Horizon 6 GA Release Notes for the TL;DR Crowd

Yes, everyone and their dog has a post on this. Here is a post which cuts straight to the chase for those TL;DR people.

  • RDS will deliver individual applications installed on Windows servers to users over PCoIP sans thinprint and persona
  • Connect to hosted applications or desktops with the same client
  • All View server  components now support Windows Server 2012 R2
  • View supports AD functional levels of 2012 and 2012 R2 for you bleeding edge and greenfield people
  • Integration with Virtual SAN (technically was in 5.3.1)
  • Pool entitlements get easier for those already doing GSLB multi-pod deployments
  • Video conferencing in View gets better with a new kernel mode webcam driver
  • Feature Pack from 5.2 and 5.3 are rolled into the install EXEs
  • Security/Connection servers can now service 800 HTML connections up from 256
  • Local mode that maybe .001% of customers used is gone and is officially replaced by Mirage
  • Buy Mirage? Get Fusion for free! Yay for Mac people
  • Heartbleed Fix

For the full shabang, check the release notes. Happy Friday!


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