Apr 11, 2014

Heartbleed Bug Resolution -Password Change Needed- Winshuttle Help Center

Many of you have heard of the Heartbleed Bug security vulnerability that affects OpenSSL cryptographic software library. In simple terms, this bug opens a hole in the HTTPS SSL security protocol which allows stealing of information that you thought was protected. The only customer facing Winshuttle system that uses OpenSSL is Zendesk, our Help Center Support Portal. Zendesk has made the required changes to their OpenSSL to patch the security hole. Following this change, Winshuttle IT has requested and changed our SSL Certificate to correct any site specific vulnerabilities. To ensure your valuable information is protected, all Winshuttle Support passwords, both… Read more

Dec 23, 2011

Technical Architecture for Automating SAP Processes using Forms and Workflow

This week’s blog is a plug for a recently published white paper detailing the technical platform requirements for SAP forms and workflow process innovation deployment. As we developed this informative piece, I was struck with how straightforward and natural the Winshuttle technical requirements are and how many “standard”, non-version specific platform technologies are actually supported. Given the usual constraints that enterprise software puts on an IT infrastructure, it’s very interesting to note the flexibility of the architecture requirements and the wide range of supported SAP, Microsoft O/S and related sundry items.  Some of the topics in the white paper include:… Read more

Aug 29, 2011

Winds of change

There have been a number of recent changes to SAP installations resulting from the implementation of Basis Support Package 24 and these have the potential to seriously impact those Winshuttle installations using non-batch recording methods. Looking into the Package for BASIS release 7.00 ( SAPKB70024 ) there are more than 500 notes in the release and 933 alone relate to the BASIS components. https://websmp230.sap-ag.de/sap(bD1lbiZjPTAwMQ==)/bc/bsp/spn/spat/index.htm?sp1=SAPKB70024 Consider that Winshuttle products are SAP certified and that the certification is primarily around the Testing Workbench component BC-TWB-TST-CAT. Although Winshuttle products are not testing tools per se, there are components in the SAP landscape that… Read more