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    Release NotesFusion Connectors

    Fusion Connectors are continuously improving with new features, updated functionality, performance upgrades, and bug fixes. This article summarizes these changes.

    Starting in January, 2023, Fusion Connector releases are documented separately from Fusion releases. Release details prior to that date are found in the Fusion release notes.

    July

    July 17, 2024 - Box V2 v2.2.0

    The Box.com V2 connector is updated to version 2.2.0.

    This version of the connector is compatible with Fusion 5.9.4 and later.
    • Updates the plugin to replace static Security Trimming with Graph Security Trimming, improving performance.

    • Fixes the invalid RegEx implementation that adjusts the Box URL to retrieve data from the Box datasource so the connector now accepts dashes (-) in Box start URLs.

    • Corrects relative path field data when indexing documents that are of type 'File' in nested folders.

    • Fixes a bug where new documents were not being indexed upon incremental crawls.

    • Migrates the Box-Java-SDK to version 4.8.0.

    July 17, 2024 - LDAP-ACLs V2 v1.5.2

    An improvement is made to the LDAP ACLs V2 connector.

    • When the maximum number of referrals is reached, an exception is now thrown to handle the situation while ensuring the connector does not stop functioning.

    July 17, 2024 - SMB V2 v2.0.0

    The Windows Share SMB 2/3 V2 connector is updated to version 2.0.0.

    This version of the connector is compatible with Fusion 5.9.4 and later.
    • Upgrades the plugin to use the latest SDK version.

    • Updates the plugin to replace static Security Trimming with Graph Security Trimming, improving performance.

    • Fixes a bug where an "Error validating datasource" message displayed after trying to save a datasource with the Enable DFS connection property.

    May

    May 15, 2024 - AEM V2 v1.2.0

    The AEM V2 connector is updated to version 1.2.0.

    • Now you can configure the AEM connector to include child paths when indexing fields. This option is off by default; enable it by selecting Index metadata by child path in your AEM datasource configuration.

    • Fixes a bug that prevented running the connector on Windows.

    • The basic authentication username and password fields have moved under Authentication Settings > Login Settings.

    April

    April 16, 2024 - LDAP-ACLs V2 v2.1.0

    The LDAP ACLs V2 connector is updated to version 2.1.0.

    • Fixes Graph security trimming not working with Everyone except external access.

    • Allows connector to reach maximum referral. The connector will throw the exception but will not stop.

    April 16, 2024 - SharePoint Optimized V2 v2.1.0

    The SharePoint Optimized V2 connector is updated to v2.1.0.

    SharePoint Optimized V2 v2.1.0 is compatible with Fusion 5.9.1 and later. See the configuration reference page for the latest version and compatibility details.
    • Added the Events Reducer feature, which prevents performing multiple requests to the same SharePoint object and ensures index integrity. Specifically, if multiple change events are made over the same SharePoint object, the connector detects and requests the most relevant event and crawls it correctly.

    • Fixed Graph Security Trimming when using custom-level permissions.

    • Fixed an issue to reindex restored lists.

    • Errors from item/attachment are deleted from crawlDB after being successfully retried.

    April 9, 2024 - JDBC V2 v2.6.1

    The JDBC V2 connector is updated to v2.6.1.

    • Fixed a pagination issue that limited the number of records returned.

    • Added support for pagination of IBM Db2 (version 11 and earlier) by using a template sub-query:

      -- add any WHERE, ORDER BY clauses as needed following your_table
      SELECT * FROM ( SELECT *, ROW_NUMBER() OVER () AS row_num FROM your_table ) AS subquery WHERE row_num BETWEEN :offset + 1 AND (:offset + :limit)
    • Fixed an issue where UTF-8 characters stored as CLOB data types didn’t index properly.

    February

    February 20, 2024 - JDBC V2 v2.6.0

    The JDBC V2 connector is updated to v2.6.0 and implements a pagination feature. This allow the JDBC connector to ingest a specified number of rows during the crawl process.

    This feature is controlled by following newly added properties:

    • LIMIT - specifies the number of rows returned in the results.

    • OFFSET - dictates the number of rows to skip from the beginning of the returned data before presenting the results.

    • disableAutomaticPagination - disables automatic pagination to ignore limit and offset fields.

    January

    January 31, 2024 - LDAP-ACLs v1.5.1

    The LDAP ACLs V2 connector v1.5.1 release includes backported fixes.

    • Indexes the all-users acl document when indexing from AzureAD.

    • Fixes Graph Security Trimming with Everyone except external access in SharePoint Online.

    January 3, 2024 - JDBC V2 v2.5.0

    The JDBC V2 connector is updated to v2.5.0.

    • Exposes configuration options for the validation timeout.

    • Resolves an issue where documents were deleted on incremental crawls when stray delete was enabled.

    November

    November 22, 2023 - Kaltura V2 v1.3.0

    The Kaltura V2 connector is updated to v1.3.0.

    • This adds back in the Kaltura External Media Entry Compare Attribute fields.

    November 7, 2023 - SharePoint Optimized V2 v2.0.0

    The SharePoint Optimized V2 connector is updated to v2.0.0.

    SharePoint Optimized V2 v2.0.0 is compatible with Fusion 5.9.1 and later. See the configuration reference page for the latest version and compatibility details.
    • The connector supports remote configurations.

    November 7, 2023 - LDAP ACLs V2 v2.0.0

    The LDAP ACLs V2 connector is updated to v2.0.0.

    LDAP ACLs V2 connector v2.0.0 is compatible with Fusion 5.9.1 and later. See the configuration reference page for the latest version and compatibility details.

    The updated connector:

    • Supports remote configurations.

    • Uses the SDK that correctly processes the NOT-EQUAL phrase in delete-by-query.

    • Supports unauthenticated proxy.

    November 7, 2023 - AEM V2 v1.1.0

    The AEM V2 connector is updated to v1.1.0.

    • The connector allows OAuth 2 support for JWT token.

    September

    September 12, 2023 - JDBC V2 v2.4.0

    The JDBC V2 Connector is upgraded to v2.4.0.

    • This release expands the types of character large objects (CLOBs) which can be indexed to include IBM CLOBs.

    June

    June 28, 2023 - SharePoint Optimized V2 v1.6.0

    The SharePoint Optimized V2 connector is upgraded to v1.6.0.

    If you are on Fusion 5.9.0 or later, you must use the SharePoint Optimized V2 v1.6.0 connector or later.
    • For SharePoint Online connector OAuth authentication and NTLM authentication, an issue with the SharePoint Optimized V2 connector crawl was fixed. Now the crawl fails if the data source is configured with incorrect credentials.

    • When the moderation status of a published document moves to unpublished, the document is deleted from the index.

    • The URL that requests folder metadata is now properly encoded and retrieves requested files correctly.

    June 20, 2023 - LDAP ACLs V2 1.5.0

    The LDAP ACLs V2 connector is upgraded to v1.5.0.

    If you are on Fusion 5.9.0 or later, you must use the LDAP ACLs V2 connector v1.5.0 or later.
    • The datasource indexing job will now return an error when invalid access credentials are provided instead of reporting a success.

    • The Security parameter is now set to enabled by default.

    May

    May 30, 2023 - Kaltura V2 1.2.0

    The Kaltura V2 connector is upgraded to v1.2.0.

    • Fixed an issue that occurred when reaching Kaltura’s API limit of 10,000 documents. Indexing over 10,000 documents should now work as expected.

    May 11, 2023 - JDBC V2 v2.3.0

    The JDBC V2 Connector is upgraded to v2.3.0.

    • The JDBC V2 connector now supports indexing character large objects (CLOBs).

    May 11, 2023 - Kaltura V2 v1.1.0

    The Kaltura V2 connector is upgraded to v1.1.0.

    • A NoClassDefFound error in the connector has been fixed.

    May 3, 2023 - SharePoint Optimized V2 v1.5.0

    The SharePoint Optimized V2 Connector is upgraded to v1.5.0.

    • MapDB tables that are no longer needed after indexing are now automatically removed when the indexing job completes.

    • The connector no longer uses the index pipeline client when the onlyMetadata property is set to true or when Tika async parsing is enabled. Instead, documents are processed using the Connectors SDK’s .newDocument method.

    May 3, 2023 - Web V2 v1.3.0

    The Web V2 Connector is upgraded to v1.3.0.

    • A bug with the Rewrite URI configuration option that prevented the configuration from being applied during the indexing job has been fixed.

    • The SAML, Form, and NTML authorization form fields are updated to match those present in the Web V1 connector.

    April

    April 20, 2023 - JDBC V2 v2.2.0

    The JDBC V2 Connector is upgraded to v2.2.0.

    • A bug that affected JDBC datasources with large document sizes has been fixed. Previously, the indexing job would fail and produce a Solr error message similar to the following:

      Document contains at least one immense term in field="FIELD_NAME"

      This bug has been fixed and indexing large documents should now work as expected.

    April 12, 2023 - LDAP ACLs V2 v1.4.0

    The LDAP ACLs V2 Connector is upgraded to v1.4.0.

    • Added support for the graph security trimming stage for Active Directory in Azure.

    • A bug that prevented the connector from retrying after a connection error has been fixed.

    April 10, 2023 - JDBC V2 connector v2.1.0

    The JDBC V2 Connector is upgraded to v2.1.0.

    • The statement.setMaxRows() field was added to resolve a timeout error for large queries on a JDBC data source.

    April 5, 2023 - SharePoint V2 Optimized v1.4.0

    The SharePoint Optimized V2 Connector is upgraded to v1.4.0.

    • A new field, _lw_document_type_s, has been added to differentiate between document types. SharePoint content documents use the value contentDocument. ACL documents use the value aclDocument.

    • A bug that caused a NullPointerException error when the listDefaultDisplayFormUrl value is null has been fixed.

    • A bug that prevented the connector from indexing SharePoint Online URLs containing certain special characters, such as +, &, and #, has been fixed.

    • A bug that stopped the indexing job unexpectedly when the digestValue request fails has been fixed.

    March

    March 15, 2023 - LDAP ACLs v1.3.0

    The LDAP ACLs connector is upgraded to v1.3.0.

    • Fixed a memory leak that resulted in an OutOfMemoryError runtime error, causing recrawls to quickly fail.

    March 9, 2023 - SharePoint V2 Optimized v1.3.0

    The SharePoint Optimized V2 Connector is upgraded to v1.3.0.

    • Fixed an issue where sometimes the connector did not index all attachments in full crawls.

    • Fixed an error related to OAuth authentication where the body would not return the expected value.

    • Folders with unique permissions no longer inherit list permissions instead of their own.

    February

    February 27, 2023 - Web V2 Connector v1.2.0

    The Web V2 Connector is upgraded to v1.2.0.

    • Fixed a bug that sometimes resulted in an OutOfMemory: Java Heap Space error when the connector was run remotely.

    • Fixed a dependency issue that sometimes resulted in a Error starting controllers error that caused the job to fail.

    February 9, 2023 - LDAP ACLs V2 Connector v1.2.0

    The LDAP ACLs V2 Connector is upgraded to v1.2.0.

    • Fixed a bug that removed access control lists (ACLs) during incremental crawls in Azure Active Directory. This bug resulted from a deviation from the LDAP ACLs V2 connector’s unique incremental crawl behavior for Azure Active Directory.

    • Fixed a bug that sometimes deleted ACLs that the indexing job failed to update during its previous run.

    • Known issue: The job may complete with a "Successful" status even when a network communication error occurred.

    February 9, 2023 - SharePoint Optimized V2 Connector v1.2.0

    The SharePoint Optimized V2 Connector is upgraded to v1.2.0.

    • Fixed a bug that sometimes generated a "User cannot be found" error statement and prevented the connector from indexing files.

    • Updated the description of the Item size limit property to clarify its behavior.

    January

    January 19, 2023 - Web V2 v1.1.0

    The Web V2 connector is upgraded to v1.1.0.

    • Fixed a bug that sometimes prevented the connector from parsing PDF, Word, Excel, and other file types.

    • Some conflicting dependencies were removed to resolve errors.

    • A missing dependency, guava-retrying, was added to resolve a NoClassDefFoundError error.

    • A bug was fixed that resulted in the connector performing full crawls instead of recrawling as expected.

    • Known issue: JavaScript evaluation is not functional at this time.

    • Known issue: The counter values in the Datasources > DATASOURCE_NAME > Job History view do not reflect actual values, when the datasource uses the Web V2 connector.

    January 6, 2023 - Sharepoint Optimized v1.1.0

    The Sharepoint Optimized V2 connector is upgraded to v1.1.0. This upgrade includes several bug fixes.

    • A bug that sometimes prevented files from being deleted as expected when the datasource was recrawled was fixed.

    • A bug that prevented the connector from indexing data within certain lists was fixed.

    • When indexing data to the MetaInfo_s field, an error could occur that prevented indexing data when the data was too large. Now, data larger than 32,766 bytes is indexed to the MetaInfo_txt field instead.

    • The connector now accepts URLs with spaces.