Version 2.1.8

Released: February 12, 2017

This is a bug-fix release and all users are encouraged to upgrade. The focus of this micro release was REST API improvement.


  • Fixes in the trashed document API endpoints.

  • Improved tags API PUT and PATCH endpoints.

  • Bulk document adding when creating and editing tags.

  • The version of django-mptt is preserved in case mayan-cabinets is installed.

  • Add Django GPG API endpoints for singing keys.

  • Add API endpoints for the document states app.

  • Add API endpoints for the message of the day (MOTD) app.

  • Add Smart link API endpoints.

  • Add writable versions of the Document and Document Type serializers (GitLab issues #348 and #349).


  • None

Upgrading from a previous version

Using PIP

Type in the console:

$ pip install -U mayan-edms

the requirements will also be updated automatically.

Using Git

If you installed Mayan EDMS by cloning the Git repository issue the commands:

$ git reset --hard HEAD
$ git pull

otherwise download the compressed archived and uncompress it overriding the existing installation.

Next upgrade/add the new requirements:

$ pip install --upgrade -r requirements.txt

Common steps

Migrate existing database schema with:

$ performupgrade

Add new static media:

$ collectstatic --noinput

The upgrade procedure is now complete.

Backward incompatible changes

  • None

Bugs fixed or issues closed