ISL AlwaysOn 2.1.0 for Windows and Mac (2013-01-17)


General Information

On 17th of January we have released:

  • ISL AlwaysOn for Windows (release_date=2012-11-06, revision=26912, platform=win32)
  • ISL AlwaysOn  for Macintosh  (release_date=2012-11-06, revision=26952, platform=mac)
  • ISL AlwaysOn Connect for Windows (release_date=2012-11-06,Revision=26685,platform=win32)
  • ISL AlwaysOn Connect for Macintosh (release_date=2012-11-06, Revision=26929, platform=mac)


  • Password 1.0.0 for Macintosh (release_date=2012-03-23,revision=23964,platform=mac)
  • Shutdown 1.1.0 for Windows (release_date=2012-05-08,revision=24452,platform=win32)
  • Shutdown 1.1.0 for Macintosh (release_date=2012-03-23,revision=23964,platform=mac)
  • Sysinfo 1.0.0 for Macintosh (release_date=2012-03-23,revision=23964,platform=mac)
  • WakeOnLan 1.0.0 for Macintosh (release_date=2012-03-22,revision=23946,platform=mac)

All updates have release date set to 2012-11-06. Your ESS will need to be same or higher to be able to update your server. This release is available to all countries except Japan.

Upgrading to new version

Hosted service users please check Upgrading Hosted Service.

Server license users please check Upgrading Server License.


Major improvements

  • Connect to existing RDP session on the remote computer
  • One-time password support in ISL AlwaysOn

New features

ISL AlwaysOn - Desktop - one time password support  [ISLALWAYSON-170] More


ISL AlwaysOn now has one time password support. If the one time password parameter is set, the password will not be stored to registry.

ISL AlwaysOn - Desktop Win - add support so select Windows session to connect to [ISLALWAYSON-180] More


Users are now able to connect to an existing RDP session on the remote computer. To connect to an existing session users will have to check Select remote session to connect to from settings in ISL AlwaysOn connect program. Once they have checked the parameter and entered the correct access password the users will be able to select the remote session from the list of available sessions.

Defect fixes

ISL AlwaysOn - Desktop Win - garbled username in desktop notification [ISLALWAYSON-166] More


Users who had enabled notification of incoming desktop connection received a garbled text when connecting user had a non-ascii characters in the username. Non-Ascii characters are now displayed correctly.

The issue was fixed.

ISL AlwaysOn - Desktop Windows - Single application RDP session does not exit because of ISL AlwaysOn [ISLALWAYSON-171] More


When users were connecting to a single application RDP session, the session did not terminate after disconnect. The ISL AlwaysOn monitor process has also started in that kind of session. ISL AlwaysOn monitor should now exit in case the session is a single application RDP.

The issue was fixed.

ISL AlwaysOn - Desktop - Memory leak when listing history  [ISLALWAYSON-172] More


Users who opened ISL AlwaysOn session history had experienced a memory leak. The procedure for retrieving history has been modified so there is not more memory leak.

The issue was fixed.

ISL AlwaysOn - Desktop Win - when desktop changes my ISL Light program exist [ISLALWAYSON-188] More


When users were connecting with ISL AlwaysOn using no restart/resume parameter and the remote desktop has changed, ISL Light was stopped by ISL AlwaysOn. Users had to reconnect to the remote computer again. ISL AlwaysOn no longer stops ISL Light session when the desktop changes.

The issue was fixed.

ISL AlwaysOn - Desktop Mac - when I download the application from CP I cannot start it from Finder [ISLALWAYSON-189] More


Users were not able to execute ISL AlwaysOn programs on Macintosh operating system (10.8) because the programs were not signed. Users will no longer experience this issue because the programs are now signed.

The issue was fixed.

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