Open-Xchange Releases Open-Xchange Server SP5 Update 1

The update is available to all customers with a valid license for

  • OX HE
  • OX SE


Have a look at the article: How to create an OXAccount and unlock Keys within the License Database for more information about how to create an account in the LDB.

This is the Release of Open-Xchange Server, Service Pack 5 Update 1. This Update includes new versions of

  • Open-Xchange Server 6 (OX6), the common basis for the products OX HE (Hosting Edition) and OX SE (Server Edition), and the
  • OXtender for Microsoft Outlook.


This Minor Release fixes bugs detected in Service Pack (SP5) release plus it comes with a number of nice usability enhancements.

  • Accumulative Function of receipt E-Mail address
  • Save iCal and vCard from receipt E-Mails
  • Redesign of the Signature Option
  • External participants for appointments
  • Direct links for folders
  • Design- and Usability-Changes in all Modules


Shipped packages and version

Open-Xchange Server 6 (OX6) and groupware GUI
Version: Build 6811 (2009-03-17)

OXtender for MS Outlook
Version: v6.2.0.29 (2008-03-17)

The build number is the same for the groupware server and the groupware GUI.

When reporting bugs, please make sure to include this build number in your bugreport.

The build number can be found
a) in the Login dialog
b) in the About dialog (Question icon in the upper right -> About)

OXtender for MS Outlook
Version: v6.2.0.29 (2008-03-17)

The version number of the OXtender for MS Outlook can be found
a) in the splash screen when starting Outlook
b) Extras -> OXtender for MS Outlook -> About

Please note: Starting with the next major release, Open-Xchange plans to a switch to new versioning scheme:

  • The next major release, formerly called Service Packs will be named "v6.10".
  • The minor release following a major release -formerly called "updates" will be named e.g. v6.10.1.


For more details about the new versioning scheme please refer to the descriptions published in the OX Wiki:

http://www.open-xchange.com/wiki/ind..._and_Numbering

Complete Release Notes

http://software.open-xchange.com/OX6...P5U1.v1.01.pdf

Feature Overview

http://software.open-xchange.com/OX6...1_20090304.pdf

How to install the update

Check http://www.open-xchange.com/wiki/ind...tingOXPackages for detailed instructions on how to update Open-Xchanger Server packages.

Download and Installation instructions

http://wiki.open-xchange.com/wiki/in...dition_Debian4
http://wiki.open-xchange.com/wiki/in...Edition_SLES10
http://wiki.open-xchange.com/wiki/in..._Edition_RHEL5