List of changes in version 9.0


This article provides a list of the issues fixed and new functionality added in Dundas BI.

Please review the driver requirements listed for your data sources, as they may have changed.


Behavior changes

88791 When using an alignment hierarchy argument with the HISTOGRAM function in a new formula, the result now includes grouped count values for each of the hierarchy's values.
89280 When using multi-tenancy, tenant administrators will no longer be able to access storage jobs for data cubes in a non-tenant project.

New functionality

41713 View the status and scheduling of each data cube's storage job from your profile.
49186 Maximize any visualization from its context menu when viewing a dashboard to fill the screen for a better look.
52300 Notes (annotations) and measure corrections (data annotations) can now be included when importing and exporting between Dundas BI instances.
Use the new Data Cubes page in Administration to build or schedule multiple cubes in sequence.
70133 Administrators can manage data cubes listed by project and name, and filtered by storage type and status.
76210 Item counts enabled for subtotals in tables are now included when exporting to Excel.
78042 Choose whether recipients are able to unsubscribe from notifications when addresses/accounts are added as recipients.
App styling and localization resources can now be included when importing and exporting between Dundas BI instances.
82990 The Hide Grand Total property for tables with indented row headers takes effect when exporting to Excel.
83028 Notifications can now be included when importing and exporting between Dundas BI instances.
83247 New configuration setting Enforce Recipient Account Exports ensures that all notification recipients receive content according to their individual file access and data security settings.
84797 Custom attributes associated with a tenant are now identified by a distinguishing icon in lists.
86465 Use color rules to change data labels according to their data, including when repeated in scorecards, reports, and small multiples.
86480 Sort by Name or Last Seen Time on the Servers page in Administration.
86481 Servers inactive as long as the new Inactive Server Metadata Lifetime configuration setting are automatically removed from the Servers page in Administration.
87140 Use the new Static Resources page in Administration to upload images, JavaScript, CSS, and other files you want to refer to.
87359 The new Maintainer Email Address configuration setting is available instead of using the built-in system administrator's account address for receiving alerts regarding job failures or license issues. This account is recommended to be disabled in configuration best practices.
87368 Administrators can set up storage on data cubes to automatically build all referenced cubes from the new Data Cubes page.
87440 A new Helm chart setting optionally allows for a different warehouse database connection string than for the application database.
87705 A new advanced option allows for checked out items to be included when exporting to another Dundas BI instance.
87913 DundasScript now supports the bitwise OR (|) operator.
87940 Bind to the export dialog's JavaScript event named dundas.controls.ExportDialogConstants.providerReadyEventName for easier customization of options.
88090 A new advanced option allows for publish history to be included when exporting to another Dundas BI instance.
88092 Existing empty databases are now supported when specified in connection strings in Helm charts.
88226 Cookies are no longer emitted before login.
88251 Some large file sizes have been reduced in Dundas BI instances running on Linux.
88302 SharePoint List and SharePoint Excel Services data providers are now supported when Dundas BI runs on Linux.
88309 Session details are no longer cached using session storage, to avoid unexpected persistence when reloading an embedded Dundas BI URL.
88591 Performance has been improved for exporting large data results to Excel.
88944 A new caching mechanism is used for CSS and JavaScript added to App Styling in Administration to optimize page loading and ensure changes are always reflected immediately.
88965 A new option /allowAnyIP applicable to the built-in administrator account has been added to the resetAdminPassword command in the dt tool for recovering from an incorrect IP address restriction.
89780 Queries to databases have been optimized when hierarchies are placed only on Slicers in the metric set.

Fixed issues

88050 Fixed an incorrect error message and missing log information when logging on is prevented according to a user's IP address.
88104 Fixed an incorrect error message displayed when loading a data connector with missing entity data, and importing/exporting it is now allowed to proceed.
88242 X-Content-Type-Options: nosniff is now included in HTTP responses by default.
88287 Fixed an issue where file explorers may reload their contents incorrectly after making changes to an item.
88476 Fixed incorrect formatting applied through the Format Override setting on tokens used with an implicit DateTime hierarchy.
88558 Fixed an issue preventing exporting to image or PDF for users with Execute but not Read access to items referenced by the view.
88614 Fixed states that were not recalculated in some cases after collapsing hierarchy members.
88658 Removed empty whitespace that could appear incorrectly outside of a view's canvas after zooming out while editing.
88665 Prevented GROUP BY and ORDER BY from being included in queries to data sources that don't support them.
88669 Fixed an error preventing column types with large maximum lengths from working with the data cube warehouse storage option.
88686 Fixed an issue that could prevent the String transform from being used with a column containing null values.
88747 Fixed formula metric set results in some cases when based on multiple copied or reused metric sets.
88791 Fixed an issue preventing histograms used in repeating views from calculating different data in each result.
88811 Fixed an issue affecting exporting to CSV or Excel when data contains zero with 18 or more decimal places.
88838 Fixed an error that prevented upgrading a Dundas BI instance containing schedules defined using certain previously unhandled time zones.
88991 Fixed layout issues in new and existing reports created while logged on with a culture that uses non-Letter paper sizes by default.
89141 Fixed an issue that could cause labels in some reports to not display view parameter values if not connected to the group metric set.
89222 Fixed an issue preventing some data from appearing in repeating views that use a dynamic hierarchy as a grouping hierarchy.
89366 Fixed an error that could be displayed when filtering or drilling down passes parameter values from a different hierarchy.
89367 Sticky headers now work again for dashboards set to use the Responsive resize mode.
89377 Fixed an issue preventing filter settings that use Chinese characters from being maintained when sharing as a link.
89379 Menu item backgrounds are now contained within the borders when they are set as rounded.
89389 Fixed an issue preventing custom sorting settings from working with some ragged hierarchies.
89405 Fixed an incorrect error message displayed when a stored procedure returns more than one column with the same name.
89423 Fixed errors that could occur for data from Azure Synapse when using the Microsoft SQL Server Database data provider.
89473 Fixed an issue affecting non-Gregorian time dimensions changed to use an open range boundary that could prevent loading and cause the server process to heavily consume resources or recycle.
89674 Fixed an issue that could prevent data from being filtered as expected when using the ExportHelper JavaScript method to export to CSV.
89699 Fixed an error reporting an unsupported null value that prevented certain data cubes from using warehouse storage. To correct an existing data cube, you may need to click or right-click the Calculated Element transform and any following Union transform and choose Refresh in the toolbar or context menu.

See also

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