Important Information

On August 12th, 2022, many of Keysight’s Network Test, Network Visibility, & Edge to Core (NAS/formerly Ixia) products will migrate to a new license structure.

CRITICAL: If you perform licensing operations after August 12th, 2022, without upgrading the licensing software to the latest version, licenses may not register properly, and some features may be missing. This could impact testing and result in downtime.

For details, click here.


The IxOS 8.52 EA release is only supported on the AresONE and Novus ONE PLUS fixed chassis products. Application support in IxOS 8.52 EA is limited to IxExplorer 8.52 EA and IxNetwork 8.52 EA. IxOS 8.52 EA is not supported on the Novus One, PSOne, XGS, XG and XM chassis product lines and should not be installed.


Software Packages

IxExplorer 8.52 EA Installer (.exe)

Note: This is a standalone IxExplorer installer (which include tcl client components). It can be installed on supported Windows OS and can be used to connect to Ixia Chassis regardless of whether it is running IxOS (Windows) or IxOS (Native).

(MD5 Checksum: e5334aadd0f0755819a53f38ca1505e5)
Native IxOS 8.52 EA Offline update package (.tar.gz) (8.52.1810.4)

This update package can be used for systems that do not have Internet access to update IxOS on Native IxOS platform. Copy this package to ftp://<Native-IxOS chassis IP> and then proceed with installation from CLI ("install ixos <build-version>").


Note: Detailed steps are provided in Native IxOS Update Instructions guide

(MD5 Checksum: 07fe11c25c8240826a693d7184227e2c)
Native IxOS Update Instructions

Optional Components

Platform Independent API
Note: This contains only Ixia library files. For language packages like tcl, python, perl, install API-Dependencies Linux x86 or 64-bit installer.

(MD5 checksum: ebba0a1f8ab5a10700de57cf78754fe9)
TCL Client (Linux, compressed tar)

(MD5 checksum: c6798099273fb9bff749cf1ef31c8b01)
TCL Client (Linux 64-bit, compressed tar)

(MD5 checksum: 3891ef498d3fe5f9417dfcf161f48d15)
TCL Client (FreeBSD, compressed tar)

(MD5 checksum: b5c903cbeb3a29d84a119945e3e359a0)
API-Dependencies Linux x86 installer

Note: This installer is recommended to be used in association with the Platform Independent TCL

(MD5 checksum: 7d6535c5203b09f7842263483ae5ce49)
API-Dependencies Linux 64-bit installer

Note: This installer is recommended to be used in association with the Platform Independent API

(MD5 checksum: 47280b67dc6619f5243431dade0d0f97)

User Documentation

Release Notes