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Serv-U 15.1.7 Hotfix 4 Now Available

Serv-U 15.1.7 HotFix 4
is now available for download on the customer portal for customers under active maintenance.

This SolarWinds hotfix addresses the following security and functionality issues:

  • Serv-U FTP(S) Security improvements
  • Stability improvements
  • Performance improvements

Requirements

This fix requires Serv-U version 15.1.7.238.

Within the Serv-U folder there is a folder for each supported platform. Please use the files for your platform when updating Serv-U. The folder contains files in the appropriate directory structure (if necessary) to upgrade your installation.

This fix contains 9 files for Windows and 5 files for Linux:

Windows:
* \Serv-U.exe
* \Serv-U-Tray.exe
* \Serv-U.dll
* \Serv-U-RES.dll
* \RhinoNET.dll
* \RhinoRES.dll
* \Client\Admin\ServerLimits.htm
* \Client\Admin\Strings\Strings.strings
* \Client\Common\Strings\File-Transfer.strings

Linux:
* /Serv-U
* /Serv-U-Tray
* /Client/Admin/ServerLimits.htm
* /Client/Admin/Strings/Strings.strings
* /Client/Common/Strings/File-Transfer.strings

Install the HotFix.

1. Shut down all running Serv-U processes.
     a. Right-click the tray icon, and select Stop Serv-U.
     b. Right-click the tray icon, and select Exit Tray.

2. Navigate to the Serv-U installation directory:

     For Windows, the default installation directory is:
           C:\Program Files\RhinoSoft\Serv-U
     or:
          C:\Program Files\RhinoSoft.com\Serv-U

     For Linux, the default installation directory is:
           /usr/local/Serv-U

3. Back up the following files from the installation directory to a separate location:

Windows:

* \Serv-U.exe

* \Serv-U-Tray.exe

* \Serv-U.dll

* \Serv-U-RES.dll

* \RhinoNET.dll

* \RhinoRES.dll

* \Client\Admin\ServerLimits.htm

* \Client\Admin\Strings\Strings.strings

* \Client\Common\Strings\File-Transfer.strings

Linux:

* /Serv-U

* /Serv-U-Tray

* /Client/Admin/ServerLimits.htm

* /Client/Admin/Strings/Strings.strings

* /Client/Common/Strings/File-Transfer.strings

4. Extract the hot fix .zip file to a temporary location.

5. Open the folder in the extracted hot fix for the platform Serv-U is installed on. For example, open the Windows 64-bit folder if Serv-U is installed on a 64-bit version of Windows.

6. On Linux, modify the permissions of the files by executing the following command:

      chmod u+xs Serv-U

      chmod u+x Serv-U-Tray

7. Copy the hotfix contents to the Serv-U installation directory, overwriting the existing files.

8. Restart the Serv-U tray application.

9. Right-click the tray icon and select Start Serv-U.

   The hotfix is installed.

 

Uninstall the HotFix

1. Shut down all running Serv-U processes.

      a. Right-click the tray icon, and select Stop Serv-U.

      b. Right-click the tray icon, and select Exit Tray.

2. Locate the files backed up during the installation procedure above.

3. Navigate to the Serv-U installation directory:

     For Windows, the default installation directory is:

          C:\Program Files\RhinoSoft\Serv-U

     or:

          C:\Program Files\RhinoSoft.com\Serv-U

     For Linux, the default installation directory is:

          /usr/local/Serv-U

4. Copy the backed up to the Serv-U installation directory, overwriting the existing files.

5. Restart the Serv-U tray application.

6. Right-click the tray icon, and select Start Serv-U.

The Hot Fix is uninstalled.

For more information, see https://www.serv-u.com/support
This Hot Fix is now available on the customer portal.

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There appears to be a bug in hotfix 4..

Please see 0 byte files and partial uploads in Serv-U 15.1.7 Hotfix 4 (15.1.7.)

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