Author Topic: Zentyal 3.0 Beta | Zentyal 2.3-2 beta installer available (Feature reeze is ON)!  (Read 5052 times)

J. A. Calvo

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Hi Zentyal community,

We are glad to let you know that Zentyal has already entered the feature freeze period for 3.0, meaning that from now on we will be focused on polishing and bugfixing until September. To celebrate this, we bring you a new installer including new versions of most of the packages. This means that in this release you can find almost all the functionality that will be present in the final Zentyal 3.0, but it's still a beta with lots of rough edges. We're looking forward to receiving your feedback & bug reports, to be able to release the first Zentyal 3.0 Release Candidate version in a few weeks.

You can download both 32 and 64 bit versions of Zentyal 2.3-2 at

Some of the highlights included in this new version are:
  • First version of the brand new HTTP proxy module, with a much simpler interface and improvements like now it is possible to apply different filter profiles on different time periods.
  • New features on Samba4, allowing to set administrator account or edit general settings without having to disable the module.
  • Several improvements in Firewall, OpenVPN and Captive Portal modules, featuring support for SNAT rules, MAC filtering and Captive Portal objects and services exceptions.
  • Jabber module now supports shared roster, vCards, STUN and Proxy configuration, and even integration with the Zarafa Webapp!
  • Changes are now saved in a dialog that disappears when the process has finished without redirecting the user to a different page. Also it blocks any action on the interface while saving the changes for safety reasons.
  • Support for confirmation dialogs at framework level that can be triggered with any action on the models.
  • Lots of other bugfixes and minor improvements!

In general, if you have already a working Zentyal 2.3 installation, you can try to upgrade, but it's always safer to do a fresh install. Take into account that specially the Proxy module has changed from top to bottom so you'll have to reconfigure it. Take also into account that this is a beta first version so you will find some problems, but, with your feedback, we hope to fix them all very soon.

And please, remember that Zentyal 2.3 is a beta release and it is not intended for production environments. Happy testing!
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It's very good!!
To was expecting this release, in particular for jabber functionality
I hope they have resolved the issues between Samba and LDAP


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Great performance. I installed the beta last night. Within 22 minutes were the system and the zentyal core packages done.

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