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Are BBPE clients backwards compatible?

This question has been answered by john.mcnelly

Can version 4.4 BBPE clients send their data to older version BB Servers? The existing BB server I have is an NCR re-bundled product. I can't figure out what BB version they used though.

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  • Hi Jeremiah,

    Yes - The Big Brother client software is backwards and forwards compatible. The BBPE 4.4 clients will report to previous versions of the BB server including the NCR server that you are referring to. The only thing to keep in mind is that some new features that are available from the BB Client may not appear on older versions of the BB server.

    Thanks,

    John

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  • Hi Jeremiah,

    Yes - The Big Brother client software is backwards and forwards compatible. The BBPE 4.4 clients will report to previous versions of the BB server including the NCR server that you are referring to. The only thing to keep in mind is that some new features that are available from the BB Client may not appear on older versions of the BB server.

    Thanks,

    John

  • Cool, just installed a 4.4 client onto some Windows machines and they're reporting into the old NCR SHM server just fine. Next up some AIX servers that have been sorely lacking in the monitor department.

  • Glad to hear it! If we can help with anything else, feel free to drop us a line.