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Brocade Services Director 17.2 released


In this new release, Brocade Services Director supports configurations where Services Director is running behind NAT. In addition, this release has been designated as an LTS (Long Term Support) release. Summary:

  • NAT deployment support: This is suitable for cloud configurations where the front-end IP address differs from the actual IP address, or where Services Director is deployed in a private network, to manage ADC services outside the private network.

  • Long-Term Support release: For customers who prefer longer support cycles to support their operational model, Brocade is identifying Brocade Services Director 17.2 as an LTS (Long Term Support) release. As a result, support for Brocade Services Director 17.2 will be available for three years after the release date.

Version Numbering:
Since January 2017, Brocade software products use the version number convention “YY.n”, where YY is the year of release and n is the sequential release for that year. This release of Services Director is designated "17.2" - following directly from the previous Services Director release, which was designated "17.1"

For more information:

For more information, please refer to the release notes, available on the download site, or the Community Announcement on A complete set of user documentation is also available on, including getting started guides, installation, configuration and API reference documentation. Brocade Services Director can also manage older versions of Brocade vTM: see this matrix for more guidance.