Nextcloud 13.0.1, 12.0.6 and 11.0.8 available with improved password protection

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We have made available minor updates to Nextcloud 11, 12 and 13. As usual, these bring stability and reliability improvements and we urge all users to upgrade at their earliest convenience! Customers can rely on the stand-by upgrade support from Nextcloud GmbH if needed.

If you are on Nextcloud 11 still, this is the last public bug fix release for Nextcloud 11 and you have to either upgrade to Nextcloud 12 or get a Nextcloud Subscription to get LTS updates for Nextcloud 11.

Time to upgrade to 13!

If you were waiting with upgrading from Nextcloud 12 to Nextcloud 13, we're happy to share that the release has proven to be very reliable, with more than 10K servers upgrading in the first 7 days after its release and no critical issues found. One provider upgraded over 2300 individual servers in a single day without any problems! This is a very good result, showing our efforts to improve the reliability of the upgrade process of Nextcloud have been quite successful. Considering 13.0.0 has served users so well, we would suggest that the 13.0.1 version is very suitable for an upgrade from 12.

Read our blog to learn what is new in Nextcloud 13.

Of course, if you are maintaining a mission-critical Nextcloud system for your enterprise, it is still highly recommended that you get yourself some insurance (and job security… who gets blamed if the file handling system isn’t working as expected?). A hotline to the core Nextcloud developers is the best guarantee for reliable service for your users.


That Nextcloud 13 has been very reliable does not mean there have been no changes - though it has been less than usual. A little more than 60 minor issues were dealt with, including:
  • Fixed app navigation or the date/time picker in IE11
  • Improvements to End-to-end Encryption (which is still in testing!)
  • Font and usability updates
  • Some security hardenings
  • Updates to links and updated translations.
  • Object Storage is another notable area with several fixes.
More notable and more of a feature addition is the addition of an optional check of newly added passwords against the HaveIBeenPwned password list, preventing known breached passwords to be picked by users. See our earlier blog for more details. [caption id="attachment_3822" align="aligncenter" width="703"] The new Password Policy settings in Nextcloud[/caption] You can find the full list of changes in our changelog.

The 12.0.6 and 11.0.8 release received a smaller number of updates relevant for users on those systems. Again, we urge users of 11 to upgrade or contact Nextcloud sales to ensure the security of your system.

When will the updater notify me?

We will make these upgrades available in the coming days through the built in updater. As you are probably aware, we do staged roll-out to ensure we can catch issues before they affect everybody so it can take a bit longer for some systems than for others.

Why upgrade? Security and stability!

Our strategy is: big changes come in major releases. Minor releases are security and functionality bug fixes, not rewrites of major sub systems that risk user data! We also do extensive testing, both in our code base and by upgrading a series of real-world systems to the test versions. This ensures that upgrades to minor releases are painless and reliable. As the updates not only fix feature issues but also security problems, it is a bad idea to not upgrade!

If you are worried about the updates because you run a big, complex and important enterprise service, contact us. Nextcloud GmbH offers stand-by upgrade support to our customers, virtually guaranteeing a smooth process. This is one way in which we help our customers to keep their file sync and share systems functioning in optimal condition!

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I have this error while updating, is it normal that this file is not in an “ignore list” ?

  • Check for expected files

The following extra files have been found:

  • nextcloud.log

I think it should be in data folder. I haven’t change location and it’s there. No errors to me.
Move it somewhere else.

The PDF reader stops working after the update to 13.0.1. Neither in current Chrome nor in Firefox. Can anybody confirm this?

No. Works here with Firefox 58.0.2.

Can not confirm it. PDF reader works fine in Firefox

Clearing the Browsercache, and it works again :smiley:

ingo… answering by email is great… but you should take a closer look to where (under which thread) you are answering to. right now we are in the thread called “nextcloud 13.0.1. […] available […]”

but you’re welcome to private message me here in the forum. even in german would be fine :wink:

Yeah, is really hard to find. :roll_eyes:

well ya. kinda. as isn’t assigned to a .de-TLD they don’t need to fit german laws which clearly demand a one-click policy to imprint. and so you need to click 2x or even 3x to find it :smiley:
plus: they really don’t provide any emailaddress there. only a postal-address. and a phone number. which io already conveyed to ingo by yesterday or the day before.

:rofl: :clown_face:

Thanks for the offer but I have a similar collection of “useful stuff” Myself.

I see nothing worthy of repair or salvaging as the choice bits are obviously gone.

Good Luck and keep Hacking, Dave.

This is not correct, has nothing to do with each other, but is absolutely off topic here.


Just upgraded to 13.0.1. Collabora seems to be broken. Veryfied on two machines. No error messages. Neither on the nextcloud machine nor on the collabora machine. Anyone else experiencing this?

thanks and cheers

I run the lastest Collabora docker image and it works with Nextcloud 13.0.1. Both on the same machine.

Good to know. I’m running the version installed from ubuntu repo.

Manual upgrade to 13.0.1 went fine.

Collabora Online DE works, different host, installed on Ubuntu 16.04 in lxc, packages via Collabora repo.
Collabora Office 5.3-36 (git hash: [bb5e55d]
Sidenote: noticed that apt-get changelog doesn’t give info on collabora packages as there seem to be pending package upgrades. Will file a bug report for that on the collabora bugtracker.
Want to know what i’m upgrading :wink:

Nextcloud on Ubuntu 16.04 in lxc.

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I am running collabora from callabora debian9 repo and works fine on 13.0.1 Enviado con Mailtrack

Yeah. It suddenly works for me too. Feels like there is a caching mechanism somewhere. I don’t get it.

Is there a direct migration path for owncloud to nextcloud?