IoT Value Plan Subscribers, MindAccess Developer Plan Subscribers and MindAccess Operator Plan Subscribers


The following Release Notes are valid only for region Europe 2.

Asset Manager

What's new?

  • Grouping in resource lists (assets, types, aspects).

  • Sorting and filtering on tables is now possible.

Known issues

  • Fleet Manager navigation is not working correctly if you have to relogin as query parameters are lost. This problem will be addressed soon. Please try again by clicking the Fleet Manager navigation button. 

  • The Asset Manager documentation describes a new tab named "Connectivity" which intends to show the online state and current firmware-version running on the asset in the field. The described feature will be released in a subsequent step. The documentation could not be adapted in time anymore.

Data Exploration built on Tableau®

Known issues

  • If you receive NULL values for timestamps on a Windows PC, please change your language for non-Unicode programs to English (United States). You'll find the settings in Control Panel → Region and Language → Administrative.

Fleet Manager

What's new?

  • Changed position of the zooming controls that they are not covering the data visualization anymore.

  • Introduced error handling for assets with classification "simulation".

  • Highlighting of 3rd party plugins via puzzle icon.

  • Asset Manager navigation.

  • Fleet Manager plugin support.

  • Variables of type BIG_STRING are shown in data table.

Currently not available in Europe 2:

  • Content delivery network hosting not supported.

Fleet Manager Rules

Currently not available in Europe 2:

  • Integration of In-Platform Purchase (IPP).

Identity and Access Management

Known Issues

  • After modifying the authorization of a User via Identity Management Service, the change is not immediately visible. The user must then close the browser and login again.

  • In the current version the logout with Internet Explorer 11 might not work. In this case please close the browser directly.

MindConnect Edge Analytics

Hardware limitation

  • It's right now restricted to one connected SM1281 as data provider.

  • The usage of datapoints within the MindConnect Nano system is limited because of the share of hardware resources.

Known Issues

  • If remote operations in MindConnect Edge Analytics application reacts very slow: Please delete the MindConnect asset and create a new agent.

MindConnect IoT Extension

Known Issues

  • Launchpad button is not working in MindConnect IoT Extension. It is not possible to return to the Launchpad via the OS bar - use tile on the top right corner. Please use the Launchpad Button in the IoT Extension applications.( right corner on the top)

MindConnect Integration

Fixed issues

  • Application Information is missing in OS Bar.

  • Save button cannot be seen while account is created.

Currently not available in Europe 2:

  • Single Sign On for MindConnect Integration.


Known Issues

  • After creating provider information, only users with the mdsp:core:TenantAdministrator role are allowed to make use of the support form in Launchpad. Links to your own user support can be provided through the provider information settings. This is equal to other content such as corporate information.

Currently not available in Europe 2:

  • Live preview of company name in MindSphere OS Bar.

Subtenant Functionality

Known Issues

  • The subtenant use case is not yet supported by Data Flow Engine.

  • Applications can use the subtenant functionality via the provided APIs. Tenant administrators should pay attention when assigning such apps to subtenant users, as subtenant isolation cannot be ensured by the platform. The app may also expose data to the user that is not intended to be seen.

  • When moving an asset from a parent tenant to a subtenant, there may be a delay of up to 30 minutes until a subtenant user will be able to see data related to that asset.

  • Please be aware if you provide a user (even subtenant user) with the role "mdsp:core:TenantAdmin", this user is then able to get access to all types of tenant data.

Time Series Monitor

Known Issues

  • If the number of assets in the system which have rules set on them exceeds 60, the notifications may not come, even if rules conditions are met. 

Usage Transparency Service

Known Issues

  • Usage Transparency app running on MindSphere is loading sporadically "Asset tab" slower than expected.

Visual Analyzer

What's new?

  • Variables of type BIG_STRING can be shown in data table.

  • Changed position of the zooming controls that they are not covering the data visualization anymore.

  • Introduced error handling for assets with classification "simulation".

Visual Explorer

Known issues

  • Visual Explorer Connector cannot create data source with assets that have values from the data type Big String.

  • On the eu2 environment the Tableau server version 2018.1 is in place. The server version 2019.1 will release in the next weeks.

  • On the eu2 environment the sub tenant use case (sub tenant user can access visual explorer creator/viewer) is not supported.

Visual Flow Creator

What's new?

  • Dashboard nodes: Create quickly a live data dashboard with the new dashboarding nodes. This new feature supports user friendly visualization of MindSphere data within a few minutes and does not require any programming skills. The dashboards are automatically refreshed as new data comes in.

  • MindSphere dashboard nodes based on Fleet Manager components.

  • Support of subflows: A subflow is a collection of nodes that are collapsed into a single node in the workspace. They can be used to reduce some visual complexity of a flow, or to package up a group of nodes as a reusable flow used in multiple places. Once created, the subflow is added to the palette of available nodes.

  • Enable/Disable the visibility of other user's tabs.

  • General improvements of nodes.

  • Extended http request node: now MindSphere services can be used within the http request node.

Known Issues

  • Can not read filenames with two colons in name.

Currently not available in Europe 2:

  • Subscribe node - the user can be notified about new entries in time series.

  • Asset type support node.

  • Support of subtenant enablement.

  • Support of Cross-tenancy

  • Anomaly detection nodes

  • MindSphere dashboard nodes