ISL Conference Proxy 3.1.5 for Windows and Linux (2008-09-25)


General Information

On 24th September 2008 we have released:

  • ISL Conference Proxy 3.1.5 (2008-09-25) for Windows and Linux platform

ISL Conference Proxy Modules (all are available for Windows and Linux platform):

  • ISL AlwaysOn 1.1.0 (2008-09-24) (more info for ISL AlwaysOn 1.1.0 release here)
  • ISL Light 3.1.3 (2008-09-23)
  • ISL Groop 1.0.4 (2008-09-23)
  • GeoIP 1.0.2 (2008-09-23)
  • DNS Server 1.0.2 (2008-09-23)
  • Locale 1.0.2 (2008-09-23)
  • Network Time 1.0.2 (2008-09-23)
  • System Monitor 1.0.2 (2008-09-23)

Upgrading to new version

Hosted Service

ISL Conference Proxy releases apply to server license owners only 

Server License

Upgrades are free of charge for ISL Online Server License users with active Extended Support Service. ISL Online Server License users with expired Extended Support Service are welcome to purchase Extended Support Service in order to gain access to the newly released ISL Online Server system. In case you have extended ESS you will need to create new license file and upload it to your ISL Conference Proxy server.

Quick Instructions for users with ISL Conference Proxy 3.1 installed

  1. open web administration of ISL Conference Proxy http://localhost:7615/conf
  2. login using admin account
  3. click Online update link in left navigation
  4. click Apply changes if you have automatic install


Major improvements

  • support for translations
  • session history for logged in user for ISL Light
  • access history for logged in user for ISL AlwaysOn
  • improved database - better performance

New features

#92207: support for ISL Conference Proxy localization - translation into other languages More


ISL Conference Proxy support for downloading translation package files. Translatable items include:

  • ISL Conference Proxy users' web pages
  • all downloadable software

ISL Conference Proxy web administration stays untranslated (English).

#123100: (Linux) show iowait in sysmon More


CPU usage monitor includes I/O wait process time on Linux.

#144862: (Windows) network start main exe authenticode support More


ISL Network Start downloads and executes signed executables. Improves compatibility with certain Antivirus products.

#146516: Implement ISL Light session history More


ISL Light users' web page includes:

  • last 10 sessions
  • session history search with XML export

#160296: (GRID only) CPU load based load balancing More


CPU load is included in load balancing penalty score.

#160297: CPU load based low priority task throttling More


CPU load is used to throttle various low priority tasks. Improves server responsiveness.

#160298: network start executable size reductions More


ISL Network Start executable is approx. 210-220 KB in size. Previous size: 270-280 KB.

#160301: support for custom images for icons in executables More


Modules can configure program downloads to use user supplied icons.

#160306: support executable customizations when starting session from web More


ISL Light sessions started from web use Desk's customization.

#160310: speed improvements for "get code" More


ISL Light speed improvement when requesting code. Prevents short network traffic delays for other running sessions.

#160313: speed improvements for GRID synchronization More


Consistency table synchronization is faster. Improves the case, when two GRID servers reconnect after a period being disconnected.

Defect fixes

#145926: (Windows) network start fails on slow links (timeout) More


ISL Network Start fails to download executables on some slow (dial-up) links.

#160271: (Linux) crash when there are more than 1000 clients More


Crash can occur on ISL Conference Proxy with a high number of clients - usually caused by ISL AlwaysOn.

#160302: remove download instructions for programs More


Download instructions were removed - application start up links point directly to executables. Minimizes chance for errors and warnings, especially for Internet explorer users.

#160304: fix executable Linux .desktop files (program download) More


Executable .desktop files use unambiguous extraction perl script escaping. Improves compatibility with desktop managers like XFCE.

#160307: fix program generator cache (periodic cleanup, proper caching for additional servers list) More


Program generator cache is periodically cleaned. Additional server list (GRID installations only) does not cause unnecessary cache invalidations.

#160309: (GRID) DNS server - timeout when no servers are available for service More


DNS server does not respond at all, when no server for certain service exists. Prevents unnecessary caching of negative responses.

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