ECCAIRS

JOINT RESEARCH CENTRE

ECCAIRS - European Co-ordination Centre for Accident and Incident Reporting Systems

ECCAIRS News

This page lists news about the ECCAIRS activity. This news can be of various categories (legislation, software releases, documentation, training, documentation, taxonomy, etc).

Note: If you want to publish ECCAIRS related news from your organisation please contact the JRC.

Software releases : Aviation Extension Release 4.1.0.6 (Taxonomy 4.1.0.6)
Friday, 19 October 2018

The latest version of the Aviation Extension for the ECCAIRS 5 Common Framework. This version of the Aviation Extension brings the Aviation Taxonomy version 4.1.0.6 (ADREP and RIT).

Taxonomy documentation (XML, Value Lists, ETPE...) for version 4.1.0.6 can be found under 'Downloads > Manuals, Taxonomy and Help files' under 'AVIATION Taxonomy Version 4.1.0.6'.

Note: access to the above requires 'download' permissions.
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Announcements : New functional mailbox for DINER issues
Thursday, 30 August 2018

In order to better organise support on the DINER Data Integration Network, organisations implementing and running this system can send enquiries and requests for information to a new and dedicated functional mailbox (FMB) named "JRC ECCAIRS DINER" with the address "jrc-eccairs-diner[replace with the at-sign]ec.europa.eu".

The FMB is monitored by many staff at the JRC and assures that messages are processed in a timely manner, which may not be the case when sent instead to one's personal mailbox.

Organisations are kindly asked to update their bookmarks.
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Software releases : Fix for ECCAIRS 5 Web API Windows service after applying HF14 or HF16
Friday, 10 August 2018

After applying ECCAIRS 5 Common Framework Hotfix 5.5.1.14 or Hotfix 5.5.1.16, the "ECCAIRS 5 Web API Host Service" Windows service is remapped in the Windows registry to a different component which is unable to provide the required functionality. The only affected system is the ECCAIRS Repository Server. ECCAIRS Client systems are not affected.

The attached file includes a Windows batch script that must be executed in a Windows Command session ("CMD.EXE") started with elevated privileges (e.g. "Run As Administrator"). This script restores the correct mapping. To be performed on the ECCAIRS Repository Server only, after the installation of Hotfix 5.5.1.14 or Hotfix 5.5.1.16.
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Software releases : Fix for WebDAS web login not available after a Windows Update
Thursday, 09 August 2018

A recent security update for the Microsoft .NET framework prevents DCOM to create objects and affects the WebDAS web login.

* Windows Malicious Software Removal Tool x64 - July 2018 (KB890830)
* Cumulative Security Update for Internet Explorer 11 for Windows Server 2008 R2 for x64-based Systems (KB4339093)
* 2018-07 Security Only Update for .NET Framework 3.5.1, 4.5.2, 4.6, 4.6.1, 4.6.2, 4.7, 4.7.1, 4.7.2 for Windows 7 and Server 2008 R2 for x64 (KB4340004)
* 2018-07 Security and Quality Rollup for .NET Framework 3.5.1, 4.5.2, 4.6, 4.6.1, 4.6.2, 4.7, 4.7.1, 4.7.2 for Windows 7 and Server 2008 R2 for x64 (KB4340556)
* 2018-07 Security Only Quality Update for Windows Server 2008 R2 for x64-based Systems (KB4338823)
* 2018-07 Security Monthly Quality Rollup for Windows Server 2008 R2 for x64-based Systems (KB4338818)

Solution:
a) Start IIS
b) Select your website -> application (usually E5Web)
c) Click "Advanced settings"
d) Set "Physical path credentials" from ""Specific user 'E5WebAdministrator'" to "Application user (pass-through authentication)" and click OK
e) Go to "Authentication"
f) Select "Anonymous authentication"
g) Click "Edit..."
h) Set to "Application pool identity" and click OK
i) Close all dialog forms and restart IIS
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Software releases : Hotfix 5.5.1.16 for ECCAIRS 5 Common Framework 5.5.1.5
Wednesday, 11 July 2018

In July 2018 the JRC has made available the fourth Hotfix for the ECCAIRS Common Framework 5.5.1.5 which was released in December 2016. The Hotfix carries version 5.5.1.16 and is a cumulative Hotfix, containing the changes of Hotfix 5.5.1.8 released in March 2017, of Hotfix 5.5.1.11 released in May 2017 and of Hotfix 5.5.1.14 released in November 2017, on top of which it can also be installed. Before applying Hotfix 5.5.1.16, read the release notes carefully.
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Software releases : Aviation Extension Release 4.1.0.5 (Taxonomy 4.1.0.5)
Friday, 18 May 2018

The latest version of the Aviation Extension for the ECCAIRS 5 Common Framework. This version of the Aviation Extension brings the Aviation Taxonomy version 4.1.0.5 (ADREP and RIT).

Taxonomy documentation (XML, Value Lists, ETPE...) for version 4.1.0.5 can be found under 'Downloads > Manuals, Taxonomy and Help files' under 'AVIATION Taxonomy Version 4.1.0.5'.

Note: access to the above requires 'download' permissions.
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White Papers : For System Administrators: revised RIT-E5X Data Bridge
Friday, 06 April 2018

A totally revised White Paper describing the ECCAIRS 5 Data Bridge package (E5X file) has been published. This document describes the RIT/E5X format and how to produce and test Data Bridge packages. This document is complementary to the Data Bridge Configuration for organisations running an ECCAIRS instance.

This White paper is targeted at software developers of entities producing Data Bridge packages (E5X) and to system administrators in the National Points of Contact running the ECCAIRS 5 Reporting System.
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White Papers : For System Administrators: revised Data Bridge configuration
Friday, 06 April 2018

A totally revised White Paper describing the configuration of the ECCAIRS 5 Data Bridge has been published. This document describes the steps needed for configuring, at the side of the Organisation running the ECCAIRS instance, the various elements involved in accepting and processing RIT/E5X data files.
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Software releases : User Interface Designer Release 3.2.1.0 (Section and View Designer)
Friday, 16 March 2018

ECCAIRS 5 User Interface Designer Suite consists of the Section Designer and the View Designer. The suite is downloaded as a self-extracting archive and is accompanied by user manuals and release notes. Read these notes carefully before installing the software. This version replaces version 3.2.0.6. We recommend to upgrade the software as soon as possible.
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Software releases : HotFix 2 for Aviation Extension Release 4.1.0.3 (Taxonomy 4.1.0.3)
Friday, 16 March 2018

WARNING - Aviation Extension 4.1.0.3 HF2 requires ECCAIRS Common Framework 5.5.1.14.

This HotFix package installs the European Risk Classification Scheme (ERCS) Add-In and brings the ATM ERCS and OPERATIONAL FULL ERCS views supporting the interactive compilation of ERCS data. This HotFix also brings updated MERGE profiles. HotFix 2 is a cumulative update. It can be used to update Aviation Extension v4.1.0.3 as well as Aviation Extension v4.1.0.3 HotFix 1.

The enclosed Release Notes describe the update process. Read these release Notes very carefully.

Published March 2018.
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