Article ID: 117050, created on Sep 2, 2013, last review on Sep 1, 2014

  • Applies to:
  • Operations Automation 5.4

Release Notes

Full release notes for Parallels Operations Automation (POA) version 5.4.14 can be downloaded here.

Functional Changes

Changes in API Methods: Resource Accounting

Changes in API Methods: Exchange Mailbox Management

Webmail: Horde applications are upgraded to versions with the latest security fixes. For IMP version 4.3.

BlackBerry Enterprise Server 5.0.4 MR4 Support for Exchange Server 2013

Support for Exchange Server 2013 CU2

Fixed Issues

Security and Audit

POA-80147 Reseller is able to edit Provider contacts

POA-80279 Unauthorized access to domain management in reseller control panel

Linux Shared Hosting

POA-79558 NG cluster is broken because "lvelib" was not updated during POA update 12-13 installation

POA-79307 Wrong permissions are set for the "httpdocs" directory of a webspace after installing Web Presence Builder site application (enabled content management)

POA-79159 The "File Manager" link disappears on the Customer Control Panel "Home" tab

POA-78918 Databases are created with an incomplete set of indexes for the table for "v_apache_h2e_" websites


POA-80072 The structured output of the verification script is parsed incorrectly by POA UI

POA-79238 The "pem.resetResourceUsage" method notifies "ChangeSubscriptionLimitsObserver," which causes APS reconfiguration

POA-79010 The non-customized APS application name is displayed on the "Settings" tab

POA-80093 Resource usage collection in SaaS may fail when several threads are spawned

PBA Integration

POA-78702 Terminated subscriptions are activated in POA when releasing an account from hold

Control Panel

POA-80010 After applying the fix from POA-78851, it is not possible to hide domain registration/transfer buttons in CCP with billing access

POA-79927 The privilege "Website Administration" should disable the "Manage" link in the AWstat list

POA-79310 It is impossible to restrict Customer Control Panel website options via privileges

POA-79171 The "Manage DNS" link takes customer to the "Account" tab if DNS hosting does not exist

POA-79168 Provider's properties are taken for the resellers' system property "External logout URL"

POA-78875 Insufficient filtering of URL input

POA-77641 SSL strip vulnerabilities


POA-79189 The periodic task "Cleanup task logs" does not remove old tasks with the "Deleted" status

POA-78900 Cannot create SSO session via the Session Management Method using the secret parameter

POA-78210 Deadlock on order provisioning, "cqmail_hostings" table

POA-79908 AD properties with national characters are truncated incorrectly while saving


POA-79108 Provider is not able to modify DNS records that correspond to "DNS Restriction" rules

POA-79068 An unforeseen error occurs when trying to edit Service Template parameters: DNS Hosting


POA-79770 The task fails if a service user's login is the same as an email address for the mailbox of another service user

POA-79447 Unclear error occurs on attempt to synchronize user's login with primary email address

POA-78852 The disclaimer length limit in POA DB does not correspond to the Exchange 2010 disclaimer limit


POA-79563 Invalid link to Blackberry KB article in POA 5.4 Hosted Exchange Deployment guide

POA-79407 Exchange Branding settings are not applied immediately

POA-79284 The "Skip this step" note is placed at the end of the instructions

VPS Hosting

POA-79480 The "VPS CPU upper limit in MHz" Resource Type works incorrectly on Windows VPS hosting

POA-79057 VPSRegistrator uses an incorrect algorithm for checking IPv6 support

POA-78873 The task for VPS backup creation has failed due to overusage in one subscription and skipped backup creation for other VPSes

POA-78836 The task that schedules customers' container backups ("taskPeriodicalVPSBackupStarter") fails if incorrect records exist in the "ves" table

Installation and Upgrades

POA-79713 Installation of POA 5.4.11 fails if KB 115912 was applied on the node


POA-79645 The screen "Operations Director - DNS Manager - DNS zones" opens slowly

Qmail Cluster

POA-79264 SpamAssassin resource usage is not decreased if a service user is deleted from the Users tab

POA-78447 If customer uses dovecot sieve filters (in MTAs or setup via Open-Xchange) for their qmail mailboxes to redirect emails, the messages lose formatting

POA-79928 LDAP ACL list has the IP address of first qmail server only


CCU-6447 A non-PACI subscription cannot be removed while Instance Manager is down


The update can be downloaded here. Please contact Support for its deployment.


You can find the full installation instructions in the UPDATE.txt file from the distribution.

Additional Information

All required system updates can be easily installed through pa_updates_installer [instructions].

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