As we have announced in May, the old “thor-upgrade.exe” is already out-of-support and the old update servers accessed by “thor-upgrade.exe” will be decommissioned at the end of October.
The new all-round utility “thor-util.exe” now supports all of the features provided by the old “thor-upgrade.exe” including NTLM Authentication with corporate proxy servers.
The only valid update servers that should be accessible to get updates from November onward are:
The “thor-util” utility is part of the THOR and SPARK packages and can also be downloaded from the Customer Portal in the “Downloads” section.
If you are a customer and don’t have access to the Customer Portal yet, please contact us or the respective partner.