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WorkBench 8.2 on ES 8.0

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If I upgrade my WorkBench to 8.2 (Update-1),

will I still be able to use it to fully access an 8.0 ES server?



thanks

James
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Hi,

I believe it will work fine, but some functionality will not be available, of course because of LC not being version 8.2.
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well, following your belief, I installed 8.2 WorkBench,

but when I tried to connect to an 8.0 server,

it popped up an error message:



this version of WorkBench is incompatible with server !!!!!!!!



ARGH!!!!



so you can't have 8.0 and 8.2 servers in the same company?!

there's no backward compatibility?!?!

that's very inconvenient....
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That was a bit unexpected. However, we are running both ES 8.0 and 8.2, and I have both versions of workbench installed on my computer, so you can have both versions. I should have told this earlier. Anyway, I hope you will be able to install workbench 8.0 again, in addition to workbench 8.2.
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Hi, I got a new problem...



this is what has happened:

1. I deinstalled 8.0 WorkBench

2. installed 8.2 WorkBench

3. discovered 8.2 WorkBench couldn't access 8.0 server (see above)



4. so I deinstalled 8.2 WorkBench

5. reinstalled 8.0 WorkBench

6. but it now gives me an error message saying,

either my Configuration (server name, port) is wrong

or my ID/password is wrong,

or the server is not running.



I checked everything, couldn't see anything wrong.

I can login to WorkSpace and AdminUI,

server is running fine, no error in server log whatsoever.



How do I revive my WorkBench? please advise.



thanks
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Sorry, I don't have any answer to this at the moment. I will let you know if I find something. You could ask Adobe support.