The following section outlines the general Release Notes for the current (latest) version of Experience Manager as a Cloud Service.
From here, you can navigate to release notes of previous versions; for example, for those in 2020, 2021 and so on.
See Recent Documentation Updates for details of documentation updates not directly related to a release.
The Release Date for Adobe Experience Manager as a Cloud Service 2021.5.0 is May 27, 2021.
The following release (2021.6.0) will be on June 28, 2021.
Prerelease Channel: Preview upcoming features for a full month before they go live in production!
API Deprecation: a list of the latest deprecated APIs for AEM as a Cloud Service is available.
AEM as a Cloud Service SDK Build Analyzer Maven Plugin: Update your maven projects to the latest version, which includes a deprecated Java API check and other improvements.
You can download the assets shared using the Link Share functionality. This download now uses an asynchronous service that offers faster and and uninterrupted downloads, even for very large downloads. See download assets.
Metadata schemas can be applied directly to the folder properties.
The Asset Bulk Ingestor tool lets you add metadata during a bulk ingestion.
A user experience enhancements displays the number of assets present in a folder. For more than 1000 assets in a folder, Assets displays 1000+.
Smart Imaging DPR (Device Pixel Ratio) and network bandwidth optimization enables you to deliver best quality images efficiently, on devices with high resolution displays and constrained network bandwidth. For more information, see Smart imaging FAQs.
The release timeline for the above Smart Imaging enhancements is:
North America May 24, 2021 in NA,
Europe, the Middle East and Africa June 25, 2021,
Asia-Pacific July 19, 2021.
Introduced support for next-gen image format AVIF in Dynamic Media delivery (fmt URL modifier).
The release timeline for AVIF support is:
North America May 10, 2021,
Europe, the Middle East and Africa May 24, 2021,
Asia-Pacific June 24, 2021.
Output as a Cloud service: Output service helps you combine XDP templates and XML data to generate print documents in various formats. The service allows you to generate documents in synchronous and asynchronous batch mode. Output service enables you to create applications that let you:
You can write to firstname.lastname@example.org to sign up for the beta program.
This section outlines the Release Notes for Cloud Manager in AEM as a Cloud Service 2021.5.0.
The Release Date for Cloud Manager in AEM as a Cloud Service 2021.5.0 is May 06, 2021.
The next release is planned for June 03, 2021.
The PackageOverlaps quality rule now detects cases where the same package was deployed multiple times, i.e. in multiple embedded locations, in the same deployed package set.
The repository endpoint in the Public API now includes the Git URL.
Deployment log downloaded by a Cloud Manager user will be more insightful and will now include details about failures and success scenarios.
Intermittent failures encountered while pushing code to Adobe git have now been resolved.
Commerce add-on can now be applied to Sandbox programs during the Edit program workflow.
The Edit program experience has been refreshed.
The Domain Names table in the Environment Details page will display up to 250 Domain names via pagination.
The Solutions tab in Add Program and Edit Program workflows will display the solution, even if only one solution is available for the Program.
The error message in the build step log when the build did not produce any deployed content packages was unclear.
On occasion, user may see a green “active” status next to an IP Allow List even when that configuration was not deployed.
Instead of removing ‘deleted’ variables, the pipelines variables API would only mark them with status DELETED.
Some Code Smell-type quality issues were incorrectly impacting the Reliability Rating.
Since wildcard domains are not supported, the UI will disallow the user from submitting a wildcard domain.
When a pipeline execution was started between midnight and 1am UTC the artifact version generated by Cloud Manager was not guaranteed to be greater than a version created the prior day.
During Sandbox program setup, once the project with sample code has been successfully created, Manage Git will appear as a link from the hero card in the Overview page.
The Release Date for Content Transfer Tool v1.4.6 is May 27, 2021.
New logging statement was added to the quickstart’s error log, if the user doesn’t have execute permission on the Java executable.
When a user deletes a migration set from the CTT UI, where an extraction was performed, the
tmp folder associated with that migration set will be deleted to save space.
When deleting a migration set, occasionally an unhelpful error message would appear in the CTT UI. This has been fixed.
While running User Mapping, if users had the same email address on the target and the host but different user names, the entire ingestion would fail. This has been fixed. In such a conflicting scenario, the user/group is skipped and is logged as a conflict in the log file.
The Release Date for Content Transfer Tool v1.4.0 is May 11, 2021.
wipe=trueresulted in incorrect counter index on the target. This has been fixed.
Asset thumbnails not displayed in Asset tab of product properties
Breadcrumb resets preview data in product console