What's new in BrightWork 15.6?

The BrightWork 15.6 release has the following main updates:

More Regular Releases

BrightWork 15.6 is the first in a new quarterly release cadence. The goal for BrightWork from now on is to have smaller but more frequent updates. We're moving to this new approach so that we can be more responsive to customer needs.

Create a Project - additional Nintex Support

Improved support when creating a site from a site with Nintex features:

  • Nintex Forms in a project template are now copied to the new site.
  • Nintex Workflows 'conditional start' criteria are copied.

Template Design Sync - additional Nintex Forms Support

All Nintex Forms in a template are now copied each time a template design sync is run.

Scheduled Email

Scheduled email has been enhanced to improve scalability.

Click here for the Full Release Notes

How can I upgrade BrightWork?

If you want to upgrade the latest version of BrightWork, visit the Product Download area of the BrightWork Success website.

Choose the version of SharePoint you are on and select Browse Download.

If you are logged into the website and have product download access you will be brought to the relevant product download site for that version of SharePoint.

If you are not logged in you will be brought to a request form where you can either log in or request product download membership. Product Downloads are for customers who have an active support and upgrade plan.

Use the instructions on the Upgrade BrightWork page to start upgrading to the latest BrightWork version.

How can I activate the new 15.6 features

  • All updates are available automatically with this release.

How can I purchase additional licenses?

If you are interested in purchasing additional Named User Licenses, please contact success@brightwork.com. Our Customer Success team will be happy to provide you with upgrade options, pricing and/or formal proposals.

How can I find my BrightWork version number?

  1. On your BrightWork home page, click the settings icon in the top right, then click Site settings.
  2. At the bottom of the page, click BrightWork Settings.
  3. You will now see the Version number.

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How can I find my license key?

Email support@brightwork.com with the FARM GUID to receive a copy of the license key.

How can I renew my BrightWork support and upgrade plan?

Support and upgrade plans are renewed on an annual basis. You will be contacted approximately 45 days prior to the expiration of your plan with the details required to start the renewal paperwork process. If your main contact has changed or you would like to start the process earlier, please contact renewals@brightwork.com.

How can I find my farm ID?

If BrightWork is not installed, this BrightWork Support blog post can help you.

If you have BrightWork already installed, in SharePoint Central Administration, click General Application Settings and then click Manage BrightWork License.

Is BrightWork compatible with SharePoint 2013 SP1?

BrightWork is an addon for SharePoint and there are no known issues with SP1. We recommend updating to the April CU.

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