VMware ACE 2.6 Release Notes

VMware ACE Version 2.6 | 27 OCT 2009 | Build 203739

Last Document Update: 27 OCT 2009

Check frequently for additions and updates to these release notes.

These release notes cover the following topics:

What's New

This release of VMware ACE adds the following new features and support:

New Support for 32-Bit and 64-Bit Operating Systems  

This release provides support for the following host and guest operating systems:

    Operating System

    Host and Guest Support

    Windows 7 Home Basic
    Windows 7 Home Premium
    Windows 7 Professional
    Windows 7 Enterprise
    Windows 7 Ultimate
    Host and guest
    Windows 2008 SP2, R2 Guest
    Windows Vista SP2 Guest
    Debian 5 Guest
    Ubuntu 9.04 Host and guest
    Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5.3 Host and guest
    CentOS 5.3 Guest
    Oracle Enterprise Linux 5.3 Guest
    OpenSUSE 11.x Host and guest
    Mandriva 2009 Host and guest
    SUSE Linux Enterprise 11.x Host and guest

New Features in VMware ACE

  • Full support for Windows 7 64-bit and 32-bit ACE Instances allow users to run the latest Windows operating system.
  • Windows Aero Glass, OpenGL, and Shader Model 3.0 advanced graphics are included in ACE Instances.
  • Instance customization enhanced to support 64-bit Windows guests.
  • ACE Instances can run on multiple monitors, use up to four virtual processors, and take advantage of 32GB of memory.

Known Issue

Uploading a custom SSL certificate for an ACE Management Server using Internet Explorer 8 fails.
Workaround: Use Internet Explorer 7 instead.

In addition to the ACE-specific known issue, VMware ACE includes the known issues listed in the VMware Workstation 7.0 Release Notes .