Connect 2.0 Release Notes

Last modified: October 08, 2019

New Features

Important

Connect 2.0 recognizes objects in a different manner. If upgrading to 2.0, you will lose manual edits made to your catalog, including descriptions, links, and conversations. Contact Alteryx Support for guidance through a one-off migration procedure to avoid losing any of your content.

Enhanced Installation and Configuration

  • The Connect installer now detects an existing installation and prompts to upgrade.
  • A configuration wizard now guides administrators through the initial configuration of Connect.

New Data Sources

You can now upload metadata to Connect from the following data sources:

  • Amazon S3
  • Apache Hive
  • Microsoft Power BI
  • Teradata

Additional Enhancements

  • The Connect SDK enables partners and customers to develop their own metadata loaders.
  • Windows Authentication allows Connect users to log in using their domain credentials.
  • Metadata for files now includes a list of sheets and columns for .xlsx files and columns for .csv and .yxdb files.
  • In-line editing is now supported on the asset page for the Alternate names, Description, Owner, and Tags fields.
  • You can now hover over an asset link to see a pop-up with asset details.
  • The handling of forgotten user passwords now follows OWASP guidelines.

Known and Fixed Issues

Description

Issue Status

An "Access denied" permissions issue has been resolved.

Fixed

The database no longer performs a full re-index after a system restart.

Fixed

An issue where adding a new asset owner removed existing owners has been resolved.

Fixed

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