The following section outlines the general Release Notes for Experience Manager as a Cloud Service.
The Release Date for Adobe Experience Manager as a Cloud Service 2021.2.0 is February 25, 2021.
The following release (2021.3.0) will be on March 25, 2021.
GraphQL API for Content Fragment Delivery: Ability to query Content Fragments using GraphQL syntax, and schemas based on Content Fragment models, for output in JSON format.
Authentication Support for GraphQL API Requests: Ability to authenticate GraphQL API requests with access tokens for server-side APIs.
The RemotePage Component: Added support for viewing and editing external SPAs within AEM using.
Editing an External SPA within AEM: Added ability to upload a standalone single-page application to an AEM instance, add editable sections of content, and enable authoring.
Enhanced JSON output from GraphQL API, including ability to output rich text in JSON format and locales.
Support for nesting Content Fragment models to allow creating nested Content Fragment structures, via dedicated Content Fragment Reference data types or Content Fragment references inline in multiline text fields.
Additional validation rules available in Content Fragment model data types, including “unique”, “required” and “translatable”.
Ability tag Content Fragment models, and to allow Content Fragment creation in a folder with policies by tags or paths.
Usability enhancements in Content Fragment editor, including publish action and display of model a fragment is based on.
Ability to preview JSON output directly in Content Fragment editor.
Assets can be sourced using Experience Manager Assets Brand Portal. It helps to source assets from the agency users for new marketing campaigns, photoshoots, and projects.
Experience Manager Assets as a Cloud Service is entitled to have a pre-configured Brand Portal instance. The Cloud Manager user can activate Brand Portal on Experience Manager Assets as a Cloud Service. See activate Brand Portal.
Businesses can now source assets using Brand Portal. Asset sourcing feature leverages Brand Portal to help customers engage with agency users to source assets for new marketing campaigns, photoshoots and projects. See asset sourcing in Brand Portal.
The Brand Portal usage report now displays only the active users. The inactive users are not displayed now. Active users are the ones whose account is assigned to a product profile in the Admin Console. See Brand Portal reports.
In Brand Portal, a new download setting is introduced, that lets you create separate folder for each asset when downloading folders, collection, and so on. See download settings.
Product Experience Management: Enrich product catalog pages individually with Experience Fragments.
Extended product console properties to show linked Assets and Experience Fragments, including action to quickly navigaet to the associated content.
Released CIF Venia Reference Site - 2021.02.24 that includes the latest CIF Core Components version v1.8.0. Refer to CIF Venia Reference Site for more details.
Released CIF Core Components v1.8.0. Refer to CIF Core Components for more details.
The Release Date for Cloud Manager in AEM as a Cloud Service 2021.2.0 is February 11, 2021.
Assets customers will now be able to choose when and where to deploy their Brand Portal instance in a self-service way via Cloud Manager UI. For a regular (non sandbox) program with Assets solution, Brand Portal can now be provisioned on the Production environment. The provisioning can be done only once on Production environment.
The AEM Project Archetype used in Project and Sandbox Creation has been updated to version 25.
The list of deprecated APIs identified during code scanning has been refined to include additional classes and methods deprecated in the latest Cloud Service SDK releases.
SonarQube profile for Cloud Manager updated to remove Sonar rule squid:S2142. This will no longer conflict with Thread Interruption checks.
Cloud Manager UI will inform the user who may not temporarily not be able to add/update domain name because the associated environment either has a running pipeline attached to it or currently in the waiting for the approval step.
Properties set in customer
pom.xml files prefixed with sonar will now be dynamically removed in order to avoid build and quality scanning failures.
Cloud Manager UI will inform the user who may not temporarily not be able to select an SSL certificate if it is in use by a Domain name that’s currently being deployed.
Additional Code Quality Rules have been added to cover Cloud Service Compatibility issues.
Matching SSL certificate against a domain name is no longer case sensitive.
Cloud Manager UI will now inform a user if the certificate private keys does not meet the 2048 bit limit with an appropriate error message.
Cloud Manager UI will inform the user who may not temporarily not be able to select an SSL certificate if it is in use by a Domain name that is currently being deployed.
In some cases, an internal issue may cause environment deletion to be stuck.
Some pipeline failures were incorrectly reported as pipeline errors.
The Release Date for Content Transfer Tool v1.2.4 is February 10, 2021.
The Release Date for Content Transfer Tool v1.2.2 is February 01, 2021.
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The Release Date for Best Practices Analyzer v2.1.2 is February 18, 2021.