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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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Jul
8
FileCatalyst Direct v3.2 build 9 is available for download
Posted by Christian Charette on 08 July 2013 12:56 PM

FileCatalyst has just released FileCatalyst Direct v3.2 build 9, and is now available on our website for download. 

This is a minor correction release to v3.2.

New features in version 3.2 include:

  • Enhanced congestion control to instantly detect optimal start rate for any link
  • Added support for 3rd party SFTP clients to connect to the server.
  • Added Ability to quickly access configured sites in HotFolder through system tray icon on Mac and Windows
  • Added support for server to server transfers via API calls
  • Added extensive REST API for integration with 3rd party applications

Fixes added to v3.2 build 9 include:

Build 9 - June 7th, 2013
  • Server - Security fix for user permissions.
  • Server - Users connecting via SFTP are not auto-provionned when connected to an external directory service.
  • Server - SFTP heartbeat monitor user modified from "smx" to "SFTP_HEARTBEAT_FAILINGTOLOGIN".
  • Core - Support for VSFTP using SSL (server required PBSZ & PROT to signal that data ports were encrypted).
  • Core - Issues with statistics in server to server transfers.
  • Core - Auto-detect was trying to detect UDP and multi-stream against 3rd party servers.
  • Core - AutoDetect is broken when you have latency of 200ms or higher.
  • Core - Fixed SERVER_WELCOME_MESSAGE to not send host and port when using sessionBased Authentication with the servlet.
  • HotFolder - Auto-detect code is creating a log file in application directory and not cleaning it up.
  • HotFolder - Not allow adding of a 3PP FTPS server even with client connect key.
  • HotFolder + Server - Mac remote admin preserving session icon in taskbar after logout-login.
  • Central - Unknown or non-FC nodes must report full data set in Central tables.
  • Central - Authentication failure for read-only user.

The new version is available from our main download site: http://www.filecatalyst.com/files/

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.

For a complete list of updates and fixes, see the release notes: http://support.filecatalyst.com/index.php?/Knowledgebase/Article/View/121/13/filecatalyst-direct-release-notes


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Jul
8
FileCatalyst Webmail and Workflow v4.8.5 released
Posted by Christian Charette on 08 July 2013 12:43 PM

The FileCatalyst team is happy to announce the release of v4.8.5 which is now available for download from our main download site: http://www.filecatalyst.com/files/

Please note that, the download site will require a password, please contact your FileCatalyst representative to obtain your password.

Version 4.8.5

NOTICE: Java 6 (1.6) or Java 7 (1.7) and Tomcat 6.X are now required. (Tomcat 7 is not yet supported)

Build 84 (June 20, 2013)
  • Fixed: (Webmail + Workflow) Security update for the Internal FC Server
  • Fixed: (Workflow) Download_Method field type missing in Workflow
  • Fixed: (Webmail + Workflow) Java Applets not properly auto-detecting UDP when latency is more then 200ms.
  • Fixed: (Webmail + Workflow) Check FTP site is not closing the connections and leaving the ports open.
  • Using: (Webmail + Workflow) FileCatalyst Direct Applets v3.1 build 35.
  • Using: (Webmail + Workflow) FileCatalyst Direct Server v3.1 build 35.

For complete release notes, please see our support portal: http://support.filecatalyst.com/index.php?/Knowledgebase/Article/View/35/13/filecatalyst-webmail-and-workflow-release-notes


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May
6
FileCatalyst Direct v3.2 released
Posted by Christian Charette on 06 May 2013 02:13 PM

FileCatalyst has just released FileCatalyst Direct v3.2, and is now available on our website for download. 

New features in version 3.2 include:

  • Enhanced congestion control to instantly detect optimal start rate for any link
  • Added support for 3rd party SFTP clients to connect to the server.
  • Added Ability to quickly access configured sites in HotFolder through system tray icon on Mac and Windows
  • Added support for server to server transfers via API calls
  • Added extensive REST API for integration with 3rd party applications

Download link: http://www.filecatalyst.com/files/fc-direct-download

The download site requires a username and a password. Please contact your FileCatalyst representative to obtain the latest password, or login to your client support portal and click on "Get Download Password" button. "Get Download Password" button is limited to FileCatalyst clients with a valid maintenance and support contract. If the button is missing please contact your FileCatalyst representative and request access to the "Get Download Password" button.

For a complete list of updates and fixes, see the release notes: http://support.filecatalyst.com/index.php?/Knowledgebase/Article/View/121/13/filecatalyst-direct-release-notes


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