AuditMaster v8.10 - Release Notes
General Release - March 2013

Contents

This document contains the following topics:

Welcome

Thank you for your interest in Pervasive AuditMaster. Designed to meet the need for data safety and compliance with privacy and accountability practices, AuditMaster fits seamlessly into your environment. It offers you the ability to implement the data monitoring solution you need without changes to your database or overlying applications.

AuditMaster is an offering in the Pervasive product suite that extends data access security and accountability in Pervasive PSQL systems without requiring codes changes to your application.

Please review these release notes for last-minute information not included in the AuditMaster user documentation.

Pervasive Software is dedicated to providing new and improved functionality with each release of AuditMaster to help you manage your data monitoring needs. The following section outlines some of the features and enhancements found in this release.

Whatís New in AuditMaster 8.10

AuditMaster 8.10 has been adapted to the new Windows 8 Start and Apps screen format. Shortcuts for AM Status Log, and AM Schema Maintenancewill appear on the Start screen. On the Apps screen, shortcuts for AM Online Help, AM Schema Maintenance, AM Status Log, AM Userís Guide, and AM Viewer will appear in a Pervasive AuditMaster 8 parent folder.

Supported Operating Systems and Database Products

The following lists the supported operating systems and the required Pervasive Software platforms for Pervasive AuditMaster v8.10.

Supported Operating Systems

Pervasive AuditMaster is supported on the same platforms as Pervasive PSQL v11 Server and Pervasive PSQL Vx Server 11. For a complete list of the supported operating systems, refer to the Pervasive Software Web site (http://www.pervasivedb.com).

Supported Database Products

Pervasive AuditMaster is supported on the following Pervasive PSQL database products.

Pervasive PSQL Product
Release
Bitness
Windows
Linux
Server
v11
v11 SP1
v11 SP2
v11 SP3
32-bit
64-bit
Yes
No
Vx Server
11
11 SP3
32-bit
64-bit
Yes
No

Download a trail version, or purchase a non-trial version, of Pervasive AuditMaster from the Pervasive Software Web site (http://www.pervasivedb.com).

Installation Notes

After reading these notes, see Pervasive AuditMaster Userís Guide, available from the Start menu or in the Docs folder in the installation directory, for additional installation information and configuration procedures.

Trial License Information

If you are installing AuditMaster on a trial basis without entering a license key, please read the following notes:

Upgrade Notes

Pervasive AuditMaster v8.10 is an upgrade from all previous versions of AuditMaster. The upgrade enables the functionality of your previous release to be compatible with Pervasive PSQL Vx Server and other Pervasive PSQL products. See Supported Database Products.

You do not need to uninstall the previous version of AuditMaster to upgrade. Pervasive AuditMaster v8.10 can be upgraded directly on any existing version. Pervasive AuditMaster installs using the same directories used with your Pervasive PSQL product.

If you are upgrading from version 6.x, 7.x, or 8.0, you do not need to uninstall it. Pervasive AuditMaster v8.10 can be installed as an upgrade to your version without loss of existing audit records, settings, or saved queries, reports, or alerts.

To upgrade from version 5.2 or earlier, contact Pervasive Technical Support and ask for a free cleanup utility to remove the 5.x product before installing the most recent version as a new application.

Versions of Pervasive AuditMaster prior to v8 are not compatible with Pervasive PSQL Vx Server.

Known Issues

All known issues for AuditMaster v8.10 are published in the Pervasive Software Knowledge Base on the Web site. In the Knowledge Base, search on "AuditMaster v8.10 Known Issues."

The Knowledge Base is available from the Pervasive Software Web site at http://www.pervasivedb.com.

Documentation Notes

This section provides information regarding the Pervasive AuditMaster documentation included in this release.

These documents are placed on your machine as part of the Pervasive AuditMaster product installation. You can access them from the Start menu or in the installation directory.

Technical Support

You may obtain technical support from the following Web-based support options:

Pervasive Knowledge Base at http://www.pervasivedb.com

Support is provided through the Pervasive Community forums at http://www.pervasivedb.com

Disclaimer

PERVASIVE SOFTWARE INC. LICENSES THE SOFTWARE AND DOCUMENTATION PRODUCT TO YOU OR YOUR COMPANY SOLELY ON AN "AS IS" BASIS AND SOLELY IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE TERMS AND CONDITIONS OF THE ACCOMPANYING LICENSE AGREEMENT.

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