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SynaMan Version History

This page lists all public releases of SynaMan. It does not list every nightly build and therefore, you will see gaps in the build numbers.

Version 3.9

Build 1474 - November 21, 2016
  • Bug Fix: Filenames containing foreign characters get corrupted when uploading using AJAX Browser
  • Enhancement: Two new fields are added in email notifications for public links. These fields includes the recipients name and email.
Build 1472 - October 28, 2016
  • Bug Fix: Empty folders are not uploaded when using Enhanced Browser
  • Enhancement: The downloaded JNLP file for Enhanced Browser can now optionally remember user credentials.
Build 1469 - September 15, 2016
  • Bug Fix: The upload button is not visible when trying to upload files using a Public Link and browser is IE
Build 1468 - September 06, 2016
  • Ability to upload files larger than 2.1 GB using the Ajax Browser
  • Integration with Xeams. Click here for details.

Version 3.8

Build 1466 - August 01, 2016
  • Significant changes have been made in Embedded SMTP Server.
    • Ability to listen on two other ports besides primary. For example, you can make the embedded SMTP server listen on port 25, 587 as well as 465 (SSL)
    • Ability disallow SMTP Authentication on port SMTP but not secondary
  • Ability to delegate SMTP authentication for embedded SMTP server. Click here for more information.

Version 3.7

Build 1463 - May 20, 2016
  • Public links can be created without specifying an email. In such cases, the link will be displayed on the following message without generating any email.
  • Bug Fix: The File Preview feature does not work when there is a space in the file name
Build 1461 - March 07, 2016
  • Enhancement: Automatically create new users by sending email invitations. More info...
  • Enhancement: The Enhanced Browser is no longer a Java Applet. More info...

Version 3.6

Build 1456 - October 02, 2015
  • Bug Fix: Fixes a bug related to SSL certificate in Enhanced Browser
  • Enhancement: The location of tmpZipDir can now be changed through server.properties file. This location is used by SynaMan to create a zipped file when multiple files or folders are downloaded by the user.
  • Bug Fix: A trailing space in user's email or shared folder name results in an error.
  • Bug Fix: An & sign in shared folder name creates problem in Enhanced Browser
Build 1452 - June 29, 2015
  • New Feature: Template user - new users will inherit shared folder from this user.
  • Bug Fix: A trailing space in either user name or shared folder name can result in errors.

Version 3.5

Build 1451 - April 16, 2015
  • New Feature: Ability to upload files using drag-n-drop when using Ajax Browser or public link. Supported browsers for this feature are Firefox, Google Chrome and Apple Safari. Click here for details.
  • New Feature: Ability to upload more than one file at a time.
  • New Feature: Ability to add a comment when uploading files using public link. Click here
  • Security Fix: CSRF attacks are detected and prevented. Click here for details.

Version 3.4

Build 1444 - October 27, 2014
  • Security update: Disables SSLv3, which prevents the newly discovered POODLE attack.
Build 1434 - March 04, 2014

Version 3.3

Build 1430 - January 16, 2014
  • Manifest problem fixed with the applet for Enhanced browser
  • The embedded SMTP server can now handle attachments encoded with printed-quotable.
  • Ability to rename files when public files are uploaded with same names
Build 1425 - December. 08, 2013
  • Support for STARTTLS in embedded SMTP
  • Bug fix: uploading files with unicode characters in their name does not work when using the AJAX browser.
  • Embedded SMTP can be configured to add the download link either at attachment or part of existing HTML body
Build 1418 - June. 04, 2013
  • Triggers - ability to launch custom scripts/executables when files are transferred.
  • CLI - Command line interface allow uploading/downloading files to a machine where SynaMan is running, allowing users to script file transfers.
  • Global notifications
  • Enhanced embedded SMTP server
  • Interface enahancments

Version 3.2

Build 1398 - Nov. 09, 2012
  • Public links can be protected by a password
  • Bug fix: Public link notification email does not work when users are authenticated using Active Directory.
Build 1394 - Oct. 22, 2012
  • Cache problem with iPhone/iPad is fixed. iOS tends to cache pages, causing users to see stale data.
Build 1393 - Oct. 08, 2012
  • Ability to assign free style note to any file
  • Ability to notify user when someone downloads/uploads file using public links

Version 3.1

Build 1386 - Aug. 27, 2012
  • Handing of Tricky path alerts is enhanced.
Build 1384 - July 17, 2012
  • Bug Fix: The web interface does not save user's email address under certain conditions.
Build 1382 - June 28, 2012
  • Bug Fix: Notification emails are not sent for uploads unless downloads notifications are also enabled.
Build 1380 - June 26, 2012

Version 3.0

Build 1365 - May 11, 2012
  • Bug fix: On rare occasions, the Embedded SMTP server does not send emails when multiple recipients are specified
Build 1363 - March. 23, 2012
  • Ability to download folders via public link
Build 1358 - Feb. 09, 2012
  • Enhanced browser - allowing users to upload/download multiple files, complete partially transfered files and Quick edit

Version 2.7

Build 1342 - Nov. 09, 2011
  • Bug fix: Access to public folder is broken.
Build 1341 - Nov. 08, 2011
  • Ability to display menu without right clicking, useful when connecting to SynaMan interface from Andriod devices.
  • Bug fix: Foreign characters are not displayed correctly when download and upload template files are modified.
Build 1337 - May. 31, 2011

Version 2.6

Build 1328 - May. 05, 2011
  • Ability to abort an upload.
  • File filter in the Explorer window. Users can specify a wild card like *.txt to limit files ending with .txt. Multiple filters can be separated by a | symbol. For example, *.gif|*.jpg

Version 2.5

Build 1325 - Apr. 20, 2011
  • Weaker SSL ciphers are now disabled by default, forcing clients to use 128 bit encryption..
Build 1324 - Apr. 08, 2011
  • Remote file explorer is now compatible with IE 9.
Build 1322 - Mar. 08, 2011
  • Bug Fix: Zipped file cannot be created for multiple downloads if the shared folder does not have write access.
Build 1321 - Sep. 15, 2010
  • Bug Fix: A security related bug is fixed.
Build 1318 - Sep. 01, 2010
  • Bug Fix: The HTTP server accepts multiple Content-Length headers in request, which can be misused by a malicious user.
Build 1316 - July 14, 2010
  • Bug Fix: Ampersands in file names are not handled correctly when files are being downloaded.
Build 1314 - June 17, 2010
  • Users can change their password through the web interface.
  • Existing file name is displayed as default when renaming files.
Build 1313 - May 27, 2010
  • Bug Fix: Public links are not created correctly when using IPv6 and connecting from localhost
  • Bug Fix: Sometimes users can delete files from a read-only folder
Build 1310 - May 12, 2010
  • Public links for HTTPS can now be created.
  • Admin's home page displays current activity
  • Admin's home page displays disk status for the shared folder rather than the installation drive.
Build 1304 - Apr 30, 2010
  • Bug Fix: More than one public folder were not getting displayed through the explorer interface.
Build 1303 - Apr 14, 2010
  • TLS and SSL are now supported when sending out-bound emails.
Build 1302 - Apr 01, 2010
  • Login IDs are now case-insensitive.
  • Ability to integrate with Apache mod_proxy
Build 1291 - Feb 12, 2010
  • Ability to specify a character sets for non-English users. Click here for more information
Build 1289 - Feb 03, 2010
  • Bug fix: When modifying data for existing users, users can mistakenly add one user twice.
  • Bug fix: Login form now uses HTTP POST rather than GET
Build 1282 - Jan 25, 2010

Version 2.4

Build 1272 - Jan 09, 2010
  • Preview - views files on a host machine without downloading them
  • Manage existing public links
  • The actual hyper link is displayed on the screen after you create a new public link

Version 2.3

Build 1261 - Dec. 22, 2009
  • Bug fix - Public link for upload expires prematurely for empty folders.
Build 1259 - Dec. 18, 2009
  • Public folders - automatically adds folders to every user
  • Custom branding for your company.
  • Ability to remove a folder from user's account. Earlier versions used to mark the folder for no access. Now you can completely remove an unwanted folder.

Version 2.2

Build 1246 - Nov.. 20, 2009
  • Bug fix - deleting a user does not persist. User appears after reboot.
  • Bug fix - multiple public link do not work in the same HTTP session
Build 1205 - Oct. 15, 2009
  • File upload/download notifications sent via email
  • Ability to add public links
  • Security alerts via email
  • Remote cut/copy/paste operations
  • Troubleshooting utility added for dynamic IP address

Version 2.1

Build 1202 - Jul. 29, 2009
  • Several enhancements to AJAX interface has been made.
  • File upload status window
  • Audit trail logs
  • Additional logging entries added
  • Discovery service added for dynamic IP address

Version 2.0

Build 1185 - Dec. 27, 2008
  • Completely new interface using AJAX. Includes:
    • Remote file manager
    • Remote browse
  • Storage occurs in XML format rather than plain property files
  • Users can now use SSH to connect to the web Interface
  • Many-to-many relationships can be created between folders and users
  • Enhanced logging capabilities added

Version 1.1

Build 972 - May 10, 2008
  • Runs as a service on Windows machine
  • Start/stop scripts added for Linux
  • Ability to restart SynaMan from the web interface
  • Enhanced logging capabilities added

Version 1.0

Build 805 - Jul 19, 2007
  • Updated to JRE to 1.5
  • Bug fix - uploading large files fails sometimes
Build 786 - Jun 15, 2007
  • Ability to move up to parent folder added
  • Ability to jump to a user defined folder

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