What's New in Connect 2021.3

Last modified: August 11, 2021

Version: 2021.3

Release Date: August 11, 2021

See the complete Connect 2021.3 Release Notes

The 2021.3 release brings the following features:  

Custom Field Position

We’ve added a Custom Field Position option in Administration Asset Configuration. Here you can specify where the custom field is supposed to be placed on a data asset page. For more information how to set up the custom field position, visit the Asset Configuration help page. 

Additional Enhancements

  • Change in Allowed Characters in LDAP: Now you can use special characters from all languages when loading users and directories from Active Directory. Additionally, the restriction rules changed. For more information, visit the Settings help page. 

  • Close All button added: Now you can use the Close All button to collapse the opened list of all entries back to its default state.  

  • Change in the usage of fonts.googleapis.com: We've changed the usage of fonts.googleapis.com from online to offline. Fonts are now available at all times and do not need to be downloaded by the end user.  

  • Alteryx End User License Agreement: EULA has been updated. To check it, go to the the Help menu in the top toolbar. 

Metadata Loaders

Microsoft SharePoint Online Loader

You can now upload metadata to Connect from Microsoft SharePoint. Check the Load Metadata from Microsoft SharePoint Online help page for more information.  

Microsoft PowerBI Changes Affecting Lineage 

With the 21.3 Connect release, there are lineage affecting changes in the structure how Microsoft saves the report lineage (‘dataMashup’). For new PowerBI reports saved in the latest format the lineage would not be available. 

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