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Current release

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Current release

Release date: XX November 2018

New features

Feature

Available to

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Audit-based activity for your organisation is available on the dashboard and audit pages for events from todayAllSee: Auditing
Local authentication connectors can now transform inbound attributes to another output valueSites using local authenticationSee: Attribute transformation
New interface-based bulk modify actionSites using OpenAthens accountsSee: How to modify many accounts at once
Automatic banning of accounts when misuse is detectedAllSee: About banned accounts
Core OpenAthens attributes can be set as reportable (including username)AllSee: Schema editor
Choice and yes/no attributes added as breakdown options on Account totals reportsAllSee: Account reports
Quick search extended to local accountsSites using local authenticationSee: About search

Notable bug fixes

  • [MDP-7548] - The expiry date quoted in the account expiring emails was in an unhelpful format
  • [MDP-7616] - SAML requests that cannot be decoded now return a relevant "bad request" error instead of a "something went wrong" error
  • [REP-159] - Report downloads were failing with error: "Cannot create a text value from null."




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Previous releases

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Release date: 9 October 2018

Notable changes and enhancements

  • [REP-144] - The old statistics menu item now says 'Archive'

Notable bug fixes

  • [MDP-7616] - A more helpful error is now returned when a non-decodable SAML request is received from a Publisher.

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Release date: 6 September 2018

Notable bug fixes

  • [MDP-7216] - Expiry date was reduced by 1 day on save when the expiry date was within daylight saving time of the admin-user's locale
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Release date: 22 August 2018

Notable bug fixes

    • [MDP-7434] - Users mapped to multiple organisations using a local authentication connector were encountering a 500 error
    • [MDP-7490] - Accounts that had been deleted still received an account expiry email if they were within the recovery window


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Release date: 14 August 2018

Notable bug fixes

  • [MDP-7264] - "Contacting your OpenAthens administrator function" in the MyAthens help page was not working


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Release date: 2 August 2018

New features

FeatureAvailable toNotes
A sub-organisation can now have a distinct entityIDAllMust be requested via the service desk.
Sub-organisations with their own entityID have their own redirector prefixAll

Notable changes and enhancements

Notable bug fixes

  • [MDP-3009] - Confirmation emails were not being sent on bulk upload success
  • [MDP-3671] - Local accounts that passed an AthensDALegacyUID attribute that was empty encountered a 500 server error instead of a 400 bad request error
  • [MDP-3872] - Calendar defaulted to 1906 after attempting to manually enter incorrect date format when creating a new personal account
  • [MDP-7237] - The continue button during password reset didn't work on branded login pages


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Release date: 17 July 2018

Notable bug fixes

  • [CSP-2880] - Edits to MyAthens web content panels were not published
  • [CSP-2881] - MyAthens was not setting target = "_blank" when specified on web content panel links

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  • [CSP-2778] - Allow administrators to bulk generate redirector links
  • [CSP-2744 / 2767 / 2745] - Activity performed by the System, OpenAthens service desk and partners is now identified as such in the account activity stream. See: Auditing
  • [CSP-2745] - Activity performed by a customer API keys is now displayed on the account activity stream - e.g. self-registration actions

Notable bug fixes

  • [MDP-3181] - Unable to see full organisation name when moving accounts
  • [MDP-6544] - Number of users displayed on group and permission set buttons included deleted accounts
  • [MDP-6547] - Activation code was not always being replaced in emails for resetting password
  • [MDP-7216] - Expiry date was reduced by 1 day when the administrator clicks save
  • [MDP-7267] - Admin account activation emails had a link to the old federation manager

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Release date: Thursday 11 December 2014

New features

  • 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

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