Z-Push 2.3.5 beta1 released

  • Kopano

    Hi all,

    we have just released Z-Push 2.3.5 beta1 (tag 2.3.5beta1, commit ca4b5ed9d96f89bda68c807dd1a3d24b4d6b0576).

    This version contains two new features for the next Kopano Outlook extension (KOE) version - support of secondary contact folders and the availability of WebApp signatures in Outlook.

    It also contains a new script that allows you to synchronize the Global Address Book (GAB) into an simple contacts folder (e.g. in the public folder). This way your GAB can easily be synchronized to mobile devices (e.g. by sharing that public contacts folder globally). Have a look at the z-push-gab2contacts package. Additional information can be found in the Z-Push Wiki.

    This version contains also some encoding fixes in the IMAP backend, especially for Japanese, contributed by YANO. Thanks!
    We would like to thank all our community contributors and everyone who tests Z-Push and provides us feedback. Please keep doing that.

    Important notes
    An update to this version is highly recommended, as it fixes memory usage issues when sending emails with (big) attachments. The php process can run out of memory with e.g. a 20 MB attachment and a memory limit of 256 MB. This becomes an issue especially if using KOE with the send-as functionality.

    With the new KOE features there are two new configuration options that should be added to the main configuration file.

    Some other notable changes

    • Autodiscover configuration: The SERVERURL parameter was replaced by ZPUSH_HOST which expects only a domain name. If ZPUSH_HOST is not set the AutoDiscover host will be used. The new parameter needs to be adjusted, see ZP-1130 for details.
    • z-push-admin lists shared folders of a profile
    • Fixed several dependencies issues when installing on RHEL 6 and RHEL 7 with PHP5.6 support
    • Task requests are displayed and processed correctly in supporting clients (e.g. Outlook 2013 & 2016)
    • Android BlackBerries are now able to display S/Mime signed emails correctly

    Changes since Z-Push 2.3.4:
    KOE Features will be available with KOE 1.3 (beta to be released soon)
    [ ZP-907 ] - KOE: Secondary Contact folder support
    [ZP-1065] - KOE: inject signatures from WebApp
    [ZP-1132] - KOE: Store client capabilities

    [ ZP-998 ] - Implement script that synchronizes the GAB into a contact folder as contacts
    [ZP-1112] - Get timezone from Z-Push or system if it’s empty for getMSTZnameFromTZName
    [ZP-1119] - z-push-admin should show info about shared folders in details
    [ZP-1128] - Do not sync undesired folders (like “Suggested contacts”)
    [ZP-1130] - Improve default Autodiscover config
    [ZP-1131] - Add lighttpd config for AutoDiscover
    [ZP-1142] - Add readme and contributors file

    Bug fixes
    [ ZP-869 ] - [IMAP] utf-7 charset conversion: some folders are not shown
    [ZP-1029] - Z-Push does not install on RHEL_7_PHP_56 (and likely RHEL_6_PHP_56)
    [ZP-1036] - Task request doesn’t appear in the inbox
    [ZP-1037] - z-push-gabsync symlink is not set in RPMs
    [ZP-1141] - WebserviceDevice->AdditionalFolderList() fails on PHP7
    [ZP-1143] - Strict Standards message when sending an email using IMAP backend
    [ZP-1147] - Typo in DeviceInformation tag name
    [ZP-1148] - Username and deviceid not logged if the device sends base64 query string
    [ZP-1149] - Add missing dependencies for the IMAP backend
    [ZP-1151] - Ping fails with Provisioning required after policy key update
    [ZP-1154] - Android Blackberry unable to display signed emails
    [ZP-1155] - iOS mail with z-push preview show raw html
    [ZP-1156] - Calling z-push-admin/z-push-top from the kopano backend dir results in php traceback
    [ZP-1157] - Unexpected synckey with partial sync
    [ZP-1158] - Outlook over AS sync doesn’t work if native body type is 0
    [ZP-1159] - SendMail with attachments uses too much memory
    [ZP-1160] - Warnings in MR sync when user not found

    Code changes since Z-Push 2.3.4: https://stash.z-hub.io/projects/ZP/repos/z-push/compare/diff?targetBranch=refs%2Ftags%2F2.3.4&sourceBranch=refs%2Ftags%2F2.3.5beta1

    Install Z-Push 2.3.5 beta1 from the pre-final repositories (recommended): https://wiki.z-hub.io/display/ZP/Installation

    The tarball is available here (not recommended): http://download.z-push.org/beta/2.3/z-push-2.3.5beta1.tar.gz

    Please share your experiences and give feedback!

    Z-Push dev team

  • Kopano

    The pre-final repository got a small fix for gab2contacts that will be in 2.3.5 final:
    https://jira.z-hub.io/browse/ZP-1166 - Gab2Contacts shows one empty contact on multi-tenant systems

    Current version of the pre-final repository is 2.3.5beta1+3.

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