Cloudockit Release Notes

Release v7 – September 2021

Tailored Diagrams
Refreshed Diagrams
  • Azure Data Share is now fully documented
  • Azure Reservations are now detected by Cloudockit
  • Traffic Manager diagrams have been added to your Word documents to enable you to see dependencies with components like Azure Web Apps
  • Azure Analysis Services are now fully supported
  • Cloudockit now gives extensive details about Azure Container Instances and Azure Container Registry with dependencies
Google Cloud
Bug Fixes
  • Compliance rules not displaying when authenticating with Use Another Account
  • Expiration Time cannot be set in Cloudockit Container
  • Excel displays diagram fields that are useless
  • Components in Tailored Diagrams cannot be moved under specific circumstances
  • Provisioning Date value now reflects VM’s creation time and not the last modification on the VM

Release v6 – June 2021

  • Compliance Rules and Tailored Diagram grids have been updated to easily distinguish between built-in items and custom items
  • You can now export and import Tailored Diagram Templates directly from Cloudockit Web UI. Opening new scenarios for sharing your templates
  • Tailored Diagrams now display the connection of Aggregation types with specific arrows for you to not miss connections even if you did not embed the resources
Bug Fixes
  • Azure – OS and OS version information missing from the report
  • S3 drop off not validated in Azure scan
  • Excel documents generation has been fixed for Azure Gov in Cloudockit Desktop
  • SharePoint Online Drop-Off is not working for Container with a Windows image
  • OS Disk size has been adjusted in the Virtual Machine settings section
  • net (draw.io) Native files opening result in “Error loading file / Not a diagram file”
  • Azure App Gateway not shown in Diagrams depending on the App Gateway links
  • Azure Europe datacenters number not displaying
  • GCP-Kubernetes Detection of clusters fail without basic authentication
  • Excel reports not generating successfully
  • AWS – IAM role authentication with Google not displaying accounts
  • Tag Name display in Native diagrams.net (draw.io) shapes data

Release v5 – May 3, 2021

API Container
  • Azure Data Factory is now part of the Excel reports
  • Azure Firewall information now displays in SQL managed instances and elastic pools in reports
  • OS of the Azure App Service Plan is displayed in reports and diagrams
  • Public address is now displayed in Word documents, in the settings and IP configuration sections of virtual machines
  • New AWS regions (af-south-1, eu-south-1, and more) were added to the list of available regions
  • Cloudockit Desktop now supports tag filtering in AWS
  • EC2 Instances that are terminated can be excluded from your reports
Bug Fixes
    • Billing diagrams and metrics diagrams are repeated in multiple sections with the same information
    • Azure Virtual Machine OS information is missing
    • Azure Gov document generation failing for specific configurations
    • Azure Backup section of Virtual Machine is empty

Release v4.8 – February 8, 2021

  • Spring Cloud is now available from the list of Workloads
  • Spring Cloud components now appear in reports and diagrams
  • Service Map can now be used to detect dependencies between components
  • Cloudockit Container now supports Web UI (in Preview)
Compliance Rules
  • Custom compliance standards can now be exported from Cloudockit SaaS and imported into Cloudockit Desktop
  • A dash (-) now displays in the compliance rules table when no rules exist for a component
  • PDF diagrams are now available for Azure, AWS, GCP, and on-prem – Learn More
  • Tailored Diagrams automatically detect duplicate components
  • Custom Tailored Diagrams can now be exported from Cloudockit SaaS and imported into Cloudockit Desktop
  • Cloudockit now support Refreshable Diagrams (in Preview)
  • Cloudockit Diagrams now include links to help pages
  • Diagrams are now created by location
  • Blank pages are now removed from draw.io, Lucidchart, and PDF files
  • Cloudockit Tailored Diagram support custom fields displayed in the Shape
  • Cloudockit Desktop now automatically detects when you trigger a scan manually. It will automatically suggest scheduling the document generation so that you don’t have to do that manually next time
  • Cloudockit Desktop now automatically proposes scheduling when creating new reports
  • In Visio, for Azure Diagrams, you can now click on the shape (Ctrl+click) to open the Azure Portal for a specific resource
  • Multiple projects in GCP can now be included in the reports once generated
  • Cloudockit Google Cloud documentation now features billing diagrams
  • Cloudockit API / Cloudockit Desktop can now rescan the 1st day of the Month automatically in AWS
Bug Fixes
  • Client seems to not have the issue anymore
  • Cloudockit Scan Agent gives data from a different date
    Fix billing dates Web & API
  • GCP Storage buckets display a size of 0 bytes
  • Azure – Number of resources per location don’t match the number of components
  • Enable PDF Diagrams generation without Visio selected
  • GCP Location “US” not found
  • GCP Drop-off text is incorrect
    GCP does not display Executive Summary
  • Indicator shows no Rule for a Network Security group and shows Rules for the next Network Security Group
  • AWS Scan is stuck on Lambda

Release v4.6 – November 7, 2020

  • Azure Quota of App Service plan is now displayed
  • Azure Storage account now display the Used Capacity metric
  • Azure DNS Zone is now supported

Release v4.4 – September 28, 2020

  • Availability Zones of Virtual Machines are now included in the settings section
  • Service Map can now be used to detect dependencies between components
  • RegionEndpoint.CNNorthWest1 and RegionEndpoint.CNNorth1 are now unchecked by default
  • Users can now click on their name to view their profile that currently contains their product key and expiration date
  • Cloudockit now includes at least one Aggregation Link from a CDKCategoryCDK_SecurityAndManagement_OrganizationalUnit component in the JSON file. This will allow you to ensure that you do not have ‘orphan’ resources in your JSON files
  • Cloudockit Container logo now displays when container setup mode is enabled
Compliance rules
Cloudockit Desktop
  • Cloudockit Desktop now features Button Run Now available in the scheduled job window
  • Cloudockit website now features a direct link to Cloudockit Desktop User Guide
  • One day free trial can now be enabled for the desktop version
  • Cloudockit Desktop now allows specifying the number of days to go back when retrieving billing information
  • Cloudockit Desktop Trial process has been simplified to avoid asking for confirmation many times
  • Cloudockit Desktop now supports the ability to scan AWS, Azure, and GCP on a single EC2 instance and store the results to one central S3 bucket
  • Updated Word template to include compliance standards
  • Custom template attribute has been added to the list of API attributes
  • Cloudockit API Web User Interface now displays Powershell & Curl command line before users click on Execute
Google cloud

Release v4.02.04 – June 10, 2020

  • Load Balancers now features detailed information like Frontend IP Configurations, Health probes, Inbound rules, and more
Compliance rules
  • Cloudockit compliance rules can now be shared with the rest of your team. When you create a new Compliance Rule, you can choose to make it available to all people who have the same license code
Cloudockit Desktop
  • Cloudockit Desktop is now featured on our new home page which facilitates access to our local solution. Download our desktop version today
  • JSON and LDIF output can be customized with options that are now available in the Web UI and in Cloudockit Desktop
  • You can now import/export plain JSON files into Cloudockit Desktop to allow you to manually edit the configurated file
  • You can now choose if you want to generate diagrams by Location or not
  • PostgreSQL and MariaDB are now fully documented in Azure
  • SQL diagrams for managed instances/servers in Azure are now included in the documentation
  • Cloudockit now supports MFA for AWS Access Keys
  • “AmazonIamUser“ and “AmazonIamUserDetail“ are consolidated “intoAmazonIamUser”
  • Filtering by AWS Tags is now supported: you can specify the tag name and its value to filter only the resources you want
  • You can now drop the generated file into AWS S3 Bucket when you use the multi-account authentication scenario with a cross-account role

Release v4.02 – April 30, 2020

  • Cloudockit now provides some hints about how to improve your Documents/Diagrams generation. The list of hints is available here: https://www.cloudockit.com/knowledge-base/document-generation-hints/
  • Cloudockit Web UI now supports Notifications that will allow us to share some information with you like New Releases and Tips
  • Cloudockit now supports the Track Changes features (Previously this feature was only available on AWS/Azure)
  • Information retrieval in Cloudockit has been updated to better handle exceptions while scanning a component. For instance, if there was an issue (like lack of permissions) in scanning some particular settings like CORS Settings in a Storage Account, it could prevent the Storage Account from being shown. Now only the CORS Settings will be impacted
  • Cloudockit Web UI limit of time to generate documentation has been changed from 6 hours to 24 hours and an email is now sent if this is not enough time to generate the document with some hints on how to fix it
  • JSON and LDIF files now feature more Links between components as all collection of objects are now flagged as Links when appropriate
  • Audit has been renamed to Password Protected in the Cloudockit Website to avoid confusion. Password for protected documents are sent in a separate email to documents
  • Cloudockit API allows filtering on billing entries using JsonBillingDimension and JsonBillingType API Parameters
  • LDIF LeanIX Output can be customized with two additional API Settings to include diagrams/billing information in the generated
  • You can now generate Word documents that contain only the changes to your environment. This leverages the existing Cloudockit Track Changes features
  • A new template named Essential is now available. This template contains the most important settings for each component but with fewer details than the Full template that can be too verbose for huge environments
  • Names of documents generated have been updated to match Cloudockit Web Interface (for example, Azure Documentation has been renamed to Azure Word Report)
  • Cloudockit now features an automatic mechanism to help produce documents for Huge Environments like automatically decreasing the amount of information displayed, the quality of the stencils, the split of documents…
  • documents: LdifIncludeDiagrams, LdifIncludeBilling
  • Visio Diagrams now features an icon near the shapes of resources that have been added or modified so that you can easily see how your environment evolves
  • Logic App complete diagrams are now included in the Cloudockit generated documents (diagrams/reports)
  • Diagrams of Virtual Networks in the Word document is now resized to fit the width of the page
  • Runtime & Languages are now displayed for Azure Functions
  • Azure Template App Service section has been updated to show Architecture Diagram in the first section
  • Azure Storage API Version used by Cloudockit has been updated
  • Cloudockit supports Azure Data Factory v2. Azure Data Factory v1 supports is under development
  • Azure Load Balancers are now scanned by Cloudockit even if they are not connected to any Virtual Machines or Virtual Machines ScaleSet
  • New Hint has been added to detect that you cannot get your Kubernetes Cluster details (Pods, Services…) because you lack permissions (http://cloudockit.com/knowledge-base/document-generation-hints/)
  • Cloudockit API exposes AWS Billing by Tags, by using the IncludeBillingTags API Parameter
  • All AWS API used by Cloudockit (Nuget Packages) have been updated
Google Cloud
  • Drop-off in Google Storage is now supported so you can use your own Google Cloud Storage to store your Reports/Diagrams
  • All Google API used by Cloudockit (Nuget Packages) have been updated

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