Good news! The XG Firewall v18 Early Access Program (EAP) 1 firmware is available for you to download and begin testing!
In an earlier post, Chris McCormack provided information on some of the key new features in the release including the new Xstream Architecture. You can get detailed information on all the features in the release by reading our “What’s New in v18” document.
Because this is the first build of the v18 release there are a few things we’d like to bring to your attention before you download the firmware and begin testing it.
Download the v18 EAP 1 Firmware
Don’t know where to get the firmware? Go to the XG Firewall v18 EAP page, fill out the online form and you’ll have access to the v18 EAP firmware download.
Once you’re ready to go, we’ve got some great resources to help you get started:
Things to Know Before Upgrading
Before upgrading to v18 EAP 1 from an earlier version, there are a few things to note:
Communicating your experiences with the v18 EAP 1 firmware is crucial to its success, so we want to hear from you! Please share your feedback via the Sophos Community or through your XG Firewall’s feedback mechanism in the user interface.
Thank you for taking the time to test the v18 EAP 1 release. We’re excited about all the new features this release will bring to Sophos XG users and we appreciate your help making it happen!
Your Sophos XG Firewall Product Team