Technology support changes
Please see Technology coverage changes in CAST AIP 8.3.x for more detailed discussion of this subject.
Installation and deployment
Upgrade - batch file changes
The upgrade batch file (see Automating the CAST AIP Upgrade process) has been modified as follows:
- a new option "<discoverers_to_enable>" is available to enable specific discoverers on existing CAST Delivery Manager Tool packages (i.e. those that are being upgraded). In normal circumstances, no discoverer is enabled for existing CAST Delivery Manager Tool packages (to eliminate the impact to post-upgrade snapshot results), however in some circumstances, it is desirable to enable a particular discoverer. You can enable discoverers for the Web Files Discoverer and the DMT XML Scanner. See Automating the CAST AIP Upgrade process for more information.
CAST Management Studio
An new parameter has been added to the AutomateDelivery option, called -discoverers. This allows you to specify the discoverers you would like to enable in the existing packages that will be copied into the new Version. You can select "HTML5 project" (Web Files Discoverer) and "XML scanner" (DMT XML Scanner). See Automating CAST Management Studio tasks for more information.