June 2023

Unit4 Financials by Coda 2023 Q2 was made available on 13 June 2023.

The new release contains all the previous Unit4 Financials functionality and new features. Plus, many additional customer requested fixes, highlighting the importance of logging enhancements via Unit4’s Community 4U.

Highlights of the 2023 Q2 release include:


  • Output Device Master
  • Logon Event Housekeeping
  • Scheduled Tasks


  • New WildFly scripts
  • Added HTTP security headers in WildFly
  • ODBC Driver for SQL Server

Deprecated features

  • 32-bit XL is deprecated. We recommend the use of 64-bit XL.
  • The Message Board feature in Administration is deprecated. It will be removed in a future release.

General Fixes/Updates

An error is no longer shown when creating an Element Authorisation Rule Master that references Entity Masters which have disabled Element Statuses.

  • Allowed user to save a message transport master when the password contains an asterisk.
  • It is now possible to add a new field to a Flexi-Field Master without removing the associated Metadata Object Definition join from all affected Dataviews. The new vocabulary will have to be added to any required Dataviews manually.
  • It is now possible to remove a generated matching line without getting an error when using a Tabular Input Template Master or when resolving the document before posting.
  • ITK is not disabled by database connection problems during server start.
  • All repository objects, including attachments, are now written to the disk, which allows for virus scanning before they are saved.
  • The response returned by the ComSelectorMaster.List service now matches the schema.
  • The response returned by the GenericBrowse.SelectForTransaction service now matches the schema.
  • The response returned by the PresenterMaster.Get service now matches the schema.
  • Element Long Name will also be updated when the Element Name is edited in Assisted Element. Reloading the Element will now reload the Long Name correctly if it exists.
  • ‘Negative rate calculated’ errors in matching have been fixed.
  • Account Summary now allows changes to be saved when it is accessed from a homepage/content provider.
  • When running a scheduled task manually, the confirmation message has been enhanced.
  • Degrading performance during matching and other applications has been addressed.
  • When the Credit Limit required checkbox is ticked in Assisted Element, the user is no longer returned to the template code selection screen. Unticking the Credit Limit required checkbox will reset the Credit Limit to 0.
  • ITK Data Editor now saves changes to monetary and other big numerical values correctly.
  • Documents posted to intray with invalid data no longer introduce a checksum error.
  • The ITK INPF process step will now handle UTF-8 with BOM encoded input files.
  • When performing a quick print of a pay proposal, document lines are no longer duplicated when an External Reference URL field is populated and specified on the Selected Details presenter on the Pay/Collect master.
  • When retrieving large amount of data using Generic Browse, the amount of memory used is reduced.
  • The Tablelink transfer client (API) no longer causes the system to hang.
  • An error is now given if you try to use assisted element with an umbrella element.
  • Returning from viewing a log no longer writes an error stack trace to the container log.
  • A serious error is no longer displayed in workflow when non-unicode characters are included in the document comments.
  • Changing the document date in Billing will cause the currency exchange rates to be recalculated if the Company Master exchange rate date setting is ‘Document’.
  • The diagram in the installation requirements has been updated to make it clearer that a clustered deployment requires a shared JMS environment
  • Fixed Path Traversal Vulnerability in the Customiser. More information on the vulnerability on the OWASP website.
  • Fixed XML External Entity Injection (XXE) vulnerability in XMLi. More information on the vulnerability is available on the OWASP website.
  • The source transactions are preserved when capitalising assets with temporary numbers.

Further details on the new features, security updates and reported issues can be found in the release documentation on Unit4’s Community 4U. 

Unit4 Financials by Coda 2023 Q1 was made available on 14 March 2023, find here.

Release dates for Cloud users

Unit4 Cloud customers are notified by Unit4 Cloud support when their pre-production and production systems will be updated. This information can also be found within the Cloud Services – Release Schedules area. View the 2023 Cloud Schedule here.

The Release Notes detailing the fixes and features within this release can be found in the Documentation area on Unit4’s Community 4U.

Upgrading Financials is not merely about accessing the new functionality that comes with a new software release. It is also about mitigating technology, operational, and business risk.
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