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Capture Client General Release Readiness
10/22/2020 29 11110
This article explains about the readiness of SonicWall Capture Client general release
What is a General Release of Capture Client
SonicWall Capture Client supports 3 types of releases Feature Release, Maintenance Release and General Release. The Feature Release or Maintenance Release will be promoted to General Release.
Click Here for more details of release types.
If you have set the Capture Client Policy to ‘SonicWall-Managed’ the clients are upgraded automatically when SonicWall promotes the Feature release or Maintenance release to General Release.
Click Here for more details on SonicWall-Managed Policies
Note: All Capture Client versions below 2.0.28 will be removed from Client Installers page.
Customers will be notified well in advance to prepare for General Release and need to do the following
- Refer to Release Notes of the Software to get awareness of the new features available and any relevant known issues.
- Monitor that all the devices are upgraded to the general release version.
Customers who have set their Capture Client Policy to “Self-Managed” with a version lower than 2.0.28, it is recommended to modify as “SonicWall-Managed” or “Self-Managed” version of 2.0.28 or higher.
Customers who have set their Capture Client Policy to a “SonicWall-Managed” version, the devices assigned to the policy will be automatically be upgraded to 2.0.28
Note: If the device is offline then the upgrade of the software is triggered when the device starts communicating to management console.
Note: Click here for more details on Product Support Life Cycle and select ‘SonicWall Capture Client’ from the dropdown.