LabLynx KB:LabLynx critical iServer update 3.64

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About the LabLynx critical iServer update 3.64

This information was released May 1, 2006, and it applies to iServer 3.64 and all previous versions of iServer.

This critical patch can be downloaded from the LabLynx FTP site using your company's login and password. The path to this download is:

LLX\iServer_3_64.1sp_setup.zip

You should install this update as soon as possible. This service pack contains recent security improvements that protect the LabLynx application. The iServer .dll's are core to all installations of the LabLynx products and should be updated with this critical update as soon as possible.

LabLynx will be performing a number of quality improvements, upgrades and enhancements to iServer in the coming months, and we will notify you as new versions become available. The upgrade process should only take a few minutes to perform once you have downloaded the file(s).


Installing the iServer update

Two options are provided below to replace the iServer3.dll once you have unzipped the contents of the download.

For installation using the setup package:

  1. From the LabLynx application web server, reset IIS. (From Start / Run type iisreset, and click OK.)
  2. Double click the iServer_3_64.1sp_setup.exe provided in the download, and follow the instructions in the setup wizard.

When the setup wizard has completed, you should be able to log into the LabLynx application.

For Manual installation of this dll:

  1. From the LabLynx application web server, reset IIS. (From Start / Run type iisreset, and click OK.)
  2. Unregister the iServer3.dll. (From Start / Run type regsvr32 –u C:\iServer\iServer3.dll ; you may need to modify the drive letter.)
  3. Rename the iServer3.dll. (Once this process is complete, and everything is working, you can delete this file.)
  4. Copy the new iServer3.dll from the download to the iServer directory.
  5. Register this new dll. (From Start / Run type regsvr32 C:\iServer\iServer3.dll ; you may need to modify the drive letter.)

When you have completed these steps, you should be able to log into the LabLynx application.

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