Were you wondering when native Chat would arrive in Zimbra Collaboration? It is here! Today, in Zimbra Collaboration 8.7.6 and in an early status introducing Chat and Zimbra Drive, a NextCloud/OwnCloud integration. We strongly recommend that you test these features on a staging or pre-production environment and provide us with feedback in these forums: Zimbra Chat Forum and Zimbra Drive Forum.
And some more great news! This Release includes the Ephemeral back-end, in Beta status. This major change in Zimbra architecture allows enabling protection against CSRF and cookie-reuse attacks without increasing load on LDAP.
Fixed issues ZCS 8.7.6
Here is a list of all the items addressed in this Release.
|Zimbra Chat *early release – Starting in Zimbra Collaboration 8.7.6, Zimbra includes a free and GPLv2 Chat product embedded in Zimbra, please click here for more information|
|Zimbra Drive *early release – Starting in Zimbra Collaboration 8.7.6, Zimbra includes a free and GPLv2 OwnCloud/NextCloud product embedded in Zimbra, please click here for more information|
|Ephemeral Backend – 17.13 release includes a beta release of a major change in Zimbra architecture that allows enabling protection against CSRF and cookie-reuse attacks without increasing load on LDAP and without causing the issues outlined in the following tickets:|
|106867||LDAP replicas not in sync with master|
|104858||Multiple auth tokens for same account are registered in LDAP|
|104947||Backup does not start|
|104922||Operational problem with our LDAP master|
|98274||Replication error for ldap server|
|94659||LDAP seems to hang|
|98386||Errors: webclient – auth credentials have expired|
|97408||Error Auth_Expired (auth credentials have expired) after upgrade|
|98530||Nightly server lockups|
|105203||Inconsistent account data|
|107712||Improper limitation of file paths [CWE-22]|
|107684||Improper handling of privileges [CWE-280]|
Bonus: Slide deck
We have released a slide deck about What’s New in Zimbra Collaboration 8.7.x, and we hope you like it. Follow us on Twitter and LinkedIn to keep up-to-date about upcoming webinars for Zimbra Collaboration, Zimbra Talk and Zimbra Suite Plus.
Quick note about our git repository and our Open Source Code
Downloading and building our Zimbra code? Keep reading…
Starting with ZCS 8.7.2 and above, we have new steps to download and see our code:
Note: Code is just published as it is. The objective is for people to see the code changes. There are some tweaks required for the build. We are working on restructuring.