QTS build 20190715 Public Beta 3 for all models except for TS-X83XU

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QTS build 20190715 Public Beta 3 for all models except for TS-X83XU

Post by abbychou » Tue Jul 16, 2019 9:16 pm

QTS build 20190715 Public Beta 3 for all models except for TS-X83XU

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Release note:

QTS build 20190715 Public Beta 3

[Important Notes]
- For the status of QTS updates and maintenance for your NAS model, visit https://www.qnap.com/en/product/eol.php
- We have fixed the vulnerabilities in the following apps to ensure your data security: Surveillance Station, QVPN Service, Qfiling, Qsync Central, QcalAgent, and IFTTT Agent. To continue using these apps, go to the App Center and update them to the latest version.
- For more information on the kernel versions for NAS models that QTS 4.4.1 supports, see https://www.qnap.com/en/release-note/kernel
- Removed the following applications from App Center due to PHP 7 updates in QTS 4.4.1: "phpEasyProject", "Dolphin", "CMS Made Simple", "Vtiger CRM", "iStat", and "PostgreSQL".
- Due to compatibility issues, the following applications have been removed from the App Center in QTS 4.4.1: Elephant drive, FileFlex, IDrive, MantisBT, SugarCRM, SuperSync iTunes Media Manager, Xeams, Xopero, and XoperoBackup. QNAP will soon add support for these applications in upcoming releases.

[New features]
- CacheMount is a new application that supports caching mounted cloud storage services to enhance storage access performance and integrates various QTS applications and features to optimize user experience. CacheMount has replaced the remote mount in File Station and Connect to Cloud Drive. To use remote mount services, install CacheMount in the App Center.

Control Panel - Multimedia Console
- Replaced Multimedia Management with Multimedia Console.
- Added support for sorting and hiding categories.
- Added feature that automatically uses image files as thumbnails for videos with the same filename.
- Added volume control function.
- Added support for new movie and TV show categories.
- Added support for Qsirch advanced photo indexing in Multimedia Console > Content Management.
- Added support for setting a CacheMount shared folder as a background transcoding folder.

Virtualization Station
- vQTS 4.4.1 supports local installation via HTML5 console.

Control Panel - Hardware
- vQTS 4.4.1 supports GPU pass-through from Virtualization Station. This makes the resources of the assigned GPU available for use by the apps/services of that vQTS.

- Added support for managing shared folder encryption in File Station.

File Station
- Added support for document collaboration via Microsoft Office Online.

- Added support for removing the ultra-high speed (SSD) tier from a Qtier auto-tiering storage pool.

- Added Smart Snapshot Retention feature. Snapshots can now be retained by time period (hourly, daily, weekly, monthly).

Storage Management
- Added support for creating VJBOD cloud volumes.
- To remove VJBOD Cloud Plug-in, you must first detach all cloud volumes.
- Added support for creating hardware-encrypted storage pools using SED drives.
- Added support for creating a one-time scheduled file system check.
- Storage & Snapshots now tracks and displays the estimated remaining life of SSDs.
- Added support for Fibre Channel storage protocol.
- QNAP drive adapters QDA-A2AR and QDA-A2MAR can now be used to create NAS storage space.
- QNAP drive adapter QDA-UMP can now be used to create NAS storage space.

User Group
- Added quota support for user groups.

- File Station supports encryption and decryption for files with the ".qenc" extension.

Expansion Card
- Added support for Mustang-F100 FPGA and Mustang-V100 VPU cards. You can go to Control Panel and assign them as resources for the OpenVINO™ Workflow Consolidation Tool.

App Center
- Added support for validating digital signatures and certificates.

- Files on mounted Google Drive accounts (.gdoc, .gslides, .gsheet) can now be downloaded as Microsoft Office files (.docx, .pptx, .xlsx) in File Station.

Network and Virtual Switch
- Added support for displaying Fibre Channel adapter information and status.

Resource monitor
- Added support for displaying kernel processes on the system processs category.
- Resource Monitor now supports monitoring VJBOD cloud volumes.

File Sharing Protocol
- Added support for Samba 4.7.

- Added support for account lockout after multiple failed login attempts.
- McAfee Antivirus is now a standalone app and no longer a built-in feature in QTS. Users can install McAfee Antivirus in the App Center.

Control Panel - Daylight SavingTime
- Added support for cross-year daylight saving time settings.

Control Panel - Multimedia Console
- Moved Media Streaming Add-on to App Center repository.

QTS - Security
- Added version settings for TLS.
- Added support for HTTP compression.
- Modified the password policy to enhance user password security.

- Added support for up to 20 UPS devices.

Web Server
- Added version settings for TLS.
- Added support for HTTP compression.

- WebDAV is now disabled by default.

Storage Management
- Updated IronWolf Health Management (IHM) to support new Seagate IronWolf and IronWolf Pro drive models.
- QTS can now check for firmware updates for connected expansion devices and then prompt you to update them each time you log in.
- Added support for performing S.M.A.R.T. tests for NVMe SSDs.

Network and Virtual Switch
- Added indicators for interfaces that support WoL.

File Station
- Added support for checking access logs in file or folder properties in File Station.

- Reduced and optimized the maximum latency for SSD storage space.

[Fixed Issues]
- Guest users could not access SMB shared folders even when administrators disabled access restrictions in Control Panel > Win/Mac/NFS > Microsoft Networking > Advanced Options.
- The "homes" folder in File Station could not correctly display all its subfolders.
- Users could not remove the Qtier ultra-high speed tier when certain ISO files were stored on the NAS.

[Other Changes]
- Updated to SQLite 3.26.0.
- Updated the Apache version to 2.4.39.
- Updated the PHP version to 7.3.4.

File Station
- Removed the "Show files and folders of my PC" function from File Station.

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