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The Awkwardness of Branding and Naming Things in Open Source SaaS

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When I first made Snipe-IT over 7 years ago, it was a small project I created on my holiday break when I was the CTO of an ad agency in New York City. Asset Management mattered to me, and every other piece of software I found that did what I needed was awful, overpriced, or both. I never imagined it would be so important to so many other folks as well, so I wasn’t thinking about it as...

Updating Hosted Customers to Snipe-IT v5

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It’s been a few weeks now that v5 is out, and we’re very excited to get it in the hands of all of our customers. We thought we’d take the opportunity to clarify what that schedule looks like, and why it’s taking longer than usual to get our fleet updated. First off, we typically do wait a week or two to update our hosted customers after a major release is pushed out...

Snipe-IT v5.0.10 Released

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Happy Monday, friends 🙂 This is a bug fix release that tightens up some UI stuff, fixes an issue with the location importer parent locations, and (hopefully) puts to bed an issue we’ve been seeing with Okta users who are trying to use the LDAP sync utility. We also fixed an issue where the email logo that was uploaded wasn’t being honored in the actual emails that were sent. Fixed...

Snipe-IT v5.0.9 Released

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Happy Tuesday again, friends 🙂 Sorry for the double release today, but we discovered a conflict with the new asset counter in the sidenav and the SAML integration, since the SAML routes are loaded as a service provider. This change wouldn’t affect you unless you access the SAML settings, but it’s a teeny tiny update, so it’s worth patching in. Effectively, the middleware that...

Snipe-IT v5.0.8 Released

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Happy Tuesday, friends 🙂 This is largely a bug fix release for some unusual use-cases that folks have been kind enough to share with us, including the dashboard pie chart, SAML integration, and LDAP syncing. It also addresses an issue where users of some email clients (such as Gmail) would not have the images in notifications loading properly. (This is due to Gmail opting not to...

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