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Oracle Secure Global Desktop 5.6 for Oracle Linux is Now Available (Doc ID 2718472.1)

Last updated on OCTOBER 09, 2020

Applies to:

Oracle Secure Global Desktop - Version 5.6 to 5.6 [Release 5.0]
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Details

We are pleased to announce the 5.6 release of Oracle's Secure Global Desktop, for Oracle Linux 7, 64-bit only.

This product update offers better performance, increased support for non-interactive installation/configuration and a completely re-written HTML5 client.

Oracle Secure Global Desktop

Oracle Secure Global Desktop (SGD) is a web-based solution that allows users to remotely access data and applications in a data center or the cloud. It provides administrators with a single pane of glass to manage secure access to resources with a completely air-gapped, highly secure connection between the client and the data and applications accessed, allowing complete control of which user can access which application and the server it runs on, all through a convenient web interface.

Highlights of this Release

Important Changes in this Release

SGD Client Platform
HTML5 Client

        Additional Details regarding the new HTML5 Client may be found within Section 1.1.3 of the Release Notes.

Bundled Third Party Components

        Additional Details regarding Third Party Components for SGD may be found within Section 2.1.4 of the Release Notes.

 

Additional Information

Product Documentation

The substantial new developments described above extend many significant feature and functional updates that were introduced within this release, and built-upon the legacy of earlier releases.  Customers are strongly advised to review the product documentation published with this release for additional information regarding the product.

Note: The Top Level SGD 5.6 Documentation Library may be found here.

 An Index to key areas of interest within this library is offered as a courtesy, below:

SGD 5.6 Documentation Index
Release Notes

New Features, Changes
System Requirements
Bug Fixes
Known Issues
Installation Guide Preparing to Install
Installing the Core Component
Optional SGD Packages

  

  Note: The external blog for SGD 5.6 may be found here.

  

Release Announcement Reference

Additional details regarding future updates to this release, as well as an index of all published updates for any version of Secure Global Desktop may be found within SGD's Release Announcement Reference, published:

 

 

Actions

Identify a Preferred Source to Provision SGD 5.6

Designed for the Cloud and supported on customer-hosted, "on premises" deployments, Secure Global Desktop 5.6 software is available from multiple depots.  Customers are encouraged to access the product's installation packages from the most appropriate resource for their application.

Specific details on the following may be found below: 

The OCI Marketplace

For deployments within OCI, SGD Administrators may find Secure Global Desktop 5.6 published within the Oracle Cloud Marketplace.   The Marketplace will allow the SGD Administrator to deploy the images quickly within the OCI console, (or), launch a demo of the update by clicking the Launch Demo button. 

Customers are encouraged to experience how easy it is to deploy SGD on OCI.  Those that are not subscribed to OCI may try it out by creating a free account with available free credits.

Oracle Software Delivery Cloud

  1. Sign into the Oracle Software Delivery Cloud site and select 'All Categories' on the left side.
  2. In the box on the right type in "Secure Global Desktop" and it will provide different product name selections. Select "Oracle Secure Global Desktop for Microsoft Windows, AS/400, Solaris, Unix, and Mainframe".
  3. Then select "Oracle Secure Global Desktop 5.6.0.0.0.". It will say "Added to Download Queue"
  4. Click on "Continue" in the upper right. Your Download Queue appears. Secure Global Desktop 5.6 runs on Linux 7 only. The Platform is already selected.
  5. Click on either "Continue" button, above or below the table displaying the Download Queue."
  6. Oracle Standard Terms and Restriction is presented. When ready, check the box stating "I reviewed and accept the Oracle License Agreement." The click on the "Continue" button which had been greyed out.
  7. A link to download V1003406-01.tar appears at the bottom of the table. Click on that link to download Secure Global Desktop 5.6!"

References

Oracle SGD 5.6 for Oracle Linux
PlatformPart Number
Oracle Linux x86, 64 bit  V1003406-01

 

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In this Document
Details
 Oracle Secure Global Desktop
 Highlights of this Release
 Important Changes in this Release
 SGD Client Platform
 HTML5 Client
 Bundled Third Party Components
 Additional Information
 Product Documentation
 Release Announcement Reference
Actions
 Identify a Preferred Source to Provision SGD 5.6
 The OCI Marketplace
 Oracle Software Delivery Cloud
 References
Contacts
References

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