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Citrix VDI-in-a-Box 5.1.1

Citrix have released a hotfix 1 for of the simple VDI solution – Citrix VDI-in-a-box 5.1

Lets go through whats new and why you should update your existing VDI-in-a-box solution or why its time to look at the product.

Important: This hotfix is for Citrix VDI-in-a-Box 5.1. Do not apply it to earlier versions. For hotfixes for earlier releases, see Hotfixes for VDI-in-a-Box 5.0, Hotfixes for Kaviza VDI-in-a-box 4.1, and Hotfixes for Kaviza VDI-in-a-box 4.0.

Caution! Once installed, this hotfix cannot be rolled back.

New Fixes in This Release

  1. A personal desktop cannot be restored on a new server with a restored personal disk if its host server is shutdown or missing.

    [From HF_ VDI_inabox_5.1.1] [#330421]

  2. Users’ personal desktop will be destroyed if the base image’s patch update is rolled back.

    [From HF_ VDI_inabox_5.1.1] [#331883]

  3. The Session tab intermittently shows the incorrect IP address for the user device.

    [From HF_ VDI_inabox_5.1.1] [#328491]

  4. Restarting personal desktops with a logged-on user, with pending base image refresh, may destroy the desktop.

    [From HF_ VDI_inabox_5.1.1] [#328192]

  5. You cannot establish an HDX-based connection to a draft image in a workgroup immediately after Desktop Agent installation. To work around this issue, restart the draft image from the Image page.

    [From HF_ VDI_inabox_5.1.1] [#325666]

  6. The desktop agent uninstall process fails when run manually.

    [From HF_ VDI_inabox_5.1.1] [#315778]

  7. A server upgraded from 5.0.2 to 5.1 has a status of “broken” if the firewall on the Hyper-V server blocks SMB ports (for file and printer sharing).

    [From HF_ VDI_inabox_5.1.1] [#328040]

  8. Personal desktops configured to use Fast Refresh do not save the user’s profile.

    [From HF_ VDI_inabox_5.1.1] [#330361, #330417]

  9. Users may experience delays of 40 seconds or longer while longing on to their virtual desktops.

    [From HF_ VDI_inabox_5.1.1] [#330454]

  10. The personal desktop service and files are not uninstalled when the desktop agent is uninstalled from the virtual machine.

    [From HF_ VDI_inabox_5.1.1] [#331322]

  11. The error “SSL Certificate for vdiHVConnector failed to install” appears during installation of VDI-in-a-Box for Hyper-V due to a Windows issue documented in the Microsoft Support article Default permissions for the MachineKeys folders.

    [From HF_ VDI_inabox_5.1.1] [#328174]




Download Citrix VDI-in-a-box 5.1 hotfix 1 here
or download the full appliance with 5.1.1 integrated (Require MyCitrix ID)

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