SOFiSTiK Application Manager Release Notes¶
2.0.1617 - 29 April 2022¶
Update CM Runtime to 7.40b
Fixed that changing target directory did not work for some products
SAM: hide 2018 and 2019 products
2.0.1525 - 07 Dec 2021¶
SAM and License Manager now use the same technology to process network traffic (HTTP/HTTPS). Their use of proxy servers is now consistent. WPAD is not supported.
SAM now makes better use of available bandwidth which can result in shorter download times.
Update CodeMeter Runtime to 7.30 (Windows 11 compatible)
2.0.1440 - 27 Sep 2021¶
added option to define proxy settings in config file
2.0.1431 - 15 Sep 2021¶
License Manager: http client advanced proxy interpretation
License Manager: better logging and customer message for broken license
SAM: now also checks reboot pending after installations and notifies if so
SAM: reduce required clicks after selfupdate
SAM: sam_gui.log filename now includes datetime
2.0.1411 - 05 Aug 2021¶
License Manager: New feature “remote softlock activation” for for customers with offline license servers.
License Manager: Update CmRuntime to 7.21.4611
SAM: Better reboot pending check
2.0.1230 - 03 May 2021¶
Add new license manager that communicates with new license server
2.0.1086 - 01 Feb 2021¶
sam_mirror.exe: add special hint for admins that might have forgotten about their repository registry key
reboot_pending script will be installed next to sam executables
Minor internal changes
2.0.999 - 22 Okt 2020¶
Minor internal changes
2.0.922 - 24 Sep 2020¶
Make the newest CodeMeter Runtime 7.10a available, which fixes security issues of older versions.
Fix issue that could cause a version downgrade of CodeMeter if a newer version was already installed.
The SOFiSTiK Application Manager now correctly identifies dependent products and will give the user the option to install them even when they have been removed manually.
2.0.875 - 09 Jul 2020¶
Support Assistant: Improve compatibility with Outlook.
Dependent products will now be selected during updates, not just initial installations.
Fix order of installations. This could result in aborted installations if the C++ runtime 2019 was not already installed.
The ‘time remaining’ information during download is now more reliable.
2.0.767 - 28 Apr 2020¶
Add option in the SOFiSTiK Application Manager to request and apply a trial license in a simplified workflow.
The check for pending reboots of Windows is more reliable now.
Add commandline tool
wibuinfo.exewhich can be used to list existing licenses.
Fix issue in
sam_applywhere quoted commandline arguments were incorrectly parsed. This affected spaces in temporary file paths. (170885)
Fix issue in the Support Assistant which can now properly create mails with attachments with Thunderbird. Previously, slashes in directory separators of attachments were incorrectly handled. (171854)
Fix issue affecting the self update and
sam_applywhich could result in RPC errors if the local port 3000 was already in use. The programs will now choose a free port dynamically.
2.0.564 - 19 Feb 2020¶
Fix sof_login benchmark
Support Assistant will also generate and upload CmDust-result.log
Add German and French GUI, change it in SAM Settings
2.0.456 - 18 Oct 2019¶
Fix issues for the case that the user who started the SOFiSTiK Application Manager is different from the user with administrative privileges (Example error message:
sof.rpc4.ErrorException ... service instance 'sof.sam.SamApply' could not be found ...).
Fix several problems with SOFiPLUS-X and SOFiCAD-OEM installations.
Display a message when a reboot is required.
Fix issue that could cause updates to fail when products were previously installed on different drives (e.g. product A on
C:and product B on
Uninstall informations will now be stored in
<ProgramData>\SOFiSTiK\UninstallData. This fixes problems during product updates and removals in the unusual case that the target installation directory setting was changed in SOFiSTiK Application Manager.
If you mirrored SOFiPLUS-X 2020-0 or SOFiCAD-OEM 2020-0 for offline installation (sam_mirror.exe) please update this specific release “Service Pack 0” to ensure a correct update behavior to “Service Pack 1”: Just call sam_mirror.exe with the group parameter “-g soficad-2020==0.0” or “-g fea-2020==0.0”
2.0.387 - 02 Sep 2019¶
The GUI can now be started only once.
Re-enable license year checks.
Fix downgrade to previous service packs.
2.0.322 - 19 Aug 2019¶
Redesign user interface to include Support Assistant, License Manager and Administration Manual - and be more responsive in general.
Rename installation folder to
C:\Program Files\SOFiSTiK\common\SOFiSTiK Application Manager (SAM)
If you run the Support Assistant via SAM, it will collect all SAM log files and thereby help creating a support ticket for installation problems.
1.0.1481 - 02 May 2019¶
Change of groups names! bimapps-2019 and bimapps-2020 now exist, bimapps-2018 will not work with sam_mirror.exe and sam_apply.exe anymore.
License Manager GUI and CLI now use windows system proxy settings
Fixed issues with SAM selfupdate
Fixed problem that License Manager GUI did not show trainings licences and allow deletion
And also: Check out the CodeMeter Administrator Manual for license monitoring and advanced license control.
1.0.1331 - 17 Dec 2018¶
License Manager: release CLI executable for Automating License Updates (
enable hashcheck in
sam_mirror.exefor more reliability
add signature to essential SOFiSTiK binaries to reduce antivirus alerts