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Question

Which combinations of Automation Engine and PitStop Server are supported?

Answer

This page contains compatibility information of Automation Engine (BackStage) and Enfocus PitStop. 


"Preflight with PitStop" Task

Following table lists which version of Enfocus PitStop is used internally in the "Preflight with PitStop" task:

AE

Automation Engine 10.1

PitStop 10

AE 10
Automation Engine 10.1 + HF138PitStop 10 Update 3
AE

Automation Engine 12.0

PitStop 10 Update 3

AE 12

Automation Engine 12.1.x

PitStop 11 Update 1

AE 12
Automation Engine 12.2PitStop 11 Update 1
AE 14
Automation Engine 14.0PitStop 11 Update 2
AE 14
Automation Engine 14.1.0 (PR1, PR2)
PitStop 12
AE 14
Automation Engine 14.1.0 (PR3 or higher)
PitStop 13
AE 14
Automation Engine 14.1.1PitStop 13 Update 1
AE 16
Automation Engine 16.0.xPitStop 13 Update 2
AE 16
Automation Engine 16.1.0PitStop 2017
AE 16
Automation Engine 16.1.1PitStop 2017 Update 1
AE 18
Automation Engine 18.0.xPitStop 2018
AE 18
Automation Engine 18.1PitStop 2018
AE 18
Automation Engine 18.1.1PitStop 2019
AE 20
Automation Engine 20.0PitStop 2020
 
Automation Engine 20.1PitStop 2020
Automation Engine 21.03PitStop 2020 Update 1


New PitStop profiles or action lists are by preference created with the Automation Engine PitStop Profile Editor tool, downloadable from the Automation Engine Client Applications web page. Smart Preflight is supported in this way.
AltnerativelyAlternatively, they can be created in Pitstop Pro, provided it is of the same or a lower version as the version used in Automation Engine. Smart Preflight cannot be used in this case.

 

 



"Preflight via External Application" Task (outdated as of AE 18.0)

Following chart lists compatibility of the "Preflight via External Application" task (BSBackStage/AEAutomation Engine) with Enfocus PitStop Server (PS):

 


PS 3.x

PS 4.x

PS 08

PS 09

PS 10

PS 11.x

PS 12.x (6)PS 13.0 (6)PS 13.1 (6)PS 13.2 (6)PS 2017
(or higher)
BS 7

BackStage 7.0 R5.1

(tick)

(tick)

(tick)

(tick)

(tick)

(tick)

(error)

(error)

(error)

(error)

(error)

(error)

(error)
(error)
(error)
(error)
(error)
(error)
(error)
(error)(error)
AE 10

Automation Engine 10.0

(tick)

(tick)

(tick)

(tick)

(tick)

(tick)

(tick)

(tick) 1)

(error)

(error)

(error)

(error)

(error)
(error)
(error)
(error)
(error)
(error)
(error)
(error)(error)
AE 10

Automation Engine 10.0.1

(tick)

(tick)

(tick)

(tick)

(tick)

(tick)

(tick)

(tick) 2)

(info)

(info) 3)

(info)

(info) 4)

(error)
(error)
(error)
(error)
(error)
(error)
(error)
(error)(error)
AE 10

Automation Engine 10.0.2

(tick)

(tick)

(tick)

(tick)

(tick)

(tick)

(tick)

(tick) 2)

(info)

(info) 3)

(info)

(info) 4)

(error)
(error)
(error)
(error)
(error)
(error)
(error)
(error)(error)
AE

Automation Engine10.1

(tick)

(tick)

(tick)

(tick)

(tick)

(tick)

(tick)

(tick) 2)

(tick)

(tick)

(info)

(info) 4)

(error)
(error)
(error)
(error)
(error)
(error)
(error)
(error)(error)
AE 10

Automation Engine 10.1.1

(tick)

(tick)

(tick)

(tick)

(tick)

(tick)

(tick)

(tick) 2)

(tick)

(tick)

(info)

(info) 4)

(error)
(error)
(error)
(error)
(error)
(error)
(error)
(error)(error)
AE 12

Automation Engine 12.0

(error)

(error)

(error)

(error)

(tick)

(tick)

(tick)

(tick) 2)

(tick)

(tick)

(tick)

(tick) 5)

(error)
(error)
(error)
(error)
(error)
(error)
(error)
(error)(error)
AE 12

Automation Engine 12.0.1

(error)

(error)

(error)

(error)

(tick)

(tick)

(tick)

(tick) 2)

(tick)

(tick)

(tick)

(tick) 5)

(error)
(error)
(error)
(error)
(error)
(error)
(error)
(error)(error)
AE 12

Automation Engine 12.1.x

(error)

(error)

(error)

(error)

(tick)

(tick)

(tick)

(tick) 2)

(tick)

(tick)

(tick)

(tick) 5)

(error)
(error)
(error)
(error)
(error)
(error)
(error)
(error)(error)
AE 12
Automation Engine 12.2
(error)
(error)
(error)
(error)
(tick)
(tick)
(tick)
(tick) 2)
(tick)
(tick)
(tick)
(tick) 5)
(error)
(error)
(error)
(error)
(error)
(error)
(error)
(error)(error)
AE 14
Automation Engine 14.0
(error)
(error)
(error)
(error)
(tick)
(tick)
(tick)
(tick) 2)
(tick)
(tick)
(tick)
(tick) 5)
(error)
(error)
(error)
(error)
(error)
(error)
(error)
(error)(error)
AE 14
Automation Engine 14.1
(error)
(error)
(error)
(error)
(error)
(error)
(error)
(error)
(tick)
(tick)
(tick)
(tick) 5)
(tick)
(tick) 5)7)
(tick)
(tick) 5)7)
(error)
(error)
(error)
(error)(error)
AE 14
Automation Engine 14.1.1
(error)
(error)
(error)
(error)
(error)
(error)
(error)
(error)
(tick)
(tick)
(tick)
(tick) 5)
(tick)
(tick) 5)
(tick)
(tick) 5)
(tick)
(tick) 5)
(error)
(error)(error)
AE 16
Automation Engine 16.0.x
(error)
(error)
(error)
(error)
(error)
(error)
(error)
(error)
(tick)
(tick)
(tick)
(tick) 5)
(tick)
(tick) 5)
(tick)
(tick) 5)
(tick)
(tick) 5)
(tick)
(tick) 5)(error)
AE 18

Automation Engine 18.0

(or higher)
(error)(error)(error)(error)(error)(error)(error)(error)(error)(error)(error)

Notes
1) - Only PitStop Server 09 Update 1 and 2 are supported
2) - Only PitStop Server 09 Update 3 is supported
3) - Can be configured as PitStop Server 08
4) - Can be configured as PitStop Server 10
5) - Smart Preflight cannot be used.
6)
 - Only 32bit version can be used, 64bit version will not work.
7)
 - The task generates always English reports, even if you ask for another language. Install HF140535 to solve this issue in AE 14.1.0. This issue is solved in Automation Engine 14.1.


Article information
Applies to

Automation Engine all versions

Created

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Last revised

 

AuthorGDM, WEIC
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