Snipe-IT v4.9.1 Released - Read more

Snipe-IT v4.9.1 Released

Thoughts from the Snipe-IT Blog

  • Apr 08 2020 09:00 AM
  • Alison Gianotto

New in v4.9.1

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.


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