What's new in the platform

To meet your business needs, Sterling Order Management System introduces important new features and enhancements.

For a list of resolved issues in Sterling Order Management System, see Resolved issues.

3 May 2024 (24.1.3.2-10.0.2403.2)

No functional enhancements are delivered in this minor update. For more information on issues that are resolved in this release, see Resolved issues in 24.1.3.2-10.0.2403.2 release.

5 April 2024 (24.1.3.1-10.0.2403.1)

Override transfer schedule between nodes
The application is enhanced to support the default carrier service for Node Transfer Schedule capability. For more information, see Override transfer schedule between nodes.

1 March 2024 (24.1.3.0-10.0.2403.0)

Apple M1 support
Support is available for developer toolkit in arm64-based macOS machines, such as Apple M1. For more information, see Setting up containerized developer toolkit on macOS.
Upgrade impact: No.
Stack upgrades
  • IBM® Db2® Standard Edition 11.5.9.0
  • WebSphere® Liberty 23.0.0.12
  • IBM SDK Java™ Technology Edition 8.0.8.15
  • IBM MQ 9.3.0.15
Upgrade impact: No.
Third-party library upgrades
Some third-party libraries are upgraded to mitigate security vulnerabilities. For more information about these upgrades, contact IBM Support.
Upgrade impact: No.
Inventory Purge Enhancements

Inventory Purge has been enhanced to support selective table purge. You can also configure to purge YFS_INVENTORY_SUPPLY, YFS_INVENTORY_DEMAND, and YFS_INVENTORY_RESERVATION records irrespective of quantity for Sterling Intelligent Promising Inventory Visibility integrated environments.

For more information, see Inventory purge.
Upgrade impact: No.

23 February 2024 (23.3.9.3-10.0.2309.3)

Internal serviceability improvements
Internal serviceability improvements for Sterling Order Management System application monitoring.
Upgrade impact: No.

19 January 2024 (23.3.9.2-10.0.2309.2)

No functional enhancements are delivered in this minor update. For more information on issues that are resolved in this release, see Resolved issues in 23.3.9.2-10.0.2309.2 release.

6 October 2023 (23.3.9.1-10.0.2309.1)

No functional enhancements or stack upgrades are delivered in this minor update. For more information on issues that are resolved in this release, see Resolved issues in 23.3.9.1-10.0.2309.1 release.

1 September 2023 (23.3.9.0-10.0.2309.0)

Third-party library upgrades
Geronimo servlet jar is upgraded to use Servlet spec 3.0 V1.0.
Some third-party libraries are upgraded to mitigate high and critical vulnerabilities. For more information about these upgrades, contact IBM product support.
Upgrade impact: No.
Stack upgrades
  • IBM Java SDK/JRE to 8.0.8.10
Upgrade impact: No.

30 August 2023 (23.2.6.3-10.0.2306.3)

Internal serviceability improvements for IBM Sterling Order Management System application monitoring.

4 August 2023 (23.2.6.2-10.0.2306.2)

No functional enhancements or stack upgrades are delivered in this minor update. For more information on issues that are resolved in this release, see Resolved issues in 23.2.6.2-10.0.2306.2 release.

7 July 2023 (23.2.6.1-10.0.2306.1)

No functional enhancements or stack upgrades are delivered in this minor update. For more information on issues that are resolved in this release, see Resolved issues in 23.2.6.1-10.0.2306.1 release.

2 June 2023 (23.2.6.0-10.0.2306.0)

Order Hub availability

Order Hub is available on the IBM Sterling Order Management System SaaS legacy platform as version 23.2 rolls out.

Third-party library upgrades

Some third-party libraries are upgraded to mitigate high and critical vulnerabilities. For more information about these upgrades, you can contact IBM product support.

Stack upgrades

  • IBM JDK - 8.0.8.0 (1.8.0_361)
  • IBM Liberty - 23.0.0.3
  • IBM MQ - 9.3.0.2
Upgrade impact: No.
Database query tool enhancements

Database query client tool is enhanced to efficiently handle scenarios when there is a huge data sync gap between the primary and backup databases, specially during database maintenance activities or index reorganization.

Upgrade impact: No.
CDT serviceability logging enhancements

Configuration Deployment Tool command line logging is enhanced to add more details regarding handling of PERSON_INFO table, displaying a summary of tables that has high number of records read, and display number of records being inserted, modified, and deleted during the deployment phase.

Upgrade impact: No.

5 May 2023 (23.1.3.2-10.0.2303.2)

Enhancement to fix the infinite loop exception

Sterling Order Management System is enhanced to remain unblocked for performing certain operations when infinite loop-detected exception is thrown. You can now successfully view the order in Order Hub or Application Console, cancel the order, and hold the order by using the changeOrder API when infinite loop detected exception is thrown. This enhancement also allows you to automatically hold the order when the same exception is thrown.

The following properties are added to resolve the infinite loop exception:
  • yfs.payment.infiniteLoop.paymentHoldType
  • yfs.payment.infiniteLoop.allowViewingOfOrder
Upgrade impact: No.

7 April 2023 (23.1.3.1-10.0.2303.1)

Enhancements for publishing refund and settlement details

All settlement and refund payment transactions are now mapped with order events, even when invoices do not exist. Comprehensive payment audit information for mapping order events and payment transactions is logged in the payment audit database tables.

For more information, see Publishing settlement and refund details.

Upgrade impact: No.

3 March 2023 (23.1.3.0-10.0.2303.0)

Configuration Deployment Tool (CDT) enhancements

Environment-specific values can now be deployed or ignored in tables such as PLT_PROPERTY or YFS_COMMON_CODE and are not overridden when CDT is deployed from source to target.

For more information, see Deploying and ignoring selective records while using CDT.

Upgrade impact: No.
New utility to call Sterling Intelligent Promising Inventory Visibility API in integrated environment
A new utility service is created to integrate with Sterling Intelligent Promising Inventory Visibility outside of Order Management Software - Sterling Intelligent Promising Inventory Visibility adapter. For more information, see Calling IBM Sterling Intelligent Promising Inventory Visibility API in integrated environment.
Upgrade impact: No.
Database Query tool enhancements

Enhancements in the Database Query tool to tune HADR timeout and the error message that is displayed when the HADR database is down.

Upgrade impact: No.
Enhancements for property management

Support is provided for orphan custom property record deletion from the manageProperty API even when metadata does not exist.

Upgrade impact: No.
Performance enhancements for real-time dashboards

Performance is enhanced for data-tier that is used for Order Hub metrics and the Store Manager dashboard.

Upgrade impact: No.
Logging enhancements
  • Default Gzip compression of logs that are rolled over by RollingFileAppender.
    Upgrade impact: Yes.

    Rolled over log files were earlier not compressed but are now compressed by using Gzip compression.

  • Cache Drop WARN messages are now unavailable. They would now be added as records in the statistics table.
    Upgrade impact: Yes.

    Cache Drop WARN messages are not visible in logs but are available in statistics the table.

  • Create traces with WARN and INFO trace levels in certain scenarios. Call the getTraceLevels API to verify.
    Upgrade impact: No.
  • Default Template not found WARN messages are logged as DEBUG.
    Upgrade impact: Yes.

    ‘Default Template not found’ WARN messages might be displayed when API does not have the default template. Now, these messages logged as DEBUG.

Third-party library upgrades

Some third-party libraries are upgraded to mitigate high and critical vulnerabilities. If you need any further information about these upgrades, contact IBM product support.

Upgrade impact: No.
Stack upgrades
  • IBM JDK - 8.0.7.20 (1.8.0_351)
  • Db2 - 11.5.8
Upgrade impact: No.
Documentation updates
The major updates schedule, the minor updates schedule, and the resolved issues in the Sterling Order Management System are now in the Sterling Order Management System documentation site.