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Release Notes for XWiki Enterprise 1.5 Milestone 1

First milestone of the XWiki Enterprise 1.5 version (Roadmap).

Summary of changes since XWiki Enterprise 1.4

Main changes:

  • XWIKI-2241 Add possibility to map one LDAP group with more that one XWiki group
  • XWIKI-2394 Add the ability to configure LDAP groups classes and members fields names 
  • XWIKI-2366 Custom Velocity Uberspector that allows chaining several uberspectors 
  • XWIKI-2393 Introduce new Container component (using ThreadLocal variables) to prevent having to pass request/response/session data to all methods 
  • XWIKI-2354 Makes the SSL provider implementation to use configurable (Improve compatibility with some JVMs)
  • XWIKI-2406 Have "from" (second to last version) and "to" (last version) fields checked by default in the the document history 
  • XWIKI-2387 "userPassword" LDAP field now use configurable
  • XWIKI-2169 Automatic logging of deprecated method calls in Velocity 
  • XWIKI-2346 Standardize on Maven 2.0.9 for build

+ lots of other changes, see Platform details.

Known issues

Common Migration notes

If you're running in a multiwiki setup you'll also need to define the property xwiki.store.migration.databases=all to your xwiki.cfg file or explicitely name all databases to be migrated as in xwiki.store.migration.databases=db1,db2,....

You may also want to import the default wiki XAR in order to benefit from improvements listed above.

Always make sure you compare your xwiki.cfg file with the newest version since some configuration parameters were added. Of note, you should add xwiki.store.migration=1 so that XWiki will attempt to automatically migrate your current database to the new schema. Make sure you backup your Database before doing anything.

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