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Sage X3 Version 12 (August 2021)

Sage X3 Version 12 : Latest Release Information 

Quarterly releases provide the latest updates for enhancements, stability and performance of your system, and are firmly recommended for all Sage X3 Version 12 (V12) customers.  This document lists the latest X3 releases and Technology patches for Sage X3 V12.      NOTE: since June 2020, Version 12 lifecycle is per quarterly release.  Each quarterly release has 3 months "Current" support, followed by 6 months of "Standard" support, then another 6 months of "Extended" support   (See KB article Id 105518 "Sage X3 Lifecycle Policy" for more details)

Make sure to read the included Patch and Component Documentation and the patch specific Release Notes See Note [1] and Note [6] below.

From version 2019 R5 (12.0.20) and higher, the X3 patch is cumulative. The minimum version required to apply this patch is 2019 R4 (12.0.19)  See Cumulative Patching for more details

For a new installation with the iso file, a zip file exists under the PATCH directory in the ISO file; it is MANDATORY to install it after the installation of the version. Run the installation from the Updates function of the Syracuse server (Administration > Update > Updates)  See Note [3]

Sage X3 Patch Filename
Sage X3 2021 R3
Patch and Component Documentation   See Note [1]

NOTE: review the "Compatibility" section below to confirm which patch sets are compatible with which technology component versions

Technology Components Download File Name
Syracuse: 12.12.0  **Mandatory  See Note [5]
Runtime 93.3.45 **Mandatory
AdxAdmin 93.3.45 **Mandatory
MongoDB 4.2.12  **Mandatory minimum version
Elastic Search 7.9  See Note [4]
Print server 2.24.0 **Mandatory
Console 2.51.0 **Mandatory
X3 Services (New ADC server)  8.0.55
Automated Test Platform (ATP) 2.4.0
VTWebServer 2.39.3 **Mandatory (If installed)
Java Bridge Server (223)  **Deprecated As provided on release DVD  See Note [3]


This table provides a summary of the compatible and recommended software components for the patchsets covered by the current Lifecycle Policy. ( )   Version combinations not listed below may not be technically viable.

NOTE: the Prerequisites Overview (  ) and the appropriate patch readme documentation are the sources of truth for the correct versions to use.

Patch level




Print Server



X3 Service

(New ADC)


See Note [8]


Elastic Search

2021 R3







2021 R2







2021 R1







2020 R4







2020 R3   12.0.23

See Note [9]




4.0.18   See note [10]



[1] Ensure you review the information in the patch documentation, which you will find in the extracted ZIP file. You will find the installation instructions and the list of fixes. For further information on the fixes contained in all patches, including this patch, see our new Version 12 specific Patchfinder (v1.0.8) which is now available.

[2] Sage UKI Customers and Business Partners can download all patches and documentation from the Sage X3 FTP site

[3] The DVD images have also been refreshed.  You can download ISO images of the full installation media from our FTP site at URL "

[4] Sage strongly recommend you upgrade to the latest certified version of Elastic Search.  The licensing of Elastic Search from v6.4 onwards has changed: Sage will not deliver the Elastic Search setup in future deliveries on our official media for on-premise Customers. Partners and customers will have to download the setup files when deploying Sage X3. You can download the latest version of Elastic Search that is certified with Sage X3 from Read the included documentation for further instructions and also refer to Sage KB article 99424 "Additional notes when upgrading ElasticSearch."

[5] Review the guidelines discussed in the document "Node.js web server recommendations" to help you configure and tune Syracuse to meet your performance and stability needs

[6] Version 12 Release notes are available in the online help:  Patch 27 Release Notes

[7] Note that MongoDB 3.6 is end of life from April 2021 further information can be found on the MongoDB support policy page

[8]  Syracuse version onwards include the MTD update for July 2021.  See the MTD update alert for additional X3 application patch requirements

[9] 2020 R3 introduced the changes for Flash Deprecation (Visual Process Editor) Refer to "ALERT - Flash Deprecation: New Visual Process Editor Available" for more information

[10] This MongoDB version is the minimum version required.  You can use version 4.2.12, providing you are using Syracuse 12.11 or above