PowerFolder Server 14 SP11

  • Release Date: December 2019
  • Build Number: 14.11.100
  • Type: Service Pack Release

(lightbulb) All production builds are starting from X.Y.100* and development builds (not for productive use) are starting from X.Y.1 - 100

* (Where X=Major software version and Y=Service pack number)

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.
  • (info) New Function for Support Packages in Cluster: Pressing the support package button will trigger support package on every node in the cluster. It is only necessary to send one SINGLE link to support instead of one link per server.
  • Additional Nginx configuration parameters for larger upload (>2GB) have been documented in our Wiki.
  • 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

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-3434] - Federation account merge process now executed in background during login
  • [PFS-3442] - Database connection problems in the DB-Cluster on startup
  • [PFS-3385] - Replace auto complete from IdP Selection with drop-down box
  • [PFS-3384] - WebDAV navigation on the web leading to HTTP 500
  • [PFS-3431] - Inherit organization from sender of invitation when creating new invited accoun
  • [PFS-3441] - Pass correct username to ONLYOFFICE document editing
  • [PFS-3450] - Server Admin is allowed to delete folders via API even if access to user folders is denied 
  • [PFS-3451] - Deleting an organization now also deletes all folder data
  • [PFS-3452] - Admin Folder scan should immediately scan folder contents from file system
  • [PFS-3453] - Include reseller information in organization report 
  • [PFS-3455] - Improve creation and structure of support packages. Create a single package per cluster 
  • [PF-1791] - Optimized profiling, prevent waits on heavy load systems 


  • [PFS-3390] - Upload of many folders and files together is not reliable 
  • [PFS-3438] - "+" character is replaced by space after uploading of files
  • [PFS-3430] - API-Merge results in the loss of permissions in the user account
  • [PFS-3436] - Account merge API causes duplicate invitations in the database
  • [PFS-3437] - Account API and syncLDAP in v14 is not working
  • [PFS-3449] - Long intervals during uploading large amount of files
  • [PFS-3252] - WebDAV shows no folder content when empty spaces are in folder name
  • [PFS-2852] - Cut and paste of files between folders is not working
  • [PFS-3413] - User with 0 KB quota is unable to upload data using "+" tab in a shared folder with R/W rights