Release notes
ROOT v2019.2

Read about the latest changes, upcoming features, known issues and insights.

 

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Efimo Release Notes

Over the past months, we’ve taken our ROOT Portal to the next level and replaced it with a brand new ROOT Hub. In addition, a new version 1.2 of RTM has been released. With an eye on autumn, we’re gearing up for the 2019.3 major release, which will have updates for Bitbucket, Jira and SonarQube LTS.

 

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

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.

– Jira addon updates:

SonarQube has been updated to 6.7.7 LTS

 

For Eficode ROOT’s previous release notes, see here >

Upcoming features

Q2/2019

Enhanced SSO support

Q3/2019

Jira 8 rollout

Bitbucket 6 rollout

TnD 1.1: Additional and enhanced dashboards, new data connectors

Q4/2019

Improved ROOT Portal (Hub)

Q1/2020

Compliance related enhancements

Enhanced project setup logic

TnD 1.2: Additional and enhanced dashboards, new data connectors

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