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17 Oct 2007   3.0 Patch 7   (3.0.826.20071017)

H-Sphere 3.0 Patch 7 is the latest stable version.

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Linux/FreeBSD

Improvements:

Updates

Fixes

  • Fixed problem with not sending emails in case of the Always reject, store only flag in the Settings->Taxes menu
  • Fixed problem with purchase of PositiveSSL certificate (former name Lite SSL)
  • Epp key included into the extra parameters list for the org tld and domain transfer operation
  • Joined all taxes info into a single line to avoid loss of precision in the process of rounding up each tax position
  • Added possibility to send email notifications for dedicated servers requests (upgrade, etc.)
  • Added context help page for the system account resource
  • Fixed html encoding for Contact/Billing Info altering pages
  • Fixed problem which may appear after the reset of failed transaction attempts counter
  • Changed syntax for mlist-suspend.sh, mlist-resume.sh to work on FreeBSD
  • Improved speed of mailbox creation via the XML API interface
  • Fixed problem whith incorrect knowledge base import if knowledge base entries contain specific charachters (e.g., Turkish letters)
  • XML API security fixes.
  • Fixed problem with incorrect name server assigment. If one of the DNS servers was set as 'master admin only' and when the DNSCreator tool run with the --method parameter set to rand, the tool was able to assign 'master admin only' DNS server also to a DNS zone under a reseller.
  • Solved problem with Trouble Tickets generation when signing up for a plan with the domain transfer feature disabled.
  • Added max length validation (255 symbols) to custom TXT dns record.
  • Translated label in trial cron about account expiration
  • Fixed html encoding of text fields of Order domain page
  • The account's balance in XML file obtained by means of UsersInfoExtractor will be imported/exported using group and decimal separators defined in H-Sphere
  • Fixed problem with abnormal usage of PostgreSQL connections which may appear under some circumstances
  • Altered validation of IP addresses acceptable for custom DNS classes in order to allow entering class B network IPs
  • Fixed problem with the namespace name in the request xml
  • Fixed bug with the Unknown template : '' message appearing during VPS account signup when clicking back to the page with VPS hostname
  • Fixed an error with running the VPSReconfigJob cron, related to resource caching mechanism
  • Fixed problem when asp and asp.net resources were not created automatically for signup with stopgap domain
  • Fixed problem with incorrect Traffic details page readings for Windows based accounts
  • Improved e-mail notification for MSSQL quota resource: notification will also be sent when transaction log is exceeded
  • Fixed MSSQL database descriptions in billing entries
  • Fixed change of MSSQL database and transaction log file quotas ratio
  • Corrected the MySQLDatabase(ResourceId rId) constructor to avoid errors when loading the resource if the locked_by field in the H-Sphere database contains empty string.
  • Fixed user change mechanism for trouble tickets
  • Added implementation of the HostDependentResource interface for SharedSSL resource to provide PhysicalCreator tool with ability to restore Shared SSL resources.
  • Added indexes for the mail_preferences and mailobject tables
  • Load balanced server related parameters moved to the logical_server_options table
  • Fixed error message which appears in case of inability to create Virtual FTP when maximum allowed units are exceeded

 

13 Sep 2007   3.0 Patch 6   (3.0.824.20070913)

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Linux/FreeBSD

Fixes

  • Fixed the problem which prevented end users from activating EasyApp applications
  • Fixed the issue when epp_key field wasn't displayed for all tlds in the domain transfer wizard
  • Fixed Comodo SSL certificates renewal
  • Removed all tlds registered with AllDomains or Email registrars from Domain transfer in signup
  • Fixed bug when psoft.hsphere.tools.OffLogs repeats the job as many times as there are ftp subaccounts on each account plus one
  • Corrected usage of the hyphen symbol (-) in email address validation for badrcptto, badmailfrom, badmailfrom-unknown parameters.
  • The registered_for parameter was made mandatory for co.uk registrations during signup
  • Corrected validation for rblhosts qmail parameter
  • Resolved postgresql disk usage calculation
  • Fixed the problem with editing of mailing list description

 

03 Sep 2007   3.0 Patch 5   (3.0.822.20070903)

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Linux/FreeBSD

Improvements

  • Added catchall and rejectdiscardedmail to Qmail Parameters
  • Introduced security scheme of content move process by means of rsync authorization
  • In CP interface added ability to enable DNSBL, which supports "A" DNS records

Updates

Fixes

  • Removed backquote (`) symbol from email validation rules
  • Added shellQuote function usage for all string variables. Corrected Iris code
  • Improved validation for windows web directory
  • Changed processing of authsender qmail param
  • Fixed problem setting quota on NetApp
  • Added getDescription method to EasyAppResource
  • Changed abbreviation of Newfoundland & Labrador state of Canada from NL to NF
  • Corrected .qmail-filename file generation in case when mailbox Discard All Incoming Mail option
  • Solved problem with disabling "email notifications" when submitting "globals"
  • Resolved problem when quota couldn't be refreshed for MailQuota resource after plan change
  • Disabled SMTP AUTH access for suspended domains
  • Resolved problem with ResellerCron unable to add refund bill entry to reseller's bill
  • Added 2 Protx fields (BillingAddress and BillingPostCode) into the payment request
  • Added new extra parameter (domain transfer authorization password) for "au" and "nz" domains
  • Solved problem in Reseller plan wizard/editor when some account prices disappeared in case the latest global resource on the page is entirely disabled
  • Implemented ability to disable phpBB by means of Globals
  • Solved problem with getting page with incorrect color scheme when using feature "Remind forgotten password"
  • Fixed problem with reseller unable to switch back to use parent host ComodoSSL account.
  • Added easyapp.desc resource string to bundles
  • Changed cache scheme for AdvReports
  • Fixed webmaster discard option creation
  • Added OsCommerce dependices from php3 resource
  • Added code which sets resource billing calculators to MarkupPlanWIzard.
  • Fixed getting home dir for WinFTPSubUserResource which lead to inability to complete content move of windows based accounts with FTP subaccounts turned on.
  • Fixed problem with template error when changing IP to dedicated from the Websettings page.

Windows

Fixes:

  • Fixed bug with managing FrontPage resource on Windows with non US locale
  • Fixed problem with memory leak during rotation procedure of large http log files

 

07 Aug 2007   3.0 Patch 4   (3.0.820.20070807)

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Linux/FreeBSD

Improvements

Updates

Fixes

  • Added ability to disable Throttle and Catch All resources in the Globals menu
  • Added new extra parameter Domain transfer authorization password for "au" and "nz" domains
  • Added an ability to suspend/resume mailing lists when suspending/resuming accounts
  • Fixed a validation problem for web directory settings
  • Improved Installation Wizard: during multi-server installation H-Sphere checks if there are at least 2 DNS servers. Otherwise it returns to the previous step with warning
  • Fixed a problem with getting quotalimit on NFS
  • Fixed problem with getting plan list for XML API
  • Modified resource confirmation to include the full CC charge, not only current billing statement amount
  • Fixed the bug with VPS account when OpenSRS domain cannot be registered
  • Removed payment URL from billing statement, invoice and prepayment order confirmation for trial account
  • Corrected mail domain removal: added cleaning of mailobject table
  • Changes in Markup plans related to dedicated server templates prices
  • Fixed setting prices for dedicated server templates
  • Fixed Java script error on the Start Content Move page which occured in IE7
  • Renamed FTP Sub-account resource into Sub Account
  • Fixed changing the activate property in the Plan Wizard
  • Fixed the postmaster Discard incoming email option
  • Fixed a bug with the Server Info page
  • Changed the sanetcheck qmail paramater description
  • Changed logic of operations with XML-based plan editors
  • Fixed traffic calculation for large (1 TB and up) traffic amounts
  • Added a tool for changing payment type for deleted accounts. All payment types are changed to "Check" and credit card info is removed from deleted account's XML
  • Web Payments: added several small changes to speed up response on payment notification
  • Fixed problem with incorrect link to user login CP page
  • Improved chkupdtpackage script to work properly with oscode
  • Fixed MarkupResourceType loader
  • Resolved NullPointerException problem when save request with _bi_cc_number and _bi_cc_cvv is null in request
  • Fixed Task Updated Notification where variables were not initialized
  • Added possibility to add cgi-bin automatically and estimate Billing Statement when enabling AWStats
  • Added missing template to delete Private Message in Trouble Ticket system

 

03 Jul 2007   2.5 Patch 11   (2.5.727.20070703)

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Linux/FreeBSD

Updates

Fixes

  • Resolved a potential security hole with the possibility to change the permissions under the 'httpd' user on the home directory
  • Added HTML-encoding of log files strings when showing them in Control Panel
  • Corrected initialization of the qmail parameters
  • Fixed a problem with getting Last Name from the credit_card table
  • Security fixes to prevent resellers' access to some features via URL parameters (access beyond standard CP interface)
  • Fixed an error with getting privileges for the mysql user
  • Resolved a problem with possible XSS in the redirect form
  • Removed user password from CP interface
  • Fixed a problem with changing user password in moderation section. Now new password is stored not only in the request table but also in the users table.
  • Fixed osCommerce config template: removed hard-coded data
  • Corrected calculation of DS Bandwidth in user CP
  • Minor security fixes related to the Dedicated Servers feature
  • Resolved bug with using ftp/ftp.html instead of winftp/ftp.html template
  • Resolved problem with adding a new DSBandwith resource in case a user doesn't have enough money
  • Updated the Protx merchant gateway with a new version of VSP Direct Protocol
  • Fixed VPS limits to prevent them from setting to '0'
  • Updated the copyright info

Windows

Fixes:

  • Added a possibility to specify the quota recalculation period (30 seconds by default)
  • Assigned db_datawriter and db_datareader roles for MSSQL user

 

25 Jun 2007   3.0 Patch 3   (3.0.819.20070625)

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Unix

Updates and Improvements:

Fixes:

  • Fixed markup plan billing settings
  • Fixed the problem with creating wwwuser during the installation without valid licenses; implemented the correct check whether the number of accounts exceeds the one allowed in the license.

Windows

Fixes:

  • Fixed the bug in 3.0 Patch 2 with managing resources under Hosting/Web Directory (Web Applications, ASP.NET, PHP, etc)

 

20 Jun 2007   3.0 Patch 2   (3.0.817.20070620)

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Linux/FreeBSD

Improvements

Updates

Fixes

  • Resolved a potential security hole with the possibility to change the permissions under the 'httpd' user on the home directory
  • Fixed restoring StorableCaches after a CP restart
  • Moved back the MAX value per MailQuota resource
  • Corrected invoice drawing for a credit card usage case
  • Updated the copyright info
  • Fixed the osCommerce config template: removed hard-coded data
  • Prevented NullPointerException while loading a plan
  • Corrected the .qmail config file creation for autoresponder
  • Resolved a problem with possible XSS in the 'redirectURL' parameter
  • Removed the SharePoint Converter from converters.lst
  • Added a converter that will be used to fix win based plans and unixsub user related resources
  • Improved behaviour of H-Sphere if the number of accounts exceeds the one allowed by the license
  • Changed the NFUCache growable mechanism
  • Separated caches for Plan and ResourceTypes
  • Fixed a problem with getting the xml config file for Ensim migration
  • Added mod signup to the mail_domain resource
  • Billing:
    • fixed a problem with disappearing of reseller prices
    • resolved a problem with correct rolling back in the resource change procedure (e.g increasing quota) if the system is unable to charge a credit card
    • resolved a problem with rounding prices if a plan change occurs in the same day as the signup
    • fixed Quota like resources description
    • resolved the problem with inability to refund a reseller recurrent fee
    • after opening a billing period and changing a plan older resources, rather than newer ones, are now billed as free
    • added a fix to refund the whole charged amount if a resource lives less than one day
    • now when an account is deleted, info about it stored with only "Check" payment type
  • H-Sphere XML API:
    • fixed creating new reseller accounts under the new simplified resellers scheme
    • fixed a problem with getting reseller name in the "search reseller users" report
  • Markup plans:
    • fixed a problem with saving markup plans' own values
    • fixed an error with getting the list of possible base plans and getting a base plan
    • resolved the problem with vps plans not working
  • Merchant gateways:
    • updated the Protx merchant gateway code
    • fixed the Paradata merchant gateway
  • VPS limits:
    • prevented setting the limits to 0
    • added check whether the RSS limit is less than the Memory Limit
    • fixed a bug with limit change causing deleting/adding the limit
    • while deleting limits are set to 0 with --force flag
  • Resolved problem with adding a new DSBandwidth resource in case a user doesn't have enough money
  • Fixed bug with not refunded money for incompatible resources deleted during a plan change.
  • Fixed bug when reseller admin was unable to login under IE 7.

Windows

Improvements

  • Added a possibility to specify the quota recalculation period
  • Added a converter to change Windows subuser account to work correctly with the new scheme

Updates

Fixes

  • Fixed a bug with shared SSL appearing if a certificate without a private key existed in the "MY" store
  • Assigned db_datawriter and db_datareader roles for MSSQL user
  • Fixed a bug with the impossibility to enable the Merchant resource
  • Fixed problem with managing ftpsubaccounts created prior to 3.0 version

 

24 Apr 2007   3.0 Patch 1   (3.0.816.20070424)

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Unix

Improvements

  • Added support for RedHat Enterprise Linux 5.0 and CentOS 5.0 (both 32-bit and 64-bit systems)
  • Added ability to set TTL value for custom MX DNS record
  • Names for instant domain aliases are now built on the basis of domain id.
  • For security reasons, the license certificate key is not shown anymore on the License Info page.
  • Provided a possibility to add attachments to existing trouble tickets
  • Added skip-exclude wrapper command that skips pre-configured exclude package list during update.

Updates

Fixes

  • Security fixes to avoid adding/editing/deleting network switches for the Dedicated Server facility in case the resellers is prohibited from selling their own dedicated servers.
  • Minor corrections in order not to show "Dedicated Server Templates" icon in reseller admin CP in case the resellers is prohibited from selling their own dedicated servers.
  • Updated priority/order of creation dedicated web application pool related resources.
  • Minor fixes related to Dedicated Servers
  • Change scheme of user authorization token generation. Now it is based on unique Control Panel key to avoid casual access to another CP by the same username/password.
  • Fixed a problem when admin is unable to deactivate an init resource in plan edit wizard if the mod section of the plan's xml file contains the resource description depended on a currently disabled resource
  • SSH Manager should be displayed in the menu only if reseller_su resource is available in the admin plan
  • Added qmail server restart upon changing the "periplimit" parameter
  • Security fixes to avoid resellers have access to some features using URL parameters (access beyond standard CP interface).
  • Redesigned the warning page for changing plan to highlight incompatible resources to be removed.
  • Removed expired badurls and urlscnt qmail options
  • Restricted the access to the admin_settings.html page for reseller
  • Fixed incorrect error status code processing in the HS update wrapper.
  • Fixed problem with sending empty domains list in the "failed renewal" email notification.
  • Added old-platform option which allows to update deprecated OS packages (according to H-Sphere Services EOL) to the latest possible package version (temporarily)
  • Mail ssl certificate removal substituted with making the certificate backup
  • Fixed problem getting Home Location (WinUserResource.physicalCreate method)
  • Added custom mail relay parametres error processing
  • Corrected initialization of qmail parametres
  • Fixed problem getting currentExpirationDate in the renew method

Windows

Fixes

  • Fixed the problems with installing PHP MSI package on Windows with non-US localization
  • Added revision to the version tag in PHP MSI package (in MSI filename and the "version.txt" file)
  • Added handling of the error which arises when user tries to create different ASP.NET versions on a chosen Application Pool.
  • Fixed bug causing server aliases removal when shared SSL is being disabled.
  • Increased the size of SOAP responses.

 

28 Mar 2007   3.0   (3.0.815.20070328)

H-Sphere 3.0 Final is the latest stable version.

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Please read the complete list of major features included into H-Sphere 3.0 branch.

Unix Improvements

Improvements

Updates

Fixes

  • Enabled Moderate everything option for new resellers by default
  • Fixes related to web browser detection
  • Fixed problem with mailbox alias creation. Now it is created with attribute name as defined in users.dtd
  • Fixed problem with sorting of records in the ds_user_search report by account_id
  • Improved server management: now you can add only one logical server of one server group to a physical server. It doesn't affect logical servers of NS server group.
  • Added code to clean attachment from disk when ticket is deleted
  • Fixed the problem related to processing transactions with Kanoodle
  • Fixed TXT DNS record removal for myDNS name server
  • Solved problem with parsing of some important HTML tags (like input, body, form, etc.) having other nested freemarker tags
  • Added check of empty price during enabling of WebStat Protection
  • Fixed the constant used to calculate mail store usage
  • Fixed problem with incorrect symbols in German language bundle
  • Now reason label for suspend/resume mail won't show without a reason to
  • CP Installer: fixed problem when it was possible to add PgSQL server to server with more than one CP lservers
  • Removed extra rollback procedure during versionTag update
  • Added check on unique of CNAME DNS record
  • Fixed problem with incorrect reseller's user monetary sign in reseller billing entries
  • Fixed restoration of default A, MX, CNAME records for subdomains under subdomains
  • Changed resource deletion from cache
  • Added support of forwards based on /etc/aliases file for Ensim migration, disabled frontpage extensions for all migrations (RAQ, CPanel, Ensim), removed default H-Sphere start content from user home directory for CPanel migration
  • Removed service IP from available IPs for web servers
  • Changed account deletion from cache for Move user to another reseller feature
  • Added removal from cache for signup record for account moved under another reseller
  • Corrected error processing for custom CNAME record creation. Removed duplicated error message
  • Fixed problem with incorrect value of TT_USERTICKETS_MAX and KB_MAX_SUG
  • Solved problem with merging xml files when some of the attributes contain special symbols
  • Problem processing CAPTURE transaction has been fixed. (PayMeNow merchant gateway)
  • Changed permissions and group for ~cpanel/shiva/custom group to allow update from 2.4.3 directly to 3.0
  • Solved problem with transferring domains into Enom that requires EPP Key to be provided for EPP domains
  • Fixes in PhysicalCreator tool for IIS webdirectories and MS Sharepoint
  • Updated JDBC driver for PostgreSQL
  • Shared SSL: replaced ASP calls with Axis services to be used for windows boxes (IIS)
  • Fixed problem with logging into accounts in case of invalid license
  • Fixed the problem with calculating of DS Bandwidth usage
  • Fixed BillingEraser tools
  • Minor fixes in the management of Dedicated Server IP Pools
  • Removed ANTIDRUG Rules Du Jour rule
  • Increased length of dns_record.data field to 512 for installation
  • Fixed the problem when administrator could not view/write notes to end user account
  • Added permission check for removal of reseller CP alias, addition/removal of instant alias, removal of custom DNS record from a service DNS zone
  • Added permission check on using SpamAssassin Manager page
  • Fixed the problem related to reseller charge log report and webpayment log report
  • Added procedure of the box status identification caused by incorrect CP migration during HS update
  • Fixed procedure of the adding mail domain in the case of mail load ballancing scheme
  • Fixed group mode in the HS update wrapper to provide package update only to specified logical server groups
  • Fixed minor SiteStudio bugs:
    - site images not showing in SiteStudio Online Demo on H-Sphere boxes
    - page content on the Tom Sawyer design is duplicated
    - space appearing on the Gallery design between two portrait images

Windows Improvements

Improvements

Fixes

  • Added support for partial php version tags
  • Fixes related to ASP.NET: fixed bug with addition of empty attributes
  • SharePoint: fixed issue appearing during User deletion
  • Fixed bug with incorrect determination of Application Data directory on Windows non US localization

 

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