Sunday, December 3, 2017

Bopup IM server fixes a delivery of user presence status

New version 5.2.2 of the communication server comes with minor fixes and improvements. At the same time this version is recommend for update because some fixes are important.

Management Console of Bopup Communication Server v5.x

What's new:

Fixed issues with delivery of contact's presence status to other users according to OU permissions
Bopup Communication Server now correctly delivers a presence status for contacts to users if there OU permissions are used on the server. Sometimes the IM server could not show a status of particular contact correctly, i.e. online/offline/away to others even everything works fine on his side.

Fixed error on console startup if it's another instance is already running
Another fix belongs to an error on console startup that appeared if another instance of the server console was already running. The latest release of the communication server fixed this issue.

Download Bopup Communication Server — EIM solution for encrypted, managed and archived communications

Thursday, November 30, 2017

Major version 1.2.0 of Bopup Messenger for Android

The new version 1.2.0 of Bopup Messenger for Android is available. This version has a lot of improvements and fixes so we recommend to upgrade the application.


What's new:

The Contacts tab is now shown before Messages
We decided to move the Contacts tab that includes assigned groups and users list to the left and show it prior Messages tab. So now the Android messenger operates like Bopup Messenger for Windows desktop.

The Login tab contains a link to Bopup.me test server
Here is a new addition that is now supported by the messenger application. We launched new Bopup.me website that is also running a shared instance of Bopup Communication Server. This server is designed for evaluation purposes only and it allows to use pre-defined test user accounts in order to establish connection with the IM server and evaluate how the communication works.

Fixed error on selecting messaging groups in Contact List
Another critical fix was selection of assigned group in Contact List. Previous version of the instant messenger could crash on selecting any shown group.

Fixed app crash on connecting to IM server if the messenger was manually disconnected prior this
We noticed that the messenger application crashed everytime on subsequent connect to IM server if it was previously disconnected manually. This error has been also fixed in the recent version.

A lot of interface improvements and fixes
A huge amount of minor fixes and GUI improvements including colors, displaying titles, showing incoming and outgoing messages. They are all important.

Download Bopup Messenger for Android version 1.2.0 — Effective and secure text messenger for office and company network

Friday, November 24, 2017

Bopup Messenger for Android version 1.1.1

The secure instant messenger for Android platform has been updated and it's version 1.1.1.171121 is available for download. This is a minor improvement update that just changes the "User is typing" notification shown in conversations. Not that text shows a name of recipient instead of undefined "User" title.


Bopup Messenger for Android is also available on Google Play market at https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.blabs.bopup.messenger

Download Bopup Messenger for Android — Secure instant messenger for office networks

Monday, November 20, 2017

New version of the IM server with minor improvements

We release new version 5.2.1 of Bopup Communication Server. It comes with small changes and improvements, and also fixes some minor issues in the server console application.

As always an existing instance of the communication server can be easily upgraded to the new version. Just download new server package (a small setup file can be used for version upgrade) from Download Center and launch on a computer running the IM server. Information on upgrade of the server software is also available in How to install software patches and upgrades "on-the-fly" article.

Bopup Communication Server version 5.2.1 — In-house chat server with message encryption and conversatons archive

Thursday, October 26, 2017

Bopup Messenger version 6.9.1

A small update of the messenger client is available. Version 6.9.1 improves the "User is typing..." notification shown in a conversation window. Now it shows full recipient name instead.




Friday, October 13, 2017

Rebrand IM clients using the new versions of Bopup IM software

We release major updates Bopup Communication Server, Bopup Messenger and Bopup Observer software. The new versions introduce an enhanced functionality that allows to rebrand instant messengers from the server console and remove Bopup brand from the name of IM clients.

We implemented this according to many requests of our customers and because we also understand an importance of visual integration for the software that is used by employeers day by day. According to this the Bopup brand can be changed to any other brand name such as company/organization name, etc.

The rebrand function is now available in Management Console of IM server
Additional information can be also found in IM Client Branding document in the Online Help section that is also available in Russian language.

The rebrand function depends on a software license and it is available for free only to new customers during their 45-day evaluation period. Existing customers should pay additional cost depending on a total amount of client messengers they own to obtain the access to this function.

Download Bopup Communication Server 5.2, Bopup Messenger 6.9 and Bopup Observer 5.8 — The IM suite for secure and efficient real-time messaging over office LAN and Internet

Thursday, October 12, 2017

Наш новый партнер Softmap.ru

Мы рады сообщить о начале сотрудничества с нашим новым партнером компанией ООО "Софтмэп" и начале продаж нашего программного обеспечения Bopup для обмена мгновенными сообщениями через онлайн магазин по адресу https://softmap.ru/


Компания работает по всей территории России, продукты доставляются в том числе и курьерскими службами. К оплате принимается как безналичный расчет, так и наличные в офисе, оплатить ПО можно также и банковскими картами через Интернет.

Thursday, October 5, 2017

New version of the messenger app for Windows PC

New version 6.9 of Bopup Messenger is available for download. This version adds new great feature that is going to be introduced in the next release of the IM server product, Bopup Communication Server. The new function will allow to rebrand the messenger title anywhere and place custom brand name instead of Bopup name.


The version 6.9 also comes with some minor bugfixes and improvements regarding AM/PM time format on displaing messages and file transfers in 12-hour clock.

Another improvement is that the application now ignores space symbols in IM server and account names entered during connection. That could cause annoying issues.

Download Bopup Messenger version 6.9 — Enterprise IM client for office with strong encryption of messages and file transfers

Tuesday, October 3, 2017

Major update of Bopup Messenger for Android

We updated our application for Android platform and released it's version 1.1.0.


It has a huge of rewritten code and fixes many issues. The most important fix relates to lost of connection to IM server within few mins after the application went to background on Android device. Another fix is about playing sound notification on receipt of a new message. Version 1.1.0 also contains many other fixes and improvements. This is a recommended update for the application.

Download Bopup Messenger for Android — Secure messaging app for business and office communications

Sunday, August 13, 2017

Known issue: The service returns error #1053 on start attempt

There is a possible issue with starting the service module of Bopup Communication Server that can bring error #1053 and fail to start. This issue usually occurs after installing latest Windows updates upgrading OS to recent Windows 10 or Windows 2012. In most cases the service must be re-registered in the system again that fix the problem. The information below contains steps on how to do this.

1. Access the instalation folder from a command line interface. Open Command prompt (CMD command in Start menu) under Administrative rights and navigate into installation folder of the IM server. By default the service is installed to \Program Files (x86)\Bopup Communication Server. So the command must be the following:

cd \Program Files (x86)\Bopup Communication Server

2. Unregister the service module by executing the following command:

bcssrvc /unregserver

Then ensure that Bopup Communication Server has dissappeared from Services list in Windows.

3. Register the service again by using the following command:

bcssrvc /service

Check that the Bopup Communication Server has been added to the Services list.

4. Close the command prompt window, launch the Management Console of the communication server and start the service.



Saturday, August 12, 2017

Update of the Bopup IM suite

New versions both of the IM clients and the instant messaging server are available.  There are minor version updates but they come with useful improvements and changes.

What's new

Login action using Enter key
Both Bopup Messenger and Bopup Observer now accept Enter (Return) key to sign in on Login page when Private login and password authentication is used. So there is no need now to move and click mouse on the Login button, just press Enter key. Do it faster!

The IM server removes space symbols on the end
Management Console of the communication server checks and removes spaces on the end of user names, groups, news, Organizational Units and distribution tasks. This improvement avoid the situation when a user name looks correct but is different.

Edit action using F2 hotkey
The server console now supports F2 shortcut to call edit action. This is useful improvement.

IM server rebuilds contacts up to 1,000 users
We increased the limit for the function that automatically rebuilds users' Contact Lists when any changes occurs in user structure on the communication server. Now the function can be turned on for 1,000 and below users in database. The previous limit was 550 users.

Messaging clients fixed displaying users in the contacts
Starting from Bopup Communication Server version 5.0 existing versions of the messenger software could display usernames in Contact List in invalid format. Now this problem has been fixed.

Download IM software for business and office use with support messaging over Internet

Thursday, June 15, 2017

Bopup Messenger version 6.8.8 has been released

The first update of the messenger application is available in this year! This means that the messenger client became stable and now works with no issues so we update it only with adding new features and improvements.



New version 6.8.8 improved local Message History interface and the data is displayed faster if the history contains a huge amount of instant messages and file transfers. The new release also comes with minor fixes and other improvements.

Download Bopup Messenger 6.8.8 — Insant messenger for secure and internal communications

Wednesday, June 7, 2017

What to see a demo? Request it!

We are glad to announce that we started to offer a live demo both of Bopup Commuication Server and Bopup IM client software. That would be a very useful option for new users and customers that have no time or a proper environment to install and run a trial version of the communication server to see how the software product looks and works.


We provide demo via web browser so there is no any additional download or software tool must be installed on a user's side in order to see the demonstration. We just give a special URL that can be opened in any browser application.


http://www.bopup.com/support/#feedback


To request a demo call us at +1-877-992-6787 (US toll free number), send a message from the website or use Live Chat form to contact our support team immediatelly.

Tuesday, June 6, 2017

Our blog has been moved to blog.bopup.com

Now this blog is now available on blog.bopup.com address. It has been recently moved from bopup.me website where the blog was running for the past 8 years. We believe that the moving is the right decision that allowed us to free the bopup.me domain name. For what purpose? We will announce in the nearest future. Stay connected!



Tuesday, May 30, 2017

Документация Bopup Communication Server на русском языке

Последняя версия 5.1.1 сервера мгновенных сообщений включает переведенный на русский язык файл справки. Таким образом, продукт Bopup Communication Server стал полностью локализованным включая интерфейс пользователя и Мастер Установки.

Документация на русском языке для сервера теперь также доступна онлайн на нашем вебсайте по адресу http://www.bopup.ru/onlinehelp/server/getting_started/overview.html и содержит снимки экрана при работе с продуктом с русскоязычным интерфейсом.

Monday, May 29, 2017

Version 5.1.1 of the IM server is available

We released new version of Bopup Communication Server. The latest release fixes a critical error on moving instant messages and file transfers from Pending to Deleted view in Management Console. It also added context help (.chm file) translated to Russian.

Download Bopup Communication Server version 5.1.1 — A private and self-hosted IM server software for corporate and office networks.

Friday, April 7, 2017

Bopup Messenger has been added to Wine App Database as an application that runs on Mac OS X

We tested our instant messenger apps for Windows PC platform and successfully ran it on Mac OS X under Wine layer. Recent release of Bopup Messenger works correctly on Mac OS version 10.10 "Yosemite" but we will continue it's further testing.

Bopup Messenger running under Wine on Mac OS X

The IM client received "Gold" award that means that the application works with no problems but some minor updates may be required. We noticed that the messenger does not start immediately after it's installation has finished. The application shows that "Client/Server module was not found" and that's a result of missing stardard "mfc42.dll" library that is always present in Windows. In order to resolve this issue "mfc42" DLL must be installed. This can be done using winetricks script.

Find out more about Wine support of current and later versions of Bopup Messenger at
https://appdb.winehq.org/objectManager.php?sClass=application&iId=18179

Tuesday, April 4, 2017

Critial update for previous release of Bopup Messenger for Android app

We need to inform our users that previous version 1.0.17 released 2 days ago has issues with connectivity to the communication server and receiving data back. So we have updated the application and released it's version 1.0.18. If you already downloaded version 1.0.17 then it is strongly required to update it.

Download Bopup Messenger for Android version 1.0.18 — Corporate mobile IM client for office and Internet use

Sunday, April 2, 2017

Messenger app for Android has been updated to version 1.0.17

New version of Bopup Messenger for Android platform is avialable. Version 1.0.17 fixes a crash of the app on opening Settings window occurred on recent versions of Android system and also improves connectivity functions with communication server.

Download Bopup Messenger for Android version 1.0.17.170402 — Secure messenger application that works via it's own IM server

Saturday, April 1, 2017

Limited Offer: Free Bopup Communication Server with support of 10 concurrent users!

We glad to announce a free version of Bopup Communication Server that is available as a promo campaign on SharewareOnSale website. It is available for FREE and only for then next 72 hours! Be quick to do not lose a fully functional version 5.1.0 of the IM software within Bopup Messenger and Bopup Observer clients.

Get a lifetime license of Bopup Instant Messaging Suite with 10 concurrent connections at no cost

Sunday, March 26, 2017

Пресс-релиз: Программное обеспечение Bopup Communication Server стало теперь доступно и на русском языке

Тверь, Россия, 27 марта 2017 — Компания «Би Лабс» (B Labs), разработчик решений для бизнеса в области коммуникаций в реальном времени, сообщает о выходе новой версии 5.1.0 своего продукта Bopup Communication Server локализованной на русский язык.

Программное обеспечение Bopup Communication Server является серверной частью платформы Bopup IM для обмена мгновенными сообщениями и передачи файлов между пользователями в пределах одной локальной сети, а также через сеть Интернет. Завоевав популярность не только у зарубежных пользователей, но и среди русскоязычных клиентов, система Bopup IM используется во многих государственных, медицинских и коммерческих организациях. Новая версия сервера предлагает пользователям полностью локализованный на русский язык интерфейс, включая главную Панель Управления сервером и программу установки продукта.


В компании «Би Лабс» уверены, что новая версия Bopup Communication Server укрепит свои позиции на российском рынке программных систем для обмена мгновенными сообщениями и позволит заместить иностранное ПО в этой сфере, учитывая действующую политику государства в сфере импортозамещения программного обеспечения.

О компании

Компания «Би Лабс», российский разработчик корпоративного ПО в области обмена мгновенными сообщениями, предоставляет программные решения для организации собственной и независимой системы мгновенной коммуникации для сотрудников в пределах инфраструктуры целого предприятия. Предоставляемые возможности включают ведение архива переписки, управление пользовательскими группами и централизованный контроль всех клиентских настроек и разрешений.

http://www.bopup.ru/

New major update of Bopup Communication Server released

Our IM server application has been updated and it's version 5.1.0 has been released. This recent update of Bopup Communication Server comes with many new additions and changes, most of useful and important are described below.

What's new in Bopup Communication Server 5.1.0:

Added localization to Russian language
This release of the communication server added Russian translation including interface of the Setup Wizard, Desktop and Program menu shortcuts and the interface of Management Console. The localization also applied the IM Client Configuration Tool. This is the most useful and important update for our Russian customers and users.

Showing data from Messaging History is speed up
Management Console improved the speed of result list update showing data in Message History views. Prior versions could take a lot of time to refresh that lists if a huge number of messages and transfer have been selected. Now it should work faster and show up to 65,535 records instead of previous 10,000.

Management Console checks and registers IM service module if it is missing
Another annoying and common issue that our customers might face with is a sudden missing of Bopup Communication Server service from Services list. This could appear during Windows update or during a upgrade of the communication server software to a new version. Now the Management Console checks that the service exists in the system and registers it if otherwise.

Saving message logs to text files
The new version activates the option to save shown instant messages and file transfers in the Message History to a text file even no data is currently selected. In this case all shown data will be saved into a file. Otherwise only selected messages and transfers will be saved.

Fixed issues with upgrade previous versions
We noticed that sometimes new version 5.x of the IM server could not update an existing version 4.x correctly and interface of the Management Console started showing bugs like some resources missing. That could appear of the communication server was initially installed to a directory that differs from default location at "\Program Files\Bopup Communication Server\" (or "\Program Files (x86)\Bopup Communication Server\" on 64-bit systems) so some newly added resources of version 5.x still copied to default location. The version 5.1.0 fixed this.


Friday, March 24, 2017

Now we have a reseller in Netherlands (Holland)

We are proud to inform our users that we applied a cooperation with E.R.N. Solutions. They has become our IM software and services reseller in Netherlands.






E.R.N. Solutions 
Valettaweide 9
3223 NP Hellevoetsluis
(state: Zuid Holland )

+31 181 318548
[email protected]
www.ernsolutions.com

We hope to expand on Netherlands software market and already started to provide a localized versions both of Bopup Messenger and Bopup Observer clients that are translated to Dutch language.

Sunday, February 5, 2017

Пресс-релиз: Bopup Communication Server стал лауреатом журнала PC Magazine Russian Edition в номинации «Российское ПО 2016: инновации и достижения»

Новая версия 5.0 программного обеспечения Bopup Communication Server, являющееся серверной частью платформы для безопасного обмена мгновенными сообщениями и файлами в корпоративной среде, была отмечена редакторами русской версии журнала PC Magazine в ежегодном обзоре "Российское ПО 2016: инновации и достижения».


Ежегодная премия «Российское ПО 2016: инновации и достижения» включает решения, которые оказали заметное влияние на индустрию ПО и о которых, на взгляд редакторов, следует знать любому ИТ-практику. Отбор кандидатов для обзора достижений программной индустрии происходит исходя из новизны разработки, а также с учетом общей оценки, которая выносится на основании голосования читателей PC Magazine/RE и мнений экспертов журнала.

Российская разработка Bopup Communication Server представляет собой cервер мгновенных сообщений для организации собственной независимой системы чата и обмена файлами в пределах локальной сети офиса или целого предприятия, включая передачу данных через Интернет. Данное решение может использоваться для импортозамещения известных западных аналогов, включая Microsoft Lync Server, у которого выигрывает в плане легкости установки и ценовой политики, либо ПО с открытым исходным кодом, таких как OpenFire Server и других XMPP-серверов. От Open Source данный продукт также выгодно отличает простота его настройки, так как система готова к работе сразу после завершения мастера установки.

Стоит заметить, что сервер сообщений Bopup Communication Server не в первый раз вошел число лауреатов данной премии, и ранее был также отмечен редакторами журнала PC Magazine/RE войдя в обзор «Российское ПО 2010: инновации и достижения».

О компании «Би Лабс»

Начиная с 2000 года, российская компания «Би Лабс» занимается разработкой программных систем в области коммуникации в режиме реального времени. Нашей целью является предоставление эффективных и инновационных программных решений для безопасного и надежного обмена текстовыми сообщениями, передачи файлов между пользователями как в локальных сетях небольших офисов, так и в крупных корпоративных сетях. Отличительное особенностью предлагаемых нами решений является надежное шифрование передаваемой информации, централизованное администрирование и управление всей организованной системой мгновенных сообщений.

http://www.bopup.ru/

Saturday, February 4, 2017

Critical update of the messenger app for Android platform

We have updated Bopup Messenger for Android and released it's version 1.0.16. This is the bug fix release that solves issues with initial connection to IM server in cases when the server computer only listen working port and cannot be ping. Another fix relates to receiving a large amount of assigned groups and contacts from the communication server. Prior versions might crash on app startup during that process.

Bopup Messenger for Android
New version of the messenger application is already available on Google Play and can be download from our website at Downloads Center.

Saturday, January 28, 2017

Bopup Communication Server has won Best of 2016 Soft award

The latest version of Bopup Communication Server software has got Best of Soft 2016 award issued by PC Magazine Russian Edition. The editors reviewed many nominations from different areas and focused their decision on most important key features and functions provided by software amoung it's competitors. Thus the editor's choice includes most innovative, interesting and moderd software products developed in Russia.

PC Magazine Russian Edition award
We have to say the this is the second award of our IM server software that it received from PC Magazine. The first one had been awarded in 2010 year as PC Magazine Best of 2010 Software.

Russian Software 2016: Innovations and achievements

Wednesday, January 18, 2017

A minor update: Bopup Communication Server 5.0.1 has been released

Here is a small update of the communication server available. Version 5.0.1 fixes a critial error that occurs when a user account is being deleted in Management Console. We adise to update an existing installation of the IM server to avoid any possible issues with deleting users.

Download Bopup Commuication Server 5.0.1 — Secure IM server with modern interface and powerful management options

Monday, January 16, 2017

Guide on installing Microsoft SQL Server 2012 Express

We have updated our instruction called Step-by-Step Guide to install SQL Server 2005/2008/2012 Express as a database server for IM server and now it contains details information on installing and configuring Microsoft SQL Server 2012 Express edition.

Installation Wizard of Microsoft SQL Server 2012 Express
The previus edition of the document contained step-by-step guide on installing Microsoft SQL Server 2005 but that software is too old and does not support by recent versions of Windows starting from Windows 8.

Saturday, January 14, 2017

Bopup Communication Server version 5.0 is available

We are proud to present a major version 5.0 of Bopup Communication Server software. The new release introduces great modern interface of Management Console that includes fully re-designed HTML views, flat icons and other images. We believe that version 5.0 of the communication server will be liked by our existing customers because it represents a new era of Bopup IM software platform.

A brief overview of the new interface changes

New modern design of the Management Console interface
We changed a lot of belonging the user's GUI in the new version of the console. Now the views to display user accounts, groups, news, file distirbution tasks look different. But same information can be read and accessed easily because some displayed details have been compacted.

How the few from new views look now
Dashboard view (former Welcome screen)
User account profile page
File Distribution task profile
IM Client Configuration Tool
We renamed a well-known Setup.ini Configuration Tool that manages instant messenger settings from the server console.

IM Client Configuration Tool (former Setup.ini Configuration Tool)

That's because the Setup.ini file can be used on initial deployment of the software (to set the name of the IM server, for example) but in most of other cases the tool is used directly from Management Console to change and distribute new options to users with no handling the setup.ini file itself.

Added a check of Organization Unit permissions on moving user accounts
The new version now checks both previous and new OUs' permissions on moving users between then and if the permissions match then users' Contact Lists are not reset and keep unchanged.

Improved Active Directory Import Wizard
The interface of the Import Wizard added a log window that shows a process of the import procedure. That's the same log that can be accessed at any time from Tools menu.

A lot of minor and other important fixes and improvements
There are a huge number of small bug fixes and enhancements that the new version 5.0 of the communication server added. In overall the new release has become more stable and faster.

Download Bopup Communication Server version 5.0