This Week’s Synology Package Updates (July 1, 2016)

Synology released a handful of package updates this past week plus one entirely new package. DiskStation Manager 5 is still getting package updates and received updates to Cloud Sync and Surveillance Station. While DiskStation Manager 6 saw updates for VPN Server, Cloud Sync, MailPlus, MailPlus Server.

If you run MailPlus on your Synology NAS then you were introduced to the Synology Application Service which is not required for MailPlus (the client, not the server).

DSM 6 Packages

Synology Application Service

The Synology Application Service is a new service that was released on June 30th which Synology describes as “…you can enhance notification services and customize your personal profile by configuring your own nickname and profile photos.”

It is required by the latest MailPlus package and will be installed if you update that package. The release notes say is supports DSM push notifications.

VPN Server

VPN Server was updated to version 1.3.2-2738 which fixed an issue where PPTP services might fail on certain Synology NAS models after upgrading to DSM 6.0.1.

CloudSync

CloudSync was updated to version 2.1.0-0767 and contains a laundry list of new features, improvements and bug fixes.

Compatibility and Installation

  1. Upgrading to Cloud Sync 2.1.0-0767 is required to create a new cloud sync task without authentication error.

What’s New

  1. Added support for Microsoft Azure Cloud Storage and Azure China
  2. Added support for BackBlaze B2 Cloud Storage
  3. Added support for local last modification time on hubiC, MegaFon, OpenStack Swift, Google Cloud Storage, Microsoft Azure, and BackBlaze B2 Cloud Storage
  4. Added support for SSL verification options
  5. You can now customize the upload part size for Amazon S3 and OpenStack Swift in the task creating wizard
  6. Cloud Sync overview window is resizable.

Improvements

  1. Enhanced algorithm to strengthen the encryption mechanism
  2. Filtered out invalid file extensions for OneDrive for Business
  3. Filtered out file paths longer than 208 characters on OneDrive for Business.

Fixed Issues

  1. Dropbox API has been updated to avoid longpoll looping issues
  2. Fixed an issue where local sync folder may be lost after restoring snapshot
  3. Fixed an issue where file conflict may be wrongly detected for OneDrive for Business
  4. Fixed an issue where resumed downloads may loop on WebDAV
  5. Fixed an issue where sync may fail if files are renamed multiple times
  6. Fixed an issue where renaming Google document files on the server may duplicate the file extension.
  7. Fixed an issue where files may conflict in “Upload local changes only” sync mode
  8. Fixed an issue where files with file names containing [ may be out of sync
  9. Fixed an issue where Amazon S3 multi-part upload may cause memory leak
  10. Fixed an issue where removing subtasks may cause the server to be unable to detect file changes
  11. Fixed an issue where Amazon Cloud Drive may loop when it has no access privilege to a certain file
  12. Fixed Dropbox error code 301
  13. Fixed OneDrive error code 401 on large file uploads
  14. Fixed OneDrive error code 420
  15. Fixed Amazon Cloud Drive error codes 409 and 429.

MailPlus

The MailPlus Client has been updated to version 1.3.0 with the following changes.

  1. Supports Push Notification Service (requires MailPlus/MailPlus Server 1.1.0 or above)
  2. Supports OpenPGP for email encryption and decryption (requires MailPlus/MailPlus Server 1.1.0 or above)
  3. Supports passcode lock to protect user privacy
  4. Enhanced message loading performance
  5. Minor bug fixes

MailPlus Server

The MailPlus Server has been updated to version 1.1.0-0208 with the following changes:

  1. Supports STARTTLS in the high-availability cluster.
  2. Enhanced server performance.
  3. Optimized setup procedure for creating the high-availability cluster.
  4. Fixed an issue where LDAP user accounts might be disabled under certain circumstances.
  5. Minor bug fixes.

DSM 5 Packages

CloudSync

CloudSync was updated to version 1.0-0484 with it’s own laundry list of changes:
Compatibility and Installation

  1. Upgrading to Cloud Sync 2.1.0-0484 is required to create a new cloud sync task without authentication error.

What’s New

  1. Added support for file integrity checks when downloading files from OneDrive.
    Improvements
  2. Enhanced algorithm to strengthen the encryption mechanism.

Fixed Issues

  1. Fixed an issue where local sync folder may lost after restoring the snapshot
  2. Fixed an issue where Amazon Cloud Drive may fail when it has no access privilege to a certain file
  3. Fixed a last modified time miscalculation issue resulting from daylight saving
  4. Fixed an issue where Amazon S3 multi-part upload may cause memory leak
  5. Fixed an issue where sync may fail in “Upload local changes only” sync mode
  6. Fixed an issue where files may conflict in “Upload local changes only” sync mode
  7. Fixed an issue where files uploaded to Amazon Cloud Drive may be corrupted
  8. Fixed OneDrive error code 420
  9. Fixed Dropbox error code 301
  10. Fixed Amazon Cloud Drive error codes 409 and 429.

Surveillance Station

Surveillance Station has been updated to version 7.1-4152 with the following changes:

Compatibility and Installation

  1. Surveillance Station 7.1-4152 can only be installed on Synology products running on DSM 5.0 to DSM 5.2.

Fixed Issues

  1. Fixed an issue where the the recordings may not display the file name containing Chinese characters properly when downloaded from “Timeline” or “Smart Search”.
  2. Fixed an issue where the recording rotation may not function properly when a recording size is over 2GB.
  3. Fixed an issue where the camera migration and/or the mounting of recordings from recording servers may not work properly when such servers have joined a domain.
  4. Fixed an issue where IP cameras may not work properly when installed with I/O Module.
  5. Enhanced “Live View” interface stability.
  6. Fixed an issue where, under a few circumstances, the recording files from recording servers in a CMS architecture may not be synced to the host server.
  7. Fixed an issue where the playback of audio from cameras may fail on Safari.
  8. Minor bug fixes.

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