This release introduces various enhancements and adds some missing features:
Password-hiding in Verbose logging mode
Communication logs created with
Verbose level no longer contain authentication credentials, which makes it more convenient and safer to share them with others.
Support for canceling HTTP requests
HttpRequest.Abort() method and added
WebClient.Cancel() method to make it possible to cancel pending requests.
Support for 'firstname.lastname@example.org' SFTP extension
Added support OpenSSH's
fsync extension that makes it possible to ensure that modified file data has been written to disk. At client-side, this has to be enabled using
Added Sftp.CreateLink method
CreateLink method supports both symbolic links and hard links. For hard-links, the server must support OpenSSH's
Auto-connect on .NET Compact Framework
Added auto-connect feature on .NET Compact Framework. Enabling
Settings.AutoConnectToInternet property will make the component to try to establish an Internet connection automatically.
Connection-establishing API for .NET CF
Added very simple connection-establishing API for .NET Compact Framework (
This release also brings several bugfixes and enhancements. For a complete list of changes in 2018 R3, see the release history.