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Introduction

KB000505 updates all K2 blackpearl 0807 version 4.8210.2.450 and 4.8210.3.0 installations with the latest product hotfixes, as detailed below. The installer will update K2 blackpearl 0807 32-bit and 64-bit installations.


Issues Resolved

The following issues have been fixed and are contained within this update: This update includes the hotfixes included in previous K2 blackpearl 0807 Updates. Use the following links to view the enhancements and resolved issues contained within the previous updates:

Installation

K2 blackpearl 0807 Update (4.8210.x.505) is available as an independent installation package which can be found here: http://portal.k2.com/downloads/bp/default.aspx.

The K2 blackpearl 0807 Update (4.8210.x.505) installation package must be installed by running the K2 Update Manager (K2Setup.exe) found within the update package.
Note: This update package should be installed on all machines that have K2 components installed. The Configuration Manager will only be run for the K2 Server component. This update should be installed on machines running K2 blackpearl 0807 4.8210.2.450 or 4.8210.3.0
To install this package, follow the steps below:
  1. Welcome Screen
    The Welcome Screen introduces the K2 blackpearl Update Manager. An installation log will be created by default. Click Next to continue.

  2. Components to Update
    The Components to Update page lists the K2 Components that the update manager will update. Click Update to continue.

  3. K2 blackpearl Server
    The K2 blackpearl Server must be stopped for the duration of the patch. If the server is running a warning screen will appear requesting that the K2 blackpearl server be stopped.

  4. Reset IIS
    The K2 blackpearl Update Manager will request and perform a reset of IIS.

  5. Ready
    The K2 blackpearl Update Manager will install the update, and will show the progress of the update via the progress bars on the screen.

  6. Finished
    Once the update has completed installing, the wizard will show you the finished screen. A link to the log file that is created is available on this screen. Click Finish to close the installer.

After the K2 blackpearl Update Manager finishes, the K2 Configuration Manager will run.

Components Updated

K2 blackpearl 0807 Update (4.8210.x.505) will update and configure the following components:

  • K2 blackpearl Server
  • K2 Databases
  • Data Resolver
  • K2 Workspace
Notes:
Configuration Files: When repairing or upgrading to K2 blackpearl 0807 Update (4.8210.x.505), all K2 configuration files will be overwritten. Any K2 blackpearl configuration file that has manually been altered will be overwritten in the upgrade. The K2 Installer will perform an automatic backup of the existing configuration files. The backup files must be compared after installation and the new configuration files manually changed to represent any previous modifications. The backup location is {K2 blackpearl}\Setup\Configuration\Backup.

Database Snapshot: The database snapshot has been designed to create a new snapshot folder on every subsequent reconfigure after the initial installation of K2 blackpearl. These snapshots can be compared to the templates easily using a comparison tool. This feature is available in K2 blackpearl 0807 (4.8210.x.505). The snapshot location is {K2 blackpearl}\Configuration\Script\Snapshots\Date_x


Compatibility Matrix: In the K2 blackpearl Compatibility matrix any reference made to K2 blackpearl 0807 (4.8210.2.450) or (4.8210.3.0) will equally apply to this Update.

Updated Files

Download the associated PDF file for a list of updated files and their versions.