Release Notes for Adobe Experience Manager as a Cloud Service release-notes

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

Release Date 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) is January 28, 2021.

Adobe Experience Manager Sites as a Cloud Service sites

Adobe Experience Manager Assets as a Cloud Service assets

  • 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 the 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 by way of AEM 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.

  • The 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 the desktop app.

Adobe Experience Manager Commerce as a Cloud Service cloud-services-commerce

What is New what-is-new-commerce

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

  • Released CIF Core Components v1.6.0. See CIF Core Components for more details.

Cloud Manager cloud-manager

Release Date release-date-cm

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

What is new in Cloud Manager what-is-new-cm

Bug Fixes bug-fixes-cloud-manager

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

  • Environment card did not consistently display the Add button.

Code Refactoring Tools code-refactoring-tools

What is new in Code Refactoring Tools what-is-new-crt

  • New version of AIO-CLI plugin released. The latest version of this plug-in includes bug fixes for the AEM Dispatcher Converter and the Repository Modernizer and also supports a new utility - Index Converter. See Unified Experience where you can learn more about this plug-in.

  • 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. See 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 crt-bug-fixes

Release Date release-date-ctt

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

What is new in Content Transfer Tool what-is-new-ctt

  • 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 are also notified in the Migration Set Details UI that they are unable to connect to their Cloud Service instance.

Bug Fixes ctt-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.
  • The option to view logs was disabled if the logs were not available. This has been fixed and messaging has been added to notify users why logs are missing.
  • Content Transfer Tool user interface status showed FAILED when the user stopped an ingestion. This has been fixed to display  STOPPED  instead.