Alfresco Community 3.4.b Release Notes

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Alfresco Community 3.4.b Release Notes

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For download and installation instructions, refer to the Download and Install Alfresco page.

Changes to Alfresco binaries from 3.4.x onwards

  1. MS-office add-ins are now packaged together as one zip file in This zip file includes add-ins for MS Excel, MS Word and MS PowerPoint.
  2. DoD AMPs alfresco-dod5015-share.amp and alfresco-dod5015.amp are now packaged in one AMP file
  3. Alfresco-mmt.jar is now made part of
  4. Sample extensions are now made part of File is not distributed any more.
  5. Alfresco installers replace Tomcat bundles and these are now removed from distribution.
  6. contains and
  7. alfresco-fdk.amp and alfresco-fdk.jar packaged as
  8.   vti-module.amp replaced as
  9. consists Share and Explorer war bundles including Sample extensions such as This file also contains Module Management tool and JCR benchmarking tool.


This release has been tested on the following stack:

  1. DB: MySQL 5.1.39 and PostgreSQL 8.4.1
  2. App Server: Tomcat 6.0.18 and JBoss 5.1.0.GA
  3. JDK Version: 1.6 u20 x 64
  4. Server OS: RHEL5-64bit and Win2008-64bit

The Alfresco supplied Installers with install all you need to run Alfresco on your machine.
which includes Alfresco Explorer, Share, Web Quick Start, Web Project Management, Sharepoint module, Records Management module, Quickr connector

Note, latest patches are always recommended.

Schema Changes

For this release, following schema changes are done,

  1. alf_prop_unique_ctx: Added column prop1_id
  2. Old-style audit tables are no longer used by code: alf_audit_config, alf_audit_date, alf_audit_fact, alf_audit_source
  3. Attribute tables are emptied of useful data and code has been removed.

Known Issues

  • Share document download issue on Tomact with https(SSL)  for Internet Explorer versions 7 & 8.on IE7 and IE8, you will get error message if you try to download a document from share in Tomcat with https(SSL) enabled.
To resolve this issue add following to Context element within file ..tomcat/conf/context.xml       
<Valve className='org.apache.catalina.authenticator.SSLAuthenticator' securePagesWithPragma='false' />

  • For a list all other known issues which are targeted for next community release please see Jira.

Public SVN Revision number

The SVN revision number for Alfresco Community 3.4.b is 23338.
Release Notes
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