Announcing the Release of Serena PVCS Version Manager 8.5



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We’re proud to announce the Serena PVCS Version Manager 8.5 release. The updates ensure customers can continue to use PVCS with confidence while platform currency provides continued co-existence within their broader development tool ecosystem.

Below are the major highlights from the Serena PVCS Version Manager 8.5 release:

  • New “Rename Workfiles with Archives” Desktop Client functionality provides the ability to rename versioned controlled workfiles with archives.
  • Enhanced “File Filter” feature helps users optimize their Desktop and I-Net client displays.
  • Redesigned I-Net dialogs provide a more modern, enhanced user experience.
  • The new Server Admin application for Linux enhances the experience for Version Manager administrators by providing server and service runtime status.
  • Visual Studio users can now rebind solutions which were added externally to the IDE with the new “Change Binding” functionality.
  • Apache Tomcat, Serena SSO and Java JRE internal components have been updated, providing the latest security updates.

Updated platform and integration support with Serena PVCS Version Manager 8.5:

  • Windows 8 and 8.1 Enterprise/Professional
  • Windows Server 2012
  • RedHat Enterprise Linux 6.4
  • AIX 7.x
  • Solaris 11
  • Serena Business Manager 10.1.3
  • Visual Studio 2012
  • Eclipse 4.2
  • Support for Oracle JRE version 1.7 update 45 (and 1.6 update 45)

Obtaining the New Version & Documentation

Serena PVCS Version Manager 8.5, along with the accompanying Readme, Release Notes and Documentation, can be downloaded from My Downloads under Serena Support.

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