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Release History Version 17.3

PaperCut MF Release History Version 17.3

Release history for newer versions

For a list of currently known issues with PaperCut MF, see Known Issues with Recent Releases

View the PaperCut MF Release Cycle and Early Access Program.

05 September 2017 - PaperCut MF 17.3.1

Enhancements:

  • Branding customization: Report headers can now be customized from the Options > General page.
  • User client:
    • The color of negative credit balances displayed on the balance window can now be customized.
    • Improved the User Client start-up time after a computer has gone to sleep.
  • Google Cloud Print: Added support to configure Google Cloud Print via a Proxy Server.
  • Standard Release Station: Re-positioned the login fields to prevent them from being obstructed when using an on-screen keyboard.
  • Card self-association can now be done at the device using a username and PIN.
  • Added the ability to sync a user's PIN from AD/LDAP to PaperCut NG/MF (ldap.schema.userpin-field, ldap.2.schema.userpin-field, user-source.ad.user-pin-field).
  • User and group sync: Users who are pending deletion are now displayed in the Test Sync Settings window.
  • Direct Printing: Significantly reduced the size of the Windows Direct Print Monitor installer for customers using PaperCut without a print server.
  • PaperCut MF installer: Added template custom server configuration files (service.conf / launch-app-server.conf) to help customers wanting to change server settings.
  • Reports: Users to be included in an User Ad-hoc Report can now be selected from the "User name" drop-down.
  • Shared Accounts: Added new methods to the web services API to set the Overdraft mode and value.
  • Personal Accounts: Added new methods to the web services API to set the Individual Overdraft mode and value.
  • The way in which diagnostics files are provided to PaperCut Support has been improved with an "Upload diagnostics file to PaperCut Support" option on the Options > Advanced page.
  • Updated the bundled Java SE Runtime Environment to version 8, update 131, to incorporate the latest security fixes from Oracle.
  • Payment Gateway module: The advanced API for on-demand payment now fully supports charging and balance inquiries for shared accounts.
  • Security enhancements:
    • Improved coverage of HTTP header origin checks in both the Admin and User web interface, in line with OWASP recommendations.
    • Removed unnecessary system and operating environment data (for example, OS version, web server resources, database type) from error messages.

Fixes:

  • Shared Accounts: A warning message is now displayed on the Users > User Details page if the user does not have permission to access the assigned "Default shared account".
  • Novell iPrint: Fixed an occasional issue causing print errors when enforcing grayscale or duplex print job settings.
  • Direct Printing with Email to Print: Fixed an issue preventing the Printer Details page from being saved during Direct Print setup.
  • Epson SureColor large format printers: Fixed a page count issue when using roll paper.
  • Web Print: Fixed an issue in the Admin web interface that did not display the number of documents in the Web Print queue.
  • Fixed an issue that occasionally caused an error on the Printers > Jobs Pending Release page for non built-in SysAdmins.
  • Provided a workaround for a rare issue that caused grayscale conversions to not be applied. A config key has been added to force grayscale conversion for all jobs on a specific print queue.
  • Fixed an issue that prevented the PRTG Template Generator from working with the SSL protocol (URLs with HTTPS).
  • Improved the layout of the Printers > Charts page.
  • Minor usability improvements to the Admin web interface, such as changed button colors and field sizes.
  • Fixed an issue when modifying fields on the Devices > Scan Actions > Details page that generated an incorrect warning message (since 17.2.4).
  • Copier / Device Integration:

      HP (FutureSmart):

      • Added support for single-function printers (SFPs) and most small screen devices (except Pro devices and devices with 4-line displays).
      • Reduced the progress spinner animation to prevent lockups on single-CPU devices.

      HP (OSA):

      • Added Integrated Scanning support on devices with 8.5" or smaller screens.

      Konica Minolta (OpenAPI):

      • Fixed an issue to ensure the Open API 4.0+ connector embeds with DEVELOP devices (i.e. Konica Minolta Business Solutions Europe GmbH).

      Lexmark (LeSF):

      • Added Single Sign On (SSO) support for the native scanning solution, Scan Center.

      Sharp (OSA):

      • Added Integrated Scanning support on devices with 8.5" or smaller screens.

      Toshiba eConnect:

      • Added Integrated Scanning support on devices with 8.5" or smaller screens.

      Toshiba (eSF):

      • Added Single Sign On (SSO) support for the native scanning solution, Scan Center.

      Toshiba (MDS):

      • Support for branding customization (header, logo, background, and text color).
      • Added a config key to display a "Job Status" button on the PaperCut MF Print Release page to allow users to view the status of Print/Copy/Fax jobs (ext-device.toshiba.show-job-status-button).
      • Added a config key to configure the display of the user's account details and balance on the PaperCut MF Home screen (ext-device.home-screen.show-balance).

      Xerox (EIP):

      • EIP 3.0+:
        • Added a config key to suppress the display of the PaperCut MF Home screen after login (ext-device.xerox.register-papercut-as-default-app).
        • Fixed an issue when using Integrated Scanning that incorrectly reported number of scanned pages as "0 pages scanned".
        • Added a config key to configure the display of the user's account details and balance on the PaperCut MF Home screen (ext-device.home-screen.show-balance).
      • EIP 1.5+: Fixed an occasional issue that prevented users from viewing the Print Release screen.
      • Fixed an issue that incorrectly displayed low resolution application icons on some devices.

    Other Notes:

    • If you are running v17.2.1 or later, there is NO database upgrade.
    • Devices marked with * require installing an updated version of the embedded software to access new features and fixes.