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Release Notes for December 2017 - 4.0.1606.8

The initial December 2017 release was 4.0.1606.8. However, due to an issue with the Legacy UI, it had to be hotfixed to 4.0.1606.9.

The official December 2017 release is 4.0.1606.9 (see Release Notes for December 2017 - Minor Release 4.0.1606.9).

This release includes the  v1.2537.35 version of the JavaScript Search Framework (see July 2017 Maintenance Release (v1.2537.35)).

This page summarizes the new features and fixed support cases introduced in the Coveo for Sitecore December 2017 release (4.0.1606.8). 

To download the December 2017 release, see Downloads.

For the upgrade procedure, see Upgrading from September 2017 (4.0.1536.8) to December 2017 (4.0.1606.8).

Issue number New features
SC-2182 HTMLContentInBodyWithRequestProcessor is now customizable.
SC-2199 Validated Sitecore 8.2 update 5.
SC-2254 Coveo for Sitecore is now FIPS compliant.
SC-2413 Date and Time were added to the Diagnostic Package file name.
SC-2421 SSO pre-authenticator was implemented for FetchPageContent.
Issue number Bug fixes
SC-359

[UI] Removed Renderings and Sublayouts items related to the Coveo Sort.

SC-565 [Wizard] Fixed issue where wizard would throw unhandled exceptions when Coveo Cloud platform was unavailable.
SC-925 Fixed issue where handle entity did not exist for SecurityProvider.
SC-1134 [Search Box] Fixed broken component preview for secured target search page.
SC-1194 Fixed issue where SearchIndexName parameter was only used by IndexSourceName property.
SC-1437 Fixed issue where External Content Collections were present in Cloud .
SC-1544 Fixed issue where encryption key was written in the wrong data folder.
SC-1559 Removed obsolete Analytics Top Query Suggestions for all editions.This does not affect ML suggestions.
SC-1571 Fixed issue where tab component in the Experience Editor could not be added by clicking on the placeholder.
SC-1583 [Security Provider] Fixed issue where first rebuild did not end because of errors in security identities.
SC-1615 Fixed issue where too many calls were sent to the Cloud Platform during the post-installation wizard.
SC-1670 Validated API key to prevent multiple denied calls to the platform.
SC-1687 Fixed issue where search page components were not editable if the query returned no result.
SC-1750 Fixed issue where cleaning up unused resources would call the platform twice.
SC-1782 Renamed Cloud admin UI to Cloud administration console.
SC-1793 Fixed issue where indexCommunicationFactory element was multiplicated in Coveo.SearchProvider.Custom.config file.
SC-1856 Fixed issue where adding a new user in Sitecore triggered multiple calls instead of only one.
SC-1869 Fixed issue where CreateAuthorizationStateCookie would use EncryptionKeys file when connecting to the Cloud.
SC-1870 Removed deprecated Enable collapse button from Javascript UI for range facets.
SC-1877 Fixed issue where push of permissions were duplicated.
SC-1915 Fixed issue where recommendation column would not disappear on mobile devices screens.
SC-1986 Updated help links for component properties.
SC-1991 [UA] Fixed issue where link was unavailable in visit browser for Coveo for Sitecore result clicks.
SC-2057 Fixed issue where console logging could not be disabled.
SC-2081 Fixed issue where user-friendly error message for UI components did not work.
SC-2105 Fixed issue where sort component would disappear if wrong value field was entered.
SC-2131 Added missing searchHub querystring attribute to query suggest requests in the Experience Editor.
SC-2132 Fixed issue where Standalone searchbox Coveo Machine Learning query suggestions would not be on the same page.
SC-2141 Changed title of page Disable Security Permissions on Documents so its has the right title.
SC-2159 Fixed issue where ResolveItemSiteProcessor did not take site language into account.
SC-2167 Fixed issue where URI had to be logged when its format could be determined.
SC-2173 Added relevant error message in the UI for some actions in the Control Panel .
SC-2240 Fixed issue preventing simultaneous rebuild of Coveo_master and Coveo_web indexes.
SC-2241 Fixed issue where first rebuild after upgrade failed.
SC-2242 Fixed issue where alphabetical sort options would not display in the facet option.
SC-2251 Updated deprecated JavaScript Search Framework property in default result template.
SC-2252 Fix issue where Language Integrated Query with Boolean parameters would fail when using equality.
SC-2293 Fixed issue where relevance and date sort components would not show when editing the Search Page.
SC-2305 Fixed issue where roles containing a non-existing user were still sent to the expanded provider.
SC-2311 Fixed issue where profiles with multiples profile cards were not indexed completely.
SC-2315 Displayed more friendly error message in case of API key creation failure.
SC-2318 Improved diagnostic page error message about the security provider not existing.
SC-2319 Fixed issue where message Item already exists was displayed when installing a package on a new instance.
SC-2323 Fixed issue where supposedly disabled search indexes still appeared in the Sitecore configuration.
SC-2324 Fixed issue where legacy sort components did not recognize certain fields.
SC-2329 Fixed issue where Sitecore would send many deletion calls for items that were not indexed.
SC-2369 Fixed link Indexing Documents with HTML Content Processor in the installation wizard.
SC-2374 Added error message in the for Update User or Role actions in the UI.
SC-2408 Fixed issue where xDB profiles with different names for their items and keys were not mapped in documents.
SC-2417 Fixed issue where generating a diagnostic package interrupted Sitecore activities.
SC-2427 Added missing external fields to Coveo.SearchProvider.config for Sitecore 8.1.
SC-2429 Fixed issue where mappings were overridden when updating Sitecore source.
SC-2430 Fixed issue where deleted items still showed up in diagnostic page.
SC-2486 Fixed issue where the rebuild process tried to get security provider entities even when the IndexPermissions setting was disabled.
Issue number Case Fixed support cases
SC-2284 00038311 Fixed issue where a client’s analytics interrupted after upgrading from Sitecore 8.0 to 8.2 and from Coveo for Sitecore 4.0 April 2016 to January 2017.