Funnelback 16.4.0 release notes

Released : 16 Jun 2021

Supported until: 16 Jun 2024

This applies to Funnelback SaaS v16.4. For Funnelback SXC please see the Funnelback 16 change log.

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Type Release version Description

2 Minor improvements

16.4

Improved the security of the download support package feature and enabled users of the SXC to access this function.

1 New and revised features

16.4

Added administration screens for scheduling of data source and analytics updates.

1 New and revised features

16.4

Added WCAG 2.1 support to accessibility auditor.

The following checks have been added:

  • Technique G208

  • Technique G211

  • Technique G216

  • Technique F107

2 Minor improvements

16.4

The new workflow.publish_hook.batch allows for batching up configuration changes before publishing to query processors to reduce network load.

2 Minor improvements

16.4

Added an option to view the details of configuration keys when the system is running in read only mode.

2 Minor improvements

16.4

Increased the summary text limit (indexer option RSTXT) to 10000000 bytes.

2 Minor improvements

16.4

Revised the top level structure of the documentation to make it easier for users to find relevant information.

2 Minor improvements

16.4

Added a new API for getting the licence usage of a client.

3 Bug fixes

16.4

Fixed a bug in the web crawler where base href tags were not processed correctly.

3 Bug fixes

16.4

Fixed a bug where instant updates would always include the start URLs.

3 Bug fixes

16.4

Fixed a bug where YouTube data sources could not be updated without a channel ID.

3 Bug fixes

16.4

Fixed an issue with the document title fixer filter that caused it to insert bad titles sourced from h1 and h2 tags.

3 Bug fixes

16.4

Fixed an issue where the faceted navigation editor screen became unresponsive when there were too many templates to check for legacy facets.

4 Important changes

16.4

The push API no longer returns a HTTP 302 status code when SAML is enabled. A HTTP 401 status code will be returned to unauthenticated users. Users should authenticate using API tokens rather than directly when using a web browser. When using a web browser to access push API endpoints you should first authenticate using the admin API.

3 Bug fixes

16.4.0.6

Fixes an issue where the collection tool would return an error for the index presence check.

3 Bug fixes

16.4.0.6

Restored access to data reports from the administration dashboard.

3 Bug fixes

16.4.0.6

Improves access to documentation for individual plugins from extensions administration UI.

3 Bug fixes

16.4.0.5

Fixes an issue where the edit metadata mappings administration UI wouldn’t display counts of detected sources in searchable documents properly.

3 Bug fixes

16.4.0.5

Fixes an issue where the tuning results administration UI couldn’t help apply an outcome of the tuning run.

3 Bug fixes

16.4.0.4

Fixes an issue where perl file manager throws an exception about untainted values when the users try to upload files.

3 Bug fixes

16.4.0.3

Fixes an issue where perl file manager throws an exception about untainted values when the users try to publish or delete files.

3 Bug fixes

16.4.0.3

Fixes an issue where rules defined in redirects.cfg wouldn’t work.

3 Bug fixes

16.4.0.2

Fixes the Admin API side of the create-collection.pl fix released in patch 16.4.0.1.

3 Bug fixes

16.4.0.1

Fixes create-collection.pl.