Ixia BreakingPoint - 9.00 Update 3

Product:
Ixia BreakingPoint
Version Number:
9.00 Update 3
Build Number:
9.00.108.26 Build: 377540
Release Date:
Thursday, January 16, 2020

BreakingPoint 9.00 Update 3 is a minor release adding support for Microsoft Hyper-V and Proxy feature on Virtual Edition, further enhances the REST API version 2 which was firstly introduced with BreakingPoint 9.00 release, adds several statistics in the Test Report and multiple other enhancements for SSL and Virtual Edition.

Notes:

Starting with 8.50.1 release, BreakingPoint has discontinued the support of Windows IxOS, FireStorm and Storm platforms.

Starting with 9.00 release, running an IPsec test will require an additional package to be installed on top of main BreakingPoint software from the Third Party Software download section.

For BreakingPoint Virtual Edition (VE) and BreakingPoint on AWS or Azure,  please refer to the link BreakingPoint Virtual Edition (VE)

 

Third Party Software

Ixia BreakingPoint - 9.00 Update 2

Product:
Ixia BreakingPoint
Version Number:
9.00 Update 2
Build Number:
9.00.107.19 Build: 372062
Release Date:
Tuesday, October 29, 2019

BreakingPoint 9.00 Update 2 is a minor release adding support for TCP Slow Start mechanism for Virtual Edition and further enhances the REST API version 2 which was firstly introduced with BreakingPoint 9.00 release.

Notes:

Starting with 8.50.1 release, BreakingPoint has discontinued the support of Windows IxOS, FireStorm and Storm platforms.

Starting with 9.00 release, running an IPsec test will require an additional package to be installed on top of main BreakingPoint software from the Third Party Software download section.

For BreakingPoint Virtual Edition (VE) and BreakingPoint on AWS or Azure,  please refer to the link BreakingPoint Virtual Edition (VE)

 

Third Party Software

Ixia BreakingPoint - 9.00 Update 1

Product:
Ixia BreakingPoint
Version Number:
9.00 Update 1
Build Number:
9.00.105.5 Build: 367724
Release Date:
Wednesday, September 11, 2019

BreakingPoint 9.00 Update 1 is a minor release adding support for TCP Slow Start mechanism.

Notes:

BreakingPoint 9.00 Update 1 is not supported on Virtual Edition platform.

Starting with 8.50.1 release, BreakingPoint has discontinued the support of Windows IxOS, FireStorm and Storm platforms.

Starting with 9.00 release, running an IPsec test will require an additional package to be installed on top of main BreakingPoint software from the Third Party Software download section.

 

Third Party Software

Ixia BreakingPoint - 9.00

Product:
Ixia BreakingPoint
Version Number:
9.00
Build Number:
9.00.101.21 Build: 363530
Release Date:
Monday, July 22, 2019

BreakingPoint 9.00 is an exciting alignment release introducing many new functionality. The key highlights include TLS 1.3, TLS performance optimization and new features, new REST API framework - RESTv2 (Phase I), multiple TCP Enhancements and a system overload protection mechanism. BreakingPoint VE includes support for Microsoft Azure Cloud and SR-IOV/DPDK on KVM platforms. For the complete feature list, please refer to the New Feature section of the Release Notes.

Notes:

For an updated functionality set, please make sure to upgrade the ATI packages to ATI strikepack 2019-14 or later after installing BreakingPoint 9.00. 

Starting with 8.50.1 release, BreakingPoint has discontinued the support of Windows IxOS, FireStorm and Storm platforms.

Starting with 9.00 release, running an IPsec test will require an additional package to be installed on top of main BreakingPoint software from the Third Party Software download section.

For BreakingPoint Virtual Edition (VE) and BreakingPoint on AWS or Azure,  please refer to the link BreakingPoint Virtual Edition (VE)

 

Third Party Software

Ixia BreakingPoint - 8.50.1

Product:
Ixia BreakingPoint
Version Number:
8.50.1
Build Number:
8.50.100.7 Build: 351814
Release Date:
Thursday, February 14, 2019

BreakingPoint 8.50.1 release is introducing Proxy support for DCE/RPC/MAPI, Skype-V8 protocols and also providing enhanced SSL Performance for BreakingPoint users. This release also introduces support for IPsec, PCI-PT / SR-IOV for new Intel 10G / 25G / 40G NICs, and DPDK Performance Acceleration on KVM / OpenStack platforms for BreakingPoint VE users. For the complete feature list, please refer to the New Feature section of the Release Notes.

Note: Starting with this release (8.50.1), BreakingPoint has discontinued the support of Windows IxOS, FireStorm and Storm platforms.

 

For BreakingPoint Virtual Edition (VE)  and BreakingPoint on AWS,  please refer to the link BreakingPoint Virtual Edition (VE)

Ixia BreakingPoint - 8.50

Product:
Ixia BreakingPoint
Version Number:
8.50
Build Number:
8.50.22.25, Build: 340495
Release Date:
Thursday, September 20, 2018

BreakingPoint 8.50 release is introducing enhanced Proxy support for EMAIL protocols (SMTP, IMAP and POP3), CloudStorm 50GE speed option, ability to configure Fixed TCP Receive Window, faster ATI Update mechanism, Advanced Routing Robot enhancements and incremental TrafficREWIND functionalities for BreakingPoint users. For the complete feature list, please refer to the New Feature section of the Release Notes.

 

For BreakingPoint Virtual Edition (VE)  and BreakingPoint on AWS,  please refer to the link BreakingPoint Virtual Edition (VE)

Ixia BreakingPoint - 8.40.2

Product:
Ixia BreakingPoint
Version Number:
8.40.2
Build Number:
8.40.20.15 Build 330233
Release Date:
Tuesday, May 8, 2018

BreakingPoint 8.40.2 release introduces the ability to deliver ATI Daily Malware Update directly from within the BreakingPoint Administration page leveraging the Cloud update Service. Users can review the changelog and decide whether to install the Malware packages. Please review the User Guide and Release Notes for details.

Note: BreakingPoint on Windows IxOS, BreakingPoint-VE, FireStorm and Storm platforms are not supported in this release.

For BreakingPoint Virtual Edition (VE)  and BreakingPoint on AWS,  please refer to the link BreakingPoint Virtual Edition (VE). Please Note, BreakingPoint-VE is not supported in BreakingPoint 8.40.2 Release. You are recommended to stay with the same BreakingPoint-VE version as you have been using. 

Ixia BreakingPoint - 8.40.1

Product:
Ixia BreakingPoint
Version Number:
8.40.1
Build Number:
8.40.17.58 Build 325096
Release Date:
Thursday, March 1, 2018

BreakingPoint 8.40.1 release  introduces the ability to deliver ATI updates (Applications, Strikes and Malware) directly from within the BreakingPoint Administration page leaveraging the new Cloud update Service. It also addressed several important customer issues. For the complete list, please refer to the Release Notes.

Note: FireStorm and Storm platforms are not supported in this release.

For BreakingPoint Virtual Edition (VE)  and BreakingPoint on AWS,  please refer to the link BreakingPoint Virtual Edition (VE)

Ixia BreakingPoint - 8.40

Product:
Ixia BreakingPoint
Version Number:
8.40
Build Number:
8.40.16.19
Release Date:
Friday, December 29, 2017

The BreakingPoint 8.40 release includes CloudStorm 10G & 25G Fan-out support, Port Management improvement, WebPlatform support and also includes a few other enhancements. For the complete feature list, please refer to the New Feature section of the Release Notes.

For BreakingPoint Virtual Edition (VE)  and BreakingPoint on AWS,  please refer to the link BreakingPoint Virtual Edition (VE)

Ixia BreakingPoint - 8.30.1

Product:
Ixia BreakingPoint
Version Number:
8.30.1
Build Number:
312627
Release Date:
Monday, July 31, 2017

The BreakingPoint 8.30.1 release includes 40G CloudStorm, few BPS-VE/AWS enhancements and other bug fixes. For complete feature list, please refer to the Release Notes.

Note: BreakingPoint 8.30.1 release does not have a new installation package for BPS VE on VMware ESXi and KVM. You should keep using BreakingPoint 8.30 for BPS VE on VMware ESXi and KVM. For BPS VE on AWS, please refer to the updated installation guide for deployment instructions. 

For BreakingPoint Virtual Edition (VE)  and BreakingPoint on AWS,  please refer to the link BreakingPoint Virtual Edition (VE)

Ixia BreakingPoint - 8.30

Product:
Ixia BreakingPoint
Version Number:
8.30
Build Number:
310399
Release Date:
Thursday, June 29, 2017

The BreakingPoint 8.30 release includes Robot API, 40G CloudStorm, File Import functionality for Advanced Routing Robot, Safari browser support, REST API Enhancement and bug fixes. For a detailed feature list, please refer to the Release Notes.

For BreakingPoint Virtual Edition (VE)  and BreakingPoint on AWS,  please refer to the link BreakingPoint Virtual Edition (VE)

Ixia BreakingPoint - 8.21

Product:
Ixia BreakingPoint
Version Number:
8.21
Build Number:
302199
Release Date:
Thursday, March 30, 2017

The BreakingPoint 8.21 release supports full HTML5 transition of the BPS UI and several other enhancements. For the complete feature list, please refer the Release Notes.

For BreakingPoint Virtual Edition (VE) installation, please refer to the link BreakingPoint Virtual Edition (VE)

Ixia BreakingPoint - 8.20 GA

Product:
Ixia BreakingPoint
Version Number:
8.20 GA
Build Number:
312750
Release Date:
Friday, September 15, 2017

The BreakingPoint 8.20 GA release provides compatibility with IxOS 8.20 GA release. For release content, please refer the Release Notes.

Please note, installation of BPS 8.20 GA Package is not necessary when you converted the Chassis from Windows to Native IxOS using either FLIXOS FTP or USB Update method.

For BreakingPoint Virtual Edition (VE) installation, please refer to the link BreakingPoint Virtual Edition (VE)

Ixia BreakingPoint - 8.20.1

Product:
Ixia BreakingPoint
Version Number:
8.20.1
Build Number:
296209
Release Date:
Tuesday, February 7, 2017

The BreakingPoint 8.20.1 release supports multiple simultaneous Routing Robot and Bit Blaster components running on a CloudStorm blade. This release also includes some important defect fixes and supersedes BreakingPoint 8.20 release. For the complete feature list, please refer the Release Notes.

For BreakingPoint Virtual Edition (VE) installation, please refer to the link BreakingPoint Virtual Edition (VE)

Ixia BreakingPoint - 8.20

Product:
Ixia BreakingPoint
Version Number:
8.20
Build Number:
293495
Release Date:
Wednesday, December 21, 2016

Note: This release has been superseded by BreakingPoint 8.20.1. Please use BreakingPoint 8.20.1 instead of BreakingPoint 8.20.

BreakingPoint 8.20 is introducing the CloudStorm 200G capable load module engineered to address the cloud-scale network security and application performance requirement for hyper-scale data centers. This release also has a complete redesign to seamlessly address proxy scenarios for HTTP and SSL based Superflows using simple 2-arm configurations.
For the complete feature list, please refer the Release Notes.

 

Please note, installation of BPS 8.20 Package is not necessary when you converted the Chassis from Windows to Native IxOS using either FLIXOS FTP or USB Update method.

For BreakingPoint Virtual Edition (VE) installation, please refer to the link BreakingPoint Virtual Edition (VE)

Ixia BreakingPoint - 8.13

Product:
Ixia BreakingPoint
Version Number:
8.13
Release Date:
Saturday, October 15, 2016

BreakingPoint 8.13 firmware, together with IxOS 8.13 EA introduces support for Native IxOS.
It offers customers the option to convert their existing XGS2-HS, XGS12-HS, and PerfectStorm ONE appliances to run IxOS natively over a Linux OS.

Please note: PerfectStorm ONE appliances must be converted to Native IxOS to run 8.13 release or later.
 

BreakingPoint with Native IxOS (for PerfectStorm ONE, XGS2-HS, XGS12-HS systems)


For the 8.13 release, the BreakingPoint and IxOS software are embedded in the platform conversion package.
Make sure to follow the conversion guide to transfer IxOS licenses and BreakingPoint custom data to the converted system.

BreakingPoint for All Hardware Platforms (except Native IxOS)

*Please backup your current system before updating to BreakingPoint 8.13 software.
*Storm and Firestorm customers are advised to review the Resolved Defects list in the Release Notes. Some private patches applied on site by our Business Response Team might not be included in this release. Contact Ixia Customer Support before upgrading.

In addition to BreakingPoint Firmware this release requires updates of Flix OS and IxOS for the XGS2-HS and XGS12-HS chassis.

Ixia BreakingPoint - 8.10

Product:
Ixia BreakingPoint
Version Number:
8.10
Release Date:
Wednesday, June 15, 2016
BreakingPoint for All Hardware Platforms

In addition to the BreakingPoint Firmware this release requires updates of Flix OS and IxOS for the XGS12-HS chassis, XGS2-HS chassis and PerfectStorm ONE Fusion appliances.

Please backup current system before updating to BreakingPoint 8.10 software.

Firestorm and Storm users please be aware of some performance degradation, compared to 3.5.1 BPS release, in this release under certain conditions. Refer to the Release Notes for details.

 

Ixia BreakingPoint - 8.0.7

Product:
Ixia BreakingPoint
Version Number:
8.0.7
Release Date:
Friday, July 15, 2016
BreakingPoint for PerfectStorm Hardware Platforms
Since this new functionality is supported on PerfectStorm platforms, users of BreakingPoint Storm or Firestorm platforms should not upgrade to this release.
 

Please backup current system before updating to BreakingPoint 8.0.7 software.
BreakingPoint 8.0.7 is a specific release which augments the TrafficREWIND solution, empowering users to replicate the dynamic and temporal nature of production networks and applications in the lab. BreakingPoint 8.0.7 has 8.0.1 firmware as its feature set and functionality baseline. Refer to the Release Notes for details.

 

 

Ixia BreakingPoint - 8.0.4

Product:
Ixia BreakingPoint
Version Number:
8.0.4
Release Date:
Friday, April 15, 2016
BreakingPoint for All Hardware Platforms

In addition to the BreakingPoint Firmware this release requires the updates of Flix OS and IxOS for the XGS12-HS chassis, XGS2-HS chassis and PerfectStorm ONE Fusion appliances. The versions required are the same as the ones mentioned under "Firmware 8.0.1 for Hardware"

Please backup current system before updating to BreakingPoint 8.0.4 software.
Firestorm and Storm users please be aware of some performance degradation in this release under certain conditions. Refer to the Release Notes for details.

Ixia BreakingPoint - 8.0.1

Product:
Ixia BreakingPoint
Version Number:
8.0.1
Release Date:
Tuesday, March 15, 2016
BreakingPoint for All Hardware Platforms

In addition to the BreakingPoint Firmware this release requires updates of Flix OS and IxOS for the XGS12-HS chassis, XGS2-HS chassis and PerfectStorm ONE Fusion appliances.

Please backup current system before updating to BreakingPoint 8.0.1 software.

Firestorm and Storm users please be aware of some performance degradation in this release under certain conditions. Refer to the Release Notes for details.

Ixia BreakingPoint - 3.5.1

Product:
Ixia BreakingPoint
Version Number:
3.5.1
Release Date:
Thursday, October 15, 2015
BreakingPoint for All Hardware Platforms

In addition to the BreakingPoint Firmware this release requires updates of Flix OS and IxOS for the XGS12-HS chassis and PerfectStorm ONE Fusion appliances.

Please backup current system before updating to BreakingPoint 3.5.1 software.

Ixia BreakingPoint - 3.5.0

Product:
Ixia BreakingPoint
Version Number:
3.5.0
Release Date:
Wednesday, July 15, 2015
BreakingPoint for All Hardware Platforms

In addition to the BreakingPoint Firmware this release requires updates of Flix OS and IxOS for the XGS12-HS chassis and PerfectStorm ONE Fusion appliances.

Please backup current system before updating to BreakingPoint 3.5.0 software.

Ixia BreakingPoint - 3.4.2

Product:
Ixia BreakingPoint
Version Number:
3.4.2
Release Date:
Friday, May 15, 2015
BreakingPoint for All Hardware Platforms

In addition to the BreakingPoint Firmware this release requires updates of Flix OS and IxOS for the XGS12-HS chassis and PerfectStorm ONE Fusion appliances.

Please backup current system before updating to BreakingPoint 3.4.2 software.

Ixia BreakingPoint - 3.4.1

Product:
Ixia BreakingPoint
Version Number:
3.4.1
Release Date:
Sunday, March 15, 2015
BreakingPoint for All Hardware Platforms

In addition to the BreakingPoint Firmware this release requires updates of Flix OS and IxOS for the XGS12-HS chassis and PerfectStorm ONE Fusion appliances.

Please backup current system before updating to BreakingPoint 3.4.1 software.

Ixia BreakingPoint - 3.4.0

Product:
Ixia BreakingPoint
Version Number:
3.4.0
Release Date:
Thursday, January 15, 2015
BreakingPoint for All Hardware Platforms

In addition to the BreakingPoint Firmware this release requires updates of Flix OS and IxOS for the XGS12-HS chassis and PerfectStorm ONE Fusion appliances.

Please backup current system before updating to BreakingPoint 3.4.0 software.