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H-Sphere 2.4.2 Patch 4 Release Notes

25 Apr 2005


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This H-Sphere version is outdated and is not supported. Please refer to latest supported versions.

Unix Improvements

New Features

  • New platforms supported: Trustix Secure Linux release 2.2 and Red Hat Enterprise Linux ES release 4
  • Updated H-Sphere mail service to hsphere-mail2-all-17
  • Updated PHPBB to version 2.0.14
  • Updated phpMyAdmin to 2.6.2-rc1
  • Improved the mechanism of detecting whether a particular resource is available or enabled in a plan. In particular, it makes possible to use the !<resource_type> constructions to handle cases when resources are unavailable. Added master admin (M_ADMIN) and reseller admin (R_ADMIN) pseudo-resources to distinguish admin resources available only for master admin.


  • Added the missing outgoingip qmail parameter to the Qmail Configuration Parameters form in admin CP
  • Improved the H-Sphere script getting mailbox quota to support new format of the vuserinfo command introduced in vpopmail 5.1.1 version
  • Fixed the problem with adding shell access manager resource to an account when the sshmanager page is opened;
  • Fixed the problem with username and account id in custom (email) domain registration notifications; moved labels from these files to hsphere_lang.properties.
  • Improved design XML functionality to correctly merge custom and default common_images sections, and to avoid error messages when the preview_image tag missing in a custom icon_image_set section has been already defined in the respective section of the default config file.
  • Prevented possibility of getting the outdated disk usage info in the user's control panel.
  • Fixed the problem with viewing multi-page list of mailing list subscribers when switching between its pages if the list is sorted by one of its fields
  • Fixed the problem with processing responses from 2CheckOut upon payments performed via V2 protocol
  • Fixed a possible problem in the work of autoresponder and mailbox with the same name
  • Fixed the issue with compiling bundles on CP server under Java 1.3.1 (FreeBSD) during the update to 2.4.3 beta 1 and/or H-Sphere restarts. The problem was related to the LANG_LIST parameter in hsphere.properties where Java locale encoding identifiers for some languages did not comply with canonic encodings in Java 1.3.x
  • Removed SMTP parameter in FrontPage settings in Web Options for nodomain in user CP
  • Changed permissions to 600 for the server.crt.new and server.key.new files created when a user chooses temporary self-signed SSL certificates
  • Eliminated the possibility to add another reseller account in reseller CP
  • Fixed the problem with getting timestamp for the first transaction with a new credit card
  • Fixed the issue with sending internal ticket during osCommerce setup in user CP
  • Fixed updating field sizes for the bill_entry and billing_info tables during the system database update
  • Fixed saving symlinks in user home directory during content move
  • Fixed PhysicalCreator to avoid error messages when processing several logical servers based on the same physical server (DNS servers, in particular)
  • Fixed the issue with WorldPay transactions for amounts greater than 1000 (removed thousand separator in the amount value)
  • Fixed handling possible exceptions on Windows server side when setting new password on this box via CP
  • Fixed the issue with ignoring setup fees and refunds in Total in Order Confirmation invoices
  • Fixed the problem with incorrect tax calculation for custom debits in Billing Statement

Windows Improvements

New Features

  • Updated AWStats to version 6.4


  • Fixed the issue when account content move could not continue if rsync broke with an error
  • Fixed editing the FrontPage Extensions form fields (Sender E-Mail and Reply-To E-Mail) in settings for stopgap domains in user CP
  • Fixed Winbox installer failure when Windows Media Servers is not installed on Winbox
  • Fixed the issue with resuming Winbox account when, due to incorrect resume status, the Suspend cron tried to resume the account again and received the error from Winbox

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