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Reflection Desktop for X


PC X Server
Operational Modes
  • Standalone X server (traditional) with remote session support
  • Domain mode (distributes workload and connectivity across multiple tiers)3
Domain Mode Features
  • NEW Increased “most recently used” items to 10 in X Administrative Console and X Manager for Domains
  • Centralized X client, X server, and X session configuration storage. Support for multiple authentication types (Windows, PAM, LDAP, internal)
  • Performance optimizations for high-latency and low-bandwidth networks
  • Join a suspended X session
  • Transfer an X session to a different workstation (same or different platform)
  • Fault tolerance (resume X sessions lost due to a workstation crash or network outage)
  • Load balance X sessions across multiple servers
  • Firewall-friendly remote domain connections
X Server Display
  • X11 compliance
  • Support for multiple X displays and X screen
  • X session sharing to multiple users (application and desktop)
  • Multiple monitor and negative coordinates support.
  • Color depths: 1, 4, 8, 24, and 32
  • TrueColor, DirectColor, and PseudoColor server visual support
  • Support for local and remote window managers, including GNOME, KDE, and CDE
  • Backing store and save under support
  • IPv4 and IPv6 support
Session and Client Launching
  • XDMCP (direct, indirect, and broadcast)
  • Extensive client connection options, including SSH, Telnet, rexec, rsh, and rlogin
  • Command line options for unique startup scenarios
Copy and Paste
  • Copy and paste text and graphics between X clients and local Microsoft Windows applications
  • Copy and paste text between X clients
Font Support
  • Support for font servers
  • Automatic connection to font server
  • Support for TrueType, Unicode, and international fonts
  • Support for double-byte fonts, including Chinese
  • Automatic font substitution
Keyboard and Mouse Support
  • Improved processing of multiple clicks within applications on latent connections
  • International keyboard support
  • Adaptive regional keyboard selection based on system locale setting
  • Host keyboard emulation for Sun, HP, IBM, SCO, and DEC (including LK450)
  • Keyboard remapping for X client applications
X Extensions Support
  • Support for latest relevant X extensions, including RENDER, XFree86 BigFont, and Sync
  • Supports OpenGL, GLX, and many OpenGL 3.x, 4.x, nVidia, and AMD extensions
  • Overlay plane support
  • Accelerated 3D hardware support
  • NEW User-friendly selection of X.509 certificates when multiple certificates are required
  • NEW Increased hardening to prevent “denial of service” attacks
  • SOCKS proxy support
  • SSH encryption
    • Smart card support through PKCS #11 interface
    • SSH X client launching
    • X11 forwarding
    • Password, keyboard interactive, and public key authentication
    • NEW Kerberos authentication via GSSAPI for single sign-on
    • SSH key generation and management
    • Support for HMAC-SHA256 and HMAC-SHA512 algorithms
  • TLS 1.2 encryption between distributed components
  • FIPS 140-2 validated cryptographic module (Certificate #2469)
  • Host-based security to determine which clients can connect to the X server
  • Adheres to Federal Desktop Core Configuration (FDCC) and United States Government Configuration Baseline (USGCB) security policy requirements
  • PKI support via Reflection PKI Services Manager
  • Establish secure connections to X applications from outside the corporate firewall
Administrative Tools
  • Administrative Console
    • Central administration of settings
    • Web-based deployment of settings files and updates
    • Session and connection monitoring
    • Remote administration of domain servers
    • Configure user authentication and permissions
    • Monitor node processes and resources
  • X Manager
    • Single tool to manage multiple X clients and servers
  • Logging utility
    • NEW Enhanced data-gathering functionality
  • Common X client command lines specialized for host platform
  • Secure token authorization support for LDAP-based access control of sessions
International Support
  • User interface and help localized into English, French, German, and Japanese
  • Supports all front-end processing input styles, including inline “on-the-spot” input
  • Implements a local front-end processor for character composition in any language
    • Supports XIM protocol
  • Supports double-byte fonts, including Japanese, Korean, and Chinese
  • Configure user interface language on the fly

UNIX and OpenVMS Emulation

Terminal Types
  • VT terminals (including Japanese)
  • Support for numerous host character sets, including UTF-8 (Unicode)
  • Wyse 50+, Wyse 60, SCO-ANSI, and BBS-ANSI
  • Linux console, AT386, IBM 3151, xterm, and VT-UTF8
  • ReGIS (VT340, VT330, VT241, and VT240) and Tektronix graphics terminal emulation
Network Protocols
  • IPv4 and IPv6 support
  • SOCKS client support
  • Extensive Telnet options with support for threaded I/O; Line mode; NAWS (option 31); and Local Echo, including Telnet option 45 (Suppress Local Echo)
  • Support for serial connections
File Transfer
  • FTP, Kermit, Xmodem, and Zmodem
    • ASCII, binary, and labels/image support
  • Support for SSL/TLS and SOCKS
    • Transport Layer Security (TLS) 1.2 support
    • Support for SHA-256/RSA-2048 digital signatures
  • FIPS 140-2-validated cryptographic module (Certificate #2057)
  • Adheres to Federal Desktop Core Configuration (FDCC) and United States Government Configuration Baseline (USGCB) security policy requirements
  • PKI support built to meet DoD standards
    • PKCS #11 support
    • U.S. DoD Common Access Card (CAC) support
    • Online Certificate Status Protocol (OCSP) support
    • Certificate Revocation Lists (CRL)
    • Intermediate certificate storage through LDAP
    • Reflection Certificate Manager
  • Reflection Key Agent accepts SSH keys and certificates for single sign-on authentication
  • SSH encryption
    • SSH X client launching
    • X11 forwarding
    • Command line SSH utilities (ssh, scp, and sftp)
    • Port forwarding (tunneling) for TCP/IP ports through secure channe
    • Integrated multihop SSH configuration support
    • Password, keyboard interactive, public key (user key and X.509 certificates), and Kerberos authentication
    • Smart card support through PKCS #11 interface
    • SSH key agent
    • Key generation and conversion (RSA-1, RSA, and DSA) utility
    • Easy uploading of users’ public keys to SSH servers
    • SSH connection reuse
    • Standard SSH configurations
  • Reflection Kerberos Client
    • Secure authentication
    • Datastream encryption (DES and 3DES) for Telnet and FTP
    • Support for ticket forwarding and renewal
    • Compatible with Microsoft and Leash32 credentials caches
    • Standard Kerberos configurations
    • Support for Kerberos KDCs using TCP or UDP
  • NEW Scan data into applications using a wireless BlueTooth barcode scanning device
  • Quickpad support for fast access to productivity features that support your workflow
  • Visual terminal keyboard for accessing terminal keys
  • Integration with Microsoft Office
  • Application, desktop, and Internet search support
  • Support for opening new sessions in existing workspaces
  • Screen History
  • Scratch Pad
  • Advanced cut/copy/paste
  • Keyboard and mouse mapping or remapping
  • Triple-mouse-click support
  • Windows or host control
  • Network, local, or print-to-disk
  • ReGIS color graphics support
  • Print logging
  • Fixed pitch TrueType and printer font
  • Serial device to host communications
  • Line-drawing characters
Programming and Automation
  • NEW Events Mapper for triggering actions based on session events without coding
  • Embeddable .NET control
  • Native .NET API
  • Integration between Reflection .NET API and Microsoft Visual Studio IDE
  • Options for inserting delays when recording VT session macros
  • VBA support
  • Macro recorder for VBA
  • Programmatic access to over 400 properties and methods via Reflection API
  • Microsoft OLE Automation
  • Extra! Basic and Reflection Basic macro runtime and editing
  • Reflection Command Language (RCL)
  • Support for encrypted Extra! Basic macros
User Interface
  • Browser UI mode
  • Ribbon user interface mode
  • Classic mode interface for Extra! and Reflection
  • Ribbon customization utility
  • Tabbed or windowed Multiple Document Interface (MDI)
  • Configurable tabs, including colors, renaming and more
  • Local and online HTML Help
  • Customizable hotspots
  • Full-screen terminal mode
  • Graphical keyboard mapping
  • Full-color editing
Administrative Tools
  • Micro Focus Host Access Management and Security Server (MSS)*
    • Web-based console for central administration of settings files
    • Web-based deployment of settings files and updates
    • NEW MSS authentication required for host access
  • MSS add-on components*
    • Security Proxy Add-On: Deliver end-to-end encryption and enforce access control at the perimeter with patented security technology.
    • Advanced Authentication Add-On: Enable multifactor authentication to authorize access to your valuable host systems.
    • PKI Automated Sign-On Add-On: PKI-enable automated application sign-on to your critical enterprise systems.
    • Terminal ID Management Add-On: Dynamically allocate terminal IDs based on username, DNS name, IP address, or address pool.
    • Granular UAC support
    • Run RUMBA VT/UNIX session configuration files
  • Centralized management of settings files using Group Policy
  • Application customization tool for settings and installation files (including MSI)
  • Support for compound configurations to include all customizations in single session file
  • Support for Windows administration features
    • Windows Installer (MSI)
    • Active Directory
    • Roaming user and multiple user profiles
    • Group Policy
    • Application self-repair
International Support
  • English, French, German, Spanish, Italian, Japanese, and Brazilian Portuguese languages
  • Localized keyboards, displays, and printers
  • Support for standard input-method editors

Common Specifications

File Transfer
  • Reflection Secure FTP Client
    • Support for SFTP 4.0 to ensure proper translation of international characters
    • Extensive firewall support
    • File browsing on z/OS hosts with TSO data sets
    • Save FTP client sessions in Layouts
    • Management of FTP settings via MSS*
    • IPv4 and IPv6 support
    • Change UNIX file permissions with FTP client
    • SFTP downloads resume after interruption
    • Support for a wide variety of FTP servers, including IBM System z, IBM System i, UNIX, Linux, NetWare, Unisys, HP 3000, and OpenVMS
    • FTP site wizard
    • Site-to-site transfer between FTP servers
    • Export/import settings in XML format
    • Wildcard filters
    • Automation tools (script recorder and Microsoft OLE Automation)
    • Drag and drop file transfers directly to the desktop
  • Support for SSL/TLS and SOCKS
    • Transport Layer Security (TLS) 1.2 support
    • Support for SHA-256/RSA-2048 digital signatures
    • Kerberos security
Operating Platforms
  • Microsoft Windows 10 Enterprise**
  • Microsoft Windows 8.1 Pro**
  • Microsoft Windows 7**
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2019 Remote Desktop Services
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2016 Remote Desktop Services
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2012 Remote Desktop Services
  • Citrix XenApp
  • Microsoft App-V
  • VMware
  • Linux (Reflection X Advantage only)**
**32-bit and 64-bit editions
release-rel-2022-9-2-7953 | Wed Sep 14 16:06:11 PDT 2022
Wed Sep 14 16:06:11 PDT 2022