DreamFactory 2.4.2 adds logging, SAML, and Azure AD

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DreamFactory 2.4.2 is live! This release adds new APIs for SAML and Azure Active Directory, event-driven configuration of the logging service, database function support, usability improvements to the schema manager, and a whole lot more. You can download the 2.4.2 release from Bitnami or GitHub now. Here's a roundup of 2.4.2 improvements:

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Version 2.4.2 release notes

  • API improvements
    • Added SAML 2.0 support as an authentication service (note that the SAML service is a commercial feature not available in the open source product).
    • Added support for Azure Active Directory (this feature is a commercial feature not available in the open source product).
    • Added event-driven configurability to the logging service (logging is a commercial feature not available in the open source product).
    • Clarified context option names in the logger service.
    • SMTP service no longer requires authentication or SSL/TLS.
    • OAuth callback handler now checks for service name using the state identifier when the service name isn't present on the callback URL.
    • Cached WSDL files from SOAP services cleared upon system cache clear.
    • Improved error handling and display of original content when response content can't be resolved to Accept type.
    • For database services, now checking column count to avoid trying to fetch a non-existent rowset.
    • SOAP services now load WSDL files from storage/wsdl if only the file name is given.
    • Added send_invite parameter to user API documentation.
  • Scripting improvements
    • Added event.setRequest() for Node.js scripting.
    • Updated v8js support on Homestead for PHP 7.1.
    • Handling exceptions thrown in callback functions in NodeJS scripting.
  • Miscellaneous improvements
    • Significant usability improvements to the schema manager in the admin console.
    • Added support for binary and unknown data types by implementing database function support across all fields, not just virtual fields.
    • Package manager now indicates bad services (connection failures, etc.).
    • Refactored database, email, and script services to be their own repos instead of part of core.
    • Fixed verb tunneling for proper role-based access control.
    • Fixed use of special words like "table" in SQLite.
    • Added support for Homestead 4.0 with PHP 7.1.
    • By default on Linux-based operating systems, now using Microsoft pdo_sqlsrv driver over pdo_dblib for SQL Server.
    • Updated Vagrant provision script.

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