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

Asset Manager

What's new?

  • Variables can be defined on types

  • Aspects can be defined as static or dynamic (previously dynamic was configured by default)

  • Extended and improved detail views

    • actions grouped in an action menu

    • breadcrumb of asset hierarchy added as a faster navigation option

    • breadcrumb of type hierarchy added as a faster navigation option

Known issues

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

Known issues

  • Timestamps are imported on second precision level. Milliseconds are currently not loaded into Tableau Desktop.

Fleet Manager

What's new?

  • Improved asset status - user can easily detect assets with issues in the past

  • Added support for auto refresh in time picker 

  • Optimized performance to acknowledge events

  • Optimized loading of events and files

  • Added support to receive instant agent diagnostic within info extension (currently limited to 5 concurrently activated agent diagnostics)

Fixed issues

  • Fixed sporadic errors in files extension

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.

MindSphere Gateway

What's new?

  • Websocket usage will be supported by MindSphere Gateway for MindSphere platform services and 3rd party applications

MindConnect IoT Integration

What's new?

  • File API Recipes - Examples how to use MindConnect Integration File API

MindConnect API

Fixed issues

  • Improved log files.

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.

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.

User Management - Renamed to Settings

What's new?

  • User Management is renamed to Settings, since it covers further non-user related functionality. 

Fixed issues

  • All lists containing users are now sorted by name and mail.

  • Roles are now sorted alphabetically.

  • Operators are not able to create subtenants anymore.

  • Minor performance and style improvements.

Visual Analyzer

What's new?

  • Color indication within variable list for a better highlighting of the relation between selected variables in the list list and legend of the chart

Fixed issues

  • Fixed issues in time picker

Known issues

  • For assigning Visual Analyzer roles to a user the "roles"-tab in UserManagement / Settings have to be used. Assigning roles via "user"-tab is currently not supported for "va.*"-roles.

Visual Explorer

What's new?

  • Subtenant Use Case is now available. Customers can create visualizations and share them with their customers within their tenants.

Fixed issues

  • The Visual Explorer Connector can now create new projects below the top hierarchy level. 

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?

  • Possibility to read the multiple aspects with timeseries node.

  • The On-change node was added.

  • The better error information output in the function node.

  • A pause of debug output was implemented.

Fixed issues

  • The "write file error" was fixed.

  • The "empty subject error" for the send-email issue was fixed.

  • Max. 2000 values in time series result.

  • Fix the error with the time zone offset in the read timeseries node.

  • The "debug output issues" fixed.

Known issues

  • The "walk type" in the generate node does not work as expected.

  • The authentication in the http-request node does not work.