000026700 - RSA NetWitness NextGen Upgrade

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Article Number000026700
Applies ToRSA NetWitness NextGen
RSA NetWitness NextGen
IssueRSA NetWitness NextGen Upgrade

RSA NetWitness has released NextGen version  This release primarily offers the following benefit.

  • IMPORTANT: Prior to upgrading to Spectrum, it is necessary to upgrade the whole NextGen stack to NextGen, or NextGen (see the knowledgebase article RSA NetWitness NextGen Upgrade).
  • This release fixes some minor bugs and provides a way for Spectrum to minimize the impact of packet reads on Decoder capture performance. 

Complete upgrade instructions and the detailed release notes associated with this release are attached below.




  • NextGen release is necessary to take advantage of Spectrum
  • 9.6.x.x and 9.7.x.x appliances are interoperable (but not 9.5.x.x)
  • NextGen release is compatible with Centos5 (el5), and Fedora Core 9 & 11 (fc9,fc11).


a59815_9.7.5.12Upgrade Steps.pdf

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