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Dell Wyse ThinOS Version 8.5 Administrator’s Guide


System tools

Use the System Tools dialog box to view device details, package details and Global INI/User INI information. You can also import certificates using the Certificates tab.
  1. From the desktop menu, click System Tools.
    The System Tools dialog box is displayed.
  2. Click the Devices tab to display all the locally attached devices, including USB, Serial, and Parallel on applicable platforms. The details about the monitors connected to the thin client are also displayed.
    The Device Viewer button was previously available in the Devices tab of the System Information dialog box.
    Devices tab
    NOTE The Mirror File Server tab has been removed from the System Tools dialog box, as it can now be viewed in the Devices tab.
  3. Click the Certificates tab, and use the following guidelines:
    Certificates tab
    1. Import the certificates by selecting either USB Storage or File Server from the drop-down list, and then click Import to import the required certificate.
    2. Click Delete to delete the imported certificate.
    3. Click View Certificate to view the imported certificate information such as Version, Validity, and Serial number. You can also view the certificate path and certificate status. For more information about the default certificates, see About default certificates.
    4. Click Request Certificate to manually request certificate for your client. For more information about Simplified Certificate Enrollment Protocol, see Simplified Certificate Enrollment Protocol.
  4. Click the Packages tab, and use the following guidelines:
    ThinOS packages that are installed on thin client are listed in the Packages tab.
    Packages tab
    1. Click the Delete button to delete the selected package.
    2. Click the Delete all button to delete all the packages.
    The following packages are displayed in the Package tab:
    • base.i386.pkg
    • FR.i386.pkg—This package is introduced to support Flash Redirection.
    • RTME.i386.pkg—This package is introduced to support Citrix RTME.
    • Horizon.i386.pkg—This package is introduced to support VMware Blast protocol. The package version number is updated to match the latest Horizon client.

      To install this package, PKG installation INI file needs to be changed to AddPkg=“horizon”.

    • pcoip.i386.pkg—This package is available only on Wyse 3030 LT with PCoIP, Wyse 3040 with PCoIP, Wyse 5010 with PCoIP (D10DP), Wyse 5040 AIO with PCoIP (5213), and Wyse 5060 with PCoIP.
    • TCX.i386.pkg—This package is introduced to support TCX.
    You cannot delete the base package separately. If you click Delete All, all packages are deleted including the base package. When you click Delete All, a message is displayed prompting you to restart the device.
    The base.i386.pkg is mandatory for all ThinOS clients. At present, PCoIP package is mandatory for the PCoIP enabled thin clients. Other packages are optional. Base package and PCoIP package are integrated into the ThinOS firmware image. Installing the latest ThinOS firmware image will automatically install the latest version of these packages on ThinOS client. You cannot manually install or upgrade these embedded packages. However, the package version details of respective packages are displayed in the Packages tab for engineering information purpose only.
    NOTE In every ThinOS release, the packages may be updated to the latest version. For information about the latest package version, see the latest Dell Wyse ThinOS release notes.

    For information about updating the packages, see Firmware upgrade.

  5. Click the Global INI tab to view wnos.ini information.
    Global INI tab
  6. Click the User INI tab to view wnos.ini information.
  7. Click the WDM INI to view the received WCM configurations.
    WDM INI tab
    WCM function is supported from WDM for comprehensive client configuration. Without configuration from server, the client loads the cached settings (wdm.ini), if available.
    To upgrade or downgrade firmware/image through WCM, you are required to enable WDM file server function by selecting the WTOS INI path upon checkin (FTP/HTTPS/HTTP/CIFS) check box in the WTOS preferences in the WDM configuration manager.
    User Scenario
    1. Create or edit client configurations from WCM (JSON).

      Client configuration

    2. Select the target devices, and publish configuration settings through the Package Distribution Wizard.

      Package Distribution Wizard

      Package Distribution Wizard

      Package Distribution Wizard

    For more information about WDM Package Manager and Profile Manager, refer to the WDM Admin Guide.
  8. Click OK to save the settings.

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