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Advantage Database Server Service Update

The Advantage Database Server update for has been released inculding
  • Support for the latest version of Delphi - XE7.
  • Support for latest version of Vulcan - Vulcan.NET build 3.0.303.
  • Advantage .NET dataprovider installation now works on destination machines with Visual Studio 2012.
  • Support for Entity Framework 5 is now functional(**).
  • Security Enhancement #1: Upgrade FIPS-compliant OpenSSL libraries and header files to OpenSSL version 0.9.8zb to incorporate recent security fixes.
  • Security Enhancement #2: Disable SSLv3 (and SSLv2) for communication between ADS and Advantage Client Engine (ACE) to cover POODLE attack vulnerability.
  • Critical ADS bug fixes for customer escalations reported since 11.1 SP20.

(**) For generating database schema from entity model on a machine with Visual Studio 2012, please download the following file and copy it in the DBGen folder under Entity Framework Tools (e.g. C:\Program Files (x86)\Microsoft Visual Studio 11.0\Common7\IDE\Extensions\Microsoft\Entity Framework Tools\DBGen )