Release Date: 12 March 2018

Table of Contents


Bug Fixes

Reported Issue
Comments/Fix Provided
Section in BizTalk360
Database query monitoring returns the result as BLANK if specific keywords are usedWhen the query contains keywords like ALTER, CREATE, DELETE, DROP, INSERT & UPDATE in the column name, the query returned value is BLANK. In the notification, this will throw an exception as "Error executing the query[Query Name].so return code cannot be determined.". This issue is fixed and exception will not appear if the keywords are used as column names.Monitoring -> Manage Mapping -> BizTalk Environment->Database Query
Exception in the event log entry when the (EventId) range specified is greater than '65535'An exception is shown in the event log when the value specified in the EventId field is greater than '65535' when creating a new alarm. This issue is fixed and a validation message will be displayed as "Value should be lesser than 65536" when user enters a value greater than 65536.Monitoring -> Manage Alarms -> Advanced (Notifications)
Unable to close data monitoring details blade when the regional settings is other than default region (English) in Firefox browserUsers were unable to close the blade window in the Data Monitoring Dashboard screen (while viewing the data monitoring task details) when the regional settings is set to different regional settings other than default region (English). This issue is fixed.Monitoring -> Data Monitoring -> Data Monitoring Dashboard
Exception in artifact tracker sub serviceIn Analytics, artifact tracker sub service throws an exception when the regional settings contain dot or space in the date format option. This issue is fixed; message pattern and analytics data such as message count will be displayed as expected irrespective of the date format option.
Settings -> Analytics Health -> Artifact Tracker
Sorting an alarm by email id only changes the view in the grid displayWhen the alarms are sorted based on the Email id column, the view alone changes in the grid display regardless of the sorting, Clicking on the first alarm link always displays the original alarm name (that existed before the sorting). This issue is fixed and based on the sorting result, alarm name will be displayed in the edit view.Monitoring -> Manage Alarms
Email alerts are not triggered when the alarm name consists of '&'When you give a special character like "&" in the alarm name, Email alert is not sent to the users.This issue is fixed and when the user gives special characters like ~!@#$%^&*()_+{}|":?,./;'\][` the email alert will be triggered.
Monitoring -> Manage Alarms
Unable to download the suspended (Non-Resumable) messagesWhen user tries to download the suspended (Non-Resumable) routing failure messages, an empty ZIP file is downloaded. This issue is fixed and validation message such as "Routing failure report could not be downloaded" will be displayed.Operations -> Data Access -> Message Box(Queries)
Duplicate filters are displayed in the Message Box QueriesDuplicate filters are displayed when the "Query Instance" link is clicked from the Application artifacts view. This issue is fixed.Operations -> Application Support -> Application -> (Application Name) -> Query Instances
When "Download CSV" link is clicked, all data appears in the first column in the CSV file    In Secure SQL queries, when the records are downloaded as CSV file, all the data appears in the first column. This issue is fixed and all the data will be shown in separate columns.
Operations -> Data Access -> Secure SQL Queries -> Download CSV
In Backup and DR, standby data is not displayedStand by details are not displayed in the UI even though the DR environment is configured.This issue is fixed.Operations -> Health Check Tools-> Backup/DR visualizer
In Dashboard, host instance "Status Unavailable" count is not displayedIn the Operations dashboard, host instance "Status Unavailable count" is not displayed in the host instance widget.This issue is fixed.Operations -> Dashboard
In Business Rules Composer, rules containing both .NET and database fact are not displayedRules are not displayed in Business Rules Composer UI when it has both .NET and database fact. This issue is fixed. Operations -> Rules -> Business Rules Composer
Custom pipeline properties are not displayed in the UI    Custom pipeline properties are not displayed in the UI when the custom pipeline has '&' in the name.This issue is fixed.Operations ->Search Artifacts ->Receive Locations
Operations ->Applications ->Receive Locations
Unable to edit the name of the MSMQ  Once the MSMQ is configured for monitoring, there are no options to edit the name.This limitation is fixed and edit capability has been provided for MSMQ.Monitoring -> Manage Alarms -> Queues
In SFTP monitoring, directory count is also included in file countIn SFTP monitoring, directory count is also included in file count and wrong status is displayed in the email alert.This issue is fixed and actual file count will be considered.Monitoring -> File Location
In the notification alert, Web endpoint name/Address are not displayedName/Address of the configured web endpoints for monitoring are not displayed in the alert notification.This issue is fixedMonitoring -> Manage Alarms
In the notification alert, status of the artifacts are shown as 'Not Configured'        Status of the application artifacts in the notification alerts are shown as "Not Configured" though the artifacts are not present.This issue is fixed and in the notification alert the status will be shown as 'NA'.Monitoring
Primary key violation appears in the log file "BizTalk360.TrackingData.log"    If there are two or more environments configured, analytics data will not be displayed in the UI due to the primary key violation shown in the "BizTalk360.TrackingData.log" file. This issue is fixed and tracking related analytics data will be displayed in the UI.Analytics -> Home
Throttling data will not be displayed if Gold Custom license is applied    When gold custom(Gold + Throttling Analyser) is applied, sample data is displayed in the Throttling Analyser. This issue is fixed and original data will be displayed in the UI.Analytics ->Throttling Analyser
In installer, summary of the features to be installed is not showing properlyIrrespective of the component selection, installation summary displayed the list of all the components that will be installed in the server. This issue is fixed and based on the user feature selection, summary will be displayed in the Ready to Install summary dialog.

Installer
AS2 count is not displayed in the EDI parties and agreements widgetIn the Operations dashboard, the count for AS2 is displayed as 0 in the "EDI parties and agreements" widget though the data is available .This issue is fixed. Operations ->Dashboard
Secure SQL queries returns the result as BLANK if specific keywords are used
When the query contains keywords like ALTER, CREATE, DELETE, DROP, INSERT & UPDATE in the column name, the query returned value is BLANK. In the notification, this will throw an exception. This issue is fixed and exception will not appear if the keywords are used as column names.
Operations -> Data Access -> Secure SQL Queries
Application list grid sorting does not workIn the application list view, grid sorting does not work.This issue is fixed and the sorting capability is now enabled for the following columns — Application Name,Status, Description.Operations -> Application Support -> Applications
Notifications were not getting triggered to custom notification channels when proxy settings were configuredIn Settings, when proxy settings were configured, no monitoring notifications were sent to the custom notification channels. This issue is fixed.Monitoring -> Manage Alarms
Settings -> Gateway / Proxy Settings -> Proxy Settings


Enhancements

Enhancement
Comments/Fix Provided
Section in BizTalk360
Alert to admin usersAlert Notification will be sent to the admin users in case there is some monitor error. Admin users can be configured in the system alert settings section.Settings -> System Settings
Pagination for Improved PerformanceWe have implemented pagination for the "Application Support" section in BizTalk360. This will improve the performance while fetching the application artifacts when there are many applications and artifacts in the environment.Operations -> Application Support ->Search Artifacts
Operations -> Application Support ->Applications
Installer logging capabilityWe introduced the logging capability in the BizTalk360 installer from BizTalk360 version 8.7. The logging feature is very useful for troubleshooting installation problems. Once the BizTalk360 installation completes, you will see a checkbox next to “View Installation Log”. Only when the checkbox is selected, the log file will be generated.
Installer
Stop alerts for maintenance Notification in the dashboardDuring the maintenance window, no notification will be shown in the UI. This is enhanced now and the notification will be shown in the dashboard.

Operations ->Dashboard
Data Monitoring filter optionsWe have improved the performance of the data monitoring dashboard by having a filter option to select the specific alarms and corresponding status.

Monitoring -> Data Monitoring -> Data Monitoring Dashboard
Prerequisite screen supported OS version updateIn the Prerequisite screen, supported OS versions has been updated to align with the latest OS releases by Microsoft.Installer
User cannot read the full user name and password in installerDue to the minimum size of the credentials text box, users are unable to read the full user name.To view the full username, Upgrade summary dialog is completely revamped to display the complete username.Installer
New Error Description column added to Message Box QueriesWe have added a new error description column for users to view the error description in Message Box Queries grid.Operations -> Data Access -> Message Box(Queries)