Subject: Software End of Support and Release to Manufacturing
Date of Announcement: August 31, 2018
End of Support: February 28, 2019
Factory Release of SMS 5.1.0: August 31, 2018
Factory Release of SMS 5.0.1: August 31, 2018
Factory Release of TPS 5.1.0: February 28, 2019
Summary: Trend Micro TippingPoint is announcing the end-of-support (EOS) / end-of-life (EOL) dates for the following products:
- Security Management System (SMS) v4.5, v4.6 and v5.0.0
- Intrusion Prevention System (IPS) v3.8.4
- Threat Protection System (TPS) v5.0.0
SMS software installed during the manufacturing of SMS hardware appliances will be updated with the recommended software versions listed in the table below for the appropriate SMS hardware appliance. This is for both newly purchased SMS hardware appliances as well as RMA replacement systems. Due to a software issue as described in Product Bulletin #1078, this change is being made immediately and effective as of the date of this bulletin.
IPS v3.9.3 and TPS v5.1.0 will be released to manufacturing for both newly purchased hardware appliances as well as RMA replacement systems on February 28, 2019.
SMS Product Migration Options
|SMS Appliance||Recommended Software|
|SMS v2 hardware appliances running on the HP Generation 6 hardware platform.|
To determine the hardware version of your SMS device, run the following CLI command:
SMS=> get sys.platform
System platform (sys.platform) = hp-dl320g6
For additional information see Product Bulletin #1067.
|vSMS deployments running with less than the following requirements:
|All other SMS hardware and virtual appliances||SMS v5.1.0|
|SMS v5.0.0 Customers|
Trend Micro TippingPoint recommends that customers running SMS v5.0.0 upgrade to SMS v5.0.1 or higher at the earliest opportunity in order to avoid critical issues related to filter overrides. See Product Bulletin #1078 for more information.
TPS/IPS Product Migration Options
|TPS/IPS Appliance||Recommended Software|
|IPS N or NX series hardware appliances||TOS v3.9.3|
|TPS T or TX series hardware appliances||TOS v5.1.0|
For a complete list of enhancements and upgrade compatibility, refer to the product Release Notes and Deployment Guides. For product documentation, go to the document help center at http://docs.trendmicro.com/en-us/home.aspx#TippingPoint.
If you have concerns or further questions regarding this issue, contact the Trend Micro TippingPoint Technical Assistance Center (TAC).
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