FastX Server/Browser Client Release Notes

2.4 Build 016

March 26, 2019

  • Fixed a Japanese Yen symbol on browser clients
  • Fixed a crash in clustering logging
  • Fixed a n issue where setting configuration options in FastX.conf would cause FastX SSH connections to fail.

2.4 Build 015

January 30, 2019

  • Fixed a keymap compilation that may cause a session to fail
  • Fixed Multiple Window Mode issue for certain applications that pop up a new window with a RangeError message
  • Fixed session sharing

2.4 Build 014

November 28, 2018

  • Fixed WebSocket KeepAlive issue

2.4 Build 013

June 20, 2018

  • Better handling of AFS home directories
  • Increase license timeout for centralized servers on slow connections

2.4 Build 012

May 4, 2018

  • Fixed an issue with AFS not allowing log outs
  • Fixed perl scripts for older version of SLES 11 sp4
  • Install script detects existing RLM installation

2.4 Build 011

March 28, 2018

  • Fixes to make rlm licensing work better if rlm is already installed
  • Fixes for webseal integration
  • Added extra network checks for clustering
  • fix for webkit highlighting the entire screen on selection
  • fixed a regression preventing ssh public key authentication over the web

2.4 Build 010

March 8, 2018

  • IE 11 no longer supported
  • Fixed an error when logging out
  • Added secureAPI mode
    • Forces csrf protection (desktop client currently not supported)
    • All api calls must go through HTTP POST request
    • Adds secure flag to all token cookies
    • adds Strict Transport Security HTTP header
  • Fixed error when uploading/reading license files
  • Certificates now required when using saml authentication
  • Admins can blacklist any session methods (terminate, log etc) in a session profile

2.4 Build 009

February 27, 2018

  • Fixed an error when license could not be checked out
  • Fixed a path error when running FastX Browser client in a subdirectory

2.4 Build 008

February 8, 2018

  • Fixed bug where shortcuts would not start a new session
  • Various library upgrades to improve efficiency
  • added \n to the end of json files when migrating

2.4 Build 007

October 23, 2017

  • Fixed a regression with bookmarks not appearing after install
  • Fixed sorting of cluster members

2.4 Build 006

October 17, 2017

  • Fixed a crash when bad data sent from the running session to the web server
  • fixed issue installing on Debian 9
  • Fixed compatibility with the latest version of ImageMagick
  • Fixed issue causing the server to hang when it is forcibly terminated
  • Sessions re-checkout license after license server goes down
  • Fixed issues when running in sudo user mode
  • Fixed issue when rereading license path
  • Added scrollbars for large sets of data
  • Geometry is left blank when creating bookmarks at install time

2.4 Build 005 (2.4.5)

September 14, 2017

  • Fixed an issue with web logins to loaded servers

2.4 Build 004

August 21, 2017

  • Multiple (rootless) sessions stay alive until all windows close
  • Rootless window manager fixes
  • Installs on Ubuntu 16 minimal distribution

2.4 Build 003

August 8, 2017

  • Fixed Bookmarks not showing in Web Client
  • Admins can set the default keyboard layout
  • Fix for numlock in Web Client
  • Fixed issue when adding a license
  • Added more diagnostics for params
  • Fixed abaqus crash

2.4 Build 002

July 27, 2017

  • Tagging system added
  • shortcuts added
  • Fixes for systems with polyinstantiated /tmp/ directories
  • Fix for client hanging and losing session visibility
  • added service rlm status command to show licenses
  • web server gracefully exits if it cannot create required directories
  • fixed schedule regression
  • better error reporting
  • new sessions choose high level ports mitigating port conflicts
  • test that connection is alive when cluster is refreshed
  • fix for sorting custom metrics

2.4 Build 001

June 9, 2017

  • New User Interface
  • Webassembly decoder added for faster image processing
  • Admins can now upload files to the web server
  • License Monitoring in the browser
  • Admins can download entire configuration for easy access
  • Admins are updated when a new version is available
  • Security/stability updates
  • IE 11 no longer supported

Older versions of FastX