This release of IBM UrbanCode Release is a maintenance release and includes various bug fixes and enhancements. This release is recommended for all customers.

New features

Improvements to audit logs

New settings for managing audit logs.

  • Export audit log within a specified data range as a CVS file. Click Settings > Audit Logs.
  • Delete audit log history by setting a cleanup schedule. Click Settings > System Maintenance > Audit Log History Cleanup.


The log4j.properties file can be modified. The following properties can be set to value that are appropriate for your environment.

log4j.appender.audit.layout.ConversionPattern=%d{yyyy-MM-dd HH:mm:ss,SSS zzz} - %m
log4j.logger.com.urbancode.urelease.domain.AuditAction=DEBUG, audit

Deployment Overview dashboard improvement

There is now a hierarchy view on the Deployment Overview dashboard. Deployments are grouped into a hierarchy view so that you can see how specific teams and line of businesses are performing with their deployments. This view is available when the Overview Hierarchy View feature flag is enabled.

Add owner to a scheduled deployment

You can now set the owner for a scheduled deployment. The owner can be specified manually or the owner can be set automatically to the user who starts the deployment.

Stop dashboard refresh

Specify the amount of time to stop refreshing the dashboard. To use this feature, enable the Stop Refreshing The User Dashboard feature flag.

Late to start task warning

You can now set a threshold on how long a manual task can be in the Waiting to start state before it is set to the Late to start state. This feature provides insight as to why deployments exceed their planned time. To use this feature, enable the Late to start warning feature flag. When enable a new warning icon is visible on the Scheduled Deployment page.

New plug-ins

  • XL Deploy Plugin
  • Slack

For information on documentation and support resources, software and hardware requirements and installation steps, see the Getting Started tab.

Fixes in this Release

Fixes in this Release
PH13413 Ensure ASCII control characters are not sent to UrbanCode Deploy in process requests.
PH13414 UrbanCode Deploy task was still active following deletion in UrbanCode Deploy.
PH13415 Fixed task row dependency count disappearing after opening and closing.
PH13416 Ensure reference to deleted deployment plan task does not prevent emails from being sent.
PH13417 Ensure tasks do not start after deployment is aborted.
Plan & Prepare

For supported platforms and requirements, see the reports that can be dynamically generated using the Software Product Compatibility Reports (SPCR) tool.

Note: Some supported plug-ins have system requirements that vary from the core product. Information on system requirements for individual plug-ins is available on the download page for that plug-in.

To get started quickly to try the software, IBM UrbanCode Release is shipped with an Apache Derby database. Apache Derby deployments are not supported for production environments. As you plan your production topology, review the installation guide.

Install the server

This release is available for download from Fix Central and Passport Advantage, requiring authentication.

Information for installing the server, see the Installing server section in the product documentation.

For information on installing licenses, see Managing Licenses.


To learn more about new enhancements in this release, see What’s New .

To learn more about IBM UrbanCode Release, see the documentation.

For help installing or using IBM UrbanCode Release, post your questions in the forums or contact support.

To suggest an enhancement to the product, visit the RFE Community.

Get support

For information from support, including FAQs, visit the IBM Support portal. You can configure the support portal to view information about specific products.