Release Notes for Cloud Station Drive

Description:

Cloud Station Drive is een speciaal ontwikkelde toepassing voor het synchroniseren van bestanden tussen uw Synology NAS en pc's via het internet. Zo zijn uw gegevens altijd up-to-date en hebt u eenvoudig toegang tot uw bestanden. U kunt uw bestanden zelfs zonder internetverbinding offline bekijken en bewerken. Zodra de internetverbinding wordt hersteld, worden alle gemaakte wijzigingen automatisch gesynchroniseerd met uw Synology NAS en pc's.

System Requirements:

  1. Cloud Station Server package is required to be installed on your Synology NAS.
  2. Supported operation systems:
    • Windows 7 and onward
    • macOS 10.9 and onward
    • Ubuntu 14.04 and onward (officially supported versions)

Version: 4.3.3-4469


(2020-05-12)

Bug fixed

  1. Fixed the issue where files might be rescanned every time Cloud Station Drive is launched.
  2. Minor bug fixes.

Version: 4.3.3-4468


(2020-04-14)

Bug fixes

  1. Fixed a CVE security vulnerability.
  2. Fixed the issue where continuous file modifications might cause package crashes.
  3. Fixed the issue where backing up a large number of files might fail unexpectedly.
  4. Fixed the issue where continuous file modifications within a short period might not be synced successfully to the server.

Version: 4.3.2-4450


(2019-08-06)
  1. Fixed the issue where application might crash unexpectedly on macOS 10.11
  2. Fixed the issue where previewing files on macOS might trigger data syncing
  3. Minor bug fixes.

Version: 4.3.1-4437


(2019-04-09)
  • Minor bug fixes.

Version: 4.3.0-4435


(2019-03-19)

Installation and compatibility

The following operation systems will be supported starting from this release.

  • Windows 7 and onward
  • macOS 10.9 and onward
  • Ubuntu 14.04 and onward (officially supported versions)

For applications no longer providing update versions, you may download the applications in "EoL products category".

Enhancements and bug fixes

  1. Supports 64-bit macOS client.
  2. Fixed an issue where the file path of the synced file might be incorrect on Windows platforms.
  3. Fixed an issue where the application might crash when syncing icns files on macOS platforms.
  4. Minor bug fixes.

Version: 4.2.8-4421


(2018-09-03)

Installation and compatibility

To provide a more comprehensive software maintenance, this update is the last update to support the following platforms. The applications installed on the following platforms will remain in Download Center, but no update versions will be released in the future.

  • Windows XP, Vista

  • macOS 10.6, 10.7, 10.8

  • Ubuntu 12.04

  • Fedora

The following operation systems will be supported starting from next release:

  • Windows 7 and onward

  • macOS 10.9 and onward

  • Ubuntu 14.04 and onward (officially supported versions)

Bug fixes

  1. Fixed an issue where the application restarting time might be excessively long after a large number of files are filtered in a selective sync task.

  2. Fixed an issue where loops might occur to synchronization tasks when the synced folders contain empty .lnk files or .link files linking to a large number of files.

  3. Fixed an issue where the application might crash when processing large files.
  4. Fixed an issue where macOS client application might crash (OR terminate abnormally) when Mac Finder is launched.
  5. Fixed an issue where loops might occur to the client application if a directory re-scanned for file modifications is being deleted.
  6. Fixed an issue where loops might occur to synchronization tasks when the system service is shut down during the process of renaming or moving folders with large number of files.
  7. Fixed an issue where deleting directories might fail after selective sync rules are being set.
  8. Minor bug fixes.

Version: 4.2.7-4415


(2018-05-23)
  1. Enhanced the transfer performance of modified data. 

  2. Fixed an issue where a synchronization task might enter a loop.

  3. Fixed an issue where continuous file modifications on a Mac device might cause synchronization tasks to fail and client programs to terminate abnormally.

  4. Fixed an issue where filtering large amount of files might cause synchronization tasks to fail.

  5. Minor bug fixes.

Version: 4.2.6-4408


(2018-03-06)
  1. Fixed an issue where deleting files on the client side might fail.

  2. Fixed an issue where manual modification of a file’s ACL properties might cause loops during synchronization.

  3. Fixed an issue where syncing files in large quantity from the server side might consume high CPU.

  4. Fixed an issue where frequent triggering of Windows Volume Shadow Copy Service (VSS) might cause Windows client to stop working.

  5. Minor bug fixes.

Version: 4.2.5-4396


(2017-08-30)

Fixed Issues

  • Fixed DLL preloading vulnerabilities on Windows desktop clients (CWE-426).
  • 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


(2017-05-23)

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


(2017-04-17)

What’s new

  1. Enhanced syncing performance.  
  2. Added an option for syncing temporary files in support of syncing temporary files created by Microsoft Print to PDF on Windows.

Fixed Issues

  1. Fixed an issue where Excel files cannot be synced correctly. 
  2. Fixed an issue where file editing may cause conflicts in synchronization. 
  3. Minor bug fixes.

Version: 4.2.2-4379


(2017-01-04)

Fixed issues

  1. Fixed an issue where special characters in file names might cause synchronization failure and potential security vulnerabilities.

  2. Fixed an issue where unstable network connections might cause synchronization failure. 

  3. Fixed an issue where the tray menu might crash when files are mistakenly recognized as images.

  4. Minor bug fixes.

Version: 4.2.1-4374


(2016-11-23)

What’s new

  1. Added accessibility support through NVDA screen reader for visually impaired users .

  2. Enhanced client-side sync log with renaming events.

Fixed issues

  1. Upgraded to be compatible with Cloud Station Server 4.2.0.

  2. Updated the default SSL encryption algorithm to AES128.

Limitation

  1. Support for copying files from other directories to Cloud Station Drive using the context menu is removed from Mac OS X 10 platforms because this integration interferes with other applications’ use of the icon overlay in Finder.

Version: 4.2.0-4339


(2016-10-12)
  1. Added accessibility support through NVDA screen reader for visually impaired users .
  2. Enhanced client-side sync log with renaming events.
  3. Upgraded to be compatible with Cloud Station Server 4.2.0.

Version: 4.1-4224


(2016-07-05)
  1. Fixed an issue where locked files might cause client apps to crash.

Version: 4.1-4222


(2016-06-23)

What's New

  1. Added support for Windows group policy deployment with MSI installation files.
  2. Added support for Synology Online Help.
  3. Added support for creating sharing links through advanced settings.
  4. Added an option to hide the context menu.
  5. Added support for auto-upgrade when wrong versions are detected.

Fixed Issues

  1. Fixed an issue where creating connections may cause computer name error.
  2. Fixed an issue where testing the connection may cause software crash.
  3. Fixed an issue where sync may wrongly resume after software restart.
  4. Fixed an issue where client software may fail to be enabled.
  5. Fixed an issue where changing connection type may cause display inconsistencies on system tray.
  6. Fixed an issue where text may be missing in the context menu.
  7. Fixed an issue where renaming a large number of files in the same folder may fail.
  8. Fixed an issue where server may fail to connect.
  9. Fixed an issue where file lock detection may fail.
  10. Fixed an issue where file download may cause file name error.
  11. Fixed an issue where file upload may fail to resume.
  12. Fixed an issue where connection via search results may fail.

Version: 4.0-4207


(2016-06-07)
  1. Fixed an issue where Cloud Station clients may retain unnecessary files.
  2. Fixed an issue where file rename may fail due to network disconnection.

Version: 4.0-4204


(2016-04-20)
  1. Fixed an issue on the user interface that might cause connection failure.
  2. Fixed an issue where installation and upgrade might fail when a junction point is present in the user directory on Windows.
  3. Fixed an issue where strings might be missing on Windows when OS language is not supported.

Version: 3.2-3501


(2016-03-31)
  1. Fixed an issue where program temp files might not be removed.
  2. Fixed an issue where connection attempts on Windows might lead to app crash.
  3. Fixed an issue where editing connection settings during file transmission might lead to authentication failure and sync error.
  4. Fixed an issue where removing a file on Mac might lead to a loop.
  5. Fixed an issue where files downloaded with Chrome might not be synced on Mac.
  6. Fixed an issue where NFD normalized files might lead to case conflict on Mac.
  7. Fixed an issue where a file 4096 bytes in size cannot be properly synced on Mac.
  8. Fixed an issue where version history cannot be browsed when the file name contains non-ASCII characters on Mac.
  9. Fixed an issue where RPM installer cannot be properly launched on Fedora 23.
  10. Fixed an issue where system tray icon is not properly displayed on Fedora 21.
  11. Fixed an issue where auto upgrade might fail on Ubuntu 15.10.

Version: 4.0-4203


(2016-03-24)
  1. Synchronize any folders on your Synology NAS.
  2. Configure download-only tasks.
  3. Customize conflict policies by each PC.
  4. Integrated with DSM 2-step verification.
  5. Integrated with Windows VSS (Volume Shadow Copy Service).
  6. Enhanced host search algorithm used in QuickConnect connections.
  7. Enhanced user experience and graphic interface.
  8. Now advanced consistency check can be disabled.
  9. Added minimalist system tray icons to better suit the OS themes of modern computers.
  10. Enhanced the installation GUI on Mac.
  11. Optimized memory usage.

Version: 3.2-3497


(2015-11-17)
  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


(2015-10-12)

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


(2015-09-14)

Fixed issues

  1. Fixed an issue that might prevent successful sync resumption.

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


(2015-05-12)

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)

What's New

  1. Added a quick setup wizard.
  2. Added a search feature to automatically find all Synology NAS in the local area network.
  3. Added a system tray menu in graphic user interface.
  4. You can right-click to stop or resume syncing for specific subfolders.
  5. You can right-click any file on your computer to copy it to the Cloud Station folder.
  6. Added a client-side sync log.
  7. You can now right-click a folder to create a folder sharing link.

Version: 3.1-3320


(2014-12-16)

What's New

  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


(2014-11-07)

What's New

  1. Displays syncing status by each task.
  2. Supports pausing and resuming individual tasks.
  3. Selective sync filter now supports wildcard pattern matching.
  4. Cloud Station Client offers MSI, DEB, and RPM installers for Windows and Linux computers.
  5. Cloud Station Client for Mac now supports retina icons.

Version: 3.0-3111


(2014-06-25)

Improvements

  1. Enhanced Unix privilege compatibility.

Version: 3.0-3109


(2014-04-29)

Improvements

  1. Enhanced the compatibility ​with Apple iWork applications.

Version: 3.0-3108


(2014-04-08)

Fixed Issues

  1. Autoupgrade might fail in unstable network condition.
  2. Files created via CIFS might not be synced to server.

Improvements

  1. Enhanced server status accuracy
  2. Fine-tuned graphic user interface

Version: 3.0-3103


(2014-03-10)

Change Log

  1. Updated to be compatible with the latest Cloud Station 3.0 in DSM 5.0.

Version: 3.0-3005


(2014-01-29)

Change Log

  1. Fixed a SSL connection issue.

Version: 2.1-2577


(2013-12-04)

Change Log

  1. Enhanced the stability when syncing files on Windows and Mac.

Version: 2.1-2570


(2013-10-15)

Change Log

  1. Enhanced the stability when syncing file metadata on Mac.
  2. Enhanced the stability when updating client software on Mac.
  3. Enhanced the stability when syncing files on Windows.

Version: 2.1-2561


(2013-08-27)

Change Log

  1. Linux Cloud Station client is now available and has been verified on Ubuntu and Fedora.
  2. Windows & Mac clients are introduced with Selective Sync feature, allowing you to sync only specific subfolders or files, according to filename, file type, and file size.

Version: 2.0-2402


(2013-04-18)

Change Log

  1. Enhances the stability of data synchronization.

Version: 2.0-2391


(2013-03-04)

Change Log

  1. After installing this version, Windows/Mac client will be automatically updated to the latest version in the future.
  2. The log database for file synchronization may now be manually deleted.
  3. Display language is now customizable.

Version: 1.1-2291


(2012-10-02)

Change Log

  1. Enhanced the stability when syncing files.

Version: 1.1-2289


(2012-09-07)

Change Log

  1. Enhanced the stability when syncing files.

Version: 1.1-2288


(2012-08-31)

Change Log

  1. SSL Data transmission is now supported to provide secured Internet data transmission.
  2. Mac client is supported with black and white system tray icon style.

Version: 1.1-2251


(2012-07-16)

Change Log

  1. Fixed an issue where the previous version, v1.1-2249, may not be successfully installed on PC client.
  2. Fixed an issue where all the files may be re-synced after upgrading to previous version, v.1.1-2249 on PC client.

Version: 1.1-2249


(2012-07-11)

Change Log

  1. Up to 2 Shared folders can now be synchronized to different Cloud Station users on Windows PC or Mac Client. (Cloud Station 1.1 on DiskStation is required)
  2. Data transmission is now encrypted by SSL to provide a layer of security over the Internet. (Cloud Station 1.1 on DiskStation is required)
  3. HTTPS tunneling is supported to sync data via HTTPS Tunnel with QuickConnect.
  4. Proxy is now supported to establish connection to your Cloud Station server though your local proxy server.

Version: 1.0-2218


(2012-05-17)

Change Log

  1. Added the client for Mac OS X environment.
  2. Enhanced the reliability of connection to DiskStation by fixing the inappropriate IP address resolving.
  3. Minor bug fixes.

Version: 1.0-2197


(2012-03-06)

Change Log

  1. N/A. (This is the initial release of Cloud Station)