Recommended version for PIX upgrade

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Jul 20th, 2010
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I have multiple PIXs, all with version 6.3(3) or 6.3(5)

I need to upgrade them to a newer version, which one is more recommended to go for, 7.2(4) or 8.0(4)


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Kevin Redmon Tue, 07/20/2010 - 07:40
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If you are staying with a PIX platform and are running an appreciable amount of traffic through the PIX, I would probably stay in the 7.2(x) train - upgrading to the latest release in that train.  7.2 codes seems to run a little faster in that platform and has better memory management.  If you require a particular feature in 8.0, if your firewall is not currently running a large amount of traffic, 8.0 should also run reasonably well.

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