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Release Notes - April 2016

Learn about the Adobe Marketing Cloud Spring 2016 release, including single-click navigation between solutions, new notifications widget, a redesigned Feed and more. Analytics features include the new Activity Map, virtual report suites, Analysis Workspace project scheduling and downloading, and Data Workbench 6.6.
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Updated April 21, 2016
Login notice for Recommendations Classic and Search&Promote users. In the updated Marketing Cloud interface, you can access those links from the Analytics > Tools menu.

Experience Cloud

Marketing Cloud Interface

New features and fixes in the Adobe Marketing Cloud interface.
Release date: April 21, 2016
Features Description
Simplified menu bar with streamlined navigation
As part of the Adobe Marketing Cloud Spring 2016 release, a new-top level simplified navigation menu displays at the top of all solution interfaces.
  • Single-click navigation between solutions.
  • Choose your own default landing page (in Edit Profile).
Improved notifications Get notified about events (like posts, mentions, assets shared, system updates) happening across your organization navigation widget.
Updated Feed We reimagined the Feed page to become a better platform for cross-channel collaboration between marketers.

Adobe Mobile Services

The Mobile Services March 21, 2016 release includes the following changes:
Resource Description
Acquisition tracking enhancements
Note: Coming Soon!
Create marketing links that send users to download apps from the appropriate app store and to in-app deep links. Marketers can attribute downloads, app relaunches, and other in-app events to these links to understand how to optimize acquisition channels.
Enhancements Include:
  • Link Manager: A new interface in the app settings section lets users manage web, app deep, and other link destinations. These destinations can be called in workflows relating to acquisition tracking links and to in-app or push messages.
  • Marketing Links Builder: A new graphical and intuitive user interface helps users build tracking links. Marketers can choose decisions and destinations that best serve their users.
    • Tracking links are created and saved in the UI. Marketers can change link destinations or tracking meta data even after the links are deployed.
    • Links can device-detect on OS, OS version, and form-factor.
    • Marketers can choose a destination for tracking links that routes users to a fallback destination to preserve the integrity of the landing experience.
    • Links can contain token-replaceable parameters.
    • Tracking links can contain Adobe-hosted and configurable interstitials.
Messaging enhancements
Destinations for In-App and Push Messaging
Note: Coming Soon!
To enhance authoring convenience, marketers can choose a “destination” URL to call a saved web or app deep link from links saved in the Link Manager or they can provide a link in-line.
  • Manually enter a custom web link or deep link.
  • Choose a stored web or deep link stored in Link Manager .
Push Notifications:
  • Custom Push Payload: Marketers can provide a custom push payload in JSON (4KB limit) to be sent to the app via a push or a local notification.
  • Category & Sound (iOS only):
    Marketers can provide a category and a sound resource for push and local notifications.
Marketing Cloud navigation and menu changes
As part of the Adobe Marketing Cloud Spring 2016 release, a new-top level navigation menu displays at the top of all solution interfaces. The new interface lets you:
  • Single-click navigation between solutions: Choose your own default landing page or take advantage of the solution-switcher widget.
  • Improved notifications: Get notified about events (like posts, mentions, assets shared, system updates) happening across your organization navigation widget.
  • Updated Feed: We reimagined the Feed page to become a better platform for cross-channel collaboration between marketers.
See What's New in the Adobe Marketing Cloud - Spring 2016 in the Marketing Cloud and Core Services Product Documentation .
See Adobe Mobile Services for product documentation. To see the release notes for previous releases, expand Previous Release Notes in the left pane.

Marketing Cloud ID Service

There are no customer-facing changes in this release. The version (v1.4.5) remains the same.
Documentation Update
Documentation includes new procedural content for Target. See Implement the Marketing Cloud ID Service With Analytics .
See Marketing Cloud ID Services product documentation.

Important Notices about Analytics

Review the following table for important Analytics notices that may affect data collection, processing, APIs, product end-of-life, and so on.
Notice Date Added or Updated Description
SSL v3
April 14, 2016
As of early Feb 2016, Adobe Analytics data collection and reporting APIs no longer supports SSL v3.
SiteCatalyst 14, ExcelClient, etc. end of life in September 2016
March 17, 2016
SiteCatalyst 14, ExcelClient, and a number of other legacy components will reach end-of-life in September 2016.
This means that all access to the SiteCatalyst 14 user interface and several related features will be removed. To prepare for this event, view this list of affected components, along with required user actions and suggestions on how to move forward with alternatives.
Changes to visit processing for timestamped data
March 17, 2016
In June, we will begin improving to the way visits are calculated for Timestamps Required and Timestamps Optional report suites. These changes will primarily affect data collected through Mobile SDKs and will result in lower overall visit counts going forward, in certain situations.
To see which report suites might be affected, see Timestamps Optional .
Data processing change between February and March MRs
February 18, 2016
Sometime between the February and March Maintenance Releases, the following Analytics data processing change was implemented:
Previously, when using the Product variable without having an event set, the event would default to "ProdView", set early in processing (before processing rules take effect). The event is now set after the processing rules to avoid conflicts with how mobile data processing works. This change has the following downstream effects:
  • ProdViews are no longer inflated because of hits where context data is generating events (especially in Mobile). Going forward, an event will be set at the time in data processing when the ProdView would have been set (without a set event.)
  • Any VISTA rule that has logic depending on a ProdView event being set on a hit might need to be reviewed to see if changes to the VISTA rule are needed. This is because ProdView events might be set on fewer hits than they previously were, because ProdView is set earlier in the processing pipeline. This change may or may not impact what is desired from the VISTA rule.
Elimination of hashed values in Data Feeds
February 18, 2016
In certain circumstances, hashed values ( ::hash::<hash value> ) may appear in data feeds for the following types of variables:
  • Merchandising eVars in post_product_list
  • List Vars (called post_mvvar1-3 , post_tnt , and post_survey )
  • Marketing Channel details. The tracking code for the Marketing Channels reports (called va_finder_detail and va_closer_detail )
A change is being implemented that eliminates hashed values over time, and replaces them with actual values.
Note: The max size of any particular value is 100 bytes or 255 bytes. For fields that support multiple values, such as post_product_list and List Vars, the max size of those fields is 64k. Therefore, if you are passing in a large number of values, some of the values may be lost as the field will be truncated at 64k.
Web Services v 1.2 API end-of-life
February 18, 2016
Version 1.2 of the Web Services API was officially deprecated on February 20, 2014. It will reach end-of-life on September 15, 2016. At that time, Adobe will remove the ability of the API servers to respond to version 1.2 API requests. Any API requests made to the https://api.omniture.com/admin/1.2 endpoint will return a 404 error. Customers have until the end-of-life date to upgrade from the version 1.2 API to the version 1.4 API to prevent an outage in their API applications.
UK Postal Code
February 18, 2016
Adobe's geo service provider is changing how we receive UK postal codes. We will be switching from providing truncated UK postal codes to full postal codes on or around March 18th.
Changes to backdating of session information
October 15, 2015
For report suites with timestamp data, backdating will no longer create a visit, as described in Compare Visits and Mobile App Launches (published October 2015).

New Features in Analytics

Feature Description
Activity Map
Activity Map (formerly known as ClickMap) allows you to view your data directly in the context of your web site. More...
Also added Activity Map reporting capability in Analytics.
Analysis Workspace - Scheduled / Downloadable Projects
Allows you to schedule Analysis Workspace projects for immediate or recurring delivery. More...
Virtual Report Suites
Allows the analyst to restrict data access for users based on specific segments by applying a segment to a report suite and creating a new view (Virtual Report Suite) based on that combination. Virtual Report Suites can be accessed just like regular report suites. More...
Simplified Menu
Marketing Cloud Solutions will introduce a new simplified menu bar across our Solutions and core services, which provides streamlined access to the solutions, core services, notifications, help and profile information you need to get the most out of your investment in Adobe’s Digital Marketing technology. More...
Marketing Cloud Audiences in Analytics (BETA)
This feature brings AAM segments into Adobe Analytics for reporting in real time. More...
AEM Assets Reporting
Enables Analytics to collect impressions and clicks on Assets served up from AEM Asset Insights. This integration will enable reporting within AEM, it will add new reports to Reports and Analytics and new metrics and dimensions to Analysis Workspace and Ad Hoc Analysis. More…

New Features in Analytics Premium

In addition to the features listed in New Features in Analytics , Analytics Premium provides these additional new features:
Feature Description
Data Workbench 6.6
Smart Feature selection
Provides users with automated feature selection within the Propensity Scoring model in a quick and precise manner. You no longer need to select the independent variables from an overwhelming list of metrics and dimensions.
Click Options > Feature selection to enable the Feature selection menu. If the Feature Reduction option is unchecked, users can make the system explore additional model inputs from the entire set of metrics while retaining user added metrics . Checking Feature Reduction makes the system select the most relevant metrics from the user added metrics.
While using Smart Feature Selection for an empty model, Feature Selection Settings are redundant.
Selecting More Features or Less Features from the Level Setting sub-menu makes the selection algorithm less or more greedy respectively in adding feature set to the model. Please note that in some cases, both settings may return the same model.
Segment Export Wizard
The Segment Export Wizard provides a step-by-step process to configure and export segments.
New export executable for Target exports
To export Adobe Target data, a new TargetBulkUpload.exe has been developed to replace the ExportIntegration.exe for Target exports. If a user wants to move legacy exports to TargetBulkUpload.exe , then exports have to be changed (change mbox3rdPartyId to thirdPartyId ).
L4 Logging
Option for L4 logging has been added under Server/Admin/Export/ along with a new config loggingDetails.cfg where we can turn ON/OFF GE Logging and L4 logging. By default, L4 Logging will be set true and GE Logging will be set false in config, but user can change it anytime.
XML Decoder enhancements
You can now use the #value tag in XML paths to pull the value of an XML element.
For example, you can now read the attribute value of the <Hit><Page name="Home Page" index="20">home.html</Page></Hit> tag using a Hit.Page.#value expression.
See XML Decoder Groups for additional information
New features in Propensity Score
Within the toolbar button you can now choose to either Save a filter or automatically launch Propensity Scoring with a new feature selection capability. The Propensity Scoring opens the builder with the workspace selections applied for the dependent variable, enables the selected features, and lets you click Go to start.
It is now possible to save a Propensity Score Model as a Javascript file. After the model is built click on Save > Save Javascript .
New Presentation Layer options
You can now set transparency and border thickness for Circle and Rectangle in the presentation layer. Right click on the object and select No Fill to make it transparent. Four border thickness options are present under Outline - Thin , Medium , or Thickest .
Sensor Transmitter & Collector certificates updated for all platforms
Sensor Transmitter & Collector now uses enhanced certificates for Linux, Windows, AIX, and Solaris when communicating from the sensor to the server.
Set transparency and border thickness for circles and rectangles to annotate workspaces
You can now set the transparency and border size of circles and rectangles to highlight and annotate visualizations in a workspace. New options for the circle and rectangle include a No Fill option for transparency and border thickness settings of Thin , Medium , or Thickest .
Additional visit level predictive builders to Predictive Analytics Package
Added new predictive builders with Visit as the root countable dimension for Propensity Scoring, Clustering, and Decision Trees.
Additional set of Latency Visualizations to release package
Added set of Latency visualizations. The former latency visualizations looked at an equal period around the event (-7 to +7 days) to create an assignment. This works well for only one event per clip, but doesn't give adequate results when there are multiple events, such as multiple conversions.
We have reorganized and added additional latency visualizations to the menu that are configured to just evaluate before or after the event, but not both at the same time.
Updates to report.cfg
You can now view dates in calendar format in the report.cfg configuration tree
Chord Visualization updates Implemented the ability to scale in the Chord and Pie Chart visualizations. You can scale them by holding down <Ctrl> key and using the mouse wheel, or by right-clicking on the window border, selecting scale, and entering a value.
Access to Detailed Status
Access to Detailed Status is now restricted to power users and administrators by default.
System Updates
These features have been renamed, deleted, or the installation files or folders were restructured in this release:
  • UI changes:
    • Workstation toolbar is in an inconsistent state after importing a visualization from the worktop and clicking the thumbnail. This now has an error message stating "The ***.vw is not a valid workspace."
    • Bookmark tooltip text interferes with click. Previously, the when you moved you cursor over the bookmark icon the tooltip would appear and interfere with clicking the bookmark. Now, the tooltip text disappears when the mouse is moved.
  • Added Ctrl-V to paste content from clipboard into workspace.
  • Configuration Tree changes (Insight.cfg):
    • Warning message for Insight.cfg Max Trace Log Size field.
    • Printf Format. You can now set the printf format from the Insight.cfg tree.
    • Path Browser. You can now set the path in menu in the Insight.cfg file using a new drop-down menu.
    • V3D. Set a V3D setting in the Insight.cfg file using three associated edit boxes in the configuration tree.

Analytics Fixes

Fixes were applied to the following products and services:
Product Fixes
Reports & Analytics
  • In January, Referrer Instances was updated so that reports use the first hit of a visit instead of the page sequence number in the current visit ( visit_page_num ). visit_page_num is preferable because it does not change across month boundaries when new months are merged. This update also included a change that caused some historic internal referrers to be counted as a Referrer Instance. For April, we reverted the latter change to ensure that historic internal referrers are counted as Referrer Instance. (AN-119405)
  • List Variable change: A limit of 250 maximum values stored at one time per visitor has been implemented for List Variables . If 250 values per visitor are exceeded, the latest 250 values are used. Expiration for these values is based on the configured expiration for the variable. (AN-119172)
  • Fixed an issue that caused user permissions to inadvertently be updated. (AN-121610)
  • Fixed an issue that prevented alerts from being sent out. (AN-121102, AN-121916, AN-120742)
  • Fixed an issue that prevented scheduled reports from getting delivered. (AN-121540)
  • Fixed an issue that prevented users from excluding “None, unspecified and Typed bookmarked data in report graphs" from graphs. (AN-120335)
  • Fixed an issue related that resulted in Conversion Level enablement no longer needing Adobe approval. (AN-120452)
  • Fixed an issue with calculated metrics, where an Admin could not delete metrics created by an Unknown User. (AN-116625)
  • Fixed an issue that prevented the breakdown of Mobile Device by Traffic variables. (AN-104249)
  • Fixed an issue with the Item filter redirecting to a different report. (AN-90675)
  • Fixed an issue with classifications failing through FTP upload. (AN-120669)
  • Fixed an issue where older classified values for Video Solution were not automatically overwritten with new classified values. They will now automatically be overwritten. (AN-120582)
  • Changed the Customer Loyalty report, adding a “Not a customer” category. This change will have implications for segments you built around the customer loyalty categories. For example, if you built a segment around the former definition of "New Customer", this definition will now apply to the "Not a customer" category. More... (AN-106951)
Analysis Workspace Fixes
  • Scheduled projects: Export to .csv has been enabled for all users ( Components > Scheduled Projects ). (AN-121953)
  • In Scheduled Projects, fixed an issue preventing the schedule ID from displaying in a project exported to .csv (AN-121859).
  • Improved the calendar layout so that interface options are always visible, and we added a scroll bar. (In certain situations, buttons were cut off at the bottom of the page). (AN-121356)
  • Improved report suite updating when you log in to Analysis Workspace. Settings like time zone, currency, and start date are now updated. (AN-116440)
  • Fixed an issue preventing administrators from displaying company landing pages for new users. (AN-121202)
  • Fixed a table column issue that caused the browser's native right-click menu to display rather than the column's table menu. (AN-121191)
  • Fixed a display issue causing Area charts to appear as Line charts. (AN-121157)
  • Disabled the hot keys associated with the Actions bar, so that non-permissioned users could not create and curate Analysis Workspace projects using a hotkey. (AN-120882)
  • Fixed an issue preventing you from removing a projects from the Favorites list. (AN-120530)
Ad Hoc Analysis Fixes
  • Fixed an issue that prevented customers from launching Ad Hoc Analysis from Analytics. (AN-120370)
Report Builder
  • Report Builder added support for Virtual Report Suites, Marketing Cloud Audiences in Analytics, and for AEM Asset Insights.
Data Warehouse
  • Data Warehouse has changed its calculation of the Page Views metric to match the Reports & Analytics UI. Specifically, if pagename is set, then the hit is counted as a page view. (AN-115999, AN-119537, AN-113415)
  • Data Warehouse is changing the Customer Loyalty report, adding a “Not a customer” category, in order to match an equivalent change in Reports & Analytics.(AN-121261)
  • Fixed issues with the Tableau (TDE) report file generated by Data Warehouse. (AN-90576, AN-116769)
AppMeasurement (Legacy and Mobile SDKs)
AppMeasurement for JavaScript
JavaScript version 1.6:
  • The AppMeasurement Activity Map module has been integrated in the AppMeasurement standard module, so that you only have to reference one .js file. Additionally, Activity Map tracking is activated by default. (AN-112689)
  • Fixed a truncation issue occurring with the order of query-string variables in AppMeasurement, so that pageURLRest is last. (AN-114647)
AppMeasurement for Flash
Adobe has released a security update APSB16-13 for the AppMeasurement for Flash library. This update resolves an important vulnerability in the library, applicable only when debugTracking is enabled, that could be abused to conduct DOM-based XSS attacks .
Note: This issue affects AppMeasurement for Flash only when debugTracking has been enabled ( debugTracking is disabled in the default configuration). If affected, we strongly advise you to disable debugTracking immediately. Here is some sample code:
 
     public var s:AppMeasurement; 
     s = new AppMeasurement(); 
     s.debugTracking = false; // set to false or remove line 
                              // for default "disabled” behavior 


</codeblock> <p>Affected versions are <span class="term"> AppMeasurement for Flash </span> version 4.0 and earlier on all platforms. </p> <p>Note:  Due to security reasons, we will no longer be distributing an AS2 version of <i>AppMeasurement for Flash</i>. We will continue to support data collection from existing AS2-based projects. However, we highly recommend that customers upgrade their implementations to AS3 and incorporate the latest security features of <i>AppMeasurement for Flash</i>. </p> <p> <span class="term"> AppMeasurement for Flash </span> customers affected by this issue must rebuild projects with the updated library available for download from the Analytics Console <a href="https://help.adobe.com/en_US/Flex/4.0/UsingFlashBuilder/WS6f97d7caa66ef6eb1e63e3d11b6c4d0d21-7feb.html#WS6f97d7caa66ef6eb1e63e3d11b6c4d0d21-7f88" format="http" scope="external"> More… </a> (AN-121780) </p> <p> <b> <span class="keyword"> AppMeasurement </span> for Other Platforms</b> </p> <p>See <a href="https://marketing.adobe.com/resources/help/en_US/sc/appmeasurement/release/index.html" scope="external" format="https"> AppMeasurement Release History </a> the following for a release history of <span class="keyword"> AppMeasurement </span> on the following platforms: </p> 
    <ul id="ul_B20AE0B814074E7887113D26F71AF819"> 
     <li id="li_0E5778051926414F8EF1310EE31C5279">JavaScript </li> 
     <li id="li_D2B8E769EE444CBC9B06305DAE4B225D">iOS </li> 
     <li id="li_B4882878F13E47A189CB24300F5E02E3">Android </li> 
     <li id="li_30AFDC29D0494DCE9F5A5483DC1949DA">Flash-Flex </li> 
     <li id="li_856331E040C54418B4E86248AB3DD709">OSX </li> 
     <li id="li_24991A6893F24277BEBE304402188053">Windows Phone, XBOX, Silverlight, and .NET </li> 
     <li id="li_3DAEC196557B4DC980E65CC1063F2010">BlackBerry </li> 
     <li id="li_0F692A16727E495AA441355F6E86BC9C">Java </li> 
     <li id="li_F6CB5C9C1E384E2E8F61A0C169A65587">PHP </li> 
     <li id="li_B495C8F3A90C4C7F9D9CF97C8EC548D6">Symbian </li> 
    </ul> <p> <b>See Also:</b> <a href="../../c-legacy-releases/2016/04212016.md#mcvid" format="dita" scope="local"> Marketing Cloud ID Service </a> (formerly <span class="term"> visitor ID service </span>) </p> </td> 

Deprecation Notice
Version 1.2 of the Web Services API was officially deprecated on February 20, 2014. It will reach end-of-life on September 15, 2016. At that time, Adobe will remove the ability of the API servers to respond to version 1.2 API requests. Any API requests made to the https://api.omniture.com/admin/1.2 endpoint will return a 404.
New Virtual Report Suite APIs
  • ReportSuite.SaveVirtualReportSuite
  • ReportSuite.GetVirtualReportSuiteSettings
  • ReportSuite.DeleteVirtualReportSuite
  • Algorithmic Attribution: Coefficients all zero when SGD used to converge. This has been fixed.
See Data Workbench 6.2 updates for additional release information.
Known Issue
  • Propensity Score Model error issue. Setting target in the Propensity Score visualization while viewing Completed Score returns "Error compiling ScoreDim x No Score Model." With an Propensity Score, you can select Go with a build model. If you set a target and apply the filter (Target > Name) and click OK, then an error is thrown. The workaround is to click Reset > Reset Model and then press Go to build without an issue.
targetbulkupload.exe requires command-line arguments in English. The output file name should be named in English for Adobe Target Export, Profiles & Audiences Export, and Customer Record Service Export.

Audience Manager

Feature Description
Profile Link
Profile link reports and graphs include a new metric, Total Devices . This is a frequency count of the number of devices visitors have used to authenticate to your site for a selected data source. See Report Metrics for Profile Merge Rules .
Marketing Cloud Audiences in Analytics
Beta release.
This new feature lets you bring Audience Manager segments in to Analytics . See New Features in Analytics above.
Fixes, Enhancements, and Deprecations
Fixed a bug that exposed deleted traits in the Destinations - Addressable Audience dashboard. (AAM-23857)

Social

Feature Description
Marketing Cloud navigation and menu changes
As part of the Adobe Marketing Cloud Spring 2016 release, a new-top level navigation menu displays at the top of the Social user interface.
See What's New in the Adobe Marketing Cloud - Spring 2016 in the Marketing Cloud and Core Services Product Documentation .
Enhancements
  • Enhanced Moderation so that when you click a timestamp on a post's comment, it directs you to the comment itself rather than the top post.
Fixes
The fixes highlighted below describe resolutions for the more important customer-reported issues.
  • Fixed an issue that prevented data from populating the Post Analytics reports for certain Twitter properties.
  • Fixed an issue that caused link attachments in the publishing workflow to fail.
  • Fixed an issue that prevented Moderation from capturing tweets, in one example, for a specific day.
  • Fixed an issue that caused Publish Anywhere to create incorrect shortened links.
  • Fixed an issue in Content Calendar that prevented the filter for LinkedIn properties from working correctly.

Target

Refer to the Adobe Target Release Notes for the latest release information about the following products:
  • Target Standard and Premium
  • Target Classic
  • Recommendations Classic

Search&Promote

In the updated Marketing Cloud interface, you can access Search&Promote from the Analytics > Tools menu. Or, log in directly using: https://center.atomz.com/center/ .

Campaign

Adobe Campaign provides an intuitive, automated way to deliver one-to-one messages across online and offline marketing channels. You can now anticipate what your clients want using experiences determined by their habits and preferences.
For product documentation, see:
Adobe Campaign Standard
Adobe Campaign Standard

Experience Manager

Adobe recommends customers with on-premise deployments to deploy the latest recommended patches to ensure higher stability, security, and performance.
AEM Mobile
Description
Adobe announced Adobe Experience Manager Mobile to simplify the process of building and managing visually appealing enterprise applications that are as easy to use as consumer applications. For details of the announcement, see this blog post .
Data connector
Description
Amazon S3 Connector
You can configure AEM to store data in Amazon's Simple Storage Service (S3). Download the connector from Package Share .
UberJar
Description
Unobfuscated UberJar is now available from the AEM Support Portal .
Documentation is here .
Marketing Cloud Status
Description
Marketing Cloud Status lets you view the status of the SaaS-based AEM products such as AEM Assets, on-demand, Scene7 Publishing System, and Communities Cloud Storage.
New tool
Description
Oak Lucene index provides various options to tune your index depending on the query.
To simplify defining the index for a query, you can use the new Oak Index Definition Generator tool. You provide a set of related queries, for example, if queries are based on the same nodeType, it generates an index definition based on those queries.
Hot fixes
Description
List of recommended hot fixes for AEM 6.1.
List of recommended hot fixes for AEM 6.0.
OAK 1.0.28 is available for download.
List of recommended hot fixes for AEM 5.6.1.
Security bulletins
Description
Security bulletin for Adobe Experience Manager.
Service packs
Description
AEM 6.1 Service Pack 1
AEM 6.1 Service Pack 1 is an important update that includes performance, stability, security and key customer fixes and enhancements released since the general availability of AEM 6.1 in May 2015. SP1 can be installed on AEM 6.1 GA.
The overview on this page lists the changes added with SP1. Some of the key highlights of the service pack are:
  • The built-in repository (Apache Jackrabbit Oak) is updated to version 1.2.7.
  • Includes touch-optimized UI update pack (Feature Pack 6563) for AEM 6.1.
  • Includes critical fixes for Adobe Target Integration.
AEM 6.0 Service Pack 3
AEM 6.0 Service Pack 3 (SP3) is an important update that includes security, performance, stability, and key customer fixes and enhancements released since the general availability of AEM 6.0 in May 2014. Service Pack 3 contains all changes introduced with Service Pack 2. It can be installed on AEM 6.0 GA, AEM 6.0 SP1 and AEM 6.0 SP2.
The overview section on this page lists the changes added with SP3. The included changes from SP2 are listed in the Service Pack 2 release notes .
The following are some key highlights of the service pack:
  • The built-in repository (Apache Jackrabbit Oak) updated to version 1.0.22.
  • It replaces Sling JCR Classloader with File System Classloader.
Latest Self-Help Content Updates
Self-help updates
Description
CRX2Oak is a tool designed to migrate data between different repositories.
Adobe Campaign is a set of solutions that lets you personalize and deliver campaigns across all of your online and offline channels.
Author targeted content using Targeting mode of the AEM touch-optimized UI.
Frequently asked questions for Touch UI authoring.
Tips and tools that help troubleshooting Touch UI-related issues.
Using custom xtypes in Adobe Experience Manager 6 Touch UI.
Improve your knowledge on tasks and considerations needed to successfully deploy Adobe Experience Manager with MongoDB.
When to create indexes as well as when they are not needed, tricks to avoid using queries when they are not necessary, and tips for optimizing your indexes and queries to perform as optimally as possible.
Use Multi Site Manager (MSM) to use the same site content in multiple locations.
For product documentation, see the following:

Advertising Cloud

Advertising Cloud help is available in the product at ? > Help Contents .

Recent documentation updates

Item Description Date Published
Marketing Cloud Audiences in Analytics
With the Marketing Cloud Audiences for Analytics integration in place, you can incorporate Marketing Cloud audience data such as demographic information (e.g. gender or income level), psychographic information (e.g. interests and hobbies), CRM data, and ad impression data into any Analytics workflow.
April 14, 2016
Adobe is participating in the Accelerated Mobile Pages (AMP) Project. AMP is an open source project that lets you build web pages for static content that renders quickly. This feature is ideal for publishers who want to create mobile-optimized content once, and have it load instantly everywhere.
February 24, 2016
Added a product comparison table for Analytics products.
February 18, 2016
In Marketing Cloud Assets, you can store, share, and synchronize your digital assets from one central location. Marketing Cloud Assets leverages some of the features available in Adobe Experience Manager (AEM).
February 11, 2016
Added documentation for new features in Analysis Workspace.
January 21, 2016
Analytics Administrators: If you are an administrator in the Marketing Cloud, see Users and Groups for updated information about mapping Analytics groups to broader Adobe groups, and adding or bulk-adding users via the Enterprise Dashboard .
September 17, 2015
Updated Analysis Workspace product documentation with feature descriptions, tasks for creating projects, videos, and use cases.
September 17, 2015
Added product documentation and best practices for Timestamps Optional. This feature lets you integrate both timestamped and non-timestamped data in a report suite. All new report suites will be Timestamps Optional by default.
September 17, 2015
Data Workbench 6.5 Update See Data Workbench 6.5 release notes for instructions to upgrade and a list of new features and bug fixes, including a new Associations table and chord diagram and updates to visualizations, user interface, algorithms, and export features. September 17, 2015
Updated the Classification Rule Builder so that you add report suites and variables to a rule set when editing an existing rule set (after creating the rule set). Previously, you specified the variable and report suite while creating the rule set. This change prevents reported issues occurring with classification variables.
August 20, 2015
Profile Link works with cross-device data sources to identify and collect traits for authenticated site visitors. It includes the Profile Merge Rules feature, which lets you segment and target users accurately across multiple devices.
August 20, 2015
New Calculated Metric Builder and Calculated Metric Manager
Calculated Metrics now allow for segmented metrics, more advanced math and the ability to organize and share metrics.
June 18, 2015
Freeform Analysis (public beta)
A feature in Analysis Workspace, freeform analysis lets you built data tables and drag-and-drop metrics, dimensions, segments, and multiple visualizations to a project panel.
June 18, 2015
Data Workbench 6.4
Data Workbench 6.4 release includes several new features described here .
June 18, 2015
Added Adobe Managed Certificate Program to the revamped First-Party Cookies product documentation.
The managed certificate program lets you implement a new first-party SSL certificate for first-party cookies at no additional cost.
May 22, 2015
Revamped the Adobe Mobile product documentation.
May 22, 2015
A high-level round-up what you need to do to modernize your solution implementations for core services.
March 19, 2015
If you capture enterprise customer data in a customer relationship management (CRM) database, you can upload that data into the Marketing Cloud.
March 19, 2015
Analytics Spring Release
See the New Features section in Analytics for a round-up of new documentation for the Spring 2015 Analytics release.
March 19, 2015
Analytics Classification Rules - overwrite existing values
In Admin Tools > Classification Rule Builder > &lt;rule set name&gt; , two new options enable you to select an overwrite mode:
  • Rules overwrite any existing values: (Default setting) Always overwrite existing classification keys, including classifications uploaded via the importer (SAINT).
  • Rules overwrite only unset values: Only fill in blank (unset) cells. Existing classifications will not be changed.
Previously, if a key was already classified in any column or cell, the rule would not run on that key, and the row in the table was skipped.
February 19, 2015