What’s new in Kasm 1.9.0
Kasm Server and Kasm Cloud now re-branded as Kasm Workspaces.
Updated user interface design.
Expanded list of default desktop and application images including Core Images for CentOS, Ubuntu, Kali, REMnux, and NVIDIA CUDA. All Images are now open-source.
Renamed -edge tags to -rolling
Added Session Staging to allow Administrators to pre-create session containers for faster user access.
Added Session Casting. Administrators can expose custom URLs that will automatically launch Kasm sessions. The Casting URLs can optionally be used without authentication.
Agents can now be configured to Automatically Prune Images.
Added the ability to clone an Image.
Added Require GPU and select GPU Count support in Image Setting. The system will now report the GPUs discovered on the Agent.
Added Allow Network Selection to Image Setting. When enabled, users will be able to select the Docker network the session is created on.
Added Categories to Image Setting to allow Images to be grouped on the user dashboard.
Web Filter Policies can now be assigned to Images. Image policies take priority over those assigned to Group Settings.
Added enable_ui_server_logging Group Setting. If enabled, log messages will be sent from client browser to the Kasm Workspaces servers.
Added display_ui_errors Group Setting. If enabled, detailed information will be displayed on the client browser in the event of an error.
Added allow_zone_selection Group Setting to allow users to select the Deployment Zone for new sessions.
Added session_time_limit Group Setting and Image Setting. If configured, sessions will automatically expired after a set amount of time. A countdown timer will be displayed to the user.
Added dashboard_redirect Group Setting. If configured, standard users will be redirected to the defined external website instead of being shown the main dashboard screen.
get_userAPI to support sending the username.
Added Keepliave to the Developer API allowing developers extend the lifetime of a session.
Added Splash Background URL and Login Splash Background URL to Custom Branding
Added Anonymous User Expiration (hours) Global Setting to automatically purge anonymous user accounts.
kasm_proxyaccess logs are now emitted as JSON and auto rotated. See File Based Logs for more details.
Unhandled errors experienced in the Kasm UI will optionally be displayed and logged to the server for administrator analysis.
Removed X and via headers from Web Filter proxy.
Fixed issue where the system would report a locally built image with multiple tags as unavailable.
Fixed SAML logout error with IdPs that utilized
The Available Slots would be reported incorrectly on the Zones page.