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SyncDat Change Log

Below are the changes made in each version of SyncDat, starting with the most recent release.  For more information about version numbers, and how to find which version you are currently using, see Tech Note 0001.

Recent Changes for SyncDat distribution package. 150212-1.3C mtp-4.1.0 Improved performance when scanning remote folders solaris: 64-bit executables solx86_64: 64-bit executables syncdat-1.3.1 Improved local folder scanning servedat-1.16.3 Improved performance writing to slow storage solaris: PAM required, direct NIS support removed 141217-1.3B mtp-4.0.4 Warning if storage latency is very high Improved CPU efficiency at speeds over 10 gigabits per second Fixed spurious timeouts when streaming data to a slow destination win32: Strictly enforce a minimum of XP Service Pack 3 More graceful handling of trial expiration Reduced memory usage when writing to relatively slow storage mtping-2.12.3 Fixed crash when options are given but no server 141010-1.3A mtp-4.0.3 win64: Native support for 64-bit Windows on Vista or later systems. Improved handling of abort and error conditions Support for self-service host binding Fixed handling of errors when request times out before data is received syncdat-1.3.0 New posix option -u: Do not copy uid/gid Improved progress reporting Comprehensive option help with "syncdat -v" Requires servedat 1.15.0 or later servedat-1.16.1 Improved directory scanning performance and reliability Improved caching of SysAuth credentials mtping-2.12.2 Statistics now display after interrupt of "-c" mode 140818-1.2K-1222 mtp-4.0.1 win32: Fixed compatibility with Windows XP Restored ability to detect port conflicts 140717-1.2K mtp-4.0.0 Improved multi-gigabit scaling Faster transfers to and from network attached storage Greater tolerance of slow and contentious hard-drives No slow-down when using Encryption on multi-core CPUs Deprecated support for MacOS X 10.5 servedat-1.16.0 Improved performance during high levels of concurrency Greater responsiveness under heavy load Quick Start mode now refuses to accept a username or password Creating an existing directory no longer increments failure count win32: Improved support for very long paths using //?/ prefix linux,solaris,hpux,aix,irix: regression of upload date stamp issue SysHome now defaults to HomeDir when user path is missing syncdat-1.2.6 solaris: Fixed crash during local directory scan mtping-2.12.1 Fixed "mtping -R license_code" Fixed hang after last TTL Exceeded response 131008-1.2J servedat-1.15.1 Fixed one-at-a-time download of folders when under an AllowPath prefix 130823-1.2I mtp-3.15.11 Expanded AWS EC2 license binding options Improved clock handling for Linux, FreeBSD, Solaris, and AIX servedat-1.15.0 Improved reporting of errors occurring after uploads syncdat-1.2.5 Improved detection of mismatched server version mtping-2.12.0 New -r option outputs machine parseable server response Registration option -R now accepts license on the command line Server can now be specified in "address:port" format 130514-1.2H mtp-3.15.10 Improved encryption efficiency for Mac, Linux, FreeBSD, HP-UX, and AIX servedat-1.14.2 New AllowPath option to create exceptions for RestrictHome users. 130402-1.2G mtp-3.15.9 Improved scaling for mid-speed, high-latency paths linux64: New port for 64-bit Linux, kernel 2.6.23 and later netbsd: Support for NetBSD is discontinued servedat-1.14.1 win32: Fixed regression of log-file line feeds 130320-1.2F osx: Fixed incorrect destination for "install-config" installation script 130225-1.2F mtp-3.15.8 Improved efficiency when writing to Network Attached Storage servedat-1.14.0 Log and monitor the number of transactions, errors, and warnings New 'S' log type for periodic server status updates Improved error and warning messages Reports available filesystem space with directory listings -sv.met now records estimated data rate (DATARATE) win32: -sv.met and log files are now FILE_SHARE_READ win32: Fixed UTF character handling for deletion and folder creation osx: Fixed handling of supplemental groups for SysAuth users mtping-2.11.3 Report count of servedat Errors, Failures, Warnings, and Denials Improved labeling of loads and errors 121220-1.2E mtp-3.15.7 Fixed potential timeout during transfer of very large files 121127-1.2D win32: Minimum system is XP Service Pack 3 or Server 2003 Service Pack 2 mtp-3.15.6 Improved diagnostic messages 121010-1.2C mtp-3.15.5 Automatic license registration for select clients servedat-1.13.2 WriteListOnly (-W): Allow uploads plus listings, but not downloads syncdat-1.2.2 Support for automatic license registration 120907-1.2B mtp-3.15.4 Improved performance for I/O bound machines on low latency networks Improved reporting of out-of-memory conditions servedat-1.13.1 Improved reporting of out-of-memory conditions linux: Fixed "Unable to set modification date" on older kernels syncdat-1.2.1 Improved out-of-memory reporting when handling very large folders aix: Fixed spurious "Bad file number" errors linux: Fixed "Unable to set modification date" on older kernels 120731-1.2A mtp-3.15.3 Improved accuracy of NoiseRatio setting servedat-1.13.0 Progress of ongoing transactions is now logged Improved error reporting for packaging / streaming transactions Improved handling of unix supplemental groups Logging time stamps now have millisecond accuracy win32: Cross-platform translation of non-ASCII file name characters Improved handling of long paths with non-ASCII characters Fixed excessive caching of system credentials Fixed crash when deleting an empty -sv.met file Fixed cleanup of orphaned -sv.tmp files after errors Fixed incorrect truncation of uploading files after SIGHUP syncdat-1.2.0 win32: Cross-platform translation of non-ASCII file name characters -A no longer prompts for password when it is given on the command line aix: Fixed crash when scanning an empty local folder Check for out-of-bounds local date stamps when -q is not appied Improved local scanning performance Enabling debugging forces UDP buffer check on platforms with known issues More descriptive output, clearer conflict warnings mtping-2.11.0 The mtping utility is now included within the SyncDat package in the "Server Files" folder. The full MTP-Utilities package can be downloaded from

Older logs are available by request.