Ephesoft Transact Release Support

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  • Ephesoft Transact Release Schedule — Release 2019.2
  • Operating System and Database Support Notices — Release 2019.2
  • View the Ephesoft Transact 2019.2 Release Notes for additional information

Ephesoft Transact Release Schedule

As of April 2019, Ephesoft follows the product lifecycle policy available at the following location:

End of Life (EOL) for a software release entails the following policies:

  • When a software release reaches end of life:
    • Ephesoft does not provide new software licenses for that release.
    • Ephesoft does not provide support services for that release.
    • Ephesoft can provide upgrade compatibility for releases that reach EOL.
    • Ephesoft may provide customers with approximately 6 months advanced notice prior to an upcoming EOL.

Operating System and Database Support Notices for Ephesoft Transact 2019.2

This table summarizes EOL support notices for operating systems and databases effective with Ephesoft Transact 2019.2.

Item Description Notes
Ephesoft Transact versions Ephesoft Transact 4.1.0.0 Ephesoft will no longer provide new software licenses or support services for this release.
Ephesoft Transact 4.1.1.0 Minimum release from which customers can upgrade.
Operating Systems Microsoft® Windows 7 SP1 This MS Windows version is no longer tested or supported with Ephesoft Transact 2019.2
All Linux versions prior to 7.0 When upgrading to Transact 2019.2 from an older application version on a Linux environment, Ephesoft recommends to create a brand new environment installing a Linux version 7.0, 7.1 or 7.3 that is supported by Ephesoft Transact 2019.2.

After installing Transact 2019.2 in this new Linux environment, the customer can then migrate items such as shared folders, databases, batch classes, and other components.

NOTE: There is no requirement enforced by the Ephesoft Transact 2019.1 or 2019.2 installer. The installer does not notify the administrator if the Linux environment is older than Linux version 7.0.

Databases MySQL MySQL is no longer bundled with Ephesoft Transact and does not get installed from the Transact installer as of Transact Release 2019.1 and beyond. MySQL is no longer supported as of Transact 2019.1 and above.

If the customer has an existing installation of MySQL from previous versions of Ephesoft Transact please refer to the prerequisite located here: Install and Migrate MariaDB or MySQL for Windows

MariaDB versions prior to 10.2.1 Refer to Platform Configuration and Third-Party Integrations – Ephesoft Transact 2019.2.

Customers who have a MariaDB version older than version 10.2.1 must upgrade their MariaDB version. Please refer to the prerequisite located here: Install and Migrate MariaDB or MySQL for Windows