PaperCut MF 20.0 release history

PaperCut MF

PaperCut MF 20.0

Please find release note history for PaperCut MF 20.0 below.


20.0.4

Build 55447

Print Provider version 104.6.0.3790

7 Oct, 2020

Enhancements:

  • Reduced the load time of the device list page for sites with a high device count. PC-17499

Fixes:

  • Fixed an issue when the browser saves login details, to no longer populate the device username/password fields with the current login. PC-17203
  • Added the ability to synchronize groups for multi-domain Google Cloud Directories. PC-17386
  • Upgraded jQuery to 3.5.1 PC-17437
  • Server Command: Fixed “enable-command” usage description. PC-17604
  • Fixed an issue that in rare circumstances could cause the Print Provider to crash and restart. PC-17590
  • Removed the request feedback email link from the interactive Scan Action Details page in the PaperCut Admin UI. PC-17681
  • Fixed an issue that could cause a grayscale document to be counted as color when the standard color detection was used with PaperCut Global PostScript print driver PC-17535
  • Removed the checkbox to copy device-specific settings for devices like Cartadis cPad and Epson. PC-17635
  • Fixed a locking issue caused by many user clients logged in with the same username. PC-17610
  • Fixed an issue causing multiple “Invalid username or password” messages displayed when logging in via a device or through Client application PC-17593
  • Removed a redundant file that was created after Application server startup. PC-17641
  • Updated the Windows installer to automatically create the nul printer port. PC-17621
  • Fixed an issue that caused email-to-print jobs on site server queues to be deleted when the site server went offline. PC-17584
  • Fixed an issue causing incorrect Page Size detection with HP Designjet Raster Driver PC-17654
  • PostgreSQL Database Driver: Upgraded JDBC driver from 42.2.5 to 42.2.16. PC-17531
  • Reports: Added an error message when the “generate-scheduled-report” server command is used to try and run a Custom Report, which is not currently supported. PC-16979

Copier/Device Integrations:

  • Fuji Xerox ApeosPort V+:
    • Fixed an issue that could cause JavaScript login errors for restricted users on some Fuji Xerox devices PC-17570
  • Konica Minolta:
    • Fixed an issue cancelling integrated scan jobs that intermittently caused MapDB disconnections preventing further integrated scans. PC-17547
  • Xerox EIP 1.5+:
    • Fixed an issue with Xerox Integrated Scanning that could cause an error to be displayed following a successful scan. PC-17617
    • Fixed an issue that could cause Integrated Scanning jobs with a large page count to fail. PC-17538
    • Fixed an issue that could cause Integrated Scanning jobs to fail with some timezone settings on Xerox devices. PC-17573

Other notes:

  • If you are running v20.0.3, there is NO database upgrade.

20.0.3

Build 55021

Print Provider version 104.4.0.3575

19 Aug, 2020

Enhancements:

  • Data integration CSV exports will now obey the reports.csv-charset setting for character encoding. PC-17498
  • Updated the default value for print-provider.throttle-thread-db-ratio to 3. This will not affect existing installations that have manually set the value. PC-17495
  • Improved the handling of GSuite groups in multiple domain environments. PC-17358
  • Added new get and set properties in Server-Command to modify User Defined Persistent Properties outside of print and device scripts PC-9423
  • Improved the process to unregister PaperCut from a Konica Minolta device when the device encounters error during registration. All installed apps on the the device will also be removed. PC-17027
  • Added the ability to “Sign in with Google” to the mobile release page. PC-17361
  • Added the ability to customize PaperCut application icons for HP OXP device. PC-17431
  • Add a new config key to limit the number of print jobs to display on HP OXP device platform PC-17216
  • Added two new config keys ‘ext-device.print-as-grayscale-by-default’ and ‘ext-device.print-as-duplex-by-default’ for Konica Minolta to have ‘print as grayscale’ and ‘print as 2-sided’ selected by default on the print release screen. PC-17197
  • Added support for the Data Integration Platform to load any .properties integration configuration file. PC-17461
  • Added a configuration switch to block secure connections to email servers which present untrusted (e.g. self-signed) certificates PC-14424
  • Added support for the Paytec EFTPOS terminal. PC-17479

Fixes:

  • Fixed an issue where High Availability was preventing Application Server startup when connected to a MySQL Linux database server. PC-17525
  • Fixed an issue with Integrated Scanning where if the document size was expanded after document processing and exceeded the configured size limit, it was not sending a notification of the failure. PC-17512
  • Fixed an issue that sometimes caused the user client to show an error and exit while waiting for an on-demand user creation PC-17436
  • Fixed an issue where the user client erroneously used the IP address instead of the hostname to connect to the server PC-17425
  • Fixed an issue with autocomplete on the login page not respecting the config key ‘auth.web-login.autocomplete’ PC-17394
  • Fixed an issue where custom reports did not return any data when selecting “today” or “yesterday” as the date range. To use the fix, update any existing custom reports which use the parameters DATE_FROM and DATE_TO and change their data type from “java.util.Date” to “java.sql.Timestamp”. PC-17316
  • Fixed an issue with truncated refund comments PC-17256
  • Added the config key “reports.pdf-locale” to set the locale that’s used to determine the font for PDF reports. PC-16972
  • Fixed an issue that was causing “Unable to resolve expression ‘showGoogleLogin’” errors on the Login page in some scenarios when Integrated Windows Authentication was enabled (auth.web-login.sso-method=WINDOWSAUTH). PC-16273
  • Fixed an issue that in some cases could generate very large debug log files PC-17591
  • Fixed an issue that could cause Direct Print on Windows to fail to link some print queues. PC-17378
  • Fixed an access control issue with batch user import. PC-17191
  • Site Server:
    • Fixed an issue that could cause MFDs to remain offline after a site server has been recreated or a site server database reset. PC-16958
  • Print Provider:
    • Added “Bolt PDF”, “FAXCOM Image Driver”, “ImageNow Printer”, and “Microsoft Software Printer Driver” to the list of ignored virtual printers. (Windows only) PC-17553
    • Fixed an issue that could cause an incorrect calculation of number of coloured pages when analysing some PostScript data, in Standard mode. PC-17341
    • Generic PCL 6/PCL XL Printer Foomatic/pxlcolor: Fixed an issue where B5 page size was detected as A4. PC-17282
    • Epson PX-M270T printer driver: Fixed an issue that caused incorrect page count in duplex mode. PC-17224

Copier/Device Integrations:

  • Fuji Xerox (AIP) / Dell (AIP):
    • Fixed an issue that could prevent the virtual keyboard for login PIN from appearing. PC-17262
  • HP (OXP):
    • Added the option of using a virtual number pad for masked login ID fields. PC-17266
  • Konica Minolta:
    • Fixed issue with multiple device managers utilising a single MapDB file. Sindoh: Fixed issue with multiple device managers utilising a single MapDB file. PC-17272
    • Fixed an issue with session updates that could cause state file corruption. PC-17283
  • Ricoh (SmartSDK):
    • Ricoh SmartSDK: Added support for Maori language selection. PC-17415
  • Toshiba (e-Bridge Open Platform V3+):
    • Added support for configuring preferred integrated scanning file format and level of compression. [C-15046]
    • Added Integrated Scanning support to scan in portrait mode on Letter/A4-sized automatic document feeders. PC-17233
  • Toshiba (eConnect):
    • Added support for Toshiba e-Studio 908. PC-17337
  • Xerox EIP 1.5+:
    • Added a new config key ‘ext-device.xerox.timeout.get-scan-image-secs’ to adjust the timeout for integrated scanning jobs. PC-17472

Other notes:

  • This release does NOT contain a database upgrade.

20.0.2

Build 54736

Print Provider version 104.0.0.3339

7 Jul, 2020

Fixes:

  • Desktop Client: Fixed an issue that could cause print jobs to not be accepted at sites using desktop client with popups, when the status dashboard has been left open.. PC-17485

20.0.1

Build 54657

Print Provider version 104.0.0.3339

24 Jun, 2020

New Features:

  • BI Integrations:
    • Added a new ‘Data Integration’ feature that enables the export of PaperCut MF usage data for consumption into 3rd party tools like a Business Intelligence system (UK Region Only). PC-17113
  • Automatic Application Server Failover:
    • Provide in-app Application Server Failover for customers with a network load balancer. PC-16516
  • Lexmark (eSF)*:
    • v3.0.1 - Added support for Integrated Scanning. EAD-136

Enhancements:

  • Google Cloud Directory (GSuite) User Sync:
    • Added support for syncing users from multiple domains. PC-15004
  • Print Provider:
    • Added a script to turn on/off the auto-import Print Provider feature on Mac/Linux. PC-17221
  • Web Cashier:
    • Added user balance to email acknowledgment. PC-16610
  • Added an Application Log warning message when the application server is not listening on a network interface that is accessible outside the server. PC-16088

Fixes:

  • Data Integration:
    • Fixed an issue where users and printers created before the defined number of historical days were not being exported. PC-17269
    • Fixed an issue where the environment-values.csv was created when the integration properties file was not present. PC-17325
  • Device Scripting:
    • Fixed Device Scripting recipes that used incorrect date to enforce daily limit. Please note all scripts that currently use date.getDay() need to be manually updated. EAD-278
  • Print Deploy:
    • Fixed an issue when upgrading on macOS servers where configuration files were set back to default. PC-17259
  • Print Provider:
    • OKI C811 and C835 PCL printer driver: Fixed an issue that caused an incorrect page count when multiple pages were printed on a single sheet of paper (n-up printing). PC-17177
    • Fixed a potential crash in Print Provider for certain Postscript print jobs when processing paper size names. PC-17195
    • Added “NuancePDF” driver to the list of ignored virtual printers. (Windows only) PC-17220
  • Site Server:
    • Fix to handle device capability updates when capabilities files are invalid. PC-15997
  • User Client:
    • Server performance improvements when dealing with large numbers of user clients. PC-16545
    • Fixed an issue where the User Client on MacOS required the use of the GPU unnecessarily. PC-11261
  • Fixed an issue where System Info section of the About page was incorrectly reporting Operating System as Windows Server 2016 on Windows Server 2019 servers. PC-16214
  • Fixed a rare issue where direct print queue linking is not done when there are multiple possible queue candidates. PC-16962
  • Ensure OS handles are closed when launching processes from the app server such as during periodic user/group sync. PC-16772
  • Fixed an issue where a user email cannot be updated if the email suffix option was enabled. PC-16701
  • Fixed missing single quotes from some translated strings on the Device/Printer copy setting page in the Admin Web Interface. PC-16241
  • Fixed and issue with Server-Command that resulted in Konica Minolta devices erroring after being deleted. EAD-482
  • Updated the bundled Java Runtime Environment to version 11.0.5, to incorporate the latest security fixes. PC-15760
  • Remove the requirement of a PaperCut group for Linux/systemd installs. PC-16505
  • Stop warning messages when a client is testing a pc-lpd connection on port 515 to ensure the service is running. PC-17023

Copier / Device Integration:

  • Canon MEAP (Gen2+)*:
    • Device Scripting:
      • Enabled Canon MEAP 2nd Gen devices to utilise the newly added PaperCut API to block copying access at user login through Device Scripting. EAD-98
    • Web-based SSL certificate acceptance EAD-240
    • Improved details layout of the Print Release page. EAD-211
  • Canon MEAP (Gen3+)*:
    • Device Scripting:
      • Enabled Canon MEAP 3rd Gen devices to utilise the newly added PaperCut API to block copying access at user login through Device Scripting. EAD-106
    • Added a configuration key to allow “Print as grayscale” and “Print as 2-sided” on the MFD Print Release screen to be enabled by default. PC-14198
    • Fixed a potential scan job de-serialisation issue preventing stored jobs from being processed EAD-188
    • Fix to Integrated Scanning handling the Ledger paper size. PC-17166
    • Certificate acceptance from the web UI. MAC-6286
  • Dell (eSF)*:
    • v3.0.1:
      • Added support for Integrated Scanning. EAD-136
      • Added a prompt for account selection when attempting to release print jobs without an account selected. EAD-137
      • Fixed an issue where the custom currency sign “Display after number” option was not reflected in displayed balances. EAD-433
      • Maintain an active device status when in low power mode. EAD-432
      • Fixed an issue where the user is prompted to login twice after a configuration change. EAD-261
  • Fuji Xerox ApeosPort V+:
    • Added a configuration key to allow “Print as grayscale” and “Print as 2-sided” on the MFD Print Release screen to be enabled by default. PC-14198
  • Fuji Xerox (AIP) / Dell (AIP):
    • Enabled Fuji Xerox AIP IV devices to utilise the newly added PaperCut API to block copying access at user login through Device Scripting. EAD-110
    • Fixed a potential scan job de-serialisation issue preventing stored jobs from being processed EAD-188
  • HP (OXP):
    • Added support for integrated scanning on small screen HP (4.3” display panel) PC-17057
    • Fixed a potential scan job de-serialisation issue preventing stored jobs from being processed EAD-188
  • Konica Minolta (OpenAPI):
    • Added a new configuration key that allows custom logos to be rendered per device. PC-17189
    • Added a config key for Konica Minolta devices to immediately delete jobs that run out of credit. (NOTE: this config key does not work with device range xx4 and xx4e) PC-14004
    • Fixed an issue that causes PaperCut to be unable to install on Konica Minolta models c3300i or c4000i. PC-16296
  • Konica Minolta (eSF)*:
    • v3.0.1:
      • Added support for Integrated Scanning. EAD-136
      • Added a prompt for account selection when attempting to release print jobs without an account selected. EAD-137
      • Fixed an issue where the custom currency sign “Display after number” option was not reflected in displayed balances. EAD-433
      • Maintain an active device status when in low power mode. EAD-432
      • Fixed an issue where the user is prompted to login twice after a configuration change. EAD-261
  • Kyocera (HyPAS)*: Device Deployment: * Added Site Server Support for Bulk Deployment. PC-15319
  • Lexmark (eSF)*:
    • v3.0.1:
      • Added support for Integrated Scanning. EAD-136
      • Added a prompt for account selection when attempting to release print jobs without an account selected. EAD-137
      • Fixed an issue where the custom currency sign “Display after number” option was not reflected in displayed balances. EAD-433
      • Maintain an active device status when in low power mode. EAD-432
      • Fixed an issue where the user is prompted to login twice after a configuration change. EAD-261
  • OKI (eSF)*:
    • v3.0.1:
      • Added support for Integrated Scanning. EAD-136
      • Added a prompt for account selection when attempting to release print jobs without an account selected. EAD-137
      • Fixed an issue where the custom currency sign “Display after number” option was not reflected in displayed balances. EAD-433
      • Maintain an active device status when in low power mode. EAD-432
      • Fixed an issue where the user is prompted to login twice after a configuration change. EAD-261
  • OKI (Open Platform):
    • Fixed a bug in the OKI Open Platform to allow jobs to be tracked and avoid a ‘Role already exists’ message. PC-17205
  • Ricoh (SmartSDK)*:
    • v3.0.0:
      • Integrated Scanning:
        • Added auto color detection to integrated scanning. MAC-6256
        • Added auto paper size detection to integrated scanning. MAC-5660
      • Device Scripting:
        • Enabled Ricoh SmartSDK devices to utilise the newly added PaperCut API to block copying access at user login through Device Scripting. EAD-101
      • Improved the resiliency when recovering from an outage event where a large fleet of MFDs re-establishes connections with the PaperCut server. MAC-5549
      • Minimum server version supported has changed from 18.2.3 to 19.1.0. MAC-6308
      • Added Maori language translation to end-user interface at the device. MAC-6313
      • Fixed an issue that prevents the user from releasing a large number of print jobs. PC-16775
      • Fixed an issue where a user denied color copying could still print in color from USB. MAC-4722
      • Fixed an issue where the user’s default shared account can appear twice in account selection. MAC-1765
  • Sharp OSA (HTML Browser n2.0+):
    • Language selection at the MFD:
      • Choose a language at the MFD, and have the selection remembered next time for set-and-forget convenience. PC-16703
    • Device Deployment:
      • Added Site Server Support for Sharp Auto Setup. PC-15319
      • Added Site Server Support for Bulk Deployment. PC-15319
    • Device Scripting:
      • Enabled Sharp OSA 3.5 devices to utilise the newly added PaperCut API to block copying access at user login through Device Scripting. EAD-92
    • Added a configuration key to allow “Print as grayscale” and “Print as 2-sided” on the MFD Print Release screen to be enabled by default. PC-14198
    • Added the ability to track jobs printed from Sharp’s on-device Document Filing. PC-17127
    • Fixed issue with authentication PIN fields truncating to one character length. PC-17213
    • Fixed a potential scan job de-serialisation issue preventing stored jobs from being processed EAD-188
  • Toshiba (e-BRIDGE Open Platform V2):
    • Device Scripting:
      • Enabled Toshiba V2 devices to utilise the newly added PaperCut API to block copying access at user login through Device Scripting. EAD-105
  • Toshiba (e-BRIDGE Open Platform V3+):
    • Added a configuration key to allow “Print as grayscale” and “Print as 2-sided” on the MFD Print Release screen to be enabled by default. PC-14198
    • Fixed a potential scan job de-serialisation issue preventing stored jobs from being processed EAD-188
  • Toshiba (eSF)*:
    • v3.0.1:
      • Added support for Integrated Scanning. EAD-136
      • Added a prompt for account selection when attempting to release print jobs without an account selected. EAD-137
      • Fixed an issue where the custom currency sign “Display after number” option was not reflected in displayed balances. EAD-433
      • Maintain an active device status when in low power mode. EAD-432
      • Fixed an issue where the user is prompted to login twice after a configuration change. EAD-261
  • Xerox (EIP):
    • v1.5+:
      • Added a configuration key to allow “Print as grayscale” and “Print as 2-sided” on the MFD Print Release screen to be enabled by default. PC-14198
      • Fixed an issue of devices not being able to connect to the server when when using numeric keypad EAD-435
      • Ensure zero-stop works correctly when jobs are in progress in parallel PC-17153
      • Added a new configuration key “ext-device.xerox.fax-to-email-user-override” to allow ‘Fax Forward to Email’ jobs to be tracked to the user specified in the configuration setting, otherwise these incoming fax jobs will no longer be tracked. PC-16182
    • Fixed a potential scan job de-serialisation issue preventing stored jobs from being processed EAD-188

Other notes:

  • This release includes a database upgrade.
  • Devices marked with * require installing an updated version of the embedded software to access new features and fixes.