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I would like to suggest making a new forum subject for Webfocus 8. This past year there have been so many releases and bug fixes of 8, it might be good to get some input from folks when they are having issues with a certain version of 8.
I am 8002M for production, but I am waiting on a workable release for me which was 8006 since it fixed an issue with Weblogic, but now I notice an issue with Security Center and I think it is parsing through an LDAP group.
I would be curios if anyone else has downloaded 8006 and is experiencing the same issue.
Food for thought and of course I opened a case.This message has been edited. Last edited by: <Kathryn Henning>,
I agree. A WF8 migration forum would be a good idea. It would be great if the bulk of WebFOCUS customers can upgrade to WF8 soon-ish. So a forum to consolidate thoughts and experiences and solutions would be great!
In terms of general WebFOCUS posts - they should stay where they are - but I think a reminder of how to update one's signature and a request for everyone to update their signatures would be good too :-)
WebFOCUS 8.2.06 mostly Windows Server
Posts: 195 | Location: Johannesburg, South Africa | Registered: September 13, 2008
I like one stop shopping. This current forum needs to be maintained to discuss all the things that apply across releases. I can understand the desire for the "migration" forum, but as someone that will be migrating next year, I like the discussion here so I can start wrapping my head around what we will be experiencing in the future.
WebFOCUS 7.7.05 (Someday 8) Windows 7, All Outputs In Focus since 1983.
I believe there's no need to fragment the existing forum structure, which has worked so well over so many previous version releases. WF8 (migration or new features) certainly falls under the general WebFOCUS forum. Search is the answer here, so perhaps we could agree on a common hashtag - #WF8MIGRATION or #WF8NEWFEATURE.
-WebFOCUS 8.2.01 on Windows
Posts: 318 | Location: Los Angeles, CA | Registered: November 15, 2005
I believe all of you by this time are on webfocus 8.. I am looking to install/migrate from wf 7.6.11 to WF 8. (latest) .. Is there any one place or few where I can get a list of issues / tips etc to migrate to wf 8.
Prod/Dev/Test: WF 8.1.5 on (Windows Server 2012 R2 ) SandBox: WebFocus Server 8.1.5 on Windows Server 2008 R2 WebFOCUS App Studio 8.1.5 and Developer Studio 8.1.5 on Windows 7
Posts: 134 | Location: USA | Registered: August 21, 2008
We are Linux for both the reporting server and client.
We are almost finished. I've opened over 20 problem reports.
We found a couple of bugs.
Put in 2-3 NFRs which were accepted.
The rest is configuration and security. Being as behind the times as we are, we are still on IE8 and XP. That should be remedied by the end of the year. With IE8 and XP we were using NTLM for Single Sign On (SSO). Apparently that is now a security risk so we had to develop a Kerberos solution. That has taken a while with the biggest issue with that was has been that the user id now has to be in a userid@domain format. Last I heard a fix for that will be in 8.1.
I also had to diagnose and fix the mirgration utilities. Some form of one of the Linux command was not compatible with our system.
We use DSTRUN a lot and of course that changed.
Then there is always the code tightening.
In FOCUS since 1985. Prod WF 8.0.08 (z90/Suse Linux) DB (Oracle 11g), Self Serv, Report Caster, WebServer Intel/Linux.
Posts: 975 | Location: Oklahoma City | Registered: October 27, 2006