Dundas BI versioning


1. Overview

This article explains the Dundas BI versioning convention and where to find your Dundas BI version number.

2. Dundas BI Versions

All versions of Dundas BI are specified with four numbers (A, B, C and D) in the following format:

Version number components
Version number components

2.1. Major versions

A major release generally contains a wide range of new features in addition to all defect fixes addressed since the previous major release.

Examples: version 2.0, version 2.5, version 2.6

2.2. Minor versions

A minor release generally includes all defect fixes since the last minor release, and potentially a small number of new features.

Examples: version 7.0.1, version 7.0.2

2.3. Revision versions

A major or minor release may appear with a Revision number attached. A revision version is a replacement version for a major/minor release which generally incorporates a small number of high priority defect fixes.

Example: version

For more information about upgrading an instance see the Upgrade an instance article.

3. Deployment application version

If you want to see the version numbers of the installer and the instances it creates, launch the Dundas BI Deployment application on your server computer. See the list of installed folders for help to find its location.

Dundas BI Deployment application
Dundas BI Deployment application

You can also launch the Deployment application from your Start menu if you have a Windows server.

Launching the Deployment application
Launching the Deployment application

On Windows, click About in the Deployment application to see the version information.

The About screen
The About screen

On Linux, the installer's version number is available when running the deployment wizard or when running dundasbi --info.

4. Instance version

If you are logged into a Dundas BI instance in the browser as an administrator, you can go to your Profile in the main menu along the left, scroll down, and click More about this product to see detailed version information for that instance.

You can also access this same about screen by clicking About in the blue sidebar in the administration area.

5. See also


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