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(12/17/21): Leostream Platform 9.1 Update 1 Release Notes

Connection Broker 9.1.6 Features: 

  • Connection Broker CLI: The new leostream-broker CLI can be used to query for the Connection Broker installation code, show current license information, and apply a new Leostream license (see “Querying and Setting License Information” in the Connection Broker Application Guide
  • Azure (see the Quick Start Using Leostream with Microsoft Azure
    • Pools now allow you to provision from images that are in a different resource group from where you are provisioning instances into 
    • You can now provision Azure VMs with Ephemeral OS disks 
  • AWS: Pools now support provisioning G5 instances 
  • OpenStack: Power control plans include a new option to put OpenStack VMs in a Shelved state 
  • Scyld Cloud Workstation (see the Leostream Guide for Using Third-Party Display Protocols
    • Users can now launch the Scyld Cloud Workstation software client to connect to machines offered when logging in using the Leostream Web client 6
    • Scyld Cloud Workstation connections launched from a Leostream Connect login can now be directed through a Leostream Gateway
  • Mechdyne TGX: Upgraded the TGX encryption tool to version 2.2 
  • Joining Desktops to Domains
    • The Connection Broker now removes Active Directory records for desktops that it added to the domain when that desktop is deleted via a Leostream Release Plan (requires Leostream Agent 7.4.11)
    • You can now add desktops to Active Directory groups as part of the Domain-join process in a Leostream pool (see “Joining Pooled Desktops to a Domain” in the Connection Broker Administrator's Guide
  • Dashboard: You can now customize the layout of the available widgets on the Leostream Dashboard (see “Using the Pool Statistics Dashboard” in the Connection Broker Administrator's Guide)


Connection Broker 9.1.6 Resolved Issues:

  • The Leostream Dashboard now stores configuration changes, such as selected pools, when you navigate away from the page
  • The Send username to MFA provider as option for RADIUS MFA Providers is now honored when users log in using a PCoIP Zero client
  • The User Assignments report now accurately displays the role associated with users who are hard-assigned to desktops
  • Users logging in using a PCoIP Software client with RADIUS MFA enabled can now reset their expired passwords
  • Resolved potential problems using the DCV external authenticator with Connection Broker clusters
  • AWS center scans no longer reset IP addresses when the Leostream Agent is unable to retrieve the instance’s meta data
  • Azure centers are now taken offline when the Azure API call fails, to avoid removing all Azure resources from Connection Broker lists
  • The Connection Broker now correctly redirects administrators to the Leostream License page after they log in via a SAML-based IdP to a Leostream environment with an expired license

Leostream Agent 7.4.13 for Microsoft Windows operating systems

  • Supports the new Connection Broker feature to remove Active Directory records for virtual machines that were joined to a domain and then subsequently deleted via Leostream
  • Adds an option to write Leostream Agent logs in UTC time instead of system time
  • Distinguishes between older RGS and new Remote Boost connections when reporting the list of installed protocols
  • Updates the Leostream USB drivers

Leostream Agent 5.2.10 for Linux and macOS

  • Upgrades the Leostream USB drivers to support newer Linux kernel versions
  • Resolves issues disconnection Scyld Cloud Workstation connection to macOS
  • Distinguishes between older RGS and new Remote Boost connections when reporting the list of installed protocols
  • For users connecting via PCoIP, Remote Boost, or NoMachine, retains a user’s existing SSH sessions when the Connection Broker requests the user’s desktop connection be closed
  • Adds an option to write Leostream Agent logs in UTC time instead of system time 

 

Leostream Connect 3.8.4  for Linux and macOS 

  • Upgrades the Leostream USB drivers to support newer Linux kernel versions
  • Adds an option to write Leostream Agent logs in UTC time instead of system time
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