What's new

Learn about the new and changed functions and features in HCL Link version

New look and feel
The look and feel of HCL Link have been enhanced to improve your product experience :
  • A new Welcome page and a new Link homepage have been added.
  • Improved tile-based interfaces for projects and service are now available
Connector wizard

The connector wizard provides a convenient way to create REST-based adapters, or conectors within the user interface, without having to write code, or use additional tooling.

Universal embedded User Interface (UI)

The embedded user interface has been expanded to support any environment through configuration options. Embedded applications allow you to specify what capabilities you want to see in the embedded interface, and which roles can access each screen.

Endpoint dashboard
A new dashboard has been added to manage servers and packages depoyed to the servers. In the Server view, you will be able to see:
  • Status of the server.
  • A list of deployed flows and runs with statistics on endpoint run history.
  • Dashboard widgets to graphically show the run history on the server.
Proxy server support

A proxy server property has been added to the REST adapter/node, as well as to the Service Builder service definition.

Account recovery utility
An administrator account recovery utility has been added to rescue you should you lose your password or user account. This utility lets you create an administrator account that can be used to login to Link and reset other user passwords.
Data migration and backup and restore, or data migration procedures
Documentation is now available that describes how you can backup and restore your design data.
Simplified Linux installaton
The Linux installation has been simplified. This includes:
  • All options in hip-server.env and tx-rest.properties are now combined into a single config.yaml file for easier configuration.
  • Docker installations now detect configuration changes and rebuild when necessary.
  • The default administrator's user password is now uniquely generated.
  • A new command, called Link createuser. allows additional administration users to be created from the command line interface.