Versions Compared

Key

  • This line was added.
  • This line was removed.
  • Formatting was changed.

Current release

Section

Release date: 9 August 2021

Notable bug fixes and changes:


...

Previous releases

Section

Release date: 4 August 2021

Notable bug fixes and changes:

  • [MDP-9271] - Unable to create permission set mapping rule at the organisation mapped org in certain situations
  • [MDP-9599] - Entitlement value lengths could be set longer than maximum
  • [MDP-9637] - Certain customers could not view the groups page
  • [MDP-9647] - Could not impersonate into reports for an organisation that had no administrator
  • [MDP-9654] - Some account account downloads were failing for some sub-organisations
  • [MDP-9672] - Accounts created via Self-registration were incorrectly being recorded against the activity stream of the administrator
  • [MDP-9677 / 9685] - Misuse monitoring updates to support future functionality
  • [MDP-9678] - Creating a new organisation sometimes did not refresh the All organisations summary screen
  • [MDP-9682] - The organisation button on a manually mapped connection had stopped working correctly
Section

Release date: 22 July 2021

Notable bug fixes and changes:

  • [MDP-9079] - IdP metadata now includes an error URL, and libraries can have the SIRTFI entity category set if their federation requires it (https://refeds.org/sirtfi)
  • [MDP-9680] - Some recently enabled admin accounts would have their password rejected on certain changes. 
Section

Release date: 29 June 2021

Notable bug fixes and changes:

  • [MDP-9058] - You can now set the order that local connections are displayed to the user when you have more than one. See: Sorting connections
  • [MDP-9419] - Sub organisations can no longer modify username prefixes
Section

Release date: 24 May 2021

Notable bug fixes and changes:

  • [MDP-9499] - Successful authentication events now appear in an account's activity stream
Section

Release date: 5 May 2021

Notable bug fixes and changes:

  • Updates to the interface including a new organisation switcher. See: How to act as a sub-organisation
  • [MDP-8264] - Default status can now be applied to a permission set at creation time
  • [MDP-9487] - The reporting API no longer returns a 500 error for certain queries 
  • [MDP-9495] - Advanced search was not showing all values in dropdown lists
Section

Release date: 27 April 2021

Notable bug fixes and changes:

  • [MDP-9455] - In certain circumstances, moving an account between sub-organisations might not be recorded in the activity stream
  • [MDP-9461] - Bulk upload functionality had started rejecting non-UTF-8 characters
Section

Release date: 3 March 2021

Notable bug fixes and changes:

  • [MDP-9190] - Data downloads and bulk uploads now reference the organisation number instead of the admin username
Section

Release date: 10 February 2021

Notable bug fixes and changes:

  • [MDP-9117] - Access code generation added to the activity stream
  • [MDP-9249] - Libraries in multiple federations could have problems using the redirector in certain circumstances
  • [MDP-9264] - Permission set schemas incorrectly denying add/edit permission in certain circumstances
  • [MDP-9270] - The old organisation name was indexed when accounts moved to new organisations
  • [MDP-9273] - Resource catalogue display issues around some resources
  • [MDP-9289] - Changes to password reset request limits
Section

Release date: 2 February 2021

Notable bug fixes and changes:

  • [MDP-9248] - Group affiliation was not maintained when moving accounts if the group was not present in the target organisation 
  • [MDP-9260] - Access accounts could not sign in
Section

Release date: 18 January 2021

Notable bug fixes and changes:

  • [MDP-9192] - Could impersonate from the ownership information hover on search results
  • [MDP-9193] - Links in daily/weekly notification emails were not working
  • [MDP-9194] - Account data download link was not working
  • [MDP-9195] - Redirector and visibility icons were not appearing in the resource catalogue
Section

Release date: 13 January 2021

Notable bug fixes and changes:

  • Start of transition process for changes to administrator accounts 
  • [MDP-9105,6] - Attributes were not removed from the attribute release policy properly when disabled or changed to no longer be releasable in the schema editor
  • [MDP-8918] - The organisation summary page was not listing organisations in alphabetical order
  • [MDP-8992] - Creation of sub-organisations was not included in the activity stream

Previous releases

Section

Release date: 21 July 2020

New functionality:

Section

Release date: 14 July 2020

Notable bug fixes and changes:

  • [REP-491] - Very large reports could not be exported. 
  • [REP-515] - Resource reports are now supplied 'flat' for greater flexibility and compatibility. See: Saving reports 
Section

Release date: 28 May 2020

Notable bug fixes and changes:

  • [MDP-8569] - Metadata now includes names of sub-organisations where they have distinct scope values. 
Section

Release date: 6 May 2020

Notable bug fixes and changes:

  • [My-41] - Accessibility improvements for MyAthens. 
Section

Release date: 30 April 2020

Notable bug fixes and changes:

  • [REP-498] - Fixed a problem affecting the map view of authentications in the reporting interface
Section

Release date: 21 April 2020

Notable bug fixes and changes:

  • [RED-170] - Could not paste links into the redirector link generator if using IE11
Section

Release date: 4 April 2020

Notable bug fixes and changes:

  • [MDP-8585] - Fixed inconsistency between "Join requests" number in summary page and the list "Accounts awaiting approval to join this organisation" function
  • [MDP-8587] - The fast forward button on search results has had the jump increased
  • [MDP-8609] - The search backend was having problems when very large numbers of custom attributes were being used
  • [MDP-8653] - Could not search for local accounts by their email addresses
Section

Release date: 20 March 2020

Notable bug fixes and changes:

Section

Release date: 16 March 2020

Notable bug fixes and changes:

  • [RED-138] - Updates to the redirector link generators
  • [MDP-8287] - SAML based local auth connectors now support the forceAuthn option (SAML, ADFS, CAS)
  • [MDP-8347] - Previously set filters on audit streams were not applied on initial view
Section

Release date: 30 January 2020

Notable bug fixes and changes:

  • [MDP-8542] - The OpenAthens account option alongside local connectors can now contain custom text. Set it under domain preferences
Section

Release date: 13 January 2020

Notable bug fixes and changes:

  • [MDP-8524] - Default settings on a new SAML local connection were incorrect
  • [MDP-8526] - Validation on the bulk modify details function would incorrectly fail in certain circumstances
Section

Release date: 1 November 2019

Notable bug fixes and changes:

  • Administrators were unable to use the 'Log a query' link within the Administration area as an error was occurring on the support portal (https://support.openathens.net)

...

Section

Release date: 26 September 2019

Bug fixes and changes:

  • [MDP-8276] - A new non-interactive signin API option has been added (the old method will still work).
  • [MDP-8284] - The uniqueID used for local account can now be case normalised to aid OALA migration. 
  • [REP-400] - Deleted reportable attributes could still appear in breakdown options on reports

...

Section

Release date: 31st May 2019

Notable changes

  • [MDP-4999] - Added support for HTTP-POST for SAML based local connectors
  • [MDP-7248] - Add in support for Sirtifi (https://refeds.org/sirtfi)
  • [MDP-7426] - Changes in the schema editor were not always reflected in the UI until the cache cleared
  • [MDP-8050] - The 'Account > Totals > By attribute' report now includes local accounts
  • [MDP-8058] - Accessibility improvements on the authentication point
  • [MDP-8112] - Some less-common characters were not supported in the Unique ID field for local accounts
  • [MDP-8139] - ADFS connectors using organisation mapping could be downgraded to http from https in certain circumstances
  • [MDP-8140] - Fixed a CSS issue around the forgotten password confirmation message
  • [MDP-8150] - Fixed CSS issues when selecting connections at the authentication point
  • [REP-244] - Could not transfer to reporting from the admin area in certain circumstances
  • [REP-246] - Attributes that have the reportable option removed will no longer appear as breakdown options in reporting
  • [REP-300] - Clean up duplicates created before the release of [REP-245] -
  • [REP-319] - Non-interactive sign-in via the management API was not recorded in reports
  • [REP-356] - Could not remove people from a scheduled report distribution list


...

  • [MDP-4184] - Administrators can define an address to forward the users too after they activate their accounts. See: Domain preferences
  • [MDP-5368] - Automatic deletion of expired or non-activated accounts now has a maximum setting of 365 days. See: Organisation preferences and Domain preferences
  • [MDP-5369] - Automatic deletion of cached local accounts is now has a maximum setting of 365 days.
  • [MDP-5387] - User-facing error pages now contain a link to find administrator details

...

Notable bug fixes

  • [MDP-4405] - Triggering a password change and not changing the password left accounts in a pending state which could lead to automatic deletion 
  • [MDP-5276] - Fixed problem where having exactly two permission sets assigned could cause problems with authentication under certain circumstances
  • [MDP-5279] - Fixed the underlying problem that interupted the service on 17 July
  • [MDP-5292] - Domain logos were not being added to the OpenAthens federation metadata when updated
  • [MDP-5304] - An incorrect cookie home organisation was being set when logging in under certain circumstances
  • [MDP-5372] - Bulk upload was no longer returning an error when unknown admin or permission sets were specified

...

  • Updated password policy
  • Updated bulk upload validation (duplicate passwords & other checks)
  • DA details visible on Connections page
  • Enter now executes the search on the search page
  • Data download updated to XLSX format to avoid problems with spreadsheet software changing date formats
  • Custom self-registration users can view details in the administration pages
  • Public contact details moved into the administrator account
  • Search results limit trigger raised from 10,000 to 20,000 results
  • Help text and test button added to access URL field on resources

...