What's New in 4.4.1

This topic describes the enhancements and fixes in Micro Focus Connect 4.4.1.

Enhancements

The following enhancements are available in this release:

  • Added JVM 11 to the build process for jenkins Magellan builds.
  • Added ability to import/export comment cross references.

  • Implemented new attachment system in Rally connector.

  • Added new version code to Jira.

  • Reduced the number of fields when fetching Jira issue items, leading to improved performance.

  • The Micro Focus VersionOne connector now bundles the VersionOne SDK inside the connector jar. This has been done to include changes made by Micro Focus to the VersionOne SDK that have not yet been released.

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Server fixes

The following issues were fixed in this release:

ID Fixed Issue
SD02769472 Cannot export and import comments
SD02807867 Need calculated value syntax describing 'today'
SD02757433, SD02756617 Attachments continuously updating across iterations
SD02837119 The Attachments Count updates repeatedly across iterations
SD02859115 Add a command for run-one-iteration
OCTCR42D233052 Connection is disabled but not stopped
SD02759091 Micro Focus Connect returns "rule already exists" message
SD02860085 Accenture -XSLT transformation fails when importing cross references

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ALM/QC Connector fixes

The following issues were fixed in this release:

ID Fixed Issue
SD02765697 Backlog items parent fields not syncing
SD02763148 Duplicating images in comments in JIRA
SD02802030 ALM/QC throws 'Invalid parent requirement'
SD02860085 Performance issue when creating item in ALM/QC

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ALM Octane Connector fixes

The following issues were fixed in this release:

ID Fixed Issue
SD02757655 'Closed On Date' updating across iterations after GMT cutoff time changes
SD02710231 Continuous 2 hr synchronization iterations between Rally and Octane
SD02766311 .bin file should not be synched back to AzDO for embedded images
SD02790150 ALM Octane attachment sync with German characters in Name throws http 500 in ALM Octane SDK
SD02803090 ALM Octane Teams field continuously updating on each iteration
SD02769328, SD02898063, SD02895455 Micro Focus Connect returning unnecessary messages
SD02818438 Attachment icons sync back from ALM Octane to JIRA
OCTCR42D203471 Error when setting null to boolean field
SD02829459 Comments do not sync over bi-directionally
OCTUS42D255042 If an ALM Octane user does not have content for their name, last name or first name, it can cause errors. Items will not be synchronized if they are assigned to such a user field. The issue has been fixed and will no longer cause errors

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Jira Connector fixes

The following issues were fixed in this release:

ID Fixed Issue
OCTCR42D76019 When syncing an image in the description from Octane to Jira 2 identical attachments are created in Jira
SD02756406 Iteration running for 2.5 hours
OCTCR42D229008 If an item has sub-tasks, the item cannot be deleted
OCTCR42D233087 A bad password in a Jira data source can show errors. To resolve, click the "Reset failed login count" link
SD02859904 The latest defect phase from ALM Octane is not being synchronized over to Jira. Instead the second last phase is synchronized from Jira back to ALM Octane
SD02832851 SubTask Status Enum Field returns empty enum set in mapping

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Azure DevOps Connector fixes

The following issues were fixed in this release:

ID Fixed Issue
SD02833008 AzDO to ALM/QC does not sync multiple labels from a multiple enum list
SD02865930 Cannot handle path to the Iteration if API below version 5.1 and Iteration name contain spaces
SD02844603 Adding a parent ‘Feature’ to a defect in Azure did not trigger an update on corresponding defect in ALM Octane

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CA Agile Connector fixes

The following issues were fixed in this release:

ID Fixed Issue
SD02825825 Error returned: Defect.Description should not be null

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