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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

Outlook 2013 update, new zarafa clients

September 19, 2014 by Suyi  

Hi Community,
It came to our attention that Microsoft updated Outlook 2013 to 15.4649.1003. Unfortunately, our auto-patching mechanism could not completely restore Zarafa’s compatibility.
Private appointments were visible for delegates due Microsoft’s update. These new clients restore Zarafa’s compatibility to Outlook completely. By the way, Outlook 2010 is *not* affected.
Download links
We’ve published clients for 7.0 and 7.1:
ZCP 7.0:... Read full post

Maintenance release: 7.1.11 final R1

September 4, 2014 by Suyi  

We want to address two blocking issues that have been reported by the community. We have decided to release now because we didn’t want to wait on the 7.2 release.
Which issues have been resolved?
The first issue is related to RPM-based systems. Administrators have noted that they weren’t able to install WebAccess on their systems. Unfortunately, a patch from the community caused this bug. We have corrected the patch to work with RPM-based systems.
Please keep in... Read full post

7.1.11 FINAL is now up for download

August 26, 2014 by Suyi  

Greetings community,
In preparation for the upcoming Zarafa Tour, we have managed to squeeze in one final release. The 7.1.11 is considered to be a maintenance release.
What’s new in this final
With this 7.1.11 final release, we have addressed a few issues and segfaults in zarafa-search. Even though we will be introducing a new zarafa-search during the Zarafa Tour, we have fixed the former search issues that have been reported by customers and partners.
Check out the change log
To... Read full post

Patched BETA clients for pulled MS Outlook updates

August 19, 2014 by Suyi  

Dear community,Microsoft released updates for Outlook 2013 on Monday. However, they also decided to pull the updates from their download servers after a couple of hours. Unfortunately some users have already installed this update. The updates especially seem to affect German customers.Normally this should have been caught by our autopatcher, but the patch is quite different from other updates in the past. Pay close attention: no action is needed from your side if your Outlook... Read full post