ZoneFlex 9.5.3.0.44 (9.5 MR3) Maintenance Release Now Available

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ZoneDirector images are available now. AP images should be complete by the end of the day.

Please refer to the release notes before upgrading: https://support.ruckuswireless.com/do...
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Keith - Pack Leader

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Posted 4 years ago

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Salvatore Buscemi

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Why another 9.5 release?
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Keith - Pack Leader

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The release notes contain the full set of changes.
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Salvatore Buscemi

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I should have been more clear. Under what scenario would you need to stay at 9.5 and not move up to 9.6? I didn't see any new APs that lost support in 9.6.
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Ah...That's actually a good question. 9.6.1 has in fact proven pretty high quality. Nonetheless we do have customers (carriers usually, but also some of our hospitality partners) that do their own very extensive test suites qualified against a particular feature set (9.5 and 9.6 having different features). So it can be expensive for them to re-tool against a new major release vs an MR. There can be other dependencies - e.g. FlexMaster team might not be ready to upgrade at the same time.

We also have some RIOT partners that have certified their product against 9.5 but not (yet) against 9.6.

If you aren't under those restrictions and practice good upgrade hygiene there's no reason not to go to 9.6 if desired.

Since we maintain 2 "trains" at a time, when 9.7 ships (soon!) we will stop active development on 9.5, so this is expected to be the last MR for 9.5.

Hope this helps.
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Salvatore Buscemi

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Yes, thanks for the breakdown.