What is the Meaning of IGEL Release Names?

In the following you will learn according to what criteria IGEL versioning works and what the identification number of your IGEL software means.

Release Naming

The exact meaning:


Major Version

Major Version

Fünf

  • Indicates major changes in the operating system, like new licensing modules or complete redesign of the software.

Release Version

Release Version

Fünfnulleins

  • Indicates scheduled stable releases within one major version.

Stable Release

Stable Release

Bsp stable rel

  • Contains all features described in the release notes for this release.
  • Verification testing on the customer's side is highly recommended.

Private Build

Private build

Bsp priv build

  • Based on the last stable release.
  • Intended for a particular group of people.
  • Can replace a stable release.
  • Changes or new features of this build are incorporated in the next stable release.

Dead End Release

Private build DER

Bsp deadend rel

  • Only provided to a specific customer.
  • These functions will not be incorporated in the stable release.

Release Candidate

Private build RCX

Bsp rel cand

  • Might be partially unstable.


Supported by IGEL support

Passed quality assurance run

Can be used in productive environment

Download from public server / UMS update mechanism possible

Guarantee for subsequent releases

Stable Release

Private Build

only changed functions

only if it fixes a general problem

Dead End Release

only changed functions

Release Candidate

Last update: November 28, 2018