Release: VMware Virtual Desktop Manager 2.1

VMware has just released the first minor update for its connection broker Virtual Desktop Manager (VDM), acquired by Propero around April 2007.

The 2.1 version (build 596) introduces a number of new features including:

  • Multiple sessions per user within a pool
  • Pools spanning datastores in order to better manage resources
  • VDM Configuration Backup (command-line only)
  • Integrate MMR multimedia extensions DLL with VDM Client (Windows XP)
  • Allow blocking of incoming RDP connections that are not from VDM Clients
  • Allow end users to change password
  • Allow end users to restart their VM

Download a trial here.

The Virtualization Industry Roadmap has been updated accordingly.