Build 5230

February 2021

In addition to a new official Portuguese translation, we've got lots of tweaks and UI improvements. You can also now enable/disable map providers for the Fleet app, giving you more control of the end user experience. Read more highlights here or dive into the details with the release notes below.



  • Map providers can now be enabled/disabled (specifically for the Fleet app) on the server using the _FleetAppUseMap privilege. Supported maps are Google Maps and ArcGIS map.


  • Portuguese' is completely updated. The language flavor is Brazilian Portuguese. The separate 'Portuguese Brazil' language is removed.


  • Deploy framework can now check if GpsGate Server is running on a server with .net48 runtime installed.
  • Warning in Site Admin when using MySQL 8.0.23, which is not compatible with GpsGate.


  • Removed 'Espanol 2' language.
  • Language key updates (Chinese, German).

User Experience

  • Better error message when a .net Framework is missing, including a link to download page.
  • Improved performance executing Event Rules.
  • Added DEBUG: to messages that are not errors in geofence cache log.
  • Performance improvements. Faster loading.


Do not allow login to the desktop application (Vehicle Tracker) while having only the _MobileLogin privilege. Previously having the _MobileLogin would allow login to the desktop application. As this is no longer the case, some roles might have to be updated accordingly.

  • _MobileLogin is required to access the Mobile site
  • _WebLogin is required to access the Desktop site


  • Geoserver Map can now opt-out of using background color (bgColor) for possibly better tile caching.
  • Sharing location (publish plugin): All scripts are now loaded from relative paths. Allows for UI port forwarding.
  • Set a capacity for device processing queues. Once the capacity is reached, the device will be disconnected and will require reconnecting.
  • Improved Saml logging.
  • Disable Event Rule HTTP notifier (Command Notifier -> Custom Server -> http) if there are 10 consecutive notification failures within a 10 minute period. Re-enabling the notifier after 10 minutes.
  • utf8mb4 connection string charset for newer MySql versions.

Fleet & mobile

  • Fixed an issue in mobile causing IIS not booting up and register components as expected. This caused issues like EventRules having Geofence Expression could not be created or modified.'
  • Geofences on Google Maps should be displayed with the correct color all the time now.
  • Avoid app crashing when a geofence group is deleted on the server.
  • Touches outside a bottom sheet should now minimize the bottom sheet.

User experience

  • Filter invalid positions when drawing tracks.
  • Mouse wheel zoom works on custom maps again.
  • Removed excessive and faulty error log messages.
  • Fixed a bug saving status icon in User Form.
  • Fixed a bug that could cause tracks to not load on large servers with a short device update interval.
  • Fixed an issue with the accumulator date picker in the user form.
  • #ERR now displays in fields in the vehicle list that earlier crashed the complete list.
  • Fixed issue with the default value for settings profile not being displayed when opening a user type in the user type form and not being used in user form correctly.
  • Fixed a bug that could cause the Maintenance Notification form to not display properly.
  • Fixed a bug that caused the command tag new/edit window to not display properly.
  • Fixed migration for Arabic geofences.


  • Fixed a bug that prevented Application Tags being selected in the SMS Provider dropdown in SiteAdmin -> Settings -> SMS page.
  • Fixed Datcom protocol.
  • Fixed NullReferenceException while fetching SessionContext without a cookie set. Update assembly redirect for Newtonsoft.Json.
  • Removed aspx webform based http device endpoints under the following paths: - http(s)://hostname/gpsgate.aspx / - http(s)://hostname/sanav.aspx

GpsGate will soon no longer support .NET Frameworks below version 4.8. We recommend updating this month, although version 4.7 is still supported for a short period of time. You can download and update the newest .NET Framework here (Runtime).

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