Tuesday, 27 January 2015

14 January Microsoft Windows Security updates affect the dolphin license server for a small number of clients

Recent windows updates for Windows 8, 8.1,  Sever 2012, and Server 2012 R2 may impact some clients.


A series of updates released by Microsoft on the 14th January appear to impact a small number of clients. 

The updates interfere with the normal operation of the license server for dolphin. 

If you see the above message when you login to Dolphin 4 shortly after installing any new security updates from Microsoft please call us and we'll have you up and running ASAP. 


Monday, 5 January 2015

The Login Screen : so much info, on such a small screen

A login screen is just a login screen , right ? Ahh, but is it ?

Here's the skinny on exactly what the Dolphin Login screen has to offer , besides just a place to login.



As per the numbers on the image - here's a brief description of each item. 


1 – Shows the current version number
2 –The location (server name) where the dolphin database is installed
3 – The database name (the default is dolphin_mis)
4 – Link to the latest list of available versions of the software (and release notes)
5- Main DolphinWorxs website
6 – Login button which agrees to the End User License Agreement (EULA)
7 – Non-acceptance (cancellation of the login)
8 – Click this button to access and read or print the full EULA
9 – Link to the main global twitter account for DolphinWorxs
10 – User name drop down
11 – Password field