PowerFolder Server 15 SP3

  • Release Date: June 2020
  • Build Number: 15.3.104
  • Type: Hotfix Release

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.
  • If you face the error message java.lang.IllegalStateException: Problem reading database configuration. org.hibernate.HibernateException: Dialect class not found: de.dal33t.powerfolder.A.L.C.B in the logs, please stop thee service, remove the line hibernate.dialect=de.dal33t.powerfolder.A.L.C.B from your Server Configuration File and start the service again.
  • Cluster: Running different versions on the servers in the cluster is supported but limited to version >= 14.3.5
  • We have provided OpenJDK 14 in PFS v15.3.X. Customers who usually replace only PowerFolder-Server.jar should replace the jre64 folder in the installation path of PowerFolder-Server from the Installation tar.gz file.

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.

Documentation

  • PowerFolder API DOCs have been updated and versioned: For all the information about latest API-Calls please visit our API-Documentation.
  • From PowerFolder Server v15.1 the MSI-Client x64 can be directly downloaded from the homepage under clients-tab. Server admin can set the link for that in the admin dashboard> preferences > customizations > download URLs > Windows MSI client URL > path
  • All production builds are starting from X.Y.100* and development builds (not for productive use) are starting from X.Y.1 - 99. * (Where X=Major software version and Y=Service pack number)

Changes

  • PFS-3616 - Occasionally folders show up empty in the web for a short period



  • Release Date: May 2020
  • Build Number: 15.3.103
  • Type: Internal Release

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Changes

  • PFS-3618 - Improve handling of mySQL deadlock exceptions



  • Release Date: May 2020
  • Build Number: 15.3.102
  • Type: Internal Release

Changes

  • PFS-3586 - Storage balancing cluster logic



  • Release Date: May 2020
  • Build Number: 15.3.101
  • Type: Hotfix Release

Download Links 

Changes

  • PFS-3617 - Logging improvements. Removes "Connection closed to Member 'SEVEROFCLUSTER'"



  • Release Date: May 2020
  • Build Number: 15.3.100
  • Type: Service Pack Release

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Documentation

  • New log entry which can be ignored: WARN [EncryptedSocketConnectionHandler]: Connection closed to Member 'SEVEROFCLUSTER'

Changes

  • PFS-3574 - Change folder base path in web: Folders API: Set basepath
  • PFS-3408 - Block rename of documents while editing 
  • PFS-3487 - Documents containing "plus" in name are replaced by new files having a "space" in name 
  • PFS-3609 - Fixes race condition causing SQL exception during Folder operation through client. Avoid stale FolderSettings 
  • PFS-3540 - Restrict auto-complete of accounts when editing groups 
  • PFS-3566 - Improve LDAP account data sync on invite and login 
  • PFS-3556 - Upgrade Server to OpenJDK 14 
  • PFS-3572 - Self-balancing and high-availability backend data replication with local storages 
  • PFS-3257 - Groups can't get invited via share dialogue 
  • PFS-3502 - Searching folder is not possible when folder list contain a folder with numbers in name 
  • PFS-3460 - Searching accounts is not possible for the usernames containing only numbers 
  • PFS-3402 - Folder navigation got lost after refreshing the browser 
  • PFC-3265 - Optimize visibility of empty directories in multi-storage cluster 
  • PFS-3577 - .csv and .txt files should be created and opened with ONLYOFFICE in web 
  • PFS-3575 - Web-Search: Should support search for IDs 
  • PFS-3532 - Files in the news are now clickable and the user can open/download them 
  • PFS-3495 - Accounts.getALL API is not working for more than 1000 accounts 
  • PFS-3581 - Avoid database exception on parallel requests during federation setup 
  • PFS-3591 - Reduce average number of SQL queries/second. Reduce database usage 20%+ 
  • PFS-3592 - Avoid/Remove unused FolderSettings entries after deleting a folder 
  • PFS-3595 - Windows: Fix NPE on Folder unmount if desktoputil.dll could not be loaded 
  • PFS-3596 - Include number of warnings and severe messages in debug report 
  • PFS-3601 - Ignore broken LDAP config. Avoid java.lang.IllegalArgumentException: LDAP Search filter expression does not contain placeholder for username ($username) 
  • PFS-3610 - Hide "Manage" in context menu for files 
  • PFS-3611 - Org and Group editor should block "Save" until all tabs are loaded 
  • PFS-3612 - Groups created by members are not assigned to organization 
  • PFS-3613 - Delete invitations to email of LDAP account when account is deleted 
  • PF-1799 - Update apidoc.powerfolder.com