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Ruckus SZ 5.2.1 patch for Ruckus IoT (GA) vRIoT Server Software Release (.rpm package)

RUCKUS SZ 5.2.1 patch for RUCKUS IoT (GA) vRIoT Server Software Release (.rpm package)
This image is compatible with current SmartZone 5.2.1 (GA) software release.

STOP and READ before upgrading to 1.7
This Release is a Fresh Deploy only release. Upgrade/Downgrade is not supported.

IoT Controller Licensing

Starting from Release 1.5 onwards IOT controller require the following licenses to operate:

  • RTU
  • IOT AP Capacity Licenses
  • Support Licenses

KBA: Firmware Upgrade Matrix

Please read the RUCKUS IoT 1.7.0 (GA) Release Notes for upgrade path, supported AP models, compatible controller software, new features, and additional guidance about this release.

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Ruckus SZ 5.2.1 patch for Ruckus IoT (GA) vRIoT Server Software Release (.rpm package)

Ruckus IoT Module

Ruckus IoT Modules are Radio or Radio-and-Sensor devices that connect to a Ruckus IoT-Ready AP to enable endpoint connectivity based on standards such as Bluetooth Low-Energy (BLE), ZigBee and LoRa.

Review all Ruckus IoT product offerings and descriptions on our corporate page Here.

SmartZone 100 (SZ-100)

SmartZone™ 100 (SZ-100) is the most scalable, resilient, and highest performing Wireless LAN controller within the Ruckus family of WLAN controllers for enterprises around the world. It manages up to 1,024 ZoneFlex Smart Wi-Fi access points, 2,000 WLANs, and 25,000 clients per device. Its unique SmartZone architecture allows the SZ-100 to be deployed in a 3+1 Active-Active cluster. With Active-Active clustering all members (up to 4) of a cluster will actively manage APs in the network, providing enhanced resiliency for high availability requirements. With clustering, the SZ-100 can manage up to 3,000 APs and 60,000 clients.

Smart licensing allows customers to manage all licensing needs online at With Smart licensing, customers have the ability to buy and assign licenses at a granular level down to 1 (one) AP license.

Virtual SmartZone - (vSZ)

Note: The Virtual SmartCell Gateway (vSCG) has a new name: Virtual SmartZone (vSZ). Same product, new name.

The Ruckus Virtual SmartZone (vSZ) is an NFV-based and cloud-ready WLAN controller for service providers and enterprises ready to elevate their WLAN deployment to the next level of flexibility, resiliency, andscale. vSZ operates in two modes: Essentials and High-Capacity.

Enterprises will find that the Essentials mode (vSZ-E) delivers world-beating Wi-Fi performance in an incredibly easy to manage and cost-effective package that’s friendly to both virtualized and/or distributed environments.

Managed Service Providers deploying the High-Capacity mode (vSZ-H) in their data center will experience a scalable carrier-class Wi-Fi rollout brimming with unique service provider features ready to back up their service level agreements. 

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