List of hotfixes for TIBCO Spotfire® Connectors
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NOTE: TIBCO Spotfire hotfixes are cumulative - each new hotfix contains all previous hotfixes as well.

 

TIBCO Spotfire® Connectors 7.7.x and higher

Starting with version 7.7, TIBCO Spotfire Connector hotfixes are no longer delivered separately but are now included in the TIBCO Spotfire Client  (Analyst, Web Player (Consumer/Business Author) and Automation Services) hotfixes - those are listed here: https://community.tibco.com/wiki/list-hotfixes-tibco-spotfire-clients-an...

 

TIBCO Spotfire Connectors 7.6.x (used with TIBCO Spotfire 7.6.x)

 

DOWNLOAD LATEST HOTFIX (Note: for this download link to work, you must be logged in to the TIBCO Support Portal)   

 

TSC 7.6.1 HF-011: Hotfix for TIBCO Spotfire Connectors 7.6.x (Released: July 7, 2017)
 

TSDC-4063 - Netezza - Allow user to connect to a Netezza host with underscore in the dns name.

 

TSC 7.6.1 HF-010: Hotfix for TIBCO Spotfire Connectors 7.6.x (Released: April 20, 2017)
 

TSDC-3969 - Oracle Essbase - Fixed crash (unhandled exception) that occurred when Spotfire was terminating.

 

TSC 7.6.1 HF-009: Hotfix for TIBCO Spotfire Connectors 7.6.x (Released: March 17, 2017)
 

TSDC-3834 - Cloudera Impala - Command timeout for Cloudera Impala connector is now increased to 30 minutes

 

TSC 7.6.1 HF-008: Hotfix for TIBCO Spotfire Connectors 7.6.x (Released: February 24, 2017)
 

TSDC-3716 - Google Analytics - The Google Analytics connector will now use the system default web browser to authenticate the user.

TSDC-3789 - Cloudera Hive - Spaces in column names did not work when using the Cloudera Hive connector.

 

TSC 7.6.1 HF-007: Hotfix for TIBCO Spotfire Connectors 7.6.x (Released: January 25, 2017)
 

TSDC-3695 - Oracle - After upgrade from 6.5 some analysis can't connect to the Oracle database.

 

TSC 7.6.1 HF-006: Hotfix for TIBCO Spotfire Connectors 7.6.x (Released: January 10, 2017)
 

This hotfix corresponds to Service Pack version 7.6.1. If you apply this hotfix, there is no need to install Service Pack version 7.6.1.

For more information about the Service Pack, please refer to the TIBCO Security Advisory for TIBCO Spotfire.

 

TSC 7.6.0 HF-005: Hotfix for TIBCO Spotfire Connectors 7.6.x (Released: December 16, 2016)
 

TSDC-3636 - IBM DB2 - Details visualizations based on markings using more than one data column causes database errors.

TSDC-3646 - Hortonworks - Hortonworks Connector now supports Cloudera ODBC Driver for Apache Hive.

TSDC-3594 - SAP BW - NullReferenceException when defining values for certain single select SAP BW variables.

TSC 7.6.0 HF-004: Hotfix for TIBCO Spotfire Connectors 7.6.x (Released: November 03, 2016)
 

TSDC-3519 - Oracle Essbase - Some long running queries generates a SemaphoreFullException exception.

TSDC-3565 - Hortonworks - Connector becomes unstable for some queries.

TSDC-3574 - Hortonworks - Using pie charts together with in-db Hortonworks connector is very slow.

TSC 7.6.0 HF-003: Hotfix for TIBCO Spotfire Connectors 7.6.x (Released: October 10, 2016)
 

TSDC-3428 - IBM BD2 - Decimal values may be imported incorrectly on some DB2 systems.

TSC 7.6.0 HF-002: Hotfix for TIBCO Spotfire Connectors 7.6.x (Released: August 26, 2016)
 

TSDC-3372 - SSAS - Excessive MDX logging.

TSDC-3368 - SSAS - Inefficient MDX query generated for cross table based on Kyvos cube.

TSDC-3393 - SAP HANA - SAP HANA calculated column on Y-axis resulted in error when using in-db.

TSDC-3421 - Cloudera Hive - Using the Cloudera Hive connector on a database with many tables is slow.

TSDC-3382 - Oracle Essbase - The Essbase connector does not work when the Oracle EssbaseClient 11.1.2.4 is installed.

TSC 7.6.0 HF-001: Hotfix for TIBCO Spotfire Connectors 7.6.x (Released: July 08, 2016)
 

TSDC-3322 - SQL Server - Connecting to sql server with is very slow when there are many databases.

TSDC-3336 - Cloudera Impala - Custom Query with String datatype is not working in Spotfire Cloudera Impala Connector.

TSDC-3258 - Hortonworks - Problem connecting to a Hortonworks Hive using Kerberos and SSL.

 

TIBCO Spotfire Connectors 4.5.x (used with TIBCO Spotfire 7.5.x)

 

DOWNLOAD LATEST HOTFIX (Note: for this download link to work, you must be logged in to the TIBCO Support Portal)   

 

TSC 4.5.0 HF-010: Hotfix for TIBCO Spotfire Connectors 4.5.x (Released: March 17, 2017)
 

TSDC-3833 - Cloudera Impala - Command timeout for Cloudera Impala connector is now increased to 30 minutes.

 

TSC 4.5.0 HF-009: Hotfix for TIBCO Spotfire Connectors 4.5.x (Released: February 24, 2017)
 

TSDC-3788 - Cloudera Hive - Spaces in column names did not work when using the Cloudera Hive connector.

 

TSC 4.5.0 HF-008: Hotfix for TIBCO Spotfire Connectors 4.5.x (Released: December 16, 2016)
 

TSDC-3593 - Salesforce - The TIBCO branded Salesforce.com driver does not always work out-of-the-box.

TSDC-3635 - IBM DB2 - Details visualizations based on markings using more than one data column causes database errors.

TSC 4.5.0 HF-007: Hotfix for TIBCO Spotfire Connectors 4.5.x (Released: November 03, 2016)
 

TSDC-3518 - Oracle Essbase - Some long running queries generates a SemaphoreFullException exception.

TSC 4.5.0 HF-006: Hotfix for TIBCO Spotfire Connectors 4.5.x (Released: October 10, 2016)
 

TSDC-3427 - IBM DB2 - Decimal values may be imported incorrectly on some DB2 systems.

TSC 4.5.0 HF-005: Hotfix for TIBCO Spotfire Connectors 4.5.x (Released: August 26, 2016)
 

TSDC-3373 - SSAS - Excessive MDX logging.

TSDC-3392 - SAP HANA - SAP HANA calculated column on Y-axis resulted in error when using in-db.

TSDC-3420 - Cloudera Hive - Using the Cloudera Hive connector on a database with many tables is slow.

TSDC-3383 - Oracle Essbase - The Essbase connector does not work when the Oracle EssbaseClient 11.1.2.4 is installed.

TSC 4.5.0 HF-004: Hotfix for TIBCO Spotfire Connectors 4.5.x (Released: July 08, 2016)
 

TSDC-3321 - All Connectors - Not able to verify custom queries that use parameters as input to functions.

TSDC-3333 - Spark - Spark cannot connect over ssl authentication by using driver v1.1.1.

TSDC-3335 - Cloudera Impala - Custom Query with String datatype is not working in Spotfire Cloudera Impala Connector.

TSDC-3345 - Spark - The Spark SQL connector wouldn't recognize the TIBCO-branded ODBC driver.

TSC 4.5.0 HF-003: Hotfix for TIBCO Spotfire Connectors 4.5.x (Released: June 10, 2016)
 

TSDC-3220 - SAP BW - Changing 'Catalog'' in the SAP BW connection dialog caused Spotfire to become unstable in rare circumstances.

TSDC-3226 - SAP HANA - SAP HANA connector did not make use of SAP HANA statement routing.

TSDC-3239 - Oracle - It is now possible to open analysis with Oracle data saved in version 7.6.

TSDC-3243 - PostgreSQL/Greenplum/HAWQ/Redshift - It is now possible to open analysis saved in version 7.6 with data from any of the connectors: (PostgreSQL,Greenplum, HAWQ or Redshift)

TSDC-3283 - Oracle - When creating an Oracle data source, in the connection details, the user did not see the correct authentication method.

TSDC-3254 - Cloudera Hive/Impala - Cloudera Hive connector threw an exception for certain databases after clicking OK in the connection dialog.

TSDC-3252 - Teradata - It is now possible to open an analysis with Teradata data saved in Spotfire 7.6.

TSDC-3288 - Spark - Spark connector now shows columns correctly when used with 1.1.1 driver.

TSDC-3287 - SQL Server - When connecting to Azure only the master database was listed.

TSDC-3257 - Hortonworks Hive - Could not connect to a Hortonworks Hive using Kerberos and SSL.

TSC 4.5.0 HF-002: Hotfix for TIBCO Spotfire Connectors 4.5.x (Released: April 29, 2016)
 

TSDC-3039 - SSAS - A more efficient MDX query is generated (for cross tables) when the categorical axis is filtered and there are slicers on non-visual dimensions.

TSDC-3189 - Cloudera Hive and Impala - Set "Allow common name host name mismatch" to default on.

TSC 4.5.0 HF-001: Hotfix for TIBCO Spotfire Connectors 4.5.x (Released: March 30, 2016)
 

TSDC-2882 - Cloudera Impala - Cloudera Impala did not support options for SSL and SASL.

TSDC-3021 - Cloudera Impala - It is not possible to open a Cloudera Impala source with SASL if credentials are not saved.

TSDC-3055 - Cloudera Impala - Impala tables cannot not be renamed to something with dash characters.

TSDC-3025 - Salesforce -Problems when hiding columns in a view in Salesforce.

TSDC-3071 - SAP HANA - Some hierarchies in analytic views could not be used.

TSDC-3081 - Cisco Information Server - Instability when connecting to Cisco Information Server without a bundled driver installed. Minimum driver version required 7.0.2.

 

TIBCO Spotfire Connectors 4.0.x (used with TIBCO Spotfire 7.0.x)

 

DOWNLOAD LATEST HOTFIX (Note: for this download link to work, you must be logged in to the TIBCO Support Portal)   

 

TSC 4.0.0 HF-018: Hotfix for TIBCO Spotfire Connectors 4.0.x (Released: March 17, 2017)
 

TSDC-3833 - Cloudera Impala - Command timeout for Cloudera Impala connector is now increased to 30 minutes

 

TSC 4.0.0 HF-017: Hotfix for TIBCO Spotfire Connectors 4.0.x (Released: February 24, 2017)
 

TSDC-3787 - Cloudera Hive - Spaces in column names did not work when using the Cloudera Hive connector.

 

TSC 4.0.0 HF-016: Hotfix for TIBCO Spotfire Connectors 4.0.0 (Released: November 3, 2016)
 

TSDC-3577 - Hortonworks - Problem creating a connection to Hortonworks when there is a table in the database for which the user does not have read privileges of metadata.

TSC 4.0.0 HF-015: Hotfix for TIBCO Spotfire Connectors 4.0.0 (Released: October 10, 2016)
 

TSDC-3508 - ESSBASE - SemaphoreFullException exception gets thrown and causes long running jobs to fail.

TSDC-3479 - ODATA - Connector Connection is not always opening up in Spotfire Analyst 7.0.

TSC 4.0.0 HF-014: Hotfix for TIBCO Spotfire Connectors 4.0.0 (Released: August 26, 2016)
 

TSDC-3374 - SSAS - Excessive MDX logging.

TSDC-3419 - CLOUDERA HIVE - Using the Cloudera Hive connector on a database with many tables is slow.

TSDC-3384 - ESSBASE - The Essbase connector does not work when the Oracle Essbase Client 11.1.2.4 is installed.

TSC 4.0.0 HF-013: Hotfix for TIBCO Spotfire Connectors 4.0.0 (Released: July 1, 2016)
 

TSDC-3334 - Custom Query with String datatype not working in Spotfire Cloudera Impala Connector.

TSC 4.0.0 HF-012: Hotfix for TIBCO Spotfire Connectors 4.0.0 (Released: June 10, 2016)
 

TSDC-3238 - Oracle - It is now possible to open analysis with Oracle data saved in version 7.6.

TSDC-3242 - PostgreSQL/Greenplum/HAWQ/Redshift - It is now possible to open analysis saved in version 7.6 with data from any of the connectors: (PostgreSQL,Greenplum, HAWQ or Redshift)

TSDC-3282 - Oracle - When creating an Oracle data source, in the connection details, the user did not see the correct authentication method.

TSDC-3251 - Teradata - It is now possible to open an analysis with Teradata data saved in Spotfire 7.6.

TSDC-3253 - Cloudera Hive/Impala - Cloudera Hive connector threw an exception for certain databases after clicking OK in the connection dialog.

TSDC-3256 - Hortonworks Hive - Could not connect to a Hortonworks Hive using Kerberos and SSL.

TSC 4.0.0 HF-011: Hotfix for TIBCO Spotfire Connectors 4.0.0 (Released: April 29, 2016)
 

TSDC-3039 - SSAS - A more efficient MDX query is generated (for cross tables) when the categorical axis is filtered and there are slicers on non-visual dimensions.

TSDC-3188 - Cloudera Impala - Set "Allow common name host name mismatch" to default on.

TSDC-3054 - SQL Server - Compatibility issues for SQL Server connector. Now possible to open files created in 7.5 and 7.6.

TSC 4.0.0 HF-010: Hotfix for TIBCO Spotfire Connectors 4.0.0 (Released: March 30, 2016)
 

TSDC-3020 - Cloudera Impala - It is not possible to open a Cloudera Impala source with SASL if credentials are not saved.

TSDC-3080 - Cisco Information Server - Crashes when connecting to Cisco Information Server without a bundled driver installed. Minimum driver version required 7.0.2

TSDC-3082 - Cisco Information Server - Unable to open certain analyses using Cisco Composite with Spotfire Connectors 5.5.

TSDC-3053 - SAP HAHA - Labels inside a pie chart is hidden behind pie chart when using external data from SAP HANA.

TSC 4.0.0 HF-009: Hotfix for TIBCO Spotfire Connectors 4.0.0 (Released: February 19, 2016)
 

TSDC-2903 - OData - Connector did not support on demand data with datetime filters.

TSDC-2881 - Cloudera Impala - Connector did not support options for SSL and SASL.

TSC 4.0.0 HF-008: Hotfix for TIBCO Spotfire Connectors 4.0.0 (Released: February 4, 2016)
 

TSDC-2778 - Oracle - Not possible to import Oracle blob columns.

TSDC-2804 - Netezza - Improved performance for Netezza metadata loading.

TSDC-2795 - OData - Added support for both JSON and XML in OData connections.

TSDC-2838 - SSAS -Fixed incorrect labels for SSAS with filtering.

TSC 4.0.0 HF-007: Hotfix for TIBCO Spotfire Connectors 4.0.0 (Released: December 17, 2015)
 

TSDC-2689 - Analysis Services - Error when connecting to an Analysis Services cube with entries not belonging to measure groups.

TSDC-2731 - Cisco Information Server - Primary key indexes are not loaded when connecting to Cisco Information Server 7.

TSDC-2655 - SAP BW - Unable to connect to SAP BW using SSO when the environment variable SNC_LIB points to a 32-bit DLL, and SNC_LIB_64 points to a 64-bit DLL.

TSDC-2705 - SAP HANA - Performance issues causing loading SAP HANA metadata to take a very long time. Note: You also need to apply TIBCO Spotfire hotfix TS 7.0.1 HF-009 or higher for this to take effect.

TSC 4.0.0 HF-006: Hotfix for TIBCO Spotfire Connectors 4.0.0 (Released: October 20, 2016)
 

TSDC-2618 - SAP HANA - Retrieving data may fail with exception when specific driver is used.

TSC 4.0.0 HF-005: Hotfix for TIBCO Spotfire Connectors 4.0.0 (Released: October 16, 2015)
 

TSDC-2403 - Netezza - Large queries from Spotfire using the Spotfire Connector for Netezza, can result in a time out in the Netezza driver.

TSDC-2560 - OData - If connecting to OData using Spotfire Connector for OData takes several minutes it may result in a timeout.

TSC 4.0.0 HF-004: Hotfix for TIBCO Spotfire Connectors 4.0.0 (Released: August 18, 2015)
 

TSDC-2380 - Cisco Information Server - Cisco Information Server 7.0 driver for TIBCO Spotfire Advanced Data Services/Cisco Information Server is now bundled with TIBCO Spotfire Connectors 4.0.

TSDC-2305 - DB2 - The IBM DB2 connector uses prepared statements when retrieving schema for custom queries.

TSDC-2325 - Greenplum/Postgress/Pivotal HAWK/Redshift - Timeout in the connector.

TSC 4.0.0 HF-003: Hotfix for TIBCO Spotfire Connectors 4.0.0 (Released: July 3, 2015)
 

TSDC-1826 - Hortonworks - When using the Hortonworks Connector with Kerberos authentication, table names are not qualified correctly.

TSC 4.0.0 HF-002: Hotfix for TIBCO Spotfire Connectors 4.0.0 (Released: June 2, 2015)
 

TSDC-1779 - Analysis Services - Problem connecting to Analysis Services when there exist measures without a measure group.

TSDC-1666 - OData - Incorrect table name metadata is sometimes used causing data loading to fail.

TSDC-1790 - OData - The OData Connector does not close the response stream correctly.

TSDC-1791 - OData - Loading data on-demand using the OData connector does not always handle distinct values correctly.

TSC 4.0.0 HF-001: Hotfix for TIBCO Spotfire Connectors 4.0.0 (Released: April 29, 2015)
 

TSDC-1627 - Analysis Services - Poor performance when trying to load data from Analysis Services when filtering large attribute hierarchies.

TSDC-1539 - DB2 - Cancelling queries in DB2 might leave the job running on the database side.

TSDC-1661 - Hortonworks - Connector does not work with Unicode support introduced in Hive 0.13.

TSDC-1660 - Hortonworks - Not possible to write custom queries using the Hortonworks connector against Hive 0.13 that contain Unicode characters.

TSDC-1662 - Hortonworks - Connector shows tables from all databases regardless of database selected.

TSDC-1658 - Hortonworks - Not possible to load data from columns that contain spaces using the Hortonworks connector.

TSDC-1667 - MySQL - Sum and Avg aggregation methods return incorrect data type for some input types.

TSDC-1727 - Oracle Essbase - Incorrect grouping of values when using multiple dimensions from Oracle Essbase.

TSDC-1665 - SAP BW - Typing in the query/cube selector causes exception if typing quickly or not matching any cubes.

TSDC-1664 - SAP BW - Exception when connecting to cube that has numeric variable with default value.

TSDC-1663 - SAP BW - Incorrect grouping of values when using multiple characteristics from SAP BW.

TSDC-1759 - SAP HANA - When using Kerberos authentication the SAP HANA connector incorrectly prompts for username and password. 

Note:
TSDC-1759 fixes an issue where users are prompted for credentials when opening an analysis file that has been created using the Kerberos authentication mechanism.
However, already saved analysis files will have to be reopened and saved in order for this fix to take effect.
Perform the following steps before saving the analysis file:
1. Open Edit > Data Connection Properties dialog and click on Settings.
2. Select the Data Source tab, click on Settings.
3. In the Data Source Settings dialog, click Edit.
4. In the SAP HANA Connection dialog, click Connect.
5. Click OK to close all dialogs.
6. Save the analysis file.

 

TIBCO Spotfire Connectors, multiple versions (used with TIBCO Spotfire 6.5.x)

 

DOWNLOAD LATEST HOTFIX (ONE FOR EACH CONNECTOR) (Note: for this download link to work, you must be logged in to the TIBCO Support Portal)   

 

TIBCO Spotfire Connector for Cloudera Hive

TSC 2.2.0 HF-001: Hotfix for TIBCO Spotfire Connector for Cloudera Hive 2.2.0 (Released: August 26, 2016)

TSDC-3418 - Loading metadata from Cloudera Hive is very slow when there are many tables in a database.

TSDC-3424 - Cloudera Hive gets an error when fetching provider type precision against brand driver V2.01.

 

TIBCO Spotfire Connector for Cloudera Impala

TSC 2.2.0 HF-002: Hotfix for TIBCO Spotfire Connector for Cloudera Impala 2.2.0 (Released: May 15, 2015)

TSDC-1732 - Incorrect query generated when marking in a visualization using external data.

 

TSC 2.2.0 HF-001: Hotfix for TIBCO Spotfire Connector for Cloudera Impala 2.2.0 (Released: December 18, 2014)

TSDC-1319 - UniqueCount aggregation method is not available for Cloudera Impala

 

TIBCO Spotfire Connector for Composite

TSC 3.0.0 HF-001: Hotfix for TIBCO Spotfire Connector for Composite 3.0.0 (Released: June 23, 2014)

CIS-35 - When a data source is assigned a name that contains a space (' ') that data source does not show up in the list of available databases in the Composite connector.

 

TIBCO Spotfire Connector for Hortonworks

TSC 2.2.0 HF-001: Hotfix for TIBCO Spotfire Connector for Hortonworks 2.2.0 (Released: April 29, 2015)

TSDC-1657 - Not possible to use columns from tables that contain spaces.

 

TIBCO Spotfire Connector for HP Vertica

TSC 3.0.0 HF-001: Hotfix for TIBCO Spotfire Connector for HP Vertica 3.0.0 (Released: September 10, 2014)

TSDC-885 - Spotfire 6.5 is not connecting to HP Vertica as the option is greyed out even after installing the ADO.NET driver.

 

 

TIBCO Spotfire Connector for IBM DB2

TSC 1.2.0 HF-003: Hotfix for TIBCO Spotfire Connector for IBM DB2 1.2.0 (Released: July 3, 2015)

TSDC-2300 - Improved logging of custom queries.

TSDC-2304 - The IBM DB2 connector used prepared statements when retrieving schema for custom queries.

 

TSC 1.2.0 HF-002: Hotfix for TIBCO Spotfire Connector for IBM DB2 1.2.0 (Released: March 3, 2015)

TSDC-1538 - Cancelling queries in Spotfire does not always cancel them in the external system.

 

TSC 1.2.0 HF-001: Hotfix for TIBCO Spotfire Connector for IBM DB2 1.2.0 (Released: October 17, 2014)

TSDC-1110 - Default value is used for connection and command timeout value causing unnecessary timeouts during query execution.

 

TIBCO Spotfire Connector for IBM Netezza

TSC 3.1.0 HF-002: Hotfix for TIBCO Spotfire Connector for IBM Netezza 3.1.0 (Released: February 4, 2016)

TSDC-2803 - Improved performance for Netezza metadata loading.

 

TSC 3.1.0 HF-001: Hotfix for TIBCO Spotfire Connector for IBM Netezza 3.1.0 (Released: September 8, 2015)

TSDC-2402 - Increased timeout for Netezza driver to 30 minutes.

 

TIBCO Spotfire Connector for Oracle Essbase

TSC 3.2.0 HF-002: Hotfix for TIBCO Spotfire Connector for Oracle Essbase 3.2.0 (Released: November 21, 2014)

TSDC-1245 - After applying TIBCO Spotfire Connector for Oracle Essbase 3.2.0 hotfix HF-001, it is no longer possible to connect to Essbase on certain systems.

 

TSC 3.2.0 HF-001: Hotfix for TIBCO Spotfire Connector for Oracle Essbase 3.2.0 (Released: October 31, 2014)

TSDC-1141 - Poor performance when using multiple dimensions together with filtering.

TSDC-1142 - Poor filtering performance.

TSDC-1144 - Filtering does not always work when filtering below the hierarchy level shown in a visualization

TSDC-1153 - Dynamic calculated measures does not work when filtering below the hierarchy level shown in a visualization.

 

TIBCO Spotfire Connector for SAP BW

TSC 3.1.0 HF-001: Hotfix for TIBCO Spotfire Connector for SAP BW 3.1.0 (Released: February 19, 2016)

TS-43797 - SAP BW connector does not support SSO for certain configuration (SNC_LIB, SNC_LIB_32).

 

TIBCO Spotfire Connector for Teradata Aster

TSC 3.1.0 HF-001: Hotfix for TIBCO Spotfire Connector for Teradata Aster 3.1.0 (Released: May 29, 2015)

TSDC-1772 - Support for Teradata Aster ODBC Driver instead of the Aster Database Driver for ADO.NET. 

Important: After applying this hotfix, you must download and use the official Teradata Aster ODBC Driver (version 6.0 or 6.10) for use with TIBCO Spotfire Connector for Teradata Aster, instead of the Aster Database Driver for ADO.NET