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 […]

Sassafras K2 Version 7.4 released

New licensing metrics, Admin Alerts and Journals Sassafras Software, a pioneer in Software Asset Management (SAM) and IT Asset Management (ITAM), has released a major upgrade of its award-winning SAM/ITAM solution, K2-KeyServer. K2 version 7.4 adds support for Datacenter Processor Value Unit (PVU) and Core License Metrics, Configuration Logging with customizable alerts, an enhanced Web […]

Desktop to Datacenter, Virtual to Cloud – K2 does Software Asset Management

Sassafras K2-KeyServer version 7.4 released Sassafras Software, a pioneer in Software Asset Management (SAM) and IT Asset Management (ITAM), has released a major upgrade of its award-winning SAM/ITAM solution, K2-KeyServer. K2 version 7.4 adds support for Datacenter Processor Value Unit (PVU) and Core License Metrics, Configuration Logging with customizable alerts, an enhanced Web Interface and […]

2016-07-06 image released

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The July 6 image has been released, which includes version 7.3.1.4 of all components. This release includes a fix for the Node Locked report showing “redundant lock” when it should not, an updated self-signed certificate for KeyReporter, and other bug fixes and improvements. For full details on all changes and bug fixes, visit the Release […]

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 […]

2016-05-25 image released

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The May 25 image has been released, which includes KeyAccess 7.3.1.3 for Windows. KeyAccess for Mac, and all other components of K2, remain at version 7.3.1.2. KeyAccess 7.3.1.3 for Windows has a fix for a bug in KeyAccess 7.3.1.2 for Windows (only) where KeyAccess could fail to report application usage to KeyServer in certain environments. […]