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OpenPages with Watson 8.1 Fix List

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A comprehensive list of defect corrections for major releases, refresh packs and fix packs of IBM OpenPages with Watson 8.1.

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Issues corrected in IBM OpenPages with Watson 8.1

(*) Updated since the fix list was initially published.
 
Number Description
PH03864 [Documentation update] Fields marked to be both read only and required in AFCON profile spreadsheet will be loaded as neither
PH05048 Intermittent NegativeArraySizeException when indexing large file attachments
PH05984 Continue Button in Loss Event Entry APP navigates you to incorrect section
PH06451* [Documentation update] Description for the "Unsuccessful Login Window" user logon security setting is not clear in 8.0.0.2 Administrator's Guide
PH07563 Date picker in the LossEvent app missing days of week
PH07815* Dynamic questions on questionnaire templates do not have their set values exported and cannot be imported using FastMap
PH07912 OpenPagesSecurity Provider search API is updated for self search
PH08310*

 The timesheet helper can create duplicate entries

PH08311 Dashboard has alignment issues when viewed on the Task Focused UI
PH08823 Loss Event Entry email notification throws StringIndexOutOfBoundsException when referencing a multi valued enumerator field
PH08988 After updating an Action Item manually, the Cognos report generated by "ORM Issues and Action Items" shows the Approver and Due Date as blank
PH08992 If an issue has multiple parents that is associated to the same hierarchy, the ORM Issue Dashboard report will double-count the issue
PH09058 Loss Event Entry APP should automatically logout a user when they want to login to OpenPages again
PH09201* Change history for Business Entity Selector field showing escaped ampersand
PH09255 Sorting on a currency field in the Filtered List View (FLV) throws error OP-00700
PH09355 Record level security does not prevent users from starting Edit wizard on objects in Task Focused UI
PH09742* In the Task Focused UI, when the lifecycle of a Control object or Control Eval object is started an unnecessary confirmation dialog pop ups
PH10184 Autostart of a workflow does not work for copied objects
PH10426 Recently used user field does not work in Loss Event Entry
PH10630 "AuroraProcCreate.sh" fails in DB2 if user schema has repeating characters
PH10632 If an URL link is defined via a rich text field, attempting to click on the link hangs the Standard UI
PH10806 Users are able to apply signatures to SOXControl when they shouldn't
PH10979 Failed background action during Workflow start, does not display an error
PH10997* [API changes]Rest API does not allow setting an empty value to Date Field
PH11015* [Documentation update] Documentation should state that revoking a role does not disassociate the user
PH11016 Header on the Task Focused UI is not wrapping text in IE
PH11075 New line does not work on Guidance text of Task Focused UI
PH11354 [Documentation update] Policy publishing job does not publish file attachments with extra whitespaces in the name
PH11658 Moving Objects with FastMap is not working
PH11664 Object Manager loading fails to update enumerated string field when new enumerated value is added with conflicting value
PH11669* Could not Approve/Reject timesheet using new timesheet helper when user is in Spanish locale
PH11720 Nullpointer Exception when launching object picker with certain filter rules
PH12042 Navigation Menu discrepancies from standard UI and new UI when default navigation view is not Filtered List View (FLV)
PH12099 In standard UI Model detail page should not allow check out/check in the Model object
PH12131 Incremental Folder ACL indexing may experience a performance issue over time
PH12138 Framework Generation of Custom Models defined as "basic" format fails
PH12202 [Documentation update] Solution Guide references documentation that does not exists
PH12297* [Documentation update] Dependent field does not reset when controlling field is modified in Task Focused UI
PH12482* [Documentation update] If a field level security rule is defined on the controlling field, then the resultant dependency doesn't work
PH12510 Incorrect date value shown in date field after using Bulk Update functionality on Filtered List View (FLV)
PH12682 [Documentation update] In Task Focused UI, Workflow conditions do not work on the comment system field
PH12755 [Documentation update] Typing mistake in the Administration Guide
PH12834 [Documentation update] Documentation updated with the Steps to update WebSphere Admin Password
PH13107 View Definition Information should not be sent to server during view editor validation
PH13143 OpenPages Encryption parameters are not available for the scheduled Cognos reports
PH13225 Slow performance loading FastMap Data using an external or lookup key configuration
PH13725 Primary icon disappears when switching tabs in Task Focused UI
PH13726 Error when apostrophe is included in the workflow action status
PH13833 [Documentation update] Overwriting custom strings disclaimer is missing in the Op 7.4/8.0 Upgrade Document
PH13848* [Documentation update] New topic added in the User Guide for "Accessing the Recently Used tab"
PH13949 Folder path not displayed in Task Focused UI when dependent field is included
PH14104* [Documentation update]Document updated to specify Docker software versions supported by OpenPages
PH14180 Refreshing OpenPages Home page occasionally throws OP-00002 error when report tab is selected
PH14285 Possible invalid data shared between sessions due to TriggerContext
PH15401 Attempting to associate a parent fails when FLS rule is enabled and fields are excluded from the schema
PH15337* [Documentation update]Documentation updated for disabling single sign-on for OpenPages
PH16026 In the Task Focused UI when an associate action is used in a Task view, the resulting grid view only shows 10 checked associated objects not all
PH16155 In the Task Focused UI, Public filters shows incorrect results when default filter overrides Active Only tasks
PH16335 In the Task Focused UI, currency fields cannot be saved when locale is changed to Spanish locale
PH16446* Certify IBM SDK 8.0.5.x for OpenPages 8.X
PH16758 In the Task Focused UI, field rules cannot be defined where the controlling field is the same as the dependent field
PH16760* Advanced filters not showing enum values with special characters
PH17224* In the Task Focused UI, an invalid grid on a creation view causes a blank page
PH17260* In the Task Focused UI, search in grid view returns matches on the object’s path
PH17261* In the Task Focused UI, text fades after clicking on the ‘more’ link on fields with large amounts of text
PH17303* [Documentation update]Steps updated for modifying filters
PH17944* Activity views in Standard UI have Save/Cancel buttons shifted to the left side of the page
PI16555* Refresh steps do not provide clear steps for refreshing a DB2 System with different schema names
PI30820 FastMap fails to validate an entry that has an unsuspecting space
PI46881 KRI Due Notification not working properly
PI50237 Solutions module trigger fails to check values correctly
PI53094 KRI Creation Utility improperly handles Offset 0 for monthly frequency
PI61296 Comment txt field with dependency becomes editable and errors out when cursor is placed on that field
PI70259
Dependent picklist are no longer detecting the invalid value when editing the object

Note: See PH12297 for the new behavior of displaying a validation message
PI70475 [Documentation update] Security rule against SOXDocument affects FastMap
PI71282 Creation View does not work with multi-byte names on Internet Explorer
PI74943 FastMap is not properly validating Boolean Fields if the value was not in lower case
PI75542 Not able to turn back dependent field to 'editable' status, when operating on the editable field dependency
PI76022 Read Only RTF field containing default text will truncate when displayed
PI81526 Bulk Updates fails on a field that is configured as both a dependent field and dependent picklist
PI81661 Moving resource may result in incorrect resource attribute log modification dates and out of sequence history  when using Oracle RAC
PI84198 Filters can get corrupted during ObjectManager load under certain circumstances
PI87265 Security rule parser, when a create rule is compiled and it contains a hierarchy lookup the SQL generated is invalid
PI87593 Copied objects not observing the Default Folder registry setting
PI87868 In the BusEntSelector field, a Business Entity with special characters shows as HTML in detail view
PI89151 Entering a blank currency code with a currency value corrupts the record
PI90669
[API changes] Rest API does not work when a field is excluded
Note : The API now supports select * statements even with excluded fields.
The select * statement returns all fields, except for the ones that have been excluded from the reporting schema.
PI92036 Carriage return inconsistent between add new wizard and detail page
PI92400 Dependent picklist fields are set to blank after leveraging the Bulk Update
PI95007 OpenPages is adding a row to the Change History for a text field that has not been edited
PI95722 Timesheet Entry Helper incorrectly names timesheet folder path when it contains an entity named "Plans"
PI96166 Add New Wizard doesn't honor the Minimum Access configuration in the User Selector field
Other Fixes
Number Description
1 Task Focused UI: If you delete a workflow or view, the total count won't be updated until you reload the page
2 Task Focused UI: Header actions derived from configurable lifecycle displays all action values if there are no actions for the current stage
3 Task Focused UI View Designer: When creating a new Relationship field, Relationship type set to Children, after adding the Copy Recursive Action, when you click Set and choose multiple object types in the Object Type field and then click Add Associations, the object types you just chose in Object Type are not initially listed in Child Type.
Issues corrected in IBM OpenPages with Watson 8.1 IF1

(*) Updated since the fix list was initially published.
 
Other Fixes
Number Description
1 TRRI Feed fails when the OpenPages application server is on Windows
2 Help links direct to the OpenPages with Watson 8.0 Knowledge Center instead of the OpenPages with Watson 8.1 Knowledge Center
3 Db2 only: Decimal and currency fields are rounded to the nearest integer in the Reporting Schema
Issues corrected in IBM OpenPages with Watson 8.1 IF2

(*) Updated since the fix list was initially published.
 
Number Description
PH16411 In the Task Focused UI, when using SSO, the session immediately expires when you switch profile
PH18541 In the Task Focused UI, the associate action does not return all the association when the “Display selected only” option is chosen
Other Fixes
Number Description
1 In the Task Focused UI, deleting an object not in the favorites, removes the last favorite in the list
2 Security Updates
Issues corrected in IBM OpenPages with Watson 8.1 FP1

(*) Updated since the fix list was initially published.
 
Number Description
PH05188 Drilling through to a PDF report results in parent report going blank
PH06955 LOCKS_AUDIT_TRAIL incorrectly records lock user as the unlock operation performer
PH12878 Questionnaire attachments cannot be downloaded unless Standard UI permission is granted
PH13472 Global Search stops indexing updates/additions after changing display type to user-selector
PH13531 In the Task Focused UI, the save button in a SOXExternalDocument creation view is greyed out therefore it is not able to create links
PH14859 In the Task Focused UI, the display selected only filter is not being removed from the grid view display when the view is reopened from a card or grid relationship field using an Associate action
PH15461 In the Task Focused UI, charts do not display the 10th value of a list of enumerated values for any given field in a task view
PH16018 In Task Focused UI, unable to consistently remove users from a Multi Valued User/Group Selector field
PH16084 Bulk update doesn't display Boolean field types
PH16411 Session immediately expires when you switch profile
PH16503 Installer doesn't properly handle Oracle errors ORA-28011 and 280000
PH17300 In Grid View, Deleting child object/record deletes parent if there is only one child record
PH17318 Task Focused UI is not responsive when dragging widgets into view design pane
PH17339 In the Task Focused UI, user filed search only returns 99 results
PH17550 Disable Global Add New Button on legacy UI will also disable all the add new button on the Grid View
PH17653 In the Task Focused UI, setting a default value on a user selector causes white page
PH18182 Migrating Task Focused UI views with I18N labels from OP 8.0.0.3 to 8.1 loses  non English label strings 
PH18231 System Fields custom labels not taken into accounts
PH18351 Grid view does not get the correct Workflow instance name
PH18541 The returned result is not correct on object picker if 'Display Selected Only' is selected
PH18650 NPE when editing view not included by profile from manage view page
PH18929 Global Search results in intermittent "Failed to Load Data!" errors when using custom Result Fields
PH19163 [Standard UI] HomePage Filter/Public Filter not return to new record added after the filter field is changed from user selector to multi-valued user/group selector
PH19166 Task Focused UI slows logins by requesting unnecessary data
PH19247 Bulk Update does not allow updating an Integer field to 0
PH19374 [Documentation update] Report Authors Guide Miscellaneous Folder documentation needs updating for workflow
PH19607 Refresh page will cause label missing for file relationship field
PH20031 In the Task Focused UI, Computed fields and Report fragments construct URLs incorrectly
PH20812* In the Task Focused UI, association action buttons are removed if user does not have write access
PH22395* In the Task Focused UI, user with Simplified User role template is not able to perform add/copy/associate Issues under an Entity
PI16555 [Documentation update] Refresh steps do not provide clear instruction for refreshing a DB2 System with different schema names
PI49395 [Documentation update] Loading security rules from ObjectManager overwrites existing rules
PI71475 [API changes] The Rest API query fails, if you query against an enumerated string value that has a comma (,) within the name
PI88315 Change History rows can be erroneously excluded from Change History View in UI
PI96180 Advanced filter does not automatically display objects after dropdown selection, if filter has a "FOLDER EQUALS" condition
PI98592 If a bulk update takes longer than 5 mins to complete, requests are aborted and the UI hangs
Issues corrected in IBM OpenPages with Watson 8.1.0.1 IF1

(*) Updated since the fix list was initially published.
 
Number Description
PH18858 Security Rule Formula not imported during Import Configuration
PH20993 Access Controls on FastMap cause homepage and user provisioning pages not to load
PH21011 Some characters are HTML- encoded by the Add New Business Entity selector
PH21249 In the Task Focused UI, name of Filter Counts widget does not use correct translation
PH21274 In the Task Focused UI, custom helpers built for versions prior to 8.0 may not work
PH21452 In the Task Focused UI, filters on dates that have a single digit part generate an error ‘Date format should be undefined’
PH21954 The Analytics Button should not appear if you don't have Cognos Analytics role permission
Issues corrected in IBM OpenPages with Watson 8.1.0.1 IF3

(*) Updated since the fix list was initially published.
 
Number Description
PH22206 Internet Explorer only: In the Task Focused UI, a workflow action that includes a comment causes an unexpected error
PH22830 Server can crash if user repeatedly switches between Filtered List View and Object View using breadcrumbs
PH23103 Associations are lost when relationship field has a filter on it in the view design
PH23284 OP-00700 Error when using User provisioning tool at the Role Assignments section
Issues corrected in IBM OpenPages with Watson 8.1.0.1 IF4

(*) Updated since the fix list was initially published.
 
Number Description
PH22346 In Task Focused UI, associate parent does not honor associate security restrictions
PH22864
Extra dependency on LCTransition ignored in Standard UI
Note: This change results in a behavior change.
Prior to this fix, the Lifecycle button [the LCTransition field] in the standard UI was controlled only by the LCStage field. With this fix, the Lifecycle button can be controlled by LCStage and additional controller fields.
To revert to the previous behavior, disable the additional controller fields except for the LCStage field.
PH24252 In the Task Focused UI, system displays the parent Entities to which the user does not have access
PH24421 Filter does not run when user clicks on a filtered list from the homepage that redirects to the Filtered List View
PH24594 Incorrect version of dojo.js file in 8.1.0.1 interim fix packages
PI36313 The RCSA Alignment Helper fails when the control object of the entity has a description text with a line break
Other Fixes
Number Description
1 Quick filter is not working correctly in Standard UI after switching from Task Focused UI
2 Public filters on Multi-actor field(s) with [END_USER] are not working properly
Issues corrected in IBM OpenPages with Watson 8.1.0.1 IF5

(*) Updated since the fix list was initially published.
 
Number Description
PH25725 Folder based filters defined in OpenPages 7.2.x are not working after upgrading to 8.1.x
PH25726 “Session has expired” error may occur when trying to create objects with unsupported characters
PH26089 Invalid characters in a report definition can cause the Task Focused UI to appear blank for all the users until restarted
PH26345 Proxy servers are not informed that some responses contain per-user data and should not be cached
Issues corrected in IBM OpenPages with Watson 8.1.0.1 IF6

(*) Updated since the fix list was initially published.
 
Number Description
PH29103 Poor performance in Db2 ‘GET_IS_SYSTEM_FLAG’ function
Other Fixes
Number Description
1 Db2 only: Multi-Actor database functions perform poorly in certain data conditions
Issues corrected in IBM OpenPages with Watson 8.1.0.1 IF8

(*) Updated since the fix list was initially published.
 
Number Description
PH23950 In the Task Focused UI, editing a private filter on an integer field results in an “Unexpected error occurred” message
PH29249 In the Task Focused UI, the system does not apply the filter using the grid view link
PH30027
In the Task Focused UI, the ability to disable bulk update needs to be configurable

Note: The new registry setting is /Applications/GRCM/Filtered List/Bulk Update Disabled in Task Focused UI
PH30327 In the Task Focused UI, “edit mode” in a task view overrides the Workflow Access Control
PH31136 Implement performance improvements for the actor lookup functions in Db2
Issues corrected in IBM OpenPages with Watson 8.1 FP2

(*) Updated since the fix list was initially published.
 
Number Description
PH18858 Security Rule Formula not imported during Import Configuration
PH20993 Access Controls on FastMap cause homepage and user provisioning pages not to load
PH21011 Some characters are HTML- encoded by the Add New Business Entity selector
PH21249 In the Task Focused UI, name of Filter Counts widget does not use correct translation
PH21274 In the Task Focused UI, custom helpers built for versions prior to 8.0 may not work
PH21452 In the Task Focused UI, filters on dates that have a single digit part generate an error ‘Date format should be undefined’
PH21954 The Analytics Button should not appear if you don't have Cognos Analytics role permission
PH22206 Internet Explorer only: In the Task Focused UI, a workflow action that includes a comment causes an unexpected error
PH22217 In the Task Focused UI, grid view filters treat system user fields and system date fields as plain text
PH22346 In Task Focused UI, associate parent does not honor associate security restrictions
PH22830 Server can crash if user repeatedly switches between Filtered List View and Object View using breadcrumbs
PH22864
Extra dependency on LCTransition ignored in Standard UI
Note: This change results in a behavior change.
Prior to this fix, the Lifecycle button [the LCTransition field] in the standard UI was controlled only by the LCStage field. With this fix, the Lifecycle button can be controlled by LCStage and additional controller fields.
To revert to the previous behavior, disable the additional controller fields except for the LCStage field.
PH23103 Associations are lost when relationship field has a filter on it in the view design
PH23284 OP-00700 Error when using User provisioning tool at the Role Assignments section
PH23950 In the Task Focused UI, editing a private filter on an integer field results in an “Unexpected error occurred” message
PH24252 In the Task Focused UI, system displays the parent Entities to which the user does not have access
PH24421 Filter does not run when user clicks on a filtered list from the homepage that redirects to the Filtered List View
PH24594 Incorrect version of dojo.js file in 8.1.0.1 interim fix packages
PH25725 Folder based filters defined in OpenPages 7.2.x are not working after upgrading to 8.1.x
PH25726 “Session has expired” error may occur when trying to create objects with unsupported characters
PH26089 Invalid characters in a report definition can cause the Task Focused UI to appear blank for all the users until restarted
PH26345 Proxy servers are not informed that some responses contain per-user data and should not be cached
PH29103 Poor performance in Db2 ‘GET_IS_SYSTEM_FLAG’ function
PH29249 In the Task Focused UI, the system does not apply the filter using the grid view link
PH30027
In the Task Focused UI, the ability to disable bulk update needs to be configurable

Note: The new registry setting is /Applications/GRCM/Filtered List/Bulk Update Disabled in Task Focused UI
PH30327 In the Task Focused UI, “edit mode” in a task view overrides the Workflow Access Control
PH30860* Exception during validation error when FastMap file name use accents
PH31136 Implement performance improvements for the actor lookup functions in Db2
PI36313 The RCSA Alignment Helper fails when the control object of the entity has a description text with a line break
Other Fixes
Number Description
1 Quick filter is not working correctly in Standard UI after switching from Task Focused UI
2 Public filters on Multi-actor field(s) with [END_USER] are not working properly
3 Db2 only: Multi-Actor database functions perform poorly in certain data conditions
4 [API changes] REST API /grc/api/configuration/adminMode now requires users to have the System Administration Mode application permission
5 Security Updates

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Modified date:
01 February 2021

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