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This article provides:

  • Upgrade Map - The matrix of source versions, from which you can upgrade and target versions, to which you can upgrade.

  • Backward and Forward Compatibility - The matrix of Management Server versions and Security Gateway versions they can manage.

  • Link to the applicable documents.

 

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Upgrade Map

For complete information, refer to the Release Notes for the target version.

Below is the matrix of source versions, from which you can upgrade (appear in the left-most column) and target versions, to which you can upgrade (appear in other columns).

Legend:

  • = This upgrade path is supported
  • = This upgrade path is supported, but limitations apply
  • = This upgrade path is not supported

Enter the source version to filter this table:

  ← Target Versions →
Source Versions Supported
until
Oct 2024
Supported
until
Jan 2024
Supported
until
Sep 2022
Supported
until
Feb 2023
Supported
until
Sep 2022
Supported
until
Feb 2023
Supported
until
Jan 2022
R81.10 R81.10
for
Scalable Platforms
 (2)
R81 R81
for
Scalable Platforms
R80.40 R80.30
(kernel 3.10)
R80.30
(kernel 2.6)
R80.30SP
for
Maestro
R80.20
(kernel 3.10)
R80.20
(kernel 2.6)
R80.20SP
for
Maestro
R80.20SP
for
Chassis
R80.10
R81
R81 for Scalable Platforms (Maestro and Chassis) (2)
R80.40
R80.30SP for Maestro (2)
R80.30 kernel 3.10
R80.30
R80.20SP for Maestro (2)
R80.20SP for Chassis (2)
R80.20 kernel 3.10
R80.20 kernel 2.6
R80.10 (1) (1)
R80 (1) (1)
R77.30 (1) (1)
R81.10 R81.10
for
Scalable Platforms
 (2)
R81 R81
for
Scalable Platforms
R80.40 R80.30
(kernel 3.10)
R80.30
(kernel 2.6)
R80.30SP
for
Maestro
R80.20
(kernel 3.10)
R80.20
(kernel 2.6)
R80.20SP
for
Maestro
R80.20SP
for
Chassis
R80.10
Source Versions ← Target Versions →

Notes:

  1. This Management Server / StandAlone requires a 2-step upgrade path (does not apply to Security Gateways):

    1. From the current version to one of these:
    2. From R80.40 / R81 to R81.10 (see the R81.10 Installation and Upgrade Guide)
  2. To upgrade Scalable Platforms (Maestro and Chassis) to R81.10, refer to sk173363.

    This upgrade path does not support Multi-Version Cluster (MVC).


Management Servers and Security Gateways they can manage

Below is the matrix of Management Servers (appear in columns) and Security Gateways (appear in rows) they can manage.

For example, if you have a Security Gateway R81.10, then you can manage it with:

  1. Management Server R81.10
  2. Management Server R81 (12)

Legend:

  • = This Management Server can manage this Security Gateway
  • = This Management Server can manage this Security Gateway, but requires a software package, or limitations exist
  • = This Management Server can not manage this Security Gateway

Enter the Security Gateway version to filter this table:

  Security Management Servers and
← Multi-Domain Security Management Servers →
Security
Gateways
R81.10 R81 R80.40 R80.30 R80.20 R80.10 R80
R81.10
(including Maestro and Scalable Chassis)
(12)
R81
(including Maestro and Scalable Chassis)
R80.40 (6) (7) (8)
R80.30SP for Maestro (9) (10)
R80.30 (4) (5)
R80.20SP for Maestro (11)
R80.20SP for Chassis (11)
R80.20 (1)
Quantum Spark R80.20.X (13)
R80.10
R77.30
SMB R77.20.X (2)
R76SP.50, R76SP.40, R76SP.30, R76SP.20,
R76SP.10_VSLS, R76SP.10, R76SP
for Chassis
UTM-1 Edge (3)

Security
Gateways
R81.10 R81 R80.40 R80.30 R80.20 R80.10 R80
  ← Security Management Servers →
and Multi-Domain Security Management Servers

Notes:

  1. Supported with some limitations. Refer to Jumbo Hotfix Accumulator for R80.10 - Take 167 (see PMTR-22521).

  2. "SMB" refers to Small and Medium Business Centrally Managed appliances 1400 / 1200R / 1100 only.

  3. "UTM-1 Edge" refers to "Edge N Industrial" only.
    (UTM-1 Edge of models X, X Industrial, W, and N are not supported).

  4. Requires Jumbo Hotfix Accumulator for R80.20 - Take 91 or higher (see PRJ-601).

  5. Requires Jumbo Hotfix Accumulator for R80.10 - Take 225 or higher (see PRJ-601).

  6. Requires Jumbo Hotfix Accumulator for R80.30 - Take 166 or higher (see PRJ-9461).

  7. Requires Jumbo Hotfix Accumulator for R80.20 - Take 149 or higher (see PRJ-9461).

  8. Requires Jumbo Hotfix Accumulator for R80.10 - Take 272 or higher (see PRJ-9461).

  9. Requires Jumbo Hotfix Accumulator for R80.20 - Take 91 or higher (see PRJ-645).

  10. Requires Jumbo Hotfix Accumulator for R80.10 - Take 225 or higher (see PRJ-601).

  11. Requires Jumbo Hotfix Accumulator for R80.10 - Take 167 or higher (see PMTR-22521 and MBS-2739).

  12. Requires Jumbo Hotfix Accumulator for R81 - Take 42 or higher (see PRJ-24985).

  13. "Quantum Spark R80.20.X" refers only to Centrally Managed appliances 1800 / 1600 / 1500.


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