NI Package Manager 20.5 Known Issues

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This document contains the NI Package Manager known issues that were discovered before and since the release of NI Package Manager 20.5. Known issues are performance issues or technical bugs that NI has acknowledged exist within this version of the product.

 

Not every issue known to NI appears on this list; it is intended to show the most severe and common issues that you may encounter and provide workarounds when possible. Other technical issues that you may encounter could occur through normal product use or system compatibility issues. You may find more information on these issues in NI’s Product Documentation, Knowledgebase, or Community.

Bug Number

Legacy ID

Description

Details

1092169

EULA text unreadable when Windows is set to a high contrast theme

When Windows is configured to use a high contrast theme, the EULA text displayed during a package installation is unreadable.

Workaround:

Disable the high contrast theme temporarily.

Reported Version:

Package Manager: 19.0

Resolved Version:

N/A

Added:

Sep 4, 2020

Final Time Issue Listed

Issues found in this section will not be listed in future known issues documents for this product.

Bug Number

Legacy ID

Description

Details

59129 670368

Installation of NI Max configuration fails in non-interactive (silent) installations or on Windows 10

Running an installer which imports an NI MAX configuration fails to run the import wizard on restart. This occurs when the installer is run in silent mode, or when it is run in any mode on Windows 10.

Workaround:

Import the installed configuration file manually through NI MAX.

Reported Version:

Package Manager: Cardassia B

Resolved Version:

N/A

Added:

Sep 4, 2020

59130 703628

"Back" button during uninstallation of NIPM does not work

When NI Package Manager is being uninstalled itself through the Windows uninstall feature, the "Back" button on the uninstall dialog has no function. When the button is clicked, it just disappears and nothing else happens.

Workaround:

There is currently no known workaround for this issue.

Reported Version:

Package Manager: Cobra

Resolved Version:

N/A

Added:

Sep 4, 2020

60449 702321

“Add Installer Copy” or “Add Installer Shortcut” dialog boxes reappear after you successfully add a distribution.

Workaround:

There is currently no known workaround for this issue.

Reported Version:

Package Manager: Cobra

Resolved Version:

N/A

Added:

Sep 4, 2020

74734 697178

Attempting to build a package containing more than 2 GB of files will cause a build failure.

Attempting to build a package containing more than 2 GB of files will cause a build failure.

Workaround:

There is currently no known workaround for this issue.

Reported Version:

Package Manager: 2015 SP1

Resolved Version:

N/A

Added:

Apr 7, 2019

360353 715787

Links to the batch installer directory from the Build Success window deny access to non-administrator Windows accounts.

Workaround:

There is currently no known workaround for this issue.

Reported Version:

Package Manager: Lynx

Resolved Version:

N/A

Added:

Oct 8, 2018

359109 684715

Store installation fails with "FIPS-compliant" encryption enabled.

NI Package Manager installations from the Store fail with the message "Exception has been thrown by the target of an invocation" when the Windows "FIPS-compliant" setting is enabled.

Workaround:

Disable FIPS and re-run the installation.

Reported Version:

Package Manager: Cardassia B

Resolved Version:

N/A

Added:

Mar 20, 2018

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Glossary of Terms

 

  • Bug ID - When an issue is reported to NI, you may be given this ID or find it on ni.com.  You may also find IDs posted by NI on the discussion forums or in KnowledgeBase articles.
  • Legacy ID – An older issue ID that refers to the same issue.  You may instead find this issue ID in older known issues documents.
  • Description - A few sentences which describe the problem. The brief description given does not necessarily describe the problem in full detail.
  • Workaround - Possible ways to work around the problem.
  • Reported Version - The earliest version in which the issue was reported.
  • Resolved Version - Version in which the issue was resolved or was no longer applicable. "N/A" indicates that the issue has not been resolved.
  • Date Added - The date the issue was added to the document (not the reported date).