New Procedure for Map-Update

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New Procedure for Map-Update

Postby MISTERX » Thu May 11, 2017 8:36 am

I suppose that all PTV customers and partners got a mail from PTV-Contract-Management in April (like me) with the announcement that maps will be available as self-service, further on.

In addition to the mail I got a mail with (personalized?) links to maps and additional content. What I didn't release/remember was the fact that the link has an expiry date. Unfortunately one of the downloads was somehow corrupt and the installation failed - just a few days after the expiry date.

So my advice is:
1. Check downloaded files thoroughly
2. If possible, unpack (install) the map instantly and test it hard, not only by some smoke-tests (I encountered in the past a map which was somehow functionally not proper released by PTV and they have had to rework it)
3. Keep a backup of the files

In case of trouble, I know that PTV-Contract-Management renews the link on request (special THX to Michelle Canisius)
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Re: New Procedure for Map-Update

Postby Asterix » Thu May 11, 2017 9:09 am

Hello Mister X.,

the download email contains the links plus expiration date and MD5 checksum.
Our recommendation matches with yours (download asap, extract, test...).

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