Release Notes 8.14: LWM2M and Branding improvements

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New functionalities & improvements

Administration improvements:

New: Branding and full subtenant management have been implemented. This feature will be available only to “Enterprise Edition” customers.

  • With the new branding editor, you can change the logos and colors of each tenant and its subtenants.

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  • Before the branding changes are applied, you can preview the branding to make sure if everything is correct. You can also select the application that you would like to preview.

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Cockpit improvements:

The “Send dashboard via email” smart rule is now deprecated. You will no longer be able to create new “Send dashboard via email” smart rules.

  • If you are already using this smart rule, you will still be able to manage it, but you will not be able to create a new one.

Additional improvements:

  • LWM2M improvements:
    • Uploading invalid “OMA”, “DDF” or “XML” files no longer crash the UI.
    • The LWM2M service is now scalable. Larger number of devices can be used without any issues.
    • Device communication mode has been improved. Operations may only be sent to a device if we received a registration update within a configurable interval. For example in the last 30 seconds. Otherwise, they remain pending.
    • Auto-observe functionality has been added to the LWM2M service. If Auto-Observe is turned on for a resource, this resource will be automatically observed if a device provides it.
  • The “request support” link is now configurable in the system options file.
  • New: The OPC/UA agent has the possibility to configure a proxy in the properties file. For more info, please see here.
  •  The “Device data” widget on the “Device Info” dashboard has been improved.
  • (Beta) The graph widgets on the “Device Info” dashboard have been improved.
  • Widgets which are not supported by the device have been removed.
  • All measurements are now located in a single graph.
  • Filtering option has been added to select the measurements that will be displayed.

 

Bug fixes:

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

 

[Cockpit] The “Data Point Status” widget validation is missing. [#14228]

  • An empty widget is added instead when you try to add the widget.

[Cockpit] Visual problems occur when the dashboards have a long name.

[Cockpit] Users with restricted rights get a new instance of the “Home dashboard”. There should be only one instance for the “Home dashboard”.

[Cockpit] Visual bugs in the SmartRest have been fixed.

[Cockpit] In the “Groups” menu, the “Filter” list is not refreshing when new assets are assigned to a group.

[Cockpit] The smart rules service throws an error when a user logs in for the first time. [#14053]

[Cockpit] When visualizing data in the data explorer, “Null” values are incorrectly displayed as “0”. [#14548]

[Administration] Data broker creation accepts invalid URL.

  • When creating a data broker connection, the URL is not properly checked.

[Administration] Users without the proper permissions can download excel reports via the “File Repository”. [#14172]

[Administration] The missing list/grid select for the tenant list has been added.

[Administration] Subscription endpoint returns credentials of suspended tenants when it should return only credentials of active tenants.

[Administration] When logging in as TFA enforced user, there are two SMS verification codes sent. [#14289]

[Administration] Visual bugs in the “Users” menu have been fixed.

[Administration] Icons in the “Audit logs” menu have been properly aligned.

[Administration] Visual bugs in the “Owner applications” menu have been fixed.

[Administration] The lack of translation in the subtenants menu has been fixed.

[Administration] The “Inventory role” box text is cut off.

[Administration] The “Data broker” causes infinite loop in the broadcast service.

[Device Management] The “Device operations” list contains operations which belong to other devices.

[Device Management] The buttons used to cancel “Bulk operations” are missing. [#14563]

[Device Management] The “Configuration tab” download buttons are not working.

[Device Management] Users with only inventory roles and no global roles cannot see all devices in the “all devices” section.

[Device Management] Changing the number of instances in an empty simulator resets the number of instructions.

[Device Management] The device “Info” tab is missing.

[Device Management] Events and alarms in the “Data point” widget do not have a tool tip.

[Device Management] Visual bugs in the “Software/Firmware” menu items have been fixed.

[Device Management] Measurements are not shown on the graphs. [#14822]

 

Additional bug fixes:

  • In the SSL management micro-service, an exception is thrown when you try to update the domain in the platform.
  • Text overflow issues have been fixed.
  • Multiple bugs in the German version of the platform have been fixed throughout all applications:
    • Missing or wrong translations.
    • UI issues.
    • Broken links.
  • The real-time authorization for the support user uses the wrong tenant. [#14374]
    • The “management” tenant is used instead of the proper one.
  • The external ID is not displayed properly in the SmartRest editor.
  • UI issues appearing when Japan language is used have been fixed.
  • All directories and files of the microservices files are world writable. [#14496]
  • The CEP engine is creating empty cache files. [#14495]
  • MQTT bundles fail to start after version upgrade if the mqtt session storage from the previous version exists.
  • The “Silo” widget popover is partially hidden.

 

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