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KB #1766: BuildMaster 6.2 Upgrade Notes

Last Updated: January 23, 2020

What’s in this Update? BuildMaster 6.2 is a major upgrade, with a number of breaking changes and significant new features. Review this article carefully before deciding when and how to upgrade. Breaking Change: Legacy Features Removed All of the legacy components in BuildMaster have been removed. See KB #1144 BuildMaster Legacy Features for a complete […]

KB #1758: Automatic License Activation Not Working

Last Updated: November 11, 2019

To jump straight to the simple workaround, click here: Simple Workaround Recently we’ve had an increase in support tickets related to automatic license key activation failing across all our products. This post provides a solution to the issue and some background on the problem. Background On September 28, 2019, we migrated the inedo.com website from […]

KB #1109: A Comparison: Puppet vs Otter

Last Updated: September 13, 2019

Puppet and Otter are both infrastructure automation products, and if you only read the marketing bullets, they’d probably sound identical. But they’re quite different products, and this article compares and contrasts the products and the philosophies behind them. Moreover, there’s nothing wrong with having and using both – in fact, many organizations have Puppet, Chef, […]

KB #1113: Anti-malware False Positives, Code Signing, and Safety of Inedo Products

Last Updated: August 20, 2019

Malware protection is meant to ensure that our systems and sensitive information aren’t compromised. Occasionally, this protection doesn’t quite work as intended and flags a secure download; this is known as a false positive. If it’s Signed by Inedo, It’s Guaranteed Safe Rest assured that if the package is signed by Inedo, you can be […]

KB #1151: Upgrading from BuildMaster v3 and v4

Last Updated: January 16, 2020

BuildMaster v3 and v4 are semi-retired , which means that we will provide very limited support to users who have not yet upgraded, and will provide assistance in performing upgrades. However, we will no longer ship maintenance releases, patches, or other changes. This means you should upgrade when possible, and this article provides guidance on […]

KB #1156: BuildMaster 6.0 Upgrade Notes

Last Updated: January 16, 2020

Users who choose to upgrade an existing instance should upgrade to the latest v6.1 version first before upgrading to v6.2 or later. Upgrade Notes BuildMaster 6.0 is a major version with the following changes: .NET 4.5.2+ is required (previous installs required v4.5.0+) (major configuration change) Free edition now grants unlimited users, but all users are […]

KB #1163: BuildMaster 6.1 Upgrade Notes

Last Updated: January 16, 2020

Upgrade Notes BuildMaster 6.1 is a minor version with the following changes: add Git repository monitors and hooks (new feature) (details) add variable value renderers (new feature) (details) add CI Badge API (new feature) (details) add opt-in Loupe integration (new feature) (details) rename “release packages” to “builds” (major UI change) (details) Legacy BuildMaster SDK change […]

KB #1168: Migrating a ProGet Feed

Last Updated: June 11, 2019

Migrating a Feed Between ProGet Instances It may be necessary to migrate all of the packages you have stored in a ProGet feed from one instance to another. There’s a few different ways to do this depending on the feed type, and this document will describe the various approaches. Prefered Method: Migrate using Feed Replication […]

KB #1167: SQL Server Implementations With Inedo Tools

Last Updated: May 27, 2019

Recommended SQL Edition All Inedo software merely requires you to have at SQL Server 2008 or newer. We keep our tools flexible so that you can keep the version best suited for your systems. Here are some minimum system requirements for SQL versions that we support. SQL Server 2016 SQL Server 2014 SQL Server 2017 […]

KB #1164: A Comparison: BuildMaster vs Azure DevOps

Last Updated: January 3, 2020

BuildMaster and Azure DevOps are both CI/CD process tools that aim to model and automate end-to-end CI/CD, starting by building source code and ending with the software release. Both programs are popular and are often used together as part of a modern DevOps toolchain. But, there are significant differences between the programs that impact developers’ […]