BMC Helix Platform and BMC Helix Integration Service 19.08 are now available

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    BMC Software announces the 19.08 release of the BMC Helix Platform product. BMC Helix Platform is a combination of services and components that helps you develop, build, deploy, and use multi-tenant applications on cloud.

    BMC Helix Platform 19.08 highlights

    Create a content package to apply customizations to an application
    You can now create a content package containing a set of customizations for an application. The Content Package can then be distributed and applied to the application in multiple tenants as a way to apply a template to the application.

    View the event that triggered the notification
    Users can now click a link within a notification and quickly navigate to the event that triggered that notification.

    BMC Helix Integration Service 19.08 highlights

    New transformation options to design flows
    While transforming mapped fields in Flow Designer, you can use new string transformation functions. The new functions enable you to configure the flows to perform the following actions:

    • Remove the HTML tags used for text formatting to send plain text to a target system.
    • Depending on the condition in a source application, set the boolean fields in a target application to True or False.

    Additionally, starting with this release, you can apply the following transformations between fields of different types:

    • String to integer
    • Integer to string
    • Date to string
    • Date to integer
    • Integer to date

     

    Apply custom schemes to existing flows
    In BMC Helix Integration Studio, in a flow profile, you can refresh the custom fields to apply an updated custom schema to an existing flow. You can use this option in the following cases:

    • If a custom schema for a connector in a flow is generated after the flow is created (the flow initially uses a default schema).
    • If a custom schema for a connector in a flow is regenerated, and some of the custom fields are removed in the regenerated schema.

     

    An improved JIRA Service Desk connector to support attachments
    Starting with the 19.08 release, BMC Helix Integration Studio supports passing the files attached to the JIRA Service Desk comments when running flows.

     

    Password reset option for end users in BMC Helix Integration Studio
    In earlier versions of BMC Helix Integration Studio, only tenant administrators could reset passwords for the end user accounts in their tenants. Starting with 19.08 release, end users can also change their passwords in the User Profile section of BMC Helix Integration Studio.

     

    Getting version 19.08 of BMC Helix Platform and BMC Helix Integration Service

     

    We will update BMC Helix Platform and BMC Helix Integration Service to version 19.08 as specified in the release calendar. If you have any questions or experience issues after this update, you can raise a ticket with BMC Customer Support.

     

    Learning more about version 19.08 of BMC Helix Platform and BMC Helix Integration Service

     

    For detailed information about the enhancements in this release, see 19.08 enhancements for BMC Helix Platform and 19.08 enhancements for BMC Helix Integration Service.

     

    For the list of issues that have been corrected, see Known and corrected issues for BMC Helix Platform and Known and corrected issues for BMC Helix Integration Service.

     

    Best regards,

     

    Robert Curlee
    Product Manager
    BMC Software