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TKU June 2009

In TKU June 2009, the boe_cmsd process was added as a trigger process for the UNIX platform to the CentralManagementServer pattern.

In addition, the designer.exe process was added as a Simple Identifier.


2010 - 2015

TKU March 2010

In TKU March 2010, a new Designer pattern was added. Formerly, the pattern module created just a simple identifier for the designer.exe process. Now, a Software Instance will be generated as well.


TKU April 2010

In TKU April 2010, the publisher was changed from "Business Objects" to "SAP AG".


TKU May 2011

In TKU May 2011, additional known versions - XI 3.0 and XI 3.1 - were added to the pattern module.


TKU September 2011

In TKU September 2011 the 'publishers' value in metadata was set to "SAP" for consistency with other patterns.


TKU December 2011

In TKU December 2011 the following changes were made:

  • WMI versioning was added
  • Path versioning was added for UNIX
  • File versioning was added to the CentralManagementServer pattern.
  • UNIX support was added to the ReportApplicationServer pattern, including path versioning.
  • The versioning methods were reordered in both the CentralManagementServer and ReportApplicationServer patterns.
  • For the designer pattern, versioning obtained from package now has to match with that obtained earlier from path.
  • New Windows packages added.
  • Fifteen UNIX simple identification mappings were also added.


TKU January 2012

In TKU January 2012 minor changes were made to the parameters passed in and out of functions.


TKU February 2012

In TKU February 2012 the following changes were made:

  • Additional path releases were added to the version mapper table.
  • UNIX path versioning was enhanced.
  • Detecting whether the installed product is a Crystal release was separated from the path versioning code.
  • A grouped Central Management Server SI is now created if server name is not known.
  • Package versioning now matches with "BusinessObjects XI R# Service Pack #", identifies the highest version correctly and no longer breaks after the first match.
  • File versioning now resets version if "0.0.0." is returned.
  • Parent process, boe_crystalrasd.bin, is now associated with the Report Application Server Software Instance.
  • File versioning added for BusinessObjects-identified Report Application Server if installation root obtained.
  • Textual name of some simple identifiers updated.

2018 - 2019

TKU January 2018

In TKU January 2018 we updated the known versions

TKU November 2019

In TKU November 2019 we improved the mappings we use to find product version, service_pack and patch

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