We’re pleased to announce RStudio Connect: version 1.5.8. This release enables reconnects for Shiny applications, more consistent and trustworthy editing of user information, and various LDAP improvements.
The major changes this release include:
Client.ReconnectTimeoutproperty specifies how long that session is maintained when there is connectivity trouble. The default setting is
15s. See https://shiny.rstudio.com/articles/reconnecting.html to learn more about reconnecting to Shiny applications. Disable this feature by giving the
Client.ReconnectTimeoutproperty a value of
browseURLR function is disabled when executing deployed content. Use techniques like the Shiny
shiny::tags$afunction to expose links to application visitors.
BindDNpassword can now be stored in an external file using the new
BindPasswordFilefield. Also made improvements to LDAP group membership lookups.
Authentication.RequireExternalUsernamesflag was set to
true. Now, user email, first name, and last name are also not editable for this configuration.
rebuild-packratcommand-line tool that was released in v1.5.6. Previously, the migration utility would render static content inaccessible. This release fixes this behavior and adds support for running this CLI tool while the RStudio Connect server is online. However, due to the discovery of new defects, the utility is disabled by default and is not recommended for production use until further notice. Those wishing to attempt to use the utility anyway should do so on a staging server that can be safely lost, and all content should be thoroughly tested after it has completed. http://docs.rstudio.com/connect/1.5.8/admin/cli.html#migration-cli
LOGINSMTP authentication mechanism.
su. Previously, on some distributions of Linux, setting
truecould present PAM errors to users when running applications as the current user if the
AuthenticatedSessionServicewas not configured. System administrators who had previously edited the
rstudio-connectPAM service for use in
ForwardPasswordmode should update the
PAM.AuthenticatedSessionServiceconfiguration option. See:http://docs.rstudio.com/connect/1.5.8/admin/process-management.html#pam-credential-caching-kerberos
rstudio-connect_1.2.3-7_amd64.deb. RPM package file names have the form
rstudio-connect-1.2.3-7.x86_64.rpm. In addition, the RPM meta-data will have a “version” of
1.2.3and a “release” of
7for this file name. Previously, the RPM would have had a “version” of
You can see the full release notes for RStudio Connect 1.5.8 here.
There are no special precautions to be aware of when upgrading from v1.5.6. You can expect the installation and startup of v1.5.8 to be complete in under a minute.
If you’re upgrading from a release older than v1.5.6, be sure to consider the “Upgrade Planning” notes from those other releases, as well.
If you haven’t yet had a chance to download and try RStudio Connect we encourage you to do so. RStudio Connect is the best way to share all the work that you do in R (Shiny apps, R Markdown documents, plots, dashboards, Plumber APIs, etc.) with collaborators, colleagues, or customers.
You can find more details or download a 45 day evaluation of the product at https://www.rstudio.com/products/connect/. Additional resources can be found below.
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