vSZ, has anyone upgrade to firmware version 5?

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We are running firmware version 3.6.1 on our two vSZ controllers against about 400 R710s and a handful of T710s. vSZ firmware version 5 came out a week ago and after reading the release notes we are still trying to decide if we should upgrade or wait until 5.1 comes out.

Has anyone upgraded to vSZ 5 yet? If so, how is it working for you?
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David Henderson

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Ryan Dougherty

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Would also like to know others' experiences.
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Michael Brado, Official Rep

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No surprises so far, if you need/want to try/use the new features and functionality.
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Ryan Dougherty

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Has the boot up time improved? I can't believe how long it takes.
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EightOhTwoEleven

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We upgraded the next day once it was released, haven't noticed any problems or differences from 3.6.1.
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EightOhTwoEleven

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Well, to be fair there are differences (but no major negative differences I would like to mention). The bug fixes mentioned was enough to move over to it, as for new features, there isn't any killer features (unless you have their switch line).
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David Henderson

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If we are not using Ruckus switches, are their other compelling features and/or fixes that would make an upgrade wise?
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I liked the following in the release notes to make the jump:
  • WISPr Survivability (since we use external WISPr for guest services)
  • Per-Packet Tx Power Adaption, seems like this would be a good performance boost
  • Might give the cell sizing feature another try
  • Packet capture from GUI is a nice feature
  • If you have Chromecasts, then you'll want this update
  • Always good to have bug fixes patched up as well
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I haven't switched, but I noticed they are no longer supporting any legacy APs like the 7982 that were supported in 3.6.1.