Release history - 3.2.x

  • added support for S/MIME mail encryption,decryption,signing and verification
  • DeskNow can act as full Certification Authority and generate CA certificates and personal certificates for users.
  • faster email folder navigation and refreshes using AJAX
  • mail move via drag&drop (IE only)
  • new "traffic control" section for mail administration - limits on maximum number of messages per day, hour, user, max recipients per connection, etc.
  • new security report to get an auditing overview of a domain - with all users, classes, group memberships, shares, permissions, etc.
  • added support for Postfix style SMTP filtering. DeskNow can now use any SMTP-based mail filter/archiver that is designed for Postfix
  • archive bcc copy also created for global and local aliased addresses, and any address/account used for SMTP authentication
  • added option to consider messages containing inline images larger than a certain size as spam (unless whitelisted)
  • added security option to block logins from an IP address after a certain number of failed login attempts
  • added cfg setting for AD and LDAP authentication to enable autocreation ony if the account contains specific LDAP attributes (ex member of a group)
  • added cfg setting for AD and LDAP authentication to enable autocreation of mail aliases from account attributes
  • automatic detection and elimination of mail duplicates when importing from external IMAP accounts
  • added link to zip and download all attachments in one operation
  • added links to zip and download files and folders
  • new preference option to set default reminder for new events
  • it is possible to search on more fields when picking recipients for new emails
  • changes to SMTP Forwarding settings are reflected immediately without requiring a restart
  • more flexible filter conditions: and, or, not
  • added option 'Always' to filter conditions
  • added action 'Do not check for spam' to filter actions
  • added option to enable/disable external authentication for specific domain(s)
  • added support for rfc2231 attachment encoding used in Mozilla Thunderbird for accented characters in attachment names
  • added print support for individual tasks and events
  • Java 1.5.0 or later is now required to run DeskNow
  • for email encryption and signing, Linux/Unix users must install unlimited-strength encryption policy files ( see knowledge base article ). This is not necessary if you installed DeskNow using the Windows installer.
  • added Turkish language
  • added audit logging for DirectFiles access
  • changed api command to import mail from mbox files
  • added 'create user class' API command
  • added 'delete community' API command
  • added 'enable autoresponder' API command
  • added 'disable autoresponder' API command
  • added import/export commands for whitelists
  • added 'friendly domains' concept. This makes it possible to allow sharing across a group of domains, without allowing cross-domain sharing across the board. This feature requires an ASP license.
  • fixed problem occurring in a mail filter moving an email to a subfolder of a folder linked to a shared object
  • workaround for database memory leaks in SQL Server when using some versions of the JDBC driver for SQL Server
  • the admin API does not report an error when trying to delete a user/community/domain that did not exist

Change log

3.2.17

  • fixed possible error when replying to email using certain FireFox versions
  • minor bugfixes and performance improvements

3.2.16

  • minor bugfixes and performance improvements
  • fixed undisclosed security vulnerability

3.2.15

  • fixed incompatibility with Apple iCal and recurring events
  • fixed import of .ics files using Unicode encoding
  • fixed rare issue with external POP3 fetching of large email messages
  • db performance improvements with extra indexes
  • compatibility with MySQL 5.5
  • fixed undisclosed security vulnerability
  • other minor bugfixes and improvements

3.2.14

  • added support for autosaving of emails while editing (must be enabled in Administration/Mail/Webmail)
  • PocketPC interface shows tasks and events only for selected calendars
  • fixed rare syncml event duplication case with long description fields
  • improved storage of cfg files to avoid concurrency problems when used in clusters
  • fixed incompatibilities with recent versions of Apache Tomcat
  • added workaround for MySQL db driver when working with MySQL in strict mode and storing Unicode characters
  • reminder for yearly recurring events now displays year of current reoccurrence
  • optional switch to use TLS encryption when connecting to remote SMTP servers
  • minor bugfixes

3.2.13

  • fixed UI problem with tabs and FireFox 3
  • recurring monthy events now occur on the last day of the month if the original date was greater
  • added support for sync date ranges in SyncML . Some devices use a non-standard extension to sync events only in a limited time range. DeskNow now supports this as well.
  • size of saved drafts is correctly shown
  • fixed compatibility issue with some emails accessed via IMAP on WM6 devices.
  • upgraded SQL syntax for compatibility with PostgreSQL 8.3.3
  • solved navigation issues experienced in some cases during mail search when using SQL Server
  • speed improvements with IMAP when using particular mail clients
  • fixed routing inconsistencies when mixing fixed SMTP forwarding rule with per-domain SMTP forwarding rules
  • rich text editing now supports Google Chrome
  • Java 1.5.0 or later is now required to run DeskNow

3.2.12

  • added support for AVG 8
  • fixed incompatibility with Thunderbird IMAP client when using search conditions in logic OR
  • fixed incompatibility with Windows Mobile 6 IMAP client in displaying attachments on some mail messages
  • added workarond for incompatibility with Pidgin IM client
  • fixed issue occurring when admin forces a share onto users that have already a folder/calendar with the same name
  • fixed issue that could potentially trigger internal bounce messages as spam with spoofed address
  • fixed issue with importing of public holiday icals from some providers
  • fixed configuration typo that prevented the Reverse DNS check to be enabled
  • fixed issue with iTip notification of event cancelations for non-recurring events
  • fixed undisclosed security vulnerability

3.2.11

  • prevented cpu slowdown in mail processing when decoding some malformed mime messages
  • fixed problem in PocketPc interface in displaying month calendar
  • added cfg option to not remove links to shared file folders when the file system reports they're no longer present. Solves rare problems occurring when using unreliable NFS as underlying filesystem
  • added blocking of bounce emails (or fake bounce emails) sent to private mailing lists
  • fixed javascript speed issue when organizing meetings with many (>15) attendees
  • fixed issue occurring with full-text search using Thunderbird as IMAP client.
  • fixed issue receiving messages with empty body occurring on Linux/Unix servers
  • fixed issue using user's mail address from SMTP MAIL FROM command when sending an email previously saved as draft (the correct mail identity was not being used)
  • fixed issue when adding mail footers to outgoing mails sent with old Apple Mail clients, which had incorrect headers if the message contained attachments with spaces in their names
  • fixed bug in ical export of events with a particular recurrency rule (last x day of the y month of every year)
  • added workaround for correctly decoding S/MIME messages sent with Groupwise 7
  • improved decoding of some types of malformed messages
  • resource bookings are always delivered locally regardless of mail forwarding rules

3.2.10

  • fixed error when trying to edit a contact immediately after saving it in a subfolders from an email
  • fixed login error for some accounts after admin had renamed the name of a share that was forced on accounts.
  • fixed incorrect unread email count under some circumstances when using shared mail folders with separated reading information
  • implemented support for optional charset parameter in IMAP search command
  • added sorting for share listing to simplify access with many shares available
  • global whitelisting: now the whitelist of the superadministrator is checked for all users in all domains
  • improved XSS script blocking in emails
  • improved anti-address spoofing measures
  • support for new daylight saving rules for New Zealand
  • fixed issue with autoresponder not firing depending on the order of mail identities set for the account, in combination with 'no mailing list' exception option set in the autoresponder
  • added support for BlackBerry's mail priority header

3.2.9

  • last login time can now be tracked also for POP3, SMTP (when using authentication) and IMAP access. This can be enabled in Administration/Security if desired.
  • solved problem with SQL Server when navigating through multiple pages of search results, the sorting could be inconsistent resulting in confusing numbering
  • updated german translation
  • fixed error occurring when downloading the source of an email message that had been digitally signed
  • fixed problem preventing the export of S/MIME certificates when using some versions of Internet Explorer
  • added options in AD and LDAP authentication that allow to filter custom queries based on attributes in the ldap schema. This allows greater control in mapping ldap user groups to DeskNow communities, especially from Mac OS X
  • su-like login now works also for SMTP, POP3, IMAP authentication
  • added setting NumFileUploadFields in Web.cfg to set how many files can be uploaded in a single operation (default is 5)
  • fixed false positive in whitelist when an empty (invalid) address was checked

3.2.8

  • added api command to delete contacts and contact folders
  • added export of mailing lists
  • added workaround to corectly display multiline fields in Sunbird and iCal when connecting to published calendars
  • deleting a meeting occurring in the past does no longer trigger an iCal cancel/decline email
  • the list of blacklisted IP addresses is now sorted alphabetically for easier administration
  • fixed truncation problem when using reply-to-all for emails that contained spurious carriage return characters in their email addresses
  • fixed iCal decoding problem in some invitations received from Lotus Notes
  • fixed content filtering problem on incoming condition with mail not sent from particular address matches with wildcards
  • added option to enable automatic guessing of headers charset for incorrectly encoded emails produced by some mail clients (especially for East Asian languages).
  • added preset command line for AVG Antivirus for Linux
  • added preset command line for clamdscan for Linux
  • added audit logging when users create or update shares
  • fixed syntax to create external pop3 accounts via administration http api
  • added default command line for McAfee VirusScan for Linux
  • fixed possible error preventing deletion of domain resources

3.2.7

  • improved tree refresh performance on Internet Explorer - slowness was noticeable with several hundreds mail folders
  • improved detecting of IP addresses in Received mail headers, avoid false matches caused by some software version numbers
  • added backup of ssl certificates and domain custom logos when backing up 'configuration files'
  • improved compatibility with IMAP email client for Windows Mobile 5 devices on some mime multipart messages
  • improved support of rfc2231 for decoding attachments with very long filenames and accented characters, as encoded by Mozilla Thunderbird
  • improved handling of email messages containing multiple attachments with the same name. Now all attachments can be accessed individually
  • improved detection of mouse click in address autocomplete box when the click was 'slow'
  • added preferences to set default font family, color and size for HTML emails
  • upgraded Java release to 1.5.0_11 , solves DST issues for Canada timezones
  • fixed problem occurring on IE: when double-clicking an email to open it, if some text was selected during the double click and then the email deleted, all page text would be selected
  • fixed rare problem that could occur when sending emails with attachments and saving copy to sent items was disabled
  • when recalculating the disk usage of an user or domain, if the usage is over the quota the process is not stopped, but the problem logged in log.Admin and log.Security instead
  • added workaround to improve IM compatibility with Trillian 3.1 Pro
  • added workaround for Windows Vista blocking the download of certain file types from DirectFiles
  • fixed caching problem for the security report, that could list the old user class for an account after a recent change
  • added display of an account's timezone in the security report
  • added alphabetical sorting of attachments during mail composition

3.2.6

  • fixed problem causing incorrect sorting by disk usage in the list of virtual domains
  • improved handling of file moves from local to NFS filesystem under Linux (in some cases, these move operations could fail)
  • solved 'connection closed' problem during LDAP authentication with some LDAP servers
  • forced the default delivery timeout setting to 60 seconds (it was 30), to avoid read timeout errors with servers that use slow response times to discourage spammers
  • fixed slight misalignment of rows in event attendees table that was noticeable with many attendees
  • fixed border coloring of calendar events when printing a calendar in day view on IE
  • added workaround for bug in FireFox 2.0 not recognising applications associations when downloading files with uppercase extension
  • improved compatibility with IMAP email client for Windows Mobile 5 devices on some mime multipart messages
  • added file icons for OpenOffice file types

3.2.5

  • fixed problem sending encrypted/digitally signed emails when using plaintext mode only and no footer
  • fixed problem when replying to emails if HTMLEditor was disabled
  • fixed default list size in mailing list, now the value set in the user preferences is used
  • fixed problem in changing column sorting for 'Size' column in mail listings
  • added some missing sentences to translation files so that they can be translated in different languages
  • fixed problem in listing user groups in a security report generated for a virtual domain when accessing it through virtual domains/properties by the super-administrator
  • the email move menu is now automatically closed when the user clicks on destination folder
  • added option to enable secondary SMTP Incoming port to assist firewalled mail clients
  • after an email is deleted, the next one available is automatically displayed

3.2.4

  • removed relay.ordb.org from list of DNSBL services, since the service is no longer available
  • disk usage alert for domain disk usage sent to both domain administrator and super administrator
  • fixed intermittent problem in setting the correct default timezone when a new account is created after the default system timezone was changed in the configuration files
  • added several Canadian timezone definitions for ical import/export
  • removed duplicates (if occurring due to multiple contacts with same address) in address autocomplete box
  • fixed potential problem in migrating the database from old McKoi format
  • 'No items to show' is now shown again for empty mail folders
  • .vcs attachments can now be opened as normal events
  • fixed translation error that prevented the integrated messenger from running when using the Greek language
  • fixed problem in displaying a contact details after searching in a large folder

3.2.3

  • fixed ui problem preventing moving mail folders to the root folder
  • fixed problem not saving trial expiration date when creating a new account, but only when updating it
  • fixed problem in upgrading using SQL Server 200/2005
  • fixed problem changing folder properties for a system mail folder if the language used is not English
  • improved ajax performance of mail listings
  • fixed problem occurring when changing password of an account and setting it to 'must change password' state at the same time
  • fixed problem in Apple Safari not reporting the original subject when replying to an email

3.2.2

  • minor bugfixes. First GA release

3.2.1

  • fixed problem in security report occurring when a mailing list contained an address without @domain
  • fixed problem in SMTP service allowing to bypass DNSBL blacklisting
  • invalid username/password message shown when user tries to login in non-existing domain
  • task status notification is sent to organizer even when assignee mark the task as completed from the task list
  • fixed problem creating domains when the license is not an ASP license
  • email event reminders now sent to the email address specified by the user, not just the user's default email address
  • fixed problem preventing blocking of a resource from admin account
  • fixed problem showing attendee icon instead of resource icon for a resource when re-opening a meeting invitation
  • imporoved SyncML duplicate detection
  • added option to change greeting banner software name for SMTP, IMAP, POP3
  • improved configuration change propagation in clusters

3.2

  • initial public release of the series