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FileCatalyst Workflow Release Notes
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FileCatalyst Workflow Release Notes

  • Open JDK 8 (Amazon Corretto) is now required. Tomcat 8.0.X or 9.0.X are now required. Java 9, 7 and 6 and Tomcat v4,v5,v6,v7,v8.5 are NOT supported.
  • Third party FTP Servers are no longer supported (including IIS-FTP, Filezilla, ProFTPd and others)
  • FileCatalyst Remote Web Admin must be enabled on the Direct Server and the web port must be provided in Workflow.
  • Webmail WAR file is no longer produced.
  • FileCatalyst Direct Server 3.7.3 or higher supported
  • Older 4.X page templates are no longer supported
  • Java Applets are no longer available as file transfer method (since v5.0)
  • Calculate Pricing features removed

Version 5.1.4

Build 1129 - April 16th, 2021

  • Various security fixes
  • Temp File Names are now turned off by default
  • Verify Integrity (MD5) is now turned off by default
  • Downloading files from filearea throws a null pointer exception
  • "Save password on computer" functionality has been removed
  • Reloading config breaks file transfer
  • Fixed several security vulnerabilities
  • Chrome on Big Sur can not launch TA from Tray Icon
  • Chrome: Navigating away from FileArea terminates ongoing transfers
  • MySql connector has been replaced with the MariaDB connector. MariaDB connector is fully compatible with existing MySQL databases.
  • The Date job data field was incorrectly interpreting invalid dates
  • Downloads from a group/file area will fail if the file sent comes from a folder with a space in the name
  • Using: FileCatalyst Direct Server 3.8.2 Build 156
  • Using: FileCatalyst TransferAgent 3.8.2 Build 159

Version 5.1.3

Build 1070 (October 21, 2020)

  • Notice: As of Nov. 30 2020, Windows Installer will no longer be produced, consult FileCatalyst_Web_Tomcat_Installation.pdf on how to install or upgrade FileCatalyst Workflow moving forward
  • Fixed: High packet loss on lower speeds when using TransferAgent
  • Fixed: In TransferAgent installer, the recommended install option does not delete the older version of TransferAgent
  • Fixed: File Area not working in Internet Explorer, support of Internet Explorer will end on Nov. 30th 2020
  • Fixed: Secure Authentication email template does not contain the correct tracking number
  • Fixed: Files uploaded via Request Files upload form, can't be easily identified, rename mask was added for files uploaded via Request Files
  • Fixed: Wrong directory when sending distribution job for files selected from a file area
  • Fixed: Communication error with internal FileCatalyst server on Linux
  • Fixed: The "date" job data field type parses invalid dates incorrectly
  • Fixed: "Request files here" icon appears to users with File Area access only
  • Fixed: Two File Area icons appear on the main user menu when a 'job submission only' user is assigned to a File Area with 'My file Area' option enabled
  • Using: FileCatalyst Direct Server 3.8.1 Build 103
  • Using: FileCatalyst TransferAgent 3.8.1 Build 99

Version 5.1.2

Build 1033 (July 30, 2020)
  • Added: TLS 1.2 support
  • Added: Make temp username more informative when using strict security
  • Added: A scroll bar is added to New Job and File Area drop down menu items when there are many items on the list
  • Added: Remote Admin Applets removed, only HTML Remote Admin is now supported
  • Added: Users and temp users must change password on the next logon when they're sent a new password via email
  • Fixed: View Logs in File Area not working
  • Fixed: Remote Admin Connection to FC Server breaks after upgrading
  • Fixed: Some Tags in email templates get corrupted up when saving non-default email template
  • Fixed: In Form Upload, when XHR upload fails the user is never redirected to error
  • Fixed: Database parameters field not working
  • Fixed: Generating reports on large databases is slow
  • Fixed: Confusing behaviour when TransferAgent shuts down due to inactivity while the web page is still loaded
  • Fixed: mysql-connector updated to version 5.1.49
  • Fixed: Submitting files from file area from a directory starting with _ is no longer allowed
  • Fixed: Alignment for User and Job data fields on anonymous order forms
  • Fixed: Not all dates displayed follow the format set in the language file via button.datePicker.format
  • Fixed: User Profile Changed To User email template doesn't accept locale
  • Fixed: Various end user messages and errors are not getting translated
  • Fixed: The flag "Don't allow to use existing password" doesn't work
  • Fixed: Reflected Cross-Site Scripting (XSS-r) vulnerability
  • Fixed: JQuery was updated
  • Fixed: Contact Operator emails are not getting translated
  • Fixed: for TransferAgent are not respected
  • Fixed: Users can view Address Book Contacts of other users in the system
  • Fixed: PW_USEDPASSWORDS column is cleared if it contains clear text passwords on legacy installations
  • Fixed: Internal FC Server doesn't always work on Linux
  • Fixed: Sensitive information in config.xml is not encrypted
  • Fixed: {INITDIR} {USERNAME} tags in the path to group folder don't work
  • Fixed: Usernames containing a white space are no longer allowed for both temporary and regular users
  • Fixed: Image Video Preview
  • Using: FileCatalyst Direct Server v3.8 Build 11
  • Using: FileCatalyst TransferAgent v3.8 Build 10

Version 5.1.1

Build 964 (March 30, 2020)

  • Fixed: FileArea Session logs are not captured on Chrome, due to a code change in Chromium, see Disallow sync XHR on page dismissal
  • Fixed: Date Picker not using user language
  • Fixed: When sending distribution jobs and setting the Expiry Date to today, the link is expired for today. The link should work until midnight of the day the job was sent
  • Fixed: Removed unused library .jar files
  • Fixed: {APPLICATIONROOT} in email templates adds an extra white-space
  • Fixed: Regular Admin View Groups - Open Folder link is broken
  • Fixed: Admin activities for FileAreas are not logged.
  • Fixed: Duplicate required field statements on Edit My profile for end user
  • Fixed: On pages: Edit My Profile, Forgot Password and Invite Others, Submit and Cancel Buttons don't use the correct language
  • Fixed: Not all items are translated on View Job Popup
  • Using: FileCatalyst Direct Server v3.7.3 Build 37
  • Using: FileCatalyst TransferAgent v3.7.3 Build 37

Version 5.1

Build 947 (Jan 31, 2020)

  • Added: "Request Files Here" feature, allows File Area users to Request files from outside users to upload into a chosen folder in a FileArea. Request File Here links can be configured to automatically expire after XX days
  • Added: Ability to set multiple languages, each language is loaded dynamically based on the "Accept-Language" request header Administrators can create any number of language files based on POSIX Locales
  • Added: Text contained in forms, job status and fields can now be loaded as a custom language property, to better support the new multi-language feature
  • Added: Language parameter to email substitution tags, so the email templates can be created in multiple languages. Ex: {JOBINFO#FR}
  • Added: TransferAgent installer now supports MacOS 10.15 Catalina with permission-based access prompts
  • Added: TransferAgent Installer for Windows is now signed with Extended Validation (EV) Certificate
  • Fixed: Users with Job Submission only status, assigned to a group with Shared Folder option checked, don't see the File Area icon in the main menu
  • Fixed: Address Book for admin users is always empty
  • Fixed: Don't delete temp user when a file transfer is ongoing, when navigating away from a file transfer page
  • Fixed: List of users disappears after adding a user to a group
  • Fixed: "Send Selected Files" is broken in IE11
  • Fixed: In-line installer for TransferAgent in IE11
  • Fixed: Download Location shows wrong download path when individual file is downloaded via UDP
  • Fixed: User and password cookies are now secure and http only
  • Fixed: Expired and archived jobs with enhanced security send multiple emails when download link is clicked
  • Fixed: CSR Forgery protection broke links in the emails to admin, user to get files or view PDF for a job. Getting files from an email which contains a link to a tracking number was not affected.
  • Fixed: The max length of FileCatalyst Server ID, Order Form ID, Group ID is now set to varchar(255)
  • Fixed: When Internal FileCatalyst Server is used, and the Super Admin clicks on Remote Admin link, the host value may change
  • Fixed: No error is reported if the Remote Admin Password is wrong in FileCatalyst Server when using 12480 HTTP Admin port
  • Fixed: Error messages disappear on list users when show users per page is changed
  • Fixed: Save merged language files alphabetically
  • Fixed: Selected row in FileArea is now more visible
  • Fixed: recipientemailCC field type not working unless the field ID is RecipientEmailCC
  • Fixed: Missing email notifications when form upload fails
  • Fixed: Two email notifications sent when upload fails via TransferAgent for a new Job
  • Fixed: Request String sometimes is created against a non routable network address
  • Fixed: Job, User Group List, "Add Field" is now alphabetised
  • Fixed: Forgot Password email feature resets password for users with "User Can Change Password" check box unchecked in their profile
  • Fixed: Form upload, shows a cryptic error when maximum number of concurrent connections is exceeded on the Direct Server
  • Using: FileCatalyst Direct Server v3.7.3 Build 37
  • Using: FileCatalyst TransferAgent v3.7.3 Build 37

Note: Tomcat v9.0.19 released on April 12, 2018, is currently not supported. Please use Tomcat v9.0.20 or higher

Version 5.0.5

Build 840 (Aug 2, 2019)

  • Added: New setting "Job File Rename Mask" under FileCatalyst Servers, script execution. To allow mass rename of all the files being uploaded to Workflow
  • Added: Import/Export users to/from CSV
  • Added: XML Transformation based on an XSL file
  • Added: New tag {USERNAME_REPLACE_CHARS} in Job Files Target Location and Job PDF, JSON and XML target location
  • Added: New property to Field was added. Data URL - this option will fetch the data for the given field from a URL
  • Added: New local and public host field for FileCatalyst Servers, to allow better integration with FileCatalyst Server Reverse Proxy
  • Added: REST API is now used for creating temporary users/files on the FileCatalyst Direct Server when Strict Security is turned on. New field added to FileCatalyst Servers - Remote Admin HTTP Port. The time for creating the temporary accounts on FileCatalyst Server was greatly reduced.
  • Fixed: Admin Overview page taking a long time to load
  • Fixed: Broken pagination link on user list
  • Fixed: Locked fields are not locked in order forms
  • Fixed: Edit Contact in Address Book
  • Fixed: Reject files containing reserved characters in the file name
  • Fixed: Make sure that all cookies have secure flag set
  • Fixed: Ability to connect to FC Servers with TLS 1.2 only support
  • Fixed: Set autocomplete=off to all password fields
  • Fixed: Several functional issues with Job Files Target Location and Job PDF, JSON and XML target location
  • Fixed: Pagination for Jobs By Date report
  • Fixed: Content-Security-Policy header
  • Fixed: CSR Forgery protection, session TOKEN added to every link in the application on the end user pages (not admin)
  • Fixed: Message AuthConfigFactory error: java.lang.reflect.InvocationTargetException error when accessing Tomcat 9.0.XX for the first time after deploying Workflow
  • Fixed: Internal Direct Server doesn't startup properly when doing a clean install from the Windows Install file, subsequent restart of Tomcat Service fixes Internal Server issues.
  • Using: (Workflow) FileCatalyst Direct Server v3.7.3 Build 25
  • Using: (Workflow) FileCatalyst TransferAgent v3.7.3 Build 25

Version 5.0.4

Build 896 (Mar 4, 2019)

  • Added: Make TA install Optional on download, even if the default download method is set to TA
  • Added: Show FileArea data usage on the admin dashboard and on the data usage summary report
  • Added: Caching of data usage summary report on admin Dashboard
  • Fixed: HotFolder Job submission when Strict Security is enabled
  • Fixed: Updated default upload methods and protocols to TA and auto, make all protocols available even if the method is http download only
  • Fixed: Prevent infinite loop when creating temp user for strict security fails
  • Fixed: Notify sender when the job is downloaded drop-down is now always visible on edit job
  • Fixed: acceptEmail field for user not being saved
  • Fixed: Banned IP filters start blocking all requests under certain conditions
  • Fixed: Don't allow to go from edit job straight to my file area without first cancelling the job
  • Fixed: Minimum and recommended TA versions now work with FileArea
  • Fixed: Fixing null-pointer when password is not provided from HotFolder
  • Fixed: Added trailing slashes to temp user home directory so things will work with accounts pointing to object storage
  • Fixed: Cancelling of form upload form (not octet stream)
  • Fixed: Margin formatting for help text for orderform fields
  • Fixed: Files uploaded using Hotfolder to workflow filearea end up in root when strict security is enabled.
  • Fixed: New account registered does not send email to admin
  • Fixed: putFileLocal when uploading via HTTP Servlet
  • Fixed: Always show preferredServer on the admin side if we have more than one site created
  • Using: (Workflow) FileCatalyst Direct Server v3.7.3 Build 14
  • Using: (Workflow) FileCatalyst TransferAgent v3.7.3 Build 13

Version 5.0.3

Build 867 (Nov 26, 2018)

  • Added: New installer for TransferAgent contains prepackaged with Java Runtime(JRE), JRE is no longer required to be pre-installed on end user's system
  • Added: Ability to filter the email addresses for Distribution jobs based on groups on top of the existing IP based filters
  • Added: Ability to restrict, super admin and regular admin login by IP Ranges (ex. 192.168.1-255.1-255) on top of the existing CIDR filters. Added ability to blacklist IP's and Ranges as well
  • Added: Ability to restrict uploads/download to FileAreas by filename or extension
  • Added: Internet Explorer X-UA-Compatible meta tag to disable IE from running in compatibility mode
  • Added: Support for Jersey 2 - RESTful API
  • Fixed: When a user attempts to use Workflow with TransferAgent that has an expired SSL certificate, they now get properly prompted to upgrade TransferAgent
  • Fixed: Submitting files from FileAreas is not working from Internet Explorer
  • Fixed: All controls for browsing/adding files are disabled once the upload is started with TransferAgent
  • Fixed: Emails failing to send due to a conflict in mail API libraries
  • Fixed: When a user cancels the upload, the redirect goes to Error URL instead of Cancelled URL
  • Fixed: File list pane scrolling in TransferAgent
  • Fixed: Pagination of user list in admin
  • Fixed: Strict Security not working with home accounts pointing to object storage (s3://)
  • Fixed: Multiple problems with Edit File Properties
  • Fixed: LDAP/AD over SSL in Java 8, consult online help for more details
  • Fixed: All Dates on Job Lists follow button.datePicker.format configurable from the language file
  • Fixed: When all the available job status fields are set not to visible to users, users are getting a blank page when they login
  • Fixed: Submit button missing in FileArea when there is only one FileCatalyst Server site defined
  • Using: (Workflow) FileCatalyst Direct Server v3.7.3 Build 5
  • Using: (Workflow) FileCatalyst TransferAgent v3.7.3 Build 5

Version 5.0.2

Build 783 (July 20, 2018)

  • Fixed: Downloading Individual files via UDP marks the entire job as shipped in Distribution jobs.
  • Fixed: Uploading files over 2GB with form upload reports files size of 1KB
  • Added: Sample code on how to submit jobs with files in FileAreas with the API
  • Fixed: Upgraded Windows Installer with Tomcat 8.0.53
  • Using: (Workflow) FileCatalyst Direct Server v3.7.2 build 8
  • Using: (Workflow) FileCatalyst TransferAgent v3.7.2 build 8

Version 5.0.1

Build 763 (May 28, 2018)

  • Added: "Test Connection" Button to upload, download and file area.
  • Fixed: Submission of files from sub-folders in FileArea
  • Fixed: Broken redirect to submit and finalize job when address book is disabled in Distribution jobs
  • Fixed: On mobile devices, always redirect to form upload as TransferAgent is not available on any mobile device
  • Fixed: Number of files allowed to upload on mobile devices is now set to 4 instead of 1
  • Fixed: Export Help as HTML
  • Fixed: Date picker on user expiry date selection broken
  • Fixed: Moved maxfiles / maxsize warning to a better place on the upload page
  • Fixed: Custom Header missing on the logon page
  • Fixed: Display "Bandwidth Tuning Properties" on Edit My Profile
  • Fixed: Distribution forms with a blank space will let you continue and upload files without entering an email address
  • Fixed: Logo element in template is now a plane simple img tag
  • Fixed: Sticky Footers
  • Fixed: Minor but highly visible color and style adjustments to themes
  • Using: (Workflow) FileCatalyst Direct Server v3.7.2 build 8
  • Using: (Workflow) FileCatalyst TransferAgent v3.7.2 build 8

Version 5.0

Build 697 (March 29, 2018)

  • Added: Brand new end user interface based on HTML5
  • Added: Brand new admin Interface based on HTML5
  • Added: Admin Dashboard
  • Added: New templating mechanism, old templates are no longer supported
  • Added: Ability to assign templates to groups
  • Added: Ability to Import/Export Templates
  • Added: Five new templates redesigned from the ground up using HTML5, two of those new templates follow the dark theme (white text on a dark background)
  • Added: Silent Installer for TransferAgent for automated corporate deployments to multiple workstations
  • Added: Delete Selected Files button in FileArea, to delete multiple files with a single click
  • Added: New daily data usage report
  • Added: Remote Admin to the internal FileCatalyst Server now uses HTML5 Admin (not the Java Applet)
  • Fixed: HTML Form upload sometimes fails when many files are selected for upload (8 or more files)
  • Using: (Workflow) FileCatalyst Direct Server v3.7.2 build 5
  • Using: (Workflow) FileCatalyst TransferAgent v3.7.2 build 5

Version 4.9.9

Java 7 and Tomcat 7.0.59 or higher are now required. Java 8 and Tomcat 8 (not 8.5) are also supported. Java 9 and 6 and Tomcat v4,v5,v6, v8.5 and v9 are NOT supported.

Reloading the default language file for 4.9.9 might be required.

Webmail WAR file is no longer produced.

Build 131 (October 25, 2017)

  • Impoved: (Workflow) In-line installer of TransferAgent. All detection and install prompts are more clear and easier to read. The user is also guided through step-by-step images and text on how to install TransferAgent.
  • Fixed: (Workflow) Detection to check if TransferAgent is already installed in a web browser gets occasionally frozen, resulting in a never ending progress spinner.
  • Fixed: (Workflow) Download link to the installer of TransferAgent is broken in Internet Explorer/Edge in File Area.
  • Fixed: (Workflow) In General settings, open known file types with default application in browser not getting saved.
  • Fixed: (Workflow) Android App not finalizing jobs.
  • Using: (Workflow) FileCatalyst Direct Server v3.7.1 build 9
  • Using: (Workflow) FileCatalyst TransferAgent v3.7.1 build 26
  • Using: (Workflow) FileCatalyst Direct Applets v3.6 build 45

Build 512 (July 5, 2017)

  • Added: (Workflow) Submit files from file areas using API (requires fcapi 3.7.2 or higher).
  • Added: (Workflow) Always enable the FTPS port on the Internal FC Server.
  • Added: (Workflow) Always enable HTTP Access when starting the Internal FC Server.
  • Fixed: (Workflow) Strict Security doesn't work with Internal Server
  • Fixed: (Workflow) Don't prompt the end user for upgrade of TransferAgent when connecting with TA 3.7.1
  • Fixed: (Workflow) Memory leak with SessionData objects not getting deleted.
  • Fixed: (Workflow) If you disable Upload JSON On Job Submission it is re-enabled on service restart.
  • Fixed: (Workflow) Missing langauge entries for Video Preview.
  • Using: (Workflow) FileCatalyst Direct Server v3.7.1 build 9
  • Using: (Workflow) FileCatalyst TransferAgent v3.7.1 build 9
  • Using: (Workflow) FileCatalyst Direct Applets v3.6 build 45

Build 486 (April 4, 2017)

  • Added: (Workflow) File Area now works with TransferAgent (Java Applets are no longer required to access file areas).
  • Added: (Workflow) TransferAgent now supports Linux.
  • Added: (Workflow) Ability to embed an order form within an iFrame on another web site.
  • Added: (Workflow) Ability to force form upload as the upload method in specific order form.
  • Added: (Workflow) Ability to specify custom CSS with an order form.
  • Added: (Workflow) Cross-Site Request Forgery (CSRF) protection.
  • Fixed: (Workflow) Single file download with UDP now works when Strict Security is enabled.
  • Fixed: (Workflow) Apostrophy not working in TransferAgent when set via the language file.
  • Fixed: (Workflow) Proper handling of uploads and downloads when strict security is turned on and the end user doesn't start the transfer before the 20 minutes temp account timeout.
  • Fixed: (Workflow) Internal Server startup creates corrupt fcconf.conf file
  • Fixed: (Workflow) Strict Security when the FC Home directory uses UNC paths (ex: \\\somefolder\).
  • Fixed: (Workflow) Potential concurrency conflicts when two TransferAgent uploads start exactly at the same time.
  • Using: (Workflow) FileCatalyst Direct Server v3.7 build 3
  • Using: (Workflow) FileCatalyst TransferAgent v3.7 build 3
  • Using: (Workflow) FileCatalyst Direct Applets v3.6 build 45

Version 4.9.8

NOTICE: Java 7 and Tomcat 7 are now required. Java 8 and Tomcat 8 (not 8.5) are also supported. Java 9 and 6 and Tomcat v4,v5,v6, v8.5 and v9 are NOT supported.

Build 115 (Febuary 16, 2017)

  • Fixed: (Workflow) Form uploads with iPhone and iPad.
  • Fixed: (Webmail + Workflow) Cross Site Scripting vulnerabilities.
  • Fixed: (Workflow) Job Files Target Location with Java Applets and Strict Security.
  • Fixed: (Workflow) Downloads with email auth, pin or password not working when manually entering the tracking number on older templates.
  • Using: (Webmail + Workflow) FileCatalyst Direct Server v3.6 build 48
  • Using: (Workflow) FileCatalyst TransferAgent v3.6 build 48
  • Using: (Webmail + Workflow) FileCatalyst Direct Applets v3.6 build 45

Build 113 (January 24, 2017)

  • Fixed: (Workflow) Server stability when Strict Security option is used.
  • Fixed: (Workflow) TransferAgent not working on Mac.
  • Fixed: (Workflow) Download files doesn't work with older page templates.
  • Fixed: (Workflow) HTTP fall back servlet now automatically switches between FTP/FTPS as needed
  • Fixed: (Workflow) In TransferAgent added compatibility when Accept-Language header set to es-419
  • Using: (Webmail + Workflow) FileCatalyst Direct Server v3.6 build 48
  • Using: (Workflow) FileCatalyst TransferAgent v3.6 build 48
  • Using: (Webmail + Workflow) FileCatalyst Direct Applets v3.6 build 45

Version 4.9.7

NOTICE: Java 7 and Tomcat 7 are now required. Java 8 and Tomcat 8 (excluding 8.5) are also supported. Java 9 and 6 and Tomcat v4,v5,v6, v8.5 and v9 are NOT supported.

Build 437 (December 12, 2016)

  • Fixed: (Workflow) Video Image Preview doesn't work when Tomcat is running on Linux.
  • Added: (Webmail + Workflow) Display LDAP/AD port in debug system log as parsed from the configuration.
  • Fixed: (Workflow) _shipped json, xml file creation error when xml.filename.prefix contains either <FILENAME> or <FILENAME.EXTENSION>.

Build 434 (November 7, 2016)

  • Fixed: (Workflow + Webmail) When using Java upload Applet, file name of the uploaded file includes the name of the file + path and all slashes are replaced by "--"
  • Fixed: (Workflow) Strict Security switch now accepts FileCatalyst Servers v3.7

Build 433 (November 3, 2016)

  • Added: (Workflow) Ability to generate low resolution preview of almost any video file sent via a distribution form. (ffmpeg required)
  • Added: (Workflow) Strict Security Switch in General Settings so the proxy FTP account is not passed to the client applications, rather a temporary account is created on the fly. This option requires Filecatalyst Direct Server 3.6 Build 30 or higher and no thrid party FTP servers can't be used.
  • Added: (Workflow) Import of Address Book from LDAP/AD now has a search string for better control on what contacts to automatically import.
  • Added: (Workflow) The event when TransferAgent starts on the client's machine and communicates back to Workflow is now logged in Job History Log both for uploads and downloads.
  • Added: (Webmail + Workflow) Custom location of upload temp folder for form uploads.
  • Added: (Webmail + Workflow) Email recipient auto-complete field now works with up/down and enter keys.
  • Added: (Workflow) File name for XML/JSON can now be set to the filename or filename.extension of the first file uploaded for the job.
  • Fixed: (Webmail + Workflow) Updated certificate for Java Applets, New cert will expire in Sept. 2019
  • Fixed: (Workflow) logon_internal.jsp is now disabled if SecureAuth is not turned on.
  • Fixed: (Webmail + Workflow) In Admin pages, Auto-Complete of user/password is now disbaled on pages that require a user/password to another service/system.
  • Fixed: (Webmail + Workflow) Can't set Confirm Step in Distribution jobs when Address book is enabled.
  • Fixed: (Workflow) Installing TransferAgent does not require admin rights on Windows.
  • Fixed: (Webmail + Workflow) Cross Site Scripting vulnerabilities.
  • Fixed: (Webmail + Workflow) Form upload will now accept files with reserved characters in the file name: ex: slshaes, |, "<", ">" and change the illegal character to "--"
  • Fixed: (Webmail + Workflow) Restrict access to uploadtemp folder.
  • Fixed: (Webmail + Workflow) Some error messages not working for form upload (in form, not Octet-Stream)
  • Fixed: (Workflow) Force the end user to upgrade TransferAgent if not up-to-date.
  • Fixed: (Workflow) Transfer Agent progress does not indicate when MD5 verification is occurring.
  • Fixed: (Workflow) Updated Workflow API example in the documentation.
  • Fixed: (Webmail) Merged missing langauge entries.
  • Using: (Workflow) FileCatalyst TransferAgent v3.6 build 46
  • Using: (Webmail + Workflow) FileCatalyst Direct Applets v3.6 build 45
  • Using: (Webmail + Workflow) FileCatalyst Direct Server v3.6 build 43

Version 4.9.6

NOTICE: Java 7 and Tomcat 7 are now required. Java 8 and Tomcat 8 are also supported. Java 9 and 6 and Tomcat v4,v5,v6 and v9 are NOT supported.

Build 398 (May 3, 2016)

  • Added: (Webmail + Workflow) Select All Check-box on the address book popup
  • Fixed: (Workflow) On TransferAgent pages, X-UA-Compatible META tag moved to the correct location so it gets parsed by IE correctly
  • Fixed: (Webmail + Workflow) Email Authentication download method, users must paste the authentication token from email and can't click on the link directly
  • Fixed: (Workflow) FCTransferAgent.exe requires admin rights to run
  • Fixed: (Webmail + Workflow) Auto-Deletion thread doesn't delete files linked into other jobs
  • Improved: (Workflow) The initial launch message for TransferAgent so end users don't confuse the download of the Plugin with the download of the package
  • Using: (Workflow) FileCatalyst TransferAgent v3.6 build 23
  • Using: (Webmail + Workflow) FileCatalyst Direct Applets v3.6 build 21
  • Using: (Webmail + Workflow) FileCatalyst Direct Server v3.6 build 21

Build 396 (April 15, 2015)

  • Fixed: (Webmail + Workflow) Job Files Target Location containing {JOBID} returns null
  • Fixed: (Workflow) Updated X-UA-Compatible tags to remove IE 9, 8, 7 as supported browsers.
  • Fixed: (Workflow) Added DOCTYPE tag for better support for IE 10,11 and Document Mode Emulation
  • Fixed: (Workflow) FCTransferAgent.exe identified as Installer to web browsers
  • Fixed: (Workflow) TransferAgent redirects to success URL even if MD5 checksum fails.
  • Fixed: (Workflow) Jobs that redirect to Error leave "Job Submitted" in Job History log.
  • Fixed: (Workflow) On download files, TransferAgent launch dialog does not stop the spinner, making the download page unusable
  • Fixed: (Workflow) Files transferred with TransferAgent have the last modified date (MaintainLastModified) set to current month minus 1
  • Fixed: (Workflow) Upload/Download web pages get locked when a user Rejects "FileCatalyst TransferAgent Access Request" dialog
  • Using: (Workflow) FileCatalyst TransferAgent v3.6 build 22
  • Using: (Webmail + Workflow) FileCatalyst Direct Applets v3.6 build 21
  • Using: (Webmail + Workflow) FileCatalyst Direct Server v3.6 build 21

Build 394 (March 23, 2015)

  • Fixed: (Webmail + Workflow) Backwards compatibility with older HotFolder and Android App
  • Fixed: (Webmail + Workflow) Add users to the FC Server automatically not working when only a single server is defined
  • Using: (Webmail + Workflow) FileCatalyst TransferAgent v3.6 build 12
  • Using: (Webmail + Workflow) FileCatalyst Direct Applets v3.6 build 12
  • Using: (Webmail + Workflow) FileCatalyst Direct Server v3.6 build 12

Build 393 (Feb 25, 2016)

  • Added: (Workflow Only) New upload and download methods - TransferAgent. Java Applets are no longer be required
  • Added: (Workflow Only) Ability to start a file transfer and be able to close the web browser while the transfer is still in progress
  • Added: (Workflow Only) To maximize the bandwidth, TransferAgent will upload multiple files concurrently - the multi-client approach
  • Added: (Workflow Only) Use LDAP/AD Utility Account to fetch user information upon login
  • Added: (Workflow Only) Generate and upload JSON file for the job, so it can be parsed by external applications
  • Added: (Workflow Only) Search users with LDAP/AD Utility Account before attempting the bind
  • Added: (Workflow Only) Display PermaLinks on Order forms for quick access by the end user
  • Added: (Webmail + Workflow) Rename FTP/FC Site ID tool
  • Added: (Webmail + Workflow) Download entire help as HTML and improved help navigation menu
  • Added: (Webmail + Workflow) Which account invited the temp user is now tracked in the user comments field
  • Added: (Workflow Only) Tracking number and Job ID now present in all email distribution type of jobs
  • Added: (Workflow Only) On job list for end user, TrackingNumber column automatically appears if distribution type of jobs are present
  • Added: (Webmail + Workflow) New Download Transmittal List, users can now quickly discover which recipient has downloaded the files
  • Fixed: (Webmail + Workflow) HTML Form Upload, uploading multiple files in Firefox fails
  • Fixed: (Webmail + Workflow) HTML Form Upload, legacy form (not octet-stream) deletes the entire uploadtemp folder after upload
  • Fixed: (Webmail + Workflow) HTML Form Upload, Copy files to FTP is more robust
  • Fixed: (Webmail + Workflow) HTML Form Upload, file names containing UTF-8 characters don't show properly
  • Fixed: (Webmail + Workflow) In FTPServlet quote command affecting other commands if there is a failure
  • Fixed: (Webmail + Workflow) In FTPServlet cleaning uploadtemp is more robust
  • Fixed: (Webmail + Workflow) When French language is set as default language, calendar displayed is wrong
  • Fixed: (Webmail + Workflow) No more length limit on SMTP server field
  • Fixed: (Webmail + Workflow) On user list, clicking on sort by User Status, returns black row/column matrix
  • Fixed: (Webmail + Workflow) FileArea Applet fails to upload files to IIS-FTP in HTTP
  • Fixed: (Webmail + Workflow) Download Applet fails to download folders in HTTP
  • Fixed: (Webmail + Workflow) StyleSheetTag errors are now quiet
  • Fixed: (Webmail + Workflow) Automatically generated password for 'Invite Others' doesn't follow Global Password Properties
  • Fixed: (Workflow) XML and JSON not providing the correct sourceIP of the end user submitting the files
  • Fixed: (Webmail + Workflow) Removed the pre-compiler tool
  • Fixed: (Webmail + Workflow) Stability of the Internal FileCatalyst Server
  • Fixed: (Workflow) Auto-Deletion, not deleteing files uploaded by anonymous users
  • Fixed: (Workflow) Poodle fix in the Windows installers is missing
  • Fixed: (Webmail + Workflow) Older templates not displaying correctly for the download page
  • Discontinued: (Webmail) Webmail Installer is no longer produced, only the WAR file is now available
  • Using: (Webmail + Workflow) FileCatalyst TransferAgent v3.6 build 12
  • Using: (Webmail + Workflow) FileCatalyst Direct Applets v3.6 build 12
  • Using: (Webmail + Workflow) FileCatalyst Direct Server v3.6 build 12

Known issue:

  • HTTP transfers in TransferAgent can occasionally fail, please report any issues with HTTP transfers to our help desk

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