PaperCut NG 18.2 release history

PaperCut MF

PaperCut NG 18.2

Please find release note history for PaperCut NG 18.2 below.


18.2.6

Build 46458

3 Oct, 2018

This is a Maintenance Release for 18.2 and contains the following changes:

Fixes:

  • Fixed a translation issue that caused extra single apostrophes to display in the Admin and User web interfaces and various device interfaces.
  • Fixed an issue that caused Web Single Sign-On (SSO) to fail when users attempt to sign in using Internet Explorer or Google Chrome when the PaperCut service is being run as a Domain User Account and the server is using IIS 7.0+.
  • Canon with PaperCut Global Print Driver: Added a new PDL transform to fix an issue that caused jobs to print to an output tray that was different to the user’s selection.
  • Lexmark with PaperCut Global Print Driver: Added a new PDL transform to fix an issue that caused jobs to print to an output tray that was different to the user’s selection.
  • Epson ESC/P driver: Fixed an issue that caused an incorrect color page count when page-level detection was enabled.
  • RISO ComColor 7050 GDI Driver: Fixed an issue that incorrectly detected a grayscale, duplex, odd page count print job as a color print job.
  • iPrint performance improvement: Added two new properties (Redirect9100Command and UseRedirect9100Command) into the print-provider.conf file to improve the speed of printer redirection.
  • 10squareduk: Fixed an issue that prevented value loaders from registering with PaperCut NG.

Other Notes:

  • This release includes a database upgrade.

18.2.5

Build 46227

13 Sep, 2018

This is a Maintenance Release for 18.2 and contains the following changes:

Fixes:

  • Windows Print Provider: Fixed an issue that could cause the Print Provider to crash when Hardware Checks are enabled (since 18.2.4).

18.2.4

Build 46019

4 Sep, 2018

This is a Maintenance Release for 18.2 and contains the following changes:

Enhancements:

  • PaperCut NG Windows installer: An installation log file ( [users-home-directory]/AppData/Local/Temp/Setup Log [timestamp] #[filenumber].txt ) is now created by default.
  • When a PaperCut NG upgrade cannot proceed because older versions are detected and cannot be deleted, a detailed error message with resolution options is now displayed.

Fixes:

  • Windows hardware page count with PaperCut Port Monitor: Fixed an issue that caused the page count to be incorrectly reported in some cases when the print job is deleted.
  • Epson large format PostScript printer drivers: Fixed an issue that caused the page size to be incorrectly detected when using roll paper sizes larger than A4.
  • NEC PostScript drivers: Fixed an issue that caused an incorrect page count when multiple pages were printed on a single sheet of paper (n-up printing).
  • Windows Print Provider: Fixed an issue in very high print volume environments that sometimes caused a held print job to be lost.
  • Page analysis: Fixed an issue that caused print jobs to fail when the paper size field had garbled characters.
  • Web Print: Fixed an issue that stopped the status of Web Print jobs changing from “Processing” to “Cancelled” when a print script cancelled the jobs.
  • iPrint: Fixed an issue that occasionally prevented jobs from being released in a Find Me environment.
  • Reports: Fixed an issue that caused the “Department printing - summary” and “Office printing - summary” reports to take a long time to generate.
  • Secure LDAP: Fixed an issue that sometimes caused sync failures when using wildcard certificates (since 18.2.3).
  • Fixed an issue where new internal users were not being synced into groups.
  • Security: Fixed an issue that incorrectly included sensitive configuration information in debug logs.

Other Notes:

  • If you are running v18.1.1 or later, there is NO database upgrade.

18.2.3

Build 44775

14 Aug, 2018

This is a Maintenance Release for 18.2 and contains the following changes:

Fixes:

  • PostScript drivers:

    • Fixed an issue for landscape PDF files printed from Adobe Acrobat Reader that caused a watermark to be placed in an incorrect position.
    • Fixed an issue that caused watermarks to either not be applied or applied to the wrong position for some n-up setups and for Adobe Acrobat Reader on Windows.
    • Google Cloud Print: Reduced the size of color print job spool files.
    • Email to Print: Reduced the size of color print job spool files.
    • HPLip driver: Fixed an issue causing an incorrect color page count.
    • Fuji Xerox DocuPrint CP400 d and DocuPrint CP405 d PCL6 drivers: Fixed an issue causing an incorrect color page count.
    • Fixed an issue where PostScript comments could, on rare occasions, cause an incorrect page count to be reported.
    • Fixed an issue where watermarks were not added to print jobs generated from the application ‘KWS (UZ Leuven)'.
  • Kyocera KX driver: Fixed an issue that caused an incorrect number of copies to be reported when the user selected KPDL as the PDL from the Print Properties dialog.

  • Google Cloud Print: Fixed a rare issue that caused an error message due to an unexpected HTTP Status Code response during Google Cloud Print configuration.

  • Email to Print: Fixed a rare issue that prevented the set up of Email to Print with guest printing.

  • Standard Release Station: Added more detail and clarity to the error message displayed when a job is prevented from being released because its settings contravene the printer’s filters and restrictions.

  • Print Provider: Fixed an issue that on rare occasions stopped jobs being sent to the printer.

  • Windows Print Provider:

    • Fixed an issue that could cause the Windows Print Provider log (print-provider.log) rotation to fail.
    • Fixed an issue that occasionally caused some print jobs to be deleted in a very high print volume environment.
  • CUPS Print Provider with Mobility Print: Fixed an issue where some print jobs from iOS clients with IPv6 addresses were not tracked.

  • PaperCut LPD Service: Added an option in the pc-lpd.config file to enable the host address to be removed from the job owner’s name (RemoveHostAddress = true).

  • Active Directory: Fixed an issue in multi-domain environments that imported user details from only the first domain when an on demand user is created.

  • Fixed an issue that prevented the secondary card ID number from being generated during on-demand user creation.

  • Fixed an issue that prevented the secondary card ID from synchronising from a secondary sync source.

  • Site Server: Fixed an issue that caused authentication to fail for an on-demand user when they attempted to log in before the Site Server had synced with the Application Server.

  • Security:

    • Added CSRF origin checks to the Mobile Print Release interface.
    • Updated the bundled Java SE Runtime Environment to version 8 update 181, to incorporate the latest security fixes from Oracle.
  • iPrint: Added details about print data timing into the debug log (print-provider.log) to improve performance diagnosis.

For Integrators:

  • Release Station API: Added a JobReleaseStatus (FilterRestriction) to releaseJob and releaseJobs, to prevent users from releasing jobs that contravene the printer’s filter and restrictions.

Mobility Print:

For more information about changes to Mobility Print, see the Mobility Print Release Notes page.

Other Notes:

  • If you are running v18.1.1, there is NO database upgrade.

18.2.2

Build 44707

31 Jul, 2018

This is a Maintenance Release for 18.2 and contains the following changes:

Fixes:

  • Pay Station: Fixed an issue preventing the following pay stations from starting:
    • Apex 5000
    • Microcoin
    • SEM-ACS 9500Ss
    • Boscop Coin Op. This issue also displayed an “ApplicationException: Unknown vendor” error in the server log. For more information, see Known Issues

18.2.1

Build 44658

24 Jul, 2018

For a snapshot view of 18.2 features, see what’s New and Noteworthy.

Enhancements:

  • Active Directory synchronization is now included in the system debug logs when system debug logging is enabled.
  • On the Printer Copy Settings page, you can now _select all_common or _select all_printer settings.
  • Print Release: IPPS print queues are now included in the list of suggested Find Me destination queues on the Device Details page, when the network address matches the destination address of the MFD.
  • Language support: Welsh is now available.
  • Toner levels are now reported on IPPS print queues.

Fixes:

  • Security:

    • Fixed an issue that allowed an Admin with partial admin rights to gain additional admin rights in the Admin web interface.
    • Site Server: Fixed an issue that incorrectly included sensitive authentication information in debug logs.
    • Continuing security improvements on the PaperCut NG Admin and User web interfaces, to reduce vulnerability to deserialization attacks.
  • Fixed an issue that caused web interface logins to fail when the proxy setup added an X-Forwarded-For header that included a port. This enables sites to use Mobility and Web Client logins with this proxy setup.

  • Standard Release Station: Fixed a layout issue that caused the Print All and Cancel All buttons to be inaccessible when using an onscreen keyboard on some screens.

  • Fixed an issue that caused a “Could not find message for key” error message for some Release Station job cancellation messages.

  • Mac User Client: Fixed an issue preventing Mac User Clients from connecting to the Application Server over IPv6.

  • Admin Web Interface: Fixed an issue that caused long printer/device group names to flow outside the Printer/Device group dropdown box on some screens.

  • CBORD payment gateway:

    • Improved some error messages, and removed some confusing messages that displayed when the balance was low.
    • Improved security support for legacy CBORD users.
  • MacOS generic PCL driver: Fixed an issue that prevented:

    • simplex to duplex conversion
    • changing the number of copies.
  • OKI PostScript drivers: Fixed an issue that in some cases caused an incorrect page count when multiple pages were printed on a single sheet of paper (n-up printing).

  • Xerox PCL6 drivers: Fixed a rare issue that caused changing the number of copies to fail.

  • Print Provider:

    • Fixed an issue that occasionally printed garbled characters in the debug logs.
    • Changed a setting so the Print Provider communicates correctly with the PaperCut NG Application Server and Site Server when a content filter service is used. For details, refer to SonicWall with Content Filter Service.

For Integrators:

  • If the user’s home folder is set in User Details, developers using the SSO Device API can now discover it.
  • 3rd party hardware or payment gateway APIs: Added a work around to re-enable some failed API integrations. For more information, see Known Issue 14161.

Mobility Print:

For more information about changes to Mobility Print, see the Mobility Print Release Notes page.

Other Notes:

  • If you are running v18.1.1, there is NO database upgrade.
  • The End User License Agreement (EULA) has been updated.