Liquit Workspace

We are proud to release our new update to Liquit Workspace.

Below is a short list of the most important new features.

The downloads are available at the downloads page.

We keep innovating to help you to keep responding to changing business requirements, enhancing user productivity, and staying ahead of the competition.
We want to make sure that you get the most out of your investment in Liquit. Over the past few months, we have released some important, new features; Are you taking advantage of them yet? These are some of the major features you do not want to miss:

Windows Virtual Desktop (WVD) connector is out of preview!

The  WVD connector added in July 2019 is out of preview, several enhancements have been made to make sure you get the most out of WVD. The WVD connector is now able to install the right remote desktop client, you can do this right out of the Liquit Setup Store to make sure the client is always up-to-date without the need to patch your end points. Also, a seamless SSO experience has been added to the WVD connector, eliminate the need for end users to remember credentials cross devices.

System Center Configuration Manager Push Connector (preview)

This new connector allows you to synchronize applications from the Liquit Setup Store straight into Microsoft’s System Center Configuration Manager. The Liquit Setup Store is a catalog for Business Applications which offers ‘Setups as a Service’. The Liquit Setup Store allows desktop and application administrators to keep their application landscape up to date in an easy to maintain manner.

The Liquit connector for Microsoft’s System Center Configuration Manager allows you to directly import the latest setups to Microsoft System Center Configuration Manager. Automated patch management.

For more information on how to setup your system please refer to the documentation which you can access here: https://docs.liquit.com/

 

Windows App support

Liquit Workspace supports managing and starting Windows Apps. Windows Apps can be deployed by using .appx or .msix files.

  • Additional actions have been added to support Windows Apps:
    • Install Windows App
    • Register Windows App
    • Uninstall Windows App
    • Install uploaded Windows App
    • Start Windows App
  • Additional filters have been added to support Windows Apps:
    • Windows App installed
    • Windows App installed version
    • Windows App staged
    • Windows App staged version

Azure Blob Storage support

Azure Blob Storage allows for scalable, cost-effective cloud storage. Liquit Workspace Server now supports the usage of Azure Blob Storage to store all uploaded content. This allows for proper sharing of content files among Liquit Workspace Servers in a scalable, cost-effective fashion.

  • Support for Shared Key (SK) and Shared Authentication Signature (SAS) authentication.
  • Configurable Tier to use after content has been uploaded. (Hot/Cool)
  • Can be configured globally and per server.

Additional features

Recycle bin for Packages

  • Deleted packages are moved to the recycle bin.
  • Packages can be restored from the recycle bin or removed permanently.
  • Packages in the recycle bin are automatically removed after 30 days.

Connector Synchronization Profile

  • Synchronization profile allows you to configure which fields within a package can be updated.
  • Override values for properties for packages that are synchronized by the connector.

Liquit Setup Store

  • Display Knowledge Base article and info links if available for a setup.
  • Added more columns to the Setup Store list.
  • Optional filters on install action set to detect if a setup is already installed.
  • Performance improvements for update check.

Scheduled Tasks

  • A dedicated server can be configured for running a specific scheduled task.
  • Option to disable manually starting a scheduled task.
  • Added option to configure the behavior of the scheduled task when the task is still running.
  • New configurable “Clean packages” scheduled task allows you to remove old snapshots or delete packages in the “Recycle bin”.

Other notable changes

  • Option to disable users being able to set the “Auto launch” option on specific packages.
  • Configure default publish option when adding a package entitlement.
  • Added repair action set to packages, which allows you to control custom actions that can be executed when the user clicks on the repair option.
  • Context has a device tab that shows which devices can belong to the context (based on device related filters).
  • Added a user option to remember the last selected filter on the workspace.
  • System Updates hides all superseded updates.
  • Default tile color is now configurable when package doesn’t belong to a tag.
  • Added content tab on a zone, which shows how much content is used within the zone.
  • Background task are now picked up immediately for faster response times.
  • Agents automatically hides Launcher when a logged-on user has no workspace permissions.
  • Option that allows you to disable sending mails as the logged-on user for catalog approval and report problem feature.
  • Improved search engine within the management interface
  • Create permalinks within the management interface that opens the selected page.
  • Entitlements for managed packages can be added on top of the managed entitlements.
  • Allow custom access policies for system level permissions.
  • Option to configure install package dependency for Citrix and RDS connectors, which allows you to deploy Citrix or Remote App software when the user first clicks on a Citrix or RDS package.
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