What's New in Syniti Solutions 7.4.8

Release Date: 1/24/2022

This release contains:

Refer to the Product Certification Matrix for the versions of third-party products that this release has been certified against.

INSTALLATION NOTES FOR Stewardship Tier 7.4.8 AND LATER: The SAP transports for Stewardship Tier installations are now split into 2 packages and are documented separately.

  • Core—contains the functions and programs required by Stewardship Tier to extract data via RFC and load via BDC. These transports are distributed with the Stewardship Tier installation in versions 7.4.8 and later.

  • Supplementary—miscellaneous functions, programs, and utilities for supporting SAP-based projects. Contact Syniti Support and raise a support ticket to get this transport.

The code in the Core transports has been modernized to adhere to latest ABAP coding standards. Both the Core and Supplementary transports are compatible with SAP installations of EHP 7 FOR SAP ERP 6.0 [SAP_APPL 617] (based on SAP NETWEAVER 740 [SAP_BASIS 740]) or higher.

NOTE: Customers using older versions of SAP can contact Syniti Support who will assist in locating versions of the required programs and functions that are compatible with their SAP Instance.

Refer to Support Article SAP Transports for 7.4.8 and Above for SAP Transports available when running version 7.4.8.


NOTE: If psaCollate is installed on the instance you are upgrading, you must uninstall it before upgrading to this version. The collation technology is included in the product in 7.4.5 and later. To uninstall psaCollate refer to the Knowledge Base article psaCollate Incompatible with SST 7.4.5+.

NOTE: When upgrading to Stewardship Tier 7.4.5 AND LATER, data sources are automatically assigned with the Collation Type of General Latin Case-insensitive. This ensures that the ADM AutoGen continues to create SQL tables whose text columns have a case-insensitive collation.

NOTE: When upgrading to Stewardship Tier 7.4.6 AND LATER, open a support ticket with Syniti Support to request a new license in order to use Entity Validation and Migration Reports. If using Entity Validation, you must also request a Melissa license.

NOTE: A new, critical step has been added to the Post Upgrade section of the Installation process. After an upgrade to Stewardship Tier, users must re-create their BAPI templates. Failing to do so will cause the posting of a BAPI template to fail. Refer to Re-create BAPI Templates in the Install Manual for more information.

NOTE IF YOU ARE UPGRADING FROM 7.0.6 OR BELOW: You may need to migrate your security settings to use centralized security. Users of Data Quality (formerly dspMonitor), Master Data Management (formerly dspConduct), and Mass Maintenance (formerly dspCompose) must update security roles when upgrading to this version. Refer to the Syniti Solutions Centralized Security Migration Manual for important information about using security in the Stewardship Tier in this version and later. Consult this manual BEFORE updating to this version, as an analysis of current security assignments must be completed before the Stewardship Tier can be updated.

NOTE IF YOU ARE UPGRADING TO 7.4.2 OR HIGHER: Please be aware that any JavaScript content added is stripped away and any remaining, safe HTML is displayed to users. In Stewardship Tier versions 7.4.1 and earlier, users were permitted to enter HTML and have it rendered in the UI or included in file downloads from the UI. There were no restrictions in place on what HTML/JavaScript text was permitted, leading to potentially dangerous cross-site scripting attacks. Refer to the Unsafe HTML/JavaScript removed in Stewardship Tier 7.4.2 Knowledge base article for more information.



Previously, when assigning a WebApp group to a role, the ROLE ID list box on the Security Roles page only displayed the description of each role. Now, the ROLE ID list box includes both the role name and the role description.


Connection to SAP systems using SAP Router with and without the usage of a Message Server is now supported. When SAP router is used with SAP Message Server, the SAP Gateway Host and SAP Gateway Service attributes must also be populated.

SQL Auto Gen

While viewing the Automation tab in the Quick Panel, if the Create Target Table icon is clicked, a Target Table is created within SQL Server. If one or more columns are considered "Utility," this action would fail with an Incorrect syntax error due to missing column formatting. The automation process is updated, and the target tables will create as expected without error.

Master Data Management

  • To better capture workflow message auditing information, all procedures that create workflows now capture data in the AddedOn, AddedBy and AddedVia columns in the ttWorkflowMessage table. Refer to Set up SLA Notifications for more information.

  • Date timestamps generally display in Stewardship Tier based on the time zone of the database server. Based upon client feedback, there are certain instances where users / auditors could benefit from viewing the dates / times based upon their time zone. Therefore, the following pages / field support date/time display based upon a user’s time zone:

To support this functionality, additional parameters have been added to the Stewardship Tier to store time zone settings:

  • Parameters page contains a field - Server Time Zone to hold the database server’s time zone.

  • User Settings page contains a field - User Time Zone to store the user’s default time zone (defaults to database server time zone if blank).

In conjunction with standard MS SQL function, these parameters determine the specific date/time for the pages specified above.

System Administration

This version contains updates to improve how the Stewardship Tier displays information about column encryption for a data source. The Stewardship Tier indicates when data is in a state of mixed encryption on a single column, and sends an email notification with details on these columns.

These updates include:

  • To track a table’s unencrypted columns, the columns NOT ENCRYPTED COUNT (the total number of unencrypted columns in the table) and TOTAL COUNT (the total number of columns in the table) have been added to the following pages:

  • If the values in the NOT ENCRYPTED COUNT and TOTAL COUNT are not equal, indicating that there is a mix of encrypted and unencrypted data in the column, the Stewardship Tier sends the Data Source Table Column Encryption Report workflow email to the relevant user(s).

  • The Status field on these three pages displays a warning icon when both encrypted and decrypted records exist in a column. The tooltip for this icon has the message Mixed Encryption.

  • In the Data Source Table Column Encryption Report workflow email, the Email From and Email To values were the same in previous versions. The Email From value name now displays the system instance, taken from the Instance field on the Parameters page.

  • The email includes the tables and columns that have mixed encryption and the mixed state indicator.

  • In cases when a column has data in a mixed state, and the encryption state is Not Encrypted, additional steps must be taken to encrypt these unencrypted records. Refer to Resolve Columns with Data in a Mixed State of Encryption for more information.

Resolved Issues

Advanced Data Migration (ADM)

  • Fixed an issue within ADM where the key columns of the Error Aggregate tables were exceeding the max length of 500 characters causing the process to fail due to a truncation on the SQL statement. With the fix, the key columns are now set to NVARCHAR(MAX) and the tables are created without issues. [DSP70-1643]

  • Previously, when multiple users attempted to import target fields in Design concurrently, there was the possibility that lookup tables were not added. With this fix, clicking Execute Import on the System Types Import page allows one import to run at a time, ensuring lookup tables are added. [DSP70-1665]

Stewardship Tier (formerly Data Stewardship Platform (DSP®))


  • Fixed an issue that occurred when attempting to create certain BAPIs (known examples include RCP301_RECIPES_SAVE and RCP301_RECIPES_WRITE) on the Template page within Integrate. After clicking the Create BAPI Template button, the button would remain in a processing mode and the BAPI template would not be created. With the fix, the template is now created as expected. [DSP70-1703]

  • Fixed an issue that occurred with Integrate processes using conditionals when running the Stewardship Tier on an application server using antivirus software that calls the Windows Antimalware Scan Interface (AMSI). The posting was running at over ten times the time of the same template on a system where the AMSI scan was not running. With the fix, the posting of an Integrate process with conditionals now completes in roughly the same amount of time regardless of whether antivirus software calls the Windows Antimalware Scan Interface (AMSI). [DSP70-1608]

WARNING: Customizations made to any component of the delivered Syniti Solutions will be overwritten in the next upgrade. To preserve customizations, make a copy of the customizations prior to applying any upgrade.

A customization is a change to the underlying source code, which differs from configuration – normal setup of the software, such as setting up workflows and defining parameters via the configuration pages.


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