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Version information

The latest versions of Mascot Server are listed below. To find your version number, look at the top left corner of the main status page (follow the Database Status link from the Mascot home page).

Current Platforms:

  • Microsoft Windows XP and later 2.5.1
  • Linux (Intel / AMD) 2.5.1

Legacy Platforms:

  • Tru64 (HP Alpha) 2.1.03
    • Mascot version 2.1 is the final version to include support for Tru64
  • Irix (SGI MIPS) 2.1.03
    • Mascot version 2.1 is the final version to include support for Irix
  • AIX (IBM Power 4, 5) 2.2.04
    • Mascot version 2.2 is the final version to include support for AIX
  • Solaris (Sparc) 2.2.04
    • Mascot version 2.2 is the final version to include support for Solaris
  • Microsoft Windows NT4 2.2.07
    • Mascot version 2.2 is the final version to include support for Windows NT4
  • Microsoft Windows 2000 2.3.02
    • Mascot version 2.3 is the final version to include support for Windows 2000
  • 32-bit Linux 2.4.02
    • Mascot version 2.4 is the final version to include support for 32-bit Linux

Updates

Customers who are under warranty, or who have purchased support, receive new versions automatically. Otherwise, updating from Mascot 2.4 or earlier to version 2.5 is a paid update. If you have allowed your support contract to lapse, please contact us for information on how to get back on track.

If you are running Mascot 2.5, check the support page to see whether any updates are available.