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Infor OS Update: Enhancements to Portal, IFS, ION API Gateway, Search and Coleman

January 14, 2019

This week marks the following new feature roll-out to users of Infor OS Cloud Edition (CE).


  • Portal enhancements include:
    • All Portal popups now have headers.
    • The trademark (TM) symbol is displayed next to the Infor icon on the login screen.
  • Profile Picture enhancements include:
    • Users’ profile pictures now are clear and no longer distorted.
    • Users can now crop and reposition their profile picture.
  • Branding enhancements include:
    • The top-left corner icon in the Portal can be customized. Administrators can control the icon navigation location.
    • The top-left corner icon in the Portal can be customized. Administrators can insert their own icon instead of using the Infor icon or the generic home icon.
  • Notification enhancements include:
    • On the Portal bar, a red dot is now displayed when there are new chat messages.
    • On the Portal bar, You have new content is now displayed in the tooltip when the red ball appears for new notifications.
  • Audit Logs: When user session times out, the event is logged in the Infor Ming.le log files.
Chat notification


  • Security Role: A new security role for the M3BECE application is implemented.
  • Additional Properties: In User Management > Metadata > User Properties > Additional Properties Tab >Add new property of a Multiselect type, the Default field for Multiselect is removed.
  • User Management: The Activate Users label is changed to Activate All Users.


  • Gateway: The format of /ionapi/info response is modified to be in line with Cloud Ops specifications.
  • Gateway and ION API user interface: ION API Hybrid Support – Connecting MT and ST/On Premises are added. ION API Hybrids refer to deployment topologies where ION API and its Authorized App reside in different network boundaries.


  • Recent Searches: You can now see your five most recent searches in a drop down below the search bar.
  • In-App Search: You now have the option to search for an item only in the application you are currently using.
  • Search: You can search on names that have fewer than three letters. For example, you can now search for the name Li.

Coleman Digital Assistant

  • Coleman Skill Builder enhancements include:
    • Coleman skills now have graph responses. Advanced users can now create skills that respond with pie, bar,column, or line graphs.
    • Partial saves of skills are now allowed. The requirements are relaxed to save a draft. Note that these partial skills are not allowed to build until they are complete and proper.
  • Custom Requirement Types enhancements include:
    • Administrators can now create custom requirement types by using a Restrict Values strategy. Only exact matches or synonyms are accepted values for this type.
    • Administrators can now import allowed values for Expanded Values custom requirement types on the Bulk Edit overlay. Administrators can also quickly add values in the text field on this overlay.
Coleman Graph Responses

A similar set of features will be available in the 12.0.29 Infor OS release for on-premise customers. A full list of new features, bugs fixed, and other documentation can be found on Infor Xtreme.  Learn more about Infor OS here or contact us anytime.

Don’t see a feature you want?  Log into Infor Xtreme and click on Resources > Enhancement Requests.  You can enter your own and vote for others.


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