Weekly 7.9 Changelogs - 2021

This post contains changelog entries for weekly 7.9 builds available in 2021.

Nightly Changelog: 7.9.18 -b20210126

Connectivity

1410: Backport IGN-1303 to 7.9: Support writes to USINT, UINT, UDINT, and ULINT tags in L8x controllers Support writes to USINT, UINT, UDINT, and ULINT tags in L8x controllers.

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Nightly Changelog: 7.9.18-b20210223

Data Model

1636: Backport FB-15581 to 7.9: Latched Value on Transaction Group Causes Unintended OPC writes
The “Set NULL DB values to default” option on block groups will now apply to rows that are undefined based on the Where condition, so that default values will be written in a DB -> OPC scenario.

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Nightly Changelog: 7.9.18-b20210308

Connectivity

1598: 7.9: Writing invalid values to Unsigned datatype tags via OPC results in meaningless error messages
A more descriptive error message is now thrown when attempting to write invalid values to unsigned datatype OPC tags.

Nightly Changelog: 7.9.18-b20210323

Connectivity

2064: Regression prevents OPC UA subscription values from changing from a non-null to null value
Fix regression that prevented subscription values changing from a non-null value to a null value.

Nightly Changelog: 7.9.18-b20210406

Enterprise

1851: EAM Send Tags task combines tags in different folders into the root folder
Fixed an issue where tag export / import and EAM Send Tags Task would copy tags into the root folder instead of retaining their original folder structure.

Nightly Changelog: 7.9.18-b20210413

Enterprise

970: Send Project Resource Task from 7.9.x Controller to 8.0.x+ Agent throws NPE
Fixed an issue that would allow for sending projects / project resources from a 7.9 Controller to an 8.x Agent.

Nightly Changelog: 7.9.18-b20210420

2094: Period in gateway name causes errors on tag browse tree in Historical mode
Tag Browse Tree will now work correctly when periods are used in the Source and System component of Tag Path.

No changes in the last week.

Nightly Changelog: 7.9.18-b20210504

Visualization

2204 (Backport to 7.9) Component translations missing after upgrading
Fix issue causing project upgrades to appear to lose component translations.

Nightly Changelog: 7.9.18-b20210525

Visualization

1337: Backport of IGN-597: Vision User Management Component Shows user as available when set to be unavailable
Vision User Management component’s Schedule Preview no longer shows the first day of the week as available if a modification exists which crosses into that week when available is set to false.

2110: (Backport to 7.9) Translations break Axis names on Axes Dataset in Easy Chart
Now translating the Vision Easy Chart Axes property in chart configuration.

Connectivity

2243: Misleading column names for MonitoredItem stats
The table headers for monitored items details gateway page have been updated so that “Subscription Rate” and “Revised Rate” are now “Subscription Publishing Interval” and “Item Sampling Interval”, respectively.

Nightly Changelog: 7.9.18-b20210601

Visualization

2375: (7.9) Chromium issue in JxBrowser sometimes causes Web Browser to block indefinitely
Web Browser Module no longer crashes, blocks, or shows Profile errors in Vision Clients on retargets as well as the Designer when using File > Open where each project has a web browser component.

Data Model

2005: 7.9.17: Cleared alarm is retriggered during failover to backup
Cleared alarms are no longer re-triggered during failover to backup.

Platform

2457: Upgrading from 7.9.3 to 7.9.17 caused HSQL deserialization errors for alarming.EventData class, preventing S&F disk cache from forwarding
Fixed an issue where alarm journal data serialized through store and forward within an early 7.9 version wouldn’t forward properly upon upgrade.

Nightly Changelog: 7.9.18-b20210608

Visualization

1354: (Backport to 7.9) Vision client launched from the designer (through the NCL) uses 256MB rather than project’s heap size
When launching a client from within the designer, the project launch memory settings are used instead of defaulting to 256MB max.

Nightly Changelog: 7.9.18-b20210615

Data Model

2783: Backport IGN-1898 to 7.9: Internal Alarm Journal truncates all events during a gateway restart
Fixed an issue that would cause the Internal Alarm Journal to truncate all logged data upon gateway restart.