Remote Workstation Card Firmware 17.05.0 is a firmware release replacing firmware 4.9.0 for Remote Workstation Cards (not PCoIP Zero Clients).
This release is a maintenance release with bug fixes and security updates over release 4.9.0. These release notes provide a summary of compatibility notes, resolved issues, and known issues for this release. Important Notice
If you are using PCoIP Management Console to deploy firmware updates, you must upgrade to Management Console 20.01 or newer before deploying firmware 17.05 or 20.01 or newer.
Deploying endpoints from an earlier version of Management Console may cause endpoints to become unmanageable.
For further details see knowledge base article KB 3230
What's New in 17.05¶
Versioning Number Change
Remote Workstation Card firmware is on a new numbering scheme, where the first number is the release date year, and the second number is the release date month, and the third number is the number of maintenance releases.
Remote Workstation Card firmware 17.05 replaces firmware 4.9.
Use with Management Console version 20.01 or newer
- This firmware is supported with Management Console 20.01 or newer.
This release contains security updates over firmware 4.9.
The Remote Workstation Card Firmware session security mode has been improved.
The minimum TLS version required for establishing a PCoIP session is now TLS 1.1. The minimum TLS version required to access the Administrative Web Interface (AWI) is now TLS 1.2.
The Administrative Web Interface certificate is now a SHA-256 certificate with 3072-bit RSA encryption.
PCoIP session encryption with AES-128-GCM has been removed, only AES-256-GCM can be used.
Brokering / Removal of Connection Management Interface (CMI)
- CMI is no longer available in the Remote Workstation Card. but maintains brokering with Horizon View. Brokering by way of the PCoIP Broker Protocol can be done using the Remote Workstation Card Agent.
- Now reports the endpoint FQDN instead of "Teradici Corp".
Time Zone Database update
- GMT time zones have been replaced with the 2016j IANA time zone database.
This firmware is supported with Management Console 20.01 or newer.
Remote Workstation Card firmware 17.05 has been tested with Zero Client 17.05.
Other Zero Client firmware may be compatible, but is not supported.
PCoIP Software Client
Remote Workstation Card firmware 17.05 has been tested with PCoIP Software Client 20.04.1.
- Other Software Client versions may be compatible with this release, but are not supported.
For direct connections see Software Client to Remote Workstation Card.
Tested with VMware Horizon View 7.11.
Remote Workstation Card is compatible with PCoIP Secure Gateway 7.7 and older.