Release Notes - April 2017
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Experience Cloud Recipes
Use-case recipes show you how to implement and deploy cross-solution workflows and integrations. More how-to videos and self-help recipes are coming soon.
The Digital Foundation use case helps you implement a digital marketing platform with analytics, optimization, and campaign management.
The Customer Intelligence use case shows you how to create a unified customer profile using multiple data sources, and how to use this profile to build actionable audiences.
Adobe Mobile Services
Release date: April 20, 2017
SDK improvements to iOS and Android
In version 4.13.5, the following SDK improvements were made to the Visitor ID service:
See Adobe Mobile Services for product documentation. To see the release notes for previous releases, expand Previous Release Notes in the left pane.
Release date: April 20, 2017
New Features in Adobe Analytics
In Analysis Workspace, you can apply the People metric to identify visitors across their devices.
Learn how to get access to the People metric in the Adobe Marketing Cloud Device Co-op documentation.
Note: The People template and its associated People metric is available for use only as part of the Adobe Marketing Cloud Device Co-op .
The template is based on the People metric, which is a de-duplicated version of the Unique Visitors metric. The People metric provides a measure of how often consumers using multiple devices interact with your brand.
Improved Undo and Redo functionality
View your Undo and Redo options in Analysis Workspace here .
Roku SDK 2.0.1
This version was released on April 10, 2017.
The Nielsen Joint SDK was released on March 20, 2017.
This version was released on March 20, 2017.
This version was released on March 20, 2017.
sftp+norename:// delivery option
sftp+norename:// can be specified instead of sftp:// to upload the file directly with the final name, without a temporary .part file name during upload. This approach is appropriate when the sFTP server handles file renaming during upload automatically, and there is no chance of the file being processed before upload is complete.
Change to Processing Rules authorization process
Prior to April 20, 2017, all users (including administrators) had to pass an exam and be granted authorization to use processing rules by Adobe Customer Care.
Now, administrators have rights to use processing rules by default . The exam is no longer necessary. Administrators can also grant these rights to non-administrators through the Admin Tools interface. More...
Analytics - Fixes and Updates
Fixes and minor updates applied to Adobe Analytics interface tools and components (such as Analysis Workspace, Reports & Analytics, Report Builder, and so on).
|Product||Fix or Update|
Adobe Analytics - general
Reports & Analytics
Ad Hoc Analysis
In addition to existing processing rules, a video session will be closed even if:
These updates are on the Video Analytics processing service and require no changes on your player implementation or Analytics reporting.
Analytics - Administration, Data Collection, Implementation
Fixes and updates applied to Analytics administration tools, including implementation and developer (Web Services and SDKs).
|Product or Feature||Fix or Update|
AppMeasurement (Legacy and Mobile SDKs)
AppMeasurement for Flash
AppMeasurement for Other Platforms
See AppMeasurement Release History the following for a release history of AppMeasurement on the following platforms:
See Also: Marketing Cloud ID Service (formerly visitor ID service )
|Segment Size Estimator||Get actual and estimated trait and segment population data as you are building segments. Read more about the feature in the Audience Manager documentation .|
Traits Search and Filtering enhancements
We improved the UI around searching and filtering traits. See the Traits Dashboard documentation for more information.
New tid parameter in DCS HTTP response calls
DCS HTTP response calls now contain the Transaction ID. Use this parameter for debugging purposes in case of incidents.
Fixes, Enhancements, and Deprecations
- Fixed an issue where, for some customers, the full URL string wouldn't be saved when mapping a URL to a URL destination. (AAM-28510)
- Fixed an issue in Profile Merge Rules for RBAC users, where users with no permissions to view traits were shown a blank page instead of the warning message that they don't have permissions to view the page. (AAM-28361)
- Fixed an issue where, for some customers, the Traits List page would contain broken links to Data Sources. (AAM-29174)
- We improved the Profile Link feature. The feature now links an Audience Manager UUID to another three Audience Manager UUIDs, for a total of 4 Audience Manager UUIDs in a cluster. (AAM-28808)
- We now expose the Test Segment IDs ( SID and csegID ) with a query parameter testSegments=true in the following APIs (AAM-27591):
- Migrated the segments API methods to Swagger. See Audience Manager API Code Migration . (AAM-28601)
- Removed a couple of small visual bugs in Addressable Audience for DAID destinations. (AAM-28679)
- Fixed an issue in the User Administration page where no error message was shown when a customer attempted to create a new user for a company, with a username that was already taken. (AAM-28945)
- Fixed a visual bug where wrong icons were displayed in the password reset modal, in Audience Marketplace and in sorting columns in list pages across the user interface. (AAM-28953)
- Fixed an issue in the Audience Manager Admin interface where an Audience Marketplace End User ID couldn't be added to a company. (AAM-28953)
Refer to the Adobe Target Release Notes for the latest release information about the following products:
- Target Standard and Premium
- Target Classic
- Recommendations Classic
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.
Adobe has released a Security Bulletin for Adobe Campaign v6.11 for Windows and Linux.
Adobe Campaign Standard
Enhanced Image edition capabilities with the Creative SDK
You now have access to a complete set of features powered by the Creative SDK to enhance your images directly in the content editor when editing emails or landing pages.
This features does not require the acquisition of additional Creative Cloud solutions.
Transactional push notifications
The Mobile application channel has been added to Adobe Campaign's transactional messaging capabilities. Three channels are now supported for transactional messages: email, SMS, and push notifications.
Recurring push notifications
You can now use recurring push notifications in a workflow. Recurring notifications enable you to send the same mobile app push notification delivery multiple times to the same target or to a dynamic audience at a particular frequency (daily, monthly etc.).
Amazon Simple Storage Service (S3) connector
The Amazon Simple Storage Service (S3) connector can now be used to import or export data to Adobe Campaign. It can be set up in a workflow activity. The configuration is done in an external account.
Dreamweaver integration live
The integration between Adobe Campaign and Dreamweaver is now live. It now works with the official last released version of Dreamweaver (17.0.2).
This requires the installation of Adobe Campaign Integration extension from Adobe Add-ons .
For more information, you can view the Dreamweaver and Adobe Campaign Standard Integration video.
For product documentation, see:
Adobe recommends customers with on-premise deployments to deploy the latest patches to ensure higher stability, security, and performance.
A new release of the Dispatcher, Adobe Experience Manager's caching and load balancing tool, is now available .
AEM 6.1 SP2 (Service Pack 2)-CFP7 (Cumulative Fix Pack 7) is an important update that includes key customer fixes released since the general availability of AEM 6.1 SP2 in August, 2016.
Note: AEM 6.1 SP2-CFP7 is dependent on AEM 6.1 SP2. Therefore, be sure you first read and follow the information found in the AEM 6.1 SP2 release notes . Then, install AEM 6.1 SP2-CFP7 package available on Adobe Package Share (release notes are also available from the same Package Share location).
The AEM 6.1 Cumulative Fix Pack and accompanying release notes are available on the Adobe Package Share here .
AEM 6.2 SP1 (Service Pack 1)-CFP2 (Cumulative Fix Pack 2) is an important update that includes key customer fixes released since the general availability of AEM 6.2 SP1 in December, 2016.
Note: AEM 6.2 SP1-CFP2 is dependent on AEM 6.2 SP1. Therefore, be sure you first read and follow the information found in the AEM 6.2 SP1 release notes . (Install AEM 6.2 SP1 on AEM 6.2 GA after you apply Hotfix 12785.) Then, install AEM 6.2 SP1-CFP2 package available on Adobe Package Share (release notes are also available from the same Package Share location).
The AEM 6.2 Cumulative Fix Pack and accompanying release notes are available on the Adobe Package Share here .
AEM Oak Cumulative Fix Packs
The latest recommended AEM Oak Cumulative Fix Packs are available at the following locations:
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Livefyre offers a complete user-generated content offering, including social curation capabilities and on-site engagement applications.
See Livefyre Release Notes for the latest information.
Adobe Analytics Integration
A new version of the reverse data feed from Advertising Cloud to Analytics significantly improves data accuracy. All advertisers with an Analytics integration will be upgraded to the new reverse feed in the coming weeks.
You can now create Google audiences (remarketing lists for search ads) using email lists or segments from your existing Adobe Experience Cloud audiences:
Advertising Cloud doesn't store any of the customer data from your email lists or Audience Manager segments used to create or edit a Google audience.
Search Campaigns Beta
(Beta for whitelisted advertisers only) A new Search Beta user interface will be available the week after the release, with:
Search Advanced Campaign Management (ACM)
Bing Ads text ad templates include a new, ad group-level language setting.
(Search only; applicable to label classifications created from Search Advertising > Campaigns > Label Classifications Beta) You can now include columns for your label classifications in the Campaigns, Ad Groups, and Keyword reports. You could already include them in the Ad Variation report.
More details are available in the product at ? > Help Contents .