Autodesk Revit Architecture 2015 Update Release 8 for R2 Readme

Thank you for downloading Autodesk® Revit® Architecture 2015 Update Release 8 for R2 for Subscription customers.

This readme contains the latest information regarding the installation and use of this update. It is strongly recommended that you read this entire document before you apply the update to your licensed copy of Autodesk Revit Architecture 2015 R2. After Update Release 8 for R2 is applied successfully, the build number specified on the Help > About dialog will be 20150511_0715. For reference, you should save this readme to your hard drive or print a copy.

Issues Resolved by this Update Release

This subscription only update release addresses issues reported to Autodesk against Autodesk Revit Architecture 2015 R2. In addition, Autodesk Revit Architecture 2015 Update Release 8 for R2 contains the fixes within Autodesk Revit Architecture 2015 Update Release 1, 2, 3, Multi-Category Schedules Hotfix for Update Release 3, Revit Architecture 2015 R2 for Subscription customers, Revit Architecture 2015 Update Release 5 for R2, Revit Architecture 2015 Update Release 6 for R2 and Revit Architecture 2015 Update Release 7 for R2. Consult the enhancements documentation for all areas improved by this update.

In addition, this update release addresses the Heartbleed vulnerability - a security bug in the open-source OpenSSL cryptography library. Heartbleed is registered in the Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures system as CVE-2014-0160. For more information, please visit the CVE dictionary at http://cve.mitre.org

Installed Version required by this Update Release

This update requires one of the following:

  • Autodesk Revit Architecture 2015 R2 for subscription customers (build: 20140905_0730)
  • Autodesk Revit Architecture 2015 Update Release 7 for R2 for subscription customers (build: 20150303_0715)

    Autodesk Revit Architecture 2015 Update Release 7 for R2 for subscription customers will need to be applied to any Revit Architecture 2015 installation that has either Autodesk Revit Architecture 2015 Update Release 5 for R2 for subscription customers (build: 20141119_0715) or Autodesk Revit Architecture 2015 Update Release 6 for R2 for subscription customers (build: 20150127_0715) applied.

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