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Appian Hotfixes

This page lists all the recent hotfixes for Appian 24.1.

Note:  Appian Cloud customers can refer to MyAppian to see your latest hotfix version.

For self-managed customers, all hotfixes are released as a downloadable package at the end of each week.

Hotfix package (18 Jul 2024)

Self-managed customers can use the following links to download and install the hotfixes package. If you are managing Appian on Kubernetes, instead of using the links below, you'll need to upgrade to the latest Appian on Kubernetes images to apply the hotfixes.

This cumulative hotfix package includes all resolved issues listed below in a single download. This hotfix is required for any Appian 24.1 installations not currently up to date with the latest hotfixes. After installing, you will be running on Appian 24.1.620.0.

You can view your current self-managed Appian version by logging into your Appian environment as a designer or system administrator and clicking the navigation menu > About Appian.

The package resolves the following issues.

24.1.620.0 (18 Jul 2024)

  • Security Updates - Critical

  • AN-277201 - High
    Fixed an issue where Extract from Document Smart Service and Classify Emails Smart Service would fail due to an error generating unique job keys.

  • AN-284801 - Medium
    Resolved an issue where component plugin interactions did not properly extend the session

  • AN-270538 - Low
    Improved internal observability.

  • AN-283365 - Low
    Added the new Advance IDP Tool feature to previous versions 24.1 and 24.2

24.1.600.0 (11 Jul 2024)

  • Security Updates - Critical

  • AN-282655 - Medium
    JWT expiration and refresh time has been updated properly.

  • AN-283427 - Medium
    Increased timeout for smart service syncs to prevent record type invalidation when full syncs occur at the same time.

24.1.590.0 (03 Jul 2024)

  • Security Updates - Medium

  • AN-281250 - Critical
    Fixed Sharepoint and Dynamics integrations throwing an SLF4J error in some circumstances

  • AN-282192 - High
    Fixed an issue that caused Appian instances to fail to start when the HTTP Proxy credentials can not be decrypted.

  • AN-265640 - Medium
    Upgraded commons-compress,commons-io and commons-lang3

  • AN-277303 - Medium
    Fixes an issue where Zookeeper configurations are missing for self-managed customers.

  • AN-279866 - Medium
    Fixed an issue where in rare circumstances Export to Excel of a Process Report was not exporting all columns.

  • AN-282246 - Medium
    Fixed an issue where in some cases tasks were incorrectly assigned.

24.1.566.0 (28 Jun 2024)

  • Security Updates - High

  • AN-278708 - High
    Fixed an issue that caused AI Skill smart services to hang indefinitely, exhausting the thread pool and causing failures in smart service executions.

  • AN-279466 - High
    Fixed an issue where the search server consumes half of the available memory of an instance by default after an upgrade. The default maximum size of the total heap space used by the search server is now set at 1 GB.

  • AN-277994 - Medium
    Fixed an issue where page width was sometimes not respected in embedded interfaces

24.1.545.0 (21 Jun 2024)

  • Security Updates - High

  • AN-242202 - High
    Upgraded Jackson databind in master and maint branches and Disabled jetifier flag in maint branches

24.1.520.0 (13 Jun 2024)

  • Security Updates - High

  • AN-271778 - High
    Updates to the Spring library version

  • AN-278947 - High
    Fixed an issue that could cause the process modeler to not load for self-managed customers.

  • AN-278984 - High
    Fixes Java17 warning banner link to documentation

24.1.500.0 (06 Jun 2024)

  • Security Updates - High

  • AN-266898 - High
    Upgraded Clojure version to 1.12.0-alpha8

  • AN-278245 - High
    Resolved an issue that caused syncs to be slower for some database sources.

  • AN-278415 - High
    Fixed an issue that caused a subset of columns in the records metrics log files to be reported incorrectly.

  • AN-272355 - Low
    Fixed an issue where the background color of header content layout on a chained user input task was incorrectly inherited from the previous user input task.

24.1.481.0 (31 May 2024)

  • Security Updates - High

  • AN-277857 - Critical
    changes the directory permission from root to appian for /usr/local/appian/local-data/rpa-data/tomcat8

  • AN-261349 - Medium
    Now customer can set the expansion limit with max limit of 10000, thereby avoiding memory drain.

  • AN-271393 - Medium

24.1.460.0 (24 May 2024)

  • Security Updates - High

  • AN-276098 - Medium
    Improved the query for fetching design objects.

  • AN-276266 - Low
    Cleaned up the Service Manager logs from redundant messaging regarding the new Java 17 use.

24.1.440.0 (17 May 2024)

  • Security Updates - High

  • AN-274533 - High
    Fixed issue where sync failed with error 'specified branch timed out' during sync operations.

  • AN-272336 - Medium
    Fixed an issue in process history where process variables which were not record type variables did not include an expand option to view a large value.

  • AN-274920 - Medium
    Resolved an issue with Redis that was displaying Redis client 500 errors.

  • AN-275940 - Low
    Fixed an issue with directly uploading plug-ins via the Admin Console.

24.1.411.0 (10 May 2024)

  • Security Updates - High

  • AN-267882 - Medium
    Evaluation of a real-time custom record field through a relationship referenced in a security rule may no longer become out of sync due to an update to the custom record field.

  • AN-274845 - Medium
    Fixes an issue in Write Records where the user doesn't have permissions to a related record and fails as a result, even if the related record is not included in the input parameter. With this fix only records that will be written are included in privilege validation.

  • AN-275956 - Medium
    Updated locale display names in the user settings menu to more accurately describe the options.

24.1.385.0 (02 May 2024)

  • Security Updates - High

  • AN-263543 - Medium
    The AI Skill Save button is disabled for the duration of a save operation.

  • AN-271359 - Medium
    Fixed technical issue in query performance monitor where handling of filter value storage in the database was inconsistent for aggregation filter values.

  • AN-274238 - Medium
    Fixed an issue when trying to force logouts of user sessions.

24.1.365.0 (25 Apr 2024)

  • Security Updates - High

24.1.346.0 (19 Apr 2024)

  • AN-272254 - High
    Improves the UI performance of the Reconcile Document Extraction task.

24.1.345.0 (18 Apr 2024)

  • Security Updates - High

  • AN-270962 - High
    Resolved a startup failure issue on single-node sites when enabling the Enhanced Data Pipeline - Business Data Replication feature.

  • AN-266346 - Medium
    Apache Kafka upgrade to 3.7.0

  • AN-268043 - Medium
    Updates Execute Prompt Smart Service to accept document and email inputs.

  • AN-270014 - Medium
    Search Server (Elasticsearch) is now upgraded to version 7.17.19.

  • AN-271620 - Medium
    Retry connecting to AI Skills when network disruptions are encountered.

  • AN-270706 - Low
    Changing Locale will now update all translations upon page refresh.

  • AN-271336 - Low
    Fixed an issue where queries would fail due to a timeout. This increases the query timeout.

24.1.325.0 (11 Apr 2024)

  • Security Updates - High

  • AN-270307 - Medium
    Fixed an issue where users were getting errors after logging in using SAML if "Update User Attributes on Sign-In" was enabled.

24.1.305.0 (04 Apr 2024)

  • Security Updates - High

  • AN-268921 - Medium
    Fix for AN-269419 for concurrent usage of AI skills prompt builder

  • AN-269222 - Medium
    Fixed an issue that resulted in discrepancy in sizes of certain Knowledge Centers and Folders. Prior to this fix, certain Knowledge Centers and Folders displayed incorrect sizes after deletion of documents. (28 Mar 2024)

  • AN-269457 - Medium
    Enable cross-region support for Prompt Builder. (28 Mar 2024)

  • Security Updates - High

  • AN-268360 - Medium
    Fixed an issue in the real-time store that caused synced record queries to fail unexpectedly on rare occasions.

  • AN-268833 - Low
    Fixed an issue that caused certain constraint validations to be ignored in full record syncs. (21 Mar 2024)

  • Security Updates - High

  • AN-267205 - Medium
    We now allow customers to specify which region should be used by all private AI features when their environment is located outside of a supported region. Customers can request this change via Appian support.

  • AN-265165 - Low
    Fixed an issues where engine process metrics were not properly collected. (15 Mar 2024)

  • AN-268402 - Medium
    Fixed an issue where the choice values of a dropdown component would get cut off by the containing layout. (14 Mar 2024)

  • Security Updates - Medium

  • AN-261813 - High
    Resolved an issue to prevent cloud database replication failure in the HA configuration by setting the value of the slave_parallel_mode variable to conservative.

  • AN-267026 - High
    Hotfix was added to AE 24.1 and AE 23.4

  • AN-265737 - Medium
    Fixed an issue where document extraction fields were sometimes misaligned in reconciliation tasks. (07 Mar 2024)

  • Security Updates - Medium

  • AN-259725 - High
    Upgraded ion-java library

  • AN-259860 - High
    Updated grpc library

  • AN-266891 - High
    Appian now behaves properly. Data creation within form builder is created at the proper levels. (01 Mar 2024)

  • Security Updates - Medium

  • AN-259435 - High
    Removal of special characters (non alpha numeric) from the exception REST API response (22 Feb 2024)

  • Security Updates - High

  • AN-244356 - High
    Upgraded Jackson Core , Databind and Annotations in Dynamics and Sharepoint Connected Systems

  • AN-260675 - High
    Fixed an issue that prevented loading Data Fabric Analytics when using Microsoft SQL Server 2016 for the Appian data source.

  • AN-262624 - High
    Performance optimization for development environments related to type and rule updates.

  • AN-264450 - High
    Resolved an issue where phpMyAdmin failed to automatically log in users when a special character was set in the site property.

  • AN-258702 - Medium
    Fixed an issue that caused embedded Appian to break for 1% of Google Chrome users, following a recent change by Google.

  • AN-260985 - Medium
    Fixed an issue where in rare cases file uploads would fail with a 401 error on embedded forms.

  • AN-261897 - Medium
    Fixed an issue which caused infrequent synced record type outages due to data service write failures. (15 Feb 2024)

  • Security Updates - Critical

  • AN-263504 - High
    Production release of AMP stratus log streaming migration

  • AN-257532 - Medium
    Security Improvement

  • AN-262858 - Medium
    Interfaces with component plugins (like the Rich Text Editor plugin) now load faster, especially when there are multiple on the same page. (06 Feb 2024)

  • AN-262105 - High
    Performance improvements for interfaces that use record references. (02 Feb 2024)

  • Security Updates - Critical

  • AN-248734 - Medium
    This fixes the issue for the ability to save a salesforce integration with large payloads over> 200KB using a Salesforce Connected System

  • AN-255134 - Medium
    Update to the "AI Services" translation for multiple locales.

  • AN-255864 - Medium
    Upgraded jackson libraries in salesforce-multi

  • AN-258199 - Medium
    Fixed an issue which prevented certain deactivated users from being reactivated on sign in. Before this fix, deactivated users with rule based membership could not be reactivated through SAML automatically.

  • AN-259083 - Medium
    Fixed an issue that caused record action submissions to lead to unresponsive user interfaces in rare scenarios.

  • AN-259485 - Medium
    Fixed an issue that prevented rendering of dropdown and multiple dropdown components with null or empty values.

  • AN-259639 - Medium
    Fixed a bug that prevented log in and password reset for SSO users.

  • AN-261224 - Medium
    Fixed an issue where a!queryRecordType() and a!queryRecordByIdentifer() were sometimes causing slowness in portals.

  • AN-261480 - Medium
    Resolved an issue where the phpMyAdmin banner color was not properly displayed based on the configuration.

  • AN-257760 - Low
    Resolved a user interface issue affecting the Execute Stored Procedure Smart Service within the upgrade to version 23.4. Prior to the fix, the newly introduced Auto-commit node input parameter was incorrectly displayed in the Outputs section for any existing nodes created before version 23.4. To use the Auto-commit parameter, you will need to replace the existing nodes with new ones within your process model.


Perform the following steps to apply the hotfix:

  1. Stop Appian. See Starting and Stopping Appian for detailed instructions:
    1. Shut down the application server.
    2. Shut down the search server.
    3. Shut down the data server.
    4. Shutdown all Appian Engines, ensuring that the engines are checkpointed upon shutdown.
  2. Back up your existing Appian instance. See Backing Up Your Existing Appian Instance.
  3. Unzip the contents of the Hotfix package 24.1.620.0 into your <APPIAN_HOME> directory.
  4. Run the deleteFiles script (deleteFiles.bat on Windows, on Linux) that is now located in your <APPIAN_HOME> directory.
    • If the script reports that some files were not deleted, address the reason for the failure (common causes listed below), and run it again until it no longer reports failed deletions.
    • Common causes of failed file deletion include:
    • The file is open in another window or process
    • The file is locked
    • You do not have permission to delete the file
  5. Unzip the contents of the archive that is now located your <APPIAN_HOME> directory.
  6. Run the installJdk script (installJdk.bat on Windows, on Linux).
  7. If you maintain customized or overridden Spring Security .xml files, merge them with the associated base files in the /deployment/web.war/WEB-INF/conf/security/ directory.
  8. Delete the following files:
    • installjdk
    • OpenJDK8U-jdk_x64linux_hotspot.tar.gz


    • deleteFiles.bat
    • installjdk script.bat
  9. If you are using a Web server, copy the content of <APPIAN_HOME>/deployment/web.war to the folder where the Web server is getting the static resources. See Copy Static Resources to the Web Server for more information.
  10. Run the configure script to deploy your environment's configuration and re-configure any node names previously set by the configure script tools.
  11. Start Appian:
    1. Start the Appian Engines.
    2. Start the data server.
    3. Start the search server.
    4. Start the application server.

To determine if the Appian 24.1 Hotfix is deployed, open the file located in <APPIAN_HOME>/conf/. The contents of this file should match the following code sample:


Appian Hotfixes