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* Debian 7 (wheezy) support has been dropped.  Please upgrade to Debian 8 (jessie) before upgrading to 4.3.
 
* Debian 7 (wheezy) support has been dropped.  Please upgrade to Debian 8 (jessie) before upgrading to 4.3.
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* Debian 9 (stretch) support has been added.
  
 
= UI =
 
= UI =
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= Customers =
 
= Customers =
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== Locations ==
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* Census block coding: Fix map-based census coding for unknown locations (previously used the US Census service site which is now gone, built an internal re-implementation)
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* Google maps integration fixes for new API key requirements (also need to put a card on file and enable with Google)
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== Packages ==
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* In suspension and cancellation popups, show information about which services will be unprovisioned to external systems.
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* Option to carry discounts through package changes
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* Improve bulk package edit UI
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== Payments ==
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* Streamlined amount selection UI for payments
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* Use new-style message templates for payment receipts
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* Option for flat credit card surcharge in addition to percentage
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* Option to surcharge for back-office payment processing (i.e. for a pay-by-phone "convenience fee")
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== Discounts ==
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* Discounts on one-time charges
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== Invoices ==
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* Option to relocate the payment coupon to the top
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* Show taxes per section when using invoice sections
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* Re-factored invoice substitutions to correct multiple edge cases with summaries, fees, sections, custom templates and custom substitutions.
  
 
== Attachments ==
 
== Attachments ==
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== Change history ==
 
== Change history ==
  
* Included notes and tags
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* Included notes, tags and contact changes
 
 
= Discounts =
 
 
 
* Discounts on one-time charges
 
  
 
= Reporting =
 
= Reporting =
  
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* Include 2018-2019+
 
* New customer referral report
 
* New customer referral report
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* New customer time span report
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* New future card charges report
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* New event fee report
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* Improved customer contact report
 
* Improved wireless broadband service report
 
* Improved wireless broadband service report
 
* Search payments by customer location fields
 
* Search payments by customer location fields
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* Search by number of referred customers and their status
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* Backdate FCC 477 deployment zones
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* Search packages by suspension reasons
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* Added revenue difference to package churn report
  
 
= VoIP/Telco =
 
= VoIP/Telco =
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* FreeSWITCH CDRs
 
* FreeSWITCH CDRs
 
* Asterisk v12 CDRs
 
* Asterisk v12 CDRs
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* Broadsoft R22 CDRs
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* Ooma integration
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* Acme Packet CDRs
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* ANI networks CDRs
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* ThinQ CDRs
 
* Extended Vitelity integration with E911 and LNP (porting)
 
* Extended Vitelity integration with E911 and LNP (porting)
 
* Update VoIP Innovations CDR import for new hostname and SSL requirement
 
* Update VoIP Innovations CDR import for new hostname and SSL requirement
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* Option to mark CDRs for reprocessing when voiding an invoice
  
 
= Taxation =
 
= Taxation =
  
 
* Integration with [http://csilongwood.com/ Compliance Solutions] tax rating service as an alternative to SureTax or Avalara.
 
* Integration with [http://csilongwood.com/ Compliance Solutions] tax rating service as an alternative to SureTax or Avalara.
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* Improved Washington state taxation
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* Bulk edit tax rates
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* Taxation option on pre-discount amounts
  
 
= Quotations =
 
= Quotations =
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* Automatically create a customer contact for new ticketing Requestors
 
* Automatically create a customer contact for new ticketing Requestors
* Request tracker updated from 4.2.13 to 4.2.14
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* Access control to disable new activity indicator in header
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* Added AutoreplyOrCorrespondence template [[https://rt-wiki.bestpractical.com/wiki/AutoreplyOrCorrespondence https://rt-wiki.bestpractical.com/wiki/AutoreplyOrCorrespondence]]
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* Added ticket action Quiet Resolve
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* Added ability to attach a file to Quick Ticket Creation
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* Request Tracker updated from 4.2.13 to 4.2.14
 
** [http://docs.bestpractical.com/release-notes/rt/4.2.14 4.2.14 Release Notes]
 
** [http://docs.bestpractical.com/release-notes/rt/4.2.14 4.2.14 Release Notes]
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= Provisioning exports =
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* Saisei integration
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* Expect-style SSH scripting for interacting with remote systems which cannot run scripts (e.g. Cisco routers)
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* HTTP/HTTPS export hooks for Fiber, DSL, cable, phone, circuit, hardware and svc_external services
  
 
= Billing events =
 
= Billing events =
  
* New conditions: residential/commercial, number of referred customers, check customer tag (for all event types)
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* New conditions: residential/commercial, number of referred customers, check customer tag (for all event types), contract end date
 
* Improved discount action: package class selection, once per customer option
 
* Improved discount action: package class selection, once per customer option
* Made HTTP/HTTPS POST action available for all event types
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* Made HTTP/HTTPS POST and email actions available for all event types
* New action to add a customer tag
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* New actions: add and remove customer tags
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* New action: send SMS (via carrier email gateway)
  
 
= Misc =
 
= Misc =
  
 
* Fixed customer import
 
* Fixed customer import
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* Added contact import
 
* Fixed fees
 
* Fixed fees
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* Added svc_realestate service for tracking real estate rentals
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* API documentation now installed and viewable locally in each installation

Latest revision as of 07:56, 2 April 2019

Notes

This is the changelog for the 4.3 release.

For a more detailed, raw log of changes, see the git log

OS Support

  • Debian 7 (wheezy) support has been dropped. Please upgrade to Debian 8 (jessie) before upgrading to 4.3.
  • Debian 9 (stretch) support has been added.

UI

  • More UI styling and cleanup

Customers

Locations

  • Census block coding: Fix map-based census coding for unknown locations (previously used the US Census service site which is now gone, built an internal re-implementation)
  • Google maps integration fixes for new API key requirements (also need to put a card on file and enable with Google)

Packages

  • In suspension and cancellation popups, show information about which services will be unprovisioned to external systems.
  • Option to carry discounts through package changes
  • Improve bulk package edit UI

Payments

  • Streamlined amount selection UI for payments
  • Use new-style message templates for payment receipts
  • Option for flat credit card surcharge in addition to percentage
  • Option to surcharge for back-office payment processing (i.e. for a pay-by-phone "convenience fee")

Discounts

  • Discounts on one-time charges

Invoices

  • Option to relocate the payment coupon to the top
  • Show taxes per section when using invoice sections
  • Re-factored invoice substitutions to correct multiple edge cases with summaries, fees, sections, custom templates and custom substitutions.

Attachments

  • Optimized attachment upload, allowing larger attachments

Change history

  • Included notes, tags and contact changes

Reporting

  • Include 2018-2019+
  • New customer referral report
  • New customer time span report
  • New future card charges report
  • New event fee report
  • Improved customer contact report
  • Improved wireless broadband service report
  • Search payments by customer location fields
  • Search by number of referred customers and their status
  • Backdate FCC 477 deployment zones
  • Search packages by suspension reasons
  • Added revenue difference to package churn report

VoIP/Telco

  • FreeSWITCH CDRs
  • Asterisk v12 CDRs
  • Broadsoft R22 CDRs
  • Ooma integration
  • Acme Packet CDRs
  • ANI networks CDRs
  • ThinQ CDRs
  • Extended Vitelity integration with E911 and LNP (porting)
  • Update VoIP Innovations CDR import for new hostname and SSL requirement
  • Option to mark CDRs for reprocessing when voiding an invoice

Taxation

  • Integration with Compliance Solutions tax rating service as an alternative to SureTax or Avalara.
  • Improved Washington state taxation
  • Bulk edit tax rates
  • Taxation option on pre-discount amounts

Quotations

  • Add quotation description
  • Show a total first payment possible range for prorated packages
  • PDF and residential quotation fixes
  • Add option for a default close date

Customer self-service

  • Fix self-service contact login
  • Directly change contact passwords in backend without an end-customer reset email
  • New wordpress plugin, for adding self-service functionality to wordpress sites
  • Option to disable changing electronic check information
  • Option to disable package changes per agent

Ticketing

Provisioning exports

  • Saisei integration
  • Expect-style SSH scripting for interacting with remote systems which cannot run scripts (e.g. Cisco routers)
  • HTTP/HTTPS export hooks for Fiber, DSL, cable, phone, circuit, hardware and svc_external services

Billing events

  • New conditions: residential/commercial, number of referred customers, check customer tag (for all event types), contract end date
  • Improved discount action: package class selection, once per customer option
  • Made HTTP/HTTPS POST and email actions available for all event types
  • New actions: add and remove customer tags
  • New action: send SMS (via carrier email gateway)

Misc

  • Fixed customer import
  • Added contact import
  • Fixed fees
  • Added svc_realestate service for tracking real estate rentals
  • API documentation now installed and viewable locally in each installation