NVIDIA GRID driver release 331.59 is available now for Citrix XenServer 6.2 SP1 and includes support for Windows 8.1 and Windows Server 2012 R2.

There is an associated update needed for Citrix XenServer 6.2 SP1 to accompany the NVIDIA driver release available detailed here: CTX140417.

This release also adds additional options for management and monitoring of GPU accelerated systems via NVWMI and nView support.

These releases extend the support for HDX 3D Pro users, using GPU accelerated features such as vGPU on Citrix XenDesktop.

NVWMI support

NVIDIA Enterprise Management Toolkit (NVWMI) is a WMI based interface to the NVIDIA graphics driver available on NVIDIA NVS and NVIDIA Quadro products. It allows end-users & IT Managers to configure and monitor various graphics & display features as well as  NVIDIA software components through WMI. NVWMI hooks into any WMI compatible applications. NVWMI is also available as part of the display driver package. For further details, see here.

nView Support

Details of the nView management dashboard can be found, here.

Full NVIDIA release details

The release package includes both Windows Display Driver (332.83) and GRID vGPU Manager (331.59)

This software package enables NVIDIA GRID vGPU providing shared hardware based graphics acceleration for Windows VMs running on Citrix XenServer 6.2 SP1 or higher.

Note: If you do not run NVIDIA GRID vGPU, NVIDIA recommends using driver version 332.76 or higher.

New in this Release:

  • Support for Windows 8.1 and Windows Server 2012 R2
  • Support for NVWMI
  • Support for nView
  • Additional GRID vGPU profiles: K120Q/K220Q with 512MB frame buffer
  • Various bug fixes

Existing Support:

  • Support for OpenGL 4.4
  • Support for DirectX 11.1