Release Notes - Pentaho BA Platform - Version 4.5.0 GA (4.5.0 GA Suite Release) - HTML format

Bug

  • [BISERVER-259] - Timeout for the Data Integration job component is fixed to 5000000 ms, about 83 minutes
  • [BISERVER-2026] - Metadata reports an error when trying to parse a formula it shouldnt do
  • [BISERVER-2465] - When Saving Analysis View and AdHoc Reports Fails, Tab still renamed
  • [BISERVER-2507] - When clicking "Save" after modifying an Analysis View, It prompts me for a location instead of just saving
  • [BISERVER-2768] - PCI mentioned in confirmation message when deleting user in PEC
  • [BISERVER-2797] - While moving the open/save/saveas dialog on the PUC console, when it is moved near the Browse and Files area in the solution browser ,the dialog goes under those tabs.
  • [BISERVER-2845] - BI Server doesn't run when placed in a path with spaces
  • [BISERVER-2929] - Eclipse files making it into final bi server assembly
  • [BISERVER-3033] - Connection reset by peer: socket write error - Performing 'Reload all Tabs' with 2 reports open
  • [BISERVER-3097] - When i create a new folder using korean(2 bytes) characters, system cannot decode rightly. system displays worng characters like ????.
  • [BISERVER-3125] - Javascript Component Exceptions shown in Firefox
  • [BISERVER-3183] - Columns don't line up with column headers on New Data Source dialog
  • [BISERVER-3189] - The new report/analysis view and manage content buttons have issues with IE8
  • [BISERVER-3247] - several method overload warnings on platform startup
  • [BISERVER-3267] - Clicking folder icon in Mantle solution browser tree opens the node but does not show files in the selected folder
  • [BISERVER-3535] - when adding a role to a folder for permissions, the role appears twice in the list, aka "ceoceo"
  • [BISERVER-3551] - When a plugin fails to initialize, the entire system fails to start
  • [BISERVER-3554] - Mantle solution browse pane scrolls back to the top after clicking on a folder
  • [BISERVER-3564] - UI issues with Safari 4
  • [BISERVER-3575] - Pasting unicode characters into Mantle as the name of a new folder hoses the solution repository for everyone
  • [BISERVER-3579] - save and save as from menu "file" marked as inactive but the save dialog opens
  • [BISERVER-3650] - New Analysis View - title does not show in Mantle tab after save
  • [BISERVER-3660] - Manual Deployments, Oracle DB - quartz is missing it's delegate jar.
  • [BISERVER-3665] - Unable to hide PRPT files from solution browser
  • [BISERVER-3668] - The bar files is locked up on the bar browse in mantle solution browser (firefox and chrome browser)
  • [BISERVER-3670] - JFreeChart categorical area charts render with gaps in the chart.
  • [BISERVER-3693] - Run a PRPT sample and double click on the tab to open in new window it does not populate the parameters when run in FF but in IE7 it shows the report with the selected parameters.
  • [BISERVER-3708] - Metadata User friendly names revert to ids in query editor when switching langauge in PUC from english to another and back to english
  • [BISERVER-3725] - Make the auto-submit (parameters/prompts) on a attribute property so report designer can influence whether it should be enabled or not disabled for the the user.
  • [BISERVER-3977] - date wizard is hidden by the report
  • [BISERVER-3990] - Default Configuration of Tomcat should set the URL-encoding to UTF-8
  • [BISERVER-4008] - Pentaho logo display incorrectly on Mac OSX Safari
  • [BISERVER-4017] - Editing a datasource in data access results in a new datasource
  • [BISERVER-4018] - Mantle File Open Dialog does not work when PDF open.
  • [BISERVER-4036] - Cannot save a report with a special character. For example, ç. But you can. Read on for details.
  • [BISERVER-4041] - Cannot open a report saved with a special character. For example, ç
  • [BISERVER-4049] - Can't schedule a report to run even just one time I am getting QuartzBackgroundExecutionHelper.ERROR_0421 Data truncation
  • [BISERVER-4056] - Dependant parameters don't refresh unless you re-run the report
  • [BISERVER-4062] - Not all parameters are shown in the UI, preventing the report to run.
  • [BISERVER-4067] - Embedding a dashboard in an iframe (without mantle interface) fails on firefox, works in IE8
  • [BISERVER-4073] - Installation uses Root owned directory for some files
  • [BISERVER-4074] - If the schema/cube name is in Japanese, Mondrian is not able to load the schema/cube
  • [BISERVER-4077] - Thai characters not displaying correctly in BI Server
  • [BISERVER-4081] - Incorrect screen transition occurs with the procedure below
  • [BISERVER-4085] - Enabling the iPhone BI Extension ERROR in BI Server 3.5 RC2
  • [BISERVER-4096] - Cannot create a private schedule on a windows 2003 server (German).
  • [BISERVER-4102] - Resources not caching when loading >1 PRPT in a dashboard
  • [BISERVER-4103] - Plugins provided new content types are required to edit pentaho.xml
  • [BISERVER-4130] - parameter values donot load if Autosubmit is off
  • [BISERVER-4190] - ReportViewer interface breaks when report fails, and output type is PDF.
  • [BISERVER-4199] - PUC- 2 issues: 1.) in the File Open dialog the word "Open" has a layout issue, 2.) you have multiple report tabs open and click Open, the Open dialog displays behind the content on the first tab and thus I dont know the open dialog is active
  • [BISERVER-4225] - New Dashboard - Tomcat throws ERROR_0004 - Resource /dashbo ards/resources/gwt/dashboarddesigner/ not found in plugin Pentaho Dashboards
  • [BISERVER-4287] - BI Server won't start up on mac when installed in parent dir. that contains spaces in the name
  • [BISERVER-5129] - PUC - properties dialog tab styling broken
  • [BISERVER-5284] - Can not schedule hourly
  • [BISERVER-5297] - Launch page icon text for Japanese is not displayed properly, show as ?????????
  • [BISERVER-5300] - If you do not have permission to create a new datasource in PUC but attempt to do so PUC becomes locked
  • [BISERVER-5380] - Order of categories defined in metadata not respected in WAQR
  • [BISERVER-5392] - The RepositoryUploadServlet has hardcoded 10000000 as the max file size
  • [BISERVER-5433] - Cross Site Scripting Security Hole when a resource does not exist on Pentaho Server
  • [BISERVER-5446] - bi-developers/reporting/OLAP Crosstab & OLAP Crosstab Spreadsheet are not working in 3.7
  • [BISERVER-5450] - As a developer that doesn't want to suffer, I want Batik upgraded to 1.7
  • [BISERVER-5504] - Cron-expression Syntax Error
  • [BISERVER-5760] - Unable to execute text based installer on a linux vm. Error message "not enough space" is returned
  • [BISERVER-5777] - JBoss 6 Startup Failed When parsing Pentaho TLDs
  • [BISERVER-6101] - PUC tab "Deep Link" dialog renders improperly
  • [BISERVER-6419] - Data Access: Staging Settings step. Table shows bottom scrollbar in FF-3.6 where in IE-8 does not.
  • [BISERVER-6442] - Data Access - SQL query result preview dialog doesn't size properly. The data grid is fine, but dialog is too wide (IE9)
  • [BISERVER-6458] - Using xaction to email multiple reports uses only one report definition
  • [BISERVER-6463] - Datasource data preview table does not fill 100% width
  • [BISERVER-6473] - Regression of BISERVER-4226
  • [BISERVER-6481] - BI-Server 4.2.0-GA ctlscript.sh inconsistentcy
  • [BISERVER-6489] - Data Source Wizard: Database Tables Data Source: Wrong primaryKey created in Mondrian Schema
  • [BISERVER-6502] - Reports using the SINGLEVALUEQUERY function against a MQL query run extremely (10-12 times) slower in PUC than in the Report Designer.
  • [BISERVER-6524] - Using Vertica Data Access Wizard hangs when create data source
  • [BISERVER-6604] - Unable to see full role or user name in the Assign Role and Assign User dialog screen
  • [BISERVER-6618] - When using Pentaho user's and roles, queries are run for all users at logon
  • [BISERVER-6621] - ACLs not applied when given under <override> section in pentaho.xml
  • [BISERVER-6665] - CSV import error dialog doesn't get displayed when using the modeler
  • [BISERVER-6678] - Chart display in Ad Hoc audit reporting does not work for all 'Report on' options
  • [BISERVER-6691] - Strange behaviour in the line chart component
  • [BISERVER-6700] - Adding new Dimension does not show up in Data Access Wizard
  • [BISERVER-6726] - Data doesn't display for data placed in groups on PIR and WAQR when using a SQL Query Data Source
  • [BISERVER-6742] - java.util.EmptyStackException in JPivot Analysis Cube Selection
  • [BISERVER-6763] - Integration Examples need fixing
  • [BISERVER-6766] - ACL with FULL_CONTROL comes up as "NOTHING" instead of "FULL_CONTROL" when backup
  • [BISERVER-6774] - CSV data source: cannot edit the source file more than twice.
  • [BISERVER-6820] - Metadata models generated by AgileBI are broken in PME
  • [BISERVER-6897] - Unable to load a Pentaho reporting report using 4.5 nightly.
  • [BISERVER-6910] - Empty Folder inside pentaho-solutions throws a PentahoSystem.Error_0026 Failed to retrieve object with name "iSolutionRepository" from the pentaho object factory
  • [BISERVER-6914] - 4.5 Report Viewer needs a progress indicator when parameters are changed.
  • [BISERVER-6915] - New Report Viewer should not request pagination when auto-submit is set to false
  • [BISERVER-6917] - New theme is being included in NIGHTLY build.
  • [BISERVER-6918] - IE 8/9, Firefox and Chrome behave differently when creating folder through URL with an accent in it. Also cannot edit/run WAQR reports with special characters
  • [BISERVER-6919] - Dropdown parameters in 4.1.0 do not autocomplete (Typing first letter of a known list will not move the selection to it)
  • [BISERVER-6920] - Move /third-party-tools directory from top level of install directory to /biserver-ee directory
  • [BISERVER-6929] - PUC Create Deep Link renders unusable in IE7
  • [BISERVER-6932] - Pentaho Interactive Reporting error when using the result of a function as a column in a SQL Query Datasource
  • [BISERVER-6946] - start-pentaho.sh uses xmx 768m whereas ctl.sh script uses xmx 512m
  • [BISERVER-6952] - Data Source Modeler - Can't drag and drop to change a member property to a level
  • [BISERVER-6994] - Data-Access plugin pulls the metadata for a DB Connection and sends it all down to the browser
  • [BISERVER-6996] - Datepicker parameter, when manually typed, when submit, revert back to default value. Report generated using the default value.
  • [BISERVER-6999] - BI server 4.5 RC copyright year.
  • [BISERVER-7003] - Multi-user load testing against PRPT w/MDXDataFactory results in pool exhaustion
  • [BISERVER-7004] - Data source wizard: Cannot create a join on tables with matching column names using "Select *"
  • [BISERVER-7005] - ERROR [XmiParser] XmiParser.ERROR_0005 - Unsupported Concept Property: null
  • [BISERVER-7006] - Invalid Argument error when clicking next in the staging setting phase of the data source.
  • [BISERVER-7007] - Compile errors in build of data_access ... trunk code missing from database-gwt/branches/4.0
  • [BISERVER-7008] - Tomcat - Error -0004
  • [BISERVER-7026] - Order of column
  • [BISERVER-7027] - Edited data source does not recognize new fields
  • [BISERVER-7030] - StaleObjectStateException with multiple schedules firing in close proximity
  • [BISERVER-7031] - Creating a CSV datasource results with an error in the catalina.out log file
  • [BISERVER-7032] - Creating a new database connection in Data Source Wizard causes an error message generated to catalina.out
  • [BISERVER-7033] - Error when editing a new datasource
  • [BISERVER-7036] - The Waiting box go on forever when updating Database Table Data Source from "Reporting and Analysis" to "Reporting only".
  • [BISERVER-7037] - BI-Server is not starting in MAC OS
  • [BISERVER-7074] - Embedding BI Portal causes main buttons to no longer work
  • [BISERVER-7075] - Embedding BI Server causes loading screen to not go away correctly.
  • [BISERVER-7076] - Changing the application context (webapp name) causes a 404 when requesting PRPTs with the reportviewer
  • [BISERVER-7085] - Failed to parse number during CSV data source creation
  • [BISERVER-7092] - Dashboard does not load correctly over WAN whilst using IE 8 or IE 9
  • [BISERVER-7094] - Reduce the amount of logging in the pentaho.log for 4.5
  • [BISERVER-7098] - Public schedule on xaction with no unfulfilled parameters executes upon "Schedule" action instead of prompting for schedule
  • [BISERVER-7111] - New Data Source is not working in latest nightly from 3/16
  • [BISERVER-7118] - Tab labels in Data Access Modeler dialog far too large
  • [BISERVER-7120] - xaction invoking a PDI job runs immediately when user right click on it in PUC
  • [BISERVER-7150] - Requests to js/require-cfg.js log SystemSettings ERROR messages for all plugins that lack a settings.xml file
  • [BISERVER-7155] - wkhtmtoimage packages not included with biserver-manual-ee
  • [BISERVER-7177] - RequireJSServlet and CacheExpirationService missing license header with Pentaho Copyright
  • [BISERVER-7179] - PUC Managed datasources do not work with PostgreSQL Schemas other than public
  • [BISERVER-7185] - Datasource wizard does not show correct foodmart tables/fields when using the Oracle driver.
  • [BISERVER-7187] - Cannot schedule report to Public Schedule when Auto-Submit is unchecked.
  • [BISERVER-7188] - Error Message Box does not display full size when schedule a report to Public Scheduler
  • [BISERVER-7189] - Metadata columns contains invalid characters (space). String needs to be sanitized.
  • [BISERVER-7191] - 4.5GA-1 Installer cannot be run in unattended mode
  • [BISERVER-7193] - Data Access Query Validation error does not include actual problem
  • [BISERVER-7195] - Directory name in BA installer is different from archive packages.
  • [BISERVER-7207] - Creating new report as limited user takes away permissions from parent folder
  • [BISERVER-7233] - Please select something for undefined
  • [BISERVER-7342] - File Browser menu - Open in new window issue
  • [BISERVER-7477] - Error message pops up at user login to "User Console"

Improvement

  • [BISERVER-1647] - As an installation administrator, I would like to be able to modify the list of paper sizes available in AdHoc Reporting.
  • [BISERVER-1919] - Adding a padding between columns in ad-hoc reporting reports
  • [BISERVER-2586] - Page 3 of the Pentaho Adhoc interface should have the ability to set the width of the columns
  • [BISERVER-2624] - Use of special characters like '%' in password field not allowed
  • [BISERVER-2726] - Session variable in metadata row level security constraint
  • [BISERVER-2785] - Using numeric fields for constraints in Ad Hoc reporting do not show the magnifier for looking up values
  • [BISERVER-2954] - Adhoc Report Wizard UI enchancements... minimize issues, group/detail/filter height sections, excel output problems.
  • [BISERVER-3414] - As an end user, I want the user console to provide a way to log-in when session has expired.
  • [BISERVER-3706] - DATASOURCE table, URL column size is 100 CHAR. Column size should be more the 100 Character.
  • [BISERVER-5558] - On updates to existing database connections, admin console should signal to the BI Server to discard any pooled connections using the old settings.
  • [BISERVER-5980] - Support for Safari 5.x
  • [BISERVER-5983] - Support for Internet Explorer 9.x
  • [BISERVER-6254] - When creating a new Report, dashboard, Analysis in PUC the left browse panel should close if open.
  • [BISERVER-6491] - As a PUC user, I want to be able to print content in the User Console.
  • [BISERVER-6904] - Update the icons in the modeler to be consistent with the new layout panel in Analyzer.
  • [BISERVER-6928] - Increasing the <data-access-csv-sample-rows> for importing a CSV file in the Direct Data Access
  • [BISERVER-6983] - Upgrade BI Suite to Mondrian 3.4
  • [BISERVER-7034] - Update location of CDF Samples in BI Server Assembly
  • [BISERVER-7044] - Upgrade to log4j 1.2.16 in the platform
  • [BISERVER-7070] - Standardize the various javascript builds in use in the platform under Subfloor-JS

New Feature

  • [BISERVER-1871] - Enhancement Request for the ablity to store and recall result sets.
  • [BISERVER-2618] - Provide service installer for 64-bit architecture
  • [BISERVER-2934] - Request for the ability to sort on filtered Web Ad Hoc items
  • [BISERVER-3735] - Customer requests that Pentaho BI Suite be validated against JDK6
  • [BISERVER-3816] - Need a simple way to specify a domain name that will be injected as javascript sets of document.domain
  • [BISERVER-3920] - Need ability to lock Column and Row Header is a Report and Analysis view
  • [BISERVER-4116] - The Adhoc reports in the Bi-Server should have Distinct-Count added to the list of functions.
  • [BISERVER-4144] - logging total page count information somewhere in BI Platform or the reporting engine
  • [BISERVER-5511] - timeout on userconsole returns textdump on screen
  • [BISERVER-5796] - As an OEM, I want to have an alternative to Javascript for Action Sequence Conditional Execution
  • [BISERVER-5968] - As an end user, I don't want to pay the performance penalty for loading the data access wizard stuff which I can't use
  • [BISERVER-5994] - Case sensitive issue for users with LDAP/WinAD authentication
  • [BISERVER-6503] - Feature request on Pentaho 4.0 compatiable with firefox 6
  • [BISERVER-6680] - As a BI developer I want Pentaho visualizations to be pluggable such that I can use my own custom visualizations
  • [BISERVER-6780] - As an end user, I want PUC to support Firefox 8.
  • [BISERVER-6911] - As a user I want the ability to print content from the Pentaho User Console

Task

  • [BISERVER-7083] - Deprecate interfaces/classes that will not exist in Sugar.

Sub-task

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