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Centro 7.2.0 Release Notes

Known Issues

See Centro 7 Known Issues


Centro 7.2 is the latest in data management & data discovery software from Actify, Inc. Users can now search for parts based on 3D geometry, organize their resource files and projects, and access Centro Catalog resources through the Windows file explorer.

Important Notes

Centro 7.2.0 requires a license file to operate CAD conversions to ACT3D and CAD formats. See Centro Licensing for more information.

Centro 7.2.0 also requires ArangoDB to be at 2.8 or higher (but below 3.0).

Added Features 

  • 3D Search
  • Importer Options
  • Resource Categories
  • Project Locations
  • Distributed Deployments

Additional Changes

  • Make comments mandatory
  • Revision column appearing on resource page
  • Cascading conversions

Bug Fixes

  • Installation

    • The Pipeline Manager title appears differently in the Programs and Features dialog.
  • Catalog
    • Resource list is not updated when adding a new resource.
    • Resource Upload Fails when Files have Special Characters.
    • The long Part Name breaks Download Assembly window.
    • The Catalog part page cannot load if the resource name is greater than 211 characters.
    • Renaming with '%' don't allow to open part.
    • Too long name of advanced search breaks the UI.
    • Possible to create resource with invalid characters. 
    • Align an elements on Project page.
    • Attributes are not disappear when user removes compared part.

    • Checkout assembly - download does not include all selected files.

    • Error received when trying generate thumbnail file, ACT3D file, or SpinFire Web file from the Catalog.

    • Download Assembly shows disabled parts as selected.

    • Dragged favorite part is displayed in incorrect place.

    • Open part in new window not working for assembly tree. 

  • Pipeline Manager
    • The long pipeline name breaks UI.
    • Pipeline Manager takes too long to return pipelines list.
    • Misspelling in "Quick Publisher Creator" modal dialog English text.
    • Possible to set negative value to Priority.
    • No warning is shown when creating a second Pipeline with the same name as an existing pipeline.

    • Pipeline Log: Layout breaks with long file paths.
    • Cad2cad action throws exceptions for SolidWorks parts.
    • Remove mandatory requirement for "Projects" for Data to Catalog action.
    • A pipeline that failed to redeploy is still shown as deployed in the manager.
  • SpinFire Web
    • SpinFire Web action from thumbnail panel not refreshed on check in.

    • Impossible to uncheck all selected attributes.

  • Administration
    • The "R" and "W" buttons no longer work when linking users to projects. 
    • Impossible to update project.
    • Possible to create users with the same username.

    • Token authentication works for disabled user accounts.

    • Aligning the icons on config page.
    • Possible to delete role that's assigned to user.
  • Misc.
    • API request returns status 500 instead of 401 for unauthorized user.

    • Empty projects do not appear in the projects list using the API.
    • Exception is thrown when the user puts too big value into Inactivity Timeout/Sign-in Attempts Before Lockout fields.

    • The toggle rows button doesn't work in one case.

    • Exception is thrown when the user presses on Password reset. 

    • Update scripts needed for ResourceFileInfo.

    • Missing translation.

    • Validation messages don't always reflect the proper error.

    • Invert button tool-tip blocks clicking of button.

    • Change hyphenation on tool-tip.

    • Taskbar overlays the scrolling.

Known Issues

See Centro 7 Known Issues

Supported Environments

Centro Web / File Server EnvironmentMinimumRecommendedOptimum
Operating System

Windows 7 (64-bit)

Windows Server 2008 R2 (64-bit)

Windows Server 2012 (64-bit)

Windows 7 (64-bit) 

Windows Server 2008 R2 (64-bit)

Windows Server 2012 (64-bit)

Windows 7 (64-bit) 

 Windows Server 2008 R2 (64-bit)

Windows Server 2012 (64-bit)


CPU/Processor *

Intel i7 8 Core 4 GHz (or equivalent)

Intel i7 8 Core 8 GHz (or equivalent)


Memory8 GB16 GB32 GB
Disk Space 10 GB free50 GB free100 GB free

* It's recommended to have n-1 core processors where n = the number of total concurrent jobs running.

The amount of available free space is dependent on the amount and size of files and revisions uploaded as resources to the Catalog.


Database EnvironmentMinimumRecommendedOptimum
Operating System

Ubuntu Linux v12.04 / v14.10 / v16.04

Debian Linux v7.0 or v8.0

Debian Linux v8.0Debian Linux v8.0
Memory8 GB8 GB16 GB
Disk Space

10 GB free

20 GB free

50 GB free

Client EnvironmentMinimumRecommendedOptimum

WebGL Compatible Browser

  • FireFox
  • Chrome
  • Internet Explorer 11+
  • Edge 



Memory2 GB4 GB8 GB

Prerequisite Installations



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