The information in these Release Notes applies to Micro Focus File Reporter 3.6 and contains the following sections:
The following are new features introduced in File Reporter 3.6.
This release introduces support for integration with Micro Focus Identity Governance 3.5 (IG 3.5) to provide an initial Data Access Governance solution. For details on configuration and setup of Data Access Governance, see the Data Access Governance 3.6 Integration and Administration Guide.
This release includes support for NSS for AD for lighthouse customers. To be considered for inclusion in the lighthouse program, please contact the File Reporter Product Management team via email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Initial support for NSS AD is available when using AgentFS.
Special licensing is required to enable this feature.
Permissions reports must be generated via Custom Query.
The following are updates introduced in File Reporter 3.6.
PostgreSQL 11 is now supported.
The scalar function srs.guid_text has been modified to return the canonical string form of a GUID.
The .NET Framework requirements have been updated for the following components:
.NET Framework Requirement
Components with .NET dependencies include a reference to the associated .NET framework installer, and will try to upgrade to the required .NET framework if not already installed.
NOTE:Updates to the .NET Framework might require a reboot of the operating system to complete.
This release updates the included URL Rewrite module to version 2.1.
The Tika service installed with AgentFC has been updated to version 1.19.1, along with the corresponding SQLite parser for Tika, which has been updated to 3.23.1.
Zero-byte files are now properly skipped in all cases.
The DevExpress reporting components have been updated to version 2018.1.
File content analysis only supports scanning of file content on file systems located in Active Directory environments for this release. An Active Directory identity system must be defined in order to utilize this feature.
AgentFS does not currently support scanning against nested DFS targets, where a DFS target references another DFS link or target path.
While AgentFS is targeted as a replacement for the Legacy Agent for Windows, please note that AgentFS does not support scanning file systems in eDirectory environments, such as NSS on Open Enterprise Server.
Refreshing a Preview Report using F5 or Ctl+R might cause an error related to invalid state information. This error is only present with Firefox and can be corrected by issuing a forced refresh, such as using Ctl+F5, or by closing and re-opening the Preview Report.
Starting with File Reporter 3.5, support for Internet Explorer 11 has been removed. Please use the latest release of one of the following supported desktop browsers:
Starting with File Reporter 3.5, support for SQL Server 2012 is considered deprecated. Installations upgrading from a previous release of File Reporter might upgrade with an existing SQL Server 2012 with a warning, but new installations should use a supported version listed in the Micro Focus File Reporter 3.5 Installation Guide.
Starting with File Reporter 3.5, PostgreSQL prior to version 9.5 is not supported. This includes previously supported versions 9.2, 9.3 and 9.4. Customers upgrading from a previous version of File Reporter installed against a deprecated version of PostgreSQL must first upgrade to a supported version of PostgreSQL before upgrading to File Reporter 3.6.