LANCOM Operating System - LCOS

Version overview

The free operating system LCOS (LANCOM Operating System) is the in-house closed-source firmware for the entire core portfolio of products from LANCOM Systems GmbH.

The LCOS promise

Secure, reliable and sustainable

LCOS is developed at our headquarters in a maximum security zone that is certified by the BSI (the German Federal Office for Information Security). Several times a year LCOS benefits from software updates with new features and enhancements. Moreover, the quality seal "IT Security Made in Germany" (ITSMG) from an independent authority guarantees that LCOS is free from backdoors. LCOS constantly undergoes quality testing so that it offers the highest degree of reliability for professional network infrastructures. Thanks to hardware that is dimensioned for the future, LANCOM products are designed for a long service life and support of the latest versions of LCOS. Even our older devices that no longer support current versions of LCOS are, when necessary, provided with bug fixes that are based on the latest available firmware. LANCOM offers unbeatable safeguarding of your investment.

Overview current maintenance

LCOS version Status Software maintenance Comment
LCOS 10.10 RU2 active Free updates for bug fixes and updates via release updates Current release version for new devices (LN-860, LN-862, LN-1700, LN,1702 , LANCOM vRouter).
LCOS 10.00 RU3 active Free updates for bug fixes and updates via release updates Current release version including new features and all bug fixes. Recommended version for Wi-Fi projects.
LCOS 9.24 RU4 active Free updates for bug fixes and updates via release updates Release version including new features and all bug fixes.
LCOS 9.20 RU4 concluded Free updates for bug fixes and updates via release updates Update to LCOS 9.24 recommended
LCOS 9.18 RU3 concluded Free updates for bug fixes and updates since LCOS 9.20 Update to LCOS 9.24 recommended
LCOS 9.10 RU9 active Free updates for bug fixes and updates via release updates Recommended stable release version for project applications
LCOS 9.04 SU9 concluded No further maintenance Version level without current features and bug fixes
LCOS 9.00 SU5 passive Bug fixes only for urgent security updates Version level without current features and bug fixes
LCOS 8.84 SU9 passive Bug fixes only for urgent security updates Version level without current features and bug fixes
LCOS 8.82 and smaller concluded No further maintenance Version level without current features and bug fixes