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Version 8.2.7 Release Notes
The following enhancements and bug fixes are included in ThingWorx 8.2.7:
Enhancements
Platform
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The Administrator password must be set at installation.
There is no longer a default password for the Administrator user. When ThingWorx starts for the first time during an installation, an Administrator user is created. A password must be specified for the Administrator user in the platform-settings.json file.
Add the following AdministratorUserSettings section (in PlatformSettingsConfig) to your platform-settings.json file along with a password that is at least 10 characters long. Reference platform-settings.json Configuration Details for more information on placement. See Passwords for additional information on setting passwords.
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Do not copy and paste the sample below, as it may cause bad formatting in your platform-settings.json. Instead, click the link below and copy from the file.
The default location for platform-settings.json is located at: /ThingworxPlatform/platform-settings.json. If the THINGWORX_PLATFORM_SETTINGS environment variable is set, it will use that location instead: ${THINGWORX_PLATFORM_SETTINGS}/platform-settings.json.
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It is HIGHLY recommended to:
Use a strong password for your initial Administrator password per NIST guidelines.
Change this password after logging in for the first time to another strong password.
Delete the password from the platform-settings.json file after the Administrator user has been created as it is no longer needed.
This process is only applicable for the initial creation of the Administrator user. After changing the password, it will not revert back during a restart. Remove this setting from the platform-settings.json file after the Administrator user has been successfully created and its password is changed.
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If Tomcat fails to start and reports the error message: Check the InitialPassword setting in the AdministratorUserPassword section in platform-settings.json. Password must be a minimum of 10 characters, check the following:
The password setting exists in platform-settings.json
The password is valid (10 or more characters)
The platform-settings.json file is formatted correctly - bad formatting could lead to errors
TW-37585
Added a new media entity service to stream a file from a file repository thing to an HTTP endpoint.
TW-39077
Bug Fixes
Platform
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Fixed an issue where importing an extension containing a data shape failed with an error.
TW-25448
Fixed an issue where the property values in an existing thing were not updated when that thing with different values is imported from a file.
TW-33564
Fixed an issue where an alert was not being triggered on a remote thing.
TW-35984
Fixed an issue where changes to the default property values for the INFOTABLE base type were not saved.
TW-39573
Zip creation security issue has been resolved. For more information about this serious security issue, please log into eSupport https://www.ptc.com/en/support/article?n=CS292397.
TW-39976
Mashup Builder
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Fixed an issue with the Status Message Widget where the button to dismiss a message was not working correctly.
TW-36782
Fixed an issue where repeatedly opening and closing a sub-mashup using the Button Widget in the Chrome browser caused the mashup to become unresponsive.
TW-37320
Fixed an issue with the Data Filter Widget where the list of added filters did not display correctly.
TW-37395
Fixed an issue with the Radio Button Widget where images could not be displayed on buttons.
TW-37497
Fixed an issue where Mashup Parameter values containing the percent character (%) could not be passed between mashups.
TW-37934
Fixed an issue with the Google Maps Widget where a URL was being provided to Google when viewing a mashup that did not contain a map widget.
TW-38251
Fixed an issue with the Tree Widget that was preventing the tree lines from displaying.
TW-38266
Fixed an issue with the Dashboard Widget where the dashboard group remained visible after a dashboard was deleted.
TW-38268
Fixed an issue with the Navigation and Grid Widgets that caused text in the grid to display incorrectly.
TW-38270
Fixed an issue with the LED Display Widget where the ShowDataLoading property was not working correctly.
TW-38576
Fixed an issue with the Label Chart Widget that was causing slow performance when rendering data.
TW-40187
Fixed an issue with the Time Series Chart Widget that was causing slow performance when rendering data.
TW-40513