Wazo 17.12 released

Added by S├ębastien Duthil about 2 months ago

Sprint Review 17.12

New features in this sprint

REST API: A new REST API has been added to fetch a user's chat history. Until now, the chat history was not kept on the server: this means that one chat interface (say, the XiVO Client) could only see its own history, not messages sent from other softwares (say, the web interface Unicom).

Wazo plugins: The administration interface now shows if a Wazo plugin has a new version available and allows the administrator to upgrade plugins to a more recent version.

Technical features

Web Hooks: Options have been added to make web hook configuration more usable. These options include, the content type, trusted certificates and templates for the body and URL.

Plugins: wazo-plugind memory usage has been improved.

Chat: The chat history is now stored in the database and included in backups (see the updated restore procedure).

Ongoing features

Plugin management: We want developers to be able to write and share Wazo plugins easily. For this, we need a central place where users can browse plugins and developers can upload them. That's what we call the Plugin Market. Right now, the market already serves the list of available plugins, but it is very static. Work will now be done to add a front end to our plugin market, allowing users to browse, add and modify plugins.

Webhooks: Webhooks allow Wazo to notify other applications about events that happen on the telephony server, e.g. when a call arrives, when it is answered, hung up, when a new contact is added, etc. Webhooks are working correctly, but they still need some polishing: performance tweaking, handling HTTP authentication, listing the history of webhooks triggered, allowing users to setup their own webhooks in order to connect with Zapier, for example. We're also thinking of triggering scripts instead of HTTP requests, making Wazo all the more flexible when interconnecting with other tools.

3 bugs were fixed, 10 features were added and 4 technical issues were resolved since Wazo 17.11. The complete list of features and fixes is available at http://projects.wazo.community/versions/265

Upgrade

As usual, upgrading your Wazo must be done by following this procedure: http://documentation.wazo.community/en/stable/upgrade/upgrade.html

Install

Instructions to install Wazo: http://documentation.wazo.community/en/stable/installation/installsystem.html
You can download the ISO here: The client can be downloaded from the following links:

Documentation

You can consult the documentation in the following formats:

Tests reports

Wazo tests report (french version) can be consulted here:
http://mirror.wazo.community/iso/archives/wazo-17.12/tests-report-wazo-manual-17.12.html (manual tests)
http://mirror.wazo.community/iso/archives/wazo-17.12/tests-report-wazo-auto-17.12.html (automatic tests)

See you for the next sprint review.


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