What's new in CF200? | HCL Digital Experience

Combined Cumulative Fix (CF200) includes new features and software fixes for the latest version of HCL Digital Experience. Release updates for both on-premises platforms and container deployments are available.

This HCL Digital Experience 9.5 Container Update and CF200 release includes updated releases of HCL DX core Portal and Web Content Manager, Content Composer, Digital Asset Management, Experience API, Design Studio (Beta), updated CICD release process artifacts, new DX API and Explorer services for Personalization, Search and User and Groups REST APIs, new Digital Experience 9.5 Demo Packs on HCL Sofy, and more. 

Go to the HCL Software Support Site for the latest list of software fixes. Product software can be accessed from the HCL Software Licensing Portal. Go to this Step-by-step guide to downloading DX products and accessing Customer Support for more information.

New HCL Digital Experience 9.5 Release Artifacts supporting CICD release processes

The HCL Digital Experience 9.5 DXClient and DXConnect servlet provides developers and administrators an approach to deploy changes or improvements to the HCL Digital Experience platform, and to automate processes in the development and delivery process. Updates include process definitions to automate Export or Import of Web Content Manager libraries from source server to target server location, also ability to generate differential reports for DX Server configurations.

See the DXClient and DXConnect tooling supporting CICD release processes topic for more information.

End of Support for HCL Digital Experience Deprecated Features

The following list of HCL Digital Experience deprecated features will reach end of support beginning with HCL Digital Experience Container update and CF 200. Reference the Help Center topic Deprecated features and themes for HCL Digital Experience 9.5.

New User and Groups REST API Explorer

The remote PUMA SPI gives you access to user profiles through REST services. It provides a remote interface for user and group management for the configured HCL DX user repository. Beginning with HCL DX 9.5 Container Update and CF 199, a new API explorer is available that allows developers using the Portal User Interface APIs to explore and test these APIs. See the Help Center topic Remote REST service for PUMA for additional information.

New Personalization REST APIs and Explorer

Beginning with HCL DX 9.5 Container Update and CF200, a new API explorer is available that allows developers using the new Digital Experience Personalization REST APIs to explore and test these APIs. See the Digital Experience Personalization Help Center topic for more information.

New Search REST APIs Explorer

The Digital Experience Search REST API provides developers programmatic access to search indexed Digital Experience content and web pages. Beginning with Container and CF Update CF200, a new Digital Experience Search REST API Explorer allows developers to explore and test the Digital Experience Search REST APIs. See the HCL Digital Experience Search REST API Specification Help Center topic for more information.

Access and Deploy HCL Digital Experience 9.5 on HCL Sofy

HCL SoFy  is a next generation software development platform that accelerates deployment and integration of cloud-native products through the application of cloud-centered technologies and practices. Using HCL SoFy to access and deploy HCL Digital Experience 9.5, and other HCL software offerings and demo packs, you can quickly gain hands-on experience working with these cloud-native solutions. See the Deploying HCL Digital Experience 9.5 with HCL Solution Factory (SoFy) Help Center topic for more information.