Release Notes

Overview of changes in software from preceding versions.

Version 2.37.1

Bugfixes

  • Server: fixed sending of authinfo to multiple recipients when sending it to an email in the registry
  • Server: fixed separator escaping in CSV serializer

Version 2.37.0

Enhancements

  • GDPR compliance – dealing with personal information
    • EPP: server disclosure policy switched to hide by default (used to be show by default):
      • changed greeting content: dcp/access/all -> dcp/access/none
      • contact:info response displays disclosure settings with flag="1" (in reverse to previous versions)
      • affected also behaviour of contact:create and contact:update
    • added new public request types (requests for personal information) with a new web form, fred-admin procedure, filtering and resolving in Daphne, and an email template
    • provided utility fred-disclose-flags-update for a custom reset of contact disclosure preference
    • see also Considerations for upgrade to FRED 2.37
  • DB: improved email template for contact identification (included phone number)
  • WebWhois: removed some configuration options from the list of registrars (moved to CMS)
  • removed old IDL types in pyfco (affects WebWhois, RDAP, Daphne)
  • continuing preparations to port Python 2 code to Python 3

Bugfixes

  • Daphne: fixed returning zone access to a registrar from whom the access to this zone was taken away before
  • EPPClient: fixed interpretation of disclose flags in responses to contact:info to handle both the old and the new server disclosure policy

Version 2.36.1

Bugfixes

  • WebWhois+RDAP: fixed display of domains in the deleteCandidate state

Version 2.36.0

Enhancements

  • IDL: unified types for date, time and buffer (frontend-backend interface)
  • preparations to port Python 2 code to Python 3

Bugfixes

  • EPP: fixed contact update removing a street line
  • Record statements: fixed exception type when object is not found

Version 2.35.0

Enhancements

  • changes in the database schema concerning email storage – see How to migrate email data to FRED 2.35
    • email stored unrendered to decrease mail_archive table size
    • support for email template versioning
    • email rendered only on demand (sending, inspecting details)
    • newer minimum version of PostgreSQL required – see the System requirements
  • transproc allows to restrict payment downloads with dynamic date intervals
  • new fred-admin command (--create_expired_domain – re-register a domain for another owner and force the domain expired)
  • generation of historical record statements in Daphne

Bugfixes

  • fixed record statement generation for objects in deleteCandidate state

Version 2.34.0

Enhancements

  • transitioned to a newer C++ standard (C++14)
  • Registrars’ passwords stored as hashes
  • reimplemented object deletion (object types by name, spread during time argument)
  • reimplemented generation of poll messages
  • documentation updates (see record of changes)

Bugfixes

  • hotfix in payment transcript processing (added backslash escaping of some elements)
  • fixed database-level locking during some of the EPP operations

Version 2.33.1

Enhancements

  • updated getdns (to v1.2.1) in cdnskey-scanner
  • added mailing address handling to fred-client commands

Bugfixes

  • corrected serverBlocked description in db
  • fixed error with null-byte-terminated public keys in cdnskey-scanner
  • fixed info_contact mailing address response extension in EPP (omit sp element completely when empty)
  • hotfix for EPP info_contact error when contact is serverBlocked