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Loftware WebAccess 2.4.4

Release Notes: March 2013

New Features & Enhancements

  • Added support for Internet Explorer 9 and 10 and newer versions of FireFox.
    NOTE: You must use Compatibility View when using LWA with Internet Explorer 9 and 10.
  • Added instructions to the Loftware WebAccess and Web Services Installation Guide for changing the LOFWAREDBUSER password.
  • Added the ability to allow printing if a record is not found. This allows you to enter information for a label and print when no records are found in the database.
  • Added the ability to set whether to print layout-bound documents immediately or to queue until the Eject button is clicked.
  • Added support for non-clustered Windows Server 2012 R2 (added July 2016)

Known Issues

  • DSN names referenced in cannot contain spaces or non-alphanumeric characters. Remove these from the DSN name as it appears in
  • The Loftware Print Server version 10.0 introduced XSD Schema validation, replacing the use of label.dtd. Support for XSD validation has not been explicitly added to Loftware WebAccess. If you enable XML Schema Validation in the Loftware Print Server, you may encounter issues with labels printed in LWA. See the Loftware Print Server User Guide for more information on XML validation.


  • LWA 2.4, 2.4.2, or 2.4.3 installed.
  • Existing LPS install upgraded to version (10.0 Release) or greater and licensed for LWA.

Loftware WebAccess 2.4.3

Release Notes: July 2012

Bug Fixes

  • Added the ability to specify the SQL identifier quote characters (ODBC quoting identifiers) used in the construction of SQL statements. This also fixes an issue where queries sent to certain databases were not being processed because brackets were used instead of quotation marks as the quoting identifier.
  • Fixed an issue where Loftware WebAccess was appending a ‘;’ to SQL statements passed to the ODBC driver, causing issues with the IBM i–series ODBC driver.

Known Issues

  • DSN names referenced in can only contain alphanumeric characters and the underscore character (‘_’). Remove spaces and non-alphanumeric characters, with the exception of the underscore character, from the DSN name when entered into


  • LWA 2.4 or 2.4.2 installed.
  • Existing LPS install upgraded to version (10.0 Release) or greater and licensed for LWA.

Loftware WebAccess 2.4.2

Release Notes: June 2012

Note:Loftware Web Access™ (LWA) 2.4.1 or greater is required for current LWA users when upgrading to the Loftware Print Server (LPS) 10.0.

LWA 2.4.2 fixes an issue where a carriage return was being removed from fields on labels when using the ODBC as the data source.

Loftware WebAccess 2.4.1

Release Notes: November 2011

Note: Loftware WebAccess™ 2.4.1 is required for use for LPS 10.0 upgrades.

Updated to support LPS 10.0 Premier Edition.

Loftware WebAccess 2.4

Release Notes: January 2011

New Features/Enhancements

    • Added support for installation of Loftware WebAccess on Windows Server 2008 (R2)
    • Added support for Oracle 11g as the Role Based Access Control (RBAC) database
    • Added access to all labels and printers for the default administrator

Note: Updated a requirement to version 1.6_21 of the Java Runtime. If you are upgrading from a previous version of WebAccess, upgrade to this version of the Java Runtime.

Note: Updated a requirement to version 6.0.29 of Apache Tomcat. If you are upgrading from a previous version of
WebAccess, upgrade to this version of Apache Tomcat.

Bug Fixes

  • Dashes (-) are now supported in rule names
  • The Remember Across Labels Update Method now works properly with Loftware WebAccess On Demand
  • You can now use the apostrophe (’) in first names, last names, and user names
  • Invalid rules cannot be saved
  • Session timeout handling was improved
  • Data entry using scanners was improved
  • Labels with only fixed text fields now print properly.

Known Issues

  • Loftware WebAccess will not install if you attempt to use Postgres Plus® Standard Server. Loftware supports PostgreSQL version 8.4.x.

Loftware WebAccess 2.2

Release Notes: February 2010

New Features

  • Added support for Internet Explorer 8 browser
  • Updated the look and feel of Loftware WebAccess
  • Combined the On Demand Print and Security Administration user interfaces, so they can now be opened from the same link   
  • Added support for printing labels that have associated page layouts   
  • Added the number of available and used end-user and Web Services licenses to the Connection Management screen


  • Filtering for labels and printers in on-demand print is now case insensitive
  • LDAP now handles commas (,) in the common name (CN) of a distinguished name (DN) in Search First mode
  • Loftware WebAccess On Demand Print now supports the Select 1st Record and Clear DB key flags as set in the Loftware Print Server configuration

Bug Fixes

  • Field order of the data entry view is now retained as it was initially designed in the Loftware Label Manager label designer
  • Resolved an issue where Loftware WebAccess did not wait for data to be returned from ODBC before printing, it happened mostly with large databases
  • Auditing now displays the latest messages, not the earliest messages as it used to display in the previous releases

Loftware WebAccess 2.1

Release Notes: November 2008

New Features

  • Support for Firefox 3
  • Quick search for labels and printers
  • Hotkeys for printing   
    - Encode hotkeys in your scanner and use the keys to print without using a mouse or keyboard
  • Job status   
    - View your print job status
  • LDAP utility   
    - Generate and authenticate XML files to connect to LDAP using this command line tool
  • Support for Tomcat Server 6.0.18

Bug Fixes

  • Fixed known issues with full support for Oracle

Known Issues

  • Labels with non–English characters are not fully supported in this version of Loftware WebAccess™
  • Certain features of LDAP are not supported in this version of Loftware WebAccess™

Loftware WebAccess 2

Release Notes: 2008

Industry-Standard Service Oriented Architecture (SOA)

Communicates natively with the Loftware Print Server

Role Based Access Control (RBAC) allows user privileges to be set on the per-label and per-printer basis.

ZERO footprint, browser based UI clients. No web browser add-ons or plug-ins required

Loftware WebAccess On Demand Print Client, Version 2.0

  • Browser-based Access to the Loftware Print Server for on-demand label printing
  • Caches labels for improved performance

Loftware WebAccess Administration Client, Version 2.0

  • Browser-based security and role based access control
  • Seamlessly integrates with existing corporate directory services (LDAP, Active Directory, etc)
  • Automatically supports role-based access control (RBAC) to limit users to only permitted labels and printers