Neo4j Workspace - Open Beta
AuraDB Professional
AuraDB Free
Neo4j Workspace is a new unified experience that brings together our most powerful graph tools (Data Importer, Bloom, and Browser) all in one place to help you get up and running with graph databases faster.
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Workspace is due to launch later this year, but as an Aura user you can get early access to Workspace now (
please log out of Aura Console first
). You can also watch this short video to see how it works.
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When you click the above link, you will notice individual app buttons in Console are now replaced with a single Open Workspace button.
Notes on Workspace
  • At this time Workspace is intended to be Aura only, but we are actively looking at a wider implementation.
  • Not all features of Browser and Bloom are currently available.
  • The individual apps remain available.
  • A learning experience for new users will accompany Workspace’s launch.
  • We would love to hear your feedback on Workspace.
Enabling and disabling Workspace access
To manually enable access, log out of your Aura account and then copy/paste this URL: .
To remove access, repeat the above step but change the URL parameter for Workspace to
Security Logs - Now available to request ‘on demand’ via the Aura Admin Console
AuraDB Enterprise
AuraDS Enterprise
We have been working hard to improve observability and expand upon Aura's security-focused features so it meets the needs of our Enterprise customers.
We're pleased to introduced the On-Demand Security Logs feature, which enables authorised Enterprise users to request logs using the Aura Console. 🎉
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Logs can be requested for the time ranges below, and (as with Query Logs) are available for up to 30 days as per standard data retention policy. Security Logs are served in JSON format and made available in a downloadable zip file.
  • 6 hours
  • 12 hours
  • Custom range / calendar picker - any period up to 12 hours from within the last 30 days
Please see our product documentation pages for more information.
Happy logging!
Team Aura
Data Importer usability improvements
AuraDB Professional
AuraDB Free
Data Importer
This minor release of Data Importer brings a number of small but useful improvements:
  • Datatype detection
    : For properties created using
    Select from file
    , we now scan the first few rows of a file to make an educated guess on the datatype
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  • Node ID selection
    : We've tweaked the node id selection logic so that we'll now only choose a column ending
    as a node id if it's the only such column in a file.
  • Problem files:
    Duplicated or empty column names in your files have the potential to cause unexpected behaviour or load errors. We now make it clear which files are affected allowing you to fix them before continuing.
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Bloom/Explore 2.4.0 available in Aura!
AuraDB Professional
AuraDB Free
In this release we've updated our styling, and added features to make life easier for new users:
Note that this and future releases of Bloom/Explore are no longer compatible with Neo4j Aura 3 databases, which have reached end-of-life.
  • Users will see a default search phrase included in new perspectives, "Show me a graph". This search phrase can be invoked Bloom's search bar and will make it easy to start exploring your data by showing a random subset of your graph.
  • Bloom/Explore can also now automatically synchronise perspectives by adding newly found database labels as categories. This functionality will be turned on by default, but can be turned off in the settings panel.
As always, we'd love to hear your feedback on the latest changes.
Aura Product Team
Neo4j Ops Manager Patch 1.1.1
Ops Manager
Hi All,
We have a small patch of Neo4j Ops Manager for you, version 1.1.1.
This contains a fix for missing metrics information for databases with a hyphen in their name, from customer feedback.
It is available from the download page. Only the agent has changed, although it is recommended to have the server and agent on the same versions if possible.
Team Ops-Manager.
Neo4j Ops Manager 1.1 Release
Ops Manager
Hello all,
We are pleased to announce the release of Neo4j Ops Manager version 1.1.0!
This version is available to download for Enterprise Edition self-managed customers from the download page here.
It is available for Linux tar installations and Windows zip installations running Neo4j Enterprise Edition 4.4 or later. This release adds a docker image for NOM server installation.
New and improved in this release are:-
  • Many improvements throughout the product in user experience
  • Added some missing capabilities in security manager
  • Docker image available for NOM Server
  • Option to generate self-signed certificates in the product for easier testing
  • Link to documentation in upgrade manager based on chosen approach
  • Many documentation improvements
We hope you enjoy our latest release, and look forward to hearing your feedback.
Team Ops-Manager.
Improved Load Preview and new mapping support
AuraDB Professional
AuraDB Free
Data Importer
This latest release of Data Importer brings yet more improvements to make it easier to build your graph, read on to find out more...
Higher fidelity Load Preview
Last release we brought you the initial release of Load Preview, which allowed you to get a feel for how the structure of your graph was taking shape before performing a load. We've now made the preview logic more faithful to the load process so any problems with your mapping will now be more accurately reflected in the preview. We now also support the previewing of properties.
High fidelity Load Preview
We hope these big improvements will help you understand how your graph is taking shape quicker than ever.
Automatic mapping of common relationship IDs
When mapping properties from a file, we will now try and guess the id value by looking for a column named
or ending in
. In the event you map only one property from a file, we'll assume this is the property you want to use as the ID. You can of course override any of the automatic mappings yourself if they are not what you intended.
Automatic ID mapping
Automatic relationship from/to mapping for denormalised files
When mapping the same file to a relationship and the nodes at each end of its ends, it's usually fairly easy for us to deduce which columns should be mapped to the
once you've mapped the IDs to the nodes. We now do this for you automatically and again you are free to override this mapping if needed.
Automatic relationship from and to mapping
Note that this currently only works when you connect two nodes with a relationship
the node IDs have been set, but we plan to improve that in future.
We hope these automatic mappings speed up iterating your graph modelling and mapping.
Small bug fixes and improvements:
And finally we also made a number of small improvements as a direct result of your feedback, so please do keep the feedback coming on our feedback page:
  • Resolved an issue where integer values wouldn't load when the flat file column was padded with whitespace.
  • Resolved an issue that would cause loads to fail when a Boolean value was used as an ID
  • Scroll zoom in Load Preview now follows the mouse cursor
  • Files with larger row lengths are now supported
  • Various small UI improvements
  • Updated Cypher statement generation ready for Neo4j 5.0 release
Reset an Instance to blank - AuraDB Free & Professional
AuraDB Professional
AuraDB Free
We're pleased to announce that you can now reset any AuraDB Free or AuraDB Professional instance back to a blank state, without writing cypher to delete all the nodes and relationships.
Here's where you find the functionality:
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It takes about 10 seconds and leaves you with a totally empty database, to start again if PoC'ing or messing around with a dataset you loaded during create.
Watch this space as we finish the work to allow loading of datasets to both AuraDB Free and Professional after create, so you can experiment and learn without fear of messing things up.
As always, we'd love to hear your feedback on the feature.
Aura Product Team
Maintenance release
Data Importer
This release of Data Importer addresses a bug that caused preview and loads not to observe a switch in relationship direction.
Query Logs - Now available to request ‘on demand’ via the Aura Console
AuraDB Professional
AuraDS Self-Start
As part of our drive towards creating enhanced observability for our Aura service, we have introduced the ability for our users to request Query Logs from the details page of their paid AuraDB Professional and AuraDS instances!
Users can request logs in the following time ranges:
  • Last 15 mins
  • Last hour
  • Custom range / calendar picker - any period of up to 1 hour, from within the last 30 days
Logs will be available in json format, as a downloadable zip file.
For more information please see our docs page for more details and follow these steps in Aura Console.
Click on the Instance pane to get to your settings :
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Click on the "Logs" tab within your instance settings to request logs for download :
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Select the appropriate time range, and wait for logs to appear for download :
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As always, we'd love to hear your feedback on the feature.
Aura Product Team
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