PowerFolder Server 19 SP1

  • Release Date: May 2023
  • Build Number: 19.1.101
  • Type: Hot Fix 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


  • PFIOS-192 - Improve and provide stability in app sync 
  • PFS-4166 - Protect ServerInfo from being updated 
  • PFS-4164 - Corrected missing mounting of folder in rare case

  • Release Date: April 2023
  • Build Number: 19.1.100
  • Type: Service Pack Release


  • PFS-4159 - Fix editing of LDAP config in admin prefrences 
  • PFS-4163 - Auto renew D2D certificate with validity of ten years 
  • PFS-4152 - Add possibility to add emails for LDAP & SAML users under my account 
  • PFS-4161 - Upload links duplicates subdirectory structure on upload 
  • PFS-4151 - Create non-obfuscated server jar file for customer delivery 
  • PFS-4148 - Fix "Not internalizing lookup instance" in server start 
  • PFS-4157 - Disable upload links (not forms) 
  • PFS-4155 - Admin->Accounts: Show reset MFA only when account has MFA setup/activated 
  • PFS-3691 - Fix email body text for external email adresses of upload form 
  • PFS-4165 - Reseller account should be marked with crown in account table 
  • PFS-4158 - Fixed glitch in database migration to schema version 178 
  • PFS-4160 - Fix file links on photos and ignore the case sensitivity in names