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 2021.6.0 is June 28, 2021.
The following release (2021.7.0) will be on July 29, 2021.
Have a look at the June 2021 Release Overview video for a summary of the features added.
This section outlines the Release Notes for Cloud Manager in AEM as a Cloud Service 2021.6.0 and 2021.5.0.
The Release Date for Cloud Manager in AEM as a Cloud Service 2021.6.0 is June 10, 2021.
The next release is planned for July 15, 2021.
Preview Service will be deployed on a rolling basis to all Programs. Customers will be notified in-product when their Program is enabled for Preview Service. Refer to Accessing Preview Service for more details.
Maven Dependencies downloaded during the build step will now be cached between pipeline executions. This feature will be enabled for customers over the next several weeks.
The name of the program can now be edited through the edit program dialog.
The default branch name used during both project creation and in the default push command via manage git workflows has been changed to
Edit program experience in the UI has been refreshed.
The quality rule
ImmutableMutableMixCheck has been updated to classify
/oak:index nodes as being immutable.
The quality rules
CQBP-84--dependencies have been consolidated into a single rule. As part of this consolidation, the scanning of dependencies more accurately identifies issues in third party dependencies which are being deployed to the AEM runtime.
To avoid confusion, the Publish AEM and Publish Dispatcher segment rows on the Environment Details page have been consolidated.
A new code quality rule has been added to validate the structure of
damAssetLucene indexes. Refer to Custom DAM Asset Lucene Oak Indexes for more details.
Environment details page will now display multiple domain names for Publish and Preview services (as applicable). Refer to Environment Details to more details.
JCR node definitions containing a newline after the root element name were not correctly parsed.
List repositories API would not filter deleted repositories.
An incorrect error message was displayed when an invalid value was provided for the schedule step.
On occasion, user may see a green active status next to an IP Allow List even when that configuration was not deployed.
Some program editing sequences could result in the inability to create or edit the production pipeline.
Some program editing sequences could result in the Overview page displaying a misleading message to re-execute program setup.
Content Automation functionality lets Experience Manager Assets leverage the Adobe Creative Cloud APIs to automate asset production at scale. It improves content velocity by dramatically decreasing the time taken and iterations required to create variations of same asset. The functionality does not require any code and works from within the DAM.
Adobe Asset Link v3.0 for Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Illustrator, and Adobe InDesign and Adobe Asset Link v2.0 for Adobe XD is released. It provides:
AEM Forms as a Cloud Service - Communications: Communication APIs helps you combine XDP templates and XML data to generate print documents in various formats. The service allows you to generate documents in synchronous mode. The APIs enables you to create applications that let you:
Variable Data Externalizer: You can save data of AEM Workflow variables on an external storage system managed by your organization.
You can write to firstname.lastname@example.org to sign up for the beta program.
This section outlines the Release Notes for AEM Screens as a Cloud Service.
The Release Date for AEM Screens as a Cloud Service is June 24, 2021.
See AEM Screens as a Cloud Service Guide for foundational knowledge required for successfully installing, configuring, and running Screens as a Cloud Service and link out to detailed concepts technical documentation.
Bulk Device Registration Management means that provisioning massive amounts of player devices is faster and more efficient.
Improved search and filter options for each of the Device, Display, and Channel inventory views.
Device heath snapshot saves time by providing critical status as a glance.
Object details page offers a summary of the most relevant information for each object in your project.
The Release Date for Content Transfer Tool v1.5.4 is June 28, 2021.
Support for an optional pre-copy step added to use with CTT. The pre-copy step can be used to significantly speed up the extraction and ingestion phases of the content transfer activity when the source AEM instance is configured to use an Amazon S3 or Azure Blob Storage data store.
Guardrail added to CTT to prevent users from stopping an ingestion and potentially corrupting data once it has reached the critical point during the ingestion phase.
Extraction logs made more descriptive to help with troubleshooting.
Added more descriptive ingestion status messages in the UI.
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The Release Date for Best Practices Analyzer v2.1.16 is June 30, 2021.
Ability to detect and report on missing child nodes in folders under
Ability to detect and report on the version of Best Practices Analyzer used.