Version 2.0.0

  • Git Sync: Cinchy DXD can now sync into a repository folder, compatible with local git repositories.

  • Artifact Structure: Individual files stored in a standardized format for easier Git diffing.

  • PowerShell Removal: No longer includes PowerShell scripts in install packages. Use Cinchy DXD for all operations.

  • Sync GUID Support: Allows forwarding of Sync GUIDs from origin environments.

Version 1.7.0

  • Enhanced Data Sync: Now supports syncing of Secrets, Listener Configurations, Webhooks, and Views.

    • Note: Views must be explicitly defined; Secrets automatically include External Secrets Manager.

  • Script Management: Define Pre-Install and Post-Install Scripts in Data Experience Definition.

    • Auto run: Scripts run automatically during Install.

    • Order: Scripts executed alphabetically.

    • Deprecated: -ps and -pr command line options removed.

  • Metadata Skip: Automatically omits non-defined or obsolete metadata during sync.

Version 1.6.2

  • Fixed: Resolved validation logic issue for link display columns with more than two table hops.

Version 1.6.1

  • Group Sync: Now occurs in two stages to manage parent/child references.

  • Pre-Export Checks: Error messages for common configuration issues.

  • Optimized Sync: Improved accuracy and reduced errors in linkColumn references.

  • Binary Column Fix: Binary columns now excluded from Reference Data configurations.

Version 1.6.0

  • Skip Parameter: Use -skip to exclude specific Tables or Columns during sync.

  • Export Notifications: Alerts for tables needing pre-export action. TSQL only.

  • Force Install: Use -y flag to overwrite existing Models records.

  • Optional Encryption: New support for encrypted Data Experience Definitions.

    • Key Generation: Use keygen command to create an encryption key.

  • Pre-Install Scripts: Optional CQL script execution.

  • Fixes: Resolved issues with Views and System Colours loading order.

Version 1.5.1

  • System Requirements: Now requires SQL Server 2017 or PostgreSQL 14.3 for Cinchy installation.

Version 1.5.0

  • CLI Requirements: Removed the need for Cinchy Connections CLI.

  • Switch Updates: Various command line switches removed or repurposed:

    • -h, -sso, -c, -t are removed.

    • -e and -z are repurposed for install errors and log outputs.

    • -m is new for ignoring model errors during install.

  • Error Handling: Provides options to pause and handle errors during installation. Use -m to override default behavior.

  • Error Output: Use -d to specify location for Connections Sync Error files.

Version 1.4.0

  • Version Support: Compatibility with Cinchy v5 and Cinchy.Connections.CLI v5.

  • View Initialization: Initializes Views data in both source and target environments.

  • Deployment Cleanup: Removes DXDF CLIs post-deployment.

  • Encryption Fix: Resolves password encryption issue for passwords with $.

  • Cross-Platform: Adds support for Windows, MacOS, Linux with PowerShell 7+.

Version 1.3.4

  • Encrypt Command: New command for encrypting passwords. Usage: .\CinchyDXD.ps1 encrypt -t "TextToBeEncrypted".

Version 1.3.3

  • Fix: Resolves issue with Reference data.

Version 1.3.2

  • Compatibility: Must be used for deployments to Cinchy v4.20.x and above.

  • Patch Instructions: Specific steps for updating older DX packages for compatibility.

Version 1.3.1

  • Install Warnings: Version differences during install are now warnings, not errors.

  • Encoding Fix: Resolves character encoding issue in model file generation.

Version 1.3.0

  • Post-Install Scripts: New support for running CQL scripts post-install.

  • Reference Data Filter: Adds a new filter option for Reference Data CLI configuration.

  • Table Sync Fix: Resolves error when no tables are defined in the DXD.

  • Sync Fix: Resolves sync issue for names containing &.

Version 1.2.2

  • Compatibility: Updated for Model Loader changes in Cinchy v4.16.0.

Version 1.2.1

  • REFDATA Sync: Linked column source dataTypes now set to Text.

Version 1.2.0

  • ModelLoader Enhancements: Supports column drops, updates, and table/domain renaming.

  • Version Matching: Installation only allowed when source and target Cinchy versions match.

  • Special Character Fix: Resolved REFDATA loading issue with Domains or Tables containing &.

Version 1.1.4

  • Order Fix: Resolved issue causing Reference Data to load out of order.

Version 1.1.3

  • Duplicate Row Fix: Fixed issue creating duplicate rows in Table Access Control.

Version 1.1.2

  • DataType Fix: Corrected REFDATA CLIs not setting correct dataType for Date columns.

Version 1.1.1

  • Authorization Fix: Resolved issue where DXD was updating unauthorized users in various elements.

Version 1.1.0

  • Cleanup: Deletes deprecated config data during target install.

  • Force Install: More comprehensive SQL script for complete data removal.

  • Bug Fixes: Resolved issues in Formatting Rules, Table Access Controls, and Views sync.

  • Dependency: Views sync issue fixed with Cinchy 4.6.0.

Version 1.0.0

  • Initial Release: First official version.

Known issues in version 1.0.0

  • CinchyCLI Compatibility: Specific attribute setting needed for proper synchronization with CinchyCLI version 4 and above.

Version 0.9.1

  • Beta Release: Pre-release for beta testing.

Known issues in version 0.9.1

  • Unsupported: Use version 1.0.0 or later for supported functionality.

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