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Release Notes - IBM Watson Explorer Analytical Components, Version 12.0

Release Notes


Abstract

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

Content


What's New in Version 12.0.3.5

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

Installing Version 12.0.3.5

For the information about installing / upgrading to Watson Explorer Analytical 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 .

Known Issues in Version 12.0.3.5

  • When you export documents from Watson Explorer Content Analytics version 12.0.3.5, the export requests may be kept 'Processing' and make no progress.

    In that case, try the following steps:

    1. Stop Watson Explorer Content Analytics with "esadmin system stopall" command
    2. Copy commons-io-2.8.0.jar file from ${WEX_V12.0.3.x_INSTALL_ROOT}/wlpapps/servers/admin/apps/ESAdmin.ear/ESAdmin.war/WEB-INF/lib/commons-io-2.8.0.jar to ${WEX_V12.0.3.x_INSTALL_ROOT}/lib/
    3. Restart Watson Explorer Content Analytics with "esadmin system startall" command

What's New in Version 12.0.3.4

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

Installing Version 12.0.3.4

For the information about installing / upgrading to Watson Explorer Analytical 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 .


What's New in Version 12.0.3.3

Watson Explorer Analytical 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 Analytical 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

Thumbnail Generation

Thumbnail Generation can be enabled on Admin GUI from V12.0.3.2. The previous versions of V12 does not support Thumbnail Generation.

Annotators from Watson Knowledge Studio

  • Watson Knowledge Studio machine-learning annotators for Chinese language and Dutch language are supported.
  • Watson Knowledge Studio rule-based annotators for Chinese language and Dutch language are supported.

Installing Version 12.0.3.2

For the information about installing / upgrading to Watson Explorer Analytical 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 .


What's New in Version 12.0.3.1

AIX v7.2 Support

AIX v7.2 is newly supported.

Installing Version 12.0.3.1

For the information about installing / upgrading to Watson Explorer Analytical 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 .

Known Issues in Version 12.0.3.1

  • When you perform graphical installation of Watson Explorer Content Analytics version 12.0.3.1, you may see the following error:
    (java:6688): Gtk-WARNING **: Unable to locate theme engine in module_path: "adwaita",
    Gtk-Message: Failed to load module "pk-gtk-module"
    Gtk-Message: Failed to load module "canberra-gtk-module"
    *** Error in `/tmp/install.dir.6688/Linux/resource/jre/jre/bin/java': free(): invalid pointer: 0xe5304d04 ***

    In that case, try the following steps to install Watson Explorer Content Analytics version 12.0.3.1:

    1. Before installing Watson Explorer Content Analytics version 12.0.3.1, run cp -r ${WEX_V12.0.3.x_INSTALL_ROOT}/_jvm /tmp/_jvm
    2. Install Watson Explorer Content Analytics version 12.0.3.1 with ./install.bin LAX_VM /tmp/_jvm/jre/bin/java

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 Analytical 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

Microsoft SharePoint Server 2019 support

SharePoint Crawler can crawl Microsoft SharePoint Server 2019.

Installing Version 12.0.2.2

For the information about installing / upgrading to Watson Explorer Analytical 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 .

Known Issues in Version 12.0.2.2

  • Microsoft SharePoint Server 2019 has an issue in handling the content MIME types, which prevents correct crawling.  Consult Microsoft to get the latest information about the issue including a workaround.

What's New in Version 12.0.2.1

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

Installing Version 12.0.2.1

For the information about installing / upgrading to Watson Explorer Analytical Components V12.0.2.1, 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 Analytical Components V12.0.2 upgrades IBM Java to 8.0.5.21 .

Installing Version 12.0.2

For the information about installing / upgrading to Watson Explorer Analytical 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
  • IBM Case Manager v5.3.2
  • Microsoft Exchange Server 2016

Sample Text Analysis Resources for Korean Voice-of-Customer Analysis

  • Sample user dictionaries and text analysis rules to analyze Korean voice-of-customer data are provided as samples. To use these resources, check readme file at $ES_INSTALL_ROOT/samples/voc.

Installing Version 12.0.1

For the information about installing / upgrading to Watson Explorer Analytical 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

Installer

  • In some environments, an indicator for installation progress (a pane on the left side of the installer in GUI mode) may not be shown. This is just a display problem and it doesn't affect the installation functions.

Content Analytics Studio Installer


Known Issues in Version 12.0.0

Installer

  • In some environments, an indicator for installation progress (a pane on the left side of the installer in GUI mode) may not be shown. This is just a display problem and it doesn't affect the installation functions.

Content Analytics Studio Installer

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 future releases without further notice.

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

  • DIIOP is the official way to connect to Domino Notes, not NRPC.
  • The text extractor Stellent is deprecated, replaced by Apache Tika. Thumbnail generation is not supported.


The following data source connector in Watson Explorer Analytical Components is included as a
convenience and unsupported because the underlying data source is no longer supported. It will
be removed in subsequent releases.

  • IBM InfoSphere Federation Server
  • IBM Content Integrator


The following integration features in Watson Explorer Analytical Components are included as a
convenience but will no longer be enhanced for use with subsequent versions of the offerings
they integrated:

  • Search Portlet for IBM WebSphere Portal Server
  • Hadoop Integration with IBM InfoSphere BigInsights Enterprise Edition

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Document Information

Modified date:
24 March 2021

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