PowerFolder Client 11 SP7

  • Release date: 21. Dec 2018
  • Build Number: 11.7.768
  • Type: Drop-In

Upgrade Information

  • (warning) If you are running the client as a system service on Windows, the following steps have to be done before upgrading to this version:
    • Stop the system service
    • Please add the following settings in your wrapper.conf file located in %programdata%/PowerFolder/service
      • wrapper.app.parameter.2=-c

      • wrapper.app.parameter.3=PowerFolder

    • Start the system service
  • The configuration files gets migrated in this update. It now gets moved from the directory .Powerfolder or PowerFolder to "Distribution Name" or ."Distribution Name".
    • This enables the possibility to install clients of different branding in the same user account with different configuration files.
  • Upgrading any previous version is possible.
  • Clients are compatible with each other from any version.

Downgrade information (optional)

  • In case a downgrade to a previous version:
  • Version 11.5 is forward and backward compatible to older and newer versions.
  • It is not advised to use the setup of the older clients because of the older Java version. Please only replace the PowerFolder.jar in the program directory.
  • If downgrading a client it is necessary to rename the configuration files back to PowerFolder.* else the client will start without any configuration and recreates a new one.


  • [PFC-3114] - Configuration migration doesn't work with Windows system service

  • Release date: 21. Dec 2018
  • Build Number: 11.7.768
  • Type: Drop-In


  • [PFC-3137] - Second desktop client cannot be started

  • Release date: Dec 2018
  • Build Number: 11.7.766
  • Type: Drop-In


  • [PFC-3078] - No login possible with Shibboleth when password contains umlauts

  • Release date: Sep 2018
  • Build Number: 11.7.750
  • Type: Service Pack

Technical information

  • [PF-1440] - Updated Java to Version 8 Update 181


  • [PF-1250] - Allow parallel installation of clients with separate configuration
  • [PF-1386] - Remove messages about member ID is NULL
  • [PF-1209] - Don't check ECP URL for Shibboleth but the MetaData


  • [PF-1110] - Synchronizing files with the client in a federated environment
  • [PF-1131] - tar.gz setup file not starting
  • [PF-1131] - Drop client connection if account is de-activated / not longer valid or deleted
  • [PF-927] - Check if a path is located in the network now working
  • [PF-1228] - Folder with Read permissions revert local changes even without changes done
  • [PF-1096] - Improved Spanish translations in PowerFolder client
  • [PF-1126] - Fixed versioning of client-synchronization while syncing directory structure