Print Deploy release notes

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1.2.1176 (Apr 6 2020)

Cloner: v312
Client: Windows v939, macOS v684

Enhancements
  • Added Restart.command to the macOS Print Deploy Client to allow easy restarting of the client. [PD-602]

  • Added the ability for SysAdmins to specify an organization-wide TEMP directory for the Print Deploy client, to use in environments where %TEMP% is locked down. This is set via a new config key, CustomTempDirectory. [PD-606]

Fixes
  • Fixed an issue with the macOS Print Deploy Cloner that was not honouring the 'Share this printer on the network' flag for the printer and caused the printer to be shared on the network when installed on a client computer. [PD-491]

  • Fixed an issue that prevented PaperCut Mobility Print queues with spaces in the printer name from being installed on macOS computers. [PD-591]

  • Fixed an issue that sometimes caused printers to be continuously installed. [PD-623]

1.2.1114 (Mar 13 2020)

Cloner: v307
Client: Windows v862, macOS v619

Fixes
  • Fixed an issue that caused macOS clients installed via Jamf with a .plist file to fail due to a missing client.conf.toml file. [PD-605]

1.2.1105 (Mar 10 2020)

Cloner: v307
Client: Windows v862, macOS v613

Fixes
  • Fixed an issue that caused printing on direct queues to not be tracked properly on some macOS Catalina clients after Print Deploy Client ugrades. [PD-597]

1.2.1086 (Mar 02 2020)

Cloner: v307
Client: Windows v847, macOS v592

Fixes
  • Fixed an issue that caused printing on direct queues to not be tracked properly on some macOS machines. [PD-590]

1.2.1083 (Mar 02 2020)

Cloner: v307
Client: Windows v847, macOS v592

Fixes
  • Fixed an issue that occasionally caused upgrades on macOS clients to fail. [PD-577]

  • Fixed an issue that caused printers to be reinstalled every cycle on some clients [PD-589]

1.2.1077 (Feb 27 2020)

Cloner: v307
Client: Windows v847, macOS v592

Enhancements
  • Added configurable key 'StrictSSLCheckingEnabled' to force the Print Deploy clients to verify the SSL certificate of the Print Deploy server before connecting. This feature is disabled by default. [PD-575]

  • Added support for ECDSA certificates, a faster and more secure option than RSA for encrypting connections to the Print Deploy server. [PD-576]

  • The Print Deploy server now automatically creates a backup of all the cloned printers, drivers, and configurations each week. A maximum of six backups are stored on the disk. [PD-169]

  • Updated the organization name of the Print Deploy server's default self-signed certificate. [PD-584]

Fixes
  • Fixed an issue that caused macOS clients to occasionally fail during startup. [PD-588]

1.2.1045 (Feb 17 2020)

Cloner: v302
Client: Windows v826, macOS v572

Enhancements
  • Print Deploy now supports Windows computers that are shared between users. Print jobs are tracked against the user who logs into, or fast user switches, on the computer. Note: Mobility print queues that were deployed prior to this release will need to be redeployed. [PD-296]

  • Auto-updates now automatically remove old versions of Print Deploy on Linux and Mac computers. [PD-423]

1.1.1019 (Feb 5 2020)

Cloner: v302
Client: Windows v807, macOS v545

Enhancements
  • Improved the speed of driver deployment when installing printers that share the same driver [PD-558]

  • Auto-updates now automatically remove old versions of Print Deploy on Windows computers [PD-423]

1.1.1008 (Jan 23 2020)

Cloner: v302
Client: Windows v802, macOS v540

Enhancements
  • 'ImageFlow' virtual printers, including variants, are no longer monitored by Print Deploy clients. [PD-565]

1.1.1002 (Jan 21 2020)

Cloner: v302
Client: Windows v801, macOS v539

Enhancements
  • Added an option in the Print Deploy client (Windows and macOS) to sign in as a different user. [PD-469]

  • Enhanced Print Deploy’s security to use TLS1.2 as the default cryptographic protocol. Both the cipher suites and cryptographic protocol are configurable. [PD-506, PD-529]

1.1.956 (Dec 30 2019)

Cloner: v302
Client: Windows v778, macOS v516

Enhancement
  • Logging improvements when upgrading the Print Deploy client running on Windows. [PD-544]

  • Logging improvements to include the datetime stamp in the pc-printer-ui-controller.log file. [PD-142]

  • Added the option for a SysAdmin to delete a print queue's printer driver profile. [PD-556]

Fixes
  • Fixed an issue in Print Deploy where not all of the designated print queues are installed on the computers of users whose usernames have a dot symbol (this requires 19.2 maintenance release). [PC-16961]

1.1.904 (Nov 26 2019)

Cloner: v302
Client: Windows v724, macOS v468
Enhancement
  • Added the option during Print Deploy client installation (Windows and macOS) to exclude job tracking on direct queues. [PD-490]

Fixes
  • Fixed a rare issue that caused the Print Deploy page in the PaperCut NG/MF Admin web interface to show a HTTP 500 Timeout Error under some network conditions. (This requires 19.2 GA or later.) [PD-493]

  • Fixed an issue that caused the cloner tool to fail to upload print queues to the Print Deploy server if the hostname of the server contained a newline (carriage return) character. [PD-514]

  • Fixed an issue in the Print Deploy client that caused some jobs sent via Mobility Print queues to not print correctly. [PD-422]

1.1.881 (Nov 6 2019)

Windows: Cloner v168, Client v710
macOS: Cloner v134, Client v451
Enhancement
  • Chromebooks can now connect to the Print Deploy server if the server doesn't have a configured SSL certificate. [PD-479]

Fix
  • Fixed a rare issue where zones could not be edited with some licenses. [PD-484]

1.1.866 (Oct 22 2019)

Windows: Cloner v164, Client v710
macOS: Cloner v134, Client v451
Enhancements
  • Added print queue search functionality. You can now search print queues based on print queue information and the OS. [PD-446]

  • Added Chromebook support for Print Deploy. You can now connect Mobility Print queues to zones and deploy the print queues to managed Chromebooks. Chromebooks must be running ChromeOS version 42 or higher and have the PaperCut Mobility Print app installed. [PD-315]

  • Added the ability to deploy print queues based on user memberships in groups. Queues connected to a zone are deployed to computers that belong to the specified IP range and users who belong to the specified user group. This feature requires PaperCut NG/MF 19.2 or later. [PD-328]

Fixes
  • Fixed an issue that caused server print queues shared via SMB to fail to be installed by the Windows Print Deploy client. [PD-337] [PD-371]

  • Fixed an issue where the cloner tool for macOS failed to clone Mobility Print queues if the device URI has special characters (e.g. a space character). [PD-451]

1.0.814 (Oct 1 2019)

Windows: Cloner v164, Client v707
macOS: Cloner v129, Client v449
  • Notarized Print Deploy client and cloner in preparation for macOS Catalina coming out of beta. [PD-340] [PD-341]

    macOS Catalina beta users will not receive the following error message: "PaperCut Print Deploy Client.pkg" can't be opened because Apple cannot check it for malicious software.

  • Added translation support for the following locales: Italian (it), Basque (eu), Dutch (nl) [PD-432]

  • Added new translation keys for text requiring translation. [PD-377]

  • Fixed UI that was broken when rendering for non-English languages. [PD-377]

1.0.801 (Sep 24 2019)

Windows: Cloner v157, Client v706
macOS: Cloner v112, Client v447
  • Fixed an issue in the Print Deploy Client that resulted in missing text when using some locales. [PD-433]

1.0.799 (Sep 23 2019)

Windows: Cloner v157, Client v705
macOS: Cloner v112, Client v446
  • Added translation support for the following locales: Chinese (zh-HK), French (fr), German (de), Hungarian (hu), Polish (pl), Portuguese (pt-PT), Russian (ru), Spanish (es-ES), and Turkish (tr) [PD-432]

1.0.793 (Sep 18 2019)

Windows: Cloner v157, Client v705
macOS: Cloner v112, Client v446
  • Print Deploy MacOS cloner tool: Fixed an issue that caused cloning to fail with some non-English system locales. [PD-348]

  • Fixed an issue that caused the cloner tool to upload printer queues without all of their required information. [PD-343]

  • Fixed an issue that sometimes caused the user to have to press the Enter key twice to start the Windows cloner. [PD-387]

1.0.783 (Sep 11 2019)

Windows: Cloner v152, Client v704
macOS: Cloner v107, Client v445
Enhancement

Added the ability to delete print queues from the Print queue list. [PD-332]

Fix

Fixed an issue where the UserIdentityMethod config value was case sensitive, and required uppercase to work. It is now case insensitive. [PD-327]

1.0.743 (Sep 03 2019)

Windows: Cloner v152, Client v704
macOS: Cloner v107, Client v445
Enhancements
  • Added Print Deploy demo mode functionality—go to demo.papercut.com [PD-219]

  • Downloading the Print Deploy client now uses the Application Server external-facing IP address in the downloaded file name. [PD-302]

  • Improved support on IE 11 browsers. [PD-176]

Fixes
  • Fixed an issue that caused the Printer Information popup in the Admin UI to not disappear after removing a print queue from a zone. [PD-300]

  • Fixed an issue so that print queues are now listed alphabetically. [PD-319]

  • Fixed an issue so that the zone list is now sorted alphabetically. [PD-320]

  • Fixed an issue where the cloner tool cloned remote network queues in Windows (HTTP/IPP) that cannot be installed or monitored in client machines [PD-338]

    Fixed an issue that caused cloned remote network queues in Windows (HTTP/IPP) to not be installed or monitored in client machines. [PD-338]

  • Fixed an issue that caused the Windows cloner tool to fail to clone printers when it was run by a non admin user. [PD-310]

  • Fixed an issue that caused the Advanced Print Enablement pack license to not allow adding new zones. [PD-363]

  • Fixed an issue that occasionally caused users to not be prompted for credentials when there was a Mobility Print queue to install. [PD-365]

  • Fixed an issue in the cloner tool that caused print queues on a Linux server shared to a Windows computer via SMB to fail to install on users' computers.