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Current Build - Latest Release- 2.6.0

Latest Versions:
ZeXtras Suite Migration Tool
2.6.0 2.4.12


Release Date:

ZeXtras Suite Migration Tool
September 6th, 2017 August 10, 2017


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Zextras Suite

New Features

  • The new "Mailbox Move" feature has been added to the Zextras Powerstore 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.
  • Zextras Chat 2.0 is live! This new core derives from our very own "Zimbra OpenSource Chat" core, and includes all of the standard features plus the 1-to-1 Video Calls our users are used to.

General

  • Starting from this release, new versions of Zextras Suite will only be compatible with Zimbra 8+. If you are still running Zimbra 6.x or Zimbra 7.x please read this page carefully.
  • Fixed a XSS vulnerability in the COS and Account view.
  • Improved the stability of Zextras' 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

  • The appropriate Zextras Mobile UI elements 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.

Powerstore

  • 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

Zextras Migration Tool

  • Hooray, no bugs here!

Current Build - Previous Releases

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Legacy Build - Latest Release- 2.4.12

Zextras Suite

New Features

  • This is a bugfix release

Backup

  • Fixed an issue that could cause a blocking "Null Pointer Exception" error during a restore.
  • Fixed a bug that prevented the correct restoring of folders shared through distribution lists (item was restored but not shared).

Mobile

  • Fixed a bug that could cause deleted pending appointments to persist on iOS devices.
  • Added a workaround that should avoid Microsoft Outlook to create duplicate appointments.
    • Should the issue persist, a clientside workaround is to disable the option to automatically process meeting requests and responses to meeting requests and polls within Outlook.This can be found under File-> Options-> Mail-> Tracking.

Important information for Zimbra 8.7.6+ users

  • Zextras Chat and the new Zimbra Chat are not compatible and cannot be used together: if you are currently using Zextras Chat, please do not enable Zimbra's new Chat component.
    • In case the chat component has been enabled, moving the /opt/zimbra/lib/ext/openchat/ directory to another path and restarting the mailboxd will de-activate it.

Zextras Migration Tool

  • Hooray, no bugs here!

Legacy Build - Previous releases

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Version 2.4.11

Zextras Suite

New Features

  • Zimbra Collaboration Suite 8.7.11 is now supported.

Important information for Zimbra 8.7.6+ users

  • Zextras Chat and the new Zimbra Chat are not compatible and cannot be used together: if you are currently using Zextras Chat, please do not enable Zimbra's new Chat component.
    • In case the chat component has been enabled, moving the /opt/zimbra/lib/ext/openchat/ directory to another path and restarting the mailboxd will de-activate it.

Zextras Migration Tool

  • Zimbra Collaboration Suite 8.7.11 is now supported.

Version 2.4.10

Zextras Suite

New Features

  • Zimbra Collaboration Suite 8.7.10 is now supported.

Important information for Zimbra 8.7.6+ users

  • Zextras Chat and the new Zimbra Chat are not compatible and cannot be used together: if you are currently using Zextras Chat, please do not enable Zimbra's new Chat component.
    • In case the chat component has been enabled, moving the /opt/zimbra/lib/ext/openchat/ directory to another path and restarting the mailboxd will de-activate it.

General

  • This is a "bugfix and compatibility" release.

Backup

  • Fixed a bug that could cause Contact Groups not to be restored if those had been edited with a CardDav client.

Mobile

  • Improvement: the "mail from" management code has been tweaked to properly behave just like the Zimbra Web Client in regards of the "Send As" property when multiple accounts have been configured on the same device.

Zextras Migration Tool

  • Zimbra Collaboration Suite 8.7.10 is now supported.

Version 2.4.9

Zextras Suite

New Features

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

Important information for Zimbra 8.7.6+ users

  • Zextras Chat and the new Zimbra Chat are not compatible and cannot be used together: if you are currently using Zextras Chat, please do not enable Zimbra's new Chat component.
    • In case the chat component has been enabled, moving the /opt/zimbra/lib/ext/openchat/ directory to another path and restarting the mailboxd will de-activate it.

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.

Powerstore

  • 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 a Zextras Admin operation to fail returning a "Generic Error: Remove Delegation Setting Operationfailed. Admin settings may be in an inconsistent state." error if the Zextras Administration Zimlet is not properly installed.

Zextras Migration Tool

  • Zimbra Collaboration Suite 8.7.9 is now supported.

Version 2.4.8

Zextras Suite

New Features

  • [UPDATE] Zimbra Collaboration Suite 8.7.6 and 8.7.7 are now supported.

IMPORTANT INFORMATION FOR ZIMBRA 8.7.6 USERS

Zimbra 8.7.6 includes a technical preview of two new Zimbra components, Chat and Drive, powered by Zextras.

  • The ZAL version used by chat and drive has a known issue that has been solved in the 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.
  • Zextras Chat and the new Zimbra Chat are not compatible and cannot be used together: if you are currently using Zextras Chat, please do not enable Zimbra's new Chat component.
    • In case the chat component has been enabled, moving the /opt/zimbra/lib/ext/openchat/ directory to another path and restarting the mailboxd will de-activate it.

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.

Zextras Migration Tool

  • Zimbra Collaboration Suite 8.7.6 is now supported.

Version 2.4.7

New Features

  • Zimbra Collaboration Suite 8.7.5 is now supported.

General

  • This is a "bugfix and compatibility" release.

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!

Powerstore

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

Admin

  • Hooray, no fixes here!

Chat

  • Hooray, no fixes here!

Version 2.4.5

New Features

  • Zimbra Collaboration Suite 8.7.3 is now supported.

General

  • This is a "bugfix and compatibility" release.

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.

Powerstore

  • 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.

Chat

  • Hooray, no fixes here!

Version 2.4.4

New Features

  • Zimbra Collaboration Suite 8.7.2 is now supported.

General

  • Fixed a bug which could cause unexpected SOAP errors on Zimbra 8.6.0p7 and 8.6.0p8
  • Fixed a bug which could cause an error message to appear when viewing a mailbox or a COS in the Zimbra Admin Console

Backup

  • Hooray, no fixes here!

Mobile

  • Fixed a bug which prevented the user to update appointments created via CalDav from mobile devices.

Powerstore

  • Fixed a bug which could cause html email previews to appear as garbled.

Admin

  • Hooray, no fixes here!

Chat

  • Hooray, no fixes here!

Version 2.4.3

General

  • Zextras Backup'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, Zextras Mobile and Zextras Chat on multistore infrastructures has been improved, especially when one of the mailboxd fails.
  • Zextras Administration Zimlet: Fixed some drag&drop issues on Zimbra 8.7.x.
  • Fixed a bug that caused small UI issues in the Zextras Administration Zimlet on multistore environments.
  • Fixed a bug that could cause the all modules in the Zextras Administration Zimlet to be grayed out after adding a new mailboxd server to the infrastructure.

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 Zextras 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.

Powerstore

  • Hooray, no fixes here!

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.

Chat

  • Hooray, no fixes here!

Version 2.4.2

New Features

  • Zimbra Collaboration Suite 8.7.1 is now supported.

Version 2.4.1

New Features

  • Official support for DellEMC's ECS storage (S3 compatible)

General

  • Uninstalling Zextras Suite now undeploys the Client Zimlet as well.

Backup

  • 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 avoid clogging the mailbox.log file with backup messages in case of account deletion.
  • 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

  • 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 Zextras Mobile to have a broken message preview in the Zimbra Web Client.

Powerstore

  • 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 Zextras Powerstore is unlicensed or disabled, while if the module is licensed and enabled you can use the Zextras Powerstore 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 Zextras Powerstore CLI commands has been standardized and now volume names can be used everywhere instead of volumeIDs.
  • All Zextras Powerstore 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 when lowering the cache value.

Admin

  • 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.

Chat

  • Hooray, no fixes here!

Version 2.4.0

General

  • Nailgun has been removed, now the ZeXtras 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 Zextras Suite 2.4.0 and higher.

Backup

  • Noticeable performance improvements in the RealTime Scanner and External Backup features.
  • Concurrency has been improved, allowing more backup operations to run together.

Mobile

  • 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.

Powerstore

  • 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.

Admin

  • The ZeXtras Admin 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.
  • 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.

Chat

  • Usage of this module has been extended to External Accounts.

Release History

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Version 2.2.x

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Version 2.0.x

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Version 1.10.x

The changelog for all versions in the 1.10.X tree can be found Here

Version 1.8.x

The changelog for all versions in the 1.8.X tree can be found Here

Version 1.6.x

The changelog for all versions in the 1.6.X tree can be found Here

Version 1.4.x

The changelog for all versions in the 1.4.X tree can be found Here

Version 1.2.x

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Version 1.0.x

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