XenApp 6.5 Hotfix Rollup Pack 1 – content and highlights

HRP01 Highlights

  • Hotfix Rollup Pack 1 resolved over 165 issues reported since the release of XenApp 6.5.
  • Supports additional communication software including GoToMeeting with HD Faces, Skype, and Adobe Connect.
  • Enhancements to audio virtual channels to help reduce latency.
  • Adaptive Display Settings for smooth-running videos and slide shows.
  • Windows Media Redirection Enhanced Flow Control.
  • XenApp 6.5 Mobility Pack.
  • Support for Universal Print Server.
  • Support for Internet Explorer 9.

Where to Find Hotfix Rollup Pack 1

To download Hotfix Rollup Pack 1 or to find more information about specific fixes, enhancements, prerequisites, and known issues, see Knowledge Center article CTX132122 – Hotfix Rollup Pack 1 for Citrix XenApp 6.5 for Microsoft Windows Server 2008 R2.

Fixed Issues

Hotfix Rollup Pack 1 includes 48 fixes that were included in hotfixes, plus 101 fixes previously not released for XenApp 6.5 for Windows Server 2008 R2. These new fixes address a variety of problem types, including:

Features and Enhancements

Support for Additional Communications Software

In addition to Microsoft Office Communicator and Lync, XenApp now supports the use of Web cams in conjunction with the following communication software published on XenApp 6.5 servers:

• Citrix GoToMeeting with HD Faces

• Skype

• Adobe Connect

Enhanced Audio Virtual Channels

Enhancements have been made to the audio virtual channels to help reduce latency. This results in improved performance of softphones and the voice chat feature of Unified Communications applications.

Adaptive Display Settings for Smooth-running Videos and Slide Shows

Adaptive Display dynamically adjusts image quality and frame rates to deliver the best possible user experience while viewing graphics or server-rendered video content over a limited bandwidth network connection. Adaptive Display is the successor to Citrix’s highly successful Progressive Display technology. Adaptive Display is self-tuning and generally does not require configuration.

Windows Media Redirection Enhanced Flow Control

Enhancements to Windows Media Enhanced Flow Control provide improved results for streamed HD videos delivered over WAN connections.

XenApp 6.5 Mobility Pack

This feature improves the experience of Citrix Receiver users working in supported Windows applications and published server desktops on mobile devices.

Universal Print Server Support

Citrix Universal Print Server extends XenApp 6.5 Universal printing support to network printing. This feature eliminates the need to install numerous network printer drivers on XenApp servers and enables more efficient network utilization. The new Citrix Universal printer driver supports direct network printing on Windows and non-Windows clients.

Internet Explorer 9 Support

Internet Explorer 9 is validated for XenApp 6.5. Citrix is committed to ensuring the best possible compatibility with the latest Microsoft products and provides best effort support for Internet Explorer 9 in XenApp 6.5.

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