Sophos Partner Program


Product Lifecycle Update: End-of-Life of SFOS Version 17.0 and 17.1 for XG Firewall 


Dear Sophos Partner,


With all the features, fixes and enhancements available in the latest XG Firewall firmware updates, we are announcing the End-of-Life (EoL) for Firmware versions 17.0 and 17.1 for XG Firewall effective August 31, 2020.


Updating the firmware to the latest release is easy and we strongly encourage you to keep all XG Firewall firmware up to date for the latest security and reliability enhancements. To see how easy it is to upgrade XG Firewall firmware, please refer to 


https://community.sophos.com/kb/en-us/123285 or watch this short how-to video: https://vimeo.com/208401795.


Which XG Firewall firmware versions are affected?


⦁    v17.0 firmware except CC EAL4+ certified release

⦁    v17.1 firmware


What does End-of-Life mean?


⦁    End-of-Life (EoL) is the date at which Sophos will no longer be providing support, security updates, or service.


Further details about Product lifecycles can be found on the support pages at https://community.sophos.com/kb/en-us/121502 


Full release notes for the latest versions can be found here: https://community.sophos.com/products/xg-firewall/b/blog 


Best regards,


Your ITCG Support Team


(Niranjan Prajapati)