SoftGrid 4.1 and 4.2 hotfix rollups available

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For those of you who have jobs and can’t watch the Microsoft KB article feed, you may have missed a couple of Hotfix Rollups for SoftGrid 4.1 and 4.2. For the impatient, here are the links:

SoftGrid 4.1 SP1 HFRU2

SoftGrid 4.2 HFRU 1

And here’s what’s new:

SoftGrid 4.1 SP1 Hotfix Rollup Package 2

This cumulative update for SoftGrid v4.1 SP1 provides the latest updates to SoftGrid v4.1 SP1. In addition to stability improvements, this update contains the following changes:

  • The log level of the “Error reading from socket” message is now Debug. Therefore, the message does not appear in the Sft-server.log and the Windows event log at the default log level when you use SoftGrid Virtual Application Servers together with a hardware load balancer.
  • SoftGrid Sequencer now preserves OSD GUIDs when it opens SoftGrid v3.2 sequencings for a package upgrade.
  • Intermittent “0xBE” Stop errors that occur at system start on multiprocessor computers have been addressed.

New capabilities

SoftGrid now supports deployment of Virtual Application .msi files that are generated by the MSI Utility for Microsoft Application Virtualization to SoftGrid clients that are running Microsoft Windows 2000 or Windows 2000 Server/Advanced Server and that have Terminal Services enabled.

SoftGrid 4.2 Hotfix Rollup Package 2

This cumulative update for SoftGrid v4.2 provides the latest updates to SoftGrid v4.2. In addition to stability improvements, this update contains the following changes:

  • The log level of the “Error reading from socket” message is now Debug. Therefore, the message does not appear in the Sft-server.log and the Windows event log at the default log level when you use SoftGrid Virtual Application Servers together with a hardware load balancer.
  • SoftGrid Sequencer now preserves OSD GUIDs when it opens SoftGrid v3.2 sequencings for a package upgrade.
  • Intermittent “0xBE” Stop errors that occur at system start on multiprocessor computers have been addressed.

New capabilities

This update provides the following new capabilities:

  • SoftGrid now supports Windows Vista Service Pack 1 (SP1).
  • SoftGrid now supports deployment of Virtual Application .msi files that are generated by the MSI Utility for Microsoft Application Virtualization to SoftGrid clients that are running Microsoft Windows 2000 or Windows 2000 Server/Advanced Server and that have Terminal Services enabled.

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