Release Notes

August 2017, released Sitecore Experience Platform 8.2 Update 5 (rev. 170728)

This is a product update. Sitecore recommends that you upgrade to this release if it includes fixes that meet the specific needs of your organization. If this release does not include new functionality or specific fixes that your organization requires, you may benefit from waiting to upgrade until Sitecore releases an update that is relevant for your organization. This is especially true in production environments.

New features/improvements

Context Description Customer ticket ID (or other) TFS no.
Configuration ​Sitecore CMS​ is now FIPS compatible.​
Note: FIPS is only supported in CMSOnlyMode and it does not work with XDB enabled functionality.

92850, 371339
Marketing Foundation The Mongo .NET driver has been upgraded to version 2.4.4.

Resolved issues

The following issues have been fixed:

Context Description Customer ticket ID (or other) TFS no.
API ​​​The Template item is created in the default language instead of the content language.​
93789, 386244
API ​Enabling the ItemCloning.RelinkClonedSubtree setting does not ​​work when accepting the ChildCreatedNotification ​notification.​​
143267
API ​The ReflectionUtil.LoadAssembly method places an excessive load on the file system.​​
164945
API ​The XSL watcher causes an ​​InternalBufferOverflow ​exception.
165124
API The ​Login page calls an external resource.​
163328
API ​The performance of the Logger functionality is slow.
171429
API The ​LinkManager.GetDefaultUrlOptions method ignores the SiteResolving setting in the web.config​ file.
92682, 367702
API In the GetQueryable method, ​CultureExecutionContext does not affect field name translation. ​
155596
API When access to fonts.googleapis.com is disabled, users wait too long for a timeout.
160615
Caching ​The Sitecore.Caching.CacheManager.FindCacheByName(string) method does not work properly.​
157082
Caching The ​​PathCache cache is no​t cleared after publishing​.
169501
Configuration ​Sitecore does not work when a site name starts with a number and some attributes are missing. ​
131829
Content Editor ​The RequireLockBeforeEditing setting and disabling write permission does not work for the following field types: droptree, treelist, treelistEx, droplink, grouped droplist, and grouped droplink.
163859
Content Editor The Multilist with Search field does not work with the EditFrame control. ​
108890, 106439
Content Editor ​When the RequireLockBeforeEditing setting is set to false, the Edit button and workflow actions are disabled.
131668
Content Editor ​Replacing tokens does not work for base items in languages that have a fallback language set​.​
158413
Content Editor ​The __Source Item field is not excluded from indexing. ​
164087
Content Editor ​A wildcard item (*) cannot be resolved if the path to the item contains any items with a display name when the ItemResolving.FindBestMatch setting is set to DeepScan.
166890
Content Editor ​Search operations do not respect the context item. ​
166639
Experience Analytics The analytics reducer agent clears all the caches on the servers, instead of clearing just the analytics-related caches.​
21517
Experience Analytics ​Some charts do not cap the number of results displayed and, as a result, these charts are unreadable.
168419
Item Buckets Content Search Update operations for IEnumerable<iindexableuniqueid> produce excessive commits.​​​​​​​​
142962
Item Buckets Content Search ​​The Solr FieldMap is not thread safe.​​
168850
Item Buckets Content Search ​The following Search operations do not respect the start item: Move results to, Copy results to, Clone results to, and Delete results.
170415
Item Buckets Content Search Escaping ​​symbols cause an incorrect query.​
131992
Item Buckets Content Search The ​​​IndexingStateSwitcher floods the​​ log files​.​​
142961
List Manager ​​An incorrect list count is displayed in large lists. 173622
Marketing Foundation ThreadAbortException can stall an historic rebuild process.​
169825
Miscellaneous ​​​Error levels on the client side are incorrectly set to Fatal instead of Error.
165961
Publishing ​A deleted language version of an item in the master database exists in the web database after publishing.​
165460
Publishing ​Smart Publishing does not unpublish invalid item versions.​
162501
Rich Text Editor ​Empty <a> tags in a RTE field cause a field rendering error.
149817
Sitecore.ContentSearch.Azure ​Azure Search responds with 207 Partial Content when all the documents cannot be processed​.
169846
Sitecore.ContentSearch.Azure ​Searching with fractions does not work.
173999
Sitecore.ContentSearch.Azure ​Search operations degrade performance. 488394 173202
Sitecore Services Client ​The IsAuthenticated property is false when token authorization is used​.
166698
Sitecore Services Client The AnonymousUserFilter filter only checks extranet domain users.
166739
Sitecore Services Client ​​There are double references in the Sitecore.Services.Infrastructure.dll file to System.Web.Http.​​
169514
SPEAK ​The Uploader does not work if the DestinationUrl property contains a GUID rather than a path.
149701
SPEAK ​The Uploader control allows the end user to upload files even after their session has expired.
150101
SPEAK ​The Upload Media dialog ignores the Media.UploadAsVersionableByDefault setting.
162905
SPEAK ​When using a SPEAK application and logging out, Sitecore sometimes sends a request which returns the user to the Login page, rather than back to the visitor site.
116855
xDB and Content Delivery Mongo driver has been upgraded to version 2.4.4, it is possible to reduce connection open timeout now.
151475