PowerFolder Server 19 FINAL

  • Release Date: April 2023
  • Build Number: 19.0.100
  • Type: Major Software Release

This release contains major security fixes, please upgrade your server as soon as possible. 

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 >= 16.0.100

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.

Configuration Entries

(info) Folders remains mounted two hours after user login, please set the following config. entry in PowerFolder.config:


(info) The following configuration entry prevents reappearing of deleted files in web:


More infos: Server Configuration File

ChatGPT in Web Editors

We are providing ChatGPT from OpenAI in our ONLYOFFICE web editors.

Documentation for activation: ChatGPT in PowerFolder Web Editors

ONLYOFFICE Docs™ EE v7.3.3

More information regarding: ONLYOFFICE Setup Guide

QA results: /wiki/spaces/EDUDE/pages/1007288321

Multi-Factor Authentication

PowerFolder web interface provides the multi-factor authentication (MFA) to enhance the data security and access the data everywhere after identifying the genuine identity of the owner and user of the data.

User guide: Multi-Factor Authentication

Enable MFA

Enabling MFA as server admin, please follow our documentation: Multi-Factor Authentication (Enable & Reset)


To enable MFA set please set in PowerFolder.config: mfa.enabled=true

Thunderbird Add-On

PowerFolder add-on for sharing files as links in email is available in Thunderbird store: https://addons.thunderbird.net/az/thunderbird/addon/power-folder/

User guide: Thunderbird Add-On


  • PFS-4147 - ChatGPT integration into Web Document editors 
  • PFS-4075 - Login with multi factor via web when enabled 
  • PFS-4074 - Setup of multi factor auth in web under my account 
  • PFS-4111 - Provide MFA with config. entry in productive environment 
  • PFS-4093 - Cosmetics in setup of two factor authentication 
  • PFS-4141 - Update HTML editors in upload form and admin messages in web 
  • PFS-4078 - Avoid concurrent issue for non-synced folders leading to removal of synced folder 
  • PFS-3764 - SAML/LDAP-Attributes should not be editable under my account 
  • INT-673 - 5.3 Security fix
  • PFS-3922 - Correctly show email input field in the share folder window 
  • PFS-4055 - Disallow deletion of file when opened/locked in ONLYOFFICE 
  • PFS-4064 - Fix upload of folders in exact location using upload form 
  • PFS-4112 - Redirect to web token login to target service after moved to target service 
  • PFS-4107 - Fix WebDAV Access with URI including special characters (Illegal character in path) 
  • PFS-4079 - Update file meta data after name change 
  • PFS-4083 - Link QR code on directories should show file listing (instead of ZIP download) 
  • PFS-4071 - File link: Block the inline downloads in browser using R/O file links 
  • PFS-4092 - Disable keep logged in for SAML account 
  • PFS-4116 - Fix in federated web login redirect when using token or auto password by browser 
  • PFS-4104 - Login token for invalid LDAP account should be inactive 
  • PFS-4115 - Avoid duplicate folder names when entering spaces at the end of the name 
  • PFS-4105 - Update MemberInfo table last connect time and isConnected 
  • PFS-4118 - Sort folders in account / folders tab by name
  • PFS-4122 - API: Preferences to get and set config entries 
  • PF-1838 - Reduce timeout to federated services for discovery services from 60 to 30 seconds 
  • PFS-4139 - Performance optimizations when loading large folder list (50+ folder) 
  • PFS-4145 - Provide support for ONLYOFFICE Docs™ EE v7.3.3 
  • PFC-3386 - Prevent reappearing of deleted files after device being offline for more than 3 months 
  • PFS-4134 - Maintenance of storage paths not longer leads to "NO_NAME" folders