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Current Build - Latest Release - 2.6.7

Latest Versions:
ZeXtras Suite Migration Tool
2.6.7 2.4.12


Release Date:

ZeXtras Suite Migration Tool
July 10th, 2018 August 10, 2017


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Zextras Suite

New Features

  • No new features

General

  • This is a compatibility release - Zimbra 8.8.9 is now fully supported.

Backup

  • No changes here.

Mobile

  • No changes here.

Powerstore

  • Sensitive S3 volume information are not displayed in the logs anymore.
  • Fixed a bug that could cause S3 volumes to become unavailable without a valid license.

Admin

  • No changes here.

Chat

  • No changes here.

Zextras Migration Tool

  • Not released.

Current Build - Previous Releases

Expand this section to view all older Legacy Build release notes.

Zextras Suite 2.6.6 =

New Features

  • No new features

General

  • This is a bugfix release.

Backup

  • Fixed an issue that could cause messages in the Chats folder not to be properly restored.

Mobile

  • No changes here.

Powerstore

  • No changes here.

Admin

  • Fixed a bug that could cause a "NO_SUCH_ACCOUNT" error when migrating to the new ACL system (affects infrastructures recently updated from Zextras Suite 2.2 and lower).

Chat

  • Zextras Chat Zimlet 2.3 compatiblilty.

Zextras Suite 2.6.5

Zextras Suite

New Features

  • No new features

General

  • This is a bugfix release.

Backup

  • Fixed an issue that could cause multiple "com.zextras.lib.Error.UnableToCreateItemError: Unable to create ZEItem" errors during a restore.
  • Fixed an issue that could cause items not to be restored because of a bad data cast on the "ais" property.

Mobile

  • Fixed an issue that could cause the download of attachments contained in shared folder to fail.

Powerstore

  • No changes here.

Admin

  • Fixed a bug that could cause the "/opt/zimbra/conf/zextras/zxadmin" directory not to be properly created.

Zextras Migration Tool

  • Not released.


Zextras Suite 2.6.4

New Features

  • No new features

General

  • This release is fully compatible with Zimbra 8.8.8.

Backup

  • No changes.

Mobile

  • No changes

Powerstore

  • When running a "doDeduplicate" operation in dry-run mode, all duplicated item information will be logged instead of just the number of duplicated items.

Admin

  • When upgrading from a pre-2.4 version, the migration to the new Admin datastore is now asynchronous. This means that the Admin services won't need wait for the datastore migration to end to be functional.

Zextras Migration Tool

  • Hooray, no bugs here!

Zextras Suite 2.6.3

Zextras Suite

New Features

  • No new features

General

  • This release is fully compatible with Zimbra 8.8.7.
  • This is a bugfix release, upgrading is highly suggested.

Backup

  • The LDAP Backup feature now supports LDAPs setups (SSL and TLS).

Mobile

  • Fixed a bug that could cause contacts notes not to properly synchronise on devices using EAS v2.5.
  • Improved error detection and response for badly formatter ServerIDs in mobile requests.
  • Added a new logic to the MIME Parser to allow the correct parsing of emails where Content-Disposition assignments are empty, missed the appropriate field quotes or contained illegal characters.
  • Unhandled Exchange ActiveSync exceptions now return the appropriate HTTP error code (>= 400) instead of returning
  • Fixed an issue that caused attachment downloads to fail for emails stored in a shared folder.
  • Fixed an issue that caused synchronisation requests to "dead" mountpoints (e.g. folders shared by a deleted account) to return errors and cause performance issues on low-end servers.

Powerstore

  • Changed the deletion logic for items in third-party secondary volumes to an asynchronous model to improve performances and reliability.
  • It's now possible to queue a MailboxMove operation when another operation of the same type is running.
  • Added notifications to the DoPurgeMailboxes command and renamed the "force" parameter to "ignore_retention".
  • DoMailboxMove now accepts some new parameters: accounts(email addresses separated by ";"), domain, input_file (path to a file containing an email address on each line).

Admin

  • Hooray, no bugs here!

Zextras Migration Tool

  • Hooray, no bugs here!


Zextras Suite 2.6.2

Zextras Suite

New Features

  • No new features

General

  • This release is fully compatible with Zimbra 8.8.6.
  • This is a bugfix release, upgrading is highly suggested.

Backup

  • Fixed an error in the CoherencyCheck operation which caused objects to be treated as corrupted when their parent directory was not in the backup.

Mobile

  • "conv" type folders are now supported
  • Improved error handling when the parsing of a badly formatted date fails
  • Fixed a bug affecting Android devices that caused Invitations to be sent without proper organizer data
  • X-Originating-IP header for Active sync emails now complies to the zimbraSmtpSendAddOriginatingIP setting
  • When the organizer edits appointment from a mobile device all attendees' status is now reset to "awaiting response"
  • Added a workaround to properly handle broken emails with bad root Content-Transfer-Encoding
  • The mobile ping logic has been improved to avoid the current ping to fail when a calendar item gets deleted during the synchronization
  • Inline attachments from original message on SmartReply action are now included
  • The "completed" flag is now properly handled (synchronize as complete on other active sync devices, remove flag on Zimbra)

Powerstore

  • Fixed an issue that could cause the scheduled "Apply HSM" option to fail when Zextras Backup is not licensed
  • Added a service that handles all deletions on stores, to avoid waiting for deletions on remote stores and retry failed deletions
  • Fixed a bug in the deletion of s3 stores from web ui and CLI

Admin

  • Hooray, no bugs here!

Zextras Migration Tool

  • Hooray, no bugs here!

Zextras Suite 2.6.1

Zextras Suite

New Features

General

  • The Zextras Installer will now try to detect any existing instance of Zimbra OpenChat and will allow the administrator to uninstall it.
  • Fixed a signature issue on the com_zextras_zextras.zip file that could cause the zimlet to be detected as invalid/corrupted.
  • The "doMakeBuddies" command has been deprecated, and a new option to do so in the Zimbra Administration Console is available (doubleclick a Distribution List and enter the "ZxChat" section in the list on the left).
  • The doMoveMailbox command has undergone significant changes. Namely, he source mailbox is not deleted from the source server after the move anymore and remains dormant.
    • Two new CLI commands have been added to respectively show and delete "leftover" mailboxes.

Backup

  • Fixed a server configuration backup issue that could cause the operation to crash when parsing unexpected files.
  • Fixed an issue that could cause a "NullPointer Exception" error when dealing with "searchFolder" items.

Mobile

  • Recurring appointments based on the "N-th day of the month" are now supported.
  • Several behaviours and actions regarding Shared Folders have been normalised and improved, now working as intended:
    • Creating a subfolder of remote folder works as expected
    • Moving a mountpoint's subfolder to the same mountpoint works as expected
    • Moving a mountpoint properly moves it in the local mailbox.
    • Moving a mountpoint's subfolder to another mountpoint (even on same mailbox) returns an error.
    • Renaming s mountpoint's subfolder works as expected.
    • Renaming a mountpoint properly renames the mountpoint in the local mailbox.
    • Deleting a mountpoint disables the mobile synchronization for that mountpoint.
    • Deleting a mountpoint's subfolder returns an error.
  • Fixed an issue that could cause item moves from a shared to a local folder to fail.
  • Fixed an issue that could prevent the deletion of a contact's image to fail.
  • Fixed an issue that could cause an unexpected behaviour when forwarding meeting invites.
  • Fixed an issue that could cause forwarded recurring meeting invitations to sync only the first meeting instance.
  • Fixed a workflow inconsistency that could prevent iOS 11 devices to be able to reply to emails.
  • Fixed an issue that could cause invitations to a single instance of a recurring appointment not to send the invitation email.
  • Thanks to an improvement in our QA and automated testing processes, several small issues and corner cases with a very low chance of affecting real-life environments have been fixed.

Powerstore

  • Zextras Powerstore is now forcibly disabled should a third-party storage manager be detected.
  • Moving a mailbox to another server won't delete the mailbox from the source server anymore.
    • Added the `getMovedMailboxes" command to show a list of "orphaned" moved mailboxes.
    • Added the `doPurgeMailbox` to remove "orphaned" moved mailboxes.

Admin

  • Autocomplete is now available when adding a COS in the "Edit Domain" dialog.
  • Thanks to an improvement in our QA and automated testing processes, several small issues and UI glitches with a very medium-to-low chance of affecting real-life environments have been fixed.

Zextras Migration Tool

  • Hooray, no bugs here!

Zextras Suite 2.6.0

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!

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

Expand this section to view all older Legacy Build release notes.

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 1.8.x

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Version 1.6.x

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Version 1.4.x

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Version 1.2.x

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