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PaperCut MF 18.3.3 (Build 47618)
Posted by Apposite Solution Limited on 04 December 2018 01:11 PM

This is a Maintenance Release for 18.3 and contains the following changes:

Enhancements:

  • Stapling: Find-Me environments that use the PaperCut Global Print Driver now support stapling for the following brands:
    • Ricohst
    • Konica Minolta
    • Xerox
    • Kyocera
    • Riso
    • Lexmark
    • Sharp
    • Toshiba
  • QR codes: Added a new server command 'generate-printer-qr-code' to generate QR codes for printers, which will direct users to the Mobile Print Release page for each printer.
  • Security: Rate limiting protection is now provided for all PaperCut NG/MF internal user and admin accounts.
  • Added individual timestamps to the entries associated with Email to Print and Google Cloud Print print events in the print-provider.log.

Fixes:

  • Google Cloud Directory: Fixed an issue that, in certain circumstances, caused an error when switching the user/group sync source from Mac Standard to Google Cloud Directory or Windows Standard to Google Cloud Directory.
  • Google Cloud Print:
    • Fixed an issue where users' color selection was ignored when printing using the following drivers:
      • RISO ComColor FW5230 PS
      • RISO ComColor FW5230
      • FX ApeosPort-VI C5571 PCL 6
      • Kyocera TASKalfa 5052ci KX
    • For Windows, added a config file enabling SysAdmins to configure printing without having to update the Print Provider. For use only when directed by PaperCut Support.
  • Page analysis and conversion:
    • Canon UFR II printer driver: Fixed an issue that caused grayscale conversions to not be applied when printing via Google Cloud Print.
    • Konica Minolta bizhub C554e Series PostScript printer driver: Fixed an issue that caused an incorrect color page count when printing both color and grayscale pages in booklet output mode.
    • Konica Minolta PostScript printer driver: Fixed an issue that occasionally caused an incorrect page count when multiple pages were printed on a single sheet of paper (n-up printing).
    • OKI PCL6 printer driver: Fixed an issue that caused an incorrect page count when multiple pages were printed on a single sheet of paper (n-up printing).
    • RISO PostScript printer driver:
      • Fixed an issue that caused an incorrect page count when multiple pages were printed on a single sheet of paper (n-up printing) on some RISO PostScript drivers.
      • Fixed an issue that caused an incorrect page count when printing in booklet output mode on some RISO PostScript drivers.
  • Email to Print:
    • Fixed an issue that caused Email to Print jobs to not respect the print queue's default settings.
    • Fixed a rare issue that caused some print jobs to either print a "rangecheck" error page or not print a page at all.
  • macOS/Linux (CUPS): The configure-cups command now displays a notification when printers are automatically being imported for monitoring (EnablePrinterAutoImport is set to "on"). The notification also asks if you want to switch to manually managing printer monitoring.
  • Watermarking (PostScript, PCL5 and PCL6): Added multi-byte watermarking support for languages such as Japanese, Chinese, and Korean. The Unicode font 'Andale Mono WT' must be installed on the printer.
  • Security:
    • Increased security around the upload of documents to the Application Server.
    • Updated the bundled Java SE Runtime Environment to version 8 update 191, to incorporate the latest security fixes from Oracle.
  • EPSON PX-M5080F printer driver: Fixed an issue that caused non-printable duplicate jobs to appear in the release queue in mixed Mac and Windows environments.
  • Fixed an issue that on rare occasions caused the Print Provider to restart when analyzing corrupted spool files.
  • Fixed an issue that caused a long delay or, in some cases, incorrect behavior when loading the Admin web interface page without an internet connection.
  • Fixed an issue in the User Client, where incorrect account names were displayed in the Preferred Accounts list.**
  • Improved user authentication performance for LDAP user sources and G Suite Cloud Directory.
  • Realex Realauth Redirect Payment Gateway: Fixed an issue that produced invalid errors in the Realex system.

Copier/Device Integration:

  • HP (Chai) (version 1.15.0)*:
    • Updated translations in multiple languages are now available.
  • HP (FutureSmart Legacy):
    • Fixed an issue where the ext-device.hp.restricted.multiple-txns config key's default setting (N) had no effect, preventing users from performing multiple transactions simultaneously on the device.
  • HP (OSA):
    • Fixed an issue where temporarily disabling the device via the PaperCut MF Admin web interface (Device Details > Summary > Configuration > Enable/Disable) had no effect, allowing users to log in and access the device.
  • HP (OXP Printer Only):
    • Improved swipe to login time by 50%.
  • HP (OXP):
    • Improved swipe to login time by 50%.
    • Fixed an issue where using the device's web interface (Security > Access Control) to allow guest users to access the device's Fax, Copy, and Scan functions did not take effect.
    • Fixed an issue that could cause users with "." in their name to be prevented from doing more than one scan or copy job.
  • Konica Minolta (OpenAPI):
    • Added a config key to customize the text of the "Device Functions" icon that appears on the PaperCut MF Home screen (ext-device.konica-minolta.browser.device-function-button.title).
    • Olivetti: Added support for PaperCut MF iOption.
  • Kyocera (HyPAS) (version 2.3.2)*:
    • Integrated Scanning:
      • Added new config keys to control scan job settings:
        • ext-device.kyocera-mita.scan.use-file-default-settings
        • ext-device.kyocera-mita.scan.pdf.high-compression
        • ext-device.kyocera-mita.scan.pdf.searchable
      • Fixed an issue where selecting the DOCX output file type also selected PDF.
    • Added configuration keys to control the default device function when Integrated Scanning is enabled:
      • ext-device.kyocera-mita.scan.default-device-function.enabled
      • ext-device.kyocera-mita.scan.default-device-function.screen
    • Changed the behavior of the Reset hard key so that it works in the same way as the Clear hard key.
    • Fixed an issue where the configured locale override occasionally stopped working.
  • Ricoh (SDK/J):
    • Ricoh Remote Operation Client 1.2.4: Updated the bundled RXOP library to version 3.7.0.
  • Ricoh (SmartSDK)(version 2.2.4)*:
    • Fixed an issue where connecting or disconnecting a USB keyboard could cause the device to crash.
    • Fixed an intermittent issue when using swipe card authentication on a device in sleep mode that required two card swipes to successfully authenticate the user.
    • Ricoh Remote Operation Client 1.2.4: Updated the bundled RXOP library to version 3.7.0.
  • Sharp (OSA):
    • Fixed an issue where temporarily disabling the device via the PaperCut MF Admin web interface (Device Details > Summary > Configuration > Enable/Disable) had no effect, allowing users to log in and access the device.
  • Sindoh (OpenAPI):
    • Added a config key to customize the text of the "Device Functions" icon that appears on the PaperCut MF Home screen (ext-device.sindoh.browser.device-function-button.title).
  • Toshiba (e-Bridge Open Platform V3+):
    • Fixed an issue when users selected an account and clicked the "Continue" button twice on the Options (Comment) screen that incorrectly caused an error message to be displayed.
  • Toshiba (eConnect):
    • Fixed an issue where temporarily disabling the device via the PaperCut MF Admin web interface (Device Details > Summary > Configuration > Enable/Disable) had no effect, allowing users to log in and access the device.
  • Xerox (EIP):
    • 1.5+: Added support for retrieving SNMP data via SNMP v3.
    • 1.5 DMP devices: Added a config key to change how PaperCut MF logs, tracks, and charges jobs when Shared Accounts are used (ext-device.xerox.dmp-device-charge-account-by-start-time).

Other Notes:

  • This release includes a database upgrade.
  • * Requires installing an updated version of the embedded software to access new features and fixes.
  • ** Requires locally-installed User Clients to be updated.