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

Asset Manager

What's new?

  • Configure an asset to support simulation data.

  • Selection of the time zone when creating an asset.

  • Browse the available aspects when creating new asset types.

Fixed issues

  • In rare cases, the MindConnect Library plugin was not loading.

  • The input of reserved keywords is prevented.

Known issues

  • On some tenants logically deleted assets may still exist. They are not interfering with productive use and will be removed soon.

  • Currently it is possible to use a variable name equal to the aspect name which leads to errors for example in the Fleet Manager. The input of such a value will be prevented soon.

  • Mapping simulation assets to an agent asset is not prevented but will result in an error message.

CMS X-Tools V5.0.0.0

Known issues

  • General: X-Tools is capable to upload huge amount of data, but the restriction of your MindSphere plan have to be met all the time.

  • If the asset path in a Storage Profile contains more than one asset, it might lead to creation of duplicate assets. It can be fixed by deleting those duplicated assets, changing, saving and restarting the Storage Profile.

  • See locally installed release notes.

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?

  • Support for the new MindSphere OS Bar.

Identity and Access Management

Known issues

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

  • 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.

Java SDK Library Version 1.2.1

What's new?:

  • Improved format for MindSphere errors to always return a list of errors.

  • Added support for setting the "HOST_ENVIRONMENT" for specifying the MindSphere region programmatically.

Fixed issues

  • Fixed a NullPointerException that occurred when there is no data available during TimeSeriesClient.getLatestTimeseries call.

  • Fixed an error that resulted in null values for the postal code value of assets (AssetClient.getAssetById).

  • Fixed a the method named AspectResource.setAspectTypeName.

  • Fixed a bug that prevented the encoding of square brackets in CommonUtil.encodeFilter.

  • Fixed a bug that caused an error when using a filter in AssetClient.getAssets method.

Java SDK Library Version 2.0.0

What's new?

  • With this new major version we have separated the SDK core functionality from the individual service SDKs.

  • New artifacts:

    • SDK for Java Core 2.0.0

    • SDK for Asset Management 3.8

    • SDK for IOT Timeseries 3.1

    • SDK for IOT TS Aggregates 3.2

    • SDK for IOT File Services 3.1

    • SDK for Event Analytics 3.1

MindConnect IoT Extension

What's new?

  • "History Data" Upload enhancements.

Known issues

  • Launchpad button is not working in MindConnect IoT Extension. It is not possible to return to the Launchpad via the OS bar.

MindConnect API

What's new?

  • Adding time to live(TTL) to diagnostic activation.

MindConnect Edge Analytics

What's new?

  • Improved the UX by introducing an initialization functionality of edge devices to activate the Edge Analytics Engine. This has to be done initially and once for fresh and new on-boarded devices.

Fixed issues

  • Fixed a Bug where the engine is starting the currently downloaded new configuration and is suddenly stopping the configuration to get back in status Ready.

  • Fixed a Bug where the Update page could get stuck when the root asset was selected.

  • Improved Store/Clear functionality of activation code input for different assets.

  • Fixed a Bug where the "Accept" button was not visible.

  • Fixed a Bug where it was possible to press the "Delete" button for a device configuration although this configuration has not been created.

  • Fixed a Bug where the project suspended and resumed on using a calculation interval bigger than 50 seconds.

  • Fixed a calculation issue for Analyzing Package Vibration Characteristic Values, which appear when connection to an SM1281 device is lost or being retrieved.

  • Improved a situation when an incorrect configuration has been downloaded to the edge device.

  • Improved the memory usage of Analyzing Packages.

Known issues

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

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 might expose data to the user that is not intended to be seen.

  • When moving an asset from a parent tenant to a subtenant, there might 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) the role "mdsp:core:TenantAdmin", this user is then able to get access to all kind of tenant data.


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.

Usage Transparency

Known issues

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

Visual Analyzer

What's new?

  • Support for the new MindSphere OS Bar.

Visual Explorer

What's new?

  • Edit and delete existing projects in Visual Explorer Connector.

Fixed issues

  • The Visual Explorer Connector supports unlimited number of projects now.

Known issues

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