Release Notes Platform

Platform update 4.6.2

A new version will be available in production on December 31th, 2022. We are expecting a downtime of maximum 3 hours from 2:00 AM which fits within the scheduled time frame.The following changes and improvements are part of this release:

  • A new VAT type is added to the Invoice and Order app, the new VAT type is ‘Services outside scope of tax’, a Code specifying that taxes are not applicable to the services and a seller VAT number is not allowed;
  • An improvement in the emailreceiver where a bounce was sent, saying we could not process a PDF, while it was getting processed;
  • Improved error messages for the notifications from the email receiver;
  • An improvement where we will only send 1 email for a blocked account because of negative balance, every 24 hours;
  • A bug has been solved where a specific type of invoice, created via the emailreceiver, would throw multiple errors;
  • It is now possible to add colors to statuses in the Workflow, this will make is easier to see which document is at which step;
  • The organization activation has been changed a bit, companies can be activated via an iDeal transaction of €0.01 instead of €0.30, we stopped sending an invoice and adding bonus balance for this type of activation;
  • A new feature that makes it possible to add a payment service to your account, which allows your customers to pay invoices via iDeal. When the payment has succeeded or failed, the status of the document will be updated accordingly.The first user will be eConnect and new invoices can be paid via iDeal on our platform. When the invoice has been received, you can open the invoice and pay via iDeal.

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Platform update 4.6.1

A new version will be available in production on November 26th, 2022. We are expecting a downtime of maximum 3 hours from 2:00 AM which fits within the scheduled time frame.The following changes and improvements are part of this release:

  • The Workflow has a new actor for intermediate steps, all those who have access to the document can now be chosen as an actor;
  • In the Workflow, we now have the functionality to update the name of the document;
  • Themes has been removed from the user profile settings;
  • The following apps have some updates in their theme:
    • Invoice App, Purchase and Sales invoice;
    • Order App, Purchase and Sales order;
    • Conversion task App;
    • Declaratie/Expense App;
    • Email receiver App;
    • Autopilot App, Document Journal page only;
  • We have added a color to the duplicate mark, so it will be better visible which documents are duplicates;
  • We also have added colors to conversion task, Invoice and Order statuses, for example a red color for documents which have been rejected;
  • The chatbot has been removed from the platform.

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Platform update 4.6.0

A new version will be available in production on October 29th, 2022. We are expecting a downtime of maximum 4 hours from 3:00 AM which fits within the scheduled time frame. The update also has an impact on the Procurement Service Bus.The following changes and improvements are part of this release:

  • A pop-up will appear for the administrator when there is no company present in the account;
  • When an OINO number is verified in the organization, this number will be used for sending invoices instead of the KVK number;
  • A check for sending an invoice is changed from Organization name to Organization ID, this makes it possible to upload an XML and send invoices from other names then your business name;
  • The fields Project number, Contract number, Note and Payment note are added to the Sales invoice UI;
  • A flip for Order to Invoice which allows you to create an invoice from a received order with 1 click;
  • We will also create a PDF from the Order XML when there is no PDF available;
  • Adding the possibility to Re-offer Orders for download to connected software;
  • Adding a new default value for autonumbering, the Company ID will be added as prefix when the autonumbering is being configured;
  • Some bug fixes where the VAT % in the Purchase invoice UI is not filled in some cases;
  • Adding icons to Orders that have been sent or received;
  • A check is added for identifiers to see if they are matching with the expected input, for example numbers only for KVK numbers with a maximum length of 8th;
  • Solved an issue where the link to a created concept invoice via mail was not working.

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Platform update 4.5.9

There will be a new version available in production on September 3th, 2022. We expect downtime for about 2 hours from 3:30 AM within the scheduled time frame. The update also has an impact on the Procurement Service Bus.

The following changes and improvements are part of this release:

  • A fix for the sales invoice app where creating an invoice with VAT Verlegd/Reverse Charge could throw an error.
  • It is now possible to send 1 invoice to multiple email addresses, the first email address is the To address, the other ones are added as Carbon Copy (CC). This can be done in the UI or via the API by separating the email addresses with a comma (,) or semicolon (;);
  • It is now possible to attach an XML and PDF to an invoice being sent to an email from our platform. This can be managed via our supportteam;
  • It is now possible to add fields from the XML invoice to the emails being sent from our platform, we may update our email templates in generic for everyone;
  • For our workflow we can add an email template to a workflow step in case the invoice has to be send via mail. This option makes it possible to send emails in specific templates for different organizations;
  • It is also possible to process up to 50 workflow tasks at once by selecting all or up to 50 separate tasks.

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Platform update 4.5.8

There will be a new version available in production on July 31th, 2022. We expect downtime for about 3 hours from 2:30 AM within the scheduled time frame. The update also has an impact on the Procurement Service Bus.

The following changes and improvements are part of this release:

  • This release and maintenance is focused on performance improvement.

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Platform update 4.5.7

A new version will be available in production on June 11th, 2022. There will be downtime within the scheduled time frame. The update also has an impact on the Procurement Service Bus.The following changes and improvements are part of this release:

  • Emailreceivers with an @trust.econnect.eu email, will now send bounced emails and failures to the contact email address instead of the sender of the email;
  • When a GLN is verified and enabled for sending in the organization details, the GLN will be added to AccountingSupplierParty/PartyIdentification/Id for invoices created on our platform;
  • We have removed some functionalities to simplify the platform, this includes:
    • Removing the completion status in account and user profile;
    • Removing the option to receive update emails for functions and tips;
    • Removing the option Templates and Files in organizations. Now the other option are always shown in the menu including company details and users instead of these being hidden below a ‘More’ button;
    • Removing the account Logo, Location and Contact since these are used from organization;
    • Removing the counter for unread items in the Inbox;
    • Removing the Tutorial app which was not used.
  • Some changes in the Workflow on reading, creating and overwriting fields. Based on information in the XML, we can create a new field with the desired data to improve the automatic processing of your invoice. For example adding an Accounting Cost based on specific supplier data;
  • We also made it possible to automatically send a valid XML delivered via mail to Peppol. It is also possible to let us overwrite the EndpointID the invoice should be sent to. Keep an eye out on our supportpage which will be updated shortly how to manage this.

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Platform update 4.5.6

A new version will be available in production on May 7th, 2022. There will be downtime within the scheduled time frame. The update also has an impact on the Procurement Service Bus.The following changes and improvements are part of this release:

  • We’ve removed the check on ID’s for concept invoices. You can use 1 trusted sender for all your XML’s that needs to be created as concept invoice. The invoice will be stored in the organization of the ID in de XML;
  • It is now possible to find duplicate invoices, via the View Duplicate button, for invoices that contain special character in the invoice ID;
  • When a user is added to the account, the activation mail is automatically send and the activation link is valid for 7 days. The user will have the status Invited and is visible in the default filter for Active users;
  • Some small changes which will improve the speed and reliability of our platform.

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Platform update 4.5.5.1

On April 23th, 2022 all the production data will migrated to a new cluster. Due to the migration we expect a downtime for about 6 hours from 2:30 AM within the scheduled time frame, there is a chance it will exceed the scheduled time frame, we will do our best to have the platform up and running before 8:30 AM. The downtime also has an impact on the Procurement Service Bus.

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Platform update 4.5.5

A new version will be available in production on March 26th, 2022. We expect downtime for about 90 minutes from about 2:30 AM within the scheduled time frame. The update also has an impact on the Procurement Service Bus.

The following changes and improvements are part of this release:

  • The workflow has had a few improvements in processing steps and the mapping functionality;
  • The keys that are in use by the autopilot are now hidden to prevent interruption in the connection when edited;
  • When an invoice is received and merging the pdf attachments is enabled and it fails to merge, it won’t interrupt the process but skip the merging.

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Platform update 4.5.4.1

We will apply an update to the platform on februari 26th, 2022. We expect a downtime for about 4 hours from 2:30AM which fits our service level reserved time slot for maintenance.

The following changes and improvements are part of this release:

  • Quarterly security updates of our servers;
  • Due to a bug duplicate invoices were downloaded via the API, this has been fixed and duplicate invoices will not be downloaded automatically;
  • An XSL update for the SI1.2;
  • Invoices sent via API or received from Peppol will now have a generated name with template name, Invoice or Order, with the Invoice or Order ID.

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Platform update 4.5.1

We will apply an update to the platform on Juli 31th, 2021. We expect a downtime for about 2 hour from 4:30AM which fits our service level reserved time slot for maintenance. This has some impact on the Procurement Service Bus.

The following changes and improvements are part of this release:

  • A new option is available in the organization details. In the e-Documents section you can enable and disable sending and receiving for the Invoice and Expense templates. In the future we will also add the option Orders.
  • We’re now supporting Invoice Message Responses. When sending an invoice, you are now able to see the status of the invoice that is set by the buyer, if they also support the Invoice Message Responses. It is required to enable receiving for template Invoice and the ID you sent the invoice with.
  • You can filter the inbox and outbox based on Received and Send type, like Peppol, Platform, E-mail and after conversion.
  • We can now register your company in the Peppol directory based on the organization details.
  • There are also some back-end improvements for a better performance.

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Platform update 4.5.0

We will apply an update to the platform on June 26th, 2021. We expect a downtime for about 3 hour from 2:30AM which fits our service level reserved time slot for maintenance. This has some impact on the Procurement Service Bus.

The following changes and improvements are part of this release:

  • We improved the receiving XML via mail feature, when you send in a XML via mail we will place the PDF with the same name as PrimaryImage in the XML, for the other attachments in the mail we will detect if it is an invoice or attachments. For the invoices a conversiontask is created, when no invoices are found but only attachments, these will be placed in the XML as secondary attachments.
  • Back-end changes for a better performance.

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