Sassafras K2 Version 7.3 released

New Sections feature facilitates Federated Management Sassafras Software, a pioneer in Software Asset Management (SAM) and IT Asset Management (ITAM), has released a major upgrade of its award-winning product, K2 – KeyAuditor & KeyServer. Version 7.3 adds support for administrative Sections and Federated Management, more flexible Access Control, and audit and usage tracking of Java […]

2015-04-20 image released

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The April 20 image has been released, which includes version 7.2.1.2 of all K2 components. This release contains a new option for using external authentication for KeyConfigure administrators, fixes for various minor bugs, improvements to the Hardware Property widget, and many other small changes. For full details, visit the Release History.

Taming Bentley SELECT Licensing to Reduce Costs with Sassafras K2

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Bentley SELECT software licensing can be closely managed by Sassafras K2 to avoid excess usage charges in Bentley’s quarterly billing statements. A K2 policy configured to track and manage licensing based on Bentley’s concept of hourly usage “buckets” will prevent your organization from accidentally using more Bentley SELECT licenses than you own. Customers using K2 […]

2015-01-25 image released

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The January 25 image has been released, which includes version 7.2.0.7 of KeyAccess, KeyConfigure, and KeyServer. This release improves KeyAccess behavior when immediately denying launch of a program, adds some initial support for recognition of Windows 10 OS, and improves KeyServer’s ability to accurately align with Bentley licensing. For full details, visit the Release History.

64-bit considerations with K2

We are often asked “I have a 64-bit Windows computer. Should I install 32-bit or 64-bit components?” Our recommendation is generally to install 64-bit components on a 64-bit OS. For the KeyServer component in particular though, there are a few cases that require the use of 32-bit components on a 64-bit OS. We’ll also describe […]