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XenDesktop 4 SP1 released & the First Enterprise-Ready SHVD Platform

What’s in XenDesktop 4 Service Pack 1?

  • VDA update (strongly recommended for all customers to implement as soon as possible): this contains improvements to the VDA (Virtual Desktop Agent) and is focused on improving its reconnection stability. It also has the already-released hotfixes 1, 2 and 3, plus other improvements. The new VDA underwent some pretty extreme testing to ensure the reliability benefits. 64-bit and 32-bit downloads are available.
  • Optional delegated administration and configuration logging features (intended for large enterprise IT organizations) These new features enable you to allocate tasks and permissions by role, and to report on all changes made to the configuration of your environment Download it here.
    The zip file you download contains 3 files:
    • XD400DDCX86SP1.exe
      Desktop Delivery Controller update for x86 platforms
    • XD400DDCX64SP1.exe
      Desktop Delivery Controller update for x64 platforms
    • XD400CONSP1.exe
      Delivery Services Console update

    Install these updates in the following order:

    1. Apply the Desktop Delivery Controller update to all delivery controllers in your environment .
    2. Install the Delivery Services Console on every machine that has the current Delivery Services Console installed. This installer will add the new features to the console.

    Full details of how to use the new features are provided in the online Help included with this version of XenDesktop. For all other XenDesktop features, continue to use the documentation provided for XenDesktop 4.


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