GeoNetwork Enterprise 2022.0

GeoCat is pleased to present our latest distribution of GeoNetwork Enterprise 2022.0.


GeoNetwork Enterprise is an outstanding catalog application providing record publishing and search capabilities to share information. Built to support international open standards GeoNetwork offers metadata editing and management with a focus on geospatial content.

GeoNetwork Enterprise 2022.0 is a recommended upgrade for all our customers and compatible with GeoCat Bridge for both ArcGIS Desktop and QGIS Desktop.

GeoNetwork Enterprise Plugin repository

GeoNetwork Enterprise is provided as a base package which can be extended with plugins. Plugins have an independent lifecycle. Each plugin advertises its compatibility with relevant GeoNetwork versions.

Plugins are available via the plugin repository at Documentation on how to install the plugin is available in the plugin.

GeoNetwork Enterprise Documentation

Enterprise documentation is now available at

GeoNetwork Technology

GeoNetwork Enterprise is proudly open source based on the latest GeoNetwork 3.12.3 technology.


  • Bugfix: Editor / Fixed thumbnail generator to include registered map layers in metadata.

    Fixed thumbnail generator to include registered map layers in metadata

  • Bugfix: Editor / Overview / Removal / Do not delete attachment from other records.

    When duplicating a metadata with associated files, an error has been fixes in which when deleting the associated files in the duplicated metadata they were also deleted in the original metadata.

  • Bugfix: INSPIRE / Update the filter for INSPIRE Atom dataset feed to support the remote operatesOn indexing format.

  • Bugfix: ISO19110 / View / Fix the associated resources display for feature catalogue metadata.

    For feature catalogue metadata (ISO19110), the associated metadata resources were displayed incorrectly in the Feature catalog section, they are now displayed in the Associated resources section.

    Associated resources display for feature catalogue metadata

  • Bugfix: Metadata / View / Fix downloads for WFS version 2.0.0 resources.

  • Bugfix: Privileges / Fix replace privileges with editor users.

  • Bugfix: Search / Published metadata with a working copy display a label Working copy if the metadata has a draft copy for public users.

    The search results displayed for all users a label Working copy for the metadata with a working copy. Fixed to display it only for the users who can edit metadata.

  • Feature: Editor / Metadata editor - option to disable OGC Capabilites layer processing in the online resource panel.

  • Feature: INSPIRE / Support validation API Key.

  • Feature: Workflow / Bulk metadata approval.

    Previous versions allowed to approve each metadata individually. With this feature can be approved a set of metadata records.

  • Improvement: Allow to restore a metadata record from deleted records.

    Allow to restore a metadata record from deleted records

    To use this feature, it is necessary to activate in the application settings the option Enable record history recording.

  • Improvement: Metadata status / Add salutation to notification message.

  • Improvement: Metadata workflow process facet in editor board to distinguish metadata with working copy.

    This improvement adds a filter Workflow progress, that displays the different statuses of the metadata: draft, submitted, approved, approved with draft copy and approved with draft copy submitted.

    Metadata workflow process facet in editor board


  • Bugfix: Create harvester with schedule information, it was stored as inactive.

    Fixed so that the schedule stays active and runs automatically.

  • Bugfix: Fix the default schedule cron expression for the INSPIRE ATOM harvester.

  • Feature: Harvester timezone setting.

    This functionality allows you to configure the timezone for the harvester scheduler. If no timezone is defined use the server default timezone.

    Harvester timezone setting

  • Feature: Support WAF with authentication, to allow an authorized user to collect metadata.

  • Feature: UUID collision options for Directory and OAI-PMH type harvesters.

    Add the options to skip, override or generate a random UUID in case of UUID collisions with metadata already present in the catalog.

  • Improvement: Add a localized time format in harvester logs.

    In the harvesters log files print the date and time using the timezone defined in application settings. If no timezone is defined use the server default timezone. The format for the date is ISO 8601 with offset: yyyy-MM-dd’T’HH:mm:ss,SSS±hhmm.

User interface

  • Bugfix: Add a Bootstrap layout and column to the static pages, to fit the layout of the rest of the application.

  • Bugfix: Add a scrollbar to the privileges popup when group names are too long.

  • Feature: Add isoLang variable to Application URL setting.

  • Improvement: Accessibility / Add a new accessible menubar: clickable and keyboard accessible, with a clear indication of which menu item has focus.

  • Improvement: Restore the redirection for /geonetwork?uuid=UUIDVALUE permalinks to display the metadata detail page.

Map viewer

  • Bugfix: Add a WMTS error message when the URL can’t be parsed.

    WMTS error message when the URL can't be parsed

  • Bugfix: Fix map searches for polar extents.

  • Bugfix: Fix the map height when there is no footer.

  • Bugfix: No information shown for map layers including in the GetFeatureInfo response the namespace xmlns:xlink.


  • Bugfix: Remove unsafe characters from thesaurus identifier / filename.

  • Bugfix: In user management, users without an assigned group can only be managed by Administrators users.

    Previously these users were displayed also to UserAdmin users.

  • Bugfix: Update transfer ownership to handle metadata with working copies when the metadata workflow is enabled.

  • Improvement: Add confirmation to delete Category and Cancel edits to metadata

    Add confirmation to delete Category


  • Bugfix: Memory / Fix of memory resource leaks in the application.

  • Bugfix: Memory / Stream metadata attachments to the browser without loading them in memory.

  • Feature: Data directory / Support for CMIS.

  • Feature: Security / Encrypt the passwords stored in the database.

  • Feature: Security / Restriction of the allowed characters for username and group name.

Restrict username characters enhancement

  • Feature: Security / Support for Keycloak.

  • Feature: Upgrade to GeoTools 24.0 and JTS 1.17.1.

  • Improvement: Security / Use generic user password reset messages to avoid revealing information about registered users.