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Release Notes - IBM Watson Explorer Foundational Components, Version 12.0

Release Notes


Abstract

This document describes new features, known issues and deprecated features for the Foundational Components of IBM Watson Explorer Version 12.0.

Content


What's New in Version 12.0.3.5

Watson Explorer Foundational Components V12.0.3.5 upgrades IBM Java to 8.0.6.25 and includes PSIRT fixes.

System requirements in Version 12.0.3.5

  • Windows Server 2019 Standard Edition is newly supported.

Installing Version 12.0.3.5

For the information about installing / upgrading to Watson Explorer Foundational Components V12.0.3.5, see Watson Explorer Deep Analytics Edition V12.0.3.5 Readme. For the information about connecting to Fix Central Web site to obtain the software, see download documents.


What's New in Version 12.0.3.4

Watson Explorer Foundational Components V12.0.3.4 upgrades IBM Java to 8.0.6.10 and includes PSIRT fixes.

Supported software in Version 12.0.3.4

  • Oracle WebCenter Content v12 is newly supported as a Data Source.
  • Alfresco Community support is deprecated. Alfresco Community Connector will be removed in a future release. Consider to use Content Management Interoperability Services(CMIS) Connector as an alternative.

Installing Version 12.0.3.4

For the information about installing / upgrading to Watson Explorer Foundational Components V12.0.3.4, see Watson Explorer Deep Analytics Edition V12.0.3.4 Readme. For the information about connecting to Fix Central Web site to obtain the software, see download documents.

Known Issues in Version 12.0.3.4

  • Watson Explorer Engine's search API may hang depending on document contents. Refer to the technote to fix the issue.


What's New in Version 12.0.3.3

Watson Explorer Foundational Components V12.0.3.3 upgrades IBM Java to 8.0.6.7 and includes PSIRT fixes.

System requirements in Version 12.0.3.3

Red Hat Enterprise Linux versions 6 are not supported in Version 12.0.3.3 or later.

Installing Version 12.0.3.3

For the information about installing / upgrading to Watson Explorer Foundational Components V12.0.3.3, see Watson Explorer Deep Analytics Edition V12.0.3.3 Readme. For the information about connecting to Fix Central Web site to obtain the software, see download documents.


What's New in Version 12.0.3.2

Watson Explorer Foundational Components V12.0.3.2 upgrades IBM Java to 8.0.6.0 and includes PSIRT fixes.

Installing Version 12.0.3.2

For the information about installing / upgrading to Watson Explorer Foundational Components V12.0.3.2, see Watson Explorer Deep Analytics Edition V12.0.3.2 Readme. For the information about connecting to Fix Central Web site to obtain the software, see download documents.

Known Issues in Version 12.0.3.2

  • When you merge conflicted nodes in Synchronize Repository Nodes page or Import Repository Nodes page from Engine administration tool, “Invalid Token: (null)” error may occur. Refer to the technote to fix the error.

What's New in Version 12.0.3.1

SharePoint Online Custom ContentType

SharePoint Online connector can crawl Custom ContentType.

Installing Version 12.0.3.1

For the information about installing / upgrading to Watson Explorer Foundational Components V12.0.3.1, see Watson Explorer Deep Analytics Edition V12.0.3.1 Readme. For the information about connecting to Fix Central Web site to obtain the software, see download documents.


What's New in Version 12.0.3

Japanese New Era Support

Reiwa (Japanese: 令和) is recognized as a date expression.

Installing Version 12.0.3

For the information about installing / upgrading to Watson Explorer Foundational Components V12.0.3, see Watson Explorer Deep Analytics Edition V12.0.3 Readme . For the information about connecting to Fix Central Web site to obtain the software, see download documents .


What's New in Version 12.0.2.2

Watson Explorer Foundational Components V12.0.2.2 includes PSIRT fixes.

Installing Version 12.0.2.2

For the information about installing / upgrading to Watson Explorer Foundational Components V12.0.2.2, see  Watson Explorer Deep Analytics Edition V12.0.2.2 Readme . For the information about connecting to Fix Central Web site to obtain the software, see download documents .


What's New in Version 12.0.2.1

Watson Explorer Foundational Components V12.0.2.1 upgrades IBM Java to 8.0.5.26.

Microsoft SharePoint Server 2019 support
SharePoint Connector supports to crawl Microsoft SharePoint Server 2019

Installing Version 12.0.2.1

For the information about installing / upgrading to Watson Explorer Foundational Components V12.0.2, see  Watson Explorer Deep Analytics Edition V12.0.2.1 Readme . For the information about connecting to Fix Central Web site to obtain the software, see download documents .


What's New in Version 12.0.2

Watson Explorer Foundational Components V12.0.2 upgrades IBM Java to 8.0.5.21 and includes PSIRT fixes.

Installing Version 12.0.2

For the information about installing / upgrading to Watson Explorer Foundational Components V12.0.2, see  Watson Explorer Deep Analytics Edition V12.0.2 Readme . For the information about connecting to IBM Passport Advantage Online Web site to obtain the software, see download documents .


What's New in Version 12.0.1

New Data Source Support

  • IBM FileNet Content Manager v5.5.0

Watson Explorer Application Builder

Following features are newly introduced.

  • Spell correction with the search context
    • An administrator can enable/disable spell correction for each search context.
  • Developer role
    • The Developer role is introduced for the user entity. Administrators can assign users to the developer role and can specify which administrator UI pages (Data sources, Entities, Endpoints, Layouts, and Settings) can be accessed by developers.

Installing Version 12.0.1

For the information about installing / upgrading to Watson Explorer Foundational Components V12.0.1, see  Watson Explorer Deep Analytics Edition V12.0.1 Readme . For the information about connecting to IBM Passport Advantage Online Web site to obtain the software, see download documents .

Known Issues in Version 12.0.1

Box Crawler

  • When using Box Crawler, server times should be synchronized between Watson Explorer and the BOX server. If the server times are not synchronized, "HTTP/1.1 400 Bad Request" errors can occur.


What's New in Version 12.0.0

Following features are newly available for the Foundational Components of IBM Watson Explorer Version 12.0.0.

  • AppBuilder supports oneWEX as a backend engine

Deprecated Features in Version 12.0.0

The term deprecation is used to notify you when a certain feature or features may be removed from the offering. This notification may allow clients to anticipate any actions necessary to accommodate the removal of the features. If not removed in Watson Explorer V12, the following features may be removed from the future releases without further notice.

Effective with Watson Explorer V12, the following features in Watson Explorer Foundational Components are included as a convenience, but will be removed in the subsequent releases.

  • Results Module
  • Big Index
  • The Collection Broker
  • SMB Connector supports SMB 1.0 only.

The following data source connectors in Watson Explorer Foundational Components are included as a convenience and will no longer be supported. They will be removed in subsequent releases.

  • Large Database Connector
  • Legacy SharePoint Connector
  • Universal SAP KM Connector
  • Enovia Connector
  • Exchange 2003 / 2007 Connector
  • SMB Fileshares Connector
  • Confluence Connector
  • IBM Web Content Manager Connector

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Document Information

Modified date:
24 March 2021

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