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Cora SeQuence Release Notes

31 JANUARY 2019

This is an update for Cora SeQuence V8.7, which includes fixes for the issues detailed below.

Resolved issues

ComponentDescriptionTicket #
Persistence ManagerOne of the parameterized constructors from class EntityBoundActivityPersistenceManagerProvider was missing from the V8.7 upgrade package.
Email ListenerIn systems that upgraded to V8.7, Email Listener jobs that were created before the upgrade failed if the "Save message content as attachment" option was selected.

After upgrading to V8.7.0.2: If you import workflows from earlier versions that include Email Listener activities, you need to run the following upgrade script again:

FlowtimeWhen you added a form viewer using a RadWindow pop-up window, the RadWindow object displayed in the background and was invisible on Flowtime.
Hot OperationsWhen the name of the Dynamic Task was too long, the text did not wrap properly within the task tile. 
Active Directory Synchronization Service
In new V8.7 installations, Cora SeQuence ADSS did not synchronize with Azure Active Directory.

Update steps

Updating from V8.7.0.1

  1. Back up your Cora SeQuence database. 
  2. Back up the Shared Resources folder.
  3. Back up the following files: 
    • Administration site:
      • bin\PNMsoft.Sequence.Studio.dll
    • GAC: 
      • PNMsoft.Sequence.Extensions.dll
  4. Download the ZIP file.
  5. Open the DB Scripts folder, and run the following scripts on your Cora SeQuence database.
    • PatchSynchronization.sql
    • PatchSynchronization_Data.sql
  6. Make sure the following files and folders are in the same level on the server.
    • Engine
    • SequencePatch.xml
    • SequencePatcher.ps1
  7. RunSequencePatcher.ps1 file as Administrator on all Cora SeQuence servers.
    1. Right clickSequencePatcher.ps1 , and then select Run with PowerShell.

Rollback Steps 

  1. Restore the Cora SeQuence database to previous state.
  2. Restore the Shared Resources folder.
  3. Restore the backed up DLL files.

NOTE:  If you are running a Cora SeQuence version earlier than V8.7.0.1, you need to install V8.7.0.1 before you install V8.7.0.2.

Heads up! 
Cora SeQuence V8.8 will support Microsoft SQL Server 2014 SP1 and later only. Details to come in the next releases.