March 27, 2015 by Suyi
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
March 20, 2015 by Suyi
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
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
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
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
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
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
January 22, 2015 by Suyi
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
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
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