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  • v2.2.10 Changes

    May 13, 2020

    🚀 This release collects together a number of bug fixes, including improvements to users joining the session, security improvements in upload/download of presentations and, it enables, by default, the deletion of raw recording data (which is used to create the playback files) to 14 days. 

    🛠 Fixed:

    • 🛠 Fix race condition in addUserSettings #9419
    • 🛠 Fix calcGuestStatus #9189
    • 🔄 Change validateAuthToken key generator and add details to log #9469#9474
    • Postpone websocket close for a failed authToken #9470
    • 🛠 customSvgIcon css class bug fixed for rtl layouts #9173
    • Set correct state in user list for selected user onClick #9408
    • 🔒 Close video preview modal when "share webcam" lock activated #9481
    • 0️⃣ Localize default poll options before calculating annotation required space #9477
    • 🛠 Fix 'See other viewers in the Users list' lock enforcing lock on 'See other viewers webcams' #9407 , see Note near the end of this message

    ⚡️ Updated:

    • Rework presentation download and upload #9386 #9391
    • ✂ Remove files containing incompatible (to BBB) license #9501
    • Display locked status for shared notes under Shared Notes title #9518

    🆕 New:

    • 🔧 Enable deletion of 14d old already published raw recordings by default #9483 This is configurable by editing /etc/cron.daily/bigbluebutton.
    • ➕ Adds remove user confirmation #9475

    🚀 Note: if you are relying on Add create property to mask viewers from other viewers #7896 to also hide webcams, in this release you will additionally need to set "See other viewers' webcams" lock setting to prohibit viewers from seeing the webcams of other viewers. In other words, to hide viewers from seeing other viewers in the Users list and webcams, both lock settings below are needed.
    Screenshot from 2020-05-11 15-03-56

  • v2.2.9 Changes

    May 01, 2020

    🚀 This release resolved a regression that prevented the presenter from drawing in the center of the whiteboard.

    🛠 Fixed:

    • webcams resizing box bug: inability to start draw from the middle of the whiteboard #9335
    • Shared notes recording: fix note id length #9340
    • 🛠 Fix the spacing in the typing indicator #8725
    • 🛠 Fix media overlay blocking whiteboard when drawing #9343
    • 🛠 Fix live captions via dictation not displaying #9357

    ⚡️ Updated:

    • ➕ Add logger and upload failure error messages #9341
    • 👌 Improve the file download in the browser #9359
    • 🔊 Include Meteor connection ID in logs from client #9362

    🆕 New

    • Disable private chat initiation in breakouts #9363

    🚚 Many schools disable private chat for students and needed it disabled in breakout rooms as well. We will likely move this to an option in the Breakout rooms dialog box to give the instructor the choice.

    ⚡️ We also updated jitterbuffer settings for FreeSWITCH configuration (now set to "60:120") to further improve audio.

  • v2.2.8 Changes

    April 29, 2020

    ⚡️ This is a update to fix a regression in 2.2.7 that may have prevented a presenter from uploading slides.

    • Switch setPresenterInPodReqMsg to in-file function, not method #9334
  • v2.2.7 Changes

    April 29, 2020

    🚀 This release improves the validation of new users joining into a session.

    ⚡️ Updated:

    • 🔨 Refactor connection definition of userId to wait for validateAuthToken #9313
    • 🔒 Lock settings for private chat now applies to existing private chat sessions with other viewers #9298
    • 🛠 Fix exception in presentation when minimized and poll published #9289
  • v2.2.6 Changes

    April 25, 2020

    🚀 This release fixes some bugs, gives moderators more control over removing users, and improves security in BigBlueButton.

    🆕 New

    • 🚚 Prevent removed users from rejoining (including dial-in) #9188 #9230 #9236
    • 💻 Display screen share button in safari browser (show unavailable message) #9066

    ⚡️ Updated

    • Return 404 error when presentation file download is not allowed. #9259
    • 🌐 Bind bbb-web to localhost #9245
    • ➕ Add support for upload of '.jpeg' files (not just '.jpg') #9115
    • 🌐 Pulled the latest translations for locales, multiple new languages supported #9126 , #9218
    • Set content-type for presentation download #9102
    • ⚡️ Update HTML5 npm packages #9125

    🚀 This release adds the Norwegian language to the list of locals. To improve the audio, we've also added a jitterbuffer setting to the FreeSWITCH configuration files.

  • v2.2.5 Changes

    April 12, 2020

    ⚡️ This is a minor update to fix a regression that prevented users from downloading slides when enabled by the presenter.

    • 🛠 Fix presentation download by using the presentation id not its name #9045
    • ➕ add support for upload of '.jpeg' files (not just '.jpg') #9025
  • v2.2.4 Changes

    April 09, 2020

    🚀 This release fixes some bugs and improves security in BigBlueButton.

    • Prevent XSS in closed captions #9017
    • 🛠 Fix maximum update depth exceeded in poll annotation #8952
    • 📇 Strip control characters from user-provided metadata in events file #8950

    🚀 As this release includes a security fix, we strongly recommend everyone update their BigBlueButton server to this latest release.

    Thanks to the members of the community that reported the above items.

  • v2.2.3 Changes

    March 28, 2020

    🚀 This release incorporates newer versions of Kurento (handles video), bbb-webrtc-sfu (interfaces the browser with Kurento), and FreeSWITCH (handles audio) for improved reliability.

    👌 Improved

    • ⚡️ Updated to latest build of bbb-webrtc-sfu for improved stability
    • ⚡️ Updated to Kurento 6.13 for improved stability
    • 🚦 Incorporated crash fix #511 into FreeSWITCH
    • ➕ Added a cron.hourly task to restart Kurento every 24+ hours when the server is idle (no users are connected to BigBlueButton)
    • ⬇️ Reduce storage requirements for recordings by having the recording archive delete originals of archived media #8901
    • 🛠 Fix presenter indicator problem in Safari / Opera #8885
    • ✅ Pulled latest HTML5 locales; Fixed Georgian issues #8905

    Thanks to our community we added for new localizations: Catalan, Estonian, Lithuanian, and Latvian.

  • v2.2.2 Changes

    March 09, 2020

    🚀 This release makes a small update to fix bbb-webrtc-sfu.

    • 🛠 Fix a missing symbolic link for /var/kurento -> /var/lib/kurento in bbb-webrtc-sfu.
  • v2.2.1 Changes

    March 08, 2020

    ⚡️ Minor update to recompile FreeSWITCH so it would record OPUS audio again.