MCommunity Updates & Release Notes

Overview

The following is a high-level list of recent changes, feature enhancements, or bug fixes that have been deployed for the MCommunity Directory, and associated applications. We will update this page after each release is deployed.

Note: Continue to review the documentation on the MCommunity Transformation Support page, which will be updated with all appropriate releases.
Date Description of Work Completed
December 8, 2022

MCommunity:

  • Allow groups to be restored by any owner
  • Add new Trash tab to My Groups showing owners all their expired and deactivated groups
  • Change expired and deactivated email notifications, including a new notification to all owners when one owner deactivates a group
  • Enhance UI for many pages, including substantial usability improvements on people profile pages
  • Provide group owners with a new consolidated Email Settings navigation
  • Add paging controls to search results
  • Include default people profile picture in search results and group membership listing Improve handling of leading and trailing spaces in search
  • For owners of more than 350 groups, include all owned groups on My Groups page
November 3, 2022 MCommunity: Display user profile pictures in group membership listing, UI updates
October 13, 2022

MCommunity:

  • Display user profile pictures in search results
  • Enhance layout and design of group profiles
October 7, 2022 IAM Admin Tools: Bug fix to resolve an issue with setting permissions on existing vacation messages.
October 6, 2022 MCommunity: UI enhancements for adding members to group and group away messages.  No longer allowing duplicate external members with a duplicate external email address. Shared accounts are no longer capable of logging in to MCommunity.
 
September 28, 2022

MCommunity

  • Added pronouns to search results
  • UI enhancements for adding members to groups
     

UMICH Account Management: UI enhancements for people setting their profile photo or QR code

IAM Admin Tools: Search Improvements

September 22, 2022

MCommunity

  • Unified Search for People and Groups
  • Logging improvements for logging frontend errors like authorization
  • Delete selected members  -- Delete selected button spinner
  • Add members -- Save button spinner
  • Adjust tab stream and focus on main MCommunity page
  • Filter members should be case insensitive
  • Do not find in Remove member/owner from multiple groups external email = *[search term]
  • Expand basic people Search by last four digits of phone number
  • Allow copy/paste of email address in My Groups and group profile membership list

 

UMICH Account Management

  • Enhanced Away Message
  • Update to Pronoun select list
September 16, 2022

MCommunity

  • External email address: In add member, treat as if a duplicate is attempted when adding an external email address with a non-matching name (or null in either existing entry or attempted to add)
  • Membership pane: Select all should select all visible on the current page
  • Allow removal of malformed RFC822 (API)
  • Allow LDAP Timestamps of shorter length
  • Limit the number of internal members that can be added to the group at once
September 9, 2022

MCommunity

  • Reduce likelihood of owners unwittingly removing themselves as owners when removing multiple members/owners
  • New Filter my groups feature
  • Move existing Show my groups containing uniqname feature from My Groups to new Remove Member/Owner from Mulltiple Groups page
  • Handle inconsistent group membership data (allow owners to edit membership without errors)
  • Support optional name field for external email addresses with complex formats
  • Minor formatting changes throughout for consistency and usability

 

IAM Admin Tools: Streamlined interface for editing people's Away Messages

Legacy MComm Admin: Bug fix adjusting access for owners set via this interface

September 2, 2022

MCommunity

  • Performance improvements to allow very large membership groups to be viewed and managed
  • Allow copy and paste of group emails addresses without extraneous characters in all cases
  • Add status feedback to owner modifying group membership roles
August 24, 2022

MCommunity

  • Group search performance improvements
  • UI refinements in group profile and group creation
  • User feedback while group profile loads
  • New option to search for individuals by work phone number
August 23, 2022

UMICH Account Management: Refine UI for away message setting

August 20, 2022

MCommunity  

  • UI refinements
  • Adjustments to user feedback on adding members/owners to groups
  • Support additional characters in external member names
August 17, 2022

MCommunity Bug fix for small number of external members that could not be added to groups

August 16, 2022

MCommunity

  • Additional accessibility fixes
  • Add details to basic user feedback on adding members/owners to groups
  • Refine UI for individual's away message display and group profile
  • Additional error and a confirmation message
     

UMICH Account Management

  • Maintain away message value when dates removed
  • Updated tooltips and other helper text
  • Update logic for removing aliases
August 11, 2022

MCommunity

  • UI refinements throughout
  • Add basic user feedback on adding members/owners to groups
  • Prevent future conflicting people/group aliases
     

UMICH Account Management: Prevent future conflicting people/group aliases

August 11, 2022

MCommunity

  • UI refinements throughout
  • Add basic user feedback on adding members/owners to groups
  • Prevent future conflicting people/group aliases
     

UMICH Account Management: Prevent future conflicting people/group aliases

August 9, 2022

MCommunity

  • Refine redirection behavior
  • Display group email address in My Groups
  • Refine search results
     

UMICH Account Management: Improve functionality for forwarding addresses and aliases

IAM Admin Tools: Refine UI for away message

August 4, 2022

MCommunity

  • Bug fix for nested subgroup membership
  • Support inherited ownership
  • Improved error handling of user input when adding group members

IAM Admin Tools: Support indefinite end dates in away message

August 3, 2022

MCommunity

  • Tier 3 and 4 accessibility fixes
  • Supporting searching by email address
  • Adjust session and idle timeout lengths

UMICH Account Management: Accessibility improvements 

IAM Admin Tools: Support non-degree alumni

August 2, 2022 MCommunity: Bug fix for newly created groups with different names and emails
August 1, 2022 

MCommunity

  • New logo
  • Additional logging
  • UI refinement in group profile settings
July 30, 2022  Initial deployment of all added features and functionality to the MCommunity Directory and associated applications.