2022 Q4.0 Major Release Notes
The setup wizard for the Local API can be obtained from our SFTP server. Please contact your account manager to retrieve the SFTP information. If you do not know who your account manager is, please contact the support team at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Note: If you are using command line to connect to the SFTP server, you will need to use ‘sftp user@site’ format instead of just ‘sftp site’.
The 2022Q4.0 Major release makes improvements to the verification process and the quality of the results. Please remember to update the reference data. The improvements are tied to the data in the Global Knowledge Repository and the Local API.
When updating the data, it is recommended to use a new data folder each time in order to ensure the latest dataset is installed properly.
If you need any assistance with the upgrade of the Local API or the data update process, please contact GBG Loqate Support. The md5checksum can be used to help ensure the data packs have been fully downloaded.
If you would like to see a list of md5checksums for this release please visit the md5 hash value guide or contact your account manager.
Local API Notices
There are a four API related case fixes this release and one improvment to the CASS / CASS 2 process details of these changes are available in the API release notes via the link below.
The major highlights for this release are as follows;-
Saudi Arabia – Country data refresh providing a 9% uplift in our point level (L4) coverage.
Turkey – Country data refresh providing a 12% uplift in our point levle (L4) coverage.
Vietnam – Country data refresh providing a 4% uplift in our point levle (L4) coverage and the switch back to 5 digit postcodes..
The following countries have also been refreshed in this release – Argentina, Colombia, France,,Italy, Liechtenstein, Luxembourg & Poland.
This is in addition to the regular countries we refresh each release.
Please see the Data Release notes below for full details on all of these udpates.
We have also resolved 14 customer cases as part of this release, details can be found in the below release notes and the resolved support cases.
API Release Notes
- To download a PDF version of the API Release Notes, please click here
- To download a DOCX version of the API Release Notes, please click here
Data Release Notes
- To download a PDF version of the Data Release Notes, please click here
- To download a DOCX version of the Data Release Notes, please click here
Seed Release Notes
- To download a PDF version of the Geographic Hierarchy (Seed) Release Notes, please click here
- To download a DOCX version of the Geographic Hierarchy (Seed) Release Notes, please click here
For a list of resolved support cases, please click here
A list of supported platforms for this release can be found here
The information on the SFTP file contents for the release is available here
The installation instructions are available here