MyWorkDrive Version 5.4 released to preview

We are excited to announce version 5.4 of MyWorkDrive server and Windows client is available for preview.  With this release, MyWorkDrive now supports faster download speeds on both the Web and Windows Mapped Drive clients.

Version 5.4 Preview is primarily focused on speed improvements.  All clients are advised to update to the latest version of 5.3 and may begin testing 5.4 following normal review and accommodating normal maintenance windows. Detailed upgrade instructions can be found in our Server Upgrade Guide.

Server

  • Download speed improvements by up to 500%
  • Cloud Web Connector/Office 365 Reverse Proxy connectors will be migrated to Cloudflare Tunnels to improve performance & security.
  • UI improvements across all clients
  • Folder Upload improved messaging
  • Office Online Editing Speed improvements

Numerous other enhancements and fixes – Release notes are here.

Windows Mapped Drive

  • Internal File Sharing Links using UNC Paths
  • Mapped Drive Letters now use UNC Paths for compatibility with legacy SMB sharing
  • Improved login/logout performance
  • Improved refresh of file locks
  • Improved Download Speeds
  • Extract an MSI from Exe for easy deployment
  • Cloud Web Connector (*.myworkdrive.net) now allowed in mapped drive (100 MB file size Maximum)

Numerous other enhancements and fixes – Release notes are here.

We recommend all customers upgrade to our latest 5.3.2 production server and mapped drive client. All clients are advised to update to version 5.3.2 following normal review and accommodating normal maintenance windows. Detailed upgrade instructions can be found in our Server Upgrade Guide.  See our server release notes here.

**Important note for MyWorkDrive Servers 5.2 & earlier**

We will be ending support for Server Version 5.2 and earlier on 15 Jan 2020, and your server will no longer be licensed as of this date if not upgraded to 5.3. You must upgrade to server version 5.3 or later prior to 15 Jan 2020. The licensing partner we use for 5.2 and prior versions will no longer be providing licensing or support as of 15 Jan 2020.  This only impacts Server versions 5.2 and older; map drive and mobile clients will continue to function normally

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