Introduction

These release notes provide you with information about the latest upgrade to the StarLeaf Cloud, Portal, and endpoints. This is a feature release and is effective from February 2016.

All upgrades take place outside of normal office hours for all regions. Endpoints automatically restart and reconnect to the cloud after the upgrade.

StarLeaf operates a system of rolling upgrades across our data centers, which are distributed globally. New features may be enabled separately. These release notes also document the bug fixes in 2.4.0 of StarLeaf Cloud.

New features

New features in StarLeaf Cloud 2.4.0

Feature Description
Directory improvements

The directory, as viewed from StarLeaf endpoints and Breeze has been improved with the addition of green dialing buttons.

This better indicates to users that they can dial with one press, shown below:

Scheduling plugin for Microsoft Outlook

A plugin for Microsoft Outlook is now available. This plugin allows all Outlook users in an organization to schedule video meetings directly from their Outlook client.

Any user can install the plugin on their own Windows computer.
They will see a new option on the Outlook ribbon:

On first use, a user logs in using their Breeze username (email address) and password.

The user can then schedule the video meeting:

The plugin is available here . More information about using the plugin is available here.

If you need an MSI installer to mass-deploy the Outlook plugin to multiple users, contact StarLeaf technical support.

Issues Resolved

Bug fixes effective in StarLeaf Cloud 2.4.0

ID Description
iPad Breeze
4137 In previous releases, simultaneous calls on FaceTime and iPad Breeze caused the audio to fail in the Breeze call. Cloud 2.4.0 fixes this issue.
7876

In the previous version of iPad Breeze, when using some Bluetooth headsets, audio did not behave as expected. Cloud 2.4.0 fixes this issue.

Windows Breeze
7147 In the previous version, there was no incoming call notification on Windows 10. Cloud 2.4.0 fixes this issue.
7213 In the previous version, under certain circumstances, adding or removing a microphone from the Windows computer could cause a call to fail. Cloud 2.4.0 fixes this issue.
Linux Breeze
7082 The caller name now appears in an incoming call notification.
7084 When you choose to share your screen during a video call, Linux Breeze now allows you to select a monitor to share.
7174 In the previous version of Linux Breeze, under certain circumstances, audio could fail during screen sharing. Cloud 2.4.0 fixes this issue.
General endpoint fixes
6381 In previous versions, StarLeaf endpoints did not receive video from Cisco SX10s running version 7.3. Cloud 2.4.0 fixes this issue.
8012 In previous releases, when adding an Acano MCU to an ad hoc conference over SIP, video from the Acano was not displayed by the StarLeaf endpoints. Cloud 2.4.0 fixes this issue.
8048 In previous versions, under certain circumstances during a scheduled conference, if the conference organizer muted certain participants, video would no longer be received and the message ‘No incoming video’ was displayed. Cloud 2.4.0 fixes this issue.
8155 There are improved feedback messages when restarting a GT Mini 3330.
8366 In previous versions, if conference owners included themselves in the list of attendees, the conference owner received too many emails about the conference. Cloud 2.4.0 fixes this issue.
8432 In previous versions, there was a problem with scheduling repeat conferences on the last day of the month. Cloud 2.4.0 fixes this issue.

Known limitations

For interoperability issues, refer here.

Reference ID Description
5454 Breeze fullscreen mode is not supported on Mac OSX versions below 10.7.