Vtiger CRM 5.2.0 RC released

We are glad to announce the availability of 5.2.0 Release Candidate version today. In this version, we added few key features, performance improvements and  bug fixes (more details in Release Notes).  5.2 RC is the last step before 5.2 Release. The final 5.2 Release will support a migration path from 5.2 RC, for those clients who want to start using 5.2 RC right away.  Here is a brief history of 5.2 development schedule:
  • 5.2 Validation Build 1 – May 30th
  • 5.2 Validation Build 2 – July 15th
  • 5.2 RC – August 3rd
  • 5.2 Final Release – (expected by August 30th)
VtigerCrm 5.2.0 RC Downloads: For Windows, Vtiger CRM 5.2.0 RC.exe For Linux, Vtiger CRM 5.2.0 RC.bin Source, Vtiger CRM 5.2.0  RC.tar.gz Firefox plugin, Vtiger CRM 5.2.0 RC Firefox-Plugin.xpi Customer Portal, Vtiger CRM 5.2.0 RC CustomerPortal.zip Thunderbird plugin, Vtiger CRM 5.2.0 RC Thunderbird-Plugin.xpi Tutorial Videos Demo Links: http://demo.vtiger.com/wip http://demo.vtiger.com/wip/customerportal customer portal login credentials, user name: test@vtiger.com password: portal To Report Issues: 1. Login to trac.vtiger.com (To get access to trac.vtiger.com, send an email to info@vtiger.com) 2. Set Milestone as Unassigned. Version to 5.2.0-RC 3. Set appropriate Priority. 4. Provide clear description on the issue. make sure to cover key aspects like, how to reproduce the issue, your php version, browser and screen shots of the issue if possible. for more documentation and getting involved guidelines visit here.
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Guest
ascii
8 years 4 months ago

wowwwwwwwwwwwwww

Thanksssssssssssss!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

You are the best!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Member
8 years 4 months ago

@ascii,

Thanks. We are hoping to get some feedback from the community to move forward.

Regards,
Asha
Vtiger Team

Guest
Josemi
8 years 4 months ago

Any news regarding a new theme?

Guest
Morgan
8 years 4 months ago

Thanks for all Vtiger team for all this great work
Is installed and until test, first problem is with outgoing mail server! That work fine with Vtiger 5.1 what happened with this version
And I want tell something to Vtiger team please the email module is very necessary and more important than any other module on any CRM , thanks to make it more reliable and changing the interface too if you want a good success for this great CRM
PS: you can fallow the example of the groupware: Feng Office (www.fengoffice.com) they have one of the best email modules Configuration + interface

Guest
Deep
8 years 4 months ago

Great job guys.

Just to check will this work on PHP5.3. Installation manual says 5.2 only??

regards,

Guest
nitin
8 years 4 months ago

@Morgan

Please share more details about the issue as it is working for us.

@Deep

It will work with the PHP5.3

Regards,
Nitin Goyal
Vtiger Team

Guest
EdV
8 years 4 months ago

Great work, and great new functionalities. We proceeded with the upgrade, but it only did the DB migration. It did not finished the migration proceess of the modules, so it only shows the new modules tabs, but when you select the module the following message appears:

Module name is missing. Please check the module name.

We’ll be working to try and fix this.

Regards,
Ed

Guest
Mavsol
8 years 4 months ago

Great work. The reports improvements are very impressive.

Guest
nitin
8 years 4 months ago

@Ed
Please share some more input on the issue and check whether the modules are present in the vtiger/module directory or not.

Regards,
Nitin Goyal
Vtiger Team

Guest
Jesse
8 years 4 months ago

When I ran a migration from my 5.1.0 install, with a “copy database” to a new database, the script that ran never updated the vtiger_version, so the install never completed. This was easily corrected by me updating the vtiger version in the database manually.

Guest
EdV
8 years 4 months ago

Nitin, thanks for your quick response. We followed the youtube video on migration. After the DB upgrade the next button on the migration page does not appear, and it simply stays in that page without doing anything else. When we go to the login page, it is still marked as vtiger 5.1.0. I checked on the modules directory, and the new modules do no show, and we lost the ones we had installed (like timesheets). Any clue on this? Our apache is pointing to the 5.1 path, do we have to change this?

Regards,
Ed

Guest
Don
8 years 4 months ago

Hi

Thanks for the great work, I am excited to test the new version. I realise this is a RC so there will be bugs.

On migrating on two different installs the database changes did not complete. On the first install I manually changed the database version number and things started working.

For the second install I watched the migration video. The last successful sql query was reported as:

ALTER TABLE vtiger_potential ADD INDEX `vt_pot_sales_stage_amount_idx` (amount, sales_stage)

then nothing. The video show a lot more sql queries that didn’t execute on my system before the version number was updated.

Where would I find the sql to run to complete the migration.

Thanks
Don

Guest
Nitin
8 years 4 months ago

Hi Ed,

Looks like the php is timing out during the migration process, increase the timeout to a good value. Well if you have large data then please don’t use the data copy option and in place of this take a command line dump before going further.

Regards,
Nitin Goyal

Member
8 years 4 months ago

Hi Don,

Can it be possible to share the database dump with us so we can check the issue locally. You can send a mail to pratim@vtiger.com with the database dump.

Regards,
Pratim
Vtiger Team

Guest
Alex
8 years 4 months ago

Migration does not work. All shorts of problems when trying to migrate.

We hope the final version wont have migration problems.

Guest
Nitin Goyal
8 years 4 months ago

@Alex

can you please share some description of the issue which you are facing during the migration. That will help us to make sure that there will be no migration problem in final version. Drop a mail to feedback@vtiger.com with the details of error.

Regards,
Nitin Goyal
Vtiger Team

Guest
Alex
8 years 4 months ago

The first error I receive when trying to migrate is:

Missing file: /home/ailio/public_html/crm/adodb/drivers/adodb-_dbc_type_.inc.php

ADONewConnection: Unable to load database driver ”

Guest
Mark
8 years 4 months ago

I have migration issues as well.

Mine seem to be related to MyISAM, and not being able to convert to InnoDB.

In one instance, I got an error stating that InnoDB does not support full text, or something to that effect.

Also, will migration work with custom fields, and mods?

Mark

Guest
hyde
8 years 4 months ago

pls check svn contents in http://trac.vtiger.com/svn/vtiger/vtigercrm/tags/vtigercrm-5.2.0-RC

Contents seems not latest RC version?

Folder revision is 13238, but contents maximum rev is 12978

Guest
Plumber Sydney
8 years 4 months ago

Excellent updates – keep up the good work.

Guest
Rev
8 years 4 months ago

Saludos a todos,

La nueva version que se viene esta super viene y sobretodo mejorada, ahora que existe un pequeño gran detalle como en la otras versiones(ya que nada puede ser tan perfecto) en el administrador de modulos no se puede editar los campos ya creados, es decir si creamos un campo con alguna descripcion y queremos agregar uno adicional la unica forma es borrando y volviendo a crear el mismo campo, con la desventaja que si fue creada una cuenta con alguna de las opciones se borra y nuevamente tenemos que activar, otra petición si se podria quiza agregar una opcion en el inicio de visualizar una pagina web como lo hace el sugar y tambien en el cambio de temas. Quiza espero no sea molesto con lo q escribo. saludos y sigan adelante que en verdad es uno de los mejores proyectos empresariales..

Guest
mike
8 years 4 months ago

Migration Error

————————————

Missing file: /var/www/sites/vtmkrt/docs/adodb/drivers/adodb-_dbc_type_.inc.php

ADONewConnection: Unable to load database driver ”

Guest
Gold coast hotels
8 years 4 months ago

I had some criticism about the vTiger code which I had discussed with Gopal, one of the core developers. Anyways, I was awaiting the release of vTiger 5.0 unpatiently and as soon as an RC was there I was grapping it

Member
8 years 4 months ago

@Rev:

Thanks for your feedback.

With Module Manager, most of the properties of a field can be modified. Few things that you would feel missing is modifying the field label and the field type itself.

Field label can always be modified through the language file.

Changing the field type will be taken up as an enhancement in one of our future releases.

Guest
Erik plouvier
8 years 4 months ago

Lots of wonderful improvements, thank you.
But where are the pdf’s generated now?

Guest
DonH
8 years 4 months ago

Same error as Mike above. File is not on svn or in the bin file either. Maybe in the windows files I didn’t look, but I am using CentOS.

Thanks,
Don

Guest
Nitin Goyal
8 years 4 months ago

@hyde Sorry we have put wrong files in the tag. We have kept the right files now. Thank you for informing.

Regards,
Nitin Goyal
Vtiger Team

Guest
Nitin Goyal
8 years 4 months ago

@DonH We have cross checked the packages and all are having correct files. Please share some more information about the migration issue.

Regards,
Nitin Goyal
Vtiger Team

Guest
steve
8 years 4 months ago

Great software, we have been using it for afew years now, really looking forward to 5.2

keep up the good work

steve

Guest
DonH
8 years 4 months ago

I am not sure what more info you need. The referenced file is not anywhere to be found. You get the message in the web after filling in the system info and pressing the next button.

If there is a log file or something I will be glad to get it for you.

I am not sure if I did the install corectly because I see no howto but I did the same as with 5.1 upgrade. Extracted the tar.gz to /var/www/html/vtigercrm. The original destination. Then chmod the files then go to the web page and start the migration. Do I need to do something else. A link to a howto would be good;)

I do not know how to find what is calling the file it can not find. Locate says that file is not on this computer anywhere. /var/www/html/vtigercrm/adodb/drivers/adodb-_dbc_type_.inc.php

Thanks,
Don

Member
8 years 4 months ago

@Plumber Sydney, Gold coast hotels, Erik plouvier, steve,

Thanks for the appreciation.

@Erik plouvier,

What do you mean by where are the generated pdf’s?

Guest
Chris
8 years 4 months ago

I get the following error message when trying to migrate: Fatal error: Class ‘Vtiger_Language’ not found in /applications/vtigercrm/include/utils/utils.php on line 4586

Can anyone help?

Guest
DonH
8 years 4 months ago

The tar.gz file has a config.inc.php file that is 0 in size. It wipes out the original and causes the problem above. Now I have some db problems probably caused by customizations. I will try to get around those.

Thanks,
Don

Guest
Erik Plouvier
8 years 4 months ago

@Asha

I need to change the pdf output for invoices etc.
But I cannot find the file that defines the layout.
Do you know what file needs to be changed?

Erik

Guest
Nitin Goyal
8 years 4 months ago

@DonH
Looks like you have replaced the old source and then trying to migrate. This is why migration is failing for you. Just follow this documentation [link removed] as the documentation is for vtigercrm510 but the steps involved for migration are same. You can also check our video tutorial.http://www.youtube.com/vtigercrm#p/c/7CAC2ED36A99B0CE/2/GlGDaxhYfrY

Regards,
Nitin Goyal

Guest
vikas
8 years 4 months ago

Hi Erik,

Here is the documentation for newer PDF framework
[link removed]

Regards
Vikas
vtiger Team

Guest
Hugh
8 years 4 months ago

My migration goes like Edv. The DB update is completed successfully, but there is no Next button at the end of page. Browsing the homepage (index.htm) of the new site still shows Migration button. The php.ini max_execution_time is set to 600.

We are testing the migration on XAMPP on CentOS with 40MB of DB data.

Guest
Mark
8 years 4 months ago

I am unable to migrate because I can’t change vtiger_leaddetails from MyISAM to InnoDB.

Why it is MyISAM in the fist place? Good question. I must have changed it manually at some point, cause I read somewhere MyISAM was faster. Yup your right, I’m an idiot. The expression, “A little information is a dangerous thing,” also comes to mind. I digress.

Another strange thing I noticed when creating a brand new 5.1 installation for comparison purposes, was that the primary key in my old populated table is `leadid` but when I did a fresh install creating an empty vtiger_leaddetails it was listed as `lead_no`

My investigation leads me to the conclusion I need to somehow change the FULLTEXT status of my file before it will convert and therefore be able to migrate.

The below is an excerpt from my old vtiger_leaddetails

PRIMARY KEY (`leadid`),
KEY `leaddetails_converted_leadstatus_idx` (`converted`,`leadstatus`),
FULLTEXT KEY `comments` (`comments`),
FULLTEXT KEY `comments_2` (`comments`)
) ENGINE=MyISAM DEFAULT CHARSET=utf8 COLLATE=utf8_unicode_ci;

Any pointers as to how to mix my FULLTEXT problem?

Mark

Guest
cane furniture
8 years 4 months ago

The final 5.2 Release will support a migration path from 5.2 RC, for those clients who want to start using 5.2 RC right away. Here is a brief history of 5.2 development schedule:

Guest
Mike S
8 years 4 months ago

I am unable to select Optional Modules during the migration.

Please help

Guest
Mike S
8 years 4 months ago

The migration seems to stop after the database is updated…

510 ==> 520 Database changes — Ends.

It just hangs there. If I try to go to the main site, I get the option to Migrate again…any help would be great.

Guest
Deep
8 years 4 months ago

Just want to check, does the new release supports MySQL 5.1. Is it advisable to run on this or 5.0.

regards,

Guest
Nitin Goyal
8 years 4 months ago

@Deep

Yes vtigercrm-5.2.0 supports the MySQL 5.1

Regards,
Nitin Goyal

Guest
caracush
8 years 4 months ago

Hallo @all,

MyServer Config:
– Apache/2.2.9 (Debian) PHP/5.2.13-0.dotdeb.1 with Suhosin-Patch

– mySQL Server Version 5.1.48-0.dotdeb.0
– mySQL Client Version 5.0.51a

I had trouble with Migration vrom 5.1 > 5.2RC .
I think the trouble cames from “$innodbEngineCheck = true;”

But, all my Tables in Old and New DB are in InnoDB.
In the Configuratin Wizard in step “Confirm Configuration Settings” the wizard prompt “xSQL-DB -> ERR : This Database is not found. Provide the correct database name” and in Details it says “InnoDB Engine Check:Not Fixed” but this is Not Correct there are 2 DB first is the original and all Tables are in INODB, and secend DB the new one is an copy.

any help would be great.

Guest
Tanweer
8 years 4 months ago

Is there any way to import invoices/quotes in 5.2? I was waiting for this version to see if it is doable?

Guest
pratim
8 years 4 months ago

Hi Tanweer.

Are you talking about importing quotes or Invoice though CSV file. Then it is not present in vtiger 5.2.0.

In case you need customization service for this feature kindly send mail to services@vtiger.com .

Reagards,
Pratim
Vtiger Team

Guest
Mark
8 years 4 months ago

@caracush

Did you say “all” your tables were InnoDB now? Is that right?

Anyway I am still somewhat stuck trying to drop all the full text indexes so I can convert my vtiger_leaddetails to InnoDB so I can try to migrate.

Meanwhile I remember having similar problems to what you described. I just replaced my config.inc.php with the original one (the empty one that shows file size “0”) and was able to start the process from the beginning. At some point you should get to a page that allows you (forces you)to convert your existing tables from MyISAM to InnoDB. IF it fails, read the report to see which files didn’t convert. Then you will be stuck where I am. Whoopie!

Of course if you are lucky the conversion will work for you.

Cheers!

Guest
Tanweer
8 years 4 months ago

I just want to import invoices, if .cvs is available, that’s great, if not can it be done through back end? Can you give some instructions, I see a lot of people are looking for this feature in the up coming version.

Guest
caracush
8 years 4 months ago

@MARK
ok, i misstate the DB validiate 5.1 DB script in Migration Step, but the next problem after successfully and completed DB update of “510 ==> 520 Database changes — Ends.” is: i dont see the Next-Button.

thx

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