Release Notes 8.3: Tenant policies, Configuration editor

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New functionalities & improvements

The numbers after the hash (#) refer to Zendesk numbers.

Administration Improvements:

New: Tenant policies have been added under the “Tenants” menu item. This feature is available for Dedicated or Private Edition only, i.e. for users with access to the management tenant.

  • The “Tenant policies” are groups of settings that control features and configuration of tenants. Policies are created by using defined settings and then the settings are applied to tenants.

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  • To edit a policy, either click on the desired policy or hover over the policy and then click on the desired action in the cogwheel menu.

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Configuration settings can now be changed without any downtime. Please note that this feature is only available for “Dedicated Edition or Private Edition users”.

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  • Currently configuration settings are stored only in the “Management” tenant options. Other tenants are not able to update the settings.

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Device Management Improvements:

The “Data point explorer” in the “Device details” measurements tab has been updated.

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Additional improvements:

  • With this release, the old simulators have been completely removed. Please use the new simulator instead.
  • Management tenants can retrieve “emails.txt” containing all users email addresses of all subtenants. Only emails to users subscribed to the newsletter are added.
    • Newsletter subscription can be selected/deselected under the user settings.

Documentation improvements:

  • The “Administration” users-guide has been updated.
  • New users-guide “User and permissions management” has been added. For more info, see here.

 

Bug fixes

The numbers after the hash (#) refer to Zendesk numbers.

[Cockpit] No events are being exported in the “Reporting” menu.

  • When you try to export data in the “Reporting” section, events are not being exported.

[Device Management] Device simulator deadlock issues have been fixed. [#12600]

[Device Management] Loss of some measurements has been occurring during device simulations.

 

Additional bug fixes:

  • The remote access microservice is always using default configuration properties.
  • Translation issues have been fixed. [#12699]
  • Unicode issues in the “SCADA” widget have been fixed. [#12642]
    • Unicode characters are not displayed properly when they are outside of the “Latin1” range.
  • Update of microservices does not affect roles.
    • When the client updates with microservice application, the roles are not updated in the application entity.
  • During sign up, the missing “*” sign has been added next to the required fields.
  • Long tenant names are shown out of the field during sign up.
  • Support users have no access to “Smart rules”.

 

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