Extensis Portfolio NetPublish Server 9
for Microsoft Windows
Version 9.0
Release Notes
June 2009

Thank you for purchasing Portfolio NetPublish!

Extensis Portfolio NetPublish


The Portfolio NetPublish client is installed automatically with the Portfolio client. This installer is used to install the NetPublish Server portion that works in conjunction with your web server.

System Requirements
  • Windows XP Professional, 2000 Server SP4 or Server 2003 SP1 or R2
  • 1 GHz Pentium (2 GHz or faster recommended)
  • 256MB of physical RAM (512 recommended)
  • 50MB of free hard disk space - Additional disk space is required to store sites created with NetPublish as well as cache files.
  • Microsoft Internet Information Services (IIS) version 5 or 6
  • Internet Explorer 5.5 or higher, Mozilla Firefox 1.5, Netscape 7.0 or higher

Installing Portfolio NetPublish Server

In addition to the Portfolio client installation, you must also install Portfolio NetPublish Server on your web server. Before running the NetPublish Server installer, you must first properly set up your server environment.

In a Windows server environment, Microsoft IIS must be installed. Check your Windows documentation and help files for installation instructions.
  1. Double-click to launch the installer.
  2. Navigate through the beginning steps of the installer. Accept the end-user license and choose an install location. To function properly, Portfolio NetPublish must be installed in the default location.
  3. Click Finish.
  4. After installing NetPublish server, if you have a firewall through which you want the server to communicate, make sure to open the port you designated in the NetPublish installer.

Files are installed to the directory chosen during installation. The default install location is:
<system disk>:\Program Files\Extensis\Portfolio NetPublish.

The following files are installed in addition to those found in the Portfolio application folder.

Previous Versions

Portfolio NetPublish can be installed directly on top of previous versions of Portfolio NetPublish.

Known issues

The following issues are known, but have not yet been addressed in this version of Portfolio NetPublish. The list is intended to cite the most serious problems known. It is not an exhaustive list of all known problems.

For the most up-to-date information about Portfolio NetPublish support, please see the following page on the Extensis website:


ID Description
A Portfolio Server 9.0 includes a new server-based, central Media Engine for media processing and cataloging. This means that some file types may produce different results when cataloged, including (for some legacy filetypes) no thumbnail or preview. Please check the Extensis website for the latest information on file format support.
B Portfolio Server is not compatible with PowerPC based Mac OS X computers.
C Portfolio Server and Client 9.0 is the a true client/server version of the product. Accordingly, many operations which could be done as a single-user version of the application are no longer possible. These include such operations and features as Background Cataloging, the ability for clients to open or create non-served catalogs, ability to publish non-served catalogs to NetPublish and certain user preferences, like QuickFind. The product also includes a full-featured Web Administration interface, so many common administration tasks can no longer be performed by clients. Please review the product documentation for additional information.
D Level-based user access is no longer supported. Portfolio Clients and NetPublish sites are required to use a catalog-member accounts on Portfolio Server.

Contacting Extensis
To reach us for technical support or general questions please use the following method:
Web/email:  http://www.extensis.com/support/

If you have an annual service agreement, you are entitled to priority support. Please use the contact information on your service agreement.

For customer service please use one of the following methods:
Web/email: http://www.extensis.com/customerservice/


© 2009 Extensis, a division of Celartem, Inc. This document and the software described in it are copyrighted with all rights reserved.

06/16/2008 JK