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Ruckus IoT (GA) vRIoT Server Software Release (.tar.gz upgrade image)

Ruckus IoT (GA) vRIoT Server Software Release for HyperVisor.

This image is compatible with current SmartZone 5.2.1 (GA) software release.

STOP and READ before ugrading to 1.6
Downgrade from to a lower version is not supported

IoT Controller Licensing
Starting from Release 1.5 onwards IOT controller require the following licenses to operate:
- IOT AP Capacity Licenses
- Support Licenses

IoT Controller Harddisk Resize

In the default IoT Controller's HDD size is increased to 20GB. In pre-1.5 version the size is just 8GB. So before upgrading to, customer is expected to increase the HDD to exactly 20GB (less than or more than 20GB will lead to failure during upgrade).

Please read the RUCKUS IoT 1.6.0 (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 IoT (GA) vRIoT Server Software Release (.tar.gz upgrade image)

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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