XG Firewall v18 Maintenance Release 5 (MR5) is packed with enhancements to performance, security, reliability and central reporting. With v18 MR5, we have published XG firewall integration for azure active directory and azure virtual WAN.
While we always encourage you to keep your firewalls up to date with the latest firmware, over the next few months we are recommending you rapidly apply maintenance releases to ensure you have all the important security, performance, and feature enhancements applied as soon as possible.
Also ensure you have automatic pattern updates enabled so that you can be assured you have the latest protection updates.
XG Firewall v18 MR5 is an easy and fully supported upgrade from XG Firewall v17.5 MR6+ (including the latest v17.5 MR15 release). Please refer to the Upgrade information tab in the release notes for more details.
As usual, this firmware update is no charge for all licensed XG Firewall customers. The firmware will be rolled out automatically to all systems over the coming weeks, but you can access the firmware anytime to do a manual update through the Licensing Portal. Please refer to the documentation for more information on how to apply firmware updates.
And if you still haven’t upgraded to v18, or are still exploring many of the new features, be sure to take advantage of all the resources available, including the recent “Making the Most of XG Firewall v18” article series that covers all the great new capabilities in XG Firewall v18:
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yes, but that way time is doubled to get it to the latest version unnecessarily
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After the official release, it should be available with the firewall. This is a u2d channel. You can check this channel on your firewall on CLI, if this process is working.
because since I have the firewall (about 1 year) the firewall has never shown me a new update, but it can't be that I have to log into the license portal all the time to see whether there is new firmware.How does it work because with you guys like that?
Why do you need the u2d path in the first place? Simply install the Update SIG from mySophos, if you need the Update.