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New CloverETL 4.4.0-M1

Milestone release of CloverETL 4.4.0
full release notes:

Features and improvements:

  • Salesforce
    • CLO-9172 Salesforce SOAP Writer
    • CLO-9538 SalesforceWriter: non existent file when uploading attachments is reported on reject port
    • CLO-9492 SalesforceWriter: upload attachments to Salesforce via specified path
    • CLO-9502 SalesforceBulkWriter: warning if trying to use unsupported upload of attachments
    • CLO-9428 SOQL editor
    • CLO-9429 SOQL syntax highlighting
    • CLO-9328 Inline edit SOQL in component editor
  • File event listener for remote locations
    • CLO-3934 File event listener for remote locations
    • CLO-9473 Listener for failed listener
    • CLO-9661 Trigger failure listener task only N-times
    • CLO-9590 Higher priority cluster node selection
  • Performance
    • CLO-9466 Designer performance drop for graph with many subgraphs
    • CLO-6584 UniversalDataReader very slow when using wildcards in archives
  • Misc
    • CLO-7143 Redshift JDBC driver bundled with CloverETL
    • CLO-9500 ParallelReader support for S3
    • CLO-9465 Allow to not generate XML declaration in XMLWriter
    • CLO-9412 Make variable tooltip work for records
    • CLO-9244 Improve formatting of CTL in graph xml
    • CLO-9201 Data inspector - search improvement
    • CLO-9535 Update Java in Designer bundle to 1.8.0_101
    • CLO-8973 File URL dialog: explain discrete/source/stream port writing or reading
    • CLO-9530 Implicit metadata is not persisted any more... read more
Posted by Jaroslav Urban 5 days ago

New CloverETL 4.3.0

Production release of CloverETL 4.3.0
full release notes:

Features and improvements:

  • CTL Debugging
    • Hover tooltips for variables
    • Visual improvements for breakpoints view
  • Salesforce
    • Advanced connection tab
    • Timeouts for connection
    • Simplified login host
    • SOQL validation
  • Improved TLS support
  • Persistent lookup allows duplicate keys
  • Parent jobs are kept in filtered execution hierarchy
  • Changed UI of DB connection... read more
Posted by Jan Sedlacek 2016-09-09

New CloverETL 4.2.1

Bugfix release of CloverETL 4.2.1
full release notes:


  • Create sandbox directory on import of Server configuration
  • Deleting project from disk outside of Designer should not remove sandbox files
  • Possibility to delete files from disk when deleting sandboxes on Server


  • Visualization of clustered sandboxes is broken
  • Export to CloverETL Server sandbox doesn't work
  • Desiner freezes on disconnected projects
  • Checkconfig caused connection timeout when launching jobs from Designer
  • Synchronization fails on filenames that differ in letter case only
  • CopyFiles: Wrong escaping of plus sign in SFTP password
Posted by Jaroslav Urban 2016-08-18

New CloverETL 4.3.0-M2

Milestone release of CloverETL 4.3.0
full release notes:

Features & Improvements:

  • CTL Debugging
    • CTL conditional breakpoints
    • Hit count breakpoints conditions
    • Inspect action
    • Watch action
  • Salesforce support
    • Salesforce connection
    • Salesforce bulk reader
    • Salesforce bulk writer
  • Upgrade of bundled Eclipse 4.5 (Mars)
  • JNDI resource browser
Posted by Jan Sedlacek 2016-08-12

New CloverETL 4.2.0

full release notes

Features & Improvements:
  • Data partitioning in CloverETL Server Corporate
  • Amazon S3 endpoint auto-selection for region
  • Synchronized Server projects bugfixes
  • IBM InfoSphere MDM 11.5 support
Posted by Milan Krivanek 2016-06-13

New CloverETL 4.1.4

full release notes:


  • Fixed - UDR's CharByteDataParser does not correctly support big fields
  • Fixed - DataInspector support changed
  • Fixed other minor bugs
Posted by Jan Sedlacek 2016-06-02

New CloverETL 4.2.0-M1

Milestone release of CloverETL 4.2.0
full release notes:

Synchronized Server projects:

  • Placeholders for large files
  • Conflicts between local and server copy
  • Ignore files in server project synchronization
  • Unify various clover project natures
  • Convert local project to server project
  • Handling of connection outages
  • Automatic reconnect of Designer to Server
  • Automatic sync on Designer start
  • Integrate version control mechanism for Clover Projects
  • Explain basic use cases of versioning with sync projects
  • Do not modify header of graph unnecessarily
  • Projects from local and partitioned sandboxes should not have java nature
  • When deleting RSE server project, don't delete files on Server... read more
Posted by Jaroslav Urban 2016-05-13

New CloverETL 4.1.3

full release notes:


  • Better integration with learning center


  • Fixed - WebServiceClient throws InvocationTargetException on some WSDLs
  • Fixed - QuickBaseImportCSV does not work with output edges connected
  • Fixed - Event Listener - send an email task doesn't work when Reply-to ends with @
  • Fixed - NullPointerException when disposing unused minigraph
Posted by Jan Sedlacek 2016-04-07

New CloverETL 4.1.2

full release notes:


  • RichText formatting support in notes
  • Data Inspector view


  • Fixed - WebServiceClient does not respect HTTP headers in some cases
  • Fixed - XMLExtract - Populate parent record does not work when an element is mapped to a field with the same name
  • Fixed - Saving console output of a graph run into a file does not work
  • Fixed - Sorting by Event source doesn't work in Task history
Posted by Jan Sedlacek 2016-02-29

New CloverETL 4.0.8

Bugfix release CloverETL 4.0.8


  • Improved XSD metadata extraction wizard

Bugfixes - Engine:

  • Fixed - SpreadsheetDataWriter - improve hyperlink performance
  • Fixed - SpreadsheetDataWriter - improve hyperlink performance
  • Fixed - SpreadsheetDataWriter - stream mode creates invalid xlsx
  • Fixed - SpreadsheetDataWriter - cells are styled as hyperlinks when they shouldn't be
  • Fixed - LDAP components can't handle values with forward slashes
  • Fixed - BufferedFastPropagateEdge does not correctly manipulate with big records
  • Fixed - DBOutputTable - 'Returning' does not return input fields unless some fields are generated in db
  • Fixed - MSSQLDataWriter corrupts date format defined on incoming metadata
  • Fixed - Incorrect handling of escape sequences in smb protocol File URL
  • Fixed - MongoDBReader placeholders not working in Projection and Order by
  • Fixed - RETURNING clause does not work with INSERT on PostgreSQL... read more
Posted by Jaroslav Urban 2015-12-09

New CloverETL 4.1.0

Production release of CloverETL 4.1.0

Full release notes:

New Features & Improvements:

  • Disable component as Trash
  • Enable/disable debug on all edges
  • Improved subgraph port visualization
  • Simplified conditional execution submenu
  • Additional types of parameter editors
  • New built-in directory 'lib' in standard clover project
  • Parsing of .classpath file by Server and ETL Runtime
  • Setup section for Server configuration
  • Monitoring visual improvements
  • Java 8 support
  • Tomcat 8 support
  • Weblogic 12.1.3 support... read more
Posted by Jaroslav Urban 2015-09-10

New CloverETL 4.0.7

Bugfix release CloverETL 4.0.7


  • Make UCanAccess default MS Access JDBC driver
  • SpreadsheetWriter - add hyperlink support
  • Backport Validator performance improvements


  • EmailSender ignores port defined in component's attribute
  • Add data type conversion for dictionary lists and maps
Posted by Jaroslav Urban 2015-08-17

New CloverETL 4.0.6

Bugfix release CloverETL 4.0.6

Bugfixes - Engine:

  • Fixed: SQL queries ending with semicolon cause graphs failures
Posted by Jaroslav Urban 2015-06-23

New CloverETL 4.0.5

Bugfix release CloverETL 4.0.5

Bugfixes - Engine:

  • Fixed: CloverDataWriter may report invalid checksum on append
  • Fixed: ExecuteMapReduce ignores the username from the connection
  • Fixed: Different behavior of DBInputTable with declared variable in TSQL between versions
  • Fixed: DBOutputTable prevents final commit when Commit=MAX_INT
  • Fixed: HTTPConnector returns WARN message even when successful status code is received... read more
Posted by Jaroslav Urban 2015-06-11

New CloverETL 4.1.0-M1

Milestone release of CloverETL 4.1.0

New Features & Improvements:

  • Optional ports in subgraphs
  • New Components (CrossJoin, GenericComponent, RecordToKeyValues, KeyValuesToRecord)
  • Amazon S3 support in file operations
  • Metadata extraction from Clover data files
  • JSONReader/XMLReader input->output mapping


  • FastSort may lose records for extremely small run size
  • XMLWriter: 'Write null element' does not work for elements with attributes
  • CTL2: switch does not allow negative number in cases
  • UniversalDataReader: "Character decoding error" results in graph failure in lenient and controlled mode... read more
Posted by Jan Sedlacek 2015-05-13

New CloverETL 4.0.4

Bugfix release CloverETL 4.0.4

Bugfixes - Engine:

  • Fixed: FastSort may lose records for extremely small run size
  • Fixed: XMLExtract - " character is escaped to &quot (missing semicolon)
  • Fixed: Readers fail with "max number of records" when reading from input port
  • Fixed: File operations: wildcard resolution in sandbox root fails
  • Fixed: Subgraph component does not finish when running in a loop
  • Fixed: Proper reporting of graph configuration errors avoiding duplicates
  • Fixed: Exported custom component attribute reports nonexistent warning... read more
Posted by Jaroslav Urban 2015-03-11

New CloverETL 3.5.5

Bugfix release CloverETL 3.5.5

  • Improved handle of "running" jobs of the lost cluster node


  • FastSort may lose records for extremely small run size
  • URL dialog should accept SFTP connection with certificate-based authentication
  • MultiFileReader: checkConfig warning for port protocol


  • Writers do not decode escape sequences in sandbox URLs
Posted by Jaroslav Urban 2015-02-26

New CloverETL 4.0.3

Bugfix release CloverETL 4.0.3


  • Fixed: Server fails to start on Weblogic12 with message 'Cannot initialize engine'
  • Fixed: Too many files in the sandbox make file event listener fail
  • Fixed: CloverDataWriter produces invalid clover data format when appending
  • Fixed: Persistence of A1digest for HTTPDigestAuthentication should be configurable
  • Fixed: View data on component using SFTP URL throws exception
  • Fixed: SandboxPermission should be deleted with UserGroup
  • Fixed: Log4j error message when starting Server
  • Fixed: Exceptions in server's command line when selecting Group assignment
Posted by Jaroslav Urban 2015-01-27

New CloverETL 3.5.4

Bugfix release CloverETL 3.5.4

  • Improved support for multipart entities in HttpConnector


  • Fixed: multipart entities mapping does not work
  • Fixed: DBOutputTable fails on syntax error when using multiple quotes
  • Minor bugfixes
Posted by Jan Sedlacek 2015-01-21

New CloverETL 4.0.2

Bugfix release CloverETL 4.0.2

  • Changed priority of edge-based explicit metadata propagation


  • Fixed: Tracking on edges with no record
  • Minor bugfixes
Posted by Jan Sedlacek 2014-12-18

New CloverETL 3.5.3

Bugfix release CloverETL 3.5.3


  • Fixed: SortWithinGroup was losing records
  • Fixed: In SQL query everything after 'returning' string is cut off
  • Fixed: UniversalDataWriter was producing wrong delimiters if used with autofilled fields
  • Fixed: XMLWriter fails with "Unexpected null value"
  • Fixed: Fixed-length metadata trim string fields
  • Fixed: UniversalDataWriter: fixed-length fields exclusion issue
  • Fixed: "Create directories" does not work in UniversalDataWriter when using Dictionary as file URL
Posted by Jan Sedlacek 2014-12-11

New CloverETL 4.0.0

Production release CloverETL 4.0.0 - contains all features of its 2 milestones and also:


  • Explicit metadata propagation
  • Secure paramers support in local projects
  • TableauWriter component
  • Open a running or finished job in Designer
  • Updated CloverDataReader and CloverDataWriter components
  • Loop support in ETL graphs, "Token logging" attribute of Loop
  • and more ...

Fixes: ... read more

Posted by Jaroslav Urban 2014-11-13

New CloverETL 3.5.2

Bugfix release CloverETL 3.5.2


  • DBOutputTable supports RETURNING for PostgreSQL


  • Fixed: "where" in sql comment when used in Dynamic metadata query
  • Fixed: SystemExecute was closing error file descriptor during execution
  • Fixed: DBLookupTable had incorrectly synchronized activeLookups variable


  • Fixed: dash ("-") was passing through isNumber function as a number
Posted by Jaroslav Urban 2014-08-25

Milestone CloverETL 4.0.0-M2 released

2nd milestone release of CloverETL 4.0.0

New Features & Improvements:

  • new Runtime in Designer
  • subgraphs can be developed, used and executed in Designer
  • subgraphs can be configured as a component
  • improved subgraph editor
  • extended model of graph parameters (public parameters, CTL2 in parameter value, etc)
  • Designer is bundled with Eclipse 4.3
  • Server supports Tomcat7


  • Fixed when sanboxes.home was not accessible during initial deploy, Server didn't start after restart
  • Fixed asterisk in Samba URL causing unexpected behavior
  • Fixed AddressDoctor configuration dialogs missing some options
  • Fixed updates to properties not reflected unless confirmed by clicking somewhere else (on OSX)
  • Fixed job type icon sometimes not displayed in Server Console... read more
Posted by Jaroslav Urban 2014-08-01

New CloverETL 3.5.1

Bugfix release CloverETL 3.5.1


  • When parsing deprecated format of parameters, ignore those with invalid names


  • SimpleGather performance regression
  • CTL code in parameter value does not work when used as a DB password
  • Vertica meta-function execution fails
  • XMLDataWriter behaves inconsistently with long strings
  • Debug files are always created when running graph via RunGraph
  • DBExecute does not report on error port
  • Pivot produces wrong data for string key
  • CTL2: function removeNonPrintable() incorrectly removes also all non-ASCII characters (unicode)
Posted by Pavel Najvar 2014-05-09

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