Release notes
ROOT v2019.2

Efimo Release Notes

Major changes

  • ROOT Hub has been released, you can read more about it here >
  • RTM v1.2 has been released. This means:
    • Support for a large amount of users
      • Fixed: Sync from RTM LDAP to external tools takes a longer time than it should
      • Added pagination for users, groups, bots and memberships
      • Improved database performance
    • Improvements to adding users to group via UI
      • Added scrolling list of users when adding users to group
    • Improvements to password reset functionality
    • User and group search improved
    • Registration token expiration improvements
    • Bugfixes
      • Adding a bot as admin to a group no longer gives http 500 error
      • Space character now works properly in user search box
      • Group admins are now always able to remove non-admin group members
      • Searching by first name last name when adding users to group now works properly
      • Private group members are now visible to other members of the group
      • When editing a group to be private it now correctly shows  up in private filter
      • Unlock buttons are now not displayed to normal users (related to bruteforce prevention)
      • Private icon is now showing up properly in group/bot creation


    • Improved successful password reset redirect to login page, it also now displays the success message correctly
    • Close button added for users, groups, and bots creation popup
    • Improved UI of users, groups, and bots creation
    • Added several API endpoints for users / groups
      • User by name
      • Group by name
      • Get all users groups by username
      • Get all users groups by user uuid
      • Get all users groups for the authenticated user
    • Reduced the amount of queries needed for verifying policy rules, this decreases log pollution and increases performance
    • Logout dropdown had greyed out text which was changed to a darker color (black) to avoid confusion
    • Private icon place changed
    • SAML-auth component improved in multiple ways
    • Refactored group membership evaluations in the backend, this increases RTM performance
    • Added an endpoint for checking validity of password reset token, this prevents confusion when trying to reset password with expired token
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Minor changes

  • Artifactory has been updated from the 6.8.6 to the version 6.9.2
  • JFrog Xray 2.8.0 implements support for additional server side security hardening along with fixes to bugs and issues discovered in the earlier releases
  • Jenkins LTS minor update to 2.164.3 LTS
  • Helix TeamHub has been updated to 2019.1.1 
    • Performance of Helix TeamHub LDAP server has been massively improved, and it can now support even larger deployments than before. Helix TeamHub can be used as a centralized user and group management tool for any application that supports standard LDAP set up.
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