Releases

Latest stable release

The current, stable release is version 2.4.2.

You are reading the manual for version 2.5.0-RC1. You might prefer to read the manual for version 2.4.

2.5.0 – Expected in August 2021

Version 2.5.0 of the IPT is expected to be released in August 2021. In preparation for this, a release candidate version 2.5.0-RC1 is now available, alongside this version 2.5 user manual.

This is a release candidate made available for testing. It is not suitable for production use.

Users may install this pre-release version following the instructions in the Release Notes.

This version addresses 63 issues including the famous "double log in bug" and brings in a fresher looking user interface. There are 7 further issues that we will address before the final release.

Users of the IPT are encouraged to explore functions they are familiar with and run any applicable security tests.

Translators are requested to update any missing UI translations and (optionally) begin translation of this user manual. Please see the translations page.

2.4.2 – September 2020

Version 2.4.2 fixes a minor security vulnerability in Apache Struts, which the IPT uses. Users should plan to upgrade to this version following the instructions in the Release Notes. An improvement to memory use when large datasets are read from a PostgreSQL server is also included.

2.4.1 – September 2020

Version 2.4.1 fixes a security vulnerability in Apache Struts, which the IPT uses. Users should plan to upgrade to this version following the instructions in the Release Notes.

2.4.0 – July 2019

Version 2.4.0 fixes security vulnerabilities in Apache Jackson and Apache Struts, which the IPT uses. Users should plan to upgrade to this version following the instructions in the Release Notes. It also updates the integration for custom DOIs from DataCite, and removes (unused) support for DOIs from EZID. The version number has been updated to 2.4.0 to reflect the removal of support for EZID.

2.3.6 – July 2018

Version 2.3.6 fixes a security vulnerability in JQuery, which the IPT uses. Users should plan to upgrade to this version following the instructions in the Release Notes.

An issue remains with custom DOIs from DataCite. If necessary, a further release of the IPT will be made in July or August.

2.3.5 – October 2017

Version 2.3.4 fixes a security vulnerability that was discovered in the Apache Struts web framework, which the IPT uses. This security vulnerability affects all IPT versions, including 2.3.3, therefore all users should plan to upgrade to this version immediately following the instructions in the Release Notes.

2.3.4 – March 2017

Version 2.3.4 fixes a security vulnerability that was discovered in the Apache Struts web framework, which the IPT uses. This security vulnerability affects all IPT versions, including 2.3.3, therefore all users should plan to upgrade to this version immediately following the instructions in the Release Notes.

2.3.3 – December 2016

A description of the exciting new features added to the IPT in version 2.3.3 are described in this blog post. Additionally, please note that GBIF recently released a new set of Microsoft Excel templates for uploading data to the IPT. The new templates provide a simpler solution for capturing, formatting and uploading three types of GBIF data classes: sampling-event data, occurrence data, and checklist data. More information about these templates can be found in this news article.

2.3 – September 2015

2.2 – March 2015

2.1 – April 2014

2.0.5 – May 2013

2.0.4 – October 2012

2.0.3 – November 2011