Active Roles 7.3.3 - Add-on Manager Readme

Release Notes

Add_on Manager Release Notes

May 2019

This document provides information about the Active Roles Add_on Manager 7.3.

About Active Roles Add-on Manager

Active Roles Add_on Manager is an application for installation and management of add-ons for Active Roles. With Active Roles Add_on Manager, you can add and remove Active Roles add-ons, and create new add-ons using Add-on Editor.

New Features

Active Roles Add_on Manager 7.3 adds support for Active Roles 7.3. You can now install and use Add_on Manager in conjunction with the latest Active Roles version 7.3.

Known Issues

The following is a list of issues known to exist at the time of Active Roles Add_on Manager 7.3 release.

Table 1: Known issues

Known Issue

Defect ID

After you install an add-on that creates Web Interface customization items, you may encounter the following issue: the Web Interface does not display customization items created by the add-on.

Workaround

Click the Reload command in the Web Interface.

179835

After you install an add-on that creates a virtual attribute, you may encounter the following issue: the virtual attribute is not displayed in the Advanced Properties dialog box of an object.

Workaround

Reconnect to the Administration Service after you install the add-on.

180508

After you install an add-on that creates a virtual attribute and a Web Interface customization item that uses this virtual attribute, you may encounter an error when opening a Web Interface site.

Workaround

Restart Internet Information Services (IIS) on the Web server running the Web Interface (for example, by entering the iisreset command at a command prompt).

If there is a replication group in your Active Roles environment, do the following:

  1. After the changes are propagated to all replication partners, click the Reload command in the Web Interface.

    If the Web Interface does not open, enter the following in the address bar of your browser to reload the Web Interface:
    <site url>/customization/metadata-Reload.aspx?ReloadFromWorkingCopy=1

  1. After the changes are propagated to all replication partners, restart Internet Information Services (IIS) on the Web server running the Web Interface (for example, by entering the iisreset command at a command prompt).

180524

When you use Add-on Manager to uninstall an add-on, you may encounter the following error: “Object 'objectDN' was not found.” This error may occur when the add-on modifies an existing object during installation, and then this object is deleted by a user after the add-on has been installed.

Workaround

Uninstall the add-on from the command line using the /ForceUninstall parameter. For example: AddOnManager.exe /UninstallAddon /AddonName:"My Addon" /ForceUninstall /Service:"servicename" /User:"Domain\User" /Password:"password"

180700

After you uninstall an add-on that creates a virtual attribute and a Web Interface customization item that uses that virtual attribute, you may encounter the following behavior in the Web Interface: The Web Interface customization item created by the add-on is not removed. You may also encounter the following error in the Web Interface: “An error occurred during the last operation.”

Workaround

Use the following steps to resolve this issue:

  1. Click the Reload command in the Web Interface.

    If the Web Interface does not open, enter the following URL in the address bar of your browser to reload the Web Interface:<site url>/customization/metadata-Reload.aspx?ReloadFromWorkingCopy=1

    IMPORTANT: If there is a replication group in your Active Roles environment, reload the Web Interface only after the changes are propagated to all replication partners.
  1. Restart Internet Information Services (IIS) on the Web server running the Web Interface (for example, by entering the iisreset command at a command prompt).

    IMPORTANT:If there is a replication group in your Active Roles environment, restart IIS only after the changes are propagated to all replication partners.

180721

After you install an add-on that creates Web Interface customization items, you may encounter the following behavior in the Web Interface: The Web Interface customization items created by the add-on are not displayed. This issue may occur if you provide incorrect user name and password for reloading Web Interface sites.

Workaround

Click the Reload command in the Web Interface.

180808

When you install Add-on Manager from the command line, you may encounter the following error: “Command line option syntax error. Type Command /? for Help.” This error may occur if one or several parameters of the command contain more than 255 characters.

Workaround

Edit the command line parameters (for example, the path to a file) so that each parameter is no more than 255 characters long.

183252

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