This article lists cross compatibility, upgrade and SQL Server support for Sophos SafeGuard products.
The following sections are covered:
Applies to the following Sophos products SafeGuard Device EncryptionSafeGuard Data ExchangeSafeGuard Configuration ProtectionSafeGuard Management Center / Local Policy EditorSafeGuard EasySophos SafeGuard Disk EncryptionSafeGuard Cloud StorageSafeGuard File Encryption
The following table shows the upgrade/migration options for SafeGuard Enterprise, Sophos Disk Encryption, and SafeGuard Easy.
SafeGuard Enterprise / SafeGuard Easy / Sophos Disk Encryption Upgrade and Migration Matrix
SGN standalone /SGE /SDE 5.60
SGN standalone /SGE 6.0
SGN standalone /SGE 6.10
SGN standalone /SGE 7.0
SGN managed 5.60
SGN managed 6.00
SGN managed 7.0
SGN 8.0 managed
SGN 7.0 managed
SGN 6.10 managed
SGN 6.00 managed
The following table shows the previous versions of SafeGuard Clients that can be serviced by the specified version of SafeGuard Enterprise Server. In all cases the SafeGuard Enterprise Server version has to be the same or higher than the respective client version.
SafeGuard Enterprise Client/Server Matrix
SafeGuard Enterprise Server
The following table lists all supported database server platforms.
NOTE: Newly released SPs may not be supported, however we will undertake reasonable effort to resolve issues.
SafeGuard Enterprise Server - Database Server support
Microsoft SQL Server 2005 SP4
Microsoft SQL Server 2005 Express SP4
Microsoft SQL Server 2008 SP2
Microsoft SQL Server 2008 Express SP2
Microsoft SQL Server 2008 SP3
Microsoft SQL Server 2008 Express SP3
Microsoft SQL Server 2008 R2 SP1
Microsoft SQL Server 2008 Express R2 SP1
Microsoft SQL Server 2008 R2 SP2
Microsoft SQL Server 2008 Express R2 SP2
Microsoft SQL Server 2008 R2 SP3
Microsoft SQL Server 2008 Express R2 SP3
Microsoft SQL Server 2012 SP1
Microsoft SQL Server 2012 Express SP1
Microsoft SQL Server 2012 SP2
Microsoft SQL Server 2012 Express SP2
Microsoft SQL Server 2012 SP3
Microsoft SQL Server 2012 Express SP3
Microsoft SQL Server 2014
Microsoft SQL Server 2014 Express
Microsoft SQL Server 2014 SP1
Microsoft SQL Server 2014 Express SP1
Microsoft SQL Server 2016*
Microsoft SQL Server 2016 Express*
*MS SQL Server 2016 was not released yet during the SafeGuard 8 QA test-cycle and is therefore not officially supported. There are however no known issues.
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