How to update EzSeries - EzServer, EzDenti and Ez3Di to latest version

Written on Jun 3, 2020

Before updating to latest version of EzSeries there are a few things that you will want your IT consultant to do first. Please ensure this process is handled by a certified IT consultant to handle all aspects of the upgrade process.

While this task is very simple we do recommend that only IT consultants follow these guides to ensure proper upgrade occurs and all data is retained.


Understaning Software versions:

In order to ensure you are updating and installing the proper versions, use the following break down to determine the proper verison combinations to use.

New Version support list: Must update all software to matching versions as follows or newer*

EZserver: 4.1.0 (Service Version)

-Must update EzDent-i version 3.1.0

-Must update Ez3D-i to version 5.2.1

Use Port: 43112

Note: Must reboot after upgrading or installing this version.

Note: When updating from version 3.0.8 to 4.1.0 - Port number can be unchanged. If any issue occurs change part to 43112.


Previous Version support list: Must update all software to matching versions as follows

EZserver: 3.0.8 (Service Version)

-Must update EzDent-i version 3.0.8

-Must update Ez3D-i to version 5.2.0

Use Port: 55005


Previous versions support list: Previous version must use the following combination or OLDER unless you update. 

EZserver: 2.3.4.0 (Non-Service Version)

-Must use EzDent-i version 2.3.5 or Older

-Must use Ez3D-i version 5.0.2 or Older

Use Port: 55001 (Default)

Download update:

Downloads are availilbe on Vatech America's website under service and support and Common links.

To update to latest version, Davis ToolKit support and special modes you will need to download the following items from the above links.

EZserver:

  • EzServer v3.0.8 or Higher
  • Davis ToolKit
  • Consult Videos
  • Implant Database

EzDent-i:

  •  EzDent-i v3.0.8 or Higher

Ez3D-i:

  • Ez3D-i  v5.2.0 or Higher



Backing up the database.

Before updating EzServer, we advise that you first Backup the database by following the Backup Documentation Guide located here.
It is required that a full and complete backup is made and confirmed before proceeding.

 

Software Updating:

All can be ran as update over the top of existing version by Clinical IT. No additional support is normally required however -  Vatech America can assist with updating EzServer and Capture PC; however Clinic IT will be required to ensure working backup is in place before updating and also assisting with updating Workstations.

Updating EzServer:
 

To update the EzServer after the required backup is completed;

  • Locate the downloaded EzServer 3.0.8  or higher installation files
  • Right Click on the Setup Wizard and click "Run as Administrator"
  • You will then be prompted to update version, click OK and next all the way through.
  • Once EzServer has updated; you will then want to install the Consult Data and Implant database. Simply Right click and Run-As Admin.
     

Updating EzDent-i

To update the EzDenti on the Capture PC* and Workstations*:

  • Locate the downloaded EzDent-i 3.0.8 or higher installation files
  • Right Click on the Setup Wizard and click "Run as Administrator"
  • You will then be prompted to update version, click OK and next all the way through.
  • If prompted to select the installation type you will choose the following: Workstation or Console (Capture PC) select the proper type based on the station you are on. Note: All stations OTHER than the Capture PC are considered 'Workstation' type.
  • After update is finished; you will need to Run EzDent-i from the desktop launcher.
  • When prompted at startup point to the IP address of Server (If remote) or  127.0.0.1 if the data base is local on the Capture PC*. You can follow instructions here if you run into any issues.



     
  • Have the user verify that they can still view and open images
  • Have the user verify they can take and save all images normally.

 

Updating Ez3D-i

To update the EzDenti on the Capture PC* and Workstations*:

  • Locate the downloaded Ez3D-i v5.2.0 or higher installation files
  • Right Click on the Setup Wizard and click "Run as Administrator"
  • You will then be prompted to update version, click OK and next all the way through.
  • After update is finished; you will need to Run EzDent-i from the desktop launcher.
  • When prompted at startup point to the IP address of Server (If remote) or  127.0.0.1 if the data base is local on the Capture PC*. You can follow instructions here if you run into any issues.

     

         

Activate Product License Key:


Note: If upgrading to latest special versions you will also need to update the License key obtained from Vatech Sales
 

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