Open-Xchange releases Unstable Preview (v6.19.0-Rev5) of Major Release v6.20

This is a developer preview of Open-Xchange Server 6 (OX6), major release v6.20. The release is available for all Open-Xchange development partners and all customers with a valid Open-Xchange license. Unstable preview packages will have version numbers like v6.19.-Revx until the first release candidates are available.

The Open-Xchange preview server https://www.ox.io/ gives you access to the latest developer version, and shows you in advance all the new features you can expect with the next software release. With this possibility, it isn't necessary to install the Open-Xchange Server."

Warning:
This is a non-stable developer preview version of a future release and meant for reviewing projected API changes. It is not feature-complete and not ready for productive environments.


This release provides various improvements to the user interface including design changes, usability improvements, new features, and bug fixes. Highlights in this release are:
- New Languages: Italian language support; Language support for Simplified Chinese; Japanese language support includes Kana-based sort orders, selection and search
- Support of additional platforms: Debian 6; CentOS v5.5; Red Hat Enterprise Linux Server 6 (RHEL6)
- Calendar and calendar team view improvements: User can hide non-working times in team view; Order of appointments on z-index in team view
- Mail module improvements: User can define the time frame for vacation notices; User can mark mails as read for a whole folder
- General improvements of the user front-end: Redesigned start page; Embedded edit- and new-windows; User can choose between a full panel with intuitive icons or a space saving one-line panel

Shipped packages and version:

- Open-Xchange Server 6 (OX6)
Version: Version: v6.19.0-Rev5 (2011-02-16)
The version number is the same for the groupware server and the groupware front-end.
When reporting bugs, please make sure to include this version number in your bug report.
The version number 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: v6.18.10 (2010-11-30) - as released with v6.18.2
File name: OXtender_for_Microsoft_Outlook_<language>_<version >.msi
When reporting bugs, please include the version number in your bug report.
The version number can be found
a) in the splash screen when starting Outlook
b) Extras -> OXtender for MS Outlook -> About

- OX Client Updater
Version: v6.18.3 (2010-11-22) - as released with v6.18.2
When reporting bugs, please include the version number in your bug report.
The version number can be found via Windows action bar -> OXUpdater Icon -> RMB -> “About”

- OXtender for Business Mobility
File names: open-xchange-usm
open-xchange-eas When reporting bugs, please select “6.20” from the version field.

Complete Release Notes:
http://software.open-xchange.com/OX6....19.0-Rev5.pdf

Installation of this Preview:
Please follow the instructions given at

http://oxpedia.org/wiki/index.php?ti...for_Debian_5.0
http://oxpedia.org/wiki/index.php?ti...ide_for_SLES10
http://oxpedia.org/wiki/index.php?ti...ide_for_SLES11
http://oxpedia.org/wiki/index.php?ti...uide_for_RHEL5

and replace stable with 6.20/Beta in the installation instructions.

The Open-Xchange OXtenders can be found at:
http://software.open-xchange.com/OX6...Beta/OXtender/