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Technical Roadmap

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10 Feb 2020
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This area outlines upcoming and recent changes relating to the Technical Roadmap; Supported Systems, End-of-Life (EOL), Core Libraries and Integration Libraries.

For further information please consult the release notes  and supported systems.


Supported systems - schedule to be confirmed

Summary Key
Include AWS Corretto 11 OpenJDK distribution PM-2979
Include MySQL 8.0 PM-2800
Include newer / more appropriate DB character sets e.g. UTF-16 PM-2719

Features to be removed (EOL)

Key Summary From
PM-2736 Remove the "Number of scheduled publishes available" configuration option 01/Feb/2019
PM-2788 Remove the configuration options for "only write changed pages / files" 01/Feb/2019
PM-1651 Remove the download method configuration eol 01/Feb/2019
PM-2644 Remove the encryption levels confidential and safe from FTPS transfer type 01/Feb/2019
PM-3165 Remove the import url functionality 01/Jun/2020
PM-3171 Remove the approval page refresh rate setting 01/Jun/2020
PM-3172 Remove the content configuration, "alert administrator on expiry" and "alert owner on expiry" options 01/Jun/2020
PM-3174 Remove the HTML editor configuration option, default title in editor 01/Jun/2020
PM-3191 Remove the "client-resize" attribute for image t4 tags 01/Jun/2020
PM-2543 Remove the eForms functionality TBC

Recent changes

Supported Systems Remove support for MySQL 5.6 and below 8.3.3 PM-2951
Supported Systems Remove support for MySQL on Windows 8.3.3 PM-2989
Supported Systems Remove support for MS SQL Server 2008 8.3.3 PM-2194
Supported Systems Remove support for Oracle 12C R1 8.3.3 PM-2984
Supported Systems Remove support for Windows 2008 8.3.3 PM-2239
Supported Systems Remove support for Windows 2012 8.3.3 PM-2947
EOL Remove the Handler Content Owner ctfn=owner 8.3.3 PM-2557
EOL Remove the Handler Maintenance ctfn=maintenance 8.3.3 PM-2559
EOL Remove the Handler Memory Usage ctfn=mem 8.3.3 PM-2560
EOL Remove the Handler Open Connection ctfn=ocs 8.3.3 PM-2561
EOL Remove the HTML cleaner 8.3.3 PM-623
EOL Remove the poll broker and associated reports 8.3.3 PM-486
EOL Remove the skin configuration handler 8.3.3 PM-540
EOL Remove the URL redirect generator 8.3.3 PM-476
EOL Remove the current license report 8.3.3 PM-572
EOL Remove the Broker Application Server Path: Outputs the context URL 8.3.3 PM-2541
EOL Remove the Broker Child Description: Broker to output a link to and the description of all subsections 8.3.3 PM-2542
EOL Remove the Broker Complimentary Colour 8.3.3 PM-2555
EOL Remove the Broker DHTML Menu Utility Loader: Outputs a DHTML menu 8.3.3 PM-2546
EOL Remove the Broker Environment Variables: Outputs environment variables to a published page 8.3.3 PM-2544
EOL Remove the Broker File Include 8.3.3 PM-2553
EOL Remove the Broker Javascript Menu: Publishes a javascript menu to the current page 8.3.3 PM-2545
Supported Systems Include AJP proxy * 8.3.1 PM-2870
Supported Systems Include Oracle Java 11 OpenJDK 8.3.1 PM-1347
Supported Systems Include MS SQL Server 2017 database 8.3.1 PM-2978
Supported Systems Include Oracle 12C R2  8.3.1 PM-2966
Supported Systems Include Tomcat 9 8.3.1 PM-2810
Supported Systems Include Windows 2016 8.3.1 PM-2948
Supported Systems Remove Linux CentOS 6.5 * 8.3.1 PM-2950
Supported Systems Remove Oracle 11G R1 8.3.1 PM-2983
Supported Systems Remove HTTP proxy * 8.3.1 PM-2871
Supported Systems Remove Java 7 8.3.1 PM-1345
Supported Systems Remove Tomcat 7 & 8 8.3.1 PM-127
EOL Remove spring-struts from the project 8.3.1 PM-2651
Supported Systems Include SHA-256 for SAML authentication 8.2.18 PM-2885/RDSM-28693
Supported Systems Include SHA-384 for SAML authentication 8.2.18 PM-2884/RDSM-28693
EOL Remove the external sources functionality 8.2.18 PM-1534
Supported Systems Include MySQL 5.7 database 8.2.18 PM-2536 
Supported Systems Include Linux CentOS 7.0 8.2.16 PM-2949 
Supported Systems Drop Internet Explorer 9 8.2.2 PM-65
Supported Systems Drop Internet Explorer 10 8.2.2 PM-75
Supported Systems Include Tomcat 8 8.2.1 PM-1346
Supported Systems Drop Internet Explorer 8 8.0.0004 RDSM-22016
Supported Systems Include multibyte character set AL32UTF8 8.1.0001 RDSM-18801
Supported Systems Include Microsoft Edge Browser 8.1.0005 RDSM-23220
Core Library Upgrade select2 plugin to latest version 8.1.9 RDSM-24531
EOL Remove the thumbnail view from the Media Library 8.2.15 PM-2643
EOL Remove the stylesheet tab from page layouts 8.0.0001 RDSM-14226
EOL Remove the placement tab on Content 8.0.0001 RDSM-20722
EOL Remove the reference to MySupport from user details 8.0.0001 RDSM-15985
EOL Remove the advanced option from login screen 8.0.0001 RDSM-6316
EOL Remove the File option from the menu (New Document and Print) TinyMCE 8.1.0004 RDSM-20637
EOL Remove "License Report" from the menus 8.1.0004 RDSM-21215


Please see an important note on support for Apache 2.2, HTTP proxy and the AJP proxy.

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