USB Network Gate 9.2
Build 9.2.2333 [Released: January 5, 2021]
- Improved: Device Isolation Components compatibility with third-party software.
- Fixed: issues with automatic connection of shared USB devices in a Remote Desktop session.
- Fixed: USB device isolation issues.
- Lots of minor fixes and enhancements.
USB Network Gate 9.1
Build 9.0.2306 [Released: October 12, 2020]
- Improved: data transfer speed for USB 3.0 storage devices.
- Improved: the Device Isolation Components are now digitally signed by Microsoft and supported on systems with enabled Secure Boot.
- Fixed: active connections to remote devices might be interrupted when unsharing one of the local USB ports.
- Discontinued: support for Windows XP, Windows Vista, Windows Server 2003, and Windows Server 2008.
USB Network Gate 9.0
Build 9.0.2236 [Released: May 8, 2020]
- Fixed: issues when using Chrome, Microsoft Edge (based on Chromium), Brave, and Vivaldi browsers after the installation of the USB Network Gate Device Isolation Components.
- Fixed: an issue that could cause a crash of the Windows Scan app after the installation of the USB Network Gate Device Isolation Components.
USB Network Gate 9.0
Build 9.0.2205 [Released: April 23, 2020]
- Added: USB device isolation. The list of supported device types includes (but is not limited to): USB flash drives, external hard drives, 3D mice, USB cameras, USB printers, USB scanners, USB audio cards, and USB microphones. Available in USB Network Gate for Windows 8 and later.
- • Per-session USB device isolation. The connected remote USB device is accessible only during a specific session (e.g. an RDP session).
- • Per-user USB device isolation. The connected remote USB device is accessible only to a specific user.
- Fixed: BSOD when sharing Genius cameras.
- Fixed: BSOD when unplugging the shared USB CDC device from the server computer.
- Fixed: An issue with using the installer language in the software GUI on 64-bit Windows platforms.
USB Network Gate 8.2
Build 8.2.2087 [Released: January 9, 2020]
- Improved: support for high DPI displays.
- Fixed: an issue when restoring the client’s connections to two or more shared USB devices after the client machine reboot.
USB Network Gate 8.1
Build 8.1.2013 [Released: June 13, 2019]
- Added: Slovenian and Vietnamese localizations.
- Fixed: the software drivers could stop working correctly if connecting and disconnecting devices frequently.
- Fixed: BSOD or system hang when entering or exiting the sleep mode with USB devices shared.
- Fixed: the software can now work with hardware USB monitors.
- Fixed: memory leak after the device disconnection and unsharing.
- Fixed: the software GUI could interrupt Windows reboot.
USB Network Gate 8.0
Build 8.0.1859 [Released: November 7, 2017]
- Improved: data transfer speed
- Several other major enhancements
- Fixed: some minor bugs and glitches
Build 8.0.1828 [Released: June 28, 2017]
- Added: the following localizations:
• Chinese (China)
• Chinese (Taiwan)
- Added: displaying the amount of data transferred in both directions for each connection.
- Added: displaying the data transfer speed in both directions for each connection.
- Added: displaying the client’s IP address (instead of “localhost”) on other clients, when it is connected to itself locally.
- Added: automatic client disconnection option, if the shared device was not active for a certain amount of time.
- Added: the option that prevents the restart of the shared device after its disconnection.
- Improved: GUI compatibility with high-resolution monitors.
- Improved: the performance of the network connection between the USB Network Gate server and client.
- Improved: drivers are digitally signed with WHQL.
- Fixed: execution of the “unshare-all-usb-ports” command, when the device was shared from the USB hub, which was disconnected from the machine and was not displayed in the list.
- Fixed: the occurrence of several BSODs.
- Fixed: inaccurate displaying of the description and status of the shared devices shown in the command line on the client.
- Fixed: functioning with the USB drives displayed in the system as SCSI (e.g. Seagate Expansion).
- Fixed: the “Allow disconnection by other users” option did not persist when it was enabled after the device was shared.
- Fixed: issues when sharing identical devices.
- Fixed: functioning of the Xbox gamepads.
- Fixed: minor activation issues.
- Fixed: an issue with the constant errors appearing in the log when trying to connect via RDP.
- Fixed: minor client auto-reconnect issues.
USB Network Gate 7.0
Build 7.0.1370 [Released: December 10, 2015]
- Added: full support for Windows 10
- Added: per-session USB device isolation. Allows assigning a particular USB device to a particular user, which is extremely useful in multi-user environment. Currently available for USB flash drives and USB cameras in test mode.
- Added: support for ICA protocol. USB devices plugged into a thin client appear in a remote session over ICA.
- Added: new sharing option allowing remote clients to be disconnect from the shared USB device by other clients
- Added: USB port location can be shown in device description for better identification of similar USB devices
- Added: new functions for the OEM users:
- Added: support for Allen-Bradley controllers by Rockwell
- Improved: client part of USB Network Gate can be installed separately
- Improved: support for USB Bluetooth adapters, including better detection and correct name display
- Much improved: compression methods
- Much improved: transfer speed for USB Flash drives
- Improved: better visualization for USB devices in the devices tree
- Improved: authorization is not lost if sharing parameters are changed on the go, unless TCP port is changed
- Fixed: issue when virtual devices were not properly removed from Device Manager
USB Network Gate 6.2
Build 6.2.680 [Released: December 3, 2014]
- Added: compatibility with FlexiHub
- Improved: data transfer speed when the client machine is behind NAT
- Fixed: issue with missing automatic updates on Windows 8
- Fixed: memory leak when sharing USB devices
- Fixed: BSOD when trying to change connection mode (MTP, Mass Storage, etc) of Android device which is currently shared
- Fixed: BSOD at system boot after having installed USB Network Gate on Windows To Go
- Fixed: hanging of application after it canceled IRP sent to Virtual Hub of USB Network Gate
- Fixed: BSOD caused by incorrect block size determination during isoch transfer
USB Network Gate 6.2
Build 6.2.671 [Released: December 11, 2013]
- Added: new user interface for even easier connections creation and management
- Added: callback connection can be created (connection with a client initiated from the server side). Currently only for Windows server-client configuration.
- Added: warning when trying to share Human Interface Device
- Improved: overall application stability
- Improved: shared USB devices are now automatically detected by the client and are added to the list of available remote devices on the go
- Improved: connection encryption, authorization and traffic compression settings, as well as device description, can be changed on the go
- Improved: device description field now keeps history drop-down list to see all the values ever assigned
- Improved: GUI is not blocked during sharing/unsharing and connection/disconnection processes anymore
- Fixed: issue with erroneous data transfer to a USB Flash drive in case it was shared on a Linux server
- Fixed: BSOD when unsharing and ejecting USB device at a time
USB Network Gate 6.0
Build 6.0.437 [Released: October 08, 2013]
- Improvements for compatibility with Windows 8.1
- Improved: support for virtual hubs operating in asynchronous mode
- Fixed: BSOD at the program start in case hub failed to return its Globally Unique Identifier (GUID)
- Fixed: BSOD when multiple devices are being shared at a time
USB Network Gate 6.0
Build 6.0.413 [Released: September 12, 2013]
- Update: The current version is incompatible with the previous ones. One cannot combine the old version of client with the new server and vice versa.
- Added: possibility to compress traffic. Helps speed up interaction with USB device and reduce Internet traffic.
- Added: support for USB network interface controllers
- Added: support for SpaceNavigator 3D mouse for Notebooks
- Added: even more USB devices, including Logitech webcams, can be shared on the go now, without prior sharing of USB port
- Added: new u2ec.dll functions – for OEM License owners:
• ServerGetSharedUsbDevIsCompressed – determines whether network traffic for the shared USB device is compressed;
• ClientTrafficRemoteDevIsCompressed – determines whether network traffic for the remote shared USB device is compressed;
• ServerDisconnectRemoteDev – disconnects from a remote shared USB device from the client side.
- Optimized: “Find all” option for quicker search of all available shared USB devices. “Find all” window can be closed now even if the search is not over yet.
- Optimized: clients can disconnect much quicker from a remote USB device which turned unshared or in case the remote server went offline
- Improved: sharing mechanism
- Improved: support for AVM FRITZ!Card USB, ISDN terminal adapter
- Improved: data transfer speed during scanning with Lexmark MFP using the scanner’s native user interface
- Improved: USB data flow is now divided in streams for even higher transfer speed, with flash drive’s speed reaching up to 10 MB/sec
- Improved: support for interactive pen displays and digital drawing tablets, like Wacom and others
- Improved: work with USB Flash drives became more stable, especially when client connects to and disconnects from multiple devices at the same time
- Fixed: minor user interface issues on Windows Vista and higher
- Fixed: issue when clients failed to detect USB devices shared on the server in case RDP session with this machine was initialized
- Fixed: issue when USB device, plugged into Intel USB 3.0 eXtensible Host Controller, switched to unshared state after client disconnected from it
- Fixed: BSOD when sharing D-LINK DU-562M and Zoom 56K USB modems
- Fixed: several issues with USB devices sharing plugged into USB 3.0 port, including BSOD, as well as Device Manager hanging, on Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008
- Fixed: several issues with USB Wi-Fi adapters sharing, including BSOD and system hanging
- Fixed: “Unshare all” option is now available even if a USB hub, which has a shared USB port on it, is already unplugged
- Fixed: several issues, including BSOD, with USB 3.0 controllers based on chipsets by VIA Labs
USB Network Gate 5.1
Build 5.1.197 [Released: September 12, 2012]
- Improvements for compatibility with Windows 8, including fix of sharing issues and GUI crash
- Added: Windows Server 2012 64-bit support
- Added: command line options to automate the process of sharing USB devices and connecting to them. Available even in demo version.
- Fixed: newly connected USB devices would not appear in the system after a USB hub, with devices plugged into it, was disconnected from a computer
- Fixed: UNG service would not restart if a USB hub, with a shared device plugged into it, was disconnected from a computer
- Fixed: several issues with USB devices sharing plugged into USB 3.0 port, including BSOD
- Fixed: rare issues caused by incorrect writing of USB filters (drivers which capture USB devices) into registry during UNG installation:
• newly connected USB devices were not detected by the system;
• after the system reboot any USB device was not detected.
- Fixed: connection to shared USB devices failed on RDP server in case only 3389 port was open
- Fixed: issue when only one RDP client – among several ones working on the same server – could connect to a shared device in case shared USB devices had the same TCP ports
- Fixed: incorrect detection by the server of the connected client’s address (OEM version)
- Fixed: performance problems on the client side caused by handle leak
- Fixed: authorization issue on Windows machine with Chinese system locale if the password contained uneven number of symbols
- Update: callback connection (possibility to initiate connection with a client from the server side) is now available for single licenses as well, due to new command line options
- Optimized: shared USB devices now appear in the list of available devices much quicker when working in RDP session