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A change in the availability of Zarafa MAPI client

May 4, 2015 by Suyi  

Hi community,

Last week Felix already posted a blog about the important role of you, the community, in Zarafa's new business model. In the blog post we announced that we want to make a clear distinction between closed and open source software. The open source software can be downloaded from our community hub. In this follow-up post you can read what will change for the community regarding the download of the Zarafa MAPI client and zarafa-licensed.

How does this change impact downloads of... Read full post

How to order Zarafa for Home

May 4, 2015 by Suyi  

As mentioned in this blog post, Zarafa for Home is now available in our portal web shop. Here you can register as a customer and order the Zarafa for home package.

If you order today you will have (like all Zarafa customers) the option to renew for another year. This would give you access to the download and maintenance updates of the MAPI client until 1 May 2017.

To order it for free follow these steps:

Register on our portal here (of course you can skip this if you already have a... Read full post

New zarafa-clients available

April 17, 2015 by Suyi  

Hi community,
Hereby an update for the zarafa-client which restores the collaboration feature.
On Tuesday Microsoft updated their Outlook 2010 and Outlook 2013 which broke our collaboration features. With this new client, we restore this feature. 
you can download the new client via the following link:
7.2 https://download.zarafa.com/community/final/7.2/7.2.0-48204/windows/
7.1 https://download.zarafa.com/community/final/7.1/7.1.12-48726/windows/
-Suyi
 

ZCP 7.1.12 Final

April 7, 2015 by Suyi  

Hi Community,Today we are happy to release 7.1.12 final. This latest minor ZCP update contains two major improvements and several other bug fixes.We have received some reports from our partners and customers which were related to the LDAP plugin. This segmentation fault was caused during the initialization phase and has been addressed in the first beta already.Second improvement which we introduced with the second beta is adding support for configurable SSL ciphers. This allows administrators... Read full post

Updated Zarafa-clients (SSL updated & restore collaboration features)

March 27, 2015 by Suyi  

Hi all,
 
Last Friday we have released a first version of patched Zarafa clients for ZCP 7.1. We have received tremendous amount of feedback from the community and partners. Luckily, only a few of you reported some minor issues. We have sorted out those issues and we are now ready to release the final version of these clients.
 
The patched clients will restore the advanced collaboration features. We also took the opportunity to address several vulnerabilities by updating our SSL... Read full post

7.1.12 beta2 available!

March 20, 2015 by Suyi  

Hi community,
 Today we would like to publish BETA2 of ZCP 7.1.12. Main topics are SSL and patched Outlook clients.
 
 “Hey you, Zarafa administrator, here are some more SSL configuration options!”
 
 The main focus of this release is to add configurable SSL ciphers. This allows administrators to configure ZCP components to fully leverage enterprise security configurations specified with the new SSL settings.
 As the ciphers are depended on the... Read full post

updated zarafa-clients (11 march 2015)

March 11, 2015 by Suyi  

Hi Community,Today we had planned to release our new zarafa-clients. This patchwas intended for users who were deploying the client via thezarafa-updater. But Microsoft unfortunately released another updatewhich breaks our compatibility with Outlook 2013 :-(. We’re nowlooking into this issue because our automated patching tool was notable to restore the advance collaboration features.Which users willbe affected?Only users with thelatest Outlook 2013 updates installed are affected. You... Read full post

Patched Zarafa clients for latest OL10/13 updates (OEM and C2R)

February 20, 2015 by Suyi  

Hi everyone,Over the last weeks, we have been dedicated to delivering updated clients for Microsoft Outlook 2010 and Outlook 2013. Mainly because our automated Outlook patch mechanism was not successful in patching the client directly. We’ll elaborate more on that later in this post.Once we received a notification about broken clients, we’ve started our patching manually. First it seemed that we managed to restore the compatibility within a few moments. However, as you may have... Read full post

Statement Outlook 2010 and Outlook 2013 update (KB2956128)

February 19, 2015 by Suyi  

Dear community members, partners and friends, Last week Microsoft updated Outlook 2010 and Outlook 2013 and this breaks the compatibility features in ZCP. Normally we are capable of addressing this issue the same day but this time we entered a whole new challenge. What makes it so challenging?Currently we are experiencing crashes on mainly Windows 7 systems after we have applied our patches. We are still in the phase of debugging this issue.  Which versions are affected?From... Read full post

Grab your ZCP 7.2 BETA2!

February 10, 2015 by Suyi  

Dear community members,Today we would like to make BETA2 of ZCP 7.2 available to the public. The highlights of this release are:1. Support for additional SSL settings. These allow administrators to secure their environment to their needs.2. We upgraded many of our libraries like gSOAP, libical and gperftools. 3. We have introduced improvements in our search backend (named ‘Zarafa Search Plus’). The speed of the incremental index process benefits from... Read full post