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Release Notes for Cloud Station Server

Description:

Check out Synology Drive—the new unified file management and synchronization solution that not only provides the features offered by Cloud Station but also other various features such as a unified web portal, considerably enhancing the effectiveness when collaborating with others. Cloud Station Server allows you to sync your data from multiple platforms, centralizing it on your Synology NAS keeping historic versions of all your important files. Install the client utilities on Windows, Mac, Linux, as well as Android and iOS devices to keep your files in sync across all platforms. Run Cloud Station ShareSync on another Synology NAS to not only make cross-site collaboration easy, and also ensure that you have a secured off-site copy of your data.

Version: 4.2-4424


(2018-10-04)

Cloud Station 4.2-4424 is compatible with SRM1.2 and above.

Version: 4.2-4421


(2018-09-10)
  1. Enhanced server performance.
  2. Optimized system resource usage during indexing services.
  3. Fixed an issue where synchronization folders might not be enabled.
  4. Fixed an issue where an error indicating insufficient permission might appear on the client application when the server is under heavy loading.
  5. Fixed an issue where upgrading from Cloud Station 3.1 and below versions might fail.
  6. Minor bug fixes.

Version: 4.2.8-4421


(2018-09-03)
  1. Enhanced server performance.
  2. Optimized system resource usage during indexing services.
  3. Fixed an issue where synchronization folders might not be enabled.
  4. Fixed an issue where an error indicating insufficient permission might appear on the client application when the server is under heavy loading.
  5. Fixed an issue where upgrading from Cloud Station 3.1 and below versions might fail.
  6. Minor bug fixes.

Version: 4.2.7-4415


(2018-05-23)
  1. Supports user interface in Thai language.

  2. Enhanced database performance and stability.

  3. Fixed an issue where sync rules might not be applied to domain user accounts with uppercase letters.

  4. Fixed an issue where the package might not be launched when unusual interruptions occur to the system.

  5. Fixed an issue where the re-connection of client programs in large numbers might cause synchronization tasks to fail.

  6. Fixed an issue where continuous file modifications might cause the package to crash.

  7. Minor bug fixes.

Version: 4.2-4415


(2018-05-23)
  1. Supports user interface in Thai language.

  2. Enhanced database performance and stability.

  3. Fixed an issue where sync rules might not be applied to domain user accounts with uppercase letters.

  4. Fixed an issue where the package might not be launched when unusual interruptions occur to the system.

  5. Fixed an issue where the re-connection of client programs in large numbers might cause synchronization tasks to fail.

  6. Fixed an issue where continuous file modifications might cause the package to crash.

  7. Minor bug fixes.

Version: 4.2-4408


(2018-03-19)

Compatibility and Installation

  1. Cloud Station Server 4.2-4408 is only compatible with SRM 1.1.6 and above.

Fixed Issues

  1. Enhanced connection performance.

  2. Enhanced the stability of database when power failure occurs during database upgrade.

  3. Fixed an issue where package service might fail to run when system is rebooted during package startup. 

  4. Fixed an issue where permission errors on Cloud Station clients might occur when the loading of synchronization tasks reach a sudden peak.

  5. Fixed an issue where package might fail to start when system loading is heavy.

  6. Fixed an issue where the one-way upload task on client side might fail when files are modified on server side.

  7. Fixed an issue where synchronization of the “homes” folder might fail after the folder is encrypted.

  8. Minor bug fixes.

Version: 4.2.6-4408


(2018-03-06)
  1. Enhanced connection performance.

  2. Enhanced the stability of database when power failure occurs during database upgrade.

  3. Fixed an issue where package service might fail to run when system is rebooted during package startup. 

  4. Fixed an issue where permission errors on Cloud Station clients might occur when the loading of synchronization tasks reach a sudden peak.

  5. Fixed an issue where package might fail to start when system loading is heavy.

  6. Fixed an issue where the one-way upload task on client side might fail when files are modified on server side.

  7. Fixed an issue where synchronization of the “homes” folder might fail after the folder is encrypted.

  8. Minor bug fixes.

Version: 4.2.5-4396


(2017-08-30)

Fixed Issues

  • Fixed an issue where a large file uploaded via Windows clients may fail to sync with the latest file version if the file was modified during the file upload process. 
  • Fixed an issue where daemon may shutdown unexpectedly when the creation of a sync task failed.

Version: 4.2-4396


(2017-08-30)

Fixed Issues

  • Fixed an issue where a large file uploaded via Windows clients may fail to sync with the latest file version if the file was modified during the file upload process. 
  • Fixed an issue where daemon may shutdown unexpectedly when the creation of a sync task failed.

Version: 4.2.4-4393


(2017-07-26)

Fixed issues

  • Fixed an issue where version rotation may cause file upload failure in certain circumstances.
  • Fixed an issue where files may fail to download when the maximum number of backup versions is set to zero on the server.

Version: 4.2-4393


(2017-05-23)

Fixed Issues 

  • Fixed an issue where version rotation may cause file upload failure in certain circumstances.
  • Fixed an issue where files may fail to download when the maximum number of versions is set to zero on the server.

Version: 4.2.3-4385


(2017-03-02)

What’s new

  1. Enhanced syncing performance.  
  2. Added support for locating the connected users through their IP address.  

Fixed Issues

  1. Fixed an issue where time zone difference may cause calendar errors on Version Browser.
  2. Fixed an issue where the updated versions may prevent the historical versions in the shared folders from being correctly deleted.
  3. Fixed an issue where moving the folders may cause the data on the local server to be deleted.
  4. Fixed an issue where Excel files cannot be synced correctly. 
  5. Fixed an issue where users with read-write permission may be falsely identified as read-only users when their permission to delete files are disabled.
  6. Enabled the bidirectional synchronization of read-only folders to support advanced ACL settings.
  7. Minor bug fixes.  

Version: 4.2-4385


(2017-03-02)

What’s new

  1. Enhanced syncing performance.  
  2. Added support for locating the connected users through their IP address.  

Fixed Issues

  1. Fixed an issue where time zone difference may cause calendar errors on Version Browser.
  2. Fixed an issue where the updated versions may prevent the historical versions in the shared folders from being correctly deleted.
  3. Fixed an issue where moving the folders may cause the data on the local server to be deleted.
  4. Fixed an issue where Excel files cannot be synced correctly. 
  5. Minor bug fixes.  

Version: 4.2.2-4379


(2017-01-04)

Fixed issues

  1. Fixed an issue where file deletion on the server might cause inconsistent synchronization.
  2. Fixed the monitoring and synchronization issues on DS213+ and DS413.
  3. Minor bug fixes.

Version: 4.2-4379


(2017-01-04)

Fixed issues

  1. Fixed an issue where file deletion on the server might cause inconsistent synchronization.
  2. Minor bug fixes.

Version: 4.2-4374


(2016-12-21)

Compatibility and Installation

  1. Cloud Station Server 4.2 is compatible with SRM 1.1.1 and onwards.

What’s new

  1. Added support for point-in-time data recovery through Version Explorer.
  2. Enhanced database performance.
  3. Enhanced sync log with renaming events.
  4. Fixed issues
  5. Fixed an issue where unbinding from LDAP or Active Domain requires client relinking.
  6. Fixed an issue to strengthen ACL check in the event of file deletion.

Version: 4.2.1-4374


(2016-11-23)

Compatibility and Installation

  1. Cloud Station Server 4.2.0 is compatible with DSM 6 and onwards.

What’s new

  1. Added support for point-in-time data recovery through Version Explorer.
  2. Enhanced database performance.
  3. Enhanced sync log with renaming events.

Fixed issues

  1. Fixed an issue where unbinding from LDAP or Active Domain requires client relinking.
  2. Fixed an issue to strengthen ACL check in the event of file deletion.

Version: 4.1-4224


(2016-07-05)

What's New
1. Added support for viewing database capacity.

Fixed Issues
1. Fixed sharing link error in log.
2. Fixed an issue where package upgrade may fail.
3. Fixed an issue where server may fail to connect.
4. Fixed an issue where authentication may fail for domain users.
5. Enhanced the performance of Cloud Station Server database upgrade.
6. Fixed an issue where locked files might cause client apps to crash.

Version: 4.1.0-4224


(2016-07-05)

What's New
1. Added support for viewing database capacity.

Fixed Issues
1. Fixed sharing link error in log.
2. Fixed an issue where package upgrade may fail.
3. Fixed an issue where server may fail to connect.
4. Fixed an issue where authentication may fail for domain users.
5. Enhanced the performance of Cloud Station Server database upgrade.
6. Fixed an issue where locked files might cause client apps to crash.

Version: 4.0-4207


(2016-06-07)
  1. Initial support for SRM 1.1 and onward.
  2. Added support for EDS14.
  3. Fixed an issue where Cloud Station Server status may remain connecting in certain circumstances.
  4. Fixed an issue where files may be re-uploaded after being renamed.

Version: 4.0-4204


(2016-04-19)
  1. Fixed an issue where package upgrade might fail.

Version: 3.2-3501


(2016-03-31)
  1. Fixed an issue where version rotation might not be properly performed.
  2. Fixed an issue where disabling a shared folder might lead to a loop.
  3. Fixed an issue where uploading a big file might interfere with shared folder synchronization.
  4. Fixed a compatibility issue with Btrfs shared folders.
  5. Fixed a quota issue with administrator group accounts.
  6. Fixed an issue where renaming files in a shared folder might delete the file in PC clients.

Version: 4.0-4203


(2016-03-24)
  1. Added support for setting user and group speed limit.
  2. Integrated with DSM application privilege settings.
  3. Offers Intelliversioning version rotation algorithm.
  4. Run Cloud Station Server without enabling home service.
  5. Enforce 2-step verification to strengthen identity security.
  6. Supports renaming shared folders when Cloud Station Server is running.
  7. Supports symbolic links.
  8. Supports files containing “/” characters on Mac.
  9. Now allows you to select multiple files/folders for restoration in Version History.
  10. Raised concurrent file transfer number to 10,000 on selected models (RS18016xs+, RC18015xs+, RS3614xs+, RS10613xs+, RS3614xs, and DS3615xs; memory expansion to 32GB required).
  11. Optimized small file processing performance.
  12. Optimized 1st-time synchronization performance.
  13. Optimized as a backup target.

Version: 3.2-3497


(2015-12-10)
  1. Added context menu and file status overlay icon for Mac OS X 10.11.
  2. Fixed an issue where non-system drives on Windows PC cannot be selected as the root directory for synchronization.

Version: 3.2-3487


(2015-11-12)

Improvements

  1. Upgraded to support Mac OS X 10.11.
  2. Enhanced compatibility with older Windows versions to support context menu.

Known issues

  1. Due to changes in the Apple Finder, icon overlay status and the context menu are not available in this version for Mac running OS X 10.11.

Version: 3.2-3484


(2015-09-10)

This is the initial release to add support for DS216play.

Fixed issues

  1. Fixed a security issue with cross-site scripting.
  2. Fixed an issue that might cause memory leak in version rotation.

Version: 3.2-3482


(2015-06-25)

Improvements

  1. Optimized file system scanning performance.
  2. Enhanced upgrade compatibility for versions older than 3.2-3400.
  3. Enhanced file conflict logic with non-ASCII characters.

Fixed issues

  1. Fixed an issue where Cloud Station update might prevent booting.
  2. Fixed an issue where PC clients might fail to remove a folder immediately after certain events on the server.
  3. Fixed error message and log issues related to shared folder quota.
  4. Fixed an issue where folders with dummy nodes cannot be renamed.

Version: 3.2-3479


(2015-05-26)

Fixed issues

  1. Fixed an issue that might caused high CPU usage using QuickConnect connection.
  2. Fixed an issue where proxy setting cannot be enabled.
  3. Fixed an issue where an expired certificate might cause verification failure.
  4. Fixed an issue where certain domain users cannot be properly enabled.
  5. Fixed an issue that might cause high CPU usage on Mac computers after rebooting.
  6. Fixed an issue where shared folder list cannot be displayed in certain QuickConnect connection.
  7. Fixed an issue where admin users cannot restore and download historic versions without Cloud Station privilege.
  8. Fixed an issue to support directories with brackets.

Version: 3.2-3475


(2015-05-12)
  1. Added support for low-latency smart polling.
  2. You can assign different historic version numbers for each shared folder.
  3. Enhanced general performance.
  4. Added support for native renaming operation.
  5. Administrators can enable/disable Cloud Station directly from Package Center.
  6. Added support for File Station Recycle Bin.
  7. Files greater than 10GB can be synced.

Version: 3.1-3320


(2014-12-16)
  1. Enhanced Sync Profile management usability.
  2. Enhanced QuickConnect stability.
  3. Users can now launch Cloud Station from the startup menu on Windows, Mac and Linux.
  4. Users can now sync folders named "tmp" and "temp".
  5. Offers high resolution installer icon for Cloud Station Client on Windows, Mac and Linux.
  6. Updated the publisher of Cloud Station Client for Windows.

Fixed Issues

  1. Fixed an issue where the package icon might not appear in the main menu.
  2. Fixed an issue where Cloud Station for Mac might not run after logout and re-login of OS X 10.10.
  3. Fixed an issue where historical files without extensions could not be downloaded.
  4. Fixed an issue where Cloud Station becomes unavailable for LDAP or Windows AD users.
  5. Fixed an issue where Windows XP could not shut down with Cloud Station running.
  6. Minor bug fixes.

Version: 3.1-3317


(2014-12-09)
  1. Syncs data according to Unix or Windows ACL privileges.
  2. Supports syncing encrypted shared folders.
  3. Administrators can control the file type and file size specific users can sync.
  4. Offers in-app log.
  5. Versioning can be disabled to reduce storage consumption.
  6. Cloud Station Client offers MSI, DEB, and RPM installers for Windows and Linux computers.
  7. Cloud Station Client for Mac now supports retina icons.
  8. Cloud Station Client for DiskStation can now selectively sync data.

Note: Upon upgrading, Cloud Station calculates every file's checksum to make sure the server and all clients are up-to-date. This may result in a long period of processing and high CPU/memory consumption.

Version: 3.0-3111


(2014-09-22)

Improvements:

  1. Enhanced the support for extended attributes with Mac clients.
  2. Compatible with EDS14 on DSM 5.0.

Fixed issues:

  1. Fixed an issue where historic versoin of specific files might not be displayed.

Version: 2.2-3047


(2014-06-24)

Fixed Issues

  1. Fixed an issue where QuickConnect might be disabled during system reboot or package upgrade.

Version: 3.0-3109


(2014-04-29)

Fixed Issues

  1. Strengthened Cloud Station security by clearing sessions when account password is changed

Improvements

  1. Enhanced user experience saving files on Apple iWork applications
  2. Changed default permission of files uploaded from PC clients to readable/writable

Limitation & Known Issues

  1. Client sessions will not be cleared with changed passwords
    • when Cloud Station is running on DSM 4.2
    • when Cloud Station is disabled
    • if user account is LDAP account

Version: 2.2-3045


(2014-04-29)

Fixed Issues

  1. Strengthened Cloud Station security by clearing sessions when account password is changed

Improvements

  1. Enhanced user experience saving files on Apple iWork applications
  2. Changed default permission of files uploaded from PC clients to readable/writable

Limitation & Known Issues

  1. Client sessions will not be cleared with changed passwords
    • when Cloud Station is running on DSM 4.2
    • when Cloud Station is disabled
    • if user account is LDAP account

Version: 3.0-3108


(2014-04-08)

Improvement

  1. Optimized error handling mechanism with Cloud Station Client on DiskStation, Windows, Mac OS and Linux platforms
  2. Enhanced the compatibility when syncing between Unix and ACL shared folders

Version: 2.2-3044


(2014-04-08)

Improvement

  1. Optimized error handling mechanism with Cloud Station Client on DiskStation, Windows, Mac OS and Linux platforms

Version: 3.0-3103


(2014-03-10)
  1. Overview page allows you to easily install Cloud Station client software on different devices.
  2. Version history allows you to easily navigate and locate deleted or previous versions of files.
  3. Historical versions of files can be restored from version history.
  4. Sync permissions of users can be changed to read-only; in this case, users cannot upload new files or modified files with Cloud Station Client.
  5. Certificate verification supports SSL connections.

Version: 2.2-2604


(2014-01-30)
  1. Fixed an SSL connection issue.

Version: 2.2-2603


(2014-01-24)
  1. Cloud Station now works with Cloud Station clients that support establishing multiple connections.

Version: 2.1-2577


(2013-12-04)
  1. Enhanced the stability when syncing files.

Version: 2.1-2572


(2013-11-15)
  1. Now supports sync folders from mapped drives on your computer.
  2. Improved the stability when syncing files with LDAP or domain accounts.

Version: 2.1-2570


(2013-10-15)
  1. Fixed an issue where non-admin users can enable shared folders to be synced.
  2. Enhanced the stability when syncing files.
  3. Enhanced the stability when using QuickConnect for syncing.

Version: 2.1-2561


(2013-08-27)
  1. Selective Sync feature has been introduced in Cloud Station clients, allowing you to sync only specific subfolders or files, according to filename, file type, and file size.
  2. Syncing performance when uploading large-size files from your Cloud Station client to DiskStation has improved by 30%.
  3. Historical file versions will save differential data to reduce storage consumption.
  4. Syncing status is now available, so you can monitor the sync progress of all Cloud Station clients.
  5. Trust Domain accounts are supported to use Cloud Station service.

Version: 2.0-2402


(2013-04-18)
  1. Enhanced the stability of data synchronization.

Version: 2.0-2391


(2013-03-04)
  1. Unlimited shared folders can now be synchronized to different Cloud Station users on Windows PC or Mac clients.
  2. Unlimited number of user accounts can be enabled.
  3. The maximum file size for synchronization has been increased to 10 GB.
  4. LDAP and domain accounts can now be used with Cloud Station.
  5. Supports resuming file transfers.
  6. The Cloud Station for Windows/Mac will be updated to the latest version automatically in the background.

Version: 1.1-2291


(2012-10-02)
  1. Enhanced the stability when syncing files.