Release Notes for system:inmation 1.52

1.52.1 - June 11, 2019

Improved in 1.52.1

Connector component

General improvements made to Connector stability and performance.

DataStudio improvements

General improvements and bug fixes for DataStudio component.

1.52.0 - June 7, 2019

New in 1.52

Support for Allen-Bradley PLCs

The PLC Datasource object now supports Allen-Bradley PLC devices natively.

Active Connector-Relay Chain

Active Relay components can now be created in system:inmation. This allows any number of Relays to be used in communication chain between an active Connector to a Core.

FileMonitor Object Class

The new FileMonitor object class enables the user to monitor the creation and modification of files in specified file locations. In addition, the FileMonitor object can execute actions on files including processing, transfer to Dropzone datasources and creation of events.

New embedded Lua libraries

A number of Lua libraries have been integrated into system:inmation:

  • LuaExpat XML Parser library.

  • LuaFileSystem- library improving the file system browsing capability.

  • Brimworks LuaZip - Improved Zip functionality for Lua.

  • Lua-xlsx - library enable parsing and processing of Microsoft Excel files (.xlsx) in Lua.

  • inmation.kafka.producer - Experimental Kafka producer for connection to Apache Kafka systems.

New ODBC Datasource class

The new ODBC Datasource class allows an integrated interface to relational databases with the ability to schedule queries and configure authentication credentials.

Compatibility of 1.52 with Visual KPI

For system:inmation v1.52, it is recommended to use version 5.66.1 of Visual KPI.

system inmation v1.52 remains compatible with older versions of Visual KPI from onwards. However, due to known issues, Visual KPI 5.57 should not be used.

If you are updating DataStudio via the Core service you may receive a message saying "Could not validate the identity of the download upgrade files". This is due to our software certification provider rebranding from Comodo to Sectigo. To manually validate the certificate, please visit here for more instructions.

Fixed Issues in 1.52

TFS ID Title Area Date
9227 DataStudio - One of the duplicate objects within a dashboard disappears after a workspace reload system:inmation 2019-06-05
9133 UI misbehavior while setting nil programmatically system:inmation 2019-07-01
9057 S7 PLC datasource bulk read commands not robust in case of single read errors system:inmation 2019-06-07
8931 Reporting does not work when the report item has multiple History Query Options system:inmation\UserInterface\Reporting 2019-05-28
8843 nodesetup does not install opc core components system:inmation 2019-06-05
8777 Scroll bar is not visible on the Webtrend system:inmation 2019-06-19
8697 HistoryTransporter stays in error state after datasource reconnect system:inmation 2019-04-10
8431 Spinner in GenKpi faceplate (unassigned PV) system:inmation 2019-05-31
8364 If there's already an object with the same name as the OPC ProgID, we try to create an object and fail. system:inmation 2019-05-07
8271 WebApi object creates constant image write of 10 MB per 10s system:inmation 2019-06-03
7900 Core memory usage increases over time system:inmation 2019-05-22
7576 Strange quality code is returned in the result of a historical query with Timeaverage2 aggregate system:inmation 2019-06-01
6832 Abnormal IO item update and failed update rates system:inmation 2019-05-20
4687 Calender display only shows the events that created by a script running beneath the Connector system:inmation 2019-06-05

Known Issues in 1.52

TFS ID Title Area Date
6511 ProcessValueLink property causes confusion system:inmation 2018-08-16
6264 Changing the port of the Core is not working system:inmation 2018-08-01