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These release notes list the various enhancements and fixes for version 1 of NEC UNIVERGE Integration Platform.

1.14

Release Date: 2022-04

Enhancements

Component Summary Tracking #
-- Various component and framework updates including MongoDB, Fluentd, .NET 6, and more --
Installation Install UIP with an existing MongoDB database instance as long as it is a supported version and it has been configured for TLS access. NAP-22572
Documentation Update installation instructions for NECAU/NZ region users NAP-22491
Login Accounts Login Account passwords must be changed during first sign in or when changed by an administrator. Passwords may not be changed to one of the last five values used. NAP-22603
NAP-22610
Login Accounts Login Account passwords expire and must be changed every 90 days. A settings was added to Login Accounts to allow passwords to not expire for specific accounts. NAP-22600
Login Accounts Login Accounts will be locked out for 30 minutes after 5 consecutive failed attempts to sign in. NAP-22604
Login Accounts Multi-factor authentication (MFA) is now supported for enhanced security of Login Accounts. NAP-3885
Miscellaneous Kiosk Admin and other adapter hub applications may be configured to use UIP for login account management. NAP-22032
Workflows Added Built-in Commands for storing and retrieving basic mapping data to the workflow designer. NAP-22201
Workflows A Built-in Command to JSON Parse is added to the workflow designer to flatten a JSON string with an optional prefix. NAP-22492
Workflows Boolean command properties (true/false) may now be set using a workflow property. NAP-21250
Workflow History A Workflow History Storage setting was added to control what history data is saved. A function was also added to Purge History Data on demand. NAP-22674

Fixes

Component Summary Tracking #
Adapters UIP could not notify the user of new adapter types when configured with a proxy. NAP-22304
Triggers Autocomplete results for trigger properties did not include event properties. NAP-22428
Workflows Sending a payload which is too large to an Advanced Webhook or Waiting Webhook responds with a helpful error instead of timing out. NAP-22646

1.13

Release Date: 2021-11

Enhancements

Component Summary Tracking #
-- Various component package updates including GraphQL 4, Angular 12, and more --
Adapters Newer versions of several adapter types have been released. Check the Adapter Type Store and Adapter Type Documentation for more information. --
Import / Export Configuration UIP will attempt to download the newest version of an adapter type if an import file includes adapter types or adapters NAP-20537
Workflow Engine Global Properties can be assigned and used within triggers and workflows NAP-12552
Workflow Engine A new GetValue('property name', expand) variable function which optionally expands references to other properties if the expand boolean is set to true. NAP-21463

Fixes

Component Summary Tracking #
-- Miscellaneous maintenance and security updates --
Licensing Get License option was not accessible to some login roles NAP-20514
Notifications User notifications were not being translated to other supported languages NAP-20744

1.12

Release Date: 2021-07

Enhancements

Component Summary Tracking #
-- Various component package updates and security improvements --
Adapters Many adapters were migrated to .NET Core 3.1 and/or Alpine based container images. Miscellaneous third-party component packages were updated to newer versions. NAP-11518
Backup and Restore Backup files can be encrypted with a secure passphrase which must be used to restore them. NAP-16363
Import / Export Configuration Export files can be encrypted with a secure passphrase which must be used to restore them. NAP-18034
Import / Export Configuration User-friendly UIP configuration templates can be created by exporting a source UIP system to a file and then adding an inputs section to it. NAP-18392
NAP-18916
Services The logging level can be modified for the Backup and Restore, License Hub, and Log Server services. NAP-19426

Fixes

Component Summary Tracking #
-- Miscellaneous security improvements --
Licensing If the Mongo Database service was not accessible to the License Hub service during startup a the licensing hardware key code was regenerated. NAP-19083
Workflows The tooltips for the workflow designer canvas icons were styled incorrectly. NAP-19033
Workflow History Step properties were missing in workflow history sometimes when the same workflow was run in parallel on the same Workflow Runner service instance. NAP-17953
Workflow History Workflow history did not display Output Properties in step details if a command returned an empty response. NAP-19380

1.11

Release Date: 2021-04

Enhancements

Component Summary Tracking #
Adapters Add support for dotNet 5.0 in adapter SDK NAP-17026
Adapter Hub Adapter Hub can be installed on the same machine as UIP allowing it to host Adapter Hub Services. NAP-18206
Adapter Hub Port ranges are now supported in "containerPort" properties of Adapter Hub Services. NAP-17720
Logging Gather Adapter Hub Services logs an pass to UIP similar to adapter logs. NAP-16308
Logging Add Audit level logging to UIP system and provide a way for internal and external (adapter hubs services) to use it. NAP-17799
Miscellaneous UIP services were updated to a smaller and more secure base image NAP-17752
Miscellaneous Support added for custom image registries, making it easier to use adapters and adapter hub services that require container images from alternate sources. NAP-17030
Workflows Various fixes and updates were completed for the condition evaluator. NAP-16362
Workflows Port ranges can now be specified within hub service templates. NAP-17720

Fixes

Component Summary Tracking #
Adapter Hub Adapter Hub Services with a name longer than 13 characters failed to deploy NAP-16971
Installation NAP install process had an unnecessary two minute delay waiting for etcd when it was not expected to be started yet. NAP-14609
Installation The UIP and AdapterHub installation scripts were updated to improve maintainability NAP-17876
Miscellaneous An issue with the UIP header for strict transport security (hsts) was fixed. NAP-17674

1.10

Release Date: 2020-10

Enhancements

Component Summary Tracking #
Adapter Hub Adapter Hub installations are now supported on Ubuntu 20.04 LTS --
Adapter Hub Logging events for Adapter Hub Services are sent to UIP. --
Security Minimum password length warning revised to 9 characters for all new passwords NAP-14553
Triggers Autocomplete results for event names now includes both internal name and display name NAP-14853
NAP-16092

Fixes

Component Summary Tracking #
Adapter Hub Adapter Hub Services with long names failed to deploy if the generated Docker secret name exceeded 64 characters in length NAP-16971
Adapter Hub Undeploy operations for Adapter Hub Services did not remove service's Docker network if the driver was not set to overlay. NAP-16971

1.9

Release Date: 2020-09

Enhancements

Component Summary Tracking #
Installation The recommended operating system for new installs of UIP changed to Ubuntu Server 20.04 LTS (Release Notes). NAP-13446
Workflows Ternary operators can now be used within a workflow.
(condition ? value_when_true : value_when_false)
NAP-15041
Workflows A TimeZone() function was added which returns the default time zone configured for the workflow engine. NAP-15042

Fixes

Component Summary Tracking #
Triggers The test function did not work for an Advanced Webhook trigger. NAP-14876

1.8.9

Release Date: 2020-07

Enhancements

Component Summary Tracking #
Licensing New installations of UIP generate a hardware keycode with the prefix letters WF instead of LM. This was done to make it easier to distinguish UIP licenses from LMC licenses. This change does not affect existing systems which have an LM hardware keycode prefix. NAP-15495

1.8.8

Release Date: 2020-05

Enhancements

Component Summary Tracking #
Adapter Hub Adapter Hub Services can be defined using a json template and deployed on an Adapter Hub. NAP-12616
NAP-13183
Client Access Improvements were made to the Administration > Client Access page to make it easier to upload HTTPS certificate files. NAP-12295
Miscellaneous Client browser support was added for Microsoft Edge version 80 and above. NAP-12586
Triggers A new Advanced Webhook trigger type was added which has more authentication and data processing capabilities. NAP-13665
NAP-13903

Fixes

Component Summary Tracking #
Logging On some UIP machines the filebeat service did not start reliably due to an internal DNS name resolution issue. NAP-13458
Miscellaneous HTTP login sessions could not be extended beyond four hours when using Chrome 80+. NAP-12167

1.7.5

Release Date: 2020-03

Enhancements

Component Summary Tracking #
Miscellaneous Security Update NAP-13312

1.7.3

Release Date: 2020-03

Enhancements

Component Summary Tracking #
Adapter Hub Adapters running on an Adapter Hub are now able to monitor network ports and read-only file-system mounts. This enables them to establish persistent connections with external systems and retrieve other information such as configuration data. NAP-11947
Documentation The release history and documentation for UIP Adapter Types was moved to its own Adapter Type Documentation area. NAP-12212
NAP-12227
Documentation Adapter help links were added to the Adapters, Adapter Types, and Adapter Type Store pages. NAP-12229
Documentation Adapter help links were added to workflow designer. NAP-12228
Login Accounts A utility was added to allow a technician with root access to the UIP host machine to reset the password of UIP login accounts which are not linked to a domain account. NAP-12634
Logging Logging events for software running on an Adapter Hub are sent to the main UIP machine. NAP-12344
NAP-12361

Fixes

Component Summary Tracking #
Logging The Logging Events page would become unresponsive if the Get Latest Logs option was enabled during high system loads. NAP-6197
Logging The Notification Service did not use the logging level that was configured on the Service page. NAP-12201
Login Accounts It was possible to disable Sign In With Domain Account setting while there were logins linked to domain accounts. NAP-12210
NAP-12301
Login Accounts Old password data was reactivated when the Login with Domain Account setting was disabled for a Login Account. NAP-1759
Workflows The wfsystem.starttime value ignored the local time zone and always used UTC. NAP-7740

1.6

Release Date: 2019-01

Enhancements

Component Summary Tracking #
Adapters New Adapter Types were added to the Adapter Store.
- Amazon Lex
- Promag Wiegand
- Salto Hospitality
NAP-3867
NAP-10713
NAP-10454
Adapters Notifications have been added to show when Adapter Type updates are available. NAP-9798
NAP-9799
Adapters An Update All function was added to the Adapter Types page. NAP-11462
Adapter Hub UIP adapters are easier to run on a remote machine by using an Adapter Hub. NAP-10350
NAP-10663
Triggers Inline warnings will display on the Triggers page if you input a workflow, adapter, or event which does not exist. NAP-6882
Workflows Step picker in workflow designer was enhanced to display tooltip text. NAP-9321
Workflows Workflow designer displays an array.count property when auto-completing Command step results NAP-4166

Fixes

Component Summary Tracking #
Miscellaneous Changes to the host's NO_PROXY setting were only applied during installation and updates. NAP-7695
Notifications After a new installation of UIP sometimes the system displayed a notification that an update was available to the version that was already running. NAP-10648

1.5

Release Date: 2019-11

Enhancements

Component Summary Tracking #
Adapters New Adapter Types were added.
- ShareLock
- LINE
- FLIR Video Management System
- OBI4wan
- NEC DT Terminal
- MQTT Client
NAP-6669
NAP-9029
NAP-10387
NAP-9690
NAP-9577
NAP-10501
Adapters The UCE Adapter Type was updated to support XMPP messaging. NAP-3843
Adapters Remote Adapters which use an Adapter Proxy now connect to UIP using Web Sockets. This enhancement allows a more flexible connection to UIP, removing the difficulty in navigating firewalls and other networking issues using the prior TCP direct connection. NAP-10455
NAP-10498
Adapter Store Adapter Types are now added and updated in UIP from an Adapter Type Store. This allows NEC to publish adapters more frequently. NAP-8383
NAP-10525
Miscellaneous Filter values are preserved during login session on Workflow History and Logging Events pages. NAP-7128
Triggers Autocomplete functionality was improved for Triggers. NAP-9759
NAP-4262
Workflows Step picker layout and autocomplete functionality was improved for workflow designer. NAP-5567
NAP-4264
Workflows New functions were added to help with date and string manipulations. NAP-5298
Updates UIP checks for software updates and displays a notification to administrators when a new version becomes available. NAP-1848

Fixes

Component Summary Tracking #
Adapters Some 3C adapter sessions lost the ability to send messages after extended periods of idle time. NAP-7820
Adapters Chats would stop routing through the BCT Adapter if the BCT server was inactive for an extended period of time. This fix requires the latest update for BCT 10 or 11. NAP-10206
Adapters If an incorrectly formatted email address was used with the Oracle Opera PMS adapter no email format was inserted into the Oracle Opera PMS user profile. NAP-9675
Workflows The autocomplete feature in workflow designer for Success Output Properties did not function if a system had more than one adapter of the same type. NAP-10588

1.4.11

Release Date: 2019-09

Fixes

Component Summary Tracking #
Workflows The "failed" property of the waitwebhook JSON result was replaced with a "status" property in release version 1.3.13, causing backward compatibility issues. The "failed" and "status" properties are both available in release 1.4.11. NAP-10396

1.4.10

Release Date: 2019-09

Enhancements

Component Summary Tracking #
Adapters New Adapter Types were added.
- Health Level Seven (HL7)
- Amazon PinpointSMS
- CallCenterWorX ACD
- Smart Positive IDentification (SPID)
- NEC-SV-OAI
NAP-8114
NAP-9058
NAP-8287
NAP-9206
NAP-9597
Adapters More capabilities were added to the following adapters.
- Business ConneCT
NAP-8607
NAP-8603
NAP-8602
NAP-9395
NAP-9392
Adapters External adapter json builder added to Adapters editor to assist with configuring external adapter proxy service. NAP-8989
Management UI End user System Notifications were added for licensing changes and issues with workflows. NAP-832
NAP-1849
NAP-9313
Services More services have a configurable Logging Level. NAP-8124
NAP-8125

1.3

Release Date: 2019-06

Enhancements

Component Summary Tracking #
Adapters New Adapter Types were added.
- Modbus TCP
- BluIP BeHive
- SaySimple
- Exchange
- Internal Queue (Supports Japanese Market only)
- Voice Operator (Supports Japanese Market only)
NAP-7817
NAP-7914
NAP-7186
NAP-7905
NAP-7906
NAP-7907
Adapters The AMS adapter can now fire triggers based on hook state messages. NAP-6465
Adapters The HttpRequest adapter can now post unencoded binary data content. NAP-6984
Adapters More capabilities were added to the Oracle Opera PMS adapter including cloud authentication, adding reservation payment types, and retrieving/updating guest profile information. NAP-8081
NAP-8082
NAP-8083
NAP-8128
NAP-8129
Adapters The EmailSender adapter added codenum (error code) to adapter command response. NAP-7902
Adapters The LdapSearch adapter added codenum (error code) to adapter command response. Also, conversion of caller ID is now possible. NAP-7903
Backup and Restore Administrators are now able to choose which sections of a backup file to restore. NAP-7594
Login Accounts Roles can now be assigned to Login Accounts to restrict their access to administrative and management functions. NAP-526
Login Accounts A change password function was added to the Account menu in the banner for login accounts which use local database credentials. NAP-7053
Workflows Condition Expression functions were added for generating a random Universal Unique Identifier (UUID) or a random string of digits. NAP-6884
Workflows The Workflow History feature is now more powerful with clickable workflows, steps, and trigger names. NAP-6671
NAP-6738
NAP-6965
NAP-7048
Workflows Workflow designer was modified to allow variables and expressions to be used to specify adapter names within command steps. NAP-6664

Fixes

Component Summary Tracking #
Adapters The Status of an LDAP Search adapter displayed 'Started' when the LDAP TLS connection failed. NAP-6477
Adapters When an adapter was restarted the Adapters page did not always indicate when it was "Starting". NAP-7225
Adapters The HttpRequest adapter could not receive data if the response header had quotes around the charset value (e.g., Content-Type: application/json; charset="utf-8") NAP-8232
Client Access An HTTPS certificate could not be used for client access if it contained elements after its SAN. NAP-7836
Update The text "No Key" displayed on some UI pages immediately following an update. NAP-7590
Workflows Keyboard shortcuts for Undo (CTRL+Z) and Redo (CTRL+Y) did not always work as expected within Workflow designer. NAP-7497

1.2

Release Date: 2019-03

Enhancements

Component Summary Tracking #
Adapters The HttpRequest adapter was enhanced with new capabilities.
- Support for new response types such as images, text/html, and text/plain
- Includes all HTTP header fields in the response
- Dynamic basic authentication support
- Commands for PUT, DELETE, and PATCH
NAP-6619
NAP-6696
NAP-6763
NAP-6764
NAP-6785
Adapters Several new Adapter Types were added.
- Condition Evaluation
- LDAP Search
- Amazon Comprehend
- Google Natural Language
NAP-6539
NAP-5599
NAP-5874
NAP-3812
Services A Logging Level setting was added to the Services page to choose the level of detail logged by a limited number of services. NAP-3758
Workflows A new Workflow History feature was added to aid with troubleshooting an executed workflow. NAP-5318
Workflows Links were added to the Triggers and Workflows pages to View History. NAP-7051
Workflows String interpolation support was added for the property names of Triggers and Workflows. NAP-6601
Workflows Support was added for Copy, Cut, and Paste items within Workflow designer. NAP-521
Workflows Adapters were made selectable by name for all of the commands in Workflow designer. NAP-6657
Workflows The Workflow designer was updated to show inline warnings when step details contain non-existent values. NAP-6673
Workflows Workflow designer was modified to open sub-workflows in a new browser tab with a double-click. NAP-3530
Workflows A setting was added to the Add Property dialog of the Workflow designer to quickly add another property. NAP-5389

Fixes

Component Summary Tracking #
Adapters Issues with the commands and parameters of the NeoFace Watch adapter type were corrected. NAP-7219
Adapters The HttpRequest adapter was incorrectly case-sensitive on the OAUTH token response for the bearer. NAP-6661
Adapters If the Detect Faces command of an Azure Face adapter did not detect a face in an image it returned a "success" status instead of reporting that no faces were detected. NAP-7347
Backup and Restore Scheduled Backups were not created if the NEC Backup and Restore service started faster than the Mongo Database service. NAP-6198
Workflows If a pair of Steps had both a Next Link and an Error Link to each other, the Auto Layout tool in Workflow designer caused them to overlap the first time it was used. NAP-5086
Workflows Dynamic array-like parameters were shown as Unsupported within the Workflow designer. NAP-6527
Workflows Text layout issues were corrected on the Test Workflow dialog. NAP-6760

Removed Features

Component Summary Tracking #
Adapters The Azure Emotion adapter type was removed. Microsoft integrated emotion recognition into their Azure Face API and discontinued support for the Azure Emotion API. NAP-7370

1.1

Release Date: 2019-01

Enhancements

Component Summary Tracking #
Adapters Several new Adapter Types were added.
- Opera (Oracle) PMS
- DECT Messaging
- 3C Adapter
NAP-4101
NAP-4309
NAP-4591
Adapters The UCE Adapter Type was enhanced with a command to send a Panic message. NAP-4309
Backup and Restore A new Backup and Restore was added for backup up and recovering essential application data. NAP-91
NAP-5319
Logging The Logging Events page was updated to filter events based on their severity Level and search for specific event text. NAP-3960
NAP-3751
Triggers An auto-complete list was added for trigger properties on the Edit Trigger and Test Trigger pages. NAP-3941
Triggers Webhook triggers can wait for a workflow to complete before returning a result. NAP-4593
Triggers Webhook trigger URLs can be copied to clipboard using a button. NAP-4185
Workflows Workflow designer was enhanced with new colors, shapes, and support for arrays. NAP-4514
Workflows Multiple steps can be selected and manipulated as a group within Workflows designer. NAP-4841
NAP-1581
Workflows Individual workflows can be imported and exported. NAP-555

Fixes

Component Summary Tracking #
Management UI The Adapters and Workflows pages were updated to reconnect after a failed connection to internal services. NAP-3985

1.0.48

Release Date: 2018-11

Enhancements

Component Summary Tracking #
Documentation The Open Source and Third Party Software page was updated to improve readability. NAP-4314
Documentation The End User License Agreement (EULA) was modified NAP-4771

Fixes

Component Summary Tracking #
Documentation Links to Open Source and Third Party Software information from EULA were fixed. NAP-4379
NAP-4380
NAP-4382

1.0.44

Release Date: 2018-10

This is the first release of NEC UNIVERGE Integration Platform.