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10
PaperCut MF 19.2.1 (Build 52937)
Posted by Apposite Solution Limited on 10 December 2019 10:26 AM

New Features:

  • Print Deploy
    • Added the ability to deploy printers, drivers and default print settings based on user groups.PD-329
    • For additional Print Deploy updates, see the Print Deploy release notes
  • New Percolator feature providing the ability to request text or numeric values from MFD users as part of a scan action, and interpolate those values into a Scan to Email destination address. Supports full or partial email addresses, and email-to-fax gateways. PC-16740
  • Document Processing now includes:
    • Batch Splitting: Split a single multi-page scan job into multiple output documents by page count or blank page separator
    • Blank Page Removal: automatically detects and removes blank pages
    • Despeckle: removes pixel noise for sharper images
    • Deskew: straightens crooked pages by up to 45 degrees
    • Multi-server support for locally hosted deployments
    • OCR is now part of Document Processing, and performed by the updated Document Processing service, (formerly the OCR service) for both locally hosted and PaperCut MF Cloud Services configurations. PC-9321

In Percolator:

  • Device Scripting:
    • Added a Device Scripting recipe to enforce a daily copy limit. EAD-128

Enhancements

  • Removed license warning, when there are more than 3 custom reports. PC-16593
  • Added support for CSV export in custom reports. PC-15983
  • Multi-domain Active Directory User Source: Added ability to use the user's UPN as their PaperCut username. PC-15330
  • Added distinct error codes to all `<fault>` payloads for the Web services API. PC-12797
  • Added ability to bulk update PaperCut Application Server SSL Certificate details to embedded devices EAD-129
  • Added support for Elatec TCP3 converter in Client Mode. PC-12427
  • Added scan notifications configuration to a new scan notifications tab on the devices page. PC-15453
  • The number of log entries in server log created by the web services API or server-command has been reduced. The detailed log entries will reappear when debug logging is switched on PC-15010
  • New printer property to identify if the print queue is virtual. PC-141317
  • System administrators can now retrieve a list of all printers or devices via the server-command utility, or the web services API. PC-141317
  • Added the ability to export the scan metadata as a JSON file PC-16804
  • A new RESTful API to support developers who need to add an "on-demand" payment workflow to PaperCut MF. Contact support for more information. NOTE: This replaces the legacy Java plugin APIPC-15171

Fixes:

  • Page size calculation issue for HPGL custom size paper is fixed. PC-16541
  • Fixed suggested queues not appearing in the Find-Me-Printing destinations queue list PC-15720
  • Reduced the number of unnecessary calls to CBORD DX payment gateway. If the property"cbord-dx.on-demand-transfer.enabled-groups" is not empty then _only_ appropriate balances are retrieved. PC-12981
  • Fixed an issue preventing username & password login on FX ApeosPort-VII MFDs EAD-190
  • Users can provide a user principle name (UPN) suffix which will be appended to the windows user name to form a UPN at the print server. PC-15329
  • Fix an issue preventing app server from shutting down promptly sometimes. PC-15498
  • Fixed an issue where accessing parts of job ticketing would result in a cross origin request block error when accessed through a reverse proxy PC-16583
  • Added a new configuration property in PayPal WPS payment gateway to that allows you to specify the return URL from PayPal back to the application server. PC-16000
  • Konica Minolta PostScript printer driver: Fixed an issue that caused incorrect color detection if output color is set to "Gray Scale" PC-16663
  • Oki Universal PCL5 printer driver: Fixed an issue that caused an incorrect page count when printing multiple pages on a single sheet of paper (n-up printing) PC-16655
  • Epson Universal printer driver: Fixed an issue that pages were identified as color when the printer control language was set to "ESC/P-R" and a color document was printed in grayscale PC-16619
  • Fixed an issue where duplicate firewall rules were created during a server installation or upgrade of the Print Deploy component. PC-16783
  • Fixed a packaging issue which the Samsung XOA fix in MAC-5822 was not included in 1.4.1 EAT-212
  • Fixed a rare issue where the Print Deploy page in the PaperCut NG/MF admin web interface shows a HTTP 500 Timeout Error under some network conditions. PC-16881
  • Print Provider: Fixed an issue that could cause the Print Provider to crash when processing a PostScript document that for some reason, such as a spooler timeout, has corrupted ASCII85-encoded data. PC-16825
  • Print Provider on Windows:
    • Fixed an issue that caused print jobs held in a print queue to disappear from the Jobs Pending Release screen when the Print Provider service was restarted several times. Provider service was restarted several times within a short space of time. PC-16886
    • Fixed an issue that could cause the Print Provider to crash if Print Archiving was enabled and a job printed from Windows Apps was redirected PC-16873
    • Fixed an issue where in rare cases some print jobs could be charged twice and/or fail to print after release. PC-16907
  • User Client (Windows): Fix adding Java 11 DLL dependencies to the MSI. PC-16526

Copier / Device Integration

  • Canon (MEAP)*:
    • Optimised database connection utilisation to mitigate some scenarios when pool can be exhausted resulting in app server crashing. PC-16560
    • Resolved an issue with older devices being unable to log in. MAC-6249
    • Fix for intermittent excess memory usage on Java ME (2nd generation) devices. EAD-205
  • Canon Gen3+ (MEAP)*:
    • Increased max custom logo width from 260px to 360px. MAC-5997
    • Resolved an issue with older devices being unable to log in. MAC-6249
    • Workaround to use remote control software (VNC and remote software kit). PC-16544
  • Fuji Xerox (AIP) / Dell (AIP):
    • Added the ability to install PaperCut MF in bulk when deploying devices for large rollouts. PC-16424
    • Made the touchable area of the delete button bigger on print-release page.
    • Rectified the position of the refresh button on print-release page on small screens. MAC-5996
    • Optimised database connection utilisation to mitigate some scenarios when pool can be exhausted resulting in app server crashing. PC-16560
  • Fuji Xerox ApeosPort V+:
    • Added the ability to install PaperCut MF in bulk when deploying devices for large rollouts. PC-16424
    • Increased max custom logo width from 260px to 360px. MAC-5997
    • Prevented new keyboard "Enter" key from prematurely submitting forms in the embedded UI. MAC-5995
    • Updated Fuji Xerox XCP plugins to be smaller and consume fewer resources.
    • Configuration of the "PaperCut Auth" embedded plugin is now done through CWIS. Customers who has previously customised the "ext-device.fuji_xerox_aip.login.in-progress-time-millis" advanced config key will now need to set the value in the new plugin configuration screen. MAC-5895
    • In Percolator: Enabled Fuji Xerox AIP V+ devices to utilise the newly added PaperCut API to block copying access at user login through Device Scripting. EAD-103
  • HP (OXP Printer Only):
    • Added the ability to install PaperCut MF in bulk when deploying devices for large rollouts. PC-16424
    • Increased max custom logo width from 260px to 360px. MAC-5997
    • Optimised database connection utilisation to mitigate some scenarios when pool can be exhausted resulting in app server crashing. PC-16560
  • HP (OXP):
    • Added the ability to install PaperCut MF in bulk when deploying devices for large rollouts. PC-16424
    • Optimised database connection utilisation to mitigate some scenarios when pool can be exhausted resulting in app server crashing. PC-16560
    • Increased max custom logo width from 260px to 360px. MAC-5997
    • In Percolator: Enabled HP OXPd devices to utilise the newly added PaperCut API to block copying access at user login through Device ScriptingEAD-104
  • Konica Minolta (OpenAPI):
    • Added the ability to install PaperCut MF in bulk when deploying devices for large rollouts. PC-16424
    • Fixed a bug that caused the password exposed in Konica Minolta's OpenAPI log PC-16717
    • Fixed an issue where zero stop on konica minolta would prevent a user from copying even if they have enough balance to do so PC-15321
    • In Percolator: Enabled Konica Minolta devices to utilise the newly added PaperCut API to block copying access at user login through Device Scripting. EAD-95
  • Kyocera (HyPAS)*:
    • In Percolator: v3.0.2 Added ability to block copy access via device scripting. EAD-97
    • Added ability to bulk update PaperCut Application Server SSL Certificate details to embedded devices. EAD-129
  • Lexmark
    • In Percolator: Enabled Lexmark devices to utilise the newly added PaperCut API to block copying access at user login through Device Scripting. EAD-99
  • Ricoh (SDK/J) version 6.0.9*:
    • Fixed an issue where Integrated Scanning failed to start because compression was disabled. PC-15538
  • Ricoh (SmartSDK) version 2.4.2*:
    • Added a config key to customize the text of the Device functions icon and the Use device functions button that appears on the PaperCut MF Home screen and the PaperCut MF Account Confirmation screen, respectively (ext-device.ricoh.device-functions.label). PC-14967
    • PaperCut MF now provides a new solution for supported Ricoh single-function devices. This new "Ricoh (SmartSDK) Printer Only" solution offers job tracking, secure print release, the ability to allocate accounts, and change print jobs settings at the device.
      Note: Existing Ricoh (SmartSDK) licenses can continue to be used for this new solution. However, if you do not have an existing Ricoh (SmartSDK) license, you can purchase a lower-cost SFP license. MAC-5955
    • Integrated Scanning:
      • Added a new checkbox "Prompt for more pages" on the PaperCut MF Scan details and Scan settings screens. This controls the display of the PaperCut MF Scan more or finish screen. MAC-5206
      • Added the ability to start a new scan job or add more pages to a current scan job from the PaperCut MF Scan more or finish screen, retaining the current scan job's settings and account selection attributes. MAC-5537
    • Fixed a text alignment issue on the print job details screen that happens on IM series devices. PC-15976
    • Improved usability when the soft keyboard is displayed. MAC-5903
    • Fixed an issue which prevented the administrator from logging out of the MFD when the embedded application was not configured. MAC-5899
    • Fixed an issue of wrong icon size on big screens. MAC-5861
    • Fixed an issue where an unrestricted user got an error message about insufficient credit. MAC-4213
    • Fixed an issue on the account options screen where the soft keyboard on the comment field would still display after clicking the "done" button on the keyboard. MAC-3879
  • Ricoh (SmartSDK) version 2.4.3:
    • Fixed an issue on IM models that caused the embedded application to go to the background on System Auto Reset. MAC-5769
  • Sharp (OSA):
    • Optimised database connection utilisation to mitigate some scenarios when pool can be exhausted resulting in app server crashing. PC-16560
  • Sharp OSA (HTML Browser n2.0+):
    • Increased max custom logo width from 260px to 360px. MAC-5997
    • In Percolator: Enabled Sharp OSA N2 devices to utilise the newly added PaperCut API to block copying access at user login through Device Scripting. EAD-118
  • Sindoh (OpenAPI):
    • Added the ability to install PaperCut MF in bulk when deploying devices for large rollouts. PC-16424
  • Toshiba (e-BRIDGE Open Platform V2):
    • Added the ability to install PaperCut MF in bulk when deploying devices for large rollouts. PC-16424
    • Fixed a bug that caused "Permission of execution denied" error message while performing native functions on Toshiba V2 devices. PC-16660
    • Optimised database connection utilisation to mitigate some scenarios when pool can be exhausted resulting in app server crashing. PC-16560
  • Toshiba (e-Bridge Open Platform V3+):
    • Added the ability to install PaperCut MF in bulk when deploying devices for large rollouts. PC-16424
    • Optimised database connection utilisation to mitigate some scenarios when pool can be exhausted resulting in app server crashing. PC-16560
    • Increased max custom logo width from 260px to 360px. MAC-5997
    • In Percolator: Enabled Toshiba V3 devices to utilise the newly added PaperCut API to block copying access at user login through Device Scripting. EAD-100
  • Xerox (EIP) Print Only:
    • Added the ability to install PaperCut MF in bulk when deploying devices for large rollouts. PC-16424
    • PaperCut MF now provides a new solution for supported Xerox single-function devices. This new "Xerox (Secure Access EIP 1.5+) Print Only" solution offers job tracking, secure print release, the ability to allocate accounts, and change print jobs settings at the device.
      Note: Existing Xerox Secure Access EIP 1.5+ licenses can continue to be used for this new solution. However, if you do not have an existing Xerox Secure Access EIP 1.5+ license, you can purchase a lower-cost SFP license. PC-12801
  • Xerox (EIP):
    • Added the ability to install PaperCut MF in bulk when deploying devices for large rollouts. PC-16424
    • Optimised database connection utilisation to mitigate some scenarios when pool can be exhausted resulting in app server crashing. PC-16560
    • Increased max custom logo width from 260px to 360px. MAC-5997
    • In Percolator: Enabled Xerox EIP1.5+ devices to utilise the newly added PaperCut API to block copying access at user login through Device Scripting.EAD-96

Other Notes:

  • If you are running v19.1.1, there is NO database upgrade.
  • Devices marked with * require installing an updated version of the embedded software to access new features and fixes.

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Dec
10
PaperCut NG 19.2.1 (Build 52936)
Posted by Apposite Solution Limited on 10 December 2019 10:24 AM

New Features:

  • Print Deploy
    • Added the ability to deploy printers, drivers and default print settings based on user groups.PD-329
    • For additional Print Deploy updates, see the Print Deploy release notes

Enhancements

  • Removed license warning, when there are more than 3 custom reports. PC-16593
  • Added support for CSV export in custom reports. PC-15983
  • Multi-domain Active Directory User Source: Added ability to use the user's UPN as their PaperCut username. PC-15330
  • Added distinct error codes to all `<fault>` payloads for the Web services API. PC-12797
  • Added ability to bulk update PaperCut Application Server SSL Certificate details to embedded devices EAD-129
  • Added support for Elatec TCP3 converter in Client Mode. PC-12427
  • The number of log entries in server log created by the web services API or server-command has been reduced. The detailed log entries will reappear when debug logging is switched on PC-15010
  • New printer property to identify if the print queue is virtual. PC-141317
  • System administrators can now retrieve a list of all printers or devices via the server-command utility, or the web services API. PC-141317
  • A new RESTful API to support developers who need to add an "on-demand" payment workflow to PaperCut NG. Contact support for more information. NOTE: This replaces the legacy Java plugin APIPC-15171

Fixes:

  • Page size calculation issue for HPGL custom size paper is fixed. PC-16541
  • Fixed suggested queues not appearing in the Find-Me-Printing destinations queue list PC-15720
  • Reduced the number of unnecessary calls to CBORD DX payment gateway. If the property"cbord-dx.on-demand-transfer.enabled-groups" is not empty then _only_ appropriate balances are retrieved. PC-12981
  • Users can provide a user principle name (UPN) suffix which will be appended to the windows user name to form a UPN at the print server. PC-15329
  • Fix an issue preventing app server from shutting down promptly sometimes. PC-15498
  • Fixed an issue where accessing parts of job ticketing would result in a cross origin request block error when accessed through a reverse proxy PC-16583
  • Added a new configuration property in PayPal WPS payment gateway to that allows you to specify the return URL from PayPal back to the application server. PC-16000
  • Konica Minolta PostScript printer driver: Fixed an issue that caused incorrect color detection if output color is set to "Gray Scale" PC-16663
  • Oki Universal PCL5 printer driver: Fixed an issue that caused an incorrect page count when printing multiple pages on a single sheet of paper (n-up printing) PC-16655
  • Epson Universal printer driver: Fixed an issue that pages were identified as color when the printer control language was set to "ESC/P-R" and a color document was printed in grayscale PC-16619
  • Fixed an issue where duplicate firewall rules were created during a server installation or upgrade of the Print Deploy component. PC-16783
  • Fixed a packaging issue which the Samsung XOA fix in MAC-5822 was not included in 1.4.1 EAT-212
  • Fixed a rare issue where the Print Deploy page in the PaperCut NG/MF admin web interface shows a HTTP 500 Timeout Error under some network conditions. PC-16881
  • Print Provider: Fixed an issue that could cause the Print Provider to crash when processing a PostScript document that for some reason, such as a spooler timeout, has corrupted ASCII85-encoded data. PC-16825
  • Print Provider on Windows:
    • Fixed an issue that caused print jobs held in a print queue to disappear from the Jobs Pending Release screen when the Print Provider service was restarted several times. Provider service was restarted several times within a short space of time. PC-16886
    • Fixed an issue that could cause the Print Provider to crash if Print Archiving was enabled and a job printed from Windows Apps was redirected PC-16873
    • Fixed an issue where in rare cases some print jobs could be charged twice and/or fail to print after release. PC-16907
  • User Client (Windows): Fix adding Java 11 DLL dependencies to the MSI. PC-16526

Other Notes:

  • If you are running v19.1.1, there is NO database upgrade.
  • Devices marked with * require installing an updated version of the embedded software to access new features and fixes.

Read more »