Many features, such as RSA SecurID authentication, location-based printing, and PCoIP protocol, are supported on most client operating systems. You must also take into consideration whether the feature is supported on the View desktop operating system.

When planning which display protocol and features to make available to your end users, use the following information to determine which client operating systems and agent (View desktop) operating systems support the feature.

Editions of Windows Vista include Windows Vista Home, Enterprise, Ultimate, and Business. Editions of Windows 7 include Home, Professional, Enterprise, and Ultimate. For Windows Terminal Server, the edition is Standard Edition.

Features Supported on Operating Systems for View Desktops (Where View Agent Is Installed)

Feature

Windows XP Pro SP3, 32-bit

Windows Vista SP1 and SP2, 32-bit

Windows 7 and SP1, 32-bit and 64-bit

Windows 2003 SP2/2003 R2 Terminal Server SP2, 32-bit

Windows 2008 SP2/2008 R2 and SP1 Terminal Server 64-bit

USB access

X

X

X

RDP display protocol

X

X

X

X

X

PCoIP display protocol

X

X

X

Persona Management

X

X

X

Wyse MMR

X

X

Location-based printing

X

X

X

Virtual printing

X

X

X

Smart cards

X

X

X

X

X

RSA SecurID

X

X

X

N/A

N/A

Single sign-on

X

X

X

X

X

Multiple monitors

X

X

X

With RDP 7

Local Mode

X

X

X

Features Supported on Windows Clients

Feature

Windows XP Home/Pro SP3, 32-bit Client

Windows Vista SP1, SP2, 32-bit Client

Windows 7 and SP1, 32-bit and 64-bit Client

USB access

X

X

X

RDP display protocol

X

X

X

PCoIP display protocol

X

X

X

Persona Management

X (not with local mode)

X (not with local mode)

X (not with local mode)

Wyse MMR

X

X

Location-based printing

X

X

X

Virtual printing

X

X

X

Smart cards

X

X

X

RSA SecurID

X

X

X

Single sign-on

X

X

X

Multiple monitors

X

X

X

Local Mode

X

X

X