Vault 2.4.2 — Release Notes

Agent, Web App, and Outlook Plugin version: 2.4.2

This is a huge release, with a ton of new features, enhancements, and bug fixes. Let us know how you get on!

Major new features and improvements

  • Web Preview is now in public Beta! You can view your files online, from right within your web browser.
  • Vault can now be added as a storage location shortcut within Microsoft Office desktop applications
  • A new Overwrite Remote option has been added to the desktop agent’s Resolve Sync Conflicts dialog box
  • Notification options on upload/download can now be configured within a shared folder (includes revisions)
  • The Outlook Add-In is now supported in Microsoft Outlook 2016
  • The Agent UI now displays the status of all locally available roots with the Advanced tab of the Properties dialog box

Web App new features and improvements

  • The Web Preview feature is now available in the Browse File Revisions page
  • The Web Preview feature is now supported in the Microsoft Edge browser
  • The Web Preview feature now supports many additional file formats including MS Visio Drawing files
  • The Web Preview feature’s rendering fidelity has been improved for many file formats, including Microsoft Office
  • Users can now exit out of the Web Preview tool from the share screen
  • Added localisation support for the Web Preview tool
  • File report formatting enhanced
  • Buttons have been redesigned with a neutralised colour scheme for more consistent branding
  • Guest accounts are now included in reports
  • When authenticating, users can now select an Active Directory source nickname
  • Time-sensitive passwords have been added for CSV-imported users
  • When deleting a user account, any associated backup roots will now deactivate on the web
  • The Share Options GUI is now resizable
  • The Restore Deleted feature has been improved to address cases where only a parent folder is restored
  • The Add to Groups and Add to Team Shares subscription widgets have been enhanced to improve the selection process
  • The Activity Log now displays Owned By information when purging individual files from personal roots
  • Locks are now removed if the owner is unsubscribed from a Team Share
    The {login_link} requirement has been removed from all custom welcome email templates
  • The Lock Info pop-up window now displays time based on account/organisation time zone
  • ConnectWise billing agreement drop-down now reloads when switching companies for ConnectWise billing
  • A new Test Billing Agreement Push button has been added for ConnectWise billing integration
  • In the Share Options dialog box, the Save and Close buttons have been updated to Share and Cancel
  • When managing backups, the Delete button now reads Delete Selected Backups
    Changes to org policies now display on dashboard activity and reports, and can generate alerts
  • Numerous backend enhancements have been implemented to improve stability, security, and performance

Desktop client new features and improvements

  • The Auto-Lock duration is now configurable from the desktop agent’s Properties dialog box
  • The right-click context menu has been consolidated
  • More descriptive error messages when attempting to unlock item(s) within a locked rootLAN Sync memory utilisation optimised


  • Agent no longer prevents print dialog box from appearing
  • Agent no longer unregisters itself on Windows 10
  • Daily Digest now sends as expected on SaaS
  • ‘Restore inaccessible network paths’ button now activates in agent properties when path becomes unavailable
  • Agent deviation no longer causes a sync loop
  • Clear button has been updated in the Activity Log filtered view
  • Reports no longer display Not Available or zero storage
  • Windows path character limit no longer prevents the context menu or overlays from displaying
  • Shared files and folders listed in the guest account drop-down menu now display as expected
  • OSX agents now fully complete the installation process as expected
  • An edge case has been addressed so that Team Shares no longer display negative data in the web portal
  • OSX agent stability issue was addressed to prevent unexpected crashes
    500 error no longer displays when enabling ConnectWise billing for a child organisation
  • 500 error no longer displays when viewing an organisation created through the API
    An edge case has been addressed so that the web portal no longer displays a negative number for User Folders
  • OSX Finder extension is now enabled by default after installing the agent
  • When configuring ConnectWise billing, changing the agreement for one child company no longer changes the agreement for all child companies
    Daily Digest emails are no longer sent after a user is unsubscribed from a Team Share
  • The Download button now displays as expected in the Web Preview tool
  • The Outlook add-in has been updated with stability improvements
  • The agent service now starts as expected on Windows 10
  • Outlook Add-in no longer randomly crashes as a result of a rare indexing edge case
  • Authentication for ConnectWise integration will now properly succeed
  • Agent Context Menu now properly loads on 32-bit Windows machines
  • Non-ASCII characters are now properly displayed when downloaded as zip
  • Enable Auto Locking for Team Shares will now properly enable for the selected Team Shares only
  • AD Source creation now properly succeeds through APIv1
  • Top Bandwidth Machine Dashboard Gadget now displays usage over past 7 days
  • Web Components now properly align with long organisation names
  • Agent now starts up properly when SYSTEM user does not have permissions to the folder specified
  • Agent GUI now correctly shows registration status on machines that have a domain user and local user with the same name
  • Multi-select action buttons “All” and “None” now properly update the multi-select widget UI to indicate status
  • Colours of multi-select highlight within drop down widgets are now neutral
  • The person usage daily snapshot has been updated
  • Guests that are newly created via sharing a public link will now be properly notified of the share

As always, if you encounter any problems after this update, please clear your browser cache or log out and log back in.

John Murray
Chief Techie

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