ISL Conference Proxy 3.2.9 for Windows and Linux (2010-02-09)


General Information

On 9th February 2010 we have released:

  • ISL Conference Proxy 3.2.9 (2010-02-09) for Windows and Linux platform

ISL Conference Proxy Modules (all are available for Windows and Linux platform):

  • GeoIP        1.0.9 (2010-02-09)
  • DNS server 1.0.6 (2010-02-09)
  • Network time 1.0.5 (2010-02-09)
  • System monitor 1.0.4 (2010-02-09)
  • Locale 1.0.4 (2010-02-09)

Upgrading to new version

Hosted Service

ISL Conference Proxy releases apply to server license owners only 

Server License

Upgrades are free of charge for ISL Online Server License users with active Extended Support Service. ISL Online Server License users with expired Extended Support Service are welcome to purchase Extended Support Service in order to gain access to the newly released ISL Online Server system. In case you have extended ESS you will need to create new license file and upload it to your ISL Conference Proxy server.

Quick Instructions for users, who have installed ISL Conference Proxy 3.1 or later

  1. open web administration of ISL Conference Proxy http://localhost:7615/conf
  2. login using admin account
  3. click Online update link in left navigation
  4. click Apply changes if you have automatic install


New features

OS version program download parameter support More


OS version support in user web pages and ISL Network Start will allow separate downloads of ISL software, which is designed for Win9x only or NT only.

Program crash reports upload support More


ISL software crash reports can now be uploaded automatically to ISL Conference Proxy to allow easier analyzing of the crashes.

Daily activity log recorder More


Daily activity log recorder allows the administrator to easily see and import into spreadsheets via CSV all important events.

Quick CPU/memory usage statistics logging More


Quick CPU/memory usage statistics logging can now be used to monitor excessive resource usage in ISL Conference Proxy log files.

Memory usage recorder for VMEM and handles More


Memory usage recorder will now support Virtual Memory blocks and system handles.

SSL/HTTPS certificate cache More


SSL/HTTPS certificate cache improves the speed of SSL handshakes. Important for large ISL AlwaysOn installations.

Verify software and translation uploads More


Software and translation uploads are now verified at the time of uploads to prevent corrupt files to be used in ISL Conference Proxy at earliest possible time.

Use "www" in place of wildcard DNS indicator "*" More


Installations of ISL Conference Proxy, which use wildcards "*" in the DNS name will now use "www" as default subdomain name instead of more confusing "x".

Web browser language variant support More


Web browser language variant support gives user web pages important information about users' locales. For example, Germans and German speaking Swiss can now be distinguished.

Javascript AJAX API for login and session join More


Preliminary support for AJAX API for login and session join is now available on /webapi/api.js?libs=join,login

Separate permission for user view/control active sessions More


User view/control of active sessions permission set is now added among older domain and server-wide permission sets.

Better reporting of database file write failures More


Better reporting of database file write failures will provide more important information in case of hard disk access problems.

DNS server DiG log recorder More


DNS server supports output of DiG request log (see ISC BIND for more info about DiG), which replicates exact DNS queries, to help troubleshoot the installation.

DNS server overload handling More


DNS server now handles overloads of requests by using a partial LIFO request queue instead of FIFO.

GeoIP database update More


GeoIP database update.

System monitor hard disk usage More


System monitor now includes hard disk usage (percentage of time spent doing reads/writes/both).

Defect fixes

Crash dump improvements More


ISL Conference Proxy crash dumps on Windows now properly handle a much larger set possible failures, like pure virtual function calls and MSCRT violations.

Computer shutdown handling More


A fix is provided for flushing all cached database data in memory, when the computer shuts down. Older versions did not always flush all database caches to disk.

More robust web session cookie handling More


In some cases, web session data may leak memory for longer periods of time. Corrupt web sessions will now be deleted as soon as possible.

Robustness fixes: upper limit for mails, error reports and chat transcripts More


Excessive memory and CPU usage was possible in case of very large error emails, reports and ISL Light chat transcripts. Upper limits were introduced to eliminate the problem.

Crash in web page generator More


Fix is provided for problem on multicore CPUs, a crash might occur in user web page generator.

Crash in database memory indexer More


Fix is provided for crash in database memory indexer.

Element absolute position Javascript library More


Element absolute position calculation was fixed to support relatively positioned parents.

Problems with Windows networking More


Several windows networking issues were fixed:

  1. unreliable packet ordering in IOCP - might cause Online update, File storage upload or Network time not to work correctly, proper ordering is now enforced
  2. ICMP port unreachable might cause DNS server to stop working, such messages are now ignored

Translations problem with "&" More


A fix is provided for proper handling of "&" in GUI text translations.

Locale correction for Norwegian and Chinese simplified More


Corrected date and time formatting for Norwegian and Chinese simplified in module Locale.

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