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Hardware Guidelines for the KeyServer host

We are often asked by new K2 administrators for our recommendations on the system that will host their KeyServer. While there is no optimal system configuration — each KeyServer has different usage patterns and load profiles depending on the number of clients it supports and what products are being tracked — we can give some general guidelines to follow when […]

Scoping Policies for Bentley Products using K2 7.4

Several Bentley products are licensed based on the maximum number of objects that can be created.  For example, a WaterCAD license might limit the number of “pipes” allowable within a model.  In K2 7.4 you can configure different policies to represent each “pipe” level by using the new Tags feature. This post describes how you can create policies to support […]

Enforcing Bentley’s new 10-minute Term Licensing with K2 7.4

To read how to enforce Bentley’s 10-minute Term licensing with K2 7.3, see this earlier post. Earlier this year, Bentley customers started to receive an email from Bentley titled “New Improvements to your Term License”. The essential change was to reduce “the interval used to calculate usage from one hour to ten minutes.” Details at […]

Enforcing Bentley’s new 10-minute Term Licensing with K2

To read how to enforce Bentley’s 10-minute Term licensing with K2 7.4, see this new post. Earlier this year, Bentley customers started to receive an email from Bentley titled “New Improvements to your Term License”. The essential change was to reduce “the interval used to calculate usage from one hour to ten minutes.” Details at the time […]

Availability Maps in KeyReporter

It can be hard to find the time to explore all of K2’s functionality, or to get around to taking advantage of a feature even after realizing its value. One very useful feature that may have been overlooked is “Availability Maps”. This feature was added first in 7.2 as part of the KeyReporter web functionality, […]

New Login Reports

In the 2015-02-25 image, we have added six new Login reports. Here’s a quick peek at one of them: The report above lets you easily compare computer utilization on different days. This report has been customized to show days, with no further detail – but it can be configured to be more granular, displaying distinct […]