Merative ™ Social Program Management iFix3



Release Notes





Merative Social Program Management iFix3 Release Notes





System Requirements
Improvements, Resolved Issues and Third Party Updates
Known Issues





Welcome to the Merative Social Program Management iFix3 release.

This is a cumulative release which incorporates the Improvements, Resolved Issues and Third Party Updates contained in all previous 7.0.7 iFix releases. Details of these Improvements, Resolved Issues and Third Party Updates are included separately in the release notes for each of the previous iFix releases. 


For the latest version of the release notes, see


Full product documentation can be found in the documentation.



System Requirements


For information about the supported software and hardware for this release, see the Merative Social Program Management Prerequisites.






See the download instructions for this release at






Prior to running the installer please ensure all files in your Merative Social Program Management installation are writable.


The installation steps are as follows:


  • Extract the contents of the .zip file to a local drive location.
  • Run the Merative Social Program Management installer, which can be found in the INSTALLER folder at that location.
  • After installing, the appropriate build targets must be run as necessary for your installation.


Additional installation instructions can be found in the Development Environment Installation Guide.




If you are upgrading from a previous version, the Merative Social Program Management Upgrade Helper contains documentation and tooling to help you to upgrade your Merative Social Program Management application codebase and database to work with your new version of Merative Social Program Management. The Merative Social Program Management Upgrade Guide describes a recommended process for performing application and database upgrades. The Upgrade Helper contains tools to assist you with implementing the upgrade, including tooling to produce a schedule of required migrations for your upgrade, tooling to provide information about database schema changes and tooling to generate initial SQL scripts for applying changes to your database.


To download the appropriate version of the Merative Social Program Management Upgrade Helper, see the download instructions at



Improvements, Resolved Issues and Third Party Updates


Third Party Updates


Third Party Updates


WorkItem:253695 - Update the versions of the Jackson JARs to the latest version


The Jackson API contains multiple functions to read and build JSON using Java. It has very powerful data binding capabilities and provides a framework to serialize custom Java objects to JSON strings and deserialize JSON strings back into Java objects. The Java Development Environment (JDE) and the REST infrastructure utilizes these utilities.

The versions of these JARs have now been updated from 2.4.2 and 2.9.5 to the latest version. As a result of this upgrade, the following changes have been made in the JDE and REST deliverable.


  • CuramSDEJ\lib\ - the versions of the specified Jackson JARs have been updated.
  • CuramSDEJ\lib\jackson-annotations-2.9.9.jar - new JAR added.
  • CuramSDEJ\lib\jackson-core-2.9.9.jar - new JAR added.
  • CuramSDEJ\lib\jackson-databind- new JAR added.
  • CuramSDEJ\lib\jackson-annotations-2.9.5.jar - old JAR removed.
  • CuramSDEJ\lib\jackson-core-2.9.5.jar - old JAR removed.
  • CuramSDEJ\lib\jackson-databind-2.9.5.jar- old JAR removed.
  • CuramCDEJ\lib\ext\jar\jackson-annotations-2.9.9.jar - new JAR added.
  • CuramCDEJ\lib\ext\jar\jackson-core-2.9.9.jar - new JAR added.
  • CuramCDEJ\lib\ext\jar\jackson-databind- - new JAR added.
  • CuramCDEJ\lib\ext\jar\jackson-annotations-2.9.5.jar - old JAR removed.
  • CuramCDEJ\lib\ext\jar\jackson-core-2.9.5.jar - old JAR removed.
  • CuramCDEJ\lib\ext\jar\jackson-databind-2.9.5.jar - old JAR removed.
  • EJBServer\components\Rest\restlib\dependencyLibsExt\jackson-annotations-2.9.9.jar - new JAR added.
  • EJBServer\components\Rest\restlib\dependencyLibsExt\jackson-core-2.9.9.jar - new JAR added.
  • EJBServer\components\Rest\restlib\dependencyLibsExt\jackson-databind- - new JAR added.
  • EJBServer\components\Rest\restlib\dependencyLibsExt\jackson-annotations-2.4.2.jar - old JAR removed.
  • EJBServer\components\Rest\restlib\dependencyLibsExt\jackson-core-2.4.2.jar - old JAR removed.
  • EJBServer\components\Rest\restlib\dependencyLibsExt\jackson-databind-2.4.2.jar - old JAR removed.



Known Issues


See the Known Issues section in the release notes.





Before using this information and the product it supports, read the information in "Notices".


Document Information


More support for:

Merative Social Program Management



Software version:




Operating system(s):

Linux, Windows



Modified date:

24 October 2019