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

Asset Manager

What's new?

  • It is now possible to select units from a predefined list to ease the modeling process and ensure more consistency across the variables on the assets.The units can be entered as before. If it is required to find the unit integrated into the list, use the enhancement request to inform the support.

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.

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.

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

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 Software Agent

What's new?

  • Within this release, we provide support for MindConnect Software Agent UI

  • Within this release, we support Mass Data Import functionality of data-source cpmfiguration in MindConnect Software Agent UI

Operations Insight

What's new?

Global release of Operations Insight

With Operations Insight, it is possible to explore the performance and condition of assets, products or lines in real time, get full and harmonized transparency of the data from connected assets, calculate KPIs, drill-down analysis, assign work orders within your team and get automatically notified upon exceeded thresholds. This Operations Insight has functionalities in the categories “explore”, “analyze” and “configure”:

  • Explore Dashboards visualizes time series data and other information (e.g. text, images) on one page.

  • Explore Assets provides an overview of assets configured, allows to search and filter for relevant assets based on various criteria, and displays measured data and information from assets.

  • Explore Events shows time series events of different severities and allows you to acknowledge events, start work orders and explore assets.

  • Explore Work Orders is used to investigate issues and ongoing maintenance activities within your own production and assets, and it allows you to change status, priority, and assignee of a maintenance work order (in which case a message will be sent to the assignee).

  • Analyze Time Series is a basic analytics Application for time series data. Variables of one or more assets can be shown in the same diagram.

  • Configure KPIs is used to define and calculate KPIs on time series data by visually selecting input and output variables and writing the calculation formula using JavaScript language.

  • Configure Rules is used to monitor one or more variables of the respective assets and send notifications or setting a status indication after exceeding thresholds.


    To create dashboards and KPIs, the role “io.creator” needs to be assigned to the respective user. An upgrade is available to increase the number of Operations Insight Creators.


The role "oi.creator" or "oi.viewer" need to be assigned to the users that want to see Operations Insight on the Launchpad and use it.

Known issues

  • Work orders are not supported for sub-tenants

  • Rules are not enabled for sub-tenant users

Package Builder

What's new?

  • It is now possible to select quantities different to the current limit of 250, e.g. 500 notifications, in the module section.

  • Within this release, Package Builder enables integration with Upgrade tool to manage "Upgrade packages" for Package Builder customers.


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

  • 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.


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 the new "Usage Transparency on Operator Apps", the app operators can share billing relevant app usage details with their app customers (IoT users / tenants) in multiple ways (CSV download, graphical reports). The app customers (IoT users / tenants) can view the app usage details accordingly on Usage Transparency App, in the new "Applications" tab

Visual Explorer

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?

  • It is now possible to attach files stored in an asset or custom payloads to emails.The subject allows rectangular brackets to be used.

  • Within this release, we have introduced the following:

    • a preview chart for KPI input values.

    • an indicator for remaining compute hours has been added to indicate the limits.

    • an additional button that enables better navigation in Operations Insight

  • With this release, it is possible

    • for the users to receive billing related usage data provided by Usage Transparency and visualize by Visual Flow Creator

    • to allow/disallow cyclic flows for each tab individually using a property switch in the tab's settings page.

    • to use Visual Flow Creator plugins in Operations Insight as well.

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.