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PaperCut MF 19.1.1 (Build 51949)
Posted by Apposite Solution Limited on 20 August 2019 10:55 AM

New Features

  • Print Deploy
    Get the right print driver and right print queue to the right person in the right location, automatically. With Print Deploy:
    • Print queues are dynamically deployed as mobile staff move between branches, stores, or campuses.
    • Native drivers are installed along with default settings (grayscale, duplex etc.) and capabilities (stapling, hole punching etc).
    • It doesn't matter whether printing to a server or printing directly to a printer in a print-serverless environment.
    • Mac and Windows computers are supported (with Linux and Chromebooks to come shortly).
    • Support for computers that are not joined to a local domain (for example, G Suite or Microsoft Azure AD).
  • Scan to SharePoint Online
    • Unlock new productivity by scanning to folders within SharePoint Online document libraries, sites, and subsites. S2C-178
  • Locally-hosted OCR
    • Produce text-searchable and editable scans on site-perfect if latency, scan sizes, or security policies mean the cloud isn't doable just yet.
    • In Percolator: Multi-server support so you can scale up to handle heavy local OCR workloads.
  • Device Scripting
    • In Percolator: Introduce the ability to customize the experience at the MDF via Device Scripting. PC-15659
  • Language selection at the MFD
    • Choose a language at the MFD, and have the selection remembered next time for set-and-forget convenience.
  • Custom Reports
    • You can now manage and run your own custom reports built in JasperSoft Studio. Note that updated documentation will be available by GA.PC-15694

Enhancements

  • PaperCut NG/MF manual: We have revamped the look of the PaperCut NG/MF manual (now called the PaperCut NG/MF Help Center). This new design offers a fresh look as well as easier navigation. PC-16408
  • Refreshed the design of 10 of the most commonly used reports. PC-15280
  • Improved Application Server scalability to support large numbers (20,000+) of user clients. PC-15213
  • Increased the touchable area for the following buttons, making them easier to press:
    • Home button
    • Logout button
    • Back Button MAC-5884
  • RBS WorldPay payment gateway: Improved security by allowing an MD5 secret configuration PC-15203
  • Server command and web services API:
    • Added a new web services API method (generateSheduledReport()) that allows the automation of ad hoc reports. PC-11947
    • Added a new server command to configure advanced popup settings for a given user (set-user-account-selection-advanced-popup). This allows administrators to automate the creation and management of advanced users. PC-6803
    • Added a new server command (and API call) to get/set a list of printer properties, instead of making separate calls for each property. PC-15757
    • Added a new server command that initiates an update to the device of any outstanding configuration changes. PC-15434
    • Added a new user property "last-user-activity" that allows SysAdmins to see the last time a given user was active in PaperCut NG/MF. PC-14485
    • Delegated print release users and/or groups can now be managed via the set and set user property commands and API calls. PC-4507
    • The cost model used by a printer can now be selected by changing the cost-model attribute via 'set-printer-property'. PC-14314
    • Listing all usernames in a group can now be done through 'get-group-members' server command or API. PC-6006
    • Added new server commands that allow users to look up PaperCut NG/MF usernames by other descriptors such as email, full name, and user alias:
      • look-up-user-name-by-email <email>
      • look-up-user-name-by-secondary-user-name <user-alias>
      • look-up-user-name-by-full-name <"full name"> PC-13666
    • Managing API application security is now even easier with the ability to assign different authentication tokens to different applications. PC-14117

Fixes

  • Fixed an issue that caused some error error messages to not display properly on HP small-screen devices. PC-16300
  • Updated 3rd party libraries that include security fixes for the Admin web interface, Mobility Print, Email to Print, and Google Cloud Print. PC-15893PC-15909
  • Fixed an issue that could cause held print jobs to disappear when upgrading from a version prior to 19.0.4 (since 19.0.4).PC-16238
  • Fixed an issue in the Admin web interface and the User web interface causing some non-Latin characters to render incorrectly. PC-15928
  • Fixed an issue that caused print jobs to fail when "Automatically charge to personal account" was changed to "Show the standard account selection popup" for a user while the user had print jobs held in a hold/release queue. PC-15733
  • Microsoft SQL Server with Microsoft JDBC driver: Fixed performance and stability issues when PaperCut MF is configured to use this. PC-16244
  • Print Release: Fixed an issue that incorrectly invoiced printed jobs released using a shared account with Invoicing set to "Never show on invoice" and Comments set to "Not allowed". MAC-5938

Copier / Device Integration

  • Fuji Xerox ApeosPort V+:
    • Change print job settings: The "Force grayscale" and "Force 2-sided" checkboxes on the Print Release screen are now displayed as "Print as grayscale" and "Print as 2-side", respectively. MAC-5571
    • Fixed an issue where the shared account balance was displayed for print jobs when a shared account has been selected to charged, but the user is configured to charge their personal account when a shared account is selected. The personal balance will now be displayed (since 19.0.6). MAC-5904
    • Reinstated the translations in various languages for the force grayscale and force duplex checkboxes on the print release screen that were missing (since 19.0.3). MAC-5870
    • Added a prompt for account selection when attempting to release print jobs without an account selected. MAC-5431
  • HP (FutureSmart Legacy) version 1.3.1*:
    • Fixed a rare issue that could cause a gradual increase in server thread count when the HP firmware incorrectly rejects acknowledgement messages from the Application Server. PC-15682
  • HP (OXP Printer Only):
    • Fixed an issue that caused some error error messages to not display properly on HP small-screen devices. PC-16300
    • PaperCut MF allows users to assign accounts to print jobs sent from any device (including via Mobility Print), directly at the SFP. Requires Print Provider (version 100.5.0 or higher) and Mobility Print (version 1.0.2137 or higher) upgrades. MAC-5525
    • Improved detection of CA-signed certificates, so that an HP OXP device should now always use a CA-signed certificate if one is present. MAC-5355
    • Added the ability to block the release of print jobs when the printer is in error. PC-14599
    • Added a prompt for account selection when attempting to release print jobs without an account selected. MAC-5431
  • HP (OXP):
    • Added an improved workaround to reduce the chances of 49.DE.xx error codes displaying on HP OXP devices. MAC-5872
    • Change print job settings: The "Force grayscale" and "Force 2-sided" checkboxes on the Print Release screen are now displayed as "Print as grayscale" and "Print as 2-side", respectively. MAC-5571
    • Added an optional virtual number pad on HP OXP devices to help with quick PIN entry after card swipe (enabled via ext-device.hp-oxpd.virtual-number-pad). Available values: DEFAULT, Y, N (default value is DEFAULT/N) MAC-4723
    • Fixed an issue where the shared account balance was displayed for print jobs when a shared account has been selected to charged, but the user is configured to charge their personal account when a shared account is selected. The personal balance will now be displayed (since 19.0.6). MAC-5904
    • Reinstated the translations in various languages for the force grayscale and force duplex checkboxes on the print release screen that were missing (since 19.0.3). MAC-5870
    • Added two new config keys "ext-device.hp-oxpd.native.scan-to-email.message" and "ext-device.hp-oxpd.native.scan-to-email.subject". These two new keys allow users to customise and override the HP Quickset and Scan to Email settings. The available options for both keys are: "DEFAULT", "DEVICE", and any custom values.
      • If "DEFAULT", the field will be empty.
      • If "DEVICE", the field will be the device settings.
      • If it is a custom string, it will show the custom string in the field. MAC-5752
    • Improved detection of CA-signed certificates so that an HP OXP device should now always use a CA-signed certificate if one is present. MAC-5355
    • Added the ability to block the release of print jobs when the printer is in error. PC-14599
    • Improved the user experience for account selection for printing at the MFD MAC-5507
    • Added a prompt for account selection when attempting to release print jobs without an account selected. MAC-5431
  • Konica Minolta (OpenAPI)
    • Change print job settings: The "Force grayscale" and "Force 2-sided" checkboxes on the Print Release screen are now displayed as "Print as grayscale" and "Print as 2-side", respectively.MAC-5770
    • Users will now be warned that they might not be able to perform chargeable operations when logging into multiple devices simultaneously with their personal account. PC-15092
    • Fixed an issue where the shared account balance was displayed for print jobs when a shared account has been selected to charged, but the user is configured to charge their personal account when a shared account is selected. The personal balance will now be displayed (since 19.0.6). MAC-5904
    • Reinstated the translations in various languages for the force grayscale and force duplex checkboxes on the print release screen that were missing from 19.0.3 and onwards. MAC-5870
    • Fixed an issue that caused an incorrect account name and balance to display when the user selected 'Automatically charge to a single shared account'. PC-15978
  • Kyocera (HyPAS)
    • version 3.0.0*:
      • Added the ability to configure the PaperCut MF Application Server details in bulk for large rollouts. PC-15970
      • Added the ability for users to change their language at the MFD. PC-15773
      • Change print job settings: The "Force grayscale" and "Force 2-sided" checkboxes on the Held Print Jobs screen are now displayed as "Print as grayscale" and "Print as 2-sided", respectively. MAC-5527
      • Updated minimum supported Application Server version to 18.3.0. MAC-5940
      • Fixed a problem where integrated scans were not delivered when not tracking scanningMAC-6209
      • Fixed an issue where the shared account balance was displayed for print jobs when a shared account has been selected to charged, but the user is configured to charge their personal account when a shared account is selected. The personal balance will now be displayed since 19.0.6. MAC-5904
      • Added the ability to install PaperCut MF in bulk when deploying devices for large rollouts. PC-15126
    • version 3.0.1*:
      • Fixed an issue where new config keys were not uploaded to the application server after upgrading the embedded application. MAC-5297
  • Ricoh (SDK/J) version 6.0.8*:
    • Remote Operation Client (1.4.1)
      • When launching the Remote Operation Client on Windows it will automatically prompt to be run with administrator rights via Windows' User Account Controller (UAC) dialog. MAC-5600
      • (Linux/Mac) Fixed an issue where when running the script from outside the script's directory or when double-clicking the script in Finder that caused the Remote Operation Client to run from the wrong directory. MAC-3840
  • Ricoh (SmartSDK) version 2.3.0*:
    • Added the ability for a user to select their language at the MFD. PC-15492
    • Introduced the ability to remotely configure server connection for the PaperCut App on the Ricoh Smart SDK MFDs. PC-14843
    • Change print job settings: The "Force grayscale" and "Force 2-sided" checkboxes on the Print Release screen are now displayed as "Print as grayscale" and "Print as 2-side", respectively. MAC-5700
    • Improved the user experience for account selection for printing at the MFD. MAC-5507
    • Integrated Scanning: Added the following advanced config keys to provide a greater level of control over Integrated Scan job file size and image quality:
      • ext-device.ricoh.scan.color.compression-level
      • ext-device.ricoh.scan.high-compression-pdf.color.compression-method
      • ext-device.ricoh.scan.high-compression-pdf.color.compression-level
      • ext-device.ricoh.scan.high-compression-pdf.image-quality-priority
    • Remote Operation Client (1.4.1)
      • When launching the Remote Operation Client on Windows it will automatically prompt to be run with administrator rights via Windows' User Account Controller (UAC) dialog. MAC-5600
      • (Linux/Mac): Fixed an issue where when running the script from outside the script's directory or when double-clicking the script in Finder that caused the Remote Operation Client to run from the wrong directory. MAC-3840
      • Added support for configuring Pro 8300 series for SDK/J. MAC-5838
    • Added a new advanced config key
      (ext-device.ricoh.soft-keyboard.username.optimize-for-email-address) that allows for toggling between the email-address-optimized soft keyboard and the standard soft keyboard. (Previously only the email-address-optimized keyboard was supported. MAC-4735
    • Minimum server version supported has changed from 18.0.1 to 18.2.3. MAC-5053
    • Fixed an issue since 19.0.6 where the shared account balance was displayed for print jobs when a shared account has been selected to charged, but the user is configured to charge their personal account when a shared account is selected. The personal balance will now be displayed. MAC-5904
    • Fixed an issue that caused the embedded application to crash after showing an error message and restarting. MAC-5818
    • Generation 2.5 devices: Fixed an issue that caused incorrect translations. MAC-5812
    • Added support for 17-inch panels. MAC-5806
    • Fixed an issue for users with a space in their username that caused an error to be displayed when viewing the print job details and then logging the user out. MAC-5574
    • Fixed an issue where card swipes did not reset the system auto-reset time, which could have resulted in users being logged out immediately after logging in if the timing coincided with the system auto-reset timer. MAC-5391
    • Upgraded the Ricoh Adaptable Authentication API (AAA) library to 2.1.0 (requires SmartSDK v2.12+). MAC-5387
    • Added a prompt for account selection when attempting to release print jobs without an account selected. MAC-5431
  • Sharp (OSA):
    • Added the ability to install PaperCut MF in bulk when deploying devices for large rollouts. PC-15126
    • Fixed an issue with Auto setup installation where existing Standard Applications on the MFP will no longer overwritten when installing the PaperCut Standard Applications. PC-15738
  • Sharp OSA (HTML Browser n2.0+):
    • Added the ability to install PaperCut MF in bulk when deploying devices for large rollouts. PC-15126
    • Change print job settings: The "Force grayscale" and "Force 2-sided" checkboxes on the Print Release screen are now displayed as "Print as grayscale" and "Print as 2-side", respectively. MAC-5571
    • Improved the user experience for account selection for printing at the MFD.
    • Auto setup installation will no longer overwrite the MFP's existing Standard Applications when installing the PaperCut Standard Applications. PC-15738
    • Print Release: Fixed an issue that disabled the native home button after navigating from the device home page to the Print Release page. MAC-5930
    • Fixed an issue where the shared account balance was displayed for print jobs when a shared account has been selected to charged, but the user is configured to charge their personal account when a shared account is selected. The personal balance will now be displayed (since 19.0.6). MAC-5904
    • Reinstated the translations in various languages for the force grayscale and force duplex checkboxes on the print release screen that were missing from 19.0.3 and onwards. MAC-5870
    • Auto setup installation will now remove all pre-existing PaperCut Standard Applications from the MFP. PC-15384
    • Added a prompt for account selection when attempting to release print jobs without an account selected. MAC-5431
  • Sindoh (OpenAPI):
    • Change print job settings: The "Force grayscale" and "Force 2-sided" checkboxes on the Print Release screen are now displayed as "Print as grayscale" and "Print as 2-side", respectively. MAC-5770
  • Toshiba (e-Bridge Open Platform V3+):
    • Fixed an issue that could incorrectly log a user out after a network print job completed or a previous user's MFP job completed. PC-16216
    • Change print job settings: The "Force grayscale" and "Force 2-sided" checkboxes on the Print Release screen are now displayed as "Print as grayscale" and "Print as 2-side", respectively. MAC-5571
    • Improved the user experience for account selection for printing at the MFD. MAC-5507
    • Fixed an issue where the shared account balance was displayed for print jobs when a shared account has been selected to charged, but the user is configured to charge their personal account when a shared account is selected. The personal balance will now be displayed (since 19.0.6). MAC-5904
    • Reinstated the translations in various languages for the force grayscale and force duplex chKckboxes on the print release screen that were missing (since 19.0.3). MAC-5870
    • Added a config key to control the default state of the "Prompt for more pages" checkbox on the Scan Details and Scan Settings screens (ext-device.toshiba.scan.prompt.checkbox.checked). MAC-5176
    • Added a prompt for account selection when attempting to release print jobs without an account selected. MAC-5431
  • Xerox (EIP):
    • EIP 3.0+ Change print job settings: The "Force grayscale" and "Force 2-sided" checkboxes on the Print Release screen are now displayed as "Print as grayscale" and "Print as 2-side", respectivelyMAC-5571
    • Added a prompt for account selection when attempting to release print jobs without an account selected. MAC-5431
    • EIP 1.5+:
      • Xerox Work Center 7425 is unable to successfully be configured due to papercut failing to retrieve some config information via SNMP. Allow the retrieval to fail without stopping the installation.PC-16114
      • Fixed an issue where the shared account balance was displayed for print jobs when a shared account has been selected to charged, but the user is configured to charge their personal account when a shared account is selected. The personal balance will now be displayed (since 19.0.6). MAC-5904
      • Fixed an issue that caused jobs to hang on a device when validating limits. New config key is "ext-device.xerox.use-session-api". PC-16108
    • Reinstated the translations in various languages for the force grayscale and force duplex checkboxes on the Print Release screen that were missing from 19.0.3 and onwards. EIP 3.0+: MAC-5870
  • Konica Minolta (MSP):
    • Added support for Konica Minolta 28e MFP. PC-15963

Other Notes:

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