4D WebSTAR V 5.2.4, the latest version of the Internet server, is now available from
4D Inc., publishers of the 4th Dimension RAD/RDBMS environment and 4D WebSTAR Server Suite.
Version 5.2.4 offers built-in support for Web Services, new administration options, an updated 4D WebMail Pro (which allows users to check their e-mail using an Internet browser) and more.
The application’s Web Services can now integrate with 4th Dimension 2003 and other applications’ Web Services with a full SOAP implementation. This support for SOAP-based Web Services is provided via a built-in NuSOAP library for PHP. A variety of administrative options have also been added, including per-user storage limits for Mail users.
The included 4D WebMail Pro application has tighter integration with the Mail server, improved attachment handling, and greater reliability in managing e-mail via most modern Web browsers, according to 4D Inc. president Brendan Coveney.
Also, mail server compatibility with various mail clients have been fixed or updated. DNS handling has been revamped to better manage processing of relayed messages, according to Coveney. User interface and administration enhancements have been made to the Web, Mail and FTP servers. AppleEvent CGI handling is now compatible with Mac OS X 10.2.3 or higher.
4D WebSTAR 5.2.4 is a free update to registered users of 4D WebSTAR V. Upgrades are US$199 for users of version 4 and $299 for users of version 3. Cross-grades are available to Mac OS X Server users for $299. Other cross-grades and academic discounts are also offered by 4D.