PowerFolder Server 17 SP1

  • Release Date: March 2022
  • Build Number: 17.1.101
  • Type: Hot Fix Release

All production builds are starting from X.Y.100* and development builds (not for productive use) are starting from X.Y.1 - 99

* (Where X=Major software version and Y=Service pack number)

Upgrade Information

  • Please read this complete Release Notes and instructions before upgrading.
  • Please follow the regular upgrade documentation for Windows or Linux
  • Upgrading any previous version higher or equal to version 11.8
  • Cluster: Running different versions on the servers in the cluster is supported but limited to version >= 14.3.5
  • Java Runtime (JDK) Upgrade (Windows Only, Linux still uses JDK 15)

OpenJDK 17.0.2 GA


Update the file wrapper.conf in installation path to include the new required additional runtime parameters (changes in bold):

  1. Java Additional Parameters


In case you have customized your wrapper.conf please make sure the last five lines are included and all lines have correct running numbers.


In case you did not or wrongly apply the changes to wrapper.conf (Windows) your might see the following errors in your logs:

 (error) BasicLazyInitializer Javassist Enhancement failed

or while starting the service on Windows:

In this case please check again and/or contact our support including the files:

  • wrapper.conf

  • Logs

and we will assist you adopting your installation.

Downgrade Information (optional)

  • In case a downgrade to a previous version is necessary:
    • For a downgrade you have to review our downgrade documentation.
    • Simply replace the PowerFolder-Server.jar file with that from the previous version you would like to run.
  • Log messages due to the higher schema version of database can be ignored:
    • [DatabaseMigrator]: Database layout version is newer than expected.


  • PFS-3973 - Add logging when storing account

  • Release Date: March 2022
  • Build Number: 17.1.100 
  • Type: Service Pack Release

Download Links


  • PFS-3914 - Provide support and fixes for ONLYOFFICE Document Editor v7.0.x 
  • PFS-3962 - Data loss: Fix upload of files with "()" in name using ONLYOFFICE 
  • PFS-3972 - Moodle: Provide API OAuth login for plugin 
  • PFS-3920 - Fix renaming of shared folders in federated services 
  • PFS-3974 - File links: Upload is not possible when PW is set 
  • PFS-3963 - Copy upload forms from source to target system 
  • PFS-3955 - Copy links from source to target system 
  • PFS-3977 - Correct login script execution on web login 
  • PFS-2670 - Database: Provide support for MariaDB using Connector/J 
  • PFS-3971 - Database: Update correct DBDialect on DB change 
  • PFS-3922 - Fix display error in the folder options window 
  • PFS-3961 - Permissions: Hide tab in sub directories 
  • PFS-3958 - Links: Search using ID or names 
  • PFS-3959 - Folder members: Show full name instead username of invitations 
  • PFS-3984 - Prevent sub folders in client from showing as top folder