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Mule ESB 3.1.4 Release Notes

June 26, 2013

MuleSoft is pleased to announce the release of Mule ESB 3.1.4 which offers improvements to the core Mule ESB product.

These release notes apply to Mule ESB Enterprise. We have applied all of the core changes in 3.1.4 to the Enterprise runtime.

Access the MuleSoft Enterprise Customer Portal to download Mule ESB 3.1.4 Enterprise Edition and take advantage of an improved and hardened Mule ESB.

Document Revision History

June 26, 2013, v1.0 Initial Publication

Current Release Version

Enterprise Edition Community Edition

ESB

Version: 3.1.4
Build: 6b9e7914

n/a

Hardware and Software System Requirements

For most use cases, Mule ESB 3.1.4 does not change the hardware and software system requirements established by Mule ESB 3.1.3.

Please contact MuleSoft with any questions you may have about system requirements.

Fixed in this Release

Mule ESB

Issue Description

EE-2340

Transaction contexts are not propagated to exception strategies

EE-2351

Mule.xsd contains incorrect information on filters

EE-2456

<wmq:message-to-object-transformer/> throws IllegalStateException when used in WMQ inbound-endpoints

EE-2488

Fix widget example client script classpath

EE-2489

Fix security example client script classpath

EE-2496

populate_m2_repo fails on windows 7

EE-2505

Transaction contexts are not propagated to exception strategies when the exception is thrown by the outbound-endpoint

EE-2512

Connection leak with transactional JMS

EE-2513

CE applications that create JDBC or FTP connectors will not run in EE (including iON)

EE-2519

Populate repository script hangs and does not finish

EE-2538

Exception when invoking an http endpoint (with a body-to-parameter-map-transformer) if the configuration has defined a JAXB Context

EE-2552

WMQ Native Transport - Leak in the Output Connections lead to an error when having high number of concurrent request

EE-2562

Memory leak when using CXF

EE-2575

WMQ Native transport for 3.1.x is much slower than the one for 2.2.x

EE-2636

Cannot commit transaction in default exception strategy based on custom exception type

EE-2658

Cannot reference JDBC Object Store using JDBC EE schema

EE-2667

NPE when setting JMS properties in WMQ response

EE-2693

Add support for PATCH Method in both HTTP and Jetty transports

EE-2724

Batch update forces Map payload when that is not needed

EE-2734

CXF soap fault exception strategy not over-ridable default exception strategy for one-way.

EE-2809

CXF proxy service validation exception not propagated properly when using XA

EE-2823

Inserting <collection-splitter /><collection-aggregator /> into a flow produces unexpected results

EE-2829

AbstractCSVTransformer - use IOUtils.getResourceAsString to pick up the mappingFile

EE-2918

HTTP/S transport does not reuse connections

EE-2936

jBPM, MuleSendActivity.perform is not thread safe

EE-3075

CSVToMapsTransformer fails with \t as delimiter

EE-3078

Running a SELECT query with the JTDS driver fails

MULE-4213

Response transformer results are discarded when using multicasting router

MULE-4634

UnsupportedEncodingException "utf-8" since java 1.6.0.1x

MULE-4716

Entry point resolver error when using CXF with wire-tap router

MULE-5056

Message properties getting lost on VM endpoints

MULE-5104

Mule3 Notifications are not fired

MULE-5123

CXF databinding element doesn’t work

MULE-5232

xslt-transformer uriResolver setting does not work

MULE-5276

processing.time.monitor thread leak

MULE-5363

Improper response from ws:proxy (pattern based configuration) when request header contains Accept-Encoding: gzip,deflate

MULE-5365

Allow using a sub-flow in message-filter/@onUnaccepted

MULE-5389

Jersey Resources Components do not support interface binding

MULE-5496

ScriptExpressionEvaluator does not throw Exception

MULE-5504

Content-Type header not set with PUT method

MULE-5518

CDATA XML Data Being Removed from SOAP Request with CXF Proxy Service

MULE-5534

CLONE - Message modifications are discarded when using Collection Aggregator

MULE-5544

Component cannot be used inside of an enricher

MULE-5612

NPE on initialise when using jetty-ssl with CXF jaxws-service

MULE-5628

Mule breaks multipart/form-data encoded messages

MULE-5631

Mule goes into an infinite loop if you specify a keystore that doesn’t exist

MULE-5649

Java component in async causes LifecycleException in dispose phase

MULE-5654

Add same functionality of the FileMessageReceiver to the FileMessageRequester regarding the attribute 'workDirectory' and 'workFileNamePattern' of the FileConnector

MULE-5674

DefaultMuleSession properties are sometimes case insensitive and sometimes case sensitive.

MULE-5685

Unformatted log line when a property is optional

MULE-5717

Calls to Jaxen in XPathExpressionEvaluator are not synchronized, cause race conditions.

MULE-5744

NPE using a filter-ref in a when element

MULE-5756

Fantasy domain pointed when creating a mule module using archetype

MULE-5775

cxf proxy does not return fault to the actual caller

MULE-5776

Jetty and Ajax transport do not extend correct schema type and are therefore missing various configuration options

MULE-5781

Getting NoClassDefFoundError when running test created using the transport archetype

MULE-5783

Dynamic endpoints are not working when connector-ref is used

MULE-5786

Remove polling frequency attribute for JDBC outbound endpoint

MULE-5790

During load testing, the response transformer doesn’t receive the correct messages value (in IBM JVM)

MULE-5796

Jdbc Connector must create a connection during connect phase

MULE-5797

TransactionalQueueManager is only started after inbound endpoints/sources - Duplicate events can appear in SEDA queues

MULE-5802

classloader cannot load interface class in script component binding

MULE-5803

The description of the path attribute in the HTTP endpoint is missing an important data

MULE-5806

<poll> should not trigger flow if nested processor returns NullPayload

MULE-5807

NPE in MessageEnricher if enrichment processor returns null.

MULE-5808

Mule not invoking exception strategy when an exception is thrown in asynchronous flow

MULE-5811

Jetty SSL connector does not support the webapps element

MULE-5820

Invocation-scoped properties are lost after processing a request-reponse endpoint

MULE-5825

JDBC DataStore requires that the JDBCConnector has the queryTimeout set to work

MULE-5826

JDBC Transport doesn’t allow placeHolders for integer values (For example ports and timeouts)

MULE-5830

Cached events are updated after being cached

MULE-5831

JMSConnector.closeQuietly should catch Exception not JMSException

MULE-5837

Error at startup when a sub-flow is invoked twice via flow-ref

MULE-5838

JMSMessageToObject fails to set Correlation-ID when passed as inbound property

MULE-5839

Cache key generation errors should be ignored

MULE-5840

Deadlock due to JdbcMessageReceiver.processMessage() gets database connection that’s never used

MULE-5844

Mule loosing session variables after a collection spllitter / aggregator

MULE-5852

request-reply router does not preserve session properties

MULE-5853

#[[map-payload:key1,key2]?] does not evaluate correctly

MULE-5860

Inserting <collection-splitter /><collection-aggregator /> into a flow produces unexpected results

MULE-5874

cxf service attribute is not working in jaxws endpoint

MULE-5877

sftp transport does not honor pollingFrequency

MULE-5880

AbstractReceiverServlet not allowing to send multiple headers with the same header name

MULE-5892

ClassCastException when choosing incorrect XPath Parser.

MULE-5900

As a user I want invocation properties I set in a flow to be available everywhere in the same flow and and other flows referenced by flow-ref

MULE-5901

As a user I want session scope properties I set to be available in all flows that process the same message

MULE-5903

As a Mule developer I want to simplify, clean-up and improve testing of MuleSession to improve quality.

MULE-5913

DefaultRouterResultsHandler incorrectly aggregates null results

MULE-5919

Reply-To doesn’t work for WMQ transport

MULE-5931

JAXB and http transformers don’t work together

MULE-5937

HttpTransport ignores Expires in Set-Cookie values

MULE-5940

HTTP Transport has no support for PATCH method

MULE-5943

maxRedelivery -1 not being taken into account by ActiveMQ Connector

MULE-5965

Mule throws EOFException when it finds an empty message within a queue store

MULE-5980

SedaStageInterceptingMessageProcessor crashes when the threadWaitTimeout is over

MULE-5988

ConcurrentModificationException during serialization of MuleSession with SessionHandler if there is a non-serializable property

MULE-6003

CXF swallows exceptions in flows, prevents exception strategies from processing exceptions

MULE-6009

MessagePropertyTransformer scope attribute defaults to outbound but is not documented

MULE-6014

JMS MEP request-response not working if followed by a dynamic endpoint

MULE-6022

<all> router removes all message properties

MULE-6023

Flow should be ready to process messages as soon as the message processors are started

MULE-6025

Add initialState attribute for flows (as in services)

MULE-6028

activemq-xa connector does not reconnect to JMS provider once disconnected

MULE-6029

JaxpXPathExpressionEvaluator cannot be used in configs as xpath2 is not in the list of allowed expression evaluators

MULE-6032

Mule 3.2.1 HTTPS outbound endpoint leaking file descriptors

MULE-6042

MuleApplicationClassLoader Memory Leak after repeated re-deployments

MULE-6050

When a Mule object (application, connector, flow, endpoint, etc) is stopped more than once, the second and later stops have no effect

MULE-6071

Add initialState attribute to pattern flows

MULE-6082

Application Deployment Descriptor is not properly closed

MULE-6131

Defect in TemplateParser when using a Groovy Expression containing pipes

MULE-6159

Proxy Service fails with NPE when the WSDL has Faults defined

MULE-6173

Transformer weighting algorithm fails to determine transformer with higher priority

MULE-6183

DynamicOutboundEndpoint.createStaticEndpoint is marked as synchronized and causes congestion under high load

MULE-6188

CXF Proxy Service (Full Envelope Mode) Fails on XSLT Transformation

MULE-6189

Failed to initialise app. MBean Exception.

MULE-6195

CopyAttachmentInInterceptor doesn’t always copy attachments into the Mule message

MULE-6200

Binding does not work with dynamic endpoints

MULE-6236

Unable to set content-type on RestServiceWrapper

MULE-6257

commponent takes only one "m"

MULE-6285

Some transformers create execution contexts that are not cleared after execution

MULE-6287

ClassCastException when binding interface returns null

MULE-6289

Mule Context missing when receiving a message on TCP inbound endpoint

MULE-6291

CXF proxy logs error because HTTP Status is null when outbound endpoint is JMS

MULE-6293

JMS messages are delivered even if Mule is not started

MULE-6301

Soap envelope is invalid after cxf proxy if validation is enabled

MULE-6328

Flows with CXF ignore the exception strategy if the exchange pattern is one way

MULE-6346

SpringBeanLookup.getObjectClass() is not idempotent

MULE-6363

Applications are not being disposed on deployment failure

MULE-6368

TemplateParser parse() supports nested expression evaluators but validate() fails with nesting

MULE-6374

Session properties lost in an Exception Strategy

MULE-6398

schema attributes with propertyPlaceholderType do not support expressions with nested square brackets

MULE-6426

payload-type-filter not allowed within collection-aggregator-router since mule 3.x

MULE-6485

useContinuations parameter failure

MULE-6488

JmxAgent - Infinite loop when undeploying an app if it has a flow with a name that includes the character ':'

MULE-6491

HTTP/S transport does not reuse connections

MULE-6548

PGP is not closing the stream when ends the encryption

MULE-6590

Removing anchor file does not undeploy application

MULE-6591

Exception on shutdown provokes app redeployment

MULE-6607

NullPointerException on commons-pool when using jdbc queries nested on inbound/outbound endpoints

MULE-6617

First successful not working when used with inputstream based transports

MULE-6690

StringToEmailMessage doesn’t encode subject correctly

MULE-6731

File inbound endpoint triggers multiple flow instances if file read time is longer than pollingFrequency

MULE-6732

HTTP(S) transport generates everlasting temporary files

MULE-6737

Application with IMAP connector doesn’t undeploy

MULE-6773

TCP/HTTP/HTTPS Connectors: invalid maxThreadsIdle

MULE-6783

HTTP inbound keep-alive attribute not overriding the keepAlive attribute of HTTP connector

MULE-6790

File transport sets the Directory attribute incorrectly

MULE-6791

Jetty inbound endpoint configured with useContinuations="true" sets http.method as outbound rather than inbound

MULE-6794

CXF WS-Security - SecurityContext is not set after successful authentication

MULE-6829

cxf_operation is wrong when using proxy-client of a soap 1.1 request

MULE-6831

Applications deleted when deployment fails

MULE-6833

GZip transformer failing

MULE-6853

Sftp does not support files with no extension when using tempDir and useTempFileTimestampSuffix

MULE-5648

An app archive with .zip at the end of it’s name will fail

MULE-5646

Passing an broken zip app in the command line will provoke a fatal error

Third Party Connectors and other modules

At this time, not all of the third party modules you may have been using with previous versions of Mule ESB have been upgraded to work with Mule ESB 3.1.4. Contact MuleSoft if you have a question about a specific module.

Migrating from Mule ESB 3.1.3 to 3.1.4

The improvements and fixes that Mule ESB 3.1.4 introduces require no specific migration activities for Mule ESB. For more details on how to migrate from previous versions of Mule ESB, access the library of Migration Guides.

Support Resources

Please refer to the following resources for assistance using Mule ESB 3.1.4.

  • Access MuleSoft’s MuleSoft forum to pose questions and get help from Mule’s broad community of users.

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