Readme for the Autodesk Map® 3D 2006 Service Pack 1


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Autodesk Map 3D 2006 Service Pack 1

In a continuing effort to provide high-quality products, Autodesk has released Autodesk Map 3D 2006 Service Pack 1, which includes fixes or addresses issues for Autodesk Map 3D 2006.

This Readme contains the latest information regarding the installation and use of this service pack. It is strongly recommended that you read this entire document before you apply the service pack to your product. For your reference, you should save this Readme to your hard drive or print a copy.

Who Should Install the Service Pack?

Service Pack 1 is for Autodesk Map 3D 2006, locked and unlocked, running on all supported operating systems and languages. There is a Service Pack for each language.

General Information

Before you apply this service pack, be sure to back up all custom CUI, MNR, and MNL files.

During the installation of this service pack, you will be prompted for the original installation CD or network image. Administrative permissions are required to install, uninstall and apply service packs.

Once this service pack is applied, you cannot run an automatic uninstall to remove the service pack. Uninstall the product and reinstall to undo the service pack changes.

The service pack may also be deployed by Administrators over the network using the Network Installation wizard.

Highlights of Service Pack 1

The following is a list of features affected by this service pack:

Summary of Primary Issues Resolved for Autodesk Map 3D 2006 Service Pack 1

Connecting Autodesk FDO Provider for ArcSDE to SQL Server and Oracle

Oracle and SQL Server System Requirements

The following files must be in your \Program Files\Common Files\Autodesk Shared\GIS\FDO\2.0\ArcSDE folder, or in another folder located in the command path:

The following system requirements apply to the ArcSDE Server when connecting the Autodesk FDO Provider for ArcSDE to Oracle:

The following system requirements apply to the ArcSDE Server when connecting the Autodesk FDO Provider for ArcSDE to SQL Server:

For detailed information on how to configure, attach, and connect to ArcSDE databases on Oracle, see Autodesk Map 3D 2006 and ESRI ArcSDE Basics.pdf .

External Databases

Display Manager

Globalization

Topology

Import/Export

Query

Oracle

Performance

Image

Civil 3D

Files Patched by Service Pack 1 for Autodesk Map 3D 2006

Depending on the product and the type of installation, this service pack updates the following files for Autodesk Map 3D 2006.

Folder:...Program Files\Autodesk Map 3D 2006

Folder:…Program Files\Autodesk Map 3D 2006\Civil

Folder:…Program Files\Autodesk Map 3D 2006\en-us

Folder:…Program Files\Autodesk Map 3D 2006\Help

Folder:…Program Files\Autodesk Map 3D 2006\sample\civil 3d activex\sample\civil 3d api\vba\surfacepoints

Folder:…Program Files\Autodesk Map 3D 2006\sample\civil 3d activex\sample\civil 3d api\vba\surfaceview

Folder:…Program Files\Autodesk Map 3D 2006\sample\civil 3d activex\sample\civil 3d api\vc++\com c++

Folder:…Program Files\Autodesk Map 3D 2006\sample\civil 3d activex\sample\civil 3d api\vc++\customdraw\lib

Folder:...Program Files\Common Files\Autodesk Shared

Folder:…Program Files\Common Files\Autodesk Shared\gis\fdo\2.0

Folder:…Program Files\Common Files\Autodesk Shared\gis\fdo\2.0\arcsde

Folder:…Program Files\Common Files\Autodesk Shared\gis\fdo\2.0\Oracle

Folder:…Program Files\Common Files\Autodesk Shared\gis\fdo\2.0\Oracle\com


Summary of Primary Issues Resolved for AutoCAD 2006 Service Pack 1

Actions That No Longer Cause Fatal Errors

Problems Reported with the Customer Error Reporting Utility

As a result of detailed information from customers who used the Customer Error Reporting Utility, a number of problems were identified and fixed. Updates have been made in the following feature areas.

General Updates

Other changes included in this service pack include the following updates.

ActiveX API (AutoCAD only)

Calculator

Color

Data Extraction (AutoCAD only)

Dimensioning

Dynamic Blocks

Dynamic Input

Hatching

Key Modifiers

Layers

Migration

Modify

ObjectARX® and ObjectDBXTM (AutoCAD only)

Object Linking and Embedding (OLE)

Object Snaps

Open

Options

Plot and Publish

Profiles (AutoCAD only)

Tables

Text

Tool Palette

Xrefs (External References)

Files Patched by Service Pack 1 for AutoCAD 2006

Depending on the product and the type of installation, this service pack updates the following files. In the listed path names, substitute the name of your product (for example, AutoCAD) for the word "Product."

Folder: . . .Program Files\Product

Folder: ...Program Files\Product\Drv

Folder: ...Program Files\Product\Express

Folder: ...Program Files\Common Files\Autodesk Shared

Folder: ...Program Files\Common Files\Autodesk Shared\Thumbnail


Windows Command Line Switches

The command line switches supported by this service pack are as follows:

Instructions about how to use the /e, and /p command line switches are included in the procedures that follow.

Installation Instructions

Apply This Service Pack to a Stand-Alone Installation

Follow these instructions to install a service pack on an individual computer.

To update a stand-alone installation

  1. Download the service pack and save it to any folder.
  2. Insert Autodesk Map 3D 2006 CD 1.
  3. Find the folder where you saved the service pack and double-click the EXE file.

Apply this Service Pack through Your Local Network Using a Patch List

Use this procedure if you want to use Communication Center to apply this service pack through your local network.

To apply this service pack using local patch list

  1. Insert Autodesk Map 3D 2006 CD 1 and follow the prompts.
  2. From the Autodesk Product Support website, download EXE file and <Autodesk Map 3D 2006 Service Pack 1 Readme>.htm to a local server.

    NOTE: Make sure that all users who need to apply the service pack have access to this server.

  3. On the Start menu (Windows), click Run. Enter the following information, and then click OK:

    \\<local server name>_<patch name> /p <patch list location name>\<patch list name>

    For example:

    myserver\patches\AutodeskMap3D2006sp1SWL.exe /p c:\patchlist.txt

    The contents of the patch list file are similar to the following:

    *****
    ProductCode={5783F2D7-4002-0409-0002-0060B0CE6BBA}
    ProductVersionCandidate=9.0.040.0
    PatchTitle=Autodesk Map 3D 2006 Service Pack 1
    PatchGUID={CD7F78ED-D5AF-432B-8E0F-8C1FA1F61E34}
    PatchFileLocation=\\\\your_server_name\\your_share_name\\subfolders\\patch_name.exe or ftp://your_server_name/your_share_name/your_path/patch_name.exe
    PatchSize=10225152
    PatchDesc=This Service Pack updates Autodesk Map 3D 2006 Locked.
    PatchDescLocation=\\\\your_server_name\\your_share_name\\subfolders\\readme_name.html or
    ftp://your_server_name/your_share_name/your_path/readme_name.html

    NOTE: If a patch list file already exists in this location, the new patch list information is added to the end of that file. The original file is not overwritten.

  4. Open the patch list file. If there is more than one patch list, the lists are separated by asterisks (*****).
  5. Change the PatchFileLocation to one of the following:
    • If you want to make the service pack available from a file server, enter:
      PatchFileLocation=\\\\<your_server_name>\\<your_share_name>\\<subfolders> \\<patch_name>.exe
    • If you want to make the service pack available from an FTP server, enter:
      ftp://<your_server_name>/<your_share_name>/<your_path> /<patch_name>.exe
  6. Change the PatchDescLocation to one of the following:
    • If you want to make the Readme available from a file server, enter:
      PatchDescLocation=\\\\<your_server_name>\\<your_share_name>\\<subfolders> \\<readme_name>.html
    • If you want to make the Readme available from an FTP server, enter:
      ftp:////<your_server_name>//<your_share_name>//<your_path> //<readme_name>.html
  7. Save and close the patch list file.
  8. On the Start menu (Windows), click Run. Enter the following:

    <your_CD-ROM drive:>\CDROM:\BIN\ACADFeui\Support\CADManagerControl

  9. Double-click CMControl.exe.
  10. In the CAD Manager utility, in the product list, select Autodesk Map 3D 2006, and then click OK.
  11. In the CAD Manager utility, on the Communication Center tab, do the following:
    • In the Live Update Configuration list, select Enable Using Local Patch List.
    • In the Local Patch List Location box, enter the same local patch list location that you entered in step 2.
    • Click Apply to save these settings to your own system.
  12. At the bottom of the CAD Manager utility, in the drop-down list, select Create .reg Registry File. Then click OK.
  13. In the Save As dialog box, save the file to your system. Make note of this location.

The registry file is now ready to be made available to users.

Apply this Service Pack to Autodesk Map 3D 2006

The following two methods of distributing Autodesk Map 3D 2006 Service Pack 1 apply only to administrative images created with the Autodesk Map 3D 2006 Network Installation wizard. After you complete these procedures, any new deployments of Autodesk Map 3D 2006 will have the service pack applied to them automatically.

NOTE: In both of the following procedures, the patch (service pack) file that you download contains an MSP (Microsoft Patch) file. You must extract that file from the executable file. To extract the MSP file from the executable, use the /e ("extract") switch.

To add Autodesk Map 3D 2006 Service Pack 1 to a new Autodesk Map 3D 2006

  1. From the Autodesk Product Support website, download the EXE to your local computer.
  2. On the Start menu (Windows), click Run and enter <local drive:>\<patch name> /e <local drive:>\<patch name.msp> . Then click OK.
  3. On the computer where you installed the Network Installation wizard, on the Start menu (Windows), click Autodesk > Network Installation Wizard.
  4. In the Network Installation wizard, on the Welcome page, select Create An Administrative Image, and then click Next.
  5. On the Create Administrative Image page, in the Select Autodesk Installer (MSI) File box, enter the path to acad.msi, the MSI file you use as the basis for your administrative image. This file is found on your product CD-ROM, in CDROM:\BIN\ACADFeui.
  6. In the Administrative Image Location box, enter an existing shared network location where you want to create an administrative image, or click Browse to navigate to a location. Users install Autodesk Map from this location.
  7. Select the Apply A Patch (Service Pack) To This Image option.
  8. In the Select Patch box, enter the path to the patch location (the location you entered in step 2, including the extension .msp). You can also Browse to locate the MSP file.
  9. Click Next, and follow the instructions in the Network Installation wizard to complete the deployment of this service pack.

To apply Autodesk Map 3D 2006 Service Pack 1 to an existing Autodesk Map 3D 2006

  1. From the Autodesk Product Support website, download the EXE to your local computer.
  2. On the Start menu (Windows), click Run and enter <local drive:>\<patch name> /e <local drive:>\<patch name.msp> . Then click OK.
  3. On the computer where you installed the Network Installation wizard, on the Start menu (Windows), click Autodesk > Network Installation Wizard.
  4. In the Network Installation wizard, on the Welcome page, select Modify An Administrative Image, and then click Next.
  5. On the Modify Administrative Image page, in the Select An MSI File box, select an existing Autodesk installer file (MSI) from an existing shared network location that contains the administrative image you want to modify. Users install Autodesk Map 3D from this location.
  6. Select the Apply A Patch (Service Pack) To This Image option.
  7. In the Select Patch box, enter the path to the patch location (the location you entered in step 2, including the extension .msp). You can also Browse to locate the MSP file.
  8. Click Next, and follow the instructions in the Network Installation wizard to complete the deployment of this service pack.

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