Funnelback patch

  • Released: 2019-07-18

  • Applies to: v15.20.0

  • Internal reference: RNDSUPPORT-3003, RNDSUPPORT-3012, FUN-12588, RNDSUPPORT-2992


  • Fixes an issue where facet navigation URLs in knowledge graph widget search view were double prefixed with a domain.

  • Fixes an issue where knowledge graph public /type and /rels APIs have not been converted to absolute URLs.

  • Fixes an issue where results URLs from filecopy collection have not been resolved correctly due to their relative syntax. New knowledge graph widget parameter urlPrefix has been added to allow converting relative results URLs to absolute ones.

  • Improves the query response time when sorting.

Affected files

  • bin/padre-sw

  • bin/padre-sw.exe

  • web/webapps/funnelback-publicui.war


  • (Windows) Stop any tuning runs that are in progress

  • Stop the Jetty web server

  • Deploy the provided files on top of an existing install.

  • ( Run $SEARCH_HOME/bin/setup/ - Please note that this will cause Funnelback services to be restarted.

  • ( On unix only, run chown -R search:search $SEARCH_HOME/databases/neo4j/ $SEARCH_HOME/log/neo4j as root to fix file ownership replacing search with your funnelback user’s username if you used a different one.

  • ( Restart the Funnelback server to ensure any prior funnelback-graph service is terminated.

  • Start the Jetty web server

  • ( Perform an update of knowledge graph on any applicable collections to ensure "mention" relationships that reference themselves are removed.

  • ( As wcag was deprecated in version 15.12 it is recommended to switch to using its replacement by editing collection.cfg to have 'wcag.check=false', remove FAChecker from 'filter.classes=' and set 'accessibility-auditor.check=true'. The wcag check may be completely removed from future versions.