Date: November 15, 2012

Bulletin Number: 1206



Control-D Upgrade


To provide information about an upgrade to Control-D.

Affected Employees

Control-D users.

Effective Date(s)

The Control-D upgrade will be completed between 6:00 a.m. and 9:00 a.m. on November 19, 2012.

OSC Actions

OSC is performing an upgrade to Control-D version  The upgrade includes the following enhancements and corrects several existing issues.


  • Reports that have already been viewed during the current session will be highlighted in the Report List
  • A new option has been added to show the Total Number of Reports Retrieved in the Reports List
  • Supports browsers FireFox 6, Internet Explorer 9.0, Adobe 9.0 and the latest version of Java

Issues Corrected:

  • Save and print problems with the FireFox 3, FireFox 4, and FireFox 5 web browsers
  • Web browser consuming large amounts of memory
  • Slow refresh when returning to the Report List after viewing a Report
  • Data encryption of reports transferred to IOAGATE (the gateway between the mainframe and server)

Agency Actions

Agency users should familiarize themselves with the enhancements and instructions described in this bulletin.

Users must install a new Control-D Print/Save plug-in.  This installation can be done prior to the upgrade on November 19. The plug-in download, which contains installation instructions, can be found on the Control-D bulletin board or on page 2 of the Control-D Manual.  Users may need to contact their agency IT support to complete this installation.

NOTE: Users who have already installed the Print/Save plug-in who experience problems printing or saving should contact OSC’s CIO Help Desk at (518) 486-6745.


Questions regarding this bulletin may be directed to the Payroll System Questions mailbox. (payrollsystemquestions@osc.state.ny.us)