3.6.2 - Release Notes#

Squirro 3.6.2 was released on 18 Aug 2022. This page describes the changes that went into this release.


  • [Search] Add user activity logs for QA and SimilarSearches widgets

  • [Search] Create new widget group (Search), Reorganize widgets in groups

  • [Search] Add libNLP step that supports ML models in the ONNX format

  • [Search] Documentation

    • Added query processing steps to the Squirro documentation

    • QA reference documentation with all parameters that are changeable via configuration service

  • [Search] Scoring Profiles:

    • Added popular-item boosting profile. This allows to use the overall item-popularity (amount of item.read events) as additional ranking signal.

    • Support native Elasticsearch Scripts to customise Document Relevancy Scoring.

  • [Breadcrumb Widget] Dont show default dashboard time selection as a breadcrumb

  • Expose hostname to Squirro SDK.

  • [Pipeline Workflows] Allow pipeline rerun in view mode

  • Support the maxRequests option of the forked FastCGI flup server. It can be defined in the max_requests config option in the server section of a service’s ini file, similar to min_spare and max_spare. It has an effect only when the fork config option is set to true.

  • Allow reordering community types in the setup space

  • [Document Level Feedback] Implement feedback generation from any type of document

  • Avatar colors in items and engagement widget will now have color based on avatar text hash

  • Added API to fetch followers’ information from a community. It will be needed to display followers’ information in the Community 360 dashboard.

  • [Cards widget] Expose custom date format in Cards properties

  • [libNLP] Documentation for steps in filter, loader, normalizer, projector and saver steps

Bug Fixes#

  • Entities Sidepanel: Child entities will be unselected together with parent

  • Following communities are missing cursor pointer and totals.

  • Fixes a bug where community cards cause a session disconnect.

  • Fix missing link wrapper for custom logo

  • Fixed the documentation of modify_community in Squirro client

  • Entities chips widget will now show all entities instead of just 10

  • Fixes spellcheck not working with React GlobalSearch

  • Fixes not aligned star icon in items cards horizontal

  • Center chip text for entity popup

  • Fixes the query context being persisted, after clearing the filter of a dashboard

  • Change item sidepanel empty message for matching query tab

  • Make the SDK use the already existing server option.

  • Fix modification of processed value (it can be now False or True)

  • Fix matching queries sometimes not showing in the item detail of Items Widget

  • Fixes non-clickable keywords being wrongly highlighted

  • Entity Type which includes a space breaks the side panel in the explore screen

  • Adjust Tooltip styles in React and Backbone

  • Fix multiple query activity logs

  • Fixed side panel appearing momentarily when navigating between items using arrows,

  • Fix QA Detail not opening properly

  • Add community 360 navigation support to subscribed communities list.

  • Fix selection reset for multiple values in facets widget, Fix styles for horizontal dropdowns

  • Fix item detail highlighting when there is a dashboard query applied.

  • Fix aggregation reset after facet change

  • [Reset widget, list mode] Make reset all filters button blue

  • Widget Browser shows all widgets under Items category when opened twice in a row

Breaking Changes#

  • [libNLP] removal of the aggregation normalizer step + util functionality for reservoir sampling

Installation and Upgrade#

You will have to resolve at least the following config files when upgrading from Squirro 3.3.0

  • /etc/nginx/conf.d/ssl.inc

  • /etc/squirro/common.ini

For new installations, please follow the Installing Squirro on Linux instructions.

To upgrade an existing installation, please consult Upgrading Squirro.