K2 KBs since 370 update

There has been a number KBs made available since the release of the update 370. Take a look these and apply the relevant fixes if you have the issues mentioned occurring in your environment. There are also a few FYI type KBs which I have not included here. For a full list visit the K2 customer portal.

KB000375 – Hotfix: Event Instances Report in the Process Overview Report shows events that belong to another activity.
When using the Activity Instance Report or the Process Overview Report in the Out of Box Reports in K2 Workspace the activities reported on are incorrect and reflect the data of a different activity or event.

KB000376 – Hotfix: Searching for users in K2 Workspace returns users with the wrong domain prefix.
When using Multidomains in the same forest, occasionally the incorrect domain prefix is returned when searching for users in K2 Workspace.

KB000378 – Hotfix: Activity Instances Destinations Report in the Process Overview Report shows incorrect activity name
When using the Activity Instances Destinations Report in the Process Overview Report of the Out of Box Reports in K2 Workspace, the data summary may incorrectly reflect the activity name for a different activity in the process.

KB000382 – Known Issue: An exception occurs when completing an asynchronous server event by calling the Update or Finish method from an external application.
An exception occurs when completing an asynchronous server event by calling the Finish method from an external application.

KB000380 – Hotfix: The value of the “AllocatedUser” property (on an OpenWorkListItem method call), is not returned correctly
There is a known issue related to the K2 blackpearl 0807 update KB000350 and KB000370 that when the OpenWorklistItem method is invoked, the WorklistItem’s AllocatedUser property has a null value

KB000383 – Known Issue: Loading a record with a SmartObject date property that is empty causes a “Specified cast is not valid” error
When using the SmartObject Event Wizard to replicate datafields and one of the SmartObject properties is of Date/Time type, a “cast” error will occur if this source SmartObject property is left empty.

KB000384 – Hotfix: An exception occurs when completing an asynchronous server event by calling the Update or Finish method from an external application.
An exception occurs when completing an asynchronous server event by calling the Update or Finish method from an external application.

KB000360 – K2 connect: How to cache credentials for K2 connect for SAP Security Labels
K2 connect for SAP requires that a second set of user credentials be cached in association with the user’s primary identity. This article provides high level technical information on the options available to the developer and how they can be implemented along with a technical discussion of how the authentication procedure works for K2 connect for SAP.

KB000385 – Hotfix: Loading a record with a SmartObject date property that is empty causes a “Specified cast is not valid” error

KB000387 – SSO Error after K2 blackpearl Configuration Manager is run
Error occurs after re running the K2 blackpearl Configuration Manager and user authenticates using SSO

KB000388 – Hotfix: Shared Activity Level Datafields will revert to default values when the client event is instantiated

KB000396 – Hotfix: K2 Migration Utility becomes unresponsive on “List InfoPath Documents” page
While running the K2 Environment Migration Utlility the application encounters a problem and stops responding while attempting to retrieve the List of InfoPath Documents. No error message is displayed to the user.

KB000398 – Known Issue: K2 Designer for Visual Studio is unable to compile a project that contains a K2.net 2003 Artifact(s)
When K2.net 2003 artifacts are imported or used in a K2 designer for Visual Studio project and later the user attempts to deploy the process, K2 designer for Visual Studio is unable to compile the K2.net 2003 Artifacts.

KB000397 – Hotfix: Release Worklist Item Using the K2 blackpearl API does not work as expected
When the Administrator, or user with the appropriate rights attempts to release a worklist item when the destination was a user group using the SourceCode.Workflow.Management.WorkflowManagementServer.ReleaseWorklistItem, an exception occurs stating that the worklist item is not found

KB000389 – Hotfix: Object Reference error when an Escalation on an Activity is moved to a new process version by Error Repair
An Object Reference error may occur after using the Error Repair tool on a process that has escalations
configured for activities within the process. Once the Error Repair tool has moved the the process instance
in error onto a new version of the process, the activity escalations in the process instance and the new
process definition do not match.

KB000400 – Hotfix: K2 Designer for Visual Studio is unable to compile a project that contains a K2.net 2003 Artifact(s)
When K2.net 2003 artifacts are imported or used in a K2 designer for Visual Studio project and later the user attempts to deploy the process, K2 designer for Visual Studio is unable to compile the K2.net 2003 Artifacts.

KB000402 – Hotfix: Error occurs when opening an InfoPath Client Event.
When using InfoPath Workflow integration and Forms Services it will not open the InfoPath client events if the user opening them does not have at least contributor rights.

KB000390 – Hotfix: The returned XML for a SharePoint user(s) is not fully formed if they have minimal permissions available when working within SharePoint.

KB000407 – Hotfix: Issue with Notification Event Designer.
If a notification is edited that contains Worklist Item URL data fields. The notification e-mail will be sent when the notification event is fired but the Worklist Item URL will not populate correctly with the runtime data. Re-opening the edited notification in the Notification Event Designer shows a blank e-mail body.

KB000393 – Hotfix: Intermittent error in SharePoint when moving documents to a Records Center
Intermittent errors may occur on the SharePoint Web Frontend when a K2 process attempts to move a
document to the SharePoint Records Center. These errors can, however, be successfully repaired
by re-trying them from the Management Console.

KB000411 – Known Issue: Custom Reporting Services component not visible
After installing K2 blackpoint 0902 (4.9040.1.0) the SOURCECODE data source in Visual Studio required for designing custom reports is missing.

KB000412 – Hotfix: K2.net 2003 ServerItem Not Found post Migration
After migrating from K2.net 2003, processes which included a Asynchronous Server events throw an error

KB000413 – Hotfix: Error occurs when the “Active Directory Service 2″ is invoked with 1500 or more process instances.
There is a known issue related to the K2 blackpearl 0807 update KB000370 that when the “Active Directory Service 2″ is invoked with 1500 or more process instances it will throw an “Out Of Memory” error. .

KB000410 – Workaround: K2 Connect for SAP – NLB Cluster Workaround Configuration
Existing users of K2 connect for SAP may want to extend the capabilities of their envionment by clustering the K2 connect servers. Since this functionality is not fully supported in the current release, a workaround has been devised to facilitate this.

KB000404 – Hotfix: Multiple users opening connections that call the Impersonate method increase execution times with every new concurrent connection
When multiple users open connections that use the Impersonate method on a K2 Connection, the execution times increase with every new concurrent connection.

KB000414 – Hotfix: InOut Parameters not returned correctly for a K2 connect custom method
A K2 connect ServiceObject which includes a custom method, does not handle InOut Mappings correctly

KB000408 – Hotfix: When using IPC processes and data from the child process should be returned to the parent process, the data is not retrieved.
When using IPC processes and sending and/or receiving information between processes, errors may occur intermittently due to data not being send through from the child process back to the parent process. Various memory, performance and threading enhancements have been made to the K2 Server, IPC’s and Escalations, which include:
– Memory enhancements made to the K2Server to ensure that only relevant data is stored in the ProcessInstance state
– Performance and threading enhancements made to IPC’s that would improve memory consumption
– Performance and memory enhancements made to Escalations

KB000386 – Hotfix: Unable to retrieve column data from a system library in SharePoint using Process Event Integration
The error message detailed below occurs in conjunction with the SharePoint Process Integration Wizard at run time. The individual checks a page back in from a SharePoint document library either an Item Checkin or an Item Update action (This error may persist for other event actions).  As soon as the action is attempted, the process goes into error.

KB000415 – Hotfix: Error received when trying to activate the K2 Workflow Integration Content Type feature.
When installing K2 blackpoint 0902 (4.9040.1.0) using WSS an error occurs when trying to activate the K2 Features.

KB000377 – Hotfix: Browser Enabled forms render as XML when “InfoPath, Web browser if InfoPath not available” is selected
When using InfoPath Forms Services and selecting the option “InfoPath, Web browser when InfoPath is not available”,
the form is rendered as XML when opening the action in K2 Workspace and neither K2 for Visual Studio nor InfoPath is available.

KB000381 – Hotfix: Duplicated destination user in Activity Instance Destination Report
There is a known issue related to the K2 blackpearl 0807 update KB000370 that when there are two parallel activities (Activity B and Activity C), both with a single destination user and both with Client Events where only Activity B is instantiated (because the line rule to Activity C is invalid (1=0)) then and error occurs in the Activity Instance Destinations report from Activity B which incorrectly shows two lines with the same user.

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