Access Grid Toolkit 3.0.1


ANL-supported packages

Externally-supported packages:

3.0 Release Highlights

    • Jabber client integration
    • Integrated meeting schedule viewer
    • Improved venue navigation
      • View all Venues on server, exits from current Venue, or MyVenues
      • Tree-based perusal of Venue space (without entering)
    • Added VenueClient user preferences
    • Certificate no longer required by VenueClient
    • Improved control of media tools through VenueClient
    • Multicast indicator on VenueClient
    • Integrated per-Venue Multicast Beacon client
    • Integrated beacon matrix
    • New bridging facility (available in any venue)
    • Encrypted network communications throughout
    • Simplified node configuration through discovery of node services and service managers on the local subnet (via Bonjour)
    • RAT: silence suppression off by default
    • VIC: stale streams time out and are removed
    • VIC: try to match source port to destination port before using ephemeral port as source (simplifies firewall handling for vic)
    • Windows users:  WDM capture device support, enabling use of capture cards with newer drivers (e.g. Winnov, iTuner)

3.0 Bug Fixes


  • Fix handling of slashes in username in chat
  • Push changes to profile name to jabber
  • Push changes to profile name to beacon client
  • Synch state of enable/disable toolbar buttons with menus
  • Synch enable/disable toolbars buttons with user preferences at startup Fix download of files with spaces in the filename
  • Fix failure in updating shared application session
  • Fix removal of multiple services in node management
  • Fix shared application monitor
  • Display Jabber-only participants in Venue Client
  • Linux: Fix sluggish update to Venue ClientUI when beacon matrix is open
  • OSX: No response when selecting documentation from AGLauncher
  • Fix launch of service from Venue Client
  • Fix startup of newly added services (pass stream info when adding)
  • Add startup splash screen
  • Add http proxy server info to preferences
  • Use http proxy server info (in preferences) when accessing bridge info
  • VIC: Add option to startup to control initial size of thumbnail window and number of columns (2)
  • VIC: Display address and port information on main window
  • Add timeout to QuickBridge
  • Fixed Bridge to cleanup state when QuickBridge exits
  • Update 'All Venues' list when changing venues (and, thereby, possible venue servers)
  • Add SOAP calls to venue client to retrieve beacon client data
  • Fix conflict with pre-existing SSL dlls of incorrect version
  • Display indication that a shared application package installed successfully
  • Many more, see bugzilla...


  • Fixed bad memory access in integrated beacon. The beacon no longer dominates Windows machines and is now more stable on other platforms
  • Fixed address/port display in Venue properties
  • Bridge beacon client when bridging media (see connectivity through the bridge)
  • Fixed packaging to improve co-existence of 2.4 and 3.0 on Windows
  • Multiple functional and cosmetic fixes in SharedPresentation
  • Fixed removal of shared applications
  • Fixed broken profile dialog
  • Initialize new client preferences not stored in user preferences
  • Updated NodeSetupWizard (was non-functional in beta1)
  • Close multicast detection network connection after listening
  • Store specification of default node config in preferences
  • Implemented VenueClient SOAP interface
  • OSX: Changed how X11 is started to not prevent subsequent VenueClient run

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