BlueRange Server

The changelog contains the latest changes to the BlueRange Server.

Announcements

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Release 5.19.0 (2022-12-22)

Server

Type

Issue

Description

New

BR-10675

We now offer the possibility to name technically named sensors ourselves.

New

BR-11281

Dedicated Gateway authorization added

New

BR-11377

Occupancy data will be generated hourly

New

BR-11409

Sensor data are aggregated for all indices

New

BR-11882

Introduce SensorDataFlow attribute to SensorDefinition to configure how far a sensor value flows from its origin to the persistence

Update

BR-11502

Improve large sensor data query requests, by increasing the allowed amount of data to be sorted, or display a better hint

Update

BR-11726

Add option to query preaggregated sensor data for a list of zones/rooms/floors at once, but aggregated per entity

Update

BR-12003

Removed support of the AWS IoT-Core MQTT Broker

Update

BR-12090

The units LITER and LITER_PER_HOUR are now available in our platform.

Fix

BR-11498

Disabled sensor inactivity for device availability sensor

Fix

BR-11510

The server now prevents a device’s "last connected timestamp" to be in the future.

Fix

BR-11645

We have improved the map view of floors and rooms by loading all devices in batches.

Fix

BR-11984

SensorDataBatch aggregation is sorted pre-compaction only if needed

Portal

Type

Issue

Description

New

BR-10669

A new mode called "Live-Monitoring" has been added to the new Sensorview. Incoming sensor values can be visualized directly in this mode.

New

BR-11380

Fruitymap has been added to the new statistics view to show selected sensors or building elements

New

BR-11409

Sensor data are aggregated for all indices

New

BR-11494

mproved colors and icons for the fruitmap

New

BR-12113

The selected data density is visible in the sensor view.

New

BR-12146

We have moved the language settings to the user preferences.

Update

BR-11105

The user is asked to continue or cancel when action 'Reboot gateway' is clicked.

Update

BR-11266

The gateway services KNX and BACNET can now be restarted via their package names or their service name

Update

BR-11502

Improve large sensor data query requests, by increasing the allowed amount of data to be sorted, or display a better hint

Update

BR-11949

With the new Sensor View, sensors of one device, sensors of several devices, as well as building elements can be displayed and compared with each other

Update

BR-11999

Improved scaling of the y-axis in the new statistics view for the same sensor types or sensors with the same unit

Fix

BR-11645

We have improved the map view of floors and rooms by loading all devices in batches.

Fix

BR-11862

Fixed bits to base64 conversion used in indicator configurations

Fix

BR-12046

"Power" is properly translated into German. Also, the unit was adjusted

Fix

BR-12079

If the same date is selected again, the chart will not be reloaded.

Fix

BR-12128

The device list of a configuration has been corrected so that sorting by network name works correctly.

Fix

BR-12129

Missing compliance violation IOT_BACNET_CONNECTION translation has been added to the Portal.

Fix

BR-12130

Non-compliant devices are also displayed on the network overview page.

Release 5.18.2 (2023-06-21)

Server

Type

Issue

Description

Fix

REL-1625

Remove orphaned entries in role, user and group tables to ensure migration of organization column works as expected, especially on long-running servers

Release 5.18.1 (2023-06-15)

Server

Type

Issue

Description

Fix

REL-1588

Resolve a potential performance issue when accessing the security_group_members_view introduced with 5.18.0

Release 5.18.0 (2023-06-09)

Server

Type

Issue

Description

New

BR-10983

It is now possible to exclude the weekend in the occupancy data chart.

Update

BR-11232

Replace ToggleableFeature IOT with build in setting for BlueRange

Fix

BR-11479

Fix wrong MongoDB database name if connection string is used

Portal

Type

Issue

Description

New

BR-10982

Adds calendar weeks to occupancy heat map axis and UI improvements

New

BR-10983

It is now possible to exclude the weekend in the occupancy data chart.

New

BR-11147

Occupancy heat map now filters unoccupied building elements

New

BR-11191

The sensor list has been supplemented by an aggregated entry that summarizes all sensor indices of the device.

New

BR-11378

New statistic view for floor and rooms

Update

BR-11220

Updated imprint

Update

BR-11262

It’s now possible to display up to 6 series in the new sensors view.

Update

BR-11610

Improve Portal performance in Floor Overview Page

Fix

BR-10048

Fix: enrollment that was exported from a single device can now be imported again.

Fix

BR-11437

Fixes a problem with stacking popovers

Release 5.17.3 (2023-05-05)

Server

Type

Issue

Description

Fix

BR-11479

Fix wrong MongoDB database name if connection string is used

Release 5.17.0 (2023-04-20)

Server

Type

Issue

Description

New

BR-10070

Debug logs can be automatically uploaded to the server after a specified time (sec)

New

BR-10584

The sensor data query supports the retrieval of the last value and its timestamp for each sensor

New

BR-11061

The device availability is introduced as sensor for all devices

New

BR-11145

The sensor data query allows to aggregate recent data for each device separately

Update

BR-10008

There is a general mention of "passcode" when enrolling a gateway

Fix

BR-10444

The sensor info can be queried for devices in a room, that are explicitly not assigned to a zone

Fix

BR-10952

Fix queries on sensor data summary, that don’t include the last value, yet

Fix

BR-10993

A bug where deleted groups remained in the building, floor and room permissions has been resolved.

Fix

BR-11085

Duplicate enrollment are filtered out by the server

Fix

BR-11239

Don’t log the last MQTT exception on health check execution

Fix

BR-11274

Authentication of SingleSignOn provider wasn’t remembered

Portal

Type

Issue

Description

New

BR-11191

The sensor list has been supplemented by an aggregated entry that summarizes all sensor indices of the device.

New

BR-11223

Option to trigger a regeneration of the occupancy data for an organisation

Release 5.16.8 (2023-04-03)

Server

Type

Issue

Description

Fix

BR-11274

Authentication of SingleSignOn provider wasn’t remembered

Release 5.16.7 (2023-03-21)

Server

Type

Issue

Description

New

BR-10793

Activate Occupancy feature

Release 5.16.0 (2023-02-20)

Server

Type

Issue

Description

New

BR-10210

The Grasblau middleware is enabled to use log-pressed keys for dimming up and down of luminaires.

New

BR-10426

It’s now possible to set the country of a building.

Update

BR-10192

fix sensor value start-/deltaTimes in case the filterForHours is added to the query

Update

BR-10362

Add support for more Sensor units: ampere, hertz, ohm, second, watt, watt-hour

Update

BR-10504

FM incidents will now notify via push

Fix

BR-10270

Optimizations to the technical determination of table filter options

Fix

BR-10462

An error that occurred when filtering two columns in the device list in combination has been fixed.

Portal

Type

Issue

Description

New

BR-10277

The number of devices in a room now includes devices in zones within the room. There is also the possibility to add devices to building elements in additional places.

New

BR-10426

It’s now possible to set the country of a building.

New

BR-10498

A new connection check has been added to the gateway, making it easier to detect connection problems to the BlueRange server

Update

BR-10362

Add support for more Sensor units: ampere, hertz, ohm, second, watt, watt-hour

Fix

BR-10186

Update text correctly when moving rooms/geofences

Fix

BR-10190

Avoid displaying text "undefined" when adding a room

Fix

BR-10253

switched contents of the sample-bacnet-config and sample-knx-config files

Fix

BR-10259

Date picker preselects displayed day and selects with one click

Fix

BR-10263

LED’s can not be turned on/off in the portal

Fix

BR-10270

Optimizations to the technical determination of table filter options

Fix

BR-10271

An accurate message is displayed when an organization is deleted successfully

Fix

BR-10278

when assigning an asset to a room or zone in the portal only fixed tags are selectable

Fix

BR-10304

when configuring a knx device json validation is provided

Fix

BR-10390

When editing knxConfigs no second pair of cancel/safe buttons are spawned anymore

Fix

BR-10393

There is no error message when viewing the details of knx devices without a knx config entry.

Fix

BR-10408

Now the correct number of profiles is shown

Fix

BR-10439

The TLD of an email could be longer than 4 characters.

Fix

BR-10516

Fix wrong floor shown for some tracked tags

Release 5.15.2 (2022-12-22)

Server

Type

Issue

Description

Fix

BR-10270

Optimizations to the technical determination of table filter options

Fix

BR-10462

An error that occurred when filtering two columns in the device list in combination has been fixed.

Portal

Type

Issue

Description

Fix

BR-10270

Optimizations to the technical determination of table filter options

Release 5.15.0 (2022-12-22)

Server

Type

Issue

Description

New

BR-5098

Add possibility to add/remove vertices from floor elements (room, zone, geofence) in the indoor map of the BlueRange Portal.

Fix

BR-5388

Geopoints (of Rooms, Zones and Geofences) are now persisted as double, fixing the issue of, rarely happening, point duplication on persistence mismatch

Portal

Type

Issue

Description

New

BR-4108

Networks without a Gateway can be better managed.

New

BR-5044

For BR support there are scripts extensions to run and download the Gateway’s Diagnostic log.
For orga admins there is a Gateway Diagnosis action in the BR Portal (Gateway Device Overview page)

New

BR-5098

Add possibility to add/remove vertices from floor elements (room, zone, geofence) in the indoor map of the BlueRange Portal.

Fix

BR-5333

The bug that not all dates could be selected in the device tracking of tags was fixed.

Release 5.14.0 (2022-12-04)

Server

Type

Issue

Description

New

BR-4637

The update configuration view is better structured.

New

BR-4769

Adds the option to activate periodic re-subscriptions for BACnet devices which helps if remote BACnet devices forget the registered subscriptions.

New

BR-4824

Add optional setting on BACnet device or properties to poll a sensor value instead of a subscription

New

BR-4943

Updated Angular Version to 14

New

BR-4965

The time range for a sensor data query sensor query works now that the start time is inclusive and the end time is exclusive.

New

BR-4970

Generate Occupancy sensor data on the server-side

New

BR-4987

Introduce a demo mode of the portal for easy presentation on big screens

New

BR-5267

Past device actions will be removed after one year

Update

BR-5055

Fixed an error if the external IP cannot be determined by the gateway.

Fix

BR-5201

Fixes wrong permissions on the change password endpoint

Fix

BR-5268

Prevent NullPointerException on missing request payload when updating last connection dates

Portal

Type

Issue

Description

New

BR-4637

The update configuration view is better structured.

New

BR-4943

Updated Angular Version to 14

New

BR-4965

The time range for a sensor data query sensor query works now that the start time is inclusive and the end time is exclusive.

New

BR-4987

Introduce a demo mode of the portal for easy presentation on big screens

New

BR-5045

Showing update file of DFU in status tooltip if available

New

BR-5233

Add "snap-to-grid" feature for rooms, zones and geofences

New

BR-5239

System administrators can stop impersonating without logout

Update

BR-4283

Added a list entry for current position in device tracking view. It will be selected by default instead of no selection at all.

Update

BR-4801

Enable asset accuracy range by default on the map and improve visual appearance of asset accuracy ranges.

Fix

BR-4966

Fix QR-Code for zones

Fix

BR-4998

The brightness value is displayed with a unit.

Fix

BR-4999

Fixes an issue where the popup showing a list of sensors was incorrectly placed and cut off by the end of the screen.

Fix

BR-5000

Fix the device list for networks, that aren’t attached to a floor, yet

Fix

BR-5002

Fixes an issue where connections were not shown on the map view when opening a device.

Fix

BR-5035

For all tags that has no fixed position the Tracking tab is visible in the BlueRange portal for the device

Fix

BR-5060

The reason for failed device actions is now displayed in the portal.

Fix

BR-5072

URLs der UpdateConfiguration are validated before sending it to the backend

Fix

BR-5122

Fix persisting an unchanged environment profile, imported from a file

Fix

BR-5201

Fixes wrong permissions on the change password endpoint

Fix

BR-5230

Terms and Conditions are accepted for the home organization regardless of the entrypoint

Fix

BR-5282

Fix interaction issues with the indoor map when using a non-default browser zoom level.

Fix

BR-5315

Show currently applied configuration on the device configuration view

Release 5.13.7 (2022-11-21)

Portal

Type

Issue

Description

Fix

Fix network list view

Release 5.13.6 (2022-11-17)

Server

Type

Issue

Description

Fix

BR-5201

Fixes wrong permissions on the change password endpoint

Portal

Type

Issue

Description

Fix

BR-4966

Fix QR-Code for zones

Fix

BR-5000

Fix the device list for networks, that aren’t attached to a floor, yet

Fix

BR-5002

Fixes an issue where connections were not shown on the map view when opening a device.

Fix

BR-5201

Fixes wrong permissions on the change password endpoint

Release 5.13.3 (2022-10-26)

Server

Type

Issue

Description

Fix

BR-5058

Improve server start time by running initial SensorDataBatch cleanup of deleted devices asynchronously

Release 5.13.0 (2022-10-14)

Server

Type

Issue

Description

New

BR-4372

Occupancy management can be configured via the portal

New

BR-4479

License handling for BeaconScanning for gateways and mesh nodes added

New

BR-4481

Possibility to increase the beacon scanning interval up to 60 minutes

Update

BR-4699

Upgrade AWS Java SDK to 1.12.x

Update

BR-4868

Added additional troubleshooting information for gateway network connectivity issues.

Fix

BR-3870

The sender and reply-to addresses can now be set on creating a new organization
The edit dialog of the organization details shows the reply-to addresses properly

Fix

BR-4377

Controls can be queried for devices outside a zone or a room

Fix

BR-4688

Create compliance violation in case BACnet sensors can’t be subscribed

Fix

BR-4887

An error where the compliance violation "IOT_BEACON_SCANNING_NODE_FEATURE" occurred incorrectly has been fixed.

Portal

Type

Issue

Description

New

BR-3762

A user can reset a forgotten password

New

BR-3952

Via the new Quick Navigation it is possible to navigate quickly through the building structure

New

BR-3953

The tracking data is clearly summarized so that you can get a quick overview of it

New

BR-3967

Added filterable device lists in the building structure and network view.

New

BR-3978

Adds the Beacon Scanning configurations to the Gateway and the Mesh Nodes so that the user can configure beacon scanning according to his use-case.

New

BR-4372

Occupancy management can be configured via the portal

New

BR-4479

License handling for BeaconScanning for gateways and mesh nodes added

New

BR-4481

Possibility to increase the beacon scanning interval up to 60 minutes

New

BR-4482

One configuration per platform can be set as the default configuration for future enrollments.

New

BR-4490

Assigned devices are now displayed in the room and zones fruitymap

New

BR-4580

Added building structure information to the device list so that one can easily see where each device is located.

New

BR-4581

It is now possible to assign one or more devices directly to a room or zone.

New

BR-4585

Show policy in device view as read only

Update

BR-4059

Auto-Update the "last seen" field of asset tags on the map in the floor overview

Fix

BR-3870

The sender and reply-to addresses can now be set on creating a new organization
The edit dialog of the organization details shows the reply-to addresses properly

Fix

BR-4301

Links can now be opened in a new tab by middle clicking them or choosing "Open in new Tab" from the context menu. This was previously not working for users with multi tenancy enabled.

Fix

BR-4387

The KNX configuraiton can now be deleted in the Portal as the previous method of setting it to an empty configuration was not properly processed by the gateway.

Fix

BR-4492

Deleted Networks are immediately removed from the sidebar

Fix

BR-4680

Fixed an issue where cancelling an action in the actions view would instead delete it.

Fix

BR-4721

Remove doubled border around devices table of a configuration

Fix

BR-4725

Fixed an error in the table where the page was not chosen correctly after filtering

Fix

BR-4788

Fixed an issue where logging in resulted in an infinite loading spinner if no buildings were present.

Fix

BR-4789

Fixed an issue where entering a very long e-mail address could freeze the browser tab.

Fix

BR-4799

Show first returned sensor value in statistics even if the timestamp was slightly moved by the backend

Fix

BR-4858

Wrong display ('1.000.0 m') for sensor value '1.0' was fixed.

Fix

BR-4881

Fixes an issue where wrong sensor data was displayed in the device overview when switching between devices.

Fix

BR-4887

An error where the compliance violation "IOT_BEACON_SCANNING_NODE_FEATURE" occurred incorrectly has been fixed.

Release 5.12.0 (2022-08-29)

Server

Type

Issue

Description

New

BR-3976

Add beacon scanning and reporting to firmware

New

BR-3977

Publish beacon report messages via MQTT in gateway

New

BR-3978

Adds the Beacon Scanning configurations to the Gateway and the Mesh Nodes so that the user can configure beacon scanning according to his use-case.

New

BR-4134

Indicator events are triggerable based on a boolean formula that is based on the last value of a sensor

New

BR-4282

The AppMessage API is extended to return the full sender entity on request

New

BR-4285

Add MQTT message batching of beacon reports to gateway

New

BR-4408

The lastest persistent sensor data value can now be replaced by sending a new value with the same timestamp

New

BR-4530

Brand new, better overview and packed with new features – the new Portal is released

Update

BR-3974

If a floorplan is attached to a floor, it’s validated, that the length of the floor is greater than zero

Update

BR-3981

Add user documentation for beacon scanning and reporting to BlueRange user manual

Update

BR-4229

Ensure eTag values are quoted prior to parsing them

Update

BR-4286

The default texts of email templates used when informing about device inactivity alerts are updated.

Update

BR-4369

Sensor data aggregation now works at a finer hourly resolution instead computing daily values.

Update

BR-4370

Sensor data can now be queried for zones

Update

BR-4371

For Device with a MOTION sensor, the OCCUPANCY sensor is calculated and published

Update

BR-4446

The Gateway creates a compliance violation if the time difference between the gateway time and server times is bigger than 5s.

Update

BR-4466

Added new units PPB and DBA to device catalog and respective to server and gateway

Update

BR-4485

Faster and more reliable server shutdown improving robustness of e.g. rolling updates in the cloud.

Update

BR-4716

Change topic structure for batched beacon report messages

Fix

BR-4261

Gateways aren’t blocked to update Actions of device in their networks

Fix

BR-4453

Split sensor aggregation pipeline by sensor type to reduce the amount of data loaded per iteration
Differentiate between null and not set UUIDs on reading from aggregated sensor data summaries

Fix

BR-4476

Apply user’s localization settings when rendering facility management message texts so that e.g. timestamps are displayed properly.

Fix

BR-4478

Receiver could not edit the workflow states of facility management incidents reported to the BlueRange Maintenance app. This was due to a too restrictive permission check fixed in this release. Also, the messages may be archived now.

Fix

BR-4491

The server now assigns the current tenant organization to newly created advertisement messages instead of the users home organization uuid

Fix

BR-4643

Fixed an issue where the occupancy data for e.g a room was incorrectly calculated.

Fix

BR-4676

Fixed an issue where historized sensor data was incorrectly garbage collected by the server and caused gaps in the recorded data.

Fix

BR-4688

Create compliance violation in case BACnet sensors can’t be subscribed

Portal

Type

Issue

Description

New

BR-2386

All sensor values are shown with correct unit and localized.

New

BR-3457

The device table column filter is dynamically reduced for long option lists

New

BR-3787

Portal 2.0: Position history of asset tags can be viewed from the last 2 weeks

New

BR-3877

The device owner responsible for managing a device now may be changed for a single device from the device details page or for multiple devices from the device list view.

New

BR-3886

Enrollment can now be restarted on the Network > Devices page if not all devices were enrolled. Enrollment indicator was added to show progress.

New

BR-3978

Adds the Beacon Scanning configurations to the Gateway and the Mesh Nodes so that the user can configure beacon scanning according to his use-case.

New

BR-3979

Integrated validation and application of beacon scanning policy configurations in the gateway.

New

BR-4035

Device views usable for deleted devices

New

BR-4113

Adds back the ability to position all devices of a network when editing the network (Except BlueRange Tags)

New

BR-4155

Portal 2.0: A simplified representation of the sensor and actuator configuration

New

BR-4173

Portal 2.0: Configuration of indicators is possible

New

BR-4183

View the average occupancy of the last seven days on the overview pages of the building structure

New

BR-4189

The portal now offers a new interactive occupancy and booking heat map component.

New

BR-4278

Added the option to display labels for different device types in the map view.

New

BR-4327

Display current organzation and the users home organzation

New

BR-4530

Brand new, better overview and packed with new features – the new Portal is released

New

BR-4585

Show policy in device view as read only

New

BR-4602

In a networks devices view an enrollments.json document can be downloaded for selected mesh nodes and asset tags by selecting the devices and clicking Options → Export Enrollments. This document can then be uploaded in another network to quickly move around devices.

Update

BR-4059

Auto-Update the "last seen" field of asset tags on the map in the floor overview

Update

BR-4446

The Gateway creates a compliance violation if the time difference between the gateway time and server times is bigger than 5s.

Update

BR-4711

The data points in the statistic view are no longer disappearing on selecting a date range greater than a week

Fix

BR-3747

Fixed an issue where modals were not correctly closed when using the back navigation in the browser.

Fix

BR-3867

Corrected a number of misplaced icons.

Fix

BR-3899

All tracking details are automatically updated.

Fix

BR-4075

Portal 2.0: Signal strength is displayed in network topology; bug fixes

Fix

BR-4128

Fixed an issue where the name of a configuration could not be edited afterwards.

Fix

BR-4138

Fixes issues on the settings pages (organization, imprint, profile) when logged in as a user with limited access rights.

Fix

BR-4175

Eddystone Advertisement Message creation now has separate forms for the hex and url formats.

Fix

BR-4222

Add missing unit for tracking history chart

Fix

BR-4239

Corrected the messages that are shown when actions are canceled and configurations are removed.

Fix

BR-4275

Fixes an issue where a 404 page was shown after double clicking on an entry in a table, e.g. the device list.

Fix

BR-4276

Fix syntax of external fonts URL to be valid in CSS

Fix

BR-4277

Fix search modal on device assignment on room/zone

Fix

BR-4301

Links can now be opened in a new tab by middle clicking them or choosing "Open in new Tab" from the context menu. This was previously not working for users with multi tenancy enabled.

Fix

BR-4321

View detail pages of deleted devices with all still remaining data

Fix

BR-4388

Fixed an issue where the loading spinner did not stop spinning when chaning between pages.

Fix

BR-4403

Device table isn’t initialized with deleted devices anymore

Fix

BR-4407

Hide wrongly assumed BLE address of the Gateway

Fix

BR-4442

Fixed an issue where the full screen view of the fruitmap would not close when navigating away with the browser buttons.

Fix

BR-4494

Added a functioning link to the notification card

Fix

BR-4513

Fix duplication of UI elements in top bar and sensor cards

Fix

BR-4577

Fixed an issue where the fruitymap controls were out of view.

Fix

BR-4599

Configurations can only be applied if they have a setting on them and in the device view the applied version of a configuration is shown instead of the most recent one.

Fix

BR-4626

Fixed an issue where the user was incorrectly redirected to the new portal while trying to access the old portal if a cookie had previously been set.

Fix

BR-4649

Fixed the license view in the Portal to correctly display all license information.

Fix

BR-4680

Fixed an issue where cancelling an action in the actions view would instead delete it.

Fix

BR-4684

Fixed an issue where devices could not be positioned in the BlueRange Portal.

Fix

BR-4721

Remove doubled border around devices table of a configuration

Fix

BR-4722

Fixed an issue where the units for sensor data were incorrectly computed and displayed.

Release 5.11.1 (2022-06-03)

Portal

Type

Issue

Description

New

BR-2386

All sensor values are shown with correct unit and localized.

New

BR-3457

The device table column filter is dynamically reduced for long option lists

New

BR-3787

Portal 2.0: Position history of asset tags can be viewed from the last 2 weeks

New

BR-4155

Portal 2.0: A simplified representation of the sensor and actuator configuration

New

BR-4173

Portal 2.0: Configuration of indicators is possible

Fix

BR-3899

All tracking details are automatically updated.

Fix

BR-4075

Portal 2.0: Signal strength is displayed in network topology; bug fixes

Release 5.11.0 (2022-05-20)

Server

Type

Issue

Description

New

BR-2699

It’s possible to enable/disable one or more detail gateway loggers in the System Logging configuration (BlueRange portal).

New

BR-3898

The device list offers more options for filtering and sorting in the new portal

New

BR-4017

Add data structure to manage incident messages for easy facilility management

Fix

BR-3918

The network health cache is now updated by compliance violations only if the compliance violation is persisted correctly.

Fix

BR-4031

Login provider access tokens close to expiry are now properly refreshed so that less frequent logins are required.

Portal

Type

Issue

Description

New

BR-2699

It’s possible to enable/disable one or more detail gateway loggers in the System Logging configuration (BlueRange portal).

New

BR-2714

Tables can be filtered in the upcoming portal

New

BR-3511

Only IOT relevant and LDAP groups are shown

New

BR-3558

The software update process now starts without waiting for all devices to be reachable.

New

BR-3640

Maps can now be displayed in fullscreen throughout the portal.

New

BR-3779

The portal can send you notifications when devices become inactive and fail

New

BR-3782

Existing compliance violations will be shown in the device configuration view

New

BR-3888

The network topology page in the Portal 2.0 offers an abstracted overview of your network.

New

BR-3898

The device list offers more options for filtering and sorting in the new portal

New

BR-3966

There is a new sensor statistics view for motion sensors showing.

New

BR-4039

Generated QR-Codes are additionally displayed at the room list in the new portal

Update

BR-3829

Fix unexpected fade-outs of map layers in BlueRange admin portal

Fix

BR-3152

Update sensor values when hovering over a device

Fix

BR-4036

Devices can also be assigned directly to zones in the new portal

Fix

BR-4051

Fix issue of older Gateways not being able to be enrolled to newer Servers, due to alleged denied access.

Release 5.10 (2022-03-31)

Server

Type

Issue

Description

New

BR-2594

Enhanced reporting of compliance violations to BlueRange server. This supports error reporting in future versions of the software.

New

BR-3034

Asset tags will stay active as long as tracked-asset advertisements are received. If an asset tag cannot be connected to for some time a compliance violation will be created and shown in the portal.

New

BR-3356

Adds the SoftDevice S132 and S140 headers to the simulator for better DFU Simulation. Includes FruityLoader simulation in CherrySim. Adds License migration during DFU Updates.

New

BR-3502

New user management interface in upcoming portal supporting user creation, editing, group memberships and password management. Also, navigation between users and groups is easily possible.

New

BR-3628

There is graph for the historical data of a tracking device

New

BR-3629

Allows referencing resources (arbitrary files stored on the server) from sites (networks).

New

BR-3696

New Compliance Violations have been added

Update

BR-3703

New message center backend for sending email and push messages from clients such as an app.

Fix

BR-3412

Sorting of empty columns works now.

Fix

BR-3465

The average sensor value calculation is correct.

Fix

BR-3572

BlueRange Gateways not owned by particular users but by the general device user role now are able to load their environment in order to function properly. This supports running automated tests using machine accounts, for example.

Fix

BR-3589

Fix considering asset tag on all gateways of a building after its enrollment

Fix

BR-3598

The MQTT health indicator no longer fails by reporting a NullPointerException in case the MQTT client is not up and running yet. Notice, the indicated health status was fine previously, but the additional detail information was not accurately reported.

Fix

BR-3606

Adding rooms and zones now causes the device tracking service to be reinitialized.

Portal

Type

Issue

Description

New

BR-3502

New user management interface in upcoming portal supporting user creation, editing, group memberships and password management. Also, navigation between users and groups is easily possible.

New

BR-3504

A view with information about your BlueRange license has been added in the Portal 2.0

New

BR-3513

A group management view has been added in the Portal 2.0

New

BR-3628

There is graph for the historical data of a tracking device

Fix

BR-3465

The average sensor value calculation is correct.

Fix

BR-3584

Fix wrong connections across multiple networks in floor overview

Fix

BR-3754

Visualization of statistics has been corrected.

Release 5.9 (2022-02-08)

Server

Type

Issue

Description

New

BR-2594

Enhanced reporting of compliance violations to BlueRange server. This supports error reporting in future versions of the software.

New

BR-2938

Adds an indicator for the Mesh Bridge to the gateway Web-UI and a health indicator which tracks the health of the mesh bridge and is shown in the BlueRange Portal.

New

BR-2970

Adds the aggregated health status field to the information returned for a floor and a building.

Fix

BR-2826

Access restrictions are tightened when accessing building structural data such as floors or rooms.

Fix

BR-3162

When a geofence is saved, that is created or updated, and a name conflict arises the server now issues a proper HTTP 422 error with a comprehendable error message stating the reason of failure.

Fix

BR-3330

After the deletion of a device the network does not show the message "The network contains devices that can not be reached or …​" anymore

Fix

BR-3418

In BlueRange server UI the device profiles section now is displayed only if there is profile data for display. The section is hidden now when no information is available.

Fix

BR-3422

Fixes server error when querying number of rooms or zones using filter matching no floors.

Fix

BR-3456

Aggregating per network update availability information failed for networks containing devices that never reported version information. The issue was fixed by ignoring such devices.

Portal

Type

Issue

Description

New

BR-2171

New UI for displaying and editing geo fences with a sortable, paged and filtered table and synchronized multi-selection of geo fences in list and map view.

New

BR-2492

In new UI the table views commonly support sorting by, reordering of and hiding columns. Also text search and paging now operates universally.

New

BR-2938

Adds an indicator for the Mesh Bridge to the gateway Web-UI and a health indicator which tracks the health of the mesh bridge and is shown in the BlueRange Portal.

New

BR-2962

The most prominent building overview page was reworked completely. It now features an easy overall status display and crisp summary information of the floors contained. Furthermore, a summary of environmental sensors is presented.

New

BR-3503

New UI for the about page.

Update

BR-3317

Added the enrollment date to the device details page. Also removed some other deprecated information that has little use for customers (chipId, receiver sensitivity, …​.)

Fix

BR-3226

In network view the map is no longer displayed when there is no floor plan assigned.

Fix

BR-3270

Fixed an issue where the list of Devices was not properly filtered in our Portal 2.0 when switching between pages.

Fix

BR-3295

Fixed an issue in the floor map where devices that were not positioned were still displayed.

Fix

BR-3329

Fixed an issue where Devices could not be positioned properly because of a tooltip that was getting in the way of the mouse cursor.

Fix

BR-3332

When editing the list of devices of a room, the initial selection now is the set of all devices assigned to the room. This is so that the data is preserved as is when opening and confirming the dialog without changing anything otherwise.

Fix

BR-3418

In BlueRange server UI the device profiles section now is displayed only if there is profile data for display. The section is hidden now when no information is available.

Fix

BR-3442

Averaged sensor values shown on building overview page previously were affected by artificial rounding errors. The issue was fixed such that the values are averaged in a time-weighted way.

Fix

BR-3443

An issue with repeatedly cancelling requests when loading icons was fixed.

Fix

BR-3453

The height of the floor map displayed in geofences view of the portal is optimized so that more information fits onto the screen.

Fix

BR-3492

The list of devices that may be selected on the right hand side in the statistics view of rooms accidentally showed devices of the floor level that are not attached to the room. The filtering was corrected.

Release 5.8.1 (2021-12-20)

Portal

Type

Issue

Description

New

BR-2404

Sensor statistics are now available on device view

New

BR-2533

An integrated watchdog now automatically restarts malfunctioning gateway devices. The feature is opt-in and can be controlled using a policy configuration. Before enabling it please read the instructions carefully and make sure to have the latest BlueRange OS, Gateway and Server software installed as these components tightly work together in monitoring the devices.

New

BR-2709

New UI for displaying and editing of rooms with a sortable, paged and filtered table and synchronized multi-selection of rooms in list and map view.

New

BR-2929

Option to opt-out of M-Way Support Access using reversed SSH tunnel. Notice, deactivating this feature severely restricts the options for online support staff! It is recommended to leave the setting active.

New

BR-3161

The tracked devices view now efficiently uses database indices for locating and searching for devices. As a result retrieval is much faster when there is a large number of tracked tags.

Update

BR-2703

'Turn on LED' / 'Turn off LED' is not shown any more in device overview

Update

BR-2842

Hide asset tags with tracking state LOST/DISCOVERED in floor tracking view

Fix

BR-1561

The live sensor heatmap visualization now check consistencys of incoming data so that out of order receptions and retransmissions are no longer misinterpreted. Retransmissions may arise to compensate for a loss of messages.

Fix

BR-2566

Show asset tracks in live tracking view

Fix

BR-2753

Remove misleading part of the tooltip message on devices with a compliance violation

Fix

BR-2791

Fixed an issue where the scrollbar was not shown while assigning devices / networks.

Fix

BR-2827

Fix device name on deletion modal

Fix

BR-2855

Fix display names of enrollments preview on importing and pending enrollments

Fix

BR-3107

No longer display device ranges in network overview page.

Fix

BR-3148

Device State will now be shown as green (COMPLIANT), orange (NONCOMPLIANT, ENROLLMENT_PENDING) or red (any other state, e.g. INACTIVE) and does now match the device status indicator shown in the rest of our BlueRange portal. Additionally, connections to/from devices with a state other than COMPLIANT will now be shown with faint black lines to make sure the user does not mistake them for active connections.

Release 5.8 (2021-12-15)

Server

Type

Issue

Description

New

BR-2533

An integrated watchdog now automatically restarts malfunctioning gateway devices. The feature is opt-in and can be controlled using a policy configuration. Before enabling it please read the instructions carefully and make sure to have the latest BlueRange OS, Gateway and Server software installed as these components tightly work together in monitoring the devices.

New

BR-2593

Some parts of device details in the database now are stored in individual columns so that the information can be used for filtering devices fetched efficiently. An example is the tracking data reflecting where tags are located, enabling to query all tags in a given room.

New

BR-2929

Option to opt-out of M-Way Support Access using reversed SSH tunnel. Notice, deactivating this feature severely restricts the options for online support staff! It is recommended to leave the setting active.

New

BR-2969

Extend the API to fetch number of floors, rooms, zones and devices within the building structure

New

BR-3050

Unified and documented the LED blink codes for powering on/off our tracking and sensor tags. Take a look at https://www.bluerange.io/docs-internal/bluerange-manual/AssetTracking/AssetTrackingTags.html for more information.

Update

BR-2581

If an MQTT connection does not exists or is lost the health data is sent to the BlueRange server with REST call.

Fix

BR-2595

The gateway now checks server version compatibility more strictly. Also, the server version is checked at enrollment time ensuring the device is capable talking to the infrastructure.

Fix

BR-2772

No longer show TASK_TUNING sensor in analytics as the data is a technical necessity of the power monitoring system capabilities.

Fix

BR-3236

When evaluating and updating device status indicator (compliant/noncomliant/inactive, green/orange/red) the database transaction boundaries were not set up correctly so that in some cases incorrect status updates may have resulted.

Release 5.7 (2021-11-17)

Server

Type

Issue

Description

Update

BR-2581

If an MQTT connection does not exists or is lost the health data is sent to the BlueRange server with REST call.

Fix

BR-2508

The software can handle devices where a name isn’t set.

Fix

BR-2564

When displaying weekly data in the statistics view the graph now respects the first working day of week of the time zone set at the building. Before this change, the weekly graph started at Sundays, always.

Fix

BR-2754

The asset tracking config now returns default values.

Fix

BR-2898

Improved gateway 1.240.0 compatibility so that updated gateways can be mixed with older versions within the same building.

Portal

Type

Issue

Description

New

BR-2168

Maps in new portal UI feature an toolbar providing filtering options.

New

BR-2169

New icons and color theme of maps in new portal UI.

New

BR-2491

Displaying room and zone geometry in maps of new portal UI.

New

BR-2879

Add UI to configure external Gateway monitoring

Update

BR-2136

Vossloh: Only skip the firmware compatibility check on certain devices before a certain firmware version. This fixes a bug which caused the LiNA Connect app to hang.

Update

BR-2560

The About view shows now the version for the Portal, that followings the versioning of the Server

Fix

BR-1944

The sensor devices are now shown on the right floorplan.

Fix

BR-2564

When displaying weekly data in the statistics view the graph now respects the first working day of week of the time zone set at the building. Before this change, the weekly graph started at Sundays, always.

Fix

BR-2572

Fixes the displaying sensor statistics for a single device

Fix

BR-2583

Fixed the house number duplication on selecting a building address

Fix

BR-2611

Tags outside of their home network area are not visible any more on the network overview page.

Release 5.6.5 (2021-11-09)

Type

Issue

Description

Fix

BR-2898

Improved gateway 1.240.0 compatibility so that updated gateways can be mixed with older versions within the same building.

Release 5.6 (2021-10-19)

Server

Type

Issue

Description

New

BR-882

Native BlueRange devices now support the identify feature as part of the server UI. When clicked the device attracts user attention by means of blinking or flashing.

New

BR-1583

Adds guided instructions on how to implement sensors, actuators and capabilities in the firmware. Also adds steps on how to test and configure everything

New

BR-1644

The current voltage of battery supplied assets and node devices are provided as sensor data and are made persistent.

New

BR-1819

The OpenAPI specification of the BlueRange server now defines security schemes properly. Also the tag grouping is enhanced so that the user experience of the Web API page is greatly improved.

New

BR-2074

Admins now have the ability to view previously generated gateway diagnostic logs in the BlueRange Portal.

New

BR-2233

The MQTT broker connection now is checked for malfunction. In case connection establishments hangs for more than 5min. in the MQTT library, the client gets reset so that the software heals itself. This fixes some rare connectivity issues.

Fix

BR-1947

The parameter fwrev is now allowed to have an arbitrary revision value.

Fix

BR-2001

When roaming to mesh networks other than the one a BlueRange tag device was enrolled to the tag is no longer reported as not sending sensor data. This was confusing to users and lead to the impression that the tag malfunctioned even though the data was transmitted correctly via the mesh the tag roamed to.

Fix

BR-2108

The Gateway initializes itself with the data loaded from the server with mostly one request, instead of making multiple requests to retrieve the different needed entities.

Fix

BR-2352

Persisting position estimates of tracked asset tags does no longer fail on incoming outdated payloads.

Fix

BR-2459

The Server no longer fails to persist PositionEstimate batches containing an UNKOWN motion state of an Asset.

Portal

Type

Issue

Description

New

BR-882

Native BlueRange devices now support the identify feature as part of the server UI. When clicked the device attracts user attention by means of blinking or flashing.

New

BR-1819

The OpenAPI specification of the BlueRange server now defines security schemes properly. Also the tag grouping is enhanced so that the user experience of the Web API page is greatly improved.

New

BR-1979

It is now possible to view the position of tags of an entire organization. For this purpose, a view has been created in which the position of the tags is displayed according to the building structure.

New

BR-2074

Admins now have the ability to view previously generated gateway diagnostic logs in the BlueRange Portal.

New

BR-2080

The UI shines now in the primary colors of our new brand design.

New

BR-2225

Adds the tracking state to our Portal to show the current state of tracking and movement

Update

BR-2286

Login button will not jump anymore if the entered user is configured for multiple login methods

Fix

BR-1894

Show asset accuracy range correctly in portal 2.0

Fix

BR-2001

When roaming to mesh networks other than the one a BlueRange tag device was enrolled to the tag is no longer reported as not sending sensor data. This was confusing to users and lead to the impression that the tag malfunctioned even though the data was transmitted correctly via the mesh the tag roamed to.

Fix

BR-2105

Fixes a bug where the asset tracking history hover tooltip was hidden behind the floorplan

Fix

BR-2296

Correct sensors used as a basis of the power monitor so that energy statistics view shows data again.

Fix

BR-2348

The BlueRange portal now resets the existing height/width value of the floorplan when another floorplan with different size and ratio is loaded.
A ratio variation up to 1 percent is accepted

Fix

BR-2449

Tags outside of their home network area are not visible any more on the network overview page.

Fix

BR-2464

The Live Tracking View does no longer show Assets, that were once present today on the floor, but aren’t anymore.

Fix

BR-2484

Check the permissions and roles of a user to evaluate correctly, which UI elements to show (especially for the System-Administrator).

Fix

BR-2528

Fix requests headers to the Backend, that are necessary to be able to switch to a different organization.

Release 5.5.3 (2021-10-01)

Server

Type

Issue

Description

New

BR-2233

The MQTT broker connection now is checked for malfunction. In case connection establishments hangs for more than 5min. in the MQTT library, the client gets reset so that the software heals itself. This fixes some rare connectivity issues.

Portal

Type

Issue

Description

New

BR-1979

It is now possible to view the position of tags of an entire organization. For this purpose, a view has been created in which the position of the tags is displayed according to the building structure.

New

BR-2225

Adds the tracking state to our Portal to show the current state of tracking and movement

Fix

BR-2105

Fixes a bug where the asset tracking history hover tooltip was hidden behind the floorplan

Fix

BR-2464

The Live Tracking View does no longer show Assets, that were once present today on the floor, but aren’t anymore.

Release 5.5.2 (2021-09-24)

Server

Type

Issue

Description

Fix

BR-2352

Persisting position estimates of tracked asset tags does no longer fail on incoming outdated payloads.

Fix

BR-2416

Fix processing error if full sensor data or position estimate batches are completely outdated.

Release 5.5 (2021-09-08)

Server

Type

Issue

Description

New

BR-1719

AssetTag PoweOff functionality was implemented. AssetTag will be switched off if not enrolled for considerable amount of time

New

BR-1778

The BlueRange Gateway WebUI has been redesigned from scratch. In addition to various design adjustments, there are also new options for managing and monitoring the BlueRange Gateway and Mesh network.

Update

BR-1597

[Gampper] Implements additional registers for our prod_bp_nrf52840 featureset. These are necessary for the FM package.

Portal

Type

Issue

Description

New

BR-1818

The connection to a configured KNX-IP-Gateway is now part of the BlueRange Gateways health status

Release 5.4.3 (2021-09-21)

Type

Issue

Description

Fix

BR-2051

Default and non-default policies are now shown side by side in the policy list.

Fix

BR-2352

Persisting position estimates of tracked asset tags does no longer fail on incoming outdated payloads.

Release 5.4 (2021-08-06)

Server

Type

Issue

Description

New

BR-1670

Activated Asset Tracking can be configured to run in 'standstill positioning' or 'real-time tracking (experimental)'

New

BR-1815

Rooms and Zones can now be assigned a purpose and an external ID as reference

New

BR-1832

Allow use of long vendor-specific module identifiers in configurations of sensors and actuators as described in firmware specification.

Update

BR-1853

The LED on/off action can now be executed from the server portal for assets just as is available for stationary nodes. This functionality is useful for diagnostics and testing purposes. Care must be taken to turn off the LED for battery powered devices!

Update

BR-1910

Once logged in with an external login provider, its authentication token is accessible besides the BlueRange authentication

Portal

Type

Issue

Description

New

BR-1670

Activated Asset Tracking can be configured to run in 'standstill positioning' or 'real-time tracking (experimental)'

Update

BR-1910

Once logged in with an external login provider, its authentication token is accessible besides the BlueRange authentication

Release 5.3 (2021-07-09)

Type

Issue

Description

New

BR-383

Support for several IoT things in device catalog incl. latest luminaire and valve definitions and the tag barometric sensor.

Fix

BR-1445

Fixed min/max version aggregation for the network overview

Fix

BR-1509

Increase configurable default value of max-inflight for the MQTT library to increase message throughput send by the server

Fix

BR-1581

The deprecated sensors 'power' and 'taskTuningPower' are removed – instead 'POWER' and 'TASK_TUNING_POWER' should be used

Fix

BR-1701

When the policy configurations provide the moduleId only (not the module) and client code queries controls limiting by firmware module a NullPointerException might result. Notice, this constellation is applicable to factory (load) tests only as firmware module information is provided for diagnostic purposes only.

Fix

BR-1707

When a user of another tenant organization enrolls a gateway and she is set as device role to be assumed by the device, then the device did not get MQTT broker credentials leaving it in a disfunctional state. The issue applies to the BlueRange Admin App but only when cross tenant users are involved which is not commonly used in production yet.

Fix

BR-1710

The OPTIONS preflight of CORS requests now is responded with HTTP 200 even though clients do not provide credentials.

Release 5.2.4 (2021-06-30)

Type

Issue

Description

Fix

BR-1509

Increase configurable default value of max-inflight for the MQTT library to increase message throughput send by the server

Release 5.2 (2021-06-14)

Type

Issue

Description

New

BR-584

Device inactivity checks are extended to transition BACnet and KNX devices as well

New

BR-997

Support for new custom update functionality of BlueRange 5.2+ servers.

New

BR-1040

Device details have been extended with memory card information

New

BR-1204

Indicate the state of the meshgateway using (e.g.) a LED built into the meshgateway hardware.

New

BR-1315

BlueRange supports now half precision floating point actuators/sensors – e.g. in KNX terms, it is the 16-bit float.

Fix

BR-1023

Solved missing SensorDataBatch index by cleaning up already existing duplicate documents

Fix

BR-1406

Creating actions doesn’t result in out of sort memory exceptions

Fix

BR-1417

On very rare occasions the server reported a NullPointerException when shutting down. Notice the error does not hinder graceful shutdown nor does it cause harm besides confusing users.

Fix

BR-1435

Fixed queries on outer joins filtering null elements

Fix

BR-1509

Increase configurable default value of max-inflight for the MQTT library to increase message throughput send by the server

Fix

MDM-21186

Optimize IOT license metric gathering

Release 5.1.5 (2021-06-23)

Type

Issue

Description

Fix

BR-1509

Increase configurable default value of max-inflight for the MQTT library to increase message throughput send by the server

Release 5.1.3 (2021-05-27)

Type

Issue

Description

New

BR-1315

BlueRange supports now half precision floating point actuators/sensors – e.g. in KNX terms, it is the 16-bit float.

Fix

BR-1396

Ensure backwards compatibility of serialized duration attributes

Release 5.1 (2021-05-12)

Type

Issue

Description

New

BR-584

Device inactivity checks are extended to transition BACnet and KNX devices as well

New

BR-701

The installation now checks versions across server, gateway software and OS, mesh bridge and nodes ensuring compatibility prior to applying updates.

Fix

BR-1025

Building controls API returns last values of sensors regardless of their age

Fix

BR-1198

Power sensor is shown again in the statistics view of the portal