Article ID: 122199, created on Jun 27, 2014, last review on Sep 23, 2014

  • Applies to:
  • Operations Automation
  • Business Automation 5.5

Parallels Business Automation (PBA) 5.5.6 Release Notes

Important: Parallels Operations Automation (POA) 5.5 Update 2 is required to be installed.

Changes

Only adding Approved Payments to a SEPA Batch

Validation of IBAN and BIC for SEPA bank accounts

VeriSign Plug-in passes currency to the payment processor

Fixed Issues

Public API

PBA-56708 The UserAdd_API method does not verify the Login Settings when a user is created under the provider.

PBA-56500 A deadlock occurs during payment processing, if the default payment method has been changed at the same time.

Account and Plans Configuration

PBA-56436 When synchronizing subscriptions with the service plan, PBA attempts to install the additional resources to a removed subscription in "Credit Hold" status.

E-Commerce

PBA-56963 SEPA XML schema v 2.7 is not supported, and upload to some banks fails.

PBA-56778 Collection date is set to weekend days during batch export.

PBA-56613 Payment description for each SEPA transaction is missing.

Billing

PBA-56569 Refunds are not generated for the subscriptions created before PBA 5.5 update 5.

PBA-56369 The extended precision for the fees amount is not displayed on the resource rate view screen.

PBA-56311 It is possible to create a payment with incorrect available balance.

PBA-56289 Resource usage is updated incorrectly for the additive dummy resources.

PBA-56211 It is not possible to archive an order if it includes order items with both Cancelled and Completed statuses.

PBA-56209 The downgrade order preview screen loads too long, when trying to downgrade a resource that has dependencies and if many resellers use such resource.

PBA-56130 Renewal orders for restored subscriptions do not include the recurring fee for resources.

PBA-54590 A reseller may be billed incorrectly if the "Prepaid PACI" billing model is used.

Control Panel

PBA-56293 The "To Control Panel" link opens the Control Panel in the wrong interface language when locale with territory (e.g. pt_BR) is used.

PBA-54793 Prices are not displayed when purchasing the "One-time Fee Item" plan in Customer Control Panel.

PBA-54234 When a domain is transferred from the Customer Control Panel, the Setup Fee is specified in the order, instead of the Transfer Fee.

PBA-31562 More explanatory text is needed for the plan period and resource rate configuration screens of reseller wizard.

POA Integration

PBA-55679It is not possible to switch the parent subscription if the current parent subscription is not yet provisioned.

Documentation

PBA-54874 The incorrect number of returned values is specified for the OrderProvisioningItemDetailsGet_API method.

PBA-50357 It is not mentioned in PBA Deployment guide for Linux that SELinux should be disabled before PBA installation.

Domains

PBA-56704 The Domain conflict resolver doesn't work for domain renewal.

PBA-56532The RuCenter domain plug-in may save the incorrect expiration date for a domain in case of invalid registrar response is received during domain renewal.

PBA-56136 It may not be possible to remove the order provisioning item for a failed domain registration or transfer.

Online Store

PBA-56776 Sometimes a "Loading" message appears in the store, when trying to view the service plan description.

PBA-56728 The Plan Comparison screen in the store shows the service plans features in an arbitrary order.

PBA-56123 The Norwegian language code "NO" breaks the Store.

Miscellaneous

PBA-56838 A deadlock occurs on the attempt to send a message when creating a new service for reseller's customer.

PBA-56669 Resource overusage notifications are not sent for measurable resources with multiplier in unit of measure.

PBA-56550 The "No hotfixes available" message is displayed even if the hotfixes check has failed.

PBA-56307 A "No window in session" error may appear after a hotfix installation from UI is completed.

PBA-55800 A promotion may be applied more often than allowed.

PBA-55358 The feature replacements are not initialized correctly, and as a result licenses become out of sync.

PBA-52201 All the Service Usage details are removed on a document deletion.

PBA-19088 Order lines are not localized for auto-generated documents, as a result the placeholder @@ARDoc Details@ is not localized.

Security

A number of security issues were fixed.

Installation Instructions

New Installations:

Linux: http://download.pa.parallels.com/pba/5.5/doc/pdf/Deployment_Guides/pba_5.5_for_linux_deployment_guide.pdf

Windows: http://download.pa.parallels.com/pba/5.5/doc/pdf/Deployment_Guides/pba_5.5_for_windows_deployment_guide.pdf

Upgrade:

Linux: http://download.pa.parallels.com/pba/5.5/doc/pdf/Deployment_Guides/PBA_5_5_for_Linux_Update_Guide.pdf

Windows: http://download.pa.parallels.com/pba/5.5/doc/pdf/Deployment_Guides/pba_5.5_for_windows_upgrade_guide.pdf

Installation files

RHEL6/Centos6 - 64-bit

App: http://download.pa.parallels.com/pba/5.5/5.5.6-update6/el6/pba-installer-5.5.6-040.el6.x86_64.sh

Store: http://download.pa.parallels.com/pba/5.5/5.5.6-update6/el6/pba-templatestore-installer-5.5.6-040.el6.x86_64.sh

DB: http://download.pa.parallels.com/pba/5.5/5.5.6-update6/el6/pba-db-installer-5.5.6-040.el6.x86_64.sh

SDK: http://download.pa.parallels.com/pba/5.5/5.5.6-update6/el6/pba-sdk-installer-5.5.6-040.el6.x86_64.sh

Windows 2008R2 - 64-bit

App: http://download.pa.parallels.com/pba/5.5/5.5.6-update6/win64/pba-installer-5.5.6-040.x86_64.exe

Store: http://download.pa.parallels.com/pba/5.5/5.5.6-update6/win64/bm-templatestore-5.5.6-040.x86_64.msi

Additional Information

  1. PBA will require a restart during the update.
  2. The expected downtime of PBA services is up to 30 minutes. Total upgrade duration is no longer than 2 hours.
  3. During the upgrade, all PBA packages 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.
  4. Additional documentation can be found here: http://download.pa.parallels.com/pba/5.5/

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