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Introduction

This page documents known issues that have been identified with Jitterbit Harmony Cloud Studio. For known issues that have been identified with other Jitterbit Harmony applications, see Jitterbit Harmony Known Issues.

General

  • New trial users may not be able to access Cloud Studio immediately after registering

    • Summary: When a new trial user logs in to the Harmony Portal for the first time immediately after registering with Jitterbit Harmony, they may see Design Studio displayed as an application card. When clicked, nothing happens.

    • Additional Info: This issue is limited to new trial users; new users registering to join an existing Jitterbit Harmony organization are unaffected.

    • Workaround: To avoid this issue, wait a few minutes after registering to log in. If you have already encountered this issue, log out of the Harmony Portal and log back in. The Cloud Studio application card should be displayed. Click the card to access Cloud Studio.

  • Global variables in configuration fields may appear to have a default value when they do not

    • Summary: When using a global variable in a configuration field, the G icon is erroneously displayed with a solid background indicating the variable has a default value when no default value has been defined.

    • Additional Info: This issue occurs when the global variable is defined in a script.

  • Changes to file-based schemas are not propagated throughout a project

    • Summary: Changes to file-based schemas that have been referenced in multiple locations throughout a project are not propagated to all references.

    • Additional Info: After making changes in one location, it will appear as if the same schema is referenced in all locations, although the actual schema structure may be different. The different schemas will share the same name, with only one of the schema listed in the Files category of the project pane's Components tab. Renaming a changed schema does not create a copy of the schema.

  • Logging: Operation status may not show when using Deploy and Run

    • Summary: Using Deploy and Run, the operation may complete, but status may not be displayed on the design canvas.

    • Additional Info: Cloud Studio tries to fetch the results six times with a ten-second interval between calls.

    • Workaround: See the Alerts section on the Management Console Harmony Cloud Dashboard or check the error logs.

Connectors

  • BMC Helix ITSM: Next button disabled in activities

    • Summary: When configuring an activity step that has a list, the Next button remains disabled even after completing entries.

    • Additional Info: This occurs in all activities that require a selection from a list.

    • Workaround: Select an object from the list to enable the Next button.

  • Google Drive: List Files activity fails without a request transformation
    • Summary: Operations configured with a List Files activity must include a request transformation to succeed and return the correct response.
    • Additional Info: This only occurs in an operation with the Google Drive List Files activity.
    • Workaround: Provide a request transformation and run the operation again.

  • Magento: Filtering a search on some fields isn’t working

    • Summary: When specifying filter parameters in the request of a Magento Search activity, some fields aren't working even when they exactly match the field names specified in the Magento API documentation.

    • Additional Info: The operation fails and the response message indicates an invalid attribute name.

    • Workaround: Use the browser logs to determine what field name is expected by the connector. For example, while the Magento API specifies an id field, the Magento connector expects the field name provided in the request to be entity_id. On a Chrome browser, the browser logs can be accessed within the Google Chrome Developer tools in its Network tab.

  • Magento: Field values for created_at and updated_at timestamps are not updated with manual entries

    • Summary: Both the created_at and updated_at fields are provided by the Magento API.

    • Additional Info: These timestamps are not editable by the user. Any values you enter for these timestamps are ignored.

  • Microsoft Dynamics AX: Optional mappings with invalid values cause a create function to fail

    • Summary: After configuring a Microsoft Dynamics AX Functions activity with its create function, if the request transformation contains any mappings to optional fields that provide an invalid value, the operation will fail at runtime. An example of an invalid value is providing U.S. dollars instead of a valid currency ISO code for the Currency field.

    • Additional Info: The operation fails with an error related to a failed login and no exceptions are logged in the Microsoft Dynamics AX system.

  • SAP: Deployment of invalid SAP operations is allowed

    • Summary: Operations that contain more than one SAP activity, or that contain an SAP activity and a NetSuite, Salesforce, or SOAP activity, appear to be valid and are able to be deployed without error.

    • Additional Info: The operation will fail at runtime.

    • Workaround: Follow a valid operation pattern and don't use more than one SAP, NetSuite, Salesforce, or SOAP activity in the same operation. If using an SAP activity as a source, use only the Transformation Pattern. If using an SAP activity as a target, use the Transformation Pattern, the Two-Target Archive Pattern (as the first target only), or the Two-Transformation Pattern, as applicable. See Operation Validity for more information.

  • ServiceNow: DateTime fields use the wrong data type in the response schema generated by a ServiceNow Query activity

    • Summary: During the configuration of a ServiceNow Query activity, in the schema generated in step 3, a DateTime field that is returning a value (either a DateTime or a null) uses a string 'dateTime' instead of the value.

    • Workaround: In the transformation, mirror the schema, then edit it and change the data type of any 'dateTime' fields to a string.

  • ServiceNow: Operations with ServiceNow Create or Update activities using incorrectly formatted DateTime data fail to write the record

    • Summary: Operations that use a ServiceNow Create or Update activity to attempt to write incorrectly formatted DateTime data will report success with an error but fail to create or update the record.

    • Additional Info: The error message returned does not report the wrong date format as a cause.

  • Snowflake: A connection says an incorrect schema is a valid connection when tested.
    • Summary: When you create a connection to a Snowflake instance and pass the wrong schema name, testing returns Connection Success. However, any activities you create will fail. 
    • Additional Information: The Snowflake activity returns the error message Unable to fetch data.  An error occurred: Cannot read property ‘errorDesc’ of undefined” for the failed activity. 
    • Workaround: Change the schema name to the correct name and the activity is successful.

  • Workday Prism Analytics: Some delimiters are not supported

    • Summary: Certain delimiters used in text fields in the Create activity do not validate and cause an error.

    • Additional Info: Space, Tab, CTRL+A, and ASCII-29 (left/right arrow character) are not supported with the Workday Create activity.

Transformations

  • A variable used in a transformation mapping cannot contain a period in its name

    • Summary: A variable used in a transformation mapping that has one or more periods in its variable name isn't resolved correctly, resulting in an incorrect target field mapping in the transformation.

    • Additional Info: Because of this issue, Jitterbit variables at this time cannot be referenced within a transformation.

    • Workaround: Rename project or global variables by replacing any periods with underscores or another character.

  • The Jitterbit Script FindValue() function does not work correctly with data element paths

    • Summary: The Jitterbit Script FindValue() function does not work correctly with data element paths, positioning the hash symbol (#)—used to indicate an instance—in an incorrect location in the data element path.

    • Workaround: You can adjust the position of the hash manually to the correct location, but upon reopening a script using this function, the symbol will need to be manually repositioned again.

  • A transformation preview will result in a generic error when using an invalid sample file

    • Summary: When loading a sample file to use for a transformation preview, if the file is in an invalid format, the error message indicates a "sampleDataLoadFailure."

    • Additional Info: Potential causes of an invalid format include a CSV file missing the header, a JSON file missing a closing quote, an XML file missing a closing tag, etc.

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Last updated:  Jul 28, 2020

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