Aspera Faspex Mobile for iOS 2.0.0 Release Notes

iOS Faspex Mobile 2.0.0 Release Notes

Product Release (in the iOS App Store): Dec 30, 2013

Release Notes Updated: Dec 30, 2013

 

WHAT’S NEW

This is a major new version focused on providing support for the Faspex server-side dropbox metadata features.

  • If your account is a member of a dropbox workgroup, you are prompted to choose the type of package you want to send - regular or dropbox.

  • Any metadata specified for the dropbox from the server side is included in the compose view to be filled in by the user. Required metadata items (and To/Title) are bolded.

  • Packages received via a dropbox will have any entered metadata shown in the received view.

Other new features include:

  • Videos and images can be named by the user in packages the are being composed for sending. Long-press added items to enter a name.

  • Received packages are displayed with the sizes of the items contained in them.

  • When running on the iPhone, the user can now select multiple items at one time from the Photos gallery picker. The picker now shows the total number of selected items.

  • Refreshing the inbox no longer blocks interaction with the inbox view. You can now do things like compose a new package or receive a package while the inbox is being refreshed.

  • Incorporates an up-to-date fasp release (3.3), including support for the new mobile-friendly rate controller.

  • Cached/remembered recipient addresses are now displayed with a cleaner visual treatment.

  • Swipe-delete is now supported in the transfer queue view, and in the Drafts and Saved views.

  • EAR (Encryption-At-Rest) packages are now always downloaded in encrypted form, with a new Decrypt button (a “key”) which can be used to prompt for the EAR password and decrypt the package assets.

 

ISSUES FIXED IN THIS RELEASE

#19705 - App accepts bogus host names like "xxx.com/aspera/faspex"

#21508 - Message for invalid password (after it changed on the server) should be made nore clear

#23600 - Send to non-existent user shows "Package creation failed" when a message more specific to the non-existent user would be more helpful

#23744 - Accounts view: very hard to get "Edit Account" button to respond to taps

 

KNOWN ISSUES

#23711 - Cannot send package to Faspex 3.1.x due to "No items to upload!" even though items were selected to be uploaded (Circumvention: In the Faspex 3.1.x server-side settings for the user, check in the “Allowed to” section: “Create packages from remote sources”)

#23884 - Cannot receive workgroup package via faspex-pkg scheme - get "could not load package: invalid credentials (regular packages can be accessed via the faspex-pkg URL scheme)

#23897 - Package with metadata composed in iOS app and presented to server via JSON /send API results in package having mis-ordered metadata items when viewed in the server web UI

#22370 - Changes to a user’s dropbox membership or other dropbox changes are not automatically detected by the app (even in the case of an upgrade to 2.0.0), requiring the user to re-configure the account (Circumvention: After a user is added to a dropbox, re-configure the account in the app [navigate to the account and press Configure])

#22269 - Cannot connect to faspex server with as a SAML user from iOS faspex client

 

COMPATIBILITY

Faspex server support - This version is tested and supported on Faspex 3.1.1 or greater.

SYSTEM REQUIREMENTS

iOS OS support - This version requires iOS 6.0 or greater.

 

PREVIOUS RELEASE NOTES

None.

 

PACKAGE INFORMATION

The application is delivered as an install or update from the iOS App Store.

 

OTHER RESOURCES

None.

 

PRODUCT SUPPORT

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