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?

  • With the newly designed detail view of assets, you will have imidiate insight into the status of the selected asset based on events and timeseries data.

  • The groups in the asset navigation list can now be collapsed and expanded to improve the overview.

Known issues

  • If a VFC workflow for an asset in a subtenant exists, it is not shown in the respective tile in the asset manager for a tenant admin.

  • The Connectivity Management view currently only shows assets derived of BasicAgent, MindConnect Nano, MindConnect IoT2040, MindConnect Library or Industrial Edge or a derived type of the mentioned ones.

  • 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. 

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

Currently not available in Europe 2:

  • Content delivery network hosting not supported.

Fleet Manager Rules

Currently not available in Europe 2:

  • Integration of Upgrade.

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.

IoT Value Plan

MindSphere has increased the limits for certain key features of the MindAccess IoT Value Plans.

  • Limits for asset types and asset instances within the MindAccess IoT Value Plans M and L are doubled.

  • Rules for usage within the Fleet Manager's rules monitor are added for all MindAccess IoT Value Plan sizes. This allows condition monitoring use cases "out of the box".

For more details please refer to the updated Product Sheet for MindAccess IoT Value Plan made available on

MindConnect API

Known Issues

  • When creating, updating or deleting aspects on an asset in Asset Manager, it might take some time (up to 30 minutes) until this aspect or respective changes are available on the Time Series Service and available for visualization in Fleet Manager.

MindConnect Edge Analytics

Hardware limitation

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

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

Known issues

  • Firmware versions higher than V03.03.00.03_b002 are currently not supported by MindConnect Edge Analytics.

  • The Analysis Package Feedback button is currently not supported.

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

Currently not available in Europe 2:

  • Firmware versions higher than V03.03.00.03_b002 are currently not supported by MindConnect Edge Analytics

  • The Analysis Package Feedback button is currently not supported

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 acconut is created.

Currently not available in Europe 2:

  • Single Sign On for MindConnect Integration.

MindConnect Open Edge

What‘s new?

The following MindConnect Open Edge APIs are now availabe to develop your own device management:

  • Device Management API

  • Device Status API

  • Device Configuration API

  • Firmware Deployment API

  • Deployment Workflow API

  • Edge Application Deployment API

  • Edge Application Instance Management API

Documentation:You can find MindConnect Open Edge APIs on

MindConnect Open Edge Device Kit - Free download

What's new?

  • MindConnect Open Edge Device Kit is now available: It is a stand-alone application that provides to use Device APIs (MQTT topics) for authentication, configuration and data upload to develop your own edge device. You can download the MindConnect Open Edge Device Kit in SIOS.

  • Firmware update coming soon.

Delivery format:

Dockerized image or executable JAR files downloadable from SIOS.


"How to implement first firmware with own data adapters" documentation

Getting Started documentation – „How to build your own edge device“ on


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.

Usage Transparency Service

Known Issues

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

Visual Explorer

Whats new?

  • Two new offerings available for purchase:

    • Visual Explorer Viewer Upgrade

    • Visual Explorer Creator Upgrade

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?

  • The "Dashboard Viewer" allows Visual Flow Creator users to publish their dashboards and access the published dashboards provided by other users.

Known Issues

  • Cannot read filenames with two colons in name.

  • http_in node does not allow other tenant users to access endpoint as expected and configured.

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