The LANCOM operating system family

Current maintenance status

The free operating systems LCOS, LCOS SX, LCOS LX and LCOS FX are our in-house firmwares for the entire device portfolio of LANCOM Systems GmbH.

Tabular overview of the current LANCOM operating systems maintenance statuses

Current LCOS versions

LCOS version Status Software Maintenance Comment
LCOS 10.42 RC1 Release Candidate Current release candidate Version with new features, not recommended for use in production environments
LCOS 10.40 RU1 active Current release version Version with new features and bug fixes
LCOS 10.32 RU10 active Stable release Recommended stable release version for project applications
LCOS 10.30 RU1 concluded No further maintenance Version level without current features and bug fixes - will be proceed as 10.32, update to 10.32 is recommended
LCOS 10.20 SU10 passive Bug fixes only for urgent security updates Version level without current features and bug fixes
LCOS 10.12 SU15 passive Bug fixes only for urgent security updates Version level without current features and bug fixes
LCOS 10.10 and earlier concluded No further maintenance Version level without current features and bug fixes

Current LCOS SX versions

LCOS SX version Status Software maintenance Comment
LCOS SX 5.00 active New LCOS SX version for all models of XS switches Current release version including new features and all bug fixes
LCOS SX 4.00 RU2 active New LCOS SX version for all models of GS-3XXX switches Current release update including new features and all bug fixes
LCOS SX 3.32 RU5 active New LCOS SX release update for all models of GS-13XX and GS-23XX switches Current release update including new features and all bug fixes

Current LCOS LX versions

LCOS LX version Status Software Maintenance Comment
LCOS LX 5.20 RU2 active Current firmware release update of the LANCOM access points Current LCOS LX release update for access points of the LX and LW series
LCOS LX 5.10 RU2 concluded No further maintenance Version level without current features and bug fixes
LCOS LX 5.0 concluded No further maintenance Version level without current features and bug fixes
LCOS LX 4.0 RU3 concluded No further maintenance Version level without current features and bug fixes

Current LCOS FX versions

LCOS FX version Status Software Maintenance Comment
LCOS FX 10.5 RU1 active Current firmware version of the LANCOM R&S®Unified Firewalls Current firmware version including new features and all bug fixes
Software releases, patches, and hotfixes: yes
Manufacturer support: yes
Pattern- and signature updates: yes
LCOS FX 10.3.3 passive Bug fixes only for urgent security updates Version level without current features and bug fixes
Software releases, patches, and hotfixes: yes
Manufacturer support: yes
Pattern- and signature updates: yes
LCOS FX 10.2.4 concluded Upgrade to LCOS FX 10.4 recommended Software releases, patches, and hotfixes: no
Manufacturer support: yes
Pattern- and signature updates: yes
v9.8 concluded Upgrade to LCOS FX 10 recommended (view tutorial)
Software releases, patches, and hotfixes: no
Manufacturer support: yes, until December 31st, 2020
Pattern- and signature updates: yes, until December 31st, 2020*
v9.6 concluded Upgrade to LCOS FX 10 recommended (view tutorial)
Software releases, patches, and hotfixes: no
Manufacturer support: yes, until December 31st, 2020
Pattern- and signature updates: yes, until December 31st, 2020*

* Please Note: After this official end of life date of v9.6 and v9.8, we can no longer guarantee feature quality and quantity. Especially for all UTM features, significant functional losses are to be expected due to the deactivation of signature and pattern updates and the discontinuation of communication with external partners (e.g. cloud services).

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