Article ID: 115288, created on Dec 11, 2012, last review on Aug 12, 2014

  • Applies to:
  • Business Automation 5.4

Release Notes

Full release notes for Parallels Business Automation (PBA) version 5.4.9 can be downloaded here.

New Features:
PBA 43097          API to retrieve the list of AR document IDs and types for a given period
PBA-40883          Improvements to account attributes

Fixed issues:
PBA-43199          Link to KB is missing in upgrade precheck. Error message: "Customized 'paytool' template has been detected"
PBA-43121          Changing unit of measure into unit with multiplier does not change resource maximal amount
PBA-43006          When switching plan period without changing plan, new resources are installed to subscription in PBA, but not in POA
PBA-41920          Inconsistency between certificate validity dates between PBA and SSL Store side while renewing subscription
PBA-42967          Not all the available PACI bandwidth options are in the online store
PBA-42882          Service plans' names are swapped on the SKU's Plan Upgrades/Downgrades tab
PBA-42880          Existing archived order details are displayed incorrectly: records are duplicated, incorrect format of decimal part of amount
PBA-42877          In Reseller Control Panel, a Reseller cannot buy service plan that has Terms and Conditions: Terms and Conditions cannot be accepted because this screen is missing for Resellers
PBA-42870          If a resource is dropped from service plan and then subscription is synchronized with plan, error occurs when cancelling subscription or switching period
PBA-42763          It is impossible to print Terms and Conditions from CCP during order placement
PBA-42726          GeoIP database is not updated during PBA update
PBA-42725          EURid plug-in should be updated according to the changes introduced November 21, 2012
PBA-42702          Upgrade wizard shows unclear error message: "The Current Usage of 'Diskspace' exceeds Total Amount"
PBA-42558          It is possible to create Account using AccountAdd_API specifying empty "Address line 1" and invalid email address
PBA-42556          The "Service Starting" parameter is always displayed as "Automatical" in Reseller Control Panel for delegated Service Plan
PBA-42366          KAZNIC domain plug-in doesn't work on Centos6 with OpenSSL 1.0.0
PBA-42264          If FIRST_PAGE_REDIRECT is enabled in a Usage Scenario, customers will be unable to use this scenario because they will always be redirected to FIRST_PAGE_REDIRECT page
PBA-41339          Resources for a subscription on Credit Hold are not synchronized with Service Plan
PBA-38455          Parent resource dependency multiplier is ignored on child resource switch; the placed order contains insufficient amount of parent resource
PBA-37486          An "Access Denied" error occurs when adding a new ticket or editing existing ticket with "Subscription" field blank
PBA-36708          InternetX plug-in does not convert non-ASCII characters, which results in request errors

Installation Instructions

New Installations:
Linux: http://download.pa.parallels.com/pba/5.4/doc/pdf/Deployment_Guides/PBA_5_4_for_Linux_Deployment_Guide.pdf
Windows: http://download.pa.parallels.com/pba/5.4/doc/pdf/Deployment_Guides/PBA_5_4_for_Windows_Deployment_Guide.pdf

Upgrade:
Note: Re-install custom plugins before running ./configure.pl according to https://kb.odin.com/en/113142 -- [INTERNAL] Custom plugins (payment, domain registration) are missing after Parallels Business Automation - Enterprise (PBA-E) update installation. 
Before reinstallation, all custom plugins must be rebuilt using the new SDK (find link below).
Note: For any Windows installation, the following KB should be applied manually after upgrade: https://kb.odin.com/115332 

Linux: http://download.pa.parallels.com/pba/5.4/doc/pdf/Deployment_Guides/PBA_5_4_for_Linux_Upgrade_Guide.pdf
Windows: http://download.pa.parallels.com/pba/5.4/doc/pdf/Deployment_Guides/PBA_5_4_for_Windows_Upgrade_Guide.pdf

Migration:
Linux: http://download.pa.parallels.com/pba/5.4/doc/pdf/Deployment_Guides/PBA_5_4_Migration_Guide.pdf

Installation files:
Note: Use the installation files listed below instead of the ones given in the "Downloading and Copying Installation Files" section of the corresponding guide.

RHEL4/Centos4 – 32-bit
App: http://download.pa.parallels.com/pba/5.4/5.4.9-update9/el4/pba-installer-5.4.9-020.el4.i686.sh
Store: http://download.pa.parallels.com/pba/5.4/5.4.9-update9/el4/pba-templatestore-installer-5.4.9-020.el4.i686.sh
DB: http://download.pa.parallels.com/pba/5.4/5.4.9-update9/el4/pba-db-installer-5.4.9-020.el4.i686.sh
SDK: http://download.pa.parallels.com/pba/5.4/5.4.9-update9/el4/pba-sdk-installer-5.4.9-020.el4.i686.sh
 
 
RHEL6/Centos6 – 64-bit
App: http://download.pa.parallels.com/pba/5.4/5.4.9-update9/el6/pba-installer-5.4.9-020.el6.x86_64.sh
Store: http://download.pa.parallels.com/pba/5.4/5.4.9-update9/el6/pba-templatestore-installer-5.4.9-020.el6.x86_64.sh
DB: http://download.pa.parallels.com/pba/5.4/5.4.9-update9/el6/pba-db-installer-5.4.9-020.el6.x86_64.sh
SDK: http://download.pa.parallels.com/pba/5.4/5.4.9-update9/el6/pba-sdk-installer-5.4.9-020.el6.x86_64.sh
Migration: http://download.pa.parallels.com/pba/5.4/5.4.9-update9/el6/pba-migration-installer-5.4.9-020.el6.x86_64.sh
 
 
Windows 2008 – 64-bit
App: http://download.pa.parallels.com/pba/5.4/5.4.9-update9/win64/pba-installer-5.4.9-020.x86_64.exe
Store: http://download.pa.parallels.com/pba/5.4/5.4.9-update9/win64/bm-templatestore-5.4.9-020.x86_64.msi
 
Windows 2003 – 32-bit
App: http://download.pa.parallels.com/pba/5.4/5.4.9-update9/win32/pba-installer-5.4.9-020.x86.exe
Store: http://download.pa.parallels.com/pba/5.4/5.4.9-update9/win32/bm-templatestore-5.4.9-020.x86.msi

Additional Information

  1. PBA will require a restart during the update.
  2. During the upgrade, all PBA RPMs will be upgraded to newer versions. If a backup is made with a server/VPS restart, then the private key for credit card encryption needs to be reloaded.
  3. Additional documentation can be found here: http://download.pa.parallels.com/pba/5.4/

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