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

Asset Manager

What's new?

  • Within this release, we introduce cross tenancy.

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 by 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.

CMS X-Tools V5.0.0.6

Known issues

  • General: X-Tools is capable of uploading huge amounts of data, but you need to keep in mind the limits and purchased size of your MindSphere plan at all times.

  • 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

Fixed issues

  • Fixed the styling issue in timepicker when using firefox

  • Fixed the show status of active rule violations in asset list

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.

Integrated Data Lake

What's new?

The Integrated data Lake now supports the following:

  • Rearrange of Side bar menu items

  • TSI - Removed Schedule option

  • Sidebar collapse

  • New compact Menu

  • Event subscription Revamp

MindConnect Edge Analytics

Known Issues

  • When uploading Event Based Data Upload or Data Upload package to MindConnect Nano device and there are no enabled input signals within the Analysis Package configuration, the update ends in error state "Prepare Environment or Update/Start Configuration". Having critical error message in User Logs.

  • Note: A full configured monitoring of the Analyzing Packages Vibration Characteristic Values and Vibration Frequency Spectra with all channels of one SM1281 can exceed the CPU performance of the MindConnect Nano. Also in other scenarios dependent of tasks running in parallel on the MindConnect Nano, CPU load can get to high. The Recommendation is to use only two full configured Vibration Frequency Spectra Analyzing Packages in parallel.

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

MindConnect API

What's new?

  • House keeping services for Diagnostic and Record Recovery. Throttling support for timeseries uploaded from 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 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 OS bar

Known Issues

  • The OS bar is currently containing a wrong url to the status page. The updated url of the MindSphere status page is  https://status.mindsphere.io. The new url is also displayed at the page where the old url is redirected to. Please do the manual redirect to see the MindSphere Status page.

MindConnect Software Agent

What's new?

  • It is now possible to create a new UI Plugin for MindConnect Software Agent Asset.

Settings

What's new?

  • Within this release, we introduce cross tenancy.

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.

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 kinds of tenant data.

Upgrade

Known issues

  • Cloud Foundry related Upgrades like "Backing Services Upgrade" are not working for tenants created before August 2019. A fix will be provided soon.

  • Permission to buy is currently part of tenant admin and will be extracted to a separated role soon.

  • Currently no personalized notifications for subscriptions (TenantAdmin) or subscription requests (StandardUser) are available.

  • Purchasing request notifications are send to all tenant admins.

  • Upgrade is providing a fast provisional access to the requested quota. It requires an approval by the commercial contact who will be informed separately.

  • Supported Language: English only.

  • Supported Currency: EUR only.

Usage Transparency

What's new?

  • With this release, additional metric on Customer Dashboard will be displayed: High frequency "Time series data ingest rate" ca. 3 minutes update cycle. Due to data aggregation the data shown is not older than 35min.

  • With this release, additional metrics on Customer Dashboard will be displayed: High frequency "Time series data ingest rate per asset" ca. 15 minutes update cycle. Due to data aggregation the data shown is not older than 35min.

  • With this release, additional metrics on Customer Dashboard will be displayed: "Time series data ingest rate per asset" daily aggregated.

Known issues

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

  • "Visual Explorer" metric displays "0" instead of users logged in to "Visual Explorer". "Visual Explorer" itself works and correct number of users are considered for licensing.

Visual Analyzer

Fixed issues

  • Fixed the styling issue in timepicker when using firefox

  • Fixed the show status of active rule violations in asset list

Visual Explorer

What's new?

  • The limit for fixed range data sources has been increased to 30 million data points.

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 sub tenant use case (sub tenant user can access visual explorer creator/viewer) is not supported.

  • Visual Explorer does not report license usage correctly to Usage Transparency Service.

Visual Flow Creator

What's new?

  • Within this release, VFC provides a simple simulated pump data generator that can be used in flows and dashboards.

Known issues

  • Data lake subscription does not work as expected.

  • Cannot read filenames with two colons in name.

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

  • Integrated Data Lake subscription node is not supported.