What’s New

From Open-Xchange

Open-Xchange products continue to be enhanced and further developed. Existing applications continue to evolve with new features added each release.

This page provides an overview of the key updates in the latest product versions below.

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Messaging and Communication

OX App Suite Software Subscription v8.24

  • Improved Calendar Views on Mobile Devices
  • New Category Browser
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OX App Suite
New features with v8.24
  • Improved Calendar Views on Mobile Devices
    We are thrilled to introduce an exciting enhancement to your mobile calendar experience. Allow us to present our dynamic mobile week view, carefully crafted to streamline your weekly navigation effortlessly. Our updated mobile monthly view is also ready to enrich your daily routine with its enhanced details. Enjoy the journey of efficiency and elegance as you effortlessly navigate through your schedule with style and ease!

  • New Category Browser
    In this release we have introduces a completely new concept of information tagging and browsing. It is now possible to “Tag” any item in OX App Suite (e.g. emails, appointments, tasks and contacts). For example, you can tag items as “Urgent”, “For Meeting X”, “For End of Year Tax” etc. You can then, in a new search view, simply look for a category and see all the related items. For example, search for “For Meeting X” and you will see all the relevant emails, appointments, tasks and people needed for that meeting.


OX Dovecot Pro v2.3.21

With more than 76% market share, OX Dovecot Pro is the world’s market-leading IMAP server. OX Dovecot Pro 2.3.21 includes the following:

  • This is a maintenance release of OX Dovecot Pro v2.3 branch, which contains bug fixes, optimizations, and minor feature additions.
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OX Dovecot Pro
New features with v2.3.21
  • This is a maintenance release of OX Dovecot Pro v2.3 branch, which contains bug fixes, optimizations, and minor feature additions.

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Storage and Collaboration

OX Documents v8.24

OX Documents has always been a compelling feature that attracts customers to OX App Suite.

  • With this new release, Open-Xchange integrates OX Documents closely with the new OX App Suite v8.24 features.

OX Drive app v4.0.0 for Android

This new OX Drive app, from Open-Xchange, makes all your OX Drive content available in Apple's native Files app.

  • Extensive UI redesign following Material UI guidelines
  • Scan and upload documents within the app.
  • Create and upload notes within the app.
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OX Drive app for Android

  • Extensive UI redesign following Material UI guidelines.
  • Scan and upload documents within the app.
  • Create and upload notes within the app.
  • Introducing a new bottom navigation bar.
  • Partial media access permissions supported.
  • View files in the browser if the server supports the file type.
  • Enhanced UX, particularly for automatic uploads.
  • Optional location data upload for media files.
  • App-specific language settings now available.
  • Improved support for chromeOS.



Email and Network Protection

OX Guard v8.24

With this new release, Open-Xchange integrates OX Guard even more closely with OX App Suite v8.24.

OX Abuse Shield v2.10.1

OX Abuse Shield provides abuse-prevention for Webmail, POP, and IMAP. It is integrated with both OX App Suite and OX Dovecot Pro to prevent login and authentication abuse as well as protecting against brute-force attacks. OX Abuse Shield release v2.10.1 includes:

  • Add Enterprise Linux 9 Build Target
  • Option to use OpenSSL instead of Libsodium for encryption
  • StatsDB is sharded by default in policy
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OX Abuse Shield
New features with v2.10.1
  • Enterprise Linux 9-based systems are now supported as a build target. Oracle Linux 9 is used as the build environment, but the package should work on any EL-9 environment.
  • The StatsDBs used by the policy are now sharded, meaning that performance will be better for large datasets.
  • When libsodium is not available, weakforced will now use openssl crypto functions instead for encryption, including encryption between the client and the server, and replication encryption. OpenSSL encryption is used for the docker image, but the default for built packages is still libsodium.

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PowerDNS Protect v2.0

PowerDNS Protect secures your subscribers, their families, businesses and all connected devices from malware, phishing and other harmful online content. Users are able to filter inappropriate content for different profiles and control access during specific times.

  • Security Dashboard for Users
  • Enhanced Notifications and Event Aggregation
  • Homework Time
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PowerDNS Protect
New features with v2.0
  • Security Dashboard for Users
    PowerDNS Protect 2.0 comes with a security dashboard that allows users to view reports that show the security status of their network and the connected devices. It informs about blocked attempts to access filtered content, potentially malware-infected devices, and more. Security reports can be viewed over a time period ranging from one to thirty days.
  • Enhanced Notifications and Event Aggregation
    The new version provides a simpler way of displaying, consolidating, and acting on real-time notifications about events such as attempts to visit blacklisted webpages, blocked phishing attacks, and more.
  • Homework Time
    Homework time provides a feature whereby a more restrictive set of filtering rules can be applied during certain times, for example, to support children doing their homework and removing distractions such as messaging apps or video streaming. This can be done on a per-profile basis so different family members can have different homework times and settings.

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