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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

Minor update for WebApp: 2.0.1

February 6, 2015 by Suyi  

Good afternoon everyone,This minor updates fixes issue WA-7510. This issue can cause a high load on the server. It will only arise when you did not install any plugins. In that case, WebApp will constantly search for plugins, causing the high server load.It goes without saying that you most likely won’t experience this issue when you are already using one of the plugins (for example, Zarafa Files).Detailed info and thank you!This issue has been identified by our partner bitbone... Read full post

Python-zarafa update

January 22, 2015 by Suyi  

Hi Community,
After introducing python-zarafa earlier this year, we have made many improvements to it (some based on patches from users - thanks!!), added several interesting example scripts showing new capabilities, fixed many issues and also started to write automated tests. As detailed information about individual changes can be found on Jelle van der Waa's blog, we won't repeat this here, and instead we would like to focus on some of the new example scripts (source code can be... Read full post

Now available for download: ZCP 7.1.12 + patched OL clients

January 19, 2015 by Suyi  

Hi community, We are kicking off our week with the first BETA version of 7.1.12. This is a maintenance release with a focus on minor improvements and fixes for customers. What’s new? Stability issues due the LDAP pluginA larger fix in this release is related to resolving a stability issue caused by the LDAP plugin. After analyzing crash reports, we noticed occasional crashes after restarting the zarafa-server process. We found the issue to be in the initialization phase of... Read full post

A holiday release: ZWS Alpha 3

December 23, 2014 by Suyi  

Just before holiday season kicks off, we have made ZWS for ZCP 7.2 available in our portal. ZWS is available to all European organizations using ZCP.
With this new release, we do provide support for free/busy information for Mac Os X (Calendar and MS Outlook 2011 for Mac). In addition to support for free/busy information, the next step is to bring support for meeting requests. With Outlook 2011, you will notice that accepting a meeting request is now possible, although some related... Read full post

ZCP 7.2 beta 1 is available!

December 8, 2014 by Suyi  

Dear friends, partners and community of Zarafa,Today we are proud to announce the release of 7.2.0 beta 1. With this beta 1 we would like to give everyone a sneak peek into our next major release. What can you expect?With this new release, we introduce new key features and major changes, such as:- A completely rewritten zarafa-search, now called zarafa-search-plus.We wanted to tweak our search performance, especially in larger environments. With this goal in mind, we decided to rewrite the... Read full post

Patched Zarafa clients for latest OL13 updates (OEM and C2R)

November 14, 2014 by Suyi  

Dear community members, partners and friends,Did you notice the latest Microsoft update last Tuesday? This update is responsible for disabling some advanced collaboration features in specific Outlook versions. We are happy to tell you we have patched clients available starting from now. Who is affected?Please study carefully if any action from your side is required.Users who are (or were..) running the following Outlook versions may experience issues when using shared... Read full post

Patched clients for updated Outlook 2013 instances

October 20, 2014 by Suyi  

Hi all,We have noticed that Microsoft released an update for Outlook 2013. Unfortunately, these updates will break the advanced collaboration features. We understand that these issues affect a part of our userbase. That’s why we would like to keep you informed about what’s going on.We have now fixed Zarafa’s Outlook compatibility completely with the new Windows clients. You can find out below if you need to take action.Please check your versionThe following Outlook versions... Read full post