TMS 8 8.36.2.1 General Release Report

TMS 8 8.36.2.1 General Release Report

We are pleased to announce the latest general release of TMS 8: version 8.36.2.1! 

Please refer to the table below to view a list of the key features introduced for TMS 8. More information about the features can be found in this PDF, plus details on how to use the functionality. 

Below is a list of all features and bug fixes for this General release, which includes all controlled releases of TMS 8 since the last General release (version 8.32.0.1). For information for each product enhancement can be found in their respective release report. More information can be found by contacting our Customer Support team or accessing release reports here.

For instructions on how to upgrade your installation of TMS 8, please take a look at our TMS 8 Upgrade guide by clicking here.


Type

Admin ID

DevOps ID

Description

Change Notes

Version 8.36.2.1

Issue resolution

Z:101354

31970

Report Writer Reconciliation incorrect when using 'mfrec' and 'by period'

The Report writer will now correctly include the first day of the period

Version 8.36.2.0

Issue resolution

Z:95142

26853

The count of employees on licence is unreliable as when it is exceeded all employees on that count show as blank (no tick)

Corrected the display of employee licencing when they have been exceeded so its displays correctly

Issue resolution

Z:94841

30751

Trying to upload documents with multiple full stops in the name does not save correctly

TMS was incorrectly reading names with multiple full stops as incorrect file extensions, therefore checking and extraction of file extensions has been corrected

Issue resolution

Z:92327

30148

ScUnique does not appear to work in web

Corrected field checking on submit employee details

Issue resolution

Z:87327

29673

Accepting OT requests in web does not create the TMSWS entry

Corrected saving of temporary shifts

Issue resolution

Z:81080

29453

Work record processed again if changes are made in the web to an earlier shift

Corrected the settings of proctime in work records when changing shifts

Issue resolution

Z:64990

24749

Poller not sanitising corrupt clockings

` character is now filtered from badgeref when receiving transactions from the clock, which was causing the error

Issue resolution

Z:63252

23023

Group messages message details fails if message has replies and name format does not contain a colon

Display names are now correctly retrieved

Issue resolution

Z:57345

22464

Access violation error when changing absence periods on the absence profile for future dates

'Change absence period' option does not show for future planned absences

Issue resolution

Z:100833

31897

When an absence is deleted in Web, an email is sent to the employee when 'Email supervisor changes' is unticked

Added a check for EmailEmailSupervisorChanges when absences are deleted

Issue resolution

Z:100807

31720

500 error when clicking on clock card

Corrected check when employee is null

Issue resolution

 

31770

Import file format for Language maintenance could not handle certain characters

File format rectified so that characters are imported correctly

Version 8.36.1.0

Product  Enhancement

 

31138

Changes required to P60 XML to support parental bereavement pay

XML P60s have been updated to include Statutory Parental Bereavement Pay

Issue Resolution

Z:21787

11606

'Start day of week' not saved in a horizontal type Roster report

This issue has now been resolved, and horizontal reports will now correctly save the 'Start day of week'.

Issue Resolution

Z:90139

29681

Flex balance functions in Work Rules gives an error when there is a pending absence

Flex balance functions used in a Work Rule now work correctly when there is a pending Absence

Issue Resolution

Z:63769

Z:57675

26438

24773

Some email notifications time out after 10 seconds

Some emails were hard-coded to use a 10 second timeout, but these emails will now use the timeout settings as specified in the preferences

Issue Resolution

Z:82980

28040

Expired code in the view for a lookup caused issues loading lookup values on TMS for Mobile

A check has been introduced that prevents using codes that exist in the view but have expired from the main lookup

Issue Resolution

Z:67519

23789

Error viewing the absence profile when the date of the month is the 31st

Now correctly handles the date generated as part of calculating the start date of the range

Issue Resolution

Z:89794

30430

Upgrade from v8.31 to 8.34 does not allow Windows pass-through authentication

The upgrade now ignores password expiry for Employees if they use Windows authentication

Issue Resolution

Z:93105

30428

Employee reconciliation not working after the upgrade

BaseWP was not loading correctly, but now works as expected

Issue Resolution

Z:76853

26854

Incorrect message on Work Rules for Sunday shifts

Checks for "include shifts after" preference have been corrected on warnings

Issue Resolution

Z:77389

26857

Sunday WR does not show in current period anomaly list

Work Rules now uses "include shifts after" settings when loading anomalies

Version 8.36.0.1

Issue Resolution

 

30779

Scheduled messages are not removed after sending and are resent upon the next message poll

This issue has now been resolved, and users will not receive multiple messages

Issue Resolution

Z:89794

30430

Upgrade from 8.31 to 8.34 does not allow Windows authentication

Password expiry is now ignored for Employees if they use Windows Authentication

Version 8.35.0.0

Product  Enhancement

 

27131

Create new 'Lock to' date menu item button in Group Planner and Employee Planner

Implemented functionality for a supervisor to lock a range of dates for an Employee in the Employee planner/Group planner screens

Product Enhancement

 

27824

TMS 8 Web upgrade to supported version of .NET Framework

TMS 8 web upgraded to .NET Framework 4.8. Installation and upgrade tools (MSI installer/upgrade wizard/pre-requisite tool) check for mandatory installation of .NET Framework 4.8.

Issue Resolution

 

28940

Absence Processor not respecting Employee Active flag

Added checking of employee active flag to the Absence processor

Issue Resolution

Z:83553

28054

SMTP Password length different between Win & Web

Windows and web password length amended to max of 150 characters

Issue Resolution

Z:65994

23868

Employees cannot add documents via the web to their own employee details

Employee profile option added to allow them to add documents

Issue Resolution

Z:43272

19923

Removed delete clockings option from user but they are still able to delete clockings

Users without the delete button could still use the delete key to delete shifts. Keyboard shortcuts now have an extra check on them to ensure users without permissions cannot perform the associated actions

Issue Resolution

Z:37815

16788

Duplicate record exception when accepting a duplicate request

Duplicate keys were being generated with identical Absences – this issue has been resolved

Issue Resolution

Z:1282

11743

Links from a request email gives a 500 error if the request is not there

This issue has been resolved

Issue Resolution

Z:2656

11742

Access violation on Future Work Planner when using the delete button on night shifts

Selection and deletion have been corrected within the Future work planner

Version 8.34.0.1

Issue Resolution

 

28888

Group absence planner not showing all information

The Employee list on the Group absence profile is now correctly loaded

Issue Resolution

Z:87262

28889

Error when using 'Recalculate work records' from Group menu

User preferences have been corrected to prevent this issue

Issue Resolution

 

28799

UPS merge causing problems with absence period reporting and display

Absence periods now load correctly to prevent this issue

Version 8.34.0.0

Product Enhancement

70665

26408

EHRIMPORT: Cannot import some absences

EHRIMPORT has been updated to allow for Absences with custom durations during a SQL import. More information will be provided in the Upgrade Notes

Product Enhancement

 

27180

Support password expiry for Employees

Passwords can now be set to expire for Employees. More information will be provided in the Upgrade Notes

Product Enhancement

 

28374

Changes to automated Jobs in the Data Assurance module

TMS Processor will no longer automatically delete users that have reached their DADELETIONDATE when there is no regular repeating job setup to delete them. It is recommended that customers who use Data Assurance feature ensure they have a suitable job running on their processor

Issue Resolution

Z:81437

27700

403 error when logging in as a supervisor after session timeout

Resolved issue where return URL was malformed when navigating between login pages.

Issue Resolution

Z:79729

27051

Clock card shift changes are not audited in Web

Changing shifts in Work records are now audited in the Web

Issue Resolution

Z:79372

27500

Elmah log messages are replaced with a message about System.Web.Mvc.HandleErrorInfo

The error messages were being masked in the Elmah logs, but this issue has now been corrected

Issue Resolution

Z:79214

27043

Changing shift in Web Clock card does not set clockings to Unused

Clockings are now correctly marked as used/unused on Change shift

Issue Resolution

Z:77814

26856

Group planner timeline view – UI bleeds over into the following day when the start time & end time are 00:00

The Timeline availability view has now been corrected

Issue Resolution

Z:72532

26439

Failed to save changes on adding a Work record in Web

Inserting into a previous period checks have now been corrected to prevent this issue

Issue Resolution

Z:69209

24757

Field used in Data Assurance calculation can be inadvertently changed to date of birth resulting in Leavers being deleted in error

WinTMS will no longer hide date fields from Users that do not have access to them and so prevent this issue from occurring. More information will be provided in the Upgrade Notes

Issue Resolution

Z:65579

Z:83799

23561

MFPAYEXP: Neller output errors when TAS info set to ignore

This issue has now been corrected

Issue Resolution

Z:52227

24771

Supervisors with access to too many Employees' absences

Issue resolved as part of 7200 / 7207 resolution

Issue Resolution

41061

7200

Group planner – Supervisors can see Employees they don't have access to

TAS information that is loaded in the group planner has now been limited to prevent this issue

Issue Resolution

41062

7207

Group absence profile – absences show for Employees the Supervisor doesn't have access to

TAS information that is loaded in the group absence profile has now been limited to prevent this issue

Issue Resolution

 

27838

An issue was identified with background images during regular security testing

The file validation for background images has been improved.

Version 8.33.0.0

Product Enhancement

 

24238

LDAP security improvements

Two new preferences have been added to allow additional LDAP directory levels to be specified at a user or Employee level

Issue Resolution

 

25375

Invalid licence dependency removal

A licence dependency has been removed for the Badge Kiosk Windows application

Issue Resolution

41228

7805

Total NI and SSP to-date overlap in XML payslips when displayed on-screen

The layout of Payslips have been corrected to resolve this issue

Issue Resolution

Z:21651

11819

Group planner shows all employees and ignores the complex selection in employee access

When a User calculation is being used, the Group planner will now use stricter selection security to avoid this issue

Issue Resolution

Z:62445

23878

Update work rule calculation does not fire when using Change absence period on the Clock card

This issue has been resolved

Issue Resolution

Z:65757

24439

Cannot load the Employee planner in Agenda mode on the mobile website without having to refresh to show the dates on the plan itself

This issue has been resolved

Issue Resolution

Z:69904

24756

Numeric fields seem to be unlimited when keying values in on the web and then are blanked by WinTMS if edited

This issue was caused by a character limit in numeric fields that were not respected in the Web - numeric field length is now correctly validated on the Web

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