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2022 Releases

WebViewer Server 2022 Changelog

2.0.0 - August 16th

  • Added process seperation between Tomcat and PDFTron libraries. This means document specific crashes will no longer crash the server. It should rapidly recover from any document related crash.
  • Introduces a 10% performance increase in rendering times and a 40% reduction in memory usage with high frequency requests
  • Java version updated from 8 to 17 in both Windows and Docker versions
  • PDFTron core update to 9.3
  • Updated Imaging, MsgToEML, HTML2PDF and CAD libraries.
  • Updated Tomcat to 10.0.23
  • Security update to deal with a collection of CVE issues
  • Added support for smart chunking of document annotations, requires WebViewer 8.7 or greater
  • Fixed issue where disableWebsockets did not work properly, requires WebViewer 8.7 or greater
  • Fixed issue where all supported Core formats were not included on WebViewer Server
  • Fixed issue where authentication did not work on document uploads.
  • Improved error handling for bad formats
  • Now uses better random generation for various IDs across WebViewer Server
  • Updated Java libraries in use to the latest available
  • Logging improvements
  • TRN_DEBUG_MODE when enabled will now greatly increase the amount of visible logs and when disabled less logs will be present than prior
  • The previous version removed cacheKey as the sole source of the file name when used in loadDocument, this behaviour has been restored
  • Removed curl from Docker image as it tends to be flagged for CVEs

1.5.8 - March 3rd

  • PDFTron core update to 9.2
  • Added rasterization options
  • Added custom appearances support for Webviewer, requires version 8.3
  • Added ability to block domains directly on WebViewer Server TRN_BLOCKED_DOMAINS
  • Added a way to strip URL information from server logs TRN_STRIP_URLS
  • Now supports setting all officeOptions from the WebViewer client, requires version 8.3
  • Updated Tomcat to 10.0.16
  • Fixed issue where fast and simultaneous AutoCAD conversions could crash the server
  • Fixed issue where connections could arbitrarily be terminated when doing AutoCAD and OCR based conversions
  • Corrected issue where number of cores on a system were not being calculated as expected, this would impact number of simultaneous running jobs
  • Fixed issue where importing self signed file server certificates did not work
  • Added fix to prevent HTML conversions from blocking other conversions
  • Added fix where HTML documents could sometimes cause conversion to use up its maximum shared memory pool and leave it in an inoperable state
  • Default maximum XLSX/XLS unique cell counts now default to 250,000
  • Improved server initialization process for cleaner shutdown and startup
  • Improved memory handling of several low impact server jobs
  • [Windows] Fixed issue where sometimes the service would not shutdown
  • [Windows] Updated OpenJDK to 8u312-b07
  • [Windows] Fixed issue where uninstalling WebViewer Server would not fully uninstall LibreOffice components, and would be left in a broken state if the uninstaller was ran, and WebViewer Server was installed again afterwards.
  • [Cloudformation] Improved notification handling
  • [Cloudformation] Fixed outputs for Cloudwatch Logs
  • [WV-Loadbalancer] Updated HAProxy to 2.5.2 and improved routing handling
  • [WV-Loadbalancer] Lowered connection timeouts for improved responsiveness

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