2019.1 Migration Guide
⚠️ PSPDFKit Server now uses randomized unique IDs (ULIDs) for documents instead of numeric IDs. This improves scalability for users with a large number of documents.
As part of 2019.1, we require the explicit setting of the
GENERATE_ULID_DOCUMENT_IDS environment variable (introduced in 2018.7) for all installations from before 31 January 2019. The variable determines whether new documents are assigned a (deprecated) numeric ID or a ULID.
Please be aware that when uploading a document, you can also supply your own document ID that will be used by PSPDFKit Server.
While the automatically assigned document ID has always been a string, up until now, it could be converted to an integer.
We highly recommend you either migrate to ULIDs by setting
true or supply your own document ID when creating documents.
When configuring PSPDFKit Server, set
For more information, please take a look at the PSPDFKit for Web 2019.1 Migration Guide.
For a full list of changes, check out the changelog.