1.7. New features and changes in IDERI note Version 3.4

IDERI note Version 3.4 comes with quite a number of improvements for the Windows® based components of the IDERI note product suite, before the upcoming next release will turn the focus again to the IDERI note mobile platform support.

The following list highlights the changes in the IDERI note product suite version 3.4:

  • Support for Windows® 7 and Windows® Server 2008 has been dropped. The minimum client operating system version that is supported with IDERI note Version 3.4 is Windows® 8 and the minimum server operating system version that is supported with IDERI note Version 3.4 is Windows® Server 2012.
  • Support for specifically adressing or excluding home office users (VPN users) with new message options (see section 7.12).
  • Support for interruption of the screensaver, if an IDERI note message is pending to be displayed (see section 7.9).
  • Notifications on the logon screen for pending messages on a locked user desktop (see section 7.8).
  • Administrative templates: The support for the legacy adm files for the IDERI note client group policy definitions has been dropped in favour of admx files.
  • Workgroup clients can now successfully connect with an IDERI note server running in professional mode. Previous versions of IDERI note required the IDERI note server to run in standard mode for workgroup clients to connect. For additional information see section 7.20.
  • Like the IDERI note message window, the IDERI note ticker can now be forced to start on the primary monitor.
  • The IDERI note ticker now automatically pauses itself when running on a desktop that is not the current input desktop. This reduces the overall CPU and power requirements of the IDERI note client.
  • The close button on IDERI note message windows can now optionally be disabled so users are forced to acknowledge messages. For further details please consult the documentation for the DisableCloseButton registry value in table inotecln.exe Registry Values and the DISABLECLOSEBUTTON MSI property in table intclnt.msi MSI properties.
  • The default command line for the IDERI note client can now be specified with an Active Directory® group policy definition.
  • The IDERI note administrator now optionally allows to resolve user, computer and group names against the local computer instead of against the IDERI note server. This can help resolve name ambiguities during an Active Directory® migration process.
  • A section on best practices for client configuration on terminal servers has been added to this documentation. Readers are encouraged to compare their IDERI note client configuration on terminal server installations with best practices for minimum performance impact of the IDERI note client as outlined in section 7.10.