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KB #1766: Upgrading to BuildMaster 6.2

Last Updated: May 26, 2020

This document is for BuildMaster 6.1 users only • Using v3 or v4? see KB#1151 Upgrading from BuildMaster v3 and v4 for upgrade options • Using v5? upgrade directly to v6.1 (KB#1163 Upgrading to BuildMaster 6.1) What’s in this Update? BuildMaster 6.2 is a major upgrade, with a number of breaking changes and significant new […]

KB #1163: Upgrading to BuildMaster 6.1

Last Updated: May 26, 2020

This document is only for users of BuildMaster v5 or v6.0; if you’re using using v3 or v4, please follow KB#1151 Upgrading from BuildMaster v3 and v4 for upgrade options Change Summary The following table summarizes all of the changes introduced in v6.0 and v6.1, and the details can be found below. If you’re upgrading […]

KB #1117: Upgrading from BuildMaster v5

Last Updated: May 26, 2020

This document is for informational purposes only, and we do not recommend upgrading to v5 from any version • Using v3 or v4? see KB#1151 Upgrading from BuildMaster v3 and v4 for upgrade options • Using v5? upgrade directly to v6.1 (KB#1163 Upgrading to BuildMaster 6.1) This article is a rollup of all upgrade notes […]

KB #1767: ProGet 5.3 Upgrade Notes

Last Updated: May 26, 2020

What’s in This Update? ProGet 5.3 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. Note: ProGet 5.3 has some substantial changes to the database. Please be sure to back up your database prior to upgrading. You will not […]

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: September 15, 2020

  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 […]

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 […]