PowerFolder Client 11 SP6

  • Release date: Jun 2018
  • Build Number: 11.6.708
  • Type: Service Pack

Upgrade Information

  • No extra steps or configurations are required during this upgrade.
  • 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.

Technical infromation

  • [PF-1062] - Java runtime updated to version 8 update 162

New configuration entries:

  • transfer.buffer.threshold= [value in bytes] Default: 2097152 = 2MB
  • locking.changes.file_permissions=[true|false] Default: false


  • [PF-1254] - Updated Java to Version 8 Update 172

  • Release date: Apr 2018
  • Build Number: 11.6.703
  • Type: Service Pack

New Feature

  • [PF-164] - Support invitation accept/decline process workflow in federation


  • [PF-972] - Introduced buffer for small files. Reduce I/O on server and client.
  • [PF-421] - Removed mass delete protection
  • [PF-365] - Improved behavior of Read-Only file system of PF-Client and Microsoft Office
  • [PF-1029] - Improved behaviour of client when disk space is full
  • [PF-657] - Tokens check periodically if they are still valid
  • [PF-435] - Notify user about lock override
  • [PF-883] - Rework of shell script for generating PF clients with docker


  • [PF-847] - Sync now correctly finishes on all folders
  • [PF-962] - Problems loading skin from branded installation fixed
  • [PF-1063] - Disabled accepting D2D multicasts in classic client
  • [PF-850] - Stopped folders not longer automatically start syncing
  • [PF-966] - Show notification if federated client login failed