Owl 1.12 Bug Fix Release
Here is a list of fixed and Features for 1.12
BUG: Fixed issue with mysql-tables.sql not creating Administator group with id = 0 as expected by Doxbox
NEW FEATURE: Show the list of users that are online, can be turned on / off from config/owl.php
BUG: Wrong DB selected when using Multiple DBs
Cleanup: Removed commented out print Statements used by the PRE templated code
BUG: online help did not reflect the new user_import Format
New Feature: Added Note Notification
Added a class declartion for owl_lang, to prevent php Warning
Bulk Email Multiple Select Box for Email, values all blank
Added autocomplete="off" on all Password fields
move.php code cleanup
BUG: Fixed issue with the logo not being displayed on the printError Page
BUG: When Copying a File, ACLs where not copied to the new file
Bug: On User Creation the User interface Access and Download Count Feature Option where not Displayed
Replaced pdftoppm to imagemagik convert to generate pdf thumbnails pdftoppm is now obsolete
Code Cleanup, remove OLD Comments, re-indent
Performance improvement in the Search Logic
Removed Old version of Tiny MCE Rich Text editor
Added Asian (HIRAGANA and KATAKANA) list_of_valid_chars_in_file_names
Moved the DomTT popup code to the owl.php file, for easier configuration
Part 2: Issue whit the default View as set in the user profile was not taking effect on login
Removed Old Pre template Code that was commented out already
Some templates did not have styles.css and login.css in the css subdirectory
Resized Folder Menu Icons to 16px to match existing ones
Fixed Issue with long descriptions not wrapping, Tooltip not wrapping and default tooltip displaying over DomTT Tooltip
Issue white the default View as set in the user profile was not taking effect on login
VARNAME_VAULE instead of VARNAME_VALUE in there user edit template that did not save the File Admin Membership flag
Storing Files to the DB was corrupting the file because the data was converted to UTF8 prior to storage. Added a way to pass the character set to db_mysql default UTF8, and using latin1 for all filedata INSERT or Updates
Bug Fix: Issue where Custom Field Values where not saved to the database
Bug Fix: When Sorting on the Updator column the filename in Title column was replaced with the Username
Added KANJI Character Range to the Config file.
DocType creation in the admin section fix
Maintenance Mode Not working fix
Removed Legacy fPrintAminPanel Function was replaced by fPrintAdminPanelXTPL
Fixed Login Issue with RADIUS Authentication
Fixed issue with Notification functions not selecting the Users Language to send out emails
Fixed an issue with the escapshellargs stripping out french Characters from filenames
URL files should open in a NEW Window, added a FILE_MENU_TARGET Attribute
Initial Load was executing Purge Historical Instead of Intial Load
Typo in the include line that failed to load the radius Class File
Added Missing Columns
WebDav now respects Hidden Backup Folder Configuration
Features: 1. Define if the user can access Web Interface, WebDav or Both 2. Count the number / size of a users download for a session length and Disable the user and notify Admin
Issue where the Current Permissions for a User was not displayed correctly. Subsequent saves from the Set Acl Screen would cause the Permissions to be saved with Wrong ACL for those users
Thumbnail generation for docx xlsx
Added CONSTANT DOXBOX_VERSION for the locale/*/language.inc files
Added new Translations + re-aligned the strings
Added WebDav Function to get the DAV client Connecting
Issue generating Browse sort by column URL when the root_url = ""
function notify_users fails with "invalid adress: please insert a e-Mail-Adress" if a user has no emails on his profile
Fixed strict Standards: assigning the return value of new by reference is deprecated in View.php
setacl.php removed //print comment lines that where not for debug
Allowed checkin Icon on the action menu for the ADMIN users to check a file back in
Issue with htmlentities converting stings to ISO now Forcing UTF-8
SQL Injections fix for URL Parameter sortname
Added autocomplete="off" to the password fields for additional Security
Fixed Potential Cross-Site Scripting issue on the admin/doctype.php with the doctype URL paramater
Fixed Potential Cross-Site Scripting issue on the prefs.php and admin/index.php on the owluser URL PARM
Commented out Support/Customer Debug code
Fixed Potential Cross-Site Scripting issue on the prefs.php Parent Url Parameter
Added a Debug message when the user Authentication results in a User Disabled message + removed some commented lines
Editing a user the Number of active sessions X / [Field] X was not displaying the current number of active sessions but the MAX sessions instead
Owl 1.10 Public Release
Check out the Download Page for the link to download this new version.
Get Early Copies of Owl 1.10
If you would like to support this project you can make a donation by using the button below. Any donation by an individual of $50 or more gets a copy of Owl 1.10 for personal use.
Donations of $100 or more get a mention on the web site as a supporter (On request to protect your privacy) Just add a note when making a donation to get a mention on the website. We are not putting a mention unless requested this is to protect you privacy.
Special Thank You to David for making this suggestion.
Owl 1.10 Released
Owl 1.10 was released a the beginning of this year to our Supported Customer Base, and will be released as a Free Open Source Version at the end of this year (2012)
What is Owl?
Owl is a multi user document repository (knowledge base) system written in PHP for publishing files/documents onto the web for a corporation, small business, group of people, or just for yourself.
Owl offers a complete set of features that makes it unique and pleasure to use, among them we can highlight:
Multi-user environment Folder and file permissions.
Group permissions. Anonymous access.
Self register capabilities, Capcha Support password size policy enforcement
Upload Progress Bar Indicator
Check IN / Check OUT of files
ACL (Access Control List) Security
Easy to use Simple and clear user interface.
Notifications for owner and group.
File and folder monitoring.
Searchable (integrated search tool). Search within txt, ms-word and pdf files.
Bulk operations (move, mail, delete...)
mp3 info reading, displays mp3 info (artist, album, quality...)
Easy to use and clean administration interface Higly scalable, size of the database is limited by your hardware.
Integrated log viewer Download statistics.
Ability to store files in the filesystem or database, for versatility.
DB Backup tool
Sets up very quickly.
Custom document types.
Built in Email Tool
Thumbnail Generation (images, WORD, PDF, Video) 3 Sizes
Thumbnail View for sites with allot of images
ZIP File Upload with automatic Extraction
Download Notes and Text Documents as PDF
User Home Directory / Initial Directory
User Favorite links
Customizable User Interface
Themes (CSS Based)
Storage of Files to the File System
Storage of Files to a Database
Owl Keeps File System and Database in Sync
Multi Database/Repository Support
- Jupload UPDATE with Version Control
- Microsoft PowerPoint (ppt) Indexing
- Template Based
- Embedded Flash Video Player to View Video
Here is a list of features that will be available in a Future Release, you can preview Some of them In our demo.
- WEBDAV (Edit your MS OFFICE Documents Inline using MS OFFICE Tools)
- Bulk Upload via Jupload Java Applet Supports Drag and Drop from End Users Desktop.
- Anonymous / Guest Account Restricted by IP Address / Sub nets
- Message OF the Day displayed on the Login Page
- Multiple File Upload at the same time
- File Hashing (3 different File Hashing are calculated)
- RSS Feeds
- File Expiry (Files Automatically removed on Expiry date)
- Force Browser into SSL
- File Update can now be done with a file of a different name
- Auto Checkout of files on Download
- Additional Logging of Peer Review actions
- Maintenance mode to disable Logins
- Maximum Attachment size for Notifications
- Folder Linking
- Better Search performance and search "Begins With" "Ends With" and "Exact Match"
What is Owl Ultralite?
Owl is asimple document repository (knowledge base) system written in PHP for publishing files/documents onto the web for a corporation, small business, group of people, or just for yourself.
The lite version doesn't use a database, it reads a directory structure directly on the web server. Simple to install, simple to use, try the demo.