Profitbase InVision 5.1 Released!

InVision 5.1 is here with cool new features and improvements for supporting the upcoming Planner 5 release.

New Features

Authentication using IBM Security Verify
In addition to Windows and Azure AD, we now also support IBM Security Verify as an authentication provider. This means that customers using IBM Cloud can now use InVision, and manage identities in IBM Cloud instead of having to use Azure AD.
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Access Control API
We have added a public HTTP API which enables managing Identities and Access Group membership from 3rd party applications, such as automated scripts. This means that permissions to resources (Workbooks and Data) can be managed using external tools without having to use the InVision Designer or the Access Control Workbooks.
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Published-event for Access Control Workbook
The Identity Management, Access Group Management, Workbook Permissions and Data Permissions Workbook components now exposes a Published event, which enables performing custom actions after their contents have been published.

Dynamic Filter headings
You can now dynamically change Filter headings using the Execute Expression action of the Filter and running one or the SetHeader instructions.
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Enhancements and Changes

Configurable RabbitMQ queue names
The RabbitMQ queue names can now be configured individually pr InVision instance, either using the Installation Manager when installing or upgrading, or by manually editing the appsettings.json files. This enhancement enables multiple instances of Profitbase InVision to use the same RabbitMQ broker instance.

New option when creating a new Solution
Creating a new Solution now requires specifying whether the Solution should provide contents to Work Process blueprints or not. This change was added because it was too easy to forget to set this property after a Package had been deployed.

Workbook Menus in Packages
Workbook Menu configurations are now included in Packages, so they will not have to be created manually after a Package deployment. It is, however, recommended to verify that the menu(s) are correct after a deployment because menus from Packages will be merged with existing menus.

Rearrange items in Dropdown Package Properties
Dropdown items in Package Properties can now be moved up and down using the Designer.

Removed the System Menu Item concept
We removed the concept of having Menu Items in the Workbook Menus which were owned by the system / application platform. All menu items are now considered custom menu items without any editing restrictions.

Performance improvements
Package and Version deployments runs faster.

Breaking changes and bug fixes

Access Control tables in the Solution database has been renamed. Any custom queries running against these tables must be updated to use new table names.
We also fixed a few bugs in v5.

Read the detailed list of breaking changes and bug fixes here.

How to install or upgrade

To install Profitbase InVision 5.0 or upgrade an existing instance, you need to install the latest version of Profitbase Installation Manager (v5.1.0.0)

– Profitbase Platform team