Supported upgrades from earlier versions of Synergis™ Softwire - Synergis™ Softwire 10.9 GA

Synergis™ Softwire Release Notes 10.9 GA

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Synergis™ Softwire 10.9 GA
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2019-01-28

All security appliances running an earlier version of Synergis™ Softwire can be upgraded to Synergis™ Softwire 10.9 using Synergis™ Appliance Portal.

Upgrade from Synergis™ Softwire 10.6 through 10.8

Synergis™ appliances running Synergis™ Softwire 10.6 through 10.8 can be upgraded directly to Synergis™ Softwire 10.9 using Synergis™ Appliance Portal.

IMPORTANT:
  • Starting with Synergis™ Softwire 10.6, the option to Revert to previous version button on the Firmware upgrade page of the Synergis™ Appliance Portal has been removed to improve the security of your Synergis™ appliance.
  • Starting with Synergis™ Softwire 10.3, the communication protocol has been upgraded to support TLS 1.2 as opposed to TLS 1.0 (used in version 10.2 and earlier). For the communication protocol upgrade to take effect, perform a hardware reboot after the firmware upgrade.

Upgrade to Synergis™ Softwire from versions below 10.6

To upgrade a Synergis™ unit running a Synergis™ Softwire version below 10.6 to version 10.9:
  1. Upgrade to version 10.6
  2. Upgrade to version 10.9.

Upgrade from SMC 2.2 and earlier

Synergis™ appliances running the firmware SMC 2.2 or earlier cannot be upgraded directly to Synergis™ Softwire 10.9. Using Synergis™ Appliance Portal:
  1. Upgrade the appliance to Synergis™ Softwire 10.0
  2. Upgrade to version 10.6
  3. Upgrade to version 10.9.