XenApp and XenDesktop 7.17 Released

XenApp and XenDesktop 7.17 is the latest Current Release version of XenApp and XenDesktop and is now generally available at the download site (sign in required).  I encourage you to read the release notes for each component, but I’ll highlight my personal favorite new or fixed things here.

XenApp and XenDesktop 7.17


Supportability tools are now included as an option during the VDA install.

Applications launched from within a published desktop now have additional control options.

Text-based session watermarks (VDA 7.17).


The connection between the Delivery Controller and the SQL Server might be lost intermittently due to a deadlock in the SQL database. [#LC8477]

Provisioning Services 7.17


XenDesktop Setup Wizard and Streamed VM Wizard now have a new API so they can be programmatically accessed (yaaaaaaa!)

Storefront 3.14


Support for TLS 1.0 and TLS 1.1 is now officially deprecated.

Support for the control of local application launch on published desktops. For more information, see CTX232210.

Profile Management 7.17


Security attributes can be synchronized when Profile Management copies files and folders in a user profile between the system on which the profile is installed and the user store. This feature is enabled by default. For details, see Synchronize file security attributes.

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