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2018 Coveo for Sitecore 4.0 Releases

This page summarizes the new features and bug fixes introduced throughout 2018.

Release Notes for August 2018: Minor Release 4.0.1694.4

The initial August 2018 release was 4.0.1694.3. However, due to an issue with the replication of Sitecore permissions, it had to be hotfixed to 4.0.1694.4.

The official August 2018 release is 4.0.1694.4.

This release includes the 1.2537.57 version of the JavaScript Search Framework (see May 2018 Maintenance Release (1.2537.57)).

This page summarizes the bug fix introduced in the Coveo for Sitecore August 2018: Minor Release (4.0.1694.4).

To download the August 2018 release, see Downloads.

Release Notes for August 2018: 4.0.1694.3

The initial August 2018 release was 4.0.1694.3. However, due to an issue with the replication of Sitecore permissions, it had to be hotfixed to 4.0.1694.4.

The official August 2018 release is 4.0.1694.4 (see Release Notes for August 2018: Minor Release 4.0.1694.4).

This release includes the 1.2537.57 version of the JavaScript Search Framework (see May 2018 Maintenance Release (1.2537.57)).

This section summarizes the new features and fixed support cases introduced in the Coveo for Sitecore August 2018 release (4.0.1694.3).

To download the August 2018 release, see Downloads.

For the upgrade procedure, see Upgrading from May 2018 (4.0.1676.4) to August 2018 (4.0.1694.4).

Issue number Enhancement
SC-1445 Reduce the load on the platform through better scheduling of call retries.
SC-1743 Tag searches performed in Sitecore with originContext value WebsiteSearch for analytics purposes.
Issue number Case Fixed support case
SC-2943 00041306 Fixed issue with IndexOutOfRangeException thrown during rebuild.
Issue number Bug fix
SC-2763 Strengthened security in storage mechanism for certain data.
SC-2900 Fixed issue with log message referencing the <SiteName> configuration element rather than <siteName> (incorrect casing).
SC-2959 Fixed issue with document indexing producing duplicate metadata for some fields.
SC-2982 Fixed document size value when Quick View couldn't be generated.
SC-2999 Fixed issue with Session isn't Initialized exception occurring mainly on Sitecore 8.0 Coveo Platform authentication and on Coveo Diagnostic Page.
SC-3047 Improved the Coveo Cloud license retrieval process.
SC-3051 Fixed issue with Empty strings aren't allowed exception occurring when specifying Creator-Owner permissions on an item.
SC-3068 Fixed issue with identities that were not correctly sent after a synchronization of the security identities.

Release Notes for May 2018: 4.0.1676.4

This release includes the 1.2537.57 version of the JavaScript Search Framework (see May 2018 Maintenance Release (1.2537.57)).

This section summarizes the new features and fixed support cases introduced in the Coveo for Sitecore May 2018 release (4.0.1676.4).

To download the May 2018 release, see Downloads.

For the upgrade procedure, see Upgrading from March 2018 (4.0.1639.3) to May 2018 (4.0.1676.4).

Issue number Enhancement
SC-1956 Ensure all Usage Analytics events respect the strict field validation feature.
SC-2469 Prevent the InvalidateRequirementsDelay option to be set too low. The recommended value is 60; the lowest recommended value is now 10.
Issue number Case Fixed support case
SC-2690 00041762 [Sitecore Analytics] Fixed issue where keywords logged in Sitecore Analytics were not properly registered.
SC-2768 00041490 [On-Premises] Fixed issue causing license errors to occur when adding a NLB between CES and RabbitMQ.
SC-2792 00042394 Fixed issue preventing administrators from changing their Coveo Cloud organization when a comment was added to the scheduling node of the Coveo.SearchProvider.Custom.config file.
SC-2808 00042451 [On-Premises] Fixed issue where certain RabbitMQ connections were opened but never closed.
SC-2835 00042763 Fixed issues caused by a manual change in the Coveo Cloud license.
Issue number Bug fix
SC-2541 Fixed issue where non-existent security groups were applied to items when indexing.
SC-2564 Fixed issue where numerical fields would'nt be suggested for the Facet Slider and Facet Range components.
SC-2602 Fixed issue causing wrong events to be logged to the xDB when accessing Coveo admin pages. This issue still persists when using Sitecore 7.5.
SC-2630 Sanitized the content of the diagnostic package.
SC-2664 Fixed issue causing the Diagnostic Page to fail when the Coveo for Sitecore package is installed but not activated.
SC-2676 Fixed issue where inserting an Omnibox Result List in Web Forms caused the page to fail.
SC-2678 Fixed issue where the Omnibox result list couldn't be added to an MVC page.
SC-2704 Fixed issue where multi-value fields were not listed in the auto-complete dialog when selecting a facet field.
SC-2753 Fixed issue where the link to an item was not resolved properly when using IIS custom bindings.
SC-2759 [Coveo Cloud] Removed error when hitting the platform throttling limit. Instead, a warning is logged.
SC-2764 [Coveo Cloud] Optimized the indexing process to avoid hitting the throttling limit too quickly.
SC-2804 Fixed issue where pressing the Enter key in the OmniboxResultList didn't access the selected result page.
SC-2830 [Installation Wizard] Ensured the body indexing option text fits the selected option.

Release Notes for March 2018: 4.0.1639.3

This release includes the 1.2537.43 version of the JavaScript Search Framework (see January 2018 Maintenance Release (v1.2537.43)).

This section summarizes the new features and fixed support cases introduced in the Coveo for Sitecore March 2018 release (4.0.1639.3).

To download the March 2018 release, see Downloads.

For the upgrade procedure, see Upgrading from December 2017 (4.0.1606.8) to March 2018 (4.0.1639.3).

Issue number Enhancement
SC-2281 If new processor AddTemplatesWithLayout is enabled, only templates with layout are indexed.
SC-2469 Sitecore 8.2 update 6 now qualified.
SC-2502 Only disabled entities get counted when re-enabling them.
Issue number Bug fix
SC-1109 Ensured only string fields can be used with the includeForFreeTextSearch attribute.
SC-1752 Fixed issue where ConversionHelper would be lost if GetSecurityProvider failed.
SC-1884 Ensured keywords typed in a standalone search box are logged in Sitecore xDB analytics.
SC-2230 Fixed issue where the UseForRanking was set to true when unspecified.
SC-2309 [Experience Editor] Fixed issue causing the Add Here buttons to stop working in the Experience Editor when adding the search box resources.
SC-2410 [Diagnostic Page] Ensured the Expanded Permissions Provider section isn't shown when using Coveo for Sitecore on-premises.
SC-2472 Fixed issue causing the installation wizard to fail when a user doesn't have the right access.
SC-2490 [Facet Sort] Fixed issue preventing some Facet Sort components from working with the default parameters.
SC-2514 [Diagnostic Page] Fixed issue where fields counts were not accurate on the diagnostic page.
SC-2524 Fixed issue where documents would get lost in index after error 502 during rebuild.
SC-2565 Fixed issue causing search pages to show an ASPX error page when there's a server-side error.
SC-2588 Fixed issue causing a search page to fail when using a faulty boosting rule.
SC-2671 Fixed issue where Filter Expression Rules had disappeared in the 4.1 Legacy UI.
Issue number Case Fixed support case
SC-2589 00040886 Fixed issue causing search page to display an error when applying a Sitecore hotfix on Sitecore 8.2.
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