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2024

The following contains a list of notable changes in SAFEQ Cloud.

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+ Added feature

x Improved/changed feature

- Bug fixed

Build 3.45 [2024-06-11]

Web UI

+ The Embedded clients section displays the buttons for each terminal's available terminal installation options correctly, according to what is supported for the given terminal.

- When a user tries to filter deleted log files, they get the correct error message explaining why the log file is not displayed.

- The keystore loading no longer fails occasionally due to a race condition between the Welcome message and the Reload message.

- Fixed a problem where an authentication provider could not be deleted in some cases.

- Color print jobs submitted to a monochrome print queue are correctly accounted for as monochrome.

- In the Embedded clients section, the Add button is clickable even with a small browser window.

Scanning

- Scan jobs evaluated by OCR as empty documents are now delivered.

Printing

- Universal driver: conversion from XPS to PDF no longer results in a missing font in the document.

- SQTS job accounting endpoint no longer fails with error 500 for unknown users.

Konica Minolta IWS Gen 2 Cloud Terminal

x The "service unreachable" screen has been improved. Now, it always displays the time of the error and the terminal version.

- The Mediatype option is no longer ignored in the download&print scenario while using a pull queue.

- The terminal now indicates that it failed to load the scan workflows available to the user.

HP Workpath Gen 2 Cloud Terminal

- Fixed the slow authentication via PIN.

Ricoh Standard Gen 2 Cloud Terminal (awaiting certification)

- Users now have more than 60 seconds to fill in their username and password when activating an unknown card.

- The terminal no longer breaks the job accounting by trimming usernames.

- The terminal no longer attempts to account copy jobs for UNKNOWN_JOB_OWNER users.

SAFEQ Cloud Client

+ The beta version of SAFEQ Cloud Client with auto-update feature is available for early adopters.

+ The Port Monitor is not reinstalled with every Client update.

+ The update package is not downloaded again if the Client already has it, for example, in case of rollback.

+ Information about update progress is logged to windowsEventLogger.

- If automatic endpoint trust is enabled, the SAFEQ Cloud Client no longer requires manual endpoint authorization.

- Direct offline print no longer fails with SAFEQ Cloud Client 3.43.

- SAFEQ Cloud Client authentication type no longer changes after workstation reboot.

The Mobile app

- Compatibility issues do longer appear after the application update on iOS.

API

- If the request does not contain the "Content-Type: form-data" header, the response status is no longer 500.

Performance and security enhancements

- Since version 3.43, SAFEQ Cloud no longer runs the vulnerable JRE Version 11.0.20.

- The OMNI Bridge no longer goes offline because of OutofMemory error.

- The WebClientCanon vulnerability (deserialization of Untrusted Data in com.fasterxml.jackson.core:jackson-databind) is now resolved.

Build 3.44 [2024-05-09]

Web UI

+ The administrator can now see the cloud status and scheduled maintenance.

+ The user's username is pre-filled in the OIDC provider's authentication screen.

+ The administrator is notified about new SAFEQ Cloud version in the Web UI.

x My Profile, My Printers, My Documents, and My Authorizations have been consolidated into two sections (My Documents and My Profile) to improve user experience.

- Fixed an issue where, in specific cases, emails were displayed incorrectly in the Web UI.

- Renamed the "Type of login" to include "Card".

- With the CardManagement role, the users can now edit cards.

Scanning

+ Customers can now use custom SMTP for scan workflows instead of a default service level configuration (Amazon SES or SendGrid).

Printing

- Documents are no longer printed in color if there is a trigger that sets them to B&W.

- All non-local users are now able to print by default.

Konica Minolta IWS Gen 2 Cloud Terminal

x Auto color copy is now supported.

- Fixed the issue when the user could not log in again by card after timeout, not even after waiting for a few minutes.

Ricoh Standard Gen 2 Cloud Terminal

-The installation no longer fails on setting the SP options.

HP Workpath Gen 1 (OXPd) Embedded Terminal

+ The administrator can now configure the terminal from a secondary gateway.

Sharp Embedded Terminal

- Four-hole punching is now working on all devices.

SAFEQ Cloud Client

- The Client no longer has connectivity issues on Mac after it wakes from sleep.

Build 3.43 [2024-04-04]

API

x Administrators can now create multiple values per API Access Key, thus streamlining the administration.

x GetAccount API now includes Account UUID.

Scanning

- Fixed issue with SharePoint Connector when scanning to a localized SharePoint destination where column data is not updated.

Printing

x Increased reliability of printed documents with improved document font handling and failover procedures.

Web UI

+ Administrators can now combine the convenience, simplicity, and functions of OIDC and Service Account-based authentication for Microsoft Entra ID and Okta Identity Providers.

- After deleting a secondary server, an internal error is no longer displayed.

- Fixed user group synchronization with Entra ID Single Sign On Authentication causing failure in permissions being applied.- Fixed error incorrectly being displayed when an admin deletes jobs from a queue HBT-4281

- Fixed LDAP authentication for non-Active Directory customers who wish to use userPrincipalName for authentication.

- Fixed Terminal Deployment Tool command generator from creating incorrect commands when a blank password is specified.

Konica Minolta IWS Gen 2 Cloud Terminal 
+ Added ID Copy Quick Action to the home screen so that users can now copy ID documents with just one tap.

x Added Finnish and Ukrainian language support.

- Fixed print job synchronization issue causing the terminal to become unresponsive and jobs to be accounted for multiple times.

- Swedish language improvements.

Konica Minolta OpenAPI Terminal

- Fixed log retention for webclientKMOpenAPI.log.

Fujifilm BI Cloud Terminal

- Fixed Edge Erase margin causing grey border to appear on scanned images.

HP Workpath Gen 2 Cloud Terminal

- Card numbers are now stored in decimal format.

HP Workpath Gen 1 (OXPd) Embedded Terminal

- After card swipe, the device UI now displays a loading animation so that users have a better feedback on their authentication request.

- Updated terminal branding and naming to reflecting SAFEQ Cloud brand.

- Fixed a rare scenario which could result in a user being authenticated as the previous user who logged in at the MFD.

Kyocera HyPAS Embedded Terminal

- Fixed issue with LDAP authentication where user1 string is appended to the user's display name.

Build 3.42 [2024-03-07]

Scanning

x Users can see the expiration for each failed scan job on the My Documents page, so they know when the document will be deleted.

+ Significant additions to scan connectors and workflows for Konica Minolta IWS, Ricoh, HP Workpath, and FujiFilm BI pure cloud terminals.

+ Users may now search for an email when using scan to email

+ Added Scan to HTTPS scan connector, allowing scanned images and associated metadata to be securely transferred to web services for further processing.

+ Users can set resolution, sides, color, and merging originals (AKA job build) on the MFD panel.

+ Users can now navigate a folder structure when saving documents to OneDrive & SharePoint Online.

+ Users can now enter metadata on the Cloud Terminal. Data types supported include Text, Number, Date, Email, and Select from a List. These metadata fields may be used to name files and provide variable input to scan workflows. For example, a user could enter the document's name and create a folder in OneDrive using the value of the metadata field. These metadata fields may optionally be required to be entered before scanning may proceed.

Konica Minolta IWS Gen 2 Cloud Terminal (version 2024.02.03)

x Added Dispatcher Stratus Single Sign On support. Please note that the availability of this feature is dependent upon Konica Minolta's release to the Konica Minolta Marketplace.

Ricoh Cloud Terminal 

x Added link to Native Copy functionality so that a user may utilize the MFD's copier interface.

x Native copy and scan jobs are now accounted allowing more comprehensive reporting.

x Tenant logo is now optionally displayed on the terminal rather than the Y soft logo.

x Scan updates as described above.

Fujifilm BI Cloud Terminal 

x Scan updates as described above.

HP Workpath Embedded Terminal

x Scan updates as described above.

This release also contains several performance improvements and bug fixes.

Build 3.41 [2024-02-08]

Scanning

+ Added additional Scan Workflow processing steps, including barcode recognition, page separation, and highlighted text extraction and redaction.

x Updated OCR engine for improved document recognition performance.

Web UI

x Added target Server Name to Server Information page to improve the administrator's user experience.

x Added a "search" filter to the Embedded clients deployment page for ease of administration.

x Added Server mode to the Server Information view, allowing admins to differentiate between Primary and Secondary Servers easily.

- Improved user data synchronization with Microsoft Entra ID (Azure).

FUJIFILM BI Cloud Terminal 

+ Before releasing a print job, the user can now define print settings at the MFD.

- When printing from the native Fuji driver, print jobs no longer fail because of waiting for the header data.

- Improved user feedback with clear error messages when browsing external directories.

Konica Minolta IWS Cloud Terminal

+ The users can now change the print job finishing options at the MFD (number of copies, mono/color, duplex/simplex options, etc.).

Konica Minolta OpenAPI Terminal

- Fixed authentication issue occurring during specific installation rollback scenarios, causing incorrect user logins.

- Removed sensitive user data from webclientKMOpenAPI.log.

HP Workpath Embedded Terminal

+ Administrators can now view a user's Print, Copy, and Scan transaction data.

+ Users can now delete their waiting print jobs at the MFD.

+ Added the ability to display the custom tenant logo on the terminal.

+ A user can refresh the print job list and see print jobs that have been printed since logging in at the MFD.

+ Users can change the print job finishing options at the MFD, including color/mono, duplex/simplex, number of copies, and tray selection.

+ Added advanced scanning features such as duplex/simplex, merging originals, color/mono, email selection, and folder browsing.

API Enhancements

+ Added a  get user by username endpoint.

+ Page orientation now respects the request specified in the API request.

Build 3.40 [2024-01-15]

Printing

+ Added the ability to set a trigger condition based on the number of pages in a document.

- Print jobs that are converted from mono to color based on a trigger are now correctly accounted for.

- PDFs without a default page size parameter are now printed correctly.

- Guest printing from the mobile app now works when 'enable token access' is enabled.

Web UI

+ Added a new Quick Start panel menu guiding admins to set up push printing in a fast way.

+ Admins can now anonymize sensitive end-user personal information in the dashboard, reports, and all related interfaces.

+ Page separation is now available as a processing step in scan workflows.

x Redesigned the Add and Edit Printers menu to simplify configuration tasks.

x Added the ability to filter Printers and Embedded Terminals by name, printer address, or serial number.

+ Added languages: Portuguese, Brazilian Portuguese, Japanese, Simplified Chinese, Danish, Norwegian, Swedish, Thai, Indonesian, Malay, and Korean.

- Account names taking up more than one line no longer prevent the admin from scrolling to the bottom of the navigation menu.

- Changed the font used for one-time API key display to ensure letters are distinguishable.

- Rectified UI language when displaying print job submission times.

Scanning

+ Added page separation as a processing step to scan workflows.

Partner Hosted and On-Premises installations

x Upgraded PostgreSQL version. Due to the nature of the improvement, we removed the auto-updating function of existing PostgreSQL versions for Partner Hosted and On-Premises installations.

Secondary Gateway

x Upgraded PostgreSQL version and removed auto-update of existing instances due to upgrade reliability concerns.

SAFEQ Cloud Client

x Removed the need to authorize SAFEQ Cloud Clients installed using the preconfigured installer.

- On macOS, users don't need to enter their credentials after a reboot anymore.

- Printer synchronization no longer fails when using authentication types with the domain suffix appended.

API

- The Document history endpoint now returns the jobtype property.

- The use of full API access keys is now discouraged to enhance security.

- Whenever the API returns a 403 error due to missing permissions, it also returns the list of the missing permissions.

Fujifilm BI Cloud Terminal (terminal version 1.9.0)

+ The terminal can now display the tenant logo.

+ Added Quick Action scan workflows for end-user efficiency.

+ Added languages: Norwegian, Swedish, Thai, Indonesian, Malay, and Korean. Note that this requires validation by Fujifilm. The estimated completion is mid-January.

- When the terminal is loading OneDrive and SharePoint scan destinations, the user is informed about what is happening.

Konica Minolta IWS Cloud Terminal

x The Dispatcher Paragon branded KM IWS terminal is now published under Production Solution Key.

- The brand versioning is now unified, and this is reflected in the terminal version to ensure proper discoverability.

-Scan and copy jobs are properly accounted for.

- Improved efficiency of releasing many print jobs at once.

+ Added languages: Norwegian, Swedish, Thai, Indonesian, Malay, and Korean. The terminal is released to Konica Minolta. Country-level availability is based on Konica Minolta release processes.

HP Workpath Cloud Terminal (Gen2) (terminal version 3.40.0)

x Added the ability to log, display, and report the installed terminal version. Note that the terminal requires validation by HP. The estimated availability is mid-February.

Sharp Embedded Terminal

- After enrolling their cards, users are no longer stuck on the enrolment page.

Mobile apps

+ The iOS and Android mobile apps now support OAuth authentication.

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