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Fireware 12.8.2u1 Available Now

Fireware 12.8.2u1

This maintenance release updates the version of OpenSSH used by the Firebox to version 9.0p1s, resolves an issue that prevented VPN tunnels to AWS from recovering following a FireCluster failover, and addresses an issue where addresses configured in Blocked Sites Exceptions could be blocked if triggered immediately following a reboot.  See details in the Release Notes for a full list of enhancements and resolved issues in this release.

Does this release affect me?

Fireware 12.8.2u1 is available for:

  • T Series: T20, T40, T55, T70, and T80
  • M Series: M270, M290, M370, M390, M400, M440, M470, M500, M570, M590, M670, M690, M4600, M5600, M4800, and M5800
  • FireboxV and Firebox Cloud

How to upgrade

Firmware upgrades are included at no charge with active WatchGuard support subscriptions. The easiest approach is to use WatchGuard Cloud to schedule upgrades for one or many systems. You can also upgrade individual systems directly from within the WebUI. Admins may also download the applicable packages from the WatchGuard Software Download Center.


For Sales or Support questions, you can find phone numbers for your region online. If you contact WatchGuard Technical Support, please have your registered appliance Serial Number or Partner ID available.


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