Release Notes for Adobe Experience Manager as a Cloud Service

The following section outlines the general Release Notes for Experience Manager as a Cloud Service.

Release Date

The Release Date for Adobe Experience Manager as a Cloud Service 2020.12.0 is December 17, 2020.
The following release (2021.1.0) will be on January 28, 2021.

Adobe Experience Manager Sites as a Cloud Service

Adobe Experience Manager Assets as a Cloud Service

  • Integration with Adobe InDesign Server is now available for Experience Manager as a Cloud Service. It provides automation to process Adobe InDesign files using Adobe InDesign Server scripting and lets users use Assets templates user interface to create brochures or ads. Only InDesign Server hosted by Adobe Managed Services is supported for Experience Manager as a Cloud Service.

  • Experience Manager is enhanced to track and display asset references when an asset is used in a remote Experience Manager Sites deployment using the Connected Assets functionality. A new References tab in asset’s Properties page now lists local and remote references of the asset. The references let DAM users track asset usage in Sites pages and in compound assets in Assets. See configure and use Connected Assets.

  • Dynamic Media capabilities are now accessible via Sites image-based Core Components. Authors can quickly configure components to use Image Presets, Smart Crop, and Image Modifiers when creating webpages. See Core Components 2.13.0 release.

  • Experience Manager desktop app lets users upload files and folders by dragging the files from Windows Explorer or Mac Finder on the desktop app interface. See add assets using desktop app.

Adobe Experience Manager Commerce as a Cloud Service

What is New

  • Released CIF Venia Reference Site - 2020.12.01 that includes the latest CIF Core Components version v1.6.0. Refer to CIF Venia Reference Site for more details.

  • Released CIF Core Components v1.6.0. Refer to CIF Core Components for more details.

Cloud Manager

Release Date

The Release Date for Cloud Manager in AEM as a Cloud Service 2020.12.0 is December 10, 2020.

What is new in Cloud Manager

Bug Fixes

  • Some occurrences of failures at code scanning stage without providing results addressed.

  • Environment card did not consistently display Add button.

Code Refactoring Tools

What is new in Code Refactoring Tools

  • New version of AIO-CLI plugin released. Latest version of this plugin includes bug fixes for the AEM Dispatcher Converter and the Repository Modernizer and also supports a new utility - Index Converter. Please refer to Unified Experience to learn more about this plugin.

  • Index Converter is a utility that can be used to transform a customer’s Custom OAK Index Definitions to AEM as a CLoud Service compatible OAK Index Definitions. Please refer to Index Converter for more details.

  • New feature added to Repository Modernizer that creates a separate package ui.config to contain all OSGi configurations.

Bug Fixes

Release Date

The Release Date for Content Transfer Tool v1.1.20 is January 08, 2021.

What is new in Content Transfer Tool

  • Users can now learn if their Access Token has expired by hovering on the status icon in the Content Transfer Tool (CTT) user interface. They will also be notified in the Migration Set Details UI that they are unable to connect to their Cloud Service instance.

Bug Fixes

  • Content Transfer Tool (CTT) user interface status for a migration set did not persist and changed after a period of inactivity. This has been fixed.
  • Option to view logs was disabled if the logs were not available. This has been fixed and messaging has been added to notify user why logs are missing.
  • Content Transfer Tool user interface status showed FAILED when user stopped an ingestion. This has been fixed to display STOPPED instead.

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