Snipe-IT v4.9.1 Released


IMPORTANT: This release requires PHP 7.1.3 or greater.

This release brings a ton of accessibility fixes, a set of new dark-mode skins (and a new high-contrast skin), a few bug fixes, and a few UI improvements.

High Contrast:

dark mode

Example of colored skin in dark mode:

dark mode

To use these new skins, go to Admin Settings > Branding and select them from the dropdown.

Improved “Add field to fieldset” UI

improved UI

Search filter for Admin Settings



  • Fixed (#7879) – search by serial or tag even if they have slashes in them
  • Fixed (#7882) user with the correct permissions couldn’t update manufacturers
  • Fixed typo in CSP which prevented import UI from loading correctly
  • Fixed compact($id) errors when an asset/license/location/etc was not found
  • (Developers only) Updated faker library to be compatible with PHP 7.4


  • Improved highlight on selected asset rows (yellow now, instead of a slightly darker grey)
  • Added search filtering to settings page to allow faster access to specific sections
  • Improved “add custom field to fieldset” UI so that you have to click the submit button
  • (Developers only) – dark skins .less files are now processed with npm run prod


  • Added permissions on user api (#7883)
  • Added new dark background skins
  • Added #7940 – update of local instance of composer.phar on upgrade (if it’s being used)
  • Added #7947 – rtd_location_id to API search


For general upgrading instructions, click here. Users who installed Snipe-IT via Git (recommended) can just run php upgrade.php.

For a full list of changes, see the changelog.

After completing the upgrade process, be sure to clear your browser cookies.

Upgrading from v3

Please see the upgrade instructions here.

About the author

A. Gianotto

Alison is the founder and CEO of Grokability, Inc, the company that makes the open source product Snipe-IT.

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