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PaperCut MF 18.2.3 (Build 44774)
Posted by Apposite Solution Limited on 14 August 2018 10:25 AM

This is a Maintenance Release for 18.2 and contains the following changes:

Fixes:

  • PostScript drivers:
    • Fixed an issue for landscape PDF files printed from Adobe Acrobat Reader that caused a watermark to be placed in an incorrect position.
    • Fixed an issue that caused watermarks to either not be applied or applied to the wrong position for some n-up setups and for Adobe Acrobat Reader on Windows.
    • Google Cloud Print: Reduced the size of color print job spool files.
    • Email to Print: Reduced the size of color print job spool files.
    • HPLip driver: Fixed an issue causing an incorrect color page count.
    • Fuji Xerox DocuPrint CP400 d and DocuPrint CP405 d PCL6 drivers: Fixed an issue causing an incorrect color page count.
    • Fixed an issue where PostScript comments could, on rare occasions, cause an incorrect page count to be reported.
    • Fixed an issue where watermarks were not added to print jobs generated from the application 'KWS (UZ Leuven)'.
  • Kyocera KX driver: Fixed an issue that caused an incorrect number of copies to be reported when the user selected KPDL as the PDL from the Print Properties dialog.
  • Google Cloud Print: Fixed a rare issue that caused an error message due to an unexpected HTTP Status Code response during Google Cloud Print configuration.
  • Email to Print: Fixed a rare issue that prevented the set up of Email to Print with guest printing.
  • Standard Release Station: Added more detail and clarity to the error message displayed when a job is prevented from being released because its settings contravene the printer's filters and restrictions.
  • Print Provider: Fixed an issue that on rare occasions stopped jobs being sent to the printer.
  • Windows Print Provider:
    • Fixed an issue that could cause the Windows Print Provider log (print-provider.log) rotation to fail.
    • Fixed an issue that occasionally caused some print jobs to be deleted in a very high print volume environment.
  • CUPS Print Provider with Mobility Print: Fixed an issue where some print jobs from iOS clients with IPv6 addresses were not tracked.
  • PaperCut LPD Service: Added an option in the pc-lpd.config file to enable the host address to be removed from the job owner's name (RemoveHostAddress = true).
  • Active Directory: Fixed an issue in multi-domain environments that imported user details from only the first domain when an on demand user is created.
  • Fixed an issue that prevented the secondary card ID number from being generated during on-demand user creation.
  • Fixed an issue that prevented the secondary card ID from synchronising from a secondary sync source.
  • Site Server: Fixed an issue that caused authentication to fail for an on-demand user when they attempted to log in before the Site Server had synced with the Application Server.
  • Security:
    • Added CSRF origin checks to the Mobile Print Release interface.
    • Updated the bundled Java SE Runtime Environment to version 8 update 181, to incorporate the latest security fixes from Oracle.
  • iPrint: Added details about print data timing into the debug log (print-provider.log) to improve performance diagnosis.

Copier / Device Integration:

  • Fuji Xerox ApeosPort V+:
    • Changing print job settings at the device:
      • The Print Release screen now displays the Account and Balance details of the account that the held print job will be charged to upon release, instead of the account that was originally assigned to the job when it was printed.
      • The 'Force grayscale' checkbox is no longer displayed on the Print Release screen, if the config key ext-device.change-print-job-settings.grayscale.enabled is set to N.
      • The 'Force 2-sided' checkbox is no longer displayed on the Print Release screen, if the config key ext-device.change-print-job-settings.duplex.enabled is set to N.
      • Fixed a layout issue on translated Print Release screens that caused the "Print" button and the "Trash" icon to be inaccessible and pushed outside the screen.
      • Fixed an issue causing an error to be incorrectly displayed on the Print Release screen when a user selected more than 400 held print jobs, then clicked the "Refresh" icon.
      • Fixed an issue that prevented users from accessing the print settings of an individual held print job until the Print Release screen had finished loading all held print jobs (since 18.2.2).
    • When anonymous access is enabled, the Login screen displays a "Start" button, instead of a "Login" button.
  • HP (FutureSmart Legacy) version 1.2.4*:
    • FutureSmart 4.6.0.1 firmware devices: Fixed an issue introduced by FutureSmart 4.6.0.1 firmware that displayed a "400 Bad Request" error when clicking the "Configure" button on the device's web interface (General > PaperCut Server Configuration).
  • HP (OSA):
    • Added a config key to hide the "Home" button on the Print Release screen and the Scan Actions screen (ext-device.hp_osa.app-to-home).
    • Fixed an issue that incorrectly double-charged users when they canceled a copy job, causing them to have an insufficient balance, and preventing them from starting another job during the same active session.
    • Fixed an issue that sometimes caused some device functions (such as, Integrated Scanning) to become unavailable.
    • Integrated Scanning:
      • German: Fixed an issue on the Scan Settings screen that caused the selected settings to not be highlighted.
      • If Integrated Scanning is accessed from a non-PaperCut MF device application, then after the completion of the scan job, the Scan Complete screen now returns to the device's home screen, instead of the PaperCut MF Home screen.
  • HP (OXP):
    • Changing print job settings at the device:
      • The Print Release screen now displays the Account and Balance details of the account that the held print job will be charged to upon release, instead of the account that was originally assigned to the job when it was printed.
      • The 'Force grayscale' checkbox is no longer displayed on the Print Release screen, if the config key ext-device.change-print-job-settings.grayscale.enabled is set to N.
      • The 'Force 2-sided' checkbox is no longer displayed on the Print Release screen, if the config key ext-device.change-print-job-settings.duplex.enabled is set to N.
      • Fixed a layout issue on translated Print Release screens that caused the "Print" button and the "Trash" icon to be inaccessible and pushed outside the screen.
      • Fixed an issue causing an error to be incorrectly displayed on the Print Release screen when a user selected more than 400 held print jobs, then clicked the "Refresh" icon.
      • Fixed an issue that prevented users from accessing the print settings of an individual held print job until the Print Release screen had finished loading all held print jobs (since 18.2.2).
    • Added the ability to control access to device functions using the device's web interface (Security > Access Control).
    • When anonymous access is enabled, the Login screen displays a "Start" button, instead of a "Login" button.
    • FutureSmart 4.6.0.1 firmware devices: Provided a fix for an issue introduced by FutureSmart 4.6.0.1 firmware that prevented card readers from working correctly after a period of time.
  • HP (OXP Printer Only):
    • Added the ability to control access to device functions using the device's web interface (Security > Access Control).
    • FutureSmart 4.6.0.1 firmware devices: Provided a fix for an issue introduced by FutureSmart 4.6.0.1 firmware that prevented card readers from working correctly after a period of time.
  • Konica Minolta (OpenAPI):
    • Changing print job settings at the device:
      • The Print Release screen now displays the Account and Balance details of the account that the held print job will be charged to upon release, instead of the account that was originally assigned to the job when it was printed.
      • The 'Force grayscale' checkbox is not displayed on the Print Release screen, if the config key ext-device.change-print-job-settings.grayscale.enabled is set to N.
      • The 'Force 2-sided' checkbox is not displayed on the Print Release screen, if the config key ext-device.change-print-job-settings.duplex.enabled is set to N.
      • Fixed an issue on the Print Release screen when selecting multiple jobs and clicking the "Refresh" icon that caused the initial display of the number of jobs and pages selected to be inaccurate for a few seconds, before displaying the details accurately (since 18.2.0).
      • Fixed an issue when using swipe card authentication that sometimes displayed the wrong buttons on the Print Release screen (since 18.2.1).
    • Integrated Scanning: The Scan Details screen on the device now displays a warning message when the scan's filename contains invalid characters (such as, '/').
    • Added more detail and clarity to the error message displayed when attempting to install PaperCut MF on a device that has another third party authentication application installed.
    • Fixed an issue that occasionally caused the device to freeze after a user logged out.
  • Kyocera (HyPAS) version 2.2.0*:
    • Integrated Scanning: Fixed an issue that incorrectly allowed users to start black and white, JPEG scan jobs on devices that do not support this scan setting. The device now displays a detailed error message and prevents users from starting such jobs.
    • Strict Zero Stop: Fixed an issue that caused additional pages to be copied after the selected account balance had reached zero.
    • Fixed a layout issue that caused large-sized custom logos to display incorrectly, pushing other buttons outside the screen.
  • Ricoh (SmartSDK) version 2.2.3*:
    • Changing print job settings at the device:
      • The Print Release screen now displays the Account and Balance details of the account that the held print job will be charged to upon release, instead of the account that was originally assigned to the job when it was printed.
      • The 'Force grayscale' checkbox is not displayed on the Print Release screen, if the config key ext-device.change-print-job-settings.grayscale.enabled is set to N.
      • The 'Force 2-sided' checkbox is not displayed on the Print Release screen, if the config key ext-device.change-print-job-settings.duplex.enabled is set to N.
    • Fixed an issue when using swipe card authentication on a device in sleep mode that required two card swipes to successfully authenticate the user.
    • Fixed an issue that caused PaperCut MF to crash on the device when the config key ext-device.ricoh.locale had an invalid value (invalid locale override).
  • Sharp (OSA):
    • Added a config key to hide the "Home" button on the Print Release screen and the Scan Actions screen (ext-device.sharp_osa.app-to-home).
    • Fixed an issue that incorrectly double-charged users when they canceled a copy job, causing them to have an insufficient balance, and preventing them from starting another job during the same active session.
    • Fixed an issue that sometimes caused some device functions (such as, Integrated Scanning) to become unavailable.
    • Integrated Scanning:
      • German: Fixed an issue on the Scan Settings screen that caused the selected settings to not be highlighted.
      • If Integrated Scanning is accessed from a non-PaperCut MF device application, then after the completion of the scan job, the Scan Complete screen now returns to the device's home screen, instead of the PaperCut MF Home screen.
  • Sindoh (OpenAPI):
    • Changing print job settings at the device:
      • The Print Release screen now displays the Account and Balance details of the account that the held print job will be charged to upon release, instead of the account that was originally assigned to the job when it was printed.
      • The 'Force grayscale' checkbox is not displayed on the Print Release screen, if the config key ext-device.change-print-job-settings.grayscale.enabled is set to N.
      • The 'Force 2-sided' checkbox is not displayed on the Print Release screen, if the config key ext-device.change-print-job-settings.duplex.enabled is set to N.
      • Fixed an issue on the Print Release screen when selecting multiple jobs and clicking the "Refresh" icon that caused the initial display of the number of jobs and pages selected to be inaccurate for a few seconds, before displaying the details accurately (since 18.2.0).
      • Fixed an issue when using swipe card authentication that sometimes displayed the wrong buttons on the Print Release screen (since 18.2.1).
    • Integrated Scanning: The Scan Details screen on the device now displays a warning message when the scan's filename contains invalid characters (such as, '/').
    • Added more detail and clarity to the error message displayed when attempting to install PaperCut MF on a device that has another third party authentication application installed.
    • Fixed an issue that occasionally caused the device to freeze after a user logged out.
  • Toshiba (e-Bridge Open Platform V3+):
    • Changing print job settings at the device:
      • The Print Release screen now displays the Account and Balance details of the account that the held print job will be charged to upon release, instead of the account that was originally assigned to the job when it was printed.
      • The 'Force grayscale' checkbox is not displayed on the Print Release screen, if the config key ext-device.change-print-job-settings.grayscale.enabled is set to N.
      • The 'Force 2-sided' checkbox is not displayed on the Print Release screen, if the config key ext-device.change-print-job-settings.duplex.enabled is set to N.
      • Fixed a layout issue on translated Print Release screens that caused the "Print" button and the "Trash" icon to be inaccessible and pushed outside the screen.
      • Fixed an issue on the Print Release screen when selecting more than 400 held print jobs and clicking the "Refresh" icon that displayed an error.
      • Fixed an issue that prevented users from accessing print settings of an individual held print job until the Print Release screen had finished loading all held print jobs (since 18.2.2).
    • When anonymous access is enabled, the Login screen displays a "Start" button, instead of a "Login" button.
  • Toshiba (eConnect):
    • Added a config key to hide the "Home" button on the Print Release screen and the Scan Actions screen (ext-device.toshiba_econnect.app-to-home).
    • Fixed an issue that incorrectly double-charged users when they canceled a copy job, causing them to have an insufficient balance, and preventing them from starting another job during the same active session.
    • Fixed an issue that sometimes caused some device functions (such as, Integrated Scanning) to become unavailable.
    • Integrated Scanning:
      • German: Fixed an issue on the Scan Settings screen that caused the selected settings to not be highlighted.
      • If Integrated Scanning is accessed from a non-PaperCut MF device application, then after the completion of the scan job, the Scan Complete screen now returns to the device's home screen, instead of the PaperCut MF Home screen.
  • Xerox (EIP):
    • EIP 3.0+:
      • Changing print job settings at the device:
        • The Print Release screen now displays the Account and Balance details of the account that the held print job will be charged to upon release, instead of the account that was originally assigned to the job when it was printed.
        • The 'Force grayscale' checkbox is not displayed on the Print Release screen, if the config key ext-device.change-print-job-settings.grayscale.enabled is set to N.
        • The 'Force 2-sided' checkbox is not displayed on the Print Release screen, if the config key ext-device.change-print-job-settings.duplex.enabled is set to N.
        • Fixed a layout issue on translated Print Release screens that caused the "Print" button and the "Trash" icon to be inaccessible and pushed outside the screen.
        • Fixed an issue on the Print Release screen when selecting more than 400 held print jobs and clicking the "Refresh" icon that displayed an error.
        • Fixed an issue that prevented users from accessing print settings of an individual held print job until the Print Release screen had finished loading all held print jobs (since 18.2.2).
      • When anonymous access is enabled, the Login screen displays a "Start" button, instead of a "Login" button.
    • EIP 1.5+:
      • Integrated Scanning: Fixed an issue that caused Integrated Scan jobs to intermittently fail (since 17.4.0).

For Integrators:

  • Release Station API: Added a JobReleaseStatus (FilterRestriction) to releaseJob and releaseJobs, to prevent users from releasing jobs that contravene the printer's filter and restrictions.

Other Notes:

  • If you are running v18.1.1, there is NO database upgrade.
  • Devices marked with * require installing an updated version of the embedded software to access new features and fixes.