Switchvox SMB 5.9 Release Notes

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Switchvox SMB 5.9 Release Notes


The Switchboard includes a new WebRTC feature-preview: a Video Call panel in the Switchboard. The panel offers a WebRTC video communication between two Switchvox users.

If both people are using the supported web browser (Chrome 35.x), and have an attached camera and microphone, a video call can be initiated from a Phonebook entry in the Switchboard. For details, see the knowledgebase article.

Issues Resolved

  • To address CVE-2014-6271 (the 'shellshock' bug), bash packages are now updated. There is no specific indication that this could be exploited in Switchvox but the packages are updated as a precaution. 
  • High memory usage generated under specific circumstances has been reduced.
  • Switching to E1 for a telephony card now correctly manages the channel count.
  • A phone extension now correctly receives an email message when an inbound fax to the extension is not saved in the voicemail mailbox.
  • Alert Notification emails are no longer sent against a false alarm of a problem storing voicemail.
  • Converged phones are now correctly logging into a queue as the phone's main extension. 
  • In IVRs, variables containing whitespace can now be concatenated without truncating the string.
  • Calls using the Extend API call creation methods and Switchvox Mobile App for smartphones no longer fail when using certain SIP Providers.
  • Round robin voicemail forwarding is now forwarding messages in the correct order.
  • The Salesforce panel in the Switchboard now handles long Salesforce usernames.
  • Time frames now require an end date when there is a start date. To indicate just one day, enter the same date for both start and end dates.
  • User call rules with ring all or cascade actions now correctly log all queue members out of the queue, based on the queue's auto log-off queue settting.
  • User-initiated call recordings no longer fail because of Force Minimum Recording Length in scheduled recording settings.
  • When using a French language/locale, backups no longer fail, and using the voicemail access extension to change a voicemail greeting no longer fails.
  • The default outgoing call rule "Toll Free" can now be correctly edited and saved.
  • For Digium Phones: Extension permissions for Send VM, Ignore, and voicemail forwarding are now applied correctly on the phone. 

NOTE:  This article describes version 5.9 (68742). Previous version is 5.8.5, later version is  5.10.
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