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CANoe 8.1 SP6


With Service Pack 6, the following changes become effective:

  • Minor improvements and integration of all customer specific fixes

With Service Pack 5, the following changes become effective:

  • Fixed a CANalyzer installation issue - no other changes

With Service Pack 4, the following changes become effective:


    • Configuration of Short-Names for signals and signal groups in AUTOSAR network description (Options-General-AUTOSAR databases)
    • AUTOSAR 4 – FlexRay: Evaluation of the End to End Protection for Counter and Application CRCs
    • Support of several PDUs in a CAN message
    • Support of PDU lengths smaller than CAN message DLC
  • OEM Packages
    • Signal support of application TP messages (>8  Byte DLC) for Data and Graphic  window (AUTOSAR CAN Package, VCC CAN Package)
    • Releases since CANoe 8.1 SP3
      • Volvo (VCC) CAN Package 1.0.0
      • Volvo (VCC) FlexRay Package 1.0.0
      • Autosar CAN Package 1.7.0

Diagnostic Feature Set

  • CAN FD: OSEK TP Observer extended by definitions from ISO/WD 15765-2 (2013)
  • DoIP: CAPL Callback Interface (CCI) including possibility of fault injection

Test Feature Set

Together with vTESTstudio 1.0 SP2:


  • New Concept to define “test system variables” in vTESTstudio. These variables are designed for local usage within a Test Unit. With this new concept, it is possible to multiply load the same Test Unit, while each Test Unit works on it’s own Test System Variable.
  • Support of FlexRay within Test Units


  • Enhanced usability of the Test Unit configuration dialog
  • Correct handling Test Unit renaming
  • Start button to repeatedly execute a test unit now works correct
  • Several additional corrections

General Reporting Extensions:

  • Rework of report filter definition and usage
  • Extended Navigation Report now decodes additional log events for BLF filetype
  • General corrections and modifications of the Test Report
  • Problems that occur during XSLT transformation are now handled separated from CANoe.
  • Schema for test report provided

Option .FlexRay

  • Optimized FlexRay Interaction Layer execution for the VN8970 interface (Driver 8.9 required, support for Audi FlexRay Interaction Layer)

Option  SCOPE

  • Support of new scope hardware PS5444B from Picotech with 4 channels, max. sampling rate 500 MS/s and 512 MS buffer.

Option XCP/AMD

  • Support of address granularity WORD and ODT granularity WORD (EVAL00113384)
  • The OnXCPError callback is now also called during the connection establishment (EVAL00113079)
  • Improved symbolic representation when using system variable structs (EVAL00114160)

Option .IP  

  • Support multiple Ethernet network interfaces on VN8900 devices.
  • Correct issue with initial length information when creating a XPC packets by means of the Packet API.
  • Stability improvements for SOME/IP protocol.
  • Stability improvements for DoIP protocol using IPv6 and multicast groups.
  • Stability improvements for IP-Filter block.
  • Stability improvements for hardware configuration dialog and Japan language.

Option .Car2x

  • ASN.1 Browser: clear display of ASN.1 data structures in a tree view, inclusive find options and generation of CAPL code
  • Map Window: objects with an unknown station type are also visualized with a colored triangle
  • WLAN Packet Builder: GeoNetworking protocol incl. Basic Header, Common Header and Extended Header according to ETSI Draft EN 302 636-4-1 V0.5.1 (2013-06) supported
  • Trace Window - Detail View:
    • Application messages are decoded in GeoNetworking Secured Packets.
    • Detail View: Payload items are provided for Basic Header, Common Header and Extended Header.

Option .AFDX

  • Interactive Generator AFDX: for every block a default-source-IP address may be defined in the file CAN.ini.
  • AFDX Statistics Window: copy / paste improvementsc
  • CAPL: additional methods to query database attributes for individual messages (AfdxGetDBMessageName, AfdxGetDBAttrValue, AfdxGetDBAttrAsString)
  • Documentation: AFDX-specific Quickstart guideline
  • Data Window: additional column to display the functional state corresponding to an AFDX-signal

Option .J1939

  • Correct issue in CAPL with DLC information for Parameter Groups.
  • Correct issue with Initialization of J1939 parameters in the IG-Block.
  • Correct issue with interpretation of some parameters of the DM24 in the DTC-Monitor.
  • Modified behavior of the method “J1939TestChkQuery_NumEvents”. Now all messages are considered.
  • Correct issue with not detected CAPL test cases in the J1939 Test Module Manager.
  • Stability improvements for J1939-Filter block.

Option .ISO11783

  • Correct issue with wrong number of Softkeys in the VTNode.DLL

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