INTRODUCTION

These release notes describe the features and limitations for the CMS software version 3.

We recommend that you read the CMS Users Guide for an introduction to using the CMS.

CMS RELEASE V3.6.0

Update from Version: 3.4.5, 3.5.0, 3.5.1

CMS-update345-V3.6.0-203150.opf
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New Features

  • Tripleplay IPTV Streams can be pulled from a Tripleplay server for easier playlisting
  • OMA on SoC platform is now supported. See limitations
  • Folder mirroring is now enabled on CMS allowing for mirrored content form a network share, including SharePoint folder sync via OneDrive

Bug Fixes

CMS

  • Improve syslog log rotation to conserve disk space by compressing log files
  • Updating “folder play” files via external process gives MD5 checksum error
  • Logs from Player Management Going Into SysLog
  • CMS and relocate apps folder location to let players downloads them flawlessly
  • Traceback in “Defaults” tab in playlist when browser set to German.
  • Add functionality to handle OMA on CMS
  • CMS and integrate TPS streaming
  • Channel Audit Trail Does Not Include Shared Playlists Or Change Layout information
  • PlayerAlarms – Player alarms function differently when on https which will require a documentation change

SoC:

  • Samsung SSSP 4 and SSSP 3 – Attempting To Obtain A Support Snapshot Fails With Error and Causes Player To Lose Connection With CMS
  • Schedules with PLI not behaving as expected on all platform
  • Addressed an issue where the SoC player downloaded content even though the content was already downloaded
  • Acknowledge player update command when it has restarted. Previously this was optimistic and would result in wrong status update if the update failed
  • SoC Media Audit – Content Inside ‘Folder Play’ Items Don’t Appear In Media Audit Reports
  • Integrate multiple apps data API on SOC
  • Traceback on updating config through Player manager.
  • Support Snapshot has more information about player state

Third Party platform Limitations

Some features are not supported on all platforms due to underlying third party platform limitations.

  • Apps or HTML pages published from the CMS can cause performance or storage issues on the SoC if they log to the browser console repeatedly in a short period of time.
  • Opacity is not supported on Samsung platforms
  • Captioning is not supported on SoC platforms
  • File name lengths are shorter on SoC platforms. Long names can result in a failure to subscribe
  • Muting Sound mutes it only on internal speakers and not on line out
  • BrightSign Seris 3 and 4 play audio through HDMI and Audio Outputs simultaneously
  • Connection over HTTPS may fail when CMS certificates are updated. Update firmware for affected platforms to pick up new certificate authorities
  • Channel Audition does not support apps like Reserva, OMA
  • TPS Streaming – Radio Streams Are Incorrectly Considered As ‘TV’ Streams as stream type is not available
  • On LG webOS4.0+ platforms, application updates will fail unless Auto Set is set to Off using a remote control.

Translation Status:

  • American English
  • Arabic
  • Brazilian
  • French
  • German
  • Italian
  • Japanese
  • Korean
  • Portuguese
  • Russian
  • Simplified Chinese
  • Spanish
  • Thai
  • Traditional Chinese
  • Turkish

Detailed Version Information:

Manager Backend Applications: V3.6.0 (203150)
Manager System: V3.6.0 (203150)
Manager Web UI Applications: V3.6.0 (203150)

CMS RELEASE V3.5.1

Update From Version:3.4.53.5.0
CMS-update345-V3.5.1-202400.opf:1d0adf292fb6121153ef4fa184d1dd9e (md5)

Features and Improvements:

  • Add CMS-PA-1000 for existing PA Hardware
  • Documentation about intrusion protection has now been added to online user guide/li>
  • Playlist defaults making changes to the defaults doesnt reflect on the summary page
  • Move Folder button in external Files and Folders does not allow to move to CMS or vice-versa
  • Reduce alarm noise when player is using polling to connect to CMS
  • CMS bandwidth throtting has been improved to throttle only subscribers allowing for better user experience on UI.
  • Alarms in Player Manager interface are now sorted by outstanding first followed by severity and then by time on Alarms tab
  • change the default setting for Folder PlayImage : Play PDF Files** to enabled
  • Manage PLI: A new permission to allow users access to editing PLI
  • ‘TLS Version 1.1 Protocol has been removed by default. It is deprecatd, however it may be required for old browsers and SoCs
  • Fallback mechanism to monitor player online status has been modified. The ping timeout has been changed to 120 seconds
  • Channel Audit Trail Does Not Include Shared Playlists Or Change Layout information

Bug Fixes:

CMS:

  • Replace user readable slave word to follower
  • Video Thumbnails – Unable to see a thumbnail image from a video if you publish the channel while its uploading.
  • UI – Manage Ad Hoc theme “customised” is spelt the English way not the american when in blackbox branding and language is set to English US
  • UI – Localisation – Turkish – When CMS is in Turkish the word on the Home drop down menu is Giris which means Login.
  • Channels and player info does not update in the player manager without refresh
  • “Manage Playlists” permission doesn’t allow drag and drop.
  • Player Management – Two identical NTB’s appear in the player management page when using branding packs.
  • Duplicate BBC NEWS newsfeed has been removed
  • “Display not Connected” error for a SoC player downloading content
  • Added player alarms to CMS documentation.
  • http authentication constantly requesting login when using “Edit Layout” permission and editing zones
  • DOCUMENTATION: “Using the Overrides List” should be removed from the User Guide
  • CMS SoC licence and player should not expire a day before licence set to expire
  • SSH Server CBC Mode Ciphers have been removed.
  • Automated publishing – next publish date is in the past
  • Get mirror server config from a file on mirror server
  • AT&T – Upgrading from 3.4.6 to 3.5.0: SOCSIM refuses new connections
  • SOC Bulk Firmware Update – ‘Update Firmware’ Button Appears Even Though All Player Models Already Upgraded To Latest Firmware
  • Requested At and Processed At using different settings
  • Player Manager – ONELAN Logo Appears Too Big For Newly Connected Players
  • Player Monitor Role – Update Firmware Button (Bulk) is not greyed out.
  • Bulk Software Update – Does Not Appear When Using More Than 1 Filter
  • Bulk Software Update – Pushes To Offline Players
  • Bulk Firmware Update – Offline Players Are Not Ignored & Halt Upgrade Process
  • AT&T — When Updating Firmware, Players being shown as Uninstalled
  • Missing Module when building CMS and once built unable to access via DNS or IP Address
  • Traceback – CMS not showing connected NTBs in the player manager
  • Players go into Uninstalled state after Update Player Software action
  • User with player manager permissons Http authentication constantly requesting login when selecting player model from doughnut chart
  • SOC DSM Media Audit Scripts – Running ‘cms_generate_player_info’ Script On A CMS With AT&T’s DB Import Produces A Traceback
  • Bulk Firmware Update – Does Not Appear When Using More Than 1 Filter
  • Channel Download Bandwidth Limit: field help guide has no information on it
  • UI – Add Configuration UI and Add API Key UI button are not greyed out for a user with player monitor permissons
  • SoC Software Update – ‘Update Software’ Button Not Showing When Version Matches New Player Version
  • v3.5.1 – OPF Update Results In CMS Getting Stuck On ‘First Boot’ Step

SoC:

  • Selective Channel download – Schedule – Layout plays when the schedule for that layout has conflicting PLI from the SoC player.
  • BrightSign 8.x Firmware – PNG Images No Longer Play
  • Samsung – Clicking Update Firmware Button Reboots Player When Firmware File Is Unreachable
  • SSSP4 – External HTML embedded videos do not load and keeps locking up/rebooting the device.
  • SSSP6 QB13R-T Able to Zoom In Touchscreen On Playing layout regardless of no OnTouchScreenEvent
  • SSSP5 and SSSP6 Videos are not gapless (black image displayed between videos)
  • SSSP5 – Text style does not work correctly on scrolling text.
  • Brightsign series 2 – Opening the OSD causes the video playing to disappear for a certain time. For Brightsign players with 7.x or lower firmware, the video play will get hidden when the OSD is displayed due to firmware limitation.
  • Tizen: “Scheduled screen off” keeps the screen turned off if reinstalling
  • SSSP5 – Videos are causing text jitter when video ends
  • ‘Error from CMS: Expected argument ‘layout_id’ missing’ Error Appearing When Playing AT&Ts Layout
  • SoC Players Mirror server behaviour has been improved. if the mirror server config is invalid or the server does not contain channel content, the players revert to CMS for content.
  • Portrait screen goes black indefinitely after playing customer videos Videos with resolutions that cannot play are now skipped.
  • Player Management Error – … the play() request was interrupted by a new load request.
  • Web OS 3.2 is rebooting every 5 minutes if the sole playlist item; HDMI is unplugged
  • PLI change resulting in redownload of channel content
  • SOC Media Audit – First Initial Report Doesn’t Follow 2 Hour Rule & Is Sent More Than 3 Hours Later
  • Error Message: syntax error at or near “)” LINE 5: AND config->’hardware’->>’model’ IN () ^
  • SOC Media Audit – Disabling Media Audit Shows A Misleading ‘Next media audit to be sent at hh:ss’ Message In Player Logs
  • WebOS 4.1 65UH7F-BJ – ‘Error downloading the channel: BAD_PARAMETER: Invalid Parameter’ Error When Downloading File Which Contains Brackets In File Name

Translation Status:

  • American English
  • Arabic
  • Brazilian
  • French
  • German
  • Italian
  • Japanese
  • Korean
  • Portuguese
  • Russian
  • Simplified Chinese
  • Spanish
  • Thai
  • Traditional Chinese
  • Turkish

Detailed Version Information:

Manager Backend Applications:V3.5.1 (202400)
Manager System:V3.5.1 (202400)
Manager Web UI Applications:V3.5.1 (202400)

CMS RELEASE V3.5.0

Update From Version:3.4.5
CMS-update345-V3.5.0-201330.opffbc72af0bd883cc72dcc38d445ad0984 (md5)

New Features:

CMS:

  • Improved channel publishing mechanics to make process faster (especially for larger channel sizes).
  • Updated JQuery to 1.12.
  • Introduced a new user permission to allow users to view but not edit player settings in the Player Manager.
  • Support added to accept subscription requests from NTBs with a recurring license (purchased on a subscription model).
  • Added a new graph to display the number of online and offline players connected to the Player Manager.

SoC:

  • Updated gapless video playback between different video codec and containers on LG WebOs 3+ and BrightSign.
  • Added support for HDMI and DP inputs in layout creation for SoC players that support these inputs.
  • Added support for the ‘change layout’ playlist special item.
  • Added action alerts for usb status updates.

Bug Fixes:

CMS:

  • Changed the default behaviour for image ‘folder play’ items to ‘do not play PDF files in folder’ to better support legacy systems.
  • Fixed charting compatibility issues with older browsers in the Player Manager.
  • Automatic update URL has been updated to reflect the new domain as well as other supporting hyperlinks.
  • Added character limits to a number of Web UI property names resolving display issues.
  • Fixed a broken screenshot thumbnail that occurred in some browsers in the Player Manager.
  • Fixed config scrolling becoming blocked when switching between tabs in the Player Manager.
  • Fixed a CSRF token exploit issue.
  • Layouts can now be designed for 4K content.
  • Fixed an in page channel manager error.
  • Fixed log messages displaying host IP instead of the originating IP address when client connection is using a proxy.
  • Increased connection timeout for connected players from 2 to 5 minutes. Players with bad connectivity should produce less connectivity errors.
  • Screen shots fetched from the Player manager now display in the correct orientation.
  • Fixed alarm message for ‘no display connected’.
  • Fixed transparent image thumbnails not displaying correctly.
  • Improved channel audit logging.
  • Fixed missing software update prompt for players missing a more recent update from the same version.

SoC:

  • Fixed schedule conditional playback not evaluating play on PLI change.
  • Fixed switching between different download policies not triggering a full download when whole channel is selected.
  • Fixed attempts to download partial channels using selective download policy on limited storage.
  • Fixed an instance of video sound not playing on some SoC devices.
  • Fixed ad-hoc schedule switching.
  • Fixed time validity conditional video item playback.
  • Resolved channel download issues for channels containing many small files.
  • Fixed persistence for ad-hoc text items between reboots.
  • Improved detection of missing input sources.

Translation Status:

  • American English
  • Arabic
  • Brazilian
  • French
  • German
  • Italian
  • Japanese
  • Korean
  • Portuguese
  • Russian
  • Simplified Chinese
  • Spanish
  • Thai
  • Traditional Chinese
  • Turkish

Detailed Version Information:

Manager Backend Applications:V3.5.0 (201330)
Manager System:V3.5.0 (201330)
Manager Web UI Applications:V3.5.0 (201330)

CMS RELEASE V3.4.5

Update From Version:3.4.43.4.33.4.23.4.1
CMS-update343-V3.4.5-192550.opf5603e83a66f990c1222c38b322caf099 (md5)

Bug Fixes:

CMS:

  • Fixed an issue with Gigabyte H310 motherboard not showing correctly its model name
  • Security fixes
  • Improved support for OM55N-D screens
  • Fixed a bug with Reserva Edge layout packages

SoC:

  • Fixed an issue with ad-hoc content not updating correctly when using a content mirror
  • Fixed an issue with portrait content not playing correct on latest BrightSign 8.x firmware
  • Fixed an issue with unsupported content blocking the player on SSSP6
  • Fixed an issue with UDP streaming zone sizing on SSSP6
  • Fixed an issue with UDP streaming causing reboots on BrighSign
  • Fixed UDP streaming stability on BrightSign
  • Removed testing remote control actions
  • Fixed an issue with BrightSign not correctly skipping unsupported audio formats
  • Fixed an issue with letterbox videos not being played correctly on SSSP5
  • Disable keypad blocking feature
  • Fixed an issue with HTTP live streaming on BrighSign
  • Fixed an issue with conditional play not working correctly on webOS

Translation Status:

  • American English
  • Arabic
  • Brazilian
  • French
  • German
  • Italian
  • Japanese
  • Korean
  • Portuguese
  • Russian
  • Simplified Chinese
  • Spanish
  • Thai
  • Traditional Chinese
  • Turkish

Detailed Version Information:

Manager Backend Applications:V3.4.5 (192550)
Manager System:V3.4.5 (192550)
Manager Web UI Applications:V3.4.5 (192550)

CMS RELEASE V3.4.4

Update From Version:3.4.33.4.23.4.1
CMS-update343-V3.4.4-192110.opffadf84fb8b111a5ea3a7ef7e3f8a4d7a (md5)

Hardware Changes:

  • New hardware support CMS-PA (224-90-08-00-00).

New Features:

SoC:

  • Add support for SSSP 6 platform
  • Remote firmware update for all platforms (except SSSP3)
  • Remote content mirror – SoC players attempt to download content from “mirror.yourcms.example.org” before “yourcms.example.org” if it exists
  • Media Auditing – Players can submit media audit reports to the CMS when enabled in layouts
  • Block Source Change: webOS 3.2 and 4 now block users from changing settings on the screen while the signage is installed

CMS:

  • Added a feature to enable media audit reports on SoC. Requires additional license.

Bug Fixes:

CMS:

  • Blocked channel names that differed in case only
  • Fixed an issue with drag and drop files into protected folders
  • Fixed an issue with upload progress bar not being rendered when LDAP/AD was used for authentication.
  • Fixed an issue with date and time Settings page when the date was in future.
  • Fixed an issue which prevented the user from setting HTML default hardware acceleration

SoC:

  • BrightSign: Skip unplayable videos correctly
  • Samsung devices get stuck switching between different UDP streams
  • SSSP3: Use device time when internet not available
  • Tizen: Support multiple HDMI ports
  • SSSP5: Support UDP streaming
  • SSSP5: Handle videos with incompatible codecs
  • SSSP5: Correct HDMI disconnect behaviour
  • All: Better logging when the device time changes.
  • Tizen: Support dual screen displays having the same serial number
  • BrightSign: Remote reboot was not working
  • webOS: Fix to video stalling detection
  • Tizen: Handle video playback failures.
  • All: Respect the timezone set on text clock

Translation Status:

  • American English
  • Arabic
  • Brazilian
  • French
  • German
  • Italian
  • Japanese
  • Korean
  • Portuguese
  • Russian
  • Simplified Chinese
  • Spanish
  • Thai
  • Traditional Chinese
  • Turkish

Detailed Version Information:

Manager Backend Applications:V3.4.4 (192110)
Manager System:V3.4.4 (192110)
Manager Web UI Applications:V3.4.4 (192110)

CMS RELEASE V3.4.3

Update From Version:3.4.1
CMS-update343-V3.4.3-191621.opf70e24eacae76f46e20df3d038d4916f1 (md5)

New Features:

SoC:

  • Added a watchdog that monitors the ONELAN application status ensuring users cannot change source to other inputs outside of the ONELAN SoC application.
  • Added support for updating player firmware versions remotely.
  • Added support for proof of play on SoC via media audit. This requires additional license.
  • Added support for content delivery to SoCs via external servers. This feature is not available when the SoC is configured using IP address.
  • Added support for blocking source change on SoCs via remote (LG webOS 3.2 and 4.0 only).

Security Fixes:

SoC:

  • Blocked all network ports except 80 & 443 (LG webOS 3.2 and 4.0 only). Requires a supported firmware version.

Bug Fixes:

CMS:

  • Fixed a channel creation issue which caused image playback issues on NTB-A.
  • Fixed display issues when using Internet Explorer on the Player Manager page.
  • Added Time Validity to RS232 interactions.
  • Fixed 4K layout creation.
  • Added an option under UI Options to allow users with Edit Schedule permission to select any layout.
  • Fixed an issue where LDAP bind passwords containing a backwards slash would not bind correctly.

SoC:

  • Fixed an issue where a player would lose configuration information when completing a CMS update.
  • Fixed an issue when changing the orientation of a player would cause gapless video playback to fail.
  • Fixed portrait video positioning on some hardware models.
  • Fixed an issue where Hide Zone would be ignored if used with a single image.
  • Fixed an issue where connections would fail if the domain contained the word ‘soc’.
  • Inserting a USB device no longer interrupts an active channel download.

Translation Status:

  • American English
  • Arabic
  • Brazilian
  • French
  • German
  • Italian
  • Japanese
  • Korean
  • Portuguese
  • Russian
  • Simplified Chinese
  • Spanish
  • Thai
  • Traditional Chinese
  • Turkish

Detailed Version Information:

Manager Backend Applications:V3.4.3 (191621)
Manager System:V3.4.3 (191621)
Manager Web UI Applications:V3.4.3 (191621)

CMS RELEASE V3.4.2

Update From Version:N/A
Not available as an update. Private release only.

Hardware Changes:

  • New hardware support CMS-PA (223-90-08-00-00).

Translation Status:

  • American English
  • Arabic
  • Brazilian
  • French
  • German
  • Italian
  • Japanese
  • Korean
  • Portuguese
  • Russian
  • Simplified Chinese
  • Spanish
  • Thai
  • Traditional Chinese
  • Turkish

Detailed Version Information:

Manager Backend Applications:V3.4.2 (191630)
Manager System:V3.4.2 (191630)
Manager Web UI Applications:V3.4.2 (191630)

CMS RELEASE V3.4.1

Update From Version:3.3.23.3.33.3.43.4.0
CMS-update332-V3.4.1-183440.opfb4d7ec0d21040ec8e6fd156e94025c59 (md5)

Hardware Changes:

  • New hardware support CMS-PA (223-59-08-00-00).

New Features:

SoC:

  • Added support for LG WebOS 4.0.
  • Implemented timezone support for text clock items.

Security Fixes:

CMS:

  • The default access rights for new ad-hoc pages have been changed so that users need to be granted access before they can view the page.
  • CMS running in a virtual machine can now disable access via SSH in the security setup menu.

SoC:

  • Resolved a cross-site websocket hijacking security vulnerability.
  • Fixed a HTML injection vulnerability when using a text item.

Bug Fixes:

CMS:

  • Improvements to the Player Manager’s alarm raising system. Alarms should now better reflect the current status of the player.
  • Fixed on rare occasions a temporary failure to publish a channel.
  • Fixed an issue where installation was failing in some virtual machine instances.
  • The Player Manager configuration list is now scrollable for users with many configurations.
  • Adjusted memory management so that users with heavy channel usage no longer experience slow down in other systems.
  • Fixed an issue that affected some browsers causing changes to be discarded when editing shared playlist items.

SoC:

  • Fixed an issue where expired licensing would cause the system to enter a failed state.
  • Fixed an issue where portrait video would not be disaplyed correctly on some BrightSign and LG hardware models.
  • Fixed an issue where spaces in a file name in a soundtrack zone would be unplayable.
  • Multiple duplicate log messages will now become collapsed when displayed in the SoC OSD.
  • Fixed cropped video not cropping from the centre on Brightsign hardware models.
  • Fixed an issue where a USB with less storage space than the internal memory of the SoC player was being selected as a valid external storage device for content instead of the internal storage space.
  • Fixed an issue where the install code would sometimes be forgotten upon restarting the SoC player on some LG hardware models (LG WebOS 2.0).
  • Fixed a playback issue when attempting to play a collection of image files with a duration of less than 2 seconds each.
  • Fixed automatic playback of videos in the preview player using Google Chrome browser.
  • Fixed a TLS 1.2 news feed download issue on some Samsung hardware models.
  • Fixed random playback if using a folder play item set to ‘play all items’.
  • Portrait video format handling improved on Brightsign hardware models.

Translation Status:

  • American English
  • Arabic
  • Brazilian
  • French
  • German
  • Italian
  • Japanese
  • Korean
  • Portuguese
  • Russian
  • Simplified Chinese
  • Spanish
  • Thai
  • Traditional Chinese
  • Turkish

Detailed Version Information:

Manager Backend Applications:V3.4.1 (183440)
Manager System:V3.4.1 (183440)
Manager Web UI Applications:V3.4.1 (183440)

CMS RELEASE V3.4.0

Update From Version:3.3.23.3.33.3.4
CMS-update332-V3.4.0-182600.opfc570162cf42241573858e64c382bb215 (md5)
  • All fixes and features included as a part of the private release 3.3.4 & 3.3.3 are included in this release.

New Features:

CMS:

  • Added support for uploading and applying SSL certificate files in the PKCS12 format.
  • Implemented a shared playlists feature which allows the embedding of playlists inside another playlist.
  • Download Policy settings can now be assigned from a CMS to an NTB.

SoC:

  • Added support for automatically disabling power saving options, when the application is installed, on supported LG firmwares.
  • Implemented layout change from a schedule entry.
  • Implemented layout resolution scaling for 4K layouts.
  • Improved channel update communication to use server sent events rather than client polling.

Security Fixes:

CMS:

  • CSRF protection is automatically enabled in form based authentication mode.
  • Added a security feature to block brute force attacks based on IP addresses for repeated login failure (CSNC-2018-010).
  • The default access rights for the channels page have been changed so that users require the ‘manage channel’ permission setting to view the contents of the page.
  • Added an option for all HTTP traffic to be redirected to HTTPS.
  • Implemented unique Diffie-Hellman prime number generation (Logjam Attack).

SoC:

  • Improved security by adding the option to move authentication header from URL to HTTP header (CSNC-2018-007). If you are using Samsung SSSP2 or SSSP3 that do not allow authentication header to be set, please keep this option enabled in the security settings.

Bug Fixes:

CMS:

  • Fixed PLI input in the Player Manager not displaying without a refresh of the page.
  • Fixed custom preview URI creation failure.
  • Fixed ONELAN Retail and ONELAN Education NTB units not reporting correctly to the CMS.
  • Improved file cache and garbage collection.
  • Fixed an issue where LDAP bind passwords larger than 32 characters would not bind correctly.

SoC:

  • Fixed a video playback issue where the length of time taken to render the video would cause the video not to play on some Samsung hardware models (SSSP 2/3).
  • Fixed the screen off setting from a schedule entry on BrightSign hardware models.
  • Fixed an issue where videos would not be hidden when they had completed on some SAMSUNG hardware models.

Translation Status:

  • American English
  • Arabic
  • Brazilian
  • French
  • German
  • Italian
  • Japanese
  • Korean
  • Portuguese
  • Russian
  • Simplified Chinese
  • Spanish
  • Thai
  • Traditional Chinese
  • Turkish
  • Added translations for the Player Management interface.

Detailed Version Information:

Manager Backend Applications:V3.4.0 (182600)
Manager System:V3.4.0 (182600)
Manager Web UI Applications:V3.4.0 (182600)

CMS RELEASE V3.3.4

Update From Version:2.0.63.0.03.1.03.2.03.3.03.3.1
Not available as an update. Private release only.

Hardware Changes:

  • New hardware support CMS-LITE-25 (221-27-04-00-00).

Security Fixes:

CMS:

  • Added encryption for user passwords stored on the CMS.
  • Passwords are now masked in UI (CSNC-2018-013).
  • Resolved a vulnerability where it become possible for users to access some restricted files (CSNC-2018-011).
  • Added security option to allow for sysadmins to enforce media files to be saved instead of playing directly in the users browser when clicked.

Detailed Version Information:

Manager Backend Applications:V3.3.4 (182265)
Manager System:V3.3.4 (182265)
Manager Web UI Applications:V3.3.4 (182265)

CMS RELEASE V3.3.3

Update From Version:2.0.63.0.03.1.03.2.03.3.03.3.1
Not available as an update. Private release only.

Bug Fixes:

CMS:

  • Fixed an issue where file uploads would fail to upload due to system limits being reached.
  • Fixed a ‘waiting for channel publish’ error that would never complete in some instances.
  • Translations for Player Management interface are not available in this release

Detailed Version Information:

Manager Backend Applications:V3.3.3 (181702)
Manager System:V3.3.3 (181702)
Manager Web UI Applications:V3.3.3 (181702)

CMS RELEASE V3.3.2

Update From Version:2.0.63.0.03.1.03.2.03.3.03.3.1
CMS-update332-V3.3.2-180790.opf941d54506b33c505c1074eec1d955ee3 (md5)

New Features:

CMS:

  • Implemented support for fetching support snapshot from a NTB on the Player Manager.
  • Added alarm retention settings to tidy up old alarms from the alarms list in the Player Manager.

Bug Fixes:

CMS:

  • Fixed loading bar display issues for large file uploads.
  • Fixed NTB settings applied using a DSM donation not displayed correctly on a CMS Player Manager.
  • Fixed a publishing error due to the system expecting the background colour to be light grey.
  • Fixed fetching support snapshots from players with a name containing a Unicode character.

SoC:

  • Fixed network connectivity issues in some cases due to long websocket connection times.
  • Improved reliability of SoC to CMS connection handling.
  • Added stream restart on failure fallback.

Known Limitations

  • Translations for Player Management interface are not available in this release

Translation Status:

  • American English
  • Arabic
  • Brazilian
  • French
  • German
  • Italian
  • Japanese
  • Korean
  • Portuguese
  • Russian
  • Simplified Chinese
  • Spanish
  • Thai
  • Traditional Chinese
  • Turkish

Detailed Version Information:

Manager Backend Applications:V3.3.2 (180790)
Manager System:V3.3.2 (180790)
Manager Web UI Applications:V3.3.2 (180790)

CMS RELEASE V3.3.1

New Features:

SoC:

  • Added support for font weight where the SoC platform’s font selection does not support this.
  • Implemented support for soundtrack zone.

Bug Fixes:

CMS:

  • Fixed browser session timeout not working in some browsers.
  • Removed the ability to make changes during a system backup.
  • Fixed an issue where removing a channel whilst the channel is publishing would result in system errors.

Known Limitations

  • Translations for Player Management interface are not available in this release

Translation Status:

  • American English
  • Arabic
  • Brazilian
  • French
  • German
  • Italian
  • Japanese
  • Korean
  • Portuguese
  • Russian
  • Simplified Chinese
  • Spanish
  • Thai
  • Traditional Chinese
  • Turkish

Detailed Version Information:

Manager Backend Applications:V3.3.1 (172271)
Manager System:V3.3.1 (172271)
Manager Web UI Applications:V3.3.1 (172271)

CMS RELEASE V3.3.0

New Features:

SoC:

  • Added support for Samsung Tizen.

Bug Fixes:

CMS:

  • Fixed a error produced when attempting to save an empty schedule backup or network share.
  • Fixed backup not running if scheduled for the end of the week.
  • Various improvements and fixes made to the Player Manager UI.
  • Added support for the channel preview player to be opened as floating window.
  • Adding a new zone to a layout will now result in that zone being added to the top level, in front of other zones.

SoC:

  • Fixed an issue where image media would not be updated if the changed media used the same filename.
  • Changes made to improve performance on Samsung platforms.
  • Added support for gapless video playback when using conditional playback (PLI).

Known Limitations

  • Translations for Player Management interface are not available in this release

Translation Status:

  • American English
  • Arabic
  • Brazilian
  • French
  • German
  • Italian
  • Japanese
  • Korean
  • Portuguese
  • Russian
  • Simplified Chinese
  • Spanish
  • Thai
  • Traditional Chinese
  • Turkish

Detailed Version Information:

Manager Backend Applications:V3.3.0 (56815)
Manager System:V3.3.0 (56815)
Manager Web UI Applications:V3.3.0 (56815)

CMS RELEASE V3.2.0

Update From Version:3.1.0
CMS-update-V3.2.0-56347.opfe4f0f2fdb46033ab064d418eba111ec3 (md5)

New Features:

SoC – LG & Samsung:

  • Add support for Advance To and Rendezvous points
  • Add custom and CMS supplied fonts
  • Add support for Channel Download Transfer Window
  • Media that fails will result in alarms in CMS player management.
  • Added support for using SoC player as Preview Player.
  • For rare cases where the support snapshot cannot be taken from CMS Player Management Interface, logs can be exported to USB
  • Added Zoom support for HTML content.
  • More information has been added to Diagnostic screen.
  • Added support for flash(swf) playback.
  • Faster response times for channel subscription.

SoC – LG:

  • Screen orientation can be completely controlled from CMS Player Management Interface
  • Portrait video playback has been significantly improved
  • Gapless playback on SoC players – LG WebOs and Samsung
  • Reserva on SoC Support

SoC – Samsung:

  • Uses the Samsung native player for movie playback instead of HTML5 video tag to get better playback support

Bug Fixes:

CMS:

  • Improvements to Player Management Interface to support more than 9999 players
  • Channel Audition support (Requires license)
  • User scalability improvements to support tens of users.
  • Backup and restore process has been improved.
  • Improved certificate management if the CA is no longer applicable.
  • Security and stability fixes

SoC:

  • Interrupted channel downloads do not cause issues.
  • Channel updates can be cancelled by a newer channel update.
  • Do not play more videos at once than the platform supports.
  • RSS feed playback stability has been improved.
  • Tone down error messages which should only be minor warnings.
  • Don’t fill the logs up with repeated failure messages from the network or platform.
  • Improved table rendering.
  • Reset screen orientation before installation.
  • Correct filename sorting during folder play
  • Throw fewer errors when media is torn down during channel change.
  • Tear down HTML zones fully between plays
  • Reduce stalled installs on Samsung
  • Support VOB files in folder play

Known Limitations

  • Translations for Player Management interface are not available in this release

Translation Status:

  • American English
  • Arabic
  • Brazilian
  • French
  • German
  • Italian
  • Japanese
  • Korean
  • Portuguese
  • Russian
  • Simplified Chinese
  • Spanish
  • Thai
  • Traditional Chinese
  • Turkish

Detailed Version Information:

Manager Backend Applications:V3.2.0 (56347)
Manager System:V3.2.0 (56347)
Manager Web UI Applications:V3.2.0 (56347)

CMS RELEASE V3.1.0

Update From Version:2.0.63.0.03.0.1
CMS-update-V3.1.0-55113.opf08ae4448ccc21043ca2ad4c722314cc0 (md5)

New Features:

SoC:

  • PLI for SoC players.
  • Add keyboard support for SoC players
  • Gapless playback on SoC players – LG WebOs and Samsung
  • Reserva on SoC Support

Bug Fixes:

SoC:

  • Improved reliability and stability

Known Limitations

  • Translations for Player Management interface are not available in this release

Translation Status:

  • American English
  • Arabic
  • Brazilian
  • French
  • German
  • Italian
  • Japanese
  • Korean
  • Portuguese
  • Russian
  • Simplified Chinese
  • Spanish
  • Thai
  • Traditional Chinese
  • Turkish

Detailed Version Information:

Manager Backend Applications:V3.1.0 (55113)
Manager System:V3.1.0 (55113)
Manager Web UI Applications:V3.1.0 (55113)

CMS RELEASE V3.0.1

Update From Version:2.0.63.0.0
CMS-update-V3.0.1-54613.opf6e3411a38b2b6c113c97c33d8b5d50bd (md5)

New Features:

CMS:

  • CMS 3 introduces support for SoC players – LG WebOS and Samsung SSSP.
  • CMS 3 also introduces the first version of player management that currently is limited to managing SoC players.
  • Support for adding virtual keyboard for HTML5 based apps
  • Support for renewable licenses for SoC players
  • Support for Software Update maintenance license. From this update onwards, customers will require a valid software update license to install updates

Bug Fixes:

CMS:

  • Traceback on using layout packages with missing defaults style file
  • Support for Software Update maintenance license. From this update onwards, customers will require a valid software update license to install updates
  • LDAP with anonymous bind did not work. This has been fixed now.

Known Limitations

  • Translations for Player Management interface are not available in this release

Translation Status:

  • American English
  • Arabic
  • Brazilian
  • French
  • German
  • Italian
  • Japanese
  • Korean
  • Portuguese
  • Russian
  • Simplified Chinese
  • Spanish
  • Thai
  • Traditional Chinese
  • Turkish

Detailed Version Information:

Manager Backend Applications:V3.0.1 (54613)
Manager System:V3.0.1 (54613)
Manager Web UI Applications:V3.0.1 (54613)