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PB#1072: SMS/IPS/TPS EOS and Release to Manufacturing

    • Updated:
    • 31 Jul 2018
    • Product/Version:
    • TippingPoint IPS N-series All
    • TippingPoint IPS NX-series All
    • TippingPoint IPS S-series All
    • TippingPoint SMS All
    • TippingPoint Virtual SMS
    • Platform:
Summary
End of Support for various TippingPoint products.
Details
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.auto-style1 { text-align: left; } Product Bulletin: 1072

Subject: End of Support for Intrusion Prevention System (IPS), Threat Protection System (TPS) and Security Management System (SMS) software releases. Release to Manufacturing of IPS TOS version and SMS Software version.

Date of Announcement: December 12, 2017
 
Affected IPS (N/NX-Series) TOS Versions:3.7.0, 3.7.1, 3.7.2, 3.8.0, 3.8.1, 3.8.2, 3.8.3, 3.9.0, 3.9.1
End of Engineering:March 31, 2018
End of Support:December 31, 2018
  
Affected IPS (S-Series) TOS Versions:3.6.4, 3.6.5, 3.6.6
End of Engineering:March 31, 2018
End of Support:December 31, 2018
  
Affected TPS TOS Versions:4.0.2, 4.1.0, 4.1.1, 4.1.2, 4.2.0
End of Engineering:March 31, 2018
End of Support:December 31, 2018
  
Affected SMS TOS Versions:4.4.0
End of Engineering:March 31, 2018
End of Support:December 31, 2018
  
Factory Release of TPS 5.0.0:October 16, 2017
Factory Release of SMS 5.0.0:March 31, 2018
Factory Release of IPS 3.8.4:March 31, 2018

IPS Details
TOS 3.7.2 is currently installed on the TippingPoint N-Series and NX-Series IPS hardware appliances shipping from Trend Micro™. With the End of Engineering of TPS 3.7.2, TOS hardware manufacturing will move to install TOS 3.8.4 on the TippingPoint N-Series and NX-Series hardware platforms as of March 31, 2018.

TOS Migration Options
The most recent IPS TOS release available at the time this bulletin was published is TOS 3.9.2. A software upgrade to TOS 3.9.2 is available for all currently supported N-Series and NX-Series hardware. The TippingPoint Technical Assistance Center is available to assist with any questions on migration planning. Please consult the Release Notes, available on https://tmc.tippingpoint.com, for the TOS version you plan to migrate to prior to upgrading.

SMS Details
SMS 4.4 is currently installed on TippingPoint SMS hardware appliances shipped from Trend Micro™. With the end of support of SMS 4.4, SMS hardware manufacturing will move to install SMS 5.0 on all new and reworked SMS hardware platforms as of March 31, 2018.

SMS Product Migration Options
The most recent SMS release available at the time this bulletin was published is SMS 5.0. It includes central management functionality for all supported IPS and TPS models, including TOS 5.0 and the newly released 8200/8400TX.

A software upgrade to SMS 5.0 is available for all currently supported SMS hardware and virtual platforms. Direct upgrades to SMS 5.0 are supported from SMS 4.3 and newer.

Please review the release notes for more information. The TippingPoint Technical Assistance Center is available to assist with any questions on migration planning.

Definitions:
End-of-Engineering (EOE): The End-of-Engineering (EOE) date denotes the last date by which TippingPoint Engineering team will actively maintain a software release by creating bug fixes, patches or workarounds. After the EOE date, no subsequent maintenance releases or patches will be released for that software release version.

End-of-Support (EOS):The End-of-Support (EOS) date is the date that all support (hardware or software) ceases.

If you have concerns or further questions regarding this issue, contact the Trend Micro TippingPoint Technical Assistance Center (TAC).

Thank you,
Trend Micro™ TippingPoint

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Solution Id:
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