faspex 2.0.7 Release Notes

faspex 2.0.7 Release Notes
Version 2.0.7
Created: 5/23/2011
What’s New
  • Provides configurable “From” header for package-received notification emails. (#7223)
  • Upgrades Rails from 2.1.2 to 2.3.11.
  • “View Archive” for packages has been renamed to “View Full History” (#9925)
  • Improves handling of packages using encryption-at-rest. (#10029)
  • Multi-server: Automatic full sync now performed after an incremental sync failure.
  • Increases browser timeout from 30 to 60 seconds when sending a package
  • Provides improved logging of user login failures and password resets in easily searchable form (prefixed with “SECURITY:”)
Fixed Issues
  • Various security fixes and enhancements
  • Fixes assignment of home server to group users when importing Active Directory groups. (#9273)
  • Allows password-expiration interval to be changed. (#9480)
  • Fixes multi-server syncing of external email users upgraded to full users. (#9544)
  • Fixes transfer-token generation on Windows for files/packages with Unicode characters in names. (#9584)
  • Multi-server package relay now observes the relay transfer-rate configuration. (#9630)
  • “Including additional comments” feature in welcome-notification emails now works properly. (#9712)
  • Disallow adding external email recipients to workgroups. (#9744)
  • Modified settings and permissions are now properly saved when importing an Active Directory user. (#9816)
  • Better handling of Aspera Connect installation prompts when download.asperasoft.com is unreachable. (#9911)
  • Transfers are no longer disabled when javascript files on asperasoft.com are unavailable.
  • Metadata no longer gets lost when a package is relayed between two different home servers. (#9920)
  • Removing and re-adding a home server with home server rules no longer causes the default home server to be changed. (#9929)
  • All users must now use their own home server with Cargo Downloader. (#9933)
  • Fixes package ordering in inbox atom feeds. (#9937)
  • Viewing fasp log for package with square brackets in package name no longer gives 500 error. (#9961)
  • Fixes resending of welcome email to existing user. (#9968)
  • Changes in Active Directory group names are now properly reflected in faspex. (#9995)
  • Admins who are not a member of any workgroup no longer see a blank page when viewing a workgroup’s package history. (#10017)
  • Fixes Active Directory authentication problem in case where multiple users have identical sAMAccountName
Known Issues
  • When logged into faspex, if you open a new browser tab and log into faspex as a different user, it may result in both users being logged out. This is for both users’ security.
  • A package or file that ends in a space cannot be downloaded on Windows. Workaround: Download the package or file from a Mac computer. (#9114)
  • During an upgrade on Windows XP 64-bit, if you encounter the following error during the “Installing Connect key...” step then follow the workaround.

Error: Error setting permissions on faspex user directory (1280) (RuntimeError)
Run the upgrade using the built-in Administrator account. (#11026)

  • During an upgrade on Windows 2008 32-bit when Apache attempts to restart, if you encounter the following error then follow the workaround.

Error: Apache HTTPD Server (Aspera): The application has failed to start because its side-by-side configuration is incorrect. Please see the application event log for more detail.
 Install the Microsoft Visual C++ 2008 SP1 Redistributable Package (x86) package. The download link is at http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/en/details.aspx?FamilyID=A5C84275-3B97-4AB7-A40D-3802B2AF5FC2 (#11027)

  • During the Linux installation, if you encounter the following error during the “Creating system user...” step then follow the workaround.

Error: 'Error executing chsh -s /bin/aspshell-r faspex' (255). (Asctl::ShellError)
Workaround: Run “chcon -t shell_exec_t /bin/aspshell-r” (#10038)

Package Information
  • 9a43128d8856a4238c1ecfa51d1c0be8fcd68bb8 aspera-faspex-
  • 14f69fdb95c492e738694d74919271c224f8d34e aspera-faspex-
  • 8e911bc0f961c7f8a949c804554fd3129cdab012 AsperaFaspex-
  • 6252093972062cc72eb907bb616f021fe7a1c667 aspera-common-
  • 6a5a1ad05bdfc509b0cb80ac69f639d7d2404deb aspera-common-
  • 1B24873FC3E5D3123F8DCB9ED1D345A2 aspera-faspex-
  • BE88A89E2B0F2ED6C1F1A3BD6CD3299F aspera-faspex-
  • CA28211C1E925550242ACEC3779FD4D9 AsperaFaspex-
  • D5655E08A4CB58150B46836EDF83281D aspera-common-
  • 32836C284CDDC3F94DC3668CD0354CA2 aspera-common-
Previous Release Notes
For more information about the complete list of What's New, Fixed Issues, and Known Issues in 2.0.X, read the 2.0.6, 2.0.5, 2.0.4, 2.0.3,2.0.2 and 2.0.1 Release Notes.


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