Extensis Portfolio SQL Connect
Release Notes
November 2005

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Extensis Portfolio SQL Connect

Installation notes
System Requirements

System requirements are based on how you will be using Portfolio Server and SQL Connect. In general, Portfolio Server and SQL Connect normally benefit greatly from a faster processor, more physical memory, multiple processors, faster network connections, and faster hard drives. For more information, see the Portfolio Server User Guide that contains a detailed chart of potential installation and usage scenarios. The following are the minimum system requirements.

  • Windows 2000 Server, Server 2003
  • Pentium processor (1GHz or faster recommended)
  • 1GB of physical RAM
  • Microsoft SQL Server 2000 (Service Pack 4), Oracle 9i or 10g, MySQL 4.1.12 or 4.1.13
  • TCP/IP Services Installed
  • ODBC drivers appropriate for connecting to the SQL Server, Oracle ODBC drivers are required for an Oracle implementation, MyODBC 3.51.11
  • Mac OS X (10.3 Server or higher)
  • Apple Macintosh G4, G5 or higher (G5 Dual, or faster, recommended)
  • 1GB of physical RAM
  • MySQL 4.1.12 or 4.1.13
  • MyODBC 3.51.11 (If installing on Mac OS 10.4 (Tiger) Server, a custom MyODBC driver is required. Please visit www.extensis.com to download this driver.)
Installing Portfolio SQL Connect — Portfolio SQL Connect is automatically installed by the Portfolio Server Installer. Please see the Portfolio User Guide for configuration details.
Previous Versions — It is recommended that you uninstall any earlier version before installing Portfolio. Portfolio 8 can be installed directly over any previous 8.0.x release.

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

ID Description
23934 Manipulating galleries that are on MS-SQL catalogs can be very slow from a Macintosh client yet fast on a Windows client. This difference in interaction speed can enable a Windows client to access and modify a gallery that a Macintosh client has recently made Private. If a Windows client changes a gallery to Public/Read-only that a Macintosh client has very recently changed to Private, the gallery will diassapear on the Windows client Gallery pane once the Macintosh client's Gallery type modification is completed.

Fixed issues
The following reported problems have been fixed for this release of Portfolio. The list is intended to cite the most serious fixes known. It is not an exhaustive list of all fixed problems.
ID Description
16169 Keywords that are greater than 10 characters in length can now be added and used as expected in SQL catalogs.
22170 On an SQL database, you can now create a background cataloging task.
16362 An SQL Portfolio catalog now opens quickly, even with more than 355 galleries.

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