Deprecated Features and Support

This topic lists Gateway features that have been or will be deprecated. Layer7 shall either discontinue or offer very limited support on a case-by-case basis for these deprecated items.
Gateway Enterprise Service Manager (ESM)
Effective October 31, 2021, Layer7 Broadcom will discontinue support for the ESM product.
Gateway XML VPN Client
Effective October 31, 2021, Layer7 Broadcom will discontinue support for the XML VPN Client product.
JSON Schema
Beginning with Gateway version 10.0 CR1, JSON Schema v2 has been deprecated due to a library upgrade. Users should upgrade their JSON Schema to v4.
Restricted Shell Commands
Beginning with Gateway version 10.0, Foundation Services related restricted shell commands that manipulate 'keyboard', 'network', and 'interface' items have now been deprecated.
Removed SSL Protocols
Beginning with Gateway version 10.0 CR3, the following SSL protocols that were deprecated earlier have been removed from Gateway: SSLv2, SSLv3, and SSLv2 Compatible Client Hello. We recommend you to use TLS 1.2 or higher instead.
Salesforce Custom Assertion
The Salesforce custom assertion (or Salesforce Integration Solution Kit) has been deprecated.
Scan Using Symantec Antivirus Assertion
Scan Using Symantec Antivirus assertion has been deprecated. Use Scan Using ICAP-Enabled Antivirus assertion to connect Gateway to Symantec.
Siteminder Assertions
The following Siteminder-related assertions have been deprecated:
  • Authenticate with SiteMinder R12 Protected Resource
  • Install the SiteMinder R12 Protected Resource
Software Gateway Operating Systems: SuSE and Solaris
Applies to the Software form-factor of the API Gateway only. Support for SuSE and Solaris Linux systems have been deprecated.
SSL Protocols
Support for the following SSL protocols have been deprecated: SSLv2, SSLv3 and SSLv2 Compatible Client Hello. Customers are encouraged to use TLS 1.0 or higher instead.
Tivoli Access Manager (TAM) 6.0, 6.1
TAM support will be deprecated. Currently, issues related to TAM custom assertions will receive limited best-effort support from Broadcom-Layer7.
UDDI Support
UDDI support has been deprecated.
WS Management API
WS Management API has been deprecated. Broadcom-Layer7  recommends that you use the REST Management API service instead for richer functionality in managing Gateways via an API.