InfoBurst 2021.4 - Release Notes

Release Date
October 5, 2021

Download & Usage

Build 240 Users

InfoBurst 2021 represents the 64-bit version of InfoBurst. The move to 64-bit means new features, faster performance, and better memory allocation for handling of large data sets. See the InfoBurst 2021.1-2021.3 release notes for list of new features in 64-bit.

Users of Build 240 must read 64-bit Migration before proceeding with a 64-bit installation.

New Features & Enhancements

Power BI

Create Power BI Datasets from Web Intelligence, Universe Query (Workflow only), Database Query or Excel using a Burst or Workflow and deliver to Power BI Server. Power BI features require the Power BI add-on. Contact the InfoSol Help Desk or your InfoSol account manager for details.


  • Publish PowerPoint format from a Tableau Workbook. Tableau supports only publication of an entire workbook and not individual views. Tableau does not support filtering for this format.
  • Publish Excel CrossTab format from a Tableau Workbook. Tableau does not support filtering for this format.



  • Support added for Excel worksheet bursting. Excel documents added to InfoBurst pre-2021.4 must be updated to capture column information for filtering.
  • Add Burst to new Schedule from Burst tab
  • Delete Column Excel Extension added
  • Option added to attach PNG file to email message


  • New On Expiry status added
  • $EVENT macro added for use in schedule Action notifications
  • Schedule Start/End Dates added to OData reporting
  • Will Run On feature now supported for Schedule using Macro frequency
  • Schedule with Actions now produces a schedule-specific log under Monitor > Schedules to record Action execution
  • Run As Owner option added at Schedule level and Monitor > Schedules level for users with Administrator or System Operator role
  • Server time zone displayed in Monitor and Burst/XDC Recent Activity when server and end user time zones differ


  • Windows Server 2022 support added
  • Tableau Platform:  Support added for Personal Access Token authentication
  • Option added to disable system thread monitoring feature under System > Configuration > General > CheckForStuckThreads

Fixed Issues

Known Issues

Visit the Report Problems forum

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