Release Notes for Cumulocity 8.13: : CEL editor and Device Management improvements


New functionalities & improvements

Administration improvements:

CEL editor has been improved:

  • Overlay issues between the editing box and the currently running CEL processing have been fixed.
  • Alarms and notifications can now be displayed in the “Event processing” menu item.


  • Metrics chart has been added to the “Event processing” menu item.


Device Management improvements:


New: Within the Device Protocols Section, the users can configure how LightweightM2M (LWM2M) data is mapped to Cumulocity.  Lightweight M2M provides a standardized object-oriented data model that organizes data using Objects (for example a temperature object) that holds a set of resources (for example actual temperature values). For each resource, the user can define actions such as the creation of measurements or alarms for devices that report according data.


Additional improvements:

  • “Impact” integrators can now manually provision devices using Cumulocity.
  • Enterprise edition customers can now have their own domain name. You can upload and manage SSL certificate
    • Certificates have to be in PKCS#12 format.
  • Enterprise edition customers can customize branding properties for tenants.
    • A logo can be uploaded
    • Branding applications can only be subscribed by the owning enterprise tenant and its subtenants.
    • “Management” tenant can be branded as well.
  • Service providers are able to deploy microservice packages
    • The packages are deployed via the REST API.
    • Files within the package can be updated.
  • Tooltips for menu items are now displayed in the navigator.


Documentation improvements:

  • LoRa Actility documentation has been added to the user guides.
  • The tenant policies in the “Administration” user guide have been updated.


Bug fixes:

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


[Cockpit] Smart rules are not loaded in a locked down management tenant. [#12476, #12621]

[Cockpit] Visual problems appear when there is a long dashboards name.

[Cockpit] When you delete a data point, the success message doesn’t close automatically and navigating over the app switcher is not working, because of that. [#14195]

[Cockpit] When cloning smart rules, the creation time is cloned as well.

[Administration] If you add a new data subscription with an invalid security code, the data subscription is still visible in the “Registration” tab.

[Administration] Blank screen appears after re-login when the session times out. [#12811]

[Administration] TFA issues have been fixed. [#13442]

  • SMS PIN code is not re-sent. When you switch between tenants you can use the first PIN only, because new PIN is not sent.

[Administration] Subtenants can be created without administrator credentials.

  • The “Save” button should not be available until administrator credentials are entered.

[Administration] Removing alarm mapping creates an audit log which states “Option null deleted”.

[Administration] An error appears every time when the administration application is opened.

[Administration] In the “Usage statistics” menu, MQTT messages are counted as device requests, but not as API requests.

[Administration] When you add retention rules in the “tenant policies” menu, even though editing is disabled users can still edit. [#14356]

[Device Management] New altitude values are not saved when editing device location.

[Device Management] In the “Identity” tab of a device, when you add identity ID, the ID cannot be saved.

[Device Management] Altitude input in the location tab has been fixed.

[Device Management] In the network tab, when the form is invalid, the toggle button has the wrong state after loading. The button state is active, but the background indicates disabled state.

[Device Management] In the “Software” tab, the install software is displayed even when the device does not support it.


Additional bug fixes:

  • “Data broker” causes infinite loop in the broadcast service.
  • The CEP engine is creating empty cache files. [#14495]
  • MQTT bundles fail to start on version upgrade if the MQTT session storage from the previous versions exist.
  • OBU devices are removed from the server side agent if the tenant is deactivated. [#12457]
  • An error is thrown when a user calls a smart rule agent or device simulator agent for the first time. [#14351, #14372]
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