Server 2020.2 Release Notes

Version:
2020.2
Last modified: June 03, 2020
Release Note Product Versions
Version Date Release
2020.2.2.27029 June 3, 2020 Major

New Features

New Functionality to Share Schedules and Results in Collections

Users can now share their schedules and job results with other users in the same Collection. This allows users to ensure schedules continue to be managed when schedule owners are unavailable. It also provides the necessary visibility to reduce resource consumption for a given workflow by allowing users to share results. Learn how to share schedules with other Collection users in the Collections article.

New Gallery Configuration Page in Admin

The new Gallery Configuration page in Admin consolidates Gallery-level settings in one place. Access the Gallery Configuration page via the Configuration link in the Admin interface. Learn more in the Gallery Configuration article.

New Alteryx Multithreaded Processing (AMP) Engine Support

The new Alteryx Multithreaded Processing (AMP) Engine (also known in Server as e2) is available for experimental use on Server. The AMP engine supports multithreading and multicore processing resulting in increased speed of workflow execution. Server is allowing experimental (not for production) access to allow users to explore the execution and results of AMP-enabled workflows. For more info on enabling the AMP engine see the Controller article.

Ability to Pass Credentials with Workflow via the Gallery API

The new Gallery User V2 API exposes a way to pass workflow credentials. This allows users to start a workflow using a specific credential to which they have access. Learn more about including credentials as part of a workflow job in Credentials and the Gallery User API docs.

API Access Updates

Previously, you could grant API access at a subscription level or for Curators only. The new user-level API access permission gives users a general API access key that they can use to access all APIs. (Gallery Subscription API access still needs to be granted on the subscription.) Learn more in the API access section of the Administer Users article.

Fixed and Known Issues

Fixed

Major Release Version 2020.2.2.27029

ID Description Version Issue Status
DE15143 Missing options for dropdown and listbox when an app is run in the Gallery. 2020.2.2.27029 Fixed
DE17899 Fixed unknown error occurring when accessing subscription API key and secret. 2020.2.2.27029 Fixed
DE20717 Unable to translate Alias. 2020.2.2.27029 Fixed
DE21359 Missing Image from Sign In/Sign Up page. 2020.2.2.27029 Fixed
DE22025 Dropdown Interface tool not parsing DateTime values correctly. 2020.2.2.27029 Fixed
DE22511 Question header incorrectly displaying on some non-question pages. 2020.2.2.27029 Fixed
DE22600 Create Collection permission not properly applied to Artisans after 19.4 upgrade. 2020.2.2.27029 Fixed
DE22608 Confirmation dialog not displaying when uploading media files via Internet Explorer 11. 2020.2.2.27029 Fixed
DE23056 Subscription filter not clearing after being removed. 2020.2.2.27029 Fixed
DE23468 Chrome and Firefox autofill add user form data unexpectedly. 2020.2.2.27029 Fixed
DE23504 Corrected various help links. 2020.2.2.27029 Fixed
DE23570 Selecting the Replace workflow link multiple times before the initial request completed corrupts the workflow. 2020.2.2.27029 Fixed
DE23591 Updated included JQuery library. 2020.2.2.27029 Fixed
DE23640 Timezone select dialog was not displaying on first log in when using Firefox or Edge. 2020.2.2.27029 Fixed
DE23769 Workflow Results Completed column does not populate in Gallery. 2020.2.2.27029 Fixed
DE23913 MongoDB schema migration fails in WinAuth environments if user isn't found in AD. 2020.2.2.27029 Fixed
DE23972 Sorting users by role was not working correctly with 100+ users. 2020.2.2.27029 Fixed
DE23994 Admin API insights endpoint returns a 500 error. 2020.2.2.27029 Fixed
DE24199 User's details page loads indefinitely. 2020.2.2.27029 Fixed

Known

ID Description Version Issue Status
DE23565 Viewing a user profile whose Active Directory given or surname is either NULL or empty displays a loading message indefinitely. 2020.2.2.27029 Known
DE23650 Workflow page doesn't display owner information correctly depending on authentication type. 2020.2.2.27029 Known
DE23826 The share dropdown on the workflow page doesn't include the option to share to a collection unless the user is a Curator. Sharing directly from the collection page works as intended and can be used as a workaround. 2020.2.2.27029 Known
DE24033 Gallery does not allow preview or download of non-Excel output files when List View selected. 2020.2.2.27029 Known
DE24253 Custom Theme styles are not being applied to re-run button. 2020.2.2.27029 Known
DE24620 Selecting the owner of a collection loads a blank page. 2020.2.2.27029 Known
DE24688 Workflow results did not correctly display assigned worker tags 2020.2.2.27029 Known
DE24739 Some collection content does not display properly when using IE 11. 2020.2.2.27029 Known
DE24777 Better error messaging is needed when a user attempts to access a workflow that isn't shared with them. 2020.2.2.27029 Known
DE24847 Creating a schedule using Days/Weeks causes an error on Japanese and Chinese operating systems. 2020.2.2.27029 Known
DE25081 Delete/Remove icons are smaller than expected when using IE 11. 2020.2.2.27029 Known
DE25084 Deleting a workflow credential from Admin > Credentials doesn't refresh the display as expected. If a user attempts to delete the credential again a "Credential could not be found" error occurs because the credential was already removed. 2020.2.2.27029 Known
DE25091 AMP/e2 disabled message displays when replacing a workflow that uses the Original engine. 2020.2.2.27029 Known
DE25140 Workflow results table may have some aesthetic issues when using lower-resolution displays. 2020.2.2.27029 Known
DE25261 Unable to copy model schema in IE11 when accessing the /user/v2/workflows/{appID}/jobs endpoint in the API documentation. 2020.2.2.27029 Known
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