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Jul
18
Applets not loading with Java 7 update 65 on Windows 7
Posted by John Tkaczewski on 18 July 2014 08:18 AM

The most recent Java Update JRE 1.7 Update 65, affected some of our Java applets. After performing the Java upgrade users are not able to run some of our Java Applets. To find out more and how to fix please consult this Knwoledge Base Article.


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May
29
FileCatalyst Workflow and Webmail v4.9.2 are ready
Posted by John Tkaczewski on 29 May 2014 03:39 PM

This latest version adds ability to assign order forms to anonymous users and improves XML workflows. Tomcat 7 and Java 7 are highly recommended for improved security and performance.

Here is a partial list of what's new:

  • Added: (Webmail + Workflow) New checkbox for order forms "Show to Anonymous Users", we can now create order forms specific to anonymous users.
  • Added: (Workflow Only) Ability to automatically generate XML files for Distribution jobs when the XML Target Path is set under FC Servers.
  • Added: (Workflow Only) Ability to automatically generate shipped XML files for Distribution jobs when the XML Target Path is set under FC Servers and when ALL the recipients have downloaded ALL the files for the job.
  • Added: (Webmail + Workflow) Group Folder permissions are now called "Upload Only" and "Download Only", File Area toolbar hides all the file modification options if only one of those options is checked. When both options are checked then all the options in the toolbar are visible.
  • Added: (Webmail + Workflow) Added help instructions on how to create custom HTML login pages.

For a complete list, please see the Release Notes 

How do I get FileCatalyst Workflow or Webmail v4.9.2?

FileCatalyst On-Demand Accounts

FileCatalyst On-Demand Servers have already been or will be shortly updated to the latest version.

FileCatalyst Licensed Users

Follow the download instructions below to update your local installation of your FileCatalyst Server. You will require a password to download the latest version.

  1. Login to your client support portal at support.filecatalyst.com
  2. Click on "Get Download Password" button
  3. Goto http://www.filecatalyst.com/files/  select your product and enter your Download password

Only Active FileCatalyst Support customers will have access to a Download Password. If you don't see a Download Password button, contact FileCatalyst Support to request access to the "Get Download Password" button in the FileCatalyst Support Portal.


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May
6
FileCatalyst Workflow and Webmail 4.9.1 released
Posted by John Tkaczewski on 06 May 2014 09:27 AM

What's new?

The latest version improves security by adding support for Tomcat 7 and it also adds support for our latest version of FileCatalyst Direct 3.4

Here is a partial list of what's new:

  • Added: (Webmail + Workflow) Support for Tomcat 7.
  • Added: (Webmail + Workflow) In form upload, showing more file transfer details (ETA, Speed, bytes remaining).
  • Added: (Webmail + Workflow) Recipient Email drop down field now triggers recipient email with a download link and not the new job to admin email. Recipient Email template can be modified to the old type of email notification if required.
  • Added: (Webmail + Workflow) New checkbox when adding a new user from admin "Notify User", which automatically notifies the end user of their new account
  • Added: (Webmail + Workflow) UDP start rate is now set to auto detect in all the applets.
  • Added: (Webmail + Workflow) Time zone information in job history log.
  • Added: (Webmail + Workflow) Upgrade capability to the Windows Installer and upgraded the installer to Java 7 64-bit and Tomcat 7. 

For a complete list, please see the Release Notes


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Apr
14
FileCatalyst Direct v3.4 is ready
Posted by John Tkaczewski on 14 April 2014 12:58 PM

FileCatalyst Direct v3.4 Released. 

This new version makes file transfers even faster by moving multiple files concurrently using our state-of-the-art accelerated file transfer protocol. This new version also includes much better handling of growth files. You can now start transferring files as they are still being written to the disk. Here is what's new:

  • Multi-file session transfers in HotFolder. Same HotFolder task will automatically start transferring multiple files concurrently.
  • Multi-file Session Transfers, allows sending multiple growth files at a time by HotFolder task.
  • Auto-archive small files for even faster transfers.
  • Ability to add new files to the transfer list while a HotFolder task is already running.
  • Extreme task concurrency in HotFolder. Hundreds of tasks or files can now be sent concurrently within a single HotFolder instance.
  • Improved support and performance for transferring growth files.
  • Ability to ignore growth files until fully written to the disk.
  • Improved performance on network mapped drives with Java 7.
  • Authentication logs and alarms available for Server.
  • New Windows and Mac OSX installers.
  • Increased robustness and stability fixes.

For full release notes click here

How do I get FileCatalyst Direct v3.4?

FileCatalyst On-Demand Accounts

FileCatalyst On-Demand Servers have already been or will be shortly updated to the latest version of FileCatalyst

FileCatalyst Direct License

Follow the download instructions below to update your local installation of your FileCatalyst Server. You will require a password to download the latest version.

  1. Login to your client support portal at support.filecatalyst.com
  2. Click on "Get Download Password"
  3. Goto http://www.filecatalyst.com/files/fc-direct-download  and enter your Download password

Only Active FileCatalyst Support customers will have access to a Download Password. If you don't see a Download Password button, contact FileCatalyst Support to request access to the "Get Download Password" button in the FileCatalyst Support Portal.

 


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Aug
9
FileCatalyst Workflow and Webmail v4.9 released
Posted by John Tkaczewski on 09 August 2013 04:12 PM

FileCatalyst Workflow / Webmail 4.9 are now available for download.

The latest version brings new HTTP file uploader that doesn't require Java applet, better detection for the presence of the Java Plugin and the ability to freely switch between HTTP form uploader and the Java Applet and vice versa.

For a complete list of all the enhancements and fixes see the release notes: http://support.filecatalyst.com/index.php?/Knowledgebase/Article/View/35/13/filecatalyst-webmail-and-workflow-release-notes

How to get the latest version?

If you are using our hosted package, don't worry you already have it. If you are running your own in-house instance, follow the download instructions below:

The download site is limited to existing customers with a valid maintenance and support contract. To obtain the username and password:

1)  Login to your client support portal at support.filecatalyst.com (you can create an account if don't already have one)

2)  Click on "Get Download Password" button. If you don't see this button, contact your FileCatalyst representative and request access to the "Get Download Password" button in the support portal.

Here is a partial list of the changes:

  • Added: (Webmail + Workflow) Added new drag and drop form upload.
  • Added: (Webmail + Workflow) Users have now the ability to freely switch between form upload and Java Applet and vice versa.
  • Added: (Webmail + Workflow) Turn on TLS for SSL and non SSL email settings.
  • Fixed: (Webmail + Workflow) Java Plugin browser detection now works with Safari and Chrome on Mac. Also improved the look of the detection page and added a skip option.
  • Fixed: (Webmail + Workflow) Number of fixes when "Isolate Groups" feature is turned on.
  • Fixed: (Webmail + Workflow) Security issues addressed when "Allow Admins to Edit Groups" feature is turned on.
  • Fixed: (Webmail + Workflow) Setting the log level does not work. Always setting to DEBUG.
  • Fixed: (Webmail + Workflow) Accented usernames/passwords failing.
  • Fixed: (Webmail + Workflow) Automatic Redirect to File Area after Logon (if that's the only function for the user).
  • Fixed: (Webmail + Workflow) Issue with running Clean up Database tool not working properly.
  • Fixed: (Webmail + Workflow) SSL configs not being loaded when using the internal FC Server.
  • Using: (Webmail + Workflow) FileCatalyst Direct Server and Applets v3.2 build 13.

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