Introduction

KB001040 updates all K2 blackpearl 4.5 and K2 blackpoint 4.5 installations with the latest product hotfixes, as detailed below. The installer will update K2 4.5 32-bit and 64-bit installations.

 

Update Options

  • For customers who already have K2 blackpearl 4.5 or K2 blackpoint 4.5 installed, download and install this update.
  • For customers who will be creating a new installation of K2 blackpearl 4.5 or K2 blackpoint 4.5, download the full K2 4.5 with 1040 installer from portal.k2.com.
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Issues Resolved

The following issues have been fixed and are contained within this update:

KB001021 - Hotfix: Timeout on Process Portal during initial analyzing stage.
KB001022 - Hotfix: Error occurs when upgrading from K2 blackpearl 4.5 RC to K2 blackpearl 4.5 RTM.
KB001023 - Hotfix: K2 Designer for SharePoint link in SharePoint Central Administration does not reconfigure Application Pool Account as expected.
KB001024 - Hotfix: Error during upgrade from K2 4.5 RC to K2 4.5 RTM.
KB001025 - Hotfix: Workflow Integration processes are deployed with an incorrect RuntimeServices URL.
KB001027 - Hotfix: The use of "&" in columns of Type Choice throws an error.
KB001028 - Hotfix: After upgrading to K2 4.5 and then trying to start a SharePoint Events process, the process won’t start.
KB001029 - Hotfix: The Solution stays in a deployed state when using more than one SharePoint Server Farm.
KB001039 - Hotfix: K2 4.5 High Priority Fixes.


Installation

The latest K2 4.5 Update is available as an independent installation package that can be found at the following locations:
For K2 blackpearl 4.5 https://portal.k2.com/downloads/bp/default.aspx
For K2 blackpoint 4.5 https://portal.k2.com/downloads/k2blackpoint/default.aspx.

Installation Prerequisites

The following are prerequisites to K2 4.5 Update (4.10060.1.1040):

  • K2 blackpearl 4.5 (4.10060.1.0)
    or
  • K2 blackpoint 4.5 (4.10060.1.0)

Installation Steps

The K2 4.5 Update (4.10060.1.1040) 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, K2 for SharePoint and K2 for Reporting Services component (optional). This update should be installed on machines running K2 blackpearl 4.5 (4.10060.1.0) or K2 blackpoint 4.5 (4.10060.1.0)

To install this package, follow the steps below:

  1. Welcome Screen
    The Welcome Screen introduces the K2 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 Server
    The K2 Server must be stopped for the duration of the patch. If the server is running a warning screen will appear requesting that the K2 server be stopped.
  4. Reset IIS
    The K2 Update Manager will request and perform a reset of IIS.
  5. Ready
    The K2 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.
  7. Configuration Manager
    After the K2 Update Manager finishes, the K2 Configuration Manager will run and must be allowed to complete to fully install and configure the new update.
    Note: If the K2 Configuration Manager does not complete successfully, the update will not be installed properly and your K2 installation will not function correctly.

Components to Update

K2 4. Update (4.10060.1.1040) will update and configure the following components:

  • K2 for SharePoint
  • K2 Designer for SharePoint

Updated Files

Download the PDF from the right hand menu bar for a list of updated files and the associated file versions.