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Ignition Release Notes

Fixes, changes and features In Ignition

Version 8.1.41

Released May 29, 2024
Area
Change Type
Description

Alarm Notification

Alarming
Fixed an issue where selecting a tag in an expression roster block would fail to include curly braces.
Alarming
Fixed an issue with VOIP Notification Profiles to only activate profiles for active redundant nodes.

Alarm Status

Alarming
Fixed an issue where alarm events weren't updating their DisplayPath and DisplayPathOrSource properties when an alarm initializes or is re-enabled into a clear state.
Alarming
Fixed an issue that prevented Gateways prior to 8.1.31 from retrieving remote alarm events from newer Gateways if alarms contained Document type associated data.

Cloud Edition

Containers
Ignition Cloud Edition VM's on AWS now enforce IMDS version 2 only.

Databases

Tag Historian
Updated the packaged MariaDB driver version to 3.3.3 to fix an issue causing Invalid Fetch Size errors.

Designer

Swing
Fixed CRC Corruption error that would appear when opening the Tag Creator in Edge, Maker, or Cloud edition.
Swing
Fixed an issue where Vision components' script editor could not be opened from the project browser; it would automatically be "hidden" by the primary designer frame.
Swing
Fixed an issue where manipulating an element after resetting panels in Alarm Notification Pipelines would incorrectly perform the action for the previously selected tag or pipeline.
Swing
Fixed an issue where manipulating a component after resetting panels would incorrectly perform the action on the previously selected tag.

Drivers

Comms
Fixed an issue where certain Ignition OPC UA server settings in Edge edition would not be exposed unless the Cirrus Link MQTT Transmission Module was installed.

Gateway Network

Gateway Network
Added the remote Gateway platform version to the Gateway Network status page, including a warning when legacy (7.x) Gateways are detected.

Launchers

Foundation
Updated the list of the Designer Launcher and Vision Client Launcher signature.verification.strength options.

Licensing

Platform Core
Fixed an issue where device and OPC client connections were limited when running Edge in trial mode.

Perspective

Perspective
Fixed popup positioning issues caused by changes made in Chromium version 122.
Perspective
Fixed an issue that necessitated scrolling to the bottom of the Perspective Tree component to see the horizontal scrollbar.
Perspective
Upgraded crypto-js library to version 4.2.0 to resolve security vulnerabilities.
Perspective
Fixed an issue where a virtualized table's component's rows were not rendering when being displayed within a Carousel.
Perspective
Fixed an issue where the dropdown menu on the source property of the Report Viewer was not scrollable or ordered.
Perspective
Fixed an issue that caused Unicode characters to display incorrectly when in an Embedded View within the Designer.
Perspective
Added a new `swipeThreshold` property to the Carousel component, and adjusted the default to improve user interaction and experience.

Reporting

Reporting
Fixed an issue where opening reports with schedules on non-existent dates caused the Designer to become unresponsive.
Reporting
Fixed an issue where the failure of a scheduled action during report distribution would disrupt the execution of subsequent actions.

Security

Security
Added the ability for third party modules authors to monitor for Gateway Web Server TLS certificate changes on the Gateway's Event Bus.
Security
Upgraded the jose4j dependency from v0.9.5 to v0.9.6.

Store & Forward

Tag Historian
Fixed an issue where committing or rolling back a transaction ID obtained from system.db.beginNamedQueryTransaction() without running any prior queries would throw an exception.

Tag Historian

Tag Historian
Fixed an issue where pre-processed partitioned values were incorrectly calculated due to unordered tag history data passing through Ignition's Store and Forward system.
Tag Historian
Fixed an issue where tag history queries involving non-numerical data types returned incorrect values when pre-processed partitions were enabled.

Tags & UDTs

Tags
Improved efficiency of bulk tag reads against UDT instances.
Tags
Fixed an issue where an NPE prevented legacy tag conversion from successfully completing if redundancy was enabled.
Tags
Fixed an issue where overrides of parameters in UDT Instance members did not propagate changes to dependents.
Tags
Fixed an issue within the Multi-Instance Wizard where supplying predefined parameters resulted in the loss of their string type and binding upon creation.
Tags
Reduced the frequency of 'Error accessing InternalJsonStorageInfoRecord' messages filling up Diagnostic Logs.

Vision

Swing
Changed Cell Update Bindings to append to the cursor position when inserting a tag or property value into the Cell Bindings table.

Voice Notification

Alarming
Fixed an issue that caused Custom Messages for VOIP Notification Profiles to not send for Ack and Clear pipelines.
Alarming
Fixed an issue where the voice notification system was unavailable due to a "java.net.BindException: Address already in use: bind" error.

Web UI

Web UI
Fixed an issue where the 128 MB Designer Memory dropdown option was listed incorrectly on the Gateway Settings page.

Webserver

Platform Core
Updated Jetty server version from 10.0.15 to 10.0.20.