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

Asset Manager

What's new?

  • Usability and stability improvements.

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 FleetManager. The input of such a value will be prevented soon.

  • Currently it is possible to use a variable name which ends with "_qc" which leads to errors for example in the FleetManager. The input of such a value will be prevented soon.     

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.

  • A spectrum which should be uploaded to the MindSphere cannot exceed 2048 lines.

  • See local installed release notes.

Data Exploration built on Tableau®

Fixed issues

  • Timestamps are now imported on millisecond precision level.

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?

  • Added quick range for "last hour" within timepicker (in this timerange raw data will be shown in the chart).

  • User settings save now the last used hierarchy level.

  • Search supports now asset ID.

Fixed issues

  • Fixed styling issues in Safari.

  • Optimized Export.

  • Optimized handling of chart legend.

  • Improved switch between Visual Analyzer and Fleet Manager.

  • Quality code is shown in table column instead of extra row.

Fleet Manager Rules

What's new?

  • The asset status automatically corresponds to the event severity.

Identity and Access Management

What's new?

  • Session length is now up to max. 12 h, for details see user documentation.

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.


Fixed issues

  • Removed Third-Party footer (Info is now shown in the OS-Bar).

MindConnect IoT Extension

What's new?

  • Core-Upgrade from 9.0 to 9.12.

Fixed issues

  • Internal connector improvements.

Known issues

  • Launchpad button is not working in MindConnect IoT Extension. Returning to Launchpad is not possible over OS bar.

MindConnect API

What's new?

  • Deleting diagnostic activations if an agent or asset is deleted.

Fixed issues

  • Improvement on agent online status.

  • The Diagnostic Information Model in swagger definition was improved.

MindConnect Edge Analytics

Known issues

  • To be able to download a configuration to the device, the engine has to be started. If not, the download will fail (Without sufficient error message).

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

  • Please avoid to use factory reset on a MindConnect Nano if you run MindConnect Edge analytics on that system.

  • 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.

OS Bar

What's new?

  • Two versions of the OS Bar are now provided. (Note: It is highly recommended to use 4.0.0 as soon as possible)

Version 4.0.0.

  • Three additional drop-down menus provide information for:

    • the current tenant (e.g., company name, logo, custom links)

    • the currently opened app (e.g., info from app developer and app operator)

    • MindSphere as a platform (e.g, support links, status page, MindSphere Store, third party info) 

  • Logout button is displayed in every app that integrates the newest OS-Bar version (4.0.0).

Version 3.9.2

  • Display console warning to guide the app developer to upgrade to the new OS Bar version (4.0.0).

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 and 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) with the role "mdsp:core:TenantAdmin", this user is then able to get access to all kind of tenant data.


What's new?

  • New section "Basic information" in the Provider information menu with the following functions:

    • Upload of a company logo

    • Update possibility of the company name to display it accordingly in the OS Bar.

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 an own user support, can be provided through the provider information settings. This is equal to other content like the legal notice.

Visual Analyzer

What's new?

  • New launchpad icon.

Fixed issues

  • Improved startup behavior.

  • Improved switch between Visual Analyzer and Fleet Manager.

  • Improved handling of default variable colors.

Visual Explorer

Known issues

  • Customers from the preview phase have to recreate the data sources in Visual Explorer Connector. Previously created data sources are still available, but will not be updated any more or appear in Visual Explorer Connector.

  • The visual explorer connecter supports the creation of up to 50 projects on every hierarchy level.

  • You cannot create subtenants with names that were previously used for subtenants.

  • If you use Visual Explorer on a shared device, always log off from Visual Explorer before you hand over.

Visual Flow Creator

What's new?

  • Improvement of read aggregate node.

  • Pause button to stop the display of new log messages.

  • New launchpad icon.