Release Notes 2017-07

Last Updated 31/07/2017


New features  and fixes for the Auto Packager, and the Containers created by the Auto  Packager. All changes detailed  have been released during the month of July.

New Features In Containers

  • Enable applications that use Visual Studio 2008, and earlier, Runtimes to opt out of Data Execution Prevention (DEPOptOut) so that they can run on servers and desktops that have secure boot, and policies that enforce DEP.
  • Registry  verification mode can be enabled in AppRegistry.xml, all writes to the  registry will be verified missing or incorrect data will be re-written  to the registry and a message will be logged. This need only be turned  on when registry writes fail for unknown reason, most likely cause is an  undiagnosed interop issue.

Fixes in Containers

  • None

New Features In Auto Packager

  • EULA updated on the 31-07-2017
  • Able to browse all the file and folders included in the Container.
  • DEPOptOut added to the list of features available in XML files when the Container is created.
  • Registry validation configuration written to AppRegistry.xml, default is set to false edit RegistryOperations and set the ValidateWrite="true".

Fixes in Auto Packager

  • None


Cloudhouse recommend using the Auto Packager on x86 operating systems only, re-directions will not be created correctly for applications that contain a mix of x64 and x86 components. Containers will be created successfully for applications that contain only x64 components, but successful packaging on this platform requires detailed knowledge of the application prior to packaging.

Features in upcoming release(s)

Please  note details of these features is provided for information purposes  only, it does not represent a commitment, promise or legal obligation to  deliver any material, code or functionality nor should it be relied  upon in making purchasing decisions or incorporated into any contract.  The order, and priority of these features is at the sole discretion of  Cloudhouse.

  • Auto Packaging improvements.
  • Update applications Containers, and upgrade Container components.
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