Release date: June 3, 2014
These release notes describe the new features, improvements, and fixed issues in Serv-U File Server 15.1.1. They also provide information about upgrades and describe workarounds for known issues.
If you are looking for previous release notes for Serv-U File Server, see Previous Version documentation.
- Serv-U no longer supports Internet Explorer 7.
- SSLv3 and SSLv2 are now disabled in Serv-U.
New features and improvements in Serv-U
Serv-U v15.1.1 includes the following new features and improvements:
- Improved user experience in SSH2 encryption
The SSH key fingerprint associated with private keys is now displayed on the user interface.
- Easy access to the thwack community
The Serv-U Management Console now provides direct access to the thwack community.
- Enhanced file sharing
Serv-U now supports specifying the valid file sharing sources of outgoing file shares, and the expiration state of the share is displayed in the file share's detailed page.
- Redesigned Serv-U Login page
The default Serv-U login page now comes in enhanced design.
- Improved logging and security
Serv-U now contains IP address logging at the group level, and additional HTTP response headers to mitigate security scan warnings.
Serv-U 15.1.1 fixes the following issues.
|634256||Upgrading the Serv-U Gateway overwrites the Accept-Public-IP-CIDRs.txt file.|
|-||OpenSSL libraries were updated from 0.9.8x to 0.9.8zb.|
|669740||The $IP variable did not work in the User Password Change event.|
|-||The file sharing passwords did not handle number signs (#) and percent signs (%) correctly.|
|680515||SSH public keys specified at the group level were not applied to members of the group.|
|621917||Serv-U Gateway did not bind properly to port 20 for outbound FTP data connections.|
|629536||Erroneous whitespaces in IP access rules caused slowness in user logins.|
|-||Macros did not work correctly in the SSH public key path.|
|-||Fixed an FTP Voyager JV issue where it was not possible to navigate through the local and remote List Panes by using keyboard buttons.|
|-||Fixed a potential security issue where the version of OpenSSL used could render Serv-U vulnerable to MITM attacks.|
|-||Fixed an issue which caused false security scan alarms to be issued.|
|-||Variables in email templates were replaced only once.|
|-||Memory allocated by OpenSSL was not copied to SSH buffers and was not freed appropriately.|
|540310||An Upload Complete event was fired after every 2 GB when uploading files from FTP Voyager JV or Web Client Pro.|
|-||Fixed an issue where browsers froze while Web Client Pro was being loaded.|
|-||Fixed an issue where the Export/Import browse dialog did not show the directory path during navigation.|
|-||When Web Client Pro is enabled and it is resized, dragging and dropping items in the file listing of the Web Client does not work correctly.|
|-||The user interface did not reflect whether it was the owner or a guest accessing an expired file share.|
|-||The Serv-U dashboard failed to load in certain versions of Internet Explorer.|
|-||Fixes to issues with the user interface.|
|-||Fixes an issue where Web Client Pro failed to launch.|
|-||Added validation to make sure data entered in Serv-U event descriptions is under the maximum varchar length of the database table column.|
|-||Right-clicking on a database user raised an error.|
|-||Fixed an issue where Serv-U did not check for browser version when the Management Console was launched from the Serv-U Tray.|
|-||FTP Voyager JV did not properly list the Libraries folder on Windows Vista and later.|
|-||Exporting a user did not export SSH public keys.|
|-||Fixed an issue where the link to a file share was editable in the Request file share confirmation window.|
|-||Searching in file shares did not work as expected.|
|-||It was not possible to change the password for anonymous file shares.|
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