Pro Cloud Server

Recent Features

 

This section lists the features of Pro Cloud Server v4.2, for the following builds:

 

The main features of Pro Cloud Server 4.2 are shown on the official release page.

 

For information relating to the history of other versions, select a version below.

 


 

Pro Cloud Server v4.2 (Build 65)
12th of April 2021
  • Cloud Server
    • Provide more meaningful error messages when a database error occurs
    • PCS is now aware of the communication timeout setting saved in EA
    • SBPI Server and Providers now include a timeout setting
  • Integration Plugins - Server Based Plugin Interface (SBPI)
    • All: Change logging level of some messages when the service is able to continue
    • All: Safely handle unexpected missing values in connections from non-cloud models
    • All: Disabled Integrations are no longer sent to EA
    • Azure DevOps: Now correctly re-authenticates
    • Custom: Integrations are now listed under their 'Group' as defined in Pro Cloud Server configuration rather than a generaic 'Custom Integration' menu. Requires updated Enterprise Architect >1559
    • Custom: Integrations now handle unexpected values for callback functions
    • Custom: Integrations now have the ability to send a log message to Enterprise Architect to be displayed in System Output window
    • Custom: Integrations now support customizable item icons for each sub-menu item
    • Custom: Integrations updated to support API interface v2 that allows: feedback when EA links, unlinks or updates an element to an external item
    • Polarion: Now more flexible when constructing a URL for "Open in External Browser"
    • Polarion: Now support multiple items be created at once
    • Polarion: Improved support for large URI strings
    • Polarion: Added setting for BASEPROJECT in config file
    • Polarion: Update icon to official Polarion one
    • Polarion: Use display names for projects etc in menu list
    • Polarion: Icons displayed against sub-items in menu are now fetched from Polarion server
    • Polarion: Now supports deleting/unlinking WebEA links
  • OSLC
    • While updating 'Time' Tagged Values AM/PM is now supported
    • Added support for retrieving all Objects and Connectors on a Diagram (oslc/am/diagramitems/)
  • Worker
    • Included build 1559
  • WebEA
    • Now handles % characters being entered into a diagram note
    • Now supports PHP 8's removal of curly braces array syntax
    • Now supports PHP 8's behavior change that caused a 'Deprecated: Required parameter' error during login
    • Added option to view image artifacts within WebEA
    • Selecting an image artifact on a diagram now displays the image
    • Now correctly handles when expanding the properties view for the model root
    • Now correctly handles the positioning of the properties view when the browser is hidden
    • Object creation menus now correctly observe the element's enabled state
    • Now correctly handles loading empty view level packages
  • Configuration Client
    • New Feature: Extended Server Properties screen now allows all PCS server's settings to be exported and imported
    • Configuring SBPI Server now includes a timeout setting
    • Configuring SBPI Provider now includes a timeout setting
    • Configuring SBPI Custom Provider now allows text to be scrolled
  • Web Configuration Client
    • New Feature: Server Settings page now allows all PCS server's settings to be exported
    • Configuring SBPI Server now includes a timeout setting
    • Configuring SBPI Provider now includes a timeout setting
    • Now supports PHP 8's behavior change that caused a 'Deprecated: Required parameter' error during login
Pro Cloud Server v4.2 (Build 64)
16th of December 2020
  • Cloud Server
    • EA user names are now case-insensitive (this matches a similar change to EA 15.2)
    • OpenID communications now supports unicode characters
  • Integration Plugins - Server Based Plugin Interface (SBPI)
    • Polarion: Added ability to retrieve valid List types
  • OSLC
    • /completeresource/ call now supports optionally excluding internal artifact content
    • /login/ call is now required, irrespective of whether User Security is enabled in the Model or not
    • Added support for Retrieving, Creating and Updating Precision and Scale Attribute Properties
    • Handle UPN Active Directory names in OSLC/WebEA
  • Worker
    • Included build 1556
  • WebEA
    • Diagrams now display a border around the selected element
    • Improved performance of the properties view when Expanding and Collapsing
    • Improved refresh behavior when the properties filter is set to 'All'
    • Property page included additional fields for table attributes
    • Display order of Attributes and Operations now matches EA
    • Video elements now load when selecting the diagram element
    • Improve display of Long element names in the comment history table and browser content
  • Configuration Client
    • Configure Database Manager screen updated to include extra text that describes the Alias field is referred to as 'Model' on EA's Cloud Connection screen
  • Floating License Server Client
    • Allow blank credentials for Floating License Server to support Windows Active Directory groups
Pro Cloud Server v4.2 (Build 63)
29th of October 2020
  • Cloud Server
    • Windows Authentication will match against both the legacy ('DOMAIN\user') and UPN ('user@domain.com') username formats
    • Log messages when opening a recordset now include a thread number to aid debugging
    • Improved the PCS service's ability to shutdown sub processes when a manual stop is performed
  • Integration Plugins - Server Based Plugin Interface (SBPI)
    • Polarion: Now supports Live Documents
    • Polarion: Better support for deeper project levels
    • Polarion: List of work items is now correct when parent has multiple children
    • Polarion: Stop possible crash when pushing changes to Polarion
    • Confluence: fixed linked URL when viewed in 'Show all items liked to model'
    • Failures to obtain a SBPI icon are now logged
  • OSLC
    • Improved Administrator group users ability to join chat groups and received notifications
    • Corrected issue that that stopped /oslc/am/rm/results/ call from returning Relationship Matrix Source/Target elements
  • Worker
    • Included build 1555
  • WebEA
    • Improved data entry keys on Discussions/Reviews, more inline with EA behavior
    • Improved security checks on Review/Chat/Mail tabs
    • Improved chat notifiations
    • Improved error messages when login fails due to secure cookies
    • Collaboration history views now loads composite elements correctly
    • New configuration buttons to enable/disable collaboration features
    • New configuration option to set chat notification frequency
  • Web Config
    • Added PHP Module Check, to provide information on missing PHP modules, which is useful during setup
    • Worker settings page now includes a warning to advise that a manual restart is required for changes to take effect
    • Improved internal security
  • Floating License Server Client
    • FLS Client now makes keystore based calls to retreive and maintain FLS Group information
Pro Cloud Server v4.2 (Build 62)
27th of August 2020
  • Cloud Server
    • NEW FEATURE: Floating License Server security now integrates with Active Directory
    • From 61
    • When saving Extended Server settings the opening round bracket of the first soap port is no longer lost
  • Integration Plugins - Server Based Plugin Interface (SBPI)
    • NEW FEATURE: New Integration Plugin for Polarion
    • From 61
    • Polarion now supports custom ports
    • Polarion now supports HTTPS connections
    • From 62
    • Polarion now supports proxy servers
    • Polarion now supports self signed certificates
  • OSLC
    • OSLC v1 the Requirements Management interface is now only available for licensed PCS installations
    • From 62
    • Added support for retrieving Resource Comments
    • Added support for retrieving Comment, Discussion and Review History
  • Worker
    • Included build 1554
    • NEW FEATURE: The EAWorker can optionally produce log messages to its own log files
    • The EAWorker executable no longer registers file extension associations
  • WebEA
    • NEW FEATURE: Added support for Model Mail
    • Adding/Editing Notes can now be accessed via the Properties View
    • Adding/Editing Objects and resources is now done via a Modal Dialog
    • Selections when creating objects are now preserved between sessions (using Web Browser Cookies)
    • Custom Search is now performed via a modal dialog
    • Custom Search options are preserved between searches and sessions (using Web Browser Cookies)
    • Custom Search no longer replaces the main view when no results were found
    • Properties View: Multiple features can now be displayed at once
    • Properties View: Users can change the order of features
    • Properties View: Option to either show or hide empty sections
    • Properties View: Configuration is preserved between sessions (using Web Browser Cookies)
    • List Views, such as the Package List and Search results can now be sorted by clicking on a column header
    • Review 'Summary' tab no longer appears to be selected when filter is set to show all properties
    • Main Properties now displays DMN Decision Tables for Decision and BusinessKnowledgeModel elements
    • Config page now includes a field for the OSLC Access Code
    • From 61
    • Added support for model chat
    • Improved navigation while using mobile devices
    • Improved diagram zooming while using mobile devices
    • Improved Model Mail usage while using mobile devices
    • Improve layout of Hamburger menu items
    • Improve layout, positioning and general usage of Reviews and Discussions
    • Improved performance of Model Mail by making use of optional 'Last X days' filter
    • Video based internal artifacts now provide a watch video button
    • From 62
    • Added support for comments in the element properites
    • Added views for reviews, discussions, comments and chat, all under the collaborate view
    • Improve UI design of the header section
    • Element hamburger icon has been replaced by an 'Add New' button
  • Cloud Configuration Client
    • Worker configuration screen now allows the definition of Logging Interval and Level
  • Web Config
    • NEW FEATURE: The Floating License Server group file can now configured using WebConfig
    • From 62
    • Worker configuration page now allows the definition of Logging Level
  • Floating License Server Client
    • NEW FEATURE: The Floating License Server group file can now configured within the GUI
    • NEW FEATURE: Help buttons added to most screens
    • Improved security: When using the FLS Config Client to manage Groups, passwords are encrypted when saved