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.

Ixia BreakingPoint
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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Note: This release has been superseded by BreakingPoint 8.20.1.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)