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Recommended OpenWebStart (OWS) release for all independent dealer and ISP users. Use this release for Aftersales applications provided by Daimler AG and its subsidiaries. This download is NOT appropriate for employees of Daimler AG and its subsidiaries!

Current release

Release V1.4.0

Important! For information regarding installation return to the installation guide after the download.

OpenWebStart installer recommended version (V1.4.0 May 26. 2021 - ZIP 53 MB)

Important release notes!

New features relevant for our use cases:

  • Strongly Recommended update! Fixes the recently_used.lock problem of V1.3.3
  • Fixes cache corruption (broken files in the cache directory)
  • Please visit OWS page on GitHub for all fixes and features.

Known issues for our use cases:

  • None.

Former releases

When to use former releases:

Use former releases only in case the current release causes problems on your system. Don't forget to report such problems to the communicated support contacts.

Release V1.3.3

Important! For information regarding installation return to the installation guide after the download.

OpenWebStart installer recommended version (V1.3.3 Mar 09. 2021 - ZIP 52 MB)

Important release notes!

New features relevant for our use cases:

  • Fixes cache corruption (broken files in the cache directory)
  • Please visit OWS page on GitHub for all fixes and features.

Known issues for our use cases:

  • Serious problem with the file .cache\icedtea-web\cache\recently_used.lock. Please upgrade to V1.4.0 or newer as soon as possible!

Release V1.3.0

Important! For information regarding installation return to the installation guide after the download.

OpenWebStart installer recommended version (V1.3.0 - Dec 16. 2020 - ZIP 51 MB)

Important release notes!

New features relevant for our use cases:

  • Reduce Memory footprint on machines with large memory
  • Improve error message in case of a proxy connection problem
  • Changed default log level to reduce verbosity in the log files
  • Please visit OWS page on GitHub for all fixes and features.

Known issues for our use cases:

  • None.

Release V1.2.2

Important! For information regarding installation return to the installation guide after the download.

OpenWebStart installer archive (V1.2.2 - Nov 11. 2020 - ZIP 51 MB)

Important release notes!

New features relevant for our use cases:

  • Server Whitelist for JVM download added
  • Support for parallel download of resources
  • New Download dialog for applications and resources
  • Please visit OWS page on GitHub for all fixes and features.

Known issues:

  • None.

Release V1.1.7

Important! For information regarding installation return to the installation guide after the download.

OpenWebStart installer archive (V1.1.7 - May 07. 2020 - ZIP 50.6 MB)

Important release notes!

Fixes:

  • Add deployment.proxy.same to supported properties in response.varfile
  • Fix error in downloading from socket
  • Please visit OWS page on GitHub for all fixes and features.

Known issues:

  • None.

Release V1.1.4

OpenWebStart installer archive (V1.1.4 - Jan 28. 2020 - ZIP 31.4 MB)

Fixes:

  1. Release 1.1.4 fixes the error, which inhibits the starting of WIS/ASRA and XENTRY linkouts. It also fixes most of the proxy server problems of former OWS versions. Please download and install or upgrade to V1.1.4.

Known issues:

  1. OWS 1.1.4 does not perform any proxy server authentication. Find details about proxy server handling on the Administration guide.
  2. OWS 1.1.4 always tries to access download-openwebstart.com before failing for a JVM resource. For this problematic behaviour a fix has been announced, which we are awaiting for.

Last update: Sun Jun 20 18:11:01 CEST 2021