrade to Domain Federation supports replication of workspace definitions; identity data such as users, groups, and single sign-on configurations; and repositories from a parent source domain.

  • New Import Repository option allows an immediate, one-time import of a repository from an external domain.

  • New SSL Network Tunneling tunnels traffic for defined endpoints from local virtual environments to remote¬†environments over SSL.

  • The Launch API service is now configurable from the Domain settings page. This makes it easier to integrate Turbo launches with third-party web portals.

  • Added additional configuration options to the Domain Settings page, including new resource allocation strategies.

  • Added additional configuration options to the Application Settings page, including startup file and networking tunneling options

Other improvements include:

  • The Portal server no longer requires restart when updating most portal settings

  • Numerous improvements to administration site UI such as new table layouts, pagination, and tooltips.

  • Turbo Server install now opens firewall ports required by the Application server and for Tunneling.

  • A new navigation bar provides easier access to administrative site reporst and Workspace application settings.

  • Updated breadcrumbs on the Domain Servers page.

  • Added Federation Status, Import, and Delete actions to the repository page.

  • Updated HTML5 client splash text and styles.

  • Improved accessibility on all administration pages.

This update also includes fixes for the following issues:

  • Failure when deleting a directory service or switching to anonymous authenticastion.

  • Uploading a repository icon can fail.

  • Error managing user groups if the group has over 2,100 users.

  • Error when submitting an Active Directory configuration with an invalid top directory and no test user.

  • Navigation issues on the user groups and domain server tables.

  • Cross-site navigation failures in certain Hub and Portal topologies.

  • Client configuration on the application server should update during service updates, not just installation.

  • Improved default selections for many administration UI forms.

  • Fixed default launch mode behavior when launching from the Portal.


20.1.1435.5

  • Added support for load balanced portal server.

  • Added support for hub image cache.

  • Added Drive Visibility customization to workspace application page.

  • Added launch method and client type to analytics UI.

  • Allowed admin to configure jvm settings for broker and hub.

  • Fixed workspace admins could not edit workspace permissions.

  • Fixed AD group restrictions should not apply to workspace admin view.

  • Fixed Source field when federating to a non-turbo.net server.

  • Fixed browser support check to allow IE11 compatability mode.

  • Fixed custom error pages on Apache proxy errors.

  • Fixed hub validation on federation settings form.

  • Fixed ability to install to desktop even if no app servers are available.

  • Fixed session logging for global repos.

  • Fixed portal page load performance.


19.3.655

  • Added group permissions for repositories

  • Added a limit to number of versions that are synced for automatic federation

  • Added the ability to add apps to the dashboard from other namespaces

  • Added support for command line parameters in app launch config service

  • Fixed intermittent upgrade crash because service is marked for deletion but not deleted

  • Fixed the service account from reseting on upgrade

  • Fixed proxy timeout error when federating large repositories


19.2.635

  • Added support for Windows 10 April (1903)

  • Added support for connecting to the new Turbo Streaming Server portal

  • Added optional application configuration service to support launching from custom portals

  • Updated Turbo Client Runtime to 19.2.1917

  • Updated Turbo VM to 19.1.1381

  • Turbo Portal Server has been deprecated in place of Turbo Streaming Server


18.10.593.2

  • Added support for Windows 10 October (1809)

  • Added support for Chrome 71+ browser in portal server

  • Updated Turbo Client Runtime to 18.10.1788

  • Updated Turbo VM to 18.10.1321

  • Updated encryption protocols to use TLS 1.2 encryption standard

  • Disabled weak encryption protocols and ciphers

  • Fixed an issue that prevented admins from entering a Turbo.net Hub API key in the

  • Federation Settings page

  • Fixed an issue that prevented Active Directory users from logging in when there are too many user groups


18.3.572

  • New statistics and reporting for Hub

  • Ability to create non-admin API keys

  • Fixed installation issues with Windows 10/2016

  • Updated VM and Client with expanded compatibility and stability for Windows 10