Kofax Import Connector 2.8 Latest Version Release Notes

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March 18, 2021
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Kofax Import Connector (KIC) 2.8.0 Fix Pack 4 | Release Date: March 18, 2021

Features Introduced in this Fix Pack

New parameters in KFXConverter.ini: Following parameters are added to the kfxconverter.ini file:
– RemoveRedundantObjects – If set to true, removes the redundant nested and empty canvases. Additionally, neighboring glyphs with similar formatting are concatenated. Default: false
– FitTablesToWindow – If set to true, sets the preferred width for the tables to 100%. Default: false

Split images into multiple batches using patch code: Kofax Import Connector can import images and split them into multiple batches by detecting the patch code.

Problems Resolved in this Fix Pack

1604478 – Incorrect date when importing original e-mail as MSG
1604085 – RelativeImageFilePath not working with “.”
1603685 – Proxy server is not working with MS Graph
1597222 – Unhandled Exception when adding rules
1596665 – KIC identifies a dot in an attachment name as the separator for the extension.
1581386 – DELAY status is sent to server after the last retry
1580903 – Conversion issues with specific EML received via gmail.
1577225 – KIC should return more detailed MS Graph errors
1576289 – KIC archiving should use the same batch-id as is used by KC to create QC batch.
1563534 – Document Conversion timeout leads to empty batch without error

Features Introduced in previous Fix Packs

ImageMagick Temporary Folders – Temporary folders for ImageMagick are now created at C:\ProgramData\Kofax\KIC-ED\MC\Blobs. Restarting Message Connector will delete the temporary files. ImageMagick temporary files are deleted after successful conversion. Leftover temporary files from failed conversions are deleted at the time of Message Connector restart.

Improved security for MS Graph connections – Following fields are added to MS Graph connections for improving the security:
Tenant ID: Enter the directory/tenant ID. This ID is generated after registering the application in Microsoft Azure Active Directory. This field is optional.
Client secret: Enter the secret string which you have provided in the “Certificates and secrets” section of your application in Microsoft Azure Active Directory. The application uses this secret string to prove its identity when requesting a token. Note: The Client secret field is optional and only required when you have provided the secret string.

New parameters for PDF normalization – For PDF normalization, following parameters are added to “Advanced conversion details” under “SKIPCONVERSION”:
InputPDFhasAttachments: If set to True, the conversion of an input PDF file is skipped if it has attachments. Default: False
InputPDFhasUnknownFonts: If set to True, the conversion of an input PDF file is skipped if it contains unknown fonts. Default: False
InputPDFisaValidPDFA: If set to True, the conversion of an input PDF file is skipped if it is a valid PDF/A document. Default: False
InputPDFisSigned: If set to True, the conversion of an input PDF file is skipped if it is signed. Default: False

Problems Resolved in previous Fix Packs

1511017 – After update to, corrupt and empty faxes are imported which lead to document conversion error.
1510268 – .mht files with tables cannot be converted since 2.8.
1509773 – MC stop working due to limitations in skip filter list.
1501031 – “Import Concatenated PDF only” fails with simple messages if “Skip converting” and “Skip Import” is configured.

1466869 – KIC cannot create batch when conversion file type is the same as the original file type in specific scenario.

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