Release Notes - Kaltura Core, KMC, and Player Widgets - October 14, 2013

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Kaltura Edition: 

Oct. 14, 2013

These release notes pertain to the Hercules SaaS update released Oct. 14, 2013. 

These release notes are intended for Kaltura SaaS customers.

Product/Component

Version Number / Description

Release Branch 

IX-9.3.0

Server Version

IX-9.3.0

KMC Version

5.36.9

KDP Version

v3.9.2

HTML5 Version

1.9.4

2.0.0 

What's New this Release

 

Feature

Description

Availability

Remote Storage - Dual CDN Support

Support for dual storage/delivery locations has been added.  for example,  eCDN and external CDN. You can now set storage location/s per content entry.

The storage location for an entry may now be defined via metadata fields. According to the designated storage, the export and delivery will be processed.

Limited Availability

For more information, please contact your Kaltura account manager.

 

Email Notifications infrastructure

Several new email notification templates are now available for supporting specific content administration workflow solutions:  

  • Entry Processing Failed - An email is sent when a new entry is set to an error status.
  • Entry Pending Moderation – An email is sent when a new entry is set to pending moderation state (partner level).
  • Custom Data Changed - An email is sent when an entry’s specific custom data field is changed to a defined value,
  • CSV/XML Bulk upload emails – An email is sent notifying about bulk upload success/partial completion/failure.

Limited Availability

 

For more information, please contact your Kaltura account manager.

HTML5 Player

The player “Is Live” indication is now displayed without the required Kaltura Session.

General Availability

 Resolved Issues

JIRA #

Summary

SUP-706

The media->list API works properly when trying to list video entries with less than 1 sec of duration.

SUP-421

iTunes syndication feeds are now ordered according to the playlist ordering, and not only by entry creation date. 

SUP-923

A specific issue with cue points without the SourceUrl causing playback to hang in the KDP is now resolved.

SUP-831

The issue with VAST Pre-Roll pixilation has been resolved by using the highest bitrate VAST media available.

SUP-852

It is now possible to update the KDP’s Akamai HD plugin to a newer version through uivar settings.

PLAT-289

The issue in the KMC that prompted an internal server error when filtering by Application browser analytics reports, by Applications, has been resolved.

Known Issues

JIRA #

Component

Summary

PLAT-356

Event Notifications

When the "sender" email field is empty, the notification email fails.

PLAT-355

KMC

When trying to submit the support form without checking the confirm email checkbox, an empty pop up frame is displayed.

PLAT-340

KMC

The Bandwidth and Storage Analytics page is cut off in the KMC when using a resolution lower than 1400 * 1050.

KMC Tested Browsers

The following browsers were tested for this release (recommended resolution 1024x768):

  • Firefox (latest)
  • Chrome (latest)
  • IE 9 on Windows 7

Player Tested Devices

Platform

Version

Reference Device

KDP

3.9.2

Chrome (latest) FF(latest) IE9, IE8

HTML5

 

 

iPad2 iOS 6.0.1 & 7.0.2, Galaxy S3 & Galaxy Tab 4.0.4

 
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