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v1.9.03 for Windows and UNIX

Updated: June 14, 2011

Version Operating System Release Date Reason
1.9.03 Windows & UNIX 13-Jun-2011 Critical issue fix
1.9.02 Windows 31-Jul-2009 Fixed important issues
1.9.01 Windows 14-May-2009 Fixed a major issue
1.9.0 Windows 05-Feb-2009 Windows 2008 Certification, Issue Fixes
1.80.01 Windows 10-JUN-2008 Fixed a major issue
1.80 Unix, Linux, Windows 08-JAN-2008 IPV6 support, Licensing vulnerability fix
1.70.0 Unix, Linux, Windows 25-OCT-2007 Windows World Writable, Branding Windows 03-OCT-2006 Data Files Update + Minor Star Issues
1.63.03 Unix, Linux 09-FEB-2007 Prod codes modifications + NSM binary fixes
1.63.0 Solaris, Linux 26-MAY-2006 World Writable Vulnerability
1.63.0 Windows 20-APR-2006 Data Files Update
1.62.16 Unix, Linux, Windows 5-DEC-2005 Data Files Update
1.62.15 Windows 31-OCT-2005 Major Version
1.62.14 Unix, Linux, and Mac 24-OCT-2005 Data Files Update
1.62.12 Windows 07-SEP-2005 Major Version
1.62.11 Windows 31-AUG-2005 Major Version
1.62.10 Windows 02-AUG-2005 Major Version
1.62.7 Unix, Linux, and Mac 07-JUL-2005 Major Version
1.61.9 All 24-JAN-2005 Critical Fix
1.61.2 Windows 19-NOV-2004 Critical Fix
1.61.1 Unix and Linux 20-OCT-2004 Critical Fix
1.61.0 All 15-SEP-2004 Major Version
1.60.3 All 11-JUL-2004 Minor Version
1.60.2 AIX 03-JUN-2004 Critical Fix
1.60.0 All 3-MAR-2004 Major Version
1.57.0 Windows 26-NOV-2003 Major Version
1.56.0 AIX 24-SEP-2003 Critical Fix
1.55.0 Unix and Linux 20-AUG-2003 Major Version
1.54.0 Windows 19-JUN-2003 Critical Fix
1.53 All 29-MAY-2003 Major Version
1.52 Windows 27-MAR-2003 Major Version
1.50 Unix and Linux 31-JAN-2002 Major Version
1.46 Windows 10-OCT-2001 Major Version

Details of Changes

Version 1.9.03

  1. Unauthorized access & update into licensing files has been fixed

  2. Extra level of authentication during communication

Version 1.9.02

  1. Licreg.dll crashing during silent registration

  2. Negative User count for Channel license keys with Usercount "999999999".

  3. English messages are displaying in Localized versions

Version 1.9.01

  1. Significant issues addressed

  2. Memory Leak in Licensing DLL (32-bit and 64-bit Versions)
    A memory leak was found in the ca_license_query function when called with the LIC_USER_COUNT parameter. The memory leak issue is resolved.

  3. Licensing APIs in 64-bit Windows Environment (64-Bit Only)
    The licensing APIs in 64-bit Windows was indicating it had expired prior to the trial period. This issue is resolved.

Version 1.9.0

  1. Significant issues addressed

  2. A bundling enhancement has been implemented to allow user counts to be specified in the lic_comp_codes.dat file.

  3. Service Log Watch Service Message Not Translated
    The text CA Licensing Event Log Management was in English only. This text is now translated.

  4. Error Box Dialog No Longer Displayed for Windows Vista and Windows 2008 Server Operating Systems Due to Windows Security Policy Update
    The security policy states that "applications running in Session 0 should not create pop-up message boxes". In CA Licensing r1.9, the Log Watch Service running as a service in Session 0 no longer creates an error box display for Windows Vista and Windows 2008 Server.

  5. Executable Files Contain Manifest Information
    All executable files (.exe files) contain manifest information to comply with Windows 2008 logo certification.

Version 1.80.01

  1. Significant issues addressed

    • STAR Issue 17101552 - Licensing installer was not marking Lic98FileSockLib.dll, lic98service.exe,, Lic98FileSockLib_amd64.dll and Lic98FileSockLib_ia64.dll files permanent which was causing their removal from the system on un-installation of the CA products using CA Licensing merge modules.

Version 1.80.0

  1. Significant issues addressed:

    • IPV6 support

    • Data Files updated (Prod_codes.txt, Lic_comp_codes.dat)

    • Vulnerability fix

Version 1.70.0

  1. Significant issues addressed:

    • Windows World Writable Issue

    • Data Files updated (Prod_codes.txt, Lic_comp_codes.dat)

    • Product Description along with Product Code written to Log and ErrBox

    • Licrmt/lic98rmt and licrmtd/lic98rmtd removed from Licensing

    • CA Branding and localization

    • Added support for AIX 5.x

    • Separate packages for HP PARISC and HP Itanium

Version 1.63.03 (non-Windows)

1.6.3 did not include the correct binaries for addlic, dellic, calliclst and licutil.o. This release fixes that problem along with a couple of changes to licenvusr script

Version (Windows)

  1. STAR Issue 15070066 (STAR Problem LIC98 31) - Japanese State List-box modified so that it was NOT sorted:

  2. Prod codes modifications (Differences between 1.63 Unix version of prod_codes.txt and Windows 1.63.02 version

    • The prior undocumented list of 3 prod code differences should be ignored, as no one knows what these 3 prod codes are.

    • prod_codes.txt - Note that it is now sorted in prod code order.

    • 2AVC was a duplicate, one record has been removed.

    • 2EGC record had some characters removed from the record

    • Prod codes added

    • 2ME1
    • 2ME2
    • 2ME3
    • 2ME4
    • 2ME5
    • 2ME6
    • 2ME7
    • 2MEL
    • 2NFA
    • 2NFB
    • 2NFC
    • 2NFL
    • 325F
    • 325G
    • 325H
    • 325J
    • 325S
    • 325T
    • 32LG
    • 32S3

Version 1.63.0

  1. Significant issues addressed for Unix/Linux:

    • World Writable files in Unix and Linux have been eliminated to address security issues

  2. Significant issues addressed for Windows:

  3. Data Files updated

Version 1.62.165

  1. Significant issues addressed:

  2. Data Files updated (Prod_codes.txt, Lic_comp_codes.dat)

Version 1.62.15

  1. Significant issues addressed:

    • 14394934 - The License Verification Screen may display the incorrect registration status for licenses. In addition, the registration process may not update the registry correctly.

    • 14388734 - The LocalService user does not have write permissions to the CA_LIC directory.

    • 14460136 - I install 1.60.3, then 1.51, and finally 1.62.12. The licensing files are installed to C:CA_LIC instead of C:Program FilesCASharedComponentsCA_LIC.

Version 1.62.14

  1. Updated prod_codes.txt data file.

Version 1.62.12

  1. 14333557 - The data files in the CA_LIC will upgrade correctly in the case where the Modified timestamp of the data file is more recent than the Created timestamp of the data file.

Version 1.62.11

  1. 14037220 - silent.exe may return 0 (success), even if the install fails. The fix is that now silent.exe will return 0 only if the version of the lic98version.exe in the CA Licensing package matches the version of the lic98version.exe installed in the CA_LIC directory. Otherwise, it will return a non-zero value.

Version 1.62.10

  1. Include support for 11 Tier 4 languages: Swedish, Dutch, ...

  2. Support for single Multilanguage package

  3. Extended field sizes to areas within the RegIT (trial and non-trial) panel

  4. Include support for unique RegisterIT license keys.

  5. Provide early support for REGIT 10 key generation - Incomplete / pending applications

  6. Removal of the localized version of the lic_comp_codes.dat file

  7. Significant issues addressed:

    • 13873389 - Enable Continue button on validation screen when key exists in registry.
    • 13856248 - Install to localized Program Files folder under all circumstances.
    • 12867143 - Altered Windows Install to make install process completely silent.
    • 13920411 - Support for AUTOPROXY used by RegIT.
    • 14257289 - Memory leak in lic_get_siteid
    • 14295686 - INVALID_STRAT error may occur during registration

Version 1.62.7

  1. Include support for 11 Tier 4 languages: Swedish, Dutch, ...

  2. Support 32-bit Itanium for HP 11.x within the existing HP package.

  3. Significant issues addressed:

    • 13970385 - Include support for install paths with spaces on MacOS only.

    • 13921214 - Do not automatically set file permissions to 666, use 664. Also introduce $limit_lic_perms variable into the installer.

Version 1.61.9

  1. CA License client will be kept as Manual if already set to Manual.

  2. CA License client/Server security patches completed on all platforms.

  3. Solaris 64-bit Itanium is now supported.

Version 1.61.2

  1. 13781892 - ca_license_release will no longer cause a crash when inadvertantly called by Ingres.

Version 1.61.1

  1. $CASHCOMP may now be a directory directly beneath root (ex: /test)

  2. caliclst binary is now installed on the behalf of unicenter applications.

  3. /opt/CA/ca_lic and /opt/CA/CAlib links are created so that unicenter application can invoke unicenter-specific binaries placed in the ca_lic directory.

Version 1.61.0

  1. ca_license_release function now supported. It must be called at product uninstall

  2. Checks on product codes starting with "1" will now return LIC_AOK until 2035 (not 2007).

  3. Windows

    • Supports 64 bit AMD and Itanium for both lic98 and registerIT
    • Issue fixed - 13591251 - setup.log written to temp folder during installation.
    • Merge Module is now completely self-contained.

  4. Unix/Linux

    • CASHCOMP value is read from /etc/*.CA, not the environment.
    • Install will not write to /etc/profile, if $Update_Profile=0.
    • There is now 1 package per platform, and not separate 64 bit packages.

Version 1.60.3

  1. APIs added to English, French, German, Spanish, and Italian licreg.dll (registerIT):

    • ca_register_component_trial
    • ca_register_now_trial
    • ca_license_validation_m

  2. Issues Addressed:

    • 13480532 - SBS licenses are not all created when key is provided.
    • 13464756 - License validation GUI does not sort product names in alpha order.
    • Unix/Linux install script updated so that CASHCOMP is not overwritten in /etc/profile.CA if it already exists.

  3. Added support in Unix/Linux packages for Japanese EUC.

Version 1.60.2

  1. 13413763 - On AIX, the /etc/profile may not have write permissions however root users can still write to the file. If the license install sees lack of explicit permissions the install quits.

Version 1.60.0

  1. Rewrite of Unix install script:

    • Installer complies with CA Install Standard section "Shared Component Addendum - UNIX/LINUX platforms" by referencing $CASHCOMP and $CALIB.
    • Installer is backward compatible with installations in /ca_lic and /opt/CA/ca_lic
    • All binaries rebuilt to link to the license libraries specified in the load path.
    • CALicense (registerIT solution for Unix) now included in the Linux Intel, Linux s390, Solaris, AIX, HP and MAC packages.

  2. ca_license_query API ported to Unix and Linux packages.

  3. Localization supported by Unix/Linux packages via the install_lang script.

  4. MAC OS X platform is now supported for the first time.

  5. License client and server stabilized across all platforms.

  6. Only RPM packages for Linux Intel and s390 will be supported. An install script is included in the download for products not using RPM. See Linux Readme for more information.

  7. Major STAR issues addressed:

    • 13022839 - Licrmt never prints out errors
    • 13146815 - Licreg.dll fixed so all keys are decrypted correctly.
    • 12974019 - Port 80 held by licrmt when started automatically by a lic check from CP Portal or by Autosys.

Version 1.57.0

  1. Lic98 package version is no longer tied to the lic98.dll file. It is now tied to the lic98version.exe on all platforms. Lic98version.exe will also log the version of all license binaries.

  2. Implemented ca_license_query API for lic98 (see lic98 API document).

  3. Implemented ca_license_decode API for registerIT 9 (see RegIT 9 API document).

  4. Major STAR issues addressed:

    • 12716730 - Lic98 should return License Failure when clock time is set to a pre-installation time.
    • 12822772 - MediaPackage registry value causes license install failure.
    • 12821712 - EventID 5000 message appears in application log.
    • 12907157 - Lic98rmt.exe fails on systems with hostnames greater than 32 characters long.
    • 12832548 - Dr. Watson sometimes occurs during license installation on WinNT 4.0.
    • 12668141 - RegisterIT License Key for SAN generates a TLO license as well.

Version 1.56.0

  1. AIX5x and AIX4x packages combined into one AIX package to avoid 64 bit libraries getting overwritten when the 4x package is installed over the 5x package.

  2. licrmt is modified to fix bug issue: 12944314 & 12958386

  3. Installer now creates *.so links in /opt/CA/ca_lic again along with the *.o links.

Version 1.55.0

  1. lic98 package version is no longer tied to the lic98 DLL. It is now tied to the lic98version binary on all platforms.

  2. licrmt is modified to fix bug in issue: 12812899.

  3. An RPM installer is now provided for the two Linux packages and this is the recommended package to use on Linux.

Version 1.54.0

  1. Merge module installer is provided.

  2. (No licensing files are changed).

Version 1.53

  1. CA License Management agents are upgraded to communicate with CALM GUI.

  2. licrmt (CALM client) will start as an automatic service on Windows and is invoked by the lic98 library on Unix at each license check.

  3. Generic tier licenses are now supported on all platforms.

  4. Installer changes:

    • Windows: If InstallPath does not equal InstallPathNew then InstallPath will be set to InstallPathNew and licensing will be installed in the NEW InstallPathNew folder. If different OLFs exist then they will be merged and the old ca_lic folder will be backed up underneath the new ca_lic folder.

    • Unix: Similar to the Windows problem, if two ca_lic directories exist, the new package will install into /opt/CA/ca_lic and a /ca_lic->/opt/CA/ca_lic link will be created for backward compatibility.

Version 1.52

  1. Installs using InstallShield setup into the Program Files folder unless C:CA_LIC already exists. Invoked via silent.exe.

  2. RegisterIT 9.0 runtime is included and is now packaged with lic98.

Version 1.50

  1. Unix port of 1.46. Available for several Unix and Linux 32 bit and 64 bit platforms.

Version 1.46

  1. Original ALP introduced backward compatible on old LicenseIT and KMS licensing.

  2. Licenses are no longer tied to MAC Addresses.