OpenLM Version 2.0 Webinar

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Dear Friends,

In the past few weeks we held several successful interactive webinars. We enjoyed the direct interaction with our clients and decided to add more meetings.

During the OpenLM version 2.0 webinar, an OpenLM representative will guide you through the new version and will answer any questions you may have. Each webinar will be approximately one hour long.

The upcoming webinars  are scheduled for:

Wednesday, September 03, 2014 11:00-12:00 PM (GMT-05:00) US Eastern Time  (17:00 Central European Time).
To sign up for the webinar (number of participants in each webinar is limited), use this link to fill out the form.

Looking forward to meeting you!

Sincerely,

Oren

 

OpenLM Maintenance Release Version: OpenLM Server 2.0.0.18

OpenLM Server version 2.0.0.18

OpenLM Server version 2.0.0.18 is an official maintenance release to OpenLM version 2.0. It contains some bug fixes to problems found in previous versions and enhancements. We recommend that all users of previous OpenLM Server 2.0 versions would upgrade to this latest version.

What’s new in OpenLM Server 2.0.0.18 (July 09, 2014)

  1. Issue #2090: [OpenLM Server] OpenLM does not show all borrowed licenses of CATIA (LUM)
  2. Issue #2089: [OpenLM Server] OpenLM fails to parse DSLS Output
  3. Issue #2087: [OpenLM Server] Summation of rounded decimal point session length causes an accumulated error in total usage number.
  4. Issue #2073: [EasyAdmin] improve openlm recovery from login screen
  5. Issue #2084: [OpenLM Server] License Usage – Show total even if there is no usage
  6. Issue #2070: [OpenLM Server] DB Changes: Supporting IPV6 addresses
  7. Issue #2076: [OpenLM Server] DB Upgrade tool – upgrades the db from default location (instead of last configured location)
  8. Issue #2018: [OpenLM Server] Turkish locale not supported

Prerequisites

  1. Before upgrading please make sure your system is compliant with the OpenLM System requirements.
  2. If the OpenLM server (of any version) has been already installed on the machine for a period longer than the Evaluation period, A license file will be required . Please make sure you have one before proceeding with the upgrade process. In order to obtain a valid OpenLM license file, please contact OpenLM support, and provide your MAC address and Hostname (case sensitive).

Upgrading the OpenLM Server (Internal Firebird Database)

  1. In order to upgrade to version 2.0.0.18:
  2. Download the OpenLM Server installation file from the OpenLM site’s ‘Downloads’ section
  3. Stop the OpenLM Server service
  4. Backup your DB file (Typically located in: C:\Program Files (x86)\OpenLM\OpenLM Server\db)
  5. Make sure ALL windows are closed; especially the services window.
  6. Install the new version on top of the existing one.
  7. If prompted to do so, contact OpenLM to obtain an up-to-date license file. Please provide your MAC address and Hostname (case sensitive) for that. Copy this file to the C:\Program Files (x86)\OpenLM\OpenLM Server\License folder, and restart the OpenLM Server service.

Upgrading the OpenLM Server (External MS-SQL Database)

In order to upgrade to version 2.0.0.18, please contact OpenLM support at

support@openlm.com

 

OpenLM Agent Maintenance Release Version 2.0.0.2

OpenLM Agent version 2.0.0.2

OpenLM Agent version 2.0.0.2 is a maintenance release to version 2.0. It contains some bug fixes to problems found in previous versions and enhancements. We  recommend that users of previous 2.0 versions to upgrade their system to this version.

Upgrading the OpenLM Agent

The OpenLM Agent can be silently deployed over the organization’s workstations. Please refer to these documents for more information:

Application Note 3023: OpenLM Agent Silent installation

Application Note 2023a: Customizing OpenLM Agent deployment via GPO

What’s new in OpenLM Agent 2.0.02 (July 17, 2014)

2034:  OpenLM Agent – When i close OpenLM Agent ,Agent sends Shut Down request for active processes – resolved.

2072:  ArcGIS Level window – show “-” in Available column when license is not available – resolved.

2059:  ArcGIS license level setting in Agent not working. – resolved.

1795:  Comma as decimal separator on the OpenLM Server machine –> Server cant process Agent messages – resolved.

New community contributed utility for uploading users available

A new utility that uses OpenLM API was posted to github. The software was contributed by the user, “adida” and it imports users from CSV files to OpenLM Server.

This utility (importUsers2OpenLM) can be useful for OpenLM sites where connection to active directory for synchronization is not currently possible.
The software can be downloaded here

https://github.com/adida/importUsers2OpenLM/blob/master/README.md

OpenLM Maintenance Release Version: OpenLM Server 2.0.0.17

OpenLM Server version 2.0.0.17
OpenLM Server version 2.0.0.17 is an official maintenance release to OpenLM version 2.0. It contains some bug fixes to problems found in previous versions and enhancements. We recommend that all users of previous OpenLM Server 2.0 versions would upgrade to this latest version.
What’s new in OpenLM Server 2.0.0.17 (July 14th, 2014)
New features:

1. Added loading effect to combo boxes in filter panel.
2. Features window: added functionality to double click to select a record.
3. The message bar component updated to show long text.
4. When server is not accessible, the “ok” click is bypassed and trying to connect every minute.

Fixed Issues:

2041: [EasyAdmin] CCL: Drop-down menu: Hidden item
2018: [OpenLM Server] Turkish locale not supported
2066: [OpenLM Server] Flexlm License usage exceeds 100%
2065: [OpenLM Server] Error when working with MySql DB: System.ArgumentException: Dialect does not support DbType.Boolean
2046: [EasyAdmin] Username ‘Enabled’ is unclear
2080:MathLM – Status date in output is in UTC so no need to conver
2080: MathLM – Now can handle feature names that include spaces

 

Prerequisites
1. Before upgrading please make sure your system is compliant with the OpenLM System requirements.

2. If the OpenLM server (of any version) has been already installed on the machine for a period longer than the Evaluation period, A license file will be required . Please make sure you have one before proceeding with the upgrade process.
In order to obtain a valid OpenLM license file, please contact OpenLM support, and provide your MAC address and Hostname (case sensitive).

Upgrading the OpenLM Server (Internal Firebird Database)

In order to upgrade to version 2.0.0.17:
1. Download the OpenLM Server installation file from the ‘Downloads’ section in the OpenLM site.
2. Stop the OpenLM Server service
3. Backup your DB file (Typically located in: C:\Program Files (x86)\OpenLM\OpenLM Server\db)
4. Make sure ALL windows are closed; especially the services window.
5. For OpenLM versions 1.7, installation will need to be in to stages: First install the latest OpenLM 1.8 version on top of the existing 1.7.4 version.
6. Install the new version on top of the existing (1.8 or 2.0) one.
7. If prompted to do so, contact OpenLM to obtain an up-to-date license file. Please provide your MAC address and Hostname (case sensitive) for that. Copy this file to the
C:\Program Files (x86)\OpenLM\OpenLM Server\License   folder, and restart the OpenLM Server service.

Upgrading the OpenLM Server (External MS-SQL Database)
In order to upgrade to version 2.0.0.17, please contact OpenLM support at
support@openlm.com

 

OpenLM Maintenance Release: OpenLM Broker 2.0.0.12

OpenLM Broker version 2.0.0.12

OpenLM Broker version 2.0.0.12 is an official maintenance release to OpenLM version 2.0. It contains some enhancements and bug fixes to problems found in previous versions. We recommend that all users of previous OpenLM Broker 2.0 versions would upgrade to this latest version.

What’s new in OpenLM Broker 2.0.0.12 (July 13, 2014) ?

Issue #2069: [Broker Server] Broker installation on 64bit prompts for java location

Issue #1993: [Broker Server] OpenLM Broker 2.0 – Wrong Version shown in Services

Issue #2067: [Broker Server] Locale (Turkish, German\Austrian) special characters in command outputs

Upgrading the OpenLM Broker to version 2.0.0.12

Upgrading the OpenLM Broker is fairly straight forward:

1. Download the Broker installation file from the ‘Downloads’ section in the OpenLM website.

2. Make sure ALL windows are closed; especially the services window.

3. Install the new version on top of the existing one.

Known issue:

We have had cases in which the “Program Compatibility Assistant” alert window popped up by the end of the OpenLM Broker 2.0.0.12 installation (see below). We selected “This program installed correctly” – and the OpenLM Broker functioned without any apparent problems.

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OpenLM Maintenance Release Version: OpenLM Server 2.0.0.16

OpenLM Server version 2.0.0.16

OpenLM Server version 2.0.0.16 is an official maintenance release to OpenLM version 2.0. It contains some bug fixes to problems found in previous versions and enhancements. We recommend that all users of previous OpenLM Server 2.0 versions would upgrade to this latest version.

What’s new in OpenLM Server 2.0.0.16 (July 09, 2014)

  1. A “Recent windows” menu was added in EA
  2. Changing the logging level in the configuration form also affects the openlm_proxy.log logging level
  3. Issue #2063: [OpenLM Server] Feature usage status window: Don’t show version for product when no version is selected
  4. Issue #2061: [OpenLM Server] License usage report show product version although the “Show as separate lines” option is off
  5. Issue #2030: [EasyAdmin] Option File Management: Wrong Message
  6. Issue #2057: [OpenLM Server] Mail Settings in Server configuration tool are not saved
  7. Issue #2058: [OpenLM Server] LUM Denials – date parsing problem
  8. Issue #2029: [EasyAdmin] Email data is missing in export from License Activity
  9. Issue #2050: [EasyAdmin] Unmanaged processes counted as Ports
  10. Issue #2049: [OpenLM Server] Upgrade 1.8.1.43 –> 2.0.0.15 failed.
  11. Issue #2052: [EasyAdmin] IE9+10 License usage search cause application to hang or crash
  12. Issue #1686: [EasyAdmin] when openlm server is stopped and we query the server we get no records message
  13. Issue #2043: [EasyAdmin] Alerts’ 1st page does not look good.
  14. Issue #2014: [EasyAdmin] Add weighted usage time for token usage in License Activity
  15. Issue #2024: [EasyAdmin] Idle time report addition
  16. Issue #2031: [EasyAdmin] “Unique Users in recent month” is actually counted in the last 30 days. Message misleading
  17. Issue #2017: [EasyAdmin] Alerts not working, and there is not enough info in the logs.
  18. Issue #1833: [OpenLM Alerts] Alert Rules – Conditions – Use Percentage, Alert description to long and can not be deleted in “Alerts” Window
  19. Issue #1548: [EasyAdmin] implement a visual indication to the process for fetching a file
  20. Issue #1738: [EasyAdmin] Alert for File fetching needs reediting
  21. Issue #2020: [OpenLM Server] ‘ADD’ and ‘DELETE’ buttons disappear in Japanese locale
  22. Issue #2015: [EasyAdmin] Users and Permissions – Workstation – Can not select Agent Version 2.0 in Filter

Prerequisites

  1. Before upgrading please make sure your system is compliant with the OpenLM System requirements.
  2. If the OpenLM server (of any version) has been already installed on the machine for a period longer than the Evaluation period, A license file will be required . Please make sure you have one before proceeding with the upgrade process. In order to obtain a valid OpenLM license file, please contact OpenLM support, and provide your MAC address and Hostname (case sensitive).

Upgrading the OpenLM Server (Internal Firebird Database)

  1. In order to upgrade to version 2.0.0.16:
  2. Download the OpenLM Server installation file from the OpenLM site’s ‘Downloads’ section
  3. Stop the OpenLM Server service
  4. Backup your DB file (Typically located in: C:\Program Files (x86)\OpenLM\OpenLM Server\db)
  5. Make sure ALL windows are closed; especially the services window.
  6. Install the new version on top of the existing one.
  7. If prompted to do so, contact OpenLM to obtain an up-to-date license file. Please provide your MAC address and Hostname (case sensitive) for that. Copy this file to the C:\Program Files (x86)\OpenLM\OpenLM Server\License folder, and restart the OpenLM Server service.

Upgrading the OpenLM Server (External MS-SQL Database)

In order to upgrade to version 2.0.0.16, please contact OpenLM support at

support@openlm.com

 

Calling all SAMS Europe 2014 Attendees

As an exhibitor at the upcoming SAMS Europe 2014 event in Berlin Germany (September 18-19 2014) we are inviting you our customers, associates and potential clients to partake in this year’s premier SAMS Europe Award ceremony to be given out during the event.

It is a simple three step process to apply, you can do it here 

We thank you and look forward to seeing you in Berlin!

-Team OpenLM

OpenLM at Esri European Petroleum GIS Conference 2014

OpenLM will be a featured exhibitor at the upcoming Esri European Petroleum GIS Conference in London England November 6-7 2014 at the Conference Centre.

OpenLM is a leading solution provider for the management and monitoring of floating licenses with a large number of our clientele in the gas and energy industries. We are able to support such software applications such WellCAD, Trinity 3D, OpendTect among a long list of many others.

We look forward to meeting you this coming November 6-7. Please stop by booth number seven and speak to us face-to-face regarding the progress at OpenLM.

Esri European Petroleum GIS Conference 2014