What testing has been done on the release?
What has been fixed in the release or build?
What is a maintenance fix or release?
What is a hotfix build or release ?
All Authentication Services fixes since the main release are documented in the changelog.txt file that is included with the download and in our knowledge base as well. Our releases are full product builds and not patches. You can upgrade to the release by using the operating system's install or upgrade commands.
Here is an explanation of testing on types of builds/releases:
Fixes to main release. We recommend that you install this release as it will be the latest version. On the support portal the maintenance release changes are approximately quarterly and the previous one is replaced on the website. Test that are done are smoke tests, build tests, CPR test suites, all fixed bugs verified. Fully supported, available to all on the Support Portal. Done quarterly, around the first of the month, as need/ability dictates.
Done at need. Tests are smoke, build test, CPR,tests and the bug fix is verified. Fully supported. Customer is expected to update to Maintenance release with fix when it is available.