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News and posts from the SCM-Manager team

Log4Shell

Posted on 2021-12-13 by René Pfeuffer


Hey SCM-Manager Community,

We're sure you've heard about the vulnerability in log4j called Log4Shell. As far as we can say, SCM-Manager is not affected by this, because log4j is not used in SCM-Manager (for logging, we use Logback).

However, if you have installed plugins from external sources, you can check whether log4j is used somewhere by running this little script using the script plugin


Posted in scm-manager, security, release


SCM-Manager 2.27.0

Posted on 2021-11-17 by Eduard Heimbuch


Hey SCM-Manager Community,

once again we improved the accessibility by cleaning up our html structure and improve the screen reader support. Besides, we also created two new plugins which may be useful for your workflows with SCM-Manager.

Gotenberg Plugin

Some weeks ago we learned about Gotenberg as an easy-setup, powerful server to convert office binary files like docx, xlsx and pptx to pdf. We created the Gotenberg Plugin to integrate this…


Posted in scm-manager, release


Java 11

Posted on 2021-11-11 by René Pfeuffer


Hey SCM-Manager Community,

Java 8 has been around for quite a long time now and it has served SCM-Manager quite well. But everything has come to an end.

So today we are here to tell you, that we will quit support for Java 8 in March 2022. We chose this date, because according to Oracle the support for Java 8 will end then, too. So, if you still run SCM-Manager on Java 8, you should start your transition to Java 11, which will…


Posted in scm-manager, administration


SCM-Manager 2.26.0

Posted on 2021-11-05 by René Pfeuffer


Hey SCM-Manager Community,

we would like SCM-Manager to be accessible for as many users as possible. We aren't there, yet, but we have taken some major steps. Maybe the most obvious one: You can change your theme.

Accessibility

As well as it might seem so, our first goal was not…


Posted in scm-manager, release


SCM-Manager v1 Plugin Center

Posted on 2021-10-27 by Sebastian Sdorra


Hello SCM-Manager Community,

On June 04, 2020 we released SCM Manager v2 in the first stable version. That was 510 days ago. Today we decided to shutdown the PluginCenter for version 1 on April 30, 2022, and we also disabled access via http today.

What does this mean for running…


Posted in scm-manager, plugin-center, v1


SCM-Manager 2.25.0

Posted on 2021-10-22 by Eduard Heimbuch


Hey SCM-Manager Community,

With the new version 2.25.0 we have completely redesigned the landing page. We also fixed some minor bugs and added some minor features to various plugins. Our next big topic will be accessibility aka a11y. Here we will improve keyboard navigation and…


Posted in scm-manager, release


SCM-Manager 2.24.0

Posted on 2021-10-07 by Eduard Heimbuch


Hello SCM-Manager Community,

Since SCM-Manager is mainly concerned with repository management, our target audience is mostly from the IT field. However, during the development of SCM-Manager we found that other fields like engineers, craftsmen, scientists and office workers also…


Posted in scm-manager, release


SCM-Manager Public Showcases

Posted on 2021-09-29 by Eduard Heimbuch


Hello SCM-Manager Community,

Today we would like to present you our new content that we have created in the last weeks. By now there are already over 40 plugins for SCM-Manager 2 in the official Plugin Center. We have noticed that most users don't even know what is already…


Posted in scm-manager, cloudogu


SCM-Manager Team - Ask me anything

Posted on 2021-09-17 by Eduard Heimbuch


Hello Community,

Join us in our upcoming Ask-Me-Anything-Session! Get the chance to get to know our team and ask them all your burning questions about SCM-Manager. Give us feedback on our latest releases, tell us your wishes around new features and let us know, how the SCM…


Posted in scm-manager, cloudogu


SCM-Manager 2.23.0

Posted on 2021-09-08 by Sebastian Sdorra


Hello Community,

today we released SCM Manager 2.23.0 which brings global search to a whole new level.

Search was introduced with the quick repository search bar in version 2.21.0. Version 2.22.0 comes with a details page and allows searching by users and groups. Since…


Posted in scm-manager, release