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KB-0686: Naming conventions for Centrify Product releases

Centrify DirectControl ,   Centrify Identity Service, Mac Edition ,  

28 October,13 at 12:51 PM


What is Centrify's Nameing Convention?


Centrify incorporates a number of individual products into a suite, called Centrify Suite. The naming convention for this suite is Centrify Suite <Year>.<Suite Update Number>

§  Year – the year in which this version of Centrify Suite was introduced. Example: Centrify Suite 2016

§  Suite update numbers – are updates to the suite that include one or more updates to the Centrify products comprising the suite. Updates to each Centrify product may be a major release, minor release or maintenance release. Example: Centrify Suite 2016.1.

Centrify product releases follow the <Major>.<Minor>.<Maintenance> release convention

§  Major releases - contain all rolled-up bug fixes and major features, architectural changes and functionality. Example: 5.0.0

§  Minor releases - contain all rolled-up bug fixes of all maintenance releases and may contain some minor new features, preview features and performance enhancements. Examples: 5.3.0

§  Maintenance releases – contain all rolled-up bug fixes for all maintenance releases for this minor release and may incorporate additional bug fixes and patches, but do not usually contain new features or other enhancements. Examples:  5.3.1

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