DDF 2.11.0 Release Notes

Release Date: 2017-10-17

Release Summary

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Documentation

Complete documentation is available in html and pdf formats.

New Features
New features in this version:
  • Content Directory Monitor improvements 
    • WebDav directory monitoring support
    • Pattern based file exclusion
    • Monitoring "in-place"
  • PowerPoint metadata extraction enhancements
  • High Availability
    • SolrCloud support
    • Configuration export/import
  • Admin UI improvements
    • Alerts (Karaf Decanter)
    • Map Layers tab
  • Intrigue UI improvements
    • Add and remove attributes
    • Customizable layout
    • Streamlined search workflow
    • Administrator controlled layouts (themes)
    • Source status view
    • Disable UI animations for "Low-power system" support
    • Relative time queries
  • Security improvements
    • IdP configured as default authentication mechanism
    • Audit logging enhancements
  • Documentation improvements
Experimental Features (Features still in development, but available for testing or evaluation)
  • Post-ingest Async Processing

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Resolved Issues

These issues have been resolved with this release.

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Dependency Upgrades

These dependencies were upgraded in this version. 

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Known Issues

These issues have been reported as affecting this version. Refer to the fix version column for resolution. Report issues here.

  • There are a few known issues that will be fixed by the next Apache Karaf upgrade that are documented here:  DDF-3280 - Getting issue details... STATUS .

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Components

DDF 2.11.0 is comprised of these applications:

Default Applications

These applications are enabled by default in a standard installation:

  • DDF Admin 2.11.0
    • Administration application for installing and managing DDF. Includes the Admin UI and the underlying application service that supports the user interface
  • DDF Catalog 2.11.0
    • Provides a framework for storing, searching, processing, and transforming information.  
  • DDF Platform 2.11.0
    • Installs the DDF platform boot features which all other applications depend upon.
  • DDF Security 2.11.0
    • Provides Authentication, Authorization, and Auditing services for the DDF.
  • DDF Solr Catalog 2.11.0
    • an implementation of the CatalogProvider interface using Apache Solr 6.0.0 as a data store. 
  • DDF Spatial 2.11.0
    • contains standards-based, geospatial endpoints, sources, and transforms.
  • DDF Standard Search UI 2.11.0
    • an application that not only provides results in a html format but also provides a convenient, simple querying user interface.
  • Intrigue 2.11.0
    • The new Catalog UI.

Optional Applications

These applications are included with a standard installation, but must be installed to use:

  • DDF GeoWebCache 2.11.0
    • The GeoWebCache application provides tile caching and tile service aggregation.
  • DDF Registry 2.11.0
    • DDF Registry contains the base registry components, plugins, sources and interfaces needed for the registry to function.
  • DDF Resource Management 2.11.0
    • The DDF Resource Management App provides administrative functionality to impose data usage limits on users, as well as the ability to view and terminate searches that are in progress.