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Title INFO: Release Notes for Laserfiche WebLink 8.2
Product WebLink (See detailed information)
Article ID 1012796
Posted 27-Jun-2011
Last Updated 07-Jul-2011


Laserfiche WebLink 8.2 is a major release that supports new features introduced with Laserfiche 8.2. For a more detailed listing of changes, please see Knowledge Base article 1012795

WebLink Server System Requirements

Minimum requirements

  • CPU: 2 GHz or faster processor
  • Memory: 1 GB RAM
  • Operating system: Windows XP (Service Pack 2) with IIS 5, Windows Server 2003 (Service Pack 1) with IIS 6, Windows Vista with IIS 7, Windows Server 2008 with IIS 7, Windows 7 with IIS 7.5, Windows Server 2008 R2 with IIS 7.5

Recommended Requirements

  • CPU: 2.8 GHz or faster processor
  • Memory: 2 GB RAM
  • Server operating system: Windows Server 2003 with IIS 6, Windows Server 2008 with IIS 7, Windows Server 2008 R2 with IIS 7.5
  • Note: Hardware requirements may fluctuate based on the number of users logged in to the server. If you expect to have many simultaneous connections to your Web Access server, we encourage you to configure it with a faster CPU and/or add more RAM.

Compatibility Information

  • Laserfiche Server 8: Laserfiche WebLink 8.2 requires version 8.2 or later of the Laserfiche Server. WebLink is not compatible with standalone editions of Laserfiche (Executive, Desktop, etc.).
  • WebLink is an ASP.NET 2.0 Web application for IIS. If you are running IIS 7, make sure the IIS Metabase and IIS 6 configuration compatibility (under IIS 6 Management Compatibility) feature is enabled for your IIS 7 installation.
  • WebLink is a 32-bit web application and must run in a 32-bit worker process.
  • If you are using Windows Server 2008 R2, you must enable the .NET Framework 3.5.1. Features option from the Add Features Wizard in the Server Manager prior to installing WebLink.
  • Client Workstation: WebLink is best viewed using Internet Explorer 6, Internet Explorer 7, Internet Explorer 8, Internet Explorer 9, Firefox 3, Firefox 4, Safari 4, Safari 5, Chrome 10, Opera 11.
  • Note: Internet Explorer 6 and 7 users should install Microsoft security update 947864 (MS08-024).

  • Mobile Device: WebLink has been optimized for the iPhone, Android, Blackberry Storm, Blackberry Curve, and Blackberry Torch. However it may be functional on other mobile browsers.
Component Known Issue
WebLink Designer When WebLink is uninstalled and reinstalled, the settings for the Search Results customized in the WebLink Designer are not retained. Even though the settings will appear to be your specific customizations before uninstalling, you need to resave the settings in order to retain them (47726).
WebLink Designer The Theme settings are not retained when you uninstall and reinstall WebLink (47728).
WebLink Designer The WebLink Designer does not remember the last state it was in after being closed and reopened (44847).
WebLink Users may run into a "lost connection has been detected" or "too many connections" error when accessing a WebLink site installed on a Windows XP machine. Increasing the limit IIS allows will fix this issue. This happens more often when using Internet Explorer 8 (46685).
WebLink The Image annotation may not be displayed on the document image (45051).
WebLink The Attachment annotations will not display the appropriate icons on the document image (45581).
WebLink When WebLink is set up to use folder tunneling, users may see the full folder path they don't have access to in the left pane (48400).
WebLink A search cannot be stopped after clicking "Search." You must wait for the current search to finish to refine your search criteria or perform another search (46929).
WebLink The Search Pane does not include the updated Laserfiche 8 search types (45513).
WebLink If you see Unknown Error 9340 when trying to generate a thumbnail in WebLink, ask your administrator to check that the lfshlp is registered on the Laserfiche Server machine. For steps on how to do this, see KB 1012269 (54398).
WebLink Reporting WebLink Reporting will not recognize Internet Explorer 9 if using compatibility mode (69940). See KB 1012769.
Search Forms The Input Type defined under Custom Variable for an Input element may not be available to edit (48511).
WebLink Installer The WebLink installer may not correctly recognize distribution portal license files. See KB 1012816.

Related Links

1012795 List of Changes for WebLink 8.2

Applies to:
  • WebLink

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