Storage zone controllers are versioned independently from the versions of ShareFile that it supports.
Support for storage zone controllers will be provided for ShareFile in accordance with these Lifecycle Milestone Definitions, the dates that are defined in the Product Matrix Table, and the documented system requirements for storage zone controllers.
Upon the General Availability (GA) release of a new version of storage zone controller, all previous major versions will move to End of Maintenance (EOM). For example, with the release of version 5.0, all 4.x versions moved to EOM. The previous minor release version of the Current Version of storage zone controller will continue to be supported, but there will be no further code-level maintenance delivered in the form of a product upgrade or update on that version. The development and release of all product updates or upgrades will be built based on the current version baseline.
Citrix customers on older versions may be required to upgrade or update their storage zone controller version to receive continued maintenance.
For your reference, the following link provides the available versions and release dates of storage zone controllers: Product Matrix
To ensure best performance and security, Citrix recommends installing the latest storage zones controller updates within a few months of their availability.
After June 30, 2020, storage zone controller versions older than 5.3.1 will cease to function. Before that date, please upgrade to the latest version of storage zone controller.
A: The storage zone controller version is visible in the ShareFile Admin console under storage zones. Click the title of the Zone and the version will be under Storage Centers.
Q: How do I upgrade to the latest version of storage zone controller?
A: You can follow the instructions here- Upgrade storage zone controller
Q: Where can I find documentation for storage zone controller?
A: Citrix Documentation for storage zone controller can be found here: Citrix Product Documentation- Storage zones controller 5.x
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