ExtremeZ-IP Hot Fix Release History - Version 5.1

All version 5.1 releases are downloaded as full installer packages that contain the File Server, Print Server, and Print Accounting components. After unzipping the downloaded file, you will be presented with a ReadMe file and an executable installer. Simply run the installer and your ExtremeZ-IP installation will be updated and all settings will be retained. Every installer is cumulative and includes all updates from previous versions.

For detailed installation and upgrade instructions please see the ExtremeZ-IP Quick Start Guide. For Cluster Installations please see our Cluster Installation knowledge base article

 


ExtremeZ-IP Latest Documentation

  • ExtremeZ-IP 5.X File Server ReadMe File - Download Now - [RTF]
  • ExtremeZ-IP 5.X Print Server ReadMe File - Download Now - [RTF]
  • ExtremeZ-IP 5.X Users Manual - Download Now - [PDF - 2.4 MB]
  • ExtremeZ-IP 5.2 Quick Start Guide - Download Now - [PDF - 0.5 MB]

ExtremeZ-IP 5.1.3x06 (released 3/25/2008) - Download Now - [ZIP - 14.4 MB]

  • Fixed a problem where ExtremeZ-IP could crash (and fail to produce a crash dump) when receiving a request involving a filename greater than 255 characters.
  • Updated Mac OS X printing components for Mac OS X 10.5.2 compatibility. Attempting to add printers through 'Print & Fax' preferences panel in Leopard 10.5.2 and greater will fail with all earlier versions of the Mac OS X printing components.
  • ExtremeZ-IP will now allow broadcast of print queues over the Appletalk protocol in the MacJapanese character set if the queue name cannot be fully converted into the MacRoman set.

ExtremeZ-IP 5.1.3x03 (released 2/20/2008) - Download Now - [ZIP - 14.4 MB]

  • Fixed a problem where a Mac OS 10.5.2 client could fail to connect to ExtremeZ-IP with a Kerberos ticket.
  • Fixed a problem where the ExtremeZ-IP service could return local files that were not located in the "HTML Files" folder, but in any location on the NTFS volume containing the application directory. The problem was limited to files with the following extensions: html, xml, zip, gif, png, jpg and ico.
  • Fixed a problem where the ExtremeZ-IP service could crash when receiving a malformed AFP packet.
  • Fixed a problem where the ExtremeZ-IP service could crash when receiving a malformed SLP packet.

ExtremeZ-IP 5.1.2x15 (released 1/24/2008) - Download Now - [ZIP - 14.4 MB]

  • Fixed a problem where the ExtremeZ-IP service could crash when clients attempted to reconnect to the server.
  • Fixed a problem where users could disconnect from ExtremeZ-IP due to "too many I/O requests".
  • ExtremeZ-IP now logs specific error information to the Windows Event Log when the service fails to start.

ExtremeZ-IP 5.1.2x07 (released 12/21/2007) - Download Now - [ZIP - 14.4 MB]

  • ExtremeZ-IP will now allow administrators to automatically add an exception to the Windows Firewall.
  • ExtremeZ-IP will now place warnings into the Windows Event Log when client logins are rejected because there are no available licenses.
  • ExtremeZ-IP will now output crash dumps directly into the application folder.
  • Fixed a problem where Leopard clients could see folders appear as empty through the Finder.
  • Fixed a problem where the service could fail to start because teamed NICs had yet to initialize.
  • Fixed a problem where ExtremeZ-IP could return the wrong error code when it refused to change a client password due to a violation of a password policy.
  • Fixed a problem where sending a message to a reconnected client could cause the client to receive the logon message rather than the intended message.
  • Improved performance of the Zidget in environments with hundreds of print queues.
  • Fixed a problem where upgrading from a print trial to a licensed version of the print server can fail to automatically restart the print server.
  • Print Processing Log now sorts jobs in a case-insensitive manner.
  • Direct (non-spooling) print queues now automatically reject jobs received over LPR.
  • ExtremeZ-IP print queues using the LPR output method now support sending jobs over LPR to a remote queue whose name contains Unicode characters.

ExtremeZ-IP 5.1.2x03 (released 12/7/2007) - Download Now - [ZIP - 14.4 MB]

  • Fixed a problem where Leopard clients could see folders appear as empty through the Finder.

ExtremeZ-IP 5.1.1x10 (released 11/26/2007) - Download Now - [ZIP - 14.4 MB]

  • Fixed a problem where volumes could appear empty after an upgrade to 5.1.
  • Fixed a problem where files copied into an ExtremeZ-IP volume from a Windows-side Rampage workflow could incorrectly appear as aliases.
  • Fixed a problem where certain messages would fail to be written to the Windows Event Log (for example, violations of the filename policy).
  • Fixed a problem where the server would enforce an incorrect license count on cluster machines with multiple virtual servers.
  • Fixed a problem where the server would return an incorrect error code when the Mac client failed to authenticate due to an incorrect username or password.
  • Fixed a problem where the server would return an incorrect error code when the Mac client attempted to change their password in cleartext and the "old" and "new" passwords matched.
  • Fixed a problem where the server could fail to process requests do to a negative refcount error.
  • Fixed a problem where Windows Event Log messages could get truncated if the log message contained Unicode characters.
  • Fixed a problem where Windows Event Log messages containing IPv6 addresses could appear malformed.
  • Fixed a problem where the "Show Only Accessible Volumes" setting in the ExtremeZ-IP Administrator could fail to display the correct value.
  • Added complete support for queue names containing Unicode characters. ExtremeZ-IP print queues containing these characters can now be properly discovered and added using all discovery methods (Bonjour, Appletalk, HTTP/Zidget), and these queues can have their PPDs downloaded and be printed to properly without error.
  • Fixed a problem where ExtremeZ-IP could crash at startup if the print queue registry settings were invalid.
  • Fixed a problem where queues added via the Zidget would be automatically reshared over Bonjour on Leopard clients.

ExtremeZ-IP 5.1x49 (released 10/17/2007) - Download Now - [ZIP - 14.4 MB]

  • Initial 5.1 release.