This Article Applies From:
CVI Fusion 7.1
Infinity Client 7.1
Infinity Module 7.1
Core Services 7.1

Note: Older versions of this article exists. Click 'Other Applicable Versions' to see all versions of this document.


Introduction

The following guide is designed to give instructions on how to upgrade Pivotware devices/software as well as defining any additional components they may need in order to perform optimally.


TABLE OF CONTENTS

Introduction
1- CVI Fusion  

  Upgrade Procedure  

2- Core Services
  2.1 - Core Service Upgrade Procedure  
  2.2 - Database Upgrade Procedure  
3- Infinity Client  
  3.1 - Pre- requisites
  3.2 - Update procedures
  3.3 - Additional installations
4- Infinity Module  

  Upgrade Procedure  


1- CVI Fusion  


When installing or upgrading, CVI Fusion uses a standard Windows Installer making it an easy operation to do.

It is recommended that you check that you have adequate permissions to install programs on the machine you are running the update procedure on.


CVIFusion, CoreService and CoreService database scheme version must all be compatible with each other.
Contact remote support to retrieve latest software versions and Database update scripts.


Upgrade Procedure  

  • Download the latest version of CVI Fusion
To get a download link for CVI Fusion, contact support.
  • Double click on the CVI Fusion installer
  • Go through the installer wizard.

By default, the installation directory is "C:\Program Files (x86)\Desoutter\CVI Fusion" during the installer process, as a result any new version being installed will overwrite the old one.

To have more than one version of CVI Fusion installed on one machine, please contact support


2- Core Services 


2.1 - Core Service Upgrade Procedure  

  • Download the latest version of Core Services

To get a download link for Core Services, contact support.

  • Double click on the Core Services installer
  • Go through the installer wizard.

It is not possible to have more than one Core Service installed on one machine. 

To have more information about managing Core Service within you network topology, please contact support


2.2 - Database Upgrade Procedure  

  • Download the SQL Database Update script.
Please contact support to get the database update scripts required for your system.
  • Stop CoreService and check that no data is being sent from the Infinity Stations.
  • Execute the SQL Database update script: refer to Managing Pivotware Databases article for the detailed steps.

3- Infinity Client  

3.1 - Pre- requisites 

Infinity Client is a standalone Windows application; a built-in upgrade procedure is available to upgrade the software since v6.7 in order to make upgrades quick easy. All you need to have the new version of Infinity Client stored on a connected USB Memory Stick.

The software upgrade requires the person running it to have the PivotWare Administrator privileges (refer to the creating and managing users article if needed).

The procedure applies for version 7.1 and above.

For upgrading an existing PivotWare system from version 6 to version 7, get in touch with remote support to get the exact procedure.

3.2 - Update procedures

  • Download the latest version of Infinity Client

To get a download link for Infinity Client, contact support

  • Extract the .exe file from the downloaded ZIP and copy it to the root of an USB key. See snapshot below:
  • Plug the USB Stick into your Infinity Client device
  • On the Infinity Client application, go to the system options
  • Click the Manage Firmware button.
  • Click Applying New Firmware.
  • Select the firmware version to load from the Manage Firmware interface then click OK.


The update procedure runs automatically then launches the Infinity Software.


3.3 - Additional installations

To get any download links for additional materials please contact support



4- Infinity Module  


Infinity Module is a standalone Windows application; a built-in upgrade procedure is available to upgrade the software since v6.19 in order to make upgrade with jut the new version of Infinity Client stored on a connected USB Memory Stick.


Upgrade Procedure  

  • Download the latest version of Infinity Module

To get a download link for Infinity Module, contact support

  • Load the Infinity Module folder on to a USB stick in the root like seen below:

  • Plug the USB Stick into your Infinity Module device
  • On the Infinity Module application, go to the system options
  • You should see that 'Apply New Firmware' is now available
  • Click Apply New Firmware