As of Wednesday, December 13 2017, AlienVault USM and AlienVault OSSIM v5.5 are now generally available for all existing and new customers. Users can update their system(s) through the console or web UI (see upgrade instructions for more information). For customers using the Managed Appliance Service, please not that AlienVault Support will be contacting you to schedule your update.
Please take a few minutes to carefully read these release notes before upgrading.
Feature releases will change the behavior of the system with new functionality. AlienVault encourages users to first apply the upgrade to a test system to understand and learn the new functionality before upgrading production systems. Carefully read the enhancement summary and change log below before upgrading your system.
Updates for USM and OSSIM
The HIDS server has been updated. As a result, you will notice new rules and decoders and that several HIDS related bugs (see Change Log below) have been resolved.
Simultaneous federation to a USM Appliance Federation Server and a USM Central instance is now supported.
The Datadog agent has been removed to address an update issue. This agent was added in the 5.4.3 release and was meant to be used as a diagnostic tool by AlienVault Support for select cases. We will address the update issue and re-add the agent in a subsequent release.