6.4 Server Preview

This is the production candidate release.

Known Issues
All open items have been resolved as of

-Improvements to Public Link Share creation flow from install clients
-Fixed an error on session expiration logout to ensure user is re-directed to login page on Web Client
-Improved sign in and session flow for editing on Mobile when clicking Edit from the preview
-Improved sign in flow when accessing a OneDrive/SharePoint share on the web client which requires authentication
-Improved log view on server to show entire log entry and better handle invalid entries generated by pen-tests
-Improved free space reporting on OneDrive/SharePoint shares

-Added last access to use view of Public Sharing links
-Added multi-file upload to Public Sharing links
-Added drag and drop upload for Public Sharing links
-Fixed a bug in Guest User Access displaying the user list for admins
-Fixed a bug in the display of content of OneDrive shares
-Improved the view of logs when recording pen testing events
-Fixed a bug in search of logs in Admin
-Improved zipping for files/folders on OneDrive/SharePoint
-Fixed a bug creating Public Sharing links in clustered enviornments

– Fixed a bug locking files on SMB using non-windows storage
– Updated cloudflare service to latest release
– Fixed a bug where configuration files could be inaccessible to MyWorkDrive services when server is under-resourced
– Improved time to lock office documents on open
– Fixed a bug that caused incomplete results to be displayed on locks page in server admin

– New Feature – ability to open in Co-Edit from the map drive. Available in Windows, requires or higher map drive client
– Improve handling of creating zip files OneDrive/SharePoint shares
– Added ability to enable integration provider from integrations page
– Improved translations on Integrations page
– Improved notification when too many results are returned when using dTsearch
– Improved detection of shares with dTsearch enabled

– Fixed a bug when locking PDF files that disrupted saving in select scenarios.

– Revised setup wizard for new installations.
– Improved logging of access events for Public Share links.
– Improved UI when configuring Libraries and Subfolders for SharePoint Shares.
– Improved switching windows for Control Panel and new Admin Editor (Edge WebView2).
– Fixed a bug loading the web client when no SMB shares are present.
– Improved (reduced) timing of executing file lock requests.

– Updated the Wizard run on login to new installations to make onboarding easier.
– Fixed a bug in share mounting of OneDrive, SharePoint on install clients.
– Improved creating of zip files on OneDrive/SharePoint shares.
– Enable Public Sharing on new installations.

– Enabled Support Libraries & Folders for Sharepoint shares
– Improve logging of public share access by link recipients
– Removed unnecessary elements of Sharepoint/Onedrive implementation (reduced installer size)
– Fixed a bug maintaining tunnels when using Cloudflare for Sharepoint/Onedrive (default implementation)
– Fixed a bug in dashboard reports in server admin when using non English language/culture on the server
– Fixed a bug on the shares tab of server admin when using French language on the server
– Revisions to the titles on the Integrations tab
– Fixed a bug with session handling when logged in with multiple sessions on install clients (mac/win/mobile)

– Fixed a bug in public sharing when using select non Latin characters

– Fixed a bug editing in local office from the web client on macOS.
– Improvements to file lock algorithm on Windows map drive client.
– Fixed a bug in directory browsing on Windows map drive client.

– Rolled back Cloudflare Service update to prior release due to issues in latest release of Cloudflare.

-Updated Cloudflare Service to latest release
-Fixed a bug in signin where user/pass signin would be unsuccessful if AzureAD was enabled as an SSO but not required.
-Fixed icon used for control panel
-Updated title of Online Editing Providers in Integrations and fixed a typo in OneDrive description

Initial Preview Release

New Features

-Configure OneDrive/Sharepoint as storage/shares (with mapped drives / drive letters)
Public Sharing
PostgreSQL database option for clustering of sessions and locks
– New display for the Admin panel on MyWorkDrive Server (WebView2)
– New Integrations tab in Admin


– Removal of local system groups from share import
– Performance improvements in access/storage of configuration files
– Performance improvements loading directories on map drive clients
– Removal of the 200mb limit when using the Cloud Web Connector
– Added Device name in Device Approval

Bug Fixes and Miscellaneous

– Fixed a bug related to display of files on the mobile client
– Fixed a bug in the web client where download as zip would produce an empty file in select scenarios where the user does not have write permission to the files
– Fixed a bug in share to OneDrive and Share to Outlook which occasionally resulted in a broken page

6.3 Server Production

-Changed session tracking to harden against deadlocks resulting in session expiration for sessions which are not using SQL (non cluster)
-Improved logging around session tracking for sessions which are not using SQL (non cluster)
-Updated Cloudflare version
-Changed tunnel configuration to improve reliability of Cloudflare tunnels

-Fixed a bug when using dTsearch that caused the wrong timeout to be used for search, resulting in errors when searching large directories

-Fixed a bug which may have prevented concurrent logins between mobile and map drive in select scenarios.

-Fixed a bug that prevented edit in local app from the web client from working on macOS.

-Improved Download As Zip feature in Webclient to address potential failure under certain environmental conditions.

-Improved file lock for SAM user/pass logins (when not using SSO or without Delegation)
-Improved validation when creating shares during first time setup

-Resolved a logout issue when using Office Online edit from Map Drive clients and session state.
-Update settings UI for office double click action when using Office Online Local Server

-Fix a bug when using Office Online Local Server for Office Online Editing
-Fix a bug which caused an unnecessary error to be logged related to office file locking

-Improved handling of temp files for Office, PDF when near maximum path depth

-Fixed a bug in search when using dTsearch with SSO login
-Fixed a bug in language updating
-Fixed a bug which resulted in a warning message about file permissions when editing office documents in the Map Drive client for Windows in some circumstances

MyWorkDrive-Setup-6-3-1-0 Production Release
-Enabled Guest User Access on Enterprise and Partner licenses
-Fixed a bug in manage feature on the web client when enabled with guest User Access
-Fixed a bug in the Mobile Web Client related to directory browsing
-Fixed a bug timing out web client sessions with SSO Login
-Improved accuracy of progress bar in Server Installer
-Added ability to set scope of sharing for document editing links when using Sharepoint Service Mode

MyWorkDrive-Setup-6-3-0-75 Preview
-Fixed a bug with home folder naming syntax on clients
-Added ability to set delegation for manager users
-Improved Office file viewing with Office webapps viewer in clusters
-Fixed a bug in SSO logout when clustering that could display a certificate error in some circumstances
-Updated translations of Alerts and Health pages

MyWorkDrive-Setup-6-3-0-69 Preview
-Improved user event details sent to Syslog server.
-Fixed a bug in the client type display on the active sessions list
-Fixed a bug on the manager view of guest editing on the web client
-Improved handling of password protected office files in built in viewer.

MyWorkDrive-Setup-6-3-0-67 Preview
Initial preview Release

New Features

-New file writing method for the Map drive client with enhanced file integrity and anti-corruption checking (requires 6.3 Map Drive client)
-Added New Health Dashboard
-Added an Active Sessions list
-Added the option to suppress size limit warnings for users when using the Cloud Web Connector
-Added option to have MyWorkDrive enable delegation on shares when missing and required
-Added support for File Locks and Sessions across servers in a cluster
-Added feature to allow users to be permitted to invite and manage guest users to shares
-Added support for Syslog servers


-Added retention of temporary files on the file system when file write fails when server is in Debug mode
-Added additional logging of file details when file write fails
-Improved the share test tool to include a report of SMB Effective Access
-Added installed applications as part of the Diagnostic Reporting
-Improved retention of the state of open files for users when the MyWorkDrive server is rebooted
-Improved handling of oprhan Owner/Lock files which previously caused files to be treated as read only.
-Improved writability testing of cluster path target when enabling cluster
-Added support for different OUs for different shares when enabling guest user management
-Added language translations for the Alerts page.
-Improved documentation related to configuration of Azure Files for Performance
-Added a header for permission policy to the Web Client
-Improved response in chrome when attempting to write or copy files to a read only folder in the Web Client
-Added ability to disable zip file features in the Web Client
-Added ability to specify a count limit for files included in a zip archive creation in the Web Client
-Improved handling of supported file types in the built in viewer
-Added opening share and folder and highlighting the first file on initial login to the web client
-Added handling for case where user wants to create a zip file in a read only folder

Bug Fixes and Miscellaneous

-Improved handling of tmp files with office file formats doc and xls (older version formats) to avoid leaving orphans on file system
-Fixed an error that happened when moving files within a MyWorkDrive share
-Fixed an error in logging that falsely recorded an issue with server license integrity
-Fixed an error in logging that falsely recorded an issue with server configuration errors
-Fixed a bug in saving files from the Map Drive client related to server memory pressure.
-Fixed a bug which prevented shares from being mounted for guest users in the map drive client (specific to the Guest User feature)
-Fixed a bug in file locking when using Local edit from the Web client
-Fixed a bug in nested group lookup on user login
-Fixed a bug which caused shares to load blank in the Map Drive client
-Updated contact links in Server Admin menu
-Fixed a bug which prevented user login on brand new server installs
-Fixed a bug which could result in a server being unable to validate its license.
-Fixed a bug which prevented PDFs from being viewable when the folder path contained certain combinations of characters
-Fixed a bug which prevented some TIFF files from displaying in the viewer
-Fixed a bug which caused folder creation to fail in some circumstance in the Mobile client
-Fixed a bug that caused premature termination of sessions when editing in local office from the Web client
-Fixed a bug which prevented right clicking in white space to access the context menu in the Web client

6.2 Server Production

-Increased logging around share mounting and access permissions.

– Fixed a bug in the PDF viewer related to encoded characters in the file name

-Fixed a bug in moving files on the Webclient
-Fixed a bug in device approval on new installations
-Improved handling of office temp files for legacy office file types (xls, doc)
-Fixed a bug when editing in local office from the web client related to session state
-Fixed a bug in deviceids related to newer clients using revised deviceid syntax
-Fixed a bug in timezone correction of reported timestamps in device management

-Improved logging related to license status audits
-Improved handling of file transfers to memory when writing from the map drive client

-Improved handling of orphan owner/lock temp files on smb shares. Files are now proactively removed when encountered

-Removed display of zip options for files and folders in WebClient when timeout set to 0
-Improved messaging when changing primary cluster member

-Fixed a bug when using duo with open in local office application from the webclient

MyWorkDrive-Setup-6-2-1 Production Release
-Updated version to 6.2.1.x
-Improved handling of primary server migration in Clustering
-Improved handling of devices configuration files on upgrade from 6.1.1
-Improved performance of group resolution from AD during user login
-Additional refinement to server side improvements for client file saving

MyWorkDrive-Setup-6-2-0-130 Preview
-Fixed an error displayed when downloading as Zip exceeded timeout setting
-Improved user group lookup when using nested groups
-Fixed a bug which failed to display a warning when selecting Cloud Web Connector hostnames which are already in use

MyWorkDrive-Setup-6-2-0-127 Preview
-Improved flexibility to manage group lookup on AD options

MyWorkDrive-Setup-6-2-0-126 Preview
-Fixed a bug in the web client which caused branding color changes not to be applied.
-Fixed a bug in improvement to date retention when copying files to a share on the map drive client.
-Additional refinement to server side improvements for client file saving

MyWorkDrive-Setup-6-2-0-122 Preview
-Fixed a login bug when disabling the mobile client on server settings.
-Additional refinement to server side improvements for client file saving
-Fixed a bug in licensing when access to MyWorkDrive licensing service is disrupted
-Fixed a bug where granular permissions did not correctly manage shares available in iOS Files
-Improved logging of activities on mobile web client
-Fixed a bug where granular permissions were applied to create DLP shares when DLP was disabled.
-Fixed a number of bugs related to DLP shares on the mobile web client
-Fixed a bug which caused duplicate user sessions across clients to be handled incorrectly.

MyWorkDrive-Setup-6-2-0-115 Preview
-Fixed a bug related upgrading secondary cluster members
-Fixed a bug related to unique fields on cluster members and preservation on upgrade/removal from cluster
-Fixed a bug related to concurrent sessions on different clients
-Improved mangement of file locks when sessions expire
-Moved Duo from Enterprise to Settings tab in server Admin
-Improved cluster information display on cluster tab
-Improved detection of existing cluster servers when joining cluster
-Fixed a bug in Device Approval related to creating new devices on server reports
-Added server side improvements for client file saving
-Improved delegation detection and requirement handling in share management in server admin when delegation is required (delegation testing)
-Improved management of cloudflare tunnels for Office Online and Cloud Web Connector
-Improved support for editing files in local app from the web client with Duo required when hosting the web client on an alternate TCP port.

MyWorkDrive-Setup-6-2-0-105 Preview
-Add deviceid and approval status to user event logging
-Fixed a bug with single logout on ADFS
-Fixed a bug when co-editing and lock management when using a cluster
-Improved removal of temp files on shares when file saving fails due to file integrity check

MyWorkDrive-Setup-6-2-0-101 Preview
-Updates to improve management of cluster config files
-Fixed a bug in map drive client timeout using ADFS
-Improved suppression of map drive file size limit warnings
-Warn if a reboot is present due to pending updates prior to install
-Fixed a bug in logoff in the Web Client
-Improved performance renaming files
-Improved file handling when an office file is open and a user session times out
-Fixed a bug deleting devices in new device approval feature

MyWorkDrive-Setup-6-2-0-94 Preview
-Fixed a bug in iOS files provider with DLP/Restricted shares.
-Made 6.2 clients a hard requirement when enabling Device Approval
-Menu updates – order of items, move DUO to standard page, features available by license type
-Improved handling of Device Approval in Clustering environments

MyWorkDrive-Setup-6-2-0-89 Preview
-Enhancement to Device Approval to permit users/groups to be pre-approved for logins (approval not required)
-Menu update

MyWorkDrive-Setup-6-2-0-87 Preview
-Fixed a bug in Office Online editing with OneDrive
-Improved file handling when renaming files

Initial Preview Release
MyWorkDrive-Setup-6-2-0-85 Preview
See https://www.myworkdrive.com/news/myworkdrive-6-2-server-and-clients-released-to-preview/ for details