Thru Server 9.5.0 Release Notes October 25 2017

COLOR PALETTE CHANGED

Web application color pallet is changed to new blue and gray schema.

FILE SHARING VIA LINKS WITH AND WITHOUT AUTHENTICATION

A file can be shared via direct link, with or without authentication. Shared link management is implemented for each user and for administrators.

File sharing event is recorded in Audit.
Shared link can be deactivated temporarily or deleted while file will be preserved.
API calls are added to support link sharing in rich clients like Thru Outlook add-in.

Manage shared links:

CUSTOM HOME FOLDER AREA LAYOUT FOR NEW USERS

Templates can be set which define a folder layout of a user home folder area for newly created users: subfolders and subfolder trees, a special folder for Thru Dropboxfiles.

Template can be defined in the Administrator UI in JSON format.

Metadata

NewUserFoldersConfiguration: stores custom home folder hierarchy of new users in JSON format.

EDITING OF DOWNLOAD ARCHIVE NAME IN ADMIN UI

Template of download archive name can be edited in Administration UI now, See section FLEXIBLE NAMING FOR DOWNLOAD ARCHIVE above for detailed template description.

CUSTOMIZATION OF DROPBOX URL

Default URL to Thru Dropbox is https://sitename.thruinc.net/Desktop/Dropbox/Create
It can now be customized in the format https://sitename.thruinc.net/cr/ custom part
Custom Part is defined in metadata.

Metadata
DropBoxCustomURL string (DataType=2), contains custom part, default set to empty string

NEW METADATA SETTING TO TOGGLE USER HOME FOLDER CREATION ON ACCOUNT APPROVAL

HomeFolderCreateOnAccountRequest boolean (DataType=64). if 1 then home folder for user is created on account request approval. Default is set to 1.

NEW METADATA SETTING TO TOGGLE ACCESS TO FULL USER LIST IN ADVANCED SEARCH

AdvancedSearchByUserEnabled Boolean (DataType=64). If set to 1 then “modified by” user list panel is accessible in Advanced Search, otherwise is not accessible. Default is set to 0.

NEW METADATA SETTING TO DEFINE URL TO HELP PAGES

SupportURLTemplate string (DataType=2). URL template for support page. Supported parameter: {lang} : language is set automatically to current language of web application.
Default value: http://thruinc.com/{lang}/support/

NEW API CALLS IN REST AND SOAP

  • File Sharing via links, with and without authentication

  • Per-message password functionality for Thru emails