With the latest release of our Connections Administration Toolkit (CAT) there is full support for Connections 4.5 CR5 configuration and features, for Connections installations where there are users without email addresses and many more new features.

New Features

  • Full support for Connections 4.5 CR5 configuration and features
  • Full support for Connections installations where there are users without email addresses
  • Included an option to use form-based authentication for REST requests against Connections
  • Highlighted deleted features (e.g. Activities, Forums) which are in the trash of the feature
  • Help icon on the left that offers help for every view
  • REST API for accessing CAT functions – protected with ROLE_EXTERNAL_ACCESS
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Fixes

  • Fixed the bug where context roots could not be read correctly without internet access
  • Fixed a bug in multi-node environments where MBeans or context roots weren’t loaded correctly
  • Fixed a bug where the “Export Resultlist” button didn’t work
  • Fixed a bug where the preview in “Blogs – Manage – Fix Broken URLs” didn’t work correctly

Features – Hompage – Configure

  • Configure a different default landing page for the Homepage module than “Getting Started”

Content – Manage

  • UserData: Member management for Activities and Communities
  • Orphans: Member management for Activities and Communities

User Management – By User

  • CSV export of all users in the current filter settings (name, GUID, LDAP Uid, login attributes, email, state)

Preferences – Installation

  • Configure whether to use basic or form-based authentication for REST requests
  • Improved REST and MBean tests for more accuracy