Minor enhancements for the Next® admins and specialists, May 2021

It is no secret that the primary target of our enhancements are the business users, or end users, of Next®. Still, providing ease of use, and increased productivity to those who admin or configure Next® also make great sense.

For this release we have collected the following minor enhancements targeted the admins and specialists:

Enhancement Issue

Reduced the time used to start up Next®  
Is is a design goal for Next® to be able to make a complete cold start in less than 15 minutes. In our continued pursuit of this goal we have optimized the process and eliminated unnecessary copying of indexes. This will have the biggest impact with larger implementations of Next®.


Improved performance when processing PDFs 
The Next® Transformation Engine has been optimized so that if a PDF already contains a text representation, then Next® will skip the OCR processing. 


Delegated permission are preserved  


When you delegate permissions (requires Next® Extended Permission Control), these permissions will stay in effect until they are explicitly revoked. A 'recalculation' of rules based permissions will not revoke delegated permissions. 

Adding documents from other systems using REST made easier NEXT-3900
When you add documents to Next® using our REST add service, you no longer need to provide the content type. Next® will determine it from the file name.

Invoice preprocessing in the base archive NEXT-3922
When you perform preprocessing of invoices in Next® you may choose to do so in the main archive. Unless you process invoices for companies having separate archives, this is the recommended setup. 

For the techies

This is pretty much technical in it's nature. 

Additional information

For additional information , please refer to the online documentation.

Commercial terms and conditions

These new features and enhancements are available at no additional cost, to users with an active service plan. Any consultancy assistance will be invoiced.


Despite our best efforts, we may be forced to change both content and expected delivery of future product updates without notice.



Minor enhancements for the Next® admins and specialists 


Enhanced features



Release time:

May 2021

Affected products:

Next® Bank Statements
Next® Contracts
Next® Emails
Next® Enterprise Archive
Next® ExCustody
Next® Invoices
Next® Mailroom
Next® Processes





Responsible product manager:

Kim Hellum




Kim Hellum