contentACCESS release notes

contentACCESS Version 3.3 SP1

(October 26th, 2017)
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Common

NEW Brand new mobile application, supporting browsing, searching and offline access. BETA
 
NEW New Norwegian and Chinese language for the client applications.
 
IMPROVEMENT The job lists are now searchable for job name and type.
 
FIX Default database was not assigned on single tenant first installation.
 
FIX SQL fallout causes invalid license evaluation.

 

Email Archive

IMPROVEMENT The shortcut synchronization job is now able to find and clean up orphan shortcuts from the mailboxes.
 
FIX Invalid body text encoding was set after restoration.

 

File Archive

NEW New remote file agent allows archiving of remote file systems and accessing the data in cloud using the local active directory user’s credentials.
 
FIX Update issue fixed if there was a non-configured file archive for a tenant.

 

Central Administration

FIX Tenants button is now displayed for single tenant installation, too.
 
FIX Online help link fixed for File and SharePoint delete jobs.

 

contentWEB

FIX Delete all tasks removed not finished tasks.
 
FIX Unhandled exception in search while filtering for partial entity name.

contentACCESS Version 3.3

(August 16th, 2017)
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Common

NEW New full-text engine included in contentACCESS and search experience redesigned in contentWEB.
 
NEW The legal hold feature prevents item deletion while legal hold process is running inside the company.
 
NEW contentACCESS is now able to audit every data, accessed by the users.
 
NEW New retention options allows specifying the starting point and unprotected time.
 
NEW Delete unwanted or expired documents from archives.
 
NEW Work in multiple tabs or browser windows with contentWEB.
 
NEW AmazonS3 and compatible storage support.
 
NEW Google storage support.
 
NEW Single instancing support in Azure, Google, AmazonS3 (and compatible) storages.
 
NEW Users can now use their Perceptive logins to log in to contentACCESS.
 
NEW Each tenant is having one dedicated database, which will be used by internal components (legal hold, indexing…).
 
NEW Task runner job, which runs the export tasks executed by the users from contentWEB.
 
IMPROVEMENT User are having a default tenant now.
 
IMPROVEMENT All users page in Central administration extended to filter tenant users, foreign user and system administrators.
 
IMPROVEMENT Login component made stateless to support load balanced environments.
 
IMPROVEMENT Support for Azure login through Microsoft API v1.0.
 
IMPROVEMENT Redesigned error page for item download errors.
 
IMPROVEMENT Red header color displayed in Central administration if system tenant is selected.

 

Email Archive

NEW contentACCESS comes with an SMTP server application, through which it is able to handle and archive virtual mailboxes or archive from any third party emailing system.
 
NEW The mail-app now supports the contentACCESS Central login, which allows the users to use any of the supported login types.
 
IMPROVEMENT The email archive provisioning is now able to handle mailbox owner or mailbox identificator (GUID) change.
 
IMPROVEMENT Email category, flag, unread properties are now stored and updated inside the email archive, so the users can see and search for them.
 
IMPROVEMENT Email archive now supports the German Azure cloud.
 
IMPROVEMENT Central administration shows detailed information about a mailbox, including size, number of items and group membership.
 
IMPROVEMENT The exchange connection testing was extended to check all the necessary rights for the given user.
 
IMPROVEMENT VSTO add-in can now handle multiple mailboxes, not only attached ones.

 

File Archive

IMPROVEMENT Logging improved to display more accurate error messages.
 
IMPROVEMENT Shortcutting issues are now reported as warnings.

 

contentWEB

NEW Save/discard button on settings page.
 
NEW Default setting for user language and for visibility of active/inactive items.
 
NEW Open Central Administration directly from contentWEB.
 
NEW Entity name and type icon is displayed in search results.
 
IMPROVEMENT Filter option added to connect to menu which allows filtration and searching.
 
IMPROVEMENT Category, flag, read flags are stored in email archive database and regularly updated by shortcut synchronization job.
 
IMPROVEMENT Enable or disable folder selection in contentWEB.
 
IMPROVEMENT Duplicate action buttons merged into one to increase usability.
 
IMPROVEMENT Task processing moved to contentACCESS server for better scalability.

 

officeGATE

NEW officeGATE now supports the Central login of contentACCESS, which allows the users to use any available login type from contentACCESS.

contentACCESS Version 3.1

(November 14th, 2016)
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Common

NEW Permission management to for a finer role and permission control.
 
IMPROVEMENT The earlier redesigned login page works from this version as a common login page.
 
IMPROVEMENT An easy way to invite a new user into contentACCESS.
 
IMPROVEMENT An easy way to duplicate a job configuration.
 
IMPROVEMENT Net.pipe connection availability for contentWEB and Virtual Drive.
 
IMPROVEMENT New centralized client application management.
 
IMPROVEMENT The redesigned setup package leads through more intuitive setup steps and makes the basic configuration transparent and user friendly. All components are installed by the installation wizard.

 

Email Archive

NEW Public folder archiving in contentACCESS.
 
NEW New envelop journal message archiving.
 
IMPROVEMENT New reply/forward icons for archived messages & automatic forms installer.
 
IMPROVEMENT Repair job for the already archived items and their shortcuts.

 

SharePoint Archive

NEW New SharePoint archive plugin for contentACCESS.

 

Performance Improvements

IMPROVEMENT Performance improvements for Email Archive.

 

Client Application

NEW Brand new offline synchronization feature in officeGATE.
 
NEW Via the new ShareApp it is easy to send multiple files with various size as a link and make this download available for a limited time with limited number of downloads.

contentACCESS Version 3.0

(July 21th, 2016)
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mycompanyarchive

NEW www.mycompanyarchive.com is an email archive solution running in the cloud powered by contentACCESS.

 

Common

NEW New store type: Azure. Archive your documents into the cloud.
 
NEW Tenant limitations managed from Central Administration.
 
IMPROVEMENT Redesigned login page and Microsoft account login support.
 
IMPROVEMENT The documentation is now online and built in into the contentACCESS Central Administration.

 

Email Archive

NEW Shortcut synchronization job for keeping the live emails (or shortcuts) in sync with the archive.
 
IMPROVEMENT Mailbox move feature support for OEM versions.
 
IMPROVEMENT Manual user/group/server import possibility in provisioning.
 
IMPROVEMENT Exchange 2016 support.

 

Licensing

NEW Possibility to deactivate a user mailbox and save a license.
 
IMPROVEMENT Proxy support for contentACCESS installations without an internet access.

 

Client Application

NEW The configurable contentACCESS Mail App enables to switch on/off manual archive or manual restore from the Mail App.
 
IMPROVEMENT contentWEB: performance optimizations for contentWEB.

contentACCESS Version 2.9

(May 4th, 2016)
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Common

NEW Possibility to import data from files (CSV, XML, Tab or Space separated text) for Email Archive and File Archive jobs.
 
NEW Statistics/Summaries on tenant level for number of mailboxes/files, size, archived items and system statistics.
 
NEW It is possible to migrate legacy file and email archives into contentACCESS.
 
NEW Storages were extended with the new Hybrid Store and ELM store connectors.
 
NEW Licensing shows the limitation and the actual status of license usage.
 
NEW New custom plugin was added for easy sharing files via contentACCESS.
 
IMPROVEMENT contentWEB is able to display any kind of model available in contentACCESS. The administrator can customize the view by selecting the fields to display.
 
IMPROVEMENT offline activation link for comfortable non-assisted offline activation through internet.
 
IMPROVEMENT Instead of the fixed virtual drive the setup will assign the first available alphabet letter from the reverse order for the installed virtual drive.
 
IMPROVEMENT Performance improvements for File Archive and contentWEB were implemented.
 
IMPROVEMENT Transparent opening of contentACCESS shortcuts and legacy shortcuts re supported in OWA 2010.

 

Email Archive

NEW Exclude folder or/and addresses in email archiving, recovering and restoring by the sender, the recipients or both.
 
NEW Legacy archive connector for ELM systems.
 
IMPROVEMENT Multi-forest domain and parent-child domain support.
 
IMPROVEMENT More stable Exchange connection for load balanced Exchange servers.
 
IMPROVEMENT Possibility to add manually an exchange group.

 

File Archive

NEW Automatic provisioning of Active Directory users, and creating access to the archive for them.
 
IMPROVEMENT The required root definition solves the store and database assignment and connection.
 
IMPROVEMENT For a big file support streaming process was implemented.

contentACCESS Version 2.8

(January 19th, 2016)
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Email Archive

IMPROVEMENT Embedded messages and embedded message attachments are handled separately.
 
IMPROVEMENT Extended Email Archive job shortcut configuration. Shortcut types are defined on two stages.

contentACCESS Version 2.7

(November 16th, 2015)
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Common

NEW Export all emails/documents in folder or search result list in contentWEB.
 
NEW Sophisticated administrator settings in contentWEB. The list of functions available for contentWEB users is configurable upon will.
 
NEW officeGATE for contentACCESS is now available in German.
 
IMPROVEMENT The setup package warns the user if some running applications/services are blocking the update of contentACCESS components and could be a reason for the need of a system restart.
 
IMPROVEMENT In Central Administration the user can collapse the job status bar. The ways of changing job properties were simplified.
 
IMPROVEMENT To make work more convenient, all grids and tables in Central Administration are remembering the sorting and filtering set.
 
IMPROVEMENT Better and nicer User details dialog in Central Administration.
 
IMPROVEMENT The list of columns included in the Export manifest file is configurable upon need in contentWEB.
 
IMPROVEMENT Folder selection improvements in contentWEB.

 

Email Archive

NEW OWA 2010 integration. Handle email shortcuts just as non-archived mails in Outlook Web Access 2010.
 
NEW Manual recovery for emails in contentWEB. If some emails have been accidentally deleted, they can be easily recovered.
 
NEW The setup package was extended with a Planning section which helps customer to optimize their contentACCESS archive solution.

 

File Archive

NEW The setup package was extended with a Planning section which helps customer to optimize their contentACCESS archive solution.
 
NEW contentACCESS Analysis Tool. The setup package contains now a tool for analyzing file shares before archiving them with contentACCESS.
 
NEW The Remote shortcutting job is helping companies having a central datacenter with several remote locations. Archive centrally and create shortcuts on the remote file servers pointing to the datacenter.
 
NEW Use TECH-ARROW’s WinShortcutter to open shortcuts pointing to archived files on a MAC.
 
IMPROVEMENT The age filter was extended with the possibility to use the younger one from the modification date and creation date.

contentACCESS Version 2.6

(October 7th, 2015)
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Common

NEW Scalability with central contentACCESS node management.
 
NEW Central administration. Enhanced job management. Activate, deactivate and delete jobs.
 
NEW Central administration. New job scheduling options.
 
NEW Single sign-on for 3rd party DMS.
 
NEW Manual recovery of deleted documents in contentWEB.
 
NEW Configurable double-click behavior in contentWEB. The archived item can be automatically downloaded on double-click.
 
NEW contentACCESS Mobile can be installed and configured as part of contentACCESS.
 
IMPROVEMENT Setup. Choose the service user during the installation.
 
IMPROVEMENT Setup. Custom database schema support.
 
IMPROVEMENT Central administration. Easy navigation to the job logs from the job screen.
 
IMPROVEMENT Central administration. Last accessed page is remembered and opened at next log in.
 
IMPROVEMENT Central administration. Filtering and sorting in job management.
 
IMPROVEMENT Central administration. Configurable history depth for monitoring on system, tenant and job level.
 
IMPROVEMENT Central administration. Filtering monitoring events base on type: information, warning and error.
 
IMPROVEMENT Better navigation support in Internet Explorer, Mozilla, Firefox, Chrome and Opera.

Email Archive

NEW Move archived mailboxes to a different store and database.
 
NEW MAM EE legacy archive connector. Browse your legacy archive directly in contentACCESS.
 
NEW Full mailbox recovery.
 
NEW MAPI connector for mailbox processing.
 
NEW Export archived items into PST or ZIP package in contentWEB.
 
IMPROVEMENT Central administration. Wildcard support in global list of excluded message class.
 
IMPROVEMENT Central administration. Easier configuration of default stores and databases.
 
IMPROVEMENT Permission synchronization extended to folder level.
 
IMPROVEMENT New documentation about configuring Outlook Forms.

File Archive

NEW Archiving with delete original items.
 
NEW File system recovery job.
 
NEW Export archived files to a ZIP package in contentWEB.
 
NEW Option for showing only active or also inactive items in Virtual Drive.
 
IMPROVEMENT Possibility to preserve original modification date when restoring shortcuts.
 
IMPROVEMENT Windows authentication for Virtual Drive.

contentACCESS Version 2.5

(July 10th, 2015)
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Common

NEW Real-time monitoring of jobs.
 
NEW Personal profile page of the logged on user, showing login information and role assignments.
 
IMPROVEMENT Showing system uptime and version directly in Central Administration.
 
IMPROVEMENT HTTP (port 80) and HTTPS support via the Proxy Web Services.
 
IMPROVEMENT Zero term search in contentWEB.
 
IMPROVEMENT contentWEB saves user settings to ease work (last opened view, column settings, etc.).
 
IMPROVEMENT Documentation and manuals available in the setup.

Email Archive

NEW Mail app for Exchange 2013, Outlook 2013, OWA 2013s.
 
NEW Virtual drive configuration in Central Administration.
 
NEW Public Email Archive API available for partners.
 
NEW EML support in contentWEB.
 
IMPROVEMENT Database and repository allocation in the Email Archive address book for easier and better system configuration.
 
IMPROVEMENT Possibility to exclude selected message classes from processing.
 
FIX Handling Forward and Reply-to fields in Outlook Forms solved.

File Archive

NEW File system restore job.
 
IMPROVEMENT Shortcutting (LNK) support for MAC OS.

contentACCESS Version 2.4

(May 15th, 2015)

Common

IMPROVEMENT New contentWEB feature, enhanced preview of a wider range of files, document better version handling.
 
IMPROVEMENT Better support for hosting companies and large organizations in means of database and store allocation flexibility.
 
IMPROVEMENT Logging & Statistics. Possibility to set up periodic or immediate notification about job runs.

Email Archive

NEW Exclude Folders filter in jobs.
 
NEW Retention time support for inPoint back-end.
 
IMPROVEMENT Permission handling improvements.
 
IMPROVEMENT Central Administration made more user-friendly and ergonomic.

contentACCESS Version 2.3

(April 9th, 2015)

Common

NEW Store replication. Copy the contents of one store to another.
 
IMPROVEMENT Logging & Statistics. Possibility to set up periodic or immediate email notification about job runs.
 
IMPROVEMENT Disk Store enhancements: Compression, remote share support with impersonation, MD5 Hash checking at archive time.

File Archive

NEW Long path support. Possibility to archive files and folders from paths having length longer than 256 characters.
 
NEW Virtual Drive. Attach the archive as a mapped drive.

contentACCESS Version 2.2

(February 20th, 2015)

Common

NEW New store types available: Disk, iTernity and inPoint stores.
 
NEW Retention policy management.
 
NEW contentWEB version 2.0, with enhanced UI.
 
IMPROVEMENT Disk Store enhancements: Compression, remote share support with impersonation, MD5 Hash checking at archive time.
 
IMPROVEMENT Improved unified access to the archive via officeGATE and contentACCESS mobile.
 
IMPROVEMENT Better search possibilities in contentWEB, find documents based on any metadata.
 
IMPROVEMENT Better user and group provisioning.
 
IMPROVEMENT Easier system set-up and configuration.

Email Archive

NEW EWS support, archiving emails from Office 365.
 
NEW Shortcutting support. Replace emails with customizable shortcuts to spare space. Features: body truncating, attachment and embedded message links, transparent retrieve process using Outlook forms, HTML and Journal shortcuts.
 
NEW Full-text search using the inPoint engine.
 
IMPROVEMENT Address book management and synchronization.

File Archive

NEW Long path support. Possibility to archive files and folders from paths having length longer than 256 characters.
 
NEW Virtual Drive. Attach the archive as a mapped drive.