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Verastream Host Integrator 7.0 Technical Preview - Installation, Features, Fixes, and Known Issues
Last Reviewed 28-Jan-2010

Verastream Host Integrator 7.0 Technical Preview (version 7.0.787) is available for selected customers. This document provides installation instructions and describes new enhancements, fixes, and selected known issues.

Note: This Technical Preview is for temporary testing and preview purposes only; it is not for licensed or production use. The software will expire after 60 days. Functionality is subject to change in the upcoming official 7.0 release.

This document is organized with the following sections:

Installation Instructions
What's New in Version 7.0
Known Issues
Contacting Attachmate

Installation Instructions

To install, perform the following steps:

  1. Run the downloaded .exe file.
  2. Select the folder where you want to unzip the files to. By default, a folder is created on your desktop.
  3. After installation files are unpacked, the Setup.exe program is automatically started.
  4. To avoid an error in Design Tool when opening models with Java event handlers, separately download container-core-1.0.0-SNAPSHOT.jar and replace the existing file in your C:\Program Files\Attachmate\Verastream\HostIntegrator\lib\container\lib folder.

For more information on new installer functionality and issues, see the Installer Updates section below.

Note: After you have finished using the Technical Preview, note that uninstall does not remove all files. After uninstalling, remove remaining configuration files by deleting the C:\Program Files\Verastream folder.

What's New in Version 7.0

Key features in this release include:

The following sections describe enhancements, fixes, and known issues.

Administration Features

Note: Administrative Console can be installed and run on Windows platforms only.

Session Management Features

Improvements for Virtual and Multi-Server Environments

Development Features

Note the following:

Note the following:

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<delete file="tmp/vhi_model.jar"/>

Web Services Improvements

Installer Updates

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    1. Setup will detect the existing version. If you choose to migrate settings, they are saved to the %TMP%\vhi6xbackup folder.
    2. You must uninstall the existing version (from the Add/Remove Programs entry). Note: Uninstall removes old program files, but many data files remain for migration (such as deployed models and Web Builder projects).
    3. Re-run version 7.0 Setup.
    4. After Setup installs the new files and performs configuration, you will be asked if you wish to restore the previous settings.
    5. Setup will report if migration is successful, or if any conversion steps failed.

The following files are migrated:

- Session server configuration (session pools, model variable lists, etc.)
- Deployed models
- Authentication and authorization configuration (profile OS groups and LDAP settings)
- Load balancing domains
- Web Builder projects

Note the following:

Security Enhancements

Additional Platform Support

Web Builder Updates

Other Updates

Known Issues

In addition to issues indicated in sections above (as Note), the following issues have been identified in the Technical Preview:

Contacting Attachmate

We look forward to hearing your feedback, questions, and issues regarding this Technical Preview release. To contact us, please refer to the information provided in the Technical Preview announcement e-mail message or letter.

Thank you for participating in the Attachmate Technical Preview program!