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Nintex Workflow 2019 - Release Notes

For the product update process, see Nintex Workflow 2019 update process.

 

This release note will no longer be updated. For latest release notes, refer to this post.

Product version: 5.1.1.10

Database version: 5.0.5.1

Release date: 22 November 2019

SP Service Pack/CU: September 2019

SQL Database: SQL Server 2017

 

Bug fixes

  • Fixed an issue with copying Display Name when using Copy to SharePoint action  (137083)
  • Fixed an issue with displaying Nintex Workflow link on the ribbon on Publishing Site (157212)
  • Fixed an issue with CSS styles setting not disabled correctly (59650)
  • Fixed an issue with extending the styles in the editor ribbon on Chrome (59650)
  • Fixed an issue with Purge workflow data where last activity is Null (147504)
  • Fixed an issue with Subscription compliance report generation where previous report has been submitted manually (156882)
  • Fixed an issue with Subscription compliance report where Arabic translation is incorrect on warning messages (132678)
  • Fixed an issue with Subscription compliance report generation due date (132694)
  • Fixed an issue with Workflow initiation where published by user is not found  (138472)
  • Fixed an issue with Create Item action where From content type is used with a custom template (156304)
  • Fixed an issue with Connection Manager authorization dialog not appearing (156229)
  • Fixed an issue with DocuSign Populate Template action where the request is not sent (155483)
  • Fixed an issue with publishing a workflow where Form type is set to InfoPath (155952)

 

Product version: 5.1.1.0

Database version: 5.0.5.0

Release date: 26th September 2019

SP Service Pack/CU: August 2019

SQL Database: SQL Server 2017

Security impovements

  • Neutralization of potential vulnerability with LDAP injection (24141)
  • Neutralization of potential vulnerability with deserialization of untrusted data (136561)
  • Neutralization of potential vulnerability with insufficient entropy (136551)
  • Neutralization of potential vulnerability with CRLF sequences in HTTP Headers ('HTTP Response Splitting') (136558)
  • Neutralization of potential vulnerability with deserialization of untrusted data (135686)
  • Neutralization of potential vulnerability with Server-Side Request Forgery (SSRF) (136560)
  • Neutralization of potential vulnerability with script-related HTML tags in a web page (Basic XSS) (143405)
  • Neutralization of potential vulnerability with external control of file name or path (136557)
  • Neutralization of potential vulnerability with improper restriction of XML External Entity Reference (XXE) (24146)
  • Neutralization of potential vulnerability with URL redirection (5157) 
  • Neutralization of potential vulnerability with insecure temporary file (136550)
  • Neutralization of potential vulnerability with hard-coded password (136556)
  • Neutralization of potential vulnerability with externally-controlled input to select classes or code ('Unsafe Reflection') (136559)
  • Neutralization of potential vulnerability with cross site scripting (134597)
  • Neutralization of potential vulnerability with risky cryptographic algorithm (136554)
    Warning: this improvement consists of encryption method update. It is advised to not rollback to previous version of Nintex

Bug fixes

  • Fixed an issue with performing subsequent workflow data purge (143749)
  • Fixed an issue where specific workflow entitlement is impacting the license page (132298)
  • Fixed an issue with Read document action where extra line break are added for plain/rich text content control (147240)
  • Fixed an issue with opening AD actions in Chrome and Firefox browser (Note: It is required to clear browser cache first before opening the action configuration) (124197)
  • Fixed an issue with displaying Webparts in backward compatibility mode when using Silverlight (145436)
  • Fixed an issue with loading the workflow chart viewer webpart (145435)
  • Fixed an issue with loading the return type dialog (145705)
  • Fixed an issue with incorrect language displayed in the Workflow menu if site regional settings is set to other than English (134323)

Product version: 5.1.0.1

Database version: 5.0.5.0

Release date: 24th July 2019

SP Service Pack/CU: June 2019

SQL Database: SQL Server 2017

Enhancements

  • Nintex Sign powered by Adobe sign - new action to support integration with the Adobe Sign platform, capabilities include:
    • Allow sending of agreements to multiple recipients
    • Ability to configure and combine multiple document templates for signing process
    • Support for various signing roles including signer, approver, acceptor, form filler, certified recipient and delegator
    • Support for various identify authorization modes including email, password, knowledge-base, Phone (sms), Adobe Sign login and Government ID
    • Ability to password protect signed agreements
    • Learn more about Nintex Sign or request a trial 

 

Bug Fixes

  • Fixed workflow email actions with URL reference in various zone settings (137981)
  • Fixed message template for header and footer to allow any syntax longer than 1500 characters (105867)
  • Fixed Nintex Workflow scheduler lock type that allow workflow to run only once in farm (137710)
  • Fixed read document action where regular expression works incorrectly document with content controls with grammar/spelling error (105735)

 

Product version: 5.0.2.0

Database version: 5.0.3.0

Release date: 13th May 2019

SP Service Pack/CU: February 2019

SQL Database: SQL Server 2017

Enhancements

  • Added new capability to automatically generate the compliance license report, scheduled to be submitted to Nintex on a quarterly basis. This is enabled for subscription license only and can be disabled in Nintex Administration in Licensing page.

Bug Fixes

  • Fixed an issue where workflow errors when initiated by a user belonging to custom permission group (106564)
  • Fixed an issue with Nintex timer jobs failing to run in MinRole Farm topology (105736)
  • Fixed an issue with NWAdmin DelegateAllTasks where notification email was not being sent (76992)
  • Fixed an issue with Workflow Designer workflow import on Chrome browser (108027)
  • Fixed an issue with incorrect hyperlink in error notification emails where alternate access mapping is configured (79404)
  • Fixed an issue with Czech and German action translation in the dropzone (122616)
  • Fixed an issue with starting multiple workflow instances after performing an iisreset (123690)
  • Updated web.config file to include Nintex entries (119472)
  • Fixed an issue whereby Calculate Date action was not working with null value (124658)
  • Fixed an issue whereby Associated column values for Choice type columns were not loading in action configuration for reusable workflows (126155)
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Product version: 5.0.1.0 
Database version: 
5.0.2.0
Release date: 
17th January 2019

SP Service PACK/CU: December 2018

Database: SQL Server 2017

 

 

Security Improvements

  • Neutralization of potential vulnerability with Script-Related HTML Tags in a Web Page (Basic XSS) (101250)
  • Neutralization of potential vulnerability with Special Elements used in SQL Command ('SQL Injection') (101250)

Bug Fixes

  • Fixed issue with Variables set a condition configuration control on site workflows (64244)
  • Fixed issue with setting multiple values in Web Request (39947)
  • Improved performance for My Workflow Tasks Web Part (107505)
  • Fixed issue with NWAdmin Deploy Workflow creating duplicated workflow in item context menu (84133)
  • Fixed issue with Document Generation and Create Item in another site when navigating to site collections with a managed path of Explicit Inclusion (101874)
  • Fixed issue with accessing the Workflow Inventory page when site collection is locked (60810)
  • Fixed issue with Web Request not returning failed responses (88654)
  • Fixed issue with NWAdmin migrateUser when migrating account to another domain (30174)
  • Improved Workflows I've Started Web Part load performance (106418)
  • Fixed issue with Nintex workflow management breadcrumb on Licensing page (94187)
  • Fixed issue with Nintex Workflow Installer where installation continues after closing the installer (107827)

 

 

Product version: 5.0.0.0
Database version:
5.0.0.0
Release date:
5th December 2018

SP Service PACK/CU: SharePoint 2019 RTM

Database: SQL Server 2017

 

This first release of Nintex for SharePoint 2019 includes the following features and improvements:

  • New Workflow gallery which replaces Workflow Inventory. Workflows can be created, edited and managed from the gallery. The Nintex workflow options will contain entry points for Workflow history, External start, Schedule site workflows, Reusable workflow templates, User Defined Actions and User preferences.
  • New content database warning, accessible from SharePoint Health Analyzer where a record count is performed across the Nintex databases on a weekly basis to report if tables record count is approaching or exceeded the set threshold
  • New ‘Use send on behalf of this address’ option in Messaging and notification page
  • New User preferences page which is a combined page of Nintex notification preferences and Nintex task delegation.
  • New Nintex Workflow entry points in SharePoint modern user interface
  • New Nintex Customer Experience Improvement Program (NCEIP), created to provide Nintex customers the opportunity to contribute to the design and development of Nintex platform. NCEIP will collect information and workflow statistics to help us understand how our customers use the Nintex platform so we can determine where we should focus future product improvement initiatives. Participation in the program is voluntary where customers can choose to opt in or out at any time during installation and in Nintex Administration.
  • Updated Nintex Administration Purge workflow data
    • Added new query filters: Site Collection URL, Site URL, Database Name
    • Added option to perform purge without having to run a query
    • Added new notification message to indicate purge progress and estimated time completion
    • Added new option to cancel purge while in progress
    • Added support to purge from deleted sites
    • Updated query to allow Or statements to be set
    • Updated Query to return 5000 records and total count of records found will be displayed
    • Updated purging operation to use timer job and to purge in batches
  • Updated NWAdmin PurgeWorkflowData:
    • Added new query parameter: databaseName
    • Updated purging operation to purge in batches
  • Updated Site settings Purge Workflow data:
    • Added option to perform purge without having to run a query
    • Updated query to allow Or statements to be set
  • Updated Messaging and notification to support SMTP authentication
  • Updated Nintex Workflow to support SharePoint Communications site
  • Updated list entry point ribbon position on classic user interface
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