Release notes Platform

Platform update 4.2.9.6

Available in production on Wednesday, November 2, 2019. We expect some downtime from 4 AM till 4.50 AM, within the scheduled time frame. This has no impact on the PEPPOL Service Bus.

The following changes and improvements are part of this release:

  • Activation via IDEAL is made possible again.
  • It is now possible to use multiple decimal places in the Quantity- and Price-field.

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Platform update 4.2.9.5

Available in production on Wednesday, October 23, 2019. We expect some downtime from about 3.30 AM, outside the scheduled time frame. This has no impact on the PEPPOL Service Bus.

The following changes and improvements are part of this release:

  • The current invoice applet displays SI (Simplerinvoicing) 1.x invoices and creates SI 1.2 invoices. The new standard is SI 2.0. The new standard invoice applet at the platform will be the SI 2.0 instead of the current SI 1.2. Therefore we won’t run a transformation from SI 2.0 to SI1.2 anymore. The older SI 1.1 is also still supported and view-able at the platform. With this change, the SchemeID NL:OIN (used in SI 1.x) and the 0190 (used in SI 2.0) are now both supported in the user interface of the invoice;
  • Duplicate detection is further improved. If a document is received via email, PEPPOL, external or internal network it will detect and mark as duplicate. Duplicates are also visible in the UI and the user can decide to download the document by marking the invoice as the original. Duplicates are not available for download via the API. If you need the duplicate in your financial system, you can decide to make it available for download via API in the UI;
  • Our own created e-invoice for balance upgrades has improvements in Payment details.

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Platform update 4.2.9.2

Available in production on September 7, 2019. We expect downtime for about 40 to 45 minutes from 5 AM, within the scheduled time frame. This has no impact on the PEPPOL Service Bus.

The following changes and improvements are part of this release:

  • PDF/A update for transparent company logo’s;
  • Improved duplicate detection;
  • Improvement on setting documents to original and make available for API-download;
  • Improved translations;
  • Duplicate document now also marked when opened.

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Platform update 4.2.9

Available in production on August 24, 2019. We expect downtime for about 4 hours from 3.30 AM, within the scheduled time frame. This has no impact on the PEPPOL Service Bus.

The following changes and improvements are part of this release:

  • Duplicate detection is improved. If a document is received via email, PEPPOL, external or internal network it will detect and mark as duplicate. Duplicates are now visible in the UI and the user can decide to download the document by unmark the duplicate flag. Duplicates are not available for download via the API. If you need the duplicate in your financial system, you can decide to make it available for download via API in the UI;
  • API: Revert the order of returned document list from old to new for API Retrieve*Docs calls;
  • A lot of new document types (standards) are registered for receiving invoices from different kind of parties and countries. The platform will automatically convert the documents to the requested format;
  • As accountant with an access request, you can now set the auto number for sales invoices for your customers;
  • Making a user inactive has more checks and is improved;
  • Credit invoice has an improved PDF view. This will be used to generate the PDF while sending from the platform;
  • After choosing ‘Give it to’ in workflow the icon changes to one person and stays like that. As tip, when you use a profile picture in your user setting, that picture will be shown;
  • The link to the inbox or outbox document from a conversion task is now always working correctly. And it is now possible to use a generic link to a document;
  • The sales invoice app has had a few UI improvements;
  • When choosing the send method for a sales invoice it will not try other channels anymore. For example, there won’t be a check to deliver it to the PEPPOL-network when you choose to deliver by email;
  • Invoice unittype for ‘Stuks’ is improved to the current standards;
  • There has been a few improvements on translation;
  • Adding a user to a company, the pop-up won’t block the view of the ‘Done’ button anymore;
  • Cost declarations can now also be included in the invoice workflow;
  • Automatic balance upgrade has improvements on determine what transactions are in count to execute the balance upgrade;
  • When using trusted sender as a conversion-task service to create a concept invoice, the checks on fields are improved. No more unnecessary errors are thrown while saving the document;
  • .info email address can now be used in trusted sender;
  • Access requests, partner request etc. are now notified as an increased number of unread items in the inbox;
  • When using Firefox as browser you can now copy the generated connection keys;
  • When a supplier uses trusted sender, you now will be notified that there is a new inbox document based on the user profile settings;
  • Sales invoice correction reference is now mandatory in the user interface;
  • While creating the cost declaration the platform gives suggestions in the fields with previous used data;
  • Error description is improved when access key is wrong or expired in the API;
  • Document with AdditionalDocumentReference without Attachment are now be displayed by using our own PDF generator in the user interface;
  • Document conversion service has improvements on detecting fields and conversion possibilities;
  • Workflow method ‘SendInvoice’ is improved.
  • The availability of the API-download can now be set from the workflow. This will make it possible to download an invoice after the approved step of the workflow has been passed;
  • New dataset feature makes interaction with custom data possible within the current workflow features. This will be used for validation lists or step decisions.

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Platform update 4.2.8.4

Available in production on July 13, 2019. We expect downtime for about 30-40 minutes from about 4.30 AM, within the scheduled time frame.

The following changes and improvements are part of this release:

  • Improved PDF view of the invoice document.

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Platform update 4.2.8.3

Available in production on July 6, 2019. We expect downtime for about 40-45 minutes from about 4.30 AM, within the scheduled time frame.

The following changes and improvements are part of this release:

  • Improvement on the IDP connection;
  • Improved PDF view of the invoice document;
  • Improvement on detecting and converting a variety of UBL documents.

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Platform update 4.2.8.2

Available in production on May 18, 2019. We expected downtime for about 45 minutes from 5 AM within the scheduled time frame.

The following changes and improvements are part of this release:

  • Important update: the generated PDF of the invoice in eVerbinding is improved with a new layout and will show more data elements. This PDF will now also show the additional properties for each line in case of Telco- and GWH-invoices.
    This PDF is generated in case there is no PDF attachment in the invoice. This PDF can be downloaded via API or manually, also this PDF is embedded automatically with a manual invoice.
  • Session timeout is increased to 30 hours.

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Platform update 4.2.8

Available in production on May 11, 2019. We expected downtime for about 45 minutes from 5 AM within the scheduled time frame.

The following changes and improvements are part of this release:

  • You can now enter your PO number in the automatic recharge option in your account
  • When the company name is changed at the KvK, it is now possible to change it in the platform by “Update details” in the company details tab
  • In Workflow tasks, “Give it to” option is working again
  • Access request data is now useable in the dashboard functionality
  • We now ignore .p7s extensions in sent emails for conversion
  • ReceiverId check in the sent XML via email when white-spaces was used is now possible

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Platform update 4.2.6.2

Available in production on April 6, 2019. We expected downtime for about 30-40 minutes from 3.30 AM within the scheduled time frame.

The following changes and improvements are part of this release:

  • Embedded attachment with special characters created extra tags, this is now solved

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Platform update 4.2.6

Available in production on March 30, 2019. We expected downtime for about 4-6 hours from 2 AM in the morning within the scheduled time frame.

The following changes and improvements are part of this release:

  • Improvement is made to be able to check for revision over different channels
  • Inactivity of the user will result in automatic logout
  • Uploaded XML in sales invoice will keep the invoice number as in the XML instead of the auto number
  • Filter with a specific date is now possible again
  • The access request can make a basic user an advanced user so access request can be accepted by the receiving party
  • eVerbinding generic email templates are now also adjustable for companies own environment to use a custom template
  • PDF’s couldn’t always be downloaded for the specific consignments created March 2018, this is now solved
  • Some IDP improvements are made
  • Sales invoice can be sent again via email even when PEPPOL gives an error on the identifier
  • Some improvements on the workflow possibility are made
  • Document XSLT conversion in Send And Get SOAP APIs are now possible
  • You can now use a Platform Generic URL for a resource
  • Retention Policy of Platform – eVerbinding on documents is improved
  • Use of Building number in Invoice XML is made possible
  • ‘Sending via’ in the sales invoice will be overwritten by the option chosen in the Send dialogue afterwards
  • PDF name and XML name were not always the same after downloading from the platform, this is now solved
  • When accepting an access request fails also the sender will now be informed
  • Notify customer earlier in sales invoice when trying to enter a negative price
  • The ‘anonymous proxy user’ is now hidden

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Platform update 4.2.5.2

Available in production on February 16, 2019. We expected downtime for about 2 hours from 4 AM in the morning within the scheduled time frame.

The following changes and improvements are part of this release:

  • Performance improvements of the platform
  • Start conversion button will not be shown anymore in the conversion task after the document is processed
  • Own email template is now also available for email bounce emails from for example trusted senders
  • Credit note (Only for Belgium!) contains order number now
  • The declaration form is updated with new labels and fields for more clarity of sender and receiver

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Platform update 4.2.5
Available in production on January 25, 2019. Short downtime started in the morning. This update was outside the scheduled time frame. Downtime started at 4 am and finished in 35 minutes.

The following changes and improvements are part of this release:

  • Urgent security improvements
  • Performance improvement on conversion API
  • Email template for the cancel of an access request
  • Active users can now be filtered in an account
  • Improvement on ‘Onkostendeclaratie’ template
  • Bounce mail is not thrown in a particular scenario for receiving email
  • Workflow publishing failed when Automatic action is added
  • In the first load, Deeplink invoice doesn’t show invoice/pdf
  • Custom email templates in the workflow are possible now
  • The hashtag in Event name causing the issue while taking action
  • Invoice template was giving an error during sending to Belgium with ‘BTW Vrijgesteld’
  • The filter is improved while switching view in sales app
  • Sales invoice extra unitCode 1I fixed rate

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Platform update 4.2.4
Available in production on December 15, 2018. Short downtime started in the morning within the scheduled time frame.

The following changes and improvements are part of this release:

  • It is possible again to access the platform with Internet Explorer
  • Send reminder via email is made possible for all possible channels
  • The creation of new Portaalrobot is disabled and service will be stopped by 1-1-2019
  • It is now possible to add the document-XML to the send email
  • It is now possible to send email on behalf of customer email address
  • Create new trusted sender is now also visible in the menu
  • In the trusted sender the specific email address of the sender can be cleared now
  • Menu and status translations for apps are done for Dutch and English
  • Add comments/reasons as feature for a Workflow action/task
  • By updating a workflow the tasks can be (re)started with the new workflow version
  • Preparations are made for status colors
  • The login security is improved
  • IDP login landing page is improved
  • Preparations are made for sender email address in consignment workflow
  • Preparations are made for click through to invoice from conversion task

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Platform update 4.2.3
Available in production on November 24, 2018. Short downtime started in the morning within the scheduled time frame.

The following changes and improvements are part of this release:

  • PEPPOL-sendername is now given in email and platform
  • Withdraw of access request that are not accepted is now possible
  • Trusted senders: Gave an error on changing status back to draft but did show draft as status. It stays the right status now.
  • The sales invoice template has a wrong unit code. There was one KMT unitcode, this is now KTM.
  • There was no ‘share’ option for “Onkostendeclaratie” documents. This is now available.
  • Inbox , Outbox etc were not visible in 501st and above created company via access request. This is fixed.
  • New comment is placed in wrong order. Ordering is now from new to old.
  • Price column can’t be negative in sales invoice and is giving a message now in the sales invoice app
  • Error message improvement, not able to create consignment by missing context
  • When using sending via VAT, but there was also a KVK input in the document, the endpoint was set to KVK. this is now fixed and will send it to VAT.
  • 9% BTW (VAT) is able to use in sales invoice app.
  • From now on there will be an email send to the administrator of the account once a new user sign up is completed.
  • Conversion task documents show less option now that weren’t applicable for the document.

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Platform update 4.2.2
Available in production on October 27, 2018. Short downtime started in the morning within the scheduled time frame.

The following changes and improvements are part of this release:

  • Company couldn’t be saved and activated because of wrong name used from KvK database, this is fixed.
  • From now on more than 500 companies are displayed and searchable at the home page.
  • Filters will work in tasks (workflow functionality) view again.
  • Upgrade Balance Invoice was not always generated from successful transaction, this is fixed.
  • Invoice template used a wrong CustomizationID, this is fixed.
  • The search possibility in all views is improved in this update.

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Platform update 4.2.1
Available in production on October 6, 2018. Short downtime started in the morning within the scheduled time frame.

The following changes and improvements are part of this release:

  • Access request was to strict for new users in an existing account.
  • Users couldn’t send a document via API (software connection) if the user rights were set via group instead of user.
  • Trusted senders: show more usable columns in views of the app.
  • Filter for generation of trusted senders is improved.
  • Dutch translations are applied in the trusted sender app.
  • Search on company name in Sales invoice is now improved. Keep in mind that it is still case sensitive at the moment.
  • Partnership functionality wasn’t always working correctly, this is now fixed.
  • Invoice with BIS4a sometimes failed while sending via UI.
  • Base64 encoded attachment name in email from scanner will be processed again.
  • Views in app inkoopfactuur are improved. It is more usable for tax declarations
  • Organisations are now registered for Invoices SI 1.2

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Platform update 4.2.0.1
Available in production on September 22, 2018. Short downtime started in the morning within the scheduled time frame.

The following changes and improvements are part of this release:

  • Sending to OIN didn’t work when also KvK was available in the e-invoice. This is now fixed.
  • Re-sending earlier sent e-invoices wasn’t always possible. All e-invoices are now resend when needed.
  • Transactions were given to customers when email was sent with a valid .xml attachment, while there was an active access request with the option that the accountant firm was paying. This is fixed and transactions are corrected.
  • Basic users of accountant firm with active access request are now able again to sent emails to customer company.
  • Trusted senders are automatically generated again after company activation.

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Platform update 4.2
Available in production on September 15, 2018. Short downtime started in the morning within the scheduled time frame.

The following changes and improvements are part of this release:

  • IDP connection to eVerbinding is made possible.
  • Belgium needs credit invoices, there is an app made available to do so. (This is only on demand)
  • White-listing of supplier email address is made possible via trusted sender app.
  • Automatic recharge via e-invoice made possible when account balance is running low.
  • RFC-5987 encoded attachments are now supported.
  • Custom lookup fields in views via filters are now given to export .csv files.
  • Now to 5 apps are shown in the menu before you have to hit the More button.
  • No more feeds (emails about feeds) are generated when making a comment yourself on documents.

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Platform update 4.1.2
Available in production on August 1, 2018. A short downtime early in the morning around 4.30 AM.

The following changes and improvements are part of this release:

  • API and UI didn’t response the same way around access requests, these are now made equal.
  • Belgium received SI1.2 instead of BIS4a invoices in some cases. This is now fixed.

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‘Feature pack 1’

De belangrijkste verbeteringen:

  • Machtigingsverzoek: Alle geavanceerde gebruikers in de accounts van accountants krijgen automatisch toegang tot alle klant-bedrijven;
  • Algemeen: Alle belangrijke bevindingen van het nieuwe platform zijn opgelost;
  • Verkoopfacturen: Automatische nummering van facturen per bedrijf is sterk verbeterd;
  • Eigen dashboards: Het zelf maken en delen van dashboards. Dit is een betaalde oplossing;
  • Samenwerken verbeterd: Omgevingen worden eenvoudig gekoppeld met een relatieverzoek.

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Platform update
We will launch our new platform on March 24. In order to do that we need more than the predefined maintenance time window. The downtime will be from 03:00AM till 11:30AM (CET). Depending on the progress of our tests it might take up to 17:00PM (CET).

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Platform update 3.9.03.07
Available in production on December 25, 2017. There was a short downtime early in the morning around 5.30 AM.

The following changes and improvements are part of this release:

  • We are fully SI 1.2 compliant.
  • Uploaded attachments with mixed case extension, like .Pdf, gave errors when uploaded in the invoice template. You can attach digital invoices with mixed case extension from now on.
  • XML invoices sent by e-mail without an supplier ID will be accepted in the platform now.
  • XML invoices sent by e-mail to @verkoopfacturen.everbinding.nl sometimes gave an error processing it. This is fixed.
  • The text of the bounce e-mail about errors in the XML invoices has been improved.
  • The ‘Reactieformulier’ in the platform will redirect to the support website to create a ticket by e-mail for support.

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Platform update 3.9.03.05
Available in production on October 14, 2017. There was a short downtime early in the morning around 4.30 AM.

The following changes and improvements are part of this release:

  • Invoices sent through e-mail are not longer rejected due to invalid sender KvK
  • PDF files are getting processed again when XML invoice validate fails
  • All invoices are getting accepted again when the XSD validation passes

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Platform update 3.9.03.04
Available in production on August 3, 2017. There was a downtime of 5 minutes between 5.30 AM and 5.35 AM.

The following changes and improvements are part of this release:

  • Document description is updated when it is left empty in the API

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Platform update 3.9.03.03
Available in production on July 13, 2017. There was a downtime of 59 minutes between 6.10 AM and 7.09 AM. 

The following changes and improvements are part of this release:

  • Updates in the invoice template:
    • Land codes are alphabetical ordered now
    • For Belgium the Crossroad Bank of Enterprises (BE:CBE) PEPPOL routing-code is added
    • Error notifications are more specific for the mandatory fields
    • There are three extra unit codes available:
      • MTK cubic metre
      • MTQ square metre
      • MTR metre
  • Textual change in integration request. After sending an integration request the last sentence, who will pay for you, is only shown if the accountant will do the payment.
  • Conversion tasks and Portaalrobot setups cannot be deleted anymore.
  • When opening a conversion task the pdf will show directly.
  • Exact online can now receive the PEPPOL-invoice send by KPN.

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Platform update 3.9.03.02
Available in production: 20 June 2017 

  • .PNG files are allowed as conversion document
  • Bounced emails send a better response email when the invoice can’t be processed
  • The email receiver allows attachments with identical filenames

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Platform update 3.9.01.06
Available in production: 12 January 2017

  • Support for more PEPPOL identifiers (like Norway)
  • GUI change to support all known PEPPOL customer identifiers for manual invoice
  • Automatic invoice-transformation from SI 1.1 to BIS4a for sending to PEPPOL receivers registered with BIS4a (like Belgium-government)

Remarks
From now on the eVerbinding platform will automatically transform between different invoice types within PEPPOL. This enables automatic exchange with parties outside The Netherlands. Specific business rules are out-of-scope for this basic transformation.

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Platform update 3.9.01.2 is loaded to production environment on 25-11-2016
Following are the tickets that got fixed in this update

• Problem with resent of a document via the GUI
• Keys cannot be copied from App Integration GUI
• Some PDF attachments where not processed into a conversiontask
• Some corrections on company-search database applied

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Release notes from May till October will be published soon.

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Platform update 3.5.01 will be loaded to production environment on 25-05-2016
Following are the tickets that got fixed in this update

• API FROM-filter was broken
• New product for Portaalrobot
• Validationproblems with onkostendeclaratie 3-3-0
• User can not select a company she has rights in (Factuur as Leverancier Sender)
• Add new invoice statusses for payments
• Email on accepting integration request
• Re-Enable XSD validation for conversionpartners
• Provide option to show warning while deleting published template
• Download PDF not working for old invoices
• If status change is not allowed, notify it to the user
• Preview PDF is not working
• Integrating new Cache Framework with Existing Cache classes
• User is unable to set the status for consignment via API
• Incorrect total value in an invoice is seen in Jasper layoutBalance upgrade consignments
• Getting inbox doc status as dutch language
• Error text for mail with winmaildat improved
• Email on accepting integration request

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Platform update 3.3.01 is loaded to production environment on 25-04-2016
Following are the tickets that got fixed in this update

• Account balance mismatch
• Job priority changes
• Setting up mail server in acceptance
• Changes in Group functionality
• Company is eligible to activate once it has valid unique identifier only
• Problem with viewing account via Partner view
• Edit profile is saved and moves to home page
• Company not getting listed after adding it
• For Inviting Users into Account Invite button should be clicked twice
• Stabilizing Transactions-processor in Production
• Quick help not working on My companies, More and Administration section
• Automatic partnership after integrationrequest
• Added company is not seen in the account set up wizard
• Add link action to quick-connect button
• Discrepancy seen with the sorting of the previously used values in the template
• In a new account the Onkosten template looks like a Factuur
• PDF report generation on manual invoice creation
• Performance improvements
• API Save document into outbox

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Hotfix 3.3.00.02 is loaded to production environment on 14-03-2016
Following are the tickets that got fixed in this update

• Problem with parsing a UBL to a invoice
• Fix for Send Doc For Inbox Notification
• App Integration View Cancel Integration not working
• Account Balance field is empty in Super Admin grid

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Hotfix 3.3.00.01 is loaded to production environment on 10-03-2016
Following are the tickets that got fixed in this update

• Mailforwarder blocking issues
• Check on with proper ID types during receiving via mailforwarder
• Mail forwarder issue-all attachments considered as prim

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Platform update 3.2.01
Loaded into acceptance on February 29 2016

Issues solved:

• Expiration of staged link of email-invoice is set to 400 days;
• The validation of the email e-invoice on receive is less strict;
• New root-certificate for exchange with new PEPPOL AP’s.

Improvements:
• New document available “Portaal koppeling”;
• Improved field availability on INBOX and OUTBOX document-views;
• Improved automatic delivery on sending via CompanyId.

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Platform update 3.1.03
Loaded into acceptance on February 19 2016

Issues solved:

  • Compatibility Microsoft Edge
  • Issue on opening Link on feeds, when link contains value of Copied URL of View
  • Error while deleting an integration request
  • Problem with automatic verification of VAT identifiers
  • Problem with resend function of integration requests
  • Sending an invoice via API to IBAN and GLN is failing

Improvements:

  • Management of identifiers for users and admins
  • Expense declaration simplified for better compatibility with software vendors
  • Also withdrawn integration requests can now be deleted
  • Request for verification of non-automatic identifiers
  • E-mail handler ready for using conversion task
  • Better handling of jobs queue

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Platform update 3.1.02
Loaded into acceptance Januari 14 2016

Issues solved:

  • Cannot accept requests when sending multiple integration requests to one and not yet existing user
  • Transactions with empty fields
  • Showing the wrong user when commenting on shared documents
  • Not being able to add comments to old and shared documents