Updated on: 12 MAR 2019

VMware User Environment Manager | 12 MAR 2019 | Build


What's in the Release Notes

The release notes cover the following topics:

About VMware User Environment Manager

VMware User Environment Manager offers personalization and dynamic policy configuration across any virtual, physical, and cloud-based environment. User Environment Manager can simplify end-user profile management with a single and scalable solution. IT can simply map infrastructure (including networks and printer mappings) and dynamically set policies for end users. You can experience quick, personalized, and consistent access to your Windows workspace and applications.

For more information, see the product page: VMware User Environment Manager.

Updated Components

This release updates the main product components, VMware UEM FlexEngine and VMware UEM Management Console. Application Profiler, Helpdesk Support Tool, and SyncTool are all version 9.4. If you are upgrading from any version from 9.4 to 9.5, you only need to upgrade the main product. If you are upgrading from a version earlier than 9.4, upgrade all product components.

Prior Releases

Features and known issues from prior releases of VMware User Environment Manager are described in the release notes for each release. Unless stated in the release notes, features and known issues from one release are carried forward to the next release.


Documentation for User Environment Manager is located on docs.vmware.com.

What's New

User Environment Manager 9.5.1 fixes a security issue. See the Important Fixes section.

Important Fixes

This release of VMware User Environment Manager addresses a security issue where malicious local users could under certain circumstances execute code with elevated permissions.

Other Notes

  • Secured Approach. User Environment Manager provides a secured by default approach by logging the users out in case the Flex config files path is not available at logon.
  • Symantec Workspace Virtualization Deprecated. Symantec no longer supports Symantec Workspace Virtualization (SWV). Support for SWV is deprecated in User Environment Manager and will be removed in a future release.


If you migrate from VMware Persona Management to VMware User Environment Manager, see http://kb.vmware.com/kb/2118056 for the required migration steps.

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