Features:

  • The Highlights of this Version
    • Provider profiles which have been tested by SIPTRUNK.DE are now labelled "verified" in the line selection dropdown
    • The Panasonic HDV 330 is now supported
    • It is now possible to search for combinations of first and family names in the address book
    • Emergeny call improvements: Emergency calls will now be correctly routed if a line prefix is configured and the emergency number is configured without the dialling prefix
    • Emergeny call improvements: It is now no longer possible to assign emergency numbers as internal phone numbers
    • The contact search via function key now also searches the description of the key in addition to the assigned user name
    • The sending of logs to STARFACE or email addresses has been redesigned
    • UCC Client for Mac: It is now possible to mute the microphone while in a call
    • UCC Client for Windows: Chat: A new chat window now displays the chat history of the last two days
    • UCC Client for Windows: Chat: It is now possible to continue a conversation on other devices in the UCC Client
    • UCC Client for Windows: Chat: Persistent group chats are now supported
    • UCC Client for Windows: Faxes can now be sent via the Windows context menu ("Send to...")

  • Please read this before installing the update
    • All products with a release date prior to 31 March 2015 are discontinued as of 31 March 2017. STARFACE Versions 5.8 and older are affected. From 31 March onwards, we shall offer support and provide maintenance for STARFACE version 6.0 and newer and all products released after 31 March 2015
    • Please note that the update will download a significant amount of data.
    • Should you be updating a STARFACE PRO v2 appliance, please ensure that there is at least 2.5GB of storage available.
    • We strongly recommend reducing the size of the call data record with the module "STARFACE Archivierung", as well as ensuring that fully-qualified phone numbers are used in modules.

  • New Features
    STARFACE PBX/General New Features
    • Provider profiles which have been tested by SIPTRUNK.DE are now labelled "verified" in the line selection dropdown
    • An error notification is now displayed in the System Status area if the internal mail server cannot send emails due to low storage capacity
    • The Feature Code *4 deactivates the Asterisk feature code detection for 10 seconds. This can be used to send DMTF codes with stars ( * ) to the other party, for example to authenticate with a telephone conference system or Doorline.
    • A module function has been added to read the function keys of a user via the REST API
    • New provider profile: Swisscom Smart Business Connect
    • Provider Profile configuration: added an Extension Field to the profile manager
    • Provider Profile configuration: TCP can now be set as the transport protocol for SIP providers
    • The status of SIP line registrations is now monitored as will be restored if needed
    • A new endpoint for the REST API has been added: Read phone numbers assigned to users ( GET )
    • Provider action codes can now be added to a quick dial key
    • The Support log now shows the execution of module functions
    • The Grandstream HT802-Adapter is now supported
    • Countries with multiple exit codes are now supported
    • The Panasonic HDV 330 is now supported
    • Video calls are now supported for iQueue and Call-Hunting groups
    • It is now possible to optimize the video transmission for Yealink VCS and T49 devices via the maxcalibrate option

    Improvements
    STARFACE PBX/General Improvements

    • It is now possible to search for combinations of first and last name in the address book
    • The system version is now checked before moving a licence. This is to improve version compatibility
    • Filenames are now checked for unsupported characters prior to being uploaded, in order to prevent future issues
    • The user import feature now supports fully-qualified telephone numbers in the CSV file
    • Emergeny call improvements: Emergency calls will now be correctly routed if a line prefix is configured and the emergency number is configured without the dialling prefix
    • Emergeny call improvements: It is now no longer possible to assign configured emergency numbers as internal phone numbers
    • All external phone numbers are now displayed including country code and local area code in all areas of the Web Interface
    • It is now possible to configure the format of incoming caller ids in the administration area, as some providers format them differently
    • Users deactivated due to expired or cancelled licences are now greyed out and can no longer be configured. Individual users can, however, be deleted
    • Log level settings now persist through restarts and system updates
    • No system status notification when profiles are updated via SIPTRUNK.DE
    • The time-out duration before an update is aborted has been extended to account for slower internet speeds
    • The sending of logs to STARFACE or email addresses has been redesigned
    • It is now possible for line configurations belonging to multiple provider profiles to use the same SIP Domain
    • Module Designer: getCaller() now also returns the caller id of the original caller for iFMC calls
    • A new firmware package has been added for the Panasonic HDV-X30-Series (105)
    • A new firmware package has been added for the Gigaset N510 (240)
    • A new firmware package has been addded for the Gigaset N720 (102)
    • Panasonic HDV-Series and TGP600: Speakerphone mode has been enabled for Click2Dial
    • Patton Smartnode Gateways: A new firmware package has been included which improves performance and device stability in high-load scenarios
    • The telephone search via Patton has been improved
    • The permission "Provider Action Codes" no longer requires the parent category "Administration"
    • It is now possible to sort call lists, fax lists and voicemail lists by name in the Web Interface
    • The Support log now shows the call routing rules used
    • Redirections now supports line prefixes in the destination field
    • Additional protections against Click-Jacking attacks have been added
    • It is now possible to configure the Web Server and Telephone conference links independently
    • XML-RPC-Interface for the iQueue: HTTP-Response Encoding has been changed to UTF-8 geändert and the charset-definition is now sent in the Content-Type Header
    • Yealink T49: Increased the resolution of video calls

  • UCC Clients
    • You can find the release notes for the UCC Client for Windows here.
    • You can find the release notes for the UCC Client for Mac here.

Bugfixes:

  • Bugfixes
    • Fixed: It was possible for a mismatch to occur in the Account/Port assignment for Patton Smartnode SN4424/SN4432
    • Fixed: Refresh events for the Fax List were not being sent via the XML-RPC interface
    • Fixed: It was possible for all UCC Clients to lose the connection to the STARFACE under a high system load [Call#1059652]
    • Fixed: It was not possible to dial provider action codes on ISDN telephones [Call#1063783]
    • Fixed: Interconnection/Interconnection Routing: It was possble to create routing rules with overlapping activation windows
    • Fixed: The creation of very large (more than 4 digits) number blocks took an excessively long time to process
    • Fixed: It was not possible to accept calls and broker held calls in the call manager if "Call Waiting" was active
    • Fixed: The caller id signalling was inconsistent if a dialling prefix was active [Call#1057904]
    • Fixed: It was possible for telephones to not update their display if a user was removed from the telephone in the administration area
    • Fixed: The ISDN line usage statistics were empty [Call#:1060103]
    • Fixed: It was possible for backups to become very large, as they could contain previous backups that could not be delivered to the backup location
    • Fixed: Chat no longer worked after changing the XMPP domain
    • Fixed: Group BLFs would signal "busy" when one group member was on the phone [Call#1054061]
    • Fixed: It was not possible for a user to save their signalling number if the respective phone number was assigned to multiple lines
    • Fixed: It was possible for the status of BLF to not be synchronized across an interconnection [Call#1048096] [Call#1048733]
    • Fixed: It was possible for Call Manager to show incorrect data when forwarding a call to a group via a BLF
    • Fixed: It was possble for the CallerID to be signalled incorrectly after a call transfer [Call#1043822]
    • Fixed: The deactivation of the phone number normalization would not always work as expected [Call#1059245]
    • Fixed: A user could find their "users" address book entry added to their own private address book [Call#1053011]
    • Fixed: Removed irrelevant events from the Error log
    • Fixed: Only one caller could record a message on a voicemail box at any one time.
    • Fixed: It was possible for the call to drop for an external caller when transferred
    • Fixed: An incorrect CallerID was signalled when performing an attended transfer via a Softphone and the Web Interface [Call#1058554]
    • Fixed: The wrong error message was returned when setting an invalid call forward via function key
    • Fixed: The wrong participant name was displayed in group chats when AD authentication was active [Call#1057520]
    • Fixed: Faxes shall no longer appear in the call lists
    • Fixed: It was possible for an error to occur when performing a call pickup when an iQueue call started to ring [Call#1049542]
    • Fixed: Fixed various errors which occurred while shutting down the Webserver
    • Fixed: It was possible for the initial start time for an instance of STARFACE Archivierung to be set to a future date when a new year began [Call#1062934]
    • Fixed: The format of incoming caller ids was erroneous when the exit code was not " 00 "
    • Fixed: A call could be routed to an incorrect deposit if more than two lines with the same provider profile were active [Call#1053055]
    • Fixed: Scheduled Conference: DTMF menu options did not require an asterisk ( * ) to be activated [Call#1055259]
    • Fixed: The call would drop if picked up via the stardial " *8 " from an iQueue after entering an IVR [Call#1063617]
    • Fixed: The JDBC driver required for the "GetConnection" Module component was missing
    • Fixed: In certain circumstances it was possible for the connection detail graphs in the statistics summary to display the wrong data [Call#1055791]
    • Fixed: The system internal UUID of a group service module was displayed instead of its name [Call#1052544]
    • Fixed: It was not possible to accept a call via iFMC when using the option "Confirm answering calls by keypress"
    • Fixed: An iFMC device was not set as the primary telephone device when all SIP devices were unassigned
    • Fixed: Corrected an issue which prevented the user from resetting the row count in the function key editor
    • Fixed: User-specific voicemail announcements were not played after a call passed through a "Call-Hunting-Hotline" module instance [Call#1031699]
    • Fixed: Fixed an issue which prevented a custom ringtone being played via the "Klingeltöne" module
    • Fixed: iQueue Widget: The called position number did not change when the caller moved up the queue [Call#1054336]
    • Fixed: iQueue Widget: Missed calls were attributed to the iQueue despite being forwarded by the module "Zeitgesteuerte Umleitung"
    • Fixed: iQueue Widget: Fixed an issue which caused a transferred call to remain next to the original agent [Call#1060314]
    • Fixed: iQueue displayed calls answered via iFMC as "missed" [Call#1055513]
    • Fixed: iQueue: It was sporadically possible for the maximum length of the iQueue to not be applied
    • Fixed: iQueue: Improved the display of missed calls in the iQueue Widget
    • Fixed: Certain configurations of the module "Ansage vor Melden" could cause the caller number to not be displayed [Call#:1060573]
    • Fixed: It was not possible to initiate an ad-hoc conference call via the feature code *3 in calls to groups
    • Fixed: Fixed an issue when searching for LDAP contacts with certain special characters
    • Fixed: Fixed an issue which caused some provider profiles to be displayed more than once if the local product description did not match the description on SIPTRUNK.DE
    • Fixed: Line Configuration: Selecting a country would not change the country code
    • Fixed: The email notification for new voicemail messages contained the wrong phone number if the module Gruppenanzeige was in use [Call#1056958]
    • Fixed: It was possible for the notification "Invalid Login" to be displayed when using Firefox
    • Fixed: It was not possible to set group redirections with the module function Redirect.setRedirectSetting
    • Fixed: The missed call notification should no longer contain the user's own phone number when a call was answered via iFMC [Call#1055616]
    • Fixed: Module "Call-in-Conference": Leaving the field "Länge der Raumnummer" empty would prevent users from entering the conference
    • Fixed: Fixed an issue which prevented the module "Chefsekretärin" from working correctly in STARFACE 6.4
    • Fixed: The module "Gruppenanzeige" should no longer signal an extra " 0 "
    • Fixed: Module Voicemailabfrage: Fixed an issue which could prevent the caller from logging in to their voicemail box [Call#1059312]
    • Fixed: Module Designer: Log messages were limited to 1024 characters
    • Fixed: It was possible for modules to be executed on the standby system when using the "STARFACE Redundanz" module
    • Fixed: It was possible for the message waiting indication on telephones and in the UCC Clients to signal nonexistant messages [Call#1057548]
    • Fixed: It was possible for a user to not be available for usage after executing a user import via CSV file [Call#1060694]
    • Fixed: Telephone numbers in the web interface are no longer clickable in Microsoft Edge
    • Fixed: The Patton Smartnode 4118 4xFXS/4xFXO was detected and provisioned as an 8xFXS
    • Fixed: Fixed an issue which could lead to problems when the same subscriber number was assigned to multiple local area codes
    • Fixed: It was possible for backup imports to fail in rare circumstances
    • Fixed: Outgoing calls on Spanish lines would occasionally fail to be dialled
    • Fixed: Fixed a problem which could occur when a call was placed to a ring all group after being processed by an "Ansage vor Melden" instance and answered on an iFMC device [Call#1059889]
    • Fixed: Provider Profiles: The Auth line was not updated when the domain was changed from an empty entry to a valid domain
    • Fixed: Provider Profiles: Removed deprecated, non-existant or duplicate options for the property "insecure"
    • Fixed: Provider Profiles: The option "never" for the property "progressinband" appeared more than once in the dropdown
    • Fixed: It was sometimes not possible to send a provider action code to the pstn [Call#1062345]
    • Fixed: Fixed a typo in the display "harddrive full"
    • Fixed: REST-API: Fixed an issue preventing the creation of user and group BLFs
    • Fixed: It was not possible to enter non-standard exit codes in the global line configuration of the STARFACE [Call#1056775]
    • Fixed: The return value of the UCI function placeCallbackCall did not match the type of the UUID parameter
    • Fixed: It was possible for CCBS to create duplicate call list entries [Call#1054945]
    • Fixed: iFMC calls displayed the user's own external number
    • Fixed: When an IVR was redirected to itself, the voice menu did not start from the beginning. Instead, the call was hung up
    • Fixed: It was possible for the signalled number to show the external number of an internal caller [Call#1060312]
    • Fixed: STARFACE Connect: Changes to the local area code of the line were not updated in the STARFACE
    • Fixed: Fixed an issue which caused phone calls via Deutsche Telekom lines to become disconnected after a certain amount of time
    • Fixed: The managed telephone conference required a PIN entry when answering the conference invitation on an iFMC device [Call#1052656]
    • Fixed: A UCI Terminalserver licence was automatically granted to the administrator created during the initial configuration of the STARFACE [Call#1058792]
    • Fixed: A UCI CDR event was not sent for missed group calls. The call lists in the UCC Clients will now refresh automatically when a missed group call occurs
    • Fixed: Fixed an issue which caused the UCI to generate high system load when logging in or out of a group via the groupsettings options [Call#1042820]
    • Fixed: The company name was not being displayed when redirecting to a username [Call#1059930]
    • Fixed: It was possible for the update process to STARFACE 6.4 to fail in rare cases [Call#1059904]
    • Fixed: The validation error messages when creating custom call list filters were incomplete
    • Fixed: The call data export also included line usage statistics
    • Fixed: It was possible for a licence expiry warning to be sent when moving the licence to a different appliance
    • Fixed: The XML Function keys did not work on Panasonic devices
    • Fixed: Yealink T2X Series: Firmware updates were not being deployed
    • Fixed: A counter field would increment in the module designer if the user switched between timers
    • Fixed: Two system status notifications were not being displayed
    • Fixed: 0800 (freephone) numbers were normalized when a dialling prefix was active
    • Fixed: A new version of the Struts framework was included to fix a critical security issue (CVE-2017-5638)
    • Fixed: iQueue Widget: Fixed an issue which prevented the generation of missed call entries if the call never rang for an agent (beta feedback)
    • Fixed: iQueue Widget: It was possible for the caller amount display to not be reset at midnight (beta feedback)
    • Fixed: It was not possible to have more than two systems active in an interconnection (beta feedback)
    • Fixed: The module function GetCaller() returned the wrong value for accountid for external calls (beta feedback)
    • Fixed: Special characters were displayed as HTML encoded values in system logs (beta feedback)
    • Fixed: A call which was answered on an iFMC device counted as a "missed" call (beta feedback)
    • Fixed: Calls in the USA were signalled incorrectly (beta feedback)



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