Upgrading to the later versions of Sophos Enterprise Console from v 5.2.1 may trigger the warning message Sophos is retiring the use of fixed versions when the said software subscription is opened or selected. This article describes the steps on what to do when you encountered this messages and the reason why it has been removed.
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Applies to the following Sophos products and versions Enterprise Console 5.2.1Enterprise Console 5.4.0Enterprise Console 5.4.1Enterprise Console 5.5.0Enterprise Console 5.2.1 R2Enterprise Console 5.2.2Enterprise Console 5.3.0Enterprise Console 5.3.1
If you subscribed to a fixed package in any version of Sophos Enterprise Console (SEC) prior to v 5.2.1, and you subsequently upgraded to SEC 5.2.1 upwards, you will see the message below whenever you open a subscription that contains a fixed version.
This will be displayed until such time as you unsubscribe from all fixed packages. You will need to acknowledge the dialog box every time you open the subscription until all fixed packages are unsubscribed.
Note: Fixed packages are different from Fixed extended packages.
We have reduced the number of available packages to make management of your software subscriptions easier. A smaller list allows for simple control and better protection, however, we are allowing you to see those fixed packages already subscribed in order to allow you to move to supported packages.
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