Connect 2019.4 Release Notes

Last modified: November 10, 2021

New Features

Version: 2019.4

Release Date: December 9, 2019 

  • A notification will go to the user that was mentioned on an asset. Also, the actions Dislike and Decertify will now trigger a notification.
  • Connect has been upgraded to OpenJDK11 for security and performance improvements.
  • Upload metadata to Connect from Alteryx Promote.
  • The parsing speed of QlikView files was improved.
  • Support for new Tableau GraphQL API was added.
  • We added brand new API Catalog which allows automatically list the APIs from workflows.
  • Uploaded file types are restricted by default. These restrictions can be changed anytime by an administrator in the Connect Configuration section.

Additional Enhancements

  • Many performance improvements regarding speed of metadata loading, system startup, asset detail rendering, and removing inactive versions in bulk.
  • Asset Identity switch for columns was added so that an administrator can decide if columns will be treated as separate assets or parts of the table asset.
  • Column references displaying all column level mappings were added.
  • Support to load multiple Tableau and Alteryx servers into Connect was added.
  • Support for loading of public synonyms from SAP HANA was added.
  • DB2 loader was redesigned to support different DB2 platforms at once.
  • S3 loader was redesigned to speed up the loading and handle large volumes of files.

Known and Fixed Issues

Issue ID


Issue Status

US54372 Notification on both "Like" and "Dislike" events is being sent out to the owner of an asset. Fixed 19.4
US54982 Custom fields of an asset are lost once the asset is reloaded. Fixed 19.4
DE20982 When Admin API is not enabled for the fast deployment in Gallery, there is no error message when the Test connection or Harvest button is pressed. Fixed 19.4
DE21271 Only the superadmin account is able to see the "Download Service Provider Metadata" button on the SSO configuration page. Fixed 19.4
DE21526 H2 backup is allowed only for superadmin. Fixed 19.4
DE21078 Wrong calculation of 'Yesterday' in the Recent Activity section. Fixed 19.4
DE21665 Advanced search doesn’t find value when using a space character. Fixed 19.4
DE21529 Connect Request header is too large for SSL. Fixed 19.4
DE21987 To perform searching in dropdown custom fields admin needs to resave them. Fixed 19.4
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