PowerFolder Server 14 SP3

  • Release Date: Apr 2019
  • Build Number: 14.3.5
  • Type: Hotfix


Upgrade Information

  • Please read the complete Release Notes before upgrading.
  • Please follow the regular upgrade documentation for Windows or Linux
  • Upgrading any previous version is possible. It is recommended to update from version 11.7.
  • Cluster: Running different versions on the servers in the cluster is supported but limited to version >= 14.2.13
  • Very important:
    • If you experience problems with your database connection after start please ensure the following parameters are correctly migrated in your PowerFolder.config file:
      • hibernate.c3p0.acquire_increment=5

      • hibernate.c3p0.idle_test_period=60

      • hibernate.c3p0.max_size=(value of old entry database.connections.max)
      • hibernate.c3p0.min_size=1
      • hibernate.c3p0.timeout=300
      • hibernate.cache.provider_class=de.dal33t.powerfolder.CAA
      • hibernate.cache.use_query_cache=false
      • hibernate.cache.use_second_level_cache=true
      • hibernate.connection.driver_class=org.h2.Driver
      • hibernate.connection.password=(Your database userpassword)
      • hibernate.connection.provider_class=org.hibernate.connection.C3P0ConnectionProvider
      • hibernate.connection.release_mode=after_transaction
      • hibernate.connection.url=(Your database connection URL)
      • hibernate.connection.username=(Your database username)
      • hibernate.current_session_context_class=thread
      • hibernate.format_sql=false

      • hibernate.show_sql=false

Downgrade information (optional)

  • In case a downgrade to a previous version is necessary:
    • For a downgrade you have to review our downgrade documentation since version 14.2 is not downgrade compatible by default.
    • Simply replace the PowerFolder-Server.jar file with that from the previous version you would like to run.
    • Please keep in mind to insert your old branding.
  • Log messages due to the higher schema version of database can be ignored:
    • [DatabaseMigrator]: Database layout version is newer than expected.


  • [PFS-3198] - Editing accounts in web frontend can result in deleted permissions on folders and organizations


  • [PFS-3239] - Abort recursive folder replication for layer depth greater 10

  • Release Date: Apr 2019
  • Build Number: 14.3.3
  • Type: Service Pack


  • [PFS-3184] - File upload broken in upload forms

  • Release Date: Mar 2019
  • Build Number: 14.3.0
  • Type: Service Pack


  • [PFS-2580] - Filenames containing umlauts are not uploaded via web correctly
  • [PFS-2592] - Files in directories containing whitespace in name are not available
  • [PFS-2955] - Upload links not working any longer
  • [PFS-3030] - Only one pending invitation is shown in permissions list
  • [PFS-3034] - Proxy accounts can get edited again in v14
  • [PFS-3149] - Creating new database not possible on MS SQL Server 2012 and 2014
  • [PFS-3157] - Drag and drop upload doesn't handle special characters in sub-directory names right
  • [PFS-3159] - Users added via invite cannot activate their accounts
  • [PFS-3163] - XSS security issue at file uploads
  • [PFS-3182] - Recycle bin doesn't show deleted files
  • [PFS-3190] - Avatar upload dialog does not respond to user input
  • [PFS-3203] - Upload is not possible via file links


  • [PFS-3055] - Handle federated invite for SAML users, not existing in database
  • [PFS-3093] - Files in shared federated folders cannot be opened in ONLYOFFICE


  • [PFS-2959] - Show accept invitation dialog when clicking on folder link
  • [PFS-3051] - Hide "Stay logged in" on federated login page.
  • [PFS-3056] - Delete pending invitations if federated account is deleted
  • [PFS-3192] - Analyze c3p0 blocking threads
  • [PFS-3195] - Move hibernate.cfg and c3p0.properties entries to config file