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Release Notes for Adobe Experience Manager as a Cloud Service 2020.8.0

The following section outlines the general Release Notes for Experience Manager as a Cloud Service 2020.8.0.

Adobe Experience Manager Assets as a Cloud Service

  • The new Experience Manager Assets deployments are integrated with Adobe Developer Console by default. It helps configure the smart tags functionality faster. On the existing deployments, administrators configure smart tags integration as before.

Adobe Experience Manager Commerce as a Cloud Service

What's New

  • Product Console feature is now available. This allows marketers/authors in AEM to view and navigate categories and products that are stored in the commerce backend. Support for properties for catogories and products in the Product Console also provided.
  • Product and Category Pickers improved to allow marketers to select product via SKU or select category via category ID.

Cloud Manager

Release Date

The Release Date for Cloud Manager Version 2020.8.0 is August 06, 2020.

What's New

  • Content Audit is a feature enabled on Cloud Manager Sites Production Pipelines. The Production Pipeline configuration for programs with Sites now includes a third tab named Content Audit . Whenever a production pipeline is run, a new Content Audit step will be included in the pipeline after custom functional testing which will evaluate the site against a number of dimensions including performance, SEO (Search Engine Optimization), accessibility, best practices and PWA (Progressive Web App).
    Refer to Content Audit Testing for more details.
  • Newly created environments in Assets programs will now be automatically configured with Smart Content Services.
  • Hibernated environments can be de-hibernated from the Cloud Manager's Overview page.
  • Authentication-bound Private Maven Repositories are now supported.

Bug Fixes

  • Some unnecessary and undesired SonarQube plugins were being executed as part of the Code Quality scanning.
  • On the pipeline execution page, the branch name was incorrectly formatted.
  • In some cases, completed pipeline executions were not successfully recorded as having been completed thereby preventing new executions of the pipeline.
  • Pipeline executions would occasionally get stuck due to internal communication issues.
  • Upon provisioning a new organization, some users with administrative roles other than system administrators were erroneously given access to Cloud Manager.
  • Under certain conditions, the update indexes job was started multiple times in parallel resulting in a deployment failure.
  • The tooltip on the program cards were not consistently correct.
  • The user interface erroneously allowed for operations to be attempted on an environment while it was being deleted.
  • There was a color mismatch on the Cloud Manager's Overview page.

Known Issues

  • Invalid pages are included bringing the Content Audit Average Score below what they should be.
  • The Content Audit tab incorrectly displays the base URL using the author domain instead of the publish domain.
  • In order to activate the Content Audit step, users must edit the pipeline and, optionally, add pages. If no pages are added, the homepage will be audited.

Content Transfer Tool

Follow this section to learn about what is new and the updates for Content Transfer Tool Release v1.0.4.

What's New

  • Content Transfer Tool now supports Shared S3 DataStore.

Bug Fixes

  • Additional timeouts added for the tool to complete actions.
  • Earlier version UI sometimes displayed successful extraction even though log showed errors.