Version 22.2.1

What's new in this release?

  • Head of Anchor release
  • In accordance with the Vidyo Standard Software Maintenance Policy, Vidyo is pleased to announce VidyoGateway version 22.2.1 as the Head of Anchor for VidyoGateway on the Anchor 22.4.x branch. Anchor releases for Vidyo infrastructure and endpoints are listed in the Vidyo Anchor release compatibility matrix.
  • Open SSL update
  • This release includes a major update of OpenSSL libraries to version 3.0.
  • SSH update and configuration
  • This release includes an update to SSH as well as configuration updates to improve security by deprecating legacy protocols.
  • Prior to upgrading, please review the SSH configuration information section below in detail to ensure you have the right configuration to connect to the Vidyo appliances after the upgrade.
  • Bug fixes
  • In this release, we've addressed some issues to improve usability and reliability.
  • System updates
  • For added security and stability, updates for multiple third-party packages and libraries are included as part of this release.

SSH configuration information

In this version, the SSH configuration has been updated to improve security. Because of these changes, only modern SSH clients that support the configurations below will typically be able to successfully connect.

  • Supported host keys: RSA,ED25519
  • Key exchange algorithms: diffie-hellman-group-exchange-sha256,diffie-hellman-group18-sha512,diffie-hellman-group16-sha512,curve25519-sha256,,
  • MACs:,,
  • Encryption ciphers: Ciphers aes128-ctr,aes192-ctr,aes256-ctr,,,

Prior to upgrading, we recommend that you:

  • Update your SSH client to the latest version.
  • Confirm your client supports the above configurations.
  • Take a backup (snapshot) of your virtual machine.
  • Upgrade a single machine first to confirm connectivity and then proceed to the others.

Important notices

  • You must upgrade to VidyoGateway version 22.2.1 from VidyoGateway version 22.2.0 or later. Therefore, if you have a VidyoGateway version earlier than 22.2.0, you must first upgrade to 22.2.0 and then upgrade to version 22.2.1. Please refer to the “Upgrade a VidyoGateway 22.2.0 cluster to version 22.2.1” section below for more information. These steps must be completed in order.
  • If you have installed a previous VidyoGateway version 22.2.1 beta, you should first downgrade your VidyoGateway to 22.2.0 using the Recovery Utility on the System Console, and then upgrade directly to the GA 22.2.1 version. For more information, please refer to "Running the Recovery Utility" in the Performing Advanced Configuration section of the VidyoGateway Administrator Guide.


VidyoGateway version 22.2.1 is compatible with VidyoPortal version 21.6.x and later.


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VidyoGateway version 22.1.0 or later

Upgrade a VidyoGateway 22.2.0 cluster to version 22.2.1

To upgrade a VidyoGateway 22.2.0 cluster to version 22.2.1, please perform the following steps in order:

  • Place all Cluster Nodes into Maintenance mode.
  • Upgrade all the Cluster Nodes.
  • When the Cluster Node upgrades are completed and back online, upgrade the current Standby Controller.
  • When the Standby Controller upgrade is complete, upgrade the Active Controller. The previous Standby Controller will now become the Active Controller.
  • When the former Active Controller completes its upgrade, it will then become the Standby Controller.

Resolved issues

The following table lists the issues we resolved in VidyoGateway version 22.2.1.

VidyoGateway version 22.2.1 - resolved issues




An issue where the API key may have become invalid after a reboot has been addressed.


We fixed an issue where setting the FQDN of the server via the System Console was not properly applied to the system.

Known issues

There are no new known issues for this release; however, to view the previous known issues, please see the known issues for VidyoGateway section.