SmarterMail Release Notes

Email and Team Collaboration Server

8.4.4359 (Dec 8, 2011)

  • Changed: Ham and spam messages are no longer collected when bayesian filtering is disabled.
  • Fixed: Invalid characters in email addresses are now removed during indexing, allowing that processing to complete successfully.
  • Fixed: Reduced dependancy on SmarterTools activation servers.

8.4.4331 (Nov 10, 2011)

  • Fixed: Adding a URL to a signature when accessing webmail via Internet Explorer 8 now functions as expected.
  • Fixed: Dismissing domain and system-level reminders now functions as expected Reminder popups now automatically select the first visible tab that contains reminders.
  • Fixed: Removed path validation from the Command-Line field under the Command-Line AV tab on the Antivirus Administration page to allow for command line arguments.
  • Fixed: The display name for the Bcc field now displays correctly, even if it contains foreign language characters.
  • Fixed: The message archive search now automatically refreshes results properly until the search is completed.
  • Fixed: Updated upload component to support Firefox 7.
  • Fixed: Users who do not have full access to a shared calender are no longer able to delete entries from that calender.

8.3.4310 (Oct 20, 2011)

  • Fixed: A loop prevention check is now performed on outgoing messages to ensure a SmarterMail server cannot send messages to itself.
  • Fixed: Message archive search is no longer available to administrators using SmarterMail Professional.
  • Fixed: Selecting a different saved signature for a message reply or forward, no longer changes the other signatures in the conversation.
  • Fixed: Uploading files to files storage now functions as expected.

8.3.4296 (Oct 6, 2011)

  • Fixed: All-day calendar appointments are no longer off by an hour in certain time zones (including UTC +0:100) when synchronizing with Sharepoint sync.
  • Fixed: Appointment invitations with display names encoded in Russian now display properly in webmail.
  • Fixed: Blank lines no longer display under webmail menu separators.
  • Fixed: If an error occurs while adding a folder, the warning popup now displays until the user closes it.
  • Fixed: Internet Explorer 7 no longer displays an error after sending a message in webmail.
  • Fixed: Message fields now function properly in Internet Explorer 7 and 8 after inserting contacts via the Recipients popup window triggered by clicking the To, CC or Bcc links.
  • Fixed: Popup reminders in webmail now function as expected for users who have capital letters in their username.
  • Fixed: SmarterMail 8.x installations that were upgraded from SmarterMail 7.x no longer have the port bindings reset to old values when the SmarterMail service is restarted.
  • Fixed: Spam weight for the SpamAssassin-based Pattern Matting Engine is now properly included in outgoing spam checks if that option is enabled.
  • Fixed: The file size of .eml files that are removed from the spool manually or by third-party programs now displays as 0 KB.
  • Fixed: The svcServerAdmin.asmx Web service now functions as expected.
  • Fixed: The warning popup that displays when a user tries to send a message before an attachment has finished uploading now has a close button.
  • Fixed: Uploading contacts from a .csv file now supports DOS-style line endings.
  • Fixed: Webmail message replies sent to a domain alias now use the domain alias' signature as expected.

8.2.4212 (Jul 14, 2011)

  • Added: The value for the time in spool field on the Spool page is now retained when the SmarterMail service is restarted.
  • Changed: To improve usability, spooled messages whose .eml file was removed manually now show as a size of 0 KB instead of 1 KB.
  • Efficiency: Improved the regular expression used to extract hostnames from a message during spam checks, resulting in decreased CPU usage when analyzing specific types of messages.
  • Fixed: Adding multiple entries to the global trusted senders list now functions as expected.
  • Fixed: Changes made to message flags while viewing search results in webmail are now reflected immediately.
  • Fixed: Dates are now formatted in the user's local date format when scrolling through messages in webmail.
  • Fixed: Dates entered in contact and calendar items are now saved in the user's local date format.
  • Fixed: Downloading log files with Google Chrome now functions as expected.
  • Fixed: Fixed an issue where a specific type of spooled message caused an OutOfMemory exception during spam checks.
  • Fixed: Forwarding messages in webmail using the actions menu now functions as expected in folders containing Unicode characters.
  • Fixed: If a user tries to attach a 0-byte file to a message, SmarterMail no longer tries to upload the file.
  • Fixed: If a user's password has changed and the remember me option is enabled, SmarterMail now displays a message stating that the email address or password is incorrect.
  • Fixed: In cases where a dropdown menu hovers over buttons, the menu will now work as expected.
  • Fixed: Performing actions on selected rows on the Auto-complete settings page now functions as expected.
  • Fixed: Sending messages in webmail via Internet Explorer now functions as expected.
  • Fixed: Sorting by date on the all appointments view of a calendar now functions as expected.
  • Fixed: System administrators can now impersonate users and manage disabled domains.
  • Fixed: The birth date field in contacts now allows dates prior to 1980.
  • Fixed: The delete confirmation window now displays the correct number of messages selected for deletion from the spool.
  • Fixed: The foreground and background colors can now be changed multiple times when composing a message.
  • Fixed: The HK_FAKENAME check in the SpamAssassin Pattern Matching Engine now passes sub-domains as valid sending servers.
  • Fixed: To prevent file corruption, the SmarterMail service no longer starts if the systems locale changes since SmarterMail was first installed.
  • Fixed: Using the To address popup in webmail to select recipients when composing a message now functions as expected.
  • Fixed: When composing a new message in webmail using Internet Explorer 8, the To address field now receives the initial focus when the page is loaded.
  • Fixed: When dragging and dropping webmail messages in Firefox 4, the destination folder is now highlighted.
  • Removed: The New option has been removed from the context menu in the messages content pane.

8.1.4170 (Jun 2, 2011)

  • Added: IMAP migration now imports deleted and seen flags from messages.
  • Changed: IMAP migration no longer marks all of the source mailbox messages as read.
  • Fixed: Composing messages in Internet Explorer 9 now functions as expected.
  • Fixed: Exceptions that may occur in a thread that is launched while SmarterMail is indexing users are now logged properly.
  • Fixed: IMAP copies from a folder to the same folder are no longer allowed.
  • Fixed: IMAP migration now creates sub-folders properly when importing from mail servers that use a different folder delimiter than SmarterMail.
  • Fixed: Messages can now be deleted from the advanced search grid.
  • Fixed: Messages not found in a .grp file are now ignored during search queries.
  • Fixed: Searching for domains that have domain aliases now functions as expected.
  • Fixed: SmarterMail now handles calendar items whose recurrence rule is set to yearly but does not specify the months or days the rule is valid for.
  • Fixed: The delete confirmation now displays the correct number of items in the spool selected for deletion.
  • Fixed: The svcGetUserQuotas function, under the svcUserAdmin Web service, now returns the correct max disk space for users.
  • Fixed: Webmail searches by users that are not yet indexed now return no search results instead of displaying an error.

8.0.4086 (Mar 10, 2011)

  • Changed: Input of dates and times is now always be based on the Gregorian calendar regardless of culture.
  • Changed: The built-in version of ClamAV is now 0.97.
  • Changed: To improve compatibility with third-party clients and mobile devices, VCard and VCalendar output to no longer include quoted printable content.
  • Fixed: Calendar descriptions no longer include erroneous spaces.
  • Fixed: Corrected an issue that could cause an unintended selection of items when performing an action after a search.
  • Fixed: Editing a mailing list now functions as expected.
  • Fixed: Printing in plain text now functions as expected.
  • Fixed: Scheduled email reports will now function correctly when used with the Send Now button.
  • Fixed: Signatures are now added to forwarded messages as expected.
  • Fixed: The content filter for messages addressed "only to me" now functions as expected.
  • Fixed: The touch-and-go functionality now functions as expected on weekly and monthly calendar items in Internet Explorer 8.

8.0.4083 (Mar 7, 2011)

  • Fixed: Resolved an issue which could prevent some third-party control panels from adding domains.
  • Fixed: The recipients popup window on the compose page now functions as expected.
  • Fixed: The welcome wizard no longer asks for a backup email address if password retrieval is disabled.

8.0.4080 (Mar 4, 2011)

  • Fixed: Editing binding ports now functions as expected.
  • Fixed: Links in messages that contain a hash in the URL now function as expected in Firefox.

8.0.4079 (Mar 3, 2011)

  • Added: An attachments view that gives users the ability to quickly find all incoming and outgoing messages with attachments.
  • Added: Clickable street addresses, phone numbers and email addresses in messages, contacts, calendars, tasks and notes that support click-to-map, click-to-call and click-to-mail functionality.
  • Added: Contacts can now be exported as a CSV file.
  • Added: Dual axis charting for many reports, resulting in reports that are easier to read and better for detecting trends.
  • Added: EML file attachments can now be previewed within the webmail interface.
  • Added: Global trusted senders are now supported.
  • Added: New message notifications that display in the webmail interface when a user receives a new message.
  • Added: New Web services for administering and provisioning a new server.
  • Added: Sent Items subfolders now display the To address of messages in the content pane.
  • Added: Support for hard limit throttling.
  • Added: Support for message footers at the system and domain levels.
  • Added: System administrators can now delete the spooled message they are viewing without returning to the main spool page.
  • Added: The ability for users to select from any of their configured signatures when composing a message.
  • Added: The ability to allow users to reset their account password if it is forgotten.
  • Added: The ability to filter messages by whether they have been read, replied to or forwarded.
  • Added: The ability to forward multiple messages at once.
  • Added: The ability to send contact information in vCard format via an email message.
  • Added: The ability to specify whether aliases and mailing lists are included in the auto-complete list.
  • Added: The ability to view a list of users that are not compliant with the configured password rules.
  • Added: The ability to whitelist a domain for mailing lists.
  • Added: The header and footer system messages for mailing lists now support the use of variables. Additionally, the unsubcribe link variable can now be used in the subscribe message.
  • Added: The WYSIWYG editor in the compose window now supports adding tables.
  • Added: To improve efficiency, SmarterMail now periodically cleans out the ClamAV tmp directory when ClamAV is enabled.
  • Added: vCalendar 1.0 support has been added to enhance synchronization compatibility.
  • Changed: Adding items to a grid has been simplified with the use of modal windows.
  • Changed: Administrators can now search archived messages by addresses in the Bcc field.
  • Changed: Appointment invitations now contain reminder information.
  • Changed: Categories are now visible when viewing a shared item.
  • Changed: If a user performs an advanced search and use the search selector to make the scope of the search more specific, SmarterMail now automatically focuses on the corresponding results in the content pane. If the user searched the entire mailbox, SmarterMail now focuses on the first tab in the content pane that returns results.
  • Changed: Improved the styling of the text portion of the system dashboards to enhance usability.
  • Changed: Messages stored in Sent Items now display Bcc information.
  • Changed: Outgoing messages that fail to send with a TLS error will not use TLS for future attempts. This will help to ensure the message is delivered on the subsequent attempt.
  • Changed: Removed all pagers from SmarterMail.
  • Changed: Removed non-applicable buttons when viewing a message in the spool.
  • Changed: Replies to messages containing embedded images now contain the embedded images.
  • Changed: SmarterMail 8.x requires the Microsoft .NET 4.0 Framework.
  • Changed: SmarterMail will now indicate if the VRFY command in SMTP is enabled.
  • Changed: SPF DNS lookups now check for SPF resource records in addition to TXT records.
  • Changed: The auto-complete feature now includes aliases and mailing lists as suggestions in the To, Cc and Bcc fields of a message.
  • Changed: The Global Address List (GAL) now displays the SmarterMail email address at all times.
  • Changed: The grids for domains, mailing list subscribers, advanced search email results, message archive searches, users, password policy compliance and the spool now infinitely scroll.
  • Changed: The reply indicator status of messages is now sent through IMAP.
  • Changed: The synchronization center now supports automatic translation via Google Translate.
  • Changed: To improve usability, the configuration of IP addresses and ports has been redesigned. It is now performed in a central location rather than on a per-domain basis.
  • Changed: Updated the internal SpamAssassin data files to the latest available.
  • Changed: Users and administrators now have the option to hide the confirmation message that displays when an item is deleted.
  • Changed: Users can now click the New button in the navigation pane toolbar to trigger the default action for the selected interface section. Clicking the arrow next to the New button now gives users the option of creating a new message, contact, appointment, task or note.
  • Changed: When activating the product, the hostname of the service is now always used.
  • Efficiency: Changes to script and stylesheet handlers were made to reduce the memory usage of the Web interface.
  • Efficiency: Reduced disk usage when serializing changes to mailboxes and domains by an average of 25%.
  • Fixed: A javascript error no longer occurs when viewing all calendar items in webmail with Internet Explorer.
  • Fixed: Adding an attachment to a calendar synchronized with Microsoft Outlook no longer breaks the synchronization connection.
  • Fixed: Advanced search menus now have borders as expected.
  • Fixed: After searching for a mailing list subscriber, editing the subscriber now functions as expected.
  • Fixed: All-day appointments synchronized from Microsoft Outlook to SmarterMail using the Add to Outlook feature now display the correct appointment data in SmarterMail.
  • Fixed: An error message is now displayed when adding a POP or IMAP retrieval account while over the domain's POP and IMAP retrieval account limit.
  • Fixed: Certain background timers for the webmail interface were not properly stopping, which caused undefined behavior when the app pool in IIS was recycled.
  • Fixed: Clicking on an in-page anchor tag in a message no longer causes the message window to reload within itself when using Firefox.
  • Fixed: Due dates on tasks now sync with the Palm Pre via Exchange ActiveSync.
  • Fixed: Editing a domain alias when at the limit for the domain no longer improperly reports that you are over the limit.
  • Fixed: Enhanced compatibility with the Internet Explorer 6 and Internet Explorer 9 browsers.
  • Fixed: For certain remoting scenarios, the website will now bind to the IP address specified in the web.config file.
  • Fixed: Forwarding a message with SmartForward in Exchange ActiveSync now includes attachments.
  • Fixed: Grids now have consistent context menus, allow the use of the delete key and use HyperWindows when appropriate.
  • Fixed: In advanced search, searching for calendar items in a date range now functions as expected.
  • Fixed: It is no longer possible to create a username that contains a space.
  • Fixed: Mailing lists can no longer be renamed to the name of an already existing list.
  • Fixed: Message dates are now correctly formatted to correspond with the browser's culture when scrolling through messages in the content pane.
  • Fixed: Migrating a mailbox from Exchange 2007 SP1 or later no longer creates duplicate contacts.
  • Fixed: Scrolling in email views such as Follow-ups, Linked to Tasks or All Attachments no longer changes the displayed folder name to Inbox.
  • Fixed: Searching within one of the email views such as Follow-ups, Linked to Tasks or All Attachments now functions as expected.
  • Fixed: Shared calendars are no longer hidden when shared contacts are disabled for a domain.
  • Fixed: Spool messages no longer show the raw content tab.
  • Fixed: The built-in Web server now returns HTTP version 1.1 as expected.
  • Fixed: The compose window now closes as expected after sending a message with attachments in Internet Explorer 8.
  • Fixed: The grid on the hostnames page is now sortable.
  • Fixed: The grid on the messages page no longer occasionally loses focus when scrolling through messages with the arrow keys.
  • Fixed: The initial window size when viewing a task attached to an email is now large enough to view the task.
  • Fixed: The link at the bottom of an item sychronized via the Add to Outlook feature now properly redirects to the SmarterMail web interface.
  • Fixed: The link to view all recipients when viewing a message in the spool now functions as expected.
  • Fixed: The max disk space column in the disk usage report now functions as expected.
  • Fixed: The online users summary report can no longer be added to custom reports, as it does not exist.
  • Fixed: Using the Hijri calendar no longer causes errors in the reports and calendar sections of webmail.
  • Fixed: When an RBL is added by the system administrator, domains overriding existing spam settings now see the current weight of the new RBL as 0.
  • Removed: Removed the cancel button from the Import Contacts page as it is no longer relevant.
  • Removed: The New button has been removed from the content pane toolbar in the email section of the interface. The functionality is now integrated with the New menu in the navigation pane toolbar.