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Release Highlights

New features

  • QB-3007: Launch build agent on demand in Kubernetes cluster
  • QB-3109: Launch build agent on demand in Azure cloud
  • QB-3063: BitBucket cloud (bitucket.org) integraion
  • QB-2891: Slack Notification Plugin
  • QB-3075: Add GitHub's build status markdown
  • QB-3107: File compress support for artifact publishing/dependency resolving/artifact promotion
  • QB-3105: An option to display parallel steps vertically
  • QB-3100: Add ticket authentication for Perforce repository besides password
  • QB-3094: Add support for triggering builds on one configuration for pull requests and branches
  • QB-3092: Additional access control for grid tab via group
  • QB-3088: Able to search builds by master node address
  • QB-3086: Nested permission set support
  • QB-3116: Edit group authorizations at configuration side
  • QB-3119: Add a configuration level cache to store script evaluation result
  • QB-3079: Able to diff original value and current value for setting overriden
  • QB-3077: Able to pause notification of a configuration tree
  • QB-2197: Able to set per-step log level
  • QB-3076: Able to specify output charset for command build step
  • QB-3073: Gzip compression when access build log
  • QB-3072: Add full name to user pick list when edit a group
  • QB-3070: An option to prevent artifacts override when doing publish
  • QB-3052: Dashboard administration - ownership transfer
  • QB-3121: Able to specify primary dashboard if multiple dashboards are applicable for new users
  • QB-3122: Build cleanup strategy to evaluate a condition to determine if the build should be preserved
  • QB-3023: Able to specify network loss tolerance period when executing a step
  • QB-3022: Add user information to "pause system" messaging
  • QB-3020: Setting patterns on the "Artifact Cleanup Strategy"
  • QB-3008: Change the variable option such as read only, allow empty, remember from check-box to script
  • QB-3005: Multiple user and version search support in build history filter
  • QB-3003: Git gc run before doing a fetch/pull
  • QB-2992: Add conditions to velocity template attachements
  • QB-3123: Optionally disable "p4 print" during unshelve for improved performance
  • QB-3124: Dashboard should only be allowed to be edited by owner or administrator
  • QB-2981: Build step - configuration export and import
  • QB-2977: Allow conditions to be added to the step "retry after failure" feature
  • QB-2976: An option to show urls in step log as links
  • QB-2975: Add the ability to make "view log of this step" wicket a shareable link
  • QB-2973: Editable customized access denied message for configuration
  • QB-3097: Custom Statistics Widget - Data Range Display
  • QB-3081: Custom statistics history gadget always starts at zero although there are also negative numbers
  • QB-3044: User management 'shorcut' letters should have an option "startsWith" on top of "contains"
  • QB-3027: Add "Count" Indicator to Build Stats dashboard gadget
  • QB-3010: JaCoCo Aggregation Table Gadget

Bug fixes

  • QB-3114: Max workers setting executes parallel childs in batches and not "Child step will wait until it is picked up by free workers"
  • QB-3115: When max workers are set in parallel composite step and one fails the pending steps are skipped
  • QB-3102: Set default date of lastLogin of user when migration from QB6 to QB8
  • QB-3091: Node attribute not refreshed in grid overview when modified by script on agent side
  • QB-3118: Unauthorized access to configuration audit/stats/storage tab can be achieved by inputting url directly
  • QB-3117: Authorization changing is not audited
  • QB-3055: Missing SCM control files (files in .git, .svn, etc.) on server when they are set to stored on agent
  • QB-3053: Dashboard administration - sorting is not persistent
  • QB-3037: Promotion button not refreshing
  • QB-3009: Disable button in build option and promote option page when pressed to prevent further click
  • QB-2995: Step with execute condition "always execute" is skipped if condition check of previous step throws exception
  • QB-2986: Subversion proof build does not commit if commit message contains quoted dots
  • QB-2974: Jetty idleTimeout issue
  • QB-2908: Audit configuration import
  • QB-3125: Unshelve process for proof build in Perforce print files on all the agents checking out repository
  • QB-2860: Make audit log available after configuration rename or move
  • QB-3127: Perforce: unshelve of a file with exclusive lock already opened by someone else doesn't appear as an error
  • QB-3066: Unknown action 'encoding, edit'
Important Changes
  • Dashboards now can only be edited by administrator and owner
  • The cloud profile API has been changed, and you should change your custom cloud profile plugin in below areas:
    1. Your plugin class should override method getSettingIndependentExtensions to use below implementation:
      return getExtensions();
      
    2. UserDataRetriever is removed, and the logic there should be moved into method getNodeLaunchData of the class implementing the extension point NodeCloud
  • Property password of Perforce repository is replaced with credential. If you have script to get perforce password as below:
    repositories.get("p4").password
    

    You should change it as:

    repositories.get("p4").credential.password
    

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