Zimbra Suite Plus/Changelog




Zimbra Suite Plus - Changelog

Product Information

Latest Version:

Zimbra Suite Plus
2.6.2

Release Date:

Zimbra Suite Plus
January 18th, 2018

Changelog

Version 2.6.2

General

  • This release is fully compatible with Zimbra 8.8.6.
  • This is a bugfix release, upgrading is highly suggested.

Backup+

  • Fixed an error in the CoherencyCheck operation which caused objects to be treated as corrupted when their parent directory was not in the backup.

Mobile+

  • "conv" type folders are now supported
  • Improved error handling when the parsing of a badly formatted date fails
  • Fixed a bug affecting Android devices that caused Invitations to be sent without proper organizer data
  • X-Originating-IP header for Active sync emails now complies to the zimbraSmtpSendAddOriginatingIP setting
  • When the organizer edits appointment from a mobile device all attendees' status is now reset to "awaiting response"
  • Added a workaround to properly handle broken emails with bad root Content-Transfer-Encoding
  • The mobile ping logic has been improved to avoid the current ping to fail when a calendar item gets deleted during the synchronization
  • Inline attachments from original message on SmartReply action are now included
  • The "completed" flag is now properly handled (synchronize as complete on other active sync devices, remove flag on Zimbra)

HSM+

  • Fixed an issue that could cause the scheduled "Apply HSM" option to fail when Zextras Backup is not licensed
  • Fixed a bug in the deletion of s3 stores from web ui and CLI

Admin+

  • Hooray, no bugs here!

Version 2.6.1

General

  • The doMailboxMove command has undergone significant changes. Namely, he source mailbox is not deleted from the source server after the move anymore and remains dormant.
    • Two new CLI commands have been added to respectively show and delete "leftover" mailboxes (see below).

Backup

  • Fixed a server configuration backup issue that could cause the operation to crash when parsing unexpected files.
  • Fixed an issue that could cause a "NullPointer Exception" error when dealing with "searchFolder" items.

Mobile

  • Recurring appointments based on the "N-th day of the month" are now supported.
  • Several behaviours and actions regarding Shared Folders have been normalised and improved, now working as intended:
    • Creating a subfolder of remote folder works as expected
    • Moving a mountpoint's subfolder to the same mountpoint works as expected
    • Moving a mountpoint properly moves it in the local mailbox.
    • Moving a mountpoint's subfolder to another mountpoint (even on same mailbox) returns an error.
    • Renaming s mountpoint's subfolder works as expected.
    • Renaming a mountpoint properly renames the mountpoint in the local mailbox.
    • Deleting a mountpoint disables the mobile synchronization for that mountpoint.
    • Deleting a mountpoint's subfolder returns an error.
  • Fixed an issue that could cause item moves from a shared to a local folder to fail.
  • Fixed an issue that could prevent the deletion of a contact's image to fail.
  • Fixed an issue that could cause an unexpected behaviour when forwarding meeting invites.
  • Fixed an issue that could cause forwarded recurring meeting invitations to sync only the first meeting instance.
  • Fixed a workflow inconsistency that could prevent iOS 11 devices to be able to reply to emails.
  • Fixed an issue that could cause invitations to a single instance of a recurring appointment not to send the invitation email.
  • Several small issues and corner cases with a very low chance of affecting real-life environments have been fixed.

HSM

  • HSM+ is now forcibly disabled should a third-party storage manager be detected.
  • Moving a mailbox to another server won't delete the mailbox from the source server anymore.
    • Added the `getMovedMailboxes" command to show a list of "orphaned" moved mailboxes.
    • Added the `doPurgeMailbox` to remove "orphaned" moved mailboxes.

Admin

  • Autocomplete is now available when adding a COS in the "Edit Domain" dialog.
  • Several small issues and UI glitches with a very medium-to-low chance of affecting real-life environments have been fixed.

Version 2.6.0

New Features

  • The new "Mailbox Move" feature has been added to the HSM+ module, allowing to move mailboxes between servers in multiserver environments.
  • The "LDAP Backup" feature has been added to the SmartScan: at the end of the execution, all LDAP data and configuration will be backed up in the "server" directory of the backup path.

General

  • Starting from this release, new versions of Zimbra Suite Plus will only be compatible with Zimbra 8+.
  • Fixed a XSS vulnerability in the COS and Account view.
  • Improved the stability of the built-in configuration manager.
  • All communication between servers belonging to the same infrastructure are now both encrypted and authenticated.

Backup

  • Fixed an issue that could cause a blocking "Null Pointer Exception" when restoring shared items.
  • Fixed a bug that could cause the restore of folders shared through a distribution list to fail when doing incremental migrations.

Mobile

  • Any relevant UI element will now properly be blocked or hidden if the module is disabled.
  • The code for ICS-to-EAS conversion for recurring items has been rewritten to be much more reliable when dealing with badly formatted recurrences.
  • Items in EAS folders can now be moved to Local folders (only on clients that support this feature).
  • Fixed a bug that could cause Task and Calendar items not to be properly updated when the item contained HTML code.
  • Fixed a bug that could cause tasks created via SOAP API not to be synchronised.

HSM

  • It's now impossible to create any S3 volume if the proper S3 cache directory doesn't exist.
  • Fixed a glitch that could cause the "New" volume button to become unclickable.

Admin No changes here

Version 2.4.9

New Features

  • Zimbra Collaboration Suite 8.7.9 is now supported.
    • Due to its "non-GA" status, Zimbra Collaboration Suite 8.7.8 is not supported by Zimbra Suite Plus nor it will be in the future.

General

  • This is a "bugfix and compatibility" release.

Backup+

  • Fixed an issue with the "Server customizations backup" sub-operation: in case of an error, the wrong exception was displayed.

Mobile+

  • Fixed an issue that could cause iOS devices to ignore meeting changes until those are accepted.
  • Fixed an issue that could cause forwarding or replying to an email on mobile devices if the "include original message" option was selected on the client.

HSM+

  • Fixed a parsing issue for pdf document that could, in some very specific and hard to reproduce cases, to cause mailboxd OOM errors.
  • Fixed a possible deadlock that could happen when using an S3 bucket as a secondary volume.

Admin+

  • Fixed an issue that could cause an Admin+ operation to fail returning a "Generic Error: Remove Delegation Setting Operationfailed. Admin settings may be in an inconsistent state." error if the Zimbra Suite Plus Administration Zimlet was not properly installed.


Version 2.4.8

New Features

  • Zimbra Collaboration Suite 8.7.6 is now supported.

IMPORTANT INFORMATION FOR ZIMBRA 8.7.6 USERS

Zimbra 8.7.6 includes a technical preview of the Chat and Drive Zimbra component, powered by Zextras.

  • The ZAL version used by chat and drive has a known issue that has been solved in version 1.11.7+. To fix the issue, copy the zal.jar package from /opt/zimbra/lib/ext/zextras/ to /opt/zimbra/lib/ext/zimbradrive/ and /opt/zimbra/lib/ext/openchat/. Then, restart the mailboxd for the appropriate ZAL versions to be loaded.

General

  • This is a "bugfix and compatibility" release.

Mobile+

  • Fixed an issue that blocks synchronization from the webclient to iOS caused by wrong PARTSTAT(participant status).

Admin+

  • Fixed an issue that causes the Admin Migration operation to fail.

Version 2.4.7

New Features

  • Zimbra Collaboration Suite 8.7.5 is now supported.

Mobile

  • Fixed an issue that could cause some appointments not to be displayed as “accepted” on iOS if they have been accepted from web interface.

Version 2.4.6

New Features

  • Zimbra Collaboration Suite 8.7.4 is now supported.

General

  • This is a "bugfix and compatibility" release.
  • Fixed an issue that could cause the corruption of gzip files downloaded from a briefcase.

Backup

  • Fixed an issue which could cause restores to end abruptly when dealing with some large or complex items (such as recurring events with attachments and several edits)

Mobile Hooray, no fixes here!

HSM

  • Fixed a "Null Pointer Exception" error that could appear during the HSM Move.

Admin

  • Hooray, no fixes here!

Version 2.4.5

New Features

  • Zimbra Collaboration Suite 8.7.3 is now supported.

Backup

  • Fixed an issue which could prevent tags and buddies not to be properly restored.
  • Fixed a bug which caused the Delegated Admin status not to be restored during External Restores.

Mobile

  • Improved folder management code to avoid the synchronization to fail on accounts with a large number of folders (over 200).
  • Added a workaround to generate proper calendar invites when Outlook 203/2016 send an empty invitation.

HSM

  • Hooray, no fixes here!

Admin

  • Fixed a trivial bug which caused some rights not to be removed when revoking Delegated Admin rights from a user.
  • Added some missing group rights.

Version 2.4.4

General

  • Zimbra Collaboration Suite 8.7.2 is now supported.
  • Backup Plus's External Restore can now restore multiple accounts at the same time, improving restore speed by up to 4 times. This feature is only available via CLI through the "concurrent_accounts" parameter of the doExternalRestore command.
  • Access to configuration for core features, Mobile Plus on multistore infrastructures has been improved, especially when one of the mailboxd fails.
  • Administration Plus Zimlet: Fixed some drag&drop issues on Zimbra 8.7.x.
  • Fixed a bug that caused small UI issues in the Zimbra Suite Plus Administration Zimlet on multistore environments.
  • Fixed a bug that could cause the all modules in the Zimbra Suite Plus Administration Zimlet to be grayed out after adding a new mailboxd server to the infrastructure.
  • Fixed a bug which lead to unexcepted errors in SOAP which affects only 8.6.0p7 and 8.6.0p8.
  • Fixed a bug which prevented the user to use the Zimbra Suite Plus Account View or Zimbra Suite Plus COS View.

Backup

  • Improved RealTime Scanner's "slowdown" detection.
  • Signature Length and Maximum Number of Contacts will now be ignored when restoring an account.
  • Fixed an issue that wrongly caused some BLOBs to be reported as missing by the SmartScan if the doMoveBlobs Zimbra Suite Plus Powerstore operation was running during the SmartScan.
  • Fixed a bug that could cause Restore On New operations to fail if the "Apply HSM Policies" was selected and the current secondary volume was an S3 Volume.
  • Fixed a bug that could cause tag colors not to be properly restored.
  • Changed the way skipped items are counted on restore logs/notifications to avoid reporting as skipped a restored folder which contains an item whose itemID is lower than the folder's itemID itself.

Mobile

  • Fixed a bug that could cause "Nine for Android" clients not to properly sync calendars.
  • Added several information to the output of the "getDeviceInfo" CLI command.
  • Fixed a bug which prevented the user to update appointments created via CalDav, from mobile devices.

Powerstore

  • Fixed a bug which could cause to use incorrect encoding in html email previews.

Admin

  • Fixed a bug which could cause a Delegated Admin to be unable to delete mailboxes on multistore environments if the target mailbox was hosted on a different server than the the one the DA was logged into.

Version 2.4.2

New Features

  • Zimbra Collaboration Suite 8.7.1 is now supported.

Version 2.4.1

New Features

  • Official support for Dell-EMC's ECS storage (S3 compatible)

General

  • Uninstalling Zimbra Suite Plus now undeploys the Client Zimlet as well.

Backup Plus

  • Fixed a bug that could cause an External Restore to fail with a "no such domain" error.
  • Fixed a bug that could cause the "getItem" CLI command to fail when using a target different from the current Backup Path.
  • Fixed a bug that could cause tags not to be properly restored when importing a Zimbra 7.x dataset into Zimbra 8.x.
  • Logging has been improved to reduce backup messages on the mailbox.log file when deleting a mailbox.
  • Operation queue improvement: if a Restore on New Account is running, subsequent operations of the same type with the same source won't be queued anymore.

Mobile Plus

  • Added several server-side workarounds for calendar issues affecting the stock client in iOS 10.x.
  • Added a server-side workaround to solve some clients' issues with appointment forwarding.
  • Fixed an issue that could cause a timezone error when creating appointments from an EAS client.
  • Fixed a bug that could cause emails sent through Zimbra Mobile+ to have a broken message preview in the Zimbra Web Client.

HSM Plus

  • Fixed a logic loophole that caused HSM Plus to override Zimbra's default storage classes even when the module was unlicensed/disabled. This caused issues with the "zmhsm", "zmblobchk" and "zmmboxmove" commands, now those commands work properly if HSM+ is unlicensed or disabled, while if the module is licensed and enabled you can use the HSM+ equivalents, "zxsuite hsm doMoveBlobs" and "zxsuite hsm doCheckBlobs".
  • Fixed a bug that caused some items not to be properly deleted from an S3 bucket when a mailbox was deleted.
  • Fixed a bug that could cause the Volume Deduplication operation not to detect and delete all duplicate files.
  • Several UI fixes and input santitization.
  • The behaviour of all HSM+ CLI commands has been standardized and now volume names can be used everywhere instead of volumeIDs.
  • All HSM+ operations now properly support dumpster folders.
  • The "Compression Threshold" value can now be set to "0".
  • The S3 caching engine has been optimized to remove a delay that was briefly affecting performances right after lowering the cache value.

Admin Plus

  • Fixed a bug that could cause an error when setting a quota value to "Unlimited" in Delegated Admins and Domain Limits.
  • Delegated admins can now see Alias Domain information for the domains they manage.


Version 2.4.0

Zimbra Suite Plus

General

  • Nailgun has been removed, now the Zimbra Suite Plus CLI uses a custom built engine which is way faster and more responsive.
    • The "--offline" option is being refactored, thus it has been removed and will be added back when the refactoring is completed.
  • Several wizards have been expanded and improved by adding an additional step at the beginning that fully explains the operation's functioning and options.
  • Licensing Notice: any license created on or after September 8th 2016 is only compatible with Zimbra Suite Plus 2.4.0 and higher.

Zimbra Backup Plus

  • Noticeable performance improvements in the RealTime Scanner and External Backup features.
  • Concurrency has been improved, allowing more backup operations to run together.
  • Fixed a bug that caused a licensing error to appear when trying to add a new account on a limited domain when the limit has been reached, now the appropriate error is shown.

Zimbra Mobile Plus

  • Free/busy support extended to any mobile client that supports this feature (ResolveRecipient Exchange ActiveSync command).
  • Expanded the workaround for the incorrect date displayed by emails sent from Yahoo to include more cases.
  • Fixed a bug that could cause synchronization issues if one or more address books under the "Email Contacts" folders exist.

Zimbra HSM Plus

  • S3 support: now Secondary volumes can be hosted on Amazon S3 buckets.
  • Attachment indexing.
  • Noticeable performance improvements in any operation that moves BLOBs (HSM and Volume to Volume move)
  • Changed the write error threshold to a percentage value (5%) instead of a fixed value.

Zimbra Admin Plus

  • The Zimbra Admin Plus module can now be used on Zimbra Network Edition 8.6 and higher instead of Zimbra's own ACL management system.
  • New distributed configuration backend to heavily reduce the response time of the module.

Version 2.2.5

Zimbra Suite Plus

General

  • This is the first stable Zimbra Suite Plus release compatible with Zimbra Collaboration 8.7.0. Yaaaaay!
  • Fixed a bug that could cause "wrong target" error to appear several times in the log when a node when a node isn't reachable for more than a minute.
  • Improved proxying recovery when a mailboxd server goes down in a 5-10+ mailboxd environment, now Zimbra Suite Plus will take less time to detect the server when it comes back up.

Zimbra Backup Plus

  • Fixed a UI bug that caused the wrong date to be displayed in "Restore on New Account" and "Undelete" wizards when the "Use least date available" option was selected.
  • Fixed a bug that could cause tags with numeric names not to be properly imported when migrating from Zimbra 7.x to Zimbra 8.x

Zimbra Mobile Plus

  • Fixed a harmless bug that could cause "ping" command responses to have duplicate http headers.
  • Added a workaround for an Outlook 2013/2016 issue that could cause calendar items to "flicker" (vanish and re-appear randomly) in the main Calendar window.
  • Added a workaround for an iOS issue that could cause sent emails to include an empty "Text/Plain" section before the actual content.
  • Added a workaround to make sure that emails with bad encoding are synchronized and displayed in Android and WP10.
  • Added a workaround to avoid an issue with dates reported on emails sent by Yahoo addresses and synchronized with Outlook 2013/2016.
  • Added a workaround to make sure that emails containing only an attachment (no other mime sections) are synchronized and displayed properly in Android.
  • Added a workaround to an incorrect behaviour of Microsoft Outlook which sends emails encoded with the gb2312 charset containing characters from the gb18030, which are now properly displayed.
  • Added a workaround to avoid the creation of "no duration" appointments (same Start and End date/time) to avoid issues in the Zimbra WebClient and in some EAS implementations.

Zimbra HSM Plus

  • Added a default value of 4096 bytes to the "Compression Threshold" valule in "New Volume" GUI.

Zimbra Admin Plus

  • Hooray, no fixes here!

Zimbra Suite Migration Tool

  • This is the first stable Zimbra Suite Migration Tool release compatible with Zimbra Collaboration 8.7.0.

Zimbra Suite Plus

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Latest Version: 2.6.2

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