PCoIP Hardware Accelerator (APEX 2800) Drivers Package 2.5.4 Release Notes

Release Overview

PCoIP Hardware Accelerator (APEX 2800) 2.5.4 is the latest driver for the PCoIP Hardware Accelerator. This release includes an updated set of drivers for the virtual machine to enable support for ESXi 6.5.

These release notes provide a summary of compatibility notes, resolved issues, and known issues for this release.

Important Notes and Requirements

Each package contains the following files:

  • VM driver in all packages: apex2800-2.5.3-rel-46443.exe
  • ESXi driver specific versions (example for ESXi 6.5: apex2800-rel-2.5.4.46563-esxi.6.5.0.zip)
  • End-user license agreement
  • Readme

The hypervisor drivers are specific to the ESXi version being used, while the VM driver installer package is compatible with any supported version of VMware Horizon.

Release Downloads

Drivers Package 2.5.4 for Hardware Accelerator for ESXi 6.5 Drivers Package 2.5.4 for Hardware Accelerator for ESXi 6.0 Drivers Package 2.5.4 for Hardware Accelerator for ESXi 5.5 Drivers Package 2.5.4 for Hardware Accelerator for ESXi 5.1 Drivers Package 2.5.4 for Hardware Accelerator for ESXi 5.0

Release Documents and Software

Release History

Version/Build Date Description
2.5.4 February 2017 Support for ESXi 6.5
2.5.3 April 2016 Support for Horizon 7 and Windows 10 guest OS
2.5.2 October 2015 Support for Horizon 6.2
2.5.1 July 2015 Support for Horizon 6.1.1
2.5.0 April 2015 Initial release

Compatibility

Category Tested Against
Teradici PCoIP Hardware Accelerator (APEX) - APEX Low Profile PCIe card reference T2800H0101, Rev 01
- APEX MXM for HP Blade server, card reference T2800H0200, Rev 01
- Amulet Hotkey DXM-A APEX for Dell "M" Blade servers
ESXi Driver Release 2.5.4 - ESXi 6.5
- ESXi 6.0 Update 2
- ESXi 5.5 Update 3
- ESXi 5.1 Update 3
- ESXi 5.0
This driver release may be compatible with Updates for the above ESXi release
VMware View Driver Release 2.5.3 - VMware Horizon 7.0
- VMware Horizon 6.2.2
- VMware Horizon 6.1.1
- VMware Horizon 6.0.2
- VMware Horizon 5.3.4
This driver release may be compatible with other Horizon releases
Virtual Operating Systems - Windows 10 64-bit
- Windows 8.1 64-bit
- Windows 7 32-bit, 64-bit
- Windows Server 2008 R2
This driver is not compatible with Windows 8