Connect 2018.3 Release Notes

Last modified: October 10, 2019

New Features

Data sources

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

  • Azure Data Lake Stores
  • Azure Data Catalog
  • Alteryx Insights
  • Impala Database

Additional enhancements

  • Administrators can now disable user self sign-up.
  • Users can search Community from Connect search.
  • Users can embed pages, such as Tableau reports, from trusted external websites in asset descriptions.
  • Asset recommendation (beta) is available.
  • Connect now accepts metadata from Alteryx Insights, Azure Data Catalog, and Impala Database.
  • New loaders can be executed in Connect with connected Gallery.

Known and Fixed Issues


Issue Status

Connect credentials display, even when an SAML provider is registered. Fixed
On IE11, you are automatically redirected to the home page after signing out, which prevents using alternative credentials when Windows Authentication is enabled. Known
On IE11, placeholder text does not display for the alternate names of assets. Known
Loaded assets are versioned starting at version 2 if the asset has an attachment. Known
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